Raiders trade up to select QB Connor Cook in 4th round (Yahoo Sports)
Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie was schooled in the draft by Ron Wolf during his long tenure in the front office in Green Bay. McKenzie did just that Saturday when he traded up to select Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook with the second pick in the fourth round despite having an established starter in Derek Carr. Cook said he was surprised to end up on a team with a young starter like Carr, thinking he might end up in Dallas instead as the heir apparent to Tony Romo.
Colts hope to have new deal with Luck before training camp (Yahoo Sports)
Colts owner Jim Irsay said Saturday that negotiations on Andrew Luck's contract extension are getting serious and a deal could be reached before training camp begins. Irsay has repeatedly said he plans to pay market value to keep his franchise quarterback and has even used the term ''shocking numbers'' to describe how high he's willing to go to keep Luck in town. Both sides are trying to figure out how to come up with a salary-cap friendly deal that would assure Luck will be surrounded by good players for the duration of the deal.
Cowboys looking more to future in draft even after 4-12 year (Yahoo Sports)
The Dallas Cowboys finally took a glimpse at a future without Tony Romo while taking a Baylor basketball star who hasn't played football since he was 13. The final day of the NFL draft was something like the first two for owner and general manager Jerry Jones on Saturday. Put another way: Jones thinks a healthy Romo and receiver Dez Bryant are better than anything else at getting the Cowboys closer to 12-4, the record for his NFC East-winning team two years ago.
Bears agree to 1-year deal with former Texans QB Hoyer (Yahoo Sports)
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with former Houston Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer, giving them a veteran backup to Jay Cutler.
Bills select Ohio State QB Cardale Jones 139th overall (Yahoo Sports)
The Buffalo Bills filled their most pressing defensive needs early in the NFL draft before adding an intriguing long-term prospect at quarterback on Saturday. ''I'm going to have a tough time believing somebody had a better draft,'' Ryan said. The Bills' immediate focus was to improve a defense that disappointed and underwhelmed in Ryan's first year on the job.
Seattle says Lynch hasn't filed retirement papers yet (Yahoo Sports)
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider says the team has not received retirement paperwork for running back Marshawn Lynch.
Dolphins owner says team's latest shake-up pays off in draft (Yahoo Sports)
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says his latest shake-up of the organization paid off in the draft, including unanimity about the risky decision to take Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil. The Dolphins selected players they had targeted, and benefited from cohesion among their decision-makers lacking in the past, Ross said Saturday. Tunsil became the biggest story of the draft when he fell to Miami hours after a video was posted on his Twitter account showing him wearing a gas mask connected to a bong.
Bills sign Glenn Gronkowski, brother of Pats tight end Rob (Yahoo Sports)
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The NFL is getting another Gronk.
Vikings pick WR Boehringer, a European first for NFL draft (Yahoo Sports)
The Vikings made the 22-year-old German wide receiver the first player in league history to be drafted straight from Europe, taking the speedy Boehringer in the sixth round Saturday with the 180th overall selection. The 6-foot-4, 229-pound Boehringer put on a head-turning performance in March at Florida Atlantic's pro workout day, running the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds. The Vikings included Boehringer in their 30-prospect pre-draft visit and after grilling him about the nuances of the game were satisfied with his ability to pick up a complex playbook.
Chargers take J.J. Watt's brother, Derek, in 6th round (Yahoo Sports)
J.J. Watt and Melvin Gordon had the same message to Derek Watt: Welcome to the NFL, bro. The San Diego Chargers used a sixth-round pick to select Derek Watt, the Wisconsin fullback who is J.J.'s younger brother and Gordon's former blocker with the Badgers. Derek Watt will be reunited with Gordon, who is eager to forget the disappointment of his rookie season with the Chargers.