Fremantle veteran Matthew Pavlich has revealed he offered to quit earlier this season, only to be talked out of it by coach Ross Lyon and football operations manager Chris Bond. http://www.saintsrookiestore.com/Saints-...-Breaux-Jersey/ .Pavlich offered to walk away after the shock round-five loss to Carlton, which left the Dockers nursing a 0-5 record and no hope of winning the premiership.Lyon and Bond were keen for Pavlich to play on, and the 34-year-old committed to seeing the season out.We obviously werent going that well and its certainly not in my character to step out and check out, Pavlich said.Its not in my DNA to flick the bails.But I said to them, Is it time for some other younger kids to play? And if thats the case lets shake hands and walk away.But amongst us all we committed to play on and were going to stick to that, and thats certainly to see the season out.Pavlich will notch his 350-game milestone in next weeks home clash with Sydney.The six-time All-Australian quashed speculation he would retire after reaching the milestone, saying he was now fully committed to playing out the season.Instead, Pavlich will be rested from this weeks trek to the Gold Coast, and the round 22 clash with GWS in Sydney.Im not entirely sure where some of the other scuttlebutt has come from. But really keen to play the season out and see that through, Pavlich said.Pavlich will end his decorated career as one of the greatest players to have ever featured in VFL/AFL ranks.But hell leave without a premiership - not that its an overly sore point.No bad taste, Pavlich replied when asked about missing out on a flag.I mean everyone wants to win a premiership, thats the ultimate goal.Unfortunately it wont be the case. But Ive tried to never define myself by results, Im not necessarily defined by football.Ultimately the test for me will be as a father and a husband, and hopefully thats been pretty good up until this point, and I continue to do so.Pavlich has been a solid rather than spectacular contributor for the Dockers this season.In 14 games, the veteran forward has booted 24 goals and averaged 13 possessions.Its a far cry from what he produced in his prime, but Pavlich said it was just part of getting older.The Dockers currently sit 16th on the table with a 3-13 record, but Pavlich is optimistic they can bounce back quickly next year. http://www.saintsrookiestore.com/Saints-Nick-Fairley-Jersey/ .S. hockey team after paying his dues as an NHL general manager for more than three decades and giving up a lot of his free time to help USA Hockey. http://www.saintsrookiestore.com/Saints-...Rankins-Jersey/ . Here are his mid-season NBA awards. MVP: (KEVIN DURANT-Thunder) - Has been sensational this season and more importantly, the most consistent player in the league. Considering that his team has been without star guard Russell Westbrook and with the free agent departure of sharpshooter Kevin Martin, hes had to carry the majority of the load to not only keep his team afloat but more importantly, at an elite level. http://www.saintsrookiestore.com/Saints-Bobby-Hebert-Jersey/ . -- Ryan Blaney provided more evidence that Penske Racings No. BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU defensive end Arden Key doesnt necessarily do himself any favors with his unfiltered expressions of self-confidence.The eyebrow-raising sack total the 6-foot-6, 240-pound sophomore has boldly projected for himself provides opposing offensive linemen, blocking tight ends and chipping running backs no shortage of motivation to slam shut every opening Key could possibly find to the quarterback.Yet with five sacks through three games, Key is on pace to reach his stated goal of 20 sacks -- which would shatter LSUs single-season record by eight.Thats gotten the attention of Auburn coach Gus Malzahn, whose team will host Key and 18th-ranked LSU this Saturday.You have to know where he is, Malzahn said. When he knows it is pass, he is a factor.Key is an edge pass-rusher in the mold of former LSU star defensive end Barkevious Mingo, who was tall, relatively slender and fast. Key even wears the same No. 49 Mingo did, but could wind up with more impressive numbers. Mingo maxed out at eight sacks in a season and finished with 17 in his three-year college career before turning pro after his junior season.Key had five sacks as a true freshman last season, meaning the 20-year-old now has double-digit career sacks just three games into his sophomore campaign. His most recent sack -- in which he also stripped Mississippi State quarterback Damian Williams -- resulted in a late-game turnover that sealed LSUs 23-20 victory over the Bulldogs last weekend.Hes a blur to block. He gives you edge pressure immediately, and hell have the penchant for making big plays, LSU head coach Les Miles said. If he keeps working hard and does the right things, hell have a great year.Malzahn said he ranks Key alongside Myles Garrett of Texas A&M as two of the best (pass rushers) in the country.Their skill sets and their explosiveness, their length and their talent -- thats what makes them unique, Malzahn said. http://www.saintsrookiestore.com/Saints-...Davison-Jersey/. Key, who unabashedly revealed in August that he was aiming for 20 sacks, doesnt see any reason why his goal should draw ridicule from offensive linemen around the Southeastern Conference.Its attainable, Key said as he began to lay out the logic underlying his goal. You play 12 games, you get one sack a game, thats 12 sacks. You get a half (more), or two, who knows what youll come out with.Key said that when he spent part of the offseason watching video of his 2015 season, he saw numerous instances in which he could have had sacks that hed missed with better technique and discipline. So he worked on honing his game in those areas, and also built up his lower-body strength -- adding about 10 pounds -- to help him gain more leverage on blockers and improve his balance.He added that the versatile 3-4 scheme installed by first-year LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda should help him.Its going to be hard to chip me when you dont know when Im coming, or where Im coming from, Key said.LSUs single season sack record of 12 was set back in 1989 by linebacker Oliver Lawrence. Key said he simply wont be satisfied by merely breaking that record, which is why hes trying to smash it.I want to be the best pass rusher to ever come out of college football, Key said.Miles sounded almost incredulous when he heard about Keys goal -- not that he wanted to discourage him.I think he will have a very successful year not necessarily having 20 tackles for loss or 20 sacks, Miles said. 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