• Johnny Manziel Doesn't Want a Bachelor Party, is Working on NFL Return

    TMZ "Johnny Manziel says there will be no raging bachelor party in Vegas -- or anywhere else for that matter -- before he gets married ... because he's dead serious about returning to the NFL. We got Manziel leaving Delilah in WeHo ... he tells us his wedding to Bre Tiesi will probably go down next..." April 30

  • Mia Khalifa Trolls Chad Kelly Again After He Becomes NFL Draft's 'Mr. Irrelevant'

    Complex "You could say Mia Khalifa and former Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly have a history. Khalifa exposed Kelly's thirst for her not once, but twice after he made separate trips into the former porn star's DMs, and she roasted him again after he wasn't invited to the NFL combine due to off-the-field..." April 30

  • Report: 49ers & Eagles Discussed Trade For LB Mychal Kendricks, Deal Now Unlikely

    NFL Trade Rumors "Kevin Jones of KNBR reports that the 49ers discussed a potential trade for Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks a month ago. However, a deal is now considered unlikely after the 49ers used a first-round pick on Alabama LB Reuben Foster. Back in March, Jeff McLane mentioned that the Eagles were asking..." April 30

  • High-level NFL exec: Bears GM Ryan Pace ‘just got fired with this draft’

    Sportsnaut "The Chicago Bears pulled off a draft-day trade that had the rest of the NFL world in awe of the move, and not the good kind. General manager Ryan Pace’s decision to move up one spot at the top of the draft in an expensive trade (details here) with the San Francisco 49ers for quarterback Mitch..." April 30

  • Browns got nine players for Carson Wentz, and they’re not done yet

    Pro Football Talk "The haul of players the Browns have acquired with picks they got from Philadelphia in last year’s Carson Wentz trade is extraordinary, and it hasn’t even ended yet. Cleveland sent the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft (along with a 2017 fourth-round pick) to the Eagles in exchange for..." April 30

  • NFL executive: Ryan Pace, John Fox relationship is ‘really bad’

    Larry Brown Sports "More information continues to come out on the Chicago Bears front office, and it does not paint a pretty picture of the organization. One rival NFL executive from a regular playoff contender told CBS Sports’s Jason La Canfora that coach John Fox is “fuming” about being left out of discussions..." April 30

  • “50-50 Chance” Jets Trade Sheldon Richardson

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets were trying to trade Sheldon Richardson during the draft, and now that the draft is over, they are still trying to move the big defensive lineman. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that New York had conversations with several teams over the past couple of days about a..." April 30

  • Report: Aaron Hernandez did not have drugs in system at time of death, wrote ‘illuminati’ on wall of jail cell

    WEEI Boston "More than a week after Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in his jail cell, more information is coming out on the circumstances surrounding the death. WCVB in Boston is reporting a number of details that have not been reported yet. — Tests show there was no trace of “K2” or synthetic..." April 30

  • Chargers don’t draft a quarterback, re-affirm ‘win now’ message

    Orange County Register "On the first day of the 2017 NFL draft, the Chargers took a receiver. On the second day, they took two offensive guards. And on the third and final day, they took two defensive backs, an offensive tackle and a defensive lineman. Quarterback? They’ve already got one of the league’s..." April 30

  • Tom Brady’s age did not factor into Patriots trading draft picks for proven players

    WEEI Boston "One of the narratives surrounding the Patriots’ 2017 draft was they traded their top draft picks for proven players because they want to maximize Tom Brady’s window considering he will be 40 years old next season. Speaking after the draft, director of player personnel Nick Caserio was asked if..." April 30

  • Jerry Jones still supports Randy Gregory, skeptical of failed test report

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones openly questioned a report from TMZ regarding another failed drug test by suspended defensive end Randy Gregory. “I would be very skeptical,” Jones said Sunday asked about the TMZ report of Gregory not only failing a seventh test but he also blowing off NFL drug..." April 30

  • Kelvin Benjamin shows up to workouts ‘a little heavy,’ Panthers coach Ron Rivera says

    Charlotte Observer "After talking glowingly about how the Panthers were able to add team speed during the draft, head coach Ron Rivera then addressed a key player who’s added pounds. Rivera said No. 1 wideout Kelvin Benjamin showed up for the first phase of the offseason program overweight, continuing a trend that..." April 30

