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Little Hype, Huge Upside
Little Hype, Huge Upside
Ignore all the Jadeveon Clowney talk. The NFL draft prospect most similar to Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor is Khalil Mack, a once-unheralded linebacker from the University at Buffalo who stepped right out of a scout’s dream
By Greg A. Bedard
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The NFL’s Next Big Thing Isn’t Really Big at All
The Next Big Thing Isn't Really Big at All
But Clemson wideout Sammy Watkins has the strength to outmuscle linebackers and the speed to leave cornerbacks in his dust. Can this potential top five pick break the mold, or will he just end up breaking a general manager’s heart?
By Greg A. Bedard
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Best of the Beasts
Best of the Beasts
When it comes to offensive tackles in the 2014 NFL draft, there’s a consensus top two: Auburn’s Greg Robinson and Texas A&M’s Jake Matthews. Who will get picked first? After watching tape, the winner is ...
By Greg A. Bedard
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The Bortles Conundrum
The Bortles Conundrum
With the right coaching, Blake Bortles is a year away from being the best quarterback in the 2014 NFL draft. And that’s the problem. Which team will take the chance? Here’s an in-depth look at Central Florida’s fabulous and flawed QB
By Greg A. Bedard
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The Evolution of the L.O.B.
The Evolution of the L.O.B.
What will Peyton Manning see when he looks at the Seahawks’ secondary on Sunday? A group working hard to disguise their looks and trying to befuddle the Broncos’ quarterback. Anything less than that, and Seattle will come up short of hoisting the Lombardi
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The Skinny On Teddy
The Skinny On Teddy
In the coming months, as the 2014 draft nears, we will hear all about Teddy Bridgewater's lack of arm strength, size and other measurable qualities. But it's what is unseen that might propel the Louisville QB to be the No. 1 pick in May
By Greg A. Bedard
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Pressure Points: Robert Quinn Pushes for DPOY
Pressure Points
He doesn't lead the NFL in sacks and his team will be home in January. But the St. Louis Rams' Robert Quinn quietly is having the best season by a pass rusher and is making a strong case to be named Defensive Player of the Year
By Greg A. Bedard
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Pressure Points: Valuable Vike, but For How Long?
Pressure Points: Valuable Vike, but For How Long?
The subtly effective Everson Griffen had the biggest day you might not have noticed among pass rushers in Week 14, but in a contract year, you can bet other teams are paying attention
By Greg A. Bedard
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Pressure Points: Tuck Gets By With Help From His Friends
Pressure Points: Tuck Gets By With Help From His Friends
This is where box scores can fool you. Justin Tuck highlighted Week 13 with four sacks, but his heroics were far from a one-man show. Still, it was enough to earn the impending free agent our Edge Rusher of the Week award
By Greg A. Bedard
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Pressure Points: Quinn takes it to another level
Pressure Points: Quinn takes it to another level
The Rams' Robert Quinn had a game for the ages in Week 12 and quietly is becoming a legitimate threat to win the Defensive Player of the Year award
By Greg A. Bedard