The New England Patriots have been adding running backs to their roster like there’s a buy-one, get-two sale going on. Which makes former Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead’s decision to join all the more confusing. “It’s the tradition here,” Burkhead said Tuesday per Henry McKenna of Patriots Wire. “Coach [Bill] Belichick’s instilled the attitude. You can tell on film just watching the guys, they play hard and football is kind of their passion. And that’s what I wanted to be a part of. When I came on my visit, I got a glimpse of that just meeting with the coaches. And I could definitely see myself fitting in here.” Just from his wording, it seems that Burkhead liked the mentality New
No team produces more top-NFL talent than the University of Alabama. In the last ten NFL Drafts, Alabama has had 18 players taken in the first round, three more than the school with the second-most, the University of Florida.
Since the dismissal of former general manager Scot McCloughan, there's been little question who was in charge at Redskins Park. Bruce Allen is back running the show, if he ever stopped, and will be at the center of the Redskins draft room and decision making process. For weeks, Allen and Jay Gruden made clear that the entire Redskins front office - from scouts to the top brass - have input on draft grades.