Pigskin reviews Lions, Bears 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 North teams today in the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears.
Orange LB second to enter supp draft … Syracuse OLB Shyheim Cullen announced on social media earlier today that he has been accepted into next month’s NFL supplemental draft. Cullen had been suspended by the school for the spring semester after he failed to make the grade academically. Cullen is the second player to have indicated they will… Read More »
Pigskin reviews Chiefs’ draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts including today, the Kansas City Chiefs.
WVU WR Simms first to enter supp draft … Former West Virginia WR Marcus Simms is the first player identified who has reportedly applied to the NFL for inclusion in the league’s annual summer supplemental draft. Simms had actually originally entered the NCAA transfer portal earlier this spring, but might not have been able to play immediately this… Read More »
Raiders sign 2 of 3 top picks … Oakland has announced that they have officially signed DE Clelin Ferrell and FS Johnathan Abram, two of their three first-round draft picks at the 2019 draft. Ferrell, from Clemson, was the surprise 4th pick overall this year, while Abram, the former Mississippi State Bulldog, was taken with the 27th overall… Read More »
Giants sign 2 of 3 top picks; Pigskin reviews their draft … The New York Giants have announced over the weekend that they have officially signed DT Dexter Lawrence and CB Deandre Baker, two of their three first-round draft picks at the 2019 draft. Lawrence, from Clemson, was the 17th overall selection this year, while Baker, the former… Read More »
Pats-Lions trade for TE Roberts rescinded … Yesterday’s trade between Detroit and New England in which the Patriots acquired veteran TE Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional 2020 7th-round pick has been rescinded when Roberts failed his physical with the Patriots.
Lions trade TE Roberts to Pats for late pick … After selecting TE T.J. Hockenson with the 8th pick overall at the 2019 draft, Detroit has reportedly traded veteran TE Michael Roberts to New England for what is being reported as a conditional 7th-round pick in 2020. With the Patriots, Roberts, a 4th round pick in 2017, will… Read More »
Pigskin reviews Texans’ draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts including today, the Houston Texans.
Chargers sign 1st rounder … The LA Chargers have become the latest team to sign its top pick at the 2019 draft after coming to terms with DT Jerry Tillery. Tillery, from Notre Dame, was selected with the 28th pick at April’s draft. Tillery signed a standard 4-year rookie deal with a club option for a 5th year.… Read More »
Are you ready for some football lite … The 2019 CFL season kicks off this weekend with four games on tap. Saskatchewan and Hamilton will get things underway when they meet at 7 PM ET on Thursday evening. Montreal will then play in Edmonton on Friday night, followed by a double header on Saturday night with Ottawa playing… Read More »
Jets name Douglas G.M … The New York Jets announced earlier today that they have hired Joe Douglas to be their new general manager replacing Mike Maccagnan, who was fired three weeks ago. Douglas, reportedly a close ally of Jets’ head coach Adam Gase, had been VP of player personnel in Philadelphia. Douglas reportedly signed a 6-year deal,… Read More »
Pigskin reviews Jags ‘ draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts including today, the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Texans fire GM Gaine … In something of a stunner, Houston has fired general manager Brian Gaine barely a year and a half into a 5-year term that began with an 11-5 record and a playoff berth in his first season on the job. Gaine took over the job in January 2018 after former G.M. Rick Smith took… Read More »
Pigskin reviews Browns’ draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts including today, the Cleveland Browns.
Colts IR 7th round C … Indianapolis has placed C Javon Patterson on injured reserve. Patterson was a 7th round pick – #246 overall – at the 2019 draft.
Ravens sign 1st round WR Brown … Baltimore has become the latest team to sign its top pick at the 2019 draft after coming to terms with WR Marquise Brown late yesterday. Brown, from Oklahoma, was selected with the 25th pick at April’s draft with the a pick acquired from Philadelphia in a draft day deal. Brown signed… Read More »
UM RB Evans suspended for year … Michigan senior RB Chris Evans, who had been expected to be the Wolverines’ starter this fall, has been suspended for the year because of academic issues. Evans has reportedly appealed the decision, but team officials aren’t holding out much hope that he will be available this fall. Because he has yet… Read More »
Senior Bowl leads star game draft tally … No big surprise here, but once again the Senior Bowl led all the all-star games in having players selected at the 2019 draft. And it wasn’t really all that close. Indeed, of the three major all-star games, the Senior Bowl had 92 of the players on its rosters in Mobile… Read More »
Broncos ink top pick … For those that missed it over the weekend, Denver came to terms with TE Noah Fant whom the Broncos selected with the 20th pick overall pick at the 2019 draft which they acquired from Pittsburgh in a draft day trade. With the Fant signing the number of first round picks who have formally… Read More »
Former FSU QB Francois to transfer to FAU … We didn’t report it earlier this week as the move has yet to be officially confirmed, but former Florida State QB Deondre Francois has reportedly decided to transfer to Florida Atlantic where he will be eligible for the 2019 season as a graduate transfer. Francois had an up-and-down career… Read More »
Falcons shuffle scout staff … May is the time of the year when NFL teams make changes to their personnel departments if they are going to do so and Atlanta got in the game this week with what appears to be a major reorganization. The Falcons promoted Steve Sabo to the position of director of player personnel, Anthony… Read More »
Jags, Titans sign top picks … Two more 2019 first-round picks came to terms yesterday as Jacksonville signed former Kentucky OLB Josh Allen, while Tennessee came to terms with former Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons. Allen was the 7th player selected in last month’s draft, while Simmons was taken with the #19th pick. That brings the number of… Read More »
Half of 2019 first rounders signed as Seahawks ink top pick … Unofficially, half of the players selected in the opening round of the 2019 draft are now under contract as Seattle has come to terms with former TCU DE L. J. Collier, who the Seahawks took with the 29th pick overall in last month’s draft. That brings… Read More »
Pigskin reviews Saints draft … As he does every year, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting reviews of some of the key individual team drafts including today, the New Orleans Saints.