Chargers draft CB Verrett from TCU

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Jason Verrett is already familiar with Qualcomm Stadium. It's where he made his first Division I interception, when his TCU Horned Frogs beat San Diego State. "I'd definitely like to get another one out there in a Chargers uniform," Verrett said Thursday night after the Chargers took him with the 25th pick in the NFL draft. Now Verrett needs to get used to the size...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Verrett pick and the players still on the board for San Diego on draft Friday

Day 1 of the draft is complete and the Chargers got a player at a position of need. Jason Verrett has arrived in San Diego and will need to produce day one for the thin Chargers secondary. Verrett was one of the highest rated corners in this year’s draft and being picked at 25 is not a stretch. It was a little painful to see Darqueze Dennard go the pick before the Chargers, as...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Who do the “experts” think the Carolina Panthers will draft?

Today is the day. While mock drafts have been composed exhaustingly over the past few months, tonight marks the start of the 2014 NFL Draft. We’ve done our own mock draft on cover32 that projects the Carolina Panthers to trade out the 28th overall pick, but what are others saying? Several final mocks are out and here’s how they look. Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller has the Panthers...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Hoping To Take A CB In Round One

  According to Michael Gehlken of the Union Tribune San Diego, the Chargers are hoping that one of their two or three highest-rated cornerbacks will be available to them at No. 25 overall. Gehlken specifically mentions that the Chargers “covet” Ohio State’s Bradley Roby and Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard. Gehlken adds that TCU’s Jason Verrett could be an option...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers’ ideal first round of the draft would include these two players

This is it, the first round of the NFL draft. This is where the 49ers can take their team to the next level. They need a wide receiver. They need a cornerback. Which do they take first Thursday in New York? As you’ll notice in our latest mock draft, we have the 49ers trading their pick at No. 30 overall to the Baltimore Ravens to move up and get LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears draft sleepers to watch for

As Chicago Bears fans prepare for the draft, they’re all trying to guess who the 14th pick will be. If the last two years is any indication, it isn’t any of the names you’re used to seeing on mock drafts. We all know the Bears needs and every fan has different things they want for the team. We know the Bears are putting an emphasis on rebuilding their defensive line this year...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft injury report: Safeties and Cornerbacks

With the NFL Draft only a couple days away, many teams have a glaring need for secondary help. This year's draft may arguably have some of the best defensive prospects coming out of college in a long time. And most of them are coming out of the cornerback and safety positions.Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward is highly touted as a top three safety along with Calvin Pryor out of...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

ATS 2014 NFL Mock Draft: San Diego Chargers, No. 25

Welcome to the Around the SPOT: 2014 NFL Mock Draft collaboration. For the next two-and-a-half weeks leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pro Football Spot panel of journalists will give their analysis on potential first-round draft prospects and their eventual whereabouts. Barring changes or conflicts, our schedule will go as follows:May 5-7: Picks 25-32May 8-10: 2014 NFL DraftOur...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The list of Chargers’ pre-draft workouts is what you need to prepare for the draft

At this point, even the most casual Chargers’ fan probably knows the players anticipated to be on the board when the Bolts pick at 25. From the home run option like Darqueze Dennard, to the steady selection of a Jason Verrett, to the reach on Louis Nix III, we likely won’t be shocked when commissioner Goodell announces the newest member of the San Diego Chargers. In a draft this...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

ATS 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Cincinnati Bengals, No. 24

Welcome to the Around the SPOT: 2014 NFL Mock Draft collaboration. For the next two-and-a-half weeks leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pro Football Spot panel of journalists will give their analysis on potential first-round draft prospects and their eventual whereabouts. Barring changes or conflicts, our schedule will go as follows:Apr. 28-30, May 1-2: Picks 13-24May 5-7: Picks...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

7-Round Mock Draft: Denver Broncos

Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports Round 1 Pick 31: Jason Verrett, CB, TCU (B+) The Broncos lost Champ Bailey, so they need a #3 CB who is physical, like Bailey was in his prime. Round 2 Pick 31: Chris Borland, ILB, Wisconsin (B+) With the loss of Wesley Woodyard, they need someone to play ILB. Round 3 Pick 31: Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor (B-) I’m not sold on Montee Ball...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Day One 49ers Draft Prospects: Jason Verrett

The NFL Draft will be here before we know it. May 8th is right around the corner. Many analysts are projecting five corner backs to be selected in the first round. The San Francisco 49ers are set to make the 30th selection in the first round and there is a good chance that they select one of those five corners. Today we will take a look at one of the day one 49ers draft prospects...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

