Dorial Green-Beckham has been undisciplined. Nelson Agholor hasn’t adjusted well to NFL contact. If it wasn’t for the success of Oakland Raiders Amari Cooper, the collection of wide receivers taken in the first three rounds of the 2015 draft would resemble a statistical sinkhole.
The Dallas Cowboys have a long, recent history of being able to unearth quality players from a mountain of just-another-guys. 2016 surprise training camp standout defensive end Shaneil Jenkins has seemed to be in line to be the latest, but he hasn’t practiced this week due to what had been listed as a hamstring issue. However, reports now state Jenkins might actually be dealing with a more serious knee injury. Signed less than a week before the first preseason game, Jenkins shot out of the gate registering two sacks, a forced fumble and two tackles for a loss in two exhibition games. The rookie was building a case to be seen as more than a training camp body, and was actually fighting for a roster
If the Boston Globe’s Ben Volin could write an article speculating that the Chicago Bears may trade for the New England Patriots’ Jimmy Garoppolo, then I could throw some spaghetti against the wall (to see if it sticks) too. Volin is predicting that since the Bears and Pats have a recent trading history, and since the Bears want to get rid of Jay Cutler after this year (huh?), and since Bears’ general manager Ryan Pace and Garoppolo both played at Eastern Illinois, that this trade makes perfect sense. What? If Jimmy Garoppolo plays well in the four games that Tom Brady is suspended, there’s no way the Pats will move him. I don’t care if Brady jokes he may play 10 more years, at some point his