J.D. Griggs

#69DE,
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 244
Born:
College: Akron
Birth Place: Piscataway, New Jersey
Draft: Undrafted
  • Ranking the toughest divisions in the NFL
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    Ranking the toughest divisions in the NFL

    Kirk Cousins and Eli Manning will do battle in one of the NFL's toughest divisions. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports An ongoing debate among NFL fans is which division has the best rivalries and the toughest schedule. And while the latter half of the argument changes on a year-to-year basis, it’s still a fun and often intense debate. The 2016 regular season brought about a few surprises that changed the divisional power dynamic, and 2017 will likely bring about more. But for the time being — at least in this writer’s opinion — the pecking order has been established. Similar to an NFL game, where the margin of victory tends to be razor thin, the line between the best division and the worst division

  • ESPN lists FS Peyton Thompson as an 'Under-the-radar name' to watch
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    ESPN lists FS Peyton Thompson as an 'Under-the-radar name' to watch

    One of the biggest questions heading into training camp for the Jacksonville Jaguars is the health of their secondary, and one player who has taken advantage of that is backup free safety Peyton Thompson. In a recent article by ESPN, Jags beat writer Mike DiRocco listed Thompson as an under-the-radar name to watch when the Jags return to the field next month. With starter Tashaun Gipson missing all of OTAs and minicamp with an injury, Thompson has been getting a lot of reps, and coach Doug Marrone said Thompson has taken advantage of the extra work. Thompson was mainly a special-teams player last season but has made steady improvement, and the Jaguars are starting to believe he’d be a capable

  • 10 NFL players with most to prove in training camp
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    10 NFL players with most to prove in training camp

    Before long, all 32 NFL teams will officially be reporting to training camp in preparation for the 2017 regular season. It will be the beginning of a quest for Super Bowl LII, and everyone should legitimately feel like they have a chance. That extends to the players — both rookies and veterans — who will be trying to earn a job or secure a starting position. It’s easy to point out highly-drafted rookies or fringe players who need to perform well in training camp, but what about players of prominence? Whether they’re coming off injury, switching positions, or just looking to rebound from a poor 2016 season, here are 10 players with the most to prove in training camp. 10. Sammy Watkins, WR, Buffalo