NFL Prospects Rumors & News

  • Chase Young not worried about Washington’s flirtation with quarterbacks

    Pro Football Talk "Ohio State defensive end Chase Young called himself the best player in the draft. He is not alone in that assessment. Young, though, isn’t likely to go first overall. The Bengals are expected to draft LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who began his career at Ohio State...." February 27

  • K’Lavon Chaisson calls himself the most valuable player in the draft

    SI "For the first time since making his announcement to forego the remainder of his college tenure at LSU, linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson spoke with the media at the NFL combine and made quite the statement.  The redshirt sophomore, who recorded 60 tackles, 13.5 tackles for a loss..." February 27

  • J.K. Dobbins sees himself as a player like Christian McCaffrey

    Clutch Points "In the months leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft, JK Dobbins has likely heard himself compared to multiple running backs in the NFL, but he sees himself in a different light. While making an appearance on Pro Football Talk Live, Dobbins likened himself to Carolina..." February 27

  • Gators WR Van Jefferson has Jones fracture in right foot

    ESPN "Doctors informed Florida wide receiver Van Jefferson that he has a Jones fracture in his right foot, as discovered Wednesday during his combine physical, per leagues sources. Jefferson will undergo surgery next week in Green Bay with renowned foot specialist Dr...." February 27

  • Buckeyes DE Chase Young says he's 'the best player in the draft'

    SI "LSU quarterback Joe Burrow—a national champion and Heisman Trophy winner—is widely expected to go No. 1 overall to the Bengals in April's draft. But former Ohio State defensive end Chase Young thinks he's the draft's top prospect.  "I..." February 27

  • Joe Burrow impressed Bengals in combine interview "If a first impression is the most important, it looks like the Bengals and Joe Burrow are on their way. From at least a couple of accounts the team's first meeting with the presumptive No. 1 pick had the team walking out of Lucas Oil Stadium with wide smiles Wednesday afternoon..." February 27

  • NFL Combine player didn't know he had 37 parking tickets until Raiders told him

    Sporting News "The NFL Combine is highly publicized for its drills, but another important aspect is something the league doesn't show on TV: the player interviews. Teams meet with the NFL hopefuls and ask them a series of questions ranging from silly to serious. Franchises will be investing..." February 27

  • Dolphins High On QB Jordan Love

    Miami Herald "While the two quarterbacks in the coming NFL draft most linked to the Miami Dolphins remain Tua Tagovailoa and Justin Herbert, it might be smart to remember the club is also very intrigued by another likely first-round quarterback. Jordan Love. And how do we..." February 27

  • NFL teams extremely encouraged by Tua Tagovailoa’s hip exams

    Larry Brown Sports "Tua Tagovailoa is on schedule to be cleared by doctors well before the NFL Draft, and teams that are looking for a quarterback have to be excited about the way the former Alabama star’s rehab has gone. Tagovailoa’s surgically-repaired hip was examined by multiple teams at..." February 26

  • Collin Johnson won’t workout because of hip flexor injury

    The Spun "Former Texas WR Collin Johnson is the latest draft prospect who won’t be participating in the NFL Combine this year. Johnson had a terrific four-year collegiate career with the Longhorns. The 6-foot-6 receiver hauled in 188 passes for 2,624 yards and 15 touchdowns over 42..." February 26

  • 364-pound Mekhi Becton looks to make massive splash in NFL

    USA Today " The NFL is a sink-or-swim business, something one of the 2020 draft's premier offensive line prospects might instantly encounter April 23, the night of the first round in Las Vegas. "I get a little nervous when you start talking about Mekhi Becton in a boat going to the..." February 26

  • Thaddeus Moss, Randy Moss' son, on different NFL path than one his father set

    USA Today " Thaddeus Moss shares a last name, sticky fingers and an uncanny resemblance to his father, Pro Football Hall of Famer Randy Moss. But that seems to be about the extent of the football comparison when it comes to the former LSU tight end and his dad, who was recently appointed to..." February 26

  • Jordan Love is an NFL draft first-round hopeful, but teams want an explanation for 17 interceptions

