Monthly Archives: April 2014

Depth won’t drive Dimitroff’s thoughts


Some folks have criticized Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff for the Julio Jones trade in 2011, saying that Dimitroff sacrificed team depth in the process. Remember, he surrendered five picks to the Cleveland Browns to move up from 27th … Continue reading

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Ponder hoping for ‘clean slate’ with Vikings


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Christian Ponder is still on the Minnesota Vikings’ roster, working out at the team’s voluntary minicamp this week in the same No. 7 jersey he’s worn for the last three seasons. But in many ways, he’s … Continue reading

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Payback time for free-agent losses


FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Remember last year in free agency, when the New York Jets lost LaRon Landry, Dustin Keller, Mike DeVito and Shonn Greene? General manager John Idzik, who took a lot of criticism for the exodus, admitted Wednesday … Continue reading

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SEC schools step up interest in AL DB


Jarek Taylor already has five offers, but he’s hoping some SEC schools join his list soon. via Rivals.com – Football Recruiting – National Signing Day Headlines http://ift.tt/R1nF2X

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As head coach, Zimmer will be hands-on


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — It’s a predictable rite of coaching changes in the NFL: The new guy comes in, usually more (or less) of a disciplinarian or a player’s coach than the last guy, and players talk about how the … Continue reading

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Kelly impressed by Cal trip


Caleb Kelly might be one of the best linebackers in the 2016 class and Cal made a strong early impression on the Fresno (Calif.) Clovis West recruit last weekend when he attended the spring game. via Rivals.com – Football Recruiting … Continue reading

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Williamson updates his recruitment


Indianapolis (Ind.) Arsenal Tech cornerback Adonis Williamson showed up to the Rivals Camp Series presented by Under Armour last weekend with an expanding offer list. via Rivals.com – Football Recruiting – National Signing Day Headlines http://ift.tt/1hXZVCz

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Telesco: Everyone seeking fast, physical


SAN DIEGO — During his pre-draft media availability with reporters Wednesday, San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco was asked about the silly season that generally takes place during the lead-up to the draft, with teams providing misleading information to … Continue reading

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Draft position needs: Offensive tackle


PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have nine picks in the 2014 NFL draft and this is the fifth in a series that looks at the nine positions they c… via ESPN Feed: mel kiper jr http://ift.tt/1fzlpeq

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Don’t assume Ravens are trading back


OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The overriding theme of the Baltimore Ravens’ pre-draft news conference Wednesday was this team loves picks. General manager Ozzie Newsome talked about how he likes being able to acquire more picks. Assistant general manager Eric DeCosta … Continue reading

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