• NFL GM rips Bucs for taking kicker in second round

    College Spun "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded up in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft to take a kicker. The Bucs took Florida State kicker Roberto Aguayo with the 59th overall selection. It was the highest a kicker has been chosen in the NFL Draft since the New York Jets took Mike Nugent at No. 47..." May 01

  • DeMarco Murray tells Titans’ coaches he’ll mentor Derrick Henry

    Titansonline.com "Some Titans fans wondered about the selection of Alabama running back Derrick Henry. Veteran running back DeMarco Murray didn’t have to. Coach Mike Mularkey called Murray after the team selected the Heisman Trophy winner in the second round on Friday night. “You don’t do it for everybody,..." May 01

  • Derek Watt predicts a possible mutual knockout with J.J.

    Pro Football Talk "J.J. Watt and Derek Watt could have a couple of reunions over Thanksgiving weekend. One at the dinner table on Thursday, and another on the football field on Sunday. The Chargers and Texans are due to meet in Houston on November 27, and if pick No. 198 in the 2016 draft makes the team in San..." May 01

  • Doug Pederson: Sam Bradford missing valuable time in offense

    CSN Philly "The 2016 NFL draft has come and gone and Sam Bradford is still on the Eagles’ roster. And he’s still the starting quarterback. For now. Bradford, who signed a two-year, $35 million deal this offseason, wasn’t happy when the Eagles decided to trade up to No. 2 to take Carson Wentz. He..." May 01

  • Bills GM: Cardale Jones has talent to be franchise QB

    Buffalo News "After sticking with prominent defensive needs through the first three rounds, the Buffalo Bills finally addressed the most prominent spot on the team in the NFL Draft Saturday. And they did it in true Bills fashion by using their fourth-round choice on perhaps the draft’s most intriguing and..." May 01

  • Cowboys draft Baylor basketball star in hopes of making him a tight end

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys selected Baylor's Rico Gathers on Saturday afternoon with the 217th pick in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. This is notable because Gathers is a basketball player. He hasn't played the sport of football since he was 14 years old. Gathers is 6-foot-8, 275 pounds -- a..." May 01

  • Seahawks say Lynch hasn't filed retirement papers yet

    Bleacher Report "If Marshawn Lynch's NFL career is really over, the star running back is taking his time with making it official. Per Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, the Seattle Seahawks said Lynch had not filed his retirement papers as of Saturday, adding that the team has "prepared for him to do it..." May 01

  • Carson Wentz booed at Philly airport by Eagles fans seeking autographs

    Philly.com "During an interview with 94.1 WIP’s Angelo Cataldi Friday morning, new Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz joked about not knowing what it was like to be booed by his own fans. Now he does. Fresh from being drafted by the Eagles with the number two pick in the NFL Draft, Wentz arrived at..." May 01

  • Carson Wentz kicks off Eagles QB battle with some shade for Sam Bradford

    USA Today "The Eagles’ quarterback situation was always going to be awkward with the team taking Carson Wentz with the second-overall pick after signing QB Sam Bradford to a new contract in the offseason. Wentz didn’t help matters at his introductory press conference. " May 01

  • ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer to leave network

    New York Daily News "Skip Bayless and Mike Tirico are not the only broadcasters leaving ESPN’s Bristol Campus. NFL TV sources say Trent Dilfer, one of ESPN’s most engaging NFL analysts and member of the “Monday Countdown” crew, is likely headed out the door. Spies say money is the issue." May 01

  • Ray and Janay Rice Announce They Have a Baby On the Way

    TMZ "NFL free agent Ray Rice and his wife Janay are about to become parents all over again ... Janay just announced she's got a bun in the oven. A noticeably pregnant Janay took to her Instagram page Saturday to make the announcement ... and said she's 21 weeks along." May 01

  • Titans lineman Taylor Lewan: 'I'm not a right tackle'

    Tennessean "For months, anticipation built. Most experts agreed the Titans would select Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft and bump struggling left tackle Taylor Lewan, the 11th overall pick in 2014, to the right side of the line, bolstering a unit that just..." May 01

  • Jim Irsay hopes Colts, Andrew Luck can strike deal by training camp

    ESPN "Jim Irsay said Saturday that contract negotiations with franchise quarterback Andrew Luck have become serious, and the Colts owner wants a deal to be agreed upon by the start of training camp in July. During the NFL owners meetings in March, Irsay said he hoped a "nine-figure" deal would be..." May 01

