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  • NFC North: NFL draft analysis

     NFC North: NFL draft analysis
    Vikings Trae Waynes, Round 1, Pick 11 overall, CB, Michigan State Eric Kendricks, Round 2, Pick 45, LB, UCLA Danielle Hunter, Round 3, Pick 88, DE, LSU T.J. Clemmings, Round 4, Pick 110, OT, Pittsburgh MyCole Pruitt, Round 5, Pick 143, TE,...
  • Lane Tech graduate Laken Tomlinson picked in first round by Lions

    Lane Tech graduate Laken Tomlinson picked in first round by Lions
    When NFL players retire, many go into coaching or broadcasting or invest their football money in business ventures. They don't often go to medical school. But that very well may be where Laken Tomlinson winds up when he hangs up his spikes.  The Lane...
  • NFC North: NFL draft Day 2 picks

     NFC North: NFL draft Day 2 picks
    Vikings ERIC KENDRICKS Rd. 2, Pk. 13 (45th overall) LB UCLA A year after grabbing Anthony Barr with their top pick, the Vikings went back to UCLA to choose another athletic linebacker in Kendricks. He's undersized at 6-foot, 232 pounds, but he has...
  • ODU's Heinicke not drafted, but pleased with Vikings' opportunity

    Taylor Heinicke didn’t hear his name called during the NFL draft, but ended up in the place he felt most comfortable. Old Dominion’s former star quarterback signed a free agent contract Saturday with the Minnesota Vikings, the team that...
  • ODU QB Heinicke heads to Vikings, among notable local free agent deals

    ODU QB Heinicke heads to Vikings, among notable local free agent deals
    Taylor Heinicke didn’t hear his name called during the NFL draft, but ended up in the place he felt most comfortable. Old Dominion’s former star quarterback signed a free agent contract Saturday with the Minnesota Vikings, the team that...
  • NFL draft is a snap for Navy's Cardona

    NFL draft is a snap for Navy's Cardona
    As the only long snapper invited to the NFL Combine, Joe Cardona knew he was a potential draft choice. However, there was no certainty on that front considering Cardona has a five-year military commitment. Needless to say, Cardona was ecstatic when...
  • Three Nittany Lions selected in NFL Draft

    Three Nittany Lions selected in NFL Draft
    Jesse James played high school football 15 miles from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Next fall, the Penn State tight end intends to be playing there. James' hometown Steelers selected him in the fifth round of Saturday's NFL draft, completing the day for...
  • Eagles continue to bolster defense on third day of NFL draft

    Eagles continue to bolster defense on third day of NFL draft
    PHILADELPHIA — JaCorey Shepherd and Randall Evans soon won't be in Kansas anymore. Thanks to the Eagles taking them minutes apart in the sixth round of the NFL Draft, the cornerbacks from Kansas and Kansas State, respectively, are heading to...
  • Lions fill need at DT with Gabe Wright in 4th round

    The Detroit Lions finally found help for their defensive line Saturday, trading up into the fourth round to take Auburn defensive tackle Gabe Wright with the 113th pick overall of the NFL draft. Wright had six sacks as a part-time starter in four seasons...
  • In the NFL — as in business — hiring is hard

    In the NFL — as in business — hiring is hard
    Now that you've seen the NFL draft, you might wonder how those football players are likely to work out as employees, especially those picked early enough to become newly minted millionaire athletes. Will those coveted first-rounders provide great value...
  • Duke's Jamison Crowder selected by Washington Redskins in NFL draft

    Jamison Crowder didn't have to wait long to hear his name called in the NFL draft Saturday afternoon. Crowder, the ACC record holder for career completions, was drafted by the Washington Redskins, who used the sixth pick of the fourth round (105 overall)...