It’s that time of year again: NBA Draft Time and while some don’t care about the measurements of prospects, but rather their shooting touch, athleticism, or even their interactions, here are the measurements for key prospects for those that do care. Full list can be found here. Nerlens Noel: 7’3.75” wingspan and a 9’2” standing reach, [...]The post NBA Draft Combine Measurments Of Top Prospects appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
The New England Patriots announced on Friday that they signed second round pick linebacker James Collins and seventh round pick linebacker Steve Beauharnais. The Patriots now have four draft picks under contract. The other two players they signed were third rounders Logan Ryan and Duron Harmon. Collins, 23, was selected by the Patriots in the... Read more »The post Patriots sign two more draft picks appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
First Geno Smith fired his agent for not being taken in the top-10 of the first round of this year’s draft. Now his teammate, cornerback Dee Milliner has done the same. Milliner fired his agent because he wasn’t taken in the top-5 of the draft, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. What’s really... Read more »The post Dee Milliner fires his agent after not being taken in the top-5 of the draft appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark told GoErie.com that he’s not worried about how well his team will play this season after losing some key players during the offseason. “I understand that people are wondering how we’re going to be after losing the guys we lost,” Clark said. “But I have a lot of faith in... Read more »
According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the reason the Jacksonville Jaguars didn’t draft a quarterback this year is because they want to see what Blaine Gabbert can do this year and then possibly get a signal caller in the 2014 draft. While the Jaguars spend this season sorting through whether 2011 first-round pick Blaine Gabbert can... Read more »
According to Mike Sando of ESPN.com, defensive end Greg Scruggs tore his ACL before this year’s draft and may have to miss the entire 2013 season. Note that the Seahawks could consider making a roster move involving Greg Scruggs. The defensive lineman suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament before the draft. He’s undergoing surgery this week... Read more »
Manti Te'o is one of four draft picks who've signed contracts with the San Diego Chargers.
The Philadelphia Eagles were busy signing draft picks today as they get ready for this weekend’s rookie mini camp. Eagles sign five draft picks: Zach Ertz, Jordan Poyer, David King, Earl Wolff, and Joe Kruger. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) May 9, 2013 Need NFL Tickets?
According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the Detroit Lions have signed sixth-round pick wide receiver Corey Fuller, sixth-round pick running back Theo Reddick, seventh-rounder picks tight end Michael Williams, and linebacker Brandon Hepburn. Need NFL Tickets?
When Marcus Lattimore was selected in the fourth round of this year’s NFL draft by the San Francisco 49ers, he and his family couldn’t hold back their emotion and with good reason. Lattimore would have certainly been a first round pick if he didn’t tear up his knee during his final season at South Carolina.... Read more »
Baltimore Ravens rookie Brandon Williams had some tough assignments on his journey to the NFL, even if it meant doing the dirty work. Williams, who was drafted in the third round of April’s NFL draft, was a standout defensive tackle at Division II Missouri Southern. As an interior lineman, Willaims was tasked with getting dirty down in [...]
The next time someone tells you mock drafts are pointless, point them to this nugget of information. Like many NFL fans, the Ravens’ front office is perusing mock drafts in the days leading up the NFL draft. That’s how Baltimore knew to trade ahead of the Broncos and Texans to pick up Kansas State linebacker Arthur [...]
Ezekial “Ziggy” Ansah made waves in the social media world at the 2013 NFL draft when he was seen wearing an interesting choice of eyewear as his name was called. The Detroit Lions drafted the defensive end out of BYU with the fifth overall pick, and Ansah used the opportunity to make a fashion statement. When the cameras zoomed [...]
From Buffalo to Tennessee, the best and the questionable
While watching last week’s NFL draft, I noticed that Lions defensive lineman Ziggy Ansah was wearing 3-D glasses. I thought it was pretty weird, but it looks like it paid off. According to Next Impulse Sports, IMAX has given Ansah a free pass to see all of the IMAX movies he wants for an entire … Continue reading »
According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Dallas Cowboys feel like they just had their best draft in a long time. “All in all, it was probably the most successful draft we’ve had in a while,” a source said, per the Star-Telegram. “We got a guy in the fifth round [running back Joseph Randle] we … Continue reading »
Ranking NFL teams who will need a quarterback in next year's draft
Teddy Bridgewater ranks No. 1 in deep class of talented signal-callers
From Atlanta to Washington, the best and the questionable
No player in the 2013 NFL Draft seemed more disappointed with their draft position than former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith. Many considered Smith to be the best player in the draft at his position, but several NFL teams disagreed. He slid out of the first round and was selected by the New York Jets [...]
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton expects Cincinnati to "take the next step" after his team drafted a tight end with sure hands and a running back that can catch passes, giving the offense what it's lacked most.
Rams, Ravens and, yes, the Jets among teams with top marks
The pre-draft saga of Manti Te’o is finally over. The San Diego Chargers traded up to select the former Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman finalist with the 38th overall pick on Friday. Te’o was initially tabbed as a probable top-10 prospect back in January, but the combination of his highly publicized fake girlfriend incident and [...]
