Latest NFL Draft News

Buffalo Bills sign 3rd-round pick, tight end Dawson Knox

Jun. 14, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have their entire 2019 draft class under contract after signing rookie tight end Dawson Knox to a four-year deal. The Bills announced the signing Friday, a day after completing their series of offseason mandatory practices and six weeks before the team reports to...

Colts close out draft class with signing of LB Okereke

Jun. 14, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie linebacker Bobby Okereke became the Indianapolis Colts' final draft pick to sign his rookie contract Friday. He was a third-round selection, No. 89 overall. Indianapolis expects him to provide depth at linebacker and eventually compete for a starting job. Okereke made 240 tackles...

Bears sign third-round draft pick Montgomery

Jun. 14, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed third-round draft pick David Montgomery. The running back from Iowa State was the first player taken by the Bears after they traded up with New England to grab him at No. 73 overall. Chicago had previously traded away its first and second-rounders....

Giants sign 1st-round picks Lawrence and Baker

Jun. 14, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants signed first-round draft picks defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence and cornerback DeAndre Baker on Friday. Their third first-rounder, quarterback Daniel Jones, is not yet signed. Lawrence, the 17th overall selection, starred for two of Clemson's national...

Lamar Jackson settles in as Ravens starting quarterback

Jun. 13, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — It's been a year since Lamar Jackson arrived at his first NFL minicamp, fully understanding that his stature as a former Heisman Trophy winner and first-round draft pick didn't guarantee a lick of playing time during the regular season. Former Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco was the...

Lions trade TE Roberts to Patriots for conditional pick

Jun. 13, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions traded tight end Michael Roberts to the New England Patriots for a conditional draft pick. Detroit made the move Thursday, creating an open roster spot. ESPN reported the Lions may get a seventh-round selection for Roberts in 2020. Roberts became expendable this...

Vikings add former tight end Steve Jordan to Ring of Honor

Jun. 12, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will make former tight end Steve Jordan the 25th member of their Ring of Honor this season. The ceremony will be Oct. 24, at halftime of Minnesota's game against Washington. Jordan, a seventh-round draft pick out of Brown who played all 13 of his NFL seasons with...

LA Rams sign all 8 draft picks to initial contracts

Jun. 7, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' eight draft picks have signed their rookie contracts. The Rams announced the deals Friday. The NFC champions didn't make a first-round selection for the third straight year. Their second-round pick, Washington safety Taylor Rapp, was the Rams' highest...

Lions hoping investments in TEs Hockenson and James pay off

Jun. 5, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have invested a lot in tight ends, desperately hoping to turn a weakness into a strength. Detroit drafted Iowa star T.J. Hockenson early in the first round of the NFL draft in April a month after signing veteran Jesse James . "We did a great job this offseason,...

Manning seemingly talking about Daniel Jones as much as self

Jun. 5, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning is answering as many questions about his own game as he is about the future of Daniel Jones, his heir apparent as Giants quarterback. It's not surprising. Jones, the sixth pick in the NFL draft in April, is going to replace the 38-year-old...