  • Bills fire GM Doug Whaley; Brandon Beane potential replacement

    New York Upstate "The Buffalo Bills have fired general manager Doug Whaley after four seasons with the team. Sean McDermott has talked a lot about changing the culture at One Bills Drive since he was hired to replace Rex Ryan back in January, but this move represents the biggest shift in organizational..." April 30

  • Air Force refuses waive active duty commitment, WR Jalen Robinette goes undrafted

    Denver Post "In a stunning shift before the start of the NFL draft, the Air Force decided it would not allow athletes from the Academy defer two years of active duty and immediately join a professional sports team upon graduation. The news is a blow to Jalen Robinette, Air Force’s all-time leading receiver..." April 30

  • Kyle Fuller on the bubble after Bears decline fifth-year option

    Chicago Sun-Times "Kyle Fuller, the Bears’ 2014 first-round pick, will be facing a make-or-break season. General manager Ryan Pace said that he will not pick up the fifth-year option on Fuller’s rookie contract. So Fuller, a starting cornerback his first two seasons before missing the 2016 season with a knee..." April 30

  • Lions GM Bob Quinn: Abdullah starting RB, door still open for Boldin

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Lions did not take a running back with any of their nine picks in this year's NFL draft, and general manager Bob Quinn said tonight that Ameer Abdullah will open the 2017 season as his starter. Abdullah played in just two games last season before undergoing foot surgery, and the..." April 30

  • 49ers super candid on Vance McDonald trade talks

    San Jose Mercury News "General manager John Lynch confirmed the 49ers indeed explored trading away tight end Vance McDonald during the draft, four months after he signed a contract extension under their former regime. “That’s the reality of new regimes coming in, new schemes,” Lynch said Saturday. “That’s not to say..." April 30

  • Jets Still Fielding Trade Offers For Sheldon Richardson, Redskins & Cowboys Among Interested Teams?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told reporters on Saturday that they did not speak to the Jets during the draft about a potential trade for DL Sheldon Richardson, despite the recent report, per Clarence Hill. Jones did, however, admit that they were in contact with the Jets last year about..." April 30

  • Broncos make Chad Kelly Mr. Irrelevant

    Pro Football Talk "Chad Kelly was far from irrelevant, as a guy who made plenty of plays, plenty of headlines and had a Hall of Fame uncle. But now, he’s Mr. Irrelevant. The Broncos took the injured Ole Miss quarterback with the 253rd and final pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. He’s not going to be able to throw..." April 29

  • Browns might release troubled draft pick Brantley

    CBS Sports "Caleb Brantley's troubling problems away from the field didn't prevent the Browns from taking him with the 185th overall pick (sixth round) in the 2017 NFL Draft. But it turns out the Browns might not even keep him. Brantley carried a second-round grade in the 2017 NFL Draft before allegedly..." April 29

  • Jay Cutler wanted to play for Texans, they wouldn't return his calls

    Total Pro Sports "Apparently, Jay Cutler had no plans of retiring after his departure from the Chicago Bears. When his wife Kristin Cavallari posted Cutler with his naked rear-end out on vacation, most took that as a retirement announcement, but Cutler has other plans. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport,..." April 29

  • Jets’ Devin Smith out for season with torn ACL

    Newark Star-Ledger "New York Jets receiver Devin Smith will miss the 2017 season, according to general manager Mike Maccagnan. The former second-round pick tore his ACL before the Jets began organized team activities. This is the same ACL Smith tore in 2015. This story is breaking, and will be updated. " April 29

  • Lions tab Brad Kaaya late in sixth round

    Pro Football Talk "The Lions have taken a quarterback in the sixth round for the second straight year. They selected University of Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya with the 215th overall pick. Jake Rudock was the 191st pick last year and was the only quarterback on the roster other than Matthew Stafford before the..." April 29

  • Deshaun Watson buys his mom a car after being drafted

    Sportsnaut "Two days after getting drafted by the Houston Texans, former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson bought his mother a new car, a 2017 Jaguar, for her birthday. Watson said that the Jag was his mother’s “first official car” and based on the pictures, she’s got herself a sweet new..." April 29

  • Jags GM on Westbrook: 'Many of us have been accused of things'

    Deadspin "The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook in the fourth round today. The decision naturally prompted a few questions to the front office about their view of Westbrook’s two arrests on allegations of domestic violence. The response from general manager David Caldwell? Well,..." April 29

  • Raiders draft pick David Sharpe refutes report he's blind in right eye

    San Jose Mercury News "Contrary to reports that were echoed after his selection, Raiders fourth-round pick David Sharpe said he is not legally blind in his right eye. “That info is definitely false,” Sharpe said Saturday on a media teleconference. “All of it is false. Just had a little cataract removed when I was..." April 29

  • Johnny Manziel 'No Bachelor Party for Me ... I'm Focused on an NFL Comeback!!'

    TMZ "Johnny Manziel says there will be no raging bachelor party in Vegas -- or anywhere else for that matter -- before he gets married ... because he's dead serious about returning to the NFL. We got Manziel leaving Delilah in WeHo ... he tells us his wedding to Bre Tiesi will probably go down next..." April 29

  • Rams unlikely to pick up option for ex-No. 2 overall pick Greg Robinson

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Rams are unlikely to pick up the fifth-year option of former second-overall pick Greg Robinson, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The source, however, said no final decision has been made. The deadline for fifth-year option decisions is May 3. Robinson is expected to move..." April 29

  • Lynch to thank Seahawks, fans with full-page newspaper ad

    CBS Seattle "Marshawn Lynch may be leaving Seattle to join the Raiders, but he left something behind for Seahawks fans: a full-page ad in the Seattle Times thanking the 12s and Seahawks owner Paul Allen. Seattle Times CEO Frank Blethen Tweeted out the ad — which is set to run in Sunday’s issue of the paper..." April 29

  • Broncos draft Jake Butt: Will collect on loss-of-value policy following torn ACL

    ESPN "Michigan tight end Jake Butt slipped into the fifth round, but he won't go without getting paid back for the fall. The Denver Broncos selected Butt with the first pick of the fifth round at No. 145 overall, ending a slide stemming from his torn ACL in the Orange Bowl against Florida..." April 29

  • Cincinnati TV station calls for boycott of Bengals after drafting Joe Mixon

    WCPO Cincinnati "This time the Bengals have gone too far. Over and over, the Bengals have drafted, signed and stood by players with troubled legal backgrounds or other concerns that make them less-than-stellar role models. But the Bengals drafting Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon -- on top of the team's tacit..." April 29

  • Steelers nab possible successor to Big Ben with Joshua Dobbs

    Bleacher Report "The Pittsburgh Steelers may have landed their heir apparent to Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers selected Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs with the No. 135 pick in the 2017 NFL draft on Saturday in hopes he can develop into a long-term option. The reaction to this pick was mixed with discussion..." April 29

  • Cardinals pick Dorian Johnson: Liver condition won't affect play

    ESPN "The Arizona Cardinals' fourth-round pick Dorian Johnson doesn't seem as concerned about a liver condition he's had his "entire" life as some NFL teams were during the first two days of the NFL draft. Johnson dropped to the Cardinals in the fourth round Saturday, reportedly because teams were..." April 29

  • Eagles trade up to grab NCAA yards leader Donnel Pumphrey

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles selected San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey with the 132nd overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Saturday. Pumphrey, 5-foot-9, 180 pounds, finished his four seasons at San Diego State with 1,059 carries for 6,405 yards and 62 touchdowns. He also caught the ball 99..." April 29

  • Redskins finally draft much-needed running back in Oklahoma's Samaje Perine

    CBS Sports "The Redskins entered the draft knowing that they needed to add another running back to their inconsistent backfield. They might've waited until Day 3 to get that done, but when the Redskins made their move, they made sure they got their guy. With the 114th overall pick (fourth round) in the..." April 29

  • Jaguars Draft Pick Dede Westbrook Reportedly Kicked Out of Combine Interview

    Bleacher Report "During Saturday's 2017 NFL draft broadcast on ESPN, Todd McShay reported that Jacksonville Jaguars draft pick Dede Westbrook was kicked out of a 15-minute interview during the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman tweeted about the revelation and added he had..." April 29

  • Hue Jackson on DeShone Kizer as starter: 'We'll give him an opportunity to compete'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Hue Jackson wasn't ready to christen second-round pick DeShone Kizer his starting quarterback just yet. "We're going to give all our guys an opportunity to compete,'' Jackson said. "That's what it's all about. It's not about who is the starter, who is this. Let's let these guys get..." April 29

