• Dolphins trade with Giants, take Liam Eichenberg at No. 42

    8 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman wasn't a fan of trading down in the past, but he's developed a taste for it this year. The Giants picked up a 2022 first-round pick by trading with the Bears in the first round and they made another move while they were on the clock for the 38th pick.
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  • The next Connor: Hockey's latest phenom went distance to find a game in pandemic

    The next Connor: Hockey's latest phenom went distance to find a game in pandemic

    8 days ago - By CBC

    Connor Bedard, the first player granted exceptional status to suit up in the WHL a year early and tabbed as the likely first pick in the 2023 NHL draft, saw his inaugural junior season put on ice by COVID-19. That began a long road, including a trip to Sweden with his sister, to where he is now.
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  • Patriots trade up to take Christian Barmore

    8 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    The Patriots stood pat in the first round of the 2021 draft and landed quarterback Mac Jones with the 15th overall pick. They did not stand pat in the second round. New England traded up with the Bengals to take Jones' Alabama teammate Christian Barmore with the 38th overall pick. Cincinnati picked up the 46th,
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  • Jaguars select Georgia cornerback Tyson Campbell with 33rd overall pick

    8 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    The Jaguars filled two big needs in the first round Thursday. They selected Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence with the first overall choice and added Clemson running back Travis Etienne with the 25th selection. Jacksonville, even after signing 12 free agents from other teams, still has work to do in its rebuild. The Jaguars began that
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  • Jets take Elijah Moore with 34th overall pick

    8 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    The Jets addressed quarterback and offensive line with their two first-round picks on Thursday night. On Friday night, they kept building their offense. Wide receiver Elijah Moore came off the board with the 34th overall pick. Moore is the latest Ole Miss receiver to make the move to the NFL and the Jets will be
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  • Why Todd McShay Loves Patriots Landing Mac Jones In 2021 NFL Draft

    Why Todd McShay Loves Patriots Landing Mac Jones In 2021 NFL Draft

    8 days ago - By NESN

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    Mel Kiper Jr. isn't the only ESPN NFL draft expert who believes the New England Patriots deserve praise for selecting Alabama quarterback Mac Jones with the 15th overall pick Thursday night.
    Todd McShay also is high on Bill Belichick's magic act, explaining Friday that New England landing Jones was among the “best picks” of Round 1 .
    Jones was the fifth QB chosen in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft , behind Trevor Lawrence , Zach Wilson , Trey Lance and Justin Fields (No. 11 to the Chicago Bears after a trade with the New York Giants).
    “But just as I like the Bears...
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  • Mac Jones Roundup: How Five NFL Experts Feel About Patriots' NFL Draft Pick

    Mac Jones Roundup: How Five NFL Experts Feel About Patriots' NFL Draft Pick

    8 days ago - By NESN

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    The New England Patriots made headlines Thursday night by dedicating their first-round pick, No. 15 overall, to Alabama quarterback Mac Jones .
    Jones, who was expected to go No. 3 overall to the San Francisco 49ers throughout the last few weeks, fell to New England, and the Patriots did not disappoint fans with the selection.
    It seems a number of NFL analysts feel the same way.
    Here's a run down of how five NFL experts reacted to the Patriots' selection either Thursday night or Friday morning.
    ESPN's Louis Riddick : “... Mac fit the style of offense that Bill had...
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  • Why Patriots' Mac Jones Is So Excited To Play For Josh McDaniels

    Why Patriots' Mac Jones Is So Excited To Play For Josh McDaniels

    8 days ago - By NESN

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    FOXBORO, Mass. - Mac Jones went into the 2021 NFL Draft hoping he'd fall to the New England Patriots. The young quarterback loved their team-first approach, their winning culture. He wanted to be part of that.
    He also wanted an opportunity to work with Josh McDaniels, the Patriots' longtime offensive coordinator.
    Jones met virtually with McDaniels multiple times during the pre-draft process and pored over Patriots film. After New England selected him with the 15th overall pick Thursday night, the Alabama product raved about his new OC.
    “I watched a ton of their stuff with...
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  • Ravens first-round draft pick Jayson Oweh wants to be known as Odafe Oweh moving forward

    8 days ago - By CBSSports

    Oweh is going back to using his birth first name
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  • Patriots waive Jake Dolegala

    8 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    The Patriots drafted a quarterback Thursday night, so they waived a quarterback Friday afternoon. The team cut fourth quarterback Jake Dolegala. New England drafted Alabama quarterback Mac Jones in the first round, and he'll join a quarterbacks room with Cam Newton and Jarrett Stidham. Coach Bill Belichick said Newton remains the starter for now. Dolegala,
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  • Patriots Cut Quarterback After Taking Mac Jones In First Round

    8 days ago - By NESN

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    The New England Patriots, in need of roster spots and not signal-callers, waived quarterback Jake Dolegala on Friday afternoon, a source told NESN.com.
    Dolegala spent most of the 2020 season on the Patriots' practice squad and was signed to a future contract in the winter. New England selected Alabama quarterback Mac Jones in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft on Thursday night. The team still has Cam Newton and Jarrett Stidham on their quarterback depth chart.
    The Patriots could still elect to add a fourth quarterback later in the draft or as an undrafted free agent...
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  • Mac Jones Reacts To Being Introduced As Patriots First-Round Draft Pick

    8 days ago - By NESN

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    FOXBORO, Mass. - New England Patriots first-round pick Mac Jones got a taste of what it's like to play quarterback at Gillette Stadium on Friday afternoon.
    The wind was howling in Southeastern Massachusetts as Jones walked onto the Gillette Stadium game field alongside team owner Robert Kraft and president Jonathan Kraft to be introduced as the Patriots' 2021 first-round pick.
    “This place is really awesome, honestly,” Jones said. “Just a beautiful stadium. I know it's windy today. Hopefully, it's not always this windy, but you gotta get used to it.”
    Good news for Jones...
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