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PostSubject: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:18 am

The official Press Room for the North Carolina Cobras.

Rising Rookies Conference
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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:36 am

The North Carolina Cobras begin their drive to win the RW Inaugural Minors League Title by signing its first player in Jesse James, TE, Pittsburgh.

Per 247 Sports, Jesse James has earned a new fan in notorious Steelers fan, Snoop Dogg.

"Jesse James is bad boy, too," he said, just in case you didn't hear him the first time. "Jesse James is a bad boy."

This will be James' third year in the league. The former Penn State Nittany Lion hauled in 39 catches and scored three touchdowns last season.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:26 pm

The North Carolina Cobras add Andy Dalton as their franchise quarterback.

Dalton's fantasy numbers should improve this season with the Bengals adding several new offensive weapons in John Ross, WR, and Joe Mixon, RB to go along with veteran pass-catching stud AJ Green.

It will be the former TCU Horned Frogs' seventh year in the league.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:49 pm

Cobras add new weapon

The North Carolina Cobras continue to build a solid unit as the team welcomes Kansas City Wideout Tyreek Hill to the fold.

Hill had 61 catches in 2016 and totalled 11 touchdowns.

Word out of Kansas City is Hill will not return kicks this season, though it is hard for use to believe that you wouldn't give him every opportunity to touch the ball.



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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:49 am

North Carolina Cobras ink Briean Boddy-Calhoun




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:44 pm

Cobras Get Steal of the Draft

The North Carolina Cobras added Le'veon Bell to its offensive arsenal Sunday.

Bell was one of only two running backs last season that rushed for more than 100 yards per game.






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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:54 am

Cobras Acquire "Big Man" Ealy




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:48 pm

Ajayi joins the Cobras

Dolphins OC Clyde Christensen believes Jay Ajayi might be the "most improved" player on the team this offseason.

"He looks like a pro," Christensen said of the 2016 breakout back. "He's a different guy from a year ago." Ajayi was a tackle-breaking machine last season, but was inconsistent behind the Dolphins' banged up offensive line. Christensen previously praised Ajayi's passing-game improvement. Asked about coach Adam Gase's comment that Ajayi could see 350 carries in 2017, Christensen said "we might need to increase (Gase's) medication." That joke aside, coach and coordinator are on the same page about a player they want to feed this season.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:23 pm

Cobras add Clemson Deep Threat Williams




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:27 pm

Watkins makes Cobras Strike Lethal

No, for real this time. Seriously. This is the year where Sammy Watkins finally fulfills his potential.

His talent was never an issue, only his health and his team situation. But his major health problem – which predictably crippled his production in 2016 – is now safely behind him. And his target share could very well lead the league as he and Tyrod Taylor work together to earn their next NFL contracts.

Add together their shared strengths – Taylor’s deep ball accuracy and Watkins’ game-breaking speed – and Watkins’ situation is premier.





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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:33 pm

Alert the Law -- Gunslinger Arrives in Town

The questiion is "will Mahomes start at any point in 2017?"

Over the past 20 years only two first round quarterbacks have not played a single snap in their rookie season: Jason Campbell and Carson Palmer. Jason Campbell sat behind a 35 year old Mark Brunell and Carson Palmer sat behind a 31 year old Jon Kitna (ohhh the nostalgia!)

If he doesn't, we are thrilled at his future.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:26 pm

They'll Be "No" Shutting Up in North Carolina, Cobras sign Norman

Sports News released its Most Hated NFL Players in 2017 list, and Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was ranked at No. 19.

Love or hate him, Norman is one of the best corners in the NFL. He was a fifth-round pick by the Carolina Panthers in 2012 that came from obscurity to become an All-Pro.

In 2016 with the Redskins, Norman started all sixteen games and tallied three interceptions and two forced fumbles. He had career highs of 67 combined tackles and 19 passes deflected. Heading into his second season with Washington, Norman will be the leader of a young defense.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:01 pm

Cobras Bring in Smith to Hold Down the Fort Until Mahomes is Ready

The Cobras are not sold on Alex Smith as a long-term option for the direction of the team. However, for the price, he was a worthy addition until Mahomes is ready to take the reigns.



