From the Sidelines: 4/14/09 Draft Notes

Posted by Administrator On April - 14 - 2009

The Cleveland Browns’ brass has stated publicly that the franchise is sitting on first round trade offers for QB Brady Quinn and WR Braylon Edwards as well as the fact that they are “sold” on Michael Crabtree (WR #1). This could be a tricky smokescreen though.

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Maualuga works out for ‘Phins

Posted by Administrator On April - 7 - 2009

Linebacker Rey Maualuga, who completed his career at USC with 273 tackles and won the 2008 Chuck Bednarik Award as the country’s best college defensive player, worked out for the Miami Dolphins Tuesday.

Maualuga (6-foot-2, 260 pounds) has been likened to another former Trojan linebacker, Junior Seau.

Maualuga is projected as a mid first-round pick, and will likely be off the board if the Dolphins maintain their current position with the 25th pick.

Maualuga had a hamstring injury and ran a 4.91 at the NFL combine, but more recently reportedly ran a time in the low 4.6 range at USC’s recent pro day event.

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