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    Greg Cosell's draft review: Three teams whose drafts I really liked

    I don't really do draft grades. All I can do is go back through my evaluations and see which teams ended up with players who I had positive evaluations for.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Collins' agent says his client is not meeting with NFL teams

    While La'el Collins may not be meeting with NFL teams, that hasn't stopped some of his former LSU teammates from recruiting the offensive lineman. Deryk Gilmore said Tuesday that his client isn't meeting with NFL teams after going undrafted despite being widely projected as a first-round choice.…

    The Associated Press
  • Aaron Hernandez's lawyers heading back to court

    A May 21 status hearing has been set for the double murder charge Hernandez faces for a 2012 shooting in Boston's South End.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Jets fire pro personnel director Brendan Prophett, 5 scouts

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets have fired director of pro personnel Brendan Prophett and five members of the scouting department.

    The Associated Press
  • Broncos renew faith in backup QB Brock Osweiler

    Brock Osweiler honeymooned in the Caribbean this offseason, and the Denver Broncos renewed their vows with Peyton Manning's backup over the weekend. As expected, John Elway drafted a quarterback, something he's done three times since he signed Manning in 2012. In bypassing Bryce Petty and Brett…

    The Associated Press
  • NFL Draft: Veteran Winners

    Adam Levitan identifies 13 players whose fantasy stock is rising in the wake of the draft. Charles Johnson is now locked for the Vikings.

    Rotoworld
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    Top athletes hit the Met Gala red carpet (11 photos)

    The annual Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the fashion industry’s equivalent of the Oscars, Grammy’s, CFDAs, and Tony Awards all rolled into one. It’s the golden ticket for every designer , model, musician, and celebrity. Check out the lucky athletes who managed to snag…

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  • Arizona's 30-year-old tight end Carlson announces retirement

    Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson has announced his retirement from football, a week shy of his 31st birthday. In a statement released by the team, Carlson said that after ''much thought and consideration,'' he and his wife Danielle decided this was the best decision. The 6-foot-5, 248-pound…

    The Associated Press
  • Pats tackle Solder healthy at voluntary team activities

    Nate Solder was blindsided by the news. ''It was a natural thought,'' Solder said Tuesday. He caught a 16-yard touchdown pass in the Patriots 45-7 win in the AFC title game against the Indianapolis Colts. He helped the Patriots win the Super Bowl.

    The Associated Press
  • Latest draftees could benefit from new-age concussion test

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 2015 NFL Draft class has now been welcomed into the league, one that could grow safer as their careers unfold through new-age research into identifying concussions. Following a final settlement of a lawsuit brought by former players over concussions that could…

    Reuters
  • Chiefs put 4 on waivers, including QB Terrelle Pryor

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Chiefs placed four players on waivers Tuesday, including former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who had been signed in the offseason and was trying to earn a backup job.

    The Associated Press
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    Jameis Winston's new contract includes no-baseball clause (15 photos)

    Jameis Winston was a very good pitcher at Florida State, in addition to being a Heisman Trophy winner at quarterback. In 2014 he had a a 1.08 ERA with 31 strikeouts in 33.1 innings, and might have been a better baseball prospect than Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who hit .229 in the low…

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  • Bengals tackles Whitworth, Smith wondering what's next

    As soon as the Bengals' draft picks were announced, team captain Andrew Whitworth started getting texts and tweets. So did many Bengals fans. The 10th-year veteran was surprised - just like everyone else - when the Bengals took Cedric Ogbuehi (oh-BWAY'-hee) in the first round and Jake Fisher in the…

    The Associated Press
  • Vikings agree to deals with 10 undrafted rookies

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with contracts with 10 undrafted rookies, including Virginia safety Anthony Harris.

    The Associated Press
  • Panthers special teams coordinator takes leave of absence

    The Carolina Panthers have announced special teams coordinator Bruce DeHaven has taken a leave of absence to deal with health concerns. It's unclear when the 66-year-old DeHaven will return, and the Panthers did not release any additional information on the health concerns. Russ Purnell, who has…

    The Associated Press
  • Saints sign 13 undrafted free agents, release 3 players

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints signed 13 undrafted free agents and released three defensive reserves Monday.

    The Associated Press
  • Bengals tight end Eifert recovering from shoulder surgery

    Tyler Eifert is still recovering from his lost season. The elbow is fine, but Eifert is still recovering from surgery in December to fix his shoulder. ''That's why I'm excited now because I'm feeling strong, feeling upbeat,'' Eifert said. The Bengals sorely missed Eifert, who had three catches…

    The Associated Press
  • Falcons sign former Titans fullback Collin Mooney

    ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons have signed fullback Collin Mooney, who started four games for the Tennessee Titans in 2013.

    The Associated Press
  • Texans sign extension with LB Mercilus

    A first-round draft pick in 2012, Mercilus has appeared in 47 games (33 starts) and has made 139 tackles, 18 sacks, 21 tackles for loss, forced four fumbles and had one fumble recovery. Last season, Mercilus had 50 tackles and five sacks. Playing on the opposite side from NFL Defensive Player of…

    The Associated Press