NFL Draft

August 23, 2018 - 2:38 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Gil Brandt and Pat Bowlen have been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame as contributors to the game. Currently a consultant to the NFL and one of the key figures in the staging of the draft, Brandt was one of the key contributors to the building of the Dallas Cowboys. As...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III (3) throws during a joint practice with the Indianapolis Colts at the Colts NFL football training camp in Westfield, Ind., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
August 17, 2018 - 6:22 pm
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III spent most of their football careers going head to head. The two high-profile Texas prep stars were both recruited by Stanford, finished one-two in the 2011 Heisman Trophy race, went first and second in the 2012 NFL draft and were the top...
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August 13, 2018 - 10:40 pm
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The standoff between the Chicago Bears and No. 8 overall draft pick Roquan Smith appears to be over. The Bears say they will make Smith available to reporters after Tuesday's practice, amid reports that he and the team have a contract agreement in place. They did not say in...
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New York Giants NFL football player Saquon Barkley speaks to the media in East Rutherford, N.J., Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Canavan)
August 06, 2018 - 2:44 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Saquon Barkley got an incredulous look on his face when asked if he was hoping to play in the New York Giants' preseason opener against the Cleveland Browns on Thursday. Hoping was not an option as far as the second overall pick in the NFL draft was concerned. The...
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Teammates clap as Sam Darnold (14) arrives for NFL football training camp practice in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, July 30, 2018. The Jets signed Darnold to a four-year, $30.25 million deal, ending the rookie quarterback's contract holdout. AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 30, 2018 - 5:57 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold is signed, sealed and back under center. The New York Jets inked the rookie quarterback to a fully guaranteed four-year, $30.25 million deal Monday, ending the contract holdout of the NFL's No. 3 overall draft pick. Darnold missed the first three days of...
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Washington Nationals' Trea Turner reacts after being hit by the ball during an at-bat in the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
July 29, 2018 - 10:23 pm
As major leaguers Trea Turner, Sean Newcomb and Josh Hader face up to racist and homophobic tweets they sent as teenagers, publicist Lauren Walsh recalls how she dealt with a football player who had offensive Facebook posts years before he prepared for the NFL draft. She went through his whole...
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New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown, left, talks with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater as they stretch during NFL football training camp, Friday, July 27, 2018, in Florham Park, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
July 27, 2018 - 5:56 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — There was no sign of Sam Darnold as the New York Jets opened training camp. The No. 3 overall draft pick officially became a contract holdout when the team began its first practice of the summer Friday without its prized rookie quarterback. "He's not here," coach Todd...
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Trevor Rozkowski, USA Today
April 28, 2018 - 3:30 am
With the 72nd pick overall in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected Fort Hays State defensive tackle Nathan Shepherd. Nathan Shepherd became just the third Fort Hays State player in history selected in the NFL Draft. Shepherd was the first NCAA Division II player taken...
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Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
Steve & Ted mornings
April 27, 2018 - 8:21 am
Rounds 2 and 3 are scheduled for today, the Chiefs have a pick in round 2 and a couple of picks in round 3.
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Steve & Ted mornings
April 26, 2018 - 8:25 am
The Kansas City Chiefs do not have a pick in round one, but could trade up into the 1st round.
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