2017 NFL Mock Draft 1-12-17

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In our 2017 NFL mock draft, we based the order on the actual current order at the regular season. We sorted the playoff teams based on how we’re predicting the NFL playoffs will shape out. The NFL breaks ties in draft order by reverse order of strength of schedule. Thus we don’t know for sure who will be picking #14 and #15 between Indianapolis and Minnesota’s pick (which is owned by Philadelphia), as the NFL has not confirmed the order officially.

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2017 NFL mock draft 12-22-16


In our 2017 NFL mock draft, we based the order on the actual current order as of December 21st, with some good help from our friends at NFL Trade Rumors.

Team needs were sometimes, but not always taken into account, as team needs are a very fluid situation. Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Season’s Greetings, Happy Kwanza, Joyous Hannukah, Joy Noel, Make the Yuletide gay and a warm festivus for the rest of us.

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L.A. Rams Starting Jared Goff the Right Call; Future is Now


In 2016, the NFL is pretty much one giant glob of mediocrity. Other than the Dallas Cowboys on one extreme, and the Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars on the other polarity, no one in the league is really THAT elite or poor.

The Los Angeles Rams are one of those teams in that monstrous muddled middle. They’re not good enough to be real postseason contenders, not poor enough to be in full rebuild mode.

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The Rise of Daily Fantasy Football


Daily fantasy football, a subset of fantasy football, has grown considerably in popularity over the past couple of years and it’s only going to get bigger.

It’s a game where players compete against one another by building a team of players from NFL teams under a salary cap, earning points on the actual performances of their players, with the opportunity to win real-life cash prizes.

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Oakland Raiders Last Day in L.A. Profiled on NFL Network Tonight


It’s Oakland Raiders; not L.A. Raiders. The former sounds right, perfect even while the latter, sounds just not quite right. Las Vegas Raiders sounds just….well, too awkward and hopefully it won’t come to that. Monday night brought the official return of a Los Angeles NFL team playing a regular season game.

Of course, the Rams-Niners contest was a NFL game in pooh emoji form. It was so awful that they let Chris Berman call it.

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Twitter Hash Tags for All 32 NFL Teams #NFLGameDay #NFLKickoff


Here it is; the primary and secondary social media hash tags for all 32 NFL teams. Happy NFL kickoff. This comes to us via a social engagement company called Postano, You have the official hash tag for each NFL team, as well as the most used hash tag for each NFL team.


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Arsenal’s Kroneke Says Sports Aren’t Fun Without Winning


Arsenal football club haven’t won a ton of trophies lately, but they keep on making big time money. Despite a recent lack of Premier League titles, they’re proverbially printing currency at the Emirates, but is that fulfilling enough for the people in charge? The answer is no, according to Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke.

His new NFL franchise, the relocated from St. Louis and now Los Angeles Rams will be a winner says Kroenke.

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Los Angeles Rams to Host 2021 Super Bowl


With the just breaking news that the Los Angeles Rams will host the Super Bowl in 2019, the NFL’s L.A. masterplan starts to make more sense. Why would the National Football League be so hell bent on moving back into the nation’s second largest market when they’ve had numerous failures there already?

Well, they need to have their entertainment product in the entertainment capital of the world, and they need a venue for their crown jewel event.

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2016 NFL Mock Draft 4-28-16 FINAL


Happy Draft Day!!!! This will be our penultimate 2016 NFL mock draft update, with the final version coming late this afternoon.  To get you ready for the draft, here’s a list of 40 NFL Draft buzzwords, catch-phrases and cliches that you’ll hear tonight, and all weekend, from the TV network draftniks.

“He can make all throws when you put him in space a hand in the round guy road grader space eater people mover who plays faster than his tape.”

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2016 NFL Mock Draft (Alex’s) 4-28-16


We’ve added a second NFL mock draft to The Sports Bank. This is one is by Alex Harrison; his author bio is below. Here’s the link to mine, The Sports Bank’s primary mock draft, if you want to compare and contrast. Enjoy!

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Jared Goff, Not Carson Wentz, Going #1 overall to L.A. Rams


California Golden Bears Jared Goff will be your #1 overall selection at the NFL Draft Thursday night in Chicago. It’s locked and loaded. The Los Angeles Rams will have a California product to rebuild their relocated franchise around.

It’s time to revise and edit your 2016 NFL mock drafts now as the L.A. Rams just don’t believe Carson Wentz is truly NFL ready.

According to The Big Lead:

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Los Angeles Rams 2016 NFL Draft Mocksourcing


Los Angeles Rams fans, Be sure to check out the Walter Football 2016 NFL Mock draft database, now with 262 mocks included. It’s the biggest and best mock database on the whole world wide web. With their help we did some “Mocksourcing.” you know like “Crowdsourcing” or “Twittersourcing.”

Complementing our own mock, we choose a few select mocks that we know have a great track record of being accurate. We only included mocks done by draftniks that we’ve worked closely with enough to trust the integrity of their work.

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