NFL Prospects Rumors & News

  • What draft picks do the Browns still have in 2019?

    Dawgs By Nature "Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey was hard at work reshaping the roster in the opening days of the new league year. Dorsey added some depth along the offensive line, increased the talent on the defensive line with Sheldon Richardson and Olivier..." March 18

  • Chase Winovich having thumb surgery, hopes to be OK for OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "Chase Winovich has been doing everything he can to show NFL scouts that his production at the University of Michigan can translate to the NFL level and that’s meant putting off a medical procedure. Winovich has known for some time that he needs to have thumb surgery, but wanted..." March 17

  • Combine tests reveal Montez Sweat has heart condition "Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat, who rose to the national spotlight with his performance at the Senior Bowl and on the field in Indianapolis at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine, has medical news that may make some teams do an in-depth analysis. Multiple sources say that..." March 17

  • Giants not interested in Haskins

    USA Today "For months, the vast majority of 2019 NFL mock drafts have had the New York Giants selecting Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins in the first round. Since acquiring a second first-round pick in a trade that sent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns, even more mock..." March 16

  • Ex-Clemson standout Dexter Lawrence on PED questions ahead of NFL draft: 'You can't hide from it'

    USA Today "There are no lingering questions about Dexter Lawrence’s athletic ability, but questions pertaining to his positive test for a performance enhancing drug prior to the Cotton Bowl last December continue to have an extended shelf life. “They talk about it and I just tell..." March 14

  • Kyler Murray Not Measured at His Pro Day, Height Conspiracies Live On

    The Big Lead "Kyler Murray’s draft stock went through the roof when he showed up at the NFL Combine roughly the size of Russell Wilson. By measuring in at over 5-foot-10, the Heisman Trophy winner assuaged a lot of fears about his height. But, as tends to happen, the blessed event wasn’t without..." March 13

  • Keim, Kingsbury won't attend Kyler Murray's pro day "Kyler Murray's pro day at Oklahoma on Wednesday will be without a few key spectators. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's James Palmer report that Arizona Cardinalsgeneral manager Steve Keim, coach Kliff Kingsbury and owner Michael Bidwill will not attend..." March 13

  • Dwayne Haskins is still the mock draft man for the New York Giants

    Big Blue View "Dianna Russini of ESPN may not believe the New York Giants will draft Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Mock drafters still do. Overwhelmingly. In our latest mock draft tracker, 27 of 44 mocks..." March 12

  • The Colts should not pick a receiver in the first round of the draft

    Stampede Blue "The Indianapolis Colts are in a great position. Arguably, they have the best young general manager in football, Chris Ballard. They also have a talented young roster and the more cap room at their disposal than any other team in the NFL. It is no secret that one of the..." March 12

  • Nick Saban on Quinnen Williams: He doesn’t play like he’s undersized

    Pro Football Talk "Several Alabama players are expected to be selected early in next month’s draft and defensive tackle Quinnen Williams is a good bet to be the first of them off the board. Williams showed he can be a playmaker during the 2018 season by racking up 19.5 tackles for loss and eight..." March 10

  • Charley Casserly changes his tune on Kyler Murray

    Pro Football Talk "Charley Casserly has gone from over-the-top criticism of Kyler Murray to over-the-top praise. Casserly, the NFL executive turned NFL Network analyst who has garnered both attention and criticism for his comments about Kyler Murray’s supposed lack of preparation for Scouting..." March 09

  • Why the 2020 QB class has created a unique dilemma for teams

    Yardbarker "John Elway’s previous swings and misses to find an optimal Peyton Manning successor — and the swinging strike potentially waiting to happen — have been the Broncos’ most identifiable feature since Super Bowl 50.  For a while, the Hall of Fame quarterback..." March 09

  • CB Saivion Smith asked back to Indy for medical recheck

    Pro Football Talk "While the cameras focus on drills, one of the biggest behind the scenes parts of the Scouting Combine are the medical examinations that players go through in Indianapolis. Some of those examinations turn up issues that require a closer look and players are asked back to Indianapolis..." March 07

