1. Senior Bowl 2014: Names You Need to Know

    Saturday’s Senior Bowl (3 p.m. CT, NFL Network) at Ladd Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. will be the culmination of a week-long opportunity for college football’s top four-year ...

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  2. Senior Bowl 2014: Roster Breakdowns, Top Invites and Watch List

    Senior Bowl week is well underway in Mobile, Ala. Both the North and South teams began practicing Monday, and will continue to do so through Thursday, in advance of Saturday’s game (3 p...

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  3. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Latest Projections After East-West Shrine Game

    Though the college football season has been over for nearly two weeks, the stocks of many 2014 NFL draft prospects are as fluid as ever...

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  4. 2014 NFL Draft: Which Underclassmen Made a Mistake by Declaring Too Early?

    The outcome of the 2014 NFL draft will inevitably be disappointing for some of the underclassmen who have declared for early entry into this year’s class...

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  5. East-West Shrine Game 2014: Roster Breakdowns, Top Invites and Watch List

    More than 100 potential NFL draft selections are in St. Petersburg, Fla. this week to participate in the 89th East-West Shrine Game (Saturday, 4 p.m. ET, NFL Network)...

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  6. 2014 NFL Draft: Surveying the Biggest Playmaker at Every Position

    In the early rounds of the 2014 NFL draft, teams will be looking for players who can quickly make big plays in one way or another. Game-changers come in many different forms...

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  7. 2014 NFL Draft: Previewing the Best Match for Every Team's Biggest Need

    While free agency allows teams to upgrade their rosters by adding experienced veterans who can help their teams, the primary method for addressing team needs remains the annual NFL draft...

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  8. 2014 NFL Draft: Previewing This Year's Franchise Cornerstones

    Finding a franchise player should be a common goal for every team who makes a selection in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft on May 8...

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  9. Ranking the Top 50 Rookies from the 2013 NFL Season

    While it may still be a year or two too early to determine the success or failure of each NFL team’s 2013 draft selections, each player’s rookie season can be evaluated now that the regular season has concluded...

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  10. 2014 NFL Draft: Prospect Names You Absolutely Must Know

    As the new year approaches and the NFL regular season comes to an end, the buildup to the 2014 NFL draft will begin to hasten considerably, even with the draft not starting until May this year...

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  11. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 17

    As the holiday season comes to an end, so will the NFL regular season, as all 32 teams will take the field Sunday for their Week 17 games...

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  12. What Can We Expect from Extended Draft Process in 2014?

    Since the NFL draft was changed to a three-day event in 2010, it had been held on the fourth Thursday in April each year...

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  13. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 16

    There are only two weeks left in the NFL season, but the Offensive Rookie of the Year race only heated up in Week 15...

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  14. Hot Seat Watch for NFL Players, Head Coaches After Week 15

    As the NFL season is nearing its close and an increasing number of teams are seeing their playoff hopes fall apart, the number of NFL head coaches in jeopardy of losing their jobs is predictably rising...

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  15. ESPN's "Youngstown Boys" Tells Maurice Clarett's Story as Clarett Wanted It Told

    “Youngstown Boys,” the newest installment of ESPN’s esteemed 30 for 30 documentary series, premiered Saturday night following the 2013 Heisman Trophy ceremony...

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  16. 2014 NFL Draft: Reviewing the Biggest Draft Needs for Every Team

    As is the case annually, the 2013 NFL season has exposed needs on all 32 of the league's rosters that will need to be addressed in the 2014 offseason...

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  17. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 15

    The candidates for the NFL ’s Rookie of the Year awards are narrowing as the season comes to an end, though there are still rookies doing everything they can to get noticed heading into the season’s final three weeks...

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  18. 2014 NFL Draft: Prospects with Most at Stake in College Bowl Games

    For the players of the 70 college football teams set to play in them, college football's bowl games could be a prime opportunity for NFL draft prospects to impress scouts and large audiences in nationally televised games...

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  19. 2014 NFL Draft: Latest Stock Report for CFB's Biggest Names

    There were only 14 games on the FBS college football schedule last week, consisting mostly of conference championship games. Less was more for some NFL draft hopefuls, however, as they received a bigger stage to showcase their talent to audiences...

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  20. Don't Buy the Draft Hype on Alabama QB AJ McCarron

    With only one game remaining in his career at Alabama, AJ McCarron is set to go down in history as one of the most successful collegiate quarterbacks of all time, but that ...

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  21. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 14

    The NFL ’s best rookies haven’t necessarily been the players getting the most attention or having the most team success, but a number of players have made very strong ...

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  22. Hot Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After Week 13

    As people across America heated their ovens to cook turkeys on Thanksgiving and burned through their wallets shopping on Black Friday, the heat continued to rise on some struggling players and coaches during the NFL ’s holiday weekend...

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  23. Breaking Down Boston College RB Andre Williams as a 2014 NFL Draft Prospect

    Leading the nation with 2,073 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns through 11 games, Boston College senior running back Andre Williams has emerged as a top contender for the Heisman Trophy...

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  24. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 13

    While the NFL Rookie of the Year race sees to be coming closer to a resolution on one side of the ball, it continues to change consistently on the other...

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  25. Hot Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After Week 12

    As the NFL playoff picture continues to change down the homestretch of the season, so has the bottom of the league’s ladder, putting some struggling teams’ coaches and players on the hot seats for their jobs...

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