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  49ers | Colin Kaepernick's rehab on track    Fri May 6, 12:38 AM

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick (shoulder) is doing an 'awfully good job' with his rehab, according to general manager Trent Baalke.

Footballguys view: The 49ers are stuck with Kaepernick as they were unable to trade him to the Broncos before the draft. His shoulder was one of three surgeries that he's recovering from. Recent pictures show that Kaepernick is skinny and needs to bulk back up when he's ready to start working out as he normally does. We'll see if Blaine Gabbert can beat out Kaepernick for the starting job with the 49ers in Chip Kelly's new system.

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  Jaguars | Brandon Allen signs with Jaguars    Thu May 5, 06:13 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Brandon Allen signed his four-year rookie contract Thursday, May 5. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Allen is an interesting rookie QB to keep an eye on. He's short (6'1") but Allen ran a pro-style system at Arkansas, and he's adept at dropping back and making reads of the entire field. He could one day be the primary backup behind Blake Bortles.

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  49ers | Jeff Driskel signs deal with 49ers    Thu May 5, 05:19 PM

San Francisco 49ers QB Jeff Driskel signed his four-year rookie deal Thursday, May 5. The deal is worth up to $2.629 million, including a $112,540 signing bonus.

Footballguys view: We're interested to see how Driskel develops as a pro. We like his athleticism and ability to challenge a defense vertically. The Chip Kelly system is fitting for his skill set.

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  Redskins | Jordan Reed vital to Kirk Cousins    Thu May 5, 12:51 PM

Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed's presence on the field successfully skewed QB Kirk Cousins' numbers in 2015. In 421 pass plays with Reed on the field, Cousins threw for 7.7 yards per attempt with a 111.9 passer rating and 24 touchdowns to four interceptions. When Reed wasn't on the field, Cousins threw for 6.2 yards per attempt with five scores, seven interceptions and a 73.3 rating in 148 plays.

Footballguys view: The advanced stats certainly show what you see on film. Reed is crucial to Washington's success through the air. Washington was 6-1 when Reed earned more than 65 receiving yards this season and 3-4 when the tight end went under that plateau.

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  49ers | Jeff Driskel a fit for Chip Kelly's offense?    Wed May 4, 08:30 PM

San Francisco 49ers QB Jeff Driskel's athletic ability impressed general manager Trent Baalke, and Driskel felt the 49ers would be a good fit for him because Louisiana Tech's offense had similarities to Chip Kelly's.

Footballguys view: We really like the addition of Driskel. His college career went off track at Florida, but he transferred to Louisiana Tech and put up a strong season in 2015. He followed that up with an impressive performance during the week of practice for the Senior Bowl earlier this year. Driskel is not afraid to challenge a defense with his arm, and he's athletic enough to keep plays alive with his feet while keeping his eyes downfield. In all our dynasty formats we'll be monitoring this young QB.

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  NFL | Johnny Manziel booked, posts bond    Wed May 4, 06:32 PM

Free-agent QB Johnny Manziel (Browns) was booked and posted bond for his domestic violence case Wednesday, May 4, just one day before his first court hearing. Manziel was indicted last month after allegedly hitting his ex-girlfriend and threatening to kill her in January. He faces a Class A misdemeanor that carries up to a year in jail with a $4,000 fine.

Footballguys view: The legal process will take its course, then Manziel will have to deal with punishment from the league. We hope he gets the help he needs. It's not about football right now...and maybe won't be ever again. The kid needs a new direction as his life has spiraled down for quite some time.

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  49ers | Blaine Gabbert showing leadership    Wed May 4, 03:54 PM

San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert has taken control of the 49ers' offseason program while QB Colin Kaepernick (shoulder) recovers from multiple surgeries. TE Garrett Celek said Gabbert is showing leadership and making good decisions on the field during workouts. 'I think he's definitely developing more and more as the days go on,' Celek said. 'But, right now, we're all in the same boat learning this offense.' OG Zane Beadles said Gabbert carries himself well in the locker room and acts like a professional, adding that Gabbert is always studying and trying to become better.

