Archive for April, 2021

Steelers Focus On Physicality

Friday, April 30th, 2021

I have no regrets about going out there and playing this season and getting hurt … it’s the first major injury I ever had and hopefully the last one. The move follows the path the Steelers went down a year ago, when they selected wide receiver Chase Claypool in the second round and centered most of their offseason moves on trying to give Roethlisberger plenty of options. The 39-year-old quarterback has opted to return for an 18th season in 2021.

Bills double down on DEs, select Basham with 61st pick

Friday, April 30th, 2021

Buffalo then turned to offense by selecting Northern Iowa tackle Spencer Brown with its third-round pick, 93rd overall. Size mattered to Beane, whose Bills got bigger on both sides of the line. Dave Gettleman once told me, big men allow you to compete.

Detroit Lions stay in trenches, take DTs Onwuzurike, McNeill

Friday, April 30th, 2021

Detroit selected a pair of defensive tackles Friday night, taking Levi Onwuzurike of Washington in the second round and Alim McNeill of N.C. State in the third. Later in the third round, the Lions took another defensive player — cornerback Ifeatu Melifonwu of Syracuse. Those selections came a day after Detroit took offensive lineman Penei Sewell with the No.

Tennessee Titans 2021 NFL draft grades: What experts think of Day 2 picks

Friday, April 30th, 2021

The Titans selected North Dakota State offensive lineman Dillon Radunz in the second round (53rd overall) and Georgia linebacker Monty Rice (92nd) and Washington defensive back Elijah Molden (100th) in the third round. Here's how the picks graded out: Dillon Radunz Tennessean's Gentry Estes Grade: B- CBS Sports' Chris Trapasso Grade: A- The buzz: "Smart pick for the Titans because they've long needed offensive line help and they're rebuilding. Radunz has high-caliber athletic traits.

Lynch: Garoppolo first to text Lance after pick

Friday, April 30th, 2021

In the moments after the San Francisco 49ers selected quarterback Trey Lance with the third pick of the NFL draft on Thursday night, one of the first things incumbent starter Jimmy Garoppolo did was reach out to the rookie who is expected to eventually replace him. "One thing that was really heartwarming to me, I heard last night that Jimmy reached out [to Lance]," general manager John Lynch said Friday night.

2021 NFL Draft: See the moment the Seahawks called D’Wayne Eskridge

Friday, April 30th, 2021

The best moment of any NFL hopeful's life!

Packers take Ohio St C Josh Myers, Clemson WR Amari Rodgers

Friday, April 30th, 2021

The Green Bay Packers spent Friday's portion of the NFL draft selecting Myers in the second round and trading up seven spots to take Rodgers in the third round. The new teammates faced off in a College Football Playoff semifinal last season, as Myers helped Ohio State defeat Rodgers' Clemson team. "They're both really good players, and their wiring and the character of who these guys are really impresses me," general manager Brian Gutekunst said.

Bills double up on DEs with Basham; Take OT Brown at 93

Friday, April 30th, 2021

The Buffalo Bills selected Wake Forest edge rusher Carlos Basham with the 61st pick in the NFL draft. Buffalo opened the draft by selecting University of Miami defensive end Greg Rousseau with the 30th pick. The focus on defense underlines general manager Brandon Beane’s offseason emphasis to improve the pass rush.

2021 NFL Draft edition

Friday, April 30th, 2021

Did the Giants make a move with their trade down that should make them better? Absolutely. Toney is a tremendous talent.

NFL Draft 2021: Jaguars will be back on clock to begin Day 3

Friday, April 30th, 2021

New England Patriots (from Texans) 189. Philadelphia Eagles 190. Cincinnati Bengals 191.