CHARLOTTE -- When Kony Ealy's name was announced in the second round for being drafted by the Carolina Panthers, there was no shortage of experts and fans alike that were stunned and bewildered at the selection of the defensive end out of Missouri.
After all, the Panthers already boast one of the best defensive front sevens in the NFL and they had glaring weaknesses in several positions...
Selection: Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri Ealy could have easily been a first round pick, so the value here is exceptional. However, Carolina can not be making luxury picks. They could definitely use him in the future, but they have giant holes that need to be filled immediately. They still have a weak group of receivers, no quarterbacks, and no left tackle. Some people had them grabbing...
Ian Rapoport reports that there is “significant interest” from teams looking to trade up into the top-40 picks.
According to Rapoport, the Cowboys are a team to watch in regards to a potential move up the board for Missouri DE Kony Ealy.
Rapoport adds that Boise State DE/OLB DeMarcus Lawrence could also be a target for the Cowboys if they were to trade up.
There is no...
Kevin Acee of the Union Tribune San Diego is “hearing” that the Chargers have interest in Missouri DE Kony Ealy.
Reports from earlier in the day mentioned that they would like to come away with one of their top cornerbacks, but Acee mentions that Ealy could be a decent selection if they happen to be gone.
Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post reported earlier in the week that...
Ian Rapoport reported earlier this morning that some NFL teams would like to see Missouri edge rusher Kony Ealy add about 15 lbs and convert to playing defensive tackle at the next level.
Rapoport mentions that doing so could lead to Ealy coming off the board higher than many expect.
Rapoport adds that if Ealy was to play three-technique in the NFL, teams like the Giants,...
Gil Brandt of the NFL Network provides a number of updates regarding visits for draft prospects.
Missouri DE Kony Ealy visited Rams this week and will work out for another four other teams. (Gil Brandt)
According to Brandt, Ealy has a “chance to go higher than first thought.”
Indiana WR Cody Latimer reportedly has seven visits lined up with: the Bills, Eagles,...
The offseason has begun for the 32 NFL owners, GMs and numerous coaches. The next big event is the NFL Scouting Combine later this month and one of the biggest defensive players in the draft is Missouri DE Kony Ealy. Ealy (Junior) stands at 6’5″ and weights 272lbs is a physical specimen, and although the […]
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Missouri defensive end Kony Ealy is bypassing his senior season for the NFL draft.
Ealy said Friday night after the No. 9 Tigers' 41-31 win over No. 13 Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl that he felt it was time "to go on to the next level."
An All-SEC pick, the 6-foot-5 Ealy had six tackles and two sacks in his final game, pushing his season total to 9 1/2 sacks...
Missouri defensive end Kony Ealy is bypassing his senior season for the NFL draft.
Ealy said Friday night after the No. 9 Tigers' 41-31 win over No. 13 Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl that he felt it was time ''to go on to the next level.''
An All-SEC pick, the 6-foot-5 Ealy had six tackles and two sacks in his final game, pushing his season total to 9 1/2 sacks.
''I love my...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014
Missouri may have won the Cotton Bowl over Oklahoma State tonight, but the Tigers will be losing one of the biggest reasons for their success in 2013-2014. Star junior defensive end Kony Ealy announced after the victory that he will be taking his talents to the NFL next season. Ealy is currently projected by most scouts as a first or second round pick in next April’s draft.