  • Lions' Bob Quinn refutes Vernon Butler, says team made no promises to prospects

    Michigan Live "Defensive tackle Vernon Butler said the Detroit Lions told him they would draft him with the No. 16 pick in the first round before the team selected Ohio State offensive tackle Taylor Decker. On Saturday, Lions general manager Bob Quinn emphatically denounced that accusation. "No one from my..." May 01

  • Jerry Jones: I probably should have overpaid for Memphis QB Paxton Lynch

    Sports Day "In the fallout of the NFL draft, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is still feeling the effects of the trigger he didn't pull on the draft's first night. Walking back to the Cowboys draft room Saturday evening, Jones mentioned that it was difficult for him to fall asleep Thursday night after..." May 01

  • Browns say Cody Kessler will compete with Robert Griffin III for starting job 'and is not a guy I would sleep on'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown disagreed with the notion that third-round quarterback Cody Kessler doesn't pose much of a threat to Robert Griffin III. "I beg to differ with that,'' Brown said at his draft wrap-up press conference Saturday night.. "I do think Cody is a guy that..." May 01

  • Chargers release Mike Scifres, draft Drew Kaser

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Chargers had a young punter they were set to call Saturday and inform he'd been drafted. But they couldn't. Not yet. Another call, one far less jubilant, had to be made first. After 13 seasons in San Diego, punter Mike Scifres was released. He was first to know. General Manager Tom..." May 01

  • Eagles not worried about Wendell Smallwood's checkered past, homophobic tweets

    Newark Star-Ledger "Apparently, the days of "culture beats scheme" are officially over at the NovaCare Complex. In their first draft since firing former head coach Chip Kelly, who placed a heavy emphasis on off-the-field character, the Eagles drafted West Virginia's Wendell Smallwood in the fifth round on..." May 01

  • Youngest Gronkowski brother signs with the Bills

    Washington Post "Glenn Gronkowski, also known as “Baby Gronk” or “Goose,” is quite different than his tight end and party boy older brother Rob, just ask their father “Goose is sort of quiet, not like Rob, who is out there in front of everybody,” Gordy Gronkowski told Bleacher report earlier in April. “He’s..." May 01

  • Former Chargers doctor could lose license over treatment of Junior Seau

    ABC 10 News "The Medical Board of California has requested a meeting to discuss permanently suspending or revoking the medical license of Dr. David Chao, the former San Diego Chargers physician who had treated Junior Seau. According to a complaint obtained by 10News, Chao faces several allegations from the..." May 01

  • Seahawks' Ryan calls for the end of 'Mr. Irrelevant' tag

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan is demanding more compassion during the final day of the draft. The final pick of the event is deemed "Mr. Irrelevant", a label that Ryan took issue with after Kalan Reed was selected by the Tennessee Titans." May 01

  • Report: Bears to sign QB Brian Hoyer

    Chicago Sun-Times "After not drafting a quarterback, the Bears instead landed their backup late Saturday. According to CBS Sports’ Jason LaCanfora and multiple reports, they signed former Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer to a 1-year contract." May 01

  • Titans make CB Kalan Reed 'Mr. Irrelevant' of 2016

    Yahoo! Sports "Southern Miss cornerback Kalan Reed waited a long time to be selected in the NFL draft. Now he gets a parade. Reed was Mr. Irrelevant, the 253rd and final pick of the 2016 draft. He went to the Tennessee Titans, who traded for that pick at the end of the seventh round earlier in the..." April 30

  • Broncos made a Mr. Irrelevant jersey for the NFL Draft and it's now useless

    CBS Sports "Going into the NFL Draft this week, the Denver Broncos knew they had the 253rd (and final) pick, and they were pretty excited about it. The final pick in the draft is known as Mr. Irrelevant, and when the Broncos showed up at the draft in Chicago, they came prepared: As you can see below, the..." April 30

  • The Dolphins traded for their own pick, and it’ll make your head hurt

    SB Nation "Here's what happened: Late Friday night, the Dolphins made a deal with the Vikings to move up to No. 86 overall and select wide receiver Leonte Carroo, giving the Vikings their No. 186 overall pick and two 2017 mid-round picks in exchange. When the 186th pick approached, however, the Vikings..." April 30

