los angeles – Link Wray Legend http://linkwraylegend.com/ Mon, 14 Feb 2022 14:20:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://linkwraylegend.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-18-120x120.png los angeles – Link Wray Legend http://linkwraylegend.com/ 32 32 Plastic Rhino Fight for Love with Los Angeles-based alternative/hard rock band with track/video premiering on Celebmix for Valentine’s Day https://linkwraylegend.com/plastic-rhino-fight-for-love-with-los-angeles-based-alternative-hard-rock-band-with-track-video-premiering-on-celebmix-for-valentines-day/ Sun, 13 Feb 2022 05:58:18 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/plastic-rhino-fight-for-love-with-los-angeles-based-alternative-hard-rock-band-with-track-video-premiering-on-celebmix-for-valentines-day/ Photo by Simile Photography Los Angeles-based alternative hard rock band Plastic Rhino announce their passionate single “Bleeding Heart,” which will be released 2/11/22, just in time for Valentine’s Day, on their later album Terminus. This year. Their latest single “King”, produced by Tom Chandler (Diamond Lane, Old Blood) featuring Ron Geffen (Rockand Studio) was recently […]]]>
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Los Angeles-based alternative hard rock band Plastic Rhino announce their passionate single “Bleeding Heart,” which will be released 2/11/22, just in time for Valentine’s Day, on their later album Terminus. This year. Their latest single “King”, produced by Tom Chandler (Diamond Lane, Old Blood) featuring Ron Geffen (Rockand Studio) was recently featured on Spotify’s “All New Rock” editorial playlist, alongside praise from the media and featured on 95.5 KLOS’s Heidi and Frank show ‘Stay or Go’

“Bleeding Heart” is the third single from Terminus and “talks about the fragile balances of love in relationships, and how sometimes one person has to fight for the love between two people when the other’s feelings start to wane” , explain Atara and Jack. Glazer, co-creators of Plastic Rhino. The couple have been married for 5 years but together for 10, so they know these feelings all too well. “There has to be give and take on both sides,” Atara says, “while keeping the passion alive and not letting it fade away.” The song is a funky and heavy structured rock song, inspired by the early songs of Muse, Prince and David Bowie. “This song is our most creative and ambitious yet,” Atara says, “We’ve never written a song like this, and I’m so happy with how it turned out.” A music video for the song will be released this spring.

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What time does the Super Bowl start? https://linkwraylegend.com/what-time-does-the-super-bowl-start/ Tue, 08 Feb 2022 18:32:17 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/what-time-does-the-super-bowl-start/ (WJW) – The final game of the longest NFL season in history is fast approaching. Super Bowl LVI will take place on Sunday, February 13. Bengals fan with ALS tries to make it to Super Bowl It’s the Cincinnati Bengals (13-7) against the Los Angeles Rams (15-5). LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 07: Super Bowl […]]]>

(WJW) – The final game of the longest NFL season in history is fast approaching.

Super Bowl LVI will take place on Sunday, February 13.

It’s the Cincinnati Bengals (13-7) against the Los Angeles Rams (15-5).

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 07: Super Bowl LVI hats go on sale at the NFL Store at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 7, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Super Bowl LVI will be played Feb. 13 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., where the hometown Los Angeles Rams will face the Cincinnati Bengals. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

It’s 56and Super Bowl and is the last of the year in which the game was played.

This is the first time the Bengals and Rams have met in a championship.

The Bengals will be the official home team. As the official road team, the Rams will call the toss before kickoff.

Who sings the national anthem?

Grammy-nominated Mickey Guyton will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 01: Mickey Guyton performs onstage during the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 01, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Sher is the first black artist to receive a Grammy nomination for Best Country Album of the Year.

Jhene Aiko, who is also a Grammy nominee, will perform “America the Beautiful” just before kickoff.

Halftime show

5 hip hop giants will co-direct the halftime show. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar will perform together in a celebration of West Coast hip hop.

Dr. Dre was a supporter and collaborator of the other four artists. Dr. Dre is also inducted into the Rock and Rall Hall of Fame. He was inducted in 2016 with NWA

The 5 artists have combined 43 Grammys and 22 Billboard No. 1 albums.

You can watch the preview of the halftime show here.

About the Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t reached the Super Bowl since 1988, years before quarterback Joe Burrow was born from Ohio.

The Bengals lost to the San Francisco 49ers in both Super Bowl preview appearances in 1988 and 1981.

Prior to this season, Cincinnati hadn’t won a playoff game since 1990. (Still years before Burrow was born in 1996.)

CINCINNATI, OHIO – FEBRUARY 07: Joe Burrow #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals speaks during a Cincinnati Bengals fan rally ahead of Super Bowl LVI at Paul Brown Stadium on February 07, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

This is Burrow’s second season in the NFL, but his first full season as a pro.

Burrow suffered a knee injury in his freshman year and missed the final 6 games of the season.

If the Bengals win, the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft and 2019 Heisman winner would become one of the youngest in history to win a Super Bowl at 25, behind Ben Roethlisberger (23), Patrick Mahomes (24) and Tom Brady (24).

Before being a Bengal, Burrow was a Buckeye. Burrow spent his freshman year at Ohio State University in 2015. He spent the next 2 years as a substitute and transferred to Louisiana State University (LSU) in 2018 so that he was not named starter. He helped LSU win a national championship title in 2020.

Bengals head coach Zac Taylor, 38, was on the coaching staff under LA head coach Sean McVay, 36.

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – JANUARY 30: Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor celebrates with the trophy after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 in the AFC Championship game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 30, 2022 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

This makes them the youngest coaching pair in Super Bowl history.

Taylor was named head coach of the Bengals in 2019. Taylor took the league’s worst team to the Super Bowl in just 3 seasons.

LA Rams

The Los Angeles Rams are favorites to win the Super Bowl by 4 points.

