Latest NFL Draft News

A season removed from MVP, Ravens' Jackson has room to grow

Jun. 16, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson understands how Baltimore's passing game is perceived. In particular, he realizes that big plays have been lacking at times. “People are always saying we throw short, intermediate routes and stuff like that...

Bears sign first-round pick Fields to 4-year deal

Jun. 11, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed first-round draft pick Justin Fields to a four-year contract on Friday. The Bears landed their quarterback of the future when they traded up nine spots with the New York Giants to take the Ohio State star with the No. 11 overall...

WR Darius Slayton OK with Giants taking Toney in first round

Jun. 10, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Darius Slayton isn't overly concerned the New York Giants took wide receiver Kadarius Toney in the first round of the NFL draft and signed receivers Kenny Golladay and John Ross as free agents. The third-year wide receiver had 50 catches for...

Addition of CB Jackson gives Giants secondary needed depth

Jun. 10, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After free agency and the draft, most of the talk concerning the New York Giants was about how many more weapons quarterback Daniel Jones will have this season. Defensive coordinator Pat Graham picked up more than a couple, too, led by...

Giants sign 1st-rounder Kadarius Toney to complete class

Jun. 04, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

The New York Giants have completed signing their draft picks, getting first-rounder Kadarius Toney under contract on Friday. The Giants announced the signing late in the afternoon, hours after the team finished a voluntary workout at the team's headquarters in East...

Bills agree with top pick, Greg Rousseau, on 4-year contract

Jun. 03, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have agreed to sign first-round draft pick Greg Rousseau to a four-year contract on Thursday. Buffalo selected the edge rusher with the 30th pick overall in April as part of a bid to upgrade its pass rush. The 21-year-old is...

Jerry Jeudy a big fan of Denver Broncos' QB competition

Jun. 02, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jerry Jeudy, for one, is glad the Denver Broncos are in the midst of a quarterback competition. It helps him maintain focus as he works to cut down on the dropped passes that plagued him during his rookie season in 2020. ...

Bengals sign Chase, all draft picks now under contract

Jun. 02, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals on Wednesday signed their remaining two draft picks, including fifth overall selection Ja’Marr Chase, a wide receiver who won the national championship at LSU with quarterback Joe Burrow. The Bengals also signed defensive end...

Giants load up offense with playmakers for QB Jones

May. 27, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants used free agency and the draft to add playmakers for quarterback Daniel Jones, and he is looking forward to meeting the challenge. Entering his third season and second under Joe Judge, Jones downplayed feeling any extra...

Former Saints coach J.D. Roberts dies; picked Archie Manning

May. 26, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — J.D. Roberts, the second coach of the New Orleans Saints and the man who made Archie Manning his quarterback, has died. He was 88. Roberts died Monday, according to the Memorial Park Funeral Home in Oklahoma City. The former...