02 May

Star ratings for all 32 first-round selections

The 2024 NFL Draft’s feeder class of elite high school talent was the Class of 2021, which was wrecked by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic: High school seasons were canceled or shortened, in-person visits were wiped out, evaluation opportunities were few and far between.

Even so, the recruiting industry churned out another terrific reminder Thursday night that stars really do matter. Seven five-stars were selected, including No. 1 overall player Caleb Williams, who won the Heisman Trophy. Each of the five-star prospects who were selected in the first round were members of the 2021 class. Further, an outstanding 15 four-star prospects went in the first round, capped by pick No. 32 Xavier Legette.

The record for most five-star prospects selected in the first round was set in 2023, when 13 such players came off the board night one.

Here’s a look at the star rankings for every player selected in the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft.

02 May

SEC leads the way, Washington headlines big night for Pac-12

Six of the first 15 players selected in the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft on Thursday night came from the Pac-12, which produced eight total picks in the opening round. Former USC star quarterback Caleb Williams highlighted the league’s haul by going No. 1 overall to the Chicago Bears.

It was the Pac-12’s best showing in the first round of the NFL Draft since 2015 when it had nine players taken. The league had produced no more than four first-round selections in each of the past six drafts before Thursday. Only the SEC (11) had more first-round selections this year.

The timing is ironic since the schools that comprised the Pac-12 in 2023 are splintering in a variety of directions for the upcoming season as conference realignment rocks college football. The opening night of the draft offered a striking reminder of just how strong the league’s swan song was in 2023 as six different schools saw players selected.

Washington snapped a six-year College Football Playoff drought for the Pac-12 last season, and the Huskies were well-represented early in the draft with quarterback Michael Penix Jr. going No. 8 overall to Atlanta and receiver Rome Odunze going to Chicago at No. 9. Offensive tackle Troy Fauntanu made it three Huskies selected in the first round when the Steelers picked him at No. 20. It was the first time since 2015 that Washington produced multiple first-round picks and the first time since 1941 that it produced two top-10 selections. Only Alabama and LSU matched Washington with three first-round picks.

Here’s the 2024 NFL Draft broken down by school and conference at the conclusion of the first round. The breakdown is based on the leagues in which the teams competed in during the 2023 season.

02 May

Wide receivers who profile as first-round NFL Draft selections in 2025, 2026 and 2027

Thursday’s first round of the 2024 NFL Draft produced seven receiver selections. Teams selected 21 first-round receivers in the previous four drafts (2020-23), which almost doubled the total number of first-round receivers (11) in the prior four-year span (2016-19).

We are firmly in the NFL’s era of the receiver, as teams are trying to stack alpha upon alpha at the position — and even better if they’re both on rookie deals for as long as possible. The trend began in 2020 and has only continued.

In addition to the game prioritizing perimeter playmakers, the athletes we’re seeing — entering high school and entering the NFL — increasingly improve the value of taking receivers higher. In the past four Top247 final rankings, the number of five-star receivers — we tab 32 five-stars every cycle to represent future first-round potential — has increased year-over-year from two to three to four to seven in the 2024 cycle.

Headlining our seven-receiver top 32 in 247Sports’ final 2024 Top247 rankings was Jeremiah Smith, who not only took the WR1 label but finished the cycle No. 1 overall. He also leads our five-pack of elite receivers who will debut this fall as true freshmen and potentially lead the way in the 2027 or 2028 NFL Draft. Here’s a closer look at receivers to follow in the coming college football seasons to familiarize with future draft candidates.

Luther Burden III, Missouri: One of the most dynamic run-after-catch high school playmakers in the past several years, Burden has spent two seasons at Missouri doing exactly that — making defenders look foolish with his combination of agility, fluidity, and speed. Burden is built like a running back with the open-field wizardry of an elite receiver who could also provide a return-game option.

Tetairoa McMillan, Arizona: The tall-framed McMillan played basketball and volleyball in high school and clearly puts the body control, spatial awareness, and elevating abilities to good use in pads. A top 40 overall prospect coming out of high school, McMillan’s 2,100-plus receiving yards in his first two college seasons speak to his playmaking ability.

