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Despite an uncertain future with the New York Jets, lame-duck quarterback Mark Sanchez is planning to show up Monday to continue voluntary workouts for the third week of the offseason program, sources said Sunday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs still looking to trade OT Albert for '14 pickUpvote Share Tweet
Draft review: Indianapolis ColtsAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Indianapolis Colts. What they needed: Guard, running back, cornerback, outside linebacker, wide receiver. Who they got: Round 1: Bjoe…Upvote Share TweetThe Bengals wants to win a playoff game for the first time in 23 years. Here’s a look at whether their draft class will help them reach that elusive goal. What they needed: Tackle, running back, defensive end, safety, receiver. Who they got: Round 1: TyUpvote Share Tweet
Draft review: Oakland RaidersAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Oakland Raiders. What they needed: Defensive line, quarterback, offensive line, cornerback, tight end, wide receiver. Who they got: R…Upvote Share TweetAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Miami Dolphins. What they needed: Offensive line, defensive end, cornerback, safety Who they got: Round 1 (3): Dion Jordan, DE, Orego…Upvote Share TweetAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The New Orleans Saints. What they needed: Outside linebacker, offensive tackle, wide receiver, safety. Who they got: Round 1 (15): Kenny …Upvote Share Tweet
Draft review: Chicago BearsThe Bears decided that they needed a new coach, despite winning 10 games. To win more, they need better players. Here’s a look at their effort to find some in the draft. What they needed: Linebacker, offensive line, quarterback, tight end, defensive endUpvote Share TweetRaiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie said just before the draft that Matt Flynn is the starting quarterback, and that Terrelle Pryor will have a chance to compete. After the draft, when the Raiders selected Tyler Wilson in the fourth round, that plan…Upvote Share TweetThe Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to terms with 23 undrafted rookies, including quarterbacks Jordan Rodgers (Vanderbilt) and Matt Scott (Arizona).Upvote Share TweetAt a time when it’s still not clear who’ll be calling the offensive plays for the Cowboys in 2013, the mystery partially has been solved. According to Ed Werder of ESPN, quarterback Tony Romo will have influence in game plans, personnel, and play-callUpvote Share Tweet
Jags unveil 22 undrafted free agentsThe Jacksonville Jaguars have swanky new uniforms. (Some would use a different six-letter word starting with “s” and ending in “y” to describe them.) Now, the Jags need players to put in them. In addition to their new draft class, G.M. Dave CaldweUpvote Share Tweet
Ex-Tulane QB Griffin among Saints' new signingsCNNSI.com Apr 28, 2013METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- Former Tulane quarterback Ryan Griffin and ex-Louisiana-Monroe tight end Keavon Milton are among 13 undrafted free agents who have agreed to sign rookie contracts with the New Orleans Saints.Upvote Share TweetTen years ago, the Cowboys found their future franchise quarterback in the ranks of the undrafted free agents. They got him with a signing bonus of $10,000, and he turned down a $20,000 offer from the Broncos. After the 2013 draft, the Cowboys agreed to…Upvote Share TweetAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Carolina Panthers. What they needed: Offensive tackle, cornerback, safety, defensive tackle, wide receiver. Who they got: Round 1 (14…Upvote Share TweetAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The New York Jets. What they needed: Quarterback, pass rusher, wide receiver, tight end, safety, offensive line Who they got: Round 1 (9)…Upvote Share TweetBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Passed over in the NFL draft, Tennessee Tech receiver Da'Rick Rogers can finally begin putting his troubled college career behind him after agreeing to sign with the Buffalo Bills.Upvote Share Tweet
Draft review: Tampa Bay BuccaneersAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers. What they needed: Cornerback, defensive end, tight end, quarterback. Who they got: Round 2 (43): Johnathan Bank…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets moving William Campbell from defensive line to offensive lineThe Jets’ decision to draft quarterback Geno Smith grabbed a lot of headlines, but they pretty much kept things simple in John Idzik’s first draft since becoming the team’s general manager. Four of the seven picks were on players who played on eitheUpvote Share TweetThe Seahawks had a big draft class with 11 players joining a roster that was good enough to make it to the second round of the playoffs last year. That doesn’t make for a lot of available roster spots, which means that the nine undrafted players that thUpvote Share TweetThe Saints have agreed to deals with 13 undrafted free agents, the club said Sunday. North Carolina inside linebacker Kevin Reddick, a first-team all-ACC selection by the league’s coaches as a senior, is among the additions. He will compete for a reservUpvote Share Tweet
