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Browns sign TE Randall Telfer

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The Browns have their first drafted rookie under contract.

Tight end Randall Telfer, a sixth-round pick from USC, has signed his deal with Cleveland, the team said Thursday.

The contract is for four seasons.

Telfer (6-4, 250) caught 21 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns in his senior season of 2014. He’ll vie for a role in a Cleveland tight end corps that includes fellow sixth-round pick Malcolm Johnson from Mississippi State. The Browns saw top tight end Jordan Cameron depart in free agency but have since added reinforcements via the draft and also in free agency (ex-Cardinal Rob Housler).

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La’el Collins’s paternity test comes back negative

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Former LSU offensive tackle La’El Collins was not the father of a baby boy who passed away last week.

Baton Rouge (La.) police say a paternity test for Collins came back negative, multiple media outlets, including the Baton Rouge Advocate, reported Wednesday.

Collins’ pregnant former girlfriend, Brittney Mills, was shot to death on April 24. She delivered a baby boy, who died on Friday. His death has been declared a homicide.

Baton Rouge police have said Collins is not a suspect in the deaths. He met with earlier this police this week.

Collins, who went undrafted as teams waited to learn more information about his situation, is set to meet with the Cowboys, the Advocate reported Wednesday. The date of the meeting is not yet known, but clubs can’t officially meet with Collins until LSU’s final exams end on May 9, per an NFL rule.

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Bears agree with WR Kevin White, DL Eddie Goldman

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The Bears aren’t wasting any time striking deals with their draft picks.

Chicago announced Wednesday it had agreed to contracts with first-round pick Kevin White and second-round selection Eddie Goldman.

A wide receiver from West Virginia, the 6-foot-3, 215-pound White will push to start immediately opposite Alshon Jeffery in Chicago. He was timed at 4.35 seconds in the 40-yards dash at the 2015 NFL Combine, tied for third-best among wideouts.

Goldman (6-4, 336) is likely to contribute at nose tackle for the Bears. The Florida State product was voted a first-team All-American by The Associated Press in 2014.

Third-round pick Hroniss Grasu, a center from Oregon, is the lone Bears draftee yet to reach a deal with the club.

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Falcons reach deals with 19 undrafted free agents

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The brother of a Pro Bowl safety is among 19 undrafted free agents who have reached deals with the Falcons.

Oregon State’s Terron Ward, the brother of Broncos standout safety T.J. Ward, is the lone running back among the undrafted free agents announced by Atlanta on Tuesday.

Ward (5-7, 201) rushed for a career-high 696 yards and 10 touchdowns for the Beavers in 2014. He suffered a season-ending torn meniscus in Oregon State’s upset of Arizona State in November.

Ward will aim to stick in a Falcons backfield that includes fellow rookie Tevin Coleman and veterans Devonta Freeman and Antone Smith.

The Falcons also reached agreements with the following rookie free agents: North Texas linebacker Derek Akunne, Tarleton State defensive tackle Chris Brown, Central Oklahoma wide receiver Marquez Clark, Azusa Pacific offensive lineman Cody Clay, Louisville safety Terell Floyd, Northern Arizona tight end Beau Gardner, Wisconsin defensive tackle Warren Herring, Fort Valley State cornerback Mike Lee, Cincinnati offensive tackle Eric Lefeld, Oregon linebacker Derrick Malone, Houston defensive tackle Joey Mbu, Central Florida cornerback Jordan Ozerities, Florida Atlantic safety Damian Parms, Ottawa University wide receiver Joshua Stangby, Auburn safety Robenson Therezie, New Mexico State center Valerian Ume-Ezeoke, Texas Central cornerback Kevin White and Indiana wide receiver Shane Wynn.

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2015 undrafted free agents by team

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The following undrafted rookie free agents have signed with or agreed to deals with clubs. All signees were announced by clubs:

AFC EAST

Buffalo Bills: Illinois State tackle Jermaine Barton, Florida tight end Clay Burton, N.C. State tackle Tyson Chandler, South Florida wide receiver Andre Davis, Louisiana-Lafayette defensive tackle Justin Hamilton, Washington linebacker Andrew Hudson, Utah State defensive end B.J. Larsen, Wake Forest cornerback Merrill Noel, Baylor punter Spencer Roth, Stanford linebacker Stanford A.J. Tarpley, Western Kentucky cornerback Cam Thomas, Bethune-Cookman defensive end Erik Williams.

Miami Dolphins: Arizona offensive lineman Mickey Baucus, Tennessee punter Matt Darr, Georgia defensive end Ray Drew, RPI placekicker Andrew Franks, Penn State linebacker Mike Hull, Alabama wide receiver Christion Jones, Kansas wide receiver Nigel King, Illinois State offensive lineman Michael Liedtke, Cincinnati linebacker Jeff Luc, UCLA defensive tackle Ellis McCarthy, Bowling Green defensive end Kendall Montgomery, Oklahoma offensive lineman Dionte Savage, Utah State linebacker Zach Vigil, USC offensive lineman Aundrey Walker.

New England Patriots: Georgia center David Andrews, Michigan wide receiver Devin Gardner, California wide receiver Chris Harper, UAB defensive back Jimmy Jean, Auburn defensive back Brandon King, Ball State defensive back Eric Patterson, Vanderbilt defensive lineman Brandon Taylor.

New York Jets: Penn State defensive end Deion Barnes, Syracuse safety Durell Eskridge, Clarion linebacker Julian Howsare, Michigan State linebacker Taiwan Jones, Florida International safety Demarkus Perkins, South Alabama tight end Wes Saxton, Lincoln defensive lineman Davon Walls, Tennessee defensive end Jordan Williams.

AFC NORTH

Baltimore Ravens: Colorado State-Pueblo linebacker Darius Allen, Ohio State tackle Darryl Baldwin, Michigan linebacker Brennen Beyer, Cal State-Sacramento wide receiver DeAndre Carter, Mississippi State tackle Blaine Clausell, Alabama linebacker Trey DePriest, Harvard tackle Nick Easton, Rutgers guard Kaleb Johnson, Prairie View A&M quarterback Jerry Lovelocke, LSU running back Terrence Magee, Louisiana-Monroe punter Justin Manton, Alabama safety Nick Perry, BYU tackle De’Ondre Wesley, Oklahoma cornerback Julian Wilson, East Carolina wide receiver Cam Worthy.

Cincinnati Bengals: Oregon cornerback Troy Hill, Marshall offensive lineman Chris Jasperse, Wisconsin-Whitewater wide receiver Jake Kumerow, Eastern Kentucky tight end Matt Lengel, Concordia-St. Paul kicker Tom Obarski, Texas A&M safety Floyd Raven Sr., Nebraska linebacker Trevor Roach, Louisville center Jake Smith, Azusa Pacific running back Terrell Watson, Iowa fullback Mark Weisman, Clemson defensive tackle DeShawn Williams.

Pittsburgh Steelers: Texas A&M tight end Cameron Clear, Saint Augustine’s defensive tackle Nigel Crawford-Kinney, Liberty defensive end Dominique Davis, Penn State offensive guard Miles Dieffenbach, Auburn offensive guard Reese Dismukes, Kansas State center B.J. Finney, Boston College wide receiver Tyler Murphy, Illinois State defensive end Brandon Pate, Indiana offensive guard Colin Rahrig, Louisville wide receiver Eli Rogers, Lafayette running back Ross Scheuerman and Utah State offensive tackle Kevin Whimpey.

AFC SOUTH

Jacksonville Jaguars: Miami (Fla.) linebacker Thurston Armbrister, Syracuse defensive tackle Eric Crume, Auburn running back Corey Grant, Oregon State tight end Connor Hamlett, Auburn cornerback Nick Marshall, Minnesota-Mankato offensive guard Chris Reed, Maryland linebacker Matt Robinson, Pittsburgh linebacker Todd Thomas, Kansas State quarterback Jake Walters,

Indianapolis Colts: Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Bryan Bennett, Auburn wide receiver Quan Bray, Western Michigan cornerback Donald Celiscar, San Diego State linebacker Cody Galea, Cincinnati linebacker Terrell Hartsfield, Harvard linebacker Zachary Hodges, Nebraska cornerback Joshua Mitchell, San Diego State wide receiver Ezell Ruffin, West Chester cornerback Al-Hajj Shabazz, Massachusetts tight end Jean Sifrin, Purdue tight end Justin Sinz, Clemson safety Robert Smith, Toledo linebacker Junior Sylvestre, Yale running back Tyler Varga, Northwestern center Brandon Vitabile.

AFC WEST

Denver Broncos: Nebraska linebacker Zaire Anderson, Clemson center Kalon Davis, Mississippi State center Dillon Day, Boise State wide receiver Matt Miller, Oklahoma defensive tackle Chuka Ndulue, Wyoming offensive tackle Connor Rains, Nevada offensive tackle Kyle Roberts, Rice wide receiver Jordan Taylor, Clemson defensive lineman Josh Watson.

