Latest NFL Draft News

NFL sanctions Atlanta Falcons for violating Anti-Tampering Policy, strips 5th-round pick in 2025 draft

Jun. 13, 2024 11:13 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL sanctions Atlanta Falcons for violating Anti-Tampering Policy, strips 5th-round pick in 2025 draft.

Falcons' Bijan Robinson hopes to have Christian McCaffrey-like role under new coach Raheem Morris

Jun. 11, 2024 14:42 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — As a rookie in 2023, Bijan Robinson showed he was a running back capable of lining up at wide receiver while flashing the all-around skills that prompted the Atlanta Falcons to make him the No. 8 overall pick in the NFL draft. Robinson hopes to fine-tune...

Chargers add depth to offensive line by signing former 1st-round pick Alex Leatherwood

May. 29, 2024 20:51 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood will look to get his career back on track with the Los Angeles Chargers. The Chargers signed the former first-round pick on Wednesday. Leatherwood was the 17th overall pick by the Las Vegas Raiders in the 2001 NFL draft....

Pittsburgh and the Steelers will be hosting the 2026 NFL draft

May. 22, 2024 14:43 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL has awarded the 2026 draft to Pittsburgh with the Steelers ready to tap Pennsylvania's deep football tradition trying to meet the new standard for host cities. League officials announced the decision Wednesday as part of the NFL spring meetings....

Patriots’ No. 3 draft pick Drake Maye wraps up first taste of NFL workouts at rookie minicamp

May. 11, 2024 17:07 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England quarterback Drake Maye’s day at rookie minicamp wasn’t done, not by a long shot. The No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft was just getting started after wrapping up practice on Saturday. After all, Patriots coach Jerod Mayo said Maye had been...

Lions made OT Giovanni Manu of Tonga the 1st NFL draft pick from University of British Columbia

May. 10, 2024 15:59 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions offensive tackle Giovanni Manu woke up at 4 a.m. Friday and couldn't fall back asleep. On the rookie's ride to work, he was overcome by tears of joy. Manu's excitement and emotions were triggered by a long and lonely path,...

LA Rams trade WR Ben Skowronek to Texans in draft pick swap

May. 09, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have traded receiver Ben Skowronek to the Houston Texans in a swap of late-round draft picks. Houston got Skowronek and a seventh-round pick in 2026 for a sixth-round pick in 2026 in the trade announced Thursday. ...

After a strong first round, overall NFL draft ratings down 3% from last year

Apr. 30, 2024 18:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After posting strong numbers for the first round, viewership for the NFL draft was down 3% from last year on TV and digital platforms. The draft averaged 5.74 million viewers for the three days this year across ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and NFL Network after averaging 5.93...

Pac-12 posts an impressive haul in the NFL draft before the conference breaks up

Apr. 30, 2024 11:24 AM EDT

The final season of the Pac-12 turned out to be as big a hit in the NFL draft as it was on the field. The conference that is breaking up with 10 schools joining new leagues next season produced a record haul over the draft weekend led by No. 1 overall pick Caleb Williams of Southern...

NFL mock draft 2025: Titans take Carson Beck No. 1; Giants select Shedeur Sanders in top 10

Apr. 28, 2024 10:46 AM EDT

Even before the 2023 college football season kicked off, there was a fairly clear pecking order among quarterback prospects. Southern California's Caleb Williams was the presumptive QB1 and likely first overall pick in the 2024 NFL draft and North Carolina's Drake Maye was considered...