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#NFL Draft

# nfl-draft - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

The Patriots flirted with a massive trade to snap up Baker Mayfield in the NFL Draft

If the Browns passed with the number one pick, the Pats were reportedly ready to trade up and take Mayfield at #2.

# nfl-draft - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Griffin 'lost for words' after becoming the first one-handed NFL player to be drafted

He joins his twin brother, Shaquill Griffin, who was also drafted by Seattle in the third round last year.

8 things we learned from going to the 2018 NFL draft

Everything really is bigger in Texas and NFL fans really don’t like Roger Goodell.

# nfl-draft - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Derrius Guice finally gets the call after dramatic slide down the board

Elsewhere on day two, the Pittsburgh Steelers appeared to find a successor to Ben Roethlisberger.

# nfl-draft - Friday 27 April, 2018

Heisman holder Mayfield is top pick in NFL Draft, 7th pick apologises for racist tweets

The New York Giants opted for “the complete running back” Saquon Barkley in the second overall pick.

# nfl-draft - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

One of the top QBs in this month's draft is not worried about being 'too opinionated'

Josh Rosen says athletes need to use their platform for good.

# nfl-draft - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Josh Rosen's former coach says he wouldn't draft him number one overall because he asks questions

Jim Mora surprised many by saying he would take Sam Darnold if he worked with the Browns.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 29 March, 2018

This year's NFL draft might be a more insane scramble for quarterbacks than usual

We could see four or five quarterbacks go within the first 15 picks.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 8 March, 2018

An NFL team asked a rookie if he 'liked men' and if his mother 'sells herself'

Derrius Guice faced the questions at the NFL combine last weekend.

# nfl-draft - Friday 28 April, 2017

'Fine me later:' Falcons draft pick drops f-bomb in emotional tribute speech to late grandmother

Takkarist McKinley was pick number 26 in the first round of the draft.

# nfl-draft - Monday 24 April, 2017

Here's how the experts are predicting the first round of the NFL Draft will go

The number one pick seems a lock, after that… Chaos.

# nfl-draft - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'We don't really know if he's redeemed' - The NFL's Joe Mixon dilemma

Outrageously talented on the field, Mixon once punched a woman in the face, breaking four bones.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 13 April, 2017

# nfl-draft - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Where are they now? The 6 quarterbacks infamously drafted before Tom Brady

Someone got fired after this.

# nfl-draft - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

A month from the NFL Draft, here's what the experts are predicting for the first 10 picks

There is still a lot of uncertainty surrounding this year’s Draft.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 25 February, 2016

American football player reveals he decided to turn pro early because his mother is homeless

Peyton Barber surprised many with his decision to turn pro this year.

# nfl-draft - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

How did your team do in the 2015 NFL Draft? – NFC Edition

In the second part of his analysis, Steve O’Rourke looks at the NFC.

# nfl-draft - Monday 4 May, 2015

How did your team do in the 2015 NFL Draft? - AFC Edition

Steve O’Rourke takes a look at how took the best advantage of the new crop of NFL players this weekend.

# nfl-draft - Friday 1 May, 2015

Titans stick with Mariota as Jets and Rams provide the big surprises in round one

Gang Green fans will be particularly happy with how things fell into place last night.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 30 April, 2015

With the first pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, The42 selects...

With the first pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, The42 selects...

The waiting is almost over for college football’s big names as tonight they’ll find out their new homes.

# nfl-draft - Monday 27 April, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: Late Rounders

The late rounds of the NFL Draft are a long way from the glamour of round one.

# nfl-draft - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Michael Sam becomes the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL

The Missouri player was picked by the St. Louis Rams.

# nfl-draft - Friday 9 May, 2014

'Johnny Football' made to sweat as Clowney picked first at NFL Draft

Manziel was only the second quarter-back selected in the annual cherry-pick of college football’s finest.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 8 May, 2014

With the first pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, picks...

The waiting is over for college football’s big names as tonight they’ll find out their new homes.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 27 February, 2014

NFL team asks draft prospect about his internet-famous girlfriend during interview

Things get personal in the big leagues.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 25 April, 2013

The Redzone’s 2013 NFL Mock Draft

Steve O’Rourke dons his Mystic Meg mask in an effort to predict this year’s first round.

# nfl-draft - Friday 27 April, 2012

Luck becomes a Colt, RG3 goes to Washington

As expected, the Colts chose Luck over the other highly-rated quarterbacks, such as Robert Griffin III and Ryan Tannehill.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 26 April, 2012

The Redzone NFL Draft special: Quarterbacks

Draft day is here and the best quarterbacks in a generation will be picked first.

# nfl-draft - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

The Redzone NFL Draft special: Running backs and linebackers.

Running backs might be going out of fashion but one NFL team is using a top five pick on one.

# nfl-draft - Sunday 22 April, 2012

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

The key to Kenya’s long distance success, Barcelona’s place in football history and an argument for Ronnie O’Sullivan’s consideration alongside Usain Bolt and Tiger Woods.

# nfl-draft - Friday 29 April, 2011

Cam Newton heads to Carolina on a draft night full of surprises NFL Draft This post contains images

Cam Newton heads to Carolina on a draft night full of surprises

Check out this year’s top ten picks – as well as our mock projections – in our round-up of last night’s NFL Draft.

# nfl-draft - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Take Five: NFL Draft steals and busts Hit Or Miss? This post contains images

Take Five: NFL Draft steals and busts

Ahead of this evening’s annual talent carve-up, we take a look at some big hits and spectacular flops from the NFL Draft.

# nfl-draft - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

A Bluffer’s Guide to... the NFL draft

American football’s lockout is over – for now- and attention turns to this week’s NFL draft. But what is it?