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Veteran defensive back Will Blackmon working out for teams

It appeared Will Blackmon’s NFL career might have been over when he was cut by Washington before the start of the regular season last year. But the 33-year-old still wants to play, and is trying to hustle up a market. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, Blackmon has worked out recently with the Seahawks, [more]

Sam Darnold: If I looked at mock drafts I’d drive myself insane

There are mock drafts that have Sam Darnold going first overall to the Browns, mock drafts that have Darnold going third overall to the Jets, and mock drafts that have some other team trading up to get Darnold at No. 2. But Darnold wouldn’t know. Darnold said this morning on PFT Live that he doesn’t [more]

Jim Mora touts Josh Rosen as potential Hall of Famer

Last month, former UCLA coach Jim Mora raised eyebrows by calling USC quarterback Sam Darnold a better fit for the Browns at No. 1 than UCLA’s Josh Rosen. In a subsequent effort to put the ketchup in the bottle, Mora squirted it everywhere by seemingly hinging Rosen’s chances of success to having appropriate mental stimulation. [more]

Will Bills or Dolphins jump Jets for Mayfield?

It’s been nearly a month since PFT explained that the league insiders suspect that the Jets will be taking quarterback Baker Mayfield with the third overall pick in the draft. With the selection process only four days away, the lingering belief that the Jets will make a beeline for Mayfield raises a separate question: Will the [more]

Inaccuracy talk bugs Josh Allen

Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen has enjoyed the draft process. Well, most of it. During a recent visit with PFT Live, Allen admitted that the amount of time that people have to talk about the draft on TV, radio, the Internet, etc. can become a little tiring. So I asked him what about the ongoing chatter [more]

Sam Darnold could be the sixth USC player drafted first overall

No college has produced more than five first overall picks in the NFL draft. But if the Browns take Sam Darnold first overall on Thursday night, he’ll be the sixth No. 1 pick from USC. Southern Cal is one of three schools to have five first overall draft picks. The others, Auburn and Notre Dame, [more]

Baker Mayfield in his documentary: I want to go No. 1 overall

Baker Mayfield has had a camera crew documenting his journey since the Rose Bowl loss to Georgia. He began working out with hopes of being the top choice in the 2018 draft. That’s how the first 8-minute installment of “Behind Baker,” an online documentary series chronicling his life, ends. “You’ve got to have fun with [more]

David Johnson, Josh Allen, and more on Friday’s PFT PM

A week after seriously considering pulling the plug on the PFT PM podcast, the show has completed the goal of five episodes in five days. We saved the best for last. Joining the show Friday are Cardinals running back David Johnson and former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen, who is destined to be one of the top [more]

Mike Mayock doesn’t see an Andrew Luck or Carson Wentz among this QB class

This quarterback class has gotten much attention with at least five expected to go in the first round, including four in the top 10 and possibly even the top five. But NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock is among those not completely sold on any of them. “It’s really interesting because I think people were [more]

Josh Allen had seven visits, one private workout

Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen enters the draft as possibly the first overall pick. In advance of the selection process, he visited with seven total teams. In an interview that will be included later today in the award-eligible PFT PM podcast, Allen listed the teams he has visited: Browns, Giants, Jets, Broncos, Dolphins, Bills, and Cardinals. [more]

Luke McCown announces retirement

The NFL is down to one McCown brother. In a letter posted to agent Mike McCartney’s Twitter account on Friday, Luke McCown announced his retirement as an active player. McCown thanked family, friends, coaches and teammates and called it “bittersweet” to step away from a sport he’s played since the second grade. McCown was out [more]

Browns release Corey White, Reggie Porter

The Browns will be adding rookies to their roster in next week’s draft and they made some room for new arrivals on Friday. The team announced that they have released defensive back Corey White and waived defensive back Reggie Porter. Porter’s departure comes with a failed physical designation. White signed with the Browns in January [more]

Browns want Josh Allen, or they want everyone to think it

As the Browns keep their cards close to the vest regarding plans for the first overall pick in the draft, the Browns may have accidentally given everyone a peak at their hand. And it relates to the hand. Specifically, the size of it. “You all laugh at me when I say it, but I think [more]

Texans-Jets, Browns-Broncos only scheduled Saturday games, two more to flex during season

The NFL has just two games currently scheduled for Saturdays this December but a new addition to league flex scheduling procedures will add two more later int he year. The Houston Texans will travel to face the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos will host the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 15. Both contests are [more]

Tom Coughlin’s return among Week One highlights

Tom Coughlin’s new team fared a lot better than his old one in 2017 and they’ll get a chance to start plotting their course for 2018 against one another. The NFL announced the complete regular season schedule on Thursday and it includes a matchup between the Jaguars and Giants at MetLife Stadium on the first [more]

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