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Return of the Freak
Return of the Freak
Jadeveon Clowney's junior season dampened the ridiculous excitement surrounding the defensive end that started when he was a freshman in high school. At the combine, expect the South Carolina product to get the NFL drooling again
By Andy Staples
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Time for Style vs. Substance
Time for Style vs. Substance
We've got enough on tape to accurately judge this draft's top prospects. Unfortunately, it's not that simple. Workouts and pro days are upon us, the time when sheer athleticism comes to the forefront to cloud our judgment
By Andy Staples
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Settling In, or Saying Goodbye?
Settling In, or Saying Goodbye?
Senior Day festivities open a window into who could be leaving school early. For those players, chances to impress NFL scouts in actual game action are running out
By Andy Staples
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Making Their Case
Making Their Case
A competitive two weeks on the college circuit are over, and top players on the nation's top teams are moving on my draft board—some for good, some for bad
By Andy Staples
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Best Bets for the Bottom-Feeders
Best Bets for the Bottom-Feeders
We've got a good handle on the teams in the running for the No. 1 overall pick in next May's draft. So which top prospect best fits what those teams need?
By Andy Staples
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Competition Starting to Stiffen
Competition Starting to Stiffen
We think we have this draft's top prospects pegged, but we'll learn a lot as some in our top 50 get ready to face off against each other in coming weeks
By Andy Staples
Open Field
The Price of Head Injuries
The Price of Head Injuries
Football has come a long way in raising awareness about the seriousness of concussions, but the resulting knowledge could end up having a negative impact on how college players are scouted before the NFL draft
By Andy Staples
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Mariota Mania
Mariota Mania
I've underestimated him before, but after showing something against the legit Washington defense, it's no longer possible to ignore the surging Ducks QB
By Andy Staples
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Youth Revolution: The Jags’ Dream 2014 Draft
Youth Revolution: The Jags' Dream 2014 Draft
A lot of help is needed in Jacksonville, but with 10 picks in this season's draft, the Jags can take a step forward, if they make these picks.
By Andy Staples
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Down Goes Clowney
Down Goes Clowney
Here's something I never thought I'd say this season: The Gamecocks' freakish defensive end is no longer this draft's top prospect
By Andy Staples