NFL Prospects Rumors & News

  • 7h
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Players in tomorrow’s Supplemental Draft: N Mex WR Chase Clayton, UNC LB Darius Lipford, Va.-Lynch DT Lakendrick Ross & SMU RB Traylon Shead

  • Buccaneers WR Mike Evans: 'I'm too heavy right now' "The Buccaneers are expecting a big impact from rookie wide receiver Mike Evans, who should form a rebound receiver tandem with Vincent Jackson. But right now getting Evans in shape is probably a bigger concern. The former Texas A&M standout tweaked his hamstring in OTAs and admitted he's "not..." July 03

  • Bridgewater using video games to study "Once the Minnesota Vikings' minicamp concluded last week, it meant rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater wouldn't have a team to practice with until the start of training camp on July 25. But Bridgewater still has a method for studying the Vikings' offense. Bridgewater said last week he's..." June 28

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    Evan Silva @evansilva

    Chris Mortensen said #Browns have talked to Manziel about 'toning it down.' J. Haslam was 'bothered' by some of his actions on social media.

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns QB Johnny Manziel said he wants to be starter for Week 1. Won't be satisfied starting season as Brian Hoyer's backup.

  • Three-sport athlete? Manziel drafted again -- by Harlem Globetrotters

    Fox Sports Ohio "In two months, Johnny Manziel has been drafted in three different sports. So is the life of one of sports' most scrutinized athletes. Manziel hasn't gotten a call from an NBA team yet (though that draft is Thursday), but he was selected Tuesday by touring exhibition basketball team the..." June 25

  • It’s time for Browns to urge Johnny Manziel to fulfill predraft promises about slowing down off the field

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns need to tell Johnny Manziel to slow down. If they’ve already delivered the message, they should do it again. They should do it every chance they get because, well, the celebrity rookie continues to party every chance he gets. A month ago, I defended the trip Manziel took to Las Vegas..." June 24

  • Manziel needs 'phone valet,' CB Haden says "Johnny Manziel settled down to business as a quarterback in the NFL this week, agreeing to terms on a rookie contract while even drawing the praise of Aaron Rodgers for how the Heisman winner has handled himself. But at least one Cleveland Browns teammate thinks Manziel should continue to heed..." June 21

  • NFLPA collusion lawsuit to proceed "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20

  • Brees believes Cooks can help replace Sproles

    USA Today "The last time I talked to Drew Brees, we were in Orlando at the NFL Players Association meetings in late March, and the conversation inevitably turned to Darren Sproles, whom the New Orleans Saints had traded to the Philadelphia Eagles a few days earlier. Brees, the Saints’ star quarterback,..." June 19

  • Blake Bortles signs contract with Jags worth $20,654,796 Wednesday morning

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles has signed his rookie contract ahead of the team’s second mini-camp practice. The Jaguars posted a picture of Bortles signing the paperwork shortly before 8 a.m. The four-year deal is worth $20,654,796 and includes a signing bonus of $13,341,672 and a salary..." June 18

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    Cleveland Browns @Browns

    Breaking: Browns have agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Johnny Manziel

  • Browns agree to terms with quarterback Johnny Manziel

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have agreed to terms with No. 22 overall pick Johnny Manziel, the club announced. Manziel heads into camp as the No. 2 quarterback behind Brian Hoyer. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Browns coach Mike Pettine stressed last week that Hoyer is "securely ahead' of..." June 17

  • Browns decline comment on Johnny Manziel's 'money phone' video

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have declined to comment on Johnny Manziel's latest partying controversy -- the "money phone'' video on Instagram. A team spokesman said the club will not respond to the video, in which Manziel is holding a big stack of money and pretending it's a phone. Manziel tries to talk into..." June 17

  • Brian Hoyer 'securely ahead' of Manziel , but lead not 'insurmountable,' coach Mike Pettine says

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Mike Pettine said Thursday that Brian Hoyer is "securely ahead' of Johnny Manziel heading into training camp next month and will be No. 1 on the depth chart, but that his lead is not "insurmountable'' for Manziel. "It's been hard to evaluate because Brian hasn't been able to take..." June 13

  • Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney has sports hernia surgery; out until training camp

    Houston Chronicle "Texans rookie defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had sports hernia surgery, coach Bill O’Brien said Friday at NRG Stadium. Clowney, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft, was dealing with a groin injury. O’Brien said Clowney was evaluated in Philadelphia and the team decided the best option..." June 13

  • Browns not worried about Manziel playing baseball

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns aren’t worried about what Johnny Manziel does off the field. Or on a field that isn’t a football field. Less than a week after the Padres made Manziel a 28th-round draft pick, coach Mike Pettine said the team has no concerns about Manziel possibly choosing to play baseball. “My..." June 12

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    Bill Reiter @foxsportsreiter

    Good stuff from @EddieGeorge2727 on Manziel: "It tells me he's more wrapped in being a celebrity than being in his playbook."