Oakland Raiders: BYU cornerback Rob Daniel, South Florida offensive lineman Quinterrius Eatmon, Nevada quarterback Cody Fajardo, Utah linebacker Jacoby Hale, Northwester safety Jimmy Hall, Fresno State wide receiver Josh Harper, Purdue tight end Gabe Holmes, Stephen F. Austin running back Gus Johnson, Eastern Washington safety Tevin McDonald, Arkansas linebacker Braylon Mitchell, Florida defensive tackle Leon Orr, Louisiana Tech safety Terrell Pinson, UNLV linebacker Josh Shirley and Delaware State wide receiver Milton Williams.

San Diego Chargers: Northwestern outside linebacker Ikechi Ariguzo, Boston College cornerback Manuel Asprilla, Mississippi State offensive guard Ben Beckwth, Minnesota defensive end Cameron Botticelli, Cincinnati offensive tackle Tyreek Burwell, Western Kentucky offensive tackle Cameron Clemmons, Central Michigan wide receiver Titus Davis, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo linebacker Nick Dzubnar, Ball State tailback Jahwan Edwards, Marshall tight end Eric Frohnapel, Ohio State linebacker Curtis Grant, Nevada outside linebacker Brock Hekking, Sacred Heart defensive back Gordon Hill, Texas A&M placekicker Josh Lembo, Iowa safety Johnny Lowdermilk, Kansas State linebacker/fullback Ryan Mueller, Albany tight end Brian Parker, West Virginia tailback Dreamius Smith, Clemson quarterback Cole Stoudt, Western Oregon wide receiver Tyrell Williams, Arkansas wide receiver Demetrious Wilson.

NFC EAST

New York Giants: Western Michigan safety Justin Currie, Tulane offensive tackle Sean Donnelly, Maryland linebacker Cole Farrand, Cincinnati defensive end Brad Harrah, Purdue running back Akeem Hunt, Illinois tight end Matt LaCosse.

Philadelphia Eagles: Delaware Valley wide receiver Rasheed Bailey, UNLV offensive guard Brett Boyko, UCLA offensive guard Malcom Bunche, New Hampshire center Mike Coccia, UNLV wide receiver Devante Davis, Duke linebacker Jordan Dewalt-Ondijo, Michigan State tight end Andrew Gleichert, Texas wide receiver John Harris, Nebraska-Kearney offensive guard Cole Manhart, Purdue running back Raheem Mostert, San Jose State defensive end Travis Raciti, Coastal Carolina defensive back Denzel Rice, Oklahoma State punter Kip Smith, UTEP tight end Eric Tomlinson, UCF tight end Justin Tukes.

Washington: San Diego wide receiver Reggie Bell, Arkansas offensive line Brey Cook, Clemson defensive end Corey Crawford, Syracuse linebacker Dyshawn Davis, Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday, Northwestern wide receiver Tony Jones, UAB placekicker Ty Long, BYU tight end Devin Mahina, Central Florida linebacker Terrance Plummer, Dubuque wide receiver Tyler Rutenbeck and Texas A&M running back Trey Williams.

NFC NORTH

Chicago Bears: TCU LB Jonathan Anderson, Rice CB Bryce Callahan, East Carolina QB Shane Carden, East Central CB Qumain Black, Toledo PK Jeremiah Detmer, Central Florida CB Jacoby Glenn, Coastal Carolina OG Chad Hamilton, UCLA S Anthony Jefferson, Arkansas OT Cameron Jefferson, Old Dominion LS Rick Lovato, Illinois State WR Cameron Meredith, Baylor WR Levi Norwood, Miami (Fla.) DE Olsen Pierre, Washington LB John Timu, Alabama TE Brian Vogler.

Green Bay Packers: Louisiana-Lafayette running back Alonzo Harris, Colorado State cornerback Bernard Blake, Miami cornerback Ladarius Gunter, Stanford linebacker James Vaughers, LSU linebacker Jermauria Rasco, Bethune-Cookman linebacker Tavarus Dantzler, Pittsburgh offensive lineman Matt Rotherham, Arizona offensive lineman Fabbians Ebbele, Fayetteville State offensive lineman Marcus Reed, Western Kentucky tight end Mitchell Henry, Mississippi defensive tackle Lavon Hooks, Kentucky wide receiver Javess Blue, Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson, Missouri wide receiver Jimmy Hunt, Texas A&M-Commerce wide receiver Larry Pinkard, Old Dominion wide receiver Larry Pinkard, North Dakota tailback John Crockett.

