John Fennelly, Lead WriterVictor Cruz says he can play the “Randall Cobb” role in Ben McAdoo’s offense. That means lining up in the backfield on occasion, something Cruz has not done much of in his career in New York.
“I do see myself as a Randall Cobb,” Cruz said at an event yesterday per Ebenezer Samuel of the Daily News. “Hopefully I can sneak in that backfield for a couple plays. I don’t know how effective that will be. But we’ll definitely see where it takes us. But we’ll see. I’m excited to be all over the field this year.”
The Cleveland Browns could not come to a contract agreement with impending free agent Alex Mack and assigned the transition tag on him. Mack was considered to be the top center on the market this March and now it appears he’s going nowhere, at least for now.
With the PAT success rate at an automatic 99.6%, the NFL Competition Committee is discussing moving the line of scrimmage for attempts from the two to the 25. That would make the extra point try the equivalent of a 42-yard FG.
Pat Traina outlines five under-the-radar free agent signings that will benefit the Giants this offseason.
Could the Giants be interested in returner extraordinaire Devin Hester? Jordan Raanan of the Star-Ledger believes so.