Bills move pair of vet OL for picks … With the clock ticking for teams to get down to their 53-man opening days rosters by tomorrow’s 4 PM ET deadline, Buffalo has traded away a couple of veteran offensive linemen for a trio of picks. Late yesterday, the Bills sent OG Wyatt Teller, a 5th round pick from… Read More »
Ducks-Tigers highlight opening week of college football … Unlike the recent past, though, when college football’s opening weekend was dotted with some intriguing games with national implications, there is in fact only one contest this weekend involving two top 25 teams. That comes up Saturday evening when #11 Oregon plays at #16 Auburn in what figures to be… Read More »
The Turk is on the prowl … With the NFL pre-season slate having wrapped up last night the hard work begins for teams around the league as they now have until 4 PM ET Saturday afternoon to get down to the 53-man opening day limit. And because there is no longer a preliminary round of cuts, most teams… Read More »
The Turk warming up … While the full college football season gets underway later this evening, the NFL pre-season slate wraps up tonight with all teams in action playing their final warm-up game. Then its down to the serious business of getting rosters down to the 53-man opening day limit as all 32 teams have to make their… Read More »
GBN college football preview … Are you ready for some football!!! You’d better be because the first weekend of the college football schedule gets underway later this evening. Unlike the recent past, though, when college football’s opening weekend was dotted with some intriguing games with national implications, there is in fact only one contest this weekend involving two… Read More »
Jets get 6th for Colts CB Hairston … Yet another trade to report this evening as the NY Jets have sent CB Nate Hairston to Indianapolis in exchange for a 6th round pick in 2020.
Pack gets late Titans’ pick for vet LB … Another minor trade to report this evening as Green Bay has reportedly sent third-year OLB Reggie Gilbert to Tennessee in exchange for a 7th round pick in 2020. Gilbert, an undrafted free agent out of Arizona in 2017, has been sidelined much of training camp with a knee injury… Read More »
Pats deal to bolster offensive line … With the start of the 2019 regular season literally just days away, New England made a couple of deals earlier today to bolster its offensive line. First, the Patriots sent what is being reported as a 6th round pick to Arizona for OT Korey Cunningham. Later in the day, the Patriots acquired… Read More »
Star Vols OT Smith cleared to play … There just aren’t enough good news stories from the world of college football these days, however, there is a good one out of Tennessee where junior OT Trey Smith has been cleared to play and will be in the lineup when the Vols open the season saturday afternoon against Georgia… Read More »
Tide LB Moses out for year … Star Alabama junior ILB Dylan Moses reportedly tore an ACL at practice this week and will miss the entire upcoming season. Moses was widely considered to be one of, if not the, top inside LB for the 2020 draft with legit opening round potential. As such, Moses may have a tough… Read More »
NFL on edge awaiting Clowney trade … If the NFL buzz wire wasn’t alive enough with Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck’s shocking retirement announcement this weekend still reverberating, there are multiple reports this morning that Houston could be on the verge of trading star ER Jadeveon Clowney. Clowney, the #1 pick overall at the 2014 draft, was franchised by… Read More »
Cards IR 4th round pick … As expected, Arizona has placed WR Hakeem Butler on injured reserve on Sunday after he fractured his hand during the team’s second preseason game last weekend. The 6-5 Butler from Iowa State was the first player selected on the third this year’s draft.
Star Colts’ QB Luck set to retire … In a bit of a shocker, there are multiple reports this evening that Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck has told team officials that he intends to retire. Luck has been dealing with a leg injury throughout the pre-season and is being described as ‘mentally worn down’ by the whole process. If… Read More »
Training camp observations: Week III … GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some thoughts on some of the latest developments from training camps from the third week of training camp.
Gators, ‘Canes set to kick-off college sked … The college schedule doesn’t get underway in earnest until next weekend, but their is a pretty good teaser on Saturday when Florida and Miami hook up in an in-state dual in Orlando at 7 PM ET on ESPN. And while both programs have had their ups and downs this decade,… Read More »
Second week of pre-season to feature rook QB Murray … The second full weekend on the NFL pre-season schedule kicks off later this evening with 5 games on the slate for tonight. The feature game has Oakland playing at Arizona at 8 PM ET on ESPN with QB Kyler Murray, the first player selected at the 2019 draft,… Read More »
Training camp observations: Week Two … GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has some thoughts on some of the latest developments from training camps around the NFL following the second week of pre-season games.
Tide loses vet ILB for year … Reports out of Alabama indicate that senior ILB Josh McMillon will likely miss the upcoming season with a knee injury, although there is what is being reported as a “small chance” that he could return late in the season. McMillon, who had been expected to start opposite star junior Dylan Moses… Read More »
Ravens get Vikes pick for PK … Baltimore has reportedly acquired a 5th round pick at the 2020 draft from Minnesota in exchange for PK Kaare Vedvik.
More college football camp injuries … Couple more training camp injuries to report this day. Pittsburgh junior DE Rashad Weaver reportedly tore an ACL during a practice session this week and will miss the upcoming season. The 6-5, 265-pound Weaver had a break out year last fall when he lead the Panthers with 6.5 sacks and 14 total… Read More »
Browns trade RB Johnson to Texans for conditional mid-round pick … Cleveland has traded veteran RB Duke Johnson to Houston in exchange for what is being reported as a conditional 4th-round pick in 2020 that could escalate to a third-round selection, presumably based on his playing-time and production.
OU CB, others out for year in college football … The good news at this time of year is that college football training camps are open with the season bearing down on us; the bad news is that with college football training camps open there are injuries. Not all injuries actually get reported as unlike the NFL there… Read More »
Ravens get late Jets pick for OG Lewis … Baltimore had been expected to release veteran OG Alex Lewis this week after he was cleared to play this fall, but instead ended up trading him to the New York Jets who put in a waiver claim for his services. In exchange, the Ravens will get a conditional 7th… Read More »
Duke CB Gilbert out indefinitely again … Duke has confirmed that redshirt junior CB Mark Gilbert, who was once considered to be a legit first-round prospect, is out indefinitely after undergoing another round of surgery on his hip. Gilbert dislocated his hip in the Blue Devils second game of the year last fall and underwent season-ending surgery in… Read More »
Tech LB gets extra year of eligibility … Georgia Tech announced late last week that OLB David Curry has been granted an extra year of eligibility by the NCAA. In effect, Curry will be a junior this fall with two years of eligibility remaining as a result of not playing in two of his first four seasons with… Read More »