1. Baltimore Ravens: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    Typically, a scheme-versatile defensive difference-maker who was also the star of a national championship defense ends up as a first-round pick...

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  2. Green Bay Packers: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    The Green Bay Packers went 15-1 in a dominant regular season in 2011, making them big favorites to end up as the champions of Super Bowl XLVI...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 7,516 reads 9 comments

  3. Reviewing OTA Buzz Around 13 Big-Name NFL Rookies

    Organized team activities, which are most commonly known as OTA’s, have begun for the majority of teams in the National Football League...

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  4. New Orleans Saints: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    The New Orleans Saints did not have much to work with in the 2012 NFL draft. The Saints traded their first-round pick for this year’s draft during the 2011 NFL draft, ...

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  5. Houston Texans: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    The Houston Texans had their best season ever in 2011, finishing with a 10-6 record and earning their first playoff berth. They did that even without their best pass-rusher, Mario Williams, whose season ended early because of a torn pectoral...

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  6. Denver Broncos: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    You may have heard about a prominent free-agent quarterback that signed with the Denver Broncos . On March 24, the Broncos signed Caleb Hanie, who started four games at quarterback for the Bears last season...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 6,184 reads 17 comments

  7. Pittsburgh Steelers: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have made three Super Bowl appearances in the past seven seasons and have won two of them, but in recent years, their biggest Achilles' heel has been poor offensive line play...

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  8. Detroit Lions: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    After 10 consecutive losing seasons and 11 consecutive years ending prior to the postseason, the Detroit Lions finally turned the corner and made it back to the playoffs last year with a 10-6 record...

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  9. Atlanta Falcons: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    In the 2011 NFL draft, the Atlanta Falcons decided to put a large amount of their eggs in one basket and made a blockbuster trade by giving up five total picks to move up to the No...

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  10. Cincinnati Bengals: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    Over the past 13 months, the Cincinnati Bengals have maneuvered the NFL draft as well as any team in the National Football League...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 3,618 reads 12 comments

  11. Tennessee Titans: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    The Tennessee Titans had a strong first season under new head coach Mike Munchak, finishing with a 9-7 record and missing out on the postseason by the wrong end of a wild-card tiebreaker with the Cincinnati Bengals ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 3,160 reads 1 comments

  12. Chicago Bears: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    The Chicago Bears are only two years removed from an NFC Championship berth and would have been serious playoff contenders last season if quarterback Jay Cutler ’s season had not ended early because of a broken thumb...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 11,009 reads 15 comments

  13. San Diego Chargers: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    For months leading up to the draft, I consistently insisted that the San Diego Chargers would be focused on drafting offensive linemen in the early rounds of the 2012 NFL Draft ...

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  14. Oakland Raiders: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    The Raiders were the only team in the 2012 NFL draft to receive a third-round compensatory selection, as a result of the loss of star cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha to free agency...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 4,653 reads 9 comments

  15. New York Jets: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    At the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Jets head coach Rex Ryan made a bold “guarantee” that his team would win the Super Bowl (via NJ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 3,032 reads 6 comments

  16. Philadelphia Eagles: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    Following a number of high-profile free-agent signings—including cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, defensive end Jason Babin and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins—the 2011 ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 4,136 reads 3 comments

  17. Josh Hamilton and Joey Votto: Breaking Down Their Incredible Performances

    The first month of the MLB season certainly made its mark on the history books, including the 21st perfect game thrown in major league history by Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber...

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  18. Dallas Cowboys: Reviewing the 2012 NFL Draft

    The Cowboys signed a very good cornerback this offseason with the five-year, $50.1 million deal inked for Brandon Carr, but they still lacked a premier playmaker in their secondary...

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  19. Arizona Cardinals: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    Prior to the draft, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald told Peter King of Sports Illustrated that he wanted his team to draft Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 3,668 reads 7 comments

  20. Seattle Seahawks 2012 NFL Draft: Reviewing the Hawks' Draft Class

    One year removed from making one of the most head-scratching selections by making Alabama offensive lineman James Carpenter a first-round pick, the Seattle Seahawks stunned draft ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 7,913 reads 18 comments

  21. Kansas City Chiefs: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    At first notice, selecting a raw talent from Memphis with the No. 11 overall pick seems immediately to be a bad decision. That was not the case in the 2012 draft, for nose tackle Dontari Poe was the player that the Chiefs needed to select...

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  22. Buffalo Bills: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    The Buffalo Bills surprised their critics with their aggressive tactics this offseason, signing one of the market’s top free agents in defensive end Mario Williams and pairing him with another gifted pass-rusher in Mark Anderson...

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  23. Carolina Panthers: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    After having one of the NFL’s worst defensive units last season, the Carolina Panthers needed to upgrade their defense in the 2012 NFL draft...

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  24. Miami Dolphins: Reviewing Their 2012 NFL Draft

    The Miami Dolphins needed to upgrade at the quarterback position, but missed out on trading up for Robert Griffin III, or signing Peyton Manning , Matt Flynn or Alex Smith...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 years ago 2,623 reads 3 comments

  25. 32 2012 NFL Undrafted Free Agents Who Have Best Shot to Make Final Cuts

    Training camp rosters have been increased to 90 players this offseason, which means that more undrafted free agents will get their chance to make NFL rosters than ever before...

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