Bills G.M. Doug Whaley explained Friday that the speed of the Seattle pass rush forces teams to find a right tackle “as athletic as your left tackle,” and that it’s “misguided” to think taking a right tackle with the ninth pick wouldn’t be good “value.”
The Patriots are in a good spot to trade down from No. 29, especially if there isn’t a run on quarterbacks at the top of the draft.
The Browns keep kicking tires on incoming quarterbacks.
Former Steelers OL Kendall Simmons shares his draft-day memories.
Bengals coach Marvin Lewis provides some good advice in a parenting video; he says to “choose your words wisely” when talking to kids, so that “you’ll be proud to hear ’em say it” if they repeat what they’ve heard.
The man who said he wouldn’t be the Alabama coach says twice-former Ravens LB Rolando McClain “was in a great state of mind and seemed like he was excited about going to play” before retiring after only a day or two of offseason workouts.
Tackle isn’t a priority for the Chargers in the 2014 draft.
Skip Bayless of ESPN thinks the best match for Manziel is the Eagles. (Some think a muzzle is the best match for Bayless.)
A couple of Redskins attended Matthew McConaughey’s celebrity golf tournament. (If McConaughey gets any thinner, they could tape a flag to his head and stick him in a hole.)
No one can make a hard right turn in logic faster than former Bears coach Mike Ditka: “Football and basketball bring a lot of money to the university. Nothing else brings in that kind of money. That’s how those coaches and presidents can be paid. I disagree with the players’ union. I think it’s the worst thing that could happen.”
Get to know Vikings running backs coach Kirby Wilson.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy calls the season opener at Seattle a “tremendous opportunity.”
In a countdown of the Seahawks top draft picks, LB Lofa Tatupu made the cut — and RB Shaun Alexander didn’t.
Twenty-four of the Rams’ top 30 visits are known, which means (abacus engaged) six are a mystery.
To put the 49ers workout of Jerry Rice Jr. in perspective, he participated in a local pro day that had more prospects than the 49ers will have spots on the roster and practice squad come September.