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NFL Draft: Sorting through latest receiving class riches

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — 49ers, Raiders will have many chances to land a top-flight receiver this week.
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NFL position rankings: Leonard Williams by far the best interior defender

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Eric Edholm) — For clarity’s sake, we’ve divided the front-seven players on defense into three categories — interior linemen, edge rushers and off-the-line linebackers. The interior group includes nose tackles and “under” tackles (or 3-techniques) in four-man fronts and defensive ends (or 5-techniques) in three-man fronts. That hopefully takes the confusion out of the difference between ends in 3-4 and 4-3...
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2015 NFL Draft Rumors: Amari Cooper visited New York Giants, per report

SBN: Big Blue View (Ed Valentine) — Does this mean anything? We'll know in less than a week. Crank up the pre- 2015 NFL Draft hysteria meter, New York Giants fans. Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, considered a lock to be a top 10 pick, has visited with the Giants. That news  according to a report in the National Football Post . Cooper is considered the top wide receiver in this draft class by most analysts. The...
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2015 Kiper vs McShay Mock Draft: ESPN analysts build three-round joint mock

The Phinsider (Kevin Nogle) — ESPn's Mel Kiper, Jr., and Todd McShay built a three round joint mock draft last night, taking turns making selections. We look at the picks for the Miami Dolphins. The NFL Draft is now less than a week away. Last night, ESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr., and Todd McShay completed a three round "joint" 2015 NFL Mock Draft , with the two analysts taking turns making the picks throughout the night. They...
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NFL mock draft 2015: Andrus Peat to Giants in Invictus' final mock draft

SBN: Big Blue View (Invictus XI) — Let's try and predict the 2015 draft. One last time. This is my final mock draft. This will be the one that will be graded out by The Huddle Report. That means I'm going for accuracy most of all, rather than where I believe these players rank out. That means that THIS IS NOT WHAT I WOULD DO OR WHAT I THINK THESE TEAMS SHOULD DO. Rather I spent a LONG time gathering information on each...
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Jaguars film room breakdown: Luke Bowanko vs. Stefen Wisniewski

Big Cat Country (ColeHartley) — The Jaguars signed Stefen Wisniewski late in the free agency process to add depth to their interior offensive line. But how hard will Wisniewski push second-year lineman Luke Bowanko for the starting center spot? As a rookie, Luke Bowanko saw 14 games as starter for the Jaguars at center. As a sophomore, he might see the bench. The sixth round pick played better than most forecasted last...
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A FalcFans podcast interview with NFL free agent Martez Wilson

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Aaron Freeman and Murf Baldwin chat with the former Saints and Cowboys defender. It's always enlightening to hear about the NFL directly from players, whether those players are Falcons or not. That's why this special edition of the FalcFans podcast is worth your time. Listen in as FalcFans editor and podcast host Aaron Freeman is joined by Saturday Down South writer and analyst ...
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2015 NFL offensive linemen overview: At 6 feet 7, Andrus Peat stands out in a thin class of tackles

The Washington Post (Liz Clarke) — Andrus Peat wasn’t allowed to play football until high school. His father, Todd Peat — who played guard for the Los Angeles Raiders (1987-89) and Phoenix Cardinals (1990, 1992-93) — knew the dangers of the game and the inevitable toll it took. So he didn’t overtly encourage any of his sons to pursue the profession […]
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New York Jets Flight Connections 4-24-15

Gang Green Nation (David Vill) — Daily links connecting you to articles about the New York Jets and the NFL. Good morning, Gang Green Gangsters! Here are your daily New York Jets links for this Aloha Friday... New York Post : The Pope gets special treatment from the NFL, but Jets owner Woody Johnson doesn't. Associated Press : The Jets exercise the fifth-year option for OLB Quinton Coples . That's good exercise. NY...
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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: April 24, 2015

Blots from the Blue (Richard Wade) — Your daily dose of San Diego Chargers news & notes from around the web. Snap-Weighted Age: 2014 NFL Rosters - Scott Kacsmar The answer may simply be that there is no superior way of building a team. While 2014's three oldest teams ( Saints , Bears and Chargers ) all missed the playoffs, the league's third-youngest team was one yard away from back-to-back championships. Old or young,...
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Houston Texans News: April 24, 2015

Battle Red Blog (Ryan Dunsmore) — Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, April 24, 2015. Houston Texans News AFC South draft capsules - The Washington Post 2. TENNESSEE TITANS (2-14) Neiron Ball Has Workout with the Texans - Houston - Scout The Former Florida Gator linebacker, Neiron Ball, has met multiple times with the Houston Texans. John Crockett Has...
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NFL Mock Draft 2015: Arizona Cardinals Select Jalen Collins

SBN: Canal Street Chronicles (Dave Cariello) — With the 24th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals (represented by saintmanumit) select... Jalen Collins , CB, LSU Last year this team may not have performed up to par down the stretch, but it showed it had enough to limp into the playoffs. The front office did shore up a leaky o-line by signing Mike Iupati away from the 49ers,  but make no bones about it: minus...
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Michael Crabtree: I have a lot to prove

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — Wide receiver Michael Crabtree’s entry into free agency was not met with a rush of interest from around the league. Crabtree’s market developed slowly and it wasn’t a particularly robust one once teams started turning interest in his direction. Crabtree wound up signing a one-year, $1.3 million deal with the Raiders and Crabtree is aware…
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Daily Dawg Chow: Browns news (4/24/15)

Dawgs by Nature (Jon Stinchcomb) — Cleveland Browns: "The Browns drafting a RB early isn't a totally crazy idea" (FSO) - "Ray Farmer met with the media Thursday morning, and the Cleveland Browns general manager did so fully intending to say nothing when it comes to the team's plans for next week's NFL Draft. Mission both accomplished and understood." "Why Joe Haden's emergence as a team leader is so important to...
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ESPN's 2015 Live Mock Draft Results: Mel Kiper and Todd McShay Do It Live!

Pats Pulpit (Rich Hill) — The two draft gurus for ESPN brought their show to the silver screen. How'd it turn out? So ESPN really enjoys pushing their mock drafts and they have two in-house figureheads to push their product. Everyone eats it up and it starts a cycle of discussion. It's what works and oh my gosh can you believe what just happened?! All 32 first round selections of the #MelToddMock . ...
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