NFL Prospects Rumors & News

  • Struggling NFL Teams That Can Already Look Forward to 2023 Draft

    Bleacher Report "The majority of the NFL's Week 4 games will be played after the calendar flips to October. The air will be crisp. Leaves will be on the ground. Halloween decorations and scary movies will take over for the next four weeks. And football weather will be in full force. For some..." September 26

  • NFC GM: 2023 NFL QB Class Featuring Bryce Young, C.J. Stroud Best Group 'Maybe Ever'

    Bleacher Report "While the 2022 NFL draft saw only one quarterback taken in the first round, next year is shaping up to be a bonanza. Matt Miller of ESPN reported there are as many as five quarterbacks receiving first-round attention, and the league is buzzing about the deep crop of..." September 14

  • Which NFL rookie QB had best preseason?

    The Athletic "For the first time since 2007 and just the fourth time this century, a rookie quarterback isn’t expected to start in Week 1 of the NFL season. The Steelers’ Kenny Pickett, the lone quarterback selected in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft, will begin the..." September 09

  • NFL Week 1 Odds and Lines

    Sportsbook Review "As the NFL season begins, the point spreads and game totals are adjusting based on the betting patterns of those making the wagers. This article examines the point spread and Over/Under for each game in Week 1 as well as where we believe the line is headed to help you get the best..." September 06

  • Why C.J. Stroud Is 2023 NFL Draft's Top QB Prospect Entering College Season

    Bleacher Report "Alabama's Bryce Young may be the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, but Ohio State's C.J. Stroud is clearly college football's best quarterback prospect for the 2023 NFL draft. History has showed that collegiate hardware doesn't automatically equate to future success...." September 03

  • 5 NFL head coaches on the hot seat ahead of 2022 season

    Clutch Points "A few NFL head coaches are already facing pressure even before the 2022 season begins, finding themselves squarely on the hot seat. Over the past couple of years, coaches like Mike McCarthy and Matt Rhule have fallen short of the team’s expectations, so they will require strong..." September 01

  • 4 ideal Kellen Mond trade scenarios from the Minnesota Vikings

    Sportsnaut "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kellen Mond was terrible in the team’s preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers Saturday night. A third-round pick of the Vikings out of Texas A&M back in 2021, Mond threw two ugly interceptions as he continued to struggle with..." August 23

  • Nine Second-Round NFL Picks Remain Unsigned

    Pro Football Rumors "All 32 first-round picks have signed their rookie deals, and only a few players drafted from Rounds 3-7 — most notably quarterbacks Malik Willis and Matt Corral — have not signed their four-year contracts. But nearly a third of the second-round draftees remain..." July 19

  • Five logical destinations for 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo ahead of 2022 season

    CBS Sports "Baker Mayfield and the Browns finally parted ways on Wednesday, with Cleveland trading the quarterback to the Panthers. That means almost every QB domino of the frenetic 2022 offseason has fallen. Almost. Despite more than a year of on-again, off-again trade speculation, and..." July 07

  • Projecting when Kenny Pickett, Malik Willis and other rookie quarterbacks could make their first NFL start

    CBS Sports "Quarterbacks taken in the first round of the NFL Draft are often expected to start early in their rookie seasons. Over the past five seasons, an average of 5.8 rookie quarterbacks have started at least one game. Kenny Pickett was the only quarterback to be taken on the draft's..." June 29

  • Kenny Pickett addresses concerns about him wearing two gloves

    Larry Brown Sports "Kenny Pickett wore a glove on his throwing hand for much of his college career at Pitt, and he is planning to stick with the approach in the NFL. The reason he chooses to wear two gloves is pretty straightforward. During a Tuesday appearance on “The Pat McAfee Show,”..." June 28

  • Kenny Pickett’s consistency could be the golden ticket to being a long-term starter

    Sportsnaut "Kenny Pickett was largely considered the best quarterback available in the 2022 NFL Draft at the conclusion of the season, though several put now-Tennessee Titans quarterback Malik Willis ahead of him after offseason showcases were completed. The..." June 28

  • Aidan Hutchinson’s Sister, Aria, Celebrates Winning Miss Michigan 2022 By Posting Bikini Photos On IG

