NFL Prospects Rumors & News

  • Jets GM: Christian Hackenberg pick not indictment on team's other QBs

    Yahoo! Sports "At about 8:45 p.m. ET on Friday, everyone wished the NFL draft still took place in New York City. Oh, to see the mass reaction of New York Jets fans when their team took Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg with the 51st overall pick. The Jets keep collecting quarterbacks, apparently..." April 30

  • Why Cowboys took big risk in Round 2 on Jaylon Smith, who is unlikely to play in 2016

    Sports Day "The Cowboys seem dead set on not finding a walk-in defensive starter on a team that really could use one. On Thursday, they used their fourth overall pick on Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott and then failed in their attempt to trade back into the first round to draft quarterback Paxton..." April 30

  • Kevin Dodd won’t be at draft on Friday night

    Pro Football Talk "UCLA linebacker Myles Jack won’t be the only player opting to watch the second night of the draft from a different location than the green room at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Clemson defensive end Kevin Dodd will also pass on a return visit after he..." April 29

  • Emmitt Smith says Ezekiel Elliott is better than Emmitt Smith

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys made former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft on Thursday night. While the pick was divisive (our own Pete Prisco gave the Cowboys a D grade), the rationale behind it was obvious. Elliott is an elite talent, one of the top..." April 29

  • Myles Jack Does Not Need Microfracture Surgery

    Pro Football Rumors "Linebacker Myles Jack went undrafted in the first round due to concerns over his injured knee. As we approach the second round, teams might now have enough peace of mind to pull the trigger on the highly-talented UCLA product. Dr. James Andrews told Jack today that he does not need micro-fracture..." April 29

  • Report: Myles Jack will not attend draft on second night

    Larry Brown Sports "Myles Jack had one of the most disappointing nights on the first day of the NFL Draft, and he is in no mood to return to the scene of heartbreak. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the former UCLA linebacker/running back will not attend the second day of the draft on Friday and will instead..." April 29

  • Laquon Treadwell has a jersey number

    Daily Norseman "The Minnesota Vikings 2016 first round draft pick is already in Minnesota making his rounds with the local media and getting ready for his introductory press conference today at Winter Park. But before Laquon Treadwell smiles for the cameras with the Wilfs, Rick Spielman, Mike Zimmer, and other..." April 29

  • Cardinals may ask Robert Nkemdiche to distance himself from his brother

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals made an investment in Robert Nkemdiche on Thursday night, and they may ask him to make some uncomfortable changes in order to get the most out of their investment. That could include asking Nkemdiche to distance himself from his troubled brother, Denzel. Robert Nkemdiche..." April 29

  • Reggie Ragland heart condition reportedly ‘a concern’ to some NFL teams

    Sportsnaut "Former Alabama inside linebacker Reggie Ragland was flagged prior to the 2016 NFL Draft with an enlarged sorta. Some teams believe the condition is “a concern,” per Tony Softli. Pegged by many as a potential first-round pick heading into the draft, Ragland wasn’t one of the 31 men selected on..." April 29

  • Jerry Jones admits Cowboys wanted Paxton Lynch, failed to trade up

    The Sports Daily "Jerry Jones and the Cowboys wanted to hit the motherload of all homeruns in Thursday’s NFL draft, taking Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott at No. 4 and then trading back up and getting Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch, too. Didn’t work. Jones got his star running back but failed to get..." April 29

  • Cardinals confident Robert Nkemdiche “will fit our culture”

    Pro Football Talk "There were some unexpected drops down the draft board on Thursday night, but defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche landing in Arizona with the 29th pick wasn’t one of them. On talent alone, Nkemdiche might have gone in the first few picks but no one was surprised that he was one of the final picks..." April 29

  • Laremy Tunsil: 'Here to talk about the Miami Dolphins'

    Yahoo! Sports "While the rest of the NFL world was still in shock over Laremy Tunsil's draft-day drama, the Miami Dolphins were smiling at their good fortune. If there was any concern over Tunsil's bong video or the Instagram hack that led to the release of text messages that appear to show Tunsil asking an..." April 29

  • Bills DE Shaq Lawson asked at combine how he'd kill someone

    ESPN "Former Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson said Friday that he was asked by an NFL team during February's combine about what method he would use to kill someone. Lawson, who could not remember which team asked him the question, was unsure how to answer it during the brief meeting. "I was just..." April 29

  • Dolphins cancel Laremy Tunsil’s media appearance, citing allergic reaction

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil was the story of the first round of the NFL draft, as he dropped to the 13th overall pick while someone hacked his social media accounts and posted embarrassing videos and text messages. Tunsil then raised more eyebrows when speaking to the media after he..." April 29

  • Report: Tunsil won't face NFL discipline, could be placed in substance abuse program

    The Score "Laremy Tunsil's case is arguably one of the most unique in NFL draft history, with a draft day fall caused by a leaked video of him appearing to smoke marijuana from a bong while wearing a gas mask. One of the question's raised by Tunsil's situation was whether he'd face discipline from the NFL..." April 29

  • Report: Myles Jack to collect on insurance policy if he falls to 45th pick

    CBS Sports "Former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack might be the best player in the 2016 NFL Draft. The only problem is that teams are scared off by a knee injury that, by Jack's own admission, could require microfracture surgery in the future. It was enough of a concern for Jack to go undrafted in the first..." April 29

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Cowboys are attempting to trade up with the #Browns at No. 32, source said. The likely target is a pass-rusher.

