1. 10 Big-Name Rookies Who Could Ride the Pine to Begin Their NFL Careers

    Early NFL draft picks are expected to make an immediate impact as rookies. This has become especially true under the league's new collective bargaining agreement, with rookie contracts only lasting for four years before unrestricted free agency...

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  2. NFL Rookie Rankings: Where Do Top Rookies Stand Midway Through OTAs?

    Most NFL teams are either one or two weeks into organized team activities (OTAs), which is the more formal terminology for each team's allotment of 10 optional full-team spring practices...

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  3. Adrian Peterson Gets the Glory but Doug Martin Is Future of NFL Running Backs

    Adrian Peterson made a clear statement last season that he is the NFL 's most spectacular running back. A recovery from a torn ACL didn't stop Peterson from rushing for 2,097 yards, the second-highest total in NFL history...

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  4. One 2014 Draft Prospect Each NFL Team Should Already Be Targeting

    Thanks to Roger Goodell's announcement earlier this week that the 2014 NFL draft will be held in May, the event is still nearly a full year away...

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  5. 4 Biggest Takeaways from the NFL Spring League Meeting

    The NFL is a progressive and forward-thinking league, so changes are expected to occur and news is expected to break at the NFL Spring League Meeting, which began Monday in Boston...

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  6. Every NFL Team's Nightmare Scenario for 2013

    Every NFL team and fanbase goes into each season with optimistic goals. Each team typically expects to be better than it was the previous season and to either contend for or become much closer to contending for a Super Bowl...

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  7. 10 2014 Draft Prospects Teams Are Already Drooling over

    The scouting process for the 2014 NFL draft is just beginning, but even with a full season of college football still ahead for the top prospects, there are already many players ...

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  8. 10 Biggest Surprises from NFL Rookie Camps

    More than two weeks removed from the 2013 NFL draft, rookie minicamps for all 32 NFL teams are in the books. Those rookies will now be joined by veterans as the schedule shifts to organized team activities (OTAs)...

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  9. An Early Look at the Top Prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft Class

    The 2014 NFL draft is still more than 11 months away, but with an upcoming draft class that includes potential superstars on both sides of the ball, football fans are already getting excited about the top prospects...

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  10. Predicting Madden Ratings for Every First Round Rookie

    This year's installment of EA Sports' most popular video game franchise, Madden NFL , will pay homage to its history...

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  11. NFL Rookies in the Best Position to Succeed for 2013 Season

    After months of doing everything in their power to position themselves to be selected early in the 2013 NFL draft, league rookies now must turn their focus to preparing for the 2013 NFL season...

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  12. Predicting Landing Spots for Top Remaining Free Agents After the Draft

    With the 2013 NFL draft weekend in the books, the top rookie talent is off the board whether they were among the 254 selections or scooped up by an NFL team as an undrafted free agent...

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  13. Breaking Down Every NFL Team's Best and Worst Pick of the 2013 Draft

    Whether it is one day or three years after a given NFL draft, each team’s set of picks are often collectively graded as either good or bad...

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  14. Collin Klein: How Will Houston's Newest QB Fare in the Pros?

    Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein was a finalist for the 2012 Heisman Trophy, but that wasn't enough to earn him a place in the 2013 NFL Draft...

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  15. Da'Rick Rogers: How Will Buffalo's Newest WR Fare in the Pros?

    After selecting arguably the draft class' best receiver in Round 2 in USC's Robert Woods, then adding the class' fastest wide receiver in Texas' Marquise Goodwin in Round 3, the Buffalo ...

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  16. Most Bizarre Picks of the 2013 NFL Draft

    In a class deep with talent, there weren't many egregiously bad or questionable selections in the 2013 NFL draft. However, every draft will leave prognosticators scratching their heads regarding a number of the selections made...

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  17. Kenjon Barner: How Will Carolina's Newest RB Fare in the Pros?

    The Carolina Panthers did not need a running back, but they decided to take advantage of value on the board and add a dynamic, change-of-pace runner in the sixth round by selecting Oregon's Kenjon Barner with the No...

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  18. Marcus Lattimore: How Will San Francisco 49ers' Newest RB Fare in the NFL?

    Former South Carolina Gamecocks running back Marcus Lattimore was the most talented running back in the 2013 NFL draft class...

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  19. Landry Jones: How Will Pittsburgh's Newest QB Fare in the Pros?

    With only three quarterbacks drafted in the first three rounds of the 2013 NFL draft, there was prime talent on the board for the taking in Round 4...

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  20. 2013 NFL Draft: Top 10 Steals of Day 2

    The 2013 NFL Draft may not have been loaded with superstar talent at the top of the board, but the depth of the draft class showed on Friday, where many first-round talents came off the board during Rounds 2 and 3, the draft’s second day...

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  21. Knile Davis: How Will Kansas City's Newest RB Fare in the Pros?

    After Knile Davis ' sophomore season in 2010, he looked destined to be a future first- or second-round pick, but he never looked fully healthy last season after missing the 2011 season due to a torn ACL ...

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  22. Jordan Reed: How Will Washington's Newest TE Fare in the Pros?

    The Washington Redskins added another pass-catcher for quarterback Robert Griffin III to throw to in Round 3 of the 2013 NFL draft, selecting Florida tight end Jordan Reed with the No...

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  23. Keenan Allen: How Will San Diego's Newest WR Fare in the Pros?

    Likely due to concerns about his speed and a lingering knee injury, California wide receiver Keenan Allen fell to the third round of the 2013 NFL draft. The San Diego Chargers ended his fall at the No...

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  24. Tyrann Mathieu: How Will Arizona's Newest CB Fare in the Pros?

    One of the most polarizing prospects in the draft due to his off-field issues, LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu had the potential to fall into the late rounds of the draft...

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  25. Eddie Lacy: How Will Green Bay's Newest RB Fare in the Pros?

    Projected by many to be the top running back selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, Alabama running back Eddie Lacy ended up falling to near the end of Round 2, where the Green Bay Packers ended his fall as the fourth running back off the board at the No..

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