  • 31d
    Bill Reiter @foxsportsreiter

    More Eddie George on Manziel: "You can't be a franchise quarterback from Vegas, I'm sorry." Added he's more into celebrity than his craft.

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    Brian McCarthy @NFLprguy

    focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix

  • Lions rookie LB Kyle Van Noy signs four-year contract

    Detroit News "Pretty good week for the Lions’ Kyle Van Noy. On Saturday, he will marry his long-time love, former Miss Utah Marissa Powell. On Wednesday, he got a nice wedding present from his employer. The Lions signed Van Noy, their second-round pick in last month’s draft, to a four-year rookie contract...." June 05

  • Roman numerals holiday: NFL not using them for Super Bowl 50

    Sporting News "There will be no Super Bowl L. Oh, don't worry, the NFL's annual championship game and crossover sports spectacle will still take place at the San Francisco 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in 2016. It just won't be labeled with a Roman numeral that translates to English shorthand for "loser." The..." June 05

  • Judge dismisses $25 million hoax lawsuit against Johnny Manziel

    Houston Chronicle "A Florida judge has dismissed a $25 million lawsuit that was filed against Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel last month, according to a TMZ report. The suit, which was filed by Jonathan Lee Riches, a former federal prisoner who is known for filing frivolous lawsuits." June 04

  • Taylor Lewan's ex-girlfriend says he "punched" man

    Tennessean "Titans rookie tackle Taylor Lewan has said repeatedly he was merely breaking up a fight the night he was charged in an incident while in college. His ex-girlfriend and the alleged victim say otherwise. Lewan, a first-round pick of the Titans who played at Michigan, is facing three..." May 30

  • Humbled Colt Lyerla eager to move on

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "For months, the name Colt Lyerla has been synonymous with a government conspiracy, a cocaine arrest, trouble. This was a welcome change of pace. At Thursday's OTA practice, the Green Bay Packers rookie tight end made a high, outstretched catch and was showered with loud cheers at Ray..." May 30

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    #Packers have agreed to terms with 1st-round pick, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, on a contract, according to a league source. Terms not available yet.

  • Johnny Manziel: 'I'm going to live life to the fullest'

    Fox Sports "If you're expecting Johnny Manziel to become a hermet because he's now a rookie in the NFL, think again. The Browns quarterback addressed the backlash to his highly publicized weekend trip to Las Vegas on Wednesday. There were no regrets and no apologies. Browns coach Mike Pettine also..." May 28

  • Browns rookie Johnny Manziel defends his Vegas vacation: 'I’m going to live my life to the fullest'

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel defended his choice to party in Las Vegas this past weekend and insisted the trip doesn’t have any affect whatsoever on his commitment to an NFL career. “I don’t live my life according to you guys [in the media] or according to what other people think of..." May 28

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    Buffalo Bills @buffalobills

    .@sammywatkins on signing his rookie deal: "(Now) every day I can worry about football"

  • Browns QB Johnny Manziel’s holiday weekend activities off the field draw big-time attention

    Akron Beacon Journal "The celebrity status of Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has caused a stir once again. After participating in the team’s rookie camp and its first offseason organized team activity, Manziel went to Las Vegas during his time off and was seen partying with New England Patriots..." May 27

  • Browns GM compares Manziel to Babe Ruth

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel took a break from organized team activities and bizarre fake lawsuits to party it up in Las Vegas over the Memorial Day weekend. It was the kind of holiday weekend one might expect from Johnny Football, complete with celebrity pals, ringside seats, bikini-clad..." May 26

  • Manziel may sue lawsuit prankster

    Pro Football Talk "Whoever filed the fake lawsuit against Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel may be getting sued. The woman named as the plaintiff in the lawsuit, HLN contributor Samantha Schacher, said via Twitter that the civil complaint filed in a Florida federal court is indeed a hoax. She claims that the..." May 24

  • Jonathan Lee Riches reportedly filed Manziel lawsuit

    Larry Brown Sports "As we all expected, the sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Johnny Manziel earlier this month was nothing more than a hoax that someone slipped through the cracks in a Florida courtroom. The suit was filed under the name Samantha Schacher, as in the cohost of the “Dr. Drew on Call” show on..." May 24

  • Manziel’s agent says acceptance of hoax lawsuit reflects a “real problem” with system

    Pro Football Talk "Maybe justice really is blind. Stupid, too. While the lawsuit filed in Florida against Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will provide: (1) plenty of entertainment on what could have been a slow day before a holiday weekend; and (2) an array of terms that fans of opposing teams can use to..." May 23

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    Erik Burkhardt @ErikBurkhardt

    This joke "lawsuit" is obviously 1000000% fake and/ or frivolous. Embarrassing I even have say this after reading the nonsense.

