April 2017

Breaking news:  Raiders make trade, take four picks

Breaking news: Raiders make trade, take four picks The Raiders stocked up in the seventh round Saturday, using a trade with the Arizona Cardinals to give themselves four picks in the final round. The Raiders used the first of those selections, the No. 221st overall pick, on Washington State defensive back Shalom Luani, a former soccer player who spent time at both Chabot and City College of San Francisco before

Breaking news: Cowboys will sign with new Tech safety

Breaking news: Cowboys will sign with new Tech safety The Dallas Cowboys couldn’t go two straight years without a draft trade. The Cowboys traded their 2018 fifth-round pick to the New York Jets to move up 20 spots and take Louisiana Tech safety Xavier Woods in the sixth round on Saturday. It marked the 65th draft-day trade in franchise history. CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler had Woods pegged a

Bills owner Terry Pegula explaining why he fired Doug Whaley

Bills owner Terry Pegula explaining why he fired Doug Whaley The Bills fired General Manager Doug Whaley today. Bills owner Terry Pegula doesn’t want to explain why. “We have certain aspects we need to get a little better in,” Pegula said, in about as generic a comment as an owner could make about the decision to fire a G.M. Via ESPN, when Pegula was asked what those “certain aspects” are,

Breaking news: Bills new player, Fans will like this

Breaking news: Bills new player, Fans will like this The Bills were expected to select a quarterback at some point in the 2017 NFL draft, and in the fifth round they finally did. Buffalo chose Nathan Peterman of Pittsburgh with the 171st overall pick. The Bills are committed to Tyrod Taylor as their starting quarterback for now, but Peterman is a developmental prospect who could become a starter at some

Breaking news: Browns took defensive tackle

Breaking news: Browns took defensive tackle If you’re willing to overlook off-field red flags, you can get first-round talent in the sixth round. That’s what happened today when the Browns took Florida defensive tackle Caleb Brantley with the 185th overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft. As recently as a week ago, some projections had Brantley going in the first round. But then came word that Brantley had been arrested

Breaking news: Raiders get their linebacker.... Read more

Breaking news: Raiders get their linebacker Waiting it out until the fifth round — general manager Reggie McKenzie’s go-to spot for the position — the Raiders took Wake Forest’s Marquel Lee with the 168th overall pick. Lee, who is 6-foot-3 and 240 pounds, was a team captain who had 105 tackles and 7.5 sacks last season and fills a major need as a guy who can multiple linebacker spots. He comes

Breaking news: Cowboys say goodbye to corneback, they looking to trade him

Breaking news: Cowboys say goodbye to corneback, they looking to trade him One of the 32 owners of NFL Network is denying an NFL Network report about his team’s trade plans. Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones said an NFL Network report that he was looking to trade cornerback Orlando Scandrick. “Absolutely not. That’s completely erroneous,” Jones said. “Orlando is a valued member of our team.” Even after the

Long Taco Charlton just 'looks like an NFL player'

Long Taco Charlton just ‘looks like an NFL player’ When the NFL draft began with an offensive purge, the Cowboys lucked out. Seven teams among the top 10 overall picks selected offensive players, so the QB- and RB-happy teams let more quality defenders fall into Dallas’ lap at 28. Even after the Dolphins took Missouri OLB Charles Harris at 20 and the Falcons traded up to 26 for defensive end Tak

49ers kept Saints from getting Reuben Foster

49ers kept Saints from getting Reuben Foster The 49ers sprang back into the first round to get a linebacker they regarded as one of the three best players in the draft. In so doing, the prevented the Saints from taking him. Via Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, 49ers G.M. John Lynch told reporters that, when he called Reuben Foster to explain that the 49ers had traded up to select him,

Breaking news: Seattle Seahawks’ QB have big problem with self-control, He made a problem

Breaking news: Seattle Seahawks’ QB have big problem with self-control, He made a problem Seattle Seahawks reinforcement quarterback Trevone Boykin was captured Thursday for a conceivable infringement of his parole. He was discharged on $2,500 bond, as indicated by Bexar County (Texas) court records. Boykin’s capture originated from a movement to deny his probation from a 2015 episode after he was captured in March on crime accusations of pot ownership