    USA Today "Jordan Love has encountered the video in NFL interviews. Teams are cueing up clips of his junior-season 17 interceptions—or “17 learning moments,” as Love views them—as they try to decipher one of the draft’s top quarterback prospects. The..." February 26

  • Former five-star Michigan WR Donovan Peoples-Jones is a mystery even for NFL teams

    USA Today High School Sports " The mystery that is Donovan Peoples-Jones wasn’t going to be solved Tuesday. Not at the NFL scouting combine. Michigan football's former receiver likes to keep things close to the vest, refusing to expound on any subject and resorting to Hemingway-like..." February 26

  • NFL draft prospect put on 70 pounds to move to offensive tackle, and he did it in the most disgusting way

    USA Today "Ben Bartch is one of the few D-III football players who will likely get drafted in this year’s NFL draft. The 6-foot-6, 308-pound offensive tackle was an All American at St. John’s University in Minnesota, and projects as a mid-round pick. Bartch didn’t start as an..." February 26

  • Mekhi Becton: I'm the most dominant OT in the 2020 NFL Draft "Former Louisville OT Mekhi Becton would rather NFL clubs pay no attention to his sophomore-season catalog from 2018, and he's using 2020 NFL Scouting Combine interviews to convince them why they should ignore it. "I have to prove to (teams) I love to..." February 26

  • Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa to Meet with Redskins at 2020 NFL Scouting Combine

    Bleacher Report "Since the Washington Redskins hold the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft, they will be talking to the top two quarterback prospects in the class.  JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reported the Redskins will be meeting with LSU's Joe Burrow..." February 26

  • NFL teams not asking Jalen Hurts to work out at position other than QB

    Bleacher Report "  Jalen Hurts will reportedly only work out as a quarterback during drills at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Thursday. According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport, no NFL teams asked Hurts to work out at another position..." February 26

  • Thaddeus Moss won’t do drills at Scouting Combine

    SI "Thaddeus Moss, son of legend Randy Moss, won't be participating in drills at Scouting Combine.  " February 25

  • Top 10 prospect Mekhi Becton measures up at 6-foot-7, 364 pounds

    Yahoo! Sports "Louisville offensive tackle Mekhi Becton was already viewed as a Top 10 prospect in this year’s NFL draft because of his play on the field, but for many personnel evaluators seeing him in person for the first time today in Indianapolis, his size may be jaw-dropping. " February 25

  • Justin Herbert focusing on footwork, having never taken a snap under center

    Pro Football Talk "Although NFL offenses are increasingly changing to look more like college offenses, former Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert knows there’s something NFL teams will want him to be able to do in the pros that he didn’t do in college: Take a snap from under center. Herbert..." February 25

  • Tua Tagovailoa expects to be fully cleared March 9

    Bleacher Report "Tua Tagovailoa's recovery from November hip surgery appears to be progressing well, as the 2018 SEC Offensive Player of the Year expects to be medically cleared within two weeks.  Speaking to reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine on Tuesday, Tagovailoa said he anticipates..." February 25

  • Jerry Jeudy's odd reason for wearing Star of David at NFL Combine

    New York Post " Jerry Jeudy was a five-star recruit coming out of Deerfield Beach, Fla., but that does not explain why he proudly and boldly wears a gold six-pointed Star of David around his neck. Jeudy sported the necklace Tuesday as he took the podium at the NFL Combine, with the Jewish star..." February 25

  • Bud Light Tweets Out Solution To Joe Burrow Over His Small Hands Revelation

    Total Pro Sports "On Monday, Joe Burrow took to Twitter and jokingly stated he would be calling it a career before he gets to the NFL after he was measured with 9-inch hands at the NFL Scouting Combine. Burrow was also listed at 6-foot-3, 221 pounds and a 74-inch wingspan. “Considering..." February 25

  • Tua Tagovailoa aiming for pro day on April 9, Dolphins haven't talked about trading up yet

    CBS Sports "Tua Tagovailoa won't throw at the NFL combine this week, but we already knew that. Instead, the former Alabama star expects to be cleared by doctors on March 9 and then hold a personal pro day on April 9, exactly two weeks before the 2020 NFL..." February 25

  • Patriots interview potential first-round QBs Jordan Love and Jake Fromm at NFL combine

