NFL Draft 2024 ‘The Beast’ Guide: Dane Brugler’s scouting reports and player rankings

[ad_1] Finally! It’s here. I’m thrilled to share this year’s draft guide with everyone. I don’t remember who first referred to it as “The Beast,” but I use that moniker as motivation to make sure this annual primer lives up to the nickname — and I don’t think I’ve let you down this year. Every … Read more

What happened to the 2021 NFL Draft QBs? Why Justin Fields and others are with new teams

[ad_1] They entered the NFL with great fanfare and lofty expectations of one day ranking among the best collections of talent the NFL had seen at their position. But just three years later, the 2021 quarterback draft class instead largely looks like one great big bust. While NFL teams continue their assessments of another highly … Read more

Kaboly: Russell Wilson could set the Steelers back years, so they better win now

[ad_1] One thing you can’t accuse the Pittsburgh Steelers of anymore is being conservative. Or of not doing everything in their power to put themselves in a position to win championships. That is quite clear after they courted and convinced Russell Wilson to join a team whose general manager, Omar Khan, said less than two … Read more

Howe: A peek behind the scenes of the Kirk Cousins, Russell Wilson, Baker Mayfield deals

[ad_1] The three biggest names on the quarterback market were whisked off the board within 24 hours at the dawn of free agency, as Kirk Cousins, Baker Mayfield and Russell Wilson evaluated their markets and struck on their opportunities. Each had different priorities at unique stages of their careers. And as they quickly secured their … Read more

Russell Wilson signing one-year deal with Pittsburgh Steelers, reports say

[ad_1] Russell Wilson set to sign one-year deal with Steelers Russell Wilson set to sign one-year deal with Steelers 01:57 PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Russell Wilson is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Steelers this week, according to numerous reports. ESPN’s Adam Schefter initially broke the news late Sunday night that Wilson will sign … Read more

NFLPA releases team-by-team report cards

[ad_1] INDIANAPOLIS – For the second consecutive year, the NFL Players Association on Wednesday released its team-by-team report cards, which assess players’ working conditions and environments throughout their seasons and offseasons. The Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars rounded out the top five in terms of overall grades. Meanwhile, … Read more

What we’re following at the NFL Scouting Combine: QBs, new bosses, deal-making

[ad_1] Draft season kicks into high gear this week at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis as teams will put prospects under a microscope during private interviews, news conferences and workouts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Quarterbacks always dominate conversations at the combine, and this year will be no different with USC’s Caleb Williams, North Carolina’s … Read more

The Justin Fields trade market: Which teams might be interested and what could Bears get?

[ad_1] A year ago at the NFL Scouting Combine, Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles announced that his team was open for business — the first pick in the 2023 draft was available. “We need a lot, and that (first pick) gives us more opportunity to bring in more players,” Poles said then. “It’s a … Read more

NFL free-agent rankings: Brian Burns, Saquon Barkley, Kirk Cousins lead the top 150

[ad_1] NFL free agency is fast approaching, offering the first window for teams to improve this offseason, provided they sign the right players. These are my rankings and scouting reports of the top 150 free agents available, shaped by a ton of film work and perspective from many years leading NFL personnel departments. This might … Read more

Early NFL Power Rankings 2024: Chiefs reign supreme, but who’s next?

[ad_1] The NFL offseason began Sunday night after the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 to claim the Super Bowl LVIII title and (only slightly less importantly) the top spot in our postseason power rankings. That means that all the fan bases that have been tuning out as their teams were eliminated … Read more