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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Football

Jaguars TE Zach Potter questions team over punter draft pick

Those following the NFL Draft on Friday probably had to do a double take when they saw the Jaguars selected Cal punter Bryan Anger with the seventh pick in the third round. It was a pick for which the Jags came under fire — these days taking a punter that early is rarely seen. Even…Read More

Janoris Jenkins has a hilarious reason why he rejects the Pacman Jones comparison

Talented cornerback. Multiple off-the-field issues. Drafted by Jeff Fisher. The comparisons between Janoris Jenkins and Pacman Jones are evident. But because of one glaring difference, Jenkins doesn’t buy the link to the notoriously oft-troubled Jones. The Rams’ second-round pick jumped on SiriusXM radio with host Adam Schein on Friday and rejected the Pacman comparison when…Read More

LaMichael James spent his draft day with Willie Lyles

The 49ers used the 61st pick of the NFL Draft on Friday to add Oregon’s LaMichael James to their crowded backfield. It was a big day (as evidenced by the logjam of messages on his phone) for James, and there to share the moment with him was none other than Willie Lyles, the very man…Read More

Jon Gruden, Mel Kiper Jr. have heated discussion over Russell Wilson (Video)

The ESPN NFL Draft set was never more animated than when the analysts began discussing quarterback prospect Russell Wilson. Early in the third round, the only quarterback taken on the second day was Brock Osweiler. ESPN showed draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.’s quarterback board, and he said Wilson was more of a fourth-round prospect. Kiper’s…Read More

Someone pranked Mohamed Sanu, made him think Bengals drafted him

Watching your name tumble down the draft board when you were hoping to be taken in the first round must be a stressful experience. With 26 players already selected ahead of him in the first round Thursday night, Rutgers wide receiver Mohamed Sanu was overjoyed when he got a phone call informing him that the…Read More

Patriots change draft approach, finally address pass rush needs

In his 12 years as head coach of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick has traded up in the first round of the draft only twice. On Thursday night, he matched that number. Belichick and the Patriots traded up from No. 27 to No. 21 to acquire Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones. They then traded…Read More

Morris Claiborne says he blew off part of the Wonderlic test

Morris Claiborne was heavily ridiculed for recording one of the lowest Wonderlic test scores in memory — a 4 out of 50 — and said on Thursday he blew off parts of the test. Claiborne, who was drafted sixth overall by the Cowboys, told the media he had problems with the test and didn’t work…Read More

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