• Bills fire general manager Doug Whaley one day after draft
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    Bills fire general manager Doug Whaley one day after draft

    After months of campus visits, private workouts and film study, the NFL draft ended on Saturday. The draft is a time of excitement for all teams and their fan bases, with young new players chosen serving as beacons of hope. But roughly 12 hours after

  • National grades: Cowboys getting lavish praise except for one head-scratching pick
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    National grades: Cowboys getting lavish praise except for one head-scratching pick

    The 2017 NFL draft is in the books. So, now for the grades. Here is a sampling of grades from national media outlets for the Cowboys' 2017 class. Grade: A -- The Cowboys are rebuilding their defense. Taco Charlton, Chidobe Awuzie, Jourdan Lewis, and Marquez White are going to be immediate impact players. Could have hit the defensive line more -- particularly with great talent falling -- but I love the Noah Brown and Ryan Switzer picks (even if they reached for the latter). Day 2 grade: A Day 3 grade: B Overall grade: A- Dallas had a choice between Charlton and T.J. Watt. Either could have fit their bill, and the need was certainly there. I had Watt with a higher grade, but Charlton's length and

  • Noah Syndergaard leaves with injury after five-run first inning in DC
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    Noah Syndergaard leaves with injury after five-run first inning in DC

    After refusing an MRI earlier in the week, Noah Syndergaard lasted just 1.1 innings against the Washington Nationals.