• Roger Goodell: Marijuana is addictive and unhealthy

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is willing to explore the possibility of allowing NFL players to use marijuana for medical reasons, but he’s not on board with the idea of taking it off the list of banned substances for recreational use. Goodell said on Mike & Mike that he continues to believe..." April 28

  • The Bears, Chiefs and Texans gave up plenty for risky QB prospects ... here's why

    ESPN "No player in the NFL is creating more surplus value for his team than Dak Prescott, who appears to be an above-average quarterback in line to make less than $2 million combined over the next three years. Not far behind him is Carson Wentz, who should still be a massive bargain despite being..." April 28

  • DeShone Kizer in play for Packers at No. 33

    Larry Brown Sports "Former Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer may not have to wait long to hear his name called on day two of the NFL Draft. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Green Bay Packers are receiving trade interest in the No. 33 pick — the first one of the second round — but may stay put and..." April 28

  • Bitter Bears fans howl after trading with 49ers to bring in Mitch Trubisky

    CBS Sports "When the first round of the NFL Draft kicked off on Thursday, most people watching at home probably figured that if any team was going to pull off a trade that made no sense at all, it would be the Cleveland Browns. Shockingly, that didn't happen. Instead, it was Bears fans who were left..." April 28

  • Browns Trying To Trade For Kirk Cousins, Redskins Not Interested

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Dianna Marie Russini, the Redskins aren’t interested in trading QB Kirk Cousins to the Browns, despite their reported interest. ———- Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Browns are trying to trade for Redskins franchise QB Kirk Cousins. The Browns just missed on UNC QB..." April 28

  • Broncos reportedly were interested trading for Christian McCaffrey, Joe Thomas

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos reportedly showed interest in a couple of players on draft day. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Broncos were interested in trading up for Christian McCaffrey, and they inquired about Joe Thomas. Unable to move up to select McCaffrey, who went No. 8 overall to the..." April 28

  • Matt Jones being shopped for trade by Redskins

    Pro Football Talk "We saw two running backs get drafted on Thursday night and there are sure to be plenty of others coming off the board over the next six rounds of the draft. The Redskins are reportedly hoping that there’s a team that prefers to make a trade for a runner rather than picking one from this year’s..." April 28

  • 10 best players still available in 2017 NFL Draft

    Larry Brown Sports "The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has officially come to a close and 32 players now have a new home. But what about all the players who remain? What about those who unexpectedly fell? And just how far will those with question-mark players continue to fall? Each of those are legitimate..." April 28

  • Browns take Myles Garrett with No. 1 pick in NFL Draft

    Fox Sports "After all the speculation, the Cleveland Browns did what so many expected them to do with the No. 1 pick Thursday night in the NFL Draft: select Myles Garrett. The Browns addressed their suspect pass rush from 2016 by adding the former Texas A&M defensive end, who recorded 31 sacks in his three..." April 28

  • Bears trade up to No. 2 pick, select North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky

    Chicago Tribune "The Bears moved up to the No. 2 pick from the No. 3 spot during Thursday night's first round of the NFL draft and selected North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. This story will be updated." April 28

  • Texans move up to grab Deshaun Watson in NFL draft

    USA Today "The Houston Texans made their long-awaited move at quarterback. The Texans traded up to the No. 12 overall selection in Thursday's NFL draft to select Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson. Houston moved up from the No. 25 slot in the trade with the Cleveland Browns, giving up next year's..." April 28

  • Jaguars take Leonard Fournette fourth overall

    Pro Football Talk "New Jaguars front office boss Tom Coughlin is an old-school football man, and his first pick was an old-school football pick. The Jacksonville Jaguars have selected LSU running back Leonard Fournette fourth overall. In today’s NFL, that’s a surprising move simply because running backs aren’t..." April 28

  • Kansas City Chiefs trade up, take QB Patrick Mahomes at No. 10 in NFL Draft

    Fox Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs traded up to take Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II at No. 10 in NFL Draft on Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills received the 27th pick, a third-rounder (No. 91) and a 2018 first-rounder. More to come." April 28