If Todd McShay was the Chargers GM, he would take Bradley Roby

ESPN’s Todd McShay came out with an interesting article today in which he goes through the first round as if he were picking for each team. At pick No. 25, he selects Bradley Roby for the Chargers and mentions he had a tough time choosing between Roby and TCU’s Jason Verrett. Roby has all the tools, but Verrett has been more consistent throughout his career. Personally, I would...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Round 1, Pick #22 — for SI.com writers, a Ball of Confusion…

I’ve rarely seen such a wide array of disagreement among the head football writers at Sports Illustrated regarding a 1st Round pick by the Philadelphia Eagles. You know most of the writers’ names— Chris Burke, Don Banks, Doug Farrar — these are big names in the biz. They’re in the major leagues, baby. Usually they are in concert by this time leading up to the Draft. Not...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

At 15, the Steelers are Facing a Drastically Changing Landscape

The National Football League Draft really is a living, breathing organism. In the weeks leading up to its’ annual birth, it consistently changes and is gone over more times than the federal budget. In what has to be one of the more unpredictable drafts in recent years, the 2014 version is shaping up to be a full-out guessing game throughout the first round. The Houston Texans are...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Notes: Monday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Monday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors:   South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney is visiting with the Texans on Monday. (NFLTR) Florida DT Dominique Easley is visiting with the Cowboys this week. (Todd Archer) ———– Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is visiting with the Texans on Monday. (NFLTR) Buffalo OLB Khalil...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Meeting With CBs Jason Verrett & Darqueze Dennard This Week

  Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets are hosting cornerbacks Jason Verrett (TCU) and Darqueze Dennard (TCU) this week. Mehta also reported that the Jets will meet with a number of receiver prospects including USC WR Marqise Lee, LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. and Oregon State WR Brandin Cooks as well. Verrett has reportedly met with the Steelers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Full analysis of the three corners S.D. may be picking from (Roby, Verrett, Fuller)

The main problem with the San Diego defense last season was the secondary. With a rotating cast of cornerbacks throughout the season, the Chargers must address this need in the upcoming draft. Luckily, the Chargers have struck gold when it comes to the depth at cornerback in this upcoming draft. I will be looking at potential prospects that could very well land in San Diego when...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers | Best & Worst Case Scenario for Round 1 of the NFL Draft

The Steelers will be looking for needs on both sides of the ball when pick 15 rolls around. Some of their bigger needs are at WR, OT, and the secondary it might just come down to best player available. Below is a best/worst case scenario that the Steelers could face come draft day. Best Case: Taylor Lewan OT, Michigan In my eyes Taylor Lewan and the Steelers would be a match made...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – TCU CB Jason Verrett

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. Being as TCU cornerback Jason Verrett was in […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – TCU CB Jason Verrett...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Visits: Monday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Monday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald is visiting with the Cowboys on Monday. (Charean Williams) Virginia Tech CB Kyle Fuller is visiting with the Lions on Monday.  (Dave Birkett) Missouri DL Kony Ealy is visiting with the Cowboys on Monday.  (Charean Williams) Louisville S Calvin Pryor will visit...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Hosting DE Scott Crichton, CB Shaquille Richardson, CB Jason Verrett For Pre Draft Visits

The Pittsburgh Steelers are entertaining three more pre draft visitors on Monday and all three play on the defensive side of the ball. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, Oregon State defensive end Scott Crichton, Arizona cornerback Shaquille Richardson and TCU cornerback Jason Verrett are all in on Monday. Measuring in at under 6'3", […] Steelers Hosting DE Scott Crichton...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Visits: Friday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Friday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Fresno State QB Derek Carr will visit the Buccaneers next Wednesday and the Browns the week after. (Ian Rapoport) Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo is working out for the Vikings Friday. (Adam Schefter) Texas A&M tackle Jake Matthews will visit with the Falcons the week of April...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Can the San Francisco 49ers afford to draft a CB over a WR in 1st round?

It’s a small mailbag this week, but Joshua Osborne brought up a good question: @alexfarkas13 @cover32_SF that’s awesome I heard this draft class is deep at WR so theres a good chance they move up for a CB and still — Joshua Osborne (@BigJosh49) April 9, 2014 @alexfarkas13 @cover32_SF get a quality WR later on. What is your opinion on this — Joshua Osborne (@BigJosh49) April...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – TCU CB Jason Verrett

By Alex Kozora Our focus has shifted to the offseason and for the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on several draft prospects. Some of these players the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at and others will be top players that will be off the board before they select. All to make you as […] 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – TCU CB Jason Verrett is a post from:...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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