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Jaire Alexander's Reaction To Lamar Jackson Getting Drafted Was Awesome Jaire Alexander's Reaction To Lamar Jackson Getting Drafted Was Awesome
- April 27, 2018

Before taking Jackson with the last pick of the first round in a trade with the Eagles , Newsome took Hurst at No. 25. Jackson said he had excellent meetings with head coach John Harbaugh and quarterbacks coach James Urban during a pre-daft visit with Baltimore. (more...)
Cleveland Fans Were In Disbelief When Baker Mayfield Went No. 1 Overall Cleveland Fans Were In Disbelief When Baker Mayfield Went No. 1 Overall
- April 27, 2018

After months of speculation about what the Browns would do with the first overall pick, the Cleveland Browns selected quarterback Baker Mayfield first overall in the 2018 NFL Draft . Coach Todd Bowles didn't rule out the possibility of Darnold as the opening-day starter. "But we think his upside and ability far outweigh the turnovers". (more...)
Cardinals trade up, nab UCLA QB Josh Rosen at No. 10 Cardinals trade up, nab UCLA QB Josh Rosen at No. 10
- April 27, 2018

His brash personality and controversial opinions, however, were viewed as concerns for teams looking for their next leader. The Cardinals smartly traded up to the 10th pick, swapping with the Oakland Raiders , and took Rosen when he fell. "Sorry to say that", Rosen said . For a football standpoint, Rodgers has given Rosen one specific piece if advice: "Practice uncomfortable situations". (more...)
Seahawks select nation's leading rusher, Rashaad Penny, with their first pick Seahawks select nation's leading rusher, Rashaad Penny, with their first pick
- April 27, 2018

Penny is the eight running back selected by Carroll and general manager Schnieder. The San Diego State star set fire to his opponents previous year, taking 289 carries for 2,248 yards (7.8 YPC) and 23 touchdowns in 13 games. Penny was a first-team Associated Press All-America selection. The Seahawks , who originally possessed the No. 18 pick, traded that pick to the Green Bay Packers for the No. (more...)
Jose Mourinho may consider €50m transfer exchange at Manchester United Jose Mourinho may consider €50m transfer exchange at Manchester United
- April 27, 2018

With Fulham now third in the table and fighting for promotion to the Premier League, it will be interesting to see whether they will be willing to sell the player. "When I first came into the group, he said, 'The players have to like you'". Manchester United have been told to shell out a transfer fee of £40 million plus left-back Luke Shaw , if they want to sign Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose , as per a report from the Sun . (more...)
Isaiah Wynn selected No. 23 overall by New England Patriots Isaiah Wynn selected No. 23 overall by New England Patriots
- April 27, 2018

With five starts at left tackle as a sophomore, one as a junior and 15 as a senior, he shut down some really good players in Carl Lawson (Auburn) Garrett Sickels (Penn State) and Da'Shawn Hand (Alabama). The Patriots drafted Georgia guard/tackle Isaiah Wynn with the pick acquired from the L.A. Rams in the Brandin Cooks trade. Named a second-team All American by the AFCA in 2017, Wynn is well respected by his teammates and coaches for consistent effort and intensity as well as his leadership ... (more...)
Three men 'banged the drum' for Liverpool to sign Salah
- April 27, 2018

The Egypt global took his tally in an incredible debut season for the Reds to 43 with two goals - as well as two assists - from his best performance of the campaign in the 5-2 Champions League semi-final first-leg win over Roma. 'In total, Liverpool scouted around 15 wide players in between missing out on Salah to Chelsea in 2014 and signing him, with background checks extending to spying missions at training camps as well as matches to gauge his character. (more...)
NFL Draft 2018: Da'Ron Payne finds home with Redskins NFL Draft 2018: Da'Ron Payne finds home with Redskins
- April 27, 2018

Set on the precipice of the entire first round, the Washington Redskins will have a very compelling choice to make this year, as will many other teams. It's always hard to predict the Washington Redskins' first-round pick. The selections of Payne and Allen - both University of Alabama products - in the first round of back-to-back years mark the first time the Redskins have selected players from the same school in the first round of consecutive drafts in the Common Draft era. (more...)
The NFL and Amazon sign new 2-year streaming deal The NFL and Amazon sign new 2-year streaming deal
- April 27, 2018

These games once again will have a tri-cast distribution model of broadcast network (Fox is taking over for CBS and NBC this fall), cable ( NFL Network) and digital ( Amazon ). The multiyear renewal continues a strong partnership between the NFL and Amazon which, in addition to Thursday Night Football , also features the Emmy-winning Prime Original series All or Nothing . (more...)
Detroit Lions select Frank Ragnow in first round of 2018 NFL Draft Detroit Lions select Frank Ragnow in first round of 2018 NFL Draft
- April 27, 2018

Detroit won three of their first four games last season and had a 6-4 record, but had setbacks in three of five games to fall out of the playoff picture and the late-season slide cost coach Jim Caldwell his job. It's also clear that many teams will be looking for trades. They ultimately were unable to do so. Want your voice heard? The Lions have second- and third-round picks Friday along with slots in the fourth, fifth and seventh rounds on Saturday. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys: Wide receiver review before 2018 NFL Draft
- April 27, 2018

National Football League reporter Ed Werder reports that the 29-year-old wide receiver turned down a multi-year offer from the Baltimore Ravens . When asked by Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas (H/T NFL.com ) about some of his coveted landing spots earlier this month, Bryant expressed interest in staying in the NFC East, specifically with the New York Giants. (more...)
Oakland Raiders select Kolton Miller in first round of NFL Draft Oakland Raiders select Kolton Miller in first round of NFL Draft
- April 27, 2018

The Raiders traded back from No. 10 with the Arizona Cardinals, who drafted Miller's former teammate Josh Rosen . Overall, Miller is an intriguing blindside prospect who would benefit from adding more power to his game. More importantly, LT Donald Penn is 35 years old and is coming off season-ending foot surgery in 2017. Miller is one of the highest-rated tackles in the draft this year, possessing the ability to play both the right and left sides. (more...)
Seahawks swap with Packers, trading down in first round Seahawks swap with Packers, trading down in first round
- April 27, 2018

He chose to sit out Louisville's bowl game and declared for the draft in December. Prior to the draft, Schneider made no secret of the fact that he'd like to find a way to add picks, particularly on Day 2, calling it a "fun challenge". Standing in at 5-foot-11 and 195 pounds, Alexander is a solid size to defend against any type of receiver. The Packershope Alexander can have a similar impact on their defense. (more...)
Dolphins Select Minkah Fitzpatrick In First Round Dolphins Select Minkah Fitzpatrick In First Round
- April 27, 2018

He also had 24 passes defensed at Alabama and two forced fumbles. Former American Family Insurance ALL-USA selections Rosen, Nelson, Fitzpatrick, and Derwin James are all expected to come off the board within the first 10 picks, while others such as Christian Kirk and Sony Michel could find themselves getting taken on either of the first two days. (more...)
Steelers trade Martavis Bryant to Raiders in draft day deal
- April 27, 2018

Even with the trade request hanging in the air, Bryant had a nice year in 2017 for the Steelers . Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story . Bryant's camp asked for the once-rising star receiver to be traded before last year's trade deadline as he slid behind JuJu Smith-Schuster in Pittsburgh's wideout pecking order. (more...)
Patriots-related thoughts heading into 1st-round of National Football League draft
- April 27, 2018

On the flip side, there are concerns about his durability, leadership and football character. Until the past 24 hours, general managers in communication with Glazer believed the Mayfield smoke signals emanating from Florham Park. All of them say they're the best of the bunch except for Darnold, who suggests: "That's for other people to decide". The Jets' draft would be all but wiped out. (more...)
Confirmed: Two Roma fans charged over Anfield attack on Liverpool supporter Confirmed: Two Roma fans charged over Anfield attack on Liverpool supporter
- April 27, 2018

Two Italian men have been remanded in custody over the alleged attack of a Liverpool supporter. Roma supporters ahead of the game at Anfield. A statement from the club read: "The club has taken the exceptional measure of requesting an extraordinary meeting in the Italian capital, which will take place on Friday, April 27". (more...)
Bills trade up, draft LB Tremaine Edmunds 16th overall Bills trade up, draft LB Tremaine Edmunds 16th overall
- April 27, 2018

Edmunds has a realistic chance at becoming the fourth Hokie to be selected in the top 10 of the NFL Draft joining Bruce Smith , Michael Vick, and DeAngelo Hall. It's a natural assumption that the Bills plan to move up in the draft, Beane acknowledged to NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala, but in his mind the roster is still in ' rebuilding ' mode and yet to "arrive" as a contender. (more...)
Mike McGlinchey becomes second Notre Dame Top 10 pick Mike McGlinchey becomes second Notre Dame Top 10 pick
- April 27, 2018

McGlinchey was a three-year starter for the Irish. Baltimore has to deal with pass-rushers such as Cameron Heyward, Myles Garrett and Geno Atkins in the AFC North and could use a talented rookie offensive tackle after Howard's departure. 21 overall tackle. On Thursday, in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft, the 49ers made a move to protect that investment. The 49ers entered the first round of the draft not sold on Brown as a long-term option - either at right tackle or as Staley's ... (more...)
Saints emerging as potential Ravens trade partner in 1st round
- April 27, 2018

For months, the conventional wisdom surrounding the Saints' draft was that New Orleans lacked the ammunition - the Saints traded their second-round pick in the 2019 draft to get the pick that became Offensive Rookie of the Year Alvin Kamara a year ago - to make a serious move up the board. (more...)
Bradley Chubb selected 5th overall by the Broncos in 2018 NFL Draft Bradley Chubb selected 5th overall by the Broncos in 2018 NFL Draft
- April 27, 2018

The Broncos' next pick is the 40th overall selection, early in the second round. I wrote a month ago about the chances the Broncos would be able to get Chubb , and at the time, it seemed like a pipe dream at best. Chubb is expected to be one of the first six players selected, and the Georgia native will be in the greenroom live from AT&T Stadium. Other prospects include Garner native and standout running back Nyheim Hines, offensive tackle Will Richardson, defensive tackles B.J. (more...)
Browns will reportedly trade fourth overall pick
- April 27, 2018

Contrary to Glazer's report , Bleacher Report's Matt Miller said some Jets coaches are making a late push for Josh Allen . Those are among his strengths, along with his textbook throwing mechanics and footwork. The Buffalo Bills are interested in moving up, I'm told. That left them without a first round choice this year , but Brett Veach, the team's new general manager, has been vocal about his desire to trade up, potentially into the first round. (more...)
Nick Newell Signs With UFC To Compete On Nick Newell Signs With UFC To Compete On "Contender Series"
- April 27, 2018

Nick Newell has been vocal about wanting a chance to fight in the UFC and now the competitor may have found a way into the promotion. Since returning to the sport, Newell has improved his record to 14-1, and based on aggregate ranking systems he legitimately fits in the UFC talent pool based on results and the level of his competition. (more...)
Release of HS tweets put QB Allen 'in a panic' Release of HS tweets put QB Allen 'in a panic'
- April 27, 2018

Asked if the tweets will impact his draft stock, Allen responded: "I don't think they will, I hope they won't". "At the time, I obviously didn't know how harmful it was and now has become". 1 pick. In the tweets, which have since been deleted, Allen repeatedly uses the N-word, and in one response to the question "Why are you so white?", replies: "If it ain't white, it ain't right!" Franchises are held in the palm of an individual's hands, particularly from the quarterback position, and if ... (more...)
After Braves waited a month on objective, it's Ronald Acuna Jr After Braves waited a month on objective, it's Ronald Acuna Jr
- April 27, 2018

Acuna got off to a slow start this season at Triple-A Gwinnett, but he had turned it on over the last week and went 2-for-4 with a double and a walk on Tuesday. In spring training, the Venezuelan slashed .432/.519/.727 with four home runs, 11 RBI and four steals over 44 at-bats. In 55 games between the two teams he batted.269 with four home runs, 18 RBIs, and 16 stolen bases. (more...)
Stephen Curry questionable for Game 1 after practicing in full Stephen Curry questionable for Game 1 after practicing in full
- April 27, 2018

Curry will be re-evaluated this Friday. Golden State's lead assistant coach under Kerr during that franchise's run to an National Basketball Association championship in 2015, Gentry does know the Warriors and many of their players very well, but he downplayed that factor after Wednesday's practice. (more...)
State of MI approves marijuana legalization initiative for November ballot State of MI approves marijuana legalization initiative for November ballot
- April 27, 2018

If approved the proposal would legalize, tax, and regulate recreational marijuana and anyone 21 or older could use and possess the drug but only in their own home. Medical marijuana passed in MI in 2008 with 63% of the voters saying yes to the proposal. The Board of State Canvassers' ruling Thursday, though, means the measure will first go to the Republican-led Legislature. (more...)
Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid: Griezmann grabs away goal for Simeone's men Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid: Griezmann grabs away goal for Simeone's men
- April 27, 2018

Already on a yellow from a foul within the first two minutes, Croatian full-back Sime Vrsaljko was given his marching orders after a late foul on Lacazette. The teams head back to Madrid for the second leg next week when Atletico, second in Spain's La Liga, should have talismanic striker Diego Costa back in their line-up. (more...)
Tiger Woods to play Wells Fargo Championship, report says Tiger Woods to play Wells Fargo Championship, report says
- April 26, 2018

The former world No. 1 and victor of 79 PGA Tour titles, including 14 major championships, announced his commitment via his Twitter account to play back-to-back weeks in the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte and The Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., home to the Tour's headquarters. (more...)
Dez Bryant Reportedly Turned Down Baltimore Ravens Deal
- April 26, 2018

As it turns out, Dez would end up rejecting a multi-year deal from the Baltimore Ravens . It was first reported on April 16 that the Ravens were interested in Bryant. Frederick, meanwhile, was the Cowboys' first-round pick in 2013 and has become one of the top centers in the game. The Ravens initially eyed Bryant in the 2010 draft, but the Dallas Cowboys traded up to get him instead. (more...)

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