Ten best rookie-on-rookie matchups to watch in 2016 NFL season

The 2016 NFL draft saw 253 players selected over a three-day span, providing the league with an influx of new talent and the next generation of stars. At various points in next year’s regular season, the best of these first-year players will run into another high pick from the draft class—providing intriguing clashes of young […]

Best, worst from 2016 NFL draft

The 2016 NFL draft is in the books. All those mock drafts are a thing of the past. The names of the 253 players drafted are set in stone. Now all that’s left is years and years of Monday morning quarterbacking, starting with this breakdown of the best and worst developments of the draft. Best Robert […]

Five first-round reaches in 2016 NFL draft

Just as sure as Roger Goodell will hear some boos when he takes the podium, there will be reaches in the first round of the NFL draft. The following five players were drafted too early. They’re listed in the order in which they were taken. Leonard Floyd, OLB, Georgia The Bears traded from No. 11 […]

Jerry Jones admits Cowboys wanted Paxton Lynch, failed to trade up

Jerry Jones and the Cowboys wanted to hit the motherload of all homeruns in Thursday’s NFL draft, taking Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott at No. 4 and then trading back up and getting Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch, too. Didn’t work. Jones got his star running back but failed to get his Tony Romo successor […]

Ravens wanted to trade up for Jalen Ramsey, Cowboys slammed the door

The Dallas Cowboys didn’t want the Baltimore Ravens to get their hands on Jalen Ramsey. Well, maybe Jerry Jones just wanted Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott. But the Ravens had their eye on the Florida State defensive back, but were unable to make the two-spot jump ahead of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Clifton Brown of […]

Roger Goodell booed announcing first pick of 2016 NFL Draft

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell probably expected to be booed before announcing the first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. It’s become a tradition for Goodell to be booed by fans, whether he’s in New York or Chicago. And sure enough, the boo birds were out in full force at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago. Goodell […]

Report: Ezekiel Elliott to Cowboys is ‘gaining steam’

There appears to be an internal battle going on in the war room of the Dallas Cowboys surrounding Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott. According to David Moore of the Dallas Morning News, the lobby for Elliott inside the Cowboys draft room is “gaining steam,” with the Ohio State running back one of the few […]

Report: Cowboys players want team to draft Jalen Ramsey

If it were up to the players, the Cowboys would pick Jalen Ramsey in the first round of the 2016 NFL draft. Stacey Dales of the NFL Network is at the Cowboys facility and the general consensus she gets from the players, according to this video, is that they prefer the Florida State defensive back. […]

Ezekiel Elliott praises Cowboys offensive line

It would be shocking if Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott wasn’t a top 10 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night. His ceiling is probably the Cowboys at No. 4. If that happens, it would mean more money in Elliott’s pocket and the best possible offensive line in front of him. “It would be […]

10 things to watch heading into 2016 NFL Draft

The 2016 NFL draft offers more captivating storylines than most years. Seriously, this is an odd year—which is a good thing. There’s a lack of must-have quarterback talent right at the top of the draft, only one can’t-miss running back, a hodgepodge of wideouts and enough defensive talent to make the past three years worth […]

Report: Myles Jack could ‘tumble’ out of top 10 picks

The short-term and long-term health of Myles Jack’s right knee could reportedly cause the UCLA linebacker to “tumble” out of the first 10 picks of the 2016 NFL draft. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, teams have serious questions about both the immediate status of the knee and what any resulting procedure could do […]

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