FILE – In this Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen passes during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California in Los Angeles. Every quarterback prospect in the upcoming NFL draft has a major flaw or drawback that keeps them from being the consensus best one of the bunch. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Mayock’s assessment of Rosen both highlighted his throwing ability and mentioned decision making as an area to improve in. Simply put, Rosen has the potential to change the outcome of games week-to-week.He’s the most ready to play quarterback in this draft. Beautiful, natural thrower. The only thing is he needs to understand when the play is over. At the end of the day, he’s a difference maker. He can wake up at 4 a.m. and go out and rip an 18-yard comeback. When he has clear feet and clear vision, nobody does it any better.In three years with the Bruins, Rosen rewrote the record books by breaking the single-season passing yards record (3,756). During his time in Westwood, Rosen threw for 9,340 yards along with 59 touchdowns and 26 interceptions. He threw for more than 300 yards in 16 games and had 10 games with at least three passing touchdowns.Related LinksMayock: Josh Allen is the pick if Cardinals move up on draft dayThe 5: Most notable selections at No. 15 in the NFL DraftRapoport: Cardinals making calls about possibly trading up in NFL DraftAccording to Mayock, Rosen will be one of five quarterbacks taken in the first round, all within the first 16 picks. The other four are Allen, Sam Darnold (USC), Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma), and Lamar Jackson (Louisville).To see if Mayock’s predictions hold true, tune in to 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station for continuous coverage of the 2018 NFL Draft. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Thanksgiving, Christmas, Mike Mayock’s NFL mock draft. All three come once a year and people spend weeks anticipating their arrival.On Tuesday, Mayock joined Doug & Wolf on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station and stated that the Arizona Cardinals should draft Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen should the franchise trade up on draft day. However, in his yearly mock draft, no trade would be necessary as Mayock has Arizona drafting UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen with the No. 15 overall pick. Comments Share Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Top Stories
Obamacare Deductibles, Not Premiums, Cause Sticker Shock This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription. A PwC study finds that insurance premiums for policies sold in new online insurance marketplaces are comparable to, or lower than, those for employer-based policies. However, the deductibles are higher in many cases. Other stories examine how the White House is pushing delivery system changes, such as the creation of ACOs, and how implementation delays could affect the IRS.The Fiscal Times: Obamacare Sticker Shock Found In Deductibles, Not PremiumsDespite concerns that Obamacare would cause the price of insurance premiums to skyrocket, a new study found that they are either lower or comparable for similar employer-based policies. However, consumers may still experience sticker shock from Obamacare’s pricey deductibles. According to a report released by PwC’s Health Research Institute, insurance premiums on the new health exchanges are cheaper than those paid by the majority of Americans who have employer-based coverage—partly because of high deductibles (Ehley, 2/3).MedPage Today: White House To Push ACOs, Other New ModelsThe Obama administration in 2014 will “double down” on delivery system reform efforts such as the further proliferation of accountable care organizations (ACOs), a White House health policy adviser said Monday (Pittman, 2/3).Politico Pro: Obamacare Delays Could Challenge IRS Customer Service RoleThe Internal Revenue Service could be in a bind if the Obama administration continues to tinker with its signature legislative achievement by delaying Obamacare provisions, a watchdog report released Monday found. The agency is on track with preparing for an expected onslaught of new queries about the law, but the IRS could face “challenges” if any more key provisions are delayed, the audit from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax said. “Changes in the implementation of ACA tax provisions can result in increased demand for customer service assistance resulting in more contacts with the IRS,” the report said (French, 2/3).ABC News: Avoid These 4 Obamacare MistakesSigning up for Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance coverage may feel a little bit like competing in the Olympics. First, you’ll navigate a slippery slope of data, complete a mountain of paperwork, and finally choose Bronze, Silver, or Gold coverage. You might want to stand on a little box and hum the national anthem when you’re done. To avoid the “agony of defeat,” here are four costly mistakes you’ll want to avoid (Pratini, 2/4).