1. Green Bay Packers: 2012 Draft Class Better Be Ready to Play Like Veterans

    The theme of Green Bay's 2012 draft was defense. Well, defense and drafting for need, which happen to be two in the same for the Packers...

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  2. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Final 2-Round Projection

    We’ve waited…well, I know I’ve waited… months for this day. It’s Christmas in April: the NFL Draft is finally here...

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  3. Final Packers Mock Draft: Projecting All 12 Draft Picks

    First Round, 28th overall: OLB Courtney Upshaw, Alabama In the time leading up to the draft, I never thought it would be possible that Upshaw would still be on the board for the Packers , and Shea McClellin would not...

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  4. Green Bay Packers 2012 Draft: Profiling Kendall Reyes, DE, Connecticut

    Tomorrow is the big day. Today, and the five days prior, we've examined possible picks for the Packers at No. 28. The goal of this preview was to correctly identify Green Bay's first-round pick with one of the six suggestions...

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  5. Green Bay Packers 2012 Draft: Profiling Peter Konz, C, Wisconsin

    The Packers filled their Scott Wells-sized hole at center with veteran Jeff Saturday. While Saturday, who will turn 37 in June, gives the Packers short-term stability at the position, ...

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  6. Green Bay Packers 2012 Draft: Profiling Harrison Smith, S, Notre Dame

    Last season, the Packers allowed a league-worst 299.8 passing yards per game. The team's inability to rush the passer may deserve more of the blame, but the secondary failed to play to its 2010 form...

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  7. Green Bay Packers 2012 Draft: Profiling Dont'a Hightower, LB, Alabama

    In the week leading up to the draft, there are a lot of rumors and moving pieces surrounding teams' draft boards. However, for the Packers , nothing has changed in regards to their needs...

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  8. Green Bay Packers 2012 Draft: Profiling Courtney Upshaw, OLB, Alabama

    After taking a look yesterday at the Packers ' potential interest in another standout collegiate pass-rusher, Shea McClellin , today the focus shifts to Courtney Upshaw...

    Marques Eversoll Written by Marques Eversoll about over 2 years ago 1,645 reads 13 comments

  9. Green Bay Packers 2012 Draft: Profiling Shea McClellin, OLB, Boise State

    In the six days leading up to the 2012 NFL draft, I'll be previewing one possibility per day for the Packers with the 28th pick. Between the six listed players, we'll see if one of them in fact becomes a Packer next Thursday...

    Marques Eversoll Written by Marques Eversoll about over 2 years ago 2,190 reads 12 comments

  10. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: One Week Until the Big Day

    We are now exactly one week away from the first round of the 2012 NFL draft . There are only a few changes in my first-round projection, but one change has a domino effect on the rest of Round 1...

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  11. LeBron James: Being Labeled the "Villain" of the NBA Has Made Him More Likeable

    I will never understand the pure hatred for LeBron James . How one player can go from loved to hated simply by relocating to a better situation is beyond me, but just as the ...

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  12. Tony Romo: Has His "Overrated" Label Made Him Underrated?

    Roger Staubach, Troy Aikman and Tony Romo . All three Dallas Cowboy quarterbacks are talented players, but two of them have one thing that the other does not: a Super Bowl ring...

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  13. Packers: If Nick Collins Retires, Who Will Replace Him?

    Nick Collins came into the league as a small-school cornerback from Bethune-Cookman. After seven seasons in the NFL , Collins is a three-time Pro Bowler and widely viewed as one of the league's premier safeties...

    Marques Eversoll Written by Marques Eversoll about over 2 years ago 2,353 reads 33 comments

  14. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Two-Round Projection Two Weeks Before Draft Day

    Here we are. Exactly two weeks away from the first round of the 2012 NFL draft . Not much has changed at the top of my projection, but there has been some shuffling toward the middle of Round 1...

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  15. Warren Sapp: Another Example of Financial Disaster in Pro Sports

    Despite earning millions of dollars throughout a prestigious 13-year NFL career, Warren Sapp has filed for bankruptcy, according to TMZ . Sapp made an estimated $40 million during his football career, and he's now $6...

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  16. 2012 NFL Draft: Chris Polk Could Be a Steal in Round 2

    During the draft process, numerous players rise up draft boards based on their timed speed or performance on the bench press...

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  17. 2012 NFL Draft: When Will the Second Running Back Come off the Board?

    As far as the 2012 class of running backs goes, it's Trent Richardson, and then everyone else. Despite the devalued state of the position, Richardson figures to be a top five pick on April 26th...

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  18. 2012 NFL Draft: Presbyterian's Justin Bethel Is a Sleeper

    Every April, small-school prospects are drafted much earlier than most would expect. These selections consistently ignite the same responses from people each and every year. There's the common response, " Never heard of him...

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  19. 2012 NFL Draft: Is There Any Way Green Bay Goes Offense with Its First Pick?

    It's nearly impossible to know exactly what Packers GM Ted Thompson is thinking less than three weeks from day one of the NFL draft...

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  20. Green Bay Packers Mock Draft: Projecting All 12 Draft Picks

    The Green Bay Packers will go into the NFL draft with several needs to fill. Many of those needs are on defense, as the Packers were last in scoring defense and pass defense...

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  21. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Three Weeks Until Draft Day

    The draft is only three weeks and two days away. The first three seem set in stone, but the picks after that are anyone's guess. 1. Indianapolis Colts : QB Andrew Luck, Stanford New mock draft, same pick for Indy...

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  22. 2012 NFL Draft: Could Shea McClellin Sneak into Round 1?

    Every April, several players with "red flags" dramatically fall down draft boards. On the other hand, players considered "safe picks" sneak into the first round...

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  23. Packers: Shea McClellin Could Be a Great Complement to Matthews

    Clay and Shea. Matthews and McClellin. However you want to phrase it, it sounds like a dynamic duo. No matter when the Packers find their guy in the draft, Green Bay would benefit ...

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  24. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Where We Stand Four Weeks Prior to Draft Day

    1. Indianapolis Colts: QB Andrew Luck - Stanford Luckily (I couldn't help myself) for the Colts, the best rookie quarterback prospect in recent memory is available the same year ...

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  25. 2012 NFL Draft: 5 Players Who Will Be Drafted Too Low

    Every year there are several players that dramatically out-perform their draft position. After being the 252nd player selected in the 2006 draft, Marques Colston caught 70 passes ...

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