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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:49 pm

Speedster Lockett Looking Good for Season-Opener

In mid-June, Tyler Lockett ran routes quickly and smoothly caught passes from Russell Wilson in position drills on the first day of Seahawks minicamp -- all without any visible sign the wide receiver and Pro Bowl kick returner is only 5 1/2 months removed from his injury and surgery.

Lockett may be ready for training camp that for the Seahawks should begin on or about July 29, 15 days before the first exhibition game, at the Los Angeles Chargers.

“Tyler looks like and I think he’s aiming for camp,” Carroll said. “And we’ll see how he does there. I wouldn’t be surprised if he’s really running at top speed by then.”




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:14 pm

Jamal Adams already impressing teammates: 'He's unbelievable'

Todd Bowles and Mike Maccagnan couldn't hide their excitement. The moment NFL commissioner Roger Goodell read their draft selection of Jamal Adams aloud, cameras caught the two beaming inside the Jets' war room.

Adams was the player they coveted. The guy they never thought they'd get. Somehow, he slipped, and was there with the No. 6 pick.

Two months, 10 organized team activities and three minicamp practices have since passed. That's not a lot of time, but Adams' teammates already see what this hype is about.

"The things he has done so far?" cornerback Morris Claiborne told NJ Advance Media at his locker, shaking his head. "He's unbelievable."

Adams is atop the depth chart at safety, but isn't just occupying an area on the field. In most of the Jets' offseason workouts, he was arguably the best player out there.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:22 pm

Chargers LB Jatavis Brown is team's 'secret superstar' per PFF

The Los Angeles Chargers are building a talented team that possesses exciting young talent. Most people know the names like Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa, linebacker Melvin Ingram, cornerback Casey Hayward, and safety Jahleel Addae amongst others.

However, not many people know about Chargers linebacker Jatavis Brown who is a secret superstar, according to Pro Football Focus.

Brown started in just seven games during his rookie campaign but tallied 79 tackles, 3.5 sacks and 6 passes defensed.

Pro Football Focus gave him an 80.8 player grade, best for No. 27 in the NFL amongst linebackers, and an 81.7 coverage grade, No. 22 in the league.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:28 pm

Cobras add another deep threat in Rookie John Ross

Ross ran the fastest 40-yard time at the combine at 4.22 seconds, beating Chris Johnson’s 4.24 seconds in 2008 (data has been electronically kept since 2006). In case you weren’t aware of who Ross is, here’s a refresher.

In 2016, Ross had 51 receptions that went for a first down or a touchdown, which ranked second in the Pac-12. His 17 receiving touchdowns were tied for second most in Pac-12 history. He scored a touchdown on 20 percent of his offensive touches last season -- the highest percentage among Power 5 conference players with at least 80 touches.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:09 pm

Broncos' Von Miller wants to be 'G.O.A.T.-type player'

Von Miller is a proven winner. The Broncos linebacker was named Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2011; has been selected as a first-team All-Pro thrice; and capped off a Denver title run two seasons ago by claiming the Super Bowl MVP.

But there's one moniker that escapes Miller's grasp, one that he'll be chasing for at least a decade longer.

"I don't have any control over that, what people say, what people think," Miller told reporters Thursday, per ESPN. "But I want to be the best player in the National Football League. That's what I go out there to be every time I play. ... Over time, my play and the type of person I am will speak more to that. Maybe when I'm done, after playing 17 years or whatever, we can revisit this and see.

"I want to be the best player, no question. I want to be a G.O.A.T.-type player, like the guy upstairs."



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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:13 pm

Mark Barron switching positions in Rams defense

Mark Barron will be on the move, but not from the Los Angeles Rams as a whole.

The former safety and weakside linebacker is switching to inside linebacker next season under new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips.

“He’s a linebacker,” Phillips said, per AL.com. “He’s really instinctive, he’s got great speed and we can utilize his coverage ability at linebacker. It gives you more options as far as things you want to do defensively. If you get a guy like that who can cover people, then we’re going to utilize that.”




