Not only was Brandon Wilson a standout defensive back at Houston, but he also once topped 100 rushing yards in a game against Navy when his team needed him at running back. Now more NFL teams are taking long looks at the freakish athlete who could be a cornerback, safety or running back at the next level.
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The Baltimore Ravens are meeting with Western Michigan wide receiver Corey Davis after all. Davis is scheduled for a pre-draft visit with the Ravens on Monday and Tuesday, according to the NFL Network. He is the last of the top three wide receivers to make their way to Baltimore. The Ravens brought in Clemson's Mike Williams and Washington's John Ross on April 5 as part of their 30 pre-draft visits.
The Cleveland Browns have stepped back into the NFL draft matrix as they ponder the options for the first overall pick. With this team, it seems, nothing is ever plain and simple. The Browns can go chalk and take the consensus choice with the first pick: defensive end Myles Garrett.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are leaving no stone unturned when it comes to trying to find a quarterback in the 2017 NFL Draft class. They have interviewed players like Nate Peterman and Patrick Mahomes, but they have recently been linked to a player who isn’t quite as known as the aforementioned players.
Josh Dobbs will spend the weekend before the NFL draft flying hockey pucks across the desert. No, Dobbs didn't switch sports. He isn't engaging in extreme cross-training or involved in an unlikely smuggling operation. The quarterback who brought Tennessee football back to prominence, beat Florida for the first time in 12 years and led the Volunteers to victory in three bowl games is trying to score one last comeback victory for his school.
The schedule for the 2017 season is set to be announced this week, which means that we will find out which team will be visiting Gillette Stadium to play the Patriots in the first game of the season.
The NFL has had the ability to hire full-time officials since 2012, when the most recent labor deal with the folks who call the games was finalized. But the NFL has yet to implement the approach, for a variety of reasons.
NFL Referees Association executive director Scott Green told Alex Marvez and Zig Fracassi during an SiriusXM NFL Radio interview that the league's referees would prefer to do away with celebration penalties