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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Malik Willis is experiencing some growing pains as the Tennessee Titans rookie works through his first training camp. Willis threw a deep pass to Josh Malone for a nice connection Friday and came back by finding Mason Kinsey across the middle in coverage. Needing a touchdown to wrap up practice,...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee rookie quarterback Malik Willis says his new teammate Ryan Tannehill is a good dude, and Titans coach Mike Vrabel dismissed any lingering issue over his veteran pointing out the obvious. Tannehill is the Titans’ starting quarterback, not a mentor or a coach. “His job is to prepare to...
    Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gave his thoughts on Ryan Tannehill’s mentorship comments towards rookie Malik Willis. This past week, Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill was the talk of the NFL. When speaking with the media, Tannehill expressed his belief that he doesn’t think it’s his job to mentor the team’s rookie quarterback and...
    Kurt Warner has a very different perspective on mentoring than Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who said it’s not his job to mentor Malik Willis. Ryan Tannehill might not have expected to cause a storm on Tuesday but he did thanks to his comments on new Titans quarterback Malik Willis. Tennessee selected Willis in the third...
    Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill said that he doesn’t think it’s his job to mentor rookie Malik Willis when speaking with the media on Tuesday, May 3. One thing that NFL fans and media learned during the NFL Draft is that the Tennessee Titans were, indeed, in the market for a young quarterback. In the...
    Getty Malik Willis of Liberty throws during the NFL Combine. Just because the Dallas Cowboys have Dak Prescott as their starting quarterback, that doesn’t mean the NFL team wasn’t considering drafting another. Prescott has two Pro Bowls to his name and has been Dallas’ preferred starting QB for the past six seasons. However,...
    The 2022 NFL Draft is over. Here are eight takeaways from the weekend, and what it all means going into the summer. It’s over. The 2022 NFL Draft, in the rearview. We saw a litany of future stars enter the league, while others will flounder despite high draft status. Of course, that will be sorted...
    Getty The pressure is on Seahawks general manager John Schneider (left) and head coach Pete Carroll. The Seattle Seahawks had plenty of opportunities to select Malik Willis but clearly did not rate the Liberty quarterback as highly as many analysts’ pre-draft rankings. Heading into the draft, Willis was the top ranked quarterback by...
    The Seattle Seahawks passed on Malik Willis three times in Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft. Apparently, Malik Willis was not what the Seattle Seahawks were talking about in the war room in Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft. Willis’ fall down the draft board was somewhat surprising. He may have been grossly...
    The Tennessee Titans selected Liberty quarterback Malik Willis in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft, and Twitter celebrated. Perhaps the most shocking portion of the 2022 NFL Draft was the fact that only one quarterback was selected through the first two rounds. Liberty’s Malik Willis was believed to be a potential first round...
    By drafting Liberty Flames quarterback Malik Willis, Ryan Tannehill could eventually be challenged in the Tennessee Titans quarterback room. The Tennessee Titans added a promising prospect at quarterback in Malik Willis on Friday night, one who could push incumbent Ryan Tannehill in Nashville. Willis could have gone as high as No. 2 to the Detroit Lions on Thursday...
    Getty Malik Willis was the surprise of the NFL draft. Heading into day two of the NFL draft, the Seattle Seahawks were mentioned as a possible landing spot for Liberty quarterback Malik Willis. Instead, the Seahawks opted to pass on Willis and the other available quarterbacks in favor of Minnesota pass rusher Boye...
    Malik Willis, rumored first-round draft prospect and former Liberty QB, can’t believe he wasn’t taken on Day 1. Willis was a rumored fit for the Carolina Panthers, Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers, for starters, but all three of those teams passed over him in favor of other players. The Steelers even drafted a different quarterback...
    Getty Malik Willis #7 of the Liberty Flames celebrates a touchdown. Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft kicks off tonight and word on the street is that the Atlanta Falcons could be eyeing Liberty quarterback Malik Willis with one of their second-round picks. Per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Falcons, who pick...
    Getty Malik Willis following Liberty's bowl game in 2021. Most wouldn’t expect the Detroit Lions to walk out of the 2022 NFL draft with the top edge rusher and quarterback, but that could be a scenario to remember as the night pushes on Thursday. The Lions might want to try and have their...
    Getty Liberty quarterback Malik Willis. The 2022 NFL Draft kicks off next week and still, nobody can pinpoint exactly who the Atlanta Falcons will turn to at No. 8 overall. But according to sources who have spoken to NFL Rumors intern, Brandon Jensen, the Falcons are “very high” on quarterback prospect Malik Willis as...
    Liberty_Pro_Day_Football_26694 Liberty quarterback Malik Willis prepares the school's pro football day for NFL scouts and coaches, Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in Lynchburg, Va. AP Photo/Kendall Warner Liberty_Pro_Day_Football_73198 Liberty quarterback Malik Willis throws during the school's pro football day for NFL scouts and coaches, Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in Lynchburg, Va. AP Photo/Kendall Warner Mississippi_Pro_Day_Football_71716 Quarterback...
