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Worst defensive line draft picks in New York Jets history

The New York Jets have had their fair share of defensive studs line up in a three-point stance and getting to the quarterback over the years. From Mark Gastineau to John Abraham, the Jets front office generally knows how to pick ‘em. But then there’s the proverbial whiff, where you’re left scratching your head. These are those guys, the ones who, rather than doing the tackling...
Via cover32 - Jets
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams cut former 1st-round pick Gholston

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Former first-round draft pick Vernon Gholston, fullback Ovie Mughelli and running back Chase Reynolds were among the players cut by the St. Louis Rams. NFL teams have until 9 p.m. EDT to get to a 53-player roster. Gholston, the No. 6 pick in the draft by the New York Jets, did not play in 2011. He was picked up earlier in the preseason to add depth to the defensive...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams reach for Vernon Gholston, the defensive Ryan Leaf

There is a time every year before the NFL season begins when we all wonder what's going on a little more than usual. Sure, we all ponder things like coaches and draft picks - not to mention free agents, but the thing that gets us scratching our collective heads comes later, doesn't it? Yesterday, the Rams gave me yet another chance to reach for the Blanton's as I grumbled...
Via Rams Herd
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

DE Gholston returns to field for Rams

ST. LOUIS, MO. (AP) Vernon Gholston hopes the lessons learned during a year away from the NFL means a return to the league. The defensive end was on the field Thursday for the first time since Chicago cut him at the end of training camp in 2011. The St. Louis Rams brought him in mostly because of an apparent foot injury to Eugene Sims, who was in a walking boot Wednesday and didn...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams sign former first-rounder Gholston

The Rams signed former first-round pick Vernon Gholston to a one-year deal. Gholston was the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft but the Ohio State product didn't make the transition from college defensive end to 3-4 rush linebacker with the Jets. He was released after three seasons and never recorded a sack in a regular-season game. Gholston was signed after working out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams sign DE Vernon Gholston

The St. Louis Rams have signed defensive end Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft but so far a bust in the NFL. The Rams announced the signing Wednesday night on their Twitter feed. The team also brought in Andre Carter for a workout. Gholston had no sacks in three seasons with the New York Jets, who tried to convert him to an outside linebacker. He did not...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams sign former first-round pick

The St. Louis Rams have signed defensive end Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft but so far a bust in the NFL. The Rams announced the signing Wednesday night on their Twitter feed. The team also brought in Andre Carter for a workout. Gholston had no sacks in three seasons with the New York Jets, who tried to convert him to an outside linebacker. He did not...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams sign former Jets bust Vernon Gholston

AP According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the St. Louis Rams have announced that they’ve signed linebacker Vernon Gholston. #Rams announced they have signed DE Vernon Gholston who did not work out when #Bears had him in camp last summer — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) August 22, 2012 Gholston was drafted in the first round by the Jets just a few years ago and has never lived...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions work out Vernon Gholston

The Detroit Lion worked out former New York Jets first-round bust Vernon Gholston, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. The former Ohio State star tried out for the Houston Texans earlier this season. Gholston didn't succeed with the Jets or during a brief stint with the Chicago Bears.
Via profootball.scout.com
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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