The franchise started as the Cleveland Rams in 1936. From there they went to California, then to St. Louis and landed in Los Angeles in 2016.

The Rams haven’t won a Super Bowl playing in Los Angeles. Their last and only Super Bowl victory came with the St. Louis Rams in 1999.

Had Rams coach Sean McVay led the team to victory on Sunday, he would become the youngest head coach to ever win the Super Bowl.

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 30: Head Coach Sean McVay of the Los Angeles Rams watches during the first half against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship game at SoFi Stadium on January 30, 2022 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin currently holds that title. He won Super Bowl XLIII at age 36.

McVay is originally from Ohio. He was born in Dayton in 1986.

He’s been shining all season over Matthew Stafford, who is in his first season with the Rams.

“We went for him because we thought it was a chance to get a great player of his magnitude,” McVay said of Stafford after the NFC Championship Game.

“What he did, he lifted everyone around him. He made me a better coach. He made his teammates better. He’s a great person. I think you know that from having had the chance to interact with him. If you’re not supporting this guy, something’s wrong with you.

Stafford was also a first-round pick like Burrow.

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 30: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Los Angeles Rams and his wife Kelly Stafford react after the Rams defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game at SoFi Stadium on January 30, 2022 in Inglewood, California . The Rams beat the 49ers 20-17. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

He was drafted by Detroit in 2009 and was with the Lions until they traded him to the Rams in 2021.

It took him 13 years to get to the biggest football game, compared to 2 for Burrow.

Stafford has a great cheering section. He and his college sweetheart, Kelly Stafford, have 4 little girls.

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Mexican alternative rock band Trends are no passing fad https://linkwraylegend.com/mexican-alternative-rock-band-trends-are-no-passing-fad/ Thu, 03 Feb 2022 13:00:00 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/mexican-alternative-rock-band-trends-are-no-passing-fad/ The thing about trends is that they never really die; from high-waisted jeans to autotune, they’re still finding their way back into the lexicon of mainstream pop culture. Inspired by this idea, Marina Paiz named her Mexican alternative rock band Tendencies as a way of recognizing the cyclical nature of life. The Los Angeles-based collective, […]]]>

The thing about trends is that they never really die; from high-waisted jeans to autotune, they’re still finding their way back into the lexicon of mainstream pop culture. Inspired by this idea, Marina Paiz named her Mexican alternative rock band Tendencies as a way of recognizing the cyclical nature of life. The Los Angeles-based collective, she says, has encountered a number of challenges in the nearly nine years since its founding, but somehow they are still standing strong, having created a sound that infuses their legacy into a genre they’ve never seen themselves in. represented.

The first iterations of Trends started as a lo-fi solo project by singer and founder Paiz. In 2013, she began pursuing an associate’s degree in music production. Having played classical music for most of her childhood, from Beethoven to Debussy, she knew she wanted to do something different and honed her skills so she could produce her own original tunes. After using loop tracks in a number of gigs, Paiz realized that forming a band would allow her to create the sound she desired.

Paiz met drummer Karen Moreno in 2015, and the foundation of Trends began to form. Together, Paiz and Moreno posted ads on Craigslist to find a guitarist, but couldn’t find the right person. Eventually, Paiz recruited a classmate as the band’s guitarist, but they only lasted a year before leaving. “We had taken so long to make Trends feel like a band, it felt like stepping back,” Paiz said.

For a time, Paiz and Moreno operated as a duo, continuing to write songs and rehearse in a Whisper Room (a small soundproof box) in Vernon, California, surrounded by refrigerated warehouses. “Black walls, no windows, always someone smoking,” says Paiz. “But the writing was in progress, and I felt like the record was getting closer.”

Artist name: Marina Paiz, singer of Trends
Age: 26
Pronouns: She she
Kind: Alternative rock
Looks like : A resonant euphoric trance
First song to listen to: “Branches.”
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When current lead guitarist Abraham Urias joined in late 2016, the band Paiz had always hoped for began to materialize. Bonding with their shared Mexican heritage, the band spent their nights working on what would become their debut album. In 2018 bassist Jose Valiñas joined the band.

In February 2019, Trends released their debut single, “Ampersand,” a mid-tempo odyssey about not letting life pass you by, filled with wispy chimes and percussion. Paiz’s voice is a heartbreaking echo of his inner thoughts. At the end of that year, the band released their second single, “Branches”, a track that showcases Tendencies’ layered capabilities, mixing jagged guitar strings, jazzy drums and modded vocals that burst with heavy bass. These songs set the stage for the band’s debut album, Pallets, released in early 2020 just before the pandemic. The emotional nine-track alt-rock project, which Paiz and Andrew Murdock co-produced, is all she and the band envisioned, proving that a slow process can lead to a well-planned debut.

Extra recently sat down with Paiz to discuss Trends’ upcoming work, the importance of female recording engineers and producers, and more.

Tell me about the group dynamic. How did your common Mexican heritage influence your creative process?

I don’t have specific examples related to our common heritage, but when you are around people from the same cultural background, some things go unnoticed in communication and understanding. This iteration of the band felt like a family – with its ups and downs – but we could really trust each other onstage and share parts of our lives offstage as well.

It was a blessing and a curse because communication [about our emotions] maybe wasn’t the best, and we were all sailing there. But in terms of our values, the strength of family, and knowing that we were going to get through this in one piece, that was really important. We’re also all bilingual, so we switch languages ​​and stuff when we write songs for Pallets. It was refreshing to be among the people [with shared heritage] because in this [rock] scene, it is generally dominated by white men.

Many musicians have been negatively impacted by the pandemic and have been unable to tour and perform live. How has the pandemic affected trends?

Well, that sucks because in 2020, Pallets came out, and I was like, “Oh, we’re going [perform it live] and all.” That didn’t happen because of the pandemic. Since the pandemic, there’s been two fewer members because — actually, everyone’s from Mexico — but they’ve gone home. most of the writing for new stuff was done with three members, and it was all over Zoom and Skype.

