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Redskins get QB, draft Ohio State's Haskins with 15th pick

Apr. 26, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins met Dan Snyder's son in high school in suburban Washington, and it began the path to being drafted by the Redskins. Snyder and team President Bruce Allen had their sights set on the Ohio State standout leading up to the NFL draft and didn't even have to trade up to get...

Texans address need to protect Watson by drafting T Howard

Apr. 26, 2019 12:33 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans chose offensive tackle Tytus Howard of Alabama State with the 23rd overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, hoping he can help protect banged-up quarterback Deshaun Watson. Watson was sacked an NFL-leading 62 times as Houston won the AFC South but lost to the Colts in...

Titans select Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons at No. 19

Apr. 26, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans believe Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons' potential makes him worth the wait. Tennessee selected Simmons with the 19th overall pick in the draft Thursday even though a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee puts his availability for...

Vikings draft NC State center Garrett Bradbury at No. 18

Apr. 26, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — After starting his career at North Carolina State as a tight end, Garrett Bradbury soon favored a move inside to the offensive line so he could be on the field as much as possible. He started every game over his last three years for the Wolfpack, one of many factors in his selection by...

Steelers trade up in first round to draft linebacker Bush

Apr. 26, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Steelers saw a player they liked in Michigan linebacker Devin Bush, so made a rare, aggressive move to get him in the first round of the NFL draft. Pittsburgh moved up 10 spots in the first round to select Bush with the 10th overall pick on Thursday night. "If a player is high on your...

Lacking 1st-round pick, Cowboys could play it safe in 2nd

Apr. 26, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have gambled in the second round a couple of times in recent NFL drafts, taking Randy Gregory knowing off-field issues could affect the defensive end's availability and getting Jaylon Smith when it was almost certain the injured linebacker would not play as a rookie....

Eagles move up to get future left tackle Andre Dillard

Apr. 26, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles got their future left tackle to protect Carson Wentz's blindside. The Eagles traded up three spots to select Washington State left tackle Andre Dillard with the 22nd pick in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night. Philadelphia sent Baltimore the 25th...

Saints await to make 1st pick in 2nd round of NFL draft

Apr. 26, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints were still waiting to make their first pick of the NFL draft when Thursday night's first round ended. The Saints are slated to pick late in the second round at 62nd overall on Friday night and will try to acquire a player capable of contributing next season to a...

Starlin Castro homers in 10th, lifts Miami over Phillies 3-1

Apr. 25, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Starlin Castro nearly knocked himself out of the game before he knocked one out of the park. Castro hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning after fouling a pitch off his foot, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night. "I...

Porcello gets first win, Red Sox beat Tigers 7-3

Apr. 25, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Six solid innings by Rick Porcello were plenty with Boston's suddenly resurgent offense hitting more like last year's World Series champions. Porcello got his first win of the season and the Red Sox continued to climb back from a dreadful start with a 7-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on...