1. Packers Draft Observations from the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine

    With the end of the combine, it is time for the Green Bay Packers to head back to the office, compile their notes and then watch all the film they already watched once, again. So much happened that distilling it will take weeks...

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  2. What Lions Fans Learned from the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine

    With the fifth pick of the 2013 NFL draft , there are a ton of ways the Detroit Lions can go and we got a great look at some options for them at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine...

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  3. What Bears Fans Learned from the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine

    With the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine finally done, we will soon be turning our attention again to free agency and April's draft and away from guys doing things they will never again be asked to do on a football field while in their underwear...

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  4. Alabama's Dee Milliner Is the Pick for the Detroit Lions at No. 5 Overall

    Dee Milliner should be the first pick for the Detroit Lions . End of story. This isn't about the 40 time, though that certainly didn't hurt...

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  5. Potential Impacts of Tom Brady's New Contract on Aaron Rodgers' Next One

    News broke on Monday that Tom Brady has signed a new contract, but the real excitement came when Sports Illustrated 's Peter King broke the contract down—e specially for Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers ...

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  6. 2013 Combine: 5 Tight Ends for the Packers to Replace Finley With

    As the combine grinds on, the Packers have some internal things to figure out, along with all the new prospects they're watching...

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  7. 2013 Combine: Buying and Selling Running Backs for the Packers

    Sunday saw the "skill position" players take the field at Lucas Oil Stadium, and while we know the Green Bay Packers are likely to look at a wide receiver in April's draft, there is also a good chance they will take a running back as well...

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  8. 2013 Combine: 10 Receivers the Vikings Should Take Another Look at

    As receivers flew down the Lucas Oil Stadium turf, we can bet the Vikings were among the teams watching very, very closely...

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  9. 2013 Combine: Lions Get a Great Look at Tackle Prospects on Saturday

    With the Detroit Lions picking fifth this April, there are plenty of athletes for them to watch this week and a lot of directions they can go with that pick...

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  10. 2013 NFL Combine: Bears Prospect Updates from Day 1 and 2

    We're just two days into the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine, but a few developments can be of interest to Chicago Bears fans...

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  11. Burleson & Raiola Restructure Contracts, Stafford & Suh Should Follow Their Lead

    The Detroit Lions are in a bit of a cap crisis. As of this writing the estimated cap figure for the league is $121 million , and the Lions are approximately $2 million under the cap...

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  12. Percy Harvin Unhappy with Role in Offense: Breaking Down What That Really Means

    The complaint about his role isn't a new one for Percy Harvin , who skipped minicamp because of it (and other things) last summer...

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  13. Greg Jennings Is Crazy to Ask for $14 Million

    As the NFL Scouting Combine rolls on, we begin to hear things not only about the prospects, but regarding free agents and existing players as well...

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  14. Disastrous Traps the Detroit Lions Have to Avoid in the 2013 NFL Draft

    With the Lions free-fall last season and serious questions looming about how the team conducts its draft research, GM Marty Mayhew and head coach Jim Schwartz will be performing under a microscope...

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  15. The Ups and Downs of Matthew Stafford's Rollercoaster NFL Career

    In 2009, Matt Stafford stood on the stage at Radio City Music Hall during the NFL draft, a Lions cap on his head and a jersey in his hand, ready to take on the world and change the fortunes of this long-suffering franchise...

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  16. Dustin Keller Could Be the Solution to Bears' Tight End Woes

    I was watching Aaron Nagler in a recent B/R video on underrated free agents when it hit me—one of the players he is talking about, Dustin Keller , is the perfect solution for the Chicago Bears ...

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  17. Bears Primary Need Remains Offensive Line & More NFC North News

    While Kevin Seifert is vacationing, sleeping in or whatever it is ESPN bloggers do on their days off, ESPN's NFC North blog has a piece on the offseason needs of each of the division's four teams ...

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  18. The Packers Armchair Scout's Guide to the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine

    Welcome to the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine , an event which brings together 335 athletes hoping to try and impress scouts enough to get one of the coveted 224 spots during April's draft...

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  19. The Bears Armchair Scout's Guide to the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine

    One of the centerpieces to the NFL draft process, the NFL Scouting Combine features 335 athletes as they run drills, deal with the media and interview with team coaching staffs...

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  20. The Vikings' Armchair Scout's Guide to the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine

    Here comes the 2013 NFL combine —almost a full week of running, throwing, catching and interviewing for 335 athletes hoping to make it to the NFL ...

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  21. The Lions Armchair Scout's Guide to the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine

    The combine is nearly upon us! Nearly a full week of running, throwing, catching and interviewing for 335 athletes hoping to make the NFL as a professional football players...

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  22. When They Release Charles Woodson, Packers Are Still in Good Shape at Safety

    The end of Charles Woodson 's career as a Packer is upon us, as the longtime Green Bay defensive back was released by the team Friday afternoon, according to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel ...

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  23. Bears New DC Shows Confidence in Keeping Things the Same and More NFC North News

    If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Most of the time, it seems nobody in the NFL listens to that old chestnut, but the Chicago Bears ' new defensive coordinator, Mel Tucker, just might be...

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  24. 5 Cornerbacks the Lions Grab No Later Than the 2nd Round of the 2013 NFL Draft

    The Lions have a lot of team needs—defensive ends, linebackers and yes even receivers—but one of the biggest issues they face is a lack of talent at cornerback...

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  25. Extending Frazier's Contract Was a Low-Risk, Smart Call by the Vikings

    Wednesday afternoon, the Vikings chose to exercise their option on head coach Leslie Frazier 's contract. It was a wise move and was well deserved...

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