LSU-Texas hilite weekend college football sched … After a pretty quiet opening week in which there were few games of national significance things heat up this weekend on the college football schedule with a number of really intriguing match-ups across the country. And the most intriguing match-up this weekend will be at Texas where the 9th ranked Longhorns… Read More »
Are you ready for some football – finally!!! … The real 2019 NFL season kicks off Thursday night in Chicago when the Bears host the Green Bay Packers at 8:20 on NBC in one more renewal of the league’s oldest rivalry. The rest of the league will follow suit on Sunday and Monday with a full slate of… Read More »
NFL confirms Pack trade for Giants LB Goodson … That post-deadline trade between the Giants and Green Bay in which the Packers acquired veteran ILB B. J. Goodson has finally shown up on the NFL’s official transaction wire. to Green Bay. Given that the Giants were about to release Goodson anyway they didn’t get much in compensation. The… Read More »
Cardinal LT out a month … It could have been worse. Stanford has confirmed that rising LT Walker Little will miss the next month recuperating from a dislocated knee suffered in the Cardinal’s win over Northwestern last weekend. Little is considered to be a top 10-15 prospect for the 2019 draft and is among several very good OTs… Read More »
Record low number of draftees released for 2nd straight year … It still might be a little bit early to declare a trend here, but there has been a major decline in recent years in the number players selected at the draft being released prior to their rookie seasons. In fact, as of this weekend’s roster deadline, by… Read More »
Pack place 3rd round TE on IR … NFL teams continue to tweak their rosters with the start of the season coming up in just day. Today, for example, Green Bay placed tight end jace Sternberger, the Packers 3rd round pick at the 2019 draft, on injured reserve with an ankle injury. Sternberger will be eligible to return… Read More »
Luck-less Colts lock down QB situation … When former Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck shocked the NFL community last week by announcing he’s retiring at just 29, it appeared that the Colts would likely be looking at the position early at the upcoming draft. However, the Colts appear to have other ideas. Indeed, in the aftermath of the Luck… Read More »
The ‘Other’ SC QB out for extended period … It definitely wasn’t a good week for SC QBs. It was reported earlier today that Southern California sophomore J.T. Daniels will miss the year after tearing an ACL in Saturday’s season-opening win over Fresno State. The news isn’t quite as bad for South Carolina QB Jake Bentley, but he… Read More »
Broncos QB Lock, Pats WR Harry, two other picks go on late IR … As expected, Denver placed rookie QB Drew Lock on injured reserve earlier today after he had made the Broncos’ original 53-man roster. Lock, the Broncos’ second round pick at the 2019 draft, sprained the thumb on his throwing hand in Denver’s third preseason game… Read More »
Giants trade vet LB Goodson to Pack … The NY Giants have reportedly traded veteran ILB B. J. Goodson to Green Bay. The compensation has yet to be announced, but it is only expected to be a late round pick either this year or next.
Very bad weekend for PAC-12 QBs just got a little worse … Some days ya just shoulda stayed in bed. That may be the case for the PAC-12 and its QB’s with news that Southern California sophomore QB J.T. Daniels is out for the year after suffering a torn ACL and MCL during the Trojans lackluster win over… Read More »
Bronco to IR QB Lock … While he formally made Denver’s initial 53-man roster, don’t expect to see rookie QB Drew Lock playing any time soon. Lock, the Broncos’ second round pick at the 2019 draft, has been told by the team that he will be placed on injured reserve later today. Lock sprained the thumb on his… Read More »
Cardinal QB, LT dinged in win over Wildcats … Stanford officials are holding their collective breaths this morning waiting for updates on the status of starting QB K.J. Costello and star LT Walker Little. Both were forced out of yesterday’s 17-7 season opening win over Northwestern. Both are juniors, but both are considered to be legit top 20… Read More »
Unofficially 23 picks released; 11 on injury list as teams get down to roster limit … It took awhile to track down every teams list of players released earlier today as all 32 NFL teams got down to the 53-man roster limit. And unofficially we have 23 2019 draft picks getting released today, while another 11 went on… Read More »
Texans get OT Tunsil, WR Stills in blockbuster deal … For the second time today, Houston was involved in a blockbuster trade. Earlier today, of course, they shipped holdout ER Jadeveon Clowney to Seattle for not much more than a 3rd round pick. Just before today’s 53-man roster deadline, the Texans completed a second major deal as they… Read More »
Jets cut 3rd rounder; trade CB for future pick … The NY Jets shocked some people around the league when they released former Florida OLB Jachai Polite earlier today as part of their moves to get down to the 53-man-opening day roster. Polite was an early 3rd round pick at the 2019 draft, the 68th player chosen, and… Read More »
Texans trade 6th for Patriots CB … Houston has reportedly traded a 6th round pick in 2020 to New England for CB Keion Crossen.
Browns cut 7th round CB; add two via trade … Cleveland got down to its 53-man opening roster by releasing 39 players including CB Donnie Lewis, a 7th round 2019 pick. The Browns also acquired two players via undisclosed trades. The Browns got WR Taywan Taylor from Tennessee for a 2020 pick which is being reported as a… Read More »
Eagles cut 5th round QB … Philadelphia got down to the opening roster by placing CB Jalen Mills on the PUP list and releasing 11 players including QB Clayton Thorson, the Eagles’ 5th round pick this past April.
Bengals place top pick on PUP; IR another cut 2 picks … The deadline for NFL teams to be down to their 53-man opening day rosters just passed, although as far as we can tell no team had actually announced their cuts before the deadline passed. However, Cincinnati has become the first to make their moves known and… Read More »
Vikes get rook CB Fields from Chiefs for future pick … Minnesota has reportedly acquired rookie CB Mark Fields from Kansas City for what is being reported as a conditional 7th round pick in 2021. Fields was an undrafted free agent from national champion Clemson.
Seahawks get Clowney; Texans not so much in big deal … There were rumblings around the NFL that Houston and Seattle were deep in talks about a trade involving star Texans’ DE Jadeveon Clowney who was holding out after being franchised. And those rumblings proved to be true as the Seattle have indeed acquired Clowney, the #1 player… Read More »
UCF, Cincy lose rising junior DBs to leg injuries … A couple of promising junior defensive backs suffered season-ending leg injuries this week. Central Florida CB Brandon Moore, for example, suffered what is being described as a ‘gruesome’ leg injury when he landed awkwardly after being tackled from behind while returning an intercepted pass in the Knights’ 62-0… Read More »
More trades as teams move toward 53 … There have been three more trades today as teams work to get down to Saturday’s 4 PM ET 53-man roster deadline. Miami acquired a couple of backup offensive lineman by sending a 7th round pick to Minnesota for OG Danny Isidora, while they swapped undisclosed conditional picks with Indianapolis for… Read More »
Bengals lose 6th pick to ACL; cut 11 … Cincinnati became the first team to formally announce some of their cuts prior to tomorrow’s deadline to get down to the opening day 53-man roster as the Bengals released 11 players. That still leaves the Bengals with 26 players to move, although one appears to be RB Rodney Anderson,… Read More »