Category Archives: News

Pigskin punks Falcons draft

Pigskin previews Falcons draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette walks us through the upcoming draft options for every NFL team and he gets this year’s series going with a preview of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

NFL reconfirms draft is a go

NFL reconfirms draft remains a go … The NFL sent out a group memo yesterday confirming that the 2020 draft will go on as scheduled beginning April 23rd despite the worldwide epidemic which has shut down just about all non-essential businesses including the NFL. In the memo signed by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, the league also warned those… Read More »

Pigskin punks Pitt’s draft

Pigskin previews Steelers draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette walks us through the upcoming draft options for every NFL team and he gets this year’s series going with a preview of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Giants interview post

Giant pre-draft interview … The 2020 draft, which is shaping up to be one of the most important in NY Giants history, is now less than a month away. Needless to say with the Giants sitting on the 4th pick overall, we’ve had a bunch of emails from fellow fans since the start of the new football year… Read More »

Redskins’ Rivera appears to commit to Haskins

Redskins’ Rivera appears to commit to Haskins … One of the storylines regarding the 2020 draft that just wasn’t going away was that a certain segment of the Washington organization was not enamored with QB Dwayne Haskins, the Redskins’ top pick at last year’s draft, and was pushing for the team to consider taking Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa… Read More »

All NFL team facilities to close; is draft decision next

All NFL team facilities to close; is draft decision next … As of 6 PM ET later today, all NFL teams must have closed their team facilities to all but essential personnel. In fact, a number of teams have already closed their headquarter operations, but by this evening the league will have effectively shut down. The NFL will… Read More »

Hopkins trade finalized

Hopkins trade finalized … It took awhile, but that trade last week in which Arizona acquired star WR DeAndre Hopkins from Houston in exchange for veteran RB David Johnson, the 40th pick overall in next month’s draft, and a 4th round pick in 2021, has been approved by the league. To complete the deal, Houston is also sending… Read More »

Tua video making rounds

Tua workout video making rounds … For those that have not seen it yet, Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa has sent a short video of him working out to all NFL teams prior to the draft. Clearly, Tagovailoa is moving without hint of the hip injury that ended his season last October. However, it also highlights the problem for… Read More »

Pigskin punks Chiefs draft

Pigskin previews Chiefs draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette walks us through the upcoming draft options for every NFL and he gets this year’s series going with a preview of the world champion Kansas City Chiefs.

To QB or not to QB post

To QB or not to QB … With the spate of trades last week as the NFL football year got underway, we started to update our latest three-round projection, but didn’t get far because there are just too many fluid variables at this time. In particular, there are still a number of teams with early picks at next… Read More »

GBN Big Board updated, extended

GBN Big Board updated, extended … With the draft set to kickoff a month today, the GBN Big Board has been tweaked as well as extended to the top 200 prospects.

Pigskin punks Saints draft

Pigskin previews Saints draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette walks us through the upcoming draft options for every NFL and he gets this year’s series going with a preview of the New Orleans Saints draft.

Redskins send CB Dunbar to ‘Hawks for 5th

Redskins send CB Dunbar to ‘Hawks for 5th … Literally just hours after trading away their 5th round pick at the upcoming draft Washington recouped a pick in the round by sending veteran CB Quinton Dunbar to Seattle in exchange for the 162nd selection in that round, a pick that the Seahawks originally acquired from Pittsburgh.

Redskins trade for Panthers QB NOT named Newton

Redskins trade for Panthers QB NOT named Newton … After Carolina made the switch at QB signing free agent Teddy Bridgewater away from division-rival New Orleans and giving incumbent starter Cam Newton permission to seek a trade, one of the first teams to reportedly kick Newton’s tires was Washington. In the end, the Redskins have acquired a veteran… Read More »

Details of Bills-Vikes deal for WR Diggs

Details of Bills-Vikes deal for WR Diggs … That trade earlier this week in which Minnesota sent WR Stefon Diggs to Buffalo for a package of picks was officially confirmed today. In addition to the Bills first round pick this year, the 22nd overall, the Vikings will get the 155th pick in the 5th round, and 201st in… Read More »

Pair of trades for future picks

Pair of trades for future picks … There were a couple of trades in the NFL earlier today involving future picks. In an intra-AFC South deal, Baltimore sent veteran DE Chris Wormley to Pittsburgh for a 5th round pick in 2021. To complete the deal, the Ravens also included a 7th round selection in 2021 in the package.… Read More »

Details for Lions-Patriots trade of S Harmon

Details for Lions-Patriots trade of S Harmon … Thanks to long-time correspondent Terry G, the details of this week’s trade between Detroit ad New England for SS Duron Harmon are as follows: the Lions get Harmon and a 7th round pick, #235 overall, while the Patriots get pick #172 in the 5th round.

Eagles get CB Slay from Lions for pair of picks

Eagles get CB Slay from Lions for pair of picks … Just hours after signing free agent CB Desmond Trufant Detroit sent disgruntled veteran CB Darius Slay to Philadelphia for a couple of draft picks. Albert Breer of SI.com is reporting that the Lions will receive the 85th pick in the 3rd round and the 166th pick in… Read More »

Lions get Pats SS Harmon

Lions get Pats SS Harmon … Detroit has reportedly acquired SS Duron Harmon from New England. The compensation has not been announced, but it is believed to be just a swap of late round picks.

Bears get Jax QB Foles for 4th

Bears get Jax QB Foles for 4th … Since the end of the season, Chicago has been making noise about upgrading at QB. And after losing out on several other top name free agents at the position including Tom Brady and Teddy Bridgewater, the Bears have reportedly settled on Nick Foles whom they have acquired from Jacksonville for… Read More »

Broncos get Titans DT Casey for late pick

Broncos get Titans DT Casey for late pick … Denver has acquired five-time Pro Bowl DT Jurrell Casey from Tennessee in exchange for a 7th-round pick, #237 overall, in next month’s draft.

Bucs get GOAT

Bucs get GOAT … Well there you have it. According to multiple reports, Tampa Bay has an agreement in principle to sign former New England QB Tom Brady to a $30M per season contract when the new football year kicks in tomorrow. What that means is that the NFL’s two all-time leading passers – Brady and Drew Brees… Read More »

Colts ink QB Rivers; Panthers closing in on Bridgewater

Colts ink QB Rivers; Panthers closing in on Bridgewater … A couple more QB dominos have fallen as Indianapolis has signed former Chargers’ QB Philip Rivers to a one-year contract worth a reported $25M. Meanwhile, Carolina which earlier in the day gave incumbent starter Cam Newton permission to seek a trade for himself, is reportedly close to a… Read More »

Ravens net picks from Falcons for TE Hurst

Ravens net picks from Falcons for TE Hurst … One trade that kind of slipped under the radar last evening or early this morning saw Atlanta acquire veteran TE Hayden Hurst and a 4th round pick from Baltimore in exchange for second and 5th round picks at the 2020. To be exact, Baltimore gets the 55th and 157th… Read More »

Brees staying; Brady leaving; Newton eyeing the door

Brees staying; Brady leaving; Newton eyeing the door … It has been an interesting morning to say the least for veteran QBs around the NFL. New Orleans got some good news with word that Drew Brees has resigned for two years. At the same time, Tom Brady has announced that he will definitely not be going  back to… Read More »