NFL Prospects Rumors & News

  • 3 best quarterbacks in the 2021 NFL Draft after Trevor Lawrence, ranked

    Clutch Points "The Super Bowl matchup is set as the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers make their way to Florida. For those whose NFL teams aren’t playing on Super Bowl Sunday, that means one thing: draft season. With the 2021 NFL Draft coming up in just a few..." January 26

  • Justin Fields is the Man to Save the Detroit Lions

    The Big Lead "The Detroit Lions are at one of the lowest points in the franchise's sad history. That seems hyperbolic, but it isn't. They have wasted Matthew Stafford's borderline Hall of Fame career much as they wasted Barry Sanders and Calvin Johnson and how they'll likely waste..." January 26

  • ‘More Electric, Dynamic Dak Prescott’ Available to Cowboys in 2021 Draft

    Heavy "If they so choose, the Dallas Cowboys can replace Dak Prescott with a “more electric and dynamic version” of the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback. That is how NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks classified Ohio State QB Justin Fields, a presumptive..." January 26

  • DeVonta Smith on Tua Tagovailoa: We’ve talked about running it back

    Yahoo! Sports "Eat your hearts out, Miami Dolphins fans. Dolphins fans everywhere have been eagerly chomping at the bit to see the team make investments into the team’s wide receiver room that would include the 2020 Heisman Trophy winner, Alabama’s DeVonta Smith. This wouldn’t just be any..." January 26

  • Devonta Smith declines to be weighed and measured at the Senior Bowl

    247 Sports "Heisman winner and University of Alabama record-setting wide receiver DeVonta Smith did not participate in routine height and weight measurements at the Senior Bowl on Tuesday, instead choosing to wow evaluators with his hand (9 3/8 inches), arm (31 1/2) and wingspan (78 1/2)..." January 26

  • NFL Draft 2021: Who Are This Year's Biggest Bust Candidates?

    Bleacher Report "The NFL draft is often a minefield. If a team spends a pick wisely, a prospect can help it achieve its goals. However, one wrong pick could send an organization in the other direction. While the word bust is harsh, it's fitting given the damage a prospect can..." January 26

  • NFL continues to make the pandemic a non-issue "The pandemic continues to rage out of control. The NFL continues to not flinch in the face of it. Yes, the 2020 season included several outbreaks — in Tennessee, Baltimore, Cleveland. But despite some fairly major surgery to the schedule, including a three-week delay in a game..." January 24

  • Brett Favre Says He'd Draft DeVonta Smith Over Trevor Lawrence

    TMZ "Urban Meyer, listen up ... Brett Favre tells TMZ Sports the Jaguars should NOT draft Trevor Lawrence #1 overall -- and instead, take DeVonta Smith!! "I don't know if Jacksonville, in my opinion, I don't know if quarterback is their..." January 24

  • NFL sends memo detailing pre-Draft rules regarding draft-eligible players "In a memo obtained by NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, the NFL informed clubs Friday of a slew of new pre-2021 NFL Draft rules relating to hosting and interacting with draft-eligible players. These latest updates to the pre-draft process come four days after the NFL announced..." January 23

  • NFL Teams Best Positioned to Maneuver Up or Down in the 2021 NFL Draft

    Bleacher Report "The order for the 2021 NFL draft isn't quite set, but it's close and relatively defined at the top. Only four teams remain alive for Super Bowl LV, and it's highly unlikely that the Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Tampa Bay Buccaneers or Green Bay Packers are making..." January 22

  • NFL announces 128 players making early entries into 2021 draft

    Pro Football Talk "The deadline for players to declare for the 2021 NFL Draft has passed and the league announced the players who are leaving school early on Friday. There are 128 players with eligibility left making the jump. Thirty of those players have already accumulated enough credits to get their..." January 22

  • NFL Draft prospect Justin Fields following in Deshaun Watson’s footprints

    247 Sports "Justin Fields officially declared for the NFL Draft earlier this week, and now he has signed for representation with an agency. Fields has signed for representation with Athletes First and agent David Mulugheta, who also reps Deshaun Watson, according to..." January 21