NFC SOUTH

Atlanta Falcons: North Texas linebacker Derek Akunne, Tarleton State defensive tackle Chris Brown, Central Oklahoma wide receiver Marquez Clark, Azusa Pacific offensive lineman Cody Clay, Louisville safety Terell Floyd, Northern Arizona tight end Beau Gardner, Wisconsin defensive tackle Warren Herring, Fort Valley State cornerback Mike Lee, Cincinnati offensive tackle Eric Lefeld, Oregon linebacker Derrick Malone, Houston defensive tackle Joey Mbu, Central Florida cornerback Jordan Ozerities, Florida Atlantic safety Damian Parms, Ottawa University wide receiver Joshua Stangby, Auburn safety Robenson Therezie, New Mexico State center Valerian Ume-Ezeoke, Oregon State tailback Terron Ward, Texas Central cornerback Kevin White and Indiana wide receiver Shane Wynn.

New Orleans Saints: Clemson defensive lineman Tavaris Barnes, Mississippi State defensive lineman Kaleb Eulls, Notre Dame College guard Doniel Gambrell, New Hampshire wide receiver R.J. Harris, Syracuse tackle Sean Hickey, Texas A&M wide receiver Malcome Kennedy, North Texas guard Cyril Lemon, Texas-San Antonio defensive lineman Ashaad Mabry, West Texas A&M linebacker Marcus Pierce-Brewster, Indiana defensive lineman Bobby Richardson, SMU linebacker Stephon Sanders, New Hampshire tight end Harold Spears, North Carolina tight end Jack Tabb.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Iowa linebacker Quinton Alston, Louisville running back Dominique Brown, Idaho defensive tackle Quayshawne Buckley, Brown long snapper Courtland Clavette, Towson defensive end Ryan Delaire, Texas A&M cornerback Deshazor Everett, TCU safety Chris Hackett, UCF wide receiver Rannell Hall, Boston College linebacker Josh Keyes, Tusculum defensive tackle Caushaud Lyons, UCF wide receiver Josh Reese, Kansas linebacker Michael Reynolds and Jones County Junior College defensive end Jamal Young.

NFC WEST

Arizona Cardinals: Adams State cornerback Cariel Brooks, N.C. State tackle Rob Crisp, BYU linebacker Alani Fua, Shippensburg wide receiver Trevor Harman, Georgia Southern linebacker Edwin Jackson, Florida Atlantic linebacker Andrae Kirk, BYU running back Paul Lasike, Bowling Green linebacker Gabe Martin, Iowa wide receiver Damond Powell, Colorado State-Pueblo cornerback C.J. Roberts, Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley, Missouri State tight end Gannon Sinclair, Montana linebacker Zack Wagenmann, Northern Iowa nose tackle Xavier Williams.

St. Louis Rams: Texas tailback Malcolm Brown, Northwestern State defensive back Imoan Claiborne, Arkansas Pine-Bluff wide receiver Isiah Ferguson, Texas State tailback Terrence Franks, South Alabama defensive back Montell Garner, Liberty defensive back Jacob Hagen, Mississippi State defensive back Jay Hughes, Georgia Tech fullback Zach Laskey, Northwestern Missouri State defensive lineman Matt Longacre, Syracuse linebacker Cameron Lynch, Bacone linebacker Keshaun Malone, Texas Tech wide receiver Bradley Marquez, New Mexico Highlands wide receiver Tyler Slavin, Iowa defensive tackle Louis Trinca-Pasat, South Florida offensive lineman Darrell Williams.

San Francisco 49ers: Utah wide receiver Dres Anderson (Utah), Duke wide receiver Isaac Blakeney (Duke), Washington wide receiver DiAndre Campbell (Washington), Henderson State wide receiver Darius Davis, Auburn offensive lineman Patrick Miller, Michigan State defensive lineman Marcus Rush, South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson, Alabama wide receiver DeAndrew White.

Seattle Seahawks: Texas long snapper Nate Boyer, Idaho tackle Jesse Davis, Arizona wide receiver Austin Hill, Norfolk State safety Keenan Lambert, LSU safety Ronald Martin, Georgia Tech linebacker Quayshawn Nealy, Central Michigan running back Thomas Rawls, Auburn cornerback Trovon Reed, West Georgia defensive end Tory Slater, dismissed former Ohio State running back Rod Smith and UT-San Antonio safety Triston Wade.

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Quarterback, five WRs among 49ers’ undrafted free agents

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Though the 49ers did not draft a quarterback, they have added a rookie free agent at the position.

San Francisco has signed South Carolina’s Dylan Thompson, the team said Tuesday. Thompson is the lone quarterback among the 49ers’ nine undrafted free agent signees.

Thompson (6-3, 218) connected on about 60 percent of his pass attempts in 2014, throwing for 3,564 yards with 26 TDs and 11 interceptions. Thompson and Blaine Gabbert are the lone backups to Colin Kaepernick on the San Francisco roster.

