The Lions filled a need and got a player with great instincts at No. 21 in Jarrad Davis. The Dolphins boosted the pass rush with Charles Harris at No. 22, and the Giants got a dynamic receiving tight end for Eli Manning to throw to in Evan Engram with the 23rd pick.
The next surprise of the first round was cornerback Gareon Conley. Conley is currently a suspect in an investigation stemming from sexual assault allegations made against him earlier this week. Those allegations and the active investigation didn’t stop the Raiders from selecting him with the No. 24 pick.
Zay Jones was so lightly recruited that he heard complaints that ECU had only offered him a scholarship because of his family name.
“For a lot of my college career, people just said I got my opportunity because my dad went to East Carolina because he was a football player, not really based off what I did as a player throughout high school,” he said.
Jones said he used it as motivation. And there are other benefits.
“The positive side of that, having an NFL dad who’s been through everything that you’re about to go through, who’s went to an NFL training camp, who’s went to the playoffs, who’s won Super Bowls, who’s played with and against some of the best receivers, including Jerry Rice,” Jones said, “the knowledge Discount Volleyball Jerseys I have at my disposal is truly unlimited.”
In a year with almost no can’t-miss quarterback prospects, the Bills Wholesale Jerseys China made a foolish gamble reaching on Manuel in the first round. He was mediocre at best in 10 starts his rookie year, throwing 11 touchdowns to nine interceptions and recording a 77.7 QB rating. The Bills benched him for Matt Cassel and then Tyrod Taylor, and Manuel is now backing up Derek Carr in Oakland.