Chris Herndon on DWI arrest: This is not who I am
With his case pending, Chris Herndon wouldn’t say much about his Saturday arrest. But the Jets’ fourth-round pick did tell reporters, This is not who I am, via Brian Costello of the New York Post.
Herndon was charged with driving while intoxicated after crashing his car early Saturday morning in New Jersey. He hit a car driven by a 76-year-old man, who injured his arm.
The tight end made 40 catches for 477 yards and four touchdowns last season for the Hurricanes. The Jets took him with the 107th overall pick in this year’s draft.
Shazier suffered a serious spinal injury in a Dec. 4 game against the Bengals and has been recovering from a spinal stabilization surgery he underwent Dec. 6. He was released from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Rehabilitation Institute last Thursday.
The Browns also signed veteran Carlos Hyde and used a second-round pick on Nick Chubb, but keeping Johnson was still a priority for them.
Johnson was entering the final year of his rookie deal.
He only had 82 carries last year, but he had 74 catches for 693 yards and three touchdowns, and presents a valuable complement to Hyde (and perhaps eventually Chubb).
A grinder who may not go this high, but he is a safe bet because of how he approaches his game. He will have immediate impact in run defense and will push the pocket in pass-rush scenarios.
Turay had two shoulder surgeries in 2016. He’s raw but has shown explosiveness as a rusher and done well when he has dropped into coverage.
Leonard’s weight had dropped to 226 pounds since the combine, where his 40 time was due to a thigh injury in his only attempt. His speed is evident on video as he consistently closes on plays sideline to sideline. He had 114 tackles in 10 games last season.