1. Drafting Defenders Who Can Play Right Away Will Be Important

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  2. Jackson Intends to Push McCoy Plenty

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  3. Dont'a Hightower Shouldered Load, Ready for More

    We know football players are tough. Sometimes, they're insanely tough. Consider Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower, who played the final month of the regular season and playoffs with a torn right labrum...

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  4. Aaron Hernandez Finally Taken Down by a 5-Foot-Tall Operations Manager

    Lesa Strachan stands a little over 5-feet tall, wears her hair short and works as an area operations manager here in the small towns of southeastern Massachusetts...

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  5. Ryan Clady Finds Comfort in a Familiar Style

    Zone blocking agrees with Clady, who the Broncos targeted in the first round of the 2008 draft because they felt his skills would translate to that style...

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  6. Boras' Profile with Rams Grows

    Throughout his NFL coaching career, a career that's about to enter its 12th season, Rob Boras has been a foot soldier...

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  7. Seahawks Hosted a Group of Draft Prospects

    The Seahawks hosted a few draft prospects on Wednesday, evidenced by a few twitter postings by the West Georgia DL Tory Slater and Cal WR Chris Harper...

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  8. Does Michael Crabtree Give Raiders Flexibility at No. 4 in 2015 NFL Draft?

    Until recently, most experts agreed that the Oakland Raiders would take either Amari Cooper or Kevin White with the fourth overall pick of the 2015 NFL draft...

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  9. B/R NFL Draft 400: Top Fullbacks

    Each spring, 256 players are drafted into the NFL and roughly another 100 are added as undrafted free agents. With close to 350 players joining the pros each year, it's tough to keep track of them...

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  10. Washington Redskins Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Dante Fowler Jr.

    Pure pass-rush ability and production, or hybrid versatility and defensive mixture? The Washington Redskins must decide which of those things they value most ahead of the 2015 NFL draft...

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  11. Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Countdown: Making the Case for OLB Eli Harold

    The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't in as severe a crisis at outside linebacker as they were when the league year kicked off last month...

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  12. Alvin Dupree's Versatility Could Make UK DE the 2015 NFL Draft's Top Edge-Rusher

    In the National Football League, you can never have too many talented pass-rushers. Teams that don't have them desperately seek them. The teams that do have them are always looking for more...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 days ago 6,392 reads 31 comments

  13. Top Lineman Prospect Brandon Scherff Has Tools and Attitude to Dominate in NFL

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — Inside the University of Iowa's Hansen Football Performance Center—a brand-new, lavish facility next to Kinnick Stadium on the west side of campus—offensive ...

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  14. Miami Dolphins Draft Countdown: Making the Case for LB Benardrick McKinney

    "Out with the old" is step one. "In with the new" is step two. The Miami Dolphins took the first steps in overhauling the depth chart at linebacker, by trading Dannell Ellerbe and releasing Philip Wheeler...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 days ago 8,991 reads 29 comments

  15. Denver Broncos Draft Countdown: Making the Case for DT Xavier Cooper

    The Denver Broncos need help on the defensive line. More specifically, they need to add better depth and talent at nose tackle. Currently, you can pencil in Sylvester Williams as their starting nose tackle...

    Cecil Lammey Written by Cecil Lammey about 2 days ago 4,783 reads 8 comments

  16. Cleveland Browns Draft Countdown: Making the Case for NT Eddie Goldman

    At first glance, it appears that the Cleveland Browns have their nose tackle problems solved. Ahtyba Rubin is gone, joining the Seattle Seahawks in free agency...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 days ago 3,348 reads 30 comments

  17. New York Jets Draft Countdown: Making the Case for OLB Eli Harold

    Believe it or not, the 2015 NFL draft is scheduled to last seven rounds. I only say that to assure you that, despite all the focus on the first round and mock drafts of that sort, ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 days ago 6,367 reads 12 comments

  18. What Does the Wonderlic Test Really Mean?

    It happened again. Results from the controversial Wonderlic test—a cognitive ability exam taken by prospects annually at the NFL Scouting Combine, scored out of 50 — ...

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  19. New England Patriots Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Jordan Phillips

    Another defensive tackle? Yes, the New England Patriots just spent a first-round pick on Dominique Easley last season; yes, they just re-signed veteran Alan Branch ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 days ago 5,383 reads 15 comments

  20. Every Draft Question You Have Ever Asked, Answered Once and for All

    The final weeks of draft speculation bring a wearying feeling of deja vu. There are always two quarterbacks, and they are usually trapped in a two-month horse race played out on talk shows and in mock drafts...

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  21. Breaking Down the Most Improved Units After 2015 NFL Free Agency

    The NFL 's league year opened a little over a month ago, and in the weeks that followed, the landscape of the league dramatically altered. Positions that were once weaknesses have now become ones of strength...

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  22. San Francisco 49ers: Round-by-Round Draft Targets

    The San Francisco 49ers enter the 2015 draft with nine overall selections. In addition to the seven picks they had, the 49ers were awarded compensatory picks in the fourth and seventh rounds...

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  23. Dallas Cowboys Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Owamagbe Odighizuwa

    Last year, the Dallas Cowboys didn't get much production from the defensive end position. Jeremy Mincey led the position with just six sacks, which is far from the production you want from your No...

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  24. 2015 NFL Draft: The Most Overlooked Player at Every Position

    There are always players who retroactively make you wonder why the general manager of your team didn't take the prospect at the time...

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  25. Broncos' DeMarcus Ware: 'I've Got Many Years Left'

    DeMarcus Ware is coming off a 10-sack season in 2014. However, just three of those sacks came after Week 8 and the Denver Broncos ' pass rush was utterly punchless in their playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts ...

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