NFL Draft

FILE - At left, in an Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Alabama offensive lineman Jonah Williams (73) warms up before an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in College Station, Texas. At right, also in an Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Alabama defensive lineman Quinnen Williams (92) warms up before an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in College Station, Texas. Four Alabama players are skipping their final seasons to enter the NFL draft, including All-America left tackle Jonah Williams and Outland Trophy-winning defensive lineman Quinnen Williams. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 11, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Four Alabama players are skipping their final seasons to enter the NFL draft, including All-America left tackle Jonah Williams and Outland Trophy-winning defensive lineman Quinnen Williams. Those projected first-rounders announced their intentions on Friday, along with versatile tailback Josh...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins runs against Washington during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game, in Pasadena, Calif. Record-setting Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. says he is leaving school to enter the NFL draft. The third-year sophomore announced Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, on Twitter that he will depart the program after one year as a starter in which he broke most school and Big Ten single-season passing records. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 07, 2019 - 5:13 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Haskins is NFL bound after one spectacular season as Ohio State's starting quarterback. The third-year sophomore who rewrote the school record book had been expected to enter the draft and is a projected first-round pick. Haskins said on Twitter on Monday he would forgo...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2018, file photo, people wait to get into the stadium for the second round of the NFL football draft in Arlington, Texas. The NFL is partnering with Caesars Entertainment as its first official casino sponsor, but the deal does not include sports betting or fantasy football. The multiyear arrangement announced Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, begins with this weekend's playoffs. Caesars will have exclusive rights to NFL trademarks in the U.S. and United Kingdom, including the Super Bowl and draft. Caesars will host parts of the 2020 draft. (Paul Moseley/Star-Telegram via AP, File)
January 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
The NFL entered a partnership with Caesars Entertainment on Thursday, the league's first official casino sponsor. The multiyear deal, however, does not include sports betting or fantasy football. The arrangement begins with this weekend's playoffs and is worth $30 million annually for three years,...
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Texas A&M running back Trayveon Williams rushes downfield against North Carolina State during the first half of the Gator Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (James Gilbert/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
January 01, 2019 - 12:08 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trayveon Williams strolled around the field, his white pants covered in dirt and grass stains, his Gator Bowl hat turned sideways and his MVP trophy secured tightly in his left hand. He posed for pictures, hugged teammates and friends, and blew kisses to the crowd. It sure...
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Virginia's Bryce Perkins (3) looks to pass against South Carolina during the first half of the Belk Bowl NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
December 29, 2018 - 5:30 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Shortly after winning the Belk Bowl and earning Virginia its first bowl victory since 2005, quarterback Bryce Perkins raised the bar. "This is the first step toward making big strides," Perkins said. "Next year we want the Coastal Division — and the ACC championship." That...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson (2) throws against Indiana in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana in Ann Arbor, Mich. Patterson is returning for his senior season at Michigan instead of entering the NFL draft. The quarterback announced his decision on Twitter. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
December 21, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 8 Michigan will be short-handed against No. 10 Florida in the Peach Bowl. Just not at quarterback. Shea Patterson is returning for his senior season at Michigan instead of entering the NFL draft. "There is absolutely nothing like playing in the Big House in front of the...
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December 17, 2018 - 7:49 pm
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford running back Bryce Love will skip the Sun Bowl to prepare for the NFL draft. Love announced his decision on Monday to sit out the bowl game for the Cardinal (8-4) on Dec. 31 against Pittsburgh (7-6). Love says he wants to be completely healthy for the 2019 draft...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NFL draft is heading to Las Vegas for 2020. It almost certainly will arrive before the Raiders do. The league announced Wednesday at an owners meeting that the city where the Raiders will begin play in September 2020 will host the draft that April. The NFL began to bring the draft...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, Oakland Raiders new head coach Jon Gruden, center, poses for photographs next to owner Mark Davis, left, and general manager Reggie McKenzie during an NFL football press conference in Alameda, Calif. The Raiders have fired general manager Reggie McKenzie less than two years after he was named the NFL's executive of the year. A person familiar with the move says McKenzie was let go on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, from the position he had held for almost seven seasons. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not made an announcement. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
December 10, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — From the moment Jon Gruden was brought back for a second stint as coach of the Oakland Raiders with a 10-year contract, general manager Reggie McKenzie's longevity in the position was in serious doubt. That only eroded more with each departure of one of McKenzie's prized...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 1977, file photo, Los Angeles Rams linebacker Isiah Robertson (58) complains about a call during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Former two-time All-Pro linebacker Robertson was killed when the limousine he was driving skidded on a rain-slicked curve on a dark, rural East Texas highway and was hit by two other vehicles. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/File)
December 07, 2018 - 6:56 pm
MABANK, Texas (AP) — Former two-time All-Pro linebacker Isiah Robertson was killed when the limousine he was driving skidded on a rain-slicked curve on a dark, rural East Texas highway and was hit by two other vehicles. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened about 10 p.m...
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