The NFL is in an unprecedented era of innovation. Changes in the college game are trickling up into the NFL. It’s something Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien has noticed and it’s changing the way he thinks about tight ends.
Trevor Gott and A.J. Cole were optioned to Triple-A today and Jacob Turner, LHP Neal Cotts and Jhonatan Solano were reassigned to minor league camp, while Vance Worley was released. In the latest round of cuts, the Washington Nationals whittled their roster down to 27, leaving three players (Wilmer Difo, Michael A. Taylor and Jeremy Guthrie) in the mix for the 25th spot on the Opening Day (25-man roster).
Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon will be drafted, and probably drafted early. The Boston Herald, citing sources, said Mixon is off the Patriots’ draft board. “While I believe in second chances and giving players an opportunity for redemption, I also believe that playing in the NFL is a privilege, not