  • 49ers take Stanford’s Solomon Thomas with No. 3 pick

    Sacramento Bee "It turns out the 49ers didn’t have to go far to find their first-round draft pick. They selected the player many had earmarked for them, defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, the second consecutive Cardinal player they have taken in the first round. Last year they chose guard Joshua Garnett with their..." April 28

  • WR Corey Davis taken 5th by Titans

    Detroit Free Press "Corey Davis joined Randy Moss as the only Mid-American Conference wide receivers to go in the first round of the modern NFL draft when the Tennessee Titans made him the fifth overall pick Thursday. Davis set the MAC record for receiving yards during a star-studded career at Western..." April 28

  • Jets take Jamal Adams, LSU safety, at No. 6 overall

    Newsday "The Jets selected LSU safety Jamal Adams with the sixth overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. The Jets last took a safety in the first round in 2014, when Calvin Pryor went 18th overall. Adams - son of former Giants first-round pick George Adams - is very well-rounded, with the instincts and..." April 28

  • Chargers select Clemson WR Mike Williams with No. 7 overall pick

    ABC7 "The Los Angeles Chargers have selected wide receiver Mike Williams from Clemson with the No. 7 overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia on Thursday. The selection is the first since the Chargers moved from San Diego to Los Angeles. The team selected defense end..." April 28

  • Christian McCaffrey lands with Panthers as Cam Newton's new weapon

    USA Today "Cam Newton has a new weapon. The Carolina Panthers selected former Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey with the No. 8 pick of the first round in Thursday's NFL draft. The son of former Denver Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey, the running back made his own legacy at Stanford by..." April 28

  • Bengals draft Washington WR John Ross at No. 9

    Dayton Daily News "The Cincinnati Bengals selected Washington wide receiver John Ross with the ninth pick in the NFL Draft. The 5-11, 188-pound speedster lit up the NFL Combine with a record-breaking time of 4.22 seconds in the 40-yard draft. Ross was the third receiver selected in the first nine picks after..." April 28

  • Saints select Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore 11th overall

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "With the No. 11 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints selected Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore. The selection appears to be a huge coup for the Saints as most analysts considered Lattimore the top cornerback in this year's class. The selection of seven offensive players in..." April 28

  • Cardinals select Temple LB Haason Reddick in first round of NFL Draft

    Arizona Sports "With the 13th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected Temple linebacker Haason Reddick. The Cardinals added to their defense that finished second in total defense in 2016, but lost the most defensive snaps in the NFL this offseason. It appears Reddick is the type of..." April 28

  • Eagles pick Derek Barnett at No. 14 overall

    Newark Star-Ledger "Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett, a player many believe is the best pure pass rusher in the 2017 NFL Draft, has landed with the Eagles. Barnett went No. 14 overall. Barnett, 6-foot-3, 265 pounds, finished his three years at Tennessee with 198 tackles and 32 sacks. Here is a..." April 28

  • Colts get an A for selecting Malik Hooker No. 15

    CBS Sports "With the No. 15 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts select safety Malik Hooker out of Ohio State. Draft Tracker: Round 1 Indianapolis Colts Pete Prisco's Grade: A Chuck Pagano just might have gotten his next Ed Reed. The kid has great range in the middle of..." April 28

  • Ravens select Alabama CB Marlon Humphrey

    247 Sports "Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey was selected with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Baltimore on Thursday evening. Humphrey was the second cornerback and the first former Crimson Tide player off draft boards in Philadelphia. The Crimson Tide legacy, who earned first-team..." April 28

  • Redskins get an A for selecting Jonathan Allen No. 17

    CBS Sports "With the 17th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Redskins select defensive lineman Jonathan Allen out of Alabama. Draft Tracker: Round 1 17. Washington Redskins Pete Prisco's Grade: A He has top-five talent but fell. This is a heck of a pick. Instant analysis Somehow --..." April 28

  • Titans take corner Adoree' Jackson

    Rotoworld "Titans selected USC CB Adoree' Jackson with the No. 18 overall pick of the 2017 NFL draft. Jackson (5’10/186) was a jack of many trades for the Trojans, scoring eight return TDs, six more at receiver, and intercepting six passes with three forced fumbles at cornerback. He won the 2016 Thorpe..." April 28

