The measurables are what they are, and they’re very good. From that standpoint, he’ll be as good as anyone his size, an AFC scout said. As a small-town guy who sort of came out of nowhere though, teams are going to be more interested to know what makes him tick on the inside.
IT TOOK ABOUT 17 YEARS for Goedert to choose football as his primary sport, but his father, David, had him marked for the NFL from the very beginning. He was huge at birth — 10 pounds — and David named him Dallas for the Dallas Cowboys, his favorite team, even though Goedert eventually became a fan of the Green Bay Packers.
Reed is still the No. 1 passing option in Gruden’s tight end-happy offense that the 27-year-old star thinks works well because of Davis’ presence.
“Vernon, he’s a very talented player, very explosive,” Reed said. “When both of us are on the field, one of us is going to have a matchup that can be taken advantage of.”
Eleven of Carr’s 52 throws were snagged by Amari Cooper, who gained 210 yards and reversed an early-season trend of being quiet. Going into Week 7, Cooper had only 18 receptions for a paltry 146 yards.
“You’re getting more into strategy stuff,” Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said when asked why Cooper broke out. “I’m not going to spend a lot of time on that … I understand the desire to talk about that. We’re just happy he had a great night.”
Almost nothing goes right for SDSU on the homecoming celebration known as Hobo Cheap International Soccer Jerseys Day, with third place in the Missouri Valley Football Conference Cheap Jarome Iginla Jerseys at stake. It’s a rough afternoon for quarterback Taryn Christion, as the chilly rain and the Northern Iowa pass rush conspire to foil the SDSU passing attack in a 38-18 loss.