NFL Draft

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron congratulates quarterback Joe Burrow (9) after he scored a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Utah State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 16, 2019 - 3:01 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 LSU are in the process of turning long-held perceptions of the Southeastern Conference upside down. They are the highest-scoring teams in the nation at the midway point of this college football season. That should shatter any lingering notions that...
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Clemson's Logan Rudolph (34) blocks the pass attempt by Charlotte's Chris Reynolds during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
October 08, 2019 - 11:45 am
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — John Simpson is certain of two things about the new starters on the defensive line for No. 2 Clemson: They are tired of the questions and comparisons to last year's All-American group and "them boys are ready." Simpson, the starting left guard for the Tigers, would know. He...
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Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew, left, scrambles under pressure from Denver Broncos outside linebacker Bradley Chubb, right, during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
September 30, 2019 - 1:15 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The winless Denver Broncos suffered the worst loss of their anguished season Monday when rising star Bradley Chubb was diagnosed with a torn left ACL that requires surgery and ends his season. The fifth overall pick in the 2018 draft, Chubb was injured in the Broncos' 26-24...
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New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) runs 7-yards for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)
September 24, 2019 - 2:34 pm
It's an NFL rite each season that young quarterbacks find themselves playing early whether because of high draft status, injuries or simply a struggling team looking for a spark. Injuries already have forced Gardner Minshew of the Jaguars, Mason Rudolph in Pittsburgh and Kyle Allen of Carolina into...
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New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) throws a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
September 22, 2019 - 11:35 pm
So maybe all those fans and media members blasting the choice of Daniel Jones with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft were being a little hasty in their judgment of him and New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman. And maybe, just maybe, so are the folks getting ready to put Jones in the...
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New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) pumps his fist after a play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
September 22, 2019 - 4:48 pm
The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT): 7:45 p.m. Daniel Jones will be the talk of New York this week after the rookie quarterback led the Giants to a win. Jones ran for two touchdowns, including a 7-yarder on fourth down with 1:16 remaining, and then the Giants held on when Tampa Bay missed a...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2019, file photo, Georgia defensive back J.R. Reed speaks with the media on the first day of spring NCAA college football practice in Athens, Ga. Reed plays for one of the nation’s powerhouse programs, where the competition begins as soon as you step on campus. No. 3 Georgia face No. 7 Notre Dame on Saturday. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, File)
September 17, 2019 - 2:08 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — J.R. Reed plays for one of the nation's powerhouse programs, where the competition begins as soon as you step on campus. No problem. Family time prepared him well for what it took to earn a starting job in Georgia's secondary. "That's where I found the love and passion for sports...
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning looks to throw during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 17, 2019 - 12:02 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning's long and distinguished reign as the New York Giants' starting quarterback is seemingly over. Let the Daniel Jones era begin. Coach Pat Shurmur announced Tuesday that the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft is replacing the two-time Super Bowl MVP as the...
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September 16, 2019 - 8:08 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says Miami Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick has been traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a first-round draft pick in 2020. The person confirmed the trade to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday night because the...
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Illinois linebacker Milo Eifler (5) and Illinois defensive lineman Oluwole Betiku Jr. (47) reach to take possession of a ball fumbled by Connecticut quarterback Jack Zergiotis (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
September 12, 2019 - 12:21 pm
The pool of elite Big Ten defensive linemen looks to be getting deeper. The play up front traditionally is strong across the conference, and a sampling of 2020 NFL mock drafts shows as many as four Big Ten defensive linemen listed as first-round picks. Now comes Illinois defensive end Oluwole...
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