  • 2021 NFL Draft: 1 Surprise Prospect Every Team Could Target

    Bleacher Report "With three games left to play in the 2020 NFL campaign, most teams around the league and fans have turned their attention to the 2021 draft, which will be held April 29 through May 1 in Cleveland. Next week, draft season kicks off in full force with the Senior Bowl. The..." January 21

  • Alabama center Landon Dickerson declares for NFL Draft

    Saturday Down South "The typical college football career involves playing four seasons in a window of five seasons. Landon Dickerson’s fifth season at the FBS level came to a close after Alabama’s victory in the national championship game, but due to the unique circumstances of 2020, he had a decision..." January 21

  • Could Mac Jones be the Patriots' QB of the future?

    ESPN "When ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay released his first mock draft for the 2021 NFL draft last week, and slotted Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields to the Patriots at No. 15, he said on the First Draft podcast that the most common feedback was on that..." January 20

  • Cleveland Browns draft picks: Top 2021 selections, ideal prospects to target

    Sportsnaut "Now that the Cleveland Browns’ run to the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs has finished, attention will inevitably turn to the 2021 NFL draft and what should general manager Andrew Berry should do with the team’s top picks. Free agency kicks off prior to the draft,..." January 19

  • Ohio State guard Wyatt Davis declares for NFL draft

    SI "After a season that almost wasn’t, Ohio State star offensive lineman Wyatt Davis has announced his intentions to enter the 2021 NFL Draft.  The right guard was one of two Buckeyes to opt out when the Big Ten initially cancelled the football season and then opt..." January 18

  • Quinnen Williams Says Jets Should Pass On QB In Draft, Take Devonta Smith!

    TMZ "Forget Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields ... Jets star Quinnen Williams tells TMZ Sports his squad should PASS on a QB in April's NFL draft -- and take Devonta Smith instead!!! "I'm wishin'!" Williams says...." January 18

  • Justin Fields declares for 2021 NFL Draft

    247 Sports "As expected, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is headed to the NFL. The junior signal-caller made it official on Jan. 18, announcing he will forgo his final season of eligibility to declare for the 2021 NFL Draft in a social media note. "Growing up, my ream was..." January 18

  • Ohio State Buckeyes RB Trey Sermon says he's entering NFL draft

    ESPN "Ohio State running back Trey Sermon announced on social media Sunday that he is entering the NFL draft. He is ranked as the No. 3 draft-eligible running back by ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. Sermon rushed for 870 yards on 116 carries (7.5 yards per carry) and four..." January 17

  • Marshall Faulk 'Worried' For Trevor Lawrence, Urban Meyer Can't Develop QBs

    TMZ "Marshall Faulk says he's straight-up "worried" about Trevor Lawrence's possible future under Urban Meyer in Jacksonville ... telling TMZ Sports he thinks the Jags' new coach sucks at developing pro QBs. "Outside of Alex..." January 17

  • The NFL's scouting combine will not be the same in 2021

    USA Today "The annual scouting combine is one of the biggest and most important times on the NFL calendar. Unfortunately, the massive event in Indianapolis that brings together hundreds of draft prospects with every NFL coach, scout, GM and enough credentialed media to require a massive ballroom at the..." January 16

  • Jaguars coach Urban Meyer leaves door open for non-Trevor Lawrence pick in NFL Draft

    Sporting News "It didn't take long for newly hired Jaguars coach Urban Meyer to stir up debate around the 2021 NFL Draft. Meyer, retired from coaching since December 2018, met with media for the first time on Friday. He answered myriad questions on a variety of topics, including the importance..." January 15

  • Clemson RB Travis Etienne Announces NFL Draft Decision

    The Spun "Clemson senior running back Travis Etienne Jr. has officially announced his NFL Draft decision. With his outstanding collegiate career now behind him, it should come as no surprise that the star RB will be headed to the league in 2021. Etienne took to Twitter to announce his decision..." January 15

  • Urban Meyer's NFL Experiment Could Be Saved From Disaster By Trevor Lawrence

    The Big Lead "Urban Meyer has reportedly agreed to a deal to become the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. It will be a fascinating experiment, where an extremely successful college coach takes an NFL job and maybe leaves the thing he does best behind. This could be a disaster for Meyer,..." January 15

