Chicago’s front office has provided promising young quarterback Mitchell Trubisky with yet another new toy.
The Bears traded up with the Patriots to select Memphis wide receiver Anthony Miller with the No. 51 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. New England will Cheap Bike Jerseys For Men receive the No. 105 pick as well as next year’s second-round choice as compensation.
Incredibly productive at Memphis, Miller averaged 1,448 yards and 16 touchdowns receiving over the past two years. His 3.47 yards per route run last season ranks fourth among draft-eligible wideouts, per Pro Football Focus. Miller comes in at No. 50 on NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock’s list of the top 100 prospects.
The Crimson Tide produce a plethora of NFL-caliber defenders every season, and this year is no different. Ronnie Harrison is a great fit for Tampa due to his incredible frame—he’s 6’2, 207 pounds—and quickness. There’s a good chance Harrison winds up starting at free safety early in his career and holds down the position for years.
The Bears were able to re-sign Prince Amukamara this offseason, but they could do worse than adding some depth in their secondary as insurance to the injury-prone corner. Isaiah Oliver is a lengthy, fast player who has room to improve his technique. If he can develop his coverage skills, he should wind up as a valuable starter.
The Falcons just added another Crimson Tide wide receiver to their squad. Ridley will join All-Pro Julio Jones as one of the many weapons at the disposal of Matt Ryan.
The Seahawks put a bit of a shock into the late part of the first round by taking Penny, who many thought would be in play late in the second round. He’s just the second running back taken tonight. He brings another dimension to his game, as he was also an outstanding kick returner Cheap Dolphins Jerseys in college, but I’m not sure how much time he’ll see in that role in the NFL.
Edmunds wasn’t the biggest story of this pick, as former Steeler Ryan Shazier came out and announced the selection. Shazier suffered a horrific spinal injury last season, but there he was tonight, walking out on to the stage with a noticeable limp. Very inspirational.
The Patriots took the third running back of the night in Georgia running back Sony Michel, who is a guy that make people miss with regularity. With the loss of Dion Lewis in free agency, Tom Brady will welcome a playmaker like Michel.