INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 27: Quarterback Jared Goff of California throws during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 27, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Anonymous NFL scouts offer up red-hot takes on 2016 QB class

Bob McGinn’s annual assessment of the 2016 NFL draft’s quarterback class is a treasure cove of blazing hot takes. A long-time football reporter with connections rooted around the league, McGinn utilizes a bevy of information and quotes from anonymous scouts and executives inside the NFL to compile his yearly quarterback rankings for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Unnamed scouts are […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 27: Quarterback Cardale Jones of Ohio State sits out with an injury during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 27, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NFL scout blasts Cardale Jones, calls him a ‘poor man’s JaMarcus Russell’

This isn’t going to help Cardale Jones’ case for getting drafted. In Bob McGinn’s assessment of the draft’s top quarterbacks for the Journal Sentinel, one NFL scout blasted the former Ohio State quarterback by comparing him to the biggest draft bust of all time. “Kind of reminds me of a poor man’s JaMarcus Russell,” said […]

18 Apr 1998:  (L-R) First round picks Curtis Enis, Ryan Leaf, Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson look on during the 1998 NFL Draft at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, New York. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire  /Allsport

Top 5 QB tandems taken 1-2 in NFL draft

Now the 2016 NFL draft is ready for prime time. The Eagles traded up from No. 8 to No. 2 in the first round Wednesday, according to Pro Football Talk, and it’s a virtual certainty that quarterbacks will be taken with the top two picks. The Rams, who traded from No. 15 to No. 1 […]

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 07: Wide receiver Ted Ginn #19 of the Arizona Cardinals runs back a kickoff during the first half of the NFL game against the Kansas City Chiefs at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 7, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants owner says NFL could eventually eliminate kickoff

When the NFL moved the kickoff from the 30 to the 35-yard line in 2012, there was talk that the kickoff could be eliminated completely at some point in an attempt to make the game safer. That discussion had been dormant since then, until Giants co-owner and NFL Competition Committee member John Mara told Tuesday that while the […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 25: Quarterback Carson Wentz #17 of North Dakota State speaks to the media during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Reports: Serious trade potential for both No. 2 and 3 picks in NFL draft

The first overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft has already been dealt away, and there’s a growing possibility that both the second and third overall picks will follow suit. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, The Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams started the shakeup at the top of the draft last week, […]

JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 19:  Davon House #31 of the Jacksonville Jaguars celebrates a victory over the Tennessee Titans at EverBank Field on November 19, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Jaguars CB: ‘How come we can’t be the Panthers of this year?’

Cornerback Davon House sees no reason why the Jacksonville Jaguars—who open Week 1 at home against the Green Bay Packers—can’t be the surprise team of the 2016 NFL season. “It all starts off Week One,” House said, via the Florida Times-Union. “If we make a statement in Week One, we’re going to shock a lot […]

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 08:  Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers runs the ball in the 4th quarter of the game against the Oakland Raiders  at Heinz Field on November 8, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

10 best NFL draft value picks since 2000

The 2016 NFL draft begins April 28 with the first round on prime time television. Twenty-five prospects will attend the event in Chicago hoping to hear their named called by commissioner Roger Goodell. NFL franchises that are successful year-in and year-out, however, don’t just draft well in the first round. They have to find a […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23:  Match balls siton the turf prior to the NFL International Series match between Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley Stadium on October 23, 2011 in London, England. This is the fifth occasion where a regular season NFL match has been played in London.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

NFL schedule released: Monday Night Football game times

There’s nothing more exciting than Monday Night Football, as it’s pretty much the one thing that sports fans have to look forward to when the weekend comes to a close. Watching the NFL’s best teams battle it out on the world’s biggest stage provides for plenty of action, surprises and entertaining finishes, and we now […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08:  A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

NFL schedule released: Sunday Night Football game times

NFL fans now have something to be excited about as the 2016 NFL schedule was released on Thursday night. Wednesday was all about the Warriors and Kobe’s farewell game, but the NFL stole the NBA’s thunder on Thursday and we now have a lot to look forward to. Without further adieu, here are the Sunday […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 25: Quarterback Jared Goff #8 of California speaks to the media during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Report: Four QBs locked into first round of 2016 NFL draft?

With less than three weeks to go before the start of the 2016 NFL draft, a clearer picture is starting to develop about where the top quarterbacks in the class will come off the board. According to Peter King of MMQB, four quarterbacks look like strong bets to be first-round picks. “Even this far out, […]

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 19:  Robert Nkemdiche #5 of the Mississippi Rebels in action against Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

10 NFL draft prospects with the most bust potential

The names of every player who could possibly be taken in the 2016 NFL draft are on the walls at 32 team headquarters around the league. The order of those names is different depending on each team’s assessment of the player. Some of those names might even have stars next to them. The fact of […]

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 05:  Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy on the field before the Packers take on the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 5, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers, Giants among NFL teams against playing in China

The NFL is committed to having a regular-season game in China by 2018, but not all teams are on board for making the trip around the world to play a meaningful game. According to Ashley Fox of ESPN, the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants are among the teams that would be unwilling to play […]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

NFL ‘likely’ to change something that doesn’t need changing

Would Roger Goodell just listen to himself? The NFL commissioner talked about how well the league’s current 12-team playoff format works, then said that it probably will change. “(It) likely will happen at some point,” Goodell told a group of Jaguars season ticket holders via “But we want to be really cautious because we […]

CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 6: Reggie Nelson #20 of the Cincinnati Bengals warms up prior to playing the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Highlighting the best players left in NFL free agency

NFL free agency is now three weeks old, meaning almost all the big names have long since signed new deals. Teams are now sorting through what’s left, hoping to find a quality player at a discount price among the second and third waves of free agency. Here are the best players left on the open […]