New England Patriots’ 21st pick doesn’t look like a top spot for a cornerback – Reuters

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Thoughts and quick notes on the New England Patriots and the NFL: 1. Squatting in a corner? If the Patriots were preparing to play a game this week, their starting cornerbacks would be Jalen Mills and… This is a major question, arguably the most important for the team. Malcolm Butler, Terrance Mitchell … Read more

Patriot Way felt in the Raiders’ RB room with front office and coaches – Las Vegas Raiders Blog

“No, Josh is a great coach. I’m sure he thinks it’s a great opportunity, that’s why he took it. Other than against us, I hope he’s okay. I’m sure he’s going to do well. He’s an exceptional player. “Some of the people who are with him are very good too. Everything went well. It’s an … Read more

Would drafting a running back with a first pick make sense for the Buffalo Bills? – Buffalo Bills Blog

6:00 AM ET Alaina GetzenbergESPN BUFFALO, NY — The Buffalo Bills are in pretty good shape. With a well-rounded roster that has fewer needs than most, there are a variety of directions they could go with eight picks in this year’s draft. They could go after the defensive back, inside the offensive and defensive lines, … Read more

Derek Carr has everything he needs, what will he and the Raiders do with it? – Las Vegas Raiders Blog

HENDERSON, Nev. — A dynamic and proven point guard to help solve red-zone problems? To verify. A trusted point guard who could be the best receiver in the NFL? Without a doubt. A contract extension that ensures you are paid at market value and gives you comfort and commitment? You better believe it. It’s been … Read more

Why did Jabrill Peppers sign with the Patriots? It all starts with Bill Belichick – New England Patriots Blog

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Many New England Patriots players, including two-time Super Bowl winner Rodney Harrison and current center David Andrews, said playing for coach Bill Belichick is like receiving a high-level education in football that forever changes the way they see the game. That’s precisely why free agent safety Jabrill Peppers signed a one-year contract … Read more

How the Eagles’ slow pursuit of Tyrann Mathieu explains their offseason strategy – Philadelphia Eagles Blog

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles’ offseason can best be viewed through the lens of the Honey Badger. There has been mutual interest between the Eagles and safety Tyrann Mathieu. They welcomed him on a virtual visit last week, a league source confirmed to an NFL Network report, and have been in communication with him for longer … Read more

Can New York Jets’ Mekhi Becton refute the critics as a pivotal year approaches? – New York Jets Blog

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — After making a splash in the NFL, New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton is experiencing the darker side of being a professional athlete. His name is dragged through the mud on social media, with people criticizing his weight, durability and commitment to football. He put a chip on his shoulder. … Read more

Dolphins D: Same faces, new vibe after Xavien Howard and Emmanuel Ogbah deals – Miami Dolphins Blog

6:00 a.m. ET Marcel Louis JacquesESPN MIAMI — You assume every team in the NFL wants to win. Some do a better job of showing it than others. The Miami Dolphins have spared no expense building a contender this offseason. Their biggest additions came on offense with the signing of left tackle Terron Armstead and … Read more

Potential Cowboys draft visitors offer clues as to how they could meet OL and WR needs – Dallas Cowboys Blog

FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys brought their domestic visitors to the Star this week to meet with coaches, medical staff, scouts and the front office, including owner and general manager Jerry Jones. The Cowboys still have a few spots left for last-second visits, but their roster is usually a good barometer of who they’ll … Read more