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The process of building the NFL schedule used to be a painstaking one with executives such as Val Pinchbeck spending months slotting the games one by one on his board until there was a final product for the commissioner to approve. Making late tweaks or looking at alternative options with a big game moving from …

Welcome to our pick-by-pick Day 2 grades of the 2021 NFL Draft. We saw Trevor Lawrence, Kyle Pitts, DeVonta Smith and others go off the board in the first round. Now we’ll see what surprises are in store for rounds two and three. For those of you who think we should wait a few years before …

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers still believe Aaron Rodgers will play for them in 2021, and perhaps beyond. They have no plans to trade him. That was general manager Brian Gutekunst’s message late Thursday night following the first round of the NFL draft, which came after sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter earlier …

The NFL Draft has provided plenty of misses over the years, especially in the common-draft era — which was instituted in 1967. While many observers remember the Pro Football Hall of Famers that emerged from the top of the draft, there have been plenty of busts along the way — players that have kept their …

For years, folks in the NFL would often openly wonder if they needed to be in Indianapolis for the entire combine. They would complain about the cold weather, saying they were counting the hours until they could hit the road, as they speed-walked through the convention center to another round of interviews. Then the combine …

The 2021 NFL Draft is right around the corner. Free agency has settled down, and teams are gearing up to add their future stars. The Los Angeles Rams have rented a beach house in Malibu, while the New England Patriots gathered their trusty canine companions into the war rooms to get ready to make their …

The 2021 NFL draft begins in nine days, and there are five exciting quarterback prospects who look as if they’ll go early in the first round. History tells us, however, that only two of those five are going to make it in the NFL. Yes, that’s right. This is me being that guy — the …

Wednesday marked the second pro day for Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, and hours before it started, Fields received an inspirational message from San Francisco 49ers legend Jerry Rice. “Justin Fields, hey man, don’t worry about what they’re saying about you, brother,” Rice said. “We know that you’re a hard worker and you enjoy what …

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A gunman who killed five people Wednesday, including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, was former NFL pro Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly, said Adams’ …