The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Who Could Get Hit With The NFL Franchise Tag In 2019? (Washington Post) NFL’s offseason kicks off in earnest Tuesday, when teams can start applying the franchise or transition tag to a pending free agent of their choice.

States File Suit Against Trump Administration Over Wall Emergency (Wall Street Journal) California takes lead to fight president’s order funding the barrier, setting up 2020 election issue.

Could LeBron James Miss The Playoffs? (SI) If the postseason started today, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James wouldn’t be involved for the first time since 2003.

Jussie Smollett And A Perfect Crime (New York Times) An object lesson in what happens when people in positions of political and cultural authority indulge their biases by suspending disbelief.

Kaepernick’s Settlement May Not Have Been As Significant As Some Believe (Yahoo! Sports) There are some indications that Kaepernick and Reid didn’t strike it as rich as some believe.

CBS’s Lara Logan Calls Media ‘Mostly Liberal’ In Interview: I’m Committing ‘Professional Suicide’ (Mediaite) “If it doesn’t match real life,” Logan said, “something’s wrong.”

The PGA Tour Needs To Hurry Up And Punish Players Like J.B. Holmes (For The Win) Holmes picked up his first victory since 2015, but all anyone wanted to talk about was how dreadfully slow he played.

“Hollywood Is Now Irrelevant,” Says IAC Chairman Barry Diller (Recode) The former CEO of Paramount and Fox talks about the diminished power of movie studios and why “Netflix has won this game.”

Kyler Murray Unsure If He’ll Throw At Combine (Bleacher Report) Murray said he will attend the annual event in Indianapolis but has not decided if he will participate in drills.

‘Game Of Thrones’ Loose Ends: Will Arya Check Every Name Off Her Kill List? (The Ringer) How will her personal war fit into the Great War?

Further Rumblings That ESPN May Shift NFL Games To ABC (Awful Announcing) Monday Night Football has aired on cable since the 2006 season. But could that come to an end?

Amazon’s New Film Strategy: Straight-to-Service Titles And Starry Sundance Buys (Variety) “Direct to service is really important for us. We want a really strong pathway toward that,” Salke said.

Former NFL Player Gunned Down Over Parking Dispute (New York Post) A former NFL player was shot dead in Colorado over a parking spot, police said Monday.