How gas prices have changed in Modesto in the last week – KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

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(STACKER) — National average gas prices continue to climb as the global oil market responds to Russia’s war against Ukraine.
Stacker compiled statistics on gas prices in Modesto, CA metro area using data from AAA. Gas prices are as of March 10.
The average price per gallon rose 8 cents on Wednesday, March 9, to a new record of $4.25, according to AAA. Records are being set daily: Tuesday’s $4.17 per-gallon average broke a longstanding record of $4.114 per gallon from 2008.
Sanctions levied by the U.S. and the European Union have hindered Russia’s ability to sell crude oil, which is a major determinant of gas prices. While just 3% of  America’s crude oil consumption comes from Russia, global volatility is contributing to rising prices in markets around the world.
– Current price: $5.51
— State average: $5.69
– Week change: +$0.80 (+16.9%)
– Year change: +$1.91 (+53.2%)
– Historical expensive gas price: $5.51 (3/10/22)
#1. San Rafael, CA: $5.91
#2. San Luis Obispo-Atascadero-Paso Robles, CA: $5.88
#3. San Francisco, CA: $5.83
#1. St. Joseph, MO: $3.72
#2. Joplin, MO: $3.73
#3. Amarillo, TX: $3.74

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Leeds owner 'felt ashamed' to let down Chelsea over Raphinha deal –

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has revealed he ‘felt ashamed’ after selling midfielder Raphinha to Barcelona because he agreed a deal with Chelsea.
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Thomas Tuchel had hoped to bring the 26-year-old Brazil international to Stamford Bridge this summer with the Blues agreeing a £60m fee with Leeds.
But Raphinha was not keen on a switch to west London and was determined to sign for the La Liga giants, leading Leeds owner Radrizzani to feel ‘ashamed’ to have let down new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly.
The relationship between Chelsea and Barcelona hit rock bottom this summer with both clubs battling for the same players in the transfer window.
Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde was on the verge of joining Chelsea before Barcelona swooped in to steal the player from under Thomas Tuchel’s nose.
The Catalan club further upset Chelsea when boss Xavi told Blues duo Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso he will do everything he can to sign them.
Chelsea responded by handing Cesar Azpilicueta a new deal, with the captain signing on for two more years.
Speaking about the Raphinha transfer saga, Leeds owner Radrizzani told The Athletic: ‘For me it was done with Chelsea.
‘I felt ashamed to go back to Todd Boehly and change the position.
‘I didn’t have a choice because it was more important to buy six players than keep Raphinha.’
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Raphinha developed into one of Leeds’ most important players following his £17m move from Rennes in 2020, scoring 17 goals and providing 12 assists in 65 appearances and helping the club avoid relegation from the Premier League last season.
He was also linked with a move to Arsenal, with technical director Edu recently revealing that the Gunners held ‘conversations’ with his agent Deco.
Raphinha has impressed in pre-season for Barcelona and scored the winning goal in a friendly victory over rivals Real Madrid on July 24.
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Cleveland Browns expect to start Deshaun Watson at quarterback in preseason opener at Jacksonville – ESPN

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BEREA, Ohio — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson is expected to start Friday’s preseason opener against the Jaguars.
The team made the announcement Wednesday just before boarding a flight to Jacksonville, Florida.
Watson and the Browns are waiting to see whether he will be suspended longer than the six-game suspension he was handed for violating the personal conduct policy by disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson last week.
On Aug. 3, the NFL appealed Robinson’s ruling, as it seeks a tougher punishment for Watson. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has appointed former New Jersey attorney general Peter C. Harvey to hear the appeal.
On Tuesday, Goodell told reporters that the league is seeking a season-long suspension because the quarterback’s actions were “egregious” and “predatory behavior,” as Robinson noted in her 16-page report. While issuing the six-game suspension, Robinson found that Watson had in sexual assault (as the NFL defines it), conduct posing a danger to the safety and well-being of another person, and conduct that undermines or puts at risk the integrity of the NFL.
Goodell said he didn’t know when Harvey would make a ruling, though the CBA calls for the appeals process to be “expedited.”
Watson has been accused of sexual assault and other inappropriate conduct during massage sessions in civil lawsuits filed by 25 women. The encounters alleged in the lawsuits took place from March 2020 to March 2021, while Watson was a member of the Houston Texans.
One of the 25 lawsuits was dropped after a judge’s ruling in April 2021 that the plaintiffs needed to amend their petitions to disclose their names. In June, Watson settled 20 of the 24 lawsuits he was facing. He agreed Monday to settle three of the remaining four, according to Houston attorney Tony Buzbee, who represents the women suing Watson.
To this point in training camp, Watson has continued to get the overwhelming majority of the first-team snaps in practice over backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett. Coach Kevin Stefanski has not been specific about when Brissett could get more first-team reps, saying only that the Browns have a plan.
“I am confident in our plan,” Stefanski said. “Obviously, we will adjust based on information. I am comfortable in what Jacoby has done to date with his reps. He has gotten a lot of them. He has gotten some with the ones and some with the twos, and we will stick to our plan absent any new information.”


