Sport Stung after being 'unwanted' by Jets, Sam Darnold gets Panthers' endorsement: 'We believe in Sam'
NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of all 259 picks over seven rounds and sorted by team
Here is the complete 2021 NFL Draft order for Rounds 1-7, including a list of picks by team for all 32 franchises.The draft is considered to be a solid one, and is especially strong at quarterback, receiver, and on the offensive line. Teams that need upgrades on that side of the ball should have a chance to make some big moves.
Despite a tumultuous three-year start to his NFL career in New York,admitted Monday that by the this offseason, that he envisioned staying in the Big Apple "for a long time." The former first-rounder added that he was "relieved" to land in Carolina, however, and his new team has replied with an endorsement. In his first comments since the club dealt three picks to New York to acquire Darnold, for his new signal-caller, highlighting Darnold's fit in the Carolina offense and insisting "we believe in Sam."
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"We believe in his skill set. We believe in his approach," Rhule told reporters. "We're really hopeful that this will be a great place for him and this will be a tremendous time for him in his career ... You can just kind of see and feel his grittiness and toughness. I think his arm talent, his movement, are a great fit for the players that we have here that he'll be working with."
Asked later whether Darnold has already been named the' 2021 starter, Rhule stopped short of confirming as much but made it clear the ex-Jets QB is on track to take over under center.
"Obviously we brought Sam here because we think he can play at a high level, but I literally just met him 10 minutes ago," the coach said. "So much has to play out this offseason ... But we obviously do feel really good about Sam."
Sam Darnold finally responds to rumors Jets will draft Zach Wilson
After an offseason of rumors about his future, Sam Darnold has finally spoken out. It seems increasingly likely that theNew York Jets are going to draft Zach Wilson with the No. 2 overall pick, thus putting into question what the future holds for former first-round pick Sam Darnold. Former firIt seems increasingly likely that the New York Jets are going to draft Zach Wilson with the No. 2 overall pick, thus putting into question what the future holds for former first-round pick Sam Darnold.
As for incumbent starter, who just last offseason signed a three-year, $63 million contract? Rhule confirmed recent reports that the Panthers have given the veteran permission to seek a trade and preached patience for a resolution.
"Teddy's still a member of this team," he said. "Our organization gave his representation permission to talk with some other people. So I think we're just gonna have to let that play out and see where it stands ... I believe that he can win as a quarterback in this league. I believe that whatever situation he walks into he's gonna walk into with a great attitude ... We'll have to wait and see how things play out for him and for us."
MAQB: Julian Edelman's Legacy in New England is Both Unique and Secure .
The Patriots' wide receiver had to work to find a role in the NFL, but ended up starring in three Super Bowl wins. Maybe it’s cliché to call him this, but when the Patriots couldn’t figure out quite what to do with Julian Edelman a decade ago, it was what he was, not what he wasn’t, that led Bill Belichick to keep the light on for him.Edelman, who announced his retirement Monday, was a football player, in the truest sense of the term. © Provided by Sports Illustrated He arrived in Foxboro in 2009 as an undersized college quarterback looking for a job, even if no one was positive where it would be.