Tuesday, April 22nd, 1997
Draftee and Free Agent Recap
Busy night folks, so I've only got time for this quick summation of the Hokie draftees and free agents. Clip it and save it for future reference.
Free Agent Signings - yes, it was shocking that a couple of these guys didn't get drafted, but fear not, they'll get their shots in NFL training camps. The following players will try out with the indicated teams:
In related news, the Denver Broncos made an offer to Jim Pyne, but the Tampa Bay Bucs matched it. Although I'm not up to speed on NFL free-agent rules, I think this means that Pyne will stay in Tampa.
Also, Big John Burke was in town this past weekend, and the word is that he's got two offers on the table from New England - a one-year deal, and a three-year deal worth more per year. For John, these are the important issues he has to consider as he weighs the two contracts to make up his mind: