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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...

Cowboys test character again with Ole Miss rusher Williams

Apr. 30, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Mississippi edge rusher Sam Williams is the Dallas Cowboys' latest second-round pick with an off-field issue, drafted Friday night just a few days after owner Jerry Jones said he was getting more conservative about such choices. The Cowboys took Williams with...

Falcons draft USC WR London, get much-needed big-play threat

Apr. 28, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Maybe it won't be so easy for defenses to focus all their attention on Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts after all. The Falcons added help for Pitts in the NFL draft, and with that help came impressive size. The Falcons continued to...

2023 QB class may influence Falcons' direction in NFL draft

Apr. 22, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The talent of the quarterbacks who might be available to the Atlanta Falcons in 2023 could impact decisions by general manager Terry Fontenot with the No. 8 overall pick in next week's NFL draft. Pittsburgh’s Kenny Pickett and Liberty’s Malik Willis...

Offensive line, receiver top list for Cowboys entering draft

Apr. 22, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

24. DALLAS COWBOYS (12-6) LAST SEASON: The Cowboys won the NFC East before a wild-card loss at home to San Francisco, an outcome that clearly rankled owner Jerry Jones. The disappointment wasn't enough for him to replace coach Mike McCarthy after two years. An offense that was among...

With QB decision in spotlight, Falcons need WR, edge rusher

Apr. 22, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

8. ATLANTA FALCONS (7-10) LAST SEASON: The Falcons were outscored 459-313, making seven wins something of an accomplishment under first-year coach Arthur Smith. Highlights included the play of rookie tight end Kyle Pitts, who led the team with 68 catches for 1,026 yards, and...

DE DeMarcus Lawrence says return to Cowboys was 'no-brainer'

Mar. 25, 2022 02:16 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys traded up in the second round to draft DeMarcus Lawrence eight years ago after releasing DeMarcus Ware when they couldn't find a path to salary cap relief with their star pass rusher. The situation was the same with Lawrence this offseason. The...

Falcons head into strange new world after dealing Matt Ryan

Mar. 23, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time since 2008, the Atlanta Falcons will be breaking in a new quarterback. That's hardly their only concern after trading Matt Ryan to the Indianapolis Colts. While general manager Terry Fontenot and coach Arthur Smith shy away from the...

Falcons sign ex-Georgia star Lorenzo Carter to 1-year deal

Mar. 22, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Former Georgia football star Lorenzo Carter is returning home to play for the Atlanta Falcons. Looking to bolster its pass rush, the Falcons announced Tuesday they have signed the outside linebacker to a one-year contract. Carter, who grew...

Cowboys add free agents Fowler, Washington; Kearse returning

Mar. 21, 2022 22:38 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys added defensive end Dante Fowler and receiver James Washington in free agency Monday, and safety Jayron Kearse is returning after the best year of his career. The additions of Fowler and Washington come after the Cowboys lost free agent pass...