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Draft predictions for every team: Who's trading up, who's taking a QB

Apr 24, 2019 07:01 PM EDT

NFL Nation reporters make their best predictions for what will happen in the NFL draft.

Chiefs' Hill will not face child abuse charges

Apr 24, 2019 05:10 PM EDT

Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill will not face child abuse charges after Johnson County District Attorney Stephen M. Howe said that he lacked evidence to establish who committed a crime, though he believes one occurred.

Big Ben gets 2-year extension; deal worth $68M

Apr 24, 2019 11:40 AM EDT

The Steelers announced Wednesday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, 37, will continue to lead the offense through the 2021 season.

Bucs to pick up option on CB Hargreaves

Apr 24, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

The Buccaneers are picking up the fifth-year option on cornerback Vernon Hargreaves to keep him with the club through 2020.

Kelly Stafford back in hospital after surgery

Apr 24, 2019 03:53 PM EDT

Kelly Stafford, the wife of Matthew Stafford, returned to the hospital Wednesday after experiencing severe pain in her recovery from brain surgery.

Blind fan, 13, to read Ravens' pick off Braille card

Apr 24, 2019 06:53 PM EDT

Ravens fan Mo Gaba, who lost his sight at 9 months and is now 13 years old, will become the first person ever to announce an NFL draft pick off a card written in Braille.

Robison retires after signing 1-day Vikes deal

Apr 24, 2019 04:15 PM EDT

Defensive end Brian Robison, who played 11 seasons with the Vikings, retired Wednesday after signing a one-day contract with the team.

Inside the 2019 draft class: 50 facts you didn't know

Apr 24, 2019 05:24 PM EDT

A relative of Nat King Cole? Film buff turned linebacker? A boxing champ's son? A track and field record-holder? Get to know this year's NFL draft class.

Could Kliff Kingsbury's seven-year recruitment of Kyler Murray finally pay off?

Apr 23, 2019 09:26 PM EDT

Back in 2012, Kingsbury and Murray formed a bond. Now the new Cardinals coach is eyeing Murray again, this time as the No. 1 pick in this week's draft.

2019 NFL draft features: In-depth stories on the top prospects

Apr 21, 2019 09:55 PM EDT

Catch up on the stories behind the 2019 draft's best prospects and most interesting personalities.

Cowboys lack a first-round pick, but there’s no remorse with Amari Cooper

Apr 24, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

The trade for the game-changing receiver altered the trajectory of the Cowboys' 2018 season. Stephen Jones: "We are really pleased we made that move.”

Time for ‘new’ Jets to break old (read: concerning) trends in NFL draft

Apr 24, 2019 10:28 AM EDT

With the No. 3 overall pick and six total selections, the pressure mounts for general manager Mike Maccagnan to hit a home run this time around.

Yep, the 1999 NFL draft was just as crazy as you thought

Apr 23, 2019 10:17 AM EDT

Trades, busts, deception, future Hall of Famers and a prayer about going to the Bengals -- the 1999 NFL draft had a little bit of everything. And that was just the first seven picks.

Chiefs' defense can challenge Patriots with addition of Frank Clark

Apr 23, 2019 05:09 PM EDT

Frank Clark fits the Chiefs' new 4-3 scheme and, when paired with Patrick Mahomes and the offense, may be enough to push them into the Super Bowl.

Drafting Patrick Mahomes: How the Chiefs outmaneuvered the NFL

Apr 19, 2019 02:48 PM EDT

Acquiring Mahomes might have shifted the balance of power in the AFC for years to come. Here's how the Chiefs traded up to get him two years ago.

2019 NFL schedule does no favors for Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs in fantasy

Apr 17, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

Now that we know when the games will be played, here's a look at the impact the schedule will have on players' fantasy fortunes for the 2019 season.

Believeland: No matter what the Browns do to them, they still believe

Mar 15, 2019 01:25 PM EDT


The Two Bills: Tracing their four-decade-long relationship

Mar 15, 2019 01:27 PM EDT


Seau: The tale of one of modern football's greatest icons

Mar 15, 2019 01:28 PM EDT


The '85 Bears: A dominant team that encapsulated the 1980's

Mar 15, 2019 01:31 PM EDT



NCAA Football

The top NFL draft prospect for each Top 25 college football team

Apr 20, 2019 02:19 PM EDT

Over the next two years, they should expect to hear their names called early during the NFL draft. Meet the players on the Top 25 teams who look like NFL stars in the making.

