It’s All Orange, Fat Man: 05/06/16

News

– Bucs GM Jason Licht addressed his decision to draft a kicker in the 2nd round. Super consistent.

– The Packers rely on their area scouts for a lot of the dirty work.

– The Ravens sign the first (Matt Judon) of their 11 draft selections.

– The Jags sign QB Brandon Allen and DE Tyrone Holmes, two of their draft picks.

– The Jets were trying to trade up to draft T Laremy Tunsil but couldn’t get a deal done with the Giants.

QB Carson Wentz remains the only unsigned player of the Eagles draft class.

– DE Amobi Okoye wants to return to the NFL after a rare illness caused him to lose 80 pounds and change his life forever.

– The Patriots have priced the Seattle Seahawks game as an “elite” home game and will therefore charge more for people to attend.

RB Adrian Peterson wants to be slotted into preseason games and get some extra work.

– Stan Kroenke compared QB Jared Goff to former Rams QB Kurt Warner. Which may suggest he’s the one who pulled the plug on the #1 overall pick.

C Weston Richburg says that some of his teammates on the Giants aren’t fully invested into the getting better and are just “happy to be there.”

– The Generals have signed TE Jordan Reed to a five-year, $50 million extension.

– The Steelers have cut T Mike Adams.

– The Bills have brought in G Matt Slauson for a visit who has visited the Chargers as well.

Analysis

– Greg Gabriel breaks down his thoughts on the draft from the NFC East perspective.

– Jordan Plocher lists his eight teams that improved the most this offseason.

The 2017 Mock Draft has came out.

– Nathan Jahnke argues TE Jordan Reed can become the best TE behind Rob Gronkowski if he stays healthy.

– Todd Archer notes that the Cowboys see the ‘it’ factor with new QB Dak Prescott.

Broncos

– The Broncos have cut TE Richard Gordon.

– Apparently inspired by TE Jeff Heuerman’s injury during rookie camp, the Broncos have also changed their format to include more orientation and classroom work.

Sadness/Shenanigans

– Racquel Smith, Will Smith’s widow, went to his graduation ceremony at the University of Miami to receive his degree for him. She was in a wheelchair because she had received two bullets to her lower extremities during the incident.

– Ex-Brown Reggie Rucker allegedly assaulted a man on a golf course.

– The judge has told QB Johnny Manziel that he must have zero contact with his ex-girlfriend.

Preach!

“Courage is not the absence of fear but, the acquired ability to move beyond it.” – Anonymous

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