  • Could Cardinals be trying to bait Giants into trading up for Kyler Murray?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Over the next two months, until the 2019 NFL Draft begins April 25, there will be a ton of chatter about what the Cardinals will do with the first pick. Will they take Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray there, a year after picking quarterback Josh Rosen at No. 10? Or could the..." March 07

  • Reporter ‘thoroughly convinced’ Cardinals will draft Kyler Murray

    Larry Brown Sports "If the Arizona Cardinals say they have no idea which player they are going to select with the first overall pick in the upcoming draft, one prominent NFL reporter says we should not believe them. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports said Thursday that he is “thoroughly..." March 07

  • Kyler Murray to run, pass, measure height at Pro Day

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyler Murray did not do any physical work at the NFL Scouting Combine, but he will perform at his Pro Day, according to a report. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says Murray will run the 40, pass and weigh-in and have his height measured. Murray measured in at 5-foot-10 and..." March 07

  • Shawn Oakman Gunning For NFL After Sexual Assault Acquittal

    TMZ "Shawn Oakman is hoping NFL teams were paying attention when he was found NOT GUILTY in his rape case ... because the ex-college football star hopes to get a real shot to play pro football.  Oakman was a projected 1st-round draft pick while playing at Baylor -- where he set the..." March 07

  • More criticism of Charley Casserly over Kyler Murray comments: He coaches prospects for combine interviews

    Yahoo! Sports "Charley Casserly was seemingly just the messenger when he discussed Kyler Murray not impressing teams at the combine, but he’s the one taking all the fire. Casserly, the former general manager who is now an NFL Network analyst, said the comments he heard from teams over..." March 07

  • Ole Miss' D.K. Metcalf dominates at 2019 NFL Scouting Combine "Buzz about the former Ole Miss wide receiver's performance at the NFL Scouting Combine triggered a few weeks ago when a picture of his physique surfaced on Twitter. In fact, the photo also generated some skepticism from those who suggested he looked too muscular for..." March 06

  • A.J. Brown can be whatever kind of wide receiver an NFL team needs him to be

    SB Nation "At 6’1 and 225 pounds, my first thought about A.J. Brown is he looked more like a running back than a wide receiver. But once I saw him running around on the field getting in and out of his breaks smoothly, I quickly realized he is clearly playing the right..." March 06

  • Kyler Murray’s agent unloads on Charley Casserly

    Pro Football Talk "On Tuesday, former NFL G.M. Charley Casserly appeared on the NFL’s in-house TV network and strayed from his analyst role by reporting on anonymously-provided opinions regarding the Scouting Combine interviews of Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray. PFT previously has addressed the..." March 06

  • Report: Jon Gruden Is “All Over” Kyler Murray, Redskins Also Interested

    NFL Trade Rumors "Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram reports that Raiders HC Jon Gruden is “all over”Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray and the Redskins are also interested.  Hill adds that this is on top of the known interest from the..." March 06

  • ‘The worst report I’ve ever heard’: NFL Network analyst crushes Kyler Murray

    Washington Post "Just when it seemed that Kyler Murray had been anointed the heavy favorite to go No. 1 overall in April’s NFL draft, along came Charley Casserly. The NFL Network analyst and former general manager..." March 06

  • Report: Kyler Murray impressed Cardinals in interview

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals reportedly came away very impressed after interviewing draft prospect Kyler Murray. The Cardinals have been among the teams generating news this week with reports they could be willing to part ways with last year’s first-round pick Josh Rosen. Rosen..." March 06

  • Kliff Kingsbury insists Cardinals haven’t decided on top pick

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals might draft Kyler Murray No. 1 overall, but they might not. New coach Kliff Kingsbury insisted Tuesday the team has not made a decision yet despite reports they have. “But it’s fun to hear how I’ve said I do [know] and that it is a done deal and all..." March 06

  • Broncos should pass on a first-round QB in 2019

    Mile High Report "Drew Lock remains the safe bet for Elway at 10 as rumors persist that the Denver Broncos GM has been stumping for the Missouri Tiger since right around the time he decided to fire Vance Joseph. There have been a myriad of arguments for Lock: that the Broncos are..." March 05

