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In a photo provided by ESPN Images, the draft board is seen before the start of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Bristol, Conn. (Allen Kee/ESPN Images via AP)

NFL draft averages record 8.4M viewers across 3 days

Apr. 26, 2020 8:31 PM EDT

Seth Markman was just as nervous as NFL coaches and general managers about the unknown factors involved with a virtual draft. But the ESPN executive producer said he was overwhelmed with how everything came together over the three days. It also ended up being must-see TV as the first significant live sporting...

CORRECTS LOCATION TO THE PLAINS, OHIO, INSTEAD OF ATHENS, OHIO - In this still image from video provided by the NFL, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow appears in The Plains, Ohio, during the NFL football draft Thursday, April 23, 2020. (NFL via AP)

Two-win Bengals break with past, seek fresh start in draft

Apr. 25, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals promoted Zac Taylor's hiring as a “New Dey” in franchise history, but his first season was as bad as it's been — a 2-14 record and team-record 11 straight losses. Year Two will bring something new. New quarterback. New receiver. New generation of Bengals...

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, Baylor's wide receiver Denzel Mims, left, pulls down the game winning touchdown over Oklahoma State's cornerback A.J. Green, right, in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Mims is a possible pick in the NFL Draft which runs Thursday, April 23, 2020 thru Saturday, April 25. (Michael Bancale/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP, File)

Jets trade down, take Baylor WR Denzel Mims in 2nd round

Apr. 25, 2020 1:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets got Adam Gase and Sam Darnold a much-needed playmaker on offense, even after trading down in the second round of the draft. Baylor wide receiver Denzel Mims was the Jets' pick at No. 59 after they originally had the 48th overall selection. New York decided to move down 11...

USC wide receiver Michael Pittman runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Pick-Six: Intriguing players available on Day 2 of NFL draft

Apr. 24, 2020 11:59 AM EDT

Six wide receivers were taken in the first round of the NFL draft and another half dozen could go on Day 2, when rounds two and three are completed. The best safeties are still available because none were taken on Day 1. And there are plenty of good running backs left after only one went off the board in the...

NFL Draft: QB Joe Burrow, WRs and tackles headline draft

Apr. 20, 2020 11:28 AM EDT

Top offensive players available in the NFL draft (x-entered draft with college eligibility remaining). QUARTERBACKS Position outlook: The presumptive No. 1 overall, a likely top-five pick with injury concerns, another first-rounder — but how high? — and a real wild card. Joe Burrow, 6-foot-3, 221...

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2018, file photo, Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III (11) catches a pass for a touchdown as Auburn defensive back Roger McCreary (17) and linebacker Cameron Latu (20) defend during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. This year’s NFL draft features a superb group of wide receivers, including Ruggs, who are expected to make immediate impacts in the NFL. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

Deep receiver class faces high hopes for immediate impact

Apr. 19, 2020 6:08 PM EDT

The upcoming NFL draft features a tantalizing class of wide receivers expected to make an immediate impact as rookies. It's a tall task even for an exceptionally deep group that's expected to produce up to a half dozen first-round picks Thursday night. Receivers face one of the hardest adjustments to the pros...

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Packers would love to give quarterback Aaron Rodgers more weapons as they attempt to make at least one more Super Bowl run with the 36-year-old, two-time MVP. That doesn’t necessarily mean you should pencil in a receiver to Green Bay with the 30th overall pick in the NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Draft's WR depth may help Packers give Rodgers more weapons

Apr. 16, 2020 3:27 PM EDT

The Green Bay Packers would love to provide quarterback Aaron Rodgers more targets as they attempt to make at least one more Super Bowl run with the 36-year-old, two-time MVP. That doesn’t necessarily mean you should pencil in a receiver to Green Bay with the 30th overall pick. Pro Football Hall of Famer...

After trade for DT Buckner, Colts likely to turn to offense

Apr. 15, 2020 11:06 AM EDT

34. INDIANAPOLIS (7-9) LAST SEASON: After fast start following Andrew Luck's surprise August retirement, quarterback Jacoby Brissett injured left knee and Colts lost seven of last nine, missing playoffs for fourth time in five years. FREE AGENCY: Lost TE Eric Ebron, WR Devin Funchess, OL Joe Haeg, OL Josh...

Eagles can fill glaring need in draft deep at wide receiver

Apr. 15, 2020 10:57 AM EDT

21. PHILADELPHIA (9-8) LAST SEASON: Quarterback Carson Wentz led an injury-depleted offense to the NFC East title but the Eagles couldn’t overcome losing Wentz to a concussion in a wild-card game against Seattle. FREE AGENCY: Lost RB Jordan Howard, CB Ronald Darby, OT T Halapoulivaati Vaitai, LB Kamu...

Ravens enter NFL draft with 9 picks and few holes to fill

Apr. 15, 2020 10:39 AM EDT

28. BALTIMORE RAVENS (14-3) LAST SEASON: With NFL MVP Lamar Jackson directing offense that led league in scoring and set NFL record for yards rushing, Ravens took 12-game winning streak, league-best 14-2 record and 13 Pro Bowl stars into playoffs before losing at home to Tennessee. FREE AGENCY: Fortified DL by...