JaMarcus Russell is begging NFL teams for another chance

One of the biggest busts in draft history has been writing teams in hopes of getting another chance to play in the NFL. According to Sports Illustrated, quarterback JaMarcus Russell—the first overall pick in the 2007 NFL draft—is now willing to play “for free for a year” in exchange for one final opportunity. He wrote […]

Report: ‘Big upset’ if Jared Goff isn’t No. 1 pick

There doesn’t figure to be much drama when the Los Angeles Rams officially come on the clock to start Thursday night’s first round of the 2016 NFL draft. More and more, Cal’s Jared Goff looks like a lock to be the first overall pick. Peter King of MMQB thinks it would now be a “big upset” if Goff […]

Anonymous NFL scouts offer up red-hot takes on 2016 QB class

Bob McGinn’s annual assessment of the 2016 NFL draft’s quarterback class is a treasure cove of blazing hot takes. A long-time football reporter with connections rooted around the league, McGinn utilizes a bevy of information and quotes from anonymous scouts and executives inside the NFL to compile his yearly quarterback rankings for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Unnamed scouts are […]

Reports: Serious trade potential for both No. 2 and 3 picks in NFL draft

The first overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft has already been dealt away, and there’s a growing possibility that both the second and third overall picks will follow suit. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, The Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams started the shakeup at the top of the draft last week, […]

Cowboys to target USC QB Cody Kessler?

The Dallas Cowboys are a team in need of a young quarterback, and it’s possible the franchise found one they liked during an all-star game early in the pre-draft process. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Cowboys used their opportunity as one of the two teams coaching the 2016 Senior Bowl to handpick USC’s […]

Report: Four QBs locked into first round of 2016 NFL draft?

With less than three weeks to go before the start of the 2016 NFL draft, a clearer picture is starting to develop about where the top quarterbacks in the class will come off the board. According to Peter King of MMQB, four quarterbacks look like strong bets to be first-round picks. “Even this far out, […]

Could Cowboys, Chargers move up to draft QB Paxton Lynch?

At least two NFL draft analysts believe the Dallas Cowboys or San Diego Chargers could move back into the first round to take Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch, who held his official pro day workout on Wednesday. According to Mike Mayock and Bucky Brooks of NFL Network, both the Cowboys and Chargers could have the opportunity […]

Highlighting the best players left in NFL free agency

NFL free agency is now three weeks old, meaning almost all the big names have long since signed new deals. Teams are now sorting through what’s left, hoping to find a quality player at a discount price among the second and third waves of free agency. Here are the best players left on the open […]

Cowboys to host RB Alfred Morris

The Dallas Cowboys could look to a division rival to bolster the team’s running back position. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Cowboys are planning to host free-agent running back Alfred Morris—who rushed for over 1,000 yards for three straight seasons with the Washington Redskins—on an official visit next Monday. The

NFL GM: ‘Big dropoff’ after top 10 players in 2016 NFL draft

An NFL general manager who recently moved his team into the first 10 picks of the 2016 NFL draft believes there’s a steep dropoff after the top 10 players in this year’s class. “In the past few drafts, often we’d be picking lower in the first round, and we’d just miss out on a guy we had […]

‘At least 10 teams’ targeting Robert Griffin III

There appears to be a sizable market forming for quarterback Robert Griffin III, even as the Washington Redskins desperately attempt to trade the former Offensive Rookie of the Year. According to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report, “at least 10 teams” are giving Griffin a “hard look,” with the Los Angeles Rams, Cleveland Browns and Houston […]

10 veteran stars likely to be cut before NFL’s new league year begins

The veteran cuts are already rolling in around the NFL, with Chris Long, Mario Williams, Arian Foster, Antonio Cromartie and Roddy White already among the biggest cap casualties. Teams still aren’t done trimming the fat. Here are 10 others who are likely to be cut before the start of the NFL’s new league year: QB […]

Recapping all the moves from NFL’s franchise tag deadline

NFL teams gave a version of the franchise tag to 10 different players before Tuesday’s deadline. The tag comes in three forms—exclusive, non-exclusive and transition—and is used by teams to either keep a free agent off the market or control if the player is allowed to sign elsewhere. The one-year tender is valued using the average of […]

NFL GM on 2016 draft: ‘There isn’t a special player out there’

According to several league executives, the 2016 NFL draft is lacking star power. “There isn’t a special player out there,” one general manager said, via Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Another team executive said there are question marks about all the top players, including Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa, Florida State defensive back […]