Draft review: Tennessee TitansAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Tennessee Titans. What they needed: Guard, defensive end, wide receiver, safety. Who they got: Round 1 (10): Chance Warmack, OG, Alab…Upvote Share TweetAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Buffalo Bills. What they needed: Quarterback, wide receiver, linebacker, guard Who they got: Round 1 (16): E.J. Manuel, QB, Florida S…Upvote Share TweetFormer Vikings receiver Cris Carter says his son, Duron, will sign with the Vikings. The Vikings say that Duron merely has been given an opportunity to try out for a roster spot. Via both Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and Mike Garafolo of USA Today, the…Upvote Share TweetVikings punter Chris Kluwe fears his off-field causes will get him cut. Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman disputes that. “It has nothing to do with anything Chris Kluwe is off the field,” Spielman told reporters on Saturday, after the team used a fifth-roundUpvote Share TweetThough he seemed in many ways like a perfect fit for Pittsburgh, the Steelers passed on running back Eddie Lacy, opting instead to pick Le’Veon Bell in the second round of the 2013 draft. So why didn’t they want Lacy? According to Ed Bouchette of theUpvote Share TweetTalk of a trade sending tackle Branden Albert from Kansas City to Miami turned out to be more smoke than fire. The two sides could never agree to terms for a deal during the draft, leaving the Chiefs with a $9 million left tackle to with first overall p…Upvote Share Tweet
Bears sign 10 rookie free agentsThe Chicago Bears officially have supplemented their draft class with 10 undrafted free agents. The team has announced that the following players have agreed to terms: LSU running back Michael Ford, Rutgers receiver Mark Harrison, Oklahoma cornerback De…Upvote Share TweetBefore the draft, we looked at the needs of the Cleveland Browns. (Eventually, those needs included “a really good lawyer.”) Now that the draft is over, it’s time to look at how they did. What they needed: Cornerback, quarterback, receiver, linebackUpvote Share TweetTomlinson rejected Bolts offer to return as playerUpvote Share Tweet
Draft review: Detroit LionsAfter analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Detroit Lions. What they needed: Offensive line, cornerback, defensive end, wide receiver. Who they got: Round 1: Ezekiel Ansah, DE, …Upvote Share Tweet
Reason To Smile: Both Super Bowl squads earned A's, while one pere…CNNSI.com Apr 28, 2013Both Super Bowl squads earned A's, while one perennial cellar-dweller took home a D-plus. How did the rest of the NFL do in the draft? Chris Burke hands out grades to every team.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 28, 2013Robert Griffin III did a few jumping jacks, jogged in place and bounced up and down on the stage.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 27, 2013The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Apr 28, 2013Bray did sign with the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent, though. This draft was light on quarterbacks, maybe light on everything but the big guys, and that figured to be a good thing for Tennessee's junior quarterback. As it turned out, a weak quarterb…Upvote Share TweetCollin Klein put together a stellar collegiate career as a quarterback at Kansas State, culminating in a trip to New York as a Heisman Trophy finalist last year. It wasn’t enough to get him drafted, however. Klein’s name wasn’t called during the sevUpvote Share Tweet
Sunday morning one-linersWith a protracted absence for S Jairus Byrd a possibility, the Bills picked a pair of safeties. The Dolphins spent most of Sunday drafting former Florida Gators. The Patriots liked what they saw from the Rutgers football program last year. Jets QB Geno …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 28, 2013Former Chargers linebacker Shaun Phillips, a 2010 Pro Bowler, has signed a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos.Upvote Share Tweet
With 63 draft picks, SEC produces a quarter of the NFL’s talentThe Southeastern Conference dominates college football to such an extent that a quarter of the new talent coming into the NFL this year comes from that conference. Of the 254 players drafted over the last three days, 63 of them came from SEC schools. Th…Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Apr 28, 2013This wasn’t the Jets moving up to take Mark Sanchez with the fifth pick of the whole draft. This was Idzik getting two defensive guys he wanted, and then taking his shot at the most exciting quarterback in college football after Johnny Football last seaUpvote Share Tweet
Miguel Maysonet Signs With EaglesApr 28Miguel Maysonet discusses his experience on draft day and his excitement over signing with the Eagles.
Who did the best in the 2013 NFL Draft from the NFC West?Apr 28The NFC West is arguably the most competitive division in the NFL, but which team in the West did the best in the 2013 NFL Draft? Jamie Dukes and Tom Waddle debate on NFL Network.
Which rookie QB from the 2013 NFL Draft is in the best situation?Apr 28Charles Davis breaks down the situations of quarterbacks from the 2013 NFL Draft and determines which ones are in the best spots.
Questionable 2013 NFL Draft for Dallas Cowboys?Apr 28NFL Network analyst Charles Davis breaks down the "questionable" 2013 NFL Draft choices of the Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Browns.
Clayton's mailbag: Which offensive rookies will soar?Apr 28Expect Tavon Austin, DeAndre Hopkins and Robert Woods to emerge as offensive ROY candidates, writes John Clayton.