    Getty Malik Willis on the field for a Liberty game in 2021. Malik Willis has been one of the hottest names for the Detroit Lions on the NFL draft circuit for the last month or so, and many folks are intrigued by the idea of the team taking a gamble on the top...
    Getty One of the top quarterbacks of the 2022 NFL Draft, Malik Willis, will visit the Indianapolis Colts. The Indianapolis Colts traded for veteran signal caller Matt Ryan this offseason, but they have not completely pulled themselves out of the quarterback market in the 2022 NFL Draft. NFL Insider Ian Rapoport of NFL...
    Getty Malik Willis No. 7 of the Liberty Flames. The Atlanta Falcons are on the search for their future franchise quarterback and will be one of several teams who have met with or are meeting with Liberty quarterback Malik Willis. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter report on April 4, the Falcons are set...
    Here is why the Pittsburgh Steelers will not be drafting Malik Willis out of Liberty this spring. For as badly as the Pittsburgh Steelers may want to draft Malik Willis out of Liberty in the 2022 NFL Draft, it is going to be next to impossible for that to even happen. Even though Pittsburgh is in dire...
    Getty Aidan Hutchinson during the 2022 NFL combine. The Detroit Lions fanbase has known for a while their team would be in the market for a top draft pick in 2022, and as a result, they have had time to study up on what the period might look like for their team. As...
    Getty Malik Willis celebrates a touchdown in 2021. The Detroit Lions will have a decision to make in the coming month about what direction to take in the 2022 NFL draft, and whether or not to grab a quarterback will play a big role in that. At this point, the position hasn’t been...
    Getty Malik Willis #QB16 of Liberty throws during the NFL Combine. The Atlanta Falcons may or may not be eyeing a quarterback at No. 8 overall heading into the 2022 NFL Draft. But if that is the case, then Falcons’ cornerback A.J. Terrell appears to have a personal favorite. Terrell took to Twitter...
    Getty Malik Willis runs with the ball in a 2021 bowl game for Liberty. The Detroit Lions need a quarterback of the future, but the only question is when they want to make the move to secure such a player. Many folks think the time is now for that move, while others would...
    Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images Malik Willis of the Liberty Flames celebrates after winning the LendingTree Bowl against the Eastern Michigan Eagles at Hancock Whitney Stadium on December 18, 2021. In early February, shortly after the conclusion of the Senior Bowl, a pair of NFL analysts predicted that the Pittsburgh Steelers would trade up in...
    Getty Malik Willis on the field for a Liberty game in 2021. For a while, the Detroit Lions’ plan this offseason has seemed concrete. The team would draft defense early on, fix a very needy side of the ball and move onto other fixes later on in the NFL draft. A bit of...
    Getty An ESPN NFL Draft Analyst says the Seattle Seahawks have an interest in drafting quarterback Malik Willis. P lenty of fallout is still to come from the Seattle Seahawks dealing nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson to the Denver Broncos on March 8. But the biggest question left to be answered is...
    Getty Malik Willis speaking during the NFL combine in 2022. The Detroit Lions have to decide whether or not they want to go after a quarterback during the 2022 NFL draft, and if they do, Malik Willis could be a name that is in strong consideration for selection. Willis has perhaps garnered the...
    Was having lunch yesterday and saw one of the Combine guys helping out someone on some hard times…@malikwillis being great even when nobody is watching. How can you not be a fan of this guy? pic.twitter.com/BmFzUM66NU — Ryan Lacey (@rlacey23) March 3, 2022 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Malik Willis has quickly become the darling...
    Liberty quarterback Malik Willis is stealing the show at the NFL Combine after he was spotted helping out a homeless man on the street.  Malik Willis is pretty much a lock to be taken in the first round of the NFL Draft, but it’s not just his play on the field that’s impressing people at...
    On Wednesday, Malik Willis and Kenny Pickett spoke at the 2022 NFL Combine and talked about a willingness to embrace the unknown. INDIANAPOLIS — If you’re ever around Malik Willis and he’s panicked, know something is horribly wrong. Willis, the first-round quarterback talent from small-school Liberty, was in a big-league environment Wednesday at the NFL...
    At the NFL Combine, NFL Draft prospect Malik Willis was asked about how he’d fit in the Steelers offense. A soundbite came off as fairly negative. Willis has been connected to the Steelers since he entered the draft pool, as Pittsburgh needs a Ben Roethlisberger replacement and would prefer someone mobile. The Liberty product fits...