  • Buccaneers select Alabama TE O.J. Howard

    247 Sports "Alabama tight end O.J. Howard was selected with the No. 19 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday evening. Howard was the first tight end and the third former Crimson Tide player off draft boards in Philadelphia. Howard recorded 45 catches for 595 yards and..." April 28

  • Broncos select LT Garett Bolles with 20th pick in the NFL draft

    NBC News 9 Colorado "John Elway didn’t overthink this. The worst kept secret in the NFL was the Denver Broncos were in desperate need of a left tackle. With their first-round selection, No. 20 overall, in the NFL Draft on Thursday, Elway took a left tackle. Christian McCaffrey was a possibility entering the..." April 28

  • Lions chose character over talent with Jarrad Davis in NFL draft

    Detroit Free Press "It wasn’t as safe as it was smart. Look at the weakest spot on the field and find the best player available. Not the most talented, but the most likely to succeed. That’s what Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn did Thursday night when he took Florida linebacker, Jarrad Davis, with the..." April 28

  • Dolphins get their pass rusher, select Charles Harris with 22nd pick

    Miami Herald "The phone rang and rang. But Chris Grier didn’t want to answer it. The Dolphins general manager wasn’t going to trade out of the 22nd pick. Not with one of his top two targets still on the board. The Dolphins believe they have Cameron Wake’s heir. And his name is Charles Harris, the..." April 28

  • Why did Giants draft Ole Miss TE Evan Engram at No. 23?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram became the newest Giant late Thursday night when the team selected him with the No. 23 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Why did the Giants take Engram? How did the pick happen? Who on the roster will be impacted? Here's a quick look at the answers to those..." April 28

  • Raiders GM confident in selection of Gareon Conley

    Fanrag Sports "With the 24th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders made a splash by drafting Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley. The move was criticized almost immediately, as Conley has been accused of — but not charged with or arrested for — raping a woman at a Cleveland hotel. But..." April 28

  • Jabrill Peppers ready to focus on safety but Browns plan to use him on offense too

    Michigan Live "Jabrill Peppers played all over the field for Michigan last season - 15 positions, to be exact. Although his versatility garnered national attention as one of the top players in America, it also led to criticism that he was unable to solidify a natural position at the next level. That is no..." April 28

  • Takkarist McKinley on emotional F-bomb: 'Probably got fined already'

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons first-round draft pick Takkarist McKinley poked fun at himself after using the F-word in a live draft night interview Thursday with NFL Network analyst and Falcons Hall of Famer Deion Sanders. The Falcons traded with the Seattle Seahawks to move up from the 31st overall pick to..." April 28

  • Buffalo Bills pick LSU CB Tre'Davious White in 1st round after trade

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "The Bills had a clear-cut need at cornerback heading into the 2017 NFL Draft, and they took a big step toward filling it Thursday night by selecting LSU’s Tre’Davious White. They didn’t make the pick until late in the opening round as they pulled off a trade with Kansas City that netted the..." April 28

  • Dallas Cowboys get defensive line help with Michigan’s Taco Charlton

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys drafted for defense as expected, taking Michigan defensive end Taco Charlton with the 28th overall pick on Thursday night. Charlton, who led the Wolverines with 9 1/2 sacks in 2016, is the first defensive end taken in the first round by the Cowboys in 10 years. Pass-rushing..." April 28

  • Browns select Miami TE David Njoku with No. 29 pick in 2017 NFL Draft

    Clevelandbrowns.com "The Browns selected Miami tight end David Njoku with the 29th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft Njoku, widely considered one of the best players at his position in this year's draft class, caught 64 passes for 1,060 yards and nine touchdowns in two seasons with the Hurricanes. "I can'texplain how..." April 28

  • Steelers first-round pick TJ Watt likely to succeed Harrison in 2018

    Fanrag Sports "T.J. Watt unquestionably has the bloodlines to be a premier NFL player and the Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping he can follow in the footsteps of his older brother. The Steelers selected the outside linebacker from Wisconsin with their first-round pick, 30th overall, on Thursday night in the NFL..." April 28

