NFL Draft

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to the media during the NFL football owners meeting on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
May 22, 2019 - 5:34 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — NFL owners gave the competition committee the go-ahead Wednesday to decide whether to refine the new rule allowing replay challenges involving pass interference. The proposed tweak would take the decision on whether to review in the final two minutes of each half out of...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 file photo, New York Jets linebacker Darron Lee (58) runs the ball after an interception against the Detroit Lions during an NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit. Two people with direct knowledge of the deal say the New York Jets have agreed to trade linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs for a sixth-round draft pick, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. The deal is pending a physical, according to the people who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither team had announced the move. It also comes on the same day the team fired general manager Mike Maccagnan and installed coach Adam Gase as the acting GM. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)
May 15, 2019 - 11:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Gase needed just a few hours as the Jets' acting general manager to pull off a big deal. Two people with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that New York agreed Wednesday night to send linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs for a sixth-round draft...
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May 09, 2019 - 8:22 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Kyler Murray to a four-year contract worth about $35 million with a team option for a fifth. The deal announced Thursday includes a signing bonus of more than $23 million. Arizona also signed five other draft picks tor...
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President Donald Trump is presented a jersey during the presentation of the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point football team, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, May 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 06, 2019 - 3:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately upon graduation. Trump made the announcement Monday while presenting the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy...
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In this Sept. 22, 2018 photo, Washburn defensive back Corey Ballentine carries the ball during an NCAA college football game in Topeka, Kan. Police in Kansas are investigating a shooting that killed one current Washburn University football player and injured a former player just hours after he was drafted by the New York Giants. Topeka police say officers found 23-year-old defensive back Dwane Simmons dead when they investigated gunshots shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019. Ballentine is the wounded player who was picked by the Giants in the sixth round of the NFL draft Saturday. (Phil Anderson/Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 6:35 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Washburn University football player and wounding of a New York Giants draft pick (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The New York Giants say cornerback Corey Ballentine, who was shot Sunday in Topeka, Kansas, is recovering and will join the team for its...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Arizona Cardinals selected Murray in the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 26, 2019 - 3:02 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NFL teams showed some preference for quarterbacks, as always, and an infatuation with players who protect them and disrupt them during the first round of the draft. Maybe for the next two rounds they will go after the speed demons and running backs who, in many cases, fell...
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Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins moves into NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Miami Dolphins selected Wilkins in the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn.(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 25, 2019 - 10:06 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defying NFL custom and at least temporarily creating a quarterback quandary, the Arizona Cardinals led off the NFL draft Thursday night by selecting Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, the Heisman Trophy winner. For the second time in a year, Arizona went QB, having moved up...
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The band Sixwire rehearses on the NFL stage ahead of the first-round NFL Draft, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The football draft is scheduled to run Thursday through Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 25, 2019 - 6:40 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Broadway in downtown Nashville is as lively a place as any in America. The Las Vegas Strip, Times Square and Bourbon Street have nothing on it. Particularly this week. For the first time, the NFL draft is in Music City, and even in the days leading up to Thursday night's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson (38) rushes the ball into the end zone to score during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana, in Bloomington, Ind. Hockenson is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler, File)
April 24, 2019 - 7:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Talk about a culture change. Not long ago, drafting a tight end in the first round was taboo for NFL teams. On Thursday night, two might go very high — and they come from the same school. T.J. Hockenson and Noah Fant of Iowa are projected to go early, and it's not just...
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FILE - At left, in an Oct. 2, 2008, file photo, former NFL player Herb Adderley sits in a room full of memorabilia of his playing days with the Green Bay Packers, at his home in Mantua, N.J. At right, in a Jan. 26, 2019, file photo, Delaware safety Nasir Adderley smiles before the start of the Senior Bowl NCAA college football game, in Mobile, Ala. University of Delaware safety Nassir Adderley was in high school when he connected with his grandfather's first cousin, Hall of Fame defensive back Herb Adderley, who sent him videos of his playing days during the Vince Lombardi era in Green Bay. The elder Adderley would become a huge influence in his life as Nassir lost his grandfather, then blossomed into an NFL prospect himself. (AP Photo/File)
April 24, 2019 - 6:51 pm
More than a surname binds Nasir and Herb Adderley, distant-but-oh-so-close cousins from Philadelphia who are separated in age by six decades but tethered tight by love, creed and football. The post-millennial and soon-to-be octogenarian make up one of the best stories of the 2019 NFL draft . Nasir...
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