You said that this scene is generally dominated by white men. How, then, did she navigate this space as a Latinx woman?

It’s an industry dominated by white men. I do freelance production and engineering, which can be such a toxic space. I grew up listening to alternative rock that would validate my feelings, especially sadness. But now I realize, “Oh, it was just white guys singing about these things.” Growing up Latinx, I barely accepted the fact that I’m entitled to sadness too, and I don’t have to feel weird about going to therapy or showing what I grew up knowing that weaknesses.

I think it’s essential for me to continue making music because I haven’t seen anyone like me grow up. It’s much better, and the younger generations can see people they can identify with.

There has been a slow increase in the number of female producers and engineers in the industry. Tell me about your hopes for more women to get these opportunities.

With the engineering side of things, I think having women in the room is incredibly invaluable. My partner went to school to write songs, and she was in a program where they were [learning the foundational work] engineering and produce their own stuff. There’s nothing like relying on yourself, especially when you’re a woman – especially a woman of color – because if you can reduce the number of times you have to be in a toxic environment, you absolutely should.

I’ve been to rooms where the sound engineers think I don’t know what I’m doing. I’ve worked with producers who were like, “No, it’s supposed to be like that.” Someone else’s ego should never get in the way of your artistry, so I love seeing more female engineers and producers.

We have Pallets in 2020. What’s next?

The new material is more honest. With Pallets, a lot of it was pretty vague, lyrically and metaphorically, because sometimes it’s hard to tell how you’re feeling. So I hope people will identify with the novelties. It’s definitely about heartbreak, losing relationships, and losing loved ones during this time. I think it’s pretty universal. Right now I’m still recording guitars and making sure it’s all good and then I’m just going to release it as an EP or singles I think in April. April looks good to me.

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Blazers start slow, end flat in loss to Lakers https://linkwraylegend.com/blazers-start-slow-end-flat-in-loss-to-lakers/ Thu, 03 Feb 2022 07:07:14 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/blazers-start-slow-end-flat-in-loss-to-lakers/ The Portland Trail Blazers saw their disappointing road trip come to an end Wednesday night, falling to the Los Angeles Lakers by a final score of 99-94. The loss was their third in a row and fifth in the last six games overall. The Blazers got off to a terrible start to make things competitive, […]]]>

The Portland Trail Blazers saw their disappointing road trip come to an end Wednesday night, falling to the Los Angeles Lakers by a final score of 99-94. The loss was their third in a row and fifth in the last six games overall. The Blazers got off to a terrible start to make things competitive, but sloppy play plagued both teams throughout the night. In the end, the Lakers cleaned things up enough to get the win.

In a game where headliners LeBron James and Damian Lillard were out through injury, it was Anthony Davis (30 points, 15 rebounds, three blocks) and Norman Powell (30 points, five rebounds) who led their teams respective. Davis played a particularly key role in the Lakers’ fourth quarter in which they beat Portland 27-19.

For a quarter-by-quarter breakdown of the stock, check out our instant recap. Here are the main scenarios of the game.

Overcoming a difficult start

The Blazers couldn’t hit the water with a boat in the first quarter, despite looking great. They had just 16 points after the first frame, going 0-8 from three, while also missing a number of lay-ups to the rim. Things clicked in the second quarter, as the shots started rolling in. They were 8-13 from range, with center Jusuf Nurkic even entering the action with a pair of triples. Anfernee Simons also came alive with 13 points, after a tough shooting start.

In addition to the improved offense in the second quarter, Portland’s aggressive defense forced seven interceptions in the first half alone, preventing the Lakers from running away with the game despite shooting more than 50% from the field. . LA led by a single point at halftime, despite their double-digit lead.

Endgame Execution

While turnovers plagued the Lakers all night, it was the Blazers who couldn’t handle the rock in the fourth quarter, despite only committing two turnovers in the entire first half. time. Combined with a resumption of the cold snap on the court, they didn’t have enough firepower to keep up with Davis and the Lakers on the stretch, with only Powell able to find any kind of rhythm. Davis struggled at the rim, but excelled in the midrange against a sagging Blazer defense. He also had a pair of critical offensive rebounds in the final minutes to extend key possessions, and was able to help ice the game down the foul line.

Portland had one last chance to get back into the game after Malik Monk missed a pair of free throws with 16 seconds left and the Lakers up four. CJ McCollum fouled the other end with eight seconds left but only hit one of the two from the line in an overall tough night of shooting. The Lakers ran seven seconds off the clock in the ensuing inbounds before Portland could foul, and Monk redeemed himself with a pair of marks to close the door.

Nurkic’s uneventful second half also contributed to the downfall of Portland, who had 14 points and 10 rebounds at the half but only finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds on the night, not taking just three shot attempts in the second half. His three turnovers all came in the fourth quarter, as the Lakers sent him an extra man on his post-up attempts, after dominating one-on-one early on.

familiar friend

While Davis lit things up later in the game, it was former Blazer Carmelo Anthony who served as the Lakers’ offensive catalyst for much of the night. Melo got off to a terrific start to the first quarter, scoring 10 points in the frame on a 4-4 shot. He finished with a very effective 24 points on 8-12 shots, including 5-6 shots. The performance was needed, as Russell Westbrook shot just 3-12 from the floor, and no other Laker besides Davis scored more than 11 points.

Following

The score of the box

The Blazers return home to host the Oklahoma City Thunder Friday night at 7:00 p.m. PT, looking to avenge a tough loss at OKC earlier in the week.

