UDFA First Take: Ladarius Gunter – CB, Miami

gunterLadarius Gunter, CB, Miami. Stands 6’2″ and weighs 201 lbs., 111 tackles, three tackles for loss, a forced fumble, 18 pass breakups and six interceptions. most analyst had him going in the 4th or 5th round but his stock fell after a slow 40 time of 4.69 so teams didn’t think he was fast enough to transition into the pro’s but let us know what you think after watching the video. Continue reading

UDFA First Take: Javess Blue, WR – Kentucky

Javess Blue, the wide receiver out of Kentucky comes in at 6′ and 188 lbs., posted a 4.56-40 yard dash, has a 33″ vertical, 10’1″ broad jump, but only had 29 catches for 525 yds and 5 TD’s. While he does not look like much he seems to have the speed and hands to make it as a slot receiver, but what I like about his video is when he said he was a corner before changing positions and when he was he was good at it, Hmmm does Mike have ideas running through his head? Check out the video and give us your thoughts:

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The Measure of a Draft…

rodgersDraft classes will always be measured and graded just days after the selections are made and before the players even take the field. This may not be fair but it is a reality. This is a “What have you done for me lately” league and it is becoming a “What will you do for me” league. This year’s draft class is exciting and there are several guys I am excited about seeing take the field in training camp and the pre-season.

But the offseason before the 2015 season is also theĀ perfect time to take a look at some of the contributors from the 2014 draft class. Of course, the obvious choice here would be Ha Ha Clinton-Dix who was a difference-maker on an improved Packers defense. But I want to show some highlights of Davante Adams and Richard Rodgers. These guys broke into a deep receiver corps and a tight end group that already had veterans and made an impact. There is a LOT to be said for that. Continue reading