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April 30, 2017 3:16 AM 2017 NFL Draft: Here are the 30 underclassmen who went undrafted

A little more than 29 percent of early declarees went undrafted, a small raise from recent years In January, 103 draft-eligible underclassmen made the decision to forfeit remaining college eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Of that group, 73 were drafted, including 22 in the first round. However, 30 underclassmen who left school early went undrafted 16

April 30, 2017 12:21 AM Relevant Mr. Irrelevant: Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly selected last by Denver Broncos in 2017 NFL Draft

The final pick in the NFL Draft each year is called Mr. Irrelevant, but the name of the player who went last to the Denver Broncos on Saturday is far from obscure. With the 253rd and final pick in 2017, the Broncos selected quarterback Chad Kelly from the University of Mississippi. Kelly, ranked the 10th-best quarterback prospect by NFLDraftScout 16

April 29, 2017 11:11 PM Devin Smith, Jets wide receiver, re-tears ACL, will miss entire 2017 season

Devin Smith tore the same ACL in December of 2015. Jets wide receiver Devin Smith has re-torn the ACL in his right knee and will miss the 2017 season. General manager Mike Maccagnan said Smith suffered the injury sometime before the first day of OTAs on April 17. Smith tore the same ACL in December of 2015, his rookie year. He missed the remainder of that campaign 15

April 29, 2017 9:21 PM Packers add OL Amichia in sixth round of NFL Draft

In the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers added some depth to their offensive line, selecting Kofi Amichia of South Florida. Amichia started 25 straight games for the Bulls, but could be move to guard by the Packers. He was a first-team all-AAC selection as a senior. With Amichia, South Florida set the school's single-season rushing 15

April 29, 2017 5:37 AM 2017 NFL Draft: Cowboys boost secondary, Mixon lands and more Day 2 takeaways

The second day of the NFL Draft does not get as much fanfare as the first round, of course, but there were plenty of big storylines and intrigue to digest after the dust settled on Friday night. Here are NFLDraftScout's top 10 takeaways for the 75 selections from Rounds 2-3. I nailed one pick in my second-round mock draft: Joe Mixon to the Cincinnati 18

April 29, 2017 4:59 AM In Drafting Davis Webb, Giants Pick a Potential Successor to Eli Manning

Webb threw for 4,295 yards last season as a graduate transfer from Texas Tech and was an honorable mention All-Pacific 12 performer. According to Reese, the Giants believe he possesses the strongest arm in the draft. “Obviously, we’d like for him to have a couple of years to be the caddy and learn the pro game,” said Reese. “He has all the tools to play quarterback 20

April 29, 2017 4:54 AM Spurned by Most, Joe Mixon Drafted by a Team That May Be Exactly Wrong for Him

Mixon's story is well-known and will remain that way for the entirety of his career, thanks to the fact the assault, where he broke four bones in a woman's face, is on video forever. That tape will stick to Mixon. It will stick to the Bengals. It will stick to both of them. There is no going away from that. We know all of this. We know there is something 15

April 29, 2017 3:58 AM Steelers draft University of Pittsburgh star and cancer survivor James Conner

The Steelers came into the 2017 NFL Draft with several needs, particularly on defense. But with the 105th selection, they took running back James Conner out of the University of Pittsburgh. I am giving this kid an A just for being picked after beating cancer. It's a great story and he does have ability. Conner is beloved in and around Pittsburgh for his work ethic 17

April 29, 2017 12:08 AM Vikings take RB Dalvin Cook with No. 41 pick after trading up

The Minnesota Vikings grabbed a potential replacement for All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson, trading up to the No. 41 pick to draft Florida State's Dalvin Cook on Friday night. The Vikings traded the Nos. 48 and 128 picks to the Cincinnati Bengals in order to move up. Peterson signed with the New Orleans Saints early this week after spending the first 17

April 28, 2017 11:37 PM Mariners' Felix Hernandez out 3-4 weeks with right shoulder bursitis

Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez is expected to miss 3-4 weeks due to right shoulder bursitis, the team announced Friday. Hernandez had been on the 10-day disabled list with shoulder inflammation. He had lasted only two innings in his start in Detroit on Tuesday night and returned to Seattle to be examined by doctors. Hernandez made at least 30 starts 13