Of the 49ers’ other eight undrafted free agents, five are wide receivers: Dres Anderson (Utah), Isaac Blakeney (Duke), DiAndre Campbell (Washington), Darius Davis (Henderson State) and DeAndrew White (Alabama).

Other undrafted free agents signed were Auburn offensive lineman Patrick Miller and Michigan State defensive lineman Marcus Rush.

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PFT Planet hits 3-of-5 draft props, beats the house

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The results are in, and PFT Planet was dialed in when it came to the 2015 NFL Draft.

Of the five draft proposition “bets” set by PFT, the readers were correct on three of them. Here were the winners:

Over-Under on first-round RBs: 2.5. Ultimately, 92 percent of the more than 5,500 voters selected UNDER 2.5. And indeed, only two backs — Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon — were taken in Round One.

Over-Under on draft spot of first cornerback taken: 12.5. About 61 percent of the nearly 2,700 voters sided with UNDER 12.5, which cashed when Minnesota took Michigan State’s Trae Waynes at No. 11.

Over-Under on Marcus Mariota’s draft position: 2.5. Winner, winner. Out of about 6,300 votes, 55 percent projected Mariota to be chosen first or second. And indeed, he was the No. 2 overall pick of Tennessee.

While PFT Planet correctly handicapped those props, they struggled on two of the gambles:

— A majority of readers believed the first, second or third pick of the draft would be traded. Alas, no trades came until the Chargers moved up for the No. 15 pick.

— About 60 percent of voters projected Alabama wideout Amari Cooper to be selected no earlier than No. 5 in Round One. However, he was Oakland’s pick at No. 4.

Despite those losses, PFT Planet ended up a collective winner on the five draft props. Assuming the normal house edge, where bettors have to bet $11 to win $10, PFT Planet ended up $2,732 in mythical commenter dollars.

So congratulations, readers. You beat the house this time. Here, have some buffet passes. How about some show tickets? Can we freshen your drinks?

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Colts agree with QB Bryan Bennett, 14 other undrafted free agents

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The Colts announced Monday they had reached deals with 15 undrafted free agents, including a quarterback who played at the Senior Bowl.

Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Bryan Bennett, who began his collegiate career at Oregon, is among the UDFAs agreeing to terms with Indianapolis.

Bennett (6-2, 211) threw for 2,357 yards with 18 TDs and eight interceptions in 2014. He also led his team in rushing (669 yards, 15 TDs). However, he completed less than 50 percent of his passes a season ago, and he could be more likely to stick on the Colts’ practice squad than their roster.

The Colts also announced a deal with Yale running back Tyler Varga, another Senior Bowl invitee. Varga (5-11, 222) rushed for 1,423 yards and scored 26 total touchdowns for the Bulldogs as a senior.

The other rookie free agents slated to join the Colts are Auburn wide receiver Quan Bray, Western Michigan cornerback Donald Celiscar, San Diego State linebacker Cody Galea, Cincinnati linebacker Terrell Hartsfield, Harvard linebacker Zachary Hodges, Nebraska cornerback Joshua Mitchell, San Diego State wide receiver Ezell Ruffin, West Chester cornerback Al-Hajj Shabazz, Massachusetts tight end Jean Sifrin, Purdue tight end Justin Sinz, Clemson safety Robert Smith, Toledo linebacker Junior Sylvestre and Northwestern center Brandon Vitabile.

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2015 NFL Draft Trades

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The following trades were made during the 2015 NFL Draft. Trade terms were furnished by and cited from the league:

ROUND ONE

San Diego Trades: Selection Choices: Round 1, 2015 (17), Round 4, 2015 (117), Round 5, 2016.

San Francisco Trades: Selection Choice: Round 1, 2015 (15).

Chargers selected Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon at No. 15.

49ers selected defensive lineman Arik Armstead at No. 17 and Oklahoma tight end Blake Bell at No. 117.

Denver Trades: Selection Choices: Round 1, 2015 (28), Round 5, 2015 (143) from Chicago, Round 5, 2016, center/guard Manny Ramirez.

Detroit Trades: Selection Choice: Round 1, 2015 (23).

Broncos selected Missouri defensive end Shane Ray at No. 23.

Lions selected Duke offensive guard Laken Tomlinson at No. 28. Pick No. 143 was traded to Minnesota.

ROUND TWO

New York Giants Trade: Selection Choices: Round 2, 2015 (40), Round 4, 2015 (108), Round 7, 2015 (245) from Denver.

Tennessee Trades: Selection Choice: Round 2, 2015 (33).

Giants selected Alabama S Landon Collins at No. 33.

Titans selected Missouri wide receiver Dorian Green-Beckham at No. 40, Alabama fullback Jalston Fowler at No. 108 and William and Mary wide receiver Tre McBride at No. 245.

Carolina Trades: Selection Choices: Round 2, 2015 (57), Round 3, 2015 (89), Round 6, 2015 (201).

St. Louis Trades: Selection Choice: Round 2, 2015 (41).

Panthers selected Michigan tight end/wide receiver Devin Funchess at No. 41.

Rams selected Wisconsin offensive tackle Rob Havenstein at No. 57, Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion at No. 89 and Missouri wide receiver Bud Sasser at No. 201.

Cleveland Trades: Selection Choices: Round 2, 2015 (43), Round 7, 2015 (229).

Houston Trades: Selection Choices: Round 2, 2015 (51), Round 4, 2015 (116), Round 6, 2015 (195).

Texans selected Mississippi State linebacker Benardrick McKinney at No. 43. Pick No. 229 was traded to the Jets.

Browns selected Utah defensive end Nate Orchard at No. 51 and Mississippi State tight end Malcolm Johnson at No. 195. Pick No. 116 was traded to Arizona.

Miami Trades: Selection Choices: Round 2, 2015 (47), Round 6, 2015 (191).

Philadelphia Trades: Selection Choices: Round 2, 2015 (52), Round 5, 2015 (145) from St. Louis, Round 5, 2015 (156).

Eagles selected Utah cornerback Eric Rowe at No. 47 and Kansas cornerback JaCorey Shepherd at No. 191.

Dolphins selected Oklahoma defensive tackle Jordan Phillips at No. 52, Memphis cornerback Bobby McCain at No. 145 and Michigan State wide receiver Tony Lippett at No. 156.

Arizona Trades: Selection Choice: Round 2, 2015 (55).

Baltimore Trades: Selection Choices: Round 2, 2015 (58), Round 5, 2015 (158) from Detroit.

Ravens selected Minnesota tight end Maxx Williams at No. 55.

Cardinals selected Missouri defensive end Markus Golden at No. 58 and West Virginia defensive end Shaquille Riddick at No. 158.

Indianapolis Trades: Selection Choices: Round 2, 2015 (61), Round 4, 2015 (128).

Tampa Bay Trades: Selection Choices: Round 3, 2015 (65), Round 4, 2015 (109) from St. Louis.

Buccaneers selected Hobart and William Smith center Ali Marpet at No. 61. Pick No. 128 was traded to Oakland.

Colts selected Florida Atlantic cornerback D’Joun Smith at No. 65 and Central Florida safety Clayton Geathers at No. 109.

ROUND THREE

Seattle Trades: Selection Choices: Round 3, 2015 (95), Round 4, 2015 (112) from New Orleans, Round 5, 2015 (167), Round 6, 2015 (181) from New York Jets.

Washington Trades: Selection Choice: Round 3, 2015 (69).

Seahawks selected Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett at No. 69.

Washington selected Florida running back Matt Jones at No. 95, Alabama offensive guard Arie Kouandjio at No. 112 and Virginia Tech safety Kyshoen Jarrett at No. 181. Pick No. 167 was traded to the Saints.

Houston Trades: Selection Choices: Round 3, 2015 (82), Round 5, 2015 (152), Round 7, 2015 (229) from Cleveland, wide receiver DeVier Posey.

New York Jets Trade: Selection Choice: Round 3, 2015 (70).

Texans selected Arizona State WR Jaelen Strong at No. 70.

Jets selected Louisville linebacker Lorenzo Maudlin at No. 82 and Texas A&M offensive guard Jarvis Harrison at No. 152. Pick No. 229 was traded to Jacksonville.

Kansas City Trades: Selection Choices: Round 3, 2015 (80), Round 6, 2015 (193).

Minnesota Trades: Selection Choice: Round 3, 2015 (76).

Chiefs selected Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley at No. 76.

Vikings selected Louisville defensive end B.J. Dubose at No. 193. Pick No. 80 was traded to Detroit.

Detroit Trades: Selection Choices: Round 3, 2015 (88), Round 5, 2015 (143) from Chicago.

Minnesota Trades: Selection Choice: Round 3, 2015 (80) from Kansas City.

Lions selected Stanford cornerback Alex Hunter at No. 80.

Vikings selected LSU DE Danielle Hunter at No. 88 and Southern Illinois tight end MyCole Pruitt at No. 143.

Cleveland Trades: Selection Choices: Round 4, 2015 (111), Round 5, 2015 (147), Round 6, 2015 (202) from Baltimore.

New England Trades: Selection Choices: Round 3, 2015 (96), Round 7, 2015 (219) from Tennessee.

Browns selected Washington State defensive tackle Xavier Cooper at No. 96 and USC linebacker Hayes Pullard at No. 216.