Evan Stewart, Oregon: A former top-ranked wideout in the Top247, which put him in the top five overall in the 2022 class, Stewart not only blew us away every time we saw him live, but his track and field prowess reflected the athleticism we saw on the field. He’s a bona fide speedster as a sprinter, but Stewart also logged some of the most explosive jumps we have seen in recent years, including a 24-6 long jump and nearly 49-foot triple jump. After a couple of solid seasons at Texas A&M, expect a huge 2024 for Stewart in Eugene.

More names to watch: Ohio State’s Emeka Egbuka, Boise State’s Chris Marshall.

Zachariah Branch, USC: Branch, owner of 10.2-second 100-meter speed, is one of the elite track stars in recent CFB recruiting classes. Branch’s great-uncle is late Raiders legend Cliff Branch, and his older brother Zion is a safety for USC, so the football pedigree is strong. As a true freshman, Zachariah caught 31 passes for 320 yards and two TDs and electrified with his return-game prowess, scoring twice (one kickoff, one punt) and amassing 774 return yards in 40 combined kick and punt returns. A former five-star, Branch ranked No. 1 nationally at receiver and No. 7 overall in the final 2023 Top247.

Carnell Tate, Ohio State: One of the most natural prospects at the receiver position in recent years, Tate is primed for a breakout sophomore year after the former five-star and top 25 overall recruit caught 18 passes for 264 yards and one TD as a true freshman. From frame and body control, to route-running feel and hands consistency, Tate did virtually everything well coming out of IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

Nyck Harbor, South Carolina: Frankly, Harbor is one of the most unique prospects in recent history, regardless of position. Legitimately 6-5, 240, Harbor is a potential Olympic sprinter who recently ran a baffling 10.12-second 100-meter time for South Carolina track, in addition to living below the 21.00-second 200-meter threshold. The “freak” label gets thrown around a lot in today’s scouting parlance; Harbor possesses a truly rare, if not singular, combination of frame and speed.

More names to watch: USC’s Makai Lemon and J’Kobi Lane, Alabama’s Jalen Hale, Florida’s Eugene Wilson.

Jeremiah Smith, Ohio State: Just about everybody has to wait his turn in the Ohio State receiver room, including Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Marvin Harrison Jr. and Emeka Egbuka. Well, Smith will test that. The 6-foot-3, 215-pounder not only overpowers defenders but wins with acrobatic body control and startling after-catch athleticism. The Top247’s No. 1 overall prospect in the 2024 cycle, Smith should provide yet another Day 1 receiver selection for the Buckeyes.

“I think Jeremiah Smith can be better than Marvin Harrison Jr.,” said 247Sports Director of Scouting Andrew Ivins earlier this month. “He’s got to show up, take care of business, but I think that potential is there.”

Cam Coleman, Auburn: Coleman’s 6-3 frame and basketball-influenced athletic ability make him a nightmare matchup. He eclipsed 1,300 yards and scored 18 touchdowns for the Alabama 7A state champions this past fall after leading his team to the basketball title game in Spring 2023. Basketball is a common data point in countless high-end receiver prospects (and other positions, too) in recent NFL Drafts.

“Projects as an immediate contributor at the next level and a potential Day 1 NFL Draft choice with a rare combination of size, speed and athleticism that differentiates him from the rest of his peers,” 247Sports National Scouting Analyst Cooper Petagna writes in Coleman’s official scouting report. “Will turn 18 in August 2024, indicating he’s in the infancy stages of his physical growth and on-field development.”

Ryan Williams, Alabama: Re-classifying from the 2025 class to the 2024 cycle, retaining your five-star status, and finishing in the top 10 overall speaks to Williams’ talent and potential. A legitimate top-end burner with an elite track profile, Williams has produced enormous numbers for an Alabama 6A title contender the past couple of seasons while showing not only field-stretching speed but terrific run-after-catch creativity. Williams reminds us of former Alabama Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith.

Micah Hudson, Texas Tech: One of the most prolific receivers in TXHSFB the past few years, Hudson did not go through spring practices following arthroscopic knee surgery. But make no mistake, Hudson, who ran track as a freshman and played basketball throughout high school, will see the field plenty this fall. He’s one of the most natural playmakers in the freshman class with exceptional body control and devastating open-field speed-changing nuance..

“I’ll be shocked if he’s not an instant contributor,” said Texas Tech head coach Joey McGuire said at the Red Raiders’ Dec. 20 signing day presser. “We’re expecting him to play as a freshman. I don’t think you’ll ever hear me say, ‘We’re gonna redshirt Micah Hudson.’ I think from Day 1, he will have a presence on this football team.”

Ryan Wingo, Texas: Another Top247 five-star and high school track star with 10.5 100-meter speed, Wingo combines that gear — which certainly translates in pads — with a college-ready body (6-1.5, 210). Wingo flashed this spring, including his two-touchdown performance in Texas’ spring game. Texas has no shortage of receiver talent thanks to portal and recruiting success alike, but Wingo’s combination of size, athleticism and position-specific skill should get him early snaps.

More names to watch: Clemson’s TJ Moore and Bryant Wesco, Tennessee’s Mike Matthews, Michigan State’s Nick Marsh, North Carolina’s Jordan Shipp, East Carolina’s Yannick Smith.

05 Apr

Blockbuster trade for top-five QB, lots of reinforcements for OL, DL

For a team that’s been without a regular starting quarterback since last October, the Minnesota Vikings are one of the most intriguing clubs of the 2024 NFL offseason. Fresh off a breakup with longtime captain Kirk Cousins, the NFC North contenders approach April’s draft in search of a new face of the franchise. And not only that, but they’ve got the ammo to shake up the first round of the event, owning a pair of Day 1 picks thanks to a trade with the Houston Texans.

What will Minnesota do next? Quarterback is the obvious first step. While Sam Darnold is in tow on a one-year deal, giving coach Kevin O’Connell an experienced option under center, he registers more as a fallback plan, at least for the long term. The question is, can the Vikings afford to sit tight at No. 11 overall, their first pick in the draft, and get a worthwhile successor? Odds are they’ll need to move up if they want any shot at a consensus top prospect, and general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah surely knows it, hence the acquisition of a second first-rounder — prime trade-chip material.

The Vikings also have other pressing needs, despite an active free agency period that saw them dole out lucrative money to reinforcements for Brian Flores’ defense. The trenches and the cornerback room are glaringly thin, and even with young stars like Justin Jefferson and Jordan Addison headlining the wide receiver corps, K.J. Osborn’s exit leaves a void at the No. 3 spot.

Below, find a complete look at the Vikings’ 2024 draft picks, plus a full seven-round mock draft:

Top team needs: QB, WR, OG, DL, CB, EDGE

2024 NFL Draft picks
Round 1: Pick 11
Round 1: Pick 23 (from Browns via Texans)
Round 4: Pick 108
Round 4: Pick 129 (from Lions)
Round 5: Pick 157 (from Browns)
Round 5: Pick 167 (from Chiefs)
Round 6: Pick 177 (from Panthers via Jaguars)
Round 7: Pick 230 (from Falcons via Cardinals)
Round 7: Pick 232 (from Broncos via 49ers)
For more draft coverage, you can hear in-depth analysis twice a week on “With the First Pick” — our year-round NFL Draft podcast with NFL Draft analyst Ryan Wilson and former Vikings general manager Rick Spielman. You can find “With the First Pick” wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

05 Apr

Haason Reddick discusses Eagles’ departure, won’t commit to potential extension with Jets

Haason Reddick didn’t want to leave the Philadelphia Eagles, even though he knew the days with his hometown team were numbered. Reddick was traded to the New York Jets last week after two seasons in Philadelphia, where he was searching for a new deal.

Reddick is expected to get that contract in New York, which is why he’s not in Philadelphia anymore.

“I believe I have a lot left in the tank. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t be here,” Reddick said at his introductory press conference with the Jets, via a Jets transcript. “That’s pretty much that. I feel like when I don’t have anymore left to give, I’ll retire. Until that point, I’m going to try to play my best ball.

“As far as the Eagles go, it wasn’t about what he has left in the tank or anything like that. It’s a business and sometimes hard decisions have to be made, even if you don’t like them.”

The Eagles are certainly worse without Reddick — for the 2024 season at least. Only Reddick and Myles Garrett had 10+ sacks in each of the last four years — and Reddick accomplished the feat with four different defensive coordinators and three different teams. The Eagles paid Reddick an average annual salary of $15 million per season, good for 20th amongst edge rushers in the NFL.

Philadelphia wasn’t going to give Reddick a significant bump in pay or a new contract for a 30-year-old pass rusher. Reddick was traded to the Jets for a conditional 2026 third-round pick (which is bumped up to a second-round pick if Reddick gets 10+ sacks or plays 67.5% of the snaps), as a result of the two sides failing to get an extension or reworked contract done.

