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Alabama's Smith headlines players attending NFL draft

Apr. 07, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith of Alabama is scheduled to appear in person in Cleveland at the NFL draft later this month. Smith, the wide receiver projected to be a high first-round pick, is among a group of players who have accepted their invitations to attend the...

See ya Sam: Jets trade Darnold to Panthers for 3 draft picks

Apr. 05, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold was the face of a hopeful franchise, a promising playmaker who might just be the New York Jets’ quarterback for at least the next decade. It took only three years for that dream to fizzle and fade into disappointment. ...

QB Uiagalelei in charge of Clemson with Lawrence gone

Apr. 03, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — D.J. Uiagalelei took charge of Clemson's offense Saturday as the Tigers closed spring practice with the Orange and White game. It was the first spring in several years that Clemson was without its two main offensive playmakers, quarterback Trevor...

Tulsa LB Zaven Collins sheds underdog label as draft nears

Apr. 02, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

Zaven Collins isn’t the underdog anymore. The former Tulsa linebacker has gone from having college coaches telling him he’s not good enough for a Division I scholarship to having every NFL team and 53 team representatives show up at his pro day on Friday. ...

Lions sign cornerback Corn Elder

Apr. 01, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions signed free agent cornerback Corn Elder. The Lions announced the move Thursday. Elder appeared in 16 games for the Carolina Panthers last season, making one start. He originally entered the NFL with the...

Zach Wilson shines in passing drills at BYU pro day

Mar. 26, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson gave observers a taste Friday of why he's projected to go higher in the NFL draft than any BYU player before him. The quarterback only took part in passing drills, following a script of 60 passes drawn up by former BYU and NFL quarterback...

Falcons hope low-cost free agent class will make big splash

Mar. 25, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — With little money to spend in free agency, the Atlanta Falcons are looking to make a splash with overachieving players who don't take a big chunk out of the budget. That includes a guy who once worked in a potato chip factory. Safety...

Speedy South Carolina CB Horn sizzles for NFL evaluators

Mar. 24, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina cornerback Jaycee Horn believes he's the best defender in the NFL draft. He showed the pros he's one of the fast with a sizzling performance at the school's pro day Wednesday. Horn, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound defensive back from...

WR Corey Davis came to Jets with belief Darnold 'is the guy'

Mar. 23, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Intrigue and uncertainty have surrounded the New York Jets' quarterback situation all offseason. Corey Davis might have provided a little clarity. Or just inadvertently added to the mystery. The former Tennessee Titans wide receiver...

Bengals sign former Carolina CB Apple to one-year contract

Mar. 23, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday signed free agent cornerback Eli Apple to a one-year contract. Apple, a former Ohio State star, was a first-round pick by the New York Giants in 2016 and went to the New Orleans Saints via trade in 2018. ...