NFL Prospects Rumors & News

  • Raiders Could Make A Blockbuster Trade For No. 1 Pick

    NFL Analysis "  The Las Vegas Raiders are one of the teams that could set their sights on selecting a quarterback during the 2023 NFL Draft. With Derek Carr set to move on this offseason, the quarterback position is certainly a major need for the franchise. Las Vegas could opt..." February 06

  • Anthony Richardson generating buzz, growing belief he’ll be a first-round pick

    Sportsnaut "Florida Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson is one of the most polarizing prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft. At a time when so many franchises are desperate at the position, the 6-foot-4 passer has an increasing shot at being a first-round pick. Richardson entered the season with a..." February 06

  • How Boston College’s Zay Flowers became one of the most intriguing prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft

    The Athletic "The call came in around midnight last April. Zay Flowers answered it, unsure of what to expect so late. It was from Eric Dounn, the marketing agent for the Boston College wide receiver who had just finished his junior year. There’s another school, Dounn told..." February 06

  • 5 wide receiver prospects Indianapolis Colts could target in 2023 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "The Indianapolis Colts have only made the playoffs twice over the past seven seasons. During that time they’ve gone 45-52-1. This last season is easily the worst during that stretch. And now they have consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance. The Colts made some moves to..." February 03

  • 6 players Giants could target in NFL Draft

    The Athletic "A large contingent of the Giants’ coaching and personnel staffs spent the week patrolling the sidelines of Hancock Whitney Stadium checking out NFL Draft prospects at the Senior Bowl. The Giants lineup included plenty of heavy hitters, including head coach..." February 03

  • NFL Teams with Worst Outlooks for 2023 Draft

    Bleacher Report "NFL draft picks are volatile commodities because the value of any given selection is loaded with variables. In theory, the best scouting department can identify an impactful player. On the other hand, draft picks can be used as compensation to trade for a player or even a..." February 02

  • It's Time for the NFL Draft Rules to Change

    Bleacher Report "On September 2, 2023, with football in the air and hope cascading across programs across the country, Ohio State will head to Indiana for its first game of the season. In that game, barring transfer or injury or something otherwise unforeseen, wideout Marvin Harrison Jr. will suit up for his..." January 31

  • Stetson Bennett’s pre-draft playbook is all wrong. He needs a ‘wake-up call’

    The Athletic "Stetson Bennett made headlines as a quarterback and an everyday man’s kind of deity for a legion of college football worshipers at Georgia. But he made headlines for all the wrong reasons as a 25-year-old, still-flawed human in Dallas. The problem wasn’t merely that..." January 31

  • QB Hendon Hooker Says He's Best Player in 2023 Draft amid Recovery from Knee Injury

    Bleacher Report "Tennessee star Hendon Hooker doesn't believe the torn ACL he suffered in November should significantly impact his stock ahead of the 2023 NFL draft. Hooker told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero "he's still the best player in the draft." The..." January 30

  • Bears looking to trade Justin Fields, go after Bryce Young, claims Warren Sapp

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bears haven’t found much success two years after bringing in Justin Fields, and if the latest rumors are true, it looks like their patience has ran out. According to former NFL star and Super Bowl champion Warren Sapp, who made an appearance on the Boone..." January 28

  • 6 Underclassmen Sleepers Set to Skyrocket Up Board During 2023 NFL Draft Process

    Bleacher Report "Some underclassmen dominate NFL draft coverage throughout the collegiate campaign all the way up to the event itself. This year, Alabama's Will Anderson Jr. and Bryce Young, Georgia's Jalen Carter, Ohio State's C.J. Stroud and Texas' Bijan Robinson fall into that category. Other..." January 26

  • The next Brock Purdy: Which 2023 NFL Draft prospect could repeat the rise of the 49ers QB?