Patriots selected Florida State offensive guard Tre’ Jackson at No. 111 and Arkansas tight end A.J. Derby at No. 202. Pick No. 147 was traded to Green Bay.

ROUND FOUR

Carolina Trades: Selection Choices: Round 4, 2015 (124), Round 5, 2015 (161), Round 7, 2015 (242).

Oakland Trades: Selection Choice: Round 4, 2015 (102).

Panthers selected Oklahoma offensive guard Daryl Williams at No. 102.

Raiders selected Florida linebacker Neiron Ball at No. 161 and Kansas cornerback Dexter McDonald at No. 242. Pick No. 124 was traded to Tampa Bay.

Jacksonville Trades: Selection Choice: Round 4, 2015 (103).

New York Jets Trade: Selection Choices: Round 4, 2015 (104), Round 7, 2015 (229) from Cleveland.

Jets selected Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty at No. 103.

Jaguars selected Louisville safety James Sample at No. 104 and Notre Dame tight end Ben Koyack at No. 229.

Detroit Trades: Selection Choice: Round 3, 2016.

Philadelphia Trades: Selection Choice: Round 4, 2015 (113) from San Francisco.

Lions selected Auburn defensive tackle Gabe Wright at No. 113.

Arizona Trades: Selection Choices: Round 4, 2015 (123), Round 6, 2015 (198), Round 7, 2015 (241).

Cleveland Trades: Selection Choice: Round 4, 2015 (116) from Houston.

Cardinals selected Delaware State defensive tackle Rodney Gunter at No. 116.

Browns selected Washington State wide receiver Vince Mayle at No. 123, USC tight end Randall Telfer at No. 198 and Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomus at No. 241.

Oakland Trades: Selection Choice: Round 4, 2015 (124).

Tampa Bay Trades: Selection Choices: Round 4, 2015 (128) from Indianapolis, Round 7, 2015 (218).

Buccaneers linebacker LSU linebacker Kwon Alexander at No. 124.

Raiders selected Miami (Fla.) offensive guard Jon Feliciano at No. 128 and Tennessee State offensive lineman Anthony Morris at No. 218.

ROUND FIVE

Atlanta Trades: Selection Choices: Round 5, 2015 (146), Round 6, 2015 (185).

Minnesota Trades: Selection Choice: Round 5, 2015 (137) from Tampa Bay.

Falcons selected Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett at No. 137.

Vikings selected Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs at No. 146 and Oklahoma offensive tackle Tyrus Thompson at No. 185.

Green Bay Trades: Selection Choices: Round 5, 2015 (166), Round 7, 2015 (247).

New England Trades: Selection Choice: Round 5, 2015 (147) from Cleveland.

Packers selected UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley at No. 147.

Patriots selected Navy long snapper Joe Cardona at No. 166 and Marshall cornerback Darryl Roberts at No. 247.

Indianapolis Trades: Selection Choices: Round 5, 2015 (165), Round 7, 2015 (244) from Dallas.

San Francisco Trades: Selection Choice: Round 5, 2015 (151).

Colts selected Stanford nose tackle David Parry at No. 151.

49ers selected Clemson punter Bradley Pinion at No. 165 and Florida offensive guard Trenton Brown at 244.

ROUND SIX

New Orleans Trades: Selection Choices: Round 6, 2015 (187), Round 6, 2016.

Washington Trades: Selection Choice: Round 5, 2015 (167) from Seattle.

Saints selected Georgia cornerback Damian Swann at No. 167.

Washington selected Ohio State wide receiver Evan Spencer at No. 187.

ROUND SEVEN

New York Jets Trade: Selection Choice: Round 7, 2015 (224) from Chicago.

St. Louis Trades: Running back Zac Stacy.

Rams selected Baylor linebacker Bryce Hager at No. 224.

Dallas Trades: Selection Choice: Round 6, 2016.

San Francisco Trades: Selection Choice: Round 7, 2015 (246) from Indianapolis.

Cowboys selected Texas tight end Geoff Swaim at No. 246.

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Bears reach deals with QB Shane Carden, 14 other undrafted rookies

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If you can’t beat him, sign his doppleganger.

East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden, who has been said to look like former Packers star Brett Favre, is one of 15 undrafted rookie free agents to agree to deals with the Bears, the club said on its website on Sunday evening.

Carden (6-2, 218) threw for more than 4,000 yards in each of his final two seasons with the Pirates. In this span, he threw 66 TDs and just 20 picks in 1,166 passes. Carden will vie to stick on a depth chart that includes Jay Cutler, Jimmy Clausen and David Fales.

