NFL Prospects Rumors & News

  • Talk of Kyler Murray Entering 2019 NFL Draft 'Heating Up'

    Bleacher Report "Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray is reportedly leaning toward entering the 2019 NFL draft and playing football next season rather than immediately pursuing a baseball career with the Oakland Athletics, who selected him with the ninth overall pick in the 2018 MLB draft. On..." January 09

  • Dwayne Haskins: 'I'm hoping' to play for Giants, later tweets 'best believe I'ma win a Super Bowl'

    CBS Sports "Dwayne Haskins declared for the draft this week and by doing so pretty much guaranteed he'll be the first quarterback selected in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Ohio State standout finished his final season in Columbus with 50 touchdowns and just 8 interceptions, and even if Justin..." January 08

  • Dwayne Haskins declaring for NFL draft is a gold rush for 49ers

    Sportsnaut "The San Francisco 49ers own the No. 2 overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft, and now that Dwayne Haskins has declared they are in the best possible spot. We recently discussed the best options for San Francisco at No. 2 overall and concluded the best possible outcome would be a..." January 07

  • Niners probably won't get Bosa. So whom should they pick at No. 2?

    San Francisco Gate "Thanks to a final-seconds field goal by a former Bay Area football fixture, the San Francisco 49ers will not have the first pick in the 2019 NFL draft. Had ex-Raider Sebastian Janikowski missed the game-winning kick — and had Arizona beat the Seahawks in overtime Sunday —..." January 02

  • Arizona Cardinals will have first pick in 2019 NFL Draft

    Revenge Of The Birds "For the Arizona Cardinals the 2018 NFL season couldn’t end sooner. It ended in the best possible way when you are a 3-13 team. The Arizona Cardinals will pick first in the 2019 NFL Draft. Well, they have the first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft,..." December 31

  • Pat Shurmur will have his eyes glued to one college quarterback

    New York Post "Pat Shurmur will be watching one collegiate quarterback very closely this week, but not as a potential replacement next season for Eli Manning. Kyle Shurmur, the son of the Giants’ head coach, will play his final college game Thursday night in Houston, where his Vanderbilt team..." December 28

  • NFL scout says he would take Justin Herbert over Tua Tagovailoa

    Larry Brown Sports "Justin Herbert’s decision to return to remain in school for his senior season means the 2020 quarterback class is even more loaded with talent, and some believe the Oregon star could be the best of the best. While Herbert doesn’t get nearly as much attention as..." December 27

  • Giants, NFL await huge decisions from Dwayne Haskins and Justin Herbert

    New York Daily News "The Giants still have some time to decide whether Eli Manning will lead them into next season and beyond, which, yes, has been an ongoing conversation outside and within Big Blue headquarters. The two top quarterback draft prospects don’t have as much..." December 23

  • Sources Say 'No Idea' If Herbert Will Enter NFL

    Bleacher Report "The major question looming as the NFL season winds down and the run to the NFL draft nears is whether Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert will declare for 2019. The answer is: None of my sources have heard anything. This week, I asked a handful of people at Oregon and in the..." December 14

  • Scott Boras: Heisman winner Kyler Murray won't play pro football "Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray now has a Heisman Trophy on his resume, a somewhat surprising highlight to one of the most star-studded seasons in college football. And according to his baseball agent, college is where his football career will end. Scott Boras, who negotiated..." December 09

  • West Virginia quarterback Will Grier to sit out bowl game, prepare for NFL Draft

    ESPN "West Virginia quarterback Will Grier will not participate in the Camping World Bowl against Syracuse as he begins preparing for the 2019 NFL draft. Grier announced his decision Saturday, thanking WVU coaches, teammates and fans for their support. He had 3,864 passing yards and 37..." December 08

  • AFC Scout gives Kyler Murray 1st-round grade

    Sportsnaut "Kyler Murray made waves on Friday during interviews prior to Saturday’s Heisman Trophy presentation when he said he wanted to play in the NFL and MLB if possible. A player who has exploded on the national stage this year, Murray has the kind of talent NFL scouts drool over...." December 08

  • Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins 'I'm Very Close To Graduating' ... NFL Bound??