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Indie rock band Filligar announce ‘Future Self’ album https://linkwraylegend.com/indie-rock-band-filligar-announce-future-self-album/ Mon, 31 Jan 2022 18:06:35 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/indie-rock-band-filligar-announce-future-self-album/ Alternative/indie rock band Filligar returns to the world stage with their long-awaited and highly anticipated eighth album titled Future Self. The LP will be released via the band’s label, Decade Records, on February 25. Filligar, with this release, will not disappoint their loyal, rock-loving fans across the United States, Europe, AMEA, Australia, and Latin America. […]]]>

Alternative/indie rock band Filligar returns to the world stage with their long-awaited and highly anticipated eighth album titled Future Self. The LP will be released via the band’s label, Decade Records, on February 25.

Filligar, with this release, will not disappoint their loyal, rock-loving fans across the United States, Europe, AMEA, Australia, and Latin America. Blending its signature “big sound” with lyrics exploring life and love, Future Self features eleven original tracks, each worthy of a single in its own right. Fans can stream the lead single, “The Force of Feeling,” below, and pre-order the album. here.

“We had a lot of fun writing this album and we’re more excited than ever to share it,” the band said. “In many ways, Future Self is a reflection of not only how far we’ve come as a band since our beginnings as teenagers in a Chicago basement, but also how excited we are to keep discovering new rocks by making what we love.”

All 11 tracks were recorded at Gravity Studios in Chicago, Illinois, and at Singing Serpent in San Diego, California. The album was mixed by Doug McBride, with additional mixing/production by Casey Gibson, Gray Taxon and Daniel Farnswoth. Gray Taxon and Mike Butler engineered the album.

The band boasts a prolific catalog of recordings heralded by some of the most influential musicians, journalists and cultural outposts of our time. For the past eight years, the United States Department of State has designated the band as Cultural Ambassadors – sending them on six-time tours around the world as emissaries of American arts, values ​​and aspirations.

Filligar is Casey Gibson (piano/keyboards) and the Mathias brothers: Johnny (guitar/vocals), Teddy (bass) and Pete (drums). Together they have produced a musical catalog of over ninety original songs celebrated as “a breath of fresh air” by Consequence of Sound and “of prestige value” by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. (ASCAP).

They’ve sold out the nation’s top music venues (Los Angeles’ Troubadour, New York’s Bowery Ballroom, and Chicago’s Lincoln Hall) and supported such GRAMMY-winning artists as Counting Crows on their national Outlaw Roadshow tour, as well as The BlackKeys.

Listen to the first single here:

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Yelawolf and Shooter Jennings unveil rock band https://linkwraylegend.com/yelawolf-and-shooter-jennings-unveil-rock-band/ Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:15:08 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/yelawolf-and-shooter-jennings-unveil-rock-band/ The first single “Make Me A Believer” is now available Hip-hop artist Yelawolf and American singer/songwriter/producer Shooter Jennings have officially launched their extraordinary new rock project, Sometimes Y, with the release of their infectious debut single “Make Me A Believer”, the title track from the debut album. eponym of the duo. studio album, due Friday, […]]]>

The first single “Make Me A Believer” is now available

Hip-hop artist Yelawolf and American singer/songwriter/producer Shooter Jennings have officially launched their extraordinary new rock project, Sometimes Y, with the release of their infectious debut single “Make Me A Believer”, the title track from the debut album. eponym of the duo. studio album, due Friday, March 11 via Slumerican. On paper, the two stars don’t seem like the most obvious combination. But after listening to their collaboration as Sometimes Y, you’ll quickly realize that their chemistry, built from a decades-plus friendship, is actually as intoxicating as it is unexpected. “Make Me A Believer” channels the nervous charm of Ric Ocasek and the indelible hooks of Rick Nielsen, as it takes into account self-esteem and the need for external validation.

Sometimes Y is available for pre-order now at all DSP with each including an instant download of “Make Me A Believer”. The album will also be available physically on CD and vinyl.

“When you’re a kid in school, they teach you all these spelling rules,” Jennings explains, “but then they talk to you about ‘sometimes y,’ which throws the whole system into question. Suddenly everything is out the window and you can do whatever you want. That’s how I felt making this record.

“Shooter and I had been planning to work together for years and when we finally bonded and made the album, I was like, ‘What are we waiting for?!’,” Yelawolf adds. “Sometimes Y is the name of the band because of the concern we have with the music and the listener, and it also gives us the freedom to do anything and create any style we choose.

Sometimes Y, produced by two-time GRAMMY Award winner Jennings, is a daring and intoxicating rock and roll hybrid, fusing past and future sounds to evoke an alternate universe where David Bowie performed Thin Lizzy or Axl Rose sang with The Cars. The songs on the upcoming album are as addictive as they are unpredictable, blending 80s bombshell and arena rock energy with serious country and hip hop swagger, and the performances are thrilling to match, fueled by the undeniable chemistry and the irrepressible joy of the duo. Jennings’ production work is lush but never crowded, and Yelawolf’s lyrics are utterly arresting, insightfully wrestling with purpose and perseverance, struggle and triumph, pain and transcendence.

All 10 tracks on the album were recorded at famed Sunset Sound Studios in Los Angeles in June 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a tumultuous summer marked by social and political upheaval. With Yelawolf as the invigorating frontman, Jennings, who appears on synthesizer, piano and acoustic guitar, enlisted his longtime bandmates – Jamie Douglass (drums), Ted Russell Kamp (bass, banjo, acoustic guitar) and John Schreffler ( guitars, pedal steel) — to complete the project, which was mixed by GRAMMY-winning engineer David Spreng (Smashing Pumpkins, Bob Dylan) and mastered by GRAMMY-nominated engineer Pete Lyman (Chris Stapleton, Weezer).

“The first time Yelawolf and I connected on a track, it was like this fire exploded in my mind,” says Jennings. “It confirmed my long-standing suspicion that there was something really special between the two of us. Also, I’m not sure everyone knows what a good singer this guy is, but he’s there. one of the best I’ve ever worked with, his instincts for melody, phrasing and timing are so fresh and exciting.

