1. Patriots' Undrafted RB Brandon Bolden Making Bid for Addai's Roster Spot

    A hard-charging back out of Mississippi catches on with the New England Patriots despite going undrafted...

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  2. Jets' Gritty 7th-Round WR Jordan White Gets Healthy Just in Time for Slot Battle

    While Rex Ryan was raving about first-round pick Quinton Coples, second-round pick Stephen Hill and third-round pick Demario Davis, the Jets ' seventh-round pick, wide receiver Jordan White, was sidelined by a broken bone in his foot...

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  3. Texans Look to Strike Gold Again with Undrafted Rookie RB Jonathan Grimes

    You can't blame the Houston Texans for trusting their ability to scout running backs form the undrafted free-agent crop...

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  4. Lions 2nd-Round Pick Broyles Fully Cleared Less Than 9 Months After ACL Tear

    When Ryan Broyles ran a 40 in the 4.5s five months after tearing his ACL, it could be chalked up to an attempt to impress the NFL and the real test of a reconstructed ACL being cutting, not running in a straight line...

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  5. Will Sale of Cleveland Browns Interfere with the Development of Brandon Weeden?

    The Cleveland Browns are in a state of transition at many key positions on the field. It appears that they are about to undergo an even bigger transition off of the field. How one will affect the other is yet to be seen...

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  6. Osweiler Gets Snaps as Backup QB, Broncos Would Be Smart to Leave Him There

    John Elway's statement that the Denver Broncos had no "plan B" behind Peyton Manning , a quarterback coming off of a year layoff and four neck "procedures," raised some eyebrows...

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  7. Bucs' 1st-Round Pick Martin Opens Camp as Lead Running Back

    Greg Schiano had a running back that he loved to lean on at Rutgers. His team made sure to get a new version of Ray Rice for him in the 2012 NFL draft...

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  8. Lessons Learned from Seattle Seahawks', John Schneider's 2012 Draft Strategy

    Seattle finished the 2011 season at 7-9 after a 2-6 start, and that was with an injured quarterback and piecemeal offensive line...

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  9. Undrafted Running Back Ed Wesley Signs with Hometown Dallas Cowboys

    Former TCU running back Ed Wesley had one of his dreams denied when he left school early and was not selected in the NFL Supplemental Draft on July 12. On Thursday, however, he found out he had another lifelong dream fulfilled...

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  10. Lessons Learned from San Francisco 49ers', Trent Baalke's 2012 Draft Strategy

    The San Francisco 49ers were oh-so-close to getting to the Super Bowl and executing an astounding turnaround under first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh...

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  11. Lessons Learned from Arizona Cardinals', Rod Graves's 2012 Draft Strategy

    It was a tale of two seasons for the Arizona Cardinals . A 1-6 start and injury to starting quarterback Kevin Kolb made it seem like the team was ticketed for a return to the top five of the draft...

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  12. Hamstring Injury Will Slow Down Development of Jets 3rd-Round LB Demario Davis

    New York Jets third-round pick Demario Davis had coaches and players alike raving about his leadership, work ethic and versatility this spring. The name " Ray Lewis " was even thrown around by head coach Rex Ryan ...

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  13. USC WR Woods' Ankle Not Yet 100 Percent, Could Hurt 2013 NFL Draft Stock

    Robert Woods was still able to catch 111 balls for 1,292 yards and 15 touchdowns last year despite playing through an ankle injury. That kind of production made him the top name on most lists of wide receivers eligible for the 2013 NFL draft...

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  14. Reviewing the Who, What and Why of the Last 7 Unsigned Draft Picks

    The new collective bargaining agreement has done its job of getting the rookies to camp on time. Only seven draft picks remain unsigned, and only one, Titans first-rounder Kendall Wright, has officially missed the rookie reporting date for this team...

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  15. Lessons Learned from New Orleans Saints', Mickey Loomis' 2012 Draft Strategy

    The NFL offseason was dominated by talk of the New Orleans Saints , but in the worst possible way. Bountygate resulted in harsh punishments for coaches and players alike, and the team also had to surrender its second-round pick this year...

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  16. Don't Expect Alshon Jeffery to Play a Large Role Early in His Rookie Season

    The Bears finally got their coveted big receiver this offseason. Actually, they got two— Jay Cutler 's old No...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about almost 2 years ago 6,876 reads 24 comments

  17. Tennessee QB Bray Casts Shadow on His NFL Draft Stock with Vandalism Incident

    The class of quarterbacks eligible for the 2013 NFL draft is one of the strongest in recent memory entering the upcoming season. Excellent prospects with a diversity of strengths and playing styles will keep the pro scouts busy for months to come...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about almost 2 years ago 2,260 reads 4 comments

  18. Setback for Sherrod Could Put Packers 7th-Round Pick Datko in Important Role

    The Packers have spent two of their last three first-round picks at the offensive tackle position, but it could be a seventh-rounder who saves their bacon this season...

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  19. Bengals 1st-Rounder Kirkpatrick to Miss Preseason with Broken Bone in Knee

    While most Cincinnati Bengals fans were falling asleep with visions of an AFC North title dancing in their heads, the team's first first-round pick, cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick , ...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about almost 2 years ago 3,360 reads 3 comments

  20. Lessons Learned from Atlanta Falcons', Thomas Dimitroff's 2012 Draft Strategy

    No team was bolder in the 2011 draft than the Atlanta Falcons , trading five picks, including their 2011 and 2012 first-rounders to move up for wide receiver Julio Jones...

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  21. Did Browns Inability to Hide Preference for Weeden to Start Cost Them Money?

    In the last week, the 23rd pick ( Detroit Lions ' Riley Reiff), 24th pick ( Pittsburgh Steelers ' David DeCastro) and 25th pick ( New England Patriots ' Dont'a Hightower) have all signed their rookie contracts...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about almost 2 years ago 2,318 reads 16 comments

  22. Lessons Learned from Tampa Bay Buccaneers', Mark Dominik's 2012 Draft Strategy

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers came into 2011 as a "youngry" team under 35-year-old head coach Raheem Morris. They had momentum from a strong finish to 2010 and tons of youth and energy...

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  23. 49ers' 1st-Round Pick Jenkins Making Strides, but Lowering Expectations

    This article may hearten San Francisco 49ers fans about the prospects for their first-round pick AJ Jenkins , but don't expect it to lift Jenkins' spirits. As reported by Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News , Jenkins...

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  24. Charges Dropped Against Eagles Backup RB Lewis, but Rookies Present New Threat

    We hear about arrests of NFL players, but the follow-up reports that sometimes clear their names are given much less attention...

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  25. Lessons Learned from Carolina Panthers', Marty Hurney's 2012 Draft Strategy

    General manager Marty Hurney made waves spending a lot of owner Jerry Richardson's money on free agents and drafting Cam Newton, No. 1 pick overall last year...

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