• Broncos make Chad Kelly Mr. Irrelevant

    Pro Football Talk "Chad Kelly was far from irrelevant, as a guy who made plenty of plays, plenty of headlines and had a Hall of Fame uncle. But now, he’s Mr. Irrelevant. The Broncos took the injured Ole Miss quarterback with the 253rd and final pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. He’s not going to be able to throw..." April 29

  • Browns might release troubled draft pick Brantley

    CBS Sports "Caleb Brantley's troubling problems away from the field didn't prevent the Browns from taking him with the 185th overall pick (sixth round) in the 2017 NFL Draft. But it turns out the Browns might not even keep him. Brantley carried a second-round grade in the 2017 NFL Draft before allegedly..." April 29

  • Jay Cutler wanted to play for Texans, they wouldn't return his calls

    Total Pro Sports "Apparently, Jay Cutler had no plans of retiring after his departure from the Chicago Bears. When his wife Kristin Cavallari posted Cutler with his naked rear-end out on vacation, most took that as a retirement announcement, but Cutler has other plans. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport,..." April 29

  • Jets’ Devin Smith out for season with torn ACL

    Newark Star-Ledger "New York Jets receiver Devin Smith will miss the 2017 season, according to general manager Mike Maccagnan. The former second-round pick tore his ACL before the Jets began organized team activities. This is the same ACL Smith tore in 2015. This story is breaking, and will be updated. " April 29

  • Lions tab Brad Kaaya late in sixth round

    Pro Football Talk "The Lions have taken a quarterback in the sixth round for the second straight year. They selected University of Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya with the 215th overall pick. Jake Rudock was the 191st pick last year and was the only quarterback on the roster other than Matthew Stafford before the..." April 29

  • Deshaun Watson buys his mom a car after being drafted

    Sportsnaut "Two days after getting drafted by the Houston Texans, former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson bought his mother a new car, a 2017 Jaguar, for her birthday. Watson said that the Jag was his mother’s “first official car” and based on the pictures, she’s got herself a sweet new..." April 29

  • Jags GM on Westbrook: 'Many of us have been accused of things'

    Deadspin "The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook in the fourth round today. The decision naturally prompted a few questions to the front office about their view of Westbrook’s two arrests on allegations of domestic violence. The response from general manager David Caldwell? Well,..." April 29

  • Raiders draft pick David Sharpe refutes report he's blind in right eye

    San Jose Mercury News "Contrary to reports that were echoed after his selection, Raiders fourth-round pick David Sharpe said he is not legally blind in his right eye. “That info is definitely false,” Sharpe said Saturday on a media teleconference. “All of it is false. Just had a little cataract removed when I was..." April 29

  • Johnny Manziel 'No Bachelor Party for Me ... I'm Focused on an NFL Comeback!!'

    TMZ "Johnny Manziel says there will be no raging bachelor party in Vegas -- or anywhere else for that matter -- before he gets married ... because he's dead serious about returning to the NFL. We got Manziel leaving Delilah in WeHo ... he tells us his wedding to Bre Tiesi will probably go down next..." April 29

  • Rams unlikely to pick up option for ex-No. 2 overall pick Greg Robinson

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Rams are unlikely to pick up the fifth-year option of former second-overall pick Greg Robinson, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The source, however, said no final decision has been made. The deadline for fifth-year option decisions is May 3. Robinson is expected to move..." April 29

  • Lynch to thank Seahawks, fans with full-page newspaper ad

    CBS Seattle "Marshawn Lynch may be leaving Seattle to join the Raiders, but he left something behind for Seahawks fans: a full-page ad in the Seattle Times thanking the 12s and Seahawks owner Paul Allen. Seattle Times CEO Frank Blethen Tweeted out the ad — which is set to run in Sunday’s issue of the paper..." April 29

  • Broncos draft Jake Butt: Will collect on loss-of-value policy following torn ACL

    ESPN "Michigan tight end Jake Butt slipped into the fifth round, but he won't go without getting paid back for the fall. The Denver Broncos selected Butt with the first pick of the fifth round at No. 145 overall, ending a slide stemming from his torn ACL in the Orange Bowl against Florida..." April 29

