The NFL has announced the teams that were rewarded with compensatory selections for this year's upcoming NFL Draft. Several area teams made the cut for additional selections that are rewarded for losses in free agency in the prior league year.
Few running backs have burst on to the scene their rookie season like what we've seen out of New York Jets running back Breece Hall. After another strong performance in the making on Sunday, Hall left the game was an apparent knee injury.
It was surely a disappointing first season for Minnesota Vikings safety Lewis Cine. After not getting as many reps with the first team as many thought he deserved given his draft position, the rookie will now miss the remainder of the regular season with an injury.
Injuries this time of year for football players and fans alike are brutal. One rookie with area ties just suffered a tough injury at New York Giants training camp that will sideline him for the near future.
The NHL Draft continues today, but last night's first round had its fair share of surprises and trades. The Minnesota Wild had two first round selections entering the night, and stood pat, adding two offensive players to bolster the team's depth.