Vikings get critical Allen turnovers, stun Bills 33-30 in OT
Patrick Peterson intercepted Josh Allen with 1:12 left in overtime to finally end a sloppy, yet thrilling back-and-forth game between two of the NFL’s best teams, and the Minnesota Vikings completed their rally from a 17-point second-half deficit to beat the Buffalo Bills 33-30.
NFC North roundup: Chicago Bears trade up for Ohio State QB Justin Fields on Day 1 of NFL draft
The Chicago Bears then stole the night as Justin Fields fell out of the top 10 -- past the Detroit Lions at Pick 7 -- trading up to Pick 11 to select the Ohio State quarterback. They landed Virginia Tech offensive lineman Christian Darrisaw in their new spot, solidifying the trenches with one of the top offensive linemen that played last season. Holmes also added they felt better about Sewell than Fields, ranking the offensive lineman higher than the quarterback on their board. It’s hard not to feel optimistic about the Sewell pick. 2021 NFL draft: Detroit Lions select Oregon OT Penei Sewell with seventh overall pickNFL Draft 2021 first round recap: Lions take Sewell, Michigan’s Kwity Paye goes to Colts5 things to know about Lions’ first-round pick Penei SewellNFL draft analyst: Detroit Lions’ pick Penei Sewell has Hall of Fame potentialNFL 2021 Draft: How to buy first-round pick Penei Sewell’s new Detroit Lions jerseymlive.com
NFL mock draft roundup: Detroit’s options all over the board heading into the homestretch
The NFL draft is less than one week away, which means it’s time to check the national temperature for what analysts are feeling for the Detroit Lions at Pick 7. In our last mock draft roundup of the offseason, we welcome Virginia Tech offensive lineman Christian Darrisaw to the mix. Chase opted out of the pandemic-altered season one year removed from lighting college football on fire with Joe Burrow and Justin Jefferson. And while Waddle is arguably the most electric wide receiver in this year’s draft, he’s far from a one-dimensional prospect. Christian Darrisaw, OL, Virginia TechMocked by: Peter Schrager of NFL Network (trade back to Pick 16)Let’s round out this year’s mock draft roundups by welcoming a new name to the list.mlive.com
Alabama's Jones, Smith, Harris lead 6 Tide AP All-Americans
Lawrence, the likely first pick in the next NFL draft, made AP All-America for the first time in his career. ___The 2020 AP All-America team:FIRST TEAMOffenseQuarterback — Mac Jones, junior, Alabama. Running backs — Najee Harris, senior, Alabama; Breece Hall, sophomore, Iowa State. Guards — Ben Cleveland, senior, Georgia; Tommy Kraemer, senior, Notre Dame. Safeties — Kyle Hamilton, sophomore, Notre Dame; Tykee Smith, sophomore, West Virginia.