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#DLineZOU: Arizona drafts former Missouri DE Markus Golden

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals traded down three spots in the second round, then used the pick to select defensive end/outside linebacker Markus Golden of Missouri. The Cardinals moved from 55th to 58th overall in a trade with Baltimore, acquiring a fifth-round draft pick from the Ravens (158th overall) in the deal. The 6-foot-2, 260-pound Golden was a second-team all-SEC...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri C Mitch Morse picked No. 49 overall in Round 2 by Kansas City: Ron Higgins' Instant Analysis

Talked up by the Missouri coaches and NFL offensive line coaches bought in the more they looked at film.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 days ago

Former Mizzou DE Shane Ray begins his redemption tour

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Shane Ray assured everyone his foot is on the mend. His reputation may take a little more time. The Denver Broncos' first-round selection arrived in the NFL with baggage after his citation for possession of pot three days before the draft. That overshadowed the little detail that the pass rusher out of Missouri has a hyper-extended right big toe he's been too...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Ray begins his redemption tour

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Shane Ray assured everyone his foot is on the mend. His reputation may take a little more time. The Denver Broncos first-round selection arrived in the NFL with baggage after his citation for possession of pot three days before the draft. That overshadowed the little detail the pass rusher out of Missouri has a hyper-extended right big toe he's been too busy...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Interested in WR Dorial Green-Beckham?

The Tennessee Titans will have the first pick of the second round of the NFL Draft tonight and if you ask Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com, the team could set its sights on wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. #Titans seem to like Dorial Green-Beckham, who was in for a pre-draft visit. Wouldn't be shocked if he is the pick at No. 33. — Terry McCormick (@terrymc13) May 1, 2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Here's Missouri offensive linemen pumping iron in Daisy Dukes

Friday means "dress down day" for Missouri senior center Evan Boehm and that policy followed him to the gym where he and other offensive linemen wore... Daisy Dukes during a workout.   "You have to have fun doing the job you love!" Boehm wrote. "Had a good time with the Boys today for dress down day!" Here's Boehm's spotter Connor McGovern, a senior guard, taking his turn at the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Elway moves up, steals Shane Ray

The Denver Broncos moved up and got their man. This is an absolute steal by John Elway and Co. Broncos just traded up to Detroit at No. 23 and took Missouri pass rusher Shane Ray. Second straight character pick by Broncos. #9News. — Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) May 1, 2015 Ray was cited for possession of marijuana on Monday in Missouri, but wasn’t handcuffed, never taken to jail...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Was Shane Ray Taken In The 2015 NFL Draft?

Former Missouri defensive end Shane Ray has been taken at No. 23 overall by the Denver Broncos in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the first Missouri Tiger to be taken this year. Round 1 – Pick 23 Broncos select Shane Ray, DE, Missouri #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/gkGbXh82he — #NFLDraft (@nfl) May 1, 2015 Ray, who was issued a citation for marijuana possession earlier this week...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Adam Schefter Believes Shane Ray Will Be Drafted in Round 1

There may be no player as controversial in the 2015 NFL draft than Missouri’s Shane Ray. First, there were the injury concerns, with Ray injuring his toe in his team’s January 1 bowl game. That injury kept him from participating in the scouting combine and held him to a disappointing showing at his Pro Day in March. Though it was later revealed that Ray’s foot injury—categorized...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Rumors: Shane Ray, Bears, Browns, Buccaneers, & Titans

Shane Ray A number of teams are impressed with Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray and his handling of the fallout of his marijuana citation. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Ray remains a lock for the first round, despite his off-field and injury flags. “I don’t have any doubt that he’s gonna go somewhere in the first round,” Schefter said, ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Rumors: Shane Ray, Browns, Dolphins, Jaguars, & Saints

Shane Ray Peter King reports that Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray is still drawing first-round interest and forcing teams to think very hard about picking him. According to King, at least one team drafting in the Top 10 was doing “significant work” on Ray Wednesday. King admits that Ray could slide in round one, but NFL teams appear to be heartened by ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite marijuana citation, Shane Ray is still a top 10 NFL Draft prospect

NFL draft prospect Shane Ray’s high draft grade has burned out thanks to his recent marijuana citation, but should it? Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manger Mark Dominick went as far to say that Ray would fall to the third or fourth round during a segment on ESPN Radio’s Mike and Mike, on Tuesday. However, NFL general managers should NOT be overly concerned with Ray’s...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Ray Could be a Gift for the Saints

