Flagstaff Ariz – An NFL team will keep 53 player

first_imgFlagstaff, Ariz. – An NFL team will keep 53 players on itsactive roster,along with a few more on the practice squad. Grabbing one of the coveted spots is tough, but doing soas a player whonot one team thought was worth drafting in April can beeven morechallenging.That is the issue facing former Arizona Wildcats PaulVassallo and GinoCrump, as each is trying to make the roster after collegecareers that weresolid, but not spectacular by any means. Top Stories Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’center_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke A receiver, Crump didn’t even make much of an impact inTucson as a receiver until hissenior year, when he caught 65 passes for 610 yards andtwo touchdowns.Still, he was overshadowed by Raiders draft pick JuronCriner last season,and rarely was his team’s top option. “I actually was the number one receiver for like a week,”Crump joked, “butI just try to come out here and show the coaches that I’mready to work andthat I deserve to be here.” – / 23 0 Comments   Share   last_img