Written by Bryan Perez on January 21, 2016
The 2016 Senior Bowl took a shot to the gut this week with the announcement that TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson was withdrawing from the game due to injury-related issues. Doctson was one of the big-ticket players I was looking forward to watching, but he’s making the right choice by sitting out of the game if he is not yet 100 percent healthy. He was replaced by a very interesting name and another receiver in the long line of Clemson playmakers, Charone Peake. Keep an eye on him. I have a hunch he’s a guy that ranks a bit higher within NFL circles than the ‘big media’ coverage would suggest.
More than any other position, the wide receivers in the Senior Bowl are limited by the level of quarterback play during the week of practices. Last year’s pass catchers were really hamstrung by the awful crop of passers, but (read more…)