On the first day of Jacksonville Jaguars rookie minicamp, third overall pick Dante Fowler Jr., the player who carried the promise of helping turn around the team's defense, left the field on a cart with a knee injury. NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney offers a reset of the 2015 Jaguars.
Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said Missouri defensive end Shane Ray is still on the team's draft board, and he left little doubt that he was serious about the defensive end's status even after a recent marijuana possession citation.
The Tennessee Titans hold a lot of cards in the 2015 NFL Draft. How Ruston Webster and coach Ken Whisenhunt play them could depend on how many suitors knock with trade offers for the No. 2 overall pick. Based on visits, edge rushers and wide receivers are the preferred pick in Nashville.
If the reports are true and the Miami Dolphins and Philadelphia Eagles will indeed be adding defenders Ndamukong Suh and Byron Maxwell, respectively, the clubs could be free to spent just as lavishly on skill-position stars on draft day.
Edge players Vic Beasley (4.53), Randy Gregory (4.57) and Dante Fowler (4.61) put the speed in speed rusher Sunday morning. Their competitors among off-line of scrimmage linebackers, however, struggled in the 40-yard dash.
Despite only three wins in 2014, there are reasons for optimism in Oakland, notably Derek Carr at the quarterback position. But he needs help and James Jones and Andre Holmes aren't quite enough at wide receiver. Alabama's Amari Cooper could be the answer.
The Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and Denver Broncos have big decisions in free agency with stars DeMarco Murray, Ndamukong Suh and Julius Thomas. The clubs could look to the 2015 draft for cheaper, young talent.