1. 2012 NFL Draft: Comparing 9 Offensive Tackle Prospects in the Draft

    Around this time every year 32 NFL teams look to add the future stars of the league to their rosters. This includes the next generation of passers, runners, hard hitters and even the less glamorous prospects...

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  2. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Justin Blackmon to Cleveland Browns Has a Ripple Effect

    With the 2012 NFL draft kicking off tonight, here are my projections on how the first round will play out. I think that the Cleveland Browns will take wide receiver Justin Blackmon at No...

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  3. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Quinton Coples Leads a 1st Round D-Line Surge

    1 - IND: Andrew Luck- QB - Stanford He is too good to pass up. Even on the outside chance that they decide to trade the pick, he will be No. 1...

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  4. NFL Mock Draft 2011: Patrick Peterson Goes First, Cameron Heyward Climbs

    This mock draft shows what I think SHOULD happen and not what I think will happen. If I was each teams' GM the draft would look like this. 1. Carolina Panthers: CB Patrick Peterson, LSU In my opinion this is a terrible QB class...

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  5. NFL Mock Draft 2011: Robert Quinn Falls out of Top 10, 17 Linemen in 1st Round

    This mock draft shows what I think will happen and not what I think should happen. 1. Carolina Panthers: QB Blaine Gabbert, Missouri In no way do I like this pick...

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  6. Nate Solder to Tyron Smith: Comparing the 2011 NFL Drafts Top Offensive Tackles

    What do you look for in an offensive tackle? Ideally, he has the strength to create running lanes. He must also have the intelligence to play within his scheme...

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  7. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: The Day Before The Draft

    Here is my final 2010 NFL mock draft. I don't predict trades but I will mention some possibilities. 1. St. Louis Rams: Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma It appears the Rams like Bradford if they keep the top pick of the draft...

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  8. 2010 NFL Draft: Top Five Players By Position

    These are my top five players at each position in this week's NFL Draft. I know a lot of them go against the majority, but this is how I see it. I'll explain my reasoning on some of the more controversial ones...

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  9. Donovan McNabb Deserves Better Than The Eagles and Their Fans

    When Donovan McNabb was the second overall pick of the 1999 NFL draft, he was booed by the Philadelphia fan base. When he took the Eagles to four consecutive NFC Championship games, he was booed by the Philadelphia fan base...

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  10. 2010 NFL Draft: A Look at This Year's Offensive Tackle Prospects

    What makes a great offensive tackle prospect? The ideal tackle has the size to match up against NFL defensive linemen. He has to have the strength to go head to head with anyone he will face...

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  11. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Jimmy Clausen First, Al Davis Does It Again

    Without taking any possible trades into consideration, this is my first look at what might happen in this years NFL Draft. 1. St. Louis Rams: Jimmy Clausen, QB, Notre Dame Marc Bulger is not and never has been the answer at QB...

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  12. A Note to the 2010 NFL Draft Class

    Dear Incoming NFL Draft Prospect, Congratulations on being considered for a spot on an NFL team roster. Throughout your college football career you have demonstrated superior abilities on the field, embarrassing your opponents week in and week out...

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  13. Air Davis Returns to Oakland

    Since the beginning of time (or at least since 1963), it has been well known that Al Davis loves the deep pass. He won three Super Bowls by airing it out, and he's been trying to do it again ever since...

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  14. A Look at the Oakland Raiders' 2009 Coaching Staff

    With the draft over and most of the free agents signed, it's time someone took a look at the Oakland Raiders' new coaching staff. Last year, the Raiders fired head coach Lane Kiffin after just four games...

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  15. Remembering the 1976 Oakland Raiders

    When it comes to great teams in Raiders history, many teams come to mind. Between the 70's and 80's, the Oakland Raiders were the winningest team in all of professional sports...

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  16. Hypothetical Interview with Nnamdi Asomugha

    I could probably ask Nnamdi Asomugha questions all day long if he would let me, but I'm only going to do 10 questions for this hypothetical interview. 1. You completely shut down the league's best receivers on a weekly basis...

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  17. Are the Oakland Raiders Back?

    It has been another interesting offseason for the Oakland Raiders. So far Tom Cable has removed the interim tag, Nnamdi Asomugha and Shane Lecher were both resigned to the highest paying ...

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  18. T.R.'s Final Mock Draft

    1. Detroit Lions—Matt Stafford, QB, Georgia The Lions have already announced that they have agreed to a contract with Stafford on a six-year deal worth a guaranteed $41.7 million...

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  19. Top 32 NFL Draft Prospects

    All teams on draft day consult their big board, a list of how they rank every player in the draft. Here is my top 32 big board...

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  20. Top NFL Draft Prospects By Position

    This is a revision of my older list. QB:1. Matt Stafford, Georgia2. Nate Davis, Ball State3. Josh Freeman, Kansas State4. Rhett Bohmar, Sam Houston State5. Pat White, West VirginiaRB:1. Shonn Greene, Iowa2...

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  21. 2009 NFL Mock Draft: Post-Combine

    While I don't let the combine weigh in on my thoughts about the draft much, there are some things that have to be taken into consideration...

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  22. Javon Walker To Be Released By Oakland Raiders

    According to NFL Network's Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders are expected to release wide receiver Javon Walker. Walker was signed last year in a free agent spending spree by Raiders' owner, Al Davis...

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  23. Draft Talk: The Great Offensive Tackle Debate

    Going in to most NFL drafts, there is usually a clear cut No. 1 offensive tackle. Last year it was Jake Long, the year before it was Joe Thomas, and before that it was D'Brickashaw Ferguson...

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  24. Raiders Make Asomugha Highest Paid Defensive Back Ever

    The Oakland Raiders have accomplished their most important goal of this off-season: sign Nnamdi Asomugha to a new contract. The two sides came to an agreement Thursday...

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  25. 2009 NFL Mock Draft: Pre-Combine

    1. Detroit: Eugene Monroe, OT, Virgina Most think this pick will be Matt Stafford but I don't think they will take him or any other QB here. They seem to like Dante Culpepper plus they have a young Drew Stanton competing for the starting spot...

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