Footballguys view: Gabbert has a shot to impress with Kaepernick on the mend. He's athletic enough to run the Chip Kelly system, and if Gabbert gets rid of the ball quickly he won't be susceptible to seeing ghosts (feeling the pass rush when it's not there) like he has been in a more traditional offense.

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  Patriots | Jacoby Brissett receives praise    Wed May 4, 01:32 PM

New England Patriots QB Jacoby Brissett, a third-round pick, received praise from former NFL head coach Bill Parcells. 'He's a Curtis Martin, Willie McGinest, Troy Brown type player. That's the kind of guy he is. That's what New England is getting,' Parcells said when reached yesterday. 'Those kinds, those Tedy Bruschi types, those players who've been successful - he's very similar in his personal life to those kinds of guys.'

Footballguys view: Brissett deserves praise for his ability and upside as a passer in the NFL. He's strong and athletic which helps him keep plays alive with his feet while keeping his eyes downfield. Brissett will compete to make the Patriots final roster and serve as a backup QB while Jimmy Garoppolo is starting the first four games of the year in place of a suspended Tom Brady.

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  Bills | Buffalo wants to lock up Tyrod Taylor    Tue May 3, 10:57 PM

Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor is a player the team wants to lock up with a long-term deal, and general manager Doug Whaley said Tuesday, May 3, he is 'supremely confident there's a chance' a deal will get done.

Footballguys view: Things change quickly around here. Not that long ago, there were rumblings that Taylor may be unhappy with the Bills and the team could move on. Now, (with LT Cordy Glenn wrapped up) the team is looking to get a new deal with Taylor done. Taylor is only making $1 million this year which is incredibly low considering that a guy like Mark Sanchez (Broncos) is making $4.5 million.

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  49ers | Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing    Tue May 3, 10:56 PM

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick (shoulder) has resumed throwing a 'bit', according to a league source Tuesday, May 3, and it appears he will stay with the team to compete with QB Blaine Gabbert for the starting job.

Footballguys view: The Denver Broncos were considering trading for Kaepernick, but after the 2016 NFL draft it appears he is now staying put. The Broncos added a quarterback in the first round, as did the New York Jets, another potential landing spot for Kaepernick. We'll see if Kaepernick can beat out Gabbert in the new Chip Kelly system in San Francisco.

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  Jets | New York could keep four quarterbacks    Tue May 3, 07:15 PM

New York Jets QBs Geno Smith, Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg, and possibly free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) could all be on New York's roster when the 2016 regular season commences. General manager Mike Maccagnan said if it's in the best interest of the team then they will keep four quarterbacks. 'It's been done before,' Maccagnan said. 'To me, it's a position where you have to take some time to really invest, grow and develop players.'

Footballguys view: The Jets could have Fitzpatrick compete with Geno Smith for the starting job. They could then see if Petty could hold off Hackenberg for the third-string/developmental job. The loser of that battle could wind up on the team's practice squad. The talks with Fitzpatrick are at a standstill right now, but things could change quickly at any time.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady has more time to appeal    Tue May 3, 04:52 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady's deadline to appeal his four-game suspension has been extended to May 23, according to a source.

Footballguys view: There's a chance (however unlikely) that Brady could appeal this ruling all the way up to the Supreme Court. He and his legal team are working diligently to get his 4-game suspension overturned.

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  Jets | General manager excited for Geno Smith    Tue May 3, 04:31 PM

New York Jets QB Geno Smith could start for the Jets in 2016 if free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) is not re-signed. That prospect has general manager Mike Maccagnan excited. 'Right now, Geno has been a starter for us, and actually played quite well prior to getting hurt last year, and was doing a good job in the offseason,' Maccagnan said. 'So we're kind of excited to see what Geno can do, coming back. And we feel good about that.'

Footballguys view: Is Maccagnan serious here? Smith gets to work under noted quarterback whisperer Chan Gailey for another season, so there may be a little bit of hope for him yet. However, Smith needs to prove that he can consistently make good decisions as a passer under pressure. A broken jaw last year (caused by a former teammate) knocked Smith out of the lineup where Ryan Fitzpatrick was able to take over and thrive as the starter.

