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Bengals pick Pitt's Boyd in second round

Tyler Boyd, who set receiving records at Pitt after leading Clairton to four consecutive state championships, reached a lifetime goal Friday night when he was ...

Ex-Penn State QB Hackenberg taken in second round by Jets

Former Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg overcame his two-year slump Friday night when he was drafted with the 20th pick in the second round (51st ...

Penn State's Austin Johnson goes in second round to Titans

Nose tackle Austin Johnson became the first Penn State player drafted when he was selected by the Tennessee Titans with the 12th pick in the ...

QBs Goff, Wentz go 1-2, RB Elliott to Cowboys 

CHICAGO — Jared Goff is moving down the West Coast to Los Angeles. Carson Wentz and his big right arm are moving from North Dakota ...

Raiders nab West Virginia's Joseph with 14th pick in NFL Draft

West Virginia safety Karl Joseph's potential turned out to be more significant than his season-ending knee injury Thursday night when he was selected in the ...

NFL notebook: Raiders owner willing to spend $500M to move to Vegas

Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part ...

Appeals court: QB Tom Brady must serve 'Deflategate' penalty 

NEW YORK — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, ...

Texas grand jury indicts Manziel on assault charge

DALLAS — A Texas grand jury has indicted ex-Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel on an assault charge after his ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence. The ...

Rams grab No. 1 overall draft pick from Titans

OXNARD, Calif. — The Rams are tired of waiting to get a franchise quarterback, and they want to make a splash in their return to ...

Former Saints defensive end Will Smith killed in road rage incident

NEW ORLEANS — Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed in a case of road rage by a man who had ...

NFL notebook: Report: Bengals give Lewis 1-year extension

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis agreed to a one-year contract extension through the 2017 season, NFL.com reported, citing a source. Lewis' deal was set to expire at ...

NFL notebook: Jets WR feared for life at NYC nightclub fight

Jets receiver Brandon Marshall told a jury Thursday he feared for his life while fleeing a Manhattan nightclub after fights broke out four years ago. ...

NFL demands retraction from New York Times on concussion article

NEW YORK — The NFL has demanded The New York Times retract a story that called the league's concussion research flawed and likened the NFL's ...

Kiper, other NFL draftniks cashing in

Mel Kiper Jr. didn't sound as if he was trying to be arrogant. His tone was more matter-of-fact. About 20 minutes into a conference call ...