How 10 potential first-round NFL draft picks were perceived as recruits

Apr 18, 2019 02:23 PM EDT

We saw in college why Kyler Murray, Nick Bosa, Josh Allen and others were destined for the NFL. But did they show the same talent as high school recruits? Let's revisit.

No talks to expand CFP at spring meetings

Apr 24, 2019 10:21 PM EDT

During annual CFP spring meetings, Power 5 commissioners said there are no plans to change the protocol for selecting the College Football Playoff semifinalists.

New Illinois TE Ford has eligibility denied

Apr 24, 2019 06:45 PM EDT

Tight end Luke Ford, who transferred from Georgia to Illinois had his request for immediate eligibility denied.

Murray remains No. 1 favorite, but odds dipping

Apr 24, 2019 11:14 AM EDT

Kyler Murray remains the betting favorite to be selected by the Arizona Cardinals with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft, followed by Nick Bosa and Quinnen Williams.

Saban, with new hip, back at work: 'Rolling now'

Apr 24, 2019 12:15 PM EDT

Nick Saban had hip replacement surgery on Monday, but the 67-year-old Alabama coach was back at work on Wednesday. He is not, however, expected to attend the start of the NFL draft on Thursday in Nashville.

Fisher plans to stay at A&M after AD's departure

Apr 23, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

Jimbo Fisher acknowledged his affection for athletic director Scott Woodward, who left for LSU last week, but said he plans on being with Texas A&M "a long time."

Key figure in hoops trial details football payments

Apr 23, 2019 06:34 PM EDT

Former financial adviser Marty Blazer, the key government witness in the FBI's college basketball corruption trial, testified Tuesday that he made payments to football players at several colleges as well.

NCAA strengthens targeting rules, limits OTs

Apr 23, 2019 04:00 PM EDT

Proposals that would strengthen targeting rules and another meant to limit the potential for too many overtimes in college football have been approved for the 2019 season.

Backflips, basketball and a baby: The legend of Khalen Saunders

Apr 22, 2019 09:22 AM EDT

Khalen Saunders didn't have a single FBS scholarship offer out of high school. Now, he's about to cap a whirlwind three months of personal and professional joy as an NFL draft pick.

Jonah Williams' unique preparation could make him the NFL draft's top tackle

Apr 22, 2019 09:22 AM EDT

Called a "football addict," Williams' analytical approach and obsession with being great is expected to pay off in the first round Thursday.

UCF QB McKenzie Milton's journey, in his own words: 'I got hurt for a reason'

Apr 18, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

"I want to be an even better player, and I think I can be. I'm going to be better as a teammate. I'm going to be better as a leader. That's where it starts."

Clemson lands No. 4 prospect Bresee for 2020

Apr 23, 2019 03:28 PM EDT

Defensive tackle Bryan Bresee, the No. 4 prospect in the class of 2020 and the top-ranked DT, is committing to Clemson, he announced Tuesday.

Kentucky QB Hoak announces he'll transfer

Apr 23, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

Kentucky quarterback Gunnar Hoak announced Tuesday that he would transfer. He has two years of eligibility remaining, and as a graduate transfer, he could play immediately.

Kiper's top 300: Final 2019 NFL draft Big Board and position rankings

Apr 20, 2019 08:51 PM EDT

Mel ranks the top 300 prospects in this class, then breaks down every position, tallying up almost 700 prospects.

SEC's Sankey still unsure if portal is net positive

Apr 22, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said it's too early to tell for sure if the transfer portal is a net positive for college athletics.

Saban back in 'very near future' after hip surgery

Apr 22, 2019 08:38 PM EDT

Alabama football coach Nick Saban, 67, will return to work soon after undergoing robotic-assisted hip replacement surgery, the school said Monday.

Wyoming recruit presumed drowned in California

Apr 22, 2019 06:39 PM EDT

A search for Wyoming football recruit Naphtali Moimoi has been called off, after the 18-year-old was knocked off a boogie board by a wave last Thursday.


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