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:13 pm

Cobras add a pair of Kickers






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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:53 pm

Peppers Becomes the Newest Cobra

Peppers wasted no time in making his presence known out on the practice field. At rookie minicamp in May, he was all over the field and so particularly vocal that head coach Hue Jackson described him as an “energy bunny.”

“Oh man,” Jackson said with a wide smile. “He’s a football player. I like Jabrill. What you saw is why we put him on the team.”

“He likes playing the game. He likes to be around the football. He likes to be in the mix of it all,” he continued. “Those are the kind of guys that we put on this team, and I’m excited about that.”

By the end of offseason workouts, Peppers took reps at strong safety with the second- and third-team defense in OTAs and mandatory veteran minicamp. He’ll have a chance to earn a first-team job come training camp later this month, but he and every player on the Browns’ roster will have to earn their spot regardless of how they got to Cleveland.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:38 pm

Beasley becomes a Cobra

Cole Beasley had a career year for the Cowboys in 2016, and he will look to build off that performance this year. Last season, Beasley had 75 catches for 833 yards and five touchdowns on 98 targets. The receptions and yards were a career high, and he tied his career best in touchdowns. While it's a good sign that he had an instant rapport with rookie quarterback Dak Prescott.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:44 pm

More "Beef" Added To Defensive Front




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:51 pm

Shut Down Corner Bouye Comes to North Carolina

AJ Bouye was considered to be the best cornerback on the free agent market, starting 11 games in place of an injured Kevin Johnson last year, allowing only 47.9% of his targets to be completed, and averaging only 10.8 yards per reception. His biggest knock is probably the lack of interceptions. Bouye had just one interception and 16 defended passes in 2016, and recorded just five interceptions in his three years before that.





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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:00 pm

Ballhawk Peters Is A Cobra

Marcus Peters is a ballhawk. That is me breaking that news to you because you didn’t know that already (right?).

The Kansas City Chiefs CB is getting his hands on balls at an incredible rate this early in his career (I know what I did there). Pro Football Focus tracks a “playmaker index” which is the percentage of targets into coverage a player earns either an interception or a pass defensed.

That means that, at 18.8 percent, Peters gets his hands on the ball, either an interception or a breaking up a pass, in nearly one in five passes that come his way. That many passes his way could take a couple of games the way quarterbacks seemed to stop targeting him last season.

This stat really puts into perspective how disruptive he is.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:06 pm

Rookie Quincy Wilson Making Progress

Quincy Wilson Starting To Come Along: The first-team reps for Wilson haven’t been all his during OTAs and minicamp, but Monachino is seeing some strides in the rookie. “He’s in better shape, and he’s starting to show the talent that we looked at when we drafted him. He’s a great kid, first of all. He wouldn’t say ‘boo’ even if it was something scary, and the guys love him. Our players, all they care about is can the guy line up out there on the widest receiver and stay attached to him in coverage, and this kid can. I think we’re in great shape with Quincy. I love the guy. I think he’s going to be a good player in this league.” Wilson should compete with veteran Rashaan Melvin for the starting job opposite Vontae Davis this year.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:47 am

Linval Joseph to Anchor Cobras Defensive Front

They don’t come much more underrated or reliable than Vikings nose tackle Linval Joseph, who has missed just five games in his last six NFL seasons despite playing one of the most physically taxing positions.

That’s the nature of his job, often doing the ‘dirty work’ of taking up double teams in the run game to give his linebackers open lanes. So if for any reason the Vikings find themselves without Joseph this season, they’d have a massive hole to fill in the middle of their top-five defense.

Listed at 329 pounds, the Pro Bowler Joseph is the biggest player on the Vikings roster and his value carries a similar weight. There’s a reason he was one of head coach Mike Zimmer’s first additions upon being hired by the Vikings in 2014. Zimmer needed a stout, every-down nose tackle to clog up the middle and make life easier for the defenders behind him.

