Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted.
NFL pro days are great settings for hopeful draft picks to work out in front of scouts’ and coaches’ eyes. Former New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers wide receiver Robert Meachem was a first-round pick in 2007, spending seven seasons in the league (six in New Orleans) and last playing in 2014. Former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem is trying whatever he can to get NFL people to notice him.
Mike Robinson, now an NFL Network analyst and a former fullback who split his eight-year career between the 49ers and Seattle Seahawks, appeared on a Richmond, Va. radio station on Thursday and shared some details of a phone conversation between himself and McCloughan. “And he started feeling the hate from [team president] Bruce Allen right around, well, he’s been feeling it, but when they didn’t let him speak (to reporters) at the Senior Bowl, he said to him that was his last straw, and he knew that he was on his way out.
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Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. Key stat: Lined up at several positions at Michigan — cornerback, linebacker, safety, quarterback, punt returner, kick returner, etc. — and accounted for 1,325 yards the past two seasons (11 INT return yards, 82 yards receiving, 239 rushing, 483 kick return yards, 510 punt return yards).