“Look at the record. Look at the accomplishments individually,” Pearson told cohost Gil Brandt and me Monday night on SiriusXM NFL Radio. “And the main thing is seeing how those accomplishments led to team success.
“We were one game away or in a Super Bowl seven times in an 11year career. That the thing I’m most proud of.”
While the accolades were planned, Pearson admits he got carried away enough that the dig he took at the Eagles and the “How about them Cowboys!” proclamation were impromptu.
“The louder they got, the more I started talking louder Cheap Cycling Jerseys and louder so they could hear me,” Pearson said. “After watching the video, I had no idea I was yelling like that.”
That’s how they ended up where they are: looking at the most important position on the field, and not only picking a player they weren’t sure was the answer, but not knowing the question in the first place.
They began the 2016 NFL Draft with Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty from the year before — not to mention offseason signee Josh McCown.
They ended it with players who were not Patrick Mahomes or Deshaun Watson, who were both available when they took safety Jamal Adams sixth overall.
DeShone Kizer was there when they took another safety, Marcus Maye, in the second round. With Davis Webb out there in the third round, they traded down, took wide receiver ArDarius Stewart further down and let their stadium co-tenants, the Giants, take Webb.