• JaMarcus Russell heads list of draft busts this century

    Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    No NFL team wants to draft another JaMarcus Russell. His size, skill and natural talent made the former LSU quarterback an easy choice for the No. 1 overall pick by the Oakland Raiders in 2007. But Russell flopped. He lasted only three seasons in Oakland, started 25 games and...

  • Mock draft: Who will the Broncos select in the first-round?

    The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    The NFL draft starts Thursday with the first round. The Broncos hav 10 overall picks, including the 28th selection in the first round. Here's a roundup of mock drafts with predictions of Denver's first round selection. Last year, the Broncos selected cornerback Bradley Roby with...

  • Defense or receiver seem logical routes for Bears at No. 7

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — For the past two years, the Chicago Bears have struggled all over the field. Finding a pass rusher to pressure quarterbacks, as well as a defensive tackle, a linebacker or defensive back to cover a receiver would seem to be the logical ways for the Bears to go with the...

  • From Brady to Bulger, draft bargains since 2000

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    Tom Brady is the poster boy for draft-day steals. Selected by Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots in the sixth round with the 199th overall pick in 2000, Brady is one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history. He's a four-time Super Bowl champion, three-time Super Bowl MVP,...

  • Manning: I wouldn’t call this year my farewell tour

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD — Keep the ice packs in the cooler. Hold off on that rocking chair. Declaring he feels good both physically and mentally, Peyton Manning made it clear Tuesday that he doesn't view the 2015 season as his farewell tour. "I wouldn't call it that. That's not how I see it,"...

  • Broncos waive pass-rusher Smith

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD — The Denver Broncos have waived talented but oft-injured outside linebacker Quanterus Smith as they begin their first minicamp under coach Gary Kubiak. Smith is a third-year pro who appeared in all but one game last season after spending his rookie year on IR while...

  • Colts play taking wait-and-watch approach to NFL draft

    Updated: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts general manager Ryan Grigson will go through his regular draft routine Thursday night. He'll wait hours, watch anxiously as players get selected and then hope someone he projected to go in the top 20 slides down to No. 29. For the 43-year-old Grigson, who...

  • Denver Broncos' O-line makeover isn't finished

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD — Take a $4 million pay cut, John Elway told Peyton Manning, and I'll fix your pocket of protection. The Broncos' boss eagerly signed off on new coach Gary Kubiak moving his best lineman back to his natural position, traded for a new center and signed a much cheaper left...

  • Mock draft: Jameis Winston to Bucs to start NFL draft

    Updated: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. No matter: Tampa Bay will already have let its selection know when the crowd in the Windy City gets, uh, wind of the pick. Barring trades, a mock look at...

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