    MOBILE, ALABAMA – DECEMBER 18: NFL draft prospect Malik Willis #7 of the Liberty Flames throws the ball during the LendingTree Bowl at Hancock Whitney Stadium on December 18, 2021, in Mobile, Alabama. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) The 2022 NFL Draft may not be known for quarterback talent, but one could play his way...
    NFL prospect Aidan Hutchinson. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports In our latest 2022 NFL Mock Draft, Malik Willis parlays his excellent Senior Bowl week into being the top QB selected this April. It is Super Bowl Week, and that means that we are oh-so-close to entering the 2022 offseason. After the Super Bowl ends...
    Getty Malik Willis throws a pass during a bowl game in 2021. One of the worst-kept secrets for the Detroit Lions heading into the 2022 NFL draft is how the team has a glaring need at the quarterback position. While Jared Goff is locked-in for the near future, the team could still want...
    Getty Images Liberty quarterback Malik Willis (left) and former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart (right). Earlier this week Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus (PFF) appeared on 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh to discuss the quarterbacks on display at the Senior Bowl. One of the QBs who is said to have attracted strong...
    Kenny Pickett may be excited about the idea of taking over for Ben Roethlisberger, but the Steelers are more interested in giving Malik Willis that job.  The Steelers are one franchise that has an obvious interest in drafting a quarterback early in April’s NFL draft. Kenny Pickett would be the sentimental choice as a former...
    Getty Images NFL draft prospect Malik Willis. The Cleveland Browns have the No. 13 pick in this year’s NFL Draft and could decide to draft their quarterback of the future with the first-round selection in Malik Willis. Willis has impressed at the Senior Bowl this week and his interview with the Browns went...
    The Pittsburgh Steelers’ interest in Malik Willis is the worst kept secret at the Senior Bowl. That’s not good news for Kenny Pickett. Pickett spent four years in the Steelers’ backyard, but perhaps they’ve seen enough of the Pitt product to make a decision on whether or not they want him to replace Ben Roethlisberger....
    Getty Mel Kiper believes this QB is the "most talented" in the 2022 NFL draft. Kenny Pickett and his hand size were the main topics of discussion when players first arrived in Alabama for the Senior Bowl. Now the spotlight has shifted slightly over to Malik Willis, the dual-threat quarterback out of Liberty...
    Getty Malik Willis runs the ball for Liberty in 2021. Coming into the Senior Bowl, the Detroit Lions were in good position given some of the players they would be getting to scout at quarterback. So far, as practice has gone on, that has proven to be the case. The Lions are are...
    The Steelers have been connected to former Liberty quarterback Malik Willis as a potential Ben Roethlisberger replacement. Someone might want to show him a map first. Willis has a first-round grade from most reasonable scouts, and his work at the Senior Bowl should only help matters, assuming he shows out as he’s capable of doing....
    On Tuesday, the media assembled alongside NFL front offices and coaches to watch the first 2022 Senior Bowl practice. Malik Willis stood out among others. MOBILE — It took one afternoon to figure out Malik Willis will be the top quarterback in the 2022 NFL Draft. Willis, 22, was one of six quarterbacks who took...
    Getty Malik Willis celebrates a score in 2021. The Detroit Lions have some big decisions to make in the weeks ahead, and will be looking to figure some things out on the prospect evaluation front this weekend during the Senior Bowl. Ahead of the Senior Bowl, there’s been a few more mock drafts...
    Malik Willis, Liberty Flames, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Mandatory Credit: Robert McDuffie-USA TODAY Sports) If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers want to find Tom Brady’s replacement this year, they have a few interesting options in the 2022 NFL Draft. With Tom Brady retiring, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could look to the 2022 NFL Draft to find a potential long-term replacement. Admittedly,...
    Malik Willis, Liberty Flames. (Mandatory Credit: Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports) If quarterback Tom Brady is to retire this offseason, here are three potential replacements for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tom Brady was on the verge of another legendary playoff comeback against the Los Angeles Rams, but lost at the buzzer on a game-winning field goal...
    The Pittsburgh Steelers are going to need their quarterback of the future. They should have kept their eyes peeled on the LendingTree Bowl on Saturday. It has become evident that the Pittsburgh Steelers need to find a replacement for their 2004 first-round quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger. The New York Giants drafted Daniel Jones to replace Eli Manning...
    First lady Jill Biden visits schools to encourage vaccination: Latest COVID-19 updates Man suspected in 6 killings, most targeting women, arrested in Missouri I'm a firm believer -- much can be taken from a quarterback prospect in a loss that includes an embarrassingly bad stat line.  © Provided by CBS Sports And while watching...
    Ole Miss and Liberty should have Steelers fans tuning in for college football action because Matt Corral or Malik Willis could replace Ben Roethlisberger. What interest should Pittsburgh Steelers fans have in a game played in Oxford, Mississippi between Ole Miss and Liberty? Their quarterback of the future may very well be playing. Ole Miss...
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