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Top Stories Andre Ellington has been nothing short of a revelation for the Arizona Cardinals in 2013.The former sixth-round pick is second on the team in rushing yards (558) and rushing touchdowns (3), leads the team with seven rushes of 20 yards or more and also has 34 receptions for 351 yards and a touchdown.But as detailed in a ‘Between the Tackles’ piece Thursday, his season might even more impressive than meets the eye. 0 Comments   Share   Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Despite his somewhat diminutive stature, the 5-foot-9 standout out of Clemson ranks in the top 10 in both yards after contact on inside (2.47 per carry) and outside (league-leading 4.62 per carry) rushes. Ellington is one of only three players — Adrian Peterson and Rashad Jennings being the others — to be in the top 10 of both lists.However, while Ellington has embraced contact during his first NFL campaign, his teammate and the Cardinals’ leading rusher, Rashard Mendenhall, apparently has not.The first-year Cardinal ranks in the bottom 10 in both yards after contact on inside (1.67 per carry) and outside (1.78 per carry) rushes.Mendenhall is one of only three players — Ray Rice and Willis McGahee being the others — to make both dubious lists. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact read more

Scottish parliament Welsh assembly join forces to oppose Brexit

first_imgEDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scotland’s parliament and the Welsh national assembly voted on Tuesday to oppose the Brexit deal agreed by the UK government, the first time they have done so simultaneously in a sign of the United Kingdom’s internal fracture over Brexit. An anti-Brexit demonstrator waves EU, Union and Welsh flags opposite the Houses of Parliament in London on March 19, 2018. (Reuters Archive) London best pest control center_img Britain’s 52-48 percent 2016 vote to leave the EU has stretched relations between the four-nation United Kingdom because England and Wales voted to leave but a majority in Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to stay.Since then, both the Scottish and the Welsh devolved governments say their voice has been ignored in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to take Britain out of the EU, something London denies. They are worried about its economic impact and the vote on Tuesday, despite having no binding effect, is a way of formalising their political opposition.May herself is struggling to come up with changes to a Brexit deal which could unite a fragmented national parliament at Westminster before the March 29 EU exit deadline.“The prime minister’s deal will cause major, lasting damage to jobs, living standards and public services such as the National Health Service and should be voted down,” said Scotland’s constitutional relations minister Michael Russell.“The UK government must also stop using the threat of a catastrophic “no deal” outcome to blackmail the UK parliament into accepting her deeply damaging plans,” he said.Political decision-making in Britain is heavily devolved, although the Westminster parliament in London is sovereign and has the final say over Brexit.last_img read more