  • Keenan Reynolds must wait on OK from Navy before joining Ravens

    ESPN "The Baltimore Ravens are giving Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds a chance to make the team as a wide receiver and returner. He just hopes the Navy will allow him to do that. After being drafted in the sixth round, Reynolds said he is optimistic that he can pursue his NFL dream while honoring..." April 30

  • Moritz Boehringer first draft pick to never play in North America

    ABC News "Moritz Boehringer got his first exposure to football through YouTube clips of Adrian Peterson. Now, the German wide receiver will go from being Peterson's fan to his teammate. The Minnesota Vikings selected Boehringer with the 186th overall pick of the NFL draft on Saturday, making the..." April 30

  • Dolphins trade Jamar Taylor to Browns

    The Phinsider "The Miami Dolphins have made another trade, and this time it involved a player. The team has sent cornerback Jamar Taylor to the Cleveland Browns, along with a swap of seventh round picks, according to Ian Rapoport. The trade should feature Miami moving up to pick 223 overall, while the Browns..." April 30

  • Mike Maccagnan denies report Jets are discussing Nick Foles trade

    Newark Star-Ledger "Shortly before Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan met with reporters Saturday, for the final time in this year's NFL Draft, a report emerged that the Jets were discussing a trade for Rams quarterback Nick Foles. It came from The Huffington Post's Jordan Schultz Maccagnan essentially denied..." April 30

  • Cardale Jones drafted by Bills in fourth round

    SB Nation "Cardale Jones, one of the most intriguing prospects in this year's draft, was selected by the Buffalo Bills with No. 139 pick, the last selection of the fourth round, on Saturday. Jones flirted with entering the draft last year following his impressive title run. He began the 2014 season as..." April 30

  • Tony Romo's heir? Cowboys draft quarterback Dak Prescott

    Sports Day "The Cowboys might have found their future replacement for Tony Romo. The Cowboys met with him at least four times in three months, including a March 21 trip to Starkville, Miss., where quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson put Prescott through a private workout. Beefing up the options behind Romo,..." April 30

  • Roger Goodell tells fans at NFL Draft to 'bring it on' with the boos

    CBS Sports "Roger Goodell's been getting blasted by the boo birds during the 2016 NFL Draft. Not unusual for him, particularly with the Deflategate saga lingering and people being generally angry about life. But he's not phased. No way, buddy. Goodell walked up to the podium to kick off the fourth round of..." April 30

  • Video kept Ravens from drafting Laremy Tunsil with No. 6 overall pick

    ESPN "The Baltimore Ravens would've taken Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil with the No. 6 overall pick were it not for the gas mask video that surfaced on social media right before the draft, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Saturday. Tunsil fell to No. 13 to the Miami..." April 30

  • Dolphins source: Dion Jordan can come back

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins are open to having former first round pick Dion Jordan rejoining the team after his NFL mandated suspension ends, according to a highly placed team source. "If he wants to play and shows us he loves football, why not?" the source said moments ago in the lobby of the team..." April 30

  • Raiders jump Cowboys to take quarterback Connor Cook

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders didn’t really need another quarterback, but they made an aggressive move to get one Saturday. Oakland traded in front of Dallas to take Michigan State’s Connor Cook with the 100th overall pick. The Cowboys obviously wanted to find a guy this weekend, after a deal to acquire..." April 30

  • Pats reportedly targeted Jaylon Smith

    CBS Sports "On Friday night the Cowboys surprised everyone by going against the grain, eschewing "win now" and drafting Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith, one of the biggest winners on the draft's second day. Smith is a top-five talent, but he wasn't expected to be gone at the top of the second round. And..." April 30

  • Broncos pass on Hoyer so Lynch, Sanchez can get more reps

    NBC News 9 Colorado "When the Denver Broncos began to resolve their quarterback situation their initial plan was to have two veteran quarterbacks compete for the starting job and have two young quarterbacks to develop. Paxton Lynch revised the plan. After selecting Lynch, a 6-foot-7, dual-threat quarterback from..." April 30

  • Kelly Ripa Brought Up Michael Strahan's Divorce On Live TV and Now I'm as Uncomfortable as He Is