  • Cincinnati TV station calls for boycott of Bengals after drafting Joe Mixon

    WCPO Cincinnati "This time the Bengals have gone too far. Over and over, the Bengals have drafted, signed and stood by players with troubled legal backgrounds or other concerns that make them less-than-stellar role models. But the Bengals drafting Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon -- on top of the team's tacit..." April 29

  • Steelers nab possible successor to Big Ben with Joshua Dobbs

    Bleacher Report "The Pittsburgh Steelers may have landed their heir apparent to Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers selected Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs with the No. 135 pick in the 2017 NFL draft on Saturday in hopes he can develop into a long-term option. The reaction to this pick was mixed with discussion..." April 29

  • Cardinals pick Dorian Johnson: Liver condition won't affect play

    ESPN "The Arizona Cardinals' fourth-round pick Dorian Johnson doesn't seem as concerned about a liver condition he's had his "entire" life as some NFL teams were during the first two days of the NFL draft. Johnson dropped to the Cardinals in the fourth round Saturday, reportedly because teams were..." April 29

  • Eagles trade up to grab NCAA yards leader Donnel Pumphrey

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles selected San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey with the 132nd overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Saturday. Pumphrey, 5-foot-9, 180 pounds, finished his four seasons at San Diego State with 1,059 carries for 6,405 yards and 62 touchdowns. He also caught the ball 99..." April 29

  • Redskins finally draft much-needed running back in Oklahoma's Samaje Perine

    CBS Sports "The Redskins entered the draft knowing that they needed to add another running back to their inconsistent backfield. They might've waited until Day 3 to get that done, but when the Redskins made their move, they made sure they got their guy. With the 114th overall pick (fourth round) in the..." April 29

  • Jaguars Draft Pick Dede Westbrook Reportedly Kicked Out of Combine Interview

    Bleacher Report "During Saturday's 2017 NFL draft broadcast on ESPN, Todd McShay reported that Jacksonville Jaguars draft pick Dede Westbrook was kicked out of a 15-minute interview during the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman tweeted about the revelation and added he had..." April 29

  • Hue Jackson on DeShone Kizer as starter: 'We'll give him an opportunity to compete'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Hue Jackson wasn't ready to christen second-round pick DeShone Kizer his starting quarterback just yet. "We're going to give all our guys an opportunity to compete,'' Jackson said. "That's what it's all about. It's not about who is the starter, who is this. Let's let these guys get..." April 29

  • Patriots pick up Brandin Cooks' fifth-year option

    CSN New England "As expected, the Patriots have picked up the 2018 option on wide receiver Brandin Cooks' contract, ESPN's Field Yates reports. The Patriots traded a first-round pick to the New Orleans Saints for Cooks and proudly called him their "first-round pick" on social media Friday. " April 29

  • Air Force draft hopeful Jalen Robinette required to serve on active duty

    Pro Football Talk "Air Force receiver Jalen Robinette was expected to be drafted today, but a policy preventing him from deferring military service may change that. The Air Force Academy said in a statement that Robinette or any other player drafted will be required to serve on active duty for two years, meaning..." April 29

  • Broncos trade Kapri Bibbs to 49ers

    Fantasy Pros "NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting the Denver Broncos have traded running back Kapri Bibbs and a fifth round pick to the San Francisco 49ers for a 2018 fourth round draft selection. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter) Fantasy Impact Bibbs, who accumulated 204 total yards and a touchdown last..." April 29

  • Mitchell Trubisky booed at United Center during Bulls-Celtics game

    ESPN "New Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky was greeted with some boos in his first public appearance in Chicago on Friday night during Game 6 of the NBA playoff game between the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics. The Bears unexpectedly traded up to select Trubisky second overall in the NFL draft on..." April 29

  • Steve Smith has harsh words about Brock Osweiler

    Larry Brown Sports "The fire that burned inside Steve Smith during his playing career has not disappeared now that he’s retired. Smith is now an analyst for NFL Network and spewed some hot fire when talking about Brock Osweiler on Friday. It started with former GM Charley Casserly saying he didn’t think the..." April 29

  • Tampa GM: Bucs 'very happy' with RB Doug Martin

    NFL.com "When Doug Martin's suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances came down, it allowed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to get out of the running back's contract, if so desired. Months ago, it seemed likely the Bucs would move on from their high-priced running..." April 29

