We’re only a few weeks into the 2017 football season, but projections for the 2018 NFL draft are already flying around, and the quarterback class is already taking control of the early slots. The latest 2018 NFL mock draft comes from Bleacher Report, with a pair of Pac-12 passers coming off the board with the first two picks. UCLA’s Josh Rosen grabs the top spot, landing with the New York Jets, while USC’s Sam Darnold stays in California with the San Francisco 49ers. Darnold and Rosen have both had roller-coaster performances through the first three weeks of the season, but their peaks have overshadowed their valleys to this point. They’re far from finished products, but both players have the
Breaking news: The Cleveland Browns are actually favored to win a game. The Browns haven’t been road favorites since Week Seven of 2014 at Jacksonville. Although the Browns’ status as favorites might mean the gambling community is starting to give Cleveland more respect, it probably says more about the Colts.
TEMPE, Ariz. -- There's a reason Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians publicly criticized quarterback Carson Palmer after Sunday's win over the Indianapolis Colts. Because he can take it. Arians said Monday that Palmer doesn't respond to Arians' criticism of him. He simply gets ready for Wednesday's practice. "That's why it's so easy for me to say it, because he don't give a s---," Arians said. After Sunday's 16-13 come-from-behind overtime win over the Colts, Arians was asked how the Cardinals' offense can start playing better early in games. He responded that "the quarterback has to play better, simple." Palmer declined to respond to Arians' comment, saying he's always trying to play better.