NFL Draft Notes: Friday 4/25

Here’s a collection of reports from Friday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors:

  • The Browns met with Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo and South Carolina QB Connor Shaw on Friday. (Mary Kay Cabot)
  • Nevada OL Joel Bitonio visited the Giants earlier this week. (Jordan Raanan)
  • The Lions hosted Ohio State CB Bradley Roby, Eastern Illinois WR Erik Lora, and Kent State RB Dri Archer. (Tim Twentyman)
  • North Carolina QB Bryn Renner visited with the Vikings last week. (Chris Tomasson)
  • Coastal Carolina RB Lorenzo Taliaferro worked out for the Patriots on Friday. (Ben Volin)
  • Bloomsburg DE Larry Webster has visited with the Lions, Buccaneers, Cardinals and worked out for the Cowboys. (Gil Brandt)


  • The Giants could also be among the teams with interest in moving up for Texas A&M WR Mike Evans. (Bill Huber)
  • Memphis S Lonnie Ballentine has visited with the Chiefs, Cardinals and Texans. (Adam Caplan)
  • Montana LB Jordan Tripp has visited with the Eagles and Falcons. (Adam Caplan)
  • Vanderbilt OT Wesley Johnson had a private workout with the Patriots Friday. (Adam Caplan)


  • LSU QB Zach Mettenberger has a private workout scheduled with the Titans for Monday. (
  • The Eagles, Rams, Steelers, Colts and Redskins were among the teams in attendance for Indiana WR Cody Latimer workout Tuesday. (Gil Brandt)
  • BYU DE/OLB Kyle Van Noy is receiving the “greatest amount of interest” from the Falcons, Patriots, LionsChargers, Jaguars and Ravens.  (Tony Pauline)
  • Boise State DE Demarcus Lawrence is expected to be drafted in the first two rounds. (Tony Pauline)
  • Mississippi State QB Tyler Russell reportedly put on a “passing clinic” for the Patriots, Packers and Chiefs on Thursday. (Tony Pauline)
  • Mississippi State DL Denico Autry has visited with the Lions and Patriots. (Tony Pauline)
  • Eastern Illinois WR Erik Lora visited with the Lions. (Tony Pauline)
  • The Chargers reportedly have Ohio State C Corey Linsley ranked higher than most other teams and could use a “middle round pick” on him. (Tony Pauline)


  • Michigan OT Taylor Lewan is visiting with the Giants on Friday. (Tony Pauline)
  • Auburn RB Tre Mason is getting a medical recheck at today’s Combine. (Ian Rapoport)
  • Austin Seferian-Jenkins (Washington), Zach Mettenberger (LSU), Aaron Murray (Georgia), Jason Verrett (TCU), Stephen Tuitt (Norte Dame) are all getting medical rechecks on Friday. (Ian Rapoport)
  • Colorado WR Paul Richardson is working out for the Panthers on Friday. (Tony Pauline)
  • Marshall OT Garrett Scott has visited with the Bengals and worked out for Chargers. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Iowa LB Christian Kirksey visited the Eagles earlier this week. (Tony Pauline)
  • Florida RB/WR Trey Burton is reportedly “creating buzz” and has had several private workouts. (Aaron Wilson)


  • The Bills hosted Alabama LB C.J. Mosley and Towson RB Terrance West for a pre-draft visits on Thursday. (Mike Rodak)
  • Minnesota DT Ra’Shede Hageman has visited or worked out for the Titans, Steelers, Falcons, Cardinals and Colts. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Wisconsin RB James White has visited or worked out for the Patriots, Dolphins, Bears and Browns. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Nearly every team” will have representatives in Indianapolis to watch Indiana WR Cody Latimer do on-field drills. (Ian Rapoport)
  • Florida WR-KR Solomon Patton worked out for the Falcons on Thursday. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Purdue OT Kevin Pamphile worked out for the Raiders and visited with the Giants. (Aaron Wilson)

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