Star Irish DB dinged versus USC

Star Irish DB dinged versus USC … Star Notre Dame safety Kyle Hamilton, a top 5 prospect for the 2022 draft, limped off the field at halftime of tonight’s game against Southern California and is not expected to return after the break. Hamilton fell awkwardly while making a tackle early in the game and stayed down holding his… Read More »

Lions face old friends

Winless Lions in tough facing old friends … Interesting day coming up tomorrow for Detroit, the NFL’s last remaining winless team who would have had the #1 overall if the 2022 draft were held last week. For starters, the 0-6 Lions are in tough this week as they have to play the 5-1 Rams in a late game… Read More »

Vikes get pair of late picks for vet LB

Vikes get pair of late picks for vet LB … Minnesota acquired a pair of late round picks from Denver when they traded veteran LB Stephen Weatherly to the Broncos earlier today. The Vikings will get 7th round picks in both 2022 and 2023 from the Broncos in the deal.

Pigskins weekly prospects review

Pigskin’s week four prospects review … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting a weekly review of prospects who caught his eye in the previous weekend’s college football action. Needless to say, he had plenty to chew on after another weekend of terrific games. Here’s Paul’s column for this week.

DEs on Parade in college football schedule

We have been making the case pretty much all fall that the 2022 draft just has to be about the defense in general for the Giants and the pass rush in particular. And if you are a Giants fan, this in fact is a great weekend to check out some of the better edge rushers likely to be… Read More »

Weekly prospects preview

Weekly prospects preview … We college football fans have been truly spoiled through the first half of the season as there have been great games on the schedule week in and week out so far this season. Not so much this weekend, though, as there are exactly zero games between ranked opponents, which apparently ties the record for… Read More »

Are more teams in on Watson trade

Are more teams in on Watson trade … Eleven days and counting! That’s what Houston has left to try and trade embattled QB DeShaun Watson before this year’s trade deadline which comes up on November 2nd. Yesterday, for example, there were reports that talks were heating up between the Texans and Miami, the only believed to be still… Read More »

Texans-Dolphins talking Watson trade again: Report

Texans-Dolphins talking Watson trade again: Report … John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, one of the best connected NFL analysts in the business, is reporting this evening (McClain’s original article is behind a paywall) that the Texans and Miami Dolphins are talking again about a possible trade for QB Deshaun Watson and that a deal could be finalized… Read More »

‘Mr Irrelevant’ passes

‘Mr Irrelevant’ passes … Little bit of sad news from the draft world via our long-time friend and colleague in the business Frank Coyle, editor of the Draft Insiders’ Digest. Paul Salata, the originator of the ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ award given annually to the final player selected in each year, passed away over the weekend. He was 94 and… Read More »

Titans win but lose OT Lewan; top pick

Titans win! but lose OT Lewan, top pick … Tennessee’s dramatic win over Buffalo in last night’s Monday night game was one for the ages. But the win did come at a price for the Titans. Star LT Taylor Lewan, for example, had to be carted off the field with an apparent head or neck injury. Lewan did… Read More »

Ole Miss QB Corral ‘questionable’

Ole Miss QB Corral ‘questionable’… According to the program, Mississippi QB Matt Corral, the consensus leader in the race for the Heisman Trophy, as well as arguably the top prospect at the position for the 2022 draft, is ‘questionable’ for this Saturday’s game against LSU. Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin, for example, described Corral as ‘not being… Read More »

Lions new #1 in weekly selection order

Lions new #1 in weekly selection order … Wow! Just another great game in tonight’s Monday night game to wrap up the week. Of course, it didn’t change the fact that Detroit, the NFL’s last remaining winless team has taken over the #1 pick overall in the updated opening round selection order for the 2022 draft were it… Read More »

First impressions of Rams’ drubbing

Anyone ever wonder what happens in a game in which the less talented team gets outworked, outhustled and outcoached. If you’re not sure, just re-watch the tape of the Giants 38-11 loss at home to the LA Rams Sunday afternoon. However, we shan’t be joining you; we know what we saw. Actually the Giants were competitive enough for… Read More »

