What we’re following at the NFL Scouting Combine: QBs, new bosses, deal-making

[ad_1] Draft season kicks into high gear this week at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis as teams will put prospects under a microscope during private interviews, news conferences and workouts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Quarterbacks always dominate conversations at the combine, and this year will be no different with USC’s Caleb Williams, North Carolina’s … Read more

NFL playoff predictions: 9 coaches, executives predict divisional-round winners

[ad_1] Don’t smile because it’s over. Cry because it happened. That’d be the more fitting phrase for anyone hoping wild-card weekend might offer more than a single competitive game throughout the three-day slate. Not only had five of the six games been decided by multiple possessions, but all the blowouts were also practically decided at … Read more

Don’t count out Baker Mayfield and the Buccaneers, who keep beating the odds

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. — From the very first day that Todd Bowles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took the field for training camp, few outside the organization gave them much of a chance this season. Quarterback Baker Mayfield was on his fourth team in 19 months, trying to fill the recently retired Tom Brady’s massive … Read more