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Three Local Players Signed to NFL Deals
Three players with ties to the Capital Region signed NFL contracts at the conclusion of the NFL Draft.
While none of the three were drafted, all three will have the opportunity to compete for a spot on an NFL roster.
RPI Kicker Andrew Franks was signed by the Miami Dolphins while UAlbany tight end Bri…
The Steelers Draft LB Bud Dupree
Kentucky OLB Alvin “Bud” Dupree was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers have a long history of drafting linebackers in the 1st round, and hope that Dupree can join the likes of Lawrence Timmons, and Jarvis Jones
Bud Dupree was a team captain for the Wildcats, …
Texans Select CB Kevin Johnson With No.16 Pick
The Houston Texans keep adding depth to their defense by drafting CB Kevin Johnson. Johnson accels in man coverage, and will be facing the likes of Colts T.Y Hilton, and Jaguars Marquis Lee.
Johnson was second-team All-ACC in 2014, after starting all 12 games and allowing just 24 completions all seas…
The Dolphins Draft WR Devante Parker at No.14
Louisville Wide Receiver Devante Parker has been drafted by the New York Jets rivals, Miami Dolphins at No.14
Parker stands 6’3 and ran a 4.43 40-yard-dash. He had an outstanding junior season as Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s favorite target...
The New Orleans Saints Draft OT Andrus Peat
Stanford OT Andrus Peat has been drafted by the New Orleans Saints, with the No.13 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.
Peat is massive mountain of a man. Standing 6’7, 315 lbs, he is one of the largest players in the draft. Peat started the last 27 games of his career at Stanford...
Browns Draft DT Danny Shelton at No. 12
The Cleveland Browns bolster their rushing attack with Washington DT Danny Shelton with the No.12 pick in the draft
At 6’2, 320 lbs, Shelton is one of the premiere nose tackles in this year’s draft class. Shetlon lead a Washington defense that is loaded with NFL talent…
Vikings Draft CB Trae Waynes At No.11
Michigan State CB Trae Waynes was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings at No.11. Waynes, is seen as the most dominant secondary player in the draft, and is compared to the likes of Richard Sherman.
Waynes is one of the drafts top cornerbacks, and a top-notch athlete...
The New York Giants Draft OL Ereck Flowers
The New York Giants give Eli a big boost on the offensive line with Miami OG Ereck Flowers. Armen and Levack talked to Flowers a few weeks before the draft.
At a massive 6’6, 330 lbs, Flowers is a project OT that will likely move to OG at the beginning of his career...
No.8 Falcons Select OLB Vic Beasley
Clemson OLB Vic Beasley was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons with the No.8 pick. The Falcons had one of the worst defenses in the league in 2014, and hope Beasley can be a start of a new era.
Beasley put up huge numbers at Clemson. In four seasons, Beasley posted 52...
Raiders Take Top WR Amari Cooper At No.4
Alabama Wide Receiver Amari Cooper has been drafted by the Oakland Raiders at pick No.4.
Cooper had a terrific junior season at Alabama. After catching 124 balls for 1,727 yards and 16 touchdowns, he won the Biletnikoff Award for the nation’s best wide receiver, was a unanimous All-American, and fini…

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