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Bill Tobin, a longtime NFL executive who helped build the 1985 Bears championship team, has died

Apr. 19, 2024 20:19 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Bill Tobin, a longtime NFL executive who helped construct the Chicago Bears' famed 1985 championship team and later built a playoff team as the Indianapolis Colts' general manager, has died. He was 83. The Cincinnati Bengals announced Friday that Tobin had died, and...

Jets GM Joe Douglas calls QB Zach Wilson an 'asset.' But the team remains open to trading him

Apr. 19, 2024 13:22 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson remains a member of the New York Jets. For now, at least. General manager Joe Douglas was non-committal on the future of the quarterback, who received permission by the Jets during the offseason to seek a trade after a disappointing three years...

Debate over tight end value hovers over Brock Bowers' draft prospects

Apr. 19, 2024 13:09 PM EDT

Evaluating Brock Bowers the player is a fairly straightforward assignment. As he showed in three seasons at Georgia, Bowers is a dynamic receiver with the ability to create separation, make contested catches and create big plays after the catch, along with being a more than capable...

NFL draft will include many Michigan men, maybe enough to break record set by 2022 Georgia Bulldogs

Apr. 19, 2024 08:24 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — J.J. McCarthy is expected to be the first of many Michigan men drafted from its national championship team. The Wolverines had a record 18 players at the combine, giving them a chance to be the first school with at least 16 prospects picked in one NFL draft....

Bills' Josh Allen credits receiver Stefon Diggs for being the caliber of QB he is today

Apr. 18, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Impersonal as it might seem to have their dynamic on-field relationship end with an exchange of phone texts, Bills quarterback Josh Allen made it clear on Thursday how much receiver Stefon Diggs meant to him during their four seasons together in Buffalo. ...

Saints enter the NFL draft with questions along the offensive line

Apr. 18, 2024 16:53 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints could have a hard time passing up a promising prospect at offensive tackle should one be available to them in the 2024 NFL draft. New Orleans' offensive line was among the club's strengths for much of the past decade and a half. More...

Packers could still look to upgrade secondary in NFL draft even after adding Xavier McKinney

Apr. 18, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

The Green Bay Packers made a big investment in their secondary by signing safety Xavier McKinney from the New York Giants. It wouldn’t be a surprise if the Packers address that area again early in the draft. Safety was one of Green Bay's biggest weaknesses last...

Panthers have many needs entering NFL draft, but no first-round pick after trading for Bryce Young

Apr. 18, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers had the worst record in the league last season, so they have a long laundry list of draft needs. The problem is they don’t have a first-round pick. The Panthers traded away that selection — which turned out to be the...

Lions are not looking for a starter in the NFL draft for a change, coming off successful season

Apr. 18, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The NFL draft is coming to Detroit and for a change, the Lions are coming off a successful season and have appeared to address every need with seemingly sound moves. Detroit has the No. 29 pick overall and if it doesn't make a move to pick sooner, it will mark the...

Even with John Schneider still in charge a new era arrives for Seahawks entering 2024 NFL draft

Apr. 18, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For the first time in 14 years, general manager John Schneider will be leaning on a new voice inside the Seattle Seahawks draft room. The influence Pete Carroll carried as Schneider’s partner when it came to putting together the plans for how Seattle would...