Wentz injury could impact 2022 pick

Wentz injury could impact 2022 pick … It appears that there is growing concern in Indianapolis that newly-acquired QB Carson Wentz could miss extensive time as a result of a foot injury suffered earlier this week at practice, although for now the Colts are saying they do not think the injury is season-ending. They also have the advantage… Read More »

Giants Report: Some thoughts on how we got here and where we’re going

Giants Report: Some thoughts on how we got here and where we’re going … Things have finally started to pick up again in the NFL with training camps now nicely underway. And I’m probably I am not doing much more than preaching to the choir when I suggest that 2021 is going to be a huge year for… Read More »

And then there were none as Jets QB Wilson signs

And then there were none as Jets QB Wilson signs … He missed a couple of days of practice but former BYU QB Zach Wilson, the last unsigned pick from the 2021 draft, has finally agreed to terms with the NY Jets. Wilson, the 2nd player selected overall at this year’s draft, reportedly signed a fully guaranteed 4-year… Read More »

Pack reacquire WR Cobb for 6th

Pack re-acquire vet WR Cobb for 6th … Its not clear if it was a condition for Aaron Rodgers return, or just a favor to the QB, but Green Bay has re-acquired veteran slot receiver Randall Cobb from Houston. In return, the Packers will send the Texans a 6th round pick at the 2022 draft. For some reason,… Read More »

Niners sign QB Lance; one #1 left unsigned

Niners sign QB Lance; one #1 left unsigned … San Francisco avoided a somewhat embarrassing holdout when they signed former North Dakota State QB Trey Lance, the 3rd player selected at the 2021 draft, prior to their first official practice session later today. Lance agreed to a fully guaranteed 4-year deal worth $34.1 million with the usual club… Read More »

Updating Rodgers, Watson report

Pack QB Rodgers shows for camp; Watson cleared for practice … Updating yesterday’s reports on-going sagas in Houston and Green Bay involving star QBs DeShaun Watson and Aaron Rodgers, the league’s top two rated passers this past season. Rodgers, for example, did in fact show up in Green Bay and will be on the field when the Packers… Read More »

Bolts sign top pick; two left unsigned

Bolts sign top pick; two left unsigned … With literally just hours until NFL teams hit the field tomorrow for their first practice sessions of training camp, the LA Chargers avoided a holdout when OT Rashawn Slater, the 13th player selected at this year’s draft, signed a 4-year deal earlier today. That leaves just two unsigned first-round picks… Read More »

Tide trio hilites pre-season LB watch list

Tide trio hilites pre-season LB watch list … If its August – and it almost is – a young man’s fancy turns to college football the start of which is just over a month away. And with the season closing in we are starting to see some of the various watch lists of prominent players in college football… Read More »

More seismic changes in store for college football as OU, ‘Horns abandon Big XII

More seismic changes in store for college football as OU, ‘Horns abandon Big XII … College football is bracing for another round of potentially seismic changes after it was revealed today that both Oklahoma and Texas would not be renewing their grants of media rights following the expiration of the Big XII’s current contract in 2025 and would… Read More »

Browns sign top pick

Browns sign first-round pick … Cleveland has signed CB Greg Newsome, their first round pick at this year’s draft. Newsome, who was selected 26th overall, signed a standard 4-year deal with a club option for a 5th worth a reported $12.7M. With Newsome in the fold, there are only 3 remaining unsigned first round picks from this year’s… Read More »

Bears ship WR Miller to Texans for late round pick

Bears ship WR Miller to Texans for late round pick … Chicago has reportedly traded WR Anthony Miller to Houston in exchage for what is being described as a ‘late-round’ pick.

