Defenders on display at pro day

Stars will get a chance to show off for scouts. Where does Bucky Brooks have them in his latest mock? Read

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  1. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Mayock's latest rankings

    There's a new No. 1 at running back, safety and cornerback, as well as movement all over the board, in Mike Mayock's latest positional rankings with the draft a little more than a month away. Read

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    What we learned from Mayock's rankings

    There's big movement up and down the board in Mike Mayock's latest positional top-5 rankings, with a new No. 1 at RB, CB and safety. Have a look at our biggest takeaways. Read

  3. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Potential first-round CB undergoes surgery for torn pectoral muscle

    UCLA CB Fabian Moreau underwent surgery for a torn pectoral muscle following the Bruins' pro day this week. Read

  4. Christian McCaffrey's Pro Day highlights

    Check out highlights from Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey during Stanford's Pro Day. Watch
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    Perfect Pairs: Ideal picks for AFC East clubs

    What's the best scenario AFC East teams can hope for with their first two picks in the 2017 NFL Draft? Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks have the answers. Read

  6. Kim Jones: Ohio State DBs continue to impress at pro day

    NFL Network's Kimberly Jones joins "Up to the Minute" from the Ohio State Pro Day to give updates on the defensive backs heading to the NFL Draft from Ohio State. Watch
  7. DeShone Kizer's Pro Day highlights

    Check out the highlights from Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer Notre Dame's Pro Day. Watch
  8. First Draft: Jake Butt

    Jake Butt's eventful college career at Michigan included two-consecutive Big Ten Conference Tight End of the Year awards but also two major knee injuries, including a torn ACL. Now, he looks ahead to the draft and the next level with increasing health, increasing confidence in his all-around skill set? and an interesting nickname. Watch
  9. How Shaquill Griffin snuck up on the NFL

    A promise took Shaquill Griffin to UCF -- and now NFL teams are discovering his potential. Griffin talks to Conor Orr about the priorities that shaped him and the whirlwind life of a hidden gem. Read

  10. First Draft: Jabrill Peppers

    Safety, linebacker, quarterback, punt return, running back and wide receiver: Jabrill Peppers is the definition of versatile. As Peppers explains in his "First Draft,? that aggressive and profound style of play on both sides of the ball is what sets him apart from this draft class. Watch
  11. 2017 NFL Draft

    Book on Hooker: Scouting report, comps, team fits

    Malik Hooker is the most instinctive center-field safety to enter the NFL draft since Ed Reed in 2002, Bucky Brooks writes. Which three teams would best fit the former Ohio State star? Read

  12. Trubisky: You want me leading your franchise

    UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky talks to Mike Mayock about sitting on the bench his first couple years, what he needs to work on with his footwork and how he can adjust to taking snaps under center. Watch
  13. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Safest prospects on offense

    Alabama TE O.J. Howard and Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey are among the surest bets in this year's draft, Chad Reuter says, and the QB on his list might surprise you. Read

  14. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Pro days primer: Stars in spotlight this week

    The biggest week of the pro-day season has arrived, with Michigan's Jabrill Peppers set to take center stage. Here's a look at whom to watch, and what scouts want to see from them. Read

  15. First Draft: Mitchell Trubisky

    He may have gone from Mitch to Mitchell, but this tough and efficient Quarterback is perhaps better known as Mr. Biscuit. In his ?first draft? Mitchell Trubisky; one of the top quarterback prospects in this year's draft, talks nicknames, ?How I Met Your Mother? and what it would be like if his NFL dreams took him back to Cleveland. Watch
  16. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top safety looks to impress off field at pro day

    Malik Hooker, one of the top talents in the 2017 draft, won't be participating in drills at Ohio State's pro day on Thursday, but he'll still have a chance to make a good impression on scouts. Read

  17. First Draft: Deshaun Watson

    After leading his team to victory with a stellar performance at the National Championship game against Alabama, Clemson?s star Quarterback, Deshaun Watson continued to impress at this years Combine. A powerful, athletic, playmaker, this NFL Prospect from Gainesville Georgia, was a two-time Heisman Trophy Finalist, and now he?s ready to take his talent to the next level as he heads to his 'First Draft'. Watch
  18. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Team needs after second wave of free agency

    How high of a priority should running back be for the Packers after the departure of Eddie Lacy? Lance Zierlein provides an update on the biggest areas of need for each club. Read

  19. What Cook, Fournette, Williams could do for Eagles

    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo discuss why the Philadelphia Eagles are hosting Dalvin Cook, Leonard Fournette and Mike Williams on Friday. Watch
  20. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Draft rumors: Eagles host bevy of stars

    John Ross, the king of the 40-yard dash, was among a large group of top prospects who visited the Eagles last week and this week. See the latest draft buzz for every NFL team. Read

