Category Archives: News

Jax signs top pick

Jax signs top pick … With NFL training camps set to open over the course of the next week, Jacksonville has reportedly come to terms with former Florida DT Taven Bryan, their first round pick at the 2018 draft. With Bryan signed, that leaves 13 unsigned players from the 2018 draft, 10 of which are 1st rounders.

Pigskin All-star game by the numbers

Senior Bowl dominates star game draft days … If its late July and the temp is over 100 degrees a young football player’s fancy turns to the post-season all-star games. Well not really, but the all-star games will be getting underway in just 6 months and in fact the major all-star games are already putting together their early… Read More »

Pigskin’s first Thinking out loud

Pigskin thinking out loud … With the start of NFL training camps literally just days away, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette weighs in with some thoughts on where we are at football wise as of Mid-July.

Jets signed undrfafted supp DB

Jets sign undrafted supp DB … The day after this year’s summer supplemental draft the New York Jets signed former Mississippi State safety Brandon Bryant, one of the three players who were not selected yesterday.

Giants, ‘Skins add supp draft CBs

Giants, Skins add supp draft CBs … While we were out, two NFC East teams added to their secondaries in today’s supplemental draft when the Giants selected former Western Michigan CB Sam Beal in the third round, while Washington grabbed former Virginia Tech CB Adonis Alexander in the 6th. Both the Giants and Redskins will forfeit those respective… Read More »

Tide LB tears ACL; likely out for year

Tide OLB tears ACL; likely out for year … Emerging Alabama junior OLB Terrell Lewis, a potential early pick in 2019, tore an ACL during summer workouts last week and likely will miss the upcoming season. Lewis has since undergone surgery which was deemed ‘successful’, however, there is no current timetable for his return to the field. Its… Read More »

Supp draft on tap

Supp draft on tap … Wednesday will be draft day lite as the league will hold its annual summer supplemental draft beginning at 1 PM ET. Prior to the actual draft, there will be a weighted lottery to determine the selection order. Teams with the worst W-L records from 2017 will have better odds of getting a higher… Read More »

Ravens sign top pick

Falcons sign top pick … Atlanta has signed former Alabama WR Calvin Ridley to a standard 4-year contract with a club option for a 5th. Ridley was the 26th player selected this past April. With the signing of Ridley, a total of 15 2018 draft picks remain unsigned including 11 taken in the opening round.

UM QB Patyterson signs baseball conyract

UM QB Patterson signs baseball deal … Interesting story out of Michigan where junior QB Shea Patterson, who is considered to be one of the top prospects at the position for the 2019 draft, has reportedly signed with MLB’s Texas Rangers. Patterson hasn’t played baseball since his junior year in high school, but was still drafted by the… Read More »

Happy 4th

Happy 4th!! …  A very happy, safe and hopefully cool Independence Day to everyone.

Beaver LB works out; DII RB enters supp draft

Beaver LB works out; DII RB enters supp draft … Oregon State LB Bright Ugwoebu held his pro day workout yesterday ahead of next month’s supplemental draft and unfortunately for the former Beaver things did not go particularly well. For starters, only 6 NFL teams – Chicago, Green Bay, New England, New Orleans, Seattle and San Francisco –… Read More »

Big crowd on hand for WMU CB pro day; work out solid

Big crowd for WMU CB Beal pro day; solid workout … Nobody actually keeps track of these things, but former Western Michigan CB Sam Beal attracted one of the biggest crowds ever to a supplemental draft pro day earlier today. Indeed, all 32 NFL teams had a rep at WMU today with some teams sending more than one… Read More »

CB Beal to hold pro day today

WMU CB Beal pro day today … Western Michigan CB Sam Beal, arguably the top prospect available for next month’s supplemental draft, will hold his pre-draft pro day workout later today at the school. This year’s supp draft is scheduled for July 11.

Beavers’ LB 4th to enter supp draft

Beavers’ LB 4th to enter supp draft … Next month’s supplemental draft will have a 4th available player as Oregon State OLB Bright Ugwoegbu has announced that he is leaving the program and applying for entry in the supp draft. Ugwoegbu has 20 career starts for the Beavers but had been suspended indefinitely this spring for undisclosed reasons.… Read More »

SEC DB works out for supp draft

SEC DB works out for supp draft … Former Mississippi State Brandon Bryant, one of three players available for next month’s summer supplemental draft, held a pro day style workout in front of reps from 14 NFL teams earlier today. Bryant measured in at 5-11, 207 and posted decent numbers in the physical testing, although as a player… Read More »

Month until training camps open

Month until training camps open … Hang in there guys! All 32 NFL training camps will be open for business essentially at this time next month. Baltimore and Chicago, who play in this year’s Hall-of-Fame game in Canton on August 2nd will be the first teams to open their full camps with the Ravens’ veterans set to report… Read More »

Pigskin reviews Patriots, Ravens drafts

Pigskin reviews Patriots, Ravens drafts … Continuing with his series of  team-by-team draft reviews, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some thoughts on the drafts of the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens.

Two more first rounders sign; left

Two more 1st rounders sign; 14 left … A couple of more players selected in the opening round of the 2018 draft signed earlier this week as former Maryland WR D.J. Moore, whom Carolina chose with the 24th pick, and former South Carolina TE Hayden Hurst, selected25th overall by Baltimore, both came to terms this week. The signings… Read More »

Hokie CB holds supp draft peo day

Hokie CB holding supp draft pro day … Former Virginia Tech CB Adonis Alexander, one of the three players who will be available in next month’s summer supplemental draft, will hold his pro day style workout today at the school. Meanwhile, Western Michigan CB Sam Beal and Mississippi State safety Brandon Bryant will hold their pro days next… Read More »

Pigskin reviews Falcons, Titans drafts

Pigskin reviews Falcons, Texans drafts … Continuing with his series of  team-by-team draft reviews, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some thoughts on the drafts of the Houston Texans and Atlanta Falcons.

Pigskin reviews Lions, Colts and

Pigskin reviews Lions, Colts, and Cards drafts … Continuing with his series of  team-by-team draft reviews, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some thoughts on the drafts of the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals.

Pigskin reviews Jets, 49ers drafts

Pigskin reviews Jets, 49ers drafts … Continuing with his series of  team-by-team draft reviews, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some thoughts on the drafts of the New York Jets, and the San Francisco 49ers.

Supp draft date announced

Supp draft date announced … The NFL has confirmed that the 2018 summer supplemental draft will be held on Wednesday, July 11th. Three players will reportedly be available including CBs Adonis Alexander of Virginia Tech and Western Michigan’s Sam Beal and Mississippi State safety Brandon Bryant. Alexander will reportedly hold a pro day on June 20th, while Beal… Read More »

Pigskin reviews Titans, Bears, Redskins drafts

Pigskin reviews Titans, Bears, Redskins drafts … Continuing with his series of  team-by-team draft reviews, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some thoughts on the drafts of the Tennessee Titans, Chicago Bears, and Washington Redskins.

Pigskin reviews Bills, Jags drafts

Pigskin reviews Bills, Jags drafts … Continuing with his series of  team-by-team draft reviews, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some thoughts on the drafts of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills.