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Jets' draft picks being eased in, but expect to make impacts

May. 06, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh refuses to put any pressure on any of the New York Jets' draft picks. Now's not the time for that. It's the start of rookie minicamp, with the Jets getting their first look at their newest players. “I’m not...

Jets fill big holes with playmakers in impressive draft haul

Apr. 30, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The NFL draft had just gotten started when the New York Jets began celebrating. Another round of high-fives and hugs followed 45 minutes later. And again after a few more hours. General manager Joe Douglas and the Jets were active early,...

Jets trade up, take RB Hall in 2nd, draft TE Ruckert in 3rd

Apr. 30, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets moved up in the NFL draft again and added another speedy playmaker to their offense. Iowa State running back Breece Hall was taken with the 36th overall pick Friday night after the Jets acquired it from the Giants for their second-round...

Seemed forever for QBs to go in 1st 2 rounds of NFL draft

Apr. 29, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It took 42 selections Friday before a second quarterback was taken in the NFL draft. And it was a proven commodity in college, Cincinnati's Desmond Ridder. A full 54 spots after Kenny Pickett of Pittsburgh went 20th to the Steelers on Thursday night, Ridder was...

2022 NFL Draft l Day 2 ends with yet another receiver picked

Apr. 29, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft. ___ The second day of the NFL draft ended appropriately with another wide receiver being selected. The San Francisco 49ers selected speedster Danny Gray from SMU with the last pick of the third round, No....

Giants make 2 trades, take Kentucky WR Robinson in 2nd round

Apr. 29, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Wan'Dale Robinson has been told for most of his football career that he isn't tall enough. Robinson on Friday found an NFL team that agreed with him when the New York Giants surprised many by taking the 5-foot-8 Kentucky wide receiver in the second...

Round 2 of NFL draft has plenty of tantalizing possibilities

Apr. 29, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

Georgia's defense dominated the first round of the NFL draft 3 1/2 months after whipping Alabama in the national championship game. The surprising part was that linebacker Nakobe Dean wasn't among the Bulldogs whose names were called Thursday night. Dean, who watched a...

NFL draft: Breaking down top offensive players available

Apr. 24, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

Top offensive players available in the NFL draft, scheduled for April 28-30: QUARTERBACKS Position outlook: The 2013 draft was the last in which a quarterback was not selected in the top 10 picks. There is a distinct chance that could happen with this group. ...

After 3 years, it's time for Cyclones to give rock to Brock

Apr. 13, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

Jirehl Brock arrived at Iowa State ranked as a four-star recruit and one of the nation's top running back prospects. For three seasons he waited his turn behind Breece Hall. Such patience is rare now with the transfer portal readily available to any player looking to bolt to another...

Running backs hoping to change perceptions at NFL combine

Mar. 03, 2022 17:06 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kenneth Walker III believes NFL scouts may be shortchanging this year's running backs contingent. He sees a promising group of skillful, multi-faceted players, more than one worthy of being a first-round draft pick in April. Walker, in fact, could be at the head...