“I don’t think any of us knew what would happen in the studio, but once we found the mojo, it was the most electric vibe I’ve ever experienced making music” , shares Yelawolf. “This album is a new sound from a bunch of guys who are clearly hungry and love what we’re doing. And what’s rock and roll anyway if it ain’t lawless?! Personally , I’m ready to shake the shit up and have some fun!

As weighty as the record may sometimes feel, it is ultimately a work of liberation and release, an ecstatic statement of creative freedom fueled by adventure, discovery and a bit of chaos, which is precisely what Sometimes is. Y. Stay tuned for more!

1. Sometimes O
2. Hole in my head
3. Rock’n’roll baby
4. Make me a believer
5. Shoe string
6.Radio
7. Jump out the window
8. Catch you on the other side
9. Shitty Day
10. Moonshiner Race

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The best place to reflect on King’s legacy? This grove of trees https://linkwraylegend.com/the-best-place-to-reflect-on-kings-legacy-this-grove-of-trees/ Thu, 13 Jan 2022 19:00:11 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/the-best-place-to-reflect-on-kings-legacy-this-grove-of-trees/ I can’t think of a better place to commemorate the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. than at the highest point of the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area in Baldwin Hills. This is where you will find a grove of trees and a memorial dedicated to the civil rights leader killed in 2018. Most people know […]]]>

I can’t think of a better place to commemorate the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. than at the highest point of the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area in Baldwin Hills. This is where you will find a grove of trees and a memorial dedicated to the civil rights leader killed in 2018. Most people know little about this special place. The city views are second to none, framed by stones engraved with King’s inspirational quotes and an obelisk of his likeness. “There are undoubtedly hundreds of thousands of memorials, institutions, streets, avenues, boulevards and other monuments around the world that are dedicated to Dr King,” the former supervisor said. of Los Angeles County, Mark Ridley-Thomas, at the dedication event. “But today we’re looking to do something a little different and a little bit special. Today we meet Dr. King at the top of the mountain. The 15,000 square foot grove is meant to evoke the outdoor site where King gave his 1963 ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in Washington, D.C.

Take this easy hike to the memorial which is a few miles round trip: start at Norman O. Houston Park at 4800 S. La Brea Ave., walk through La Brea and take a dirt road called Ron’s Trail. The trail climbs gently in a loop. Turn right to connect with part of the Bowl Loop and onto the Western Ridgeline Trail, where you’ll find the memorial – and the views. It’s a great place to pause and reflect on King’s legacy. You can visit another local King landmark, a sculpture of white panels arranged in a circle. The King Memorial is located at 205 S. Willowbrook Drive in Compton. If you go further over the three-day weekend, national parks and forests as well as other federal lands that charge entrance fees will be free on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For example, Yosemite National Park is waiving the $35 per car entrance fee. Incidentally, the lengthy Los Angeles Kingdom Day Parade scheduled for Monday has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

3 things to do this week

Red Rock Canyon in Orange County.

(Matt Pawlik)

1. Hike the hidden red rocks of Orange County. Red Rock Canyon is one of those names that seems out of place in the OC Not So. The hidden gem at the edge of Lake Forest is fairly easy to reach on a 4-mile round-trip hike following the Borrego Canyon and Red Rock Canyon trails in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park. If you want to learn more about the geology, join a Sierra Club Angeles Chapter hike at 8 a.m. on January 22. Geologist Jay Schneider will lead the group on an easy hike and talk about the history of the massive sandstone formations. The hike is free; more information here. Check out more hikes in Orange County.

Competitors in racing gear and wearing numbers race under palm trees and blue skies.

LA Marathon runners in March 2020.

(Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

2. Challenge yourself to run your age? Writer Christopher Solomon lays out a case for “running your age” in 2022 in this LA Times opinion piece. Yes, that means continuously running a mile for every year you are on the planet. Three-year-olds and 95-year-olds can find it intimidating – so do I. If you can’t run, Solomon offers a variation of a potential New Year’s resolution. “Run your age… Or take it as a metaphor,” he wrote. “Do something so big you can barely fit your arms around it, so big it scares you, big enough to make you reconsider. Quit the job you hate, the one with the golden handcuffs. Get up at 4 a.m. every day to write the memoirs you’re afraid to tell but can’t stop thinking about. Support the cause that will open the door wide for you and could cause you to lose your friends and your family.

An illustration includes garden tools and three camellia flowers.

(Micah Fluellen/Los Angeles Times)

3. Camellia lovers, now is the time. Plan to see these local gardening shows. Large, showy camellias bloom in January and February in Southern California. You can expect to see varieties from Japan as well as yields of seeds imported from China and other Asian countries. The Southern California Camellia Society is holding a show Jan. 22-23 at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge and a second show Jan. 29-30 at the LA County Arboretum in Arcadia. (Entrance fees are required at both gardens.) It costs nothing if you want to enter your favorite flower. And there’s more. Camellia shows continue through February, where you can savor different varieties and learn more about how to grow them. Find out why this is the month to bask in camellias.

wild paths

A pickup truck with both doors open sits in a snowy campground amid coniferous trees.  Inside is a dog on top of a bed.

Millie watches a snowy morning in Grand Canyon National Park.

(Jessica Martinez/Los Angeles Times)

Are you planning to hit the road with your pandemic pup? Digital writer Jessica Martinez writes about what she learned while traveling with Millie, her 11-month-old goldendoodle, to Capitol Reef, Arches, Rocky Mountain, Black Canyon of the Gunnison and Grand Canyon national parks. Some of the pre-trip questions that concern Martinez: “Did we do the right thing by taking Millie with us? Would she like to be in the van most of the time? Would she behave? Would there be enough for her to see and do? Tips include practicing driving your dog (especially if your pet isn’t used to a moving vehicle) and providing comforts, such as a dog bed and chew sticks. Discover the 10 ways to travel with your pup without stress for both of you.

