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Is draft QB market heating up??

Is draft QB market heating up?? … You just gotta love the draft!!! Don’t like what you see today? Just wait a couple of days and things may very well have changed. That certainly could be the case with the QBs and the top of the 2022 draft. As recently as just a couple of days ago, this… Read More »

Pro day notes: Tuesday, March 22

Not surprisingly, all 32 teams had reps – including GMs from Miami, Tennessee and Houston – at the Texas A&M pro day, especially given that two of the Aggies top prospects – RB Isaiah Spiller and TE Jalen Wydermeyer, both of whom are considered to be among the top 2-3 guys at their respective positions for the 2022… Read More »

Pro day update

Pro day update … QB Kenny Pickett, of course, was the main focus of Pittsburgh’s pro day on Monday, but several other former Panthers had pretty good days. CB Damarri Mathis, for example, who opened some eyes with a 4.39 40 clocking at the combine, kept up the pace with an explosive 43.5-inch vertical and followed that up… Read More »

big turnout for QB Pickett’s Pitt pro day

Big turnout for QB Pickett’s Pitt pro day … The 2022 QB draft class has never gotten much respect from either the NFL personnel community or the media. However, that does not appear to be stopping teams with big needs at the position and early picks in next month’s draft from doing their due diligence on this year’s… Read More »

QB workouts hilite busiest pro day week

QB workouts hilite busiest pro day week … The busiest week on the annual pro day schedule is coming up beginning Monday morning. In fact, in addition to all the other players working out, most of the top QB prospects for this year’s draft will be going through their scripted throwing sessions this week. Liberty’s Malik Willis, for… Read More »

Pro day roundup

Pro day roundup … The second week on the pro day circuit ends Friday with a much-anticipated workout at Michigan where DEs Aidan Hutchinson and David Ojabo are the headliners. Hutchinson, in particular, is generally considered to be the consensus favorite to be the first player selected at the 2022 draft. For the record, South Carolina will also… Read More »

National champs pro day on tap

National champs pro day on tap … When the annual pro day schedule was announced earlier this month, one of the dates that just about every team in the league red-circled was tomorrow’s on campus workout at national champion Georgia where a full house is expected, although it is likely that because tomorrow is also the first day… Read More »

Rams, Niners lead comp pick parade

Rams, Niners lead comp pick parade … The NFL announced today that a total of 39 compensatory picks have been allotted to 16 teams for the 2022 draft. San Francisco and the LA Rams lead the way with five comp picks each, while the LA Chargers will get four additional selections and Arizona, Baltimore and Detroit get three… Read More »

Pro day sched heats up this week

Pro day sched heats up this week … After a relatively quiet first week, the annual pro day schedule really starts to heat up this week with several key workouts on the docket. In fact, we have seen no reports that indicate that any NFL G.M. or head coach was on the road at a pro day last… Read More »

‘Tampering’ window opens Monday AM

‘Tampering’ window opens Monday AM … With the official free agency signing period set to begin on Wednesday with the start of the new NFL year, teams will have a two-day window of opportunity to talk with impending free agents about a possible deal beginning tomorrow morning. Courtesy of the NFL Network, here is their list of the… Read More »

Big Board, positional rankings updated

Big Board, positional rankings updated … For those that haven’t picked up on it already, the GBN Big Board ranking of the top overall prospects for the 2022 draft – with a new #1 – has been updated following the scouting combine. Same for the various positional rankings which are available on the drop-down menu above.

Latest prospect profiles

Tyler Smith, G/T, Tulsa, 6-4.5, 324, 5.02, RSO … Rising third-year redshirt sophomore only played in a couple of games as a true freshman, but started the last 24 straight for the Golden Hurricanes, although he might have been better served to play one more year in college and refine some of the technical aspects of his game.… Read More »

Pigskin posts mock

Pigskin posts post-combine projection … With just 47 days and counting before the 2022 draft, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has posted his first post-combine mock draft. And it wouldn’t be a Pigskin Paul mock without a few surprises, in this starting with the very first pick.

