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Falcons lose pick, Eagles cleared in tampering cases

Falcons lose pick, Eagles cleared in tampering cases … The NFL has finally ruled on the tampering cases involving Atlanta and Philadelphia and as a result the Falcons will forfeit their 5th-round pick in the 2025 draft and fined $250,000, while the Eagles were cleared of any wrongdoing. The allegations involving the Falcons with QB Kirk Cousins, WR… Read More »

ESPN previews top 2025 QBs

ESPN previews top 2025 QBs … For those that haven’t seen it, ESPN has an article up today overviewing the top QB prospects for the 2025 draft. No surprise that they have Georgia’s Carson Beck, Shedeur Sanders of Colorado and Texas’ Quinn Ewers at 1-2-3. It might be s urprise to some, though that the guys at ESPN… Read More »

2025 RB preview

2025 RB preview/preliminary ranking … It still waits to be seen whether any RBs are selected in the opening round of the upcoming, but on first blush it certainly appears that 2025 could in fact be a very good year at the position with at least several backs with first-round grades at this time. That group is headed… Read More »

Sleepers and keepers …

Sleepers and keepers … One of the interesting elements of the 2024 draft was that while there were obviously changes, the top of the board remained remarkably constant pretty much through the whole process. And the sense we have as we begin the process of a pre-season Top 50 or so for the upcoming draft, given the quality… Read More »

CFL season kicks off

CFL season kicks off … The 2024 CFL regular season gets underway Thursday night with a replay of last year’s Grey cup game as defending Canadian league champion Montreal plays in Winnipeg with KO set for 8:30 PM ET. The CFL’s opening weekend continues with Hamilton playing at Calgary at 9 PM ET on Friday, while Saskatchewan travels… Read More »

Browns extend coach, GM

Browns extend coach, GM … Cleveland has signed both GM Andrew Berry and head coach Kevin Stefanski to contract extensions, although the actual length of the extensions have not been disclosed. The duo has been running the franchise since 2020, a run that includes a couple of playoff appearances.

2025 QB preview

Previewing the 2025 QB class … Over the course of the next couple of week’s we’ll be previewing the various positional groupings for the 2025 draft. Of course, the upcoming draft is almost a year away and there are bound to be numerous changes, but a preliminary look at next year’s QB class suggests that it likely won’t… Read More »

How To Bet On Individual Players During The 2024 NFL Season

Betting on individual players in the NFL can be an exciting and profitable venture if approached correctly. As the 2024 season kicks off, many bettors are looking to diversify their strategies by focusing on player-specific bets. This article will guide you through the process of betting on individual players, offering tips and insights to maximize your chances of… Read More »

Pats, Cats favored to get top picks at 2025 draft

Pats, Cats favored to get top picks at 2025 draft … For those that haven’t seen it yet, ESPN has an article up this week forecasting the odds teams across the NFL have to acquire the #1 pick at the 2025 draft. Its probably no great surprise that New England and Carolina currently have the best odds of… Read More »

Chiefs claim 8th round signing title

Chiefs claim 8th round signings title … With all the teams around the NFL having officially announced their post-draft undrafted rookie free agent classes we did our annual scoring based on our unofficial list of the top undrafted free agents following last month’s draft. and in one of those ‘the rich get richer’ scenarios, the Super Bowl champion… Read More »

Jets, Chiefs lead early 8th round signings

Jets, Chiefs lead early 8th round signings … Roughly half the teams around the NFL have officially announced their post-draft undrafted rookie free agent classes. And based on our unofficial list of the top undrafted free agents following last week’s draft, the NY Jets and Kansas City have done pretty well for themselves. The Jets in fact signed… Read More »

Tips for betting on the NFL

The 2024 NFL season is just over 100 days away and whether you’re a seasoned bettor or a newcomer to the sports betting scene, you’ll want to sharpen your strategy. This guide delves into essential tips that can transform your betting game from basic to brilliant. Prepare to approach NFL betting with a renewed perspective and tactics honed… Read More »