Based on Reddick’s performance in each of the last four seasons, he’ll get those numbers. A contract extension is waiting for Reddick, but he’s concerned on getting acclimated with his new team first.

“You know, all options are open right now,” Reddick said. “Currently just worried about being here, meeting everybody that’s in the building today, contractual stuff.

“I’m leaving that up to my age and and Joe [Jets general manager Joe Douglas] to figure out, you know, But whatever happens, I’m going to be happy.”

05 Apr

Omar Khan makes several trades, selects Jerry Rice’s son

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2024 offseason has been interesting, to say the least. It’s going to get even more interesting with the upcoming draft.

Pittsburgh currently owns seven picks in the draft, including four of the first 98 picks. The Steelers will use each of their picks to shore up their remaining roster needs that includes the offensive line, receiver, defensive line and cornerback. Don’t be surprised if Pittsburgh elects to make some trades in order to improve its draft capital.

When looking over their roster, receiver, center and cornerback are the Steelers’ three biggest needs, with offensive tackle just behind. Look for Pittsburgh to focus on addressing these needs with its first four picks. Steelers fans also shouldn’t be surprised when Omar Khan makes a trade or two (or three) during the draft. Specifically, look for Khan to trade into the fifth round.

So, how will it all shake out? While it’s truly anyone’s guess, here’s how I have things unfolding.

05 Apr

New York nabs top receiver, fills holes on both sides of the ball

The New York Giants won two of their first 10 games before finishing with a 6-11 record last season. Head coach Brian Daboll’s seat got a little hotter after exceeding expectations in Year 1. The organization has been linked to top quarterback prospects, but former first-round selection Daniel Jones is entrenched as the starter for now. In this scenario, we are operating as though New York is unable to move up the board for a quarterback.

Here are team needs, picks currently controlled in the 2024 NFL Draft and one potential outcome for the NFC East franchise:

For more draft coverage, you can hear in-depth analysis twice a week on “With the First Pick” — our year-round NFL Draft podcast with NFL Draft analyst Ryan Wilson and former Vikings general manager Rick Spielman. You can find “With the First Pick” wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

Malik Nabers may be the best wide receiver in this draft class when it is all said and done. His skill set allows him to line up in a variety of positions and he has great body control to make plays down the field after the catch. His addition to that wide receiver room would give New York its first No. 1 wide receiver since Odell Beckham Jr. departed.
From Seattle Seahawks
Round 2, Pick 47
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Tyler Nubin S
MINNESOTA • SR • 6’2″ / 210 LBS
N.Y. Giants
Tyler Nubin is a smart, instinctual safety with great ball production throughout his collegiate career. As the Giants look to fill the void left by Xavier McKinney, who signed with the Packers in free agency, Nubin as potentially the best option available. With two explosive pass rushers, New York can potentially benefit from a rangy playmaker on the backend.
Round 3, Pick 70
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Cooper Beebe IOL
KANSAS STATE • SR • 6’4″ / 335 LBS
N.Y. Giants
New York drafted center John Michael Schmitz in the first round a year ago and it is unlikely that they move on from right tackle Evan Neal right now. The best way to upgrade the offensive line would be to identify a few long-term starters at guard. Cooper Beebe plays with a mean streak and could be the tone setter for that entire unit.
Round 4, Pick 107
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Justin Eboigbe DL
ALABAMA • SR • 6’5″ / 292 LBS
N.Y. Giants
A’Shawn Robinson is gone and Rakeem Nunez-Roches will turn 31 years old in a matter of months. Justin Eboigbe is a physical interior defender who throws blockers around as though they were children. As New York works to identify some viable future solutions next to Dexter Lawrence, Eboigbe is a good candidate.
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Round 5, Pick 166
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Dwight McGlothern DB
ARKANSAS • SR • 6’2″ / 188 LBS
N.Y. Giants
New York drafted Tre Hawkins and Deonte Banks in 2023. While those two have a place on the roster, it does not preclude the Giants from adding competition to that other starting boundary position. Dwight McGlothern is a long defender who I could personally see developing into an NFL starter.
Round 6, Pick 183
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Elijah Klein OL
UTEP • SR • 6’4″ / 319 LBS
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The selection of Elijah Klein is just adding depth to the interior offensive line. Klein has good athleticism and some positional flexibility. He is another who finishes plays and would push teammates during practice.
The 2024 NFL Draft will take place from April 25-27 in Detroit. More draft coverage can be found at CBSSports.com, including the weekly updated draft order, mock drafts and a regularly available look at the eligible prospects.

