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Eagles' Isaiah Rodgers reinstated by NFL after yearlong gambling suspension

Apr. 23, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Isaiah Rodgers, who was suspended last season for violating the NFL’s gambling policy, was reinstated Tuesday. The league said Rodgers, 26, is cleared to participate in team activities, effective immediately. The...

It's no longer a red flag for prospects to play for multiple schools on their way to the NFL draft

Apr. 23, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Playing for multiple schools no longer raises a red flag for NFL talent evaluators in this day and age of the ever busier transfer portal and financial windfalls available to college football players before they're even old enough to buy a round of drinks. That's a...

Falcons' draft won't be impacted by NFL's investigation of possible tampering violation with Cousins

Apr. 23, 2024 15:52 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The NFL's investigation of the Atlanta Falcons' possible violation of tampering policies before signing quarterback Kirk Cousins won't conclude before this week's NFL draft. For Falcons general manager Terry Fontenot, that means the team won't lose any...

Sign of the times: NCAA approves coach-to-player helmet communication for 2024 football season

Apr. 23, 2024 13:27 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — College football is ready to put the signs away. The NCAA’s playing rules oversight committee on Friday approved the use of coach-to-player helmet communications in games for the 2024 season. The move, in discussion for years, also follows a sign-stealing...

Florida's Ricky Pearsall ready to move past his famous catch and add NFL clips to his highlight reel

Apr. 23, 2024 12:47 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ricky Pearsall’s viral moment lasted months and even gained traction in recent weeks. It's sure to garner more attention during the NFL draft. The former Florida standout is one of approximately a dozen receivers expected to be selected in...

NFL draft has been on tour for a decade and the next stop is Detroit, giving it a shot in spotlight

Apr. 23, 2024 09:32 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The NFL draft has taken the show on the road for a decade, giving cities around the country a chance to be in the spotlight. Detroit is on the clock. The Motor City, which was once one of the nation's largest and most powerful cities, has bounced back...

NFL teams often misfire on drafting QBs. But how often do they fail? And why?

Apr. 22, 2024 20:42 PM EDT

The Minnesota Vikings need a quarterback in this draft. That much is easy to see. The hard part is picking the right one — and determining what it's worth to them to get him. With this top-flight class — featuring Caleb Williams, Jayden Daniels, Drake Maye and J.J. McCarthy —...

Jets trade quarterback Zach Wilson to the Broncos, AP source says

Apr. 22, 2024 18:27 PM EDT

Zach Wilson was expected to be the face of the franchise for the New York Jets. Instead, he became a symbol of disappointment. And now, the 2021 second overall draft pick will get the chance to rejuvenate his career with the Denver Broncos. The Jets traded Wilson to...

For years, a Michigan company has been the top pick to quickly personalize draftees' new NFL jerseys

Apr. 22, 2024 15:49 PM EDT

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (AP) — Employees of the company tasked each year with rapidly personalizing jerseys for each first-round NFL draft pick as they are announced don’t need to travel very far for this year’s player selections in Detroit. STAHLS’ headquarters in St. Clair...

Roman Gabriel dies at 83. The first Filipino-American quarterback in NFL was MVP in 1969

Apr. 20, 2024 22:14 PM EDT

Roman Gabriel had big size and a big arm when he was the No. 2 draft pick of the Los Angeles Rams in 1962. Even while playing in an era of grinding it out on the ground, he still holds the Rams’ team record with 154 touchdown passes. Gabriel, the first Filipino-American quarterback...