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NFL Draft 2013: UConn’s Sio Moore is Rising

2013/01/26 at 10:31 pm 1 comment

Sio Moore is flying up draft boards. The outside linebacker prospect from the University of Connecticut has garnered a lot of attention recently with review of his production within the Huskies’ hybrid defensive unit as well as his participation in the East-West Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl. Moore caught [...]

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“Bruce Irvin?!” Explaining the Seahawks’ 2012 Draft and Leveling Expectations

“Bruce Irvin?!” Explaining the Seahawks’ 2012 Draft and Leveling Expectations

2012/06/05 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

2012 NFL Draft, Round One.  The Seattle Seahawks, freshly removed from two 7-9 seasons, traded back with the Philadelphia Eagles from #12 to #15 to await their chance at improving their roster. They had already had a busy off-season.  They signed free agent Green Bay Packers QB Matt Flynn and [...]

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Franchise Defender: Is 49ers FS Dashon Goldson Deserving of a Long-Term Deal?

2012/05/31 at 12:33 am 1 comment

We are in the dog days of the NFL offseason, Organized Team Activities (OTAs), and there are only three kinds of personnel news at this time of the year: glowing scouting reports from coaches wearing rose-colored glasses (i.e., everything you’ve heard so far about San Francisco 49ers WR Randy Moss), [...]

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Luxury Pick: 49ers Decide to Add Speed Early in 2012 Draft

2012/05/06 at 5:13 pm 2 comments

Moving on from the Cardinals and Rams in the NFC West, I’ll be getting on to the San Francisco 49ers, arguably the most surprising team (positive version) of the 2011 NFL season.  After the Niners spent the previous eight years underachieving or just straight embarrassing themselves in a watered down [...]

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Risky Business: Rams 2012 Draft Brings in Boom-or-Bust Talent

Risky Business: Rams 2012 Draft Brings in Boom-or-Bust Talent

2012/04/30 at 11:45 pm 1 comment

The Saint Louis Rams came into the 2012 NFL Draft having already made one big trade.  New head coach Jeff Fisher’s relationship with Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan resulted in a swap of first round picks this year in exchange for the Redskins’ 2012 second-round pick, 2013 first-round pick, [...]

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Value Pick: Even After Key Additions, Rams Need Help Everywhere

2012/04/15 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

The NFL Draft is always an exciting time for a franchise.  Woeful teams are in position to get better immediately, while squads with better luck are in position to get even stronger on the field.  The only thing better than being 0-0 is being 0-0 with exciting prospects. But a [...]

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Draft Protection: Cardinals Need Best OL Available in April

2012/03/31 at 9:25 pm 3 comments

With the 2012 NFL Draft some four weeks away, I want to take the opportunity to look over the standing of the Arizona Cardinals. As noted in a previous article, the Cardinals intend to make their most impactful moves in the draft this offseason.  They haven’t done much in free [...]

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2012 NFL Draft: CB Josh Norman’s Stock On Rise At NFL Combine

2012 NFL Draft: CB Josh Norman’s Stock On Rise At NFL Combine

2012/02/28 at 4:50 am 1 comment

Tuesday, February 28 is the final day for the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine.  With nearly every team seriously searching to improve its secondary, the spotlight will not be limited to the big-name star-studded defensive backs from the major programs. In the East-West Shrine game, the 6-2, 190-pound prospect shined in front [...]

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Minnesota Vikings Complete 7-Round 2012 NFL Mock Draft

Minnesota Vikings Complete 7-Round 2012 NFL Mock Draft

2012/02/24 at 11:01 am 0 comments

With the 2012 NFL Draft inching closer and 2012 NFL Free Agency just around the corner, here’s a fresh 2012 NFL Mock Draft on all seven rounds for the Minnesota Vikings. Many Options: The Vikings have endless options with the third overall pick.  They could trade down and stockpile or stay put. [...]

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