  • Bengals rumors: 3 options with No. 5 pick in 2021 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Now that previous Cincinnati Bengals rumors relating to the demise of head coach Zac Taylor have given in to the reality of him returning for a third season, the focus turns to free agency and the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft. Cincinnati is slated to pick fifth overall after..." January 14

  • Dabo Swinney predicts pro success for 'unique' Trevor Lawrence

    The Score "There isn't much that Clemson's star quarterback Trevor Lawrence hasn't accomplished at the college level: He won the national championship as a freshman, led the Tigers to the College Football Playoff in three straight seasons, and has rewritten the school's..." January 14

  • Before the season, Urban Meyer ranked Trevor Lawrence ahead of Justin Fields

    New York Post "With Urban Meyer seemingly closing in to become the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to multiple reports, there figures to be little doubt who the former Florida and Ohio State head coach will want as his quarterback. Among the reasons the Jacksonville job..." January 14

  • Alabama's Mac Jones, Jaylen Waddle, Patrick Surtain II, Christian Barmore intend to enter 2021 NFL Draft "Four prime talents from Alabama's national championship team -- QB Mac Jones, WR Jaylen Waddle, CB Patrick Surtain II and DT Christian Barmore -- announced on Thursday their intentions to forego their remaining eligibility and enter the 2021 NFL Draft. The Crimson Tide stars..." January 14

  • Urban Meyer ‘enamored’ with Trevor Lawrence

    Larry Brown Sports "Urban Meyer continues to be linked to the Jacksonville Jaguars head coaching position, and it sounds like their spot atop the NFL Draft order may be a key reason why. According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, the Jaguars are still seen as the favorite to land Meyer if he decides..." January 13

  • NFL Scouts Take Stock of Ohio State's Justin Fields, See Him as No. 2 QB Pick

    Bleacher Report "Justin Fields hasn't officially declared for the 2021 NFL draft, but there's no doubt he will, and the conversation around how good a pro quarterback he can be, and whether he should be the second quarterback taken, is at a peak. Against Alabama's defense in the..." January 12

  • Miami Dolphins: 5 potential targets in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "After being one of the worst teams in the league, the Miami Dolphins turned things around in the 2020 NFL season where they notched a 10-6 record. However, their win-loss tally still wasn’t enough to secure their spot in the postseason after their crucial Week 17 defeat against..." January 12

  • New York Giants Being Linked To The ‘Next Chase Young’ In The 2021 Draft

    Total Pro Sports "Chase Young was almost a member of the New York Giants, but the G-men outlasted the Washingtn Football Team in Week 16 of the 2019 season that was dubbed the “Chase Young Bowl.” Washington went on to use the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 Draft to select Young and he has..." January 12

  • 5 reasons to worry about Alabama Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith's outlook in NFL draft

    USA Today "Let's not get it twisted: Alabama star DeVonta Smith is going to be a first-round pick and might become an NFL star. Let's also take a deep breath in the wake of the reigning Heisman Trophy winner's record-setting performance in Monday's..." January 12

  • Where will Doug Pederson land?

    Pro Football Talk "For most Super Bowl-winning coaches, getting fired one day would mean getting hired elsewhere quickly. For Eagles coach Doug Pederson, who led the team to Super Bowl LII, will he find another head-coaching job without having to sit out a season, or longer? Super Bowl XLV-winning..." January 12

  • DeVonta Smith: 3 reasons why Heisman Trophy winner can be NFL star

    Sportsnaut "When DeVonta Smith accepted the Heisman Trophy, becoming one of the rare non-quarterbacks to win the prestigious honor, it marked a moment in college football history. It also represented just another stepping stone in the journey for one of the NFL’s future electrifying..." January 11

  • 3 teams that need to trade up in 2021 NFL Draft to select Ohio State’s Justin Fields

    Clutch Points "The Alabama Crimson Tide and Ohio State Buckeyes will square off Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Championship, and there will be plenty of star power on the field. Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith leads the Crimson Tide’s offense, along with fellow stars Mac..." January 11