    Jezebel "Mom and dad are still fighting... I think. The last time we discussed the drama (or lack thereof) between Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, the Live! hosts were busy complimenting each other on Ripa’s first day back in the studio since learning of Strahan’s upcoming departure. “This is..." April 30

  • Bob Kraft angered, frustrated by Tom Brady's 'extremely unfair' suspension

    CBS Sports "On the same day the Patriots used a third-round pick on a young quarterback, team owner Robert Kraft reiterated his support for one of the best quarterbacks in league history. If you missed the latest chapter in the NFL reality show that is Deflategate, Tom Brady, an 11-time Pro Bowler and a..." April 30

  • Johnny Manziel Calls Reporter a 'P***y'...Reporter Fires Back

    TMZ "Johnny Manziel just lashed out at a reporter -- calling the guy a "p***y" for allegedly posting a photo of the QB at an Ohio bar. But the reporter says Johnny is misdirecting his anger ... and THREATENED to catch him in the streets. Manziel went after sports radio reporter Will Burge --..." April 30

  • Johnny Manziel sends out a defiant message

    Yahoo! Sports "Johnny Manziel sent out a tweet just before the start of the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night. And in a way, it rang true. Honestly, it's hard to argue. Manziel is still the same person he was long before Cleveland drafted him. " April 30

  • Jerry Jones closes door on Hardy return to Cowboys

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Cowboys went into the NFL Draft with definite needs for a pass rusher. It’s been the elephant in the room the entire offseason, considering the Cowboys had problems rushing the passer in 2015 and then failed to sign any proven pass rushers in free agency. The need at defensive end was..." April 30

  • Connor Cook could not satisfy NFL teams' questions about leadership

    USA Today "Connor Cook has rubbed a lot of NFL people the wrong way. That’s a fact, no matter how many angry tweets I got from Michigan State fans (among others) since I wrote about the perception of him within the league before the draft. Cook went on the offensive himself, telling the Lansing State..." April 30

  • Patriots grab QB Jacoby Brissett

    CSN New England "You knew the Patriots were in the market for a quarterback. With Tom Brady staring at a four-game suspension to start the season, they had to add someone behind Jimmy Garoppolo for depth. What you didn't know was if that quarterback was going to arrive via the draft. And if he did, you..." April 30

  • Jaguars traded pick they sent Michael Bennett to London to announce

    Larry Brown Sports "The Jaguars have played a regular season game in London each of the past three seasons. For this year’s NFL Draft, Jacksonville sent defensive tackle Michael Bennett to London as part of a promotion. Unfortunately, the plan will not unfold as intended. When the second round began Friday..." April 30

  • Why Cowboys took big risk in Round 2 on Jaylon Smith, who is unlikely to play in 2016

    Sports Day "The Cowboys seem dead set on not finding a walk-in defensive starter on a team that really could use one. On Thursday, they used their fourth overall pick on Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott and then failed in their attempt to trade back into the first round to draft quarterback Paxton..." April 30

  • Jaguars take linebacker Myles Jack despite knee concerns

    Los Angeles Times "Myles Jack waited forever and a day to be selected in the NFL draft. Forever was the excruciating pick-by-pick tumble through the first round. The extra day was Friday, when Jack opted not to attend the event but mercifully didn't have to watch too long to hear his name called. The former..." April 30

  • Jaylon Smith will receive insurance payment, Myles Jack won’t

    Pro Football Talk "Jaylon Smith and Myles Jack were the two best linebackers in college football last year. They both suffered serious knee injuries that caused them to drop in the draft. They both had insurance policies designed to protect them in case of an injury. But only Smith will collect on that..." April 30

  • Brandon Marshall 'Wake up Raiders...Vegas is Dangerous for NFL Players'

    TMZ "Brandon Marshall thinks moving the Raiders to Sin City is a commitment to disaster ... saying Vegas will DESTROY young players who won't be able to resist unhealthy temptations. We got the NY Jets WR on Capitol Hill -- dude was doing more great work on mental health -- and asked what he..." April 30

  • Browns' Jackson feels Kessler is as accurate 'as anybody in this draft'

    The Score "The Cleveland Browns opted to wait on a quarterback and traded out of the No. 2 overall pick, and it now appears clear why. Cleveland ended up taking quarterback Cody Kessler out of USC in the third round, 93rd overall, and head coach Hue Jackson could hardly contain his excitement..." April 30