  • Bills unlikely to pick up Watkins' 5th-year option

    Sporting News "If you thought the Buffalo Bills drafted East Carolina receiver Zay Jones to just be a compliment to Sammy Watkins, think again. The Bills may not have just used their second-round pick on Jones to give the Bills a No. 2 wide receiver, Jones could be Buffalo's top target sooner than many..." April 29

  • Patriots trade with Chiefs for TE James O’Shaughnessy

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots have picked up a tight end ahead of the start of the final day of the 2017 NFL Draft. The Patriots traded a fifth-round pick (No. 183 overall) to the Chiefs for tight end James O’Shaughnessy and a sixth-round pick (No. 216 overall) on Saturday morning. The Chiefs now have three..." April 29

  • NFL Draft Pick Wins $40,000 Bet With Dad Over Where He Was Selected

    Complex "Former NFL running back George Adams, who played for the New York Giants back in the 1980s, was likely thrilled beyond belief to see his son Jamal get drafted sixth overall by the Jets during the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday night. But his son’s selection could end up costing him..." April 29

  • Giants GM thinks Davis Webb can be ready to take over for Eli Manning in 2-3 years

    New York Post "It is said the true measure of a draft isn’t known for at least three years. By then, those drafted either will have proven to be productive or wasted picks. If the Giants get their wish, Davis Webb won’t even play for at least three years. Still, he could be the most important draft pick in..." April 29

  • Taco Charlton says he could potentially land taco endorsement

    Larry Brown Sports "If Taco Charlton wants to take advantage of his unique name, he landed in the right spot. The former Michigan star was taken by the Dallas Cowboys with the 28th overall pick in the NFL Draft, and he’s looking forward to immersing himself in Texas culture. Could some sort of taco endorsement..." April 29

  • Jake Butt has made $150K by not being drafted

    ALL 22 "Michigan tight end Jake Butt has already earned a six-figure salary this year thanks to the 2017 NFL Draft, and he has yet to even land on a team. Butt took out an insurance policy that pays him more money the farther he falls in the draft – $10,000 for every pick he after the middle of the..." April 29

  • Jerry Jones has learned the wisdom of doing nothing

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "It’s probably no coincidence that the Dallas Cowboys started getting good at the NFL Draft when they stopped being cute. For the fourth consecutive year, the Cowboys resisted the urge of making a trade in the first round. The Cowboys stood pat and took Michigan defensive end Taco Charlton..." April 29

  • Cowboys' Gregory fails 7th drug test, career in jeopardy

    TMZ "Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has failed another NFL drug test -- his 7th that we know about -- and his friends are deeply concerned for his well-being. TMZ Sports spoke with multiple people with direct knowledge of the situation who confirmed Randy was tested on Feb. 21 and was..." April 29

  • Jerry Jones denies that Cowboys are shopping Orlando Scandrick

    ESPN "The Dallas Cowboys are not shopping veteran cornerback Orlando Scandrick. "Absolutely not," owner and general manager Jerry Jones said. "I don't know who started that. That's completely erroneous. We heard things and that's never been the case. No one in this organization has ever insinuated..." April 29

  • Russell Wilson, Ciara announce birth of daughter

    Bleacher Report "While most of the NFL world focused on the 2017 draft, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife, Ciara, announced the birth of their daughter, Sienna Princess Wilson, on Friday. Ciara made the announcement on her Instagram page. Wilson posted the same picture on..." April 29

  • DeShone Kizer: Ready to grow as new quarterback of Browns

    ESPN "The Cleveland Browns, who opted not to use one of their three first-round picks on a quarterback, decided to go that route in Round 2 on Friday night, choosing Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer with the 52nd overall pick. Quarterback has been a position of need for the Browns for years. Cleveland has..." April 29

  • Giants nab Davis Webb in 3rd round, find possible successor to Eli Manning

    New York Post "Eli Manning is on the clock. The Giants pulled off a stunning third-round selection Friday night, taking quarterback Davis Webb from California with the 87th overall pick in the NFL draft. All along, the Giants were not hiding their desire to find a young quarterback to groom while Manning,..." April 29

  • Bengals take a huge gamble by picking Joe Mixon in 2nd round

    Houston Chronicle "In a move that quickly generated controversy and drew criticism, the Cincinnati Bengals selected Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon in the second round of the NFL draft Friday. He was the 48th overall selection, and the announcement was met with loud boos from the crowd in Philadelphia. The..." April 29