Joseph has done just that, growing increasingly effective the longer he’s been in Minnesota. The 28-year-old big man is in the prime of his career, but is still adding to his game. Few possess the size to take on two 300-pound offensive linemen with the burst to get after the quarterback. Joseph has been polished up as a pass rusher, culminating in four sacks last season, which tied his career high.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:15 pm

C.J. Fiedorowicz Joins The Cobras

It wasn't much, but the 559 yards and four scores C.J. Fiedorowicz had last year was enough to give him some appeal. He wound up as a Top 20 Fantasy tight end and actually came through with three big games in the first half of the season to appease those owners who streamed tight ends. Fiedorowicz looks like the Texans' top tight end, but he's not expected to help Fantasy owners on a week to week basis as a starter.



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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:40 pm

Su'a Cravens Moving Back to Safety

When the Redskins selected Su’a Cravens in the second round of the 2016 draft, they did so with the intent of moving him from his college position of safety to inside linebacker in nickel and dime sub-packages. He transitioned to his new position well and was one of the few bright spots on an otherwise poor defense during his rookie campaign. However, he suffered from a few different injuries and only managed to play in 11 games.

Entering his second year, the Redskins are moving Cravens back to his more natural safety spot. Despite performing well at inside linebacker, shifting to safety should allow Cravens to see the field more often in the base package as the starting strong safety, while also helping him stay cleaner in the run game, which should help prevent some injuries. Many fans and media have questioned just how well Cravens will adjust to playing safety in the NFL. Head Coach Jay Gruden was asked about Cravens’s progress in OTAs earlier this offseason.

“I like Su’a,” Gruden said. “I like what he’s doing right now. You know, we’re out here without pads on, and we know the importance of being able to tackle at safety, so we obviously can’t see that and the angles. Based on his football knowledge and his skill set, I think he’ll be a good tackler.



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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:04 pm

Rawls Ready To Rumble

Injuries and inconsistent touches have plagued the early portion of Thomas Rawls' career, but he's produced like a star when he gets the chance to carry the load. In 12 career games with double-digit carries, he's averaged over 87 yards per game. That would be almost 1,400 yards over a full season, usually enough to land among the top five rushers in the NFL nowadays. The Seahawks have built their offense on the ground and a healthy Rawls should make it easy to continue that tradition.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:27 pm

Jernigan labeled a 'country junkyard dog'

Timmy Jernigan was the most underrated offseason acquisition for the Philadelphia Eagles.

NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger took to Twitter Tuesday, proclaiming how excited he is about Jernigan coming to the Eagles.

If you are a Philadelphia Eagle player the one acquisition you should be most excited about is DT, Timmy Jernigan "a country junkyard dogg" — Brian Baldinger (@BaldyNFL) July 11, 2017

That "country junkyard dog" nickname may stick in Philadelphia.

A second-round pick in 2014, Jernigan started 15 games for the Ravens last season. He finished with 31 tackles, five sacks and three pass deflections. Jernigan was ranked 42nd among all interior defenders by Pro Football Focus last season, grading at 75.1 (run grade at 78.3).

Baldinger is not the only NFL Network analyst obsessed with Jernigan. Daniel Jeremiah gave his take on Jernigan earlier this offseason.

"The interesting move in this division that I don’t think anybody is really talking about, Timmy Jernigan going from the Ravens to the Eagles,” Jeremiah said on his Move the Sticks Podcast. "This Eagles defensive scheme with Jim Schwartz fits him beautifully. I think this is somebody as an interior player next to Fletcher Cox, he’s going to step his game up. He could get like a sneaky nine or 10 sacks in this defense next year."




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:49 pm

Another Tight End added to Roster

Seferian-Jenkins (suspension) appears to be the Jets' clear starter at tight end heading into training camp, the New York Post's Brian Costello reports.

Seferian-Jenkins finished with 10 receptions for 110 yards in seven games for the Jets last season. While those totals are underwhelming -- and Seferian-Jenkins will be suspended for the first two games of the upcoming campaign for a DUI arrest that led to his release from the Buccaneers -- the 24-year-old reportedly raised eyebrows with his performance during OTAs and mandatory minicamp.