    The Athletic "Who is to blame for Brock Purdy being so ready to jump from Mr. Irrelevant on draft weekend to the undefeated starting quarterback of the 49ers heading into the NFC Championship Game against the Eagles? Eagles coach Nick Sirianni — at least..." January 26

  • What Makes Will Levis a Real Threat to Go No. 1 Overall in 2023 NFL Draft

    Bleacher Report "Kentucky quarterback Will Levis entered his senior season with the potential to become the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 NFL draft. Although he didn't perform as well as he did in 2021, particularly against top competition, he's still a strong contender to be taken first..." January 25

  • 3 early names Falcons should consider with No. 8 pick in 2023 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "The Atlanta Falcons finished the 2022 season with a second-place finish in the NFC South and a 7-10 record. With that finish, they earned the eighth overall pick in the 2023 NFL draft. The Falcons relied heavily on young talent throughout this past season. Through the air, rookie wide..." January 21

  • 3 early names Chargers should consider with No. 21 pick in 2023 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Chargers suffered a heartbreaking loss as they blew a 27-0 lead to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL playoffs Wild Card round. It’s a game that will sting for a long time, as the Chargers should have been able to advance to the next round. They have..." January 20

  • 3 early names Vikings should consider with No. 23 pick in 2023 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "For most of the 2022 NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings were one of the league’s premier teams. No matter how ugly it looked, the Vikings always somehow pulled out close wins, finishing the regular season with an 11-0 record in one-score games. Four ugly losses and bad defense..." January 20

  • Mel Kiper's Will Levis Spin Is An All-Timer

    The Big Lead "Will Levis has his backers as the NFL Draft approaches. Mel Kiper is at the front of that line as the ESPN analyst has the Kentucky product atop his quarterback board, clocking in as the third-best prospect overall. Others are far higher on Bryce Young and C.J. Stroud but have yet to..." January 20

  • NFL Teams That Should Target C.J. Stroud Following Ohio State QB's Draft Declaration

    Bleacher Report "On Monday, Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud made his long-awaited decision regarding the 2023 NFL draft. The 21-year-old signal-caller—and the eighth-ranked prospect on the Bleacher Report Scouting Department's latest big board—will enter the draft..." January 18

  • Colts’ QB future: Bryce Young, C.J. Stroud, Will Levis lead Indy’s options

    The Athletic "Nyheim Hines is finally free. No more revolving doors. No merry-go-rounds. No more deja vu moments during the season when it feels like the Colts are back at square one. He’s found a franchise quarterback, but that search didn’t conclude in..." January 18

  • Steelers' Kenny Pickett says it would be 'awesome' to be reunited with Jordan Addison

    CBS Sports "Joe Burrow was successful in helping convince the Bengals to reunite him with Ja'Marr Chase following Burrow's rookie season. The duo picked up where they left off at LSU and have played an integral role in the franchise's rise to the top of..." January 18

  • 2023 NFL Draft: Comparing CJ Stroud vs. Bryce Young

    Clutch Points "With the NFL season in its twilight, there’s no time like the present to talk about the upcoming 2023 NFL draft. There are plenty of can’t-miss prospects in the 2023 class, one of the best classes in recent history. Despite that, there is almost no question that a quarterback..." January 18

  • Predicting the Biggest NFL Trades That Could Shape the 2023 Offseason

    Bleacher Report "NFL teams can shake up the offseason with blockbuster trades that alter the plans of other clubs going into free agency and the draft. In the coming months, we could see big-name playmakers, starting-caliber quarterbacks and a head coach on the move. As non-playoff teams begin to make..." January 17

  • Pete Carroll “pretty fired up” with how draft sets up for Seahawks

    Seahawks.com "The Seahawks saw their 2022 season come to an end in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, and a day after that loss to the 49ers, players were already looking ahead with optimism about the team's future even as they still were still processing a season-ending loss. A day..." January 17

  • Exploring Raiders’ options to replace Derek Carr: Sign Tom Brady? Draft a rookie?

