Matt Merletti

Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 205
College: North Carolina
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio
Draft: Undrafted
  • Arrowheadlines: Chiefs news 6/23
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    Arrowheadlines: Chiefs news 6/23

    “My hunch, guys, is I think it was money,” Terez said. “This is the time of year they’re negotiating. Notice how Big Red gets his extension. And then John Dorsey wants his extension and decides it’s not gonna work out. What if they decided they were just so far apart on the money there was no bridging the gap? Maybe that’s possible. Dorsey played his last NFL season in 1989 and joined the Green Bay Packers in 1991 as a scout. McKenzie joined the Packers in 1994 as a Pro Personnel assistant By 1997 Dorsey had worked his way up to Packers Director of College scouting. That same year McKenzie became Director of Pro Personnel. McKenzie would later move to Director of Football Operations while Dorsey

  • Colts have tried to simplify defensive system this offseason
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    Colts have tried to simplify defensive system this offseason

    The Colts will continue running the same defensive system with head coach Chuck Pagano and defensive coordinator Ted Monachino, but they are trying to make it a bit easier for players to grasp. In his press conference last week, Ted Monachino began by discussing the changes the coaching staff has made in trying to simplify their system. “The first couple of months of the offseason obviously there’s a lot to do with what we do as a staff,” Monachino said. “We’ve managed to take a lot of the gray out of the system and clean up a few things and minimize some areas that maybe a year ago we were a little bit too aggressive with. But we were able to make a bunch of cleanups and nice changes to the

  • 2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Raiders once again loaded with talent
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    2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Raiders once again loaded with talent

    The Oakland Raiders looked like they were headed for a long playoff run last season in Week 16 against the Indianapolis Colts . It was the fourth quarter, and Oakland was beating Indianapolis 33-25. And then it happened. Quarterback Derek Carr , who was an MVP candidate, was sacked by Colts linebacker Trent Cole , and he suffered a broken fibula, which ended his season. The Raiders then lost to the Denver Broncos in Week 17, which cost them the AFC West division title and a first-round bye, and Oakland was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by Houston. It was a crushing blow to a team that played great all season. And it's a testament to how good Carr was in 2016 -- and how good he