Along with losing 25 pounds and quitting drinking, ASJ was deployed all over the field in new offensive coordinator John Morton's offense. On a team lacking perimeter playmakers and an answer at quarterback, the towering Seferian-Jenkins could become a safety blanket in Year 2 in New York.



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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:36 pm

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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:36 pm

Cobras Look To Run Down Hill

Hill figures to remain involved in the offense despite the offseason addition of second-round pick Joe Mixon, Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com reports.

While Marvin Lewis typically doesn't ask much of his rookies, running backs have been a clear exception, with Hill and Giovani Bernard (knee) both topping 225 touches in their respective debut campaigns. Mixon's draft status and well-rounded skill set should help him earn an immediate role -- and possibly even the starting job -- but that doesn't mean Hill will completely disappear from the offense in his contract season.

Bernard may not be ready by Week 1, and an absence could force Mixon to take on a major passing-down role, which would in turn help Hill stay involved on early downs and in short-yardage/goal-line spots. The Cincinnati backfield will bear close watching throughout training camp and into the early part of the regular season.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:24 pm

Devontae Booker 'more ready' this time to compete for No. 1 RB spot

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Looking back on it, Devontae Booker would like to turn rookie moments into much more.

Coming off a knee injury in his final season at Utah and heading into a full NFL calendar made for a tough transition into his rookie season with the Denver Broncos. He showed plenty of potential while rushing for 612 yards in 2016 but looked weary during the trek to the finish.

"You push through it. Everybody has to push through it," Booker said. "... You learn it's different than college, a lot different. In college you're winding down when things really get going [in the NFL]. You see good teams and good players start strong, finish strong."

Booker, a fourth-round pick in 2016, said he "worked my butt off" to be prepared for what's to come this fall. He has the power of knowledge in terms of how he felt last season and what he thought needed to be done to get ready for this one.

"[Booker] wants to be the guy," Broncos coach Vance Joseph said during the offseason program. "Again, it's going to take two or three guys at that spot to make it a complete unit in my opinion. He wants to be the guy ... He finished last year, in my opinion, on a positive note."

Booker showed the Broncos coaches enough during offseason work that he is expected to get a look with the starters early in training camp. He has said that he expects to return for camp next week with a far better understanding of what is expected of him.

"I just think it's way different," Booker said. "Before, I felt like I was nervous, just thinking about my assignments, the offense, all of that ... I've told guys my head was spinning all over. I just feel more ready to get to work. It's that thing where the game gets slower and you can play faster, if you know what I mean."



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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:33 pm

Youth Movement Continues With DT Thomas





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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:41 pm

Cobras Add Another Pass Rusher

Other than quarterback Alex Smith, I’m not sure if there is a more polarizing player than linebacker Dee Ford on the Kansas City Chiefs. When you look at his production in the early part of the 2016 season there is a lot to be excited about. The question ultimately comes down to can he produce on the right side of the field in Tamba Hali’s place.

Justin Houston will regain his position of dominance on the left side of the Chiefs defense as he should. While Ford was productive from the left side in 2016 his production slipped once Houston returned from injury. Was this a case of Ford not being as effective against the premier tackles in the NFL? Or is it that he was injured in the second half of the season and didn’t have the same explosion?

Whichever side of the fence you may be on I think everyone can agree this is a make or break year for Dee Ford. Kansas City simply has to be better getting after the passer than they were most of last season. The best way to protect young corners is to get after the opposing quarterback. With the inexperience in KC’s secondary, Ford’s emergence as a force can be a huge key. Kansas City’s defense was the most effective when they had two good pass rushers and this year will be no different. The defense has the pieces to be very good this season. How good could depend on the guy coming off the ball from the QB’s blind side.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:35 pm

Steelers look at Bud Dupree as next elite outside linebacker

Six NFL seasons have come and gone since the last time the Steelers suited up a player — they actually had two that year — who reached double digits in sacks.

Bud Dupree was 17 years old and a high school senior in Irwinton, Ga., in 2010 when James Harrison (10 1⁄2 sacks) and LaMarr Woodley (10) led a pass rush that helped the Steelers to a berth in the Super Bowl against the Green Bay Packers.

