Report: Blake Bortles to throw at combine

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

In what came as a bit of a surprise on Tuesday, NFL Draft insider Tony Pauline reported that Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles will throw at the NFL's scouting combine. Typically the top group of quarterbacks all sit out the throwing portion of the combine, but Bortles is clearly confident he can ...

How Michael Sam made Jason Collins matter

Monday, February 10th, 2014

When everyone made a tremendous to-do about NBA player Jason Collins coming out of the closet last year, my reaction was more along the lines of "whoop-de-doo." And not for the reasons you are probably assuming. From my perspective, Collins was not all that different from John Amaechi, another basketball player ...

Derek Carr shooting up draft boards at Senior Bowl

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The Senior Bowl is often a chance for well-regarded college prospects to solidify themselves as first-rounders thanks to the absence of the true blue-chip guys. It is a chance for those second-tier guys to make an impression on all of the executives and scouts in attendance and really move up ...

Is UCF quarterback Blake Bortles a top-five pick?

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles is currently the fastest-rising prospect in the 2014 NFL Draft, but just how high could the relatively unknown signal-caller rise? Well, according to ESPN's Todd McShay, right now he could go as high as No. 3 in the 2014 NFL Draft and be the second ...

Jets QB Geno Smith fires agents

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

It looks like new draft pick Geno Smith is already a perfect fit for the New York Jets culture of Idiocracy. USA Today is reporting that Smith fired his agents on Tuesday as a result of slipping down to the 39th spot in this year's NFL Draft. Smith was under the ...

2013 NFL Draft first-round winners and head-scratchers

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Remember this: at one time, somebody probably though Blair Thomas was a great draft pick. Therefore it is impossible to determine who won or lost in this year's NFL Draft after only one round has been completed. But that doesn't mean we won't try.

Mike Mayock snaps at Rich Eisen for bringing up Manti Te’o

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock is apparently sick of hearing about Manti Te'o. So much so that he snapped at Rich Eisen during the NFL Network broadcast of the 2013 NFL Draft on Thursday night when Eisen brought up Te'o's name as he discussed the Notre Dame product's big ...

Kansas City Chiefs: Eric Fisher to be first pick in 2013 NFL Draft

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The Kansas City Chiefs have reportedly decided who they will take with the first pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, and have even informed the other player they were considering of the decision. The Chiefs will select Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher with the No. 1 pick. Reports have been ...