Stories tagged: NFL draft
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Norman Chad: Kidney stones win out over NFL draft
Last week I had a choice – pass some kidney stones or watch the NFL draft. To preserve my mental health, I passed on the draft.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
The ins and outs of how some teams handled 2017 NFL draft
With 253 selections over three days, and a couple hundred thousand people on hand, the NFL draft seems as complex an operation as exists.
Sat., April 29, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Last pick of draft far from irrelevant: QB Chad Kelly goes to Denver
PHILADELPHIA – The final day of the NFL draft began with an impromptu rendition of “Fly Eagles Fly” by former Philadelphia star safety Brian Dawkins and ended with a player …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Three UW defensive backs selected early in second round of NFL Draft
On Friday, three former Husky defensive backs – Kevin King, Budda Baker and Sidney Jones – were selected within the first 11 picks of the second round of the NFL …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Pittsburgh Steelers draft Pitt Panthers star, cancer survivor James Conner
James Conner never doubted he’d make the NFL. Even as the drugs sapped his strength and wreaked havoc on his immune system.
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
L.A. Rams pick Eastern Washington’s Cooper Kupp in third round of NFL Draft
The Los Angeles Rams selected Eastern Washington’s record-breaking wide receiver early in the third round of the NFL Draft, capping a dramatic Friday night for Kupp and his family.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Seahawks have busy day without making a pick in NFL Draft
On the first day of the NFL Draft, the Seahawks made two trades and no picks, acquired three extra selections and kept Richard Sherman.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Cleveland Browns take Myles Garrett No. 1 in NFL Draft
The top of the NFL Draft was predictable: Roger Goodell got booed, then Myles Garrett was picked first by the Cleveland Browns. The rest was up for grabs.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
The Seahawks’ John Schneider is the best-drafting GM in the past 20 years
The NFL draft starts today at 5 p.m., which puts the league’s general managers — who do most of their work behind the scenes — directly in the spotlight …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
NFL Draft overflows with talented defensive players
Defense is going to be the area of concentration in this NFL Draft.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 6 a.m.
Getting drafted would be a kick but Idaho’s Austin Rehkow won’t be watching
Austin Rehkow doesn’t plan on tuning into a moment of NFL draft coverage this weekend. He won’t be glued to his phone for updates, either.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Seahawks receiver Tyler Lockett expects to be ready for start of season
Teammates knelt in prayer and fans held their breath as Tyler Lockett lay on the ground last Dec. 24 in the east end zone at CenturyLink Field, the reality of …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
Seahawks GM downplays chances of Richard Sherman trade
As has often been the case for the past month, Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider had to address the latest Monday about star cornerback Richard Sherman and his future.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Seahawks approach NFL Draft looking for game-changers and playmakers
There may simply have been nowhere for the Seahawks to go but down after three straight drafts from 2010 to 2012 that not only rank as among the best in …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
Seahawks look for improvement from offensive line
As was the case a year ago, there will be no more scrutinized position group for the Seahawks in 2017 than the offensive line. Fair or not, the line was …
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Draft history shows Seattle Seahawks face long odds but could unearth gems
That the NFL draft is one of sport’s ultimate crapshoots has long been established.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
NFL draft preview: Seahawks appear set at running back, but possibilities are out there
With the NFL draft approaching, it’s time to review the Seahawks’ position groups with an eye on what the team might do once it’s on the clock. Running back appears …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Tennessee’s Derek Barnett not a typical defensive end
Derek Barnett outdid Reggie White in sacks at Tennessee. Yet the pros aren’t sold on the Volunteers defensive end.
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 8:06 p.m.
With draft looming, Seattle Seahawks have list of needs to address
As the Seahawks entered the offseason, we identified five areas the team needed to address, rating them in order of perceived urgency.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Nevada sports books now allowed to take bets on NFL draft
Football fans who look forward every year to what players their favorite team selects at the NFL draft can now bet on the outcome in Nevada. But some sports books …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Alabama DL Jonathan Allen trying to add to his NFL resume
Jonathan Allen’s NFL resume already includes awards, championship rings and four years of production at Alabama. Now, the former Crimson Tide defensive lineman is preparing to add his 40 time, …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Jalen Robinette both a cadet and NFL hopeful
Jalen Robinette is the first Air Force receiver invited to the Shrine Game, Senior Bowl and NFL Combine. Whichever team drafts him won’t have to wait for him to serve …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
Washington State’s Gabe Marks and Shalom Luani invited to NFL combine
During All-Conference careers at Washington State, wide receiver Gabe Marks and safety Shalom Luani made their cases that they could play football professionally. Now the NFL wants a closer look.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
Eastern Washington receiver Kendrick Bourne to join Cooper Kupp at NFL Combine
Quick, which school west of the Mississippi has the most wide receivers invited to this year’s NFL Combine?
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Cooper Kupp among small college guys battling for draft spots at Senior Bowl
Connor Harris made more tackles in his Lindenwood career than any other NCAA football player. Cooper Kupp led the nation in receiving for Eastern Washington, and Tiffin’s Antonio Pipkin racked …
Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Elijah McGuire scores Shrine game’s only TD, West tops East 10-3
Louisiana-Lafayette’s Elijah McGuire ran 18 yards for a touchdown, snapping a fourth-quarter tie and giving the West a 10-3 victory in the 92nd East-West Shrine game on Saturday. San Diego …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
Near-record 103 underclassmen enter NFL draft
For the second straight year, more than 100 players are giving up college eligibility to enter the NFL draft.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
Alabama’s Cam Robinson, Marlon Humphrey, ArDarius Stewart declare for draft
Alabama left tackle Cam Robinson, cornerback Marlon Humphrey and wide receiver ArDarius Stewart are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. The trio announced their decisions on Friday, …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 3 a.m.
Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine declares for NFL draft
Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine says he will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 2 a.m.
Linebacker T.J. Watt leaving Wisconsin for NFL draft
MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt will leave school early and declare for the NFL draft. Watt announced his decision Tuesday on Twitter , a move confirmed by the …