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Teddy Bridgewater falls to second round in Mel Kiper’s latest mock draft

For most of the fall, Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was talked about as being almost a lock to be the first quarterback selected in the NFL Draft and perhaps the first overall selection by the Houston Texans. As the draft has drawn closer, that sentiment no longer seems to be the case. However, Bridgewater still…

Georgia Football: Why Aaron Murray's Draft Stock Is on the Rise

The pro day is the final shot for college players to show scouts what they can do before the NFL draft takes place in early May. For Aaron Murray, it was his only shot as he has been recovering from an ACL injury. So when Murray took the stage on Wednesday to throw in front of scouts, he knew he had to be nearly flawless. Show More Summary

Chargers pick up option on Corey Liuget

The San Diego Chargers have joined the group of teams to exercise their fifth-year options on 2011 NFL Draft selections. According to Field Yates of ESPN.com, the Chargers have picked up their team option on defensive tackle Corey Liuget. Liuget was the 18th overall selection of the 2011 NFL Draft. As per terms of the…

2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: LB Yawin Smallwood

Connecticut's Yawin Smallwood would be a great fit for the Atlanta Falcons need for depth at linebacker. He's someone who can play inside in either scheme and would be the ideal fit for the Falcons at strong-inside linebacker and middle linebacker. The Falcons have met with the Huskies' linebacker, according to Fox's Ross Jones. Show More Summary

Jets pick up option on Muhammad Wilkerson

With the deadline approaching for picking up fifth-year options for 2011 draft picks, the New York Jets have picked up their option on defensive tackle Muhammad Wilkerson. The Jets had always intended on picking up Wilkerson’s option year. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, that decision has been officially exercised. Wilkerson…

2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: RB De'Anthony Thomas

The Atlanta Falcons could use someone who would allow its offense to be much more explosive. De'Anthony Thomas from Oregon could be that kind of weapon, as well as being someone who gives the Falcons depth in the event that Julio Jones goes down again. Show More Summary

2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: LB Jordan Tripp

Atlanta has a need for some solid linebacker depth in this year's draft. Jordan Tripp of Montana would be an ideal fit for the Falcons' needs, as he can play multiple spots in both the 3-4 and 4-3 defenses. Ideally, he would play onShow More Summary

Nebraska Football: What Tommy Armstrong Must Do to Succeed

Coming out of spring practice, Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong has established himself as the clear-cut starter for 2014. It certainly wasn’t on the performance at the spring game, where he went 4-of-8 for 97 yards and an interception. But...Show More Summary

Report: Cowboys to pick up option year for Tyron Smith

Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith has blossomed into one of the premier offensive linemen in the NFL over his first three seasons in the league. Smith was selected to his first Pro Bowl last season and was also named a second-team All-Pro. As such, the Cowboys want to make sure he’s in Dallas for…

Alabama Football: Why OJ Howard Will Be Lane Kiffin's Best Friend in 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — One can’t have a discussion about University of Alabama sophomore tight end O.J. Howard without mentioning the play. It was against rival LSU last season, and host Alabama was down 7-3 in the second quarter. The then-freshman was the lone player to line up wide right, with three wide receivers all on the left side. Show More Summary

Report: 49ers put Colin Kaepernick contract talks on hold

The 49ers have reportedly put contract negotiations with Colin Kaepernick on hold while police investigate a recent incident involving San Francisco's quarterback.

NFC West Series Will Test, Strengthen Denver Broncos in 2014

The 2014 NFL schedule is set to be released Tuesday, April 22—or somewhere around there—according to Pro Football Talk. Fans already know the opponents their beloved teams will be facing next year, but the order in which they play them...Show More Summary

5 Risky Picks Pittsburgh Steelers Must Consider in 2014 NFL Draft

The NFL draft is easily one of the most fascinating times for football fans. And that’s not just because they get to see which of college football’s best and brightest will be joining their teams. No, much of the intrigue comes from what takes place behind the scenes. Show More Summary

Dallas Cowboys: Best and Worst Draft Picks of the Last Decade

As the 2014 NFL draft approaches it’s always fun to look back at how the team has performed in previous drafts. Jerry Jones has been the general manager of this team for more than 20 years and, as we all know, he’s had his shares ofShow More Summary

5 Positions of Need the Steelers Can Hold out on in the 2014 NFL Draft

In a perfect world, every round of the NFL draft would yield first-round talent. Every team would improve each year, and all their needs would be filled. This would be a dream scenario for the Pittsburgh Steelers, as they have significant...Show More Summary

Donald Jones turns to baseball after kidney transplant

Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Donald Jones was forced to retire from the NFL last August after discovering he had a kidney disease that made it impossible to continue playing football. Now just four months after a kidney transplant, Jones is trying to make his way back onto the field in a different sport. According…

Source: Dallas picks up Tyron Smith option

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys have exercised the fifth-year option on Tyron Smith’s contract, according to a source, keeping the 2011 first-round pick with the team at least through 2015. The option will pay Smith more than $10...Show More Summary

Why the Detroit Lions Should Wait To Draft a Receiver Until Round 2

One of the great debates amongst Detroit Lions fans this draft season concerns when to address the wide receiver position. Filling the gaping hole on the roster after starters Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate is certainly a top priority...Show More Summary

Why Chris Johnson Is the Playmaker the New York Jets Desperately Needed

After a long flirtation period, the New York Jets have finally found a new offensive toy to play with in former Tennessee Titan Chris Johnson. While it could be argued that the Jets would have been better off spending their money onShow More Summary

Assigning Odds to Every Potential Kansas City Chiefs 1st-Round Pick

Assuming they don't trade down (which is feasible), the Kansas City Chiefs are roughly three weeks away from filing another first-round pick into the archives. So, entering Radio City Music Hall, who comprises John Dorsey's list of candidates? And what are the odds of each being plucked at No. Show More Summary

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