Carr back for 6th year as Raiders QB after offseason rumors

Football 05/21/19, 17:12

Derek Carr acknowledged that all the speculation about whether the Oakland Raiders would draft a quarterback this offseason to replace him as starter got annoying, even if he was confident it wouldn't happen.The rumors were only fueled when coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock met with Kyler Murray ...

Redskins sign first-rounder Haskins, 7 other draft picks

Football 05/09/19, 18:49

The Washington Redskins have signed first-round pick Dwayne Haskins and seven others from their draft class.The team on Thursday announced rookie deals with the Ohio State quarterback they took 15th overall, fourth-round running back Bryce Love and guard Wes Martin, fifth-round center Ross Pierschbacher and linebacker Cole Holcomb, sixth-round receiver ...

Redskins find long-term QB prospect, immediate help in draft

Football 04/27/19, 18:15

Dwayne Haskins learned patience from waiting behind J.T. Barrett at Ohio State that he could need to lean on before he becomes the Redskins' franchise quarterback. Selecting Haskins 15th overall gives Washington what it hopes to be a long-term solution at football's most important position. Trading back up into the first ...

Loading up in the trenches a now thing for NFL teams

Sports 04/26/19, 02:02

NFL teams showed some preference for quarterbacks, as always, and an infatuation with players who protect them and disrupt them during the first round of the draft.Maybe for the next two rounds they will go after the speed demons and running backs who, in many cases, fell through the cracks ...

Dolphins draft Clemson DT Christian Wilkins in 1st round

Football 04/25/19, 21:16

A rebuilding project has left the Miami Dolphins perceived as NFL lightweights, and to help change that, they used their first-round draft pick on a 315-pound defensive tackle, Clemson's Christian Wilkins.The Dolphins went 7-9 in 2018, and after shedding numerous veterans from the roster this offseason, they're widely expected to ...

Redskins get QB, draft Ohio State’s Haskins with 15th pick

Football 04/25/19, 21:10

The Washington Redskins had their sights set on Dwayne Haskins and didn't even have to trade up to get who they hope will be their quarterback of the future.Washington selected the Ohio State standout with the 15th pick in the NFL draft. Haskins had been linked to the Redskins in ...

Giants go QB early, take Duke’s Jones at No. 6 overall

Football 04/25/19, 20:41

The New York Giants have their heir apparent to Eli Manning, just not the one everyone expected.With glaring needs for an edge rusher and defensive players, the Giants stunned many at the NFL draft by taking Daniel Jones of Duke with the sixth pick overall.In the weeks leading up to ...

QB Baldwin signals intent to transfer from Ohio State

Football 04/18/19, 18:46

An Ohio State spokesman confirmed that quarterback Matthew Baldwin intends to transfer.The redshirt freshman has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, the school said Thursday.Baldwin competed in spring practice with Justin Fields, a highly touted Georgia transfer who is the favorite to win the starting job this fall. ...

Is there really a quarterback competition at Ohio State?

Football 04/13/19, 18:28

New coach Ryan Day is doing his best to convince everyone there's a quarterback competition at Ohio State.He contends redshirt freshman Matthew Baldwin, who spent last season rehabbing a knee injury, has a chance to beat out the much-ballyhooed Justin Fields, a Georgia transfer and former five-star recruit in 2018."I ...

Former Air Force receiver hoping NFL is a dream delayed

Sports 04/05/19, 21:16

Two years after the U.S. Defense Department thwarted his plans of going straight from the Air Force Academy to the NFL, Falcons all-time leading receiver Jalen Robinette is determined to turn that detour into a dream delayed, not dashed.Close to fulfilling his two-year active-duty commitment, Robinette recently competed in Ohio ...

New Ohio State coach kicks off tenure with many new faces

Football 03/06/19, 13:37

Ryan Day began his tenure as Ohio State's head coach with lots of new faces on the indoor field at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.Day, who took over after Urban Meyer retired in January, began his inaugural season running the show on Wednesday when he convened the first of 15 ...

Record 135 forgo college eligibility to enter NFL draft

Baseball 01/18/19, 13:55

A record number of college football players will bypass their remaining years of eligibility to enter the NFL draft. The 135 players forgoing eligibility surpasses the 119 from last year. The NFL released the official list on Friday. There are 103 underclassmen eligible for the April 25-27 draft. Another 32 players ...

QB Tate Martell says he is leaving Ohio State for Miami

Football 01/16/19, 01:32

Quarterback Tate Martell says he is transferring from Ohio State to Miami.Martell announced on Twitter early Wednesday: "I'm a Hurricane."Martell had entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal last week and was free to be approached by schools about a potential move.Martell, who will be a third-year sophomore, sat ...

Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins declares for NFL draft

Football 01/07/19, 16:07

Dwayne Haskins is NFL bound after one spectacular season as Ohio State's starting quarterback.The third-year sophomore who rewrote the school record book had been expected to enter the draft and is a projected first-round pick.Haskins said on Twitter on Monday he would forgo his final year of eligibility "after many ...

source: Georgia QB Fields visits Ohio State, may transfer

Sports 01/04/19, 17:27

Georgia quarterback Justin Fields could give new Ohio State coach Ryan Day a sublimely talented dual-threat passer to run his offense if Dwayne Haskins Jr. makes an expected jump to the NFL.Fields, who decided to transfer from Georgia after one season sitting behind Jake Fromm, was expected to visit the ...

Ohio State’s Haskins savors Rose Bowl win, is mum on future

Football 01/01/19, 23:19

Dwayne Haskins was celebrating in the locker room with his Ohio State teammates after the Buckeyes defeated Washington 28-23 in the Rose Bowl on Tuesday. As for the announcement everyone is waiting for, that will take a couple more days.The redshirt sophomore quarterback didn't announce if he was coming back ...

Ohio State tops Washington 28-23 in Meyer’s Rose Bowl finale

Football 01/01/19, 20:51

Dwayne Haskins passed for 251 yards and three touchdowns, and Urban Meyer finished his coaching career at Ohio State with a 28-23 victory after the Buckeyes held off Washington's thrilling fourth-quarter comeback in the 105th Rose Bowl on Tuesday.Parris Campbell, Johnnie Dixon and Rashod Berry caught TD passes in the ...

Buckeyes, Huskies face off in 105th edition of Rose Bowl

Football 12/31/18, 17:47

Rose Bowl: Ohio State (12-1) vs. Washington (10-3), Jan. 1, 5 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)Line: Ohio State by 6 ½.Series record: Ohio State leads 8-3.WHAT'S AT STAKE?Ohio State's Urban Meyer is ending his coaching career in the 105th edition of the Granddaddy of Them All. The three-time national champion coach leads ...

Who will challenge Tagovailoa for Heisman Trophy in 2019?

Football 12/09/18, 11:32

Tua Tagovailoa will be the odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy next season after the Alabama quarterback had to settle for second to Oklahoma's Kyler Murray.Murray is heading for professional baseball next year and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, the other Heisman finalist on Saturday night, could very well ...

Tagovailoa out of boot to treat surgically repaired ankle

Football 12/08/18, 18:56

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was not wearing the walking boot he has been using to treat his surgically repaired left ankle at the Heisman Trophy presentation ceremony Saturday.Tagovailoa is one of three finalists for the Heisman, along with Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins. No. 1 ...

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