The essential

A GIF of an outcrop of dirt on a beach shows the area with a narrow arch, then with rubble where the arch was.

Before and after images of Spooner’s Cove Arch, near Montaña de Oro State Park, which collapsed during recent rains.

(Helena Yungbluth)

Aww, we love our special outdoor spots, and we mourn them when they go away. Tourists to Spooner’s Cove in Montaña de Oro State Park used to marvel at a small rock arch perched above the ocean. “Regular” because heavy rains and December storms caused the park arch to collapse near Morro Bay. “I knew it was fragile,” Dan Krieger, professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, told The Times. “I fell in love with it, and when I heard it was gone, I felt a sense of loss.” Others expressed similar sentiments on social media. Large ocean waves have carved caves and arches into the sandstone cliffs, giving the California coast its distinctive look. Learn more about the ark and its fans in this story.

The red flag

Behind a wooden fence are evenly spaced trees against a blue sky.

An olive orchard at the Ojai Olive Oil Co. in the Ojai Valley.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

Is the Ojai Valley a paradise or a place in danger? Hard to say as the area’s water source is starting to dry up, says Stephanie Pincetl, a professor at UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, who wrote an op-ed for The Times . The resort and agricultural area 83 miles north of downtown Los Angeles has for years drawn on the Lake Casitas Reservoir, built in the 1950s. But, with less reliable rains and more drought conditions , everything changed. What can be done? Pincetl has some ideas, but it will take some rethinking — a situation other California communities will likely face as well. “The driving force behind this new ethic is loving a place, and I see glimpses of that in the Ojai Valley and those learning to farm within the confines of this small place,” Pincetl writes. “This means learning about the groundwater resources of an area, how to effectively reinfiltrate stormwater when it rains, making sure there is enough mulch to maintain soil moisture and boost soil fertility, planting locally appropriate plants in gardens and treating water as precious and life-giving.”

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Close up of a cougar's face.

Resident of Griffith Park P-22.

(National Park Service)

P-22 makes home visits (uninvited). Take a look at Los Angeles’ most famous mountain lion on the Ring video (included in the link below) taken in the backyard of a Beachwood Canyon home on January 4. “I was shocked to see a lion’s tail,” resident Leilani Fideler told The Times. “I saw him jump over my door. It was just wild. Officials know it’s P-22 because he’s wearing a tracking collar. The lion called Griffith Park home for a decade. Learn more about P-22 at Beachwood Canyon.

A person in mud boots leans on a shovel beside a running stream.

California State Parks environmental scientist John Ota works to shovel mud and debris at the Leo Carrillo State Park campground Dec. 31.

(Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)

Major December storms in Southern California caused flooding that shut down Leo Carrillo State Park in Malibu. The park and its popular campground will remain closed until January 31. Fifty campers were evacuated from the campground on December 30 when water surged over the area, causing vehicles to become stuck in mud.

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Analysis: Raiders’ savage win gives NFL playoff a head start https://linkwraylegend.com/analysis-raiders-savage-win-gives-nfl-playoff-a-head-start/ Tue, 11 Jan 2022 01:18:25 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/analysis-raiders-savage-win-gives-nfl-playoff-a-head-start/ Las Vegas Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson (2) celebrates as he walks off the field after scoring the game-winning goal against the Los Angeles Chargers during extra time at an NFL football game on Sunday, Jan.9, 2022, at Las Vegas. (AP Photo / Ellen Schmidt) Ellen schmidt PA Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders played […]]]>

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Las Vegas Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson (2) celebrates as he walks off the field after scoring the game-winning goal against the Los Angeles Chargers during extra time at an NFL football game on Sunday, Jan.9, 2022, at Las Vegas. (AP Photo / Ellen Schmidt)

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Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders played to win, knocking out the Los Angeles Chargers from the playoffs and sending the Pittsburgh Steelers to the tournament.

The ground for the NFL playoffs was set when the Raiders clinched the final wildcard spot by beating the Chargers in overtime in a wild game with the winner on Sunday night.

The Raiders could have landed their ticket to the playoffs – and given a spot to the Chargers – by going down on one knee in the final game. Instead, Daniel Carlson kicked a 47-yard field goal as time came to an end in overtime for a 35-32 victory.

The Steelers extended Ben Roethlisberger’s career with an overtime victory and had to wait to make sure the Chargers-Raiders didn’t finish tied.

The 49ers also needed extra hours to qualify for the playoffs.

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn’t give up against Carolina, and the reigning Super Bowl champions took second place when Jimmy Garoppolo rallied San Francisco ahead of the Rams.

An NFC Championship rematch against Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay is in line if the Buccaneers and Packers continue to win.

First up, Brady and the Bucs will face Philadelphia on the rest, while Green Bay has a week off.

“He’s our toughest opponent all year,” said Brady, who lost to Nick Foles and the Eagles in the Super Bowl four years ago with New England. “We play against a very talented team and we came to this for a reason. We must do everything to achieve victory. It’s a football team that played very well, good in attack, they have a very good defense, a good front, in very good health. It will be a very difficult game. ”

Tennessee pushed back Houston for the AFC pass, pushing the Chiefs two-time defending conference champions to the second seed.

The modest Jacksonville turned Indianapolis upside down, paving the way for Roethlisberger and the Steelers to claim a victory in Baltimore.

Here are the matches and how things could go next weekend:

SATURDAY

Las Vegas (10-7) to Cincinnati (10-7)

Joe Burrow led the Bengals from worst to first in the AFC North and had the chance to skip the last game while Carr and the Raiders survived a late comeback to win their fourth straight game to advance.

Burrow, dynamic rookie wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase and Pro Bowl running back Joe Mixon present a tough challenge for the Raiders, who were gassed at the end of their 70-minute marathon against Los Angeles. Cincy hasn’t won a playoff game in 31 years. The Raiders last won a playoff game in 2003. Both teams are expected. Burrow and the Bengals have the advantage because they are rested.

