NFL steps out of basement for 2021 draft

Football Mar 23, 2021

NFL steps out of basement for 2021 draft

by Emmanuel Morgan

Commissioner Roger Goodell eschewed bro hugs and a podium during the NFL draft last April, when he was forced to announce teams’ picks from his wood-paneled basement as the league conducted the event virtually while the coronavirus raged. For part of the night, when New ...

NFL prospects seize on few chances to impress ahead of draft

Football Mar 14, 2021

NFL prospects seize on few chances to impress ahead of draft

National Football League prospects are navigating an unusual path to the draft this year, with the annual NFL Scouting Combine canceled after a chaotic collegiate football season that left fewer opportunities to impress. League scouts are descending on college campuses across the country through April ...

Texans take Clowney No. 1

More Sports / Football May 9, 2014

Texans take Clowney No. 1

The Houston Texans beefed up their defensive line by taking extraordinary pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney from the University of South Carolina with the first pick of the NFL Draft on Thursday. The Texans, picking first after a league-worst 2-14 season, kicked off the annual selection ...