NFL draft

Former Carolina Panthers NFL football player Rae Carruth, center, exits the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, N.C., Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Former NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth has been released from prison after serving 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers’ 1997 first-round draft pick was released Monday from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North Carolina after completing his sentence. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 10:48 am
Rae Carruth is a free man. The former NFL wide receiver was released from prison Monday after serving more than 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers' 1997 first-round draft pick was released from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North...
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New York Giants' Saquon Barkley (26) watches as Jacksonville Jaguars' Myles Jack runs back an interception for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 09, 2018 - 6:09 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are riding their defense once again, and hope it takes them beyond the AFC title game. Linebacker Myles Jack scored on a 32-yard interception return early in the fourth quarter and the Jaguars spoiled the New York Giants debuts of coach Pat...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch takes part in drills at NFL football training camp in Englewood, Colo. John Elway cut ties with his biggest draft bust Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, when he waived quarterback Paxton Lynch less than 24 hours after including him on the Denver Broncos’ 53-man roster. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
September 02, 2018 - 5:24 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway cut ties with his biggest draft bust Sunday when he waived quarterback Paxton Lynch less than 24 hours after including him on the Denver Broncos' 53-man roster. In another move, the Broncos placed safety Su'a Cravens on IR with an injured left knee and re-signed...
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Notre Dame linebacker Te'von Coney (4) celebrates recovering a fumble by Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson (2) in the second half of an NCAA football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Notre Dame won 24-17. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 02, 2018 - 1:27 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Michigan-Notre Dame series returned after a three-year hiatus and the 12th-ranked Fighting Irish became the latest rival to get the best of Jim Harbaugh's Wolverines. Brandon Wimbush connected on a long touchdown pass to help Notre Dame jump out to a big first-half lead...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2016, file photo, Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack (52) scores a touchdown after intercepting a pass from Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. The Chicago Bears have acquired star pass rusher Khalil Mack from the Raiders on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in a massive trade that sends two first-round draft picks to Oakland. A person with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that Oakland will get first-round selections in 2019 and 2020, a sixth-rounder next year and a third-rounder in 2020. Oakland also included its second-round selection in 2020. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
September 01, 2018 - 10:04 pm
The Chicago Bears spent the offseason loading up to end a string of losing seasons. They just made their biggest move. The Bears acquired star pass rusher Khalil Mack from the Raiders in a massive trade on Saturday that sent two first-round draft picks to Oakland. Mack held out for the entire...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 file photo, New York Jets quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) passes against the New York Giants during the third quarter of a preseason NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Saints have agreed to acquire veteran quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from the New York Jets for a draft pick, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
August 29, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to acquire veteran quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and a sixth-round pick from the New York Jets for a third-round draft pick on Wednesday. While record-setting quarterback Drew Brees is entrenched as New Orleans' starter, the move signifies that...
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August 14, 2018 - 12:24 am
The standoff between the Chicago Bears and No. 8 overall draft pick Roquan Smith is over. A person familiar with the situation says the linebacker has agreed to a four-year contract that guarantees $18.5 million and includes an $11.5 million signing bonus. The person spoke Monday night on condition...
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New York Giants' Saquon Barkley (26) rushes past Cleveland Browns' Denzel Ward (21) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 10, 2018 - 12:04 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If first indications are accurate, the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants hit it right in taking Baker Mayfield and Saquon Barkley with the top two picks in the NFL draft. Mayfield threw two touchdowns in two-plus quarters and Barkley ripped off a dazzling 39-yard run...
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New York Giants NFL football player Saquon Barkley speaks to the media in East Rutherford, N.J., Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Canavan)
August 06, 2018 - 3:44 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Saquon Barkley got an incredulous look on his face when asked if he was hoping to play in the New York Giants' preseason opener against the Cleveland Browns on Thursday. Hoping was not an option as far as the second overall pick in the NFL draft was concerned. The...
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Teammates clap as Sam Darnold (14) arrives for NFL football training camp practice in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, July 30, 2018. The Jets signed Darnold to a four-year, $30.25 million deal, ending the rookie quarterback's contract holdout. AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 30, 2018 - 6:57 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold is signed, sealed and back under center. The New York Jets inked the rookie quarterback to a fully guaranteed four-year, $30.25 million deal Monday, ending the contract holdout of the NFL's No. 3 overall draft pick. Darnold missed the first three days of...
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