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Clemson's Justyn Ross aims to earn roster spot with Chiefs

May. 06, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have an idea when it comes to their expectations for their first-round draft picks, defensive back Trent McDuffie and defensive end George Karlaftis, at their rookie minicamp this weekend. The same goes for the rest of their draft...

Chiefs pick WR Moore, S Bryan Cook on Day 2 of NFL draft

Apr. 29, 2022 23:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs traded away Tyreek Hill and watched Tyrann Mathieu depart in free agency, bidding adieu to two of the cornerstones that helped the franchise rise from mediocrity to AFC juggernaut. They spent the second night of the NFL draft finding...

Chiefs address defense with McDuffie, Karlaftis in 1st round

Apr. 29, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brett Veach kept eyeing the draft board as the first round ticked away, knowing full well that two picks Thursday night and 10 more over the next couple of days gave him plenty of options on both sides of the ball. The Chiefs' general manager decided to...

Breaking down players selected in 1st round of NFL draft

Apr. 29, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

The players chosen in the first round Thursday of the NFL draft: 1) Jaguars — Travon Walker, DE, 6-foot-5, 275 pounds, Georgia Breakdown: Speed and athleticism for his size and build are prototypical and he could probably add some weight without losing much of what...

Amid NFL draft uncertainty, prospects display confidence

Apr. 27, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Very little is certain heading into an NFL draft. Not that the prospects on hand seem to care. There's a level of confidence that, for them, Thursday night's first round is a sure thing. “I know I am the best cornerback in this draft,”...

Karlaftis, Ebiketie add international flavor to NFL combine

Mar. 05, 2022 14:41 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Karlaftis and Arnold Ebiketie took similar journeys to this week's NFL scouting combine. Both excelled at other sports before trying football. Both emerged as star defensive ends in the Big Ten. And when each moved to America at age 13, neither knew much...