Doug Whaley was on the phone with the Cleveland Browns and thought he had just hammered out trade terms that would give the Buffalo Bills the rookie they coveted more than any other in the draft.
The Browns were on the clock with the fourth selection Thursday night. After a couple previous calls elicited insufficient proposals and with time running out, Whaley and Brown…
NEW YORK -- It's generally accepted that it took three hours for Khalil Mack to transform himself from a borderline first-round prospect to a player who could potentially be the first overall pick tonight on the last day of August last year in Columbus, Ohio.
NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock explains why:
"I think the most significant tape for him was Ohio State, be…
Position: Offensive tackle
School: Notre Dame
Measurements: 6-foot-4, 308 pounds
40 time: N/A. Bench press: 29 reps of 225 pounds. Vertical jump: 28 inches. 3-cone drill: 7.65 seconds. 20-yard shuttle: 4.59 seconds.
Career stats: 52 career games, 52 career starts (50 at left tackle).
Draft projection: First round.
Lowdown: Played in 52 games for the Fighting Irish – a pro…
With pre-draft visits needing to be wrapped up by Sunday, Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley indicated the team's work in that regard is done.
The Bills hosted 29 prospects out of an allowed 30 from non-local schools during the past month or so.
The complete list of visitors, by position, is as follows:
Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech
Walt Aikens, Liberty…
Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins, Notre Dame offensive lineman Zack Martin and Canadian prospect Laurent Duvernay-Tardif made pre-draft visits with the Buffalo Bills today, the team announced.
Watkins likely will not be available when the Bills pick at ninth overall in the first round. The Clemson star ran a 4.43-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine in February. …