Men posing as Calif. utility workers allegedly threatened to kill woman – SFGATE

Sacramento sheriff’s deputies say they’re looking for these two men.
This story originally appeared on KCRA.
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — Deputies are on the search for two men who tried breaking into a home at gunpoint while posing as Sacramento Municipal Utility District employees.
On Jan. 23, two men were captured on surveillance video impersonating SMUD workers at a home along El Sur Way in the Arden area. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said the men told a woman they were investigating a gas leak. When they got into her gated yard, one of the men held the woman at gunpoint and threatened to kill her if she did not let them inside. The woman managed to push the man away from her, and the sheriff’s office said the two drove off.
SMUD spokesperson Lindsay VanLaningham told KCRA 3 the company will usually contact customers by phone or put a notice on their door to let them know employees will come to their house.
“It’s extremely rare for them to just show up and knock at your door,” VanLaningham said.
VanLaningham added that when the workers arrive, they should be easy to spot, driving a SMUD truck with its logo visible. They should also be wearing logoed gear.
Each SMUD worker has a badge with their picture and employee number on it, and VanLaningham said there is a way to make sure they are who they say they are.
“What we recommend for customers to do if they’re leery is to ask for the employee badge, ask for their employee number and call SMUD directly. We are always happy to verify that our crews are on site. We can do it fairly quickly,” VanLaningham said.
That number is 1-888-742-SMUD.
Lisa Caretto lives near where the attempted armed robbery happened in Arden.
“For somebody to impersonate a SMUD person or some other company that we trust is rather shocking,” Lisa said.
Anyone with any information about the attempted armed robbery is asked to call the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office.