  • Trevor Lawrence chooses agent after declaring for draft

    Yardbarker "Trevor Lawrence officially announced this week that he is leaving Clemson to enter the 2021 NFL Draft, and the star quarterback has now chosen representation. MGC Sports announced on Thursday that Lawrence is its latest client. " January 07

  • 3 reasons why the New York Jets can still steal Trevor Lawrence

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets were in a prime position to win the No.1 overall pick until they weren’t. In the blink of an eye, the Jets rattled off two wins after many believed they were going to go winless following a 0-13 start.  In stark contrast, an upset victory in Week..." January 06

  • DeVonta Smith May Have the Heisman, but Ja'Marr Chase Is 2021 NFL Draft's Top WR

    Bleacher Report "Something happened Tuesday that had previously happened just three times in the history of college football. Something that hadn't happened since 1991. A wide receiver won the Heisman Trophy when DeVonta Smith of Alabama was named the most outstanding player in college..." January 06

  • Justin Fields to the Jaguars pipe dream could be reality with potential Urban Meyer hire

    Clutch Points "After securing the top overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft away from the New York Jets, the Jacksonville Jaguars looked like they were all set to draft Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence. The 21-year-old was deemed to be head and shoulders above his counterparts and was highly..." January 04

  • 2021 NFL Draft order set for non-playoff teams

    The Score "The road to the 2021 NFL Draft has started for the 18 teams outside of the playoffs. The Jacksonville Jaguars will be the first team on the clock after clinching the draft's top pick prior to Week 17. The Jaguars seem to be on track to select Clemson quarterback Trevor..." January 04

  • Georgia’s Azeez Ojulari, TCU’s Tre’von Moehrig Declare For Draft

    Pro Football Rumors "Several high-profile collegiate prospects declared for the 2021 NFL draft yesterday. Per Adam Rittenberg of, Georgia edge defender Azeez Ojulari is foregoing his final two years of college eligibility and will enter the draft, and TCU safety Tre’von..." January 03

  • Justin Fields gives Jaguars something to think about

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars have secured dibs on drafting Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence. Now, they’ll have to give some thought to whether that pick should be used on Lawrence or Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields. One week after Saints running back Alvin Kamara scored six..." January 02

  • BYU's Zach Wilson declares for NFL draft

    The Score "BYU quarterback Zach Wilson announced Friday he'll forgo his remaining college eligibility and declare for the 2021 NFL Draft. Wilson is projected as a first-round pick next April and is in the running to be the second quarterback off the board following..." January 01

  • Asante Samuel Says Son Has NFL Star Potential, Could Be Better Than Me!

    TMZ "Another Asante Samuel is on his way to the NFL ... and this one could better than the previous one -- so says the original Asante Samuel!! Here's the deal if you ain't aware ... ex-NFL star Asante Samuel Sr. has a college-aged son, Asante Samuel Jr.,..." January 01

  • The Jets won't get to draft Trevor Lawrence. Now what?

    The Score "This scenario seemed easy enough, even for the New York Jets. To secure the right to draft Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, a rare generational quarterback prospect, all the Jets had to do was keep losing. Hell, the Jets could do that. They've been losing for a long time! They're..." December 31

  • TCU safety Ar’Darius Washington declares for NFL draft "Only hours after TCU canceled its bowl game, safety Ar’Darius Washington declared for the 2021 NFL draft. The redshirt sophomore announced his decision on social media Tuesday night. “Playing in the NFL has always been a dream of mine, with many prayers and faith, I have..." December 29

  • Kadarius Toney skipping Florida’s bowl game, focusing on 2021 NFL draft

    Pro Football Talk "Florida wide receiver Kadarius Toney will enter the 2021 NFL draft and will not play for the Gators against Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl. Toney, a potential first-round pick, announced today that he has decided to turn his attention to the NFL. " December 28

  • Jaguars have draft picks, cap space to build a loaded roster "The Jaguars clinched the first overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft on Sunday, but the likely arrival of Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence isn’t the only reason there’s optimism in Jacksonville. In addition to the first pick in the draft, the Jaguars have a boatload of..." December 28