Defensive End Shane Ray out of Missouri was recently busted for marijuana possession, as troubling as this is for not only Ray, but for teams as well, the Saints could be licking their chops. Let me explain why: Ray was originally slated to go in the top 10, then after a subpar work out, experts predicted that he would slip into the 10-20 range, and now after his legal run in, he...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Ray should not be allowed to attend NFL Draft

CHICAGO -- The NFL can't tell teams which college prospects to select this weekend. However, the league can control which players participate in its draft festivities. Shane Ray should have lost that honor immediately Monday when news broke that he was arrested on a marijuana possession charge followed by an inferred admission to the offense. Yet as of Tuesday morning, the University...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Ray Arrested Days before NFL Draft

Shane Ray #56 of the Missouri Tigers celebrates after sacking Joshua Dobbs #11 of the Tennessee Volunteers. (Getty Images) For the second time in the past few weeks, highly touted defensive end, Shane Ray has had a report released about him regarding marijuana. Before this week, the NFL Network has received multiple claims from teams that have met with Ray before the draft, and...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Shane Ray, Draft, Browns, Jets, & Panthers

Shane Ray ESPN’s Mark Dominik (via Adam Schefter) reports that Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray is now automatically enrolled in th behavioral portion of Phase 1 of NFL’s substance abuse program following his marijuana citation. Tony Pauline reports that the belief around the league and in his camp is that Shane Ray will fall out of the ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Buccaneers GM: Draft Prospect Shane Ray “Dropping to Third or Fourth Round”

A week ago, the draft-day controversy surrounding former Missouri linebacker Shane Ray was purely medical, centering around a toe injury that ultimately turned out to not require surgery. Now, Ray’s draft stock is in further peril, given his Monday citation for marijuana possession and a traffic violation. Ray was once considered a top-10 pick. Though the toe injury likely lowered...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Shane Ray, Bengals, Broncos, Browns, & Packers

Shane Ray Ian Rapoport reports that NFL teams drafting in the mid-to-late first round are now doing more work on Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray following his recent citation for marijuana possession. According to Rapoport, Ray has already spoken with many of them. NFL owners and GMs are trying to determine what the real story is with Ray’s ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray Could Drop To Round 3 Or 4 Following Marijuana Citation?

Former Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik mentioned that Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray’s recent marijuana citation could force him to drop out of round one and into the third or fourth round range. “This changes Shane Ray dramatically because it’s, to me, such a poor decision this close to the draft. It’s the decision making. What is this guy ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Ray apologizes for marijuana citation

On Monday morning, former Missouri Tigers standout and reigning SEC Defensive Player of the Year Shane Ray was cited for possessing “35 grams or less of Marijuana” and for failing to drive in the right lane, according to the Missouri State highway patrol. The timing couldn’t have been worse for Ray, who is a projected first-round pick — and potentially even a top ten selection...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Ray Arrested For Possession Of Marijuana: His Free Fall Continues

University of Missouri outside linebacker and top NFL Draft prospect Shane Ray has been arrested for possession of marijuana, just three days before arguably the biggest night of his life.  Just a week ago, Ray was regarded by most as a lock in the first round and a probable top ten pick.  However, with newfound injury concerns regarding his toe surfacing last week and this arrest...
Via Football Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Shane Ray, Draft, Broncos, Eagles, & Jets

Shane Ray According to Albert Breer, a failed drug test from Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray early on his in college career is likely to come back to haunt him following the news that he was cited for marijuana possession on Monday. Breer adds that clubs were willing to overlook the first offense, but the recent ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Highway Patrol: Shane Ray cited for pot possession

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Authorities say NFL prospect Shane Ray has been issued a misdemeanor citation after a trooper found a small amount of marijuana in the defensive end's car. The 6-foot-3, 245-pound Ray was SEC defensive player of the year at Missouri. He is expected to be an early pick in this week's NFL draft. Corporal Scott White with the Missouri Highway Patrol says a trooper...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Ray, NFL First-Round Draft Prospect, Cited For Marijuana Possession

Poor timing, Shane Ray. The former Missouri All-American pass rusher is touted as one of the top prospects of this week’s NFL Draft, but he may have hit a road block. SCOOP: Shane Ray cited for possession of marijuana this morning in Cooper County, MO. mshp.dps.mo.gov/HP71/ArrestDet… http://t.co/hpEIBYWoql— Brandon Kiley (@BKSportsTalk) April 27...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Ray arrested for marijuana possession

Former Missouri pass rusher Shane Ray picked an awful time to get arrested. Ray, who had 14.5 sacks last season for the Tigers, was arrested in Kansas City, Mo., early Monday morning and cited for marijuana possession and driving in the wrong lane. Brandon Kiley of KTGR reported the news and shared a screenshot from...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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