  • $25 Million Lawsuit Allegedly Filed Against Manziel "We don't really know what to make of this, but a tipster just sent along a motion for a restraining order that a woman named Samantha Schacher recently filed against Johnny Manziel in Florida. The motion asks for $25 million in damages, and contains lines like: "On Christmas Eve, 2013, Johnny..." May 23

  • Pettine: Johnny Manziel 'inconsistent' "Brian Hoyer worked with the first team Wednesday at the Cleveland Browns' offseason practice, with Johnny Manziel up third. The Browns followed through on the plan to make Manziel earn his spot, and on some plays during the workout, the rookie showed why. "I just think just like any other..." May 21

  • Jameis Winston expected as witness "Florida State star Jameis Winston, football teammates Chris Casher and Ronald Darby, and the woman who accused Winston of rape are expected to attend a disciplinary hearing for Casher and Darby on Tuesday, an attorney for the accuser confirmed to "My client will be present," Baine P...." May 20

  • Keim admits Cardinals liked Bortles

    Pro Football Talk "Before the draft, the Cardinals tried hard to conceal their interest in adding a quarterback. “Why?” coach Bruce Arians said in January regarding the possibility of using a draft pick on a signal-caller. After the Cardinals took quarterback Logan Thomas in round four, Arians said, “I lie..." May 17

  • Cameron Erving leads 10 potential high picks for 2015 NFL Draft "Almost a full week has passed since the conclusion of the NFL draft, which means it's time for us to start looking ahead to next year's draft. It's early in the game, but I've begun putting together a list of seniors who look to me like they could be top-50 picks in the 2015 draft. These ratings..." May 17

  • Manziel text: 'Hurry up and draft me' "Cleveland quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains said a text he received from Johnny Manziel on the opening night of the NFL draft last Thursday helped get the ball rolling toward the Browns picking the former Texas A&M star quarterback. During a radio interview on "SportsTalk with Bo Mattingly" on..." May 17

  • Packers giving Colt Lyerla a tryout this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "One of the more talented players eligible for the NFL Draft wasn’t even drafted. But for the weekend at least, the Packers are willing to give tight end Colt Lyerla a chance. Rob Demovsky of tweeted out a picture of the Packers rookie minicamp roster, which listed Lyerla among the..." May 16

  • Browns want to limit Manziel exposure?

    CSN Baltimore "When it comes to Johnny Manziel, the Cleveland Browns apparently are trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube. Attempting to limit the glare that will be following their first-round draft pick, the Browns reportedly want to keep national media away from their rookie minicamp this weekend...." May 16

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    Field Yates @FieldYates

    Source: The Raiders have signed their top draft choice, LB Khalil Mack. Highest draft pick to sign thus far.

  • Texans agree with quarterback, as they look for a quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans have another quarterback under contract. If only they were closer to an answer at quarterback. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have agreed to their deal with fourth-rounder Tom Savage. Savage jumps into the pool with Ryan Fitzpatrick, Case Keenum..." May 15

  • McCarron 'hurt' by character doubts "Five days after the Bengals made him their fifth-round selection in the draft, quarterback AJ McCarron told reporters he was "hurt" by reports last Saturday that suggested he was overly cocky and that he rubbed various team executives the wrong way during pre-draft meetings. "It [stinks] that..." May 15

  • Michael Sam says he was originally going to come out after the NFL Draft

    USA Today "Michael Sam made history on February 9th, when the first-team All-American and defensive player of the year in the SEC publicly announced he was gay. When the St. Louis Rams selected Sam with the 249th pick in the NFL Draft, Sam became the first openly gay player selected in the history of the..." May 14

  • Vikings Nearly Traded Up for Johnny Manziel "Though it was reported by Jay Glazer that the Vikings and Browns jousted for the 22nd pick (absolutely true), they were not alone. The source said that another team, not Minnesota, was the leader in the clubhouse when Eagles GM Howie Roseman told Cleveland GM Ray Farmer with three minutes left in..." May 13

  • Teddy Bridgewater: Cleveland 'not the place' for me "No matter how Johnny Manziel ultimately wound up on Cleveland's card, Teddy Bridgewater insists he's just glad it wasn't his name called by the Browns at No. 22. "I actually told my agent that that's not the place I want to be," Bridgewater told "The Dan Patrick Show" on Tuesday after the..." May 13

  • USF assistant suspended after questioning 49ers' selection of Aaron Lynch

    Sacramento Bee "The University of South 's strength and conditioning coach reportedly has been suspended for a tweet he made about the 49ers' fifth-round selection of former Bulls' defender Aaron Lynch. Read the tweet from Hans Straub, which has since been removed: "Thought an organization with 5 Super Bowl..." May 13

2014 NFL Draft Results

# Team Player School/Team
1 Texans Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina
2 Rams* Greg Robinson Auburn
3 Jaguars Blake Bortles UCF
4 Bills* Sammy Watkins Clemson
5 Raiders Khalil Mack Buffalo
6 Falcons Jake Matthews Texas A&M
7 Buccaneers Mike Evans Texas A&M
8 Browns* Justin Gilbert Oklahoma State
9 Vikings* Anthony Barr UCLA
10 Lions Eric Ebron North Carolina
Full NFL Draft Results