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  • Running back suddenly a position of value again in NFL Draft

    Running back suddenly a position of value again in NFL Draft
    PHILADELPHIA — Perhaps the most surprising development in this year's NFL Draft was the return to prominence of the running back position, which had come to be devalued over the last decade. But the St. Louis Rams, who landed former Philadelphia...
  • Browns select Washington's Danny Shelton with 12th pick

    The Cleveland Browns selected Danny Shelton with the 12th pick in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, making the Washington All-American nose tackle the highest-drafted defensive player from UW since Steve Emtman went first overall in 1992....
  • Titans take Mariota with second pick despite reported push from Eagles

    One hour before the draft on Thursday, Eagles fans who attended the team's draft party serenaded coach Chip Kelly with chants of "Do-the-deal!" They were in reference to the Eagles' aggressive pursuit of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, which ended...
  • Kids think NFL draft in Chicago is about play

     Kids think NFL draft in Chicago is about play
    I've got some bad news for Mayor Rahm Emanuel from NFL "Draft Town." There were little kids running on the grass in the park on Thursday, just before the great reality TV show began. And the kids were not only running on the grass but kicking it,...
  • NFL DRAFT: 5 things to look for in the first round Thursday

    Commissioner Roger Goodell says Chicago has "overdelivered" as host of the 2015 NFL draft. And the picks haven't even begun. Here are five things to watch for in the first round Thursday night: CHARACTER: General managers, coaches, scouts and owners...
  • Goodell: Emanuel delivered in bringing NFL draft to Chicago

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (guh-DEHL') says Mayor Rahm Emanuel was very committed in his push to bring the draft to Chicago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1DqnXjP ) that Emanuel gave Goodell his cellphone number and told him to call...
  • It's a question of character and how much it matters in NFL draft

    Character counts. But how much? That question will be on display Thursday night, when the first round of the NFL draft unfurls in prime time before a national TV audience. Several of the top college prospects are considered character risks,...
  • Red flags: how significant will they be for Ray, Gregory?

    Shane Ray and Randy Gregory, two players who could help any NFL team's defense, didn't help themselves in the lead-in to the draft. On Wednesday at a league-sponsored event, the Missouri defensive end and the Nebraska linebacker owned up to their...
  • NFL draft back in 'City of Big Shoulder Pads' for 7th time

    The NFL draft is back in the City of Big Shoulder Pads for a seventh time, expecting a much warmer reception than it got nearly 80 years ago from the very first pick in its very first draft. The man who stiff-armed the NFL back then at the draft in...
  • Clippers' hopes? Ducks' odds? He gives it a thought

    Clippers' hopes? Ducks' odds? He gives it a thought
    Random thoughts while waiting for Steve Ballmer to answer my help desk call: • Sometimes the Clippers are their own opponent. • Chicago Bears versus Green Bay Packers, on the NFL schedule for Thanksgiving, is the best holiday matchup since...
  • Super bore: The 7 worst things about the NFL Draft

    Super bore: The 7 worst things about the NFL Draft
    I'm a guy RedEye often asks to write fun, lighter-side-of-sports columns. For the 2015 NFL Draft, I bet they were thinking I'd give you "If This Year's Draftees Were Old-School NES Games" or "Ranking All 1,303 Draft Picks in Bears History, Bracket-...