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News and Notes : Alex Mack To Jags? Chris Johnson and Is Derek Carr The Top QB In Draft?

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Alex Mack, Chris Johnson and Derek Carr highlight the Saturday edition of The InscriberMag : Digital Magazine’s News and Notes.

  • Free Agent C Alex Mack Visits Jags : According to SB Nation’s affiliate blog, Big Cat Country, via Twitter, restricted free agent center, Alex Mack visiting with Jaguars officials Saturday. Currently considered the top free agent center on the market, the Browns are rumored to be willing to match any offer for the former Cal standout. who was given a transition tag of one year and $10 million. Cleveland has five days to match an offer made by the Jaguars to the 28-year-old Mack

 

  • RB Chris Johnson Released By Titans : Once the top running back in the NFL, the man known as CJ2K is now on the street, looking for a new home as Chris Johnson was officially released by the Titans Friday. Since rushing for 2,006 yards in 2009, the six-year veteran out of East Carolina has rushed for over 1,000 yards twice (1,364 yards in 2010 and 1,243 yards in 2012) and rushed for barely over 1,000 in 2013 with 1,077, averaged a career low 3.9 yards rushing. Now a free agent, the early front-runners for his services are the New York Jets, Giants and Dallas Cowboys.

 

  • Is Derek Carr The Top QB In The Draft? According to ESPN’s Ashley Fox, former Fresno State quarterback, Derek Carr, could shake up the draft in possibly be the top QB prospect in the 2014 NFL Draft.  Fox states the “Big Three” in Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles and Johnny Manziel, Carr—unlike Manziel and Bortles—ran a pro-style vertical offense his sophomore year in 2011. While running Tim DeRuyter’s spread offense, Carr passed 9,186 yards in two years—including 5,082 in his senior year. Could Carr be a top-five pick, or even the top overall pick to the same team his older brother, David played for in Houston?  It’s possible, considering Texans new head coach Bill O’Brien’s inclination towards traditional pocket passers familiar with a vertical passing system, such as the one he ran at both Penn State and New England.

 

Robert D. Cobb Is the CEO/Founder/Senior Editor-In-Chief of the InscriberMag : Digital Magazine and a member of the PFWA(Pro Football Writers Association), please follow him on Twitter at @RC_TheInscriberMag

 

 

 

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Robert D. Cobb
Founder, Publisher and CEO of INSCMagazine. Works have appeared and featured in places such as Forbes, Huffington Post, ESPN and NBC Sports to name a few. Follow me on Twitter at @RobCobb_INSC, email me at [email protected]

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