According to the National Football Post, Deion Sanders was doing his best to sell Tyrann Mathieu to NFL teams at the scouting combine back in February. Tyrann Mathieu should send Deion Sanders a thank you card. One of the reasons Mathieu’s draft stock rebounded is Sanders was pushing him hard. It started at the combine, … Continue reading »
FOXBORO, Mass. — It took almost a full 24 hours, but the Patriots have finally made their first pick. After trading out of the first round on Thursday night, the Patriots used their first of two picks in the second round to select Southern Mississippi linebacker Jamie Collins. Collins (6-foot-3, 250 pounds) was productive during his [...]
Former LSU cornerback and NFL draft prospect Tharold Simon is facing possible charges in his hometown of Eunice for his alleged treatment of a police officer who ordered Simon to move his parked car out of the street.
Jacksonville has selected former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson in the fifth round of the NFL draft.
The Patriots addressed yet another need with their third pick on Friday night. With their first pick in the third round (83rd overall), the Patriots drafted Rutgers cornerback Logan Ryan. Ryan is the third player the Patriots selected in this year’s draft. They added a good edge rusher and coverage linebacker at No. 52 with [...]
A number of ex-NFLers were on hand at Radio City Music Hall to announce their former teams’ draft picks, but none drew a larger ovation than Steve Gleason. Gleason spent eight seasons with the Saints as a safety/special teamer, and his blocked punt against the Falcons in the first game at the Superdome after Hurricane [...]
10:43 p.m.: That will do it for us over here for the night. It’s pretty shocking that just three quarterbacks have been drafted so far. You have to think that there will be a run at some point tomorrow. Apparently, NFL teams really didn’t like this class. There are still plenty of quality players left on [...]
In one of the most exciting moments of Denard Robinson‘s young life, his friend appeared even more thrilled than the college quarterback was. Robinson received the call that he was getting drafted by Jacksonville as a running back, and one of his buddies popped up between the camera and the new Jaguar smiling, wide eyed [...]
7:31 p.m.: The Falcons grabbed Kemal Ishmael and Zeke Motta back-to-back, Brandon Hepburn went to the Lions, Carter Bykowski wound up with the 49ers, the Ravens finished with Marc Anthony, cornerback out of Cal, the Titans grabbed Daimion Stafford, the Falcons took Duke quarterback Sean Renfree, the Dolphins drafted Arkansas State safety Don Jones, the Bengals [...]
Michigan fans were feeling pretty crappy Saturday after no Wolverines had been selected in the first four rounds of the…
Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was in New York City Saturday because of course he was. Manziel first stopped at th…
Quarterback RObert Griffin III made an appearance at the Washington Redskins draft party and showed off the progress he’s been making as he continues to rehab his surgically repaired knee. Griffin ended up doing a few jumping jacks ti show everyone how strong his knee is. H/T Black Sports Online Need NFL Tickets?
Losing out on the Emmanuel Sanders sweepstakes leaves the Patriots with just one more need they’ll now need to address come draft weekend. There was a good chance the Patriots would find a receiver at some point on draft day when Sanders was still a possibility, but now that he’s out the pressure to find [...]
Examining Miami's draft history and potential picks this year
There’s been four years of debate from bros & haters trying to figure out whether Brittney Griner really is a…
Dallas had opportunity to solidify position as a top NFC team, but it didn't happen
Now that the New England Patriots no longer have Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd and couldn’t land Emmanuel Sanders in free agency, they almost have to draft a wide receiver in next week’s NFL draft. I know the Pats signed Danny Amendola and I believe he can be even better than Welker, if he can … Continue reading »
While the NFL would love to move their offseason back a little bit and have the combine, draft and free agency kick off about a month later then they have in the past, it doesn’t look like the NFLPA will ever approve it. But there is a chance the NFL Daft could still get moved … Continue reading »
Trades could impact landing spots for quarterbacks and offensive tackles
As part of the Louisville team that won the NCAA championship game, Russ Smith had quite a run in his junior season. The 6’1″ guard from Brooklyn averaged over 18 points per game will now have to decide whether he wishes to return to Rick Pitino’s team for his senior year or enter the NBA. [...]The post Russ Smith Sr: My Son Will Enter NBA Draft appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Pittsburgh Steelers have lined up another visit with free agent running back Ahmad Bradshaw. Bradshaw previously met with the Steelers and … Continue reading »
Twenty-three players headed for the NFL will attend the draft on Aug. 25.
Would Denis Leary make a good football coach? Perhaps best known as an ever-sarcastic comedian and co-creator and star of the television series Rescue Me, Leary will be taking on a new kind of role in his next flick, according to Deadline Hollywood. The 55-year-old Worcester native is set to portray a fictional Cleveland Browns [...]
Jaws goes to the film room to break down the draft's top eight QBs
It was reported yesterday that Tim Tebow plans on attending the New York Jets’ voluntary workouts next week. According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, the Jets still plan on releasing … Continue reading »
The draft draws ever closer and there is still plenty of intrigue surrounding the Chiefs No. 1 overall pick. Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher and Dion Jordan appear to be the three finalists for the coveted top spot, but it might take another week or so before we finally figure out which player Andy Reid plans [...]