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News: general

Jacksonville won't reach in draft

Friday, April 21, 2017 9:28 PM EDT
Jacksonville Jaguars executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin said he would consider trading the No. 4 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft and plans on taking the best player available, especially in the first three rounds.
The Florida Times-Union - Ryan O'Halloran

Charles Tapper should be on field

Friday, April 21, 2017 8:38 PM EDT
Dallas Cowboys DE Charles Tapper (back) should be ready for offseason workouts and minicamp, according to executive vice president Stephen Jones.
The Dallas Morning News - Jon Machota

Jaylon Smith should be ready for workouts

Friday, April 21, 2017 8:33 PM EDT
Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) should be ready for offseason workouts and minicamp, according to executive vice president Stephen Jones.
The Dallas Morning News - Jon Machota

Coach has not talked with Branden Albert

Friday, April 21, 2017 7:52 PM EDT
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone said he has not been in communication with OT Branden Albert since the start of the offseason workouts. Marrone said he is not sure if Albert will participate in the June minicamp.
ESPN.com - Mike DiRocco

Isaiah Crowell has not signed

Friday, April 21, 2017 7:32 PM EDT
Cleveland Browns restricted free-agent RB Isaiah Crowell has not signed his tender offer at this point.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Tre Jackson released

Friday, April 21, 2017 5:50 PM EDT
Los Angeles Rams OG Tre Jackson was released Friday, April 21, after he failed his physical.
The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

Vince Wilfork not expected to play

Friday, April 21, 2017 5:38 PM EDT
Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith said he does not believe free-agent DT Vince Wilfork (Texans) will play again.
ESPN - Adam Schefter

Buffalo adds Trae Elston

Friday, April 21, 2017 5:05 PM EDT
Cleveland Browns FS Trae Elston was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills Friday, April 21.
ESPN - Adam Caplan

Tracy Howard claimed by Jags

Friday, April 21, 2017 4:28 PM EDT
Cleveland Browns CB Tracy Howard was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars Friday, April 21.
ESPN - Adam Caplan

Chris Thompson signs tender

Friday, April 21, 2017 4:17 PM EDT
Washington Redskins restricted free-agent RB Chris Thompson signed his tender offer Friday, April 21. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
ESPN - Adam Caplan

Shaquelle Evans suspended

Friday, April 21, 2017 4:12 PM EDT
Dallas Cowboys WR Shaquelle Evans has been suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Cam Newton on track for camp

Friday, April 21, 2017 3:50 PM EDT
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (shoulder) is 'on schedule'' to be ready for training camp after having arthroscopic shoulder surgery on March 30, according to general manager Dave Gettleman.
ESPN.com - David Newton

GM optimistic about Derek Carr extension

Friday, April 21, 2017 3:40 PM EDT
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is optimistic about getting an extension for QB Derek Carr done before training camp, according to the San Francisco Chronicle's Vic Tafur.
San Francisco Chronicle - Vic Tafur

Marshawn Lynch has until draft day to sign

Friday, April 21, 2017 3:08 PM EDT
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie hinted he wants a deal done with free-agent RB Marshawn Lynch no later than the start of the 2017 NFL Draft, according to the San Francisco Chronicle's Vic Tafur.
San Francisco Chronicle - Vic Tafur

Mo Alie-Cox officially signs

Friday, April 21, 2017 2:58 PM EDT
Updating a previous report, Virginia Commonwealth TE Mo Alie-Cox signed an undisclosed contract with the Indianapolis Colts on Friday, April 21.
Colts.com

C.J. Spiller back to old form?

Friday, April 21, 2017 2:36 PM EDT
Kansas City Chiefs RB C.J. Spiller has 'that speed and twitch back', according to general manager John Dorsey.
The Kansas City Star - Terez A. Paylor

Patrick Mahomes a fringe first-rounder?

Friday, April 21, 2017 1:58 PM EDT
Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes appeared on only one top-32 list from two teams surveyed recently by Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline.
DraftAnalyst.com - Tony Pauline

Tarell Basham a top-32 player?

Friday, April 21, 2017 1:53 PM EDT
Ohio DE Tarell Basham appeared on one top-32 list from the two teams surveyed recently by Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline.
DraftAnalyst.com - Tony Pauline

Jabrill Peppers a fringe first-rounder?

Friday, April 21, 2017 1:53 PM EDT
Michigan S Jabrill Peppers appeared on only one top-32 list from two teams surveyed recently by Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline.
DraftAnalyst.com - Tony Pauline

'No way' Obi Melifonwu is a first-rounder

Friday, April 21, 2017 1:48 PM EDT
Connecticut S Obi Melifonwu did not appear on the top-32 list for either one of the two teams surveyed recently by Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline, who added the unanimous response about Melifonwu being a first-rounder was 'no way'.
DraftAnalyst.com - Tony Pauline

Deshaun Watson not first-round material?

Friday, April 21, 2017 1:42 PM EDT
Clemson QB Deshaun Watson did not appear on the top-32 list for either one of the two teams surveyed recently by Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline.
DraftAnalyst.com - Tony Pauline

Brandon Bostick suspended four games

Friday, April 21, 2017 1:36 PM EDT
Free-agent TE Brandon Bostick (Jets) has been suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season, according to Howard Balzer of BalzerFootball.com. The reason for the suspension is unknown at this time.
BalzerFootball.com - Howard Balzer

San Francisco hosts four prospects

Friday, April 21, 2017 12:41 PM EDT
Updating a previous report, LSU RB Leonard Fournette joined Iowa TE George Kittle, Michigan S Jabrill Peppers and Florida CB Teez Tabor as draft prospects who visited the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, April 19.
Sacramento Bee - Matt Barrows

Jordan Matthews trade a possibility?

Friday, April 21, 2017 12:41 PM EDT
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jordan Matthews could be available for trade at some point this year because 'he's going to expect more money than what he's worth,' according to Philly Voice's Jimmy Kempski.
PhillyVoice.com - Jimmy Kempski

No decision made on Eric Ebron's option

Friday, April 21, 2017 12:26 PM EDT
Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron remains a candidate to have his fifth-year option worth more than $8 million picked up by the May 2 deadline, but general manager Bob Quinn has yet to make that decision.
Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett