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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 7:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 7:05 p.m. The SEC led all conferences in number of draft picks for the 11th straight year. The Southeastern Conference had 53 players selected. The run started with Texas A&M's Myles Garrett going No. 1 overall and ended with...
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Cincinnati Bengals second-round draft pick Joe Mixon speaks during a news conference at Paul Brown Stadium, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Cincinnati. The former Oklahoma running back was selected as the 48th overall pick. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
April 29, 2017 - 7:01 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals are facing a backlash over their decision to draft running back Joe Mixon, who punched a woman in the face while at Oklahoma. Cincinnati added to its reputation for embracing players with troubled histories when it took Mixon in the second round. Even before Mixon...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2016, file photo, San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey runs against Houston during the first half of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas. Pumphrey was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round, 132nd overall, of the NFL draft on Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/David Becker, File)
April 29, 2017 - 7:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The final day of the NFL draft began with an impromptu rendition of "Fly Eagles Fly" by former Philadelphia star safety Brian Dawkins and ended with a player who was far from irrelevant in college being picked last. Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly, a talented player with a...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 6:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 6:45 p.m. "Mr. Irrelevant" was not so irrelevant this year. The final player selected in the NFL draft by the Denver Broncos, No. 253 overall, was Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly. The nephew of Hall of Famer Jim Kelly has had...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 5:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 5:40 The SEC continues to lead all conferences with 49 players selected through six rounds. Among schools, Michigan is first with a school-record 11 draftees. Alabama is second with 10. Following the SEC in picks are the Atlantic...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2016, file photo, San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey runs against Houston during the first half of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas. Pumphrey was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round, 132nd overall, of the NFL draft on Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/David Becker, File)
April 29, 2017 - 4:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Following an impromptu rendition of "Fly Eagles Fly" by former Philadelphia star safety Brian Dawkins, it was the ground game that got lots of attention in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Saturday began with an introduction from three of Philly's football idols: Troy Vincent...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 4:10 p.m. The Cleveland Browns raised some eyebrows by using the first pick of the sixth round on Florida defensive tackle Caleb Brantley, who is facing a domestic battery charge. According to a Gainesville police affidavit,...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 3:25 p.m. The first quarterback taken in the fifth round was Pittsburgh's Nathan Peterman, who went to Buffalo with pick No. 171. So the quarterbacks taken so far in Day 3 have been Tennessee's Josh Dobbs and Peterman, a Tennessee...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 3:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 3:25 p.m. The first quarterback taken in the fifth round was Pittsburgh's Nathan Peterman, who went to Buffalo with pick No. 171. The Bills traded up for the pick. So the quarterbacks taken so far in Day 3 have been Tennessee's...
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An NFL Draft flag flies near the Rocky statue during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 2:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 2:55 p.m. The first kicker is off the board. Cincinnati took Memphis kicker Jake Elliott in the fifth round with the 153rd overall pick in the draft. Elliott joins New England's Stephen Gostkowski as the only Memphis kickers ever...
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