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High hopes for Derek Carr, Amari Cooper chemistry

New Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper, who likely can't wait to get started and get to know signal-caller Derek Carr, says being in Crimonson Tide's program under head coach Nick Saban has prepared him for the pros, and he looks to make an immediate impact in the Raiders' offense in 2015. "[Saban] wanted us to work hard. He wanted guys of high character," Cooper said...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

New Falcons DE Beasley vows to play 'lights out every play'

Defensive end Vic Beasley knows fullw ell that the knock on him going intot he NFL Draft was a bit of a penchant for taking some plays off here and there. Now, as a professional, he's looking to correct that and silence his detractors in 2016. "I think the biggest transition for me, from college to the NFL, would be playing lights out every play and not taking any plays off...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dimitroff: No interest in trading for Seahawks' Irvin

Atlanta Falcons general manager Tom Dimitroff is denying rumors that his team had an interest in trading for Seahawks OLB Bruce Irvin during the first round for the 2015 NFL Draft on Thrusday night. "He’s under contract," Dimitroff told Atlanta's 92.9 FM, Friday morning. "I didn’t give it a second thought." Conflicting reports as to whether the Seahawks decided to decline...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

GM John Schneider undecided on Irvin's 5th-year option

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider says that the team is still weighing the pros and cons of picking up outside linebacker Bruce Irvin's 5th-year option, per the Everett Herald. Picking up option would pay Irvin $7.75 million in 2016, perhaps a little too rich for the Seahawks' taste. The 27-year-old Irvin had 37 tackles and 6 1/2 sacks in 2014. John Schneider...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears sign Malcolm Bronson to two-year deal

According to Chicago Bears Chicago Bears Radio Network Sideline Reporter, the Bears have signed safety Malcolm Bronson to a two-year deal. Safety is one of the Bears’ many priorities going into the NFL Draft despite signing veteran Antrel Rolle in free agency. Bronson was on the 2013 Kansas City Chiefs practice squad in 2013 as an undrafted free agent out of McNeese St. #Bears...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers trying to move up in second round

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Steelers are one of many teams trying to move up to a higher pick in the second round on Friday night. The Steelers are the owners of the 56th pick in the second round, while having six more picks to bargain with. Titans entertaining offers for top pick in 2nd round, No. 33. Top teams in round 2 all taking calls. One team interested in...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Bruce Irvin could be heading to Atlanta

According to Mike Florio of profootballtalk.com, reports are surfacing that Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin could be heading to the Falcons. Preliminary reports came out on Thursday; however, a first round pick for Irvin wouldn't be in-line with his value. Starting in the second round, Irvin's value fits the second to fourth round and he could be moved after the team declined...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers were motivated to pick 'run stopper' LB Bud Dupree

Pittsburgh Steelers general manger and coach Mike Tomlin saw top pick linebacker Bud Dupree as a run stopper, which played a huge part in motivating them to select him. "He is very, very strong at the point (of attack)," Colbert said, via Steelers.com. "He can power rush, He can speed rush. He can put moves together. He can rush off of two feet or out of a three-point (stance...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Browns candidates to move up on second day of NFL Draft

According to Marc Sessler of NFL.com, the Cowboys and Browns are candidates to move up on the second day of the 2015 NFL Draft. The Cowboys need a running back while the Browns are in search of a playmaker at the wide receiver position. Sessler writes: 'Dallas turned its fortunes around last season by churning out a clock-chewing, ground-happy attack. With DeMarco Murray...
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Patriots’ 1st-round pick Malcom Brown calls his style 'relentless'

The New England Patriots selected Texas DT Malcom Brown with the No. 32 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft, who was a consensus first-team All American in 2014, finishing his Longhorns career with 29 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, and two forced fumbles. Brown, 6'2, 319 pounds, is a viable replacement for the departed Vince Wilfork and describes his style of play 'relentless.'...
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John Elway on Shane Ray: 'We thought it was too good to be true'

The Denver Broncos traded up with Lions to select Missouri OLB Shane Ray with the No. 23 overall pick in the 2015 draft and general manger John Elway said 'We thought it was too good to be true that he was still there.' Elway didn't let Ray's arrest for marijuana possession on Monday deter him from selecting the young pass-rusher. "We thought it was too good to be true that...
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No. 19 overall pick Cameron Erving ready to 'try to dominate every player that I play'

The Cleveland Browns selected Florida State OL Cameron Erving with the No. 19 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft and is ready to 'dominate.' Erving, 6'6,313 pounds, was the ACC's top offensive lineman for the past two years, but projects best as a center in the NFL. However, Erving said that no matter where that team will put him, he plans on being a force. "I've looked up...
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GM John Dorsey on Marcus Peters: 'I think he will be fine'

Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said the club had done in-depth background on the Chiefs No. 18 overall pick CB Marcus Peters in the 2015 NFL draft, and believes the team has a culture to help him transition to the NFL. “I think he will be fine. I really do. I think he will be fine,” Dorsey said, via Profootballtalk.com. “What we have is a unique locker room...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys still looking for veteran cornerback, could move Byron Jones to safety

Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said despite selecting UConn CB Byron Jones with the No. 27 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft, the team will continue to search for a veteran to add to their defensive secondary. Jones joins Brandon Carr and Orlando Scandrick as one of the Cowboys' top three corners. “We were so fortunate last year to have Carr and Scandrick...
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Andy Reid sticks it to Eagles, convinced Titans to hold onto No. 2 overall pick

According to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, former Eagles and current Chief coach Andy Reid told Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt to hold onto the second pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and select Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. “I was talking to Andy today,’’ Whisenhunt explained to King. “He told me the story about Ditka offering a whole draft for his pick. I understood what...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson's agent says RB wants more money to stay in Minnesota

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's agent Ben Dogra has changed his tune from demanding his client to be traded, to getting the rusher a pay raise to stay in the Twin City. “One of the things that I appreciate with the Vikings is their resolve to say ‘we’re not trading him,'” Dogra told USA Today. “That tells me they value him not only as a football player, but...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers expected to turn focus to cornerback on second night of NFL Draft

According to Jerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the selection of outside linebacker Bud Dupree with their first round pick, the team will turn their focus on rebuilding a needy cornerback position. “There’s a lot left to happen,” general manager Kevin Colbert said. “We’ll spectate and see who else gets picked and see what’s left. We’ll re-position and see who’s available...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio on Amari Cooper: 'It's rare to have that kind of polish' coming out of college

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio believes his team landed the most talented receiver in the draft, stating that the type of ability wide receiver Amari Cooper (who was selected with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2015 draft) has is rare to say the least. Cooper, 6'1,211 pounds, will be Derek Carr's unquestioned No. 1 receiver in an offense that was previously a bunch of twos...
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Jack Del Rio on Amari Cooper: 'It's rare to have that kind of polish' coming out of college

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio believes his team landed the most talented receiver in the draft, stating that the type of ability wide receiver Amari Cooper (who was selected with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2015 draft) has is rare to say the least. Cooper, 6'1,211 pounds, will be Derek Carr's unquestioned No. 1 receiver in an offense that was previously a bunch of twos...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike V: 1st round in the books – recap vs mock draft

The picks are in and the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft is completed. The initial story of the draft was around which QB would go first and would Tennessee trade their pick for the other QB. Depressingly in the end, nothing happened and Jameis Winston went #1 and Marcus Mariota went #2. There was last minute talk about could Mariota bump Winston, but Tampa got the person they...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer says first round pick CB Trae Waynes' 'overall game is the combination of everything'

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer couldn't be happier that his team selected help on the defensive side of the ball with their first round pick, selecting Michigan State CB Trae Waynes. The Vikings selected Waynes with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft. Zimmer now has the bookend next to Xavier Rhodes, as Waynes (6'0/186) started 27 games at MSU, while allowing...
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GM Ted Thompson on first round pick Damarious Randall: 'We took a good football player'

The Green Bay Packers selected Arizona State FS Damarious Randall with the No. 30 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft and general manager Ted Thompson said the surprise pick was the type of value the team was looking for. Randall, 5'11,196 pounds, showed big-time playmaking ability with 15 tackles for loss, six INTs, and four forced fumbles and performed well at the NFL Combine...
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Mike Mayock on Packers' No. 30 pick: 'By far the best cover safety in this draft'

The Green Bay Packers went with an easy upgrade to their secondary, selecting former Arizona State safety Damarious Randall with the 29th pick overall in the 2015 NFL Draft. The NFL Network's Mike Mayock had high praises for Randall: "Randall is what today's free safety is all about. He is by far the best cover safety in this draft. Randall can play man-to-man; he has cornerback...
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Patriots get high grades with DT Malcom Brown pick

As the NFL Network's Mike Mayock put it, "to get [Malcom] Brown at 32 is tremendous." Former Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown became a consistent 'riser' in the NFL Draft in 2014, and with good reason. In 2014, he became first DT to lead Texas in tackles for loss and sacks since Tony Degrate in 1984, while also becoming a finalist for both the Bronco Nagurski Trophy (most...
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Steelers fill much-needed role with Bud Dupree selection

Outside linebacker was on the Pittsburgh Steelers' collective minds heading into the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, and one standout athlete happened to be right there for the taking at No. 22 overall. The Steelers selected the 6-foot-4, 269-pound Alvin 'Bud' Dupree out of Kentucky, who's drawing comparisons to the New England Patriots' Jamie Collins. Some see Dupree as a...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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