- Lance Zierlein of NFL.com is hearing that TCU LB Paul Dawson will not be the first inside linebacker to be drafted.
- According to Zierlein, Missouri G Mitch Morse is shooting up draft boards.
- Zierlein also expects Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson to be taken ahead of LSU CB Jalen Collins.
Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones said that their “No. 1 goal” is to sign WR Dez Bryant to a long-term contract.
“You have to be patient,”Jones said, per Jon Machota. “Our No. 1 goal is still to get him signed long-term.”
- According to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com, the Giants are “very high” on USC DL Leonard Williams.
- Raanan mentions that in the event Williams is still on the board after the No. 3 overall pick, it wouldn’t be surprising to see the Giants make the bold move to get him.
- Jaguars HC Gus Bradley shot down the idea of them possibly trading for Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on Tuesday. (Mark Long)
- Florida State DL Mario Edwards Jr. is visiting with the Jets. (Aaron Wilson)
- Paul Kuharsky of ESPN reports that in the event the Buccaneers pass on Florida State QB Jameis Winston, he will be “in play” for the Titans at No. 2 overall.
- According to Kuharsky, Tennessee has done their homework on Winston, and they feel he “checks out.”