Category Archives: News

Two more picks signed

Two more picks signed … Two more 2019 draft picks have signed with the Giants signing 3rd round DE Oshane Ximines, while Minnesota has signed 7th round LS Austin Cutting, the former Air Force player who will be allowed to serve his military commitment concurrently as a recruiter, while playing in the NFL immediately. As a result, there… Read More »

Bucs sign LB White; unsigned #1s down to 5

Bucs sign LB White; number of unsigned #1s down to 4 … Tampa Bay has signed former LSU LB Devin White, the 5th player selected at the 2019 draft. As a result, there are now only only 7 players from the 2019 draft that remain unsigned. Of those, 4 were first round picks this year including DE Nick… Read More »

Ravens IR top pick; sign 3rd rounder

Ravens list top pick; sign 3rd rounder … Baltimore placed four rookies, including WR Marquise Brown, the team’s opening round pick at the 2019 draft, on the non-football injury list. Joining Brown on the NFI list included DE Jaylon Ferguson and DT Daylon Mack, the Ravens’ 3rd and 5th round picks respectively, along with undrafted rookie free agent… Read More »

Pigskin reviews Rams draft

Pigskin reviews Rams draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts from this past April. Today, he looks at the draft of Super Bowl finalists the Los Angeles Rams.

Broncs sign QB Lock; unsigned picks down to single digits

Broncos sign QB Lock; number of unsigned picks now in single digits … For the second day in a row, Denver has signed one of their second round picks from the 2019. Indeed, after coming to terms with former Kansas State OT Dalton Risner yesterday, the Broncos signed former Missouri QB Drew Lock earlier today. As a result,… Read More »

Texas Tech DB Parker suspended for year; career done …

Red Raider DB Parker suspended for year; career done … Texas Tech has confirmed that senior CB Justus Parker lost his appeal of a one-year NCAA suspension and will not be eligible to play this fall. As this was his final year of eligibility, Parker has few options left other than to sit the season or perhaps try… Read More »

Broncs sign 2nd rounder Risner; unsigned picks down to 10

Broncos sign 2nd round OT Risner; unsigned picks down to 10 … Denver reportedly came to terms with former Kansas State OT Dalton Risner, the first of 2 Broncos 2nd round selections at the 2019 draft. That leaves just 10 unsigned players selected in this year’s draft including QB Drew Lock, the Broncos other 2nd round selection.

Outrageous!!!

Outrageous!!! … Sometimes you just have to call a dog a dog! And that’s what we are seeing as the NFL keeps talking about the possibility of expanding the regular season schedule to 17 or 18 games as part of the new CBA. In this day and age when the cumulative, degenerative effect of playing a high-collision sport… Read More »

Pigskin reviews 5 teams

More Pigskin team draft reviews … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of the key individual team drafts over the course of the summer. And with that summer – at least the non-football part – quickly coming to an end, Pigskin has posted a combined report with comments on… Read More »

College football notes … Hard to believe but college football programs will be opening their doors for the beginning of fall training camps in just over a couple of weeks. Couple of stories we have been following the past few days. At Oklahoma, redshirt sophomore RB Kennedy Brooks has reportedly been cleared to resume playing with the Sooners… Read More »

Pigskin reviews Dolphins; Pats drafts

Pigskin reviews Dolphins, Patriots drafts … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts including a couple of AFC East teams today in the Miami Dolpins and the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.

Raiders sign 3rd #1 pick; number of unsigned picks down to 11

Raiders sign 3rd #1 pick; number of unsigned picks down to 11 … In all the excitement over today’s supplemental draft, we neglected to mention that Oakland has come to terms with former Alabama RB Josh Jacobs, the third of the Raiders first-round picks this past April. Jacobs was selected with the 24th pick this year. We also… Read More »

Supp draft updates

Supp draft updates … A couple of updates from today’s NFL supplemental draft. On the one hand, reading between the lines of several media reports, it appears that Arizona will forfeit its own pick as compensation for taking former Washington State SS Jalen Thompson with a 5th round selection earlier today. The Cardinals have a second 5th round… Read More »

Cards take WSU S Thompson in supp draft

Cards take WSU S Thompson in supp draft … Arizona has reportedly selected former Washington State SS Jalen Thompson in today’s supplemental draft. The Cardinals are believed to have used a 5th round pick to take Thompson, a late entrant in the supplemental draft after the NCAA stripped him of his eligibility for testing positive for a banned… Read More »

WSU S Thompson workls out

WSU SS Thompson works out prior to supp draft … Washington State junior SS Jalen Thompson, the most attractive prospect available in this week’s NFL supplemental draft, worked out in front of personnel people from 26 teams earlier today in what has been described as a solid, albeit unspectacular session. Thompson measured in at just over 5-10 and… Read More »

Pigskin punks Cowboys draft

Pigskin punks Cowboys draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts over the course of the next few weeks. And what better way to wrap up the holiday weekend with a review of the Dallas Cowboys, the self-proclaimed ‘Murica’s team!’

Happy 4th

A very Happy 4th to everyone!!! … Hope everyone has a great Independence Day but please be safe!!

Iowa RT Wirfs could face suspension

Iowa RT Wirfs cited for underage drinking; could face suspension … Emerging junior Iowa RT Tristan Wirfs was cited by local police for underage drinking at a local bar on Saturday night. According to the police report, the offense is a simple misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $250. The 6-5, 320-pound Wirfs, a former state… Read More »

Pigskin punks Eagles, Redskins drafts

Pigskin reviews Eagles, Redskins drafts … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts including a couple of NFC East teams today in the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins.

Orange LB works out for pro scouts

Orange LB Cullen works out for pro scouts … GBN Investigative College Football Analyst Larry Parker reports that Syracuse OLB Shy Cullen also had a pretty good pro day workout yesterday in Lowell, MA, in advance of next week’s NFL supplemental draft. Cullen is somewhat undersized at just 5-11.5 and 224 pounds, but posted 40 times just under… Read More »

Supp draft WR Simms has decent pro day

Supp draft WR  Simms posts decent pro day numbers … GBN Investigative College Football Analyst Larry Parker is reporting that West Virginia WR Marcus Simms had a pretty good pro day workout yesterday. A total of 16 teams were at Simms workout, including Oakland GM Mike Mayock, where he measured in at just under 6-0 and weighed 188… Read More »

And then there were five

And then there were five … Next week’s supplemental draft will now have at least 5 players available as St Francis of Illinois CB Bryant Perry has reportedly applied to the NFL for entry, although he is not considered to be much more than a fringe prospect. Perry is listed at 6-0, 180 and played two years at… Read More »

Two supp draft candidates to work out today

Two supp draft candidates to work out today … West Virginia WR Marcus Simms and Syracuse OLB Shy Cullen, two of the 4 players currently available for next week’s supplemental draft, will hold private workouts for pro scouts later today. Simms will workout in Baltimore, while Cullen will workout in Lowell, Mass. The other two players in this… Read More »

Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada Day to all our Canuckster friends and relations!!! Have a great day but be safe!!!

Pigskin punks Pack draft

Pigskin punks Pack draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts over the course of the next few weeks. Today, he sticks with the NFC North with a profile of the Green Bay Packers draft.