On the first day of training camp, Browns fans came out by the thousands, many of them to get their first live look at the popular and polarizing quarterback who electrified college football and who may one day lead Cleveland back to pro football glory.
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The Las Vegas Bowl will be played Dec. 20 at Sam Boyd Stadium, according to an announcement from ESPN Events.
When a sobbing Michael Sam celebrated his selection in the NFL draft by the St. Louis Rams by hugging and kissing his partner, another man, it brought the reality to TV screens everywhere that an openly gay athlete had taken an unprecedented step toward an NFL career.
Fourteen quarterbacks were called during the three-day NFL Draft marathon, and at least half will be busts in the long run. Expect none to make a bigger impact this season than Josh McCown will for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
NEW YORK — In St. Louis, Michael Sam might have found the perfect spot to pursue an NFL career and try to become the league’s first openly gay player.
CORNETT SIGNS WITH CARDINALS; EX-GAEL GRIMBLE TO GIANTS
Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to enter the draft, heard his name in the seventh and final round.
Receiver Stevie Johnson is heading to his hometown San Francisco 49ers after being the odd man out in Buffalo. The Bills traded Johnson to the 49ers on Friday in a deal made before the start of the second round of the NFL draft.
Welcome to Day 2 of the NFL draft. Plenty of running backs are still available. For the second straight year, no running backs were selected in the first round. Before last year, that had never happened in the common draft era, which started in 1967 with the merger of the NFL and AFL.
With the NFL Draft underway and the recent release of the film “Draft Day”, we thought we would look at five actors that played college football. They wanted to be superstars in the NFL, but had to settle for being famous actors instead.
The Buffalo Bills took the biggest gamble of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. The team’s executives believe it’s a calculated risk.
A picture posted by NFL Draft prospect Ha Ha Clinton-Dix caused a stir on Thursday. It turned out to be just a humorous misunderstanding.
The Texans are shopping the top pick, but the price may be too steep to attract much interest.
It could have been dumb luck that brought the Cleveland Browns and Johnny Manziel together. He was there for the taking, but team after team passed him by, and eventually everything fell perfectly into place.
For nearly three years, Jadeveon Clowney couldn’t wait to get to the NFL, and the league was just as eager to add the player some called the best defensive prospect in a decade.
Every NFL draft is filled with intrigue. When the crop of college players has 102 early entrants, including the likes of Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel, that simply ratchets up the excitement. Here are five things to watch for in the first round Thursday night.
The wide receiver spotted the quarterback holding the football. He instinctively knew what to do. He ran a post pattern, accelerating at full speed — or what seemed like it, at least.
Former UNLV running back Tim Cornett and ex-Southern California tight end Xavier Grimble have excellent chances to be selected in this week’s NFL Draft. Grimble played high school ball at Bishop Gorman.
Forty years ago, in 1974, pro football’s draft wasn’t televised, so people sometimes forget that four of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first five picks went on to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
As a quarterback, Johnny Manziel is a playmaker and risk taker, the definition of a gambler. Sometimes that’s a problem. But even the cynics can see his entertainment value is a sure thing.
Running back Adonis Smith is transferring from UNLV. He is leaving because the Rebels’ football team is ineligible for a bowl because of a low Academic Progress Rate score.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada renewed pressure Wednesday on the Washington Redskins to change its name to anything not offensive to Native Americans, and began to apply it to the commissioner of the National Football League as well.
How about a rematch with Seattle and another road trip to New England? Those are the so-called highlights of the Denver Broncos’ regular-season schedule, which calculates as the second toughest in the league. It’s not necessarily a doomsday scenario, but for Peyton Manning, it’s definitely not getting any easier.