  • Report: Team thinks fired financial adviser behind Tunsil leaks

    Larry Brown Sports "Who was behind the horrific leaks that blindsided Laremy Tunsil on draft night and played a major role in torpedoing his draft stock? That’s a question his team was probably wondering all night. Right as the draft was beginning, Tunsil, who was expected to be a top-five pick and the first..." April 29

  • Roger Goodell unaware of Tunsil situation during NFL Draft

    The Comeback "The first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night was dominated by Laremy Tunsil’s fall, precipitated by a video of him wearing a gas mask and taking a bong hit and ending with him admitting he took cash from Ole Miss coaches during his time with the program. The situation was Tunsil was..." April 29

  • Someone's Been Trying To Sell That Laremy Tunsil Gas Mask Smoking Video For Weeks

    Deadspin "Laremy Tunsil’s draft-day drop—thanks to a bizarre series of events, including his Twitter account being hacked and posting video of him smoking weed out of a gas-mask bong—cost him millions in salary. About $7 million, if you assume Tunsil would have gone to the Ravens at No. 6, where the first..." April 29

  • Laremy Tunsil's smoke video on Twitter cost him more than $8 million

    CBS Sports "The person who hacked Laremy Tunsil's Twitter account during the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday cost the Ole Miss offensive lineman some serious money. In what will probably go down as the most bizarre incident in recent draft history, Tunsil's Twitter was hacked just minutes before..." April 29

  • How John Elway maneuvered to get quarterback Paxton Lynch

    NBC News 9 Colorado "John Elway woke up Thursday morning knowing he wanted quarterback Paxton Lynch but also aware he wasn’t the only one. There were five teams picking in front of Elway’s Denver Broncos who had seriously considered the University of Memphis quarterback. They were the Chicago Bears with the No. 11..." April 29

  • Ezekiel Elliott Pleads Not Guilty In Ohio Car Crash Incident

    TMZ "Hours after he was drafted by the Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott had a serious off the field issues to address in Ohio ... sending his lawyer to plead NOT GUILTY in his court case stemming from a 2015 car crash. As we previously reported, Elliott says he hydroplaned and lost control of his car..." April 29

  • Ravens tried to trade up for Ramsey before passing on Tunsil

    Baltimore Sun "By the time the Ravens were on the clock with the sixth overall pick of the NFL draft Thursday night, the phones in their draft room had stopped ringing. They had failed to complete a trade with the Dallas Cowboys to move up to the fourth spot to take Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey,..." April 29

  • Giants say they didn’t reach for Eli Apple

    New York Post "Jerry Reese and the Giants sat in the Big Blue war room and watched John Fox and the Bears leapfrog them for pass-rusher Leonard Floyd, the presumptive apple of their eye. And if Floyd was truly the apple of the Giants’ eye, if he becomes a Monster of the Midway instead of a Monster of the..." April 29

  • Tunsil’s stepfather denies leaking bong-and-gas-mask video

    Pro Football Talk "The strangest story of the night undoubtedly has come from Mississippi tackle Laremy Tunsil, whose Twitter account was hacked with video of a guy who appears to be Tunsil smoking a bong through a gas mask. The initial suspect was his stepfather, who sued Tunsil for assault on..." April 29

  • Robert Nkemdiche 'Laremy Tunsil's Hacker is Evil'

    TMZ "The person who hacked Laremy Tunsil right before the NFL Draft -- and posted video of the football player hitting a gas mask bong -- is pure evil ... so says Laremy's ex-teammate Robert Nkemdiche. Nkemdiche -- the 29th pick in the NFL Draft -- played with Tunsil at Ole Miss ... and was IN THE..." April 29

  • Jets wanted to trade up for Laremy Tunsil, asking price too high

    SI "The New York Jets tried to trade up from the No. 20 pick to draft Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil, but the asking price of teams in the position to select him was too high, reports Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. Despite being projected to be drafted as high as No. 3, Tunsil slid to the..." April 29

  • Lions GM: If prospects eliminated for marijuana use, half the draft board gone

    ESPN "When Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn was asked how big an issue he believes marijuana usage is when it comes to evaluating the draft board, he gave a pretty frank answer: If marijuana were a reason to pull a player off the board, it would be a much emptier draft board, he said. "I think..." April 29

  • Jay Gruden sees some of A.J. Green in Josh Doctson

    Washington Post "Wide receiver wasn’t a significant priority for the Washington Redskins in the first round, but they stuck with their board on Thursday. After trading down a spot with the Houston Texans, Josh Doctson remained the best player available in the Redskins’ war room. Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said..." April 29