2024 Undrafted rookie signings

ARIZONA: WR Xavier Weaver, DT Myles Murphy, LS Joe Shimko ATLANTA: G/T Ryan Coll, OT Nolan Potter, WR JaQuae Jackson, WR Isaiah Wooden, QB John Paddock, CB Jayden Price, CB Anthony Sao, CB Trey Vaval, P Ryan Sanborn, TE Austin Stogner. BALTIMORE: WR Jelani Baker, WR Tayvion Robinson, WR Dayton Wade, WR Isaiah Washington, S Beau Brade, S… Read More »

Draft reading

Post-draft reading … For those still suffering a post-draft letdown, here are several draft-related articles for folks that have not seen them yet including one at ESPN with a discussion of next year’s QB class, another from USA Today with some stats on the success rate of different positions taken in the first-round, and a piece at CBS… Read More »

Giants report post

Giants Report: Thoughts on the draft … We kind of wanted several days to chew on last weekend’s draft before commenting too extensively, especially as it relates to the Giants. On balance, though, we thought the Giants had an outstanding draft, although of course the players chosen still have to play to their potential, but there’s a lot… Read More »

Giants Report: Thoughts on the draft

Giants Report: Thoughts on the draft … We kind of wanted several days to chew on last weekend’s draft before commenting too extensively, especially as it relates to the Giants. On balance, though, we thought the Giants had an outstanding draft, although of course the players chosen still have to play to their potential, but there’s a lot… Read More »

CFL’s Elks make vet LB top pick

CFL’s Elks make vet LB top pick … As expected, Edmonton chose former Cincinnati LB Joel Dublanko with the first pick overall at last night’s CFL draft of Canadian players. Dublanko actually came late to the process; he was a 2022 grad at Cincinnati and was in a couple of NFL camps last summer before playing the 2023… Read More »

Growing dominance of power schools hilites draft

Draft hilites Growing dominance of power schools … One of the underlying stories from the past two drafts has been the growing dominance of the of the so-called Power-5 programs. This past weekend, for example, 87% of all players selected at the 2024 draft were from a Power 5 school or Notre Dame. And that is up from… Read More »

Don’t trade on me …

Don’t trade on me … Anyone who got the sense that there didn’t seem to be all that many trades at this year’s draft weren’t dreaming. There actually were significantly fewer trades than in recent years. This year, for example, there were 28 trades made during the draft, compared with 43 last year. Indeed, it used to drive… Read More »

The grades are in

The grades are in … The one thing we have learned in this business is that you really can’t grade a draft until at least deep into its first year of play in the NFL and that it may actually take several seasons. And that was confirmed big-time last year, for example, when Detroit’s draft was generally being… Read More »

2025 draft

2025 Draft just 365 days away!! … For the record, the 2025 draft is just 363 days away, so to help wile away the time, here is our annual way ‘way-too-early’ projection for next year’s draft. And while its done with more than a little tongue-in-cheek – so please don’t anybody write in asking “what we are smoking… Read More »

Day 3 wrap

That’s a wrap; THE end, finished!! … The 2024 draft came to a fitting close just before 7 PM ET this evening when the NY Jets selected former Alabama S Jaylen Key with the 257th and final pick of the draft. Of course, that makes him ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ for the year. And while the actual draft is in… Read More »

Day 2 wrap

It is on to the final day of the 2024 draft … The second and third rounds of the 2024 draft came to a close last evening when Washington, with a pick acquired from San Francisco selected former Rice WR Luke McCaffrey with the 100th and final pick of the third round. However, as usual there wasn’t much… Read More »

SEC again leads way in opening round; PAC-12 goes out proud

SEC again leads way in opening round; PAC-12 goes out proud … Pretty much as usual, the SEC had the most players selected in the opening round of the 2024 draft as 11 former players in the conference were taken in the first round. At the same time, the PAC-12 went out with a bang as the conference… Read More »

Day 1 wrap

That’s a wrap … The opening round of the 2024 draft came to a close just a few minutes ago when the Carolina Panthers, with a pick acquired from Kansas City thru Buffalo selected South Carolina WR Xavier Legette with the 32nd and final pick of the night. However, there won’t be much rest for NFL personnel people… Read More »