NFL: Eli Apple’s Mom Has Hilarious Explanation on Why She Didn’t Let Him Wear Rolex on Draft Day

It appears we’re going to have numerous quotes from Eli Apple’s mom for years to come.  Annie Apple, the mother of the New York Giants draft pick, already sent out a warning to the thirsty girls ready to pounce on her son.  Now in a great article on Eli for Sports Illustrated, Annie describes her son’s journey from being a red shirt at Ohio State, to making it to the NFL as a first round draft pick.  In the story, she shares a hilarious reason why she wouldn’t allow him to wear a Rolex or any of the blinged out jewelry other athletes wear.

(Video) NFL: Now This Is How You’re Supposed To React When You Get Drafted

Last night towards the end of round one at close to midnight, Texas A&M lineman, Germain Ifedi, got the phone call he always dreamed of. He was now an official member of the NFL after the Seahawks called him to let him know they would be taking him with the #31 pick, the final pick of the first round. While some other players try to be cool and smooth for the cameras when they get drafted, Ifedi was more than happy to show his enthusiasm.

(Photo) NFL: L.A.Rams Select Jared Goff With The #1 Pick In The Draft, Carson Wentz Goes Second To Eagles

The top two picks of the 2016 NFL Draft weren’t really a surprise to anybody but now they are official. The Los Angeles Rams selected California quarterback, Jared Goff with the number one overall selection. The Philadelphia Eagles also hope they found their quarterback of the future in Carson Wentz out of North Dakota State. There are many skeptics of both quarterbacks and their ability to succeed in the league but now it’s on those teams to develop them. Check out the top ten picks below.

NFL: Adidas Offers $1 Million to Prospect Who Breaks 40-Yard Dash Record!

Adidas is back with another offer for NFL Draft prospects running the 40-yard dash.  Last year they planned to give out customized Porsches for the three fastest players but the NFL squashed those plans due to their deal with General Motors.  Instead Adidas gave $100,000 each to the three winners.  This year they stepped it up a HUGE notch.

NFL: Redskins Pick Up Robert Griffin III’s Option But Says They’ll Still Draft QB If Available

Things haven’t been going so well for Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins.  Many people thought the team would move on but they instead chose to pick up his 2016 option.  That however hasn’t secured Griffin’s place as their go-to quarterback, general manager Scot McCloughan says the team will still draft a quarterback if that’s the best player available.

NFL: Marcus Mariota To The San Diego Chargers?

It seems as if the projected team to take top draft pick Marcus Mariota changes every other day as we are within days of the 2015 NFL Draft. The latest team to express considerable interest in Mariotta has been the San Diego Chargers.

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