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More than eleven hundred players were cut from NFL 90-man rosters Tuesday. Oh, the humanity!

The only mild surprise among the Cowboys’ Tuesday cuts was tight end Sean McKeon. But that one-for-one cornerback trade with the Dolphins was weird. Kelvin Jospeh heads to Miami while Noah Igbinoghene comes to Dallas. There were no other considerations in the deal.

It was good to see that Dallas CB Jourdan Lewis made the 53 following the severe foot injury he suffered last season, although he may not be ready to play until Week Three or so.

The Texans got offensive lineman Kendrick Green from the Steelers to bolster Houston’s nicked-up offensive line. For the second straight day, the Texans cut a defensive starter. Monday it was linebacker Christian Kirksey. Tuesday’s victim was nickel corner Desmond King.

The Commanders kept eleven defensive linemen. Guess what they think their team’s strength is.

The Panthers kept five tight ends.  What can I say? Frank Reich likes tight ends.

Thirteen rookies made the team in Tampa.

Von Miller starts the season on the PUP for the Bills.

The Packers will be one of the youngest teams in the league, with only three players in their 30s.

How’d you like to have to cut your son? That’s the situation the Jags’ Doug Pederson found himself in as he released rookie tight end Josh Pederson.

Newly acquired Jets RB Dalvin Cook says his postsurgical shoulder is fine and he’ll be good-to-go for the opener.

Jonathan Taylor remains on the PUP list in Indy…for now.

The Hoodie is looking for a backup QB behind Mac Jones after cutting both Bailey Zappe and Malik Cunningham. At the moment, Jones is the only QB on the Pats’ roster.

Jake Browning will back up Joe Burrow in Cincy after beating out Trevor Siemian for QB 2.

Browns kicker Cade York missed three field goals in the team’s final two preseason games. Folks noticed. Cleveland cut York and then made a deal to get Dustin Hopkins from the Chargers.

Adieu to veteran running back Melvin Gordon in Baltimore.

Veteran kicker Nick Folk moves to Tennessee. Solid move by Vrabel.

The Broncos are putting their faith in kicker Wil Lutz. We’ll see about that one…

You knew we were headed there. We’ve got a three-way tie atop the AL West among the Rangers, Mariners and Astros. Bregman and Alvarez had big nights at Fenway as Houston beat the Red Sox 6-2. That, combined with a Ranger win and a Mariner loss left all three teams at 75-52.

Now let’s hope the Astros get hot at home. Houston is just 35-31 at Minute Maid.

How close can you get? Pretty dang close. Giants pitcher Alex Cobb lost his no-hit bid with two out in the ninth against the Reds on a double by Spencer Steer. Cobb got the next guy to close out a 6-1 win.

Brooks Koepka disappointed me when he hooked up with the Murderous Saudis. But he will still be a very valuable asset on the U.S. Ryder Cup team.

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I clearly have the attention span of your median fruit fly.Look! Airplane!

Sorry. I’m back.

It’s both a curse and a blessing. I’ve never bought this stuff about, “He who dies with the most toys wins.” But I do think that a wide range of life experiences helps us grow as people, and helps us better relate to other people. I’ve been fortunate. And I am beyond grateful.

I show up on time. I go like hell. I’m a good listener. I hold myself accountable. I own my mistakes. And I have a natural and an insatiable curiosity. I’m never afraid to say, “I don’t know,” when I don’t. But then I try to find out.

The flip side is I’m a lousy ballroom dancer and my clothes sometimes fit me funny.

Stuff matters to me. I care. But while I take that stuff seriously, I try hard to never take myself seriously. As a result, I have sometimes been told, “Paul, it’s hard to tell when you’re serious and when you’re just having some fun. Which is it? Serious or fun?”

My answer is “yes.” But I think that is a legitimate criticism. I promise I’m going to work on that.

This has been the quickest and strangest half-century I’ve ever experienced. During that period, I’ve been afforded amazing opportunities in news and sports journalism across all platforms. I have taught wonderful students at the high school and collegiate level. Always, I learned more from them than they did from me. I’ve been a high school administrator. I spent ten seasons as a high school varsity football coach. I’ve been an advertising executive. I’ve hosted nationally syndicated television entertainment shows. In maybe the biggest honor I ever received, I was selected by NASA to be “Chet The Astronaut” for the “Land The Shuttle” simulator at Space Center Houston. (All I can say there, is “Do as I say, not as I do.” I put that thing in the Everglades more often than not.) Most recently, I just wrapped up a decade as a television news director, during which time our teams distinguished themselves in holding the powerful accountable, achieving both critical and ratings success.

What does all that mean? It means I am profoundly grateful. It also means I’m ready for “next.” So here we are. Radically Rational. It’s an idea I woke up with in 2017. I scribbled “Radically Rational” on a piece of notebook paper and used a magnet to stick it on our refrigerator. I saw it every day, and it just would not leave me alone.

I am second in charge at Radically Rational, LLC. My wife, Jo (also known as BB), is the president. Clearly, I have failed in my attempt to sleep my way to the top of this organization.

I hope you will learn that I’m loyal as a Labrador. But I will admit that this doggie can bite every now and then. My promise to you? I will show up on time. I will go like hell. I will listen to you earnestly and attentively. I will hold myself accountable. I will never be the least bit hesitant to say, “I don’t know,” when I don’t.

But then I’ll try to find out. Let’s do it.