  21. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    What we learned from Wednesday pro days

    Will T.J. Watt be changing positions at the next level? The Wisconsin outside linebacker had a eye-opening comment on the subject Wednesday after his pro-day workout. Read

  22. Oklahoma Drill

    Cal's Webb: 'My potential is through the roof'

    Davis Webb's work ethic and football IQ has put him in the mix of top QBs in this year's draft class. Will he be Cal's seventh QB taken in the first round? Webb weighs in on his journey to the NFL. Read

  23. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Four-round mock 3.0: Receiver run in top 10

    There's a WR run early, and some surprising prospects sliding into Round 2, in Chad Reuter's latest four-round mock draft. Will three receivers come off the board before a QB is picked? Read

  24. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Ask 5: Who'll be Cinderella of 2017 draft?

    In honor of March Madness, Daniel Jeremiah polls five NFL executives to get their "Cinderella" picks for the 2017 draft. Who'll be this year's biggest first-round surprise? Read

  25. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Zierlein's Big Board: Who's on move post-combine?

    Dalvin Cook and Haason Reddick are moving up, while the arrow is pointing down for Tim Williams in Lance Zierlein's updated prospect rankings. Read

  26. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Casserly mock 2.0: Trades rock Round 1

    Charley Casserly has trades, including a projected 49ers swap with the Redskins for Kirk Cousins, shaking up the first round in his post-combine mock draft. Read

  27. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Brooks mock draft 2.0: QBs slide down

    The last time an NFL draft failed to have a quarterback taken in the top half of the first round was in 2000. In his latest mock draft, Bucky Brooks sees a similar scenario playing out this year. Read

  28. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Mayock's team fits for prospects

    Are Leonard Fournette and Cam Newton a perfect match for the Panthers' backfield? See Mike Mayock's take on potential team fits for some of the draft's top talents. Read

  29. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    MTS notebook: Another WR emerging from LSU?

    While Malachi Dupre might not have the star power that his LSU counterparts boasted as prospects, Bucky Brooks believes the talented WR could find himself rising up draft boards very soon. Read

  30. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Combine viewer's guide

    What should you watch for at the combine? Daniel Jeremiah has you covered. See when the top prospects will be working out, and which NFL teams should be paying close attention to them. Read

  31. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Zierlein mock 2.0: 49ers, Bills snag QB

    Two QBs go in the top 10, and some surprise early picks have a few teams running up to turn in their cards as talent falls in Lance Zierlein's latest mock draft. Read

  32. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Sources Tell Us: TE compared to Jordan Reed

    A scout says Ole Miss' Evan Engram is the draft's second-best tight end and compares him to one of the NFL's most talented players at the position. See the inside scoop on prospects. Read

  33. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    38 Special: Instant-impact players in 2017 draft

    When Lance Zierlein looks at the 2017 NFL Draft, he sees 38 special players, including 15 game-changers, 15 safe picks and another eight who could be stars in the right system. Read

  34. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    The Book on Corey Davis

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at WR Corey Davis. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

  35. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Ask 5: Who'll generate most buzz at combine?

    Which prospects will have evaluators' jaws dropping with their combine performance? Daniel Jeremiah polls five NFL executives, and four players receive votes, including a QB. Read

  36. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Polling prospects: Who'll go No. 1 overall?

    Who do this year's draft prospects believe will rise from their ranks to be the No. 1 overall pick? We polled 25 of them to find out, and there is a decisive favorite. Read

  37. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    4-round mock draft: Taking a chance on early QBs

    Three quarterbacks in the first 13 picks and a couple of surprise top-10 selections cause some talented players to drop in Chad Reuter's four-round mock draft. Read

  38. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Joe Mixon to participate at Oklahoma pro day

    Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon, who was not invited by the league to take part in the the NFL Scouting Combine, will participate in the Sooners' pro day on March 8. Read

  39. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    MTS notebook: Sleeper QB's raw talent turning heads

    Patrick Mahomes might not get as much attention as Deshaun Watson and Mitch Trubisky, but the Texas Tech QB's pure ability is forcing teams to take notice. DJ and Bucky examine the hype. Read

  40. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top candidates to break CJ2K's 40 record

    John Ross and Adoree' Jackson are 2 of the fastest prospects in the 2017 draft, but a different player leads Daniel Jeremiah's list of candidates to break Chris Johnson's 40-yard dash record. Read

  41. Ask 5: Which QB would you pursue this offseason?

    If evaluators had their pick of any potentially available QB to target via trade, free agency or in the draft, which one would they pursue this offseason? Daniel Jeremiah polls 5 NFL execs. Read

  42. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    The Book on Mitch Trubisky

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at UNC QB Mitch Trubisky. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

  43. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Mayock's position rankings

    With the NFL Scouting Combine just around the corner, Mike Mayock unveils his initial position-by-position rankings for the 2017 draft. The No. 1 players at QB and RB might surprise you. Read

  44. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Sources Tell Us: Scout comps Trubisky to Wentz

    A scout says Mitch Trubisky has the same talent as Carson Wentz. What could keep Trubisky from going as high as Wentz did in last year's draft? See what we're hearing about prospects. Read

  45. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Which NFL player do prospects most want to face?

