At this point in 2019, six teams — the Bengals, Redskins, Giants, Dolphins, Jets and Falcons — and maybe more can consider their seasons lost. Yet half of those teams won their games in Week 10, a purely sweet feeling for the coaches and players for those teams but a bittersweet feeling for anybody in Miami, New York and Atlanta who is already thinking about next year’s selection process.MORE: SN’s latest 2020 mock draftThe Bengals, meanwhile, cemented their status as the NFL’s worst team Sunday when the Ryan Finley-led squad got obliterated by the division-rival Ravens. Cincinnati’s top competition for the No. 1 overall pick, Washington, was idle in Week 10. The Redskins draw the Jets next week, so their tanking tactics will be put to the test.Below is the latest NFL Draft order for 2020, updated through Sunday’s Week 10 games.2020 NFL Draft orderCincinnati Bengals (0-9)Washington Redskins (1-8)New York Giants (2-8)Miami Dolphins (2-7)New York Jets (2-7)Atlanta Falcons (2-7)Cleveland Browns (3-6)Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-6)Denver Broncos (3-6)Arizona Cardinals (3-6-1)Detroit Lions (3-5-1)Los Angeles Chargers (4-6)Jacksonville Jaguars (4-5)Oakland Raiders (via 4-5 Chicago Bears)Tennessee Titans (5-5)Philadelphia Eagles (5-4)Oakland Raiders (5-4)Indianapolis Colts (5-4)Carolina Panthers (5-4)Jacksonville Jaguars (via 5-4 Los Angeles Rams)(Picks 21-32 consist of teams currently in the NFL playoff picture.) Over the last seven weeks of the season, the Bengals will play the Raiders, Steelers, Jets, Browns, Patriots, Dolphins and Browns again. If the Jets and Dolphins teams of Week 10 are the teams that show up against Cincinnati, then chances are the Bengals will secure the No. 1 overall pick come season’s end.In Sporting News’ latest mock draft, we have the Bengals selecting LSU quarterback Joe Burrow with the No. 1 overall pick. At No. 2, we have the Redskins sticking with Dwayne Haskins at QB and opting for Georgia offensive tackle Andrew Thomas.The Giants, who before Sunday’s results were slated to pick sixth overall, were connected to Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy. The Giants’ Week 10 loss to the Jets on Sunday resulted in what was described by SNY as a “very angry looking” Giants owner John Mara.Smile, John. You now have a top-three pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Phillips joins Tom Landry and Jimmy Johnson as the only Texas natives to be in charge of “America’s Team.” “It’s great to have these cowboys boots back in Texas,” Phillips said during his introductory news conference in Irving, Texas. “I’m excited about it.” Wade Phillips was hired Thursday to coach the Dallas Cowboys, providing the club with an experienced replacement for Bill Parcells and someone well-versed in the 3-4 defense. Phillips, defensive coordinator at San Diego the past three seasons, has a 48-42 head coaching record over three seasons with Buffalo, two with Denver and season-ending interim stints with New Orleans and Atlanta. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Cowboys owner Jerry Jones interviewed 10 candidates before choosing the defensive-minded Phillips over supposed favorite Norv Turner, a two-time head coach who was the Cowboys’ offensive coordinator for Super Bowl titles after the 1992 and 1993 seasons. Tank pleads guilty: Chicago Bears defensive lineman Terry “Tank” Johnson pleaded guilty in Skokie, Ill., to violating probation in a 2005 gun case. Cook County Judge John Moran denied a request to lift the player’s home confinement, but said Johnson could leave his house to attend practices. Moran delayed sentencing until March 15 so that a presentencing investigation can be done. Coaching carousel: NFC champion Chicago shook up its coaching staff, releasing defensive line coach Don Johnson, who spent two seasons with the Bears after five years as an assistant at UCLA. The Bears also said assistant offensive line coach Harold Goodwin won’t return and offensive quality control coach Mike Bajakian accepted the offensive coordinator job at Central Michigan. … Leslie Frazier became the first assistant to leave Super Bowl champion Indianapolis after he accepted the job as defensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings. Reid’s son tests positive for heroin: Garrett Reid, the 23-year-old son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, tested positive for heroin after he caused a traffic accident last week that left another motorist injured, police said in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.