  • Former NFL GM: Kyler Murray received 'worst comments' I ever heard about a high-rated QB

    Sporting News "Kyler Murray doesn't seem to have been received well at the NFL combine. Former general manager Charley Casserly said Monday on the NFL Network the Oklahoma product received the "worst comments" he has ever heard about a highly-rated..." March 05

  • Quinnen Williams ate Oreos for breakfast before combine

    The Score "Former Alabama defensive lineman Quinnen Williams ran the fastest 40-yard dash among 300-pounders at this year's NFL Scouting Combine, posting an official time of 4.83 on his second attempt. He also may have earned himself an endorsement deal with Oreo in the..." March 05

  • Why one sneaky QB prospect might have helped himself more than anyone

    CBS Sports "The NFL combine came and went this past weekend, with a very clear group of winners and losers emerging. Not all of the names are quite as obvious as 40 times would tell you though -- there are winners beyond the top-tier group of players too. One of them is a sneaky quarterback name..." March 05

  • NFL Rumors: Raiders Trying to Create Superteam With Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell and Kyler Murray

    12 Up "The Oakland Raiders are looking to revamp their squad during the offseason, and one NFL Draft expert tweeted a screenshot of text messages which suggest a possible Black and Silver superteam could be brewing. Benjamin Allbright tweeted a screenshot of a text message..." March 05

  • Kyler Murray, Nick Bosa have equal odds to go first overall

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals are going to take either Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray or Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa with the first overall pick in the draft, if the current betting odds are right. Odds at the New Jersey FanDuel Sportsbook have Murray and Bosa as..." March 05

  • Report: Kyler Murray struggled during interviews at the NFL Scouting Combine

    Sportsnaut "The 2019 NFL Scouting Combine concluded on Monday with a ton of players either making news for the right reasons or struggling big time in the biggest job interviews of their lives. Once all 32 teams closed up shop in Indianapolis, one major story continued to unfold. The Arizona..." March 05

  • Report: Dwayne Haskins Impressed Giants

    Bleacher Report "The New York Giants might have found their next quarterback. According to Jordan Raanan of ESPN, Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins "impressed" the Giants when he met with them Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. As..." March 04

  • Raiders coach Jon Gruden reportedly ‘loves’ Kyler Murray

    Larry Brown Sports "You could make the argument that none of the teams picking in the top five of the NFL Draft need a quarterback, yet it is starting to sound like there’s a legitimate chance two of them could want Kyler Murray. Many people believe Murray will not make it past No. 1, as Arizona..." March 04

  • Saquon Barkley: “So disrespectful” to ask Trace McSorley to change positions

    Pro Football Talk "Former Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley declined to work with the defensive backs at the Scouting Combine, saying he’s a quarterback, period. McSorley’s highest-profile college teammate isn’t happy that he was even asked. Giants running back Saquon Barkley, who..." March 03

  • Big man Quinnen Williams moves really fast in Indy

    Pro Football Talk "Quinnen Williams is faster than Dwayne Haskins. Not much more needs to be said than that, but seven words is way too short for a blurb. Williams, a 303-pound defensive lineman from Alabama, ran the 40-yard dash in 4.83 seconds, officially, on Sunday. " March 03

  • Sweat's incredible 40 time tops a number of current NFL stars

    The Score "Former Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat destroyed the NFL combine on Sunday. Sweat - who weighs 260 lbs - officially ran the 40-yard dash in 4.41 seconds, which is the fastest time posted by a defensive lineman in combine history. The top prospect ran faster than..." March 03

  • Nick Bosa moves a little faster than his big brother

    Pro Football Talk "Not every Ohio State prospect had leg cramps before running. Former Buckeye pass rusher Nick Bosa generated unofficial times of 4.84 and 4.79 seconds on Sunday in Indianapolis. Three years ago, Nick’s big brother Joey officially ran a 4.86. " March 03

  • Devin White, Devin Bush perform well at Combine on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Devin White and Devin Bush share a first name and both played linebacker well enough in college to come into the Scouting Combine with plenty of people predicting that they’ll be selected early in this year’s draft. Their performance at the Combine on Sunday is unlikely to..." March 03

