Category Archives: News

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.

WSU SS 4th player to enter supp draft

WSU SS 4th player to enter supp draft … Washington State SS Jalen Thompson, one of the top prospects at the position for the 2020 draft, will reportedly enter next month’s supplemental draft after having been declared ineligible for the upcoming season due to a violation of NCAA rules. Thompson lost his final year of eligibility apparently after… Read More »

Bakers dozen left

Number of unsigned 2019 picks down to baker’s dozen … Updating yesterday’s report on the number of still unsigned picks from the 2019 draft. Two more of this year’s draftees signed today as Cincinnati came to terms with ILB Germaine Pratt, while the NY Jets signed OT Chuma Edoga; both were third round picks this past April. As… Read More »

Third player enters supp draft

Third player enters supp draft … A third player has entered this summer’s supplemental draft as Northland C&T WR Devonaire Clarington has  made himself available for the July 10th supp draft. Clarington was a former 4-star recruit at Texas, but never played for the Longhorns due to academic issues. In fact, Northland C&T is Clarington’s 3rd junior college… Read More »

Pigskin punks Vikes draft

Pigskin reviews Vikes 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 Minnesota Vikings draft.

Bengals top pick out for year

Bengals top pick out for year … Cincinnati OT Jonah Williams, the Bengals first-round pick at this year’s draft, is expected to miss the entire upcoming season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder. Williams, an All-American at Alabama last season, was selected with the 11th overall pick in the draft.

Supp draft set for July 10th

Supp draft set for July 10th … The NFL’s annual summer supplemental draft has reportedly been set for July 10th. So far two players – West Virginia WR Marcus Simms and Syracuse LB Shy Cullen – have applied for this year’s supp draft. Unlike the regular draft, if a team is interested in a player they submit a… Read More »

UGA boots emerging WR prospect

UGA boots emerging WR Holloman … Georgia has dismissed junior WR Jeremiah Holloman, the team’s leading returning receiver, as a result of an alleged domestic assault. The incident actually reportedly occurred in the spring of 2018, but was just reported to local police. The victim has alleged that Holloman choked her and later punched her in the face.… Read More »