NFL draft

December 14, 2018 - 6:22 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky running back Benny Snell Jr. says he'll skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft, but will play in the Wildcats' New Year's Day bowl game. Snell announced his decision in a video posted to Twitter on Friday. He thanks the school's fans for making Kentucky feel...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NFL draft is heading to Las Vegas for 2020. It almost certainly will arrive before the Raiders do. The league announced Wednesday at an owners meeting that the city where the Raiders will begin play in September 2020 will host the draft that April. The NFL began to bring the draft...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, Oakland Raiders new head coach Jon Gruden, center, poses for photographs next to owner Mark Davis, left, and general manager Reggie McKenzie during an NFL football press conference in Alameda, Calif. The Raiders have fired general manager Reggie McKenzie less than two years after he was named the NFL's executive of the year. A person familiar with the move says McKenzie was let go on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, from the position he had held for almost seven seasons. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not made an announcement. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
December 10, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — From the moment Jon Gruden was brought back for a second stint as coach of the Oakland Raiders with a 10-year contract, general manager Reggie McKenzie's longevity in the position was in serious doubt. That only eroded more with each departure of one of McKenzie's prized...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray speaks after winning the Heisman Trophy on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in New York. (Todd J. Van Emst/Heisman Trophy Trust via AP, Pool)
December 09, 2018 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyler Murray waited three years to fulfill the five-star potential he brought to college football. With one shot to deliver, Murray replaced a Heisman Trophy winner by becoming a Heisman Trophy winner. The Oklahoma quarterback won college football's most prestigious individual award...
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November 30, 2018 - 11:58 am
Iowa junior tight end Noah Fant says he's leaving school early to enter the NFL draft. Fant announced on his Instagram page on Friday that he intends to forego his final season of eligibility to turn pro. Fant, a native of Omaha, Nebraska, also told the Omaha World-Herald that he plans to skip Iowa...
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November 01, 2018 - 9:36 pm
NORMAN, Okla (AP) — Injured Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson will forego his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Anderson suffered a season-ending knee injury in the second game of this season against UCLA. He made the announcement that he would not return to the Sooners on Thursday on...
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones, right celebrates his 39-yard reception for a touchdown with teammate wide receiver Golden Tate (15) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rey Del Rio)
October 30, 2018 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Golden Tate is bringing his show to Philadelphia. The Eagles acquired the 30-year-old wide receiver nicknamed "Showtime" from the Detroit Lions for a 2019 third-round draft pick on Tuesday. Tate has 44 catches for 517 yards and three touchdowns this season. He joins Alshon...
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Dallas Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper (19) runs a pass route during NFL football practice in Frisco, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
October 24, 2018 - 7:41 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Amari Cooper is ready to show the Dallas Cowboys what they got in giving up a first-round draft pick for a new No. 1 receiver. The former Oakland pass-catcher just isn't too interested in talking about it beforehand. "I will leave that for you guys to see," Cooper said...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, New York Giants defensive tackle Damon Harrison talks to reporters in East Rutherford, N.J. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the New York Giants are trading star defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison to the Detroit Lions. The person says the Giants will receive a fifth-round pick in 2019 for the stalwart in the middle of the defensive line. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, because the deal has not been announced. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)
October 24, 2018 - 6:59 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have traded star defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison to the Detroit Lions for a draft pick. Giants coach Pat Shurmur confirmed the deal Wednesday after practice without revealing details. The teams are expected to confirm it Thursday after...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2018, file photo, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper (89) catches the ball during the warm-up before an NFL football game against Seattle Seahawks at Wembley stadium in London. The Dallas Cowboys have acquired Oakland receiver Amari Cooper for a first-round draft pick. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, his team will get the pick in the 2019 draft. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
October 22, 2018 - 5:28 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys made a bold move for the present Monday, trading a first-round pick for Oakland receiver Amari Cooper in Raiders coach Jon Gruden's latest play for the future. The Cowboys gave up their top pick in the next draft in hopes of giving quarterback Dak Prescott another...
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