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  Jets | Christian Hackenberg may play in 2016    Mon May 2, 06:42 PM

New York Jets QB Christian Hackenberg may receive a chance to play in 2016, but general manager Mike Maccagnan would prefer if Hackenberg sat out his rookie season and learned the offense.

Footballguys view: At this time, the rookie may be the team's best bet at QB. Hackenberg is a tall, strong-armed QB who sees the field well and has the arm to make all the throws in the NFL. However, he's struggled over two years at Penn State ever since Bill O'Brien left to coach the Texans. We'll see if noted quarterback whisperer Chan Gailey can get Hackenberg back on the right track.

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  Bills | EJ Manuel's option not picked up    Mon May 2, 06:40 PM

Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel's fifth-year option is not being picked up by the team.

Footballguys view: Manuel was the first and only QB drafted in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft. It was just a bad year for QBs, and Manuel has not impressed in the NFL. He's struggled to stay healthy and lost his job to Tyrod Taylor last year. This is likely to be his last season with the Bills.

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  Broncos | Mark Sanchez staying focused    Mon May 2, 04:57 PM

Denver Broncos QB Mark Sanchez still views himself as a starting quarterback and believes Denver drafting QB Paxton Lynch was affirmation of his starting status. 'Absolutely, that's the message I've received,' Sanchez said. 'I'm thrilled with the opportunity.' Sanchez hasn't let Lynch or any potential trades change his focus. 'I just kind of learned with time, who knows what's going to happen and who cares? What are you supposed to do? Meet your teammates, develop a relationship with them, learn the playbook, get involved in the community, that's it, those three things.'

Footballguys view: Lynch is a project, and he may not be ready to start by the beginning of the regular season. We think Sanchez has a good chance to start the year for the Broncos at the top of the depth chart.

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  Cowboys | Dallas not worried about Dak Prescott    Mon May 2, 03:56 PM

Dallas Cowboys rookie QB Dak Prescott's said his DUI charge in March is something of the past and won't happen again. 'It was a mistake, but it's going to make me a better person and it already has,' Prescott said. Owner Jerry Jones said Prescott's character and judgment will help him mitigate his past mistakes. 'It's certainly something you should look at with the quarterback spot,' Jones said, 'but when you really look at it, what is impressive is that from everybody around him, the recommendations he got from everybody and the time spent with him, we don't think there's character issues here.'

Footballguys view: Many people in the scouting community insist that Prescott's DUI was not an indicator of the type of person he is. Prescott will get a chance to develop behind Tony Romo as the team's QB of the future. We like his rushing ability and see some flashes of Donovan McNabb to his game.

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  Panthers | Seth Lobato invited to minicamp    Mon May 2, 02:52 PM

Free-agent QB Seth Lobato (Buccaneers) was invited to the Carolina Panthers' minicamp.

Footballguys view: Lobata is one of those early cards you get for your Madden Ultimate Team, so you know he's just a camp arm. He is an athletic quarterback, but the chances of him making the Panthers final roster are slim.

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  Redskins | Kirk Cousins fine with contract status    Mon May 2, 01:41 PM

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins said he is comfortable with playing under the one-year franchise tag if the team wants to see him play in more games before they give him a long-term deal. 'I think that people make great decisions when they have a lot of information at their disposal, and if the Redskins would like more information from this next season to be able to make a decision on me long-term, I totally understand that and understand where they're coming from,' Cousins said.

Footballguys view: There's a reason why Cousins signed his franchise tender so quickly. If he proves it (again) this year that he can play at a high level, then he could make even more money on the free agent market. Cousins also said he would be fine if the team wanted to give him a long-term deal before next season.

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  Redskins | Kirk Cousins optimistic for deal    Mon May 2, 11:07 AM

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins is optimistic about signing a long-term deal before the season starts. 'I think there's a chance,' Cousins said. 'The ball's in the court of the Redskins.'

Footballguys view: Cousins has already signed his franchise tender, and he's ready to prove that last year was no fluke. The ball is in Washington's court. With the current (crazy) market for QBs, the team might not want to chance Cousins hitting the market next offseason.