With the Steelers seeking more quarterback pressure this season, Dupree is being counted on heavily to snap that drought and get the Steelers back to the NFL's championship game.

If those expectations sound familiar, it's because Dupree heard them last summer, much like another former first-round draft pick, Jarvis Jones, did in previous years — to no avail.

“I'm all with it,” Dupree said last month during organized team activities. “I like the pressure, but there really isn't any pressure for me. It's expectations. People expect me to be the guy, and they see a lot of good things in me.”

The Steelers saw enough from Dupree in four years at Kentucky that they drafted him 22nd overall in 2015. He was taken to address a pass-rushing need Jones couldn't fill after being drafted in the first round two years earlier.

Dupree played in all 16 games as a rookie, starting five down the stretch, and had four sacks. It was a good enough debut that thoughts of a 10-sack sophomore season became a bona fide wish for Dupree.




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:15 am

Roster/ Years

PLAYER YEARS
Dalton, Andy CIN QB 3
Mahomes, Patrick KCC QB (R) 4
Smith, Alex KCC QB 2
Ajayi, Jay MIA RB 4
Bell, Le'Veon PIT RB 3
Booker, Devontae DEN RB 2
Hill, Jeremy CIN RB 2
Rawls, Thomas SEA RB 1
Williams, Joe SFO RB (R) 2
Beasley, Cole DAL WR 2
Henderson, Carlos DEN WR (R) 3
Hill, Tyreek KCC WR 3
Lee, Marqise JAC WR 2
Lockett, Tyler SEA WR 2
Ross, John CIN WR (R) 2
Watkins, Sammy BUF WR 1
Williams, Mike LAC WR (R) 3
Fiedorowicz, C.J. HOU TE 3
James, Jesse PIT TE 3
Seferian-Jenkins, Austin NYJ TE 1
Hauschka, Steven BUF PK 2
Sturgis, Caleb PHI PK 2
Jernigan, Timmy PHI DT 1
Joseph, Linval MIN DT 2
Thomas, Solomon SFO DT (R) 3
Ealy, Kony NEP DE 1
Easley, Dominique LAR DE 1
Williams, Leonard NYJ DE 2
Barron, Mark LAR LB 3
Brown, Jatavis LAC LB 3
Dupree, Bud PIT LB 3
Ford, Dee KCC LB 3
Golden, Markus ARI LB 2
Miller, Von DEN LB 1
Thompson, Shaq CAR LB 2
Boddy-Calhoun, Briean CLE CB 1
Bouye, A.J. JAC CB 2
Jackson, Adoree TEN CB (R) 2
Norman, Josh WAS CB 1
Peters, Marcus KCC CB 2
Wilson, Quincy IND CB (R) 1
Adams, Jamal NYJ S (R) 4
Cravens, Su'a WAS S 2
Joyner, Lamarcus LAR S 1
Peppers, Jabrill CLE S (R) 3

TOTAL YEARS 98


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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:05 am

Free Agents Added

Williams, Tim BAL LB
LeBlanc, Cre'von CHI CB
Boston, Tre LAC S
Allen, Javorius BAL RB
Leggett, Jordan NYJ TE
Adams, Montravius GBP DE


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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:50 am

Free Agents added

Armstead, Arik SFO DE
Edwards, Mario OAK DE


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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:36 pm

Roster Wars Minor League Trade Completed

Tenafly Vipers and North Carolina Cobras have completed a trade:
Tenafly Vipers gave up Hodges, Bucky MIN TE
and North Carolina Cobras gave up $5.00 in blind bidding


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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:45 pm

Just a repost of my rosters as the one listed above was not in ABC order though I am positive I posted it that way.