Bolts reportedly getting Bears Mack in trade

Bolts reportedly getting Bears Mack in trade … What is the old saying? If you can’t beat ’em, copy ’em! The LA Chargers appear to have taken a page out of the playbook of their cross-town rivals the Super Bowl champion Rams and traded for some quality defensive help as they are reportedly in the process of acquiring… Read More »

Thursday morning round-up

Thursday morning pro day round-up … It will be a relatively quiet day on the pro day schedule today with only a handful of on-campus workouts on the docket, although there are workouts at Texas and Indiana among others. There could also be a relatively decent crowd at today’s workout at Tulsa tp get another look at OT… Read More »

Wednesday morning tidbits

Wednesday morning tidbits … Just a little bit of housekeeping updates as of this morning. For those that keep track of these things, the 2022 draft is 50 days away today as we speak!! Hang in there … In addition to the several franchise tags that were announced yesterday, there were several other veteran moves around the league… Read More »

Busy pro day on tap

Busy pro day on tap … It didn’t take the pro day schedule long to heat up with a very busy day on tap for Wednesday. Indeed, there’ll be on-campus workouts at Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Arkansas, UCLA, and Kansas State among the others. And among the others will be Texas-San Antonio which could see an unusually large contingent of… Read More »

Four more tags fly; top ouck impacted

Four more tags fly; top pick impacted … With the deadline for team’s to designate franchise and transition players passing at the top of the hour, at least three more teams have used a franchise tag as Green Bay designated star WR Davante Adams, Tampa Bay tagged WR Chris Godwin, and Jacksonville tagged LT Cam Robinson. In fact,… Read More »

Broncos go to Plan B; get Seahawks’ Wilson in huge deal

Broncos go to Plan B; get Seahawks’ Wilson in huge deal … Rebuffed in their pursuit of Aaron Rodgers, who resigned a 4-year deal with the Packers earlier today, Denver has acquired star Seattle QB Russell Wilson in a blockbuster trade in which the Seahawks will reportedly get first and second round picks in what are believed to… Read More »

Combine wrap

Combine wrap … As we said at the outset of the combine, one never wants to read too much into the results. Football is a game played in helmets and pads, not shorts, and the grades for most teams are still going to be based largely what they saw on tape during the season. That said, there was… Read More »

Combine wrap

As we said at the outset of the combine, one never wants to read too much into the results. Football is a game played in helmets and pads, not shorts, and the grades for most teams are still going to be based largely what they saw on tape during the season. That said, there was a lot to… Read More »

Barnes sizzles in final CB results; Sauce heats up

Barnes sizzles in final CB results; Sauce heats up … As noted at the beginning of the note on CB times below we do not want to get too carried away until we get the actual official times. Indeed, according the official times Baylor’s Kalon Barnes came within 1/100th of a second of tying John Ross’ all-time 40… Read More »

No real surprises at safety weih-in

No real surprises at safety weigh-in … No real surprise here, but in the end there were no real surprises when the safeties went thru their weigh-in/measurement session at the scouting combine in Indianapolis earlier today. Notre Dame’s Kyle Hamilton, who likely won’t run later today as he is still rehabbing from a foot injury, did look the… Read More »

Tide LB Harris aces 40 test

Tide LB Harris aces 40 test … It is not hard to imagine that Alabama LB Christian Harris has chafed all day as people gushed over Georgia defensive linemen Jordan Davis, Traylon Walker and Devonte Wyatt. However, he was able to get in the act himself this even running a very quick unofficial 4.44 40. Harris had kind… Read More »

TE 40 times

TE 40 times … The TEs were the first group to run their 40s at the scouting combine in Indianapolis this afternoon. Unfortunately, though, most of the top guys that the NFL was hoping to see including Trey McBride of Colorado State, Texas A&M’s Jalen Wydermyer, Isaiah Liklely of Coastal Carolina, Iowa State’s Charlie Kolar and Cade Otton… Read More »