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49ers get vet OT Williams from Redskins

Redskins ship OT Williams to 49ers … Updating that trade in which Washington traded veteran holdout LT Trent Williams to San Francisco. The Redskins will receive a 5th round pick, #156 overall, later this afternoon and a 3rd round pick in 2021. There are reports that the 49ers want to add Williams because they have told that long-time… Read More »

SEC draft dominar=tion contiues

SEC draft domination continued thru second day … The SEC dominated the opening round of this year’s draft when players from the conference made up almost half – 15 of 32 – of those selected in the first round. And that trend continued yesterday when 25 more players from the SEC were selected bringing the conference’s total to… Read More »

Cincy back on clock

Bengals back on the clock … Cincinnati will be back on the clock when the third and final day of the 2020 draft gets underway at Noon ET later this morning. Teams will have 5 minutes to make their picks in the 4th, 5th and 6th rounds, and four in the 7th. That means the picks will be… Read More »

Wrap day two

That’s a wrap: day two … The second day of the 2020 draft wrapped up just after midnight this evening when the Baltimore Ravens selected former Mississippi State OT Tyre Phillips with the 106th and final pick in tonight’s third round. However, there won’t be much of a break for NFL personnel types who are already busy re-stacking… Read More »

Pigskin chews over first round

Observations from the opening round … With the morning to chew over what we witnessed in last night’s opening round, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some belated observations here.

LSU, SEC dominate opening round

LSU, SEC dominate opening round … No surprises here as LSU, the reigning national champions led all schools with 5 players selected in last night’s opening round, including QB Joe Burrow the first player selected overall. The Tigers edged out SEC West rival Alabama which had four players selected. Just how deep those programs are, both also had… Read More »

Bengals back on the clock

Bengals back on the clock … Cincinnati will be back on the clock with the 33rd pick overall later this evening when the second day of the 2020 draft gets underway at 7 PM ET. ESPN and the NFL Network will again be simulacasting the event, while ABC will have its own coverage. And after trading out of… Read More »

That’s a wrap

That’s a wrap … The opening round of the 2020 draft wrapped up just after midnight this evening when the Kansas City Chiefs selected former LSU RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire with the 32nd and final pick in tonight’s first round. However, there won’t be much of a break for NFL personnel types who are already busy restacking their boards… Read More »

Cincy, ‘Skins staying put

Cincy, ‘Skins staying put; Lions ‘on the clock’ … With just over a half hour until the start of the 2020 draft, word around the league is that Cincinnati and Washington will be staying at the 1st and 2nd picks respectively. In fact, the Bengals have reportedly told LSU QB Joe Burrow that he’ll be the pick at… Read More »

Draft schedule

Clock ticking on draft … There has reportedly been a lot of chatter so far today around the NFL, but with just over fours to go until the first picks start coming off the board nothing has changed. Which gives us a minute to review some of the basics. The opening round of the draft gets underway at… Read More »

Dolphins making push to get to #1

Dolphins making push to get to #1 … With just over 6 hours to go until the start of the 2020 draft, the word around the league is that Miami is making a real push to trade up with Cincinnati in order to acquire the #1 pick in tonight’s draft, ostensibly to select LSU QB Joe Burrow. The… Read More »

Its draft day!!!

ITS DRAFT DAY!! … Updated Where is everybody? Of course, the draft is still several hours away so folks will be excused if they sleep in a little, although the guess here is that most NFL personnel people have already been up and at it for hours. And I am not sure if anybody has asked the questioned… Read More »

Pigskin punks Packers draft

Pigskin punks Packers draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette walks us through the upcoming draft options for every NFL team. And with time running out before the actual picks start coming off the board on Thursday he continues this year’s series with preview of the draft of the always interesting Green… Read More »

LP final mock

Final Larry Parker mock posted … With the clock ticking on the 2020 draft, GBN Chief Scout Larry Parker has posted his final mock draft for this year.

Wednesday draft buzz

Wednesday afternoon draft buzz … Not the busiest day out there with the draft set to get underway in just over 24 hours. But there is stuff going on. Here’s the latest we are picking up.

Final detail in Gronk trade

Final detail in Gronk trade … Thanks to reader Terry G for the heads up as we go confirmation on the final details of yesterday’s trade in which Tampa Bay acquired TE Rob Gronkowski’s rights from New England in exchange for a 4th round pick in tomorrow’s draft. That was pick #139. To complete the deal, the Buccaneers… Read More »

Pigskin posts ‘Phins, Dolphins drafts

Pigskin previews ‘Phins draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette walks us through the upcoming draft options for every NFL team. And with time running out before the actual picks start coming off the board on Thursday he continues this year’s series with preview of the draft of the Miami Dolphins, who… Read More »

Brady, Gronk reunited in Bucsland

Brady, Gronk re-united in Bucsland … Turns out that former Patriots’ stars Tom Brady and TE Rob Gronkowski will play at least one more season together in Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers acquired Gronkowski earlier today in a trade with New England in which the Patriots will receive a 4th round pick, believed to be #139. To complete the… Read More »

Pigskin punks 4 drafts

Pigskin previews Redskins draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette walks us through the upcoming draft options for every NFL team. And with time running out before the actual picks start coming off the board on Thursday he continues this year’s series with a 4-pack preview of the drafts of the Baltimore… Read More »

More pre-draft trade talk

Two days and counting; buzz building … Just two days to go until the picks start coming off the board at the 2020 draft and while this year’s pre-draft period has been unusually quiet, in part because of the unique circumstances of the day, it appears that there may be a lot of teams chatting about possible moves… Read More »

Draft guy up close and personal

Draft guy up close and personal … Over the weekend, I was invited to participate in a podcast with Tom Pipines and John Dodds over in Wisconsin. They are big Packers’ fans and we spent over an hour talking the Packers’ draft, although needless to say we also covered a ton of stuff in the 70 minute interview… Read More »

SC QB Daniels to enter transfer portal

SC QB Daniels to enter transfer portal … Southern California has confirmed that redshirt sophomore QB J.T. Daniels will be entering the NCAA’s  transfer portal. Daniels was originally thinking of returning to USC for the coming season, before considering a grad transfer next year, but with the NCAA considering a one-time transfer exception this summer because of the… Read More »

NFL mock a little glitchy

NFL mock a little glitchy … The NFL running a mock draft today to test out the system the league will be using for its virtual draft on Thursday. And according to reports, it hasn’t necessarily gone all that well with several glitches. Of course, that’s why you have a test to work out the kinks. Time will… Read More »

Pigskin punks Redskins draft

Pigskin previews Redskins 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 continues this year’s series with a preview of the Washington Redskins, who of course have the 2nd pick overall in this week’s draft.

Giants post

Think like a pro! Final thoughts on the Giants draft … We weren’t going to post any additional comments on the Giants 2020 draft – we’ll find out soon enough in four days – but we keep hearing people, including some in the media who should know better, talking about the Giants having to decide whether it will… Read More »