05 Apr

Why Jaguars’ Doug Pederson views new WR Gabe Davis differently than most of us

The most expensive addition the Jacksonville Jaguars made this offseason on the offensive side of the ball was an investment in a 25-year-old wide receiver, as Jacksonville signed former Buffalo Bills pass-catcher Gabe Davis to a three-year deal worth $39 million.

Davis found success in Buffalo as a former fourth-round pick out of UCF, but was Josh Allen’s No. 2 wideout behind Stefon Diggs. He was featured as a deep-ball weapon, but Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson sees him as more than that. While some view Davis as a one-trick pony, Pederson recently called him a Swiss Army Knife.

“Gabe is, to me, like a Swiss Army knife. He can obviously run routes, the guy is right around 81-82 targets a year for the last four years if you average them out. He’s a big part of the offense in Buffalo,” Pederson said at the NFL Annual Meetings last week, per Jacksonville.com.

Davis is a big target at 6-foot-2, and he’s put together some big games. He set an NFL record by catching four touchdowns to go along with 201 receiving yards in a playoff matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs two years ago, and recorded 171 receiving yards and two touchdowns on just three catches vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers back in Week 5 of the 2022 season.

Over the last four seasons, Davis has recorded the second-most yards per reception (16.7), and his 33 receiving touchdowns since entering the league in 2020, including playoffs, are tied for 10th-most in the NFL.

Yes, Davis poses a threat as a receiver, but Pederson knows he’s a well-rounded weapon that can spark the run game, or his fellow receivers as well.

“I think he’s going to be another key piece to what we’re doing and we can put him in positions to block, we can put him in positions to run, he’s a good route runner, he’s strong, he’s big, he’s local,” Pederson said.

Good WR blocking is sooooo underrated! @BuffaloBills Gabe Davis making his presence felt without touching a ball. #BUFvsMIA pic.twitter.com/1fLwDFTfEe

— Kevin Kelley (@coachkelley1) January 8, 2024
Gabe Davis blocking makes him a difference-maker. #dude #BillsMafia #BUFvsMIN pic.twitter.com/N6JGrmV1wz

— Nick (@nicklikessportz) November 13, 2022
Being able to block as a receiver is a very necessary yet underrated skill, and it’s something Davis is willing to do. That means Pederson will be comfortable having him on the field in any situation.

Given Pederson’s comments, maybe Davis is going to be a much larger part of Jacksonville’s offense than previously thought. With Calvin Ridley now in Nashville, Davis was a necessary addition for the Jags. And he will have an opportunity to shine with Pederson.

05 Apr

Bills send Stefon Diggs to Texans in blockbuster trade, plus J.J. McCarthy a top-3 pick?

It’s hilarious to me when I’m featuring my own mock draft, but mine is the freshest on the CBS Sports site today, so this is not just blatant self-promotion.

  1. Chicago Bears — Caleb Williams, QB, USC
  2. Washington Commanders — Jayden Daniels, QB, LSU
  3. New England Patriots — J.J. McCarthy, QB, Michigan
  4. Arizona Cardinals — Marvin Harrison Jr., WR, Ohio State
  5. Atlanta Falcons — Jared Verse, EDGE, Florida State
  6. Las Vegas Raiders — Amarius Mims, OT, Georgia
  7. Seattle Seahawks — Laiatu Latu, EDGE, UCLA
  8. Dallas Cowboys — Xavier Worthy, WR, Texas
  9. Baltimore Ravens — Braden Fiske, DT, Florida State

This would represent maybe the highest conceivable draft position for McCarthy — unless you want to believe the Commanders adore him — and it’d lead to a bit of a drop for North Carolina’s Drake Maye. I’ve mocked the Cardinals trading back about 204 times since the season ended, but running through scenarios in which Arizona simply stays put and picks Harrison Jr. is an exercise worth doing.

