PFT noted last month that an enormous Australian rugby player was getting attention from NFL teams, and one team in particular liked him enough to draft him.
The Eagles took Mailata in the seventh round, with the 233rd pick in the 2018 NFL draft.
I will tell you with 1,000-percent certainty that everything I’ve learned confirmed what I already knew about the man and would have no way changed our decision to make him our head coach.
Wood also said the woman recanted the sexual assault allegations multiple times — a claim not substantiated by existing records or lawyers for Patricia and his fraternity brother.
Since he lost his starting job with the addition of free agent left tackle Nate Solder, and then responded by staying away from optional team workouts, it’s little surprise they don’t want to lash themselves to him for another year, and risk the 2019 salary becoming guaranteed for injury.
The Giants were hoping he’d come in and compete for the right tackle job, but that’s apparently a tough pill to swallow for the former No. 9 overall pick.
James has the ability to play a variety of roles in that secondary immediately, and he has superstar potential. Few teams get that lucky in the No. 17 spot, and the Chargers deserve kudos for keeping it simple when James dropped to them.
However, the Chargers’ future Los Angeles landlord still made several much larger splashes this offseason, starting with a pair of March trades for veteran cornerbacks who should bring plenty of experience and playmaking ability to a young, blossoming roster.