We’re 100 days away from start of 2018 NFL season


You: Leisurely dipping into the joy of a new summer, grilling juicy steaks, spending days at the beach, brushing off all human responsibility to live a little.

Us: Still thinking about football. Always.

2. As for the quarterbacks, Matt Ryan (95-63) sits just five wins away from hitting the 100-victory line, which would vault him into a stellar group of passers led by Tom Brady (196), Drew Brees (142), Ben Roethlisberger (135), Eli Manning (111) and Philip Rivers (106).

To Ryan’s credit, every signal-caller on this list was drafted at least four years before him.

3. Plenty of those quarterbacks appear again in our next pulse-pounding factoid outlining signal-callers who posted the most starts with a 100-plus passer rating in 2017. This isn’t the feat it once was — and there’s 100 reasons to throw stones at QB ratings — but here’s the list anyway, dear reader:

Youth sports give children and young adults a unique opportunity, Ivanka Trump, daughter and assistant to the president, said on a conference call with reporters in advance of the event. Every child in America deserves equal access to play.

The New Jersey students are being brought to the White House by Angelo Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, which has worked with the school.

The partnership is one of 13 outside groups participating along with President Trump and Ivanka Trump, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, and Rivera, Walker and other athletes who are to be named to the president’s council.

Encouraging young people to be involved in sports and fitness programs is certainly a very positive step, Valente said. That’s a very important aspect of encouraging young people to not experiment with illicit drugs.

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