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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]

Where will Saquon Barkley go?

After a stellar Scouting Combine workout, some spoke openly of Penn State running back Saquon Barkley being the first overall pick in the draft. After the Browns signed Carlos Hyde early in free agency, the prospect of Barkley to the Browns at No. 1 became a much tougher proposition. So where will Barkley go, assuming [more]

PFT Live draft redrafts the 2017 draft

With the 2018 draft a week away, Thursday was a good occasion to stage a PFT Live draft based on a redraft of the top of the 2017 draft. As I learned the hard way, it was definitely a good day to win the coin toss for the first overall pick. I didn’t, Simms did, [more]

Jamie Meder signs restricted tender with Browns

Defensive lineman Jamie Meder signed his restricted tender Thursday, the Browns announced. Meder was a key contributor in 2017, playing in 10 games and starting two before a high-ankle sprain prematurely ended his season. The Browns placed him on injured reserve November 21. The Ashland University product began his career with the Ravens in 2014, [more]

Report: Jets will face the Browns on Thursday night in Week Three

A FOX executive recently suggested that the Thursday night schedule will include an improved slate of games. One of those games will include a team that has won one game in the last two seasons, against a team that many thought would be much worse than 5-11 in 2017. Manish Mehta of the New York [more]

Will Baker Mayfield will his way to the top five?

I love a good story. And any story that features a guy taking multiple chances on himself and succeeding each time is a good story in my book. Enter Baker Mayfield. A recent profile from Robert Klemko of has generated headlines because Mayfield admits to not being fully prepared for a meeting with the [more]

John Dorsey “very confident” with where Browns are in draft process

Anyone looking for concrete hints about which players will be joining the Browns in the first round of the draft next week didn’t get them from General Manager John Dorsey on Thursday. Dorsey held a pre-draft press conference and dismissed any reports about what the team is going to do because he’s gone “dark” in [more]

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