It’s All Orange, Fat Man: 05/02/16

News

The Giants didn’t draft any linemen on either side of the ball even though most pundits said they needed to draft both of them.

– The Bears part ways with OL Matt Slauson and Ted Bartlett favorite, S Antrel Rolle.

– The Steelers resigned QB Bruce Gradkowski as a backup.

– Michael Bidwell, a former federal prosecutor, sat down with DE Robert Nkemdiche and trusted that he was of good character. He told the Cardinals what his thoughts were and the Cardinals ended up selecting Nkemdiche off of Bidwell’s opinion.

– Steve Farese, Laremy Tunsil’s lawyer, told media that his step-father has absolutely nothing to do with the hacking.

– With new WR draftees, Will Fuller and Braxton Miller, WR Deandre Hopkins proclaimed he  is glad there won’t be any more double teams.

– RB Demarco Murray tells Titan’s coaches that he will mentor RB Derrick Henry to the best of his ability.

– LB Myles Jack, even though he lined up at CB, S, and RB in addition to LB at UCLA, he says he knows he is a LB for the Jags.

Erik Striker gave a heartfelt speech to his family after they sat through the whole draft to watch him get drafted and it never happened.

Analysis

– Mike Florio argues that if QB Sam Bradford stays away from the Eagles for too long, it will cost him his job. He also raises the point that agents should never let players work with the team without a contract.

– There aren’t a lot of people who like the Titans draft at all.

– Chase Stuart asks if going cheap at QB is a Moneyball strategy.

– Luke Kerr-Dineen writes that the QB Carson Wentz comment on if he watches Sam Bradford on film was completely overblown by the media and it shouldn’t need to be addressed.

Broncos

– Jerry Jones still regrets not being more aggressive in obtaining now-Broncos QB Paxton Lynch.

– When John Elway met DL Adam Gotsis at the NFL combine, John Elway commented, “that guy is a man.”

– Troy Renck gives a small bio on every Broncos draft pick.

– Renck states the Broncos got better at multiple positions during the draft and the youth of talent is indicative of the Broncos team-building philosophy.

Preach!

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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