Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will be participating in this week’s Senior Bowl practices.
As for the game itself, his agent, Jack Mills, says that’s up in the air.
I know he’s planning to do the full week of workouts, Mills told co-host Gil Brandt and me Monday night on SiriusXM NFL Radio. Beyond that, I really don’t know the answer.
I think there are six or seven total quarterbacks there so I imagine some of the people aren’t as well-known as he is and they’re really anxious to get those reps.
If he does play, I think it will be fairly limited, Mills said. But it’s always said the workouts are more important than the game anyway.
Particularly, I think the Broncos’ staff just wants to get know him better and establish a relationship with him.
Other quarterbacks on the North roster include Wyoming’s Josh Allen, Nebraska’s Tanner Lee and Washington State’s Luke Falk.
To be successful in this league, I think it’s proven that you have to be able to run the ball, Turner said Monday. Whether it’s a power run or a finesse run, you need to be able to run the football.
If you can do that, it makes life a lot easier on the quarterback; it helps your defense, it helps your team.
McCaffrey and a reliable target like Greg Olsen are keys to what Turner wants to do and will help with the transition to the new offense.
He had an unbelievable rookie year and did a lot more than a lot of people would be asked to do and handled them all, Turner said of McCaffrey. He lined up everywhere you could line up, which is hard for a rookie.