    Total Pro Sports "Aria Hutchinson is simply living the dream. Last month, the sister of Detroit Lions defensive end Aidan Hutchinson, was crowned Miss Michigan 2022. Hutchinson was named the winner at the McMorran Entertainment Center in Port Huron. She competed against 77 other..." June 28

  • 'He's been all business': Aidan Hutchinson impressing Detroit Lions teammates, coaches already

    ESPN "With high expectations placed on him, Aidan Hutchinson arrived at the Detroit Lions practice facility the day after being drafted No. 2 overall. His family accompanied him as he strolled around the building, soaking in the moment -- the Michigan native still trying..." June 24

  • Latest On Giants’ Kayvon Thibodeaux

    Pro Football Rumors "Kayvon Thibodeaux has, to no surprise, been a central figure in discussion surrounding the Giants’ offseason. The No. 5 overall pick has been dealing with a previously unspecified injury, however, limiting his ability to acclimate to the NFL in the build-up to his rookie..." June 24

  • Washington Commanders rookie Jahan Dotson generating massive buzz before training camp

    Sportsnaut "The Washington Commanders heard plenty of skepticism when they drafted wide receiver Jahan Dotson with the 16th overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. While the upcoming season is months away, Washington is already buzzing about its talented rookie. Dotson was always expected to be an..." June 24

  • LeSean McCoy admits he’s blind after bonkers Kenny Pickett comparison with Bengals’ Joe Burrow

    Clutch Points "It’s officially “hot take” season for the NFL as many former athletes and analysts share their takes for the upcoming season. We’re likely to hear some truly absurd comments in the coming weeks with training camp right around the corner. However, LeSean McCoy may have..." June 23

  • Chase Claypool: Kenny Pickett’s mobility is going to create plays

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers receiver Chase Claypool tried to manifest being one of the league’s top-three receivers with his comments on the I Am Athlete podcast. But he also had some comments about the team’s new rookie quarterback in No. 20 overall..." June 21

  • Panthers Not Committing To Ikem Ekwonu As Week 1 Left Tackle

    Pro Football Rumors "When no tackles came off the board in the top five, the Panthers pounced on the opportunity to stop their revolving door at left tackle. The team has not had the same primary left tackle starter since Jordan Gross‘ 2014 retirement, and Ikem Ekwonu is positioned to be the..." June 16

  • Falcons WR Drake London delivers honest take on early chemistry with Marcus Mariota

    Clutch Points "The Atlanta Falcons held their three-day mandatory minicamp this week, which featured rookie wide receiver Drake London. The Falcons’ first-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft not only earned the green light to take part in on-field football activities, but he also began..." June 16

  • Jets observations: Sauce Gardner is real deal, offense has potential as minicamp ends

    The Athletic "School’s out for summer. The Jets wrapped up minicamp on Wednesday. Players now have off until the end of July, when they’ll reconvene in Florham Park for the start of training camp. Some will go home. Others will stay in the area and continue to work out at the..." June 16

  • Mike Vrabel drops worrying update on Treylon Burks at Titans minicamp

    Clutch Points "The Tennessee Titans made a big splash in the NFL Draft when they traded star wide receiver AJ Brown to the Philadelphia Eagles and subsequently drafted Arkansas star Treylon Burks with the No. 18 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Early reports on Burks..." June 16

  • Chase Claypool delivers honest take on early impressions of Kenny Pickett

    Clutch Points "Rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett was among the main attractions over the Pittsburgh Steelers’ OTAs. From wide receiver Chase Claypool’s standpoint, he was quite impressed with Pickett’s play over the past few weeks. More so, as he noted on Thursday,..." June 09

  • Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell not expecting rookie WR Jameson Williams to be ready for training camp

    ESPN "Although there was initial optimism that Detroit Lions rookie wide receiver Jameson Williams might be available in time for training camp, head coach Dan Campbell doesn't anticipate that happening as Williams continues to heal from his ACL injury. "I..." June 09

  • 1 Rookie To Keep An Eye On For Every NFL Team Coming Out of 2022 OTAs

    Bleacher Report "For seasoned veterans, organized team activities typically aren't a big deal. But for rookies, they are the first real step in the arduous process of carving out a career in the NFL. OTAs offer rookies their first chance to step on the field and begin learning the terminology,..." June 08

