- Peter King mentions that Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler would be a “great option” for the Jaguars if they can’t get USC DL Leonard Williams.
- King loves WR Dorial Green-Beckham or RB Todd Gurley for the Seahawks No. 31 overall.
- Tony Pauline reports that the Jets spent a “significant amount” of time with Miami WR Phillip Dorsett.
- The Raiders were reportedly interested in Miami LB Denzel Perryman in the second round, according to Pauline. However, that may have changed after his Combine performance. (Tony Pauline)
- Washington LB Hau’Oli Kikaha has reportedly been removed from a number of team’s draft boards because of medical red flags and the lack of next level athleticism. (Tony Pauline)
- Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com offers some potential receiver targets for the Chargers in this year’s draft.
- Williams suggests Kansas’ Tyler Lockett, Ohio State’s Devin Smith, Georgia’s Chris Conley, USC’s Nelson Agholor, and Florida State’s Rashad Greene as receivers to watch.
- Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net reports that the Chiefs are considering Mississippi State’s Benardrick McKinney as a possible replacement for free agent OLB Justin Houston.
It seems unlikely that Houston will be playing elsewhere next year, but a number of evaluators have McKinney listed as an inside linebacker, not an edge player.
- Peter King writes that the Falcons brass and HC Dan Quinn must have disappointed to see Clemson DE/OLB Vic Beasley have such a great Combine, as it could increase the chances of someone trading up ahead of them for Beasley.
- Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net reports that the Falcons will be looking for a pass rusher in the upcoming draft and Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray was “constantly associated” with Atlanta as their No. 1 choice in round one.
- According to Tony Pauline, the Packers have taken a liking to Miami WR Phillip Dorsett, which is interesting given that Randall Cobb is in line to be a free agent in the coming weeks.
- Green Bay is reportedly “very high” on Clemson ILB Stephone Anthony, who reportedly had 16 official visits at the combine.
- Pauline mentions that Anthony is a “favorite” of Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers.