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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, left, and Tyrann Mathieu celebrate after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. After leading the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl championship in five decades, Mahomes is finally eligible to sign a contract extension this off-season. Both sides are eager to come to terms on what could be a record-setting deal. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Chiefs, Mahomes eye record-setting deal following NFL draft

Apr. 21, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Leigh Steinberg’s focus this week is rightfully on the three-day NFL draft, where new clients such as Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and teammate Jerry Jeudy will learn where they will begin their professional careers. It won't be long before Steinberg's attention is back...

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2005, file photo, former Dallas Cowboys players, from left, Michael Irvin, Troy Aikman and Emmitt Smith enjoy a moment together after being inducted into the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor during halftime of a football game in Irving, Texas. There's plenty of room for debate over the best first-round pick in the history of the Dallas Cowboys. (AP Photo/L.M. Otero, File)

Who was Cowboys' best 1st-round pick? Let the debate begin

Apr. 21, 2020 2:31 PM EDT

BEST FIRST-ROUND DRAFT PICK: QB Troy Aikman. The first overall pick out of UCLA in 1989 might have not won three Super Bowls without NFL career rushing leader Emmitt Smith, taken in the middle of the first round a year later. “The Triplets” included another Pro Football Hall of Famer drafted in the...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 1991, file photo, Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders, center, plows his way through two defenders during an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla. The Lions have drafted some all-time NFL greats such as Hall of Fame running back Sanders. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Lions lean on Barry Sanders as a good memory from NFL draft

Apr. 21, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

BEST FIRST-ROUND DRAFT PICK: RB Barry Sanders. Detroit took the 1989 Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma State after Dallas drafted Troy Aikman and Green Bay selected Tony Mandarich. Sanders averaged 99.8 yards rushing per game — trailing only Jim Brown in NFL history -- and ran for 15,269 over 10 seasons...