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  Bills | Buffalo adds UDFAs    Sun May 1, 10:04 PM

The Buffalo Bills agreed to terms with undrafted free-agents DE Bryson Albright (Miami), WR Davonte Allen (Marshall), WR Gary Chambers (Arizona State), C Robert Kulger (Purdue), OL Jamison Lalk (Iowa State), QB Joe Licata (Buffalo), PK Marshall Morgan (Georgia), LB Eric Striker (Oklahoma), CB Julian Whigham (Syracuse) and DL Justin Zimmer (Ferris State) Sunday, May 1.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh re-signing Bruce Gradkowski    Sun May 1, 07:19 PM

Free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski (Steelers) will re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, May 2, and compete with QB Landry Jones for the backup job.

Footballguys view: That's a good move for the Steelers. Jones hasn't shown the development needed to get excited about his future in the pros, and Gradkowski is a solid reserve QB who won't cause you to lose sleep if he's a spot starter.

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  Eagles | Sam Bradford not talking with coach    Sun May 1, 05:05 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford has not talked with head coach Doug Pederson since asking for a trade, according to Pederson.

Footballguys view: He's got to stop this ridiculous notion of asking for a trade--especially continuing this after the draft when any QB-needy team (Broncos, Jets) added a rookie passer. Bradford has been handed his spot in the NFL after being the no.1 overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft. Now, he's going to have to compete for a job and get pushed by a rookie who didn't even play Division 1 football. We love Carson Wentz, but sitting him for a year may be the team's best idea...provided that Bradford is the starter.

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  Redskins | Will try out Vernon Adams    Sun May 1, 03:20 PM

Free-agent QB Vernon Adams Jr. (Oregon) will try out for the Washington Redskins following his tryout with the Seattle Seahawks.

Footballguys view: We'd like to see Adams wind up in Seattle. No, he's not Russell Wilson, but Adams has a big heart and has shown the ability to spread the ball around as a passer. He's short but athletic, and Adams has a try-hard attitude that coaches love.

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  Steelers | Invite Jacob Huesman for tryout    Sun May 1, 02:27 PM

Free-agent QB Jacob Huesman (Tennessee-Chattanooga) has been invited to try out for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Footballguys view: Heusman was a three-time Souther Conference Offensive Player of the Year. At 6'2" 220 pounds, Huesman is a fast runner who can gash defenses with his legs while trying to make a play with his arm. The Steelers have him as a camp arm only with Bruce Gradkowski returning and Landry Jones as the third-string guy behind Ben Roethlisberger.

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  Jets | Sign Jason Vander Laan    Sun May 1, 02:17 PM

Free-agent QB Jason Vander Laan (Ferris State) signed an undisclosed contract with the New York Jets Sunday, May 1.

Footballguys view: Vander Laan is built like a linebacker at 6'3" 243, and he's as athletic as some starting linebackers in the NFL. The Jets pick of Christian Hackenberg got a lot of attention, but Vander Laan's development is also worth watching.

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  Jaguars | Agree to deal with Max Wittek    Sun May 1, 02:14 PM

Free-agent QB Max Wittek (Hawaii) agreed to an undisclosed deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, May 1.

Footballguys view: Wittek lost out to Browns third-round pick Cody Kessler after backing up Matt Barkley at USC before he ended up at Hawaii. The Jaguars don't have a developmental QB on the roster, so he has a shot to stick.

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  Bengals | Trying out Blake Frohnapfel    Sun May 1, 02:11 PM

Free-agent QB Blake Frohnapfel (Massachusetts) will try out for the Cincinnati Bengals.

Footballguys view: Frohnapfel was a productive QB at UMASS, and he did a good job showcasing his skill set at the East-West Shrine Game earlier this year. We don't think he'll beat out Keith Wenning, the Bengals third-string QB behind Andy Dalton and A.J. McCarron.

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  Bengals | Will try out Matt Johnson    Sun May 1, 02:00 PM

Free-agent QB Matt Johnson (Bowling Green) has been invited for a tryout with the Cincinnati Bengals.

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  Vikings | Sign Joel Stave    Sun May 1, 01:56 PM

Free-agent QB Joel Stave (Wisconsin) signed an undisclosed deal with the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, May 1. signed an undisclosed deal with the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, May 1.

