The Cardinals have had to find a new starting quarterback since Carson Palmer retired in January, and coach Steve Wilks addressed the issue on Friday.
Arizona signed veteran quarterback Sam Bradford to a one-year deal in March, but the Cardinals also selected Josh Rosen in the first round of last month’s draft.
Sillah says he’s “looking to commit sometime before the season.”
However, he currently has no visits planed, either officially or unofficially, and is a couple weeks away from cutting down his list.
His most recent trek took place at the University of Virginia towards the beginning of April, as he’s tied up throughout the spring with lacrosse.
But what will his decision come down to once he gets to fully vet his options?
The NFL had already cut way back on the old way, where practically the entire kickoff team would line up on the same side for an onside kick. With 5×5 formations being the rule, it would seem very hard to get a recovery on an onside kick. Kickoff teams won’t get much of a running start under the new rule proposals, either.
The NFL is proposing the kickoff team won’t be able to line up more than 1 yard from the restraining line (which is the line it can’t cross before the ball is kicked, or be called for offsides), which is the 35-yard line for most kickoffs. The current rule is they can line up 5 yards behind it, for a running start. If players are lining up at the 34-yard line, that will be eliminated. Also, another new proposal states that at least two players must be lined up outside the yard marker on the field, and two players between the inbounds line and the yard-line number. That spreads the field a bit more.
Kickoff return teams will look different too The kickoff return team will face changes as well. At least eight players must be in a 15-yard setup zone before the kickoff. That means most of the kickoff return team will be bunched up closer to midfield.