    Which NFL player are draft prospects dreaming of facing at the next level? We polled 25 of them to find out, and two of the league's best WRs are among the top vote-getters. Read

  46. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    The Book on Deshaun Watson

    Bucky Brooks begins his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at Deshaun Watson. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

  47. Garrett pleads with 'Boys to trade up to draft him

    Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett is proposing a trade between the Dallas Cowboys and the Cleveland Browns that would put the former Aggies star in Dallas. Read

  48. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    What we learned from Mayock's rankings

    Despite his struggles last season, Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer is the top-ranked QB in Mike Mayock's initial position rankings. There's intrigue around how he stacks the RBs and WRs, too. Read

  49. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    The Book on Christian McCaffrey

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at Christian McCaffrey. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

  50. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Casserly mock 1.0: Trades shake up Round 1

    Two running backs in the first eight picks? One quarterback in the entire first round? And two shake-up-the-draft trades? Charley Casserly has a few surprises in his first mock draft of the year. Read

  51. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Polling prospects: Which HC do you want to play for?

    If prospects were able to pick the NFL coach they would play for, whom would they choose? We polled 25 players in the 2017 draft with that question. See the voting results. Read

  52. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    MTS notebook: How Super Bowl could affect draft

    The Falcons fell in Super Bowl 51, but NFL teams will be trying to copy their blueprint for team building in this year's draft. See more scouting nuggets from Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks. Read

  53. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    NFL hopefuls chase dream at regional combine

    NFL scouts had their eyes on some unheralded prospects in Seattle on Saturday, including a QB-turned-safety who relished the opportunity to work out at the facility of his hometown team. Read

  54. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Myles Garrett says he would play for Browns

    Myles Garrett won't be attending this year's draft, but that doesn't mean he isn't hoping the Browns will take him with the first pick this April. Read

  55. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Five teams that need to dominate draft

    With the 2016 season in the rearview mirror, it's time to look ahead to the draft. Daniel Jeremiah says the Eagles are one of the clubs that need a top rookie class as they build around Carson Wentz. Read

  56. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Ask 5: Who will Browns take with No. 1 pick?

    Will the Browns strike for a quarterback at the top of the draft, or will they take the best non-QB available to kick things off? Daniel Jeremiah polls 5 NFL execs, and they're unanimous. Read

  57. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Updated draft order and team needs

    Picks 1-30 of the first-round draft order are set with only the Super Bowl left to be played. Have a look at how the board shakes out and the biggest areas of need for every team. Read

  58. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top 50 prospects for 2017 draft

    Defensive players occupy the first five spots in Daniel Jeremiah's initial ranking of the 2017 draft's top 50 prospects, with Myles Garrett leading the list. The top-rated QB? He's listed at No. 15. Read

  59. The Brandt Report

    What eight QB-needy teams should do

    Could Tony Romo turn the Texans into Super Bowl contenders? Should the Browns roll the dice on Mitch Trubisky? Gil Brandt provides a path forward for eight QB-needy teams. Read

  60. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Three-round mock draft: Watson goes No. 1

    Projections for QB Deshaun Watson are all over the map, but Chad Reuter says the Browns won't pass him up at No. 1. The intrigue goes three rounds deep in his first mock draft of 2017. Read

  61. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top 5 prospects by position

    Bucky Brooks reveals his initial rankings of the top five prospects at each position, providing into a glimpse into what NFL teams are discussing in their war rooms. Read

  62. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    What we learned from Senior Bowl

    Zay Jones capped off a great Senior Bowl week with a dazzling game on Saturday. Find out who else is on the rise thanks to their performance in the all-star showcase. Read

  63. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Draft debate: Who's No. 1 QB on your board?

    We polled five of our experts on whom they rate as the top signal-caller in the 2017 draft, and there was no consensus. Three players received votes. See the results. Read

  64. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Watson can make good NFL team great

    While the debate about whether Deshaun Watson will be a franchise QB will rage on for months, Bucky Brooks says the ideal NFL scenario for the newly minted champ is as clear as ever. Read

  65. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Schools with most talent in 2017 draft

    Clemson took home the national title, but a school that didn't play in the championship game leads our list of the colleges sending the most talent to the 2017 NFL Draft. Read