Bengals Announce 2022 Ring of Honor Class –

The Bengals today announced that OT Willie Anderson and WR Isaac Curtis will be added to the team’s Ring of Honor in 2022. They join the team’s inaugural Ring of Honor class inducted last season, which included QB Ken Anderson, team founder/head coach Paul Brown, OT Anthony Munoz and CB Ken Riley.
“These are two of our finest all-time players,” said Bengals President Mike Brown. “Willie was as good a right offensive tackle as you could draw up. He had it all — strength, movement and attitude. Isaac had incredible speed along with great hands. This is evidence for how our fans felt about Isaac during his career. They knew he was special. The Bengals are fortunate to have both of these outstanding players in the Ring of Honor.”
Anderson played from 1996-2007 and is regarded as the best right offensive tackle of his era. The four-time Pro Bowler played in 181 Bengals games, tied for eighth on the team’s all-time list. Anderson blocked for HB Corey Dillon’s two NFL-record setting games — an NFL rookie record 246 rushing yards vs. the Tennessee Oilers in 1997 (since broken), and an NFL record 278 rushing yards vs. the Denver Broncos in 2000 (since broken). He also helped set the club record for fewest sacks allowed twice, at 21 in 2005, and later again at 17 in ’07.
“For us to be only the fifth and sixth guys to go in, and for me to go in with someone like Isaac Curtis — the first ‘No. 85’ — I’m pumped,” Anderson said. “It’s an honor.”
Considered a game-changing wide receiver in his era, Curtis played from 1973-84 and still holds the team record for average yards per reception (17.07). The four-time Pro Bowler ranks third in team history in both career receiving yards (7101) and 100-yard games (20), as well as fourth in receiving touchdowns (53).
“I’m very honored to go in this early,” said Curtis. “I had such a great relationship with the fans. They’ve always showed me their appreciation, and it made me feel so good. It’s really a treat they voted me in.”
Season Ticket Members selected Anderson and Curtis from a ballot that featured 15 individuals who have played a significant role in the franchise’s history and tradition. For more information on these 15 nominees visit
The Ring of Honor induction ceremony will take place during halftime of the Thursday Night Football game against the Miami Dolphins on Sept. 29. Fans interested in purchasing tickets can call the Bengals Ticket Hotline at (513) 621-8383 or go to Regular hours for the Bengals Ticket Hotline are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Bengals Ring of Honor legend Ken Riley, whose 65 interceptions have been bested only once since his 1983 farewell at Riverfront Stadium, is just one more snap from the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Riley’s candidacy survived a star-studded ballot battle of 12 that claimed fellow Ring of Honor member Ken Anderson when his name emerged Wednesday as one of the three senior nominees advancing to the Hall finals set for the third week in January.
The first day of practice for the defending AFC champions coincided with another big moment in Bengaldom Wednesday when the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Bengals legends Ken Anderson and Ken Riley are among the final 12 candidates in the senior category.
The man his teammates call “Ice,” thawed a bit when the Bengals put him in the Ring of Honor. Isaac Curtis, whose frosty grace defined the modern wide receiver position a half century before 21st century men like Ja’Marr Chase, A.J. Green and Chad Johnson seemed to perfect it, has an idea how he’ll feel at the halftime induction ceremony in the Paul Brown Stadium Thursday night game on Sept. 29 against the Dolphins.
Anthony Munoz, the greatest Bengal of them all and an inaugural Ring of Honor member, is all smiles with word that fellow tackle Willie Anderson joins him on the Paul Brown Stadium façade when the second class is inducted the night of Sept. 29 in a Thursday game against the Dolphins.
Slimmed down Willie Anderson isn’t the “Big Willie,” of his size 54-56 playing days, as his 50-51 Ring of Honor suit jacket attests. But the triple E shoes haven’t changed, which is just as well since he left one of the biggest footprints in Bengals history.
Decades before Joe Cool Burrow sauntered through the fourth quarter, willing and chilling them to a Super Bowl, Isaac Curtis was the coolest cat in the den of Bengals.
As the second Bengals Ring of Honor ballot goes before the voters this spring, one of the inaugural inductees adds another first. Next month Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Anthony Munoz becomes the Canton, Ohio shrine’s first chief football relationship officer in a job that fits him like the Gold Jacket.
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J.Lo Heads to Her Studio for the First Time Since Her Honeymoon – Harper's BAZAAR

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The singer is back in California after her solo getaway to Italy.
Jennifer Lopez is back home following her

Parisian honeymoon with Ben Affleck and solo trip to Italy.
The "Ain’t Your Mama" singer was spotted heading to her studio in Santa Monica yesterday, looking happy in a laid-back summer look. The ensemble consisted of a breezy white long-sleeved crop top, cream-colored high-waisted cargo pants, chunky black-and-white sneakers, and the canvas Dior Book Tote with black detailing.
Lopez accessorized with her go-to golden aviator sunglasses, a dainty silver necklace, and her wedding band.
She and new husband Ben Affleck have not been seen out together since their romantic getaway in Europe last month. The two jetted off to France after marrying in a surprise ceremony in Las Vegas attended only by a couple of their children.
In Paris, they looked as in love as ever, holding hands outside the Louvre Museum, enjoying walks in the park, having sweet lunch dates with their kids and later private dinner dates.
Once their honeymoon ended, Lopez flew to Italy for a performance, while Affleck went back to Los Angeles to see his son and continue working. He was seen reuniting with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, as the two took son Samuel to a local pool for a day.
Despite some reports that Lopez and Affleck may be taking a break for the sake of their marriage, the singer was all smiles this weekend while back in town. Affleck, too, was seen looking happy and wearing his wedding band, while spending the day with his son.

