1. San Francisco 49ers: New Uniform and New Weapons for Alex Smith

    When the new Nike Elite 51 NFL uniforms were released Tuesday, it was Alex Smith who represented the San Francisco 49ers ...

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  2. Bleacher Report Community Draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7-Round Mock

    The smell of spring is in the air, the sun dances to the indecisive tune of Should I Stay or Should I Go and the NFL draft is just around the corner. That can mean only one thing—mock drafts—lots and lots of mock drafts...

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  3. 2012 NFL Draft Predictions: The Most Dynamic Player at Every Position

    To echo a previous statement of mine: " NFL draft 'experts' are about as reliable as the local weatherman." That must make me a Magic 8 Ball with hands for typing. Ask me a question, shake me and I'll spew my forecast...

    Jon Siddoway Written by Jon Siddoway about over 2 years ago 2,207 reads 4 comments

  4. NFL Draft 2012: Projecting the NFL's Next 7 Special Teams Demons

    A punter who places the ball with power and precision. A return man with reliable hands and eat-my-dust speed. A touchback machine and accurate field-goal kicker. A ball-hawk who makes smart, on-the-fly decisions and rarely misses a tackle...

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  5. NFL Draft 2012: Did Bobby Wagner's Pro Day Push Him into the First Round?

    When did Logan, home of Utah State, freezing cold temperatures and delicious ice cream, become such a hotbed for NFL talent? At least three former Aggies will hear their names ...

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  6. 2012 NFL Draft: 8 Prospects Skyrocketing After Pro Days

    The NFL Draft is fast-approaching and prospects are doing all they can to impress scouts and improve their fluctuating stock. They ran through the hoops and gauntlet of Indianapolis and continue to do so at their respective pro days...

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  7. 2012 NFL Draft: Projecting the Top Rookie Performers on Offense and Defense

    In 2011, Cam Newton re-wrote the NFL rookie record book by amassing 4,757 total yards and 35 touchdowns. On the defensive side of the ball, Von Miller wreaked havoc with 64 total tackles, 11...

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  8. 2012 NFL Draft Predictions: Projecting Top Pro Bowlers at Each Position

    Every NFL draft is the same, only the names are changed. We huddle around the TV screen like ice fishermen near a fire, as if our very lives depend on it. Waiting for picks to be made; waiting to react...

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  9. Coby Fleener's Stock on the Rise After Sub-4.5 Forty-Yard Dash

    Jim Harbaugh , head coach of the San Francisco 49ers , may not have to deal with the temptation of drafting his former tight end, Coby Fleener, after all...

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  10. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: The Entire First Round and Correlating Questions

    Peyton Manning signed with the Denver Broncos and Tim Tebow is thrust back into the headlines (Did he ever really leave, though?) after being shipped to the New York Jets...

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  11. NFL Rumors: The Next Destination for the Tim Tebow Train

    Peyton Manning 's reported decision to sign with the Denver Broncos , an announcement made this morning that has since multiplied and replenished the Twitter earth, signals the end of Tim Tebow 's improbable run in the Mile High City...

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  12. NFL Free Agency: Alex Smith Is the Best Option for San Francisco 49ers

    The Peyton Manning bandwagon to San Francisco is approaching full capacity, yet I'm standing on the side of the road refusing to hop on. And I'm content. Why? Because Alex Smith is the best option at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers ...

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  13. 2012 NFL Draft: Scouting Combine and Pro Day Standouts Destined to Disappoint

    There is a lesson out there that, no matter how often taught, never seems to stick with NFL teams: Success at the Scouting Combine does not guarantee a successful NFL career; impressive ...

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  14. Free-Agent, Draft Receivers 49ers Should Target After Signing Randy Moss

    Apparently it only took 15 minutes for the recently resurrected Randy Moss to impress the San Francisco 49ers . In fact, a few hours after the brief workout on Monday, the two parties agreed to a one-year contract...

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  15. 2012 NFL Draft Projections: 5 Players Experts Foolishly Have Way Too Low

    NFL Draft "experts" are about as reliable as the local weatherman. Sure, a lot of their predictions come to fruition, but it doesn't take much to notice a big cloud approaching...

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  16. Golden State Warriors: The Tougher the Schedule, the Better

    OK, bad news first: The Golden State Warriors will not make the playoffs this year. That's about as sure a guarantee as another fluctuation in Oprah's weight...

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  17. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Which Teams Will Make Big Gambles

    With all the uncertainty leading up to this year's NFL draft, at least one thing is for sure: The Washington Redskins really, really, really want a franchise quarterback. One not named Rex Grossman...

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  18. 2012 NFL Draft: 4 Prospects Who Will Shock Everyone by Going Early

    Who would've thought that a bunch of guys wearing suits (some suits much uglier than others), sitting in a room and announcing names could be so entertaining? It didn't work for Sleuth , but it does for the NFL Draft...

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  19. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: A Full 7-Round Projection

    If the NFL draft is a wedding between team and player, then the Scouting Combine is the bachelor party. The last hoorah with the boys. A cocktail of equal amounts celebration and potential trouble...

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  20. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting the Entire First Round of Picks

    Robert Griffin III ran a 4.41 40-yard dash and Andrew Luck looked every bit athletic as Cam Newton. Janoris Jenkins played the part of shutdown corner and Michael Floyd was a standout during receiver drills...

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  21. 2012 NFL Draft: Predicting This Year's Biggest Steals

    Bargain hunters must love the NFL Draft. The thrill of finding the best product at the best price, without sacrificing quality. That Armani suit oddly hanging in the clearance rack...

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  22. NFL Predictions: Players Expected to Make a Leaping Jump in Production

    Once every four calendar years, we celebrate (sort of) the arrival of a unique day; February 29. It is known as leap day . Every other year, February 28 fades into March 1. Those are called "common" years...

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  23. NFL Scouting Combine: Janoris Jenkins and Others Worthy of the 49ers First Pick

    The San Francisco 49ers will have their hands and minds full when making their first selection in the 2012 NFL Draft . As of now, they own the 30th overall slot and face a major decision ...

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  24. Oakland Athletics: Manny Ramirez and Another Potential Surprise

    Manny Ramirez officially joined the Oakland Athletics Friday, even participating in a batting practice session in which he hit numerous home runs...

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  25. NFL Draft 2012: Fastest Prospects at Combine and Their Possible Destinations

    Who among this year's crop of 300-plus participants will post the fastest time in the 40-yard dash? Me, you and scouts alike are itching for the answer to that very question...

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