More Sports / Football May 1, 2016

Vikings pick German player in draft

Rookie minicamp in Minnesota next weekend will have a German accent. Willkommen to the NFL, Moritz Boehringer. The Vikings made the 22-year-old German wide receiver the first player in league history to be drafted straight from Europe, taking the speedy Boehringer in the sixth round Saturday ...

Buccaneers take QB Winston with top pick in NFL Draft

More Sports / Football May 1, 2015

Buccaneers take QB Winston with top pick in NFL Draft

Even with significant off-field baggage, Jameis Winston was the first pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday night. With no such issues, Marcus Mariota went second. You don't pass up a potential franchise quarterback in today's pass-happy NFL. So Florida State's Winston is headed to Tampa Bay ...

More Sports / Football Apr 30, 2015

Smith confident Jets remain 'my team'

Not long ago, Geno Smith was the exciting new quarterback, the young guy with the big arm who was the future of the Jets. Two years after New York drafted him in the second round, Smith's status is uncertain. The Jets hold the No. 6 pick ...

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 ...