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  • 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)...
  • Ravens draft Iowa DT Carl Davis in third round, who says it's 'ridiculous' he fell so far

    Ravens draft Iowa DT Carl Davis in third round, who says it's 'ridiculous' he fell so far
    Iowa defensive tackle Carl Davis' patience was practically at an end when the Ravens drafted him in the third round. Although happy to be picked by the Ravens, the All-Big Ten Conference defensive lineman had envisioned being picked late in the first...
  • Owings Mills graduate Donovan Smith selected in second round by Tampa Bay

    Owings Mills graduate Donovan Smith selected in second round by Tampa Bay
    After using their first overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday on a potential franchise quarterback in Florida State’s Jameis Winston, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers bolstered their offensive line with Penn State tackle Donovan Smith. Smith (Owings...
  • Lions pick Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah

    The Detroit Lions continued to take steps to improve their running game on Day 2 of the NFL draft, taking Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah in the second round, No. 54 overall. Abdullah, who rushed for more than 1,600 yards each of the last two...
  • Breshad Perriman compares himself to Falcons receiver Julio Jones

    Breshad Perriman compares himself to Falcons receiver Julio Jones
    Rookie wide receiver Breshad Perriman stood on a stage Friday at the Ravens' training complex, posing for photographs alongside Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome, coach John Harbaugh and scouting executives Eric DeCosta and Joe Hortiz. Introduced...
  • UConn's Byron Jones Goes No. 27 To Dallas Cowboys

    UConn's Byron Jones Goes No. 27 To Dallas Cowboys
    Cornerback Byron Jones became the second player in the history of the UConn football program to be selected in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night when the Dallas Cowboys took him with the No. 27 pick overall. Donald Brown (No. 27 in 2009 by...
  • FSU, Clemson highlight NFL draft first round that affirms ACC's progress

    FSU, Clemson highlight NFL draft first round that affirms ACC's progress
    Florida State and Clemson headlined ACC football’s revival the past two seasons, and Thursday the Atlantic Division rivals led the conference’s parade of first-round NFL draft picks. Nine ACC players were selected, matching the Pacific 12...
  • 2015 NFL draft: Pick-by-pick recap

    2015 NFL draft: Pick-by-pick recap
    Join us here for pick-by-pick updates from the first round of the 2015 NFL draft in Chicago, where The Times' Sam Farmer will be providing biographies on each player and giving his analysis of each selection. 1. Tampa Bay: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida...
  • The Latest: Who's left after NFL draft's opening round?

    10:30 p.m. (11:30 p.m. EDT) It's going to be a long night for a few guys who didn't hear their names called tonight. The first round wrapped up with these four picks: receiver Phillip Dorsett to Indianapolis, defensive back Damarious Randall to Green...