1. Lessons Learned from Miami Dolphins' Jeff Ireland's 2012 Draft Strategy

    The pre-draft season is always full of intense debate, but few picks were more hotly argued over than the Miami Dolphins' No. 8 overall pick...

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  2. Indianapolis Colts Sign Undrafted Linebacker Larry Lumpkin

    After Josh Gordon was the only supplemental draft prospect selected on Thursday, we expected another prospect to catch on with an NFL team quickly...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 5,374 reads 4 comments

  3. Larry Lumpkin and Ed Wesley Go Undrafted, Will Try to Catch on as Free Agents

    While everyone else tuned out of the NFL Supplemental draft today after the Cleveland Browns selected former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon in the second round, former Carson-Newman ...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 5,911 reads 4 comments

  4. Cleveland Browns Use a Second-Round Pick on Josh Gordon in Supplemental Draft

    The price paid for former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon exceeded almost all expectations: The Cleveland Browns used what should be an early-second round pick to add the big, fast, inexperienced wideout...

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  5. Saints, Seahawks Only Teams to Show Up at Larry Lumpkin's Pro Day

    After his agent revealed that 19 team had expressed interest in his client, there was some expectation that former Carson-Newman linebacker Larry Lumpkin would draw a crowd at his ...

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  6. Cowboys, Browns, Redskins Most Likely Landing Spots for Josh Gordon

    In this compressed supplemental-draft season, one of the unintended benefits of the short calendar is that we don't have much time for rumors to change direction or spawn counter rumors...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 10,578 reads 13 comments

  7. Full Scouting Report for NFL Supplemental Draft Prospect Josh Gordon

    Maybe it's just because nothing else is happening on the NFL calendar, but former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon has had more ink spilled about him than any similar prospect in the 2012 NFL draft...

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  8. Robert Griffin III Is the Biggest Wild Card in the NFL Supplemental Draft

    If you could know the thoughts of one NFL decision-maker about wide receiver Josh Gordon as a clue to the outcome of the NFL Supplemental Draft tomorrow, a number of general managers and owners would come to mind...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 5,090 reads 10 comments

  9. NFL Supplemental Draft Lottery Could Hurt Browns and Colts

    The increased attention paid to every moment in the NFL annual calendar has brought to light a procedure that few were aware of until this week: The NFL has a draft lottery...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 7,270 reads 7 comments

  10. Supplemental Draft LB Lumpkin Will Hold Pro Day Wednesday, 19 Teams Interested

    The NFL headlines today are dominated by the workout of former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon, but under the din of speculation about who will select and in which round, an unheralded ...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 8,062 reads 12 comments

  11. Josh Gordon's Pro Day Performance off the Field Will Only Help His Draft Stock

    Josh Gordon's 40 time, vertical and broad jump numbers have made their way around the "footballosphere," with little affect on his draft stock. That's good, because his draft stock was already thought to be in the second round of the supplemental draft...

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  12. Gordon Pulls Quad During Pro Day but Preserves Supplemental Draft Stock

    Twenty-one teams showed up for the most anticipated supplemental draft pro day in years, per Adam Caplan of the Sideline View...

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  13. NFL Supplemental Draft RB Wesley's Full Workout Numbers Improve His Stock

    On Monday, former TCU running back Ed Wesley held his pro day workout, and the only information that came out painted a poor picture of him as a pro prospect. His 40 times right around 4...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 1,101 reads 2 comments

  14. NFL Supplemental Draft CB Quaylon Ewing-Burton Posts Mediocre Numbers at Pro Day

    Quaylon Ewing-Burton doesn't have the gaudy measurables of former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon. He doesn't have the accolades and key role on a very successful team like former TCU running back Ed Wesley...

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  15. Wesley Likely to Be Passed on in NFL Supplemental Draft After Poor 40 Time

    The football calendar has gifted us a mini-draft season during the slowest part of the NFL news cycle, save for the police blotter beat that they share with TMZ...

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  16. Bills' 3rd-Round Pick Graham Signs Just in Time to Report for Workouts

    The unexpected logjam of unsigned picks at the beginning of the third round of the 2012 NFL draft showed some movement today, and the beginning of training camp for the Buffalo Bills rookie class was the reason...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 2,065 reads 3 comments

  17. NFL Supplemental Draft WR Josh Gordon's Stock Rising Going into Pro Day Workout

    Perhaps it's just the lull in the NFL news cycle, but with each passing day, the price for former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon gets a little higher...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 1,513 reads 1 comments

  18. Broncos, Cowboys Looking at Supplemental Draft LB Prospect Lumpkin

    Most of the ink dedicated to coverage of the 2012 supplemental draft class is devoted to enigmatic former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon, but teams are also doing their due diligence ...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 8,343 reads 5 comments

  19. Lessons Learned from New England Patriots, Bill Belichick's 2012 Draft Strategy

    The New England Patriots under Bill Belichick have been predictably unpredictable when it comes to the NFL Draft...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 8,136 reads 16 comments

  20. Steelers' 2nd-Round Pick Mike Adams Playing with 1st Team Despite Missed Time

    The Pittsburgh Steelers gave former Ohio State offensive tackle Mike Adams the benefit of the doubt when they spent a second-round pick on him after he tested positive for marijuana at the combine...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 16,408 reads 24 comments

  21. Lessons Learned from New York Jets, Mike Tannenbaum's 2012 Draft Strategy

    Few franchises better fit the phrase "at a crossroads" this offseason than the New York Jets . After back-to-back AFC Championship appearances, the Jets missed the playoffs in 2011 ...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 4,072 reads 6 comments

  22. Buzz Building Around NFL Supplemental Draft Wide Receiver Josh Gordon

    As 32 NFL franchises are putting together their research to fix a draft pick value on former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon and the other seven NFL Supplemental Draft picks, two ...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 5,057 reads 10 comments

  23. Should We Be Doubting David Amerson's Place Atop 2013 NFL Draft Rankings?

    Every 2013 NFL draft projection should be taken with a grain of salt. The 2012 college football season will turn current position rankings topsy-turvy. That doesn't mean we shouldn't pay attention to them...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 2,672 reads 8 comments

  24. Why Are There so Many 3rd-Round NFL Draft Picks That Are Still Unsigned?

    After the early flurry of draft pick signings, most of us tuned out with the expectation that as always, first-round picks would be the last to sign, but everyone would show up to camp on time...

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  25. The 22nd-25th Overall NFL Draft Picks Deserve to Have Their 4th Year Guaranteed

    More than 85 percent of the 2012 NFL draft picks are signed, which should come as no surprise with the institution of the rookie salary under the new collective bargaining agreement signed last year...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 1,062 reads 2 comments