Posts Tagged ‘NFL Football’

Texas A&M defensive tackle Justin Madubuike in heavy demand before draft

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Texas A&M defensive tackle Justin Madubuike is a rising NFL draft prospect under heavy consideration to be picked in the first round. Madubuike had multiple visits and private workouts scheduled prior to the NFL restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Madubuike was able to visit the Tennessee Titans before the cut-off in March.

Bucs GM: Jameis not draft bust, has bright future

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have parted ways with Jameis Winston, who remains unsigned as a free agent, but general manager Jason Licht believes the quarterback still has a bright future in the NFL. Licht was asked during his pre-draft news conference Thursday if he believes the Heisman Trophy winner, whom Licht selected first overall in the 2015 NFL draft, "was a hit or a miss." "We have a lot of respect for Jameis.

LB Bobby Wagner ‘confident’ Seattle Seahawks will win NFC West in 2020

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Caption Close Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner says he’s “confident” his team will win the NFC West in 2020. Appearing on ESPN’s "First Take" Wednesday, the All-Pro middle linebacker explained his high hopes for the Seahawks in the upcoming season. The offense is led by an “amazing” quarterback in Russell Wilson, but the defense has room for growth, he acknowledged.

Solomon: Texans fans defending DeAndre Hopkins trade a head-scratcher

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

So, why are some of you enthusiastically defending the team getting rid of its best player? The coronavirus has brought out some interesting, and lengthy responses to my column on how Bill O’Brien’s ridiculous explanation of the trade. Thankfully, the worst replies are in the minority.

Edelman won’t be prosecuted in vandalism case

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009 Follow on Twitter New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman will not be prosecuted after being cited by police for misdemeanor vandalism in January, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. Edelman had been arrested Jan. 11 in Beverly Hills, one week after the Patriots' season ended in a wild-card round loss to the Tennessee Titans.

A seven round mock draft to maximally terrify the Packers’ opponents

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Go 11 personnel with Davante Adams, Aiyuk and one of Funchess or Lazard and make defenses play small. Go big in 12 personnel with Jace Sternberger and Kmet, either of whom can play split out or wide. Imagine this group in the red zone.

BTB Community Mock Draft 2nd Round

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

From The Draft Network: BEST TRAIT - Size, Mobility WORST TRAIT - Technique RED FLAGS - Football IQ NFL COMP - Eric Winston A four-year starter, Josh Jones demonstrated steady growth across his career at Houston and played his best ball as a senior in 2019. Jones has tremendous physical upside to develop into a quality starter in the NFL but he’ll require a ton of technical work before he can be inserted into the starting lineup.

Report: Chiefs to re-sign CB Breeland

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs will re-sign cornerback Bashaud Breeland to a one-year contract worth up to $4.5 million, ESPN reported Thursday. Breeland, 28, spent the first four seasons of his career with the Washington Redskins (2014-17). He played with the Green Bay Packers in 2018 before joining the Chiefs last season.

Matt Rhule: Christian McCaffrey is a ‘player that you can build a team around’

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Carolina fans might be feeling a bit punch-drunk after all that and anxious about more changes. Some may be bracing for the team to trade superstar running back Christian McCaffrey, as Pro Football Focus and others have suggested. While it makes sense on some level to cash in now while McCaffrey’s value is peaking, it would also rob the team of their most dynamic playmaker.

Possible return of C A.Q. Shipley ‘a work in progress’

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

The Cardinals re-signed free agent offensive linemen Marcus Gilbert and Max Garcia. Thus far, Shipley remains unsigned. A.Q it’s still a work in progress,” head coach Kliff Kingsbury said in a video conference with reporters this week when asked whether they have interest in re-signing him.