The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Marcus Mariota Lands With Raiders In Free Agency After Benching In Tennessee (Yahoo! Sports) The No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft is headed to Las Vegas.

U.S. Stock Futures Whipsaw On Global Market Jitters (Wall Street Journal) Stock markets were jittery following a punishing selloff at the start of the week amid fears of a coronavirus-induced recession.

Dak Prescott Receives Exclusive Franchise Tag From Cowboys (ESPN) The ultimate goal remains to have the quarterback signed to a long-term contract.

White House Deploys SWAT Teams Of Technocrats In Attempt To Fix Testing (Politico) The move is widely seen as an acknowledgment that efforts to identity coronavirus patients continue to lag.

The Texans Have No Clear Plan, And Now They Don’t Have DeAndre Hopkins Either (The Ringer) Houston coach Bill O’Brien has been making strange personnel moves for over a year, but shipping away the league’s best receiver is the most baffling.

Stocks Set To Bounce As Wall Street Attempts Rebound From The Dow’s Third-worst Day Ever (CNBC) Around 6:14 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures indicated an implied open of more than 400 points. The S&P 500 SPDR ETF gained more than 2% in premarket trading.

The Texans’ Trade Of DeAndre Hopkins Was So Bad That It Got Declined In Madden (For The Win) It was an astonishingly bad move from head coach and general manager Bill O’Brien.

Things You Can Do Right Now To Stop The Spread Of Coronavirus (Fox News) The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention has maintained that the most effective way to prevent transmission is by avoiding any exposure to the virus.

Buffalo Finds Josh Allen True No. 1 In Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Adds Draft Capital (CBS Sports) t’s rare that an NFL trade is a win-win for both sides, but that seems to be the case in the Diggs deal.

Coronavirus Forces States To Prioritize Mail-in Ballots (Axios) Mail-in ballots are becoming states’ saving grace for their 2020 primary contests as the coronavirus crisis deepens in the U.S.

The Coronavirus’s Economic Effect On Sports Could Be Staggering (538) The coronavirus pandemic has begun to shake institutions in the United States to their cores, and perhaps the sports world most of all.

A Generational War Is Brewing Over Coronavirus (Wall Street Journal) Scientists say lack of alarm among young people could hinder the fight against the virus and endanger elders.

M.L.B. Adjusts Expectations: ‘As Many Baseball Games In 2020 As We Can’ (New York Times) Officials in baseball, as well as those in the N.H.L., seemed to acknowledge that resuming play as early as April was unrealistic.

Universal Breaks Theatrical Window (Variety) With movie theaters closing due to coronavirus, Universal Pictures will make its films available on home entertainment on the same day as their global theatrical releases.

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