NFL Draft

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson (29) warms up before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, in Cleveland. The Browns have traded disgruntled running back Duke Johnson, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, to the Houston Texans for an undisclosed 2020 draft pick. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
August 08, 2019 - 8:42 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns traded disgruntled running back Duke Johnson to the Houston Texans on Thursday for an undisclosed 2020 draft pick. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press that Cleveland is getting a fourth-round pick that can become a third-rounder. The...
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Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass during NCAA college football practice, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
August 06, 2019 - 2:01 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields knows all about heat. He grew up in Georgia. But the pressure cooker in which the celebrated prep quarterback now finds himself is about to get turned up. The pressure is always crushing on anyone who starts at quarterback for Ohio State. But Fields, who...
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Former NFL player Champ Bailey poses with a bust of himself during the induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 03, 2019 - 8:53 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Tony Gonzalez probably could have been a star in the NBA. Instead, he chose the NFL path, and the most productive tight end in history has entered the Pro Football Hall of...
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Washington Redskins offensive guard Wes Martin (78) does a warm up drill during the Washington Redskins NFL football training camp in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Redskins rookie guard Wes Martin isn't just a strong NFL prospect who built his strength growing up on a dairy farm. He started a dog rescue foundation and raised money for it at his pre-draft pro day. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 02, 2019 - 10:30 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rhonda Martin got in trouble with her father when she tried as a child to bring home stray dogs. Now she helps her son Wes rescue as many dogs as possible while he follows his dream to play pro football. Wes Martin last summer started Brave Breed Rescue Inc. to keep alive the...
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In this May 19, 2017, photo provided by ESPN, Ryan Leaf is shown on the set of NFL Live in Bristol, Conn. Leaf's personal life spiraled out of control after his pro career and his addiction to painkillers led him to spend 32 months in prison after an arrest in 2012. His dramatic turnaround began with a challenge from his prison cellmate who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq. (Melissa Rawlin /ESPN Images via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Ryan Leaf spent most of his time in prison alone and angry until a military veteran persuaded the former No. 2 overall NFL draft pick to stop self-loathing long enough to help fellow inmates learn to read. Now the once-star college quarterback who is widely considered the biggest bust in league...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2015, file photo, Gil Brandt talks on the phone as he watches players work out for scouts at TCU NFL football Pro Day in Fort Worth, Texas. Brandt will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
July 31, 2019 - 10:52 am
DALLAS (AP) — Gil Brandt is finally going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, nearly three decades after Tom Landry and Tex Schramm were enshrined a year apart for their roles in the rise of America's Team, the Dallas Cowboys. If the former player personnel director who helped build one of the most...
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July 31, 2019 - 8:23 am
MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame middle linebacker Nick Buoniconti, an undersized overachiever who helped lead the Miami Dolphins to the NFL's only perfect season, has died at the age of 78. Bruce Bobbins, a spokesman for the Buoniconti family, says he died Tuesday in Bridgehampton, New York...
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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, left with back facing camera, greets NBA basketball New Orleans Pelicans draft picks Zion Williamson, left, Jaxson Hayes, center, and head coach Alvin Gentry during training camp at their NFL football training facility in Metairie, La., Friday, July 26, 2019. With them are Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, center with back to camera, and former Saints head coach Jim Mora, right. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
July 29, 2019 - 5:15 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says Zion Williamson's athleticism and physical stature would make the Pelicans rookie and top NBA draft choice an intriguing NFL prospect at a handful of positions, starting with the defensive line or tight end. But Williamson is making a case for...
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) gets a fist bump from Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, right, after the two connected on a pass completion during NFL football practice at State Farm Stadium Friday, July 26, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
July 27, 2019 - 1:44 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray took off around the left end of the line, made a quick cut and raced through the secondary for a big gain, drawing a rising roar from the fans who watched it unfold right below them. OK, so it was one run during a training camp practice. Murray wasn't allowed to...
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New York Giants' Daniel Jones responds to questions during a news conference at the NFL football team's training camp in Thursday, July 25, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 25, 2019 - 12:47 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Since taking Daniel Jones with the sixth pick overall in the draft, the biggest question facing Pat Shurmur and the New York Giants is when does the kid replace Eli Manning at quarterback? A two-time Super Bowl MVP, the 38-year-old Manning is expected to start in the...
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