NFL news, rumors and injuries
Sun, 01 May 2016 22:31:42 -0700
Several Florida State undrafted free-agents have found homes. DT Nile Lawrence-Stample signed with the Cleveland Browns, S Lamarcus Brutus signed with the Tennessee Titans, LB Reggie Northrup signed with the Washington Redskins and DB Javien Elliott will be in the rookie minicamp of the Pittsburgh Steelers on a tryout basis.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:32:53 -0700
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:03:59 -0700
Cleveland Browns director of football operations Sashi Brown, Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson and Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones have the first three picks in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft and are receiving interest from teams looking to acquire the picks.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:53:31 -0700
UCLA LB Myles Jack (knee) was told by Dr. James Andrews in December that he does not need to have microfracture surgery on his knee.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:47:38 -0700
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:45:02 -0700
UCLA LB Myles Jack (knee) has an insurance policy that activates if he's not selected by pick No. 45. He'll receive $60,000 per pick after that worth up to $5 million.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:14:08 -0700
UCLA LB Myles Jack's (knee) is more troubling in some ways than Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith's (knee) injury, according to an NFL medical source. Smith's knee is expected to heal in time, but Jack's is expected to deteriorate.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:01:04 -0700
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:22:16 -0700
Mississippi OT Laremy Tunsil's Twitter account posted a video shortly before the start of the NFL draft that showed someone wearing some type of mask and smoking a pipe. Tunsil's agent, Jimmy Sexton, said the account was hacked
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:57:00 -0700
The Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars may also be candidates to trade their current respective first-round picks in the NFL draft Thursday, April 28. The Titans are contemplating moving up, while the Jacksonville Jaguars are open to moving down.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:42:21 -0700
Fantasy Tip: We already knew the Browns were exploring trade options, but Dallas is intriguing since they've been linked to Ezekiel Elliott. Lynch would likely be a backup in either scenario, but he'd have a better future in Dallas, where Tony Romo seems to be injured every year. As for 2016 and the fantasy impact, Lynch won't have much in his rookie season and should not be viewed as a starting fantasy quarterback.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:22:12 -0700
UCLA LB Myles Jack is likely to fall outside of the top 10 picks in the NFL draft, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. He does have potential landing spots in the Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders soon after, though. The New Orleans Saints, who have the 12th pick, have also shown a good deal of interest in Jack.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:55:30 -0700
The first night of the NFL draft Thursday, April 28, could provide a plethora of potential trades, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:38:32 -0700
Alabama LB Reggie Ragland (heart) was diagnosed with an enlarged aorta in his heart, which isn't expected to alter his football career. It's an issue that he must watch closely, according to seven teams, and he could fall in the 2016 NFL Draft because of it.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:26:27 -0700
UCLA LB Myles Jack (knee) has "buyer beware" stamped on him going into the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday, April 28. Scouts and executives are starting to shy away from him because of the uncertainty surrounding the degenerative meniscus issues in his right knee. He's expected to be available Day 1 as a rookie, but his knee likely will require microfracture surgery eventually. Teams are likely to be reluctant to use a first-round pick on him.