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Heuerman, Mayle injuries

Another rook out for year after tearing ACL in mini-camp … Denver TE Jeff Heuerman reportedly will miss the upcoming season after tearing an ACL in today’s mini-camp practice. Heuerman was the Broncos’ 3rd round this year. Meanwhile, Cleveland has confirmed that WR Vince Mayle, the Browns’ 4th round pick this year, will undergo surgery to repair a… Read More »

Texans sign draft class …

Texans, Bears sign full draft classes … Houston became the latest team to sign all the players it selected at last weekend’s draft including CB Kevin Johnson whom they selected with the 16th pick overall. Meanwhile, Chicago signed C Hroniss Grasu, the Bears last remaining pick, while Carolina signed three picks including OLB Shaq Thompson the team’s first… Read More »

Eagles shakeup

Eagles, Jets shake up scout staff … Philadelphia has continued to make over its personnel department under head coach Chip Kelly by cutting ties with director of college scouting Anthony Patch, director of pro personnel Rick Mueller and area scout Brad Obee. Patch and Mueller, in particular, were tied to former G.M. Howie Roseman, who was pushed aside… Read More »

Draft Blog

THat’s a really solid pick for Chip’s Offense. Maybe a bit early, but he was a rising prospect, especially after running a 4.42/40 at the Combine. Gets lots of yards after catch which is big in a KELLY offense. Great work ethic per USC coaches. BENGALS could use a thumper like LANDON COLLINS as their SS. La’el Collins… Read More »

Draft Blog

RAIDERS are looking at LEONARD WILLIAMS to anchor their DL or AMARI COOPER/WR to give them a No. 1 target for DEREK CARR. Any other pick is over thinking by REGGIE McKENZIE and his people. It’s only 4 Picks in but this Draft is making sense so far. Insanity must be lurking just around the corner. Hey is… Read More »

SO as usual the QB position trumps all the BS talk about best available athlete. Kudos to ERIC GALKO who ranks his QB prospects separately from all the other players each year. Now do the JAGS draft COOPER, WHITE, FOWLER or WILLIAMS? Remember that both FOWLER & WILLIAMS are from Florida and would give the franchise a local… Read More »

Draft Blog

Will some team be silly enuf to give up the farm to trade up for MARIOTA? I luv MARIOTA, but a deal like the SKINS made for RG3 is suicidal to a franchise and its roster. Plus Marcus may not be ready to play big time for 2-3 seasons no matter who gets him. By the way… what… Read More »

More top 100s

Pigskin, significant others post top 100s … Several top draft analysts historically wait until the final days before the draft to post their overall rankings. That’s the case for our own Pigskin Paul Guillemette who has his ranking of the top 100 prospects for today’s draft. Meanwhile, Mike Mayock, NFL.com’s lead draft analyst posted his only top 100… Read More »

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LSU CB fails drug tests

LSU CB failed drug tests … There are multiple reports this evening that LSU CB Jalen Collins, a late first prospect for the 2015 draft, failed multiple drug tests while at the school, although the details on when and for what are still a little sketchy.

Clemmings stress fracture

Injury concern for Pitt OT … NFL.com is reporting that Pittsburgh OT T.J. Clemmings has a stress fracture in his foot. According to the report, the injury showed up during Clemmings’ medical exam at the scouting combine in February. Apparently it is an old injury that had calcified and according to Clemmings has never been a problem. Still,… Read More »

morning wrap

More Mariota to Philly talk; new twist in ‘L’affaire pattes du crabbe,’ hilite daily roundup … It was the first rumor with legs in this year’s draft cycle and while it has kind of drifted into the background in recent weeks speculation that Philadelphia, and head coach and G.M. Chip Kelly in particular, are still thinking seriously about… Read More »

Schedule announced

Could be #1 versus #2 in season opener … The NFL released the full 2015 regular schedule last evening and whether they planned it that way, Tampa Bay and Tennessee, which currently have the first and second picks overall at next week’s draft, face each other in the opening week in Tampa.

Top 201-300

 201   FRANK CLARK/DE/MICHIGAN 202   ELLIS McCARTHY/DT/UCLA 203 XAVIER WILLIAMS/DT/N. IOWA 204  MARCUS MURPY/RB/MISSOURI 205 ADAM SHEAD/OG.OKLAHOMA 206 CODY FAJARDO/QR/NEVADA 207 LADARIUS GUNTER/CB/MIAMI 208  DeANDRE SMELTER/WR/GA TECH 209  BRYCE HAGER/LB/TCU 210  DEON SIMON/DT/NW LOUISIANA 211  TERRY POOLE/OT/SAN DIEGO STATE 212  AUSTIN HILL/WR/ARIZONA 213  NICK PERRY/FS/ALABAMA 214  IMOAN CLAIBORNE/CB/NW LOUISIANA 215  TAIWAN JONES/ILB/MICHIGAN STATE 216  J.T. SURRATT/DT/SOUTH CAROLINA… Read More »

Gurley recheck

Top RB checks out at med re-check … According to a report by NFL.com, Georgia RB Todd Gurley, expected to be one of the first 1-2 backs off the board at this month’s draft, ‘checked out fine’ at the medical follow-up tests in Indianapolis yesterday and today. Gurley had been thought of as a possible top 5-10 pick… Read More »

Pro day updates

Pro day updates … All 32 NFL teams were represented at Alabama’s pro day on Wednesday, but its wasn’t the same star-studded celebrity crowd that has turned out to recent Tide workouts. Indeed, Giants’ GM Jerry Reese was the only GM who has been mentioned as attending, while there were no head coaches in Tuscaloosa today. That may… Read More »

Kaepernick trade rumors

49ers denying QB trade rumors … San Francisco is strongly denying a report late last night that the team had fielded trade offers for QB Colin Kaepernick. According to a report on a Houston radio station the 49ersd have talked with both Chicago and Philadelphia about a deal involving Kaepernick, who signed a big, long-term contract prior to… Read More »

Combine changes

League mulls combine changes … According to a report at NFL.com the NFL is actively considering some changes to the drills run at the combine to make them more position specific. It has long been argued, for example, that it really makes no sense for offensive linemen to run the 40 yard dash, something they will almost never… Read More »

Winston declares

FSU QB makes it official … For those holding their breath waiting for some formal confirmation, Florida State redshirt sophomore has officially announced through his agent that he will be entering the 2015 draft. As recently as late last night word from Winston’s camp was that he still hadn’t decided whether to enter this year’s draft and likelywouldn’t… Read More »

This and that Jan 5

Big Board updated … The GBN Big Board ranking of the top overall prospects for the 2015 draft has been updated and expanded to over 200 players. Have your say on design change … The new look for the GBN has now been up for a week and we think we have most of the bugs cleaned. However,… Read More »

Site launch

New site design launched … It took awhile but we have redesigned the GBN hopefully making it a better site for draft fans. And still cheap! Please let us know if there are problems or comments etc. Also please note in response to several inquiries re the underclassmen tables we used to post, we were waiting for the… Read More »

College Football Rankings

Even though College Football rankings may mean less than ever, with the new mini-Play Off system, many folks find them as necessary a fix as NFL Mock Drafts. So with many College Football publications currently hitting the media avenues it seemed like a good time to project a TOP 20 of my own. 1)   FLORIDA STATE  … Read More »