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Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

2019 NFL Nation mock draft pick for the Patriots at No. 32.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Another NFL Nation Mock Draft in the books. With the top offensive tackles gone and a big need at edge rusher for the Panthers I selected Florida State defensive end/OLB Brian Burns with the 16th pick.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers signed OL Ben Garland to a one-year deal on Tuesday night. Garland brings experience and versatility on the interior and could offer some depth at an area of need, especially if he can play guard and center. Garland could also get starter reps during the spring as Laken Tomlinson is coming off MCL surgery.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

A source said Ben Roethlisberger's contract talks with the Steelers are ‘moving in the right direction' after a slower period coming out of free agency. ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter first reported the team is working hard to complete a deal before the draft. Both sides would like to enter the post-draft offseason without this as a concern, and the Steelers could clear cap space in case they want to make a draft-day trade to bolster the roster.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets coach Adam Gase downplayed the absences of RB Le'Veon Bell and LB Darron Lee at minicamp, noting it's a voluntary camp. Bell participated in the first week of voluntary workouts, but skipped the second week. This is Week 3. Gase said Bell has a "pretty good training regimen. ... He knows how to get his body ready for training camp and the regular season." Still, it's an important offseason for Bell, who sat out his last two offseasons in Pittsburgh because of contract disputes. Lee, who could be traded in the coming days, has participated in some workouts, Gase said.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets GM Mike Maccagnan, in his pre-draft session Tuesday with reporters, was predictably evasive. He was less gung-ho than usual about the desire to trade down from No. 3 overall, but he didn't rule it out. He said he would do what is in the "best interest of the team." At this point, the Jets aren't even looking for a ransome to move down, from what I hear. He said there's no "demarcation point" on how far down they'd go. Realistically, a trade seems unlikely. Maccagnan said the draft includes "quite a talented group" of edge rushers and defensive linemen. He didn't talk about specific players.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

After the first day of voluntary mini-camp, Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury said incumbent quarterback Josh Rosen has "done everything humanly possible on the field. He is very confident and very cerebral."

Lindsey Thiry ESPN 

The Rams have exercised the fifth-year option on QB Jared Goff's rookie contract, GM Les Snead said. The Rams made a historic move in the 2016 draft to trade up from the 15th to top overall pick to select Goff. After seven winless starts as a rookie under Jeff Fisher, Goff has gone 24-7 the last two seasons under Sean McCay and led the team to an appearance in Super Bowl LIII.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Frank Clark averaged a pass rush win rate of 22% each of the last two seasons – right around league average. That could suggest that his sack totals (13 last season, 9 the year before) were a little lucky. Alternatively, he might be a particularly strong finisher but just doesn't get the kind of regular pressure that one might expect for a 13-sack player. PRWR is an ESPN metric powered by NFL Next Gen Stats.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

With kicker Robbie Gould rescinding all contract proposals and requesting a trade to get back closer to his home in Chicago, the 49ers now must figure out what to do with him and, if they trade him, how to replace him. As recently as Monday, GM John Lynch said Gould would be with the team in 2019 but if that is going to happen, it's apparently going to happen after a long standoff between the sides. Gould's agent told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Gould, whom the 49ers used the franchise tag on earlier this offseason, was "unsure when or if he will report. It will not be prior to Sept 8, at the earliest, if at all." For a team with far bigger issues and problems to solve, dealing with a disgruntled kicker and potentially having to replace him is an unwanted headache at a hectic time.

John Pluym ESPN 

This marks the second consecutive year a designated franchise tag player has been traded, with WR Jarvis Landry getting tagged by the Dolphins last year and then traded to the Browns. Prior to that, a tag and trade hadn't happened since the Patriots did so with QB Matt Cassel in 2009 before trading him to the Chiefs, where he was given a long-term deal. The last time a defensive end was traded after receiving the franchise tag designation was Jared Allen in 2008, who was traded from the Chiefs to the Vikings.

Brady Henderson ESPN 

The Seahawks are trading Frank Clark to the Chiefs for a 2019 first-rounder, a 2020 second and a swap of third-round picks this year, a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter. GM John Schneider didn't deny in recent days that the Seahawks were listening to offers for Clark. The sense he projected was that it would take a very sweet offer to move Clark. And he got one. The Seahawks now have the 21st and 29th picks this year. But they no longer have an in-his-prime Star pass-rusher. That becomes an even greater need for Seattle.