    TMZ "Will he stay or will he go??? Dwyane Haskins says he ain't sure ... but did he just drop a massive clue?? Maybe ... 'cause the Ohio State QB -- who's out in NYC prepping for Saturday's Heisman Trophy ceremony -- told Adam Glyn ... "I'm pretty close..." December 08

  • 2019 NFL Draft: Strength of schedule hurts Raiders' shot at No. 1 pick

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The Raiders and 49ers had similar 2017 seasons. They were so alike, in fact, that it took a coin toss to decide NFL draft order. It was more of a production than Kyle Shanahan and Jon Gruden would’ve liked, broadcast live on NFL Network during the combine. Rod Woodson was in..." November 28

  • Dwayne Haskins and Shea Patterson Expected to Declare for NFL Draft at End of Season

    Saturday Tradition "Two of the best quarterbacks in the B1G might be playing the final games of their college football careers. On Friday, Matt Miller of Bleacher Report hinted that Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson and Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins are expected to declare for the 2019 NFL Draft..." November 17

  • Jon Gruden talks up Raiders’ draft picks, cap space

    Pro Football Talk "Jon Gruden doesn’t have a lot to show for his first year back in Oakland, as the Raiders have the worst record in the NFL. But he says there’s a lot to show for over the next two years. On a conference call with Arizona media before the Raiders’ upcoming game against..." November 16

  • Raiders in driver's seat to secure No. 1 overall pick

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Well, the Raiders did their job. They stunk yet again Sunday, ensuring they didn’t lose the No. 1 overall pick in next year’s NFL draft. The 49ers did them a solid Monday night, allowing the New York Giants to hit two wins and keep the Silver and Black in..." November 14

  • Dave Gettleman leads Giants contingent scouting Oregon QB Justin Herbert

    New York Post "The race to the draft is officially on as Giants brass, including general manager Dave Gettleman, was in attendance Saturday in Salt Lake City to watch Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert play Utah. Herbert, a top prospect who has not yet decided whether he will declare for the draft,..." November 11

  • Oregon QB Justin Herbert Likely to Wait on NFL Draft, Return for Senior Season

    SI "Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert has sat atop plenty of 2019 mock drafts during an impressive junior season with the Ducks, but NFL teams may have to wait to make Herbert their next franchise quarterback.  Herbert is "far more likely" to return to Oregon for his senior..." October 21

  • John Elway liked what he saw from Oregon QB Justin Herbert

    9 News "Fresh off garnering his best rookie class in years, Broncos general manager John Elway is rolling up his sleeves and going to work on the 2019 draft. Elway and director of player personnel Matt Russell will be attending the Oregon-Washington game today at Autzen Stadium in Eugene,..." October 13

  • NFL payouts for Parkinson's and ALS hint at link between football and neurodegenerative diseases

    Los Angeles Times "Before Chris Borland decided to walk away from the NFL in 2015, he spent a season learning about the long-term risks of the sport, reading books and talking to neuroscientists. Nobody mentioned Parkinson’s disease. A single article, he said, referred to amyotrophic lateral..." August 08

  • Teams Have All the Leverage On Rookie Contracts, Another Topic For Future CBA Negotiations

    SI "All but one of the 256 players selected in the 2018 NFL Draft were signed, sealed and delivered to training camp prior to the calendar turning to August. The lone player on the outside looking in is the Bears’ Roquan Smith, who is holding onto a slippery pole of hope for a modicum of..." August 07

  • Joey Bosa: Younger brother Nick Bosa a better pro prospect than I was

    Sportsnaut "Joey Bosa made quite a splash as a rookie in 2016, earning Defensive Rookie of the Year honors despite missing four games due to a holdout over his contract. With that in mind, what he said about his younger brother, Nick Bosa, should have NFL teams drooling over the pass rusher’s..." August 06

  • Lions coach has reimagined the Oklahoma drill for safety

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL works annually (and sometimes coherently) to try to make the game safer, many of the basics of football have to change. And with an eye on the league’s new helmet rules, new Lions coach Matt Patricia has even come up with a new twist on the Oklahoma..." July 31