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Analysis: NFL schedule filled with enticing matchups

May. 13, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

From Russell Wilson playing his first game as a Bronco in Seattle to Doug Pederson vs. Carson Wentz, the NFL schedule is filled with spicy matchups from the outset. Too bad we have to wait four months for it all to begin. And it should begin with a bang. The Seahawks...

Rams to host Bills to open NFL season; Broncos at Seattle

May. 12, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home. So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season. It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by...

Ryan hopes smooth transition creates instant success in Indy

May. 01, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Ryan thought he'd experienced virtually every conceivable situation during his first 14 NFL seasons. He was voted the league's MVP. He nearly won a championship. He overcame coaching changes, COVID-19 protocols and rebuilds. Now he's starting...

Commanders draft for immediate help except for QB Sam Howell

Apr. 30, 2022 20:18 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Sam Howell understands he isn’t expected to start his rookie year in the NFL after the Washington Commanders stopped his slide by taking him in the fifth round of the draft Saturday. The rest of the team’s draft picks can’t say the same thing. ...

Colts spend draft weekend plugging holes, adding depth

Apr. 30, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard began the offseason by upgrading the defense. He never lost sight of the more pressing need: finding offensive playmakers. On a draft weekend that started slowly, Ballard creatively found ways to...

Commanders take Alabama DL Mathis, RB Robinson in NFL draft

Apr. 30, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The second night of the NFL draft had a heavy Alabama flavor for the Washington Commanders. Washington selected defensive tackle Phidarian Mathis in the second round and running back Brian Robinson Jr. in the third on Friday. Mathis is the third Alabama...

Colts take WR Pierce with 1st draft, plug offensive holes

Apr. 29, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alec Pierce woke up Friday morning, anticipating a phone call coming from the Indianapolis Colts. His barber had something to say about that, too. After silently sitting through the wild first-round trading flurry Thursday night, watching college teammate...

Trading post: 9 draft-day trades shake up 1st round

Apr. 28, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

Two more prominent wide receivers switched teams with Tennessee's A.J. Brown and Baltimore's Marquise Brown getting swapped during a dizzying stretch of the NFL draft. The Ravens traded Marquise Brown and the 100th overall pick to Arizona for the 23rd pick in the draft Thursday...

Commanders select WR Dotson 16th after trading down in draft

Apr. 28, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The NFL draft played out like Washington hoped, allowing the Commanders to get another offensive threat for new quarterback Carson Wentz and a wide receiver to take some heat off Terry McLaurin after trading down in Thursday night's first round. The Commanders...

Commanders pick up edge rusher Sweat's fifth-year option

Apr. 27, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

The Washington Commanders have picked up edge rusher Montez Sweat’s fifth-year option, an expected move that keeps a cornerstone of their defense under contract through the 2023 season. Sweat is set to earn $11.5 million that season on the option the team announced Wednesday it was...