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To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here.Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer were in Beijing today for the latest in their seemingly endless round of trade negotiations with Chinese vice premier Liu He.The South China Morning Post reports officials from both sides emerged from discussions all smiles. Mnuchin, in a Tweet, described the meetings as “productive.” Liu and his team will be back in Washington for more talks next week. White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney promises the haggling, which has dragged on since last summer, is really, truly, positively in the home stretch. “It won’t go on forever,” he told the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills on Tuesday. “I think you’ll know one way or the other in the next couple of weeks.” A Work Culture Built for All Generations Clay Chandler @claychandler NEWSWORTHYEverything’s coming up roses. On Wall Street, Apple reported a weak, but no weaker than expected, quarter. Sales from the iPhone plunged 17% to $31 billion while overall revenue dropped 5% to $58 billion. Apple’s shares, already up 28% in 2019, jumped another 6% in premarket trading on Wednesday. That puts Apple’s stock market value right back around the $1 trillion mark, by the way. Advanced Micro Devices stock was already up 50% this year, but that didn’t stop investors from showing further enthusiasm after it reported better-than-expected results and a positive outlook for the rest of the year. Its share surged another 5%.Moses supposes his toes’s are roses. At its annual F8 developer conference, Facebook unveiled a new direction for the world’s largest social network with a greater emphasis on privacy. “This isn’t just about building features,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. “We need to change a lot of ways we run this company.” Fortune’s Danielle Abril has a rundown of the major changes planned for Facebook’s various apps.No rose without a thorn. Some big changes to the board of Google parent Alphabet. Former CEO Eric Schmidt and former cloud boss Diane Greene will depart. Gilead Sciences CFO Robin Washington joins.A rose by any other name. There’s still plenty of big bucks flowing from the SoftBank spigot apparently. The Japanese company’s Latin America-focused Innovation Fund is investing $1 billion in food delivery startup Rappi, based in Bogota, Colombia.Wild roses are fairest. Some fixes from yesterday’s newsletter. Angry Google employees will hold a sit-in today to protest the handing of sexual misconduct, not a walk out. And a representative for Amazon’s Ring unit didn’t appreciate the joke about news-delivering doorbells. To be clear, Ring’s news service isn’t part of its devices effort.FOOD FOR THOUGHTNew innovations in technology sometimes have ripple effects. Sometimes the ripples are more significant than the original innovation. Blogger Florent Crivello has an essay about what he’s dubbed the “tough tomato principle.” When mechanical harvesting machinery revolutionized agriculture, farms bred new kinds of plants that worked best with the new tech. Tomatoes got thicker skins and stronger bodies (while tastiness declined). Now software is changing what can be produced in a couple of ways, Crivello outlines:First, this anonymity reduces the reputational downside of experimentation. You can come up with any name — say, Satoshi Nakamoto — put your idea out there, and make billions without ever revealing your true identity. If it doesn’t work out or if it attracts too much controversy, you can always create a new pseudonym. A perk, again, exclusive to the digital world. Second, software makes geography irrelevant. It used to be that for anything to exist, it needed its fans to live close to each other. Now, you just need to find 1000 true fans, and they can live anywhere in the world…The final way software is changing what we can produce is by killing gatekeepers. Most people think this is important because of the efficiency gains of cutting the middle-man. But more importantly, removing gatekeepers means you don’t need to run your idea through a dozen filters before showing it to its final consumer. People get the uncut stuff directly — in all its glorious weirdness.IN CASE YOU MISSED ITThe EU Wants to Build One of the World’s Largest Biometric Databases. What Could Possibly Go Wrong? By Grace DobushWhy Airbnb Could Escape the Uber Trap in Europe By David MeyerYouTube Gets Exclusive Streaming Rights for 13 MLB Games This Season By Chris MorrisBEFORE YOU GOI haven’t been able to convince myself to fork over $6 a month to CBS for the network’s All Access streaming service just to watch the new series Star Trek: Discovery. But now it sounds like CBS is going hog wild with the fictional universe first imagined by Gene Roddenberry. Alongside Discovery, the network is prepping four more Trek-based series, including one starring Patrick Stewart, an animated show aimed at kids, and a spinoff of Discovery with Michelle Yeoh. That might be worth $6 a month alone.This edition of Data Sheet was curated by Aaron Pressman. Find past issues, and sign up for other Fortune newsletters.You May Like I’m not holding my breath.And if a deal does happen that quickly, odds are it will be because Trump, not Chinese president Xi Jinping, is the one who blinks. Multiple reports in Western media (including this one in the New York Times) suggest that, although Chinese officials have shown flexibility in some areas, they’re digging in their heels on critical technology-related issues.It has been widely reported that Liu has offered to loosen restrictions on cloud computing. A Chinese cybersecurity law adopted in 2017 requires foreign cloud companies to license their technology to local partners in order to operate in the country. Apple last year moved data of its Chinese customers to local servers, while Amazon and Microsoft partnered with Chinese operators. Beijing has said it might lift the 50% equity cap on foreign ownership. But that’s a relatively minor concession. As the Times reports, “Chinese negotiators have so far refused to relax tight regulations that block multinational companies from moving data they gather on their Chinese customers’ purchases, habits and whereabouts out of the country.” That’s a big deal.Meanwhile, the Financial Times says Trump has dropped demands that China halt alleged instances of commercial cybertheft, softening his position on what his administration originally characterized as “Chinese government-conducted, sponsored, and tolerated cyber intrusions into U.S. commercial networks.” Instead, Trump will accept a “watered-down” commitment from Beijing.FBI director Christopher Wray warned last week that “no country poses a broader, more severe intelligence collection threat than China.” U.S. deputy Adam Hickey alleged Beijing is “using its intelligence services…to target our private sector’s intellectual property.”Even so, with a handful of exceptions, there has been no love lost between Trump and Silicon Valley’s bazillionaires. If China stands firm on technology issues, but promises to narrow the trade deficit with multi-billion dollar purchases of American soy beans and natural gas, will Trump walk away from a deal? It’s hard to imagine. Haier Smart Home Has the Solutions Sponsored Content