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The Big Board Is Back
The Big Board Is Back
As NFL teams begin slipping out of playoff contention, we look ahead to the rebuilding process. Here are the top 50 prospects for the 2015 draft
By Andy Staples
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Just Like Geno
Just Like Geno
Pittsburgh’s Aaron Donald is similar in size and technique to NFL star Geno Atkins. But are the comparisons legit? The Bengals defensive tackle himself says they ‘definitely’ are, so expect Donald to benefit from the path Atkins blazed
By Greg A. Bedard
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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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The NFL Has A Major Underclassmen Problem
The NFL Has A Major Underclassmen Problem
And it's only getting bigger. Due to the collective bargaining agreement in 2011, college players are eager to enter the NFL as soon as possible. The influx is negatively impacting the prospects and current players, with no end in sight
By Greg A. Bedard
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The NFL Job Interview
The NFL Job Interview
For the players at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., the week of practices doubles as an introduction to pro football. For the scouts and coaches in attendance, it's an opportunity to see how the players handle tough questions and situations
By Jenny Vrentas
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20 Things I Think I Think About the Senior Bowl
20 Things I Think I Think About the Senior Bowl
A receiver bonanza, the next Geno Atkins and no clear-cut franchise QBs. Those are just three of the things I saw in a first-round-light Senior Bowl group. Here are my takeaways from a few days in Mobile
By Greg A. Bedard
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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