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Pittsburgh Steelers trade Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders

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The addition of Bryant is something Gruden couldn't help but smile about during the former Steelers press conference Friday. Although it was a bit of a shock, it appears Gruden has a plan for his new wideout as he believes coming to the Raiders will unleash his true potential, via Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk . Read More »

Dolphins Select Mike Gesicki In Second Round

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The All-Big Ten tight end caught 105 passes the last two seasons and Gesicki led the Lions in receptions (57) last season, scoring nine touchdowns. After two great seasons with the Penn State Nittany Lions and an incredible effort in the NFL Scouting Combine, the athletic tight end was picked by the pass game-needy Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 2018 NFL draft , going No. Read More »

Don't blink: Donte Jackson brings speed to Panthers' secondary

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With the Panthers looking to get faster, Marty Hurney has done a great job adding speedsters D.J. Moore and Donte Jackson. He landed on Sporting News' second team all-American squad, and coaches pick him second-team all-SEC. He made one interception and played outside cornerback, nickel back and safety for the Tigers last season. Jackson was a dynamic kick returner and punt returner in high school but never truly handled those duties at LSU but could be an option there for the Panthers. Read More »

Roger Goodell takes stage with Cowboys legends, booed at draft

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Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has chose to wait until after Thursday's 2018 National Football League draft to sign with a club. Goodell was booed the entire time he was on the stage up until he announced that Cleveland was on the clock with the first pick. Read More »

Mane an injury doubt ahead of Stoke clash

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With Lucas Leiva having to play as a makeshift centre-back in place of Lovren, and Kolo Toure limping heavily during the final stages of the game, Klopp was left lamenting the fact he had "zero centre-halves left" heading into league games against Manchester United and Arsenal . Read More »

49ers grab Pettis in 2nd round

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He can also add to a wide receiver corps that returns its three starters from last season - Pierre Garçon, Marquise Goodwin and Trent Taylor, the latter of whom averaged 9.4 yards as a rookie punt returner. "I haven't talked to him yet", said Pettis The Younger. Obviously football is different than baseball, but it's still a pro sport and they all go about their business the same. Read More »

Jets select Fort Hays State DT Nathan Shepherd in third round

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All along, the defensive lineman never lost hope. "I was just like, my shot is right around the corner". From 2015-17, he was at Fort Hays State. He walked onto its Division II team. But he shifted to defensive line after arriving at Simon Frasier because his mentor, Gerry Martinez, suggested that would provide him the best opportunity to be successful at the college level. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez wants 'to win everything there is to win' with United

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But then last season we lost the final even though we were expected to win". "It is the only league to fight with six teams to win the title and a place in the Champions League". "I think with Jose, we have clarified the situation". The only negative thing was Paul [Pogba]'s red card which stopped him from playing in three important matches. Read More »

Alexis slates Arsenal: Man Utd have more history and trophies

The duo have endured a toxic rivalry since the Manchester United boss first came to England with Chelsea in 2004, when he dethroned Arsenal as champions. 'I hope he has a good reaction - if not good then not bad at all, and from us as a club he is going to feel the respect we have. However, Mourinho's update means Antonio Valencia has made a swift recovery from a calf injury that forced him off during the second half of United's FA Cup semi-final victory over Tottenham last Saturday. Read More »

Why Jaguars fans should be excited about DJ Chark

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Chark won't likely fill a high-volume role in the Jaguars' offense, but he certainly could be the big-play weapon to replace Robinson. Chark was college teammates with Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette. Chark, a Louisiana native, didn't make almost as many plays for the Tigers as Fournette did, but mostly because he never played alongside a notable quarterback. Read More »

Gareth Bale 'happy at Real Madrid despite speculation over future'

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Meanwhile, Steven Gerrard also weighed in on the debate, insisting that it must be a hammer blow for Bale if Benzema, who has endured a torrid season in front of goal , is coming on instead of him. Manchester United have long appeared to be Bale's most likely suitors in England, with the club indicating towards the end of past year that they were determined to sign him and not put off by his injury problems. Read More »

Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018

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We know it's a three-way battle. "I think I struggled a little bit more than the others, but I'm not too anxious". It's a long time and they really set it all up for me to make this happen. The problem, it's said, is the W09's fluctuating tyre performance. Ricciardo's first win of the campaign still sees the Australian a full 17 points off Vettel at the top of the standings, a gap which the 28-year-old is increasingly aware of being unable to bridge consistently, which as he told BBC ... Read More »

After demolishing RCB, MSD back as a doting dad

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M.S. Dhoni was adjudged as the 'Player of the Match'. We know that Dhoni never misses an opportunity to take care of his family and be by the side of his wife and daughter, whenever he has his spare time. RCB reached the 100-run mark in 11 overs. He and Ambati (Rayudu ) played brilliantly to set the tone for the chase, which would have even inspired DJ (Bravo) to have the belief when he walked in. Read More »

