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ESPN's Todd McShay ranked UNC RB T.J. Logan as the No. 10 prospect at his position.

This is the highest we've seen Logan ranked, and over names like Jamaal Williams, Samaje Perine, Elijah McGuire, James Conner and Marlon Mack. Logan projects as a passing down specialist and a third day pick.
Source: ESPN
Mar 23 - 11:11 AM

When asked why he didn’t start over Marquise Williams, UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky said: "I felt like I won the job."

"I felt like I should have been the quarterback, but Coach [Larry] Fedora, it’s his decision, he did what he thought was best for the team," Trubisky said. "Even though I hated being a backup, as a competitor, I embraced my role. ... We won a lot of games with [Williams] and I thought if I was in there I could have done the same thing and maybe even better." Some see Trubisky's inability to unseat Williams as a red flag, others aren't as concerned by Fedora's deference to the veteran. As Yahoo reminded readers, Tom Brady once had problems beating out Drew Henson. Trubisky told the site that he has workouts scheduled with the Cleveland Browns, New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs and Arizona Cardinals.
Source: Yahoo
Mar 22 - 1:57 PM

ESPN's Todd McShay spoke with one personnel director who compared UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky to Aaron Rodgers coming out of Cal.

Yep. That happened. "The similarities: The quick release, the arm talent and the ability stay in balance while moving his feet," McShay writes, adding time went into Rodgers' development. First round quarterbacks aren't afforded that type of time anymore, but teams with established quarterbacks could be on the lookout in the first round in the hopes of planning for the future. Trubisky could be the first or the fourth quarterback off the board.
Source: ESPN
Mar 22 - 10:29 AM

Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline writes that North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky "struggled with his accuracy" during Tuesday's pro day throwing drills.

Trubisky did show off the requisite arm strength on Tuesday, but where that arm strength led the ball is another matter completely. Notes Pauline, "Receivers were adjusting to errant throws or leaving their feet to grab passes high of the mark. On occasion the ball left his hand funny and Trubisky was way off the target." In assessing the pro day work of both Clemson QB Deshaun Watson (last week) and Trubisky, Pauline believes Watson was the more consistent thrower. We would not be surprised to see Watson drafted before Trubisky on Day 1, though this quarterback class remains relatively fluid.
Mar 21 - 7:58 PM

Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline passes along that North Carolina RB T.J. Logan "looked terrific in ball-carrying drills" during pro day on Tuesday.

Pauline writes that Logan "display[ed] quick feet and a smooth change of direction, adding that the 5-foot-9, 196-pounder "also caught the ball very well." During Combine drills, Logan came away with the fastest 40-yard dash time of any running back in Indianapolis, acing the sprint in 4.37 seconds. ESPN's Mel Kiper believes that this strong work might boost him all the way to a Day 2 selection. The analyst viewed him as a late Day 3 pick prior to the Combine.
Mar 21 - 6:40 PM

According to ESPN, there were no NFL head coaches present for the pro day workout of North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky.

You can read into this as you would like. While it does strike as peculiar that a potential top-10 quarterback would not have a few head coaches of interested teams on hand to watch him throw, the Browns have already set up a private workout with him, as have the Jets, 49ers and Chiefs. All four of those teams would fall into the "quarterback hungry" basket by various degrees. In his latest positional rankings, NFL Media's Mike Mayock ranks Trubisky as the third quarterback in this class, trailing Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer and Clemson's Deshaun Watson.
Mar 21 - 5:55 PM

North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky will be attending the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia.

Fellow gunslinger Deshaun Watson had already previously confirmed that he will be attending the NFL's big show in Philadelphia come April 27. The presumptive No. 1 overall pick, Texas A&M EDGE Myles Garrett, does not plan on attending.
Mar 21 - 4:39 PM

The Cleveland Browns, New York Jets, San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs have all scheduled private workouts with North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky.

We'd already heard about Cleveland's private workout, news that broke in conjunction with the report that head coach Hue Jackson and GM Sashi Brown had skipped UNC's pro day on Tuesday. The Browns, 49ers and Jets all have dire quarterback needs, while some have speculated that the Chiefs could take a quarterback in Round 1 as Alex Smith's eventual heir.
Mar 21 - 3:57 PM

Browns coach Hue Jackson and executive VP of football operations Sashi Brown skipped North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky's pro day workout on Tuesday.

No biggie; Cleveland has already scheduled Trubisky for a private workout. NFL.com's Bucky Brooks slots Trubisky No. 25 to the Texans. The Jets and 49ers have been both sniffing around Trubisky recently.
Mar 21 - 2:44 PM

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch attended the Tuesday pro day workout of North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky.

At the NFL Combine, Lynch admitted that he's in the market for a quarterback. From the same event, the MMQB's Robert Klemko reported that, based on what he was hearing, that he would "be shocked" if the 49ers selected a quarterback in the first round. We'll find out soon enough. Trubisky is joined in the first-round QB discussion by Clemson's Deshaun Watson, Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer and Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes.
Source: NFL.com
Mar 21 - 1:59 PM

The Jets are "very intrigued" by UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky, according to ESPN's Rich Cimini.

"This is something to watch," Cimini writes. Trubisky's pro day is on Tuesday. The Jets are incredibly tight lipped about their interest in any prospect or position, but Cimini does point out that GM Mike Maccagnan has a tendency to draft a quarterback every year.
Source: ESPN
Mar 21 - 11:35 AM

UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky is "not a high-level talent prospect," according to NFL Films producer Greg Cosell.

Cosell projects Trubisky to be a "function of head coach-OC view of him as a system fit," specifically calling attention to "a lot of flaws in his mechanics." Trubisky is mentioned by many as the No. 1 quarterback in this class, but that label seems to be in a constant cycle. Trubisky only has 13 starts to his name, and only 12 are viable since one was played in terrible weather.
Mar 20 - 10:32 AM

Pro Football Focus compared UNC RB Elijah Hood to former New England Patriots RB Stevan Ridley.

"Like Ridley, Hood is a better downhill runner who is capable of being a productive back while taking what is given by his run-blocking," notes the PFF analysis crew. They loved his work during the 2015 campaign, when he scampered his way to 1,463 yards, but saw a lack of speed and agility on tape in 2016. At least part of that may be due to injuries, including a concussion. In summation, PFF writes that "Hood’s vision is one of his best assets and his experience running in multiple schemes will help him be a contributor at the next level, but ultimately does not look like a lead back in the NFL."
Mar 18 - 3:30 PM

Former Florida redshirt senior C Cam Dillard transferred to North Carolina as a graduate.

Dilliard chose UNC over Arizona. As a graduate, he's eligible to play immediately in 2017 for the Tar Heels. "I thought about things and it worked out," Dillard said about his decision. "UNC has a really good plan for me. They’ve sent four offensive linemen to the NFL in the last four years. Everything worked out."
Mar 13 - 2:55 PM

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Browns will give Cody Kessler a chance to start next season.

This does not necessarily preclude the Browns from drafting a quarterback, but at the very least, it would appear to indicate that the team is not currently looking to take one in the first round. As USA Today's Luke Easterling notes, Cleveland could simply be waiting for next year's draft. That one could be a little heavier at the top, with Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen and Mason Rudolph all possibly in play.
Mar 12 - 2:30 PM


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