Green Bay’s secondary has been the team’s weakness the past few seasons

The 49ers decided to use their 2013 first-round pick on LSU’s Eric Reid, a hard-hitting safety who thrives as a run-stopper. He has 252 tackles, eight interceptions, and 30 pass deflections in his career and is one of the best players on the 49ers’ defense.

Green Bay’s secondary has been the team’s weakness the past few seasons, but the one constant has been Clinton-Dix, who hasn’t just stayed healthy but has also excelled in his three seasons as a pro. While the jury’s still out on Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins, the Packers have a foundational piece playing center field when Clinton-Dix is in the lineup.

Ansah was a first-round pick in 2013 and became the anchor of Detroit’s front seven. The Pro Bowler, who has a high motor and the speed and athleticism to get pressure on opposing quarterbacks, has 163 tackles, nine forced fumbles, and 32 sacks in his career.

Pittsburgh is much like Green Bay, always thinking about Dallas Cowboys Cheap Jerseys the edges and corners of its defense during the draft. This time, however, the priority for the Steelers on that side will be more about the middle. Wideout and line will see some stocking in later rounds. A QB before Day 3 is the wild card.

Atlanta will think defense first and foremost as it builds on being an offensive-minded NFC champion. Vic Beasley Jr. needs more versatile, edge rush help. The team Cheap Youth Baseball Jerseys also must beef up inside to boost Grady Jarrett.

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Reggie Wayne picks a QB other than Luck or Manning as hardest passer

Congratulations are in order for Curtis Painter. On Tuesday, Reggie Wayne gave him an unofficial award that pertains to playing quarterback.

When Wayne was asked about who threw the hardest passes, he didn't name Andrew Luck or Peyton Manning (before his arm stopped functioning like a normal arm last year). He also didn't name Tom Brady, who threw to Wayne this past summer during Patriots training camp. Instead, Wayne chose Curtis Painter.

It's 2016, and we're talking about Curtis Painter.

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