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Final wrap

That’s a wrap; THE end, finish!! … The 2021 draft came to a fitting close at 6:52 PM ET this evening when the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected former Houston LB Grant Stuard with the 259th and final pick of the draft. Of course, that makes him ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ for the year. And while the actual… Read More »

Giants 1st round report

Please don’t spread it around but we effing nailed it in last night’s opening round. But, boy, what an emotional roller-coaster ride there for a few minutes. When first Miami, and then Detroit passed on taking DeVonta Smith with the 6th and 7th picks respectively, you really got the feeling that there was a really good chance that… Read More »

Random thoughts from 2021 day one

Random thoughts from 2021 day one … Let me say from the outset that I am 100% in agreement with Pigksin Paul Guillemette, my partner-in-crime here at the GBN, in his comments about what the draft has become – or at least what the NFL seems to want it to become – as a spectacle rather than a… Read More »

That’s a wrap

That’s a wrap … The opening round of the 2021 draft came to a close just a few minutes ago when the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Washington ER Joe Tryon with the 32nd and last pick of the night. Not surprisingly, national champion Alabama led the way in tonight’s opening round as 6 former Tide… Read More »

Mocks

You want mocks? We got mocks! … Never quite understood the fascination of what NFL fans have with mock drafts this close to the actual draft – heck, wait 24 hours and you’ll get the real thing – but it seems to be a compulsory requirement for draft sites. So with that in mind, each of the senior… Read More »

FINAL 2021 NFL MOCK DRAFT PIGSKIN PAUL

ROUND ONE JAGUARS      TREVOR LAWRENCE   QB   Clemson      All the second guessing is simply bullshit. This guy is the best QB prospect since ANDREW LUCK. JETS       ZACK  WILSON    QB   BYU      A golden boy look, with STEVE YOUNG to his game. Now help him develop, JETS. 49’ERS… Read More »

Fileds

The draft’s biggest wild card … With the draft set to get underway in just under 24 hours, the one guy we are still struggling to get a handle on where he fits in the big picture is Ohio State QB Justin Fields. With QBs Trevor Lawrence, Zack Wilson and Mac Jones apparently headed to Jacksonville, the NY… Read More »

Farley out of draft

Covid to keep CB Farley from attending draft … Some guys have all the luck; some don’t! And one guy who must be wondering if it’s even worth getting out of bed in the morning is Virginia Tech CB Caleb Farley. Farley was considered to be a potential top ten pick as recently as 6 weeks ago, but… Read More »

Miami-WFT trade for G Flowers finalized

Miami-WFT trade for OG Flowers finalized … Took awhile to be announced but the details in that trade earlier today in which Miami sent veteran OG Ereck Flowers to Washington have been confirmed. In a deal, that is sure to shake up the 2021 draft, the teams swapped 7th round picks with Miami getting #244 from Washington, while… Read More »

More signs point to Jones to 49ers; other buzz notes

More signs point to Jones to 49ers; other buzz notes … There were also media reports earlier in the day that San Francisco’s choice for the 3rd pick overall at this week’s draft was ‘down’ to QBs Mac Jones of Alabama and North Dakota State’s Trey Lance. However, San Francisco G.M. John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan… Read More »

Sunday morning draft buzz

Sunday morning draft buzz … It started almost as a joke a few backs, but there is a growing buzz around the league that Dallas could actually be seriously considering making a play for Florida TE Kyle Pitts at this week’s draft. There were early reports that Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones was totally enamored with Pitts, who most… Read More »

QB Wilson, WR Waddle confirm draft attendance

QB Wilson, WR Waddle confirm draft attendance … The NFL has confirmed that BYU QB Zack Wilson and Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle have been added to the list of players who will be attending next week’s draft in Cleveland in person. Waddle, of course, won’t be lonely in Cleveland as he’ll be part of a 5-man delegation from… Read More »

