Tucked away inside a rushing flood of draft picks Thursday Cheap Barcelona Jerseys night, the Oakland Raiders struck a trade for a playmaking wide receiver.
The Silver and Black acquired the slippery, super-fast Martavis Bryant from Pittsburgh in exchange for the No. 79 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie expects Bryant to make an immediate impact inside coach Jon Gruden’s signature offense.
Losing cornerback Richard Sherman, defensive end Michael Bennett and defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has depleted the unit, and more hits could be coming with Chancellor and defensive end Cliff Avril dealing with potential career-threatening injuries. Even if coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider were set on taking a running back, Penny still likely could have been targeted by the team had it traded back again and added more assets for a rebuild.
The Ravens’ move to take Lamar Jackson after trading up to No. 32 is Cheap Custom Jerseys fascinating because the Louisville quarterback lands in a spot where he can sit and develop. But Baltimore sent a clear message to Flacco. A team doesn’t invest a first-round draft pick as a throwaway. The Ravens do not owe Flacco any guaranteed money after the 2018 season, and now a succession plan looks to be taking shape.
And superstar Odell Beckham Jr., Barkley’s new teammate, believes the rookie running back is just scratching the surface:
Btw 26 in the big blue jersey WILLL be the number one sellin Jersey in America next year. Takin all bets!!!? @saquon can’t wait Lil brudda
Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield, the top overall pick, had the second-best-selling jersey, followed by New York Jets’ rookie quarterback and No. 3 overall pick Sam Darnold.
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Derrius Guice is one of the biggest names still on the board and should make Broncos fans happy if they select him. He’s a bruising power back who can pound the rock between the tackles and move the chains. There’s not much film on Guice as a receiver, but he has the speed, agility and hands—at least during workouts—to have a positive impact on the passing game. Denver will be getting a Day 1 talent to feature in its backfield by making this no-brainer selection.