The NFL Combine is about to wrap up, but the big position for the Jacksonville Jaguars did most of their drills over the weekend and the defensive lineman didn't fail to impress. The draft looks loaded with edge pass rushers, but the man who could fall right into the Jaguars lap is Leonard WIlliams, who was as big and athletic as advertised.
Combine Insider: Size about to pay off for Williams, who could be Jags' pick at No. 3 | jacksonville.com
INDIANAPOLIS | The start of Leonard Williams’ football career was delayed in middle school because he was too heavy. "The weight limit was 180 and I’ve always been a big kid so when I tried to play, I was already like 210," he said Friday at the Scouting Combine. "As a kid, that made me really sad because a lot of a boy’s dream is to play football. To not be able to do that, it was hard but my dad told me [my size] was going to be payoff one day. "And it has."
Jaguars Make Roster Move
The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced the signing of second-year offensive tackle Brennan Williams to the team’s 90-man roster. Williams, 6-6, 314 pounds, was originally a third round selection (89th overall) by the Houston Texans in the 2013 NFL Draft. Williams was placed on injured reserve following a knee injury suffered during training camp in 2013. Williams was not on a roster during the 2014 season.
Scout slams Shane Ray: 'No way in hell he can be an OLB' - NFL.com
Missouri defensive end Shane Ray won't have a chance to work out for NFL coaches and scouts until his pro day, but one scout has already seen enough -- and doesn't like what he sees. And he wasn't very complimentary. "I don't like him," the scout told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "People see who he is, they're going to fall off him quick. The body structure. No way in hell he can be an outside 'backer."
Shad Khan to present plan to Downtown Investment Authority | News - Home
A plan to revitalize the downtown shipyards will be presented to the Downtown Investment Authority on Monday, virtually changing the look of the downtown area. Jaguars owner Shad Khan unveiled his plans for the shipyards last week. He showed an animation created by "Populous." The big question: the price tag.
Jaguars Insider: Receiver Kevin White would be bold pick | jacksonville.com
he boldest move the Jaguars could make with the third overall pick (merely keeping it doesn’t count): drafting West Virginia receiver Kevin White. He ran the third-fastest 40-yard dash among the receivers Saturday (4.35 seconds, behind only UAB’s J.J. Nelson at 4.28 and Miami’s Phillip Dorsett at 4.33) and projects as a take-the-top-off-the-defense threat. The Jaguars don’t have that kind of guy