New England (10-7) at Buffalo (11-6)

Rivals AFC East split two games last month, each winning away. The Patriots beat the Bills 14-10 relying solely on their running game when rookie QB Mac Jones threw just three passes. Buffalo responded with a 33-21 victory over New England three weeks later.

Josh Allen led the Bills to the AFC title game last year and they’re back in the chase for the third year in a row with something to prove. Bill Belichick is aiming for his first playoff win without Brady in New England. He should always look for it after this one.

SUNDAY

Philadelphia (9-8) at Tampa Bay (13-4)

The Eagles have come a long way since a 28-22 home loss to the Buccaneers in Week 6. Rookie coach Nick Sirianni and sophomore QB Jalen Hurts brought Philly back from a 2-5 start to an unlikely place in the playoffs. They did it by building on the race. But Tampa has one of the stingiest race defenses in the league, led by nose tackle Vita Vea.

The crushed Bucs lost key players on the stretch to injury and Antonio Brown to the drama. They still have Brady and it is enough. He led the NFL in assists, touchdowns, completed assists and attempts at 44.

San Francisco (10-7) at Dallas (12-5)

Facing elimination, Garoppolo and the 49ers overcame a 17-0 deficit to beat NFC champion West Rams 27-24 in overtime. San Francisco has a strong rushing offense, George Kittle and Deebo Samuel, but Dallas has made great strides in defense under the guidance of first-year coordinator Dan Quinn and sensational seasons of rookie linebacker Micah Parsons and cornerback Trevon Diggs.

It will be difficult for the Niners to keep up with Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, CeeDee Lamb, Amari Cooper and the Cowboys star offense.

Pittsburgh (9-7-1) at Kansas City (12-5)

Roethlisberger was lucky enough to play one more game, but his last is expected to come in Kansas City. Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs got off to a good start after a rough start. Mahomes has Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill, Mecole Hardman and too many options for the Steelers to contain.

MONDAY

Arizona (11-6) vs. Los Angeles Rams (12-5)

Monday night’s playoff opener features yet another clash of division rivals. Like the Patriots and Bills, the Cardinals and Rams went their separate ways in the regular season, with each team winning on the road.

Arizona missed an opportunity to win the division by losing at home to Seattle. The Cardinals went 4-6 after a 7-0 start. It’s a new season now. Kyler Murray led Arizona to an impressive road victory in Dallas in Week 17, and the Cardinals need James Conner to play after leaving with injured ribs against the Seahawks.

Matthew Stafford has joined the Rams in search of playoff success. He’s aiming for his first career playoff win with a cast of superstars surrounding him, led by Cooper Kupp and Odell Beckham Jr. on offense and Aaron Donald and Jalen Ramsey on defense. Even though Los Angeles played better on the road, Stafford should finally secure the victory and keep alive the possibility that the Rams could become the second team to play a Super Bowl in their stadium.

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How four Italians obsessed with the 70s became America’s new favorite rock band | Ap https://linkwraylegend.com/how-four-italians-obsessed-with-the-70s-became-americas-new-favorite-rock-band-ap/ Mon, 03 Jan 2022 10:42:08 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/how-four-italians-obsessed-with-the-70s-became-americas-new-favorite-rock-band-ap/ LOS ANGELES – The four members of Italian rock band Maneskin grew up playing in the Eternal City of Rome. But when they flew to LA for their first sold-out concert at the Roxy in early November, there was a local saturnal bad behavior site they just had to visit. “The Rainbow Bar!” shouted bassist […]]]>


LOS ANGELES – The four members of Italian rock band Maneskin grew up playing in the Eternal City of Rome. But when they flew to LA for their first sold-out concert at the Roxy in early November, there was a local saturnal bad behavior site they just had to visit.

“The Rainbow Bar!” shouted bassist Victoria De Angelis when asked what haunted local rock ‘n’ roll the band must have seen on their first trip to the West Coast. “I grew up in metal and glam rock, so we were all sitting on the couch in there, like ‘This is where Lemmy and Motley Crue hung out.'”

Maneskin is an almost unbelievably nimble bunch of 20+ year olds who can squeeze in ’70s David Bowie jumpsuits (or, as is often the case in photoshoots, get out of them). He emerged victorious from the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest which decades earlier brought ABBA and Celine Dion to the world; last week he helped ring in 2022 on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin ‘Eve With Ryan Seacrest”.

But Maneskin is an anomaly in an era focused on rap and pop: a guitar / bass / drums combo indebted to Queen and T. Rex who plays largely in Italian and whose American single was a cover of the must-have oldies. of the Four Seasons “Begins.”

Even his first scandal – a stray Eurovision camera angle capturing what looked like cocaine at his table, which the group denied having and the European Broadcasting Union cleared it – looked delightfully retro.

After a year of making real forays into the Hot 100, where “Beggin ‘broke into the top 15, Maneskin – Danish for” Moonlight “- could reasonably claim the biggest new rock band of 2021. He has surpassed American rock and alternative radio charts, “Beggin ‘” has over 800 million plays on Spotify, and “I Wanna Be Your Slave” also exceeds half a billion.

“They’re one of our three biggest hits of the year, if not the biggest,” said Lisa Worden, program director of Alt 98.7 in LA and vice president of rock and alternative music at iHeartMedia. “It’s so unusual to have a rock band with streams of this magnitude. To have a song like ‘Beggin’ that gets into pop and goes up in alt and rock, we’ve been around for a while. have not had this in all formats. “

Mesh tops, low-cut leather pants and eyeliner for everyone – should the TVs by the windows of the Sunset Strip hotel start to get nervous again?

“The fact that there’s a band at the top of the charts that only plays three instruments is something that hasn’t happened for so long,” De Angelis said. “But we didn’t expect it to happen in such a short time.”