  • Patriots pick up Brandin Cooks' fifth-year option

    CSN New England "As expected, the Patriots have picked up the 2018 option on wide receiver Brandin Cooks' contract, ESPN's Field Yates reports. The Patriots traded a first-round pick to the New Orleans Saints for Cooks and proudly called him their "first-round pick" on social media Friday. " April 29

  • Air Force draft hopeful Jalen Robinette required to serve on active duty

    Pro Football Talk "Air Force receiver Jalen Robinette was expected to be drafted today, but a policy preventing him from deferring military service may change that. The Air Force Academy said in a statement that Robinette or any other player drafted will be required to serve on active duty for two years, meaning..." April 29

  • Broncos trade Kapri Bibbs to 49ers

    Fantasy Pros "NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting the Denver Broncos have traded running back Kapri Bibbs and a fifth round pick to the San Francisco 49ers for a 2018 fourth round draft selection. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter) Fantasy Impact Bibbs, who accumulated 204 total yards and a touchdown last..." April 29

  • Mitchell Trubisky booed at United Center during Bulls-Celtics game

    ESPN "New Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky was greeted with some boos in his first public appearance in Chicago on Friday night during Game 6 of the NBA playoff game between the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics. The Bears unexpectedly traded up to select Trubisky second overall in the NFL draft on..." April 29

  • Steve Smith has harsh words about Brock Osweiler

    Larry Brown Sports "The fire that burned inside Steve Smith during his playing career has not disappeared now that he’s retired. Smith is now an analyst for NFL Network and spewed some hot fire when talking about Brock Osweiler on Friday. It started with former GM Charley Casserly saying he didn’t think the..." April 29

  • Tampa GM: Bucs 'very happy' with RB Doug Martin

    NFL.com "When Doug Martin's suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances came down, it allowed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to get out of the running back's contract, if so desired. Months ago, it seemed likely the Bucs would move on from their high-priced running..." April 29

  • Bills unlikely to pick up Watkins' 5th-year option

    Sporting News "If you thought the Buffalo Bills drafted East Carolina receiver Zay Jones to just be a compliment to Sammy Watkins, think again. The Bills may not have just used their second-round pick on Jones to give the Bills a No. 2 wide receiver, Jones could be Buffalo's top target sooner than many..." April 29

  • Patriots trade with Chiefs for TE James O’Shaughnessy

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots have picked up a tight end ahead of the start of the final day of the 2017 NFL Draft. The Patriots traded a fifth-round pick (No. 183 overall) to the Chiefs for tight end James O’Shaughnessy and a sixth-round pick (No. 216 overall) on Saturday morning. The Chiefs now have three..." April 29

  • NFL Draft Pick Wins $40,000 Bet With Dad Over Where He Was Selected

    Complex "Former NFL running back George Adams, who played for the New York Giants back in the 1980s, was likely thrilled beyond belief to see his son Jamal get drafted sixth overall by the Jets during the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday night. But his son’s selection could end up costing him..." April 29

  • Giants GM thinks Davis Webb can be ready to take over for Eli Manning in 2-3 years

    New York Post "It is said the true measure of a draft isn’t known for at least three years. By then, those drafted either will have proven to be productive or wasted picks. If the Giants get their wish, Davis Webb won’t even play for at least three years. Still, he could be the most important draft pick in..." April 29

  • Taco Charlton says he could potentially land taco endorsement

    Larry Brown Sports "If Taco Charlton wants to take advantage of his unique name, he landed in the right spot. The former Michigan star was taken by the Dallas Cowboys with the 28th overall pick in the NFL Draft, and he’s looking forward to immersing himself in Texas culture. Could some sort of taco endorsement..." April 29

  • Jake Butt has made $150K by not being drafted

    ALL 22 "Michigan tight end Jake Butt has already earned a six-figure salary this year thanks to the 2017 NFL Draft, and he has yet to even land on a team. Butt took out an insurance policy that pays him more money the farther he falls in the draft – $10,000 for every pick he after the middle of the..." April 29

  • Jerry Jones has learned the wisdom of doing nothing

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "It’s probably no coincidence that the Dallas Cowboys started getting good at the NFL Draft when they stopped being cute. For the fourth consecutive year, the Cowboys resisted the urge of making a trade in the first round. The Cowboys stood pat and took Michigan defensive end Taco Charlton..." April 29