The Baltimore Ravens聽signed聽Willie Snead to a two-year, $10.4 million offer sheet, and the New Orleans Saints have decided against matching the contract, per Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Undrafted out of Ball State, Snead bounced around from team to team before finding a home in Louisiana near the end of the 2014 season. Snead won a roster spot with a strong training camp the following year and has since become a playmaker in Sean Payton’s offense.
In three seasons with the Saints, the 5’11, 195-pound receiver hauled in 149 catches for 1,971 yards and seven touchdowns.
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The less risky version of this plan would have Cleveland using one of its two first-round picks on a quarterback and then one of its two early-second-round selections on another one. That would still be more extreme than the Washington Redskins’ taking Robert Griffin III second overall and then grabbing Kirk Cousins in the fourth round in 2012, and it would give the Browns a shot at a surprise franchise quarterback (Cousins, Russell Wilson, Derek Carr and Dak Prescott have recently inspired hope after being picked outside Round 1).
But as many as six quarterbacks could be drafted in the first round this year, and Womens Telvin Smith Jersey the best way for Cleveland to maximize its odds of landing a franchise signal-caller is to select two of the top four (Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, Josh Rosen and Baker Mayfield).
A consensus All-American, Hurst finished the year with 61 tackles (14 1/2 for a loss) and five sacks. One of the most explosive players off the line in college football, Hurst at one point was rated as the top player in America by Pro Football Focus, regardless of position.聽
Part of the reason why I came back was to put myself in this position, to maybe get drafted as high as possible, Hurst said last fall. You play football since you were a little kid and you always dream of one day maybe playing in the NFL. It’s a dream I’ve always had and it’s something I look forward to.聽
Known for his strength and speed, Hurst’s final two seasons at Michigan were disruptive for opposing offenses, and he helped Michigan finish in the top three in total defense in 2016 and 2017.聽
I had a first-round grade on him, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay said Saturday.聽
Yadier Molina Limited Jersey Hurst聽played with the heart condition聽during his Michigan聽career. He is the ninth Michigan defensive lineman drafted since 2010 and the eighth of defensive line coach Greg Mattison’s second tenure with the program (2011-present). He joins Brandon Graham (2010), Mike Martin (2012), Will Campbell (2013), Frank Clark (2015), Willie Henry (2016), Taco Charlton (2017), Chris Wormley (2017) and Ryan Glasgow (2017).