The Bears also reached deals with these undrafted rookies: TCU LB Jonathan Anderson, Rice CB Bryce Callahan, East Central CB Qumain Black, Toledo PK Jeremiah Detmer, Central Florida CB Jacoby Glenn, Coastal Carolina OG Chad Hamilton, UCLA S Anthony Jefferson, Arkansas OT Cameron Jefferson, Old Dominion LS Rick Lovato, Illinois State WR Cameron Meredith, Baylor WR Levi Norwood, Miami (Fla.) DE Olsen Pierre, Washington LB John Timu, Alabama TE Brian Vogler.

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Steelers address defense in draft

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When a defense allows the third-most yards per play in the previous regular season, the subsequent draft would figure to bring to reinforcements.

Such was the case for the Steelers, who selected six defensive players in eight picks in the 2015 NFL Draft.

Half of the defensive selections were defensive backs: Ole Miss cornerback Senquez Golson (Round Two), Ohio State cornerback Doran Grant (Round Four) and Louisville safety Gerod Holliman (Round Seven). Golson and Grant have a chance to vie for roles right off the bat, while Holliman has a chance to make the roster, what with safety not one of the Steelers’ deeper positions.

The Steelers began the draft selecting an edge-rusher, Kentucky’s Bud Dupree, in Round One. Other front seven picks were Miami (Fla.) outside linebacker/defensive end Anthony Chickillo (Round Six) and Central Michigan defensive tackle Leterrius Walton (Round Six). Dupree, Walton and Chickillo all face a learning curve as they learn the Steelers’ defense, but if they can play, there are reps to be had.

Whether the Steelers’ defensive picks pan out remains to be seen. But leaning defense was the play in 2015, and it may have been the only one, given the depth chart.

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Grady Jarrett’s home damaged in fire Friday night

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According to multiple reports, a fire damaged the family home of Falcons draft pick Grady Jarrett on Friday night, but no one was hurt in the incident, FoxSports.com reported.

Per NFL Media and FoxSports.com, there were between about 30 to 50 people at the home in Conyers, Georgia when smoke drove those present out of the house. The fire, which damaged the left side of the house, is thought have been electrical in nature, per FoxSports.com.

Jarrett’s agent, Carmen Wallace, told NFL Media that the home can be salvaged but needed work.

The Falcons traded up in Round Five to select Jarrett, a defensive tackle who played collegiately at Clemson.

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Falcons trade up with Vikings, select Clemson DT Grady Jarrett

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At the top of Round Five, the Falcons struck for one of the top defensive tackles still on the board, trading up with Minnesota to select Clemson’s Grady Jarrett at No. 137.

In exchange, the Vikings received a fifth-round pick (No. 146) and a sixth-round choice (No. 185).

The son of former Falcons linebacker Jesse Tuggle, Jarrett (6-1, 304) notched 73 tackles and 12 QB pressures for Clemson in 2014, per statistics from the school.

Writing in his 2015 NFL Draft Preview, personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki compared Jarrett to a “poor man’s Brandon Mebane.” The 6-foot-1, 311-pound Mebane has had a productive career for the Seahawks, for whom new Atlanta head coach Dan Quinn was an assistant for four seasons.

Jarrett would seem likely to compete for a role in Seattle’s DT rotation in Year One. And if he turns out like Mebane — a starter in all eight NFL seasons — then the Falcons will have made one of the best moves of Round Five.

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Bears take RB Jeremy Langford in Round Four

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With running back Matt Forte in the final year of his contract, the Bears moved to add some depth at the position at the beginning of the fourth round, selecting Michigan State’s Jeremy Langford with the 106th overall pick.

As a senior in 2014, Langford (6-0, 208) rushed for 1,522 yards and 22 TDs for the Spartans, gaining 5.5 yards per carry.

Langford, Jacquizz Rodgers and Ka’Deem Carey are the primary options behind Forte, one of the game’s most versatile backs. Longer term, the focus will turn to whether Langford can assume a bigger role in the backfield for Chicago.

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Rams take Oregon State QB Sean Mannion in Round Three

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The remaking of the Rams’ QB depth chart continues.

First, they added a new starter (Nick Foles) in a March trade with Philadelphia.

Now, they have added a rookie to the mix, taking Oregon State’s Sean Mannion in Round Three (No. 89 overall).

The 6-foot-6, 229-pound Mannion is likely to compete with Austin Davis for the Rams’ top reserve role. He threw for 13,600 yards with 83 TDs and 54 interceptions in four collegiate seasons, completing 64.6 percent of his throws.

Foles and Davis are in the final years of their contracts; at the least, Mannion is some long-term insurance at the position.

The more interesting storyline, of course, is whether Mannion becomes more than that.

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