NFL Notes: Josh Rosen, Dwayne Haskins, Draft


Josh Rosen

Cardinals QB Josh Rosen said in an interview with SI TV that he understands the current situation and it’s part of the business. 

“I think when people talk about, like, you can’t listen to criticism or don’t ever read articles, you have to be aware of what’s going on to a certain extent,” Rosen said. “So I definitely understand the situation. I mean it’s annoying, but it is what it is. Football is a business, and I definitely respect the higher-ups and their decisions.

“I think the best advice I’ve ever gotten in life from so many different people is control what you can control,” Rosen added. “Whatever decisions that are made, it’s my duty to prove them right if they keep me and prove them wrong if they ship me off.

Dwayne Haskins

  • Albert Breer says that if Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins falls past the Giants at No. 6 overall, he’d keep an eye on both the Bengals and Redskins.
  • In fact, Breer adds that he wouldn’t be stunned to see the Redskins make a move up to get a quarterback such as Haskins. 


  • CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora says to keep an eye on the Panthers and Giants as potential landing spots for West Virginia QB Will Grier
  • NFL teams are struggling to find a consensus on the current class of cornerbacks, with LSU CB Greedy Williams tentatively emerging as the favorite to be picked first, per La Canfora.
  • La Canfora mentions some teams will have medical red flags on Michigan DE Rashan Gary.
  • NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero says he’s hearing Alabama State OT Tytus Howard could be a surprise first-round pick. Howard has met with 24 teams so far.  
  • Pelissero says Boston College OL Chris Lindstrom and Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons are two other names that could sneak into the back end of the first round. 
  • Pelissero mentions that Simmons will at the minimum start the season on the PUP list and could miss his entire rookie year.
  • Pelissero writes that most people he talked to felt the first round was too rich for Virginia S Juan Thornhill, but most believe he’ll be among the top safeties off the board in the second round. 
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