Fifteen draft picks remain unsigned, including seven of top 10

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With Calvin Ridley signing his four-year deal with the Falcons, 15 drafted players remain unsigned.

Eleven of those are first-round choices, including the top four overall picks. In fact, only three of the top-10 picks have signed.

The 49ers, Browns and Giants all have two players left to get under contract.


OT Mike McGlinchey (1st round, 9th overall)

WR Dante Pettis (2nd round, 44th overall)


LB Roquan Smith (1st round, 8th overall)


QB Josh Allen (1st round, 7th overall)


RB Royce Freeman (3rd round, 71st overall)


QB Baker Mayfield (1st round, 1st overall)

CB Denzel Ward (1st round, 4th overall)


LB Darius Leonard (2nd round, 36th overall)


RB Saquon Barkley (1st round, 2nd overall)

DL RJ McIntosh (5th round, 139th overall)


DT Taven Bryan (1st round, 29th overall)


QB Sam Darnold (1st round, 3rd overall)


RB Sony Michel (1st round, 31st overall)


S Terrell Edmunds (1st round, 28th overall)


CB Mike Hughes (1st round, 30th overall)

13 responses to “Fifteen draft picks remain unsigned, including seven of top 10

  1. I get if you might be a 1st rounder to have not signed or hold out, but other draft picks from other rounds that have not have no reason not to sign.

  2. atahualpaoxford says:
    July 4, 2018 at 6:12 pm
    Why are these guys not signing on the dotted line..???

    I agree. Wasn’t that the whole point of the slotting system? I understand there are some odd exceptions like when SD tried going on the cheap with how the guarantees were spread out for Bosa a few seasons back. But for the most part, aside from that and offset language, what’s the problem?

  3. Surprised the 9ERS haven’t signed their fist two picks. Paraage Marath is widely regarded as one of if not the best cap guy in the league and usually leading the way in signing draft picks. He’s come along way in the minds of 9ER fans. Just a few years ago he was one of the most hated in the organization for his role of getting rid of Harbaugh

  4. Perhaps Hughes has a poor agent. It isn’t crucial at this time that he sign. I would however say he should sign before training camp starts. He is just hurting himself if he signs after that.

  5. The QBs are waiting for Mayfield to sign and then their agents will have an idea of what to expect. Then Darnold, Allen, etc. Nobody wants to sign for less than what a player drafted after them is making.

  6. It’s about contract wording to prevent “double dipping”. If a player gets cut and goes to another team the teams want offsets for the new teams salary where the players want to keep getting paid in full from the old team and get full pay from the new team.

  7. purpleisforgirls says:
    July 4, 2018 at 4:58 pm
    I don’t blame Mike Hughes for not signing. I wouldn’t want to play anywhere there was no chance to ever win the Super Bowl .


    I’m sure you wouldn’t. Its probably the same way you choose to cheer for a team.

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