PLAYER YEARS
Adams, Jamal NYJ S (R) 4
Adams, Montravius GBP DE 2
Ajayi, Jay MIA RB 4
Allen, Javorius BAL RB 1
Armstead, Arik SFO DE 1
Barron, Mark LAR LB 3
Beasley, Cole DAL WR 2
Bell, Le'Veon PIT RB 3
Boddy-Calhoun, Briean CLE CB 1
Booker, Devontae DEN RB 2
Boston, Tre LAC S 1
Bouye, A.J. JAC CB 2
Brown, Jatavis LAC LB 3
Hodges, Bucky MIN TE 2
Cravens, Su'a WAS S 2
Dalton, Andy CIN QB 3
Dupree, Bud PIT LB 3
Ealy, Kony NEP DE 1
Easley, Dominique LAR DE 1
Edwards, Mario OAK DE 1
Fiedorowicz, C.J. HOU TE 3
Ford, Dee KCC LB 3
Golden, Markus ARI LB 2
Hauschka, Steven BUF PK 2
Henderson, Carlos DEN WR (R) 3
Hill, Jeremy CIN RB 2
Hill, Tyreek KCC WR 3
Jackson, Adoree TEN CB (R) 2
James, Jesse PIT TE 3
Jernigan, Timmy PHI DT 1
Joseph, Linval MIN DT 2
Joyner, Lamarcus LAR S 1
LeBlanc, Cre'von CHI CB 1
Lee, Marqise JAC WR 2
Leggett, Jordan NYJ TE 2
Lockett, Tyler SEA WR 2
Mahomes, Patrick KCC QB (R) 4
Miller, Von DEN LB 1
Norman, Josh WAS CB 1
Peppers, Jabrill CLE S (R) 3
Peters, Marcus KCC CB 2
Rawls, Thomas SEA RB 1
Ross, John CIN WR (R) 2
Seferian-Jenkins, Austin NYJ TE 1
Smith, Alex KCC QB 2
Sturgis, Caleb PHI PK 2
Thomas, Solomon SFO DT (R) 3
Thompson, Shaq CAR LB 2
Watkins, Sammy BUF WR 1
Williams, Joe SFO RB (R) 2
Williams, Leonard NYJ DE 2
Williams, Mike LAC WR (R) 3
Williams, Tim BAL LB 2
Wilson, Quincy IND CB (R) 1
Zuerlein, Greg LAR PK (FA) 1

TOTAL YEARS 112




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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:52 pm

Cobras add

Zuerlein, Greg LAR PK
Per rules: 1 year

Need a bye week fill-in as Caleb Sturgis is out for a few weeks. Adding just for insurance purposes.

IRs: zero
Contract years: 112


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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:00 pm

Cobras add

Pennel, Mike NYJ DT
Per rules: 1 year

Add for more depth. We had just two DTs. Though we liked the two DTs that were ranked higher, those two had the same bye weeks as our current DTs. S0 we took Pennel.

IRs: Zero
Contracts: 113


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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:03 pm

ROSTER UPDATED

PLAYER YEARS
Adams, Jamal NYJ S (R) 4
Adams, Montravius GBP DE 2
Ajayi, Jay MIA RB 4
Allen, Javorius BAL RB 1
Armstead, Arik SFO DE 1
Barron, Mark LAR LB 3
Beasley, Cole DAL WR 2
Bell, Le'Veon PIT RB 3
Boddy-Calhoun, Briean CLE CB 1
Booker, Devontae DEN RB 2
Boston, Tre LAC S 1
Bouye, A.J. JAC CB 2
Brown, Jatavis LAC LB 3
Hodges, Bucky MIN TE 2
Cravens, Su'a WAS S 2
Dalton, Andy CIN QB 3
Dupree, Bud PIT LB 3
Ealy, Kony NEP DE 1
Easley, Dominique LAR DE 1
Edwards, Mario OAK DE 1
Fiedorowicz, C.J. HOU TE 3
Ford, Dee KCC LB 3
Golden, Markus ARI LB 2
Hauschka, Steven BUF PK 2
Henderson, Carlos DEN WR (R) 3
Hill, Jeremy CIN RB 2
Hill, Tyreek KCC WR 3
Jackson, Adoree TEN CB (R) 2
James, Jesse PIT TE 3
Jernigan, Timmy PHI DT 1
Joseph, Linval MIN DT 2
Joyner, Lamarcus LAR S 1
LeBlanc, Cre'von CHI CB 1
Lee, Marqise JAC WR 2
Leggett, Jordan NYJ TE 2
Lockett, Tyler SEA WR 2
Mahomes, Patrick KCC QB (R) 4
Miller, Von DEN LB 1
Norman, Josh WAS CB 1
Pennel, Mike NYJ DT (FA) 1 FA
Peppers, Jabrill CLE S (R) 3
Peters, Marcus KCC CB 2
Rawls, Thomas SEA RB 1
Ross, John CIN WR (R) 2
Seferian-Jenkins, Austin NYJ TE 1
Smith, Alex KCC QB 2
Sturgis, Caleb PHI PK 2
Thomas, Solomon SFO DT (R) 3
Thompson, Shaq CAR LB 2
Watkins, Sammy BUF WR 1
Williams, Joe SFO RB (R) 2
Williams, Leonard NYJ DE 2
Williams, Mike LAC WR (R) 3
Williams, Tim BAL LB 2
Wilson, Quincy IND CB (R) 1
Zuerlein, Greg LAR PK (FA) 1 FA

