Julian Edelman not only topped Jones’ brilliance two minutes later, he also set the Patriots up for the touchdown that forced overtime in New England’s 34-28 win … and had everybody in America reaching for new adjectives and superlatives to describe it.
Here’s one: it was Lynn Swann, multiplied by David Tyree, with some Jermaine Kearse stirred in.
Unfortunately, Kearse has more in common with Jones now, as their catches came in losing efforts, when their brilliant catches each led to zero points and eventual disaster. But Kearse’s snag of Russell Wilson’s pass off of a couple of tips, including his own, while falling on his back, near the end of Super Bowl 49, belongs in the Super Bowl-greatest conversation.
The Combine is only part of the preparation for Njoku, who said former teammates told him what to expect the NFL. More playbook. More film. A different type of standard. Despite an imposing physical frame, that part of the game isn’t over, either.
“I’m working on both with my power and speed,” Njoku said. “I came into Miami as a receiver, so it’s easier to say my blocking but obviously there’s things that I need to work on with running routes. They both need some serious work, but I’m far from reaching my peak.”
Njoku is on his way to joining that established Cheap Jerseys And Snapbacks Miami lineage in the NFL. After all, Olsen ranked second among tight ends with 1,073 receiving Cheap Jerseys Direct Coupon Code yards in 2016. Graham was right behind him with 923 yards. Wherever Njoku lands, he’ll be expected to produce like those other Hurricanes tight ends in the future. That’s why Njoku is an enticing first-round possibility.