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  • Former first-round prospect La'el Collins goes undrafted

    Former first-round prospect La'el Collins goes undrafted
    The most bizarre and disturbing story of the NFL draft entered a new phase Saturday when Louisiana State tackle La'el Collins, a week ago considered a first-round prospect, went undrafted. Collins essentially was deemed untouchable when reports surfaced...
  • Raiders draft Valles; Jarrett, Gibson keep Virginia Tech's streak alive

    Raiders draft Valles; Jarrett, Gibson keep Virginia Tech's streak alive
    Before Saturday, Max Valles had only spent a few minutes talking with representatives from the Oakland Raiders, but they knew enough about him to select Valles on Saturday in the sixth round of the NFL draft. Valles' selection by Oakland with the...
  • 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...
  • Seahawks draft Towson cornerback Tye Smith in fifth round

    Seahawks draft Towson cornerback Tye Smith in fifth round
    Towson cornerback Tye Smith was drafted in the fifth round by the Seattle Seahawks. Smith attended the Ravens' local prospect day. Smith was a Football Championship Subdivision All-American and all-conference selection. The 6-foot, 184-pound North...
  • Maxx Williams gives Ravens long-term plan at tight end

    Maxx Williams gives Ravens long-term plan at tight end
    The Ravens have grappled with a significant void at tight end since Dennis Pitta first dislocated and fractured his right hip almost two years ago. Although veterans Owen Daniels last year and Dallas Clark two seasons ago stabilized the position, the...
  • 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...
  • Virginia's Eli Harold endures NFL draft wait before being selected in third round by San Francisco

    Virginia's Eli Harold endures NFL draft wait before being selected in third round by San Francisco
    Eli Harold's wait was longer than expected, but he was finally selected Friday night by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the NFL draft. Harold, a graduate of Ocean Lakes High in Virginia Beach who left Virginia after his junior season,...
  • Colts select FAU's D'Joun Smith in third round of NFL draft

    Colts select FAU's D'Joun Smith in third round of NFL draft
    D’Joun Smith did not spend Friday solely thinking about which franchise would select him in the NFL draft. Smith, unlike many of the other NFL prospects, had an obligation before sitting in front of a TV. Just hours before the start of the draft&...
  • Ravens pick WR Breshad Perriman in first round of NFL draft

    Ravens pick WR Breshad Perriman in first round of NFL draft
    After weeks of insisting that they didn’t feel pressure to add a wide receiver, the Ravens couldn’t resist adding another target for quarterback Joe Flacco. Ten years since last picking a wide receiver in the first round of the NFl draft,...
  • 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...