Lions go to top of borad

Lions go to top of board, picks 2-3-4 still to be decided… After Jacksonville ended its 20-game losing streak in dramatic fashion in London earlier today, Detroit left nothing to chance in a rather dismal home loss to Cincinnati leaving the Lions as the NFL’s only remaining winless team and guarantees that they will be sitting on the… Read More »

Top of selection order to be shuffled

Top of selection order to be shuffled … There will almost certainly be some major changes to the early selection order for the 2022 draft as it stands this week, with not one, but two games involving teams currently sitting on top 6 picks. In fact, tomorrow’s early game London between 0-5 Jacksonville and 1-4 Miami could be… Read More »

UGA DB Smith out for year

UGA DB Smith out for year … A tough season reportedly got worse for Georgia junior safety Tykee Smith as the school has confirmed that he tore an ACL in practice this week which will end his season. Smith, a former West Virginia All-American who transferred to Georgia this past off-season, had been considered to be a possible… Read More »

Cards get Eafles TE Ertz for vet CB; pick

Cards get Eagles TE Ertz for vet CB; pick … Arizona continues to load up for what they hope will be a serious run at the Super Bowl. Earlier today, the Cardinals got veteran TE Zach Ertz from Philadelphia in exchange for veteran CB Tay Gowin and a 5th-round pick in the 2022 draft. Meanwhile, the Eagles appear… Read More »

weekly prospects preview

Eclectic viewing on tap on college sked … College football have been spoiled so far this fall with one great weekend slate of games after another. Not so much this weekend though. And you know its sort of an off week when Kentucky is playing in what is arguably the most attractive game of the weekend and basketball… Read More »

Pigskin’s wekly prospects review

Pigskin’s week four prospects review … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting a weekly review of prospects who caught his eye in the previous weekend’s college football action. Needless to say, he had plenty to chew on after another weekend of terrific games. Here’s Paul’s column for this week.

QB soap opera continues at OU

Sooners’ QB soap opera continues … It was probably the worst kept secret in college football, but Oklahoma has confirmed that redshirt freshman Caleb Williams will take over the Sooners’ offense when they host TCU on Saturday. That means that Spencer Rattler, who entered the season as arguably the top-rated QB prospect for the 2022 draft, is now… Read More »

More trouble for LSU

More trouble for LSU as DE Gaye to miss rest of year … Things just keep going from bad to worse at LSU where the Tigers have struggled to a disappointing 3-3 start. And the injuries keep piling up in Baton Rouge. LSU, which was already without star CB Derek Stingley, a top 5 candidate for the 2022… Read More »

GBN mock

Tide OT; Ole Miss QB top two picks in quarter pole projection .., With the college season at the mid-way point and the NFL having just passed the quarter pole, it seemed like as ad time to update the GBN opening round projection for the 2022 draft. And with the first two picks we had Jacksonville taking Alabama… Read More »

Giants Fan Survival Guide: Chapter whatever

There ain’t no easy cures! However, as a survivor of the 1970s the one thing I can suggest to people is get off the roller-coaster. Three weeks after the Giants dropped to 0-3 with a second-straight last play loss, all one heard was a cacophony of ‘we’re awful; we suck! Fire the G.M.! Fire the owner! Fire the… Read More »

Gruden out as Raiders head coach

Gruden out as Raiders head coach … After a wild weekend when some old emails were leaked in which he used a racial trope to describe NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, Jon Gruden has resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. Gruden might have been able to survive the Smith insult, which was from ten years… Read More »

Jags, Lions still 1-2

Jags, Lions still 1-2 … With most of the smoke cleared from this weekend’s action, there hasn’t been much change in the top few picks in the proverbial ‘if the draft were held today’ selection order for the opening round of the 2022 draft. After being blasted at home by Tennessee, Jacksonville will continue to sit on the… Read More »