The Bruins saw their winning streak end at six games on Thursday night, although they did score a point in their 2-1 shootout loss to the Senators at TD Garden. Some NFL teams have enough needs that it makes it difficult to project what direction they’ll go in the first round.
Kiper has Fournette coming off the board four picks later, to the Carolina Panthers at No. 8. Trade Cheap Jerseys The Panthers just signed Jonathan Stewart to a one-year extension, but the 30-year-old running back said via the team’s website that he has “open arms” to the idea of the team drafting a running back this year. Fournette would be a good fit.
Levy told the Detroit Free Press’ Dave Birkett he underwent knee surgery a few days ago. The linebacker added his focus is to “heal and get healthy under trusted physicians.”
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The deeper into the top 10 this draft goes without a QB off the board, the more likely it is that some team swoops in ahead of Cleveland via trade. In this mock sans trades, though, the Browns can take whichever quarterback they want. They go with the local product. Incidentally, Njoku was Bucs Nation’s pick for Tampa Bay in Mocking the Draft’s writers’ mock.In the second round, Kiper and McShay agree on San Francisco’s pick again.
The Packers figure to enter training camp with competition for the outside corner spots. Ditto the slot, where they lost Micah Hyde to Buffalo. White is a contender for either position, but he might be an ideal fit for Hyde’s vacated role.
The Bruins, who scored only six goals in the season series against the Senators, faced especially long odds to break out on Thursday: They were without scoring leader Brad Marchand, who served Game 1 of a two-game suspension, and then lost their best offensive defenseman, Torey Krug, to a lower body injury in the first period.
The only offensive tackle off the board thus far is the one who probably least fits Denver’s scheme. McCaffrey, Cook and Ross are all still here. This is a gold mine for the Broncos. They go with the player who could upgrade their backfield and their slot-receiver situation.
While Thomas may be a more natural fit for a 4–3, he could help Chicago’s 3–4 scheme in the same fashion. Which is to say that he could line up all over, including at outside linebacker if defensive coordinator Vic Fangio wanted.
If anyone in this year’s NFL draft is prepared for the pressure and expectations that come with being a top-10 pick, it’s Jamal Adams. He wants to be the first safety off the board, he wants to go in the top five picks, USA Cheap Jerseys and then he wants to make it worth the while of whichever team spends its most precious off-season commodity to get him.