Verstappen: “Super slippery” track not enjoyable to drive

Last year’s running in Portimao saw drivers struggle with low grip conditions throughout the race weekend, most notably on Sunday when a sprinkling of rain and low temperatures hit the track just before the race start. The running of this year’s race in spring time gave hope for improved track conditions and higher temperatures, only…

Trevon Moehrig NFL Draft 2021: Scouting Report for Las Vegas Raiders Safety

Brandon Wade/Associated PressHEIGHT: 6′ ⅝”WEIGHT: 202POSITIVES:—Very good athlete with straight-line speed that builds.—Plays with good instincts and understanding of routes in front of him.—Comes downhill and fills running lanes well.—Excellent open-field tackler. Tracks the ball and closes ground quickly.—Delivers a blow to ball-carriers.—Physical and dominant in block destructions vs. smaller blockers.NEGATIVES:—Shows some stiffness in backpedal and hips.—Plays…

Trevon Moehrig Drafted by Raiders: LV’s Updated Depth Chart After Round 2

Brandon Wade/Associated PressThe Las Vegas Raiders added a playmaker to the back end of their defense Friday when they selected TCU safety Tre’von Moehrig with the No. 43 overall pick of the 2021 NFL draft. Here is a look at how Moehrig fits into his new team’s depth chart:DE: Clelin Ferrell, Matt DickersonNT: Quinton Jefferson, Johnathan HankinsDT: Solomon Thomas, Niles Scott, Kendal VickersDE: Maxx Cosby,…

Kelvin Joseph NFL Draft 2021: Scouting Report for Dallas Cowboys CB

Bryan Woolston/Associated PressHEIGHT: 5’11 ½”WEIGHT: 197POSITIVES—Willing tackler who supports the run.—Good patience in press. Keeps leverage well at line of scrimmage and looks to get hands on receivers.—Displays the ball skills needed to play the ball in air and catch with hands away from his body.—Good positioning downfield. Able to push receivers off their line.NEGATIVES—Raw in press…

Richie Grant NFL Draft 2021: Scouting Report for Atlanta Falcons Safety

John Raoux/Associated PressHEIGHT: 5’11 ⅝”WEIGHT: 197POSITIVES:—Active player who is always around the ball.—Performs well in the blox. Takes good angles to the ball.—Solid tacking in the open field by taking good angles.—Plays with quick feet getting out of breaks.—Good vision and awareness in coverage. Plays quarterbacks’ eyes well.NEGATIVES:—Poor field vision and block destruction. Rarely sees blocks to…

Liam Eichenberg NFL Draft 2021: Scouting Report for Miami Dolphins OT

Michael Ainsworth/Associated PressHEIGHT: 6’6⅛”WEIGHT: 306POSITIVES—Smooth and efficient footwork out of his stance with impressive weight distribution in pass protection.—Heavy, refined use of hands with an array of techniques to create, reset and take away leverage from pass-rushers (two-hand strike, snatch/trap technique, independent hands, double under).—Plays with good posture in pass protection to keep his head out of…

Levi Onwuzurike NFL Draft 2021: Scouting Report for Detroit Lions DL

Tony Avelar/Associated PressHEIGHT: 6’2⅞”WEIGHT: 290POSITIVES—Has experience in Washington’s NFL-style defense as both a one-gap 3- and 1-tech as well as a two-gap 0-tech nose tackle.—Did not base as a nose tackle in Washington’s defense, but when given the reps, he showed he had the length to contribute at the position.—Often wins plays with hand placement and arm…

Javonte Williams’ Fantasy Outlook with Melvin Gordon, Broncos After NFL Draft

Karl B DeBlaker/Associated PressThe Denver Broncos somewhat surprisingly drafted running back Javonte Williams on Friday with the No. 35 pick in the second round, leaving fantasy players wondering how he’ll fare in his new home. Given the presence of Melvin Gordon and Royce Freeman in Denver’s backfield, the outlook isn’t great for Williams’ fantasy prospects. First, some background. The…