Quenton Nelson’s job upon arrival is protecting Indianapolis Colts franchise quarterback Andrew Luck at all costs. It shouldn’t be a difficult task for one of the best linemen to enter the draft over the past decade or more, as the 6’5, 325-pound force plays with unusual intelligence and a violent motor on every snap.
Taven Bryan is one of the luckier first-round picks this year because he joins a Jacksonville Jaguars team already stacked at his position.
Bryan will get to rotate in and have an impact right away, helping to keep the entire line fresh while opposing offensive lines don’t have the same luxury. But he isn’t going to find himself struggling with the same expectations as other rookies from the opening round.
Bradford, after all, missed 14 games a year ago and has a long injury history. The Cardinals knew this going into the deal, and Rosen has to be the pick over Mike Glennon to step into the fray if the injury bug returns.
The theme continues for the other notables in the class. Christian Kirk, the 5’11, 201-pound slot receiver out of Texas A&M, should come in and get some work in the passing game while he competes with guys like Brice Butler and J.J. Nelson.
Third-round pick Mason Cole could win a starting gig on the offensive line and fourth-round pick Chase Edmonds out of Fordham could spell David Johnson right away as well.
Count the Atlanta Falcons as having a similar approach.
As the top executive under Terry and Kim Pegula, Brandon ran the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bandits and Rochester Americans. He also was the alternate governor to Terry Pegula for the Sabres and Americans.
Brandon confirmed his resignation to The Buffalo News late Tuesday afternoon.
I have been contemplating transitioning out of my role for some time. My goal when the Pegula’s purchased the franchise was to reach 20 years with the Bills in which I achieved this past November. Given where we are from a timing standpoint, particularly with the conclusion of the NFL Draft, now seems like the time to make that transition. As grateful as I am for the amazing experience Cheap Dolphins Jerseys and the incredible people I’ve had the privilege to work with the past two decades, I am just as anxious for the Cheap Custom Hockey Jerseys professional opportunities that lie ahead.