TOTAL YEARS 113


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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:47 pm

add FA Jalen Mills ... because he is a F'n STUD!
Cost: $0
Per Rules: 1 year



ROSTER: 114 years


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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:47 pm

PLAYER YEARS
Adams, Jamal NYJ S (R) 4
Adams, Montravius GBP DE 2
Ajayi, Jay MIA RB 4
Allen, Javorius BAL RB 1
Armstead, Arik SFO DE 1
Barron, Mark LAR LB 3
Beasley, Cole DAL WR 2
Bell, Le'Veon PIT RB 3
Boddy-Calhoun, Briean CLE CB 1
Booker, Devontae DEN RB 2
Boston, Tre LAC S 1
Bouye, A.J. JAC CB 2
Brown, Jatavis LAC LB 3
Hodges, Bucky MIN TE 2
Cravens, Su'a WAS S 2
Dalton, Andy CIN QB 3
Dupree, Bud PIT LB 3
Ealy, Kony NEP DE 1
Easley, Dominique LAR DE 1
Edwards, Mario OAK DE 1
Fiedorowicz, C.J. HOU TE 3
Ford, Dee KCC LB 3
Golden, Markus ARI LB 2
Hauschka, Steven BUF PK 2
Henderson, Carlos DEN WR (R) 3
Hill, Jeremy CIN RB 2
Hill, Tyreek KCC WR 3
Jackson, Adoree TEN CB (R) 2
James, Jesse PIT TE 3
Jernigan, Timmy PHI DT 1
Joseph, Linval MIN DT 2
Joyner, Lamarcus LAR S 1
LeBlanc, Cre'von CHI CB 1
Lee, Marqise JAC WR 2
Leggett, Jordan NYJ TE 2
Lockett, Tyler SEA WR 2
Mahomes, Patrick KCC QB (R) 4
Miller, Von DEN LB 1
Mills, Jalen PHI CB 1
Norman, Josh WAS CB 1
Pennel, Mike NYJ DT (FA) 1
Peppers, Jabrill CLE S (R) 3
Peters, Marcus KCC CB 2
Rawls, Thomas SEA RB 1
Ross, John CIN WR (R) 2
Seferian-Jenkins, Austin NYJ TE 1
Smith, Alex KCC QB 2
Sturgis, Caleb PHI PK 2
Thomas, Solomon SFO DT (R) 3
Thompson, Shaq CAR LB 2
Watkins, Sammy BUF WR 1
Williams, Joe SFO RB (R) 2
Williams, Leonard NYJ DE 2
Williams, Mike LAC WR (R) 3
Williams, Tim BAL LB 2
Wilson, Quincy IND CB (R) 1
Zuerlein, Greg LAR PK (FA) 1

TOTAL YEARS 114


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PostSubject: Re: North Carolina Cobras Press Room   Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:51 pm

Cobras place the following on the IR

INJURED RESERVE:
Williams, Joe SFO RB
Henderson, Carlos DEN WR
Easley, Dominique FA DE

Current Contracts 114/123


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