2019 NFL Draft rumors live blog: Latest Day 3 news, reports, buzz

2019 NFL Draft rumors live blog: Latest Day 3 news, reports, buzz

The fourth through seventh rounds of the 2019 NFL Draft are underway on Saturday afternoon in Nashville.

The draft is set to finish with the final 152 picks. Plenty of talented players were still on the board to start the day, including Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, Hakeem Butler, Riley Ridley, and others, but they will all come off the board during the day.

Day 2 saw the New England Patriots add a number of players and bring their draft-day haul to five players. They are armed with seven picks on Day 3, three in the fourth round and four in the seventh, and they figure to be able to move around at will if a player they like slips. Either way, they will add plenty of depth to their roster.

Keep it right here throughout the afternoon as we track all the notable trade rumors, reports and overall buzz from the third day of the 2019 NFL Draft.

6:30 p.m.: With their final pick in the draft, the New England Patriots selected Ole Miss cornerback, Ken Webster.

4:57 p.m.: We're now into the seventh and final round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Patriots have one pick, and they have still yet to add a tight end. Here are some of Phil Perry's prototypical Patriots at the tight end position.

4:20 p.m.: With the 199th pick, affectionately known as the Tom Brady pick, the Indianapolis Colts picked Ole Miss defensive end Gerri Green from Mississippi State. He had 8.5 career stats.

4:16 p.m.: Trace McSorley has come off the board. He will go to the Baltimore Ravens with the 197th pick. The Penn State quarterback was one of the more polarizing players in the draft, and he will compete with Robert Griffin III.

3:23 p.m.: The Browns selected a kicker with their fifth-round pick that they acquired from the Patriots in the Josh Gordon trade.

3:07 p.m.: The Patriots tapped into their extra supply of seventh-round picks to move up in the fifth round twice. As a result, they now have one pick remaining, which will come in the seventh round.

3:05 p.m.: The Patriots select Stanford punter Jake Bailey with the 163rd pick after trading up

2:56 p.m.: Patriots trade up to select Maryland defensive lineman Byron Cowart with the 159th pick

2:30 p.m.: Hunter Renfrow seemed like a potential Patriots pick, but the Raiders scooped him up before they could. It must have been Mike Mayock's mission, especially since Renfrow was the third Clemson player that the Raiders drafted.

2:27 p.m.: Fun fact: Jarrett's Stidham has a connection to another notable sports team. The Houston Rockets. Stidham's fiance's father is the CEO of the team. Currently, the Rockets' GM, Daryl Morey, also has ties to Boston, as he was formerly the SVP of Operations for the Boston Celtics.

2:21 p.m.: Think the Patriots and Rams became enemies at the Super Bowl? Well, think again. They've already traded three times in this draft class.

2:03 p.m.: The Buccaneers drafted kicker, Matt Gay, from Utah with the 145th pick. He and Mitch Wishnowsky (punter, fourth-round) were the first specialists off the board, and both played at Utah.

1:49 p.m.: The Eagles wrap up Round 4 by taking Shareef Miller from Penn State. The next Patriots pick will take place at 162.

1:45 p.m.: The Patriots traded the 134th pick and 243rd pick to the Los Angeles Rams for picks 162 and 167. The Rams selected DT Greg Gaines at 134.

1:40 p.m.: Patriots draft QB Jarrett Stidham out of Auburn with the 133rd pick

1:15 p.m.: Patriots draft OL Hjalte Froholdt from Arkansas with the 118th pick

1:09 p.m.: The Titans traded up ahead of both the Lions and the Patriots to take safety Amani Hooker. Hooker, another prototypical Patriot, could have been a target for either the Lions or Pats.

12:59 p.m.: The Saints traded up to draft Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, a defensive back from Florida and prototypical Patriot.

12:00 p.m.: The third day of the 2019 NFL Draft got underway. The Cardinals kick things off by taking WR Hakeem Butler with the first pick in Round 4.

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Tom Brady's stay-at-home message contains healthy living tips amid pandemic

Tom Brady's stay-at-home message contains healthy living tips amid pandemic

Tom Brady is the latest athlete to record a stay at home message amid the coronavirus pandemic.

But his is a little different than the other ones you've already seen.

While most have spent time focusing on providing encouraging words to those dealing with the struggles of social distancing, Brady focused more on how to stay healthy amid the pandemic. Here's a look at his full message courtesy of the NFL's Twitter account.

This was a nice idea by Brady to give some tips to help people adjust to these unfamiliar living conditions. It also lines up pretty well with his health and lifestyle brand, TB12, so it's no surprise to see him preach the benefits of staying hydrated, being active, and eating nutrient-rich vegetables.

Of course, Brady did also have some words of encouragement for his audience and signed off by saying "I know we’re going to get through this together." So, that was a great gesture as well.

Brady will surely be focused on following these tips as he prepares for his first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brady spent the first 20 seasons of his career with the New England Patriots before signing with the Bucs this offseason.

NFL Odds: Here are the favorites to start Week 1 for the 2020 Patriots

NFL Odds: Here are the favorites to start Week 1 for the 2020 Patriots

The New England Patriots are facing uncertainty at quarterback for the first time in two decades. Tom Brady departed this offseason to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Patriots will need a new starting quarterback as a result.

That said, a favorite appears to be emerging to take over the job.

According to FanDuel Sportsbook, Jarrett Stidham is currently heavily favored to be the Patriots starter at least to kick-off 2020. Here's a look at the odds for each potential candidate at the position courtesy of FanDuel.

This lines up pretty well with what has come out of Patriots camp since Brady's departure. They seem to believe that Stidham is their future at quarterback, so why wouldn't they give him a shot to start? While Brian Hoyer isn't too far behind Stidham (+250), he's likely only that high because he has the most starting experience of the three passers currently on the Patriots depth chart.

The more interesting parts of these odds are the ones relating to veterans and rookies not currently on the team. Cam Newton (+900) leads the pack among the veteran options and is one of two non-Patriot quarterbacks ahead of presumed third-stringer Cody Kessler. The other is Andy Dalton (+1000).

While Newton is available, the Patriots don't have much in the way of cap space. So, it seems unlikely that they would sign him unless they have minimal confidence in the quarterback options on their roster or if one of their options suffers an injury down the road.

As for the rookies, Jacob Eason (+1900) actually leads the pack by a fair bit. He's still a longshot, but his odds are much better than the triage of other rookie passers listed; Justin Herbert, Jake From, and Jordan Love come in at +2600.

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Is this a sign that the Patriots like Eason? They're notoriously tight-lipped about the draft process, so it's hard to say. But if Eason continues to considerably lead the rookie pack as the draft draws nearer, that should be a good indication that the Pats have their eye on him.

Either way, Stidham is rightfully the favorite at this point and the Patriots seem content to give him a season to prove himself. But once the 2020 NFL Draft comes and goes, the picture at quarterback will be a bit clearer.