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Browns QB Deshaun Watson scheduled to start preseason opener vs. Jaguars –
The Cleveland Browns announced on Wednesday that quarterback Deshaun Watson is scheduled to start the team’s preseason opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday night.
The Browns added that they plan to play most of their starters on Friday in Jacksonville.
Watson currently faces a six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal-conduct policy, but the league announced on Aug. 3 it is appealing Watson’s suspension. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has designated former New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey to hear the appeal, and there is not currently a timetable for a ruling.
Per the 2020 collective bargaining agreement, Harvey’s ruling will constitute “the full, final and complete disposition of the dispute and will be binding upon the player(s), Club(s), and parties’ to the CBA.”
The league is seeking at least a one-year suspension for Watson, who has been accused of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions.
Goodell explained the league’s decision to appeal Watson’s suspension on Tuesday, stating the evidence showed Watson committed multiple violations of the NFL’s personal-conduct policy.
“We’ve seen the evidence,” Goodell said. “[Robinson] was very clear about the evidence, should we enforce the evidence. That there was multiple violations here, and they were egregious, and it was predatory behavior. Those are things that we always felt were important for us to address in a way that’s responsible.”
Watson has previously denied any wrongdoing and maintained any sex with the women was consensual. Two grand juries in Texas declined to indict Watson on criminal complaints filed by 10 women.
Watson and Jacoby Brissett have been sharing reps with the Browns’ first-team offense recently in training camp. Brissett is in line to start at quarterback for Cleveland during Watson’s suspension.
The Baltimore Ravens extended their NFL-record streak of preseason wins to 23 with their victory over the Washington Commanders on Saturday evening.
The Buffalo Bills released rookie punter Matt Araiza on Saturday, two days after Araiza, along with two other individuals, were accused in a civil lawsuit of gang raping a minor during an off-campus party at San Diego State University last year, general manager Brandon Beane announced.
Tyreek Hill made two big catches, Justin Fields finished his preseason with a bang, and the Ravens might have something in Demarcus Robinson. We break down what you need to know from Week 3 of the 2022 NFL preseason.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold is expected to miss four to six weeks after suffering a high-ankle sprain in Friday’s preseason finale versus the Buffalo Bills, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. keeps you up to date with all of the latest league news from around the NFL. Visit’s transaction hub for a daily breakdown.
Trevor Penning suffered a torn ligament in his foot and will need surgery, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources. The Saints’ first-round rookie is out indefinitely.
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll named Geno Smith the starter for Week 1 of the regular season on Friday night following the team’s preseason loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Smith was in a quarterback battle with Drew Lock.
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Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold sustained an ankle injury during the second half of the game and was carted off the field to the locker room.
Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott said punter Matt Araiza, who on Thursday was accused in a lawsuit of taking part in the gang rape of a minor during an off-campus party at San Diego State University in 2021, would return home with the team and declined to go into whether he believed Araiza would remain with the team past Tuesday’s final roster cuts.
The Panthers’ preseason finale versus the Buffalo Bills has been delayed due to inclement weather in the Charlotte area.
Ronnie Stanley took a significant step toward a healthy return Friday when he passed his physical. The Ravens announced Stanley’s successful physical examination, clearing the way for him to get back on the field perhaps in time for Week 1.
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Premier League Legend Includes PSG Among 4 Teams that Can Win the Champions League This Season ▷ – Sports Brief

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Former Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has named the four teams that he feels can win the Champions League this season.
Real Madrid won the European elite competition last season after seeing off Liverpool in the final staged in Paris.
Brazilian star Vinicius Jr. scored the match's only goal, which won Real Madrid their fourth Champions League crown in seven years.
Carlo Ancelotti's men were in stunning form as they beat PSG, Chelsea, and City en route to their final against the Reds.
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However, Cole does not see the La Liga giants successfully defending the title this term, predicting that they will face stiff competition.
According to Cole, PSG are among four teams that he believes can challenge for the top-tier European football tournament.
Speaking on BT Sport following Real Madrid’s UEFA Super Cup win over Eintracht Frankfurt, the ex-EPL star insisted PSG, Man City, Liverpool, and Bayern Munich stand a better chance than Madrid.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Madrid gaffer Carlo Ancelotti has officially become the manager with the most Champions League title wins.
The Spanish giants became European champions for a record-extending 14th time after beating Liverpool 1-0 in the final on Saturday in Paris.
Brazil winger Vinícius Junior scored from close range connecting to Federico Valverde’s drive across the face of goal to secure Ancelotti's record fourth European crown.
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With JK Dobbins being worked back into the fold and Gus Edwards likely starting the season on PUP, there is a real opportunity for the rookie 6th round pick out of the University of Missouri to make an early impact. But the question remains – What can Tyler Badie add to the Baltimore Ravens Running Back room?
I dive into the tape against the Arizona Cardinals to assess his skillset and find some of the compliments to Dobbins, Edwards, and Mike Davis.