  • Tennessee Titans' first-round pick Treylon Burks dealing with asthma

    ESPN "The mystery surrounding the setback that Tennessee Titans' first-round pick Treylon Burks has been dealing with since rookie minicamp gained some clarity Tuesday. "It's unfortunate," Titans wide receiver coach Rob Moore said before the team took the..." June 07

  • First-year college phenom Sam Howell is starting over in the NFL

    Sportsnaut "The 2022 NFL Draft quarterback class was an interesting one that saw signal-callers come off the board in an order that hardly anyone predicted. Among those to fall later than expected was North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell. Howell was largely projected to be taken absolutely no..." June 07

  • Ravens Sign First-Round Pick Kyle Hamilton

    Pro Football Rumors "The Ravens have signed their top pick. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports that Baltimore has inked Kyle Hamilton to his rookie deal. The defensive back signed a four-year pact worth a fully guaranteed $16.225MM, and he’ll earn a signing bonus worth a tad..." June 07

  • No QB Competition Necessary in Pittsburgh: Let Kenny Pickett Start From Day 1

    Bleacher Report "The Pittsburgh Steelers can avoid the same old song and dance by allowing rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett to sashay his way into the starting lineup without any resistance from veteran Mitchell Trubisky. Head coach Mike Tomlin can save his breath when considering the usage of any..." June 06

  • 2023 NFL Draft: Teams with two first-round picks and the path for each to select a quarterback

    CBS Sports "The 2022 NFL Draft was regarded as a down year for the quarterback position, which may be leading to early overreaction in evaluation of the potential 2023 quarterback class. There are players with significant talent who have raised optimism about the class' potential, and that likely led..." June 06

  • NFL mandatory minicamp 2022: NFC rookies picked after Day 1 of draft who could earn key roles

    CBS Sports "One short year ago, Amon-Ra St. Brown was just an easy-to-miss, unsuspecting rookie picked after the first round, waiting for his chance in the Lions' offense. Now, his reach is far wider than the greater Detroit area after an 88-catch eruption in Year 1 as a..." June 06

  • Ravens Sign Round 1 C Tyler Linderbaum

    Pro Football Rumors "The second of the Ravens’ two 2022 first-round picks signed his rookie contract Thursday. Tyler Linderbaum is now under contract through 2025, with his fifth-year option giving Baltimore a chance to keep him on this deal through 2026. Baltimore obtained a second..." June 02

  • Giants defense about to show 'so much aggression' led by Kayvon Thibodeaux & Co.

    ESPN "The New York Giants defense will look different this season, which isn't a bad thing considering it ranked 21st last year. When teams wanted -- and needed -- to score on them, they usually did. The Giants were outscored 79-0 in the final two minutes of the first half in..." June 02

  • After early setback, Tennessee Titans WR Treylon Burks working to 'attack' undisclosed issue

    ESPN "The acclimation process for Tennessee Titans rookie Treylon Burks has gotten off to a slow start during debut with his new team. Burks offered somewhat of an explanation when he spoke on Tuesday for the first time since his introductory press..." June 01

  • Seahawks Sign First-Round T Charles Cross

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks’ highest draft pick in 12 years, Charles Cross is now under contract. The Seahawks and the No. 9 overall pick agreed to terms on the customary four-year rookie contract Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of tweets. Cross was the last unsigned top-10 pick..." June 01

  • Kenny Pickett unfazed by working as No. 3 in OTAs: I need to 'earn everything'

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Kenny Pickett as their next franchise quarterback when they selected him 20th overall in the 2022 NFL Draft, but the rookie is prepared to work his way up from the bottom. "I didn't think I was going to walk in and be the..." May 31

  • Andy Reid: Chiefs rookie George Karlaftis goes 100 miles an hour, we had to slow him down

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs coach Andy Reid is already loving what he’s seeing from first-round defensive end George Karlaftis. Reid said that in the first few offseason practices, Karlaftis has already distinguished himself with his intensity. “He goes 100 miles an hour,”..." May 31

  • Aidan Hutchinson’s Sister Wins Miss Michigan 2022

    Side Action "Newly-drafted Detroit Lions defensive end Aidan Hutchinson is now under the spotlight. After he was drafted earlier in the year, pictures of his family went viral all over the web. Now, there is more news coming out of Aidan Hutchinson’s family tree...." May 30

