- Second-year Colts S Clayton Geathers is expected to start beside veteran S Mike Adams next season, according to Mike Wells.
- Colts HC Chuck Pagano said he does not see Geathers filling in as a fifth linebacker anymore, considering that they have Sio Moore, Josh McNary, and Nate Irving all healthy and able.
- According to ESPN’s Mike DiRocco, Jaguars WR Marqise Lee has been the best receiver on the field throughout OTAs.
- DiRocco pointed out that receivers Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns have both been dealing with injuries, but Lee has apparently stood out with them seeing limited action.
- Dirocco also suggested that LB Dan Skuta could start as the Jaguars’ “lotto” position.
- The expectation right now is that the Jaguars second-round LB Myles Jack will work as Jacksonville’s second-team middle linebacker behind veteran LB Paul Posluszny.
- This will be Jack’s first time working as a member of the defense, so the Jaguars likely want him to translate what he’s been studying to the field, according to Dirocco.
- Rich Cimini writes that the Jets don’t have a ton of first-contract talent that need contract extensions immediately, which can be attributed in part to the fact that their 2012 draft class was a disappointment.
- According to Cimini, it doesn’t appear that DT Muhammad Wilkerson will get paid any time soon, if ever.
- Outside of Wilkerson, Cimini believes DE Sheldon Richardson would be the next player to be in line for a long-term deal, assuming there are no further off-the-field issues. Although, Richardson is under team control through the 2017 season.
- In the end, Cimini mentions that the Jets could be forced to decide between keeping Wilkerson or Richardson because it would be a ton of money allocated to their defensive line if they were to pay both of them market-value salaries.
- One other extension candidate worth keeping an eye on in the coming years, according to Cimini, is S Calvin Pryor.
Looking for the latest NFL Insider News & Rumors?
Be sure to follow NFL Trade Rumors on TWITTER and FACEBOOK for breaking NFL News and Rumors for all 32 teams!