    Mass Live "The Patriots have been talking to a pair of quarterbacks that could be available when they pick No. 23 overall in April’s draft. At the NFL combine on Tuesday morning, Jordan Love and Jake Fromm both confirmed they’ve already spoken with New England. February 25

  • Joe Burrow and Jalen Hurts Should Never Have to Answer These Questions Again

    The Big Lead "The NFL Draft Combine is in full swing and on Tuesday players held tiny press conferences. Not all players got to create original content like religious jewelry based on nicknameifcation. Some were asked annoying or downright insulting questions. Like when someone asked quarterback Jalen..." February 25

  • Joe Burrow Won't Boycott Bengals If Drafted #1

    TMZ ""I'm not going to NOT play." That's Joe Burrow making Bengals fans feel A LITTLE better -- telling media at the NFL Combine he won't hold out (or force a trade) if selected with the #1 pick in the NFL Draft. February 25

  • “Perception Around NFL” Is That Joe Burrow Doesn’t Want To Go To The Bengals

    Daily Snark "The NFL Combine is set to kickoff this week in Indianapolis and it will be the first time teams will be able to get an up close and personal look at the 2020 NFL Draft prospects. The biggest prospect is LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow and a lot of the discussion has been centered..." February 24

  • Chase Young to Skip 2020 NFL Combine Drills; Will Do Interviews, Medical

    Bleacher Report "Ohio State defensive end Chase Young won't participate in any drills at the NFL Scouting Combine, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Rapoport reported Young will attend the event, which begins Thursday in Indianapolis, to conduct interviews and medicals..." February 24

  • Chase Young is NFL draft's No. 1 prospect, don't let late-season slump worry you

    Detroit Free Press "Chase Young is almost universally regarded as the best prospect in this year’s NFL draft. He’s expected to go second overall to Washington, behind only LSU quarterback Joe Burrow. And if he doesn’t, there’s virtually no chance he’ll slip past..." February 24

  • NFL Combine QB Measurements

    The Big Lead "The NFL Combine started this weekend. No drills have taken place, but the prospects have been poked and prodded by various doctors and trainers from all the NFL teams. The measurements for the quarterbacks, in particular, are always of interest for you NFL draft junkies. Here are the..." February 24

  • Report: ‘Gold Rush’ Expected As Teams Try To Trade Into Top-2 Of NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "The 2020 NFL Draft is generating a ton of buzz already due to a couple of top quarterbacks who are expected to generate loads of trade interest. The two quarterbacks won’t surprise you: Joe Burrow is expected by most to be the shoo-in for the first-overall selection of..." February 22

  • Joe Burrow And NFL Prospects Go On Massive Jewelry Spree Before Draft

    TMZ "The biggest names in the NFL's rookie class -- from Joe Burrow to CeeDee Lamb -- are getting ready for their big day in the most baller way possible ... by going all-out on some JEWELRY!!! TMZ Sports has learned ... LSU superstars Burrow, and Patrick..." February 22

  • Tua Tagovailoa’s health could set off Giants’ draft boldness

    New York Post "One player the Giants absolutely, positively will not take could hold the key to their 2020 NFL Draft strategy. That player will be in Indianapolis next week for the NFL Scouting Combine, will not be doing much of anything on the field and yet the Giants could benefit from every shred of..." February 22

  • Bengals receiver John Ross weighs in on trending Joe Burrow to Cincinnati debate

    CBS Sports "John Ross finally lived up to the hype of being a top-10 pick in the NFL Draft -- at least through the first two games of last season. Ross had back-to-back 100-yard games to start 2019 with 11 catches for 270 yards and three touchdowns after the first two games. A shoulder injury limited..." February 21

  • Tua Tagovailoa’s surgeon doesn’t think he’s injury prone

    Yahoo! Sports "When Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa gets to Indianapolis next week for the Scouting Combine, his surgically repaired right hip will get plenty of attention. But he also had to have a pair of ankle surgeries while in college, and the doctor who performed them disputed the..." February 21

  • Joe Burrow Has NFL in Love, but Will Anyone Pay Enough to Pry Him from Bengals?

