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The Rams are "strongly considering" drafting a QB, according to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

If the team's pre-draft movement is any indication, this appears to be a safe prediction. QB coach Frank Cignetti was dispatched to Georgia's pro day to watch Aaron Murray, while one of St. Louis' 30 pre-draft visits was burned on Pittsburgh's Tom Savage. The Rams also have met with -- or been reported to have interest in -- Fresno State's Derek Carr, Clemson's Tajh Boyd, SMU's Garrett Gilbert and South Carolina's Connor Shaw. "And that's just a sampling," the report stated. "San Jose State’s David Fales, Eastern Illinois’ Jimmy Garoppolo, Alabama’s A.J. McCarron, and Louisiana State’s Zach Mettenberger could all be in play for the Rams as well."
Apr 20 - 7:02 PM

Georgia coach Mark Richt says RB Keith Marshall, and WRs Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley are expected to be healthy enough for "voluntary" summer workouts.

Each suffered torn ACLs last year. Georgia hasn't ruled out redshirting Marshall next season, mostly because he's blocked by Todd Gurley at the moment. If the Bulldogs give him an extra year to heal, he'd have two seasons eligibility left after Gurley likely declares for the draft in 2015.
Apr 19 - 9:37 PM

NFL Network's Albert Breer reports that Georgia QB Aaron Murray met with six NFL teams at his pro day.

"Among the teams that have met with Georgia QB Aaron Murray: Lions, Chiefs, Dolphins, Browns, Titans, Rams. Had his Pro Day yesterday," Breer tweeted. Murray has generated some nice buzz for himself as of late. The Bulldogs signal caller does lack ideal size and arm strength, but makes up for it with his intangibles, experience and accuracy with the football. Evaluators are now starting to believe that Murray could go anywhere from the end of the second round to the third round in this years draft.
Apr 18 - 12:45 PM

The Cowboys are showing some interest in Georgia's Aaron Murray, reports ESPN.com.

"However, it doesn’t mean the Cowboys won’t look at some quarterbacks," notes beat writer Calvin Watkins. Dallas team officials, including QB coach Wade Wilson, were in Athens, Ga. Wednesday to take in Georgia's pro day workout. The team doesn't expect to carry more than three QBs and already has Tony Romo, Kyle Orton and Brandon Weeden, but Watkins writes that Orton's contract is expected to be voided after next season and the squad wants to do its due diligence. ESPN’s Jon Gruden likes Murray's deep-ball accuracy and touch on the ball, and says he will be a "steal for somebody" in the draft.
Source: ESPN.com
Apr 16 - 6:59 PM

Georgia TE Arthur Lynch posted a 29-inch vertical jump and then decided to stand on the rest of his combine at Georgia’s pro day on Wednesday.

Lynch (6-foot-4 1/4, 256 pounds) "caught the ball well with no drops, having one double catch and two really nice outstanding catches," wrote NFL.com's Gil Brandt. NFL Films' Greg Cosell believes Lynch is a poor man's Heather Miller due to his dual ability to catch and block. The former top prep prospect, a lauded in-line blocker, should be a third-day pick.
Source: NFL.com
Apr 16 - 6:33 PM

Aaron Murray (ACL) threw 52-of-54 catchable balls at Georgia’s pro day on Wednesday, but NFL.com's Gil Brandt noted that "toward the end of the workout it appeared as if his arm got tired."

Murray's surgically-repaired knee "looked stable" in front of reps from 20 NFL teams. Included in that bunch were the QB coaches from the Cowboys, Jaguars, Chiefs, Saints and Rams. Interestingly, Jacksonville also sent its head coach (Gus Bradley) and general manager (David Caldwell), while St. Louis dispatched director of player personnel Taylor Morton. Brandt did clarify that, despite the fatigue, Murray looked good. "He’s a not-get-too-high or not-get-too-low type of player," the analyst wrote. "If there’s a run on quarterbacks in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, he could wind up being selected in that round."
Source: NFL.com
Apr 16 - 6:15 PM

NFL.com's Charles Davis wrote that he would begin considering selecting Georgia's Aaron Murray in the second round.

"Due to a late-season knee injury that kept him out of the postseason all-star games and the NFL Scouting Combine and has limited him in individual workouts, Murray has been below the radar," Davis wrote. "Some are leery of his height (below 6-foot-1). Others question his arm strength. I see a 52-game starter in the SEC who left as the all-time leader in passing yardage, with 121 touchdowns, and got better every year. On film, I see plenty of wide-field throws as well as numerous downfield shots taken (and completed). Tough, competitive, smart (two-time Academic All America). Let the word get out: Aaron Murray is a QB to be considered. Strongly." Murray's agent Pat Dye, Jr. has heard from "dozens" of NFL teams about his client. The signal-caller will throw at the Bulldogs' pro day on Wednesday after undergoing ACL surgery in November.
Source: NFL.com
Apr 10 - 10:34 PM

NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock says Georgia's Aaron Murray is as accurate as any QB in the 2014 class.