Footballguys view: Stave has great size at 6'5" 236 with 10 3/4" hands, and tremendous arm strength, and well, that's about it. Tom Savage got drafted in the fourth round with not much more, so the Vikings or another team could try to develop him.

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  Giants | Josh Woodrum signs     Sun May 1, 01:40 PM

Liberty QB Josh Woodrum signed an undisclosed deal with the New York Giants Sunday, May 1.

Footballguys view: Woodrum has size, arm strength, and athleticism, but he is a long-term project just to get to backup level. Ryan Nassib will be a free agent next year, so Woodrum might get to grow on the practice squad for a year before the Giants ask him to compete for that job.

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  Ravens | Keenan Reynolds working on kick returns    Sun May 1, 09:00 AM

Baltimore Ravens RB/WR Keenan Reynolds has been working on returning kicks with retired RB Brian Mitchell.

Footballguys view: Reynolds can do almost anything. A QB at Navy, Reynolds is best going to transition to the pros as a gadget RB or WR. He was impressive at the East-West Shrine Game earlier this year, and Reynolds could easily make the final roster or practice squad based on his agility and big-play ability.

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  Colts | Owner wants Andrew Luck signed soon    Sun May 1, 08:48 AM

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck is having serious contract negotiations with the organization, and owner Jim Irsay said he would like Luck signed by the start of training camp in July.

Footballguys view: What was the old line from Terrell Owens? "It's only a matter of time!" That's right, as in the near future we expect to see Luck rewarded with a contract that makes him the highest paid QB in the NFL. He's the key to their success, and the Colts need to do anything they can to lock him down for years to come.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler will get chance to start    Sun May 1, 01:16 AM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler will have a legitimate shot to beat out QB Robert Griffin III for the starting job in training camp and the preseason. 'It's a competition. We'll let it play out,' executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown said Saturday, April 30.

Footballguys view: This seems ludicrous on its face, but an open competition is probably best for everyone. If Kessler somehow wins, it's a terrible sign for Griffin's career at this point.

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  Chargers | Bolts add several UDFAs    Sat Apr 30, 11:51 PM

The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms with undrafted free-agents QB Mike Bercovici (Arizona State), RB Kenneth Farrow (Houston), OL Tyler Johnstone (Oregon), WR Jamaal Jones (Montana), WR Dom Williams (Washington) and CB Trevor Williams (Penn State) to undisclosed deals Saturday, April 30.

Footballguys view: Keep an eye on Bercovici. In super deep dynasty leagues we are very interested in his development. It could be nothing, but he flashed the skill set (arm strength, athleticism, gun-slinger mentality) to perhaps develop into a player we'll be talking about more.

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  Cardinals | Jake Coker heads to Arizona    Sat Apr 30, 11:50 PM

The Arizona Cardinals agreed to terms with undrafted free-agent QB Jake Coker (Alabama) Saturday, April 30. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

Footballguys view: He played in a lot of big games during his college career at Florida State and Alabama, but Coker is likely to be only a camp arm for the Cardinals.

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  Seahawks | Vernon Adams gets tryout in Seattle    Sat Apr 30, 10:09 PM

Undrafted free-agent QB Vernon Adams Jr. (Oregon) will be with the team next week in rookie minicamp on a tryout basis, according to a source.

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  Seahawks | Trevone Boykin lands in Seattle    Sat Apr 30, 09:01 PM

Texas Christian QB Trevone Boykin, an undrafted free agent, signed with the Seattle Seahawks Saturday, April 30.

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  Bears | Brian Hoyer agrees with Bears    Sat Apr 30, 07:23 PM

Free-agent QB Brian Hoyer (Texans) agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears Saturday, April 30.

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  Bills | Buffalo selects Cardale Jones    Sat Apr 30, 02:26 PM

Former Ohio State QB Cardale Jones was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the 139th and last pick in the fourth round in the NFL draft Saturday, April 30.

Footballguys view: Jones has a lot of upside but is fairly raw. Greg Roman has his work cut out for him but if he can crack the code, Jones could be better than Tyrod Taylor has been, which is why the Bills don't seem like they care how long he stays.

