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Falcons QB Ridder early to rise — and lead — at rookie camp

May. 14, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Desmond Ridder's drive to be first begins with an early start at his Atlanta Falcons rookie minicamp apartment. The quarterback's roommates — wide receiver Drake London, running back Tyler Allgeier and tight end John FitzPatrick — can't help but...

Chargers hoping Spiller can provide depth at running back

May. 13, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers are set with Austin Ekeler as their lead running back. Finding a dependable backup has been a work in progress the last two seasons. With recent draft picks Joshua Kelley and Larry Rountree struggling to adjust to the NFL, and...

Falcons' London embraces health, contract at rookie minicamp

May. 13, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Drake London celebrated good health and a new contract on the first day of the Atlanta Falcons' rookie minicamp. London, the wide receiver who was the Falcons' first-round pick in last month's NFL draft from Southern California, missed the end of the 2021...

Panthers' Corral has 'big chip' on shoulder after draft fall

May. 13, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Corral’s unexpected fall to the third round of the NFL draft has left the Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback with a good bit of motivation as he begins his professional career. “Honestly, I had a big chip on my shoulder before — but it just got...

Texans sign 6 draft picks including No. 3 pick Stingley

May. 13, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have signed six draft picks, including No. 3 overall pick LSU defensive back Derek Stingley Jr. Houston also signed second-rounder Jalen Pitre, a defensive back from Baylor, and fourth-round selection running back Dameon Pierce from Florida. ...

Indianapolis signs 4 draft picks, add 22 undrafted rookies

May. 13, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts signed four players from this year's draft class Friday and added 22 undrafted rookies to the roster for this weekend's rookie minicamp. Defensive tackle Eric Johnson II, tight end Drew Ogletree, defensive tackle Curtis Brooks and...

Bills sign 8-player draft class; add 9 undrafted free agents

May. 13, 2022 10:48 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills signed their entire eight-player draft class, including first-round pick cornerback Kaiir Elam, in time for the start of their two-day rookie minicamp on Friday. The Bills also announced signing nine undrafted free agents, including two...

Titans agree to terms on deals with 4 of their 9 draft picks

May. 12, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

NASHVILLE Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on multi-year contracts with four of their nine draft picks. The Titans announced Thursday they have deals with running back Hassan Haskins, wide receiver Kyle Philips, safety Theo Jackson and linebacker Chance...

Top pick Travon Walker signs $37.4M rookie deal with Jaguars

May. 12, 2022 20:00 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 1 overall draft pick Travon Walker signed a four-year, $37.4 million rookie contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, a deal that includes a $24.4 million signing bonus. Walker's contract is fully guaranteed and includes a team option for a...

NFL teams use engaging videos to elevate schedule release

May. 11, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

The biggest day on the NFL calendar for social media departments at the 32 teams isn't a game, the draft or the start of free agency. It is schedule release day. Much like coaches spend hours game planning, digital departments have spent months planning and shooting videos that will...