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Jets acquire 3rd pick from Colts

BOOM! Jets trade up with Colts to grab 3rd pick … In a move that had to happen, the NY Jets have acquired the 3rd pick overall in this year’s draft from Indianapolis in exchange for the 6th pick, as well two second rounders this year (#s 37 and 49) as well as another second rounder. With the… Read More »

Giants thots

Random thots on the Giants’ Solder signing … Took advantage of a relatively quiet evening to compose some thoughts in the Giants Report on the team’s signing of former New England LT Nate Solder and what it, and some of their other early free agency moves, might mean to their draft plans for 2018.

Yet another busy day on pro day sched

Another busy day on pro day sched … It will be another busy day on the annual pro day schedule, although today’s fare lacks the marquee players of the past couple of days. Workouts today include those at Oregon State, Georgia Tech, Nevada and Central Michigan. Those name players, though, will get back at it early and often… Read More »

Mayfield crowd heads west to check out QB Rosen

Mayfield crowd heads west to check out QB Rosen … It seems as if results from today’s pro day at UCLA featuring top 5 QB prospect Josh Rosen are being sent across the country via pony express because there’s much available yet. It does appear however that most of the NFL personnel people who were at the Oklahoma… Read More »

Unofficial selection order updated

Unofficial selection order updated … The NFL still hasn’t released an updated 2018 selection order based on all the trades that were formally confirmed with the start of the new football year, however, we have been able to piece together an unofficial 7-round selection order based on the details of those recent trades. We have also updated the… Read More »

Pats get McCourty twin for pick swap

Pats get McCourty twin for pick swap … New England has acquired DB Jason McCourty and a 7th round pick (#219) from Cleveland for a 6th round pick (#205). With the Patriots, McCourty will be reunited with his twin brother Devin who has been a staple on the New England defense for several years.

Combine still in rearview mirror

Combine still in rearview mirror … The pro day schedule is now in full swing, but the combine hasn’t yet been forgotten. And GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette continues to pour over the data from Indianapolis and has posted these thoughts on some of the big winners from the combine.

QBs Rosen, Rudolph headline pro day sched

QBs Rosen, Rudolph headline busy pro day sched … Yesterday it was Baker Mayfield at Oklahoma. Today’s featured performers on what should be yet another busy day on the annual pro day schedule are expected to be QBs Josh Rosen of UCLA and Mason Rudolph of Oklahoma State. There will also be pro days at Clemson and Virginia.… Read More »

Vikes get backup QB for future pick

Vikes get backup pick for future pick … Minnesota still hasn’t finalized its deal with free agent QB Kirk Cousins which could get done today, but the Vikings added some depth at the position in a trade with Denver. Minnesota gets veteran QB Trevor Seimian and a 7th round pick this year (#225) in exchange for a 5th… Read More »

Baker pro day on NFL Network

Mayfield pro day workout on NFL Network … It wasn’t on their regular broadcast schedule, but the NFL Network will be going live to QB Baker Mayfield’s passing workout at the Oklahoma pro day. There doesn’t seem to be a formal time, juts figure its almost anytime.

Reading the tea leaves in Cleveland

Reading the tea leaves in Cleveland … Nobody has been busy so far this off-season than Cleveland and Browns continue to beaver away with moves that could hint what they plan to do with the #1 pick at the 2018 draft. Most observers believe the Browns will take a QB with the first overll pick this year, but… Read More »

QB dominos falling into place

QB dominos falling into place … Free agent signings can’t be formally signed until 4 PM ET later today, but it appears as if all the QB signings are pretty much in place. As has been pretty much expected, Minnesota will formally sign former Washington QB Kirk Cousins to a mega-deal later this afternoon. And with Cousins in… Read More »

New Football set to start

Clock ticking on start of new football year … The new NFL year officially starts at 4 PM ET later this afternoon. That’s when teams can formally sign free agents as well as consummate trades.

UMass TE to retire

Promising UMass TE to retire …UMass TE Adam Breneman, who had been considered to be a decent second-tier prospect at the position for the upcoming draft, has opted to give up football and retire because of injuries. Breneman actually retired in January of 2016 when he was at Penn State because of a knee injury, but opted to… Read More »

Free agent signings to impact draft needs

Free agent signings to impact draft needs … Updated: The start of the new NFL year when teams can formally sign veteran free agents is still just over 30 hours away but teams are currently allowed to at least negotiate with potential free agent targets. And several agreements have reportedly been made that may impact how teams approach… Read More »

Bills move closer to top pick with Bengals swap

Bills move closer to top pick with Bengals swap … Buffalo appears to has moved closer to being in position to move up further into the top 5 in the 2018 draft with news that they have acquired the 12th pick overall from Cincinnati in exchange for veteran LT Cordy Glenn and the 21st pick in this year’s… Read More »

GBN Big Board, positional rankings updated

GBN Top 100, position rankings updated … With the info from the scouting combine factored in, the GBN Top 100 for the 2018 draft has been updated, along with positional rankings (which are available through the drop-down menu above.)

Pro day schedule heats up

Pro day schedule heats up with top QBs on deck … The first full week on the annual pro day schedule is set to kick off today with a number of workouts on the docket including at Arizona and Illinois. Things get really interesting later in the week, though, when Oklahoma with Baker Mayfield has its pro day… Read More »

Draft thots post

Where we stand today … The spate of trades around the NFL over the past few days certainly spiced things up with the new football year to start in just three days – and the draft now just 46 days away – but its not clear that the flurry of deals added much clarity from a draft perspective.… Read More »

Browns still dealing; send NT Shelton to Pats

Browns keep dealing; send NT Shelton to Pats … Cleveland has reportedly agreed to its fourth trade in the past 24 hours with news that the Browns have dealt DT Danny Shelton, a 2015 first-rounder, to New England. The Browns will also include a 5th rounder – the Browns have two, the 150th and 159th – in the… Read More »

UDub up on p[ro day sched

UDub up on pro day schedule … There is a rare Saturday date on the annual pro day schedule with Washington set to work out later today. Unfortunately, however, the Huskies best prospects aren’t going to be doing much. DT Vita Vea, a legitimate top ten candidate for this year’s draft who ran a 5.10 at 347-pounds at… Read More »

Eastern Washington

The Eastern Washington pro day was held in blustery conditions that made it difficult for the players. NFL teams are intrigued by the versatility of DE Albert Havili, who could also get looks at OLB and even TE at the next level. Havili, who had 7 sacks this past season, measured in at 6-2, 278, and impressed with… Read More »

Auburn pro day

Auburn RB Johnson runs okay at pro day … There was a good crowd at the Auburn pro day with most were there likely to watch RB Kerryon Johnson run the 40 after he opted not to run at the combine. Johnson’s pro day run was okay as he was timed unofficially in 4.54 seconds which would have… Read More »

Browns lead trade fest

Browns lead trade fest … NFL teams still can’t officially make trades until the start of the new football year next Wednesday, but a spate of trades were reportedly agreed upon today. In the biggest deal of the day, Cleveland acquired veteran QB Tyrod Taylor from Buffalo in exchange for the 65th pick at the upcoming draft. The… Read More »

Pro day updates

Pro day updates … The pro day schedule continues with a number of workouts including sessions at Auburn, Rutgers, Troy and Eastern Washington. There will also be a rare Saturday pro day tomorrow when Washington has its workout. Unfortunately, star Huskies’ WR/KR Dante Pettis, who has a foot injury that kept him out of the combine, will again… Read More »