    Bleacher Report "Every text with an assistant coach, every phone call, every conversation with a team about LSU quarterback Joe Burrow ends the same way. Burrow isn't just good. He's potentially a transformational player. The last time I heard so many scouts and team officials speak..." February 21

  • Cowboys Should Absolutely Ditch Dak Prescott for Tua Tagovailoa if Given the Chance

    12 Up "The Miami Dolphins and, potentially, the Detroit Lions are locked in on selecting Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the top five of the 2020 NFL Draft. However, that doesn't mean that the Hawaiian quarterback should start looking at houses in Coral Gables or Royal Oak just..." February 21

  • Tua Tagovailoa would choose Cowboys if he could pick NFL landing spot "Confronted with the thought of his ideal scenario entering the NFL, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa referred to playing for the team he grew up rooting for. "If you're saying to me, if I can choose what team I want to play on, as far as my favorite team growing up, then I probably..." February 21

  • Jalen Hurts won’t work out at other positions at Combine

    Yahoo! Sports "Jalen Hurts has put up big numbers as a quarterback in college, so he sees no need to pretend to be anything but a quarterback. Via By D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the trainer for the Oklahoma quarterback said Hurts does not plan to work out at..." February 20

  • Kyler Murray pushes for Arizona Cardinals to pick CeeDee Lamb in 2020 NFL draft

    Arizona Central "No one is quite sure who the Arizona Cardinals will take with the No. 8 pick in the 2020 NFL draft, or which players could still even be on the board when the team makes its first selection. But Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray wouldn't mind seeing the team take his..." February 20

  • Chad Johnson to have dinner with Joe Burrow about Bengals

    Clutch Points "It appears as though former LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow will be in good hands if the reigning Heisman Trophy winner is ultimately selected at No. 1 overall by the Cincinnati Bengals. With the 2020 NFL Draft now right around the corner, former Bengals wide receiver and NFL..." February 18

  • It's Almost Time For Someone to Proclaim Justin Herbert the Top Prospect in the 2020 NFL Draft

    The Big Lead "There was a time when Joe Burrow, the national championship and Heisman-winning golden armed quarterback from LSU was the consensus No. 1 pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. After throwing for 60 touchdowns and 5,671 yards with a 202 college quarterback rating there could be no doubt. At least..." February 18

  • Henry Ruggs favored to run fastest Combine 40

    Pro Football Talk "With the NFL moving Scouting Combine workouts into prime time, the league is hoping for increased interest — which of course comes with betting on the Combine. Some sports books have started taking bets on the player who will run the fastest 40-yard dash, and the favorite..." February 18

  • Steve Bartkowski's advice to Joe Burrow on Bengals: 'Pull an Eli Manning' and force trade

    USA Today "John Elway did it first. Eli Manning modernized the maneuver. Could Joe Burrow be next?  Both Elway and Manning were selected first overall in their respective drafts without suiting up for the team that selected them. In both cases, they forced trades to more desirable..." February 18

  • Does Joe Burrow want to play for the Cincinnati Bengals?

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Robin Burrow is just laughing off rumors about her son, LSU quarterback and possible No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow, not wanting to play for the Cincinnati Bengals. “We have no idea where that comes from,” Robin said. “It’s a story out there that someone..." February 18

  • Nick Saban: Tua Tagavailoa like Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers

    Pro Football Talk "As most coaches are, Alabama’s Nick Saban was hesitant to compare a college player to a great professional. Then, when it came to quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, he did it anyway. Saban told Albert Breer of that his former quarterback had traits in common with..." February 17

  • Tyrann Mathieu Says Joe Burrow Won't Spurn Bengals In 2020 NFL Draft

    TMZ "Breathe easy, Bengals fans ... Tyrann Mathieu says Joe Burrow will NOT spurn Cincy at the 2020 NFL Draft, and will happily play for the team if it picks him No. 1 overall in April!! "Me just knowing him for the last couple years," the Honey Badger..." February 17

  • Report: Dolphins interested in Justin Herbert, don't view Tua Tagovailoa as 'slam dunk'

    The Score "The Miami Dolphins have long been believed to be one of the most likely landing spots for Tua Tagovailoa, but the former Alabama quarterback has competition for the AFC East team's interest and No. 5 overall pick. Miami doesn't view Tagovailoa as a "slam..." February 17