NFL Notes: Dak Prescott, Dolphins, Jaguars, Raiders, & Steelers

Dak Prescott

  • Matt Miller of B/R is hearing the most buzz about Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott at the Scouting Combine.
  • Miller mentions that Prescott checks a number of boxes for NFL teams with his athleticism, leadership and football IQ.
  • A team scout actually referred to Prescott as this year’s Russell Wilson.


  • Dolphins VP Mike Tannenbaum praised free agent DE Derrick Shelby and said he’s earned the right to test the open market. (Andrew Abramson)
  • Joel Corry suggests Matt Forte as a short-term option for the Dolphins in free agency.
  • Corry can’t see Forte costing more than the three-year, $12 million contract Frank Gore signed with the Colts last year.
  • Should Miami move on from veteran CB Brent Grimes, Corry mentions Adam Jones as a player who would make sense for the Dolphins, given his ties to DC Vance Joseph.


  • According to Ryan O’Halloran, the Jaguars talked to free-agent-to-be C Stefen Wisniewski last week, but it’s unlikely anything will get done before the start of free agency.
  • Joel Corry suggests DE Bruce Irvin as a potential option for the Jaguars in free agency, due to his ties to HC Gus Bradley and their need for pass-rush help.


  • Raiders HC Jack Del Rio made it very clear he wants to bolster their secondary through free agency and the draft. (Bill Williamson)
  • Del Rio said he’s confident Raiders owner Mark Davis would prefer to be in Oakland. (Marc Sessler)
  • Joel Corry believes Seahawks free agent DE Bruce Irvin is someone to keep an eye for the Raiders, due to his ties to DC Ken Norton Jr.
  • Other suggestion from Corry is Broncos DE Malik Jackson. The Raiders could obviously afford to spend big money on him should he be available.


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