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  Bills | No extension for Tyrod Taylor    Sat Apr 30, 02:18 PM

Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor will not receive a contract extension in light of the Bills drafting QB Cardale Jones. QB EJ Manuel's option is unlikely to be picked up, too.

Footballguys view: They've got a lot of work to do with Jones, though and Greg Roman has his work cut out here. That said, Jones' natural ability makes him intriguing and his upside is very high. Still, his floor is low right now and Taylor may end up the starter for some time anyway.

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  Cowboys | Dak Prescott heading to Dallas    Sat Apr 30, 02:06 PM

Former Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys with the 135th pick in the fourth round of the NFL draft Saturday, April 30.

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  Raiders | Connor Cook motivated by slide    Sat Apr 30, 01:28 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Connor Cook said watching other quarterbacks being selected ahead of him hurt him and will serve as motivation as he begins his NFL career.

Footballguys view: Well, his career is going to start holding a clipboard in all likelihood. Cook has experience and produced in college, but character concerns have dogged him all draft season. Now he's lodged behind a locked in starter and will have few chances to show he deserves a shot somewhere as a starter at some point.

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  Raiders | Oakland lands Connor Cook    Sat Apr 30, 12:18 PM

The Oakland Raiders acquired the 100th pick in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL draft from the Cleveland Browns and selected Michigan State QB Connor Cook.

Footballguys view: This is clearly a pick for the future, in the hopes they can flip him for picks or talent later. Cook has a lot of analysts split. On the one hand, he has the physical skills, but rumors of attitude and work ethic issues have dogged him. It's not a great place for him as he will not see the field for a long time, if ever, as he is behind Derek Carr and Matt McGloin. Raiders had other needs, but this pick was a decent value.

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  Browns | Teams positioning to land Connor Cook?    Sat Apr 30, 11:59 AM

The Cleveland Browns have been receiving interest for the first pick in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL draft, and Ian Rapoport of NFL.com believes teams could be trying to move up to select Michigan State QB Connor Cook.

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  Jets | Geno Smith No. 1 QB for now    Sat Apr 30, 10:34 AM

New York Jets QB Geno Smith will be the starting quarterback when offseason workouts begin, but the team is still looking to re-sign free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, according to head coach Todd Bowles.

Footballguys view: There's a chance that another quarterback is brought in to hold the fort while Christian Hackenberg learns the system in which case we would not be shocked if Smith finds himself a free agent by the end of August. He hasn't been consistent enough to stick, though if the Jets don't bring in that veteran, he might get one more chance.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler was the right fit    Sat Apr 30, 12:04 AM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler was the 'right fit' for the team, according to head coach Hue Jackson.

Footballguys view: This actually makes more sense than you think. He's a game manager who won't make a lot of mistakes, though he is limited in arm strength and not aggressive enough to really carry an offense. It's a very "Moneyball" pick - Kessler is a low-risk, middle-reliever guy who will keep the offense moving while you rely on other players to make big plays. He's a good backup when your starter is likely Robert Griffin III.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler nabbed by Cleveland    Fri Apr 29, 11:06 PM

The Cleveland Browns selected University of Southern California QB Cody Kessler with the No. 93 overall pick in the third round of the 2016 NFL draft Friday, April 29.

Footballguys view: Shocking considering Cook is still around and Kessler is such a limited prospect. He makes good decisions but doesn't have a very strong arm and plays a little too conservative at times. He's a safety net but no more than that.

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  Patriots | Pats add another QB in Brissett    Fri Apr 29, 11:02 PM

The New England Patriots selected North Carolina State QB Jacoby Brissett with the No. 91 overall pick in the third round of the 2016 NFL draft on Friday, April 29.

Footballguys view: And the Connor Cook tumble continues. He has great size and a live arm, but is very raw and is still learning the position.

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  Eagles | Isaac Seumalo worked out with new QB    Fri Apr 29, 10:32 PM

Philadelphia Eagles C Isaac Seumalo, the team's third round pick in the 2016 NFL draft, training in Southern California before the draft with his new teammate, QB Carson Wentz.

Footballguys view: Which is something that definitely made him attractive, though if he'll see much time behind Jason Kelce remains to be seen.

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