And while I didn’t feature them here, I can assure you there are three first-round trades in my brand spanking new mock, and only one features a club trading up for a quarterback. Although there’s a nifty way another club acquires a quarterback. And with the Fiske selection to the Ravens … he doesn’t fit the mold of defensive linemen Baltimore traditionally likes, but with a new defensive coordinator and former assistant GM Joe Hortiz now with the Chargers, should we be prepared for some new draft flavors from Eric DeCosta’s crew?

  1. ‘With the First Pick’ podcast 🎧: Defensive front seven rankings
    In the latest episode of the podcast, Rick Spielman and Ryan Wilson run through their top 5 prospects for the edge rusher, defensive line, and linebacker positions in the 2024 draft class. You’ll hear plenty of recognizable names like Dallas Turner, Byron Murphy II and Jared Verse and get draft ranges plus pro comparisons for each. Beyond all that juicy info, a neat nugget in this episode is the under-the-radar prospects at each position from former defensive lineman Leger Douzable. Spoiler — Douzable loves Colorado State edge rusher Mo Kamara, and I do too! Smaller but super-disruptive, bendy, and surprisingly powerful. Listen to the entire, evaluation-based episode right here.
  2. Prospect of the day 📈: Trey Benson, RB, Florida State
    Benson deserves more love! And here by “love” I’m talking draft love, of course. He legitimately checks every single box for me. Ready? Feature-back size? Yep. Elite long speed? Yep. He ran a 4.39-second 40-yard dash at the combine. Elusive? Ab-so-lutely. Benson forced 124 missed tackles on his 310 carries at Florida State. Which brings me to … his mileage. Only 310 carries at Florida State? Heck, Wisconsin’s Braelon Allen nearly toted the rock two times as many times in college (596 carries for the Badgers). Oh, and lastly, Benson’s receiving ability is apparent on film and in the stat book. He caught 32 passes at more than 11 yards per snag in 2022 and 2023 combined for the Seminoles. I really think he deserves Breece Hall-like love as a prospect.

Notable combine results: 4.39 in the 40-yard dash, 33.5-inch vertical (37th percentile), 10-foot-2 broad (74th percentile)
Combine measurements: 6-foot and 2/8″, 216 pounds
Current CBS Sports prospect ranking: No. 99 overall (No. 4 RB)

  1. Bengals seven-round mock draft 👀
    No one on staff at CBS Sports — or maybe the world — knows more about the Bengals than our very own John Breech, so naturally he was given the plum assignment to piece together a seven-round mock for Cincinnati.

Joe Burrow’s club is armed with 10 selections in the 2024 draft, and unsurprisingly, John started in the trenches for a team that lost D.J. Reader in free agency. After back-to-back defensive tackle selections — with two prospects with differing styles — John added offensive tackle depth before giving Burrow some new toys at receiver and tight end. Bengals fans, this is a dandy of a mock from John. Enjoy.

  1. News & Notes 📝
    Stefon Diggs traded to Texans: Woah! In a blockbuster trade, the Bills sent the four-time Pro Bowl WR to Houston to team up with young phenom C.J. Stroud. Buffalo also gave up a 2024 sixth-round pick and a 2025 fifth-rounder in exchange for a 2025 second-round selection. While top picks for this year weren’t exchanged, this move still has massive ramifications when it comes to the Bills’ draft plans (aka they will definitely be taking a WR, and probably with their first pick). For how the Bills’ draft plans have changed as a result of this deal, click here.
    Chiefs, Royals to explore other funding options. There was a massive vote in Kansas City on Tuesday, and the sales tax proposition tied to new money for stadium renovation funds for the Chiefs and MLB’s Royals was voted down. What does that mean? Now the teams will have to look for other avenues for financial help, which includes relocation.
    Haason Reddick speaks on trade from Eagles. The star pass rusher was moved by the Eagles last week, and now will wear a different shade of green with the Jets. He recently gave some quotes on the trade and interestingly mentioned he won’t commit to signing an extension with New York just yet.
    Iowa’s Cooper Dejean cleared for football activities. The Hawkeyes star defensive back/returner broke his leg five months ago but recently sent a memo to all 32 teams stating he’s been medically cleared. He’ll participate in an individual workout on April 8.
    Seahawks sign former second-rounder receiver. It’s Laviska Shenault, a rugged, YAC-based wideout who was selected in Round 2 by the Jaguars in 2020 and spent the past two seasons on the Panthers after being traded to Carolina.