Former Panthers receiver Steve Smith Sr. weighs in on Zay Flowers

February 10, 2023

Image courtesy of @SteveSmithSr89 If anyone knows how to judge wide receiver talent heading into the NFL Draft, it’s Steve Smith Sr. Smith could have been a perfect Patriot during his time in the league, but spent most of his career in Carolina. To me, Smith and Anquan Boldin were two guys that would have flourished here that I always wanted to see wear a Pats uniform, but never did….


Cornerstone of BC defense departs for NFL Draft

January 12, 2023

Image courtesy of Sports Illustrated While all of the attention was on how bad the BC offense was last season, the defense rarely got enough credit for the job it did. When you’re 3-9 that’ll happen, but the NC State upset and other games BC stayed in – at least for a little while – were mostly because of the defensive performance. If there was a single positive from last…


NFL Draft: Perry reverses course, signs with Jacksonville

May 4, 2022

Former Brown quarterback E.J Perry reversed course yesterday. After originally agreeing to terms with the Philadelphia Eagles, Perry opted to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The opportunity to make the Jaguars was more appealing to Perry than the current quarterback situation in Philadelphia. We can only speculate that is why he made the decision to sign with the Jaguars. Perry was the Bushnell Cup winner offensively last season at Brown…


NFL Draft: New England Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

May 3, 2022

When the draft ended on Saturday evening, several players with local ties signed as undrafted free agents with NFL teams. The players either signed a deal to go to camp or they were signed to a rookie mini camp try out. Unlike players who were drafted and get four year contracts, UDFA’s get three year contracts. When the the contract is up, they become restricted free agents. Here is a…


NFL Draft: Another former Everett player heads to the NFL as Ravens take Likely

April 30, 2022

Photo: Baltimore Ravens Apparently, the Ravens aren’t sleeping on the New England talent. After taking UConn’s Travis Jones on Friday, former Everett star Isaiah Likely was selected I39th overall by Baltimore on Saturday afternoon. Likely joins fellow Everett standout Lewis Cine as 2022 NFL Draft picks that used to wear the E on their helmet. Cine was taken by Minnesota with the final pick of the first round on Thursday….


NFL Draft: UConn’s Jones headed to Baltimore

April 30, 2022

Photo: UConn Athletics It took much longer than many people expected, but UConn defensive lineman Travis Jones was selected with the 76th pick in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday night. Jones really “arrived” at the Reese’s Senior Bowl practices. Now, the former Husky is a Raven and should in perfectly with the franchise’s tough mentality. Jones talked with the local Maryland/D.C. media moments after the selection….


NFL Draft: Former Everett star Lewis Cine drafted 32nd overall

April 29, 2022

Photo: Yahoo Sports Just before the clock struck midnight on Friday morning, former Everett star and standout safety Lewis Cine was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the final pick of the first round in the NFL Draft. The now former Georgia Bulldog received a phone call from general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and head coach Kevin O’Connell. “We’re building for a dream season here, you want to come join us?”…


NFL Draft: Tyler Amaral’s Final Mock Draft

April 28, 2022

Our Tyler Amaral reveals his final mock draft prior to tonight’s first round. Some intriguing picks here. First Round 1. Jacksonville Jaguars: Travon Walker, DL Georgia – Trent Baalke wants Travon Walker. Shad Khan wants Aidan Hutchinson. Who wins? 2. Detroit Lions: Aidan Hutchinson, EDGE Michigan – The safest player in the draft slips to number 2. Dream scenario for Dan Campbell and Brad Holmes. 3. Houston Texans: Evan Neal,…


NFL Draft: Tyler Amaral’s Mock Draft 2.0

April 10, 2022

Our Tyler Amaral is back with his Mock Draft 2.0. With the a little more than two weeks away, here is who Tyler thinks will go in the first round. 1. Jacksonville Jaguars: Aidan Hutchinson, edge Michigan – Jacksonville helped Trevor Lawrence in free agency by franchise tagging Cam Robinson, signing Brandon Scherff, Evan Engram and overpaying for Christian Kirk and Zay Jones. With pick 1 the attention shifts to…


NFL Draft: Brown’s Broome-Webster loved basketball & ran cross country growing up, but he’s now on verge of NFL opportunity

March 30, 2022

Last week, EJ Perry was the star of the show at the Holy Cross Pro Day, but teammates Jakob Prall (WR) and Chad Broome-Webster (OL) were also representing the Bears and did so quite well. Broome-Webster’s story is an interesting one and began with a love affair of basketball. It also started like many football stories start, with mom not being too happy her son was playing such a violent…