NFL Draft: team grades

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Arizona Cardinals

1-13 (13) = Haason Reddick: LB – Temple

2-4 (36) = Budda Baker: DB – Washington

3-34 (98) = Chad Williams: WR – Grambling State

4-8 (115) = Dorian Johnson, G – Pittsburgh

5-13 (157) = Will Holden: OT – Vanderbilt

5-36 (179) = T.J. Logan: RB – North Carolina

6-24 (208) = Rudy Ford: S – Auburn

UDFA = Antonio Pipkin: QB – Pipkin

UDFA = Trevor Knight: QB (WR/S/ATH) – Texas A&M

UDFA = Ricky Seals-Jones: WR/TE – Texas A&M

UDFA = Krishawn Hogan: WR – Marian Continue reading “NFL Draft: team grades”

Free Agency Team Grades

alshon.jpgAlshon Jeffery to the Philadelphia Eagles – 1 year, $14 million: A+

Alshon Jeffery has the potential to be a Pro Bowler every season. He’s coming off a disappointing season, but is looking to rebuild his reputation with a strong year in Philadelphia before becoming a free agent again next offseason. Carson Wentz needs receiver help, and getting Jeffery for $14 million was a no-brainer.

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Calais Campbell to the Jacksonville Jaguars – 4 years, $60 million: C

Calais Campbell has been a dominating player for the Cardinals for many years. He’s currently worth the $15 million per season that the Jaguars are paying him, but he probably won’t be the same player in the third and fourth years of this contract. He’s not a young player anymore, so this contract could be a mistake if his level of play diminishes. Continue reading “Free Agency Team Grades”