Kenny Vaccaro of the New Orleans Saints was the first 2013 NFL Draft first-round selection to sign a contract. Less than 24 hours later, the Detroit Lions also signed their first-round pick, Ziggy Ansah, to a contract. Under the new collective bargaining agreement, all NFL first-round draft picks can have four-year contracts with a non-negotiable fifth-year option, although not all will receive it.
2021 NFL Draft: Seven takeaways from Daniel Jeremiah's conference call
With a little more than a week to go before the start of the 2021 NFL Draft, Daniel Jeremiah previewed the event during a media conference call on Wednesday. Chase Goodbread provides seven takeaways from the hour-and-a-half-long session.
NFL owners pass rule expanding eligible jersey numbers for certain positions
NFL owners have approved several new rule changes, including the expansion of eligible jersey numbers, the expansion of booth-to-official communication and the elimination of overtime in the preseason, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports.