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5:19 PM ET Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond is considered an intriguing Day 2 option for teams out of reach of the top quarterbacks in April’s draft. “There’s upside there,” said one longtime NFC scout. “If anything I would have liked to see him let loose a little more.” And teams are doing their research
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5:44 PM ET HOUSTON — Deshaun Watson‘s lawyer, Rusty Hardin, acknowledged during a Friday news conference that there were some “consensual encounters” between the Houston Texans quarterback and some of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits against him, but he said at no point did Watson engage in any acts that were not “mutually
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9:16 AM ET A judge ruled Friday that a woman suing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson must publicly release her name. Harris County Judge Dedra Harris made the ruling on one of the 22 lawsuits against Watson alleging inappropriate behavior and sexual assault. A similar hearing regarding at least 12 other cases is set for
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5:54 PM ET PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles have signed linebacker Eric Wilson and running back Jordan Howard to one year deals, the team announced Wednesday. Wilson, 26, was tied for the league lead among linebackers with three interceptions in 2020, and he also had three sacks and eight passes defended to go with 122 tackles
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9:57 AM ET Associated Press 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
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12:51 PM ET HOUSTON — Deshaun Watson‘s attorney, Rusty Hardin, has filed a motion for an emergency hearing, asking a judge to rule that lawyer Tony Buzbee has to identify one of the women who filed a lawsuit under the pseudonym of Jane Doe. Of the 22 civil lawsuits filed against Watson alleging inappropriate behavior
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9:43 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers on Wednesday agreed to a deal with free-agent cornerback A.J. Bouye as they attempt to improve their secondary heading into this month’s NFL draft. Bouye, a Pro Bowler in 2017, will be suspended for the first two games of the 2021 season as part of a
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7:35 PM ET SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Because of a scheduling conflict with another prominent pro day, San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan were unable to attend Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields‘ first pro day on March 30. Now, as Shanahan and Lynch hoped and expected, they will get another
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9:21 AM ET Nike has suspended its endorsement deal with Deshaun Watson amid the sexual assault and inappropriate behavior allegations made against the Houston Texans quarterback, the company told CNBC on Wednesday. “We are deeply concerned by the disturbing allegations and have suspended Deshaun Watson. We will continue to closely monitor the situation,” Nike said
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2:41 PM ET HOUSTON — Two of the 22 women who filed lawsuits against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson alleging sexual assault and inappropriate behavior identified themselves publicly during a news conference Tuesday. Ashley Solis, who lawyer Tony Buzbee said was the first massage therapist to file a lawsuit against Watson, spoke in the news
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11:30 AM ET With teams locked into the first three overall picks in the NFL draft, the Atlanta Falcons now have received trade calls from multiple teams and “are open to moving” out of the No. 4 spot, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Quarterbacks are expected to be taken with the first three selections
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4:06 PM ET FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Three years after hailing him as a franchise savior, the New York Jets traded Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers on Monday, ending months of intense speculation about their quarterback plans. In return for Darnold, the No. 3 overall draft pick in 2018, the Jets received three picks
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2:25 PM ET PHILADELPHIA — Jalen Hurts and Carson Wentz won’t be wearing the same jersey number this year after all. The Philadelphia Eagles announced new player numbers Friday, including Hurts switching from No. 2 to No. 1 — just like his status on the depth chart. Hurts wore No. 1 at Oklahoma after wearing
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