Aqib Talib tweets about whether he’ll be traded
Denver cornerback Aqib Talib is aware of the reports that the Broncos would like to trade him, and he’s having a little fun with those reports.
Talib saw a tweet from the NFL that the Broncos could look to move him, and he asked, Who’s coming to get me?
He then asked who within the Broncos organization thinks he’s not the same player he used to be.
I knew Minnesota as a bitterly cold state, which was the complete opposite of my sunny California, but I figured it wasn’t about where you live, but whom you live with that mattered most.
Back in California, we grew up 10 minutes apart from each other but didn’t meet until my third year of college. He chose to leave college early and chase his dream in the NFL.
At 6 feet 7 inches and 310 pounds with an impressive record at one of the greatest college football teams, he was sought after by all the teams. He never had to worry about being cut or losing his spot to someone else. His future was guaranteed and so was his multimillion-dollar paycheck.
Watching my best friend play each Sunday on the field was exhilarating that was the closest I was going to get to playing in the NFL and I loved every minute of it.
Ogletree has the speed to run with backs out of the backfield and he can be used in blitz packages, although he has only 5.5 career sacks. He had eight tackles and forced a fumble on rookie Wayne Gallman this past season when the Rams crushed the Giants 51-17. Ogletree has six career interceptions, including one this season against the Cardinals he returned 41 yards for a touchdown.
Andrew Norwell, G, Panthers
Quite the ascension for an undrafted guy from Ohio State, as he is expected to become the highest-paid guard in NFL history, surpassing $12 million per year. Dave Gettleman signed him in Carolina and has his sights on him again. Norwell started all 16 games in 2017 and did not allow a sack.
Pat Shurmur saw up-close in Minnesota what this 5-foot-9 speedster can do as a change-of pace back. He has one particular skill Shurmur lists as a prerequisite: He can catch the ball out of the backfield, with 142 receptions in his four-year career, including 51 in 2017.