"This kid gets it," Mayock said. "He's as accurate as any quarterback in the draft is. ... I really like the kid. I've got to do some more homework on him, because he's kind of changing my perception right now." The analyst said that the more tape he watched of Murray, the more that he liked him. Murray, of course, is the all-time SEC record holder in passing yards (13,166) and TD passes (121). Murray's agent Pat Dye, Jr. said last month that the signal caller has garnered interest from Cincinnati, Jacksonville, Arizona, Minnesota, New Orleans, St. Louis, Cleveland, Houston, Dallas, Oakland, Tennessee and Kansas City. Over the weekend, Dye said "dozens" of NFL teams have contacted him about his client.
Apr 7 - 9:22 PM

Georgia QB Aaron Murray will throw at the Bulldogs' pro day on April 16.

The Bulldogs' signal-caller tore his ACL less than five months ago. "He looks great," Murray's agent Pat Dye Jr. said. "I mean, his body composition looks great, his knee looks great, he's moving around really well, he's not favoring it at all. His strength and conditioning coaches and his movement coaches down there say they've very rarely had anybody come through there with the kind of work ethic, drive and passion that he has." Murray is only wearing a light knee brace at this point. Dye added that "dozens" of NFL teams have contacted him about his client.
Apr 6 - 10:16 PM

Georgia hasn't ruled out redshirting junior RB Keith Marshall next season.

This possibility has been rumored since late last season. Marshall's 2013 campaign ended prematurely when he tore the ACL in his right knee in October. If the Bulldogs give him an extra year to heal, he'd have two seasons eligibility left after Todd Gurley likely declares for the draft in 2015. "Right now the plan is to see how far along he is, and then do what’s going to be best for him," RB coach Bryan McClendon said. "That’s going to be priority No. 1. To do what’s best for him. And that way, I think everybody will be able to sleep good at night." Marshall was the Bulldogs’ second-leading rusher with 246 yards when his knee gave out.
Apr 3 - 7:10 PM

ESPN's Kevin Weidl writes that Georgia QB Aaron Murray possesses a "below average skill set with everything you want above the shoulders."

"Murray has strong field presence, a great understanding for situational football and has brass as a competitor. Very good facilitator," Weidl wrote after completing a film evaluation. "Murray will have limitations, will only fit in certain systems. To his credit though he maximizes everything he has in the tank physically." Murray is the all-time SEC record holder in passing yards (13,166) and TD passes (121). Pat Dye, Jr., Murray’s agent, said last week that the signal caller has garnered interest from the following teams: Cincinnati, Jacksonville, Arizona, Minnesota, New Orleans, St. Louis, Cleveland, Houston, Dallas, Oakland, Tennessee and Kansas City.
Mar 30 - 7:52 PM

NFL Media analyst Charles Davis believes Georgia QB Aaron Murray could be an alternate option in the third round for the Houston Texans.

"I don't think the third round is too early to consider Murray. He creeps into the conversation more and more when you look at his overall production at Georgia -- he left the school as the SEC record holder in passing yards (13,166) and TD passes (121). He has great experience as a four-year starter in the SEC, and improved throughout his career. He's capable of surprising people at the next level," Davis wrote. Even though Murray is coming off an ACL injury, his name continues to generate some buzz. Murray doesn't have the ideal size or arm strength, but could take advantage of his accuracy, ball placement, and his ability to throw on the move. In the right system Murray could a very good developmental project at the next level.
Source: NFL.com
Mar 29 - 12:08 PM

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Wednesday that 12 teams have expressed interest in Georgia QB Aaron Murray.

Murray is currently in Phoenix preparing for Georgia’s pro day on April 16. Pat Dye, Jr., Murray’s agent, said the signal caller has garnered interest from the following teams: Cincinnati, Jacksonville, Arizona, Minnesota, New Orleans, St. Louis, Cleveland, Houston, Dallas, Oakland, Tennessee and Kansas City. "There’s just a real positive buzz about Aaron with the teams," Dye said. "He’s well ahead of schedule [from ACL surgery in November] and he should be fine to start training camp or at some point during training camp. Whether if that’s the first day or two weeks into it. Aaron swears he’ll be ready by training camp, a full go."
Mar 23 - 6:34 PM

Georgia QB Aaron Murray has a "hot name" in scouting circles, says ESPN's Todd McShay.

"He showed toughness this year, he can handle pressure," McShay said. "He doesn't have great size, he has marginal arm strength, but in the right system, a Sean Payton system, he can have success and be a really good backup, and who knows, one day could maybe be a starter." Murray, progressing well from ACL surgery in November, is hopeful he will be able to work out at Georgia’s pro day on April 16.
Mar 22 - 4:39 PM

Scout Inc.'s Kevin Weidl cautions teams from the AFC East, AFC North and NFC North from drafting Georgia QB Aaron Murray.

The thinking is that, because Murray's lackluster size will give him trouble in collapsing pockets and his noodle won't compensate, he shouldn't regularly be playing in inclement weather. "Murray’s best chance at developing and maximizing his skill set will come if he is able to team up with a creative offensive mind, like a Sean Payton in New Orleans, who relies on quick decision-making and getting the ball out in a timely manner," wrote Weidl. Murray, progressing well from ACL surgery in November, is hopeful he will be able to work out at Georgia’s pro day on April 16.
Mar 21 - 12:54 AM


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