Jets, Jags sign second first-round picks

Jets, Jags sign second first-round picks … The NY Jets and Jacksonville have both signed the second of their two opening round picks at the 2021 draft. The Jets, for example, signed former USC G/T Alijah Vera-Tucker, whom they acquired with the 14th pick this past April after trading up with Minnesota. Vera-Tucker signed a standard 4-year deal… Read More »

Senior Bowl boosts scout staff

Senior Bowl announces scout staff … The Senior Bowl announced today its scouting staff for the 2022 game which is currently scheduled for February 5th in Mobile. This year’s Senior Bowl scouting staff for this year’s game cycle, which has a collective 120 years of NFL front office, coaching, and playing experience includes Andy Dengler, Mark Ellenz, Ryan… Read More »

Pats sign top pick; half dozen to go

Pats sign top pick; half dozen to go … New England has reportedly come to terms with former Alabama QB Mac Jones the Patriots first round pick at the 2021 draft. Jones was selected with the 15th pick overall at this year’s draft. Jones reportedly signed a 4-year deal worth $15.6M with a club option for a 5th… Read More »

#1 signs

#1 signs … Former Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence, whom Jacksonville selected with the 1st pick overall at the 2021 draft, has reportedly come to terms with the Jaguars. Lawrence reportedly signed a 4-year deal worth $36.8M, $24.1M of which is guaranteed. That leaves just 7 first round picks from this year’s draft left to be signed with NFL… Read More »

No supp draft this summer

No supp draft this summer … The NFL has confirmed that for the second year in a row there will not be a supplemental draft this summer.

Falcons sign top pick

Falcons sign top pick … Atlanta has reportedly come to terms with former Florida TE Kyle Pitts, the 4th player selected overall at the 2021 draft. Pitts signed a standard 4-year deal worth an estimated $32.9M with a club option for a 5th year. Pitts is the earliest pick selected this past April to have come to terms… Read More »

Pigskins punks AFC WEst

Pigskin reviews AFC West draft … GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette wraps up his review of the 2021 draft with a report on the AFC West. His previous reports include those for the NFC East, AFC East, NFC South, AFC South, NFC North, AFC North, and the NFC West

Bucs ik top pick

Bucs ink top pick … The defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay has signed former Washington DE Joe Tryon, the Buccaneers first round pick at the 2021 draft. Tryon, who was the final player selected in this year’s opening round, signed a 4-year deal worth a reported $11.1M with a club option for a 5th year. Tryon is… Read More »

Vikespick wounded in DC shooting

Vikes pick wounded in DC shooting … Minnesota rookie DT Jaylen Twyman, a 6th round pick at the 2021 draft, was one of several victims wounded during a shooting in Washington. Twyman, the 199th player selected at this year’s draft, was in a vehicle when he was shot four times, although he actually only sustained superficial wounds and… Read More »

Cards top pick arrested

Cards top pick booked for speeding … Arizona rookie LB Zaven Collins, the 16th player in the opening round of the 2021 draft was arrested over the weekend in Phoenix for excessive speed and reckless driving. Zaven, from Tulsa, was reportedly clocked doing 76 MPH in a 35-MPH zone, according to a release from the police. He was… Read More »

Pigskin punks AFC North

Pigskin reviews AFC North draft … GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette continues his review of the 2021 draft with a report on the NFC North. His previous reports include those for the NFC East, AFC East, NFC South, AFC South, and the NFC North.

Bombers, Cats to kick off CFL schedule

Bombers, Cats to kick off CFL schedule … The day after confirming that the league will play in 2021, the CFL released its modified 14-game schedule. Hamilton will open the season in Winnipeg on August 5th in a replay of last year’s Grey Cup championship weekend. Saskatchewan will then host the B.C. Lions the following evening with Toronto… Read More »

Panthers sign top pick; ten #1s left unsigned

Panthers sign top pick; ten #1s left unsigned … Carolina has become the latest team to sign its first-round pick from the 2021 draft as the Panthers have reportedly come to terms with former South Carolina CB Jaycee Horn. Horn was the 8th player selected this past April and gets a 4-year deal worth $21.1 million with a… Read More »

CFL season gets green light

CFL season gets green light … There are still some hurdles out there, but the CFL Board of Governors voted unanimously earlier today to go ahead with the 2021 schedule beginning August 5th. Teams will play a 14-game schedule – its usually 18 – culminating in the Grey Cup game in Hamilton on December 12th. The actual schedule… Read More »