Lamar Jackson should go to the first round, but has he improved his pro-day course?
The most discussed drills of Lamar Jackson were the ones he did not per day as the Louisville quarterback suspended the sprint and agility sections of testing after that at the combine do. Meanwhile, the news came up that the teams have difficulty arranging appointments with the prospect. Jonathan Jones was in Louisville for us, and he'll write more about Jackson soon, so we turn to him for answers.
FELDMAN: What was your biggest driver of the day?
FELDMAN: What do you say to Jackson? once again decided not to run for scouts?
JONES: The decision makes perfect sense to me. I'll write more about that in my story, which starts early next week, but Lamar Jackson does everything to prove he's a quarterback. We know he's fast, and we know he's the best runner since Vick. To have this title, what will a 40 number say? All 40 would convince teams that he should be an "athlete" about quarterback and continue to prove that he really, really tries to avoid.
FELDMAN: Now the Pro-Day is coming out, where would you set up Jackson's floor and ceiling for April?
JONES: The ground is the 32nd pick. I can not see him falling from the first round. A team will want to grab it because it's the most dynamic quarterback in the draft, and if your bet pays off, you'll certainly have the option of extending a five-year option. His blanket seems to be in the lower teens. Everyone believes that the first four QBs will finish in the top 10, and then we come to players who are at the top of their positions. So, once you're 13, I think you could see a team saying, "Look, this is the sportiest and most dynamic quarterback of this design or final design, or maybe the next design. Let's make that work."
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1. Since we caught up last time, two trades have failed. The Browns treated the Jaguars with QB Cody Kessler for a conditional seventh round. He will serve Blake Bortles as Chad Henne last year as a cheaper backup, though the move does not necessarily rule out the possibility of Tom Coughlin adding one more Development headquarters in the draft. In the meantime, Washington, in exchange for improving its draft capital, sent Su & # 39; a Cravens to the Broncos. The 22-year safety left his team shortly before last season and did not play all year round.
. 2 Jim Kelly is "on the way to recovery" after an oral cancer surgery, according to his wife Jill.
. 3 For what it's worth, Mel Kiper Jr. keeps Josh Allen on his mock draft.
. 4 A few notes on international perspectives. One: 6-8, 346-pound Samoan rugby player Jordan Mailata worked in front of all 32 teams, hoping to be seen as a possible left-hand rig. Two: The Cardinals signed a defensive linesman Moubarak Djeri a native of Togo, from the German Football League.
. 5 Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy a member of the contest committee, said that if the league does not make the kickoff game safer, "we'll stop it." It's so serious.
6 Steven Ruiz has done his homework to argue that the NFL must clear its new Dredging Penalty, since it was called up 39 times in one half of the game .
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