A few days after their Roxy show, the quartet – bassist De Angelis, singer Damiano David, guitarist Thomas Raggi and drummer Ethan Torchio, all aged 20 to 22 – were smoking cigarettes for breakfast on the roof of the Mondrian in West Hollywood. De Angelis is the most talkative in English; Raggi and Torchio were more laid back, while frontman David mostly just brooded quietly on the rooftop lounge sofa.

They hardly managed to get on stage. After the group’s American television debut on “The Tonight Show,” Torchio caught the flu just as they landed in LA.

A resurgence of COVID-19 (which swept through Italy in the first waves of the disease) made them fear the worst as they braced for a crowded Roxy crowd. The band should have canceled if everyone hadn’t tested negative, which they did. “It wasn’t that bad. It’s getting better,” Torchio said, still a little shaky from the series.

But they rounded it up for one of the last pre-Omicron blowouts on the Sunset Strip. “We were playing songs in Italian from the record that we didn’t think were very well known here,” said De Angelis. “But everyone knew the lyrics, even though it was more difficult for them to sing.”

MÃ¥neskin reached the fully formed and sharpened American shores. Its members have been performing together since 2016 and have already released two well-received records in Italy ahead of “Teatro d’ira: Vol. I”, released in March ahead of its Eurovision victory in May. “It’s a whole different thing when you’re playing on TV because it’s so important to be precise,” De Angelis said. “You can’t go wrong because you’ll see it on TV. At a concert, it’s not that important to be perfect.”

From “American Idol” to Olivia Rodrigo, TV fame may be a step ahead of the pop charts, but Maneskin was already wary of his biggest win setting it out of the gate.

“We were quite far from that concept,” David said of Eurovision. “The fact that we won was kind of strange because we’re not very popular for this kind of competition, but we knew we already had a catalog.”

This catalog is full of fast and explosive analog tracks, like Eurovision winner “Zitti e buoni”, which has a cool Strokes-y in the verses and a Zeppelin-sized whine in the chorus. “MAMMAMIA” argues for a mid-2000s dance-punk revival, and the band transforms “Beggin,” a Four Seasons song twice as old as the band members, into a 2021 pop-rock single as crackling as “Good 4 U.”

“We meet young people who are like, ‘I’m 10, I’ve never heard of stuff like that, now I want to buy a battery,'” said Raggi.

The old ones are resurfacing on TikTok all the time today, but vintage covers are part of the band’s appeal. “When we do a cover, we don’t really think about the original structure or the original instrumental. We try to reconstruct it,” said De Angelis.

“I bet a lot of my audience didn’t even realize this was a Four Seasons cover,” agreed Worden.

Worden booked the band for iHeartRadio’s ALTer Ego rock festival at the Inglewood Forum on January 15. “It’s important to give them the chance to be more than just a simple one,” she said. “They deserve more of their music on display. I saw them at the Roxy and they are a force. I think people will walk away with a new respect for them.”

Maneskin has an even bigger show this year in his hometown at Circo Massimo, a huge public park that was once the site of ancient Roman blood sports and carnivals.

“This will be our biggest crowd of all time, so it will be very emotional,” said David. “It’s like the biggest place you can play in Rome.” As Italy continues to endure COVID-19, he added: “I think it will be very good for the country as well.”

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Wait another week on Edmonds https://linkwraylegend.com/wait-another-week-on-edmonds/ Sun, 12 Dec 2021 16:22:27 +0000 https://linkwraylegend.com/wait-another-week-on-edmonds/ Chase Edmonds and the Arizona Cardinals play Monday Night Football against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 14, creating potential headaches for fantasy football managers. Edmonds has been nominated to return from the IR, but will he return this week? Let’s describe how fantasy managers should approach her and James Conner’s situation. James Conner was […]]]>


Chase Edmonds and the Arizona Cardinals play Monday Night Football against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 14, creating potential headaches for fantasy football managers. Edmonds has been nominated to return from the IR, but will he return this week? Let’s describe how fantasy managers should approach her and James Conner’s situation.

James Conner was great

I think it’s safe to say that no running back this year has been more of a pleasant surprise than Conner, who is the RB7 of the season in half-PPR. Conner has recorded fantastic double-digit points in all but one game since Week 3.

While Edmonds has been out since Week 9, Conner has also seen a significant increase in his receiving work, which was almost exclusively reserved for Edmonds at the start of the season. Conner has seen a total of 5 targets in the first eight weeks, but he’s seen 17 in the last four games alone.

He performed incredibly well with his opportunities, just like he did when he was with the Steelers. He caught 15 of those 17 targets for 175 yards and 2 touchdowns.

The extra receiving work resulted in Conner being the RB4 since Week 9. He’s been a stable option no matter who the Cardinals quarterback has been.

Chase Edmonds is a game time decision

This is where it gets complicated. It has been reported that Edmonds is going to be a playing time decision on Monday, meaning fantasy managers have to make their decisions about what to do with the running back on Sunday morning.

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For my money, I still wait a week on Edmonds in most situations. If you are waiting to see if it will be active, you need a backup plan. The only backup plan for the running back would be Sony Michel on the other side of the ball. With Michel replacing Darrell Henderson Jr. (who has been placed on the reserve / COVID-19 list), he would be the preferred option with return duties.

Chase Edmonds’ Fantastic Expectations

If Edmonds is able to play, he still has to face Conner as the leader of this team. Edmonds’ main advantage is as a receiver, but there is no guarantee that he will immediately pick up that workload now. The Cardinals saw that Conner is more than capable of contributing in this phase of the offensive.

If Edmonds can play and if he gets the receiving job he was getting at the start of the year, then he would be a decent flexible play. But I’m not comfortable taking the bet he’ll play or getting back to his typical workload in his first game after injury. I’m placing Edmonds in favor of whoever I can trust on Sunday’s list of games, and I continue to trust Conner as the RB1 he has been.


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