1. 2011 NFL Draft: Daniel Thomas Talks About His Hopes to Hear His Name Called

    Daniel Thomas, one of the top few running back prospects in the 2011 NFL Draft, is still on the board for this second round and should be one of the first few backs off the board...

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  2. NFL Draft 2011: Top 100 Prospects Left After Day 1 of the Draft

    After a first round that had six players ranked outside my Top 50 prospects selected, there are many great prospects still available. Here's the breakdown of the best left for tomorrow...

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  3. 2011 NFL Draft: News and Notes Live from Radio City for Day One

    I'm live from Radio City covering the draft for Bleacher Report. Follow my work all Draft Weekend Long and on Twitter! www.Twitter.com/OptimumScouting ...

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  4. 2011 NFL Draft: Comparing Top Running Backs to Current and Former NFL Players

    Finding comparisons in each position is both an entertaining way to get some final thoughts on these prospects as well as get a good indication of what they could actually be once they get to the NFL...

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  5. 2011 NFL Draft: 10 Prospects You Should Root for on Draft Day

    Many fans follow the draft hoping for the best players and the best fits to fall to their teams. Talent, "sexiness" as a prospect, and what fans feel a team needs are what many NFL followers look for in their teams' draft picks...

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  6. 2011 NFL Draft: Comparing Top QB Prospects to Current, Former NFL Players

    Finding comparisons in each position is both an entertaining way to get some final thoughts on these prospects as well as get a good indication of what they could actually be once they get to the NFL ...

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  7. NFL Draft 2011: What Each Last-Place Team Needs to Do on Draft Day

    As we've seen with teams like the Rams, Bucs and Chiefs last season, going from one of the bottom-tier teams in the league to strongly contending or making the playoffs is not out of the realm of possibility for any of these teams...

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  8. 2011 NFL Draft: What Are the Factors That Determine a Prospect's 'Character'?

    Included in each scouting report for each prospect in the draft, NFL teams are sure to address the "character" portion of each prospects background. Some players have more in that section than others, both good or bad...

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  9. 2011 NFL Draft: How Serious Is John Elway's Interest in Going QB at No. 2?

    "This [quarterback] group is talented." “It’s very rare that you have three guys who are at least 6'4", 230 and run a 4.6.” "We may already have the guy who can pull the trigger and win us a championship someday...

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  10. 2011 NFL Draft: Don't Be Shocked If These 15 Things Happen on Draft Day

    If you follow the NFL draft each and every year, the reason it's so exciting is the unpredictability of each and every pick...

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  11. NFL Draft 2011: Cameron Heyward Talks College Career and Draft Preparation

    After having a breakout 2009 season, Cameron Heyward considered coming out early for the NFL draft. He decided against it, however, and it looked as if he was poised to vault himself into the top 10 of the 2011 NFL draft ...

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  12. 2011 NFL Draft: Cameron Heyward Has "Everything to Prove" in This Draft

    Cameron Heyward , one of the top defensive lineman in this draft, is one of 14 incoming NFL rookies featured in “Everything to Prove," the new Web series with combined efforts by NFL Films and Gatorade...

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  13. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Eric Galko's Mock Draft with Potential Surprises & Trades

    Mock drafts fluctuate all the time between September to March, but once April rolls around, things start to become more and more clear....usually...

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  14. NFL Lockout 2011: 8 Players Who Are Having the Worst Offseasons

    With the 2011 NFL draft being the last event around the NFL now thanks to the lockout, players, just like fans, will have to occupy their time some other way...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 6 years ago 1,968 reads 1 comments

  15. 2011 NFL Draft: 10 Players Most Likely To Be Draft Day Reaches

    For a variety of reasons, each and every year, some players get drafted higher than their value indicates...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 6 years ago 5,785 reads 26 comments

  16. NFL Draft 2011: Miami's Leonard Hankerson Talks College Career, Draft Process

    With guys like LaRon Byrd, Travis Benjamin, and Aldarius Johnson, three of the most dynamic talent-wise receivers in the country, it couldn't have been easy for Leonard Hankerson to battle along side of them...

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  17. 2011 NFL Draft: 30 Questions to Answer in the 30 Days Before the Draft

    As the draft approaches, now just a mere 30 days away, there is still a lot to be answered in terms of who goes where, what positions have value and how certain players can have a huge effect on the final result of the NFL Draft...

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  18. Josh Portis Interview: California PA Quarterback Serves Notice at NFL Combine

    A few weeks back, we got a chance to catch up with former California (PA) quarterback Josh Portis as he was preparing for the NFL Combine and overall NFL Draft process...

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  19. 2011 NFL Offseason: The Top 10 Quarterbacks Potentially Available

    Finding a quarterback who can lead your franchise for the short and long term is no easy task. And while teams like the Rams, Jets, Bucs, Falcons and Ravens hit home runs in the past ...

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  20. 2011 NFL Draft: 10 Options for New England Patriots' 2 First-Round Picks

    As usual, the Patriots have stocked up on draft picks early and often in this year's draft. After trading Richard Seymour two years ago for the Raiders' first-round pick this year, the AFC's number one seed now has the No...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about over 6 years ago 8,137 reads 11 comments

  21. NFL Mock Draft 2011: Breaking Down the Entire First Round

    As the Draft is just a month and a half away, rumors and reports are aplenty as teams and fans try and piece together not only who are the best players in the 2011 NFL Draft , but ...

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  22. Draft Meets Tourney: Matching 2011 NFL Draft Prospects with Tournament Teams

    To some football fans, following the NFL Draft is the most exciting time of the football season. And to probably a greater percentage of basketball fans, March Madness is the peak of the sports season...

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  23. Blaine Gabbert Pro Day: Interview with Top Prospect about His Draft Preparation

    One of the most important pro days for the 2011 NFL draft is Mar. 17, as the Missouri Tigers will have numerous NFL teams flocking to the facilities...

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  24. Blaine Gabbert Pro Day: Talking NFL Draft Prep With Potential Top Quarterback

    On March 17th, one of the most highly-touted pro days will be held at Missouri. Blaine Gabbert , the former Tigers quarterback turned top 10 draft prospect who is expected to be ...

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  25. NFL Draft 2011: The Dallas Cowboys Will Have a Lot of Options Come Draft Day

    Viewed as one of the most talented teams in league the 2010 pre-season, the Dallas Cowboys dealt with injuries and inconsistencies throughout the disappointing season that had them ...

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