Professional football players are in pristine shape, which many achieve by following a strict diet and exercise program. Buffalo Bills players normally follow a very regimented diet. The Buffalo News reports that players are given individualized meal plans, follow a strict eating schedule, and participate in an exercise program. That doesn’t mean they don’t occasionally cut loose, though.
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The Browns pulled off their second big trade with the Texans in 2 months, and it may have perfectly set them up for the futureFriday, April 28th, 2017
For the second time in two months, the Cleveland Browns made a trade with the Houston Texans that netted them assets in return. On Thursday, moments before using their second pick of the first round of the NFL Draft, the Browns dealt their No. 12 pick to the Texans for Houston's 25th overall pick and a 2018 first-round pick.
The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft came to a close Thursday night when the New Orleans Saints made Wisconsin offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk the 32nd pick of this year’s event. Now, the Browns, having already added Myles Garrett, Jabrill Peppers, and David Njoku, still have an array of top prospects to add to their depleted roster this fall. When is the 2nd round of the NFL draft?
Takkarist McKinley stood onstage at the NFL Draft in Philadelphia on Thursday, holding a photograph of his late grandmother. McKinley, 21, had just been picked by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round and he was keen to credit Myrtle Collins, the woman who raised him. “I made a promise to her and I stuck to it. I made that promise, man,” McKinley said, as quoted by the Guardian. “I told her. Before she passed away, I was going to live my dream. I was gonna go [to a Division I college]. I was gonna get out of Richmond, I was gonna get out of Oakland. I was gonna go to the NFL. “I made that promise to her, man. Thirty seconds later she passed away. And this is who I do it for. This is who I do
The 49ers were involved in the first big twist of the 2017 draft when they were able to obtain two third-round picks and a fourth-round pick for moving down one spot from No. 2 to No. 3 in a trade with the Bears. General Manager John Lynch earned a lot of praise for pulling off that move while running his first draft since taking the job and he remained busy. After taking defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, who was the expected pick at No. 2, Lynch traded back into the first round by sending the newly acquired fourth-round pick and the No. 34 pick to Seattle to take linebacker Reuben Foster with the 31st overall selection. “I can tell you right off the bat that what we had on the board was just under 200 players, and in terms of how we rated them, we got two of our top three players,” Lynch said, via ESPN.com.
Is Broncos General Manager John Elway conducting his last draft in Denver? Elway, whose contract expires after the upcoming season, declined to answer when asked following the first round of the draft what his own contract status is. “We’re not going to talk about that now. We’re in the middle of this. We’re trying to get better as a football team. We’ll talk about that later. We’re going to be fine. I’m not worried about that,” Elway said. Elway took no further questions after that. According to USA Today, the Broncos originally left that portion of the press conference off the video and transcript that the team posted online, although it was later added. From all indications the 56-year-old
In Week 13, the Bears beat the 49ers in a game that seemed utterly meaningless: Chicago entered the game 2-9, San Francisco entered the game 1-10, and neither team had anything to play for. But it turned out to be a very meaningful game: The 49ers finished the season 2-14 and had the second overall pick in the draft, while the Bears finished the season 3-13 and had the third overall pick. If the 49ers had beaten the Bears, those records and draft orders would be reversed. And the Bears’ trade up from No. 3 to No. 2 for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky never would have happened. As it turned out, the Bears sent their third-round pick this year, their fourth-round pick this year and their third-round