  • Reuben Foster slips to end of 1st round, taken by 49ers

    Alabama "The NFL draft pundits were right, the ones that predicted Reuben Foster would slip in the draft after it was revealed recently that Foster had a diluted urine sample at the NFL scouting combine in March. Once viewed as a potential top-five pick, the former Alabama star linebacker almost fell..." April 28

  • Maybe not the most popular, but Ryan Ramczyk the smart pick for the Saints

    The Advocate "It’s not the pick that is going to satisfy a fan base that would like the Saints to draft 10 defensive starters selected during a draft in which they only have seven picks. But the Saints closed out the first round of the NFL draft by making a smart decision in selecting Wisconsin offensive..." April 28

  • Richard Sherman wants to be traded to Patriots

    Larry Brown Sports "The Seattle Seahawks have not yet closed the door on the possibility of trading Richard Sherman, and one reporter claims the All-Pro cornerback has made it clear that he wants to be traded to one team — the New England Patriots. While discussing the situation on Wednesday night, Tom E. Curran..." April 28

  • Tom Hanks blasts the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas

    Fox Sports "Academy Award winner Tom Hanks isn’t playacting when it comes to his love for the Oakland Raiders. The former Oakland resident is none too pleased about the Raiders’ eventual move to Las Vegas, vowing to not watch the NFL for two years after the relocation takes place. “When the Raiders leave,..." April 27

  • Why does the Commissioner keep calling out player names at the draft?

    Pro Football Talk "Here’s a question that usually emerges during or after the first night of the draft: Why does Commissioner Roger Goodell continue to subject himself to this? He’ll be booed tonight. Relentlessly. And not just because the draft is being held in Philadelphia. (He’d get booed in Fargo, too. Albeit..." April 27

  • Colts DL David Parry pleads guilty, faces three years in prison

    TMZ "The Indianapolis Colts lineman who threatened police and spewed homophobic insults after allegedly stealing a golf cart has pled guilty in the case ... and now faces 3 years behind bars. As we previously reported, 25-year-old David Parry went on a crazy drunken bender in Scottsdale, AZ on Feb...." April 27

  • 49ers are not buying the Mitch Trubisky to Browns talk

    Sportsnaut "As the 2017 NFL Draft nears, most of the talk has surrounded the Cleveland Browns shocking the football world and going with North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky No. 1 overall. That would seem to go against the general consensus that has former Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett as the..." April 27

  • Broncos Reportedly Among Teams Talking Trade for Titans' No. 5 NFL Draft Pick

    Bleacher Report "With hours to go before the start of the 2017 NFL draft, the Denver Broncos have expressed interest in moving up. According to Bleacher Report's Jason Cole, the Broncos are among the teams that have contacted the Tennessee Titans about trading up to No. 5 overall. Cole noted a trade is..." April 27

  • Falcons could trade up in first round

    Pro Football Talk "We’ve heard a lot this week about teams drafting early that would like to trade down in the first round and the lack of interest from buyers, but there are some teams that are reportedly open to such a move. The Broncos are reportedly looking to move up from No. 20 and the 2016 NFC champions..." April 27

  • Gareon Conley in play for Cowboys in Round 1

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys, in desperate need of secondary help, are reportedly not ruling out former Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley in the first round. This makes sense from a number of perspectives. First, there is the obvious need for help. Dallas lost four key defensive backs this past..." April 27

  • NFL teams expecting Gareon Conley to be cleared in rape investigation?

    Larry Brown Sports "Gareon Conley was considered a lock to be taken in the first round of the NFL Draft prior to this week, but a sexual assault allegation could send the former Ohio State star tumbling down the board. Or, perhaps it won’t. After speaking with several NFL teams about Conley, Jason La Canfora of..." April 27

  • Goodell: Reps from 14 cities scouting out Philly draft

    NFL.com "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said representatives from 14 different cities attended the draft site in Philadelphia this week to scout out a potential 2018 bid. He downplayed an ESPN report suggesting Dallas was the favorite to host the event next year. "I don't know who came up with that,..." April 27