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Florida’s third-day draftees sign deals

Florida’s third-day selections in the 2014 NFL Draft have all signed deals with their new teams. Cornerback Jaylen Watkins (Philadelphia Eagles) and offensive lineman Jon Halapio (New England Patriots) put pen to paper Monday. Linebacker Ronald Powell inked his contract Friday with the New Orleans Saints. Watkins on his versatility: “I’m more comfortable at corner, but over the years, I’ve gotten very comfortable at safety and it’s kind of come second-hand. I played it for two years at Florida so it kind of… Read More »