  • Only 4 teams considered taking controversial RB Joe Mixon in NFL Draft

    CBS Sports "The Bengals became the team to finally take the plunge on controversial Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon , who has been heavily scrutinized because of an incident several years ago where he struck a woman in the face at a bar. The incident was captured on video . Mixon, who was suspended for a..." April 29

  • Cowboys draft corner Jourdan Lewis, who is due in court for domestic violence case

    Detroit Free Press "Jourdan Lewis heard a lot of reasons why he wouldn't be selected high in the NFL draft. Now he gets to show why he deserved to be. Michigan's two-time All-America cornerback was pick No. 92 overall by Dallas Cowboys in the third round of the NFL draft Friday. He is the second Wolverine..." April 29

  • Cleveland Browns select quarterback DeShone Kizer

    NFL.com "Four picks into this year's draft haul, the Browns have finally landed a quarterback. Cleveland selected Notre Dame star DeShone Kizer with the No. 52 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Kizer is the first quarterback selected in the second round by the Browns in the common draft era (since..." April 29

  • Ryan Pace: Report that John Fox was in the dark is “so false”

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday afternoon, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported that Bears G.M. Ryan Pace kept coach John Fox in the dark about the plan to get quarterback Mitchell Trubisky until only a few hours before the proceedings began. On Friday night, Pace disputed that notion. “That stuff is so false,” Pace..." April 29

  • Did Martavis Bryant throw some shade at Sammie Coates?

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "A Steelers receiver caused a little stir Friday night on social media, and it wasn’t Antonio Brown. As soon as Franco Harris announced that the Steelers were going with a wideout for their second-round pick, JuJu Smith-Schuster, the conversation turned to the crowded position group. Antonio..." April 29

  • Steelers keep cancer surviving running back James Conner in Pittsburgh

    Pro Football Talk "James Conner is leaving college football, but he’s not leaving the facility where he practiced or the stadium where he played. The Steelers have made the former running back a third-round pick in the draft. Conner’s story is well-documented; he survived cancer to return to football. " April 29

  • Aaron Rodgers Has Moved on From Olivia Munn to Baywatch Actress Kelly Rohrbach

    TMZ "Aaron Rodgers was spotted at an L.A. golf course Thursday with a very attractive blonde -- and we're told it's "Baywatch" actress Kelly Rohrbach. Just a few weeks after reports surfaced he split with longtime girlfriend Olivia Munn -- the Green Bay Packers quarterback hit up the Westchester..." April 28

  • Giants 'very disappointed' to miss out on Patrick Mahomes

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Giants were reportedly “very disappointed” that they were unable to land quarterback Patrick Mahomes in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, according to Anita Marks of ESPN New York. Mahomes, the 6-foot-3 gunslinger out of Texas Tech, was one of the trendiest prospects leading..." April 28

  • Even Mitchell Trubisky says Mike Glennon is the Bears' starting quarterback

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Bears' move to surrender three picks in trading up from No. 3 to No. 2 in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft was so stunning that even the player they ultimately drafted with the selection was caught by surprise. "The commissioner went to the stand and he said my name and I..." April 28

  • How did the Gareon Conley polygraph test come to be?

    SI "In the end, what saved Gareon Conley in the 2017 NFL draft was everything that happened before April 9. Conley played 41 games at Ohio State as a physical cornerback and a clinging cover man, with the football intellect of a five-year NFL vet. These were the qualities that had made Conley a..." April 28

  • Ravens exercise 2018 option on C.J. Mosley’s contract

    Bleacher Report "The Baltimore Ravens have ensured they will have linebacker C.J. Mosley for at least two more seasons after exercising the fifth-year option on his rookie contract. ESPN's Field Yates first reported the Ravens exercised Mosley's option for 2018. ESPN's Jamison Hensley noted the Ravens had..." April 28

  • Chargers, Jets, Bucs among teams calling about No. 33

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers said they are open for business when it came to trade discussions involving the No. 33 pick and their baiting of the hook appears to be getting some nibbles. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Chargers, Jets and Buccaneers are among the teams calling the Packers about making a..." April 28