Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State. The offensive line is probably a bigger priority right now, and the Colts can address that in free agency. With Barkley, they get a fun, elite-level skill-position player to take pressure off Andrew Luck in his return from the sidelines.
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Well, the Eagles have got to feel pretty good about what they saw from Wentz during his first preseason action of Year 2. Their franchise quarterback played only one drive, but it was a 10-play, 60-yard drive that ended in a touchdown. He completed all four of his passes for 56 yards, including a 38-yard score to rookie Mack Hollins that came after Wentz escaped from pressure and kept his eyes down the field.
Cleveland Browns quarterback competitions usually aren’t all that exciting. For one night, DeShone Kizer changed that. Playing with the third-stringers in the second half, Kizer showed off exactly the kind of talent he has by unleashing a 52-yard laser to street free agent Richard Mullaney.
Offensive line coach Jim Turner is doing everything he can to give Mike Westhoff a run for his money as Apesmell Insane Coach, acting like a madman on television and swearing like a sailor. Don’t scream at me, Jim. I’m complimenting you.