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The 2012 NFL Draft starts Thursday night, and the prime time first round has become a must-see event for football fans everywhere. Hope always springs eternal at the draft, and here’s my projection for the opening round. 1. Indianapolis...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The first-round of the 2012 NFL Draft begins Thursday night and although the Indianapolis Colts have the first pick, there's no mystery where the Colts or Washington, who have the second selection are going. Indianapolis general manager Ryan...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Each and every NFL Draft is a totally unique experience. Draft day trades, team needs, rookie salary caps and positional trends all play major roles in who takes what player with which pick. Positional depth may play the biggest role of them...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft will commence on Thursday night, marking the 77th installment of what is officially called the “NFL Player Selection Meeting.” From Thursday through Saturday 253 college players will hear their names called,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The NFL Draft is a potpourri of optimism, dreams come true, paydays and new beginnings for fans, players, agents, coaches and General Managers. It can also be a horrific nightmare. Like any other act in life, there are some who are better...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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One could argue that drafting well in the middle rounds is how to win a Super Bowl. The Packers, Patriots, Steelers and Ravens have made a living by dominating rounds two through four of the NFL Draft and it has paid off with championships....
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The biggest busts in recent NFL Draft history — from Tony Mandarich to JaMarcus Russell, and the infamous Mike Mamula, Ryan Leaf, Akili Smith and Charles Rogers swings-and-misses in between. 1989 – 2. Green Bay Packers Tony Mandarich, LT,...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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The 2012 NFL Draft takes place April 26-28 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Fans from all 32 teams are eagerly awaiting the annual event to see their squad add some new and exciting talent. Here’s our prediction for the first round...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Q: What player holds the NFL record for the longest fumble return for a touchdown? — D. Francis, Round Rock, Texas A: Actually, two players share the record: The Raiders’ Jack Tatum returned a fumble 104 yards for a touchdown on Sept. 24, 1972...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Up until the moment Commissioner Roger Goodell starts announcing picks from the podium at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Thursday, April 26, the draft stocks of NFL prospects will fluctuate like the NASDAQ. From the pages of Athlon Sports...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The NFL released its 2012 regular-season schedule on Tuesday night, laying out the slate of 256 games that will start in September and carry through December. Here are some of the games that caught our attention. 2012’s Must-See NFL Regular-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The 2012 NFL schedule for the Dallas Cowboys has been released. Here's a weekly look that includes dates, times and television information. Week 1—Sept. 5: @ New York Giants, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC Week 2—Sept. 16: @ Seattle Seahawks, 4:05 p.m...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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The 2012 NFL season is still more than four months away from kicking off, but the path to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans is set. The NFL released its 2012 regular-season schedule on Tuesday. Here are some highlights of the upcoming slate....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The 2012 NFL schedule for the Philadelphia Eagles has been released. Here's a weekly look that includes dates, times and television information for football fans.   Week 1—9/9: @Cleveland Browns 1 p.m. ET, FOX   Week 2—9/16: Baltimore...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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The 2012 NFL schedule for the Washington Redskins has been released. Here's a weekly look that includes dates, times and television information.   Week 1—9/9: @ New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. ET, FOX   Week 2—9/16: @ St. Louis Rams, 4:05 p.m....
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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The 2012 NFL schedule for the New York Giants has been released. Here's a weekly look that includes dates, times and television information. Week 1—9/5: Dallas Cowboys 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC   Week 2—9/16: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m. ET, FOX...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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Stanford’s Andrew Luck and Baylor’s Robert Griffin III are poised to become just the fifth pair of quarterbacks to be selected No. 1 and 2 overall in the draft since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970. Luck and RG3 are set to join Tim Couch and Donovan...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Nike, the NFL's official new apparel provider, didn't take long to shake things up. The most notable change so far being the Seattle Seahawks' new uniforms, which were revealed today, along with the rest of the league. Seattle's uniforms got...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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"Plan B? I don't have a Plan B. We're going with Plan A." Those were the words uttered by Denver Broncos executive vice president John Elway at Peyton Manning’s introductory press conference on March 20. Plan A is to hand the team over to...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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After Tim Tebow's first five starts of the 2011 season, long before Tebowmania had fully bloomed and before Tebowing was even a thing, I took the occasion to compare his five starts to John Elway's first five turns under center in Denver. Neither...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
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While we still don't know how well Peyton Manning will look under center come this fall, at least we now know what uniform he will be wearing. ESPN is reporting that Manning intends to sign with Denver and has instructed his agent to engage in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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After a certain outspoken analyst had questioned his NFL Draft selection, former Colts general manager Bill Tobin once famously asked in frustration: ‘Who the hell is Mel Kiper?’ No one has to ask that question now. From humble beginnings,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The Chicago Bears have a new wide receiver. Introductions, however, will not be necessary for quarterback Jay Cutler as his new weapon is also a familiar face. The Bears acquired Brandon Marshall from the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, a move that...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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“Straight gold, homey?” Randy Moss has agreed to a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers following a workout with coach Jim Harbaugh — who threw passes to Moss after picking up the 35-year-old future Hall of Famer from the airport. “I...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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The NFL’s new league year officially starts today. One of the first orders of business will be free agency, which starts up at 4 E.T. this afternoon. With about 600 free agents on the market, there will be lots of activity and business should be...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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