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A brief history of the dragons of Westeros – The A.V. Club

Game Of Thrones author George R.R. Martin tells a story about how he didn’t plan on putting any actual dragons in the books when he started writing the first one. Then he had a conversation with fellow writer Phyllis Eisenstein, who famously told him, “George, it’s fantasy. You’ve got to put in the dragons.” Now he says he can’t imagine the series without them, and neither can we.
What would House Targaryen be without its dragons? What would Westeros be? A lot less interesting, that’s for sure. When Game Of Thrones begins, dragons are thought to be extinct, yet still spoken of in hushed, reverent tones, and memorialized in songs and stories. In the original HBO show, there are scenes where you can see the intimidatingly huge skulls and bones of the long-dead beasts beneath the Red Keep. It isn’t until the end of season one that dragons return to the world, thanks to Daenerys Targaryen.
The new series House Of The Dragon is set 200 years earlier, in an era when House Targaryen and their dragons were at the height of their power (their fates tend to coincide). Most of what we know about the history of this period comes from Martin’s 2018 book Fire And Blood, which provides the inspiration for the series. There are also tidbits of history sprinkled throughout Game Of Thrones. And this coming October we’ll have an even more thorough account with the release of the book The Rise Of The Dragon. For now, though, here’s a brief account of the history of dragons in Westeros and how they might be relevant to House Of The Dragon.
The Targaryens trace their lineage back to the ancient civilization of Valyria, which once took up a large part of the continent of Essos, across the Narrow Sea from Westeros (think ancient Rome with dragons). They were among several families of noble dragonlords, but when a young Targaryen girl named Daenys had a vision of a coming disaster, the family took off with their dragons to the island of Dragonstone, off the coast of Westeros. Not long after that, a cataclysmic event known as “The Doom of Valyria” destroyed the entire Valyrian peninsula, including all the people and dragons residing there.
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Thanks to their foresight, the Targaryens and their dragons were spared. One of them, Balerion, a.k.a. “The Black Dread,” would become the largest and most feared dragon in the history of Westeros. He’s still living at the point House Of The Dragon begins, some 200 years later. His most famous rider was the first Targaryen king, Aegon the Conqueror, who united the Seven Kingdoms under his rule and was the first to sit on the Iron Throne (he built it out of the weapons of his fallen enemies). Aegon was the first, though not the last, of Targaryen rulers to use dragons as a cheat code in conquest.
But he didn’t do it alone. Aegon had the help of his sister-wives Queen Visenya and Queen Rhaenys, who had dragons of their own. Visenya claimed Vhagar, who was almost as large as Balerion, and just as fearsome. In the book A Game of Thrones, Tyrian Lannister says that Vhagar was so huge you could “ride a horse down her gullet.” Vhagar will have a few riders after Visenya, including two characters we’ll meet in House Of The Dragon (dragons tend to have only one rider at a time, but they may have many riders over their long lifetimes). Meanwhile, Rhaenys and her dragon Meraxes laid waste to all who would oppose House Targaryen, until they both perished during the first Dornish War, proving that dragons are not completely invincible.
At their strongest, the period during which House Of The Dragon is set, the Targaryens claimed no less than 20 living dragons under their command. Some of the prominent dragonriders and their dragons include:
Following this period of great prosperity for the realm and the Targaryens, a dispute over succession leads to the family turning against itself and the civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons. During the conflict, a large number of dragons (and their riders) perish. This marks the beginning of the end for the dragons of Westeros. They simply stop hatching; no one really knows why. Perhaps it was the savagery of dragon-on-dragon violence during the war that caused the remaining dragons to give up on the world. Within two generations, the last dragon will be born—and die soon after—during the reign of Aegon III, henceforth nicknamed “The Dragonbane.” The extinction of dragons brings with it longer, harsher winters, and weakened magic throughout the world.
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Denzel Mims requests trade from Jets: Cowboys, Ravens among top landing spots for former second-round pick – CBS Sports