Derrius Guice Drafted By Washington Redskins At 59th Overall

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Guice did not return to the draft Friday night (April 27), though he reportedly remained in the Dallas area, when he was picked 59th overall in the second round by Washington. This is the highest pick the Redskins have used on a running back since Ledell Betts in 2002. The junior carried 237 times for 1,251 yards and 11 touchdowns and caught 18 passes for 124 yards and 2 touchdowns. Read More »

Michael Kim and Andrew Putnam lead PGA's Zurich Classic team event

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Reavie and Glover each had six birdies in the best-ball format, pushing through soggy weather before conditions cleared at TPC Louisiana in Avondale. At 8 under through 16 alongside partner Ryan Palmer , Spieth hit shots in the water at 17 and 18 and the duo finished with consecutive double bogeys to miss the cut by a single stroke at 4 under. Read More »

Rumor: Packers want to move up to get Minkah Fitzpatrick?

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Fitzpatrick set the school record in is first two seasons, when he took a total of four interceptions to the house. Bleacher Report's Matt Miller reported on Thursday that the Packers were targeting the Alabama defensive back. The tight end position has been a need for the Miami Dolphins since Charles Clay left during free agency back in 2015. 42 and 73 overall. He didn't put up the same interception numbers this past season, but Fitzpatrick was all over the field (8.0 tackles for loss, 8.0 ... Read More »

Why Eagles fans should be excited about Dallas Goedert

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However, that didn't happen because the Eagles moved up to the 49th spot after a trade with the Colts and then they picked Goedert . It seems like here Akers was mostly responding to former Cowboy Drew Pearson ( who epically trolled the draft crowd in Philly last year ) talking down on him to Clark , but the energy definitely carried over onto the stage. Read More »

Arizona Cardinals draft Christian Kirk in Round 2

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The electrifying former Texas A&M standout was a do-it-all in college in Kevin Sumlin's system, despite consistent and reliable quarterback play. It ended the Aggies' ridiculous stretch of seven straight years with a first-round pick in the NFL Draft . Read More »

Ameer Abdullah officially has competition thanks to 2018 NFL Draft

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Many thought the Lions may be targeting LSU running back Derrius Guice with this pick but it was Johnson instead. Adding to the musical chairs nature of things, the 49ers traded back into the second round, nabbing the No. Johnson joins Frank Ragnow in the Lions 2018 draft class so far. He averaged 115.9 yards per game, which was 15th, and he was one of just five draft-eligible running backs who broke at least 50 tackles according to ProFootballFocus. Read More »

UW's Vita Vea picked No. 12 overall by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Seven Eagles defensive linemen played at least 400 snaps last season, with ends Brandon Graham, Curry, Chris Long and Derek Barnett and tackles Fletcher Cox, Tim Jernigan and Allen all playing major roles during Philly's playoff run. 38, 53 and 56 overall. "Great kid. ... Very tough and loves football". In the trade they also landed two of the Bills second-round picks along with picking Vea in the first-round. Read More »

Saints slated to have 1 pick in Day 2 of NFL draft

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Other teams that did well on day one include, the Los Angeles Chargers who had the best value pick at 17 as they selected Florida State's Derwin James. There were four players that I thought Cleveland could use to start a turnaround. "He has feet to extend the play", Dorsey said. And, well... we all know what happened at No. Read More »

Shea Patterson To Gain Eligibility

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With Patterson ruled eligible, we view MI as a true contender for the Playoff so long as he's healthy - the former five-star recruit is healing up from a season-ending PCL tear sustained in October. Patterson slammed the university for the letter, stating that "it doesn't seem fair to me that the only thing standing in the way of Coach [Hugh] Freeze making $5 million a year at another school was the discovery that he wasn't the trustworthy, straight-laced role model that he claimed to be". Read More »

Carvalhal sweating over Swansea duo for Chelsea game

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In the last five games at home, Swansea have won four and drawn once. "But at the Liberty we have good support from the fans and our players grow there, we play better at home". Gary Cahill has come in to the team for the past three matches, all won, and boss was asked if our skipper merits a place in England's World Cup squad. Read More »

Nadal keeps up winning run to reach semi-finals

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He held in the next game to take the lead for the first time in the second set and then broke a exhausted Klizan to clinch his place in the semis, where he will be looking for an 18th consecutive match win on clay against either Belgian David Goffin or Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut. Read More »

Klopp says Liverpool will wait for Oxlade-Chamberlain 'like a good wife'

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Klopp admitted the Senegal worldwide does have an issue, but stressed that it was a minor one which still gives him a chance of facing Stoke. "It is not that serious; there is a chance for tomorrow". "At the end, you have to make a decision and I will make a decision". "It's just a shame, it's not fair, to be honest". 'But that's how life is sometimes, as they say if you get a lemon, make lemonade of it. Read More »