1. Meet the Most Physically Gifted Prospects of the 2014 Draft

    In order to make it this far, NFL draft prospects have to be among an elite crop of athletes. But when it comes to physical tools, not all NFL hopefuls are built equal. The NFL requires a diverse arsenal of weapons in order to thrive...

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  2. 2014 NFL Draft: Best Fits for This Year's Top Defensive Playmakers

    The 2014 NFL draft is loaded with incredible playmakers on the defensive side of the ball. Each prospect is hoping to land somewhere he can maximize his potential while providing as many opportunities to play as possible...

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  3. 2014 NFL Draft: Why Offensive Linemen Are Valued Highly

    As the 2014 NFL draft approaches, one of the bigger ongoing mysteries in football is trying to accurately peg down the value of an offensive lineman relative to the other positions...

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  4. Julius Peppers vs. Jared Allen: Who Is in Better Position for Super Bowl Run?

    The NFC North redistributed some of its most accomplished veterans on the defensive side of the ball with DE Julius Peppers leaving Chicago to sign with its division foes, the Green ...

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  5. Which Prospects Are Still in Play for the No. 1 Overall Pick in 2014 NFL Draft?

    Nobody really has any idea what these teams are going to do come draft day on May 8. The Houston Texans have the first pick in the 2014 NFL draft for now, but that can all change with the right trade partner...

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  6. 2014 NFL Mock Draft Roundup: Who Are the Experts Picking?

    With free agency winding down and the draft almost a month away, it's time to round up some of the brightest minds within the NFL draft world and display their picks side-by-side for the entire first round...

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  7. 5 NFL Teams That Struck Gold in Free Agency

    Though it’s widely known that Super Bowls are not won in March, several teams certainly seem to be planting some really promising seeds for the winter harvest...

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  8. The Most Polarizing Prospects of the 2014 NFL Draft

    Each year the NFL draft presents us with some head-scratching prospects who can completely polarize front offices and media analysts alike...

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  9. Buying or Selling All the Latest Draft, Free Agency and Trade Chatter

    It's that time of year when nearly every phase of the NFL offseason is overlapping. Free agency, trades and the NFL draft are all playing out right before our eyes as teams scratch for every competitive edge they can get...

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  10. 2014 NFL Draft: Anthony Barr vs. Khalil Mack

    UCLA’s Anthony Barr and Buffalo’s Khalil Mack have gone back and forth over the last few months vying for top billing as the best rush linebacker in this draft...

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  11. 2014 NFL Draft: Latest Trending Names You Need to Know

    The 2014 NFL Draft is nearly upon us, yet most teams are still scrambling to put together the pieces to this enormous prospect puzzle...

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  12. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated Predictions After 1st Week of Free Agency

    With the free-agent frenzy winding down, it’s time to start looking at the effect the moves around the league had on the 2014 draft picture...

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  13. 2014 NFL Draft: Highlighting Prospects Who Aren't Getting Enough Hype

    Successful teams in the NFL know that in order to maintain prominence over the course of time, it's critical not to get swept away in the free-agency frenzy...

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  14. 2014 NFL Draft: 6 Prospects to Avoid Early

    It happens every year. Several teams will pull the trigger on prospects in the early rounds whom they somehow thought were going to be the next big NFL star...

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  15. NFL Free Agency 2014: Injury-Prone Free Agents Worth the Risk

    As the saying goes in football, sometimes the greatest ability is availability. With that said, injuries are a part of the sport, and unfortunately they're a bigger part of some careers than others...

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  16. 2014 NFL Draft: Best Fits for Each of This Year's Top Receivers

    It’s not very often that we get such an impressive collection of wide receivers in a single draft class. These guys are fast, big, tall and highly productive...

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  17. 2014 NFL Draft: Where Would Top 'Positionless' Athletes Fit in the Pros?

    True playmakers are hard to come by in the NFL . When they arrive, teams must consider how their particular skill set can be utilized in their favor...

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  18. 10 Players Who Killed Their Draft Stock at the NFL Combine

    Death in the context of a prospect's draft stock is a term used liberally when considering every draft hopeful still has a chance or two to revive their flatlining heart and bring life once again to their career...

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  19. 2014 NFL Draft: Wyoming QB Brett Smith Sees Beyond the Doubters

    As a draft analyst, one of the last quarterbacks on my list to scout was Wyoming junior Brett Smith. Admittedly, I was none too thrilled to be watching film of a Mountain West ...

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  20. How Do NFL Prospects Prepare for the Combine?

    With college football officially in the rearview mirror and the all-star games behind you, focus shifts quickly for NFL hopefuls as training for the biggest interview of their lives commences...

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  21. The Most Anticipated Athletes of the 2014 Scouting Combine

    One of the more anticipated events leading up to the draft, giving us just enough football to not go crazy, is the drama-filled media circus known as the NFL Scouting Combine, held in Indianapolis each year...

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  22. NFL Draft: How Scouting Opponents Supplemented for My Lack of Physical Ability

    Breaking down talent in football is a messy business. Even the best and the brightest on draft day have a high rate of failure when it comes to predicting how a prospect’s skills will translate to the NFL ...

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  23. 2014 NFL Free Agents: Ranking the Best Bargain Players on the Market

    Normally around this time of year, many NFL teams are more than willing to bend over backwards to sign that over-priced marquee free agent thinking he is the last piece to their Super Bowl puzzle...

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  24. 2014 NFL Draft: Which Late-Risers Could Climb to the 1st Round?

    Every year some unexpected prospect that nobody saw coming leaps into the first round and throws everyone for a loop. Though it's nearly impossible to predict who those players might be this year, I figured why not try and attempt it anyway...

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  25. NFL Free Agency 2014: Re-Rankings of the Top 10 Players at Every Position

    Although the draft is the best way to build the core of a football team, signing the right free agent can provide a much-needed boost to a team looking to fill holes quickly...

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