When the Chiefs took Eric Fisher as the first overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, they envisioned him as their franchise left tackle for years to come. They still feel that way. That’s why the Chiefs have reached an agreement on a four-year contract extension with Fisher, a league source tells PFT. Before agreeing…
Before and during the 2014 NFL draft, Dallas Cowboys Owner & GM Jerry Jones wanted Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel badly, but was advised not to do it by multiple people in the front office. Fast forward to 2016, and Manziel is without a team, lost multiple agents because of his behavior, and is suspended […]
Colts running back Frank Gore, with only 700 rushing yards, will find himself as No. 8 on the all-time NFL rushing yardage list. That will provide plenty of motivation. His spot on another list still gives him motivation, more than a decade later. “When I was coming out I had injuries,” Gore told reporters on Friday.…
Season tickets for their games at the Coliseum are sold out, the No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL draft is on their roster and the second of three major logistical moves is complete. It’s time for the Rams to finally get onto the field in preparation for their first season as a Southern California...
On what coincidentally was the first day of the NFL draft in 1999, I ran a half marathon roughly 30 miles outside of Columbus, Ohio. Several hundred people showed up to trudge through neighborhoods and back roads. Five or six miles in to the 13.1-mile race, I came to a spot where it wasn’t clear whether…
Annie Apple — the mom of New York Giants rookie cornerback Eli Apple — is totally awesome. Her Twitter feed garnered attention after she defended her son against a scout who criticized him. But she was a breakout star on Draft night, so much so that she earned herself a spot on ESPN's NFL Countdown pregame show this fall. Show More Summary
Unfortunate news for the Chicago Bears and their first round pick of the 2016 NFL draft as Leonard Floyd was carted off the field on the first day of training camp. #Bears 1st round pick Leonard Floyd taken back to the locker room on a cart. Team expected to update after practice. — Jeff Dickerson (@DickersonESPN) […]
Annie Apple has had quite the year. The New York Giants took her son, Eli, with the 10th pick of this year’s NFL draft. She wrote about the experience for Sports Illustrated, and her critique of the draft’s dessert options prompted NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to send her brownies. You’ll be seeing her on ESPN’s […]
Coach Mike Mularkey warned the Tennessee Titans' 10 draft picks.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was reportedly found not guilty Wednesday during his DUI trial, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Prescott—who the Cowboys selected in the fourth round of this year’s draft—is now set to attend...Show More Summary
Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 6, the day before the Hall of Fame Game kicks off the preseason. Show More Summary
Speculation has been rampant for months that the NFL will hold the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia and two independent sources with knowledge of the league’s plans tell Matt Lombardo... The post Report: Philadelphia Set to Host 2017 NFL Draft appeared first on NFL Gridiron Gab.
Roger Goodell has been booed at just about every public appearance he’s made over the, oh, last 10 years. He hasn’t seen anything yet. After a long period of speculation, two sources are telling NJ Advance Media’s Matt Lombardo that the NFL will indeed hold next year’s draft in Philadelphia, with an official announcement to […]
The NFL is reportedly set to name Philadelphia as the host city for the 2017 NFL draft, two sources told Matt Lombardo of NJ Advance Media. The league will make that announcement on Tuesday, August 2, or Tuesday, August 9, according to Lombardo. More to follow. You can follow Timothy Rapp on Twitter. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
With some NFL training camps officially open, we're finally at a point in the preseason where projection turns into reality. If the offseason is Christmas morning for fanbases, who are given gifts of free agents and draft picks, theShow More Summary
Philadelphia will reportedly host the 2017 NFL draft. The NFL has already chosen Philadelphia and is set to make the announcement soon, NJ.com reports. The only issue remaining is when and where the announcement will be made, according to the report. The league wouldn’t want to make the announcement this week because all of the…
Ezekiel Elliott was selected by the Cowboys with the fourth pick of the draft (AP) Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. Show More Summary
If sophomore quarterback Josh Rosen is destined to be a future overall No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, then the UCLA Bruins will be a team to be reckoned with in the Pac -12 this season. Rosen and the Bruins are listed as the +350 second...Show More Summary
Ohio State is replacing 10 guys who were drafted in the first three rounds of the NFL Draft, most of any team in last two decades.
More drama for the Dallas Cowboys... Defensive end Randy Gregory has checked into a treatment facility after reportedly failing another drug test... according to ESPN. Gregory -- who was dropped in the 2015 NFL Draft after testing...