The draft is more interesting now that Kyler Murray has entered it. The Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback took college football by storm, and his presence will impact the whole first round. But where will he land in The Tennessean's post-Senior Bowl mock draft? (Note: the order for the final two selections will be set after Super Bowl LIII.) 1. Arizona Cardinals — Quinnen Williams, DL, Alabama | Williams still fits well here, but given the possibility of three quarterbacks in the top half of the draft, someone will trade up. The Cardinals need picks. Hi, Denver. 2. San Francisco 49ers — Nick Bosa, DE, Ohio State | San Francisco must add some playmakers this offseason. The 49ers set the record for the fewest amount of forced turnovers in NFL history (seven) and is the only team ever to have less than 11. Bosa will at least knock the quarterback around and flirt with a turnover. 3. New York Jets — Josh Allen, … [Read more...] about NFL mock draft, post-Senior Bowl edition: Is Kyler Murray the No. 1 overall pick?
When was pacman jones drafted
MOBILE, Ala. — After three days of practice in the lead-up to Saturday's Senior Bowl, the Titans now have film and evaluations on some of the top college prospects in the country. Here's a few questions they face with three months until the 2019 NFL draft in Nashville. How should the Titans spend their first-round pick? To begin the first day of practice in Mobile, Titans coach Mike Vrabel positioned himself in the stands behind an end zone at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, isolated. He stood with notes in hand while watching intently as the position group directly in front of him went through drills. Edge rushers. It’s the Titans’ top area of need. With the draft loaded with talent at the position, it seems likely where they’ll spend their 19th overall pick. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Titans: The team's history of first round picks, from Jevon Kearse to Ma... Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. … [Read more...] about 2019 NFL draft: 4 questions Titans will face after Senior Bowl
MOBILE, Ala. — Mike Vrabel has a man on the inside, someone the Titans coach can rely on to leak behind-the-scenes scouting reports on the several intriguing NFL draft prospects out of Boston College. His son. OK, maybe Tyler Vrabel isn’t being utilized quite like a covert informant. But the fact that he’s a rising sophomore offensive tackle for the Eagles certainly has played a vital role in their link with the Titans. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Titans: The team's history of first round picks, from Jevon Kearse to Ma... Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 1997: Kenny Holmes (No. 18 overall) Defensive End, Miami (Fla.) Holmes was selected to the Tennessee Oilers in the first season of transition from Houston to Nashville and made an immediate impact with seven sacks in his rookie as a rotational lineman. Holmes played four solid seasons in Tennessee before moving on to the New York Giants. Mark … [Read more...] about 2019 NFL draft: Could Titans keep tapping into Boston College connection?
He was this jolt of energy and optimism, the burly jock who wasn’t afraid to dance and sing in the high school musical, the college freshman who showed up to football tryouts with his cleats in a Walmart sack and a self-belief that was unshakeable, the brother to nine siblings who facetimed each because a simple call wouldn’t let him see their smile on the other end of the phone. He was the walk-on who became a team captain and backbone of the defense, the adventurer who spent a Christmas break in Costa Rica teaching the locals how to play American football, the never-met-a-stranger college star who lugged a GoPro across campus for an entire year just so he could take a selfie with every member of the student body. He was the longshot who hosted a draft day party, then never got the call, the fighter who moved back in with his parents and took the 4 a.m. shift at UPS just to keep his dying dream alive, the too-small linebacker from the too-small program who scraped his … [Read more...] about ‘He was living his dream’: How Edwin Jackson continues to inspire
LINDEN, N.J. – Former All-Star Major League Baseball player Lenny Dykstra brandished a bag and allegedly put it to the back of his Uber driver's head before yelling "I'll (expletive) shoot you," according to police reports obtained by My Central Jersey. Dykstra, 55, was arrested outside Linden Police Headquarters just before 3:30 a.m. on May 23 when police officers were alerted to a vehicle that sped into the attached parking garage. He was charged with third-degree making terroristic threats, third-degree charges for possession of cocaine and MDMA and disorderly persons charges for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was released on a summons pending a June 8 Union County Superior Court appearance, which was waived, and now is scheduled to return to court in July. The new details emerged after My Central Jersey obtained documents through an Open Public Records Act request. According to police reports, Dykstra claimed the Uber driver had kidnapped him. … [Read more...] about Lenny Dykstra arrest: ‘Take me to Staten Island or I’ll blow your (expletive) head off’