What it will take to pry Nick Foles away from the Eagles
The sweepstakes for Nick Foles are on.
Whether the Eagles will actually deal the quarterback is still to be determined, but the Super Bowl champs have received multiple trade offers, according to ESPN.
If a team is able to land Foles, it could mean one fewer suitor for Kirk Cousins, a Jets target who is set to become a free agent.
At Penn State, Barkley rushed for close to 4,000 yards in three seasons, scored 51 touchdowns from scrimmage and added another one passing and two on kickoff returns.
There are some who believe the Browns should select him with the first pick (they also own the No. 4 pick) instead of one of the quarterbacks.
I am a competitor,” Barkley said. I love competing. But where my mindset is at, I don’t care if I’m drafted one, five, 72 or the last pick. I’m gonna come in with my head low ready to work. That’s not going to change me. That’s why, whatever team drafts me, you’re gonna get the same person. You’re going to get the guy who’s going to be a competitor, a guy who’s passionate about the game. Even though I’m a rookie, I’m going to try to be a leader to the best of my ability and just continue to work.”
I said no, I definitely don’t think he is, Scarbrough relayed to reporters, according to NFL.com.
The Combine, where teams look to put players through a psychological test as much as an intellectual and physical one, is infamous for its seemingly out-of-nowhere questioning. The two strangest posed to Miami wide receiver Braxton Berrios: What is Bitcoin? and What is ISIS?
Two years ago, Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills, looking to get drafted after his senior season at LSU, recalled one team asking him whether he’d choose to murder someone with a gun or a knife. Mills, whom Philadelphia wound up selecting in the seventh round, had to think deeply about what the interviewers would glean about his personality from the weapon he chose.
If you choose the knife, now you’re killing for fun because you have to continuously stab someone, but a gun is quick, he said a month before draft day in 2016.