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Report: 2015 NFL Draft won't be in New York, Roger Goodell says

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New York has fallen off of the NFL's draft board.

Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday that the 2015 NFL Draft will be held in either Los Angeles or Chicago, according to Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times.

It will mark the first time since 1965 that the draft will not be in New York. Goodell said that Radio City Music Hall, which had hosted the draft, couldn't offer any available...

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2014 NFL draft: Upon further review

Sifting through the 72-hour whirlwind that is generally referred to as the NFL draft, and here are some final takeaways:

-- The happiest quarterback in this draft should be Teddy Bridgewater, who goes to the Vikings at No. 32 and joins a team that is only a year removed from the playoffs. There’s still the nucleus of a decent defense, there’s an elite running back in Adrian Peterson and, best...

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NFL Draft 2014: Day 3 names to watch

Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to

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There's just one day left in the 2014 NFL Draft. Here's a look (in no particular order) at some players to keep an eye on as Saturday rolls along:

Pierre Desir, CB, Lindenwood: D-II product has prototypical size to go with good speed and hands, but teams could be worried about the  level of competition he faced.

Martavis Bryant, WR, Clemson: Has the size and speed for the position,...

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NFL Draft 2014: Day 2 names to watch

Notre Dame defensive lineman Louis Nix III rushes

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With the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft officially in the books, here’s a quick look at some of the best prospects that are still available (in no particular order):

Louis Nix III, DT, Notre Dame: Space-eater would thrive as a zero-technique in a 3-4 defense.

Marqise Lee, WR, USC: Two-sport star had a decorated college career but fell off a bit in senior campaign.

Kony Ealy,...

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Newsday's mock drafts vs. how the first round played out

Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks

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It's always tough to project how the first round of the NFL Draft will shake out. This year was no different.

Newsday NFL columnist Bob Glauber and Newsday.com NFL draft analyst Nick Klopsis submitted their final mock drafts before the first round began Thursday night. Here's how their picks compared to how the first round actually went. Pick Glauber Klopsis Actual pick 1. Texans Jadeveon...

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C.J. Mosley: I've heard I may be picked between 8-17

Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley makes a catch as

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Most players don't know when or where they'll be drafted. C.J. Mosley, however, seems to have it narrowed down.

The Alabama linebacker told Newsday on Wednesday that he thinks he'll go somewhere in the top half of the first round -- and maybe even one of the first 10 players off the board on Thursday night.

"I heard top 10, I talked to my agent, I heard eight through 17," Mosley said...

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Cody Latimer discusses his recent rise up draft boards

Indiana wide receiver Cody Latimer pulls in a

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Cody Latimer wasn't considered a hot prospect as the pre-NFL Draft evaluation period began. Now he's one of 30 players invited to Radio City Music Hall -- an honor usually reserved for first- or second-round picks.

If you ask Latimer, though, he's been there all along. It was just a matter of when everyone caught onto his skillset.

"They were just checking out my film -- physicality,...

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Odell Beckham Jr. chose football over football

Louisiana State wide receiver Odell Beckham answers a

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Odell Beckham Jr. once was a very good football player. He’s still a very good football player – albeit a different kind of football.

The LSU wide receiver is projected as the third-best wideout in this year’s draft class and a possible top-10 overall pick (and has been linked to both the Jets and the Giants). But as a child, he played a lot of soccer -- and was good at it. So much so that...

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NFL announces draft attendees

Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies

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A record 30 NFL hopefuls will be in the house for this year's draft.

The league announced the list of attendees on Tuesday night. The draft will be May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall. Round 1 is on Thursday, rounds 2 and 3 are on Friday and rounds 4-7 are on Saturday.

In the past, the NFL invited only prospects that were considered to be top picks. In recent years, they have opened it...

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Drake name drops Johnny Manziel on new song 'Draft Day'

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and rapper Drake

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“Draft Day” has been a hot title lately. With the movie starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner coming out later this month, rapper Drake released a song Tuesday of the same name. Both come out on the heels of the 2014 NFL Draft, which begins with the first round May 8.

Drake, known for songs like “Started from the Bottom” and “Successful”, name drops a number of celebrities and athletes,...

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