Ravens get Chiefs #1, other picks for OT Brown

Ravens get Chiefs #1, other picks for OT Brown … The back end of the opening round of the 2021 draft got a bit of a shake up this afternoon as Baltimore has traded OT Orlando Brown to Kansas City for the Chiefs’ opening round selection this year – #31 – along with the 94th (third round) and… Read More »

Draft buzz

With draft ten days away trade talks appear to be heating up … It has been awfully quiet around the NFL when it comes to chatter about the 2021 draft, but with just ten days to go until the actual picking begins in earnest a little buzz is in fact starting to build. There are multiple media reports… Read More »

Two weeks to go; Larry Parker mocks

Two weeks to go; Larry Parker mocks … With two weeks to go until the 2021 draft gets underway in Cleveland, GBN Chief Scout Larry Parker has taken a turn mocking this year’s opening round.

Is #3 pick still in play as Fields set for 2nd pro day

Is #3 pick still in play as Fields set for 2nd pro day … Interesting day on the pre-draft schedule coming up on Wednesday as Ohio State QB Justin Fields will throw again for NFL teams at the school’s second pro day. And according to reports, the San Francisco 49ers who have the 3rd pick overall at this… Read More »

QB intrigue stirs quiet buzz pot

QB intrigue stirs quiet buzz pot … For those that keep track of these things, the NFL is now just 17 days away and counting. However, whether its because of covid or some other factor, its actually been very quiet around the league when it comes to rumors and the like about the upcoming draft. The one story-line… Read More »

NDSU’s Lance 2nd top QB to set 2nd pro day

NDSU’s Lance 2nd top QB to set 2nd pro day … Literally just hours after Ohio State QB Justin Fields confirmed that he would be attending a 2nd Buckeyes’ pro day on April 14th, Trey Lance of North Dakota State indicated that he’ll also be participating in his programs second pro day on April 19th. One of the… Read More »

QB Lawrence throwing again

QB Lawrence throwing again; getting hitched … The NFL Network is reporting that Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence, who will be the first player selected at the 2021 draft when the actual picking gets underway on April 29th, has been throwing for the past couple of weeks. Lawrence underwent surgery on his non-throwing shoulder in mid-February and while he… Read More »

Medical testing on tap for top prospects

Medical testing on tap for top prospects … Nothing formal has been announced but we believe that this is the weekend that 150 or so of the top prospects for the 2021 draft will be asked to go to Indianapolis for final medical tests before the draft. It is also believed that each individual NFL team will be… Read More »

Trade up interest in TE Pitts

Trade up interest in TE Pitts … While most of the focus on the top ten of the 2021 draft, now just 22 days away has been on the QBs, there is a bit of a buzz around the league that there could be potentially some teams interested in moving up to acquire Florida TE Kyle Pitts. As… Read More »

Projection tweaked

Projection tweaked … We weren’t really planning on it, but with all the developments over the past week or so we figured we had to update our current first-round projection.

49ers brain trust at odds over QB pick?

49ers brain trust at odds over QB pick? … Interesting report in the local paper in San Francisco over the weekend suggesting that there is some disagreement between 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and the rest of the personnel over which QB to select with the 3rd pick overall at the 2021 draft. According to the report, Shanahan… Read More »

Mixed bag so far for Sewell pro day

Mixed bag of sorts at Sewell pro day … Its been kind of a mixed bag for Oregon OT Penei Sewell at the Ducks’ pro day today. Accoring to reports from the Senior Bowl’s Jim Nagy, Sewell came in a tad shorter than expected at just under 6-5, 331 – he had been listed at 6-6 in the… Read More »

Okie State RB Hubbard sizzles

Cowboys’ RB Hubbard, OT Jenkins impress at OSU pro day … Oklahoma State RB Chuba Hubbard made something of a statement at the Cowboys’ pro day earlier. Hubbard, a Canadian who exploded for over 2,000 yards on the ground in 2019, but whose draft stock plummeted after an up-and-down season this past fall, ran an unofficial hand-timed 4.36… Read More »