1. Brandin Cooks: Combine Results and Instant Reaction

    There was no shortage of fast times when wide receivers ran the 40-yard dash at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine Sunday morning, but no one was faster than Oregon State's Brandin Cooks, who paced the field with a 4...

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  2. Martavis Bryant Breaks out of Sammy Watkins' Shadow with Blazing 40 at Combine

    Few players came into the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine with more attention than Sammy Watkins, but another wide receiver from Clemson stole the show when wide receivers took the field to work out Sunday morning...

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  3. Ranking the Top 50 Players Invited to the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine

    While the NFL Scouting Combine might be more of a glorified track meet than it is a showcase of football ability, it is the only event of the pre-draft cycle at which nearly all of the draft’s top prospects are in attendance each year...

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  4. 2014 NFL Scouting Combine: Draft Prospects with the Most to Gain in Indy

    The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, which will be held Feb. 22-25 in Indianapolis, will give 335 draft prospects a common setting to impress scouts and make names for themselves...

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  5. Predicting the Combine Performances of the Top 2014 NFL Draft Prospects

    Despite their illustrious college football careers, even the top prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft will have something to prove when they take the field at this year’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on February 22-25...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 11,555 reads 10 comments

  6. Each NFL Team's Best-Case Scenario for the First Round of the 2014 NFL Draft

    Every team should go into the 2014 NFL draft with an idea of what the best-case and worst-case scenarios could be for each of their picks...

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  7. 2014 NFL Draft: Projecting Best Team Fits for Draft's Biggest Names

    The 2014 NFL draft season—or perhaps more accurately, mock draft season—is well underway. Many of the rumors and projections flying around will prove inaccurate come ...

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  8. 2014 NFL Draft: Who Are This Year's Most Intriguing Prospects?

    NFL draft hopefuls must intrigue at least one team in order to be among the 256 draft selections, but there are some prospects who are likely to intrigue every team in 2014. There’s more to being drafted than being intriguing...

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  9. Percy Harvin Looks Well Worth 1st-Round Pick in Super Bowl Performance

    Despite a 22-point halftime deficit, there was reason to hold out hope for the Denver Broncos —and quarterback Peyton Manning , the all-time leading quarterback in fourth-quarter ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 7,951 reads 28 comments

  10. Where Super Bowl XLVIII Will Be Won or Lost

    There won’t be many mismatches for either team to exploit in Super Bowl XLVIII. Set to be played Sunday (6:25 p.m...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 4,607 reads 8 comments

  11. Super Bowl XLVIII: Highlighting the Biggest Potential X-Factors

    A handful of NFL superstars— Peyton Manning , Russell Wilson , Richard Sherman and Marshawn Lynch among them—might steal the spotlight this week leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVIII (6:25 p...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 16,935 reads 78 comments

  12. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated 7-Round Predictions After the Senior Bowl

    Though there are still more than three months remaining until the 2014 NFL draft, the last opportunity to watch top prospects play in a live, fully padded football game came and went on Saturday at the annual Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 351,746 reads 530 comments

  13. 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 ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 10,298 reads 8 comments

  14. 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...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 21,352 reads 8 comments

  15. 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...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 185,591 reads 298 comments

  16. 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...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 43,579 reads 12 comments

  17. 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)...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 5,312 reads 4 comments

  18. 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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  19. 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...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 424,701 reads 189 comments

  20. 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...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 32,418 reads 71 comments

  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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