Since the beginning of the NFL offseason, the Washington Redskins have been in talks with quarterback Kirk Cousins about a new contract. Months have passed and it seems that both sides just can’t agree on a new deal.
Leading up to the NFL Draft, many thought that the Tennessee Titans would draft offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil #1 overall before trading the pick to the Los Angeles Rams. With Tunsil on board, many thought that Taylor Lewan would have to move to right tackle.
When the Tennessee Titans drafted Alabama running back Derrick Henry, many wondered what this would mean for recently acquired DeMarco Murray. The Titans traded for Murray a few months ago to be what many believed to be the workhorse at the running back position.
The Philadelphia Eagles did exactly what everyone thought they were going to do during the NFL Draft last night. The Eagles selected Carson Wentz with the second overall pick, which I’m sure has further pissed off starting quarterback Sam Bradford.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made headlines during the second day of the NFL Draft. The Bucs traded up to select Florida State kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round, which raised a lot of eyebrows.
It seems that for the past few years, NFL coaches and scout have criticized the skill players coming out of Guz Malzahn’s scheme at Auburn. There was a lot of criticism aimed at Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates when he was going through the draft process.
There are plenty of players that watch the NFL Draft just like all the fans do, but for different reasons. Some players watch the draft to see if their team selects a player that could potentially take over the position that they currently hold.
Going into the NFL Draft, everyone thought that quarterback Robert Griffin III would be the Cleveland Browns starting heading into the 2016 regular season. So when the Browns drafted USC quarterback Cody Kessler, most fans thought that he would be given a chance to develop as a backup.
Now that the NFL Draft is over, many teams are looking ahead to the start of rookie mini-camp at the end of the week. But the Dallas Cowboys are still questioning themselves about a player they missed out on.
Going into the NFL Draft, there were reports that the Dallas Cowboys were looking for a way to acquired another first round pick. It was reported that the Cowboys were targeting quarterback Paxton Lynch but the Denver Broncos beat them to the punch.