According to an NFL executive who spoke to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, there are no draftable kickers in this year’s class.
“There’s no draftable kickers,” the executive said. “The combine was probably the worst display of kicking talent I’ve ever seen. It was, like, ‘Are you kidding me? You can’t develop a kicker?’ ”
- Ian Rapoport reports that teams have evaluated cornerbacks as safeties including Utah’s Eric Rowe, who is expected to come off the board higher than some anticipate.
- Rapoport adds that UConn CB Bryon Jones is another player who a few teams consider to be a safety.
- Darren Wolfson reports that North Dakota State DE/OLB Kyle Emanuel remains a name to watch for the Vikings.
- However, the Eagles have reportedly done the most homework on Emanuel, according to Wolfson.
- Pro Football Talk reports that UCF WR Breshad Perriman dined last night in Orlando with Browns GM Ray Farmer and other Browns executives.
After making several phone calls this past weekend to sources around the league, Peter King of MMQB doesn’t think the Chargers will trade QB Philip Rivers.
King mentions that the Titans are likely to want more than Rivers for the No. 2 overall pick while the Chargers most likely aren’t willing to add much more to the deal.
- Tony Pauline reports that the Cowboys may have a hard time passing on Washington CB Marcus Peters or Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson if they’re available to them.
According to Peter King of MMQB, the Titans would like to receive an offer for the No. 2 overall and they aren’t married to picking anyone right now.
However, King does not believe the Titans have received a formal offer as of now.
“Tuesday or Wednesday is when those calls are made, the serious calls,” one GM tells King.
King adds that “the Titans, though they feel good about Zach Mettenberger, would feel better about [Marcus] Mariota.”