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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...