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Improved Browns may add more defensive pieces in NFL draft

Apr. 22, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

26. CLEVELAND BROWNS (12-6) LAST SEASON: First-year coach Kevin Stefanski side-stepped numerous obstacles related to the COVID-19 pandemic and numerous injuries to guide the Browns to their first playoff appearance since the 2002 season and first postseason win since...

Cowboys have 10th overall pick, need help for woeful defense

Apr. 22, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

10. DALLAS COWBOYS (6-10) LAST SEASON: A slow start turned ugly under first-year coach Mike McCarthy with QB Dak Prescott's gruesome season-ending ankle injury in Week 5. A late three-game winning streak improbably kept the Cowboys alive in the woeful NFC East until the...

Patriots need QB, remain wild card holding 15th overall pick

Apr. 22, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

15. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (7-9) LAST SEASON: The first year of the post-Tom Brady era in New England began with optimism after the team signed 2015 MVP Cam Newton to a one-year deal to succeed the six-time Super Bowl winner with the Patriots. They started 2-1, but things...

Randle sends Knicks past Hawks 137-127 in OT for 8th in row

Apr. 22, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle had 40 points and 10 rebounds to lead New York to a 137-127 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, the Knicks' NBA-best eighth straight win. Randle’s driving layup with eight seconds left in regulation gave New York a...

Pirates' Ke’Bryan Hayes hurts wrist; Todd Frazier called up

Apr. 22, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes has aggravated his left wrist injury while taking batting practice, delaying his potential return to the majors. Manager Derek Shelton declined to put a timetable on how much longer Hayes could be out. ...

49ers looking for franchise QB after trade up to No. 3 spot

Apr. 22, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

3. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-10) LAST SEASON: The Niners' bid to return to the Super Bowl was derailed by a spate of early-season injuries. Edge rusher Nick Bosa went down with a season-ending knee injury in Week 2, QB Jimmy Garoppolo missed 10 games with ankle issues, and...

Free agency sets up Giants, Judge for NFL draft at No. 11

Apr. 22, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

11. NEW YORK GIANTS (6-10) LAST SEASON: Despite an 0-5 start and the loss of Saquon Barkley to a knee injury in the second game, Joe Judge's first season as an NFL coach ended with hope. The Giants had a chance to win the NFC East on the final weekend before Washington...

Bengals look to shore up lines, receiver corps in draft

Apr. 22, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

CINCINNATI BENGALS (4-11-1) LAST SEASON: The Bengals showed some life under rookie quarterback Joe Burrow and had some close losses in the first half. But injuries continued to mount and optimism waned even more when Burrow was lost for the season to a knee injury in a...

USGA adds final qualifying site to South Carolina

Apr. 22, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — The USGA will have a final qualifying site in South Carolina to account for a new tournament that replaces the RBC Canadian Open. The addition of Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island brings the total number of final qualifying sites to 10 in the...

Offensive line, linebackers major areas of need for Chargers

Apr. 22, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

13. LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (7-9) LAST SEASON: The Chargers found their franchise quarterback with Justin Herbert setting rookie records for touchdowns and 300-yard games. Injuries on the offensive line and in the secondary played major roles in their squandering...