We are now to the third and final round of my third mock draft of the year. There have been a lot of picks swapped from the first round and a lot of premier players are off the board but a lot of players that could find themselves in key roles on teams are still available. Cincinnati is on the clock with the 65th pick.
On Monday, I released the first round of my three-round mock draft. Today, I will move on to round two. There are still several high caliber players on the board and there has been lots of movement before the second round starts as a result of the first round. Let’s get the second day of picks started. Cincinnati is on the clock with the 33rd pick.
Now that the first week of free agency has passed, it is now time for another round of mock drafts. Of course, players like Jadeveon Clowney, Robby Anderson, and Jameis Winston are still on the market as well as some trades still set to happen. Teams have addressed their needs, while some have opened up new needs(ahem, Houston). Now, that free agency has passed, for the most part, Buffalo has filled their need of a primary wide receiver and Las Vegas has filled their linebacker need.
$94,000,000. That is the dead cap figure for Jared Goff this year if he were to be released. Thursday, Goff was awarded another $43,000,000 in guarantees from the Rams. This is just one of the blunders in a terrible series of mishandlings of multiple contracts. The biggest now is the Todd Gurley deal with his release Thursday afternoon. Let’s take a look at the long line of contracts handed out by General Manager, Les Snead as well as some trades that have drastically altered the Rams projections for years to come.
Everyone knew that the Raiders would be active in the offseason this year. The third year of the Jon Gruden tenure, as well as the second under Mike Mayock, was a big one. The Raiders had a great draft last year but had a good amount of cap space to spend in free agency. Well, they have. The first few days of free agency have brought in veteran players to help all over the defense. Let’s take a look at each of the signings and what the new additions mean to the team.
This week, a multitude of high-profile sporting events were postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus. Events like March Madness and the Big Ten and SEC basketball championship brackets have been canceled and a couple of NBA players have tested positive for the virus since the league’s announcement of the league being suspended. The NFL is in its offseason but is now approaching the time where the teams address their needs by flying in players from all over the country for visits with free agents and draft-eligible players. I’ll take a look at how the virus has affected the league already as well as events in the near future it could affect. Continue reading →