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So who is #4

So who is #4? … NFL teams looking to draft a future franchise QB generally follow one of two patterns. They either identify one guy they really like and if they can make a move to get that guy if they need to. More often, though, teams identify a certain number of players they feel are worthy of… Read More »

‘Cane QB benched in stunning loss

‘Cane QB benched in stunning loss … Miami QB Tyler Van Dyke, who has generally been considered to be one of top 4-5 prospects at the position for the 2023 draft was benched in the 3rd quarter of the Hurricanes stunning 45-31 loss to Middle Tennessee State of C-USA who came into the game as 25-point underdogs. Van… Read More »

Bonus coverage: Cavs-Cuse do Friday nite lites

Bonus coverage: Cavs-Cuse do Friday nite lites … Pretty good weekend of college football coming up with several games worth checking in on as noted in this week’s ‘who to watch‘ column. One of the themes of that post was programs fighting to regain football relevancy. That certainly also goes for Syracuse which hosts Virginia in the ESPN… Read More »

who to watch post

Who to watch in college football this weekend … It’s another week on the college football schedule without a true marque match-up of top ten teams, but once again this week there are a number of really interesting games featuring intriguing prospects for the 2023 draft. That includes looks at a number of rising second-tier QB prospects who… Read More »

Open letter to Giants fans

An open letter to all my Giants’ fans friends … Hard to believe that for the first time in what seems like forever, the Giants are 2-0 – just one of 5 remaining unbeaten teams in the league – and are hosting the hated Dallas Cowboys on Monday night in the first really meaningful game in again what… Read More »

Pats, Vegas swaplate futre picks in deal for vet OT

Pats, Vegas swap late, future picks in deal for vet OT … In another one of those deals involving a swap of late round picks, New England has sent 3rd year reserve OT Justin Herron to Las Vegas. To complete the deal the two teams will flip late round picks in 2024 with the Patriots getting the Raiders… Read More »

falc, panthers have have top picks

Falcons, Raiders with top two picks … We’ve had several correspondents ask today whether we’ll be posting the updated selection order for the 2023 draft this week. The simple answer is ‘no’. We’ll wait until after the 4th or 5th week of the schedule to give some trends time to start to emerge. That said, we can say… Read More »

Niners’ QB Lance breaks ankle, Jimmy G back in

Niners’ QB Lance breaks ankle, Jimmy G back in … San Francisco QB Trey Lance broke an ankle in today’s 27-7 win over Seattle and will miss the rest of the season. Lance was replaced by former 49ers’ starter Jimmy Garoppolo who remains with the team after attempts to trade him prior to the start of the season… Read More »

Bulldog QB Haener out indefinitely

Bulldog QB Haener out indefinitely … Fresno State QB Jake Haener, one of several decent second-tier prospects at the position for the upcoming draft, is out indefinitely after suffering a high ankle sprain in last night’s loss at Southern California. The Bulldogs, though, say they hope to get Haener back before the end of the campaign. Thru three… Read More »

Sunday morning college thoughts

Sunday morning college football thoughts … Heading into the season, the thinking around the NFL season was that the 2023 draft could very well be the ‘year of the QB’ with so many good passers dotting the college football landscape. Ohio State’s C.J. Stroud and Bryce Young of Alabama, the two rated QBs this year, have generally held… Read More »

AFC East

Pigskins AFC preview … GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette continues his series of divisional previews with a look at the AFC East.

College football preview

Who to watch in college football this weekend … After the first couple of weeks on the college football schedule which featured some truly big games between traditional powers, it does appear as if there are any games in the class this weekend. However, what this week lacks in quality it makes up for in quantity with at… Read More »

Pigskins weekly college football review

Pigskins weekly college football review … GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some thoughts and observations from a very interesting second week on the college football schedule here.

Ginats Report

Giants Report: First impressions on first win … Some thoughts on the Giants’ stunning season opening win over Tennessee here.

UK RB to return October 1; colleeg injury notes

UK RB to return October 1; college injury notes … Star Kentucky RB Chris Rodriquez has reportedly been cleared to return the to the team as of October 1. Rodriquez, the second leading rusher in the SEC last fall when he piled up almost 1,400 yards on the ground, is currently suspended after he plead guilty to charges… Read More »

Pigskin previews NFC East

Pigskin previews NFC East … Not one to rest on his laurels, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be previewing each NFL division over the next week or so starting today with the NFC East which kind of got turned on its head with the injury to Dallas QB Dak Prescott in last night’s loss to Tampa… Read More »

Pigskin updates top 25 prospect listing

UGA ER; TCU WR rise in Pigskin’s latest top 25 prospects ranking … GBN Associate Editor Pigksin Paul Guillemette has updated his ranking of the Top 25 prospects overall for the 2023 draft. And while there aren’t a lot of surprises in his top ten, Pigskin has Georgia ER Nolan Smith up to #12 and TCU WR Quentin… Read More »

IS Jerry J thinking about call for Jimmy G

Is Jerry J thinking about call for Jimmy G … That’s the buzz around the league this morning after Dallas QB Dak Prescott was injured late in last night’s loss to Tampa Bay. Prescott will be back later in the season, but will require surgery to repair a thumb injury and is expected to miss the next 6-8… Read More »

Sun Belt rises; top QBs stumble in Sunday morning college npotes

Sun Belt rises; top QBs stumble in Sunday morning college notes … Its not exactly like the call has gone out across the college football world to ‘Break up the Sun Belt’ but the conference certainly did create a little buzz yesterday with three major upsets. The biggest had Appalachian State stunning SEC power Texas A&M 17-14, while… Read More »

Tide-Texas, top QB duel headline second full week on college sked

Tide-Texas, top QB duel headline second full week on college sked … Another terrific slate of college football coming up this weekend with #1 ranked Alabama playing at Texas the headliner. And while Alabama has the consensus top draft class ahead of the 2023 draft including QB Bryce Young and DE Will Anderson, one can make the case… Read More »

Rams extend Super Bowl arcitects Snead, McVay

Rams extend Super Bowl architects Snead, McVay … Just hours before the defending Super Bowl champion LA Rams kick off defense of their 2022 title, the team announced that both G.M. Les Snead and head coach Sean McVay have both agreed to contract extensions which will keep them with the team at least through the 2026 season.

Illini RB heads fall list of top CFL prospects

Illini RB heads fall list of top CFL prospects … Illinois RB Chase Brown is the #1 prospect overall on the CFL’s fall ranking of prospects for the Canadian leagues 2023 draft this coming spring. And keeping it in the family, Brown’s twin brother Sydney, a safety with the Illini, is the #3 CFL prospect at this time.… Read More »

‘Hawks nab Buckeye QB Stroud in latest mock

‘Hawks nab Buckeye QB Stroud first overall in latest mock; 4 QBs in top ten … We actually tried to post our latest first-round projection for the 2023 draft last night, but the only thing we could link to for some reason was our mock from earlier this spring. So let’s try that again here. As noted in… Read More »

Pigskin’s college football review

Pigskin’s weekly college football prospects review … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be spending his weekends this fall watching – and then rewatching – the big college football games. Here is his review of who caught his eye this past weekend.

Bills GBN staff Super Bowl pick

Bills GBN staff Super Bowl pick … Could this be the year that the Buffalo Bills win their first Super Bowl. The GBN staff thinks that the answer just may be yes as each of Editor Colin Lindsay, Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette and Chief Scout Larry Parker tabbed the Bills to win it all this year in… Read More »