  • Ohio State CB Kendall Sheffield Suffers Torn Pectoral

    Pro Football Rumors "Ohio State cornerback Kendall Sheffield suffered a torn left pectoral while performing the bench press at the NFL scouting combine on Sunday, according to Eric Edholm (Twitter link). As Edholm notes, another Ohio State product — center Billy Price — also tore his pectoral..." March 03

  • Kliff Kingsbury reportedly saying Kyler Murray to Arizona at No. 1 a ‘done deal’

    Sportsnaut "As the combine got kicked off last week, Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim threw a tanker’s worth of jet fuel on the Kyler Murray-to-Arizona bonfire by failing to commit 100 percent to Josh Rosen. Since then, more and more rumors have emerged suggesting the Cardinals..." March 03

  • Florida’s Jachai Polite says teams keep ‘bashing’ him at NFL Combine

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s that time of year again, folks: prospective NFL players are asked odd and provocative questions by teams during NFL Combine interviews. Former Florida defensive end Jachai Polite said Saturday he came away from two of his meetings with teams feeling like he’d been..." March 03

  • Dwayne Haskins blames leg cramps on slow 40 time

    Yahoo! Sports "Former Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins finished the 40 with a super-slow time. And then the excuse-making began. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Haskins was “battling leg cramps prior to running.” Rapoport adds that Haskins had been timed in the 4.8s while..." March 03

  • Dexter Lawrence suffers apparent leg injury at NFL Combine "Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence suffered an apparent leg injury on his first and only run of the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday. He was later seen with an ice pack wrapped around his left quad and won't participate in the rest of the workout, per NFL..." March 03

  • Dexter Lawrence thinks teams believe his answers on failed PED test

    The State "Dexter Lawrence knew the questions were coming, just like he knows there are going to be plenty of drug tests in his future as an NFL player. “That’s something I know I didn’t do,” the former Clemson lineman said Saturday of the failed drug test that cost him..." March 03

  • Ed Oliver fine with doing LB drills, but thinks he’s best defensive lineman in draft

    Houston Chronicle "Manhandling hefty offensive linemen with his powerful frame comes naturally to colorful University of Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver. “I’m a country boy,” the Westfield graduate said without hesitation Saturday afternoon at the NFL scouting..." March 03

  • Rashan Gary declares himself to be the best prospect in the draft

    Michigan Live "Nick Bosa? Kyler Murray? Josh Allen? Perhaps Quinnen Williams? They’re the leaders in the clubhouse to go first overall in next months’s draft. But Michigan’s Rashan Gary says not so fast. “I’m the best player in this draft,” the..." March 03

  • Georgia RB Elijah Holyfield runs slower 40 time than two punters

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL Scouting Combine gives players an opportunity to show what they can do in certain drills, but it also can expose some of their weaknesses in raw metrics. That was the case for Georgia Bulldogs running back Elijah Holyfield. Holyfield, who rushed for 1,018 yards and seven..." March 02

  • Noah Fant shows off impressive speed at the Combine

    Pro Football Talk "Noah Fant is just as fast as he looked at Iowa. Fant, one of the top tight end prospects in this year’s draft, ran an unofficial 4.51-second 40-yard dash in his first attempt this morning at the Scouting Combine, a very fast time for a 6-foot-4, 249-pound tight end. " March 02

  • Trace McSorley declines to work out with DBs

    ABC 6 "Penn Statequarterback Trace McSorley was asked at the NFL's scouting combine to also work out with the defensive backs, but has declined to do that, telling all involved he is concentrating on being a quarterback as he heads into next month's draft, sources told ESPN. March 02

2019-2020 NFL Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Cardinals Nick Bosa Ohio State
2 49ers Josh Allen Kentucky
3 Jets Jawaan Taylor Florida
4 Raiders Clelin Ferrell Clemson
5 Buccaneers Quinnen Williams Alabama
6 Giants Dwayne Haskins Ohio State
7 Jaguars Rashan Gary Michigan
8 Lions Cody Ford Oklahoma
9 Bills Josh Jacobs Alabama
10 Broncos Drew Lock Missouri