1. NFL Combine 2012: 5 Reasons the Combine Results Are Overrated

    Every year, the NFL Scouting Combine takes over the NFL draft world. And with it comes tons of critics saying the combine is overrated—it doesn't tell us anything about these players...

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  2. NFL Combine 2012: 5 Prospects That Can Fly Up Draft Boards After the Combine

    Every year, certain NFL draft prospects rise up boards after the NFL Scouting Combine. Sometimes, these prospects are not worthy of their elevated stocks; sometimes they are...

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  3. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Ideal Picks for Every Team

    Most mock drafts are predicting what will happen, not what should happen. This mock is different. This mock is what would happen if I were running each team's draft without the ability to trade...

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  4. Mel Kiper 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Evaluating Every Pick

    For years, Mel Kiper has been "The Guy" in the NFL draft world. He was the first draft expert to find the public spotlight, and he remains in center stage. And, as any celebrity knows, with fame comes criticism...

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  5. NFL Combine 2012: Predicting Who Will Excel in Each Workout

    The NFL scouting combine is a huge part of the pre-draft process. The 40-yard dash gets the most publicity, but the other workouts are also extremely important. Often, players' on-field performances indicate how well they will do in these drills...

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  6. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Determining Bust Odds for Every First Round Pick

    When it comes to the NFL draft, teams are obsessed with busts, and rightfully so. A single bust can set a franchise back years, and a couple can be even more damaging. So obviously, teams do what they can to avoid the infamous bust...

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  7. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: The Latest First Round Buzz and Predictions

    At this point in the NFL draft process, projections are constantly changing. The one thing we can guarantee won't change is that Stanford's Andrew Luck will remain cemented at No...

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  8. 10 Best Available LTs in 2012 NFL Draft

    In the NFL draft, left tackle is one of the most coveted positions. The left tackle protects the quarterback's blind side, an incredibly important job. With just a below-average left tackle, a quarterback will find himself constantly being killed...

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  9. NFL Draft: Comparing the Top 50 Combine Invitees to Their NFL Counterparts

    The NFL Scouting Combine is approaching and NFL draft season is in full swing. The combine is an exciting time. Prospects distance themselves from the pack or fall back in with the crowd...

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  10. NFL Draft 2012: 10 Bold Predictions for the 2012 Rookie Class

    Right now, the entire world is focused on the upcoming NFL draft. We're all asking where this prospect will go or who this team will draft. In six months, we'll be asking entirely different questions...

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  11. NFL Draft Order 2012: Team-by-Team Analysis and Breakdown

    The 2011 NFL season is over, and it is officially NFL draft time. Most of us have been focused on the draft for a little while, but the New England Patriots and New York Giants are just now joining us...

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  12. 2012 NFL Draft Order: Which Teams with High Picks Will Trade Down?

    In every NFL draft, there are many trades. Some trades are huge blockbusters involving many players and/or picks. Others are small, but they all impact every pick that follows. The fundamental problem with mock drafts is the lack of trades...

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  13. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: New England Patriots' 7-Round Draft Predictions

    Well, the New England Patriots ' 2011 season just ended, and Bill Belichick is probably already preparing for the offseason. Ladies and gentlemen, it's draft time...

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  14. Why Defense, Not Eli Manning, Is Cornerstone of Giants Dynasty

    Eli Manning certainly played his role in the New York Giants , making it to Super Bowl XLVI , and he won the Super Bowl's MVP award. His impact cannot be denied. But let's not forget why the New York Giants won this game...

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  15. Giants vs. Patriots: 7 Players Most Responsible for New England's Loss

    Super Bowl XLVI could have gone either way, but eventually the New York Giants secured the victory. Though every player on the Giants and New England Patriots contributed, a few were especially key in securing a New England loss...

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  16. Giants vs. Patriots: 5 Missed Opportunities That Buried Patriots

    Sure, the New York Giants won the Super Bowl, but the New England Patriots helped out at times. New England missed its fair share of opportunities, and it's safe to say these blown chances cost them the game...

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  17. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Assessing Top Team Needs After 2012 Season

    Every NFL general manager likes to talk about how his team will take the best player available, but that rarely happens. Need is always a factor, and it's often the deciding issue for a selection...

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  18. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting Top Value Picks in the First Round

    In the first round of the NFL draft, every team is looking for value. No team wants to reach, but they sure do want to take advantage of other teams' reaches. Of course need is a huge factor in draft selections, as it should be...

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  19. Ranking Aaron Rodgers Amongst the Last 11 NFL MVPs

    Well, Aaron Rodgers is the 2011 NFL Most Valuable Player . There is no controversy, few dissenting voters and zero surprise. So, what's left to discuss? In order to strum up any debate here, we have to go back and compare MVPs of the past 10 years...

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  20. NFL Rookie of the Year: Why Cam Newton Was Deserving of Honor

    In 2011, we saw one of the best passing seasons in NFL history. The single-season yardage record was broken, as was the passer rating record. Rookie—and 2011 No. 1 draft pick— Cam Newton may have been the NFL's most impressive player...

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  21. NFL MVP Results: 5 Reasons Why Aaron Rodgers' 2011 Season Won't Be Topped Soon

    Aaron Rodgers ran away with the MVP award, which was announced tonight on NFL Honors. But Rodgers's season was more than MVP-worthy. It was the most worthy season we've seen in a while, and the most worthy we will see over the next few years...

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  22. Super Bowl 2012: 10 Players Who Will Find New Teams Next Season

    106 players will be on the New England Patriots' and New York Giants' rosters for Super Bowl XLVI, but some of them won't be back in 2012. A player could be gone for a number of reasons...

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  23. 10 Most Undeserving MVPs in Super Bowl History

    The Super Bowl MVP is one of the few major sports awards that fans actually help decide. During the Super Bowl, fans will vote on the game's most valuable player, and though the fans ...

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  24. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting the Top Pass-Rushers

    The most valued defensive position in the NFL is the pass-rusher. That's why defensive ends are drafted so early and often every year. The 2012 NFL draft will be no different...

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  25. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting Top Offensive Linemen

    Many NFL teams are as awful as they are only because of terrible offensive line play. These teams will be looking to address that issue in the 2012 NFL draft...

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