    The Athletic "Derek Carr made it official. Coach Josh McDaniels and general manager Dave Ziegler had stopped short of explicitly stating that he wouldn’t return as Raiders starting quarterback when they benched him last month, but Carr took any doubt away Thursday when he released a..." January 16

  • 3 potential landing spots for QB C.J. Stroud in 2023 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "A successful career with the Ohio State Buckeyes has C.J. Stroud in position to be a first-round prospect in the 2023 NFL Draft. But prior to Monday morning, there was still a certain level of uncertainty surrounding whether the California native would spend another year on the Ohio..." January 16

  • Playoff wins by Brock Purdy, Trevor Lawrence and Daniel Jones a good sign for NFL's future

    USA Today "Step aside, Tom Brady. After commandeering the NFL playoff spotlight for two decades, weathering challenges by veterans and youngsters alike, Brady isn’t the main attraction this season. Partly because his Tampa Bay Buccaneers don’t look long for this postseason, even if..." January 16

  • 2023 NFL Draft underclassmen: 15 of the most intriguing early-entry prospects

    The Athletic "The emergence of NIL (and everything that goes along with it) definitely made its presence felt ahead of the 2023 NFL Draft. Several potential top-100 prospects, including multiple big names with first-round grades, opted to return to school in hopes of furthering their development with a..." January 16

  • 2023 NFL Draft: Buying or Selling Latest Buzz, Rumors on Top Prospects

    Bleacher Report "Although the silliest part of NFL draft season is still on the post-Super Bowl horizon, the regularity of April-focused reports is beginning to rise. The latest comments and rumors are connected, too. Will the Chicago Bears stay committed to Justin Fields and pass up a top..." January 13

  • Best NFL Landing Spots for 2023 NFL Draft's 2nd- and 3rd-Tier QB Prospects

    Bleacher Report "Every NFL draft investment in a quarterback brings the potential to find something special. For years, this approach hung its hat on Tom Brady being the greatest of all time after being a sixth-round selection. A new example can be thrown into the mix based on this season's..." January 12

  • 3 early names Bears should consider with No. 1 pick in 2023 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "In a surprising turn of events, the Chicago Bears ended up earning the No. 1 pick in the 2023 NFL Draft thanks to a last-minute one-point win by the Houston Texans in Week 18. With a league-worst 3-14 record, the Bears are now on the clock to make the first..." January 11

  • 3 early names Steelers should consider with No. 17 pick in 2023 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "The only small silver lining of the Pittsburgh Steelers heartbreakingly missing the 2023 NFL playoffs is that the Steelers’ draft pick is now in the top 18 of the 2023 NFL Draft. With the Steelers’ No. 17 pick, the team will be able to fill a major need. At that..." January 11

  • Colts Would Do 'Whatever It Takes' to Trade Up for Top QB in 2023 NFL Draft, GM Says

    Bleacher Report "Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard confirmed he's prepared to "do whatever it takes" to move up for a quarterback the team likes in the first round of the 2023 NFL draft. The GM cautioned, however, that he and the front office will adopt a..." January 11

  • 4 best options for Bears with No. 1 pick in 2023 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "After Lovie Smith led the Houston Texans to a surprising victory over the Indianapolis Colts in Week 18 and the Chicago Bears lost to the Minnesota Vikings, the No. 1 pick in the 2023 NFL Draft now goes to the Bears. With the emergence of Justin Fields this season, the 2023 Bears..." January 09

  • Updated 2023 NFL Draft Order

    Pro Football Rumors "Some fireworks came in regarding the draft order on the NFL’s final regular-season day. The Bears upended the Texans for the No. 1 pick, reeling in a team that held that top slot for much of the season. The Bears last made a pick at No. 1 overall in 1947. Their former head coach..." January 09

  • Bears secure No. 1 overall pick in 2023 NFL Draft

    NFL.com "For the first time in 76 years, the Chicago Bears hold the first overall pick in the NFL draft. The Bears (3-14) moved into the top spot in the 2023 draft order with their loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday and the Houston Texans' comeback win over the..." January 08

  • 2023 NFL Draft: Players Who Can Turn Franchises Around Next Year

    Bleacher Report "The 2023 NFL draft represents an opportunity for franchises to change their fortunes. In particular, it could help some of the clubs that have already been eliminated from playoff contention reverse course and make it into the field as early as next season. While the 2023 class will..." January 04

  • NFL Teams That Should Be All-In on Will Anderson Jr. After 2023 Draft Declaration

    Bleacher Report "As the 2022 NFL regular season draws to a close, several team decision-makers have already turned their attention to the 2023 draft. One of this year's top prospects, Alabama pass-rusher Will Anderson Jr., declared his intentions to turn pro Monday. While quarterbacks..." January 04

  • 2023 NFL Draft: Did C.J. Stroud, Max Duggan impact their stock?

