Derek Carr named Raiders sacrificial, er, starting QB

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

You know the old saying -- if you have seven quarterbacks, you don't have one quarterback. The Oakland Raiders are hoping rookie Derek Carr of Fresno State changes all of that, making him the first QB taken in his draft class to earn a starting gig after awarding him the ...

A.J. McCarron ‘hurt’ by questions about his character

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

A.J. McCarron claimed before the 2014 NFL Draft that he was told he would be a first round pick. That didn't happen. He fell to the fifth round and the Cincinnati Bengals scooped him up to be Andy Dalton's backup. In the days following the draft, several teams let it be known ...

Browns tell Manziel to start acting like backup QB

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

For the first time in decades, it appears the Cleveland Browns are doing something brilliantly: reigning in the ego of Johnny Manziel before he ever sets foot on the field. It began on draft day. Cleveland came into the first round with two picks, and traded down from the fourth spot ...

Jerry Jones on Johnny Manziel: ‘He’s Elvis’

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

The Dallas Cowboys were often rumored as a potential landing spot for Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 16th pick in the first round of this year's draft. As things unfolded Thursday night, Manziel was still on the board when Dallas was on the clock, but they wound up ...

Teddy Bridgewater diagnosed with abnormal heartbeat

Friday, May 9th, 2014

As expected, Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater fell big time on draft night. The Minnesota Vikings finally selected him at No. 32 after trading back into the first round. But that's not the only Bridgewater news to surface Thursday night. Apparently Bridgewater was diagnosed with an abnormal heartbeat in his pre-draft ...

NFL Draft Rumors: Jaguars to take Johnny Manziel at No. 3?

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

As we've said before, now that we're close to the start of the 2014 NFL Draft, rumors are going to start running wild. The latest on Wednesday morning suggests that the Jacksonville Jaguars could surprise everyone on Thursday and select Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the third overall pick. John ...

NFL Draft Rumors: Texans, Rams trying to trade down

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

The Houston Texans and St. Louis Rams possess the first two picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, and both teams are apparently trying to trade down from those spots. Mike Florio claims the Texans want to move back to a spot where they can still select Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack, while ...

Zach Mettenberger produced ‘diluted’ drug test at combine

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger reportedly produced a "diluted" urine sample at the NFL's February scouting combine, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. A diluted sample is usually regarded as a failed test under the NFL's drug-testing program, but his physical therapist is defending Mettenberger's sample. Jason Eliowitz (Mettenberger's physical therapist) has claimed the ...