Cardinals sign top pick Murray to four-year deal

Sports 05/09/19, 20:21

The Arizona Cardinals have signed Kyler Murray in time for their rookie minicamp.Arizona signed the No. 1 overall draft pick to a four-year contract Thursday worth about $35 million with a team option for a fifth. It includes a signing ...

Browns rookie cornerback Williams looks the part

Football 05/03/19, 17:44

With a bright smile, easygoing nature and similar facial expressions, rookie cornerback Greedy Williams looks like a young Chris Rock.He's a dead ringer for the comedian."I tell people, that's my father," Williams joked.Cleveland Browns' Greedy Williams runs through a drill ...

NFL draft draws record numbers in Nashville and on TV

Sports 04/29/19, 07:04

The NFL draft drew record numbers both on site and on television.The league said Monday that more than 600,000 attended over the three days in Nashville, easily eclipsing the 250,000 that came to watch two years ago in Philadelphia.Nielsen reports ...

With high picks, 49ers add talent, depth in draft

Football 04/27/19, 21:13

Looking to add talent, depth and competition at several positions, the San Francisco 49ers felt they met all three objectives with their eight selections in the NFL draft.With high picks in every round each of the first two days, the ...

Packers use draft to improve versatility on defense

Football 04/27/19, 21:05

Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst insisted he went into the NFL draft prepared to go for the best available player with each of Green Bay's eight picks.He thinks that plan worked out well for its biggest need: Defense."I feel really ...

Chargers able to address defensive tackle, linebacker needs

Football 04/27/19, 20:46

Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco knew that he needed to add depth at defensive tackle and linebacker during the NFL draft. The Chargers accomplished that as four of their seven selections addressed those two areas.Defensive tackles bookended the ...

Bucs bolster defense in hopes of helping Winston

Football 04/27/19, 20:37

For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the NFL draft was all about trying to give Jameis Winston a better chance to succeed.That not only means surrounding the fifth-year quarterback with playmakers on offense but rebuilding a defense that's been one of ...

Browns bolster defense in second NFL draft under GM Dorsey

Football 04/27/19, 20:03

Freddie Kitchens emerged from the Browns' draft room looking like a wide-eyed rookie.Things had been moving pretty quickly for Cleveland's first-year coach, who seemed a little dazed after spending three whirlwind days observing general manager John Dorsey and his staff ...

Eagles draft all about offense

Football 04/27/19, 19:36

Scoring more points matters most to the Philadelphia Eagles.The Eagles took offensive players with four of their five picks in the NFL draft, passing up needs on defense to select the best players available to help them improve an offense ...

Bills show glimmers of luster under McDermott, Beane

Football 04/27/19, 18:48

Though exhausted after completing the second day of the NFL draft, Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane had enough playfulness in him to compliment coach Sean McDermott on his natty, plum-colored, pinstriped suit."There's a sheen to it," Beane said with ...

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