This would make sense given that the team has remained adamant that they plan on Rivers being their starting quarterback moving forward. On top of that, the Chargers have also approached him regarding a contract extension in recent days, so they’re clearly interested in keeping him in San Diego.
- Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray said that he’s been in contact with teams positioned later in the first round in recent days. Ray added that he’s spoken to commissioner Roger Goodell regarding his recent incident. (Kevin Patra)
- Clemson DE/OLB Vic Beasley hasn’t had “any real conversations” with the Bears. (Peter Schrager)
- Nebraska DE/OLB Randy Gregory said that he’s spoken to the Jets “a lot.” (Andy Fenelon)
- ESPN’s Rich Cimini writes that the only way he could see the Jets trading DE Muhammad Wilkerson was if USC DL Leonard Williams fell to them at No. 6 overall.
- Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News mentions that Jets LT D’Brickashaw Ferguson‘s “future beyond 2015 could be in serious jeopardy.”
Saints GM Mickey Loomis confirmed that they’re open to drafting a young quarterback.
“You’re always looking to get a young quarterback in the program,” Loomis told reporters on Wednesday, via Kristian Garic of WWL Radio. “If the opportunity presents (itself), we might take another one.”