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Denzel Mims has requested a trade out of New York. The former second-round pick of the Jets out of Baylor, through his agent Ron Slavin, told the team that he wants out after falling out of the wide receiver rotation. In a statement, Slavin says Mims “has been given no opportunities with the starting offense to get in a groove with them” and that a trade is the only option as the club has stated they will not release him. 
Mims was limited to nine games during his rookie season due to a hamstring issue and then played in just 40% of the offensive snaps in 2021. When he’s seen playing time, he has yet to flash that second-round potential, hauling in 31 of his 67 career targets (46.3%) for 490 yards. 
With Garrett Wilson, Elijah Moore, Corey Davis, and Braxton Berrios making up the top of New York’s wide receiver depth chart, a change of scenery is likely needed for Mims not only to see more playing time but to produce on a more consistent basis. Below, we’ve highlighted a handful of receiver-needy teams that could be an option for GM Joe Douglas if he decides to grant Mims’ trade request. 
The Falcons are in a transition period after trading Matt Ryan to the Colts this offseason. They do have some top-tier young pass-catching weapons like tight end Kyle Pitts and first-round receiver Drake London, but there isn’t much beyond that. Bryan Edwards, who was acquired by the team in an offseason trade with the Raiders this past May, and Olamide Zaccheaus are the next two pieces at receiver behind London, so there is room to add some competition. 
The Bears don’t have much going on at the wide receiver unit outside of Darnell Mooney. Equanimeous St. Brown and Byron Pringle are the next two receivers up behind Mooney, which doesn’t leave second-year quarterback Justin Fields a lot to work with. While Mims shouldn’t be expected to be a game-changer for this or any offense upon arrival, he could be looked at as a depth piece with some upside if he can tap into that second-round potential. Chicago has already shown that they need some help at receiver by trading for former Patriots first-round pick N’Keal Harry earlier this summer, so Mims could be the latest to land at Solider Field if the Bears want to create an Island of Misfit Receivers.  
The need for Baltimore to add a receiver isn’t as dire as some other teams on this list, but it couldn’t hurt to bring in a depth piece. Tight end Mark Andrews will arguably be the most targeted pass-catcher in this offense and second-year wideout Rashod Bateman is looked at as one of the breakout candidates for this season. Beyond those two, Devin Duvernay, James Proche Ii, and Demarcus Robinson headline the receiver position, while tight end Isaiah Likely has been a preseason darling. Lamar Jackson has a rapport with some of these pass-catchers and this will be a team that leans heavily on the running game, but adding Mims could be a speculative add for Baltimore to see if he blossoms with a new club.  
The Packers wide receiver room has been one of the more dissected units in all of the NFL this preseason. With the departure of Davante Adams, there are plenty of questions as to where all of those targets are going to go. Allen Lazard will certainly see a big share of that, as will veteran Sammy Watkins and Randall Cobb. The team also drafted Christian Watson in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft and fourth-round rookie Romeo Doubs making waves throughout the preseason. There are plenty of bodies in the mix here, but Mims could be another receiver that Green Bay brings in to see if anything sticks with Aaron Rodgers. 
The No. 2 receiver spot to begin the year for the Cowboys is still a bit of a mystery. With Amari Cooper traded to the Browns this offseason, CeeDee Lamb is slated to ascend to WR1 in the offense, while Michael Gallup will eventually serve as the Robin to his Batman. However, Gallup is still recovering from a torn ACL he suffered in Week 17 last year. If he’s unable to go, rookie Jalen Tolbert has been tapped as the next man up. Beyond those three, there are plenty of questions at receiver between James Washington, Noah Brown, and a handful of others. Mims, a Texas native, could look to compete to get into that rotation in what is expected to be a pass-heavy offense run by Dak Prescott
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