  • Lions’ Aidan Hutchinson wants to ‘smack’ Tom Brady

    Larry Brown Sports "Detroit Lions rookie Aidan Hutchinson definitely wants to collect a few sacks at the NFL level, and there is one specific quarterback he would love to take down. Hutchinson spoke to Saints defensive lineman Cam Jordan at the 2022 NFLPA Rookie Premiere and was asked if there was a..." May 29

  • Saints assistant GM Jeff Ireland compares first-round picks Chris Olave, Trevor Penning to former All-Pros

    CBS Sports "There is perhaps no NFL team more aggressive about securing the specific players it wants in the NFL Draft than the New Orleans Saints. New Orleans has routinely traded up over the last several years, looking to nab high-quality players to fill holes on its roster who will become premium..." May 28

  • Jameis Winston Invents Hilarious New Saying While Talking About Rookie WR Chris Olave

    Egotastic Sports "Jameis Winston is one of a kind.  Does he get a little carried away at times?  Absolutely.  But he also creates gems like the saying he invented when talking about Saints rookie wide receiver Chris Olave. Winston's new saying is actually a botched version of an old..." May 28

  • Falcons' Marcus Mariota Says He'll 'Absolutely' Mentor Rookie Desmond Ridder

    Bleacher Report "Atlanta Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota told reporters that he will "absolutely" mentor rookie signal-caller Desmond Ridder when asked about it during a Thursday press conference: "Absolutely. I kind of always view that relationship in the quarterback room..." May 27

  • Minnesota Vikings Lewis Cine says he wants to ‘stack bodies’ in NFL rookie season

    Sportsnaut "Minnesota Vikings’ 2022 top pick Lewis Cine was recently asked which player in the league he is most looking to hit in an NFL game. And his response was terrifying, while also kind of funny. With the final selection in the opening round of April’s NFL Draft, the Vikings..." May 27

  • Ravens observations: Kyle Hamilton continues to make strong impression, more from OTAs

    The Athletic "Safety Kyle Hamilton stood out at the Ravens rookie minicamp earlier this month as a first-round pick probably should. He didn’t look like a rookie trying to get through his first practices as an NFL player. He played with assertiveness and confidence and if..." May 26

  • Why Matt Corral could jumpstart the Carolina Panthers’ turnaround

    Sportsnaut "Former Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral came off the board a bit later than expected in the 2022 NFL Draft, ultimately landing with the Carolina Panthers in the third round at pick No. 94 overall. That was far too low in the eyes of many and a reason why we could look back at this draft in the..." May 26

  • Justyn Ross’s spectacular one-handed catch impresses Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce

    Pro Football Talk "It’s way too early for any undrafted rookie to earn a roster spot, but Chiefs wide receiver Justyn Ross is already garnering attention in Kansas City. Ross made a spectacular one-handed catch on the practice field Wednesday during Organized Team Activities,..." May 26

  • NFL Draft 2022: 5 players from FCS schools who will make an impact

    The Athletic "When an FCS player laces up the cleats and takes the field to compete, his ultimate goal is the same as every FBS player who does the same: make the NFL. The only difference is the path — it’s easier for those at the FBS level because of the resources available to them. Despite..." May 25

  • 1 undrafted free agent who will make the Patriots’ 2022 roster

    Clutch Points "The New England Patriots tend to zig while the rest of the league zags. Many believe the front office did a horrific job in the NFL Draft, but none of that truly matters. With Bill Belichick leading the way, you can never really count this team out. Even so, this franchise could..." May 25

  • Kenny Pickett Congratulates His Fiancee Amy Paternoster for Graduating From Princeton

    Egotastic Sports "Steelers rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett congratulated his fiancee Amy Paternoster for graduating from Princeton.  He points out that she's smarter and more athletic than he is. I'll take his word for it.  No offense to her, but I've never seen her..." May 25

  • Giants’ draft class: NFL executive breaks down Kayvon Thibodeaux, Evan Neal, more

    The Athletic "We know that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is a fan of the Giants’ first-round picks in this year’s draft. Jones inadvertently revealed the Cowboys’ player rankings on the first night of the draft, which showed outside linebacker Kayvon..." May 24