NFL Draft

Baltimore native and Virginia Tech standout Kyle Fuller was selected in the first round by the Chicago Bears. (credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images)

D.C., Md., Va. Well Represented Among NFL Rookies

College football players from capital region area fared well in this year’s NFL draft.

05/29/2014

St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rams Risk Getting Smeared Should They Cut Michael Sam

Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.

05/16/2014

Redskins fourth-round pick cornerback Bashaud Breeland of Clemson. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Redskins Sign 6 of 8 Draft Picks

The Washington Redskins have signed six of their eight draft picks.

05/16/2014

Mike Florio (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Redskins Get Two Thumbs Up For NFL Draft

Bruce Allen and the Washington Redskins should get two thumbs up for this year’s NFL Draft, according to Mike Florio.

05/12/2014

Michael Sam became the first openly gay man drafted by an NFL team. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Kissing Boyfriend Not Too Risque For TV

When Michael Sam celebrated being drafted by kissing his boyfriend, it made real and physical that an openly gay athlete had taken an unprecedented step toward an NFL career.

05/12/2014

Robert Griffin III (credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Redskins Select 5 More Players; RG3 Entertains

The knee is fine, so Robert Griffin III didn’t need to do jumping jacks this year at the annual draft day party inside the Washington Redskins stadium. He jogged to the podium, saluted the fans and had to stop his remarks because they wouldn’t stop chanting “R-G-3!”

05/11/2014

2014 NFL Combine

Obama Congratulates First Openly Gay NFL Draftee

President Barack Obama sends his congratulations to Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

05/11/2014

Johnny Manziel (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Pro Football Meets Johnny Football

All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.

05/09/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell opens the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch For On Day 2 Of NFL Draft

Welcome to Day 2 of the NFL Draft. Plenty of running backs are still available.

05/09/2014

Jay Gruden speaks as he is introduced as the new head coach of the Washington Redskins at a press conference at Redskins Park on January 9, 2014 in Ashburn, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

After Missing 1st Round, Redskins Ready To Draft

It’s time for the Washington Redskins to join the NFL draft.

05/09/2014

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