tiptrot.com
tiptrot.com July 17, 2018


Rain doesn't dampen Darnold's standing at USC Pro Day

22 March 2018, 01:10 | Susie Olson

2018 NFL Draft: Jets head honchos attend Sam Darnold's pro day

Fantasy College Football Breaking News

Other mock drafts have had Darnold also going No. 1 overall to the Cleveland Browns. Apparently, doing so at USC quarterback Sam Darnold's pro day was the priority for the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday. Weather conditions didn't affect Darnold, who cut the ball through the driving rain and set up ideal passes to his receivers. The quarterback told ESPN that he's already met with the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants. Darnold is thought to be the QB jewel of the draft and had not thrown at the Combine, choosing instead to unleash his arm in the comforts of his home. Teams, including the Jets, will get to see the quarterback air it out on Wednesday. It was a rare rainy day in Southern California, which probably was a good thing for Darnold. And all accounts from reporters on site indicated Darnold threw it well despite the rain. "Being aware of all those (technical skills), coming out and ripping it".

Ball security has been a nagging concern after Darnold lost nine fumbles last season as a redshirt sophomore.


After the Jets moved up to No. 3, with the clear intent of taking a quarterback, it seemed to clarify what will happen at the top of the draft. "Just based on that, yeah, a part of me really wants to go No. 1". The Browns will do their due diligence on all the quarterbacks at the top of the draft.

Darnold is far from a flawless prospect, but he has a live arm, the kind of poise and leadership teams covet in the National Football League, and has a knack for coming up big in moments when his team needs him the most.



Other News

loading...
loading...

Trending Now

'Black Panther' tops the North American box office for 5th weekend
Box office expert Scott Mendelson of Forbes theorizes that some of Love, Simon's target audience bought tickets to other movies . Aviron's second weekend of horror sequel " Strangers: Prey at Night " finished eighth with $4.8 million at 2,464 venues.

New Jim Carrey Art Depicts Trump: 'Wicked Witch of the West Wing'
The painting is being called sexist for his portrayal of a woman in a power position and he's also being called out for criticizing her religious beliefs.

Daria Kasatkina Rallies Past Venus Williams to Reach BNP Paribas Open Final
Serena returned to the WTA Tour at Indian Wells but was eliminated in the third round when she lost 6-3, 6-4 to sister Venus. Williams, the tournament's No 8 seed, has split her only two career meetings with the 20th-seeded Kastakina.

'American Idol' Contestant Awkwardly Brings Up Taylor Swift to Katy Perry
When the aspiring singer added that he loves Swift, Perry quipped: "I love her, as a songwriter as well". Then she forcibly kissed a teenage male contestant when he didn't want Perry to be his first kiss.

Austin Police Say Trip Wire Bomb Triggered Sunday Night Explosion
In a press conference Monday morning, Manley said a tripwire mechanism appears to have been used in the most recent blast. Ten days later, 17-year-old musician Draylen Mason was killed when he opened a package in his East Austin kitchen.

National Football League draft: Jets, Colts blockbuster trade huge win for both teams
Here's to hoping general manager John Dorsey gave an answer to the Bills that they also disapproved of. So that leaves the Broncos, who were a gamble due to their signing of Case Keenum this offseason.

Officials Arrest Parkland School Shooter's Brother For Trespassing Onto School Grounds
The records are from Henderson Behavioral Health, a local clinic that school officials called for help dealing with Mr. Cruz denied telling another student that he wanted to use a gun or that he had ingested gasoline, the documents say.

Syria: More than 10000 people flee eastern Ghouta as fighting intensifies
According to Turkey's state-run Anadolu agency, Turkish forces said Tuesday they had encircled the city of Afrin. Turkey launched an offensive against the YPG on January 20 to clear Afrin.

North Korean foreign minister heads to Sweden amid summit speculation
Swedish public broadcaster SVT reported, without citing sources, that Ri planned to stay in Sweden until Sunday. Kim after a year of tense power plays between the two countries in the form of tweets and missile tests.

German interior minister questions Islam's place in country
Horst Seehofer has always been a vocal critic of Mrs Merkel's refugee policies but has now taken up a key role at the heart of her new coalition.