  • Top pick Goff calls himself 'good fit' for Rams

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams felt they needed to make a big splash in their return to one of the biggest markets in the country, and they did so by selecting a California boy with the first overall pick. While it was generally considered a lock for Jared Goff to be taken No. 1 leading up to the draft,..." April 29

  • Laremy Tunsil: The inside story of Dolphins pick

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins were sitting in their so-called war room late Thursday evening, watching the NFL draft on television, when Mississippi offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil began to slide. He was out of the Top 3. And then he was out of the top 5. And when he got passed over at No. 6 by the..." April 29

  • Cowboys' Confident Zeke Can Benefit Both Sides Of The Ball "Using their highest draft pick in a quarter century, the Cowboys selected the top running back in this year’s draft class. However that might look on paper, though, the Cowboys’ front office wanted to make something perfectly clear on Thursday night. Regardless of how many rushing yards and..." April 29

  • Buffalo Bills GM: 'Rex is salivating' over Shaq Lawson

    Buffalo News "Edge pass-rusher. Check! The Buffalo Bills nailed a huge need with their first-round pick, 19th overall, in the NFL Draft Thursday night by selecting Clemson pass-rushing terror Shaq Lawson. "Very few times that you can go into a draft and have a really big need and that guy there..." April 29

  • First round ends with Myles Jack still available

    Pro Football Talk "Six of the 25 players that took the NFL up on invitations to attend the draft in Chicago remain available at the end of the first round with UCLA linebacker Myles Jack headlining the group. Jack was expected to be one of the first players off the board for much of the pre-draft process and it..." April 29

  • Laremy Tunsil admits taking money from Ole Miss staffers

    College Spun "The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft did not go very well for Ole Miss. Former OT Laremy Tunsil was taken 13th overall after his draft stock fell due to a controversial Twitter video. Oh, and now Tunsil has admitted that there was money exchanged between himself and the Ole Miss coaching..." April 29

  • Rams select Cal QB Jared Goff with No.1 overall pick

    ESPN "For the second time in seven years, the Los Angeles Rams used the first overall pick in the NFL draft on a quarterback, kicking off Thursday's festivities by selecting California's Jared Goff. Goff is the 22nd quarterback taken with the first overall pick in the common draft era (since 1967)..." April 29

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Bills at No. 19 select #Clemson DE Shaq Lawson. Rex Ryan goes Clemson… #asexpected.

  • Bong video surfaces on Laremy Tunsil's Twitter minutes before NFL Draft

    Fox Sports "Top NFL Draft prospect Laremy Tunsil became the story of the night Thursday when a video was posted to his Twitter account, appearing to show the former Ole Miss offensive tackle using a gas mask bong. The video and tweet, which was deleted soon after, was sent just moments before the start of..." April 28

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    If there was anyone in a mock draft anywhere in the world who had Tunsil to Miami at 13, raise your gas mask

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Bucs take Hargreaves as expected. They were pretty locked in on him. Now Rankins is sitting there for the Saints

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #49ers select #Oregon DE Deforest Buckner at No. 7. This was their target. He joins his former DL coach & Arik Armstead, his teammate.

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    At 6, Ravens take OT Ronnie Stanley, protection for Joe Flacco. Good pick. #NFLDraft2016

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Jaguars talked to teams about trading back from No. 5. But they did not think FSU CB Jalen Ramsey would be available.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Cowboys can't resist the elite RB, even with Jalen Ramsey right there. They pick #OSU RB Zeke Elliott. Triplets again.

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    Robert Klemko @RobertKlemko

    Hearing from a league source the Chargers have been quietly committed to drafting Joey Bosa for months, will make him No. 3 pick.

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Los Angeles Rams select QB Jared Goff with the first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. ... Eagles are on the clock and will select Carson Wentz.

  • Carson Wentz's Roommate: He's No Johnny Manziel ... 'I'd Let Him Date My Sister'

    TMZ "Wanna REALLY know about somebody? Talk to their roommate ... Which is why we spoke with the guy who lived with Carson Wentz -- the QB's ex-college teammate Jedre Cyr ... who says Carson is so squeaky clean, he'd let him date his sister! " April 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Sound Paxton Lynch alert: CLEV and DAL have inquired about trading back into back part of first round, per sources. Let's see if it heats up

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    I'm not sure who @Chargers are taking at No. 3 but I'm told by source it isn't gonna be Ron Stanley. We'll know for sure soon @SiriusXMNFL

2014 NFL Draft Results

# Team Player School/Team
1 Rams Jared Goff California
2 Eagles Carson Wentz North Dakota State
3 Chargers Joey Bosa Ohio State
4 Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State
5 Jaguars Jalen Ramsey Florida State
6 Ravens Ronnie Stanley Notre Dame
7 49ers DeForest Buckner Oregon
8 Titans Jack Conklin Michigan State
9 Bears Leonard Floyd Georgia
10 Giants Eli Apple Ohio State
Full NFL Draft Results