    The Athletic "On a night of football that literally extended into the new year, the College Football Playoff delivered two incredible, thrilling games: TCU held off a Michigan comeback, then Georgia rallied past Ohio State. Of course, at this point of the season, we all have one eye..." January 04

  • 4 best landing spots for Bryce Young in 2023 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "After winning the Heisman Trophy in 2021 as a sophomore, Bryce Young had no choice but to return to the Alabama Crimson Tide for his junior season. In 2022, we saw Young once again have a great year, but he also missed two games due to injury and also didn’t enjoy nearly as much..." January 02

  • Texans coach Lovie Smith focused on wins, not top 2023 pick

    ESPN "Texans coach Lovie Smith isn't worried about potential wins affecting Houston's draft slot. He is only focused on winning games. "Everything is short-term. We have a short-term opponent, and we're going to do everything we can to beat that opponent. Kind of..." December 29

  • 2023 NFL Draft: Biggest Risers/Fallers Going into Bowl Season

    Bleacher Report "College football's bowl season is in full swing, but a large swath of future NFL players won't be participating. Instead, they'll be continuing to prepare for the 2023 NFL draft in April. Regardless of which NFL prospects suit up in bowl games, evaluations remain ongoing..." December 22

  • With Colts slated to pick No. 6, let's examine who their options might be in the draft

    The Athletic "In theory, the Colts could pursue a non-draft-related approach to fixing their seemingly perpetual quarterback problem. Maybe San Francisco moves on from one of its quarterbacks, or perhaps Green Bay decides between Aaron Rodgers and Jordan Love...." December 20

  • Eyeing Early Free-Agent Alternatives to the 2023 NFL Draft's Top Prospects

    Bleacher Report "A month still remains in the 2022 NFL regular season, but several teams are already looking ahead to the offseason. The 1-11-1 Houston Texans, for example, aren't making the playoffs this year. However, they have a 1.5-game lead over the next-closest team for the No. 1 pick in the..." December 16

  • 5 QBs Indianapolis Colts could target in the 2023 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "The Indianapolis Colts 2022 season has not gone as anyone expected. While many thought this would be a playoff team, and some thought it would be a team that could win the division. Now, fans are turning their attention toward the upcoming NFL draft.  The Colts are most likely..." December 13

  • 3 best landing spots for Bryce Young in 2023 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "After winning the Heisman Trophy in 2021 as a sophomore, Bryce Young had no choice but to return to the Alabama Crimson Tide for his junior season. In 2022, we saw Young once again have a great year, but he also missed two games due to injury and also didn’t enjoy nearly as much..." December 12

  • 2023 NFL draft big questions: Top prospects, QB class, risers

    ESPN "It's official: NFL draft season is here. As the 2022 NFL season hits the stretch run and college football turns its attention to bowls and the College Football Playoff, intrigue will start to grow around a talented 2023 draft class. With the..." December 07

  • Three logical landing spots for Kentucky QB Will Levis

    Sportsnaut "Kentucky quarterback Will Levis could have made the decision to return to school for another season after playing sparingly in his first two collegiate campaigns with Penn State prior to transferring to the Wildcats. That’s not going to happen. Seen as one of the top quarterback..." December 01

  • 10 NFL Draft Prospects with Most to Gain During CFB's Championship Weekend

    Bleacher Report "Competition breeds excitement. In regards to the NFL draft, those prospects who show up and show out during the biggest moments against the very best they've faced gain an edge over others in the class. Scouts and front office executives tend to place a greater emphasis on those..." December 01

  • 3 ideal Joey Porter Jr. landing spots in the 2023 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Penn State cornerback Joey Porter Jr. announced that he is skipping the team’s bowl game and declaring for the 2023 NFL Draft after yet another brilliant season for the Nittany Lions. The 6-foot-2 Porter Jr. is seen as one of the top defensive backs in the 2023 draft..." December 01

  • Four Replacements For Zach Wilson as Jets QB in 2023

    The Big Lead "Things have come to a head between Zach Wilson and the New York Jets. After another horrendous performance against the New England Patriots followed by postgame comments that infuriated his teammates and coaches, Wilson has officially been benched for the team's next contest..." November 23