2016 NFL mock draft 7-23-15


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In this 2016 NFL mock draft, the order is randomized. When new, legitimate 2015 NFL power rankings are released, we’ll revise our order accordingly. The 2015 Draft and team needs were loosely taken into account. Remember, team needs will change about ten zillion times between now and the 2016 draft.

Also, I remember, I BEAT BOTH Mel Kiper Jr. of ESPN and Mike Mayock of NFL Network in my 2015 mock. Never forget that!

Also, be sure to check out our 2015 NBA mock draft and 2016 NBA mock draft.

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Jason Pierre-Paul Fireworks Accident May Cost Him a Massive Payday


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We’re still months away from the start of the new NFL season but already there are plenty of talking points with regards to America’s most popular league. One story that is captivating the nation right now is the circus surrounding New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.

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Our six most popular NFL stories ever: Happy 4th!


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Happy Independence day everybody! Baseball has the nickname “the national past time,” but that moniker was bestowed upon the sport a very long time ago. That designation is very outdated, as the NFL is truly king in America. As the great Bob Costas said, at a time when everything is in niches, the NFL cuts across all demographics.

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Bo Jackson evokes Taylor Swift while opining on Cam Newton


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“I don’t watch baseball,” Bo Jackson said when I asked him his thoughts on the 2015 Chicago White Sox.

Naturally, I followed up by asking him if he watches football.

“I don’t watch football, that’s like you going home, grabbing a beer and watching Ted Koppel.

“You don’t do that, do you?”

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PETA sends letter to Atlanta Falcons regarding Prince Shembo


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Prince Shembo should have never been drafted by any NFL team. You knew who he is and what he was during his college football days at Notre Dame. Even before he got to South Bend, the warning signs were there with Prince Shembo. The Atlanta Falcons selected him anyway and now they’re paying the price for it.  It remains to be seen if anyone else will take on Shembo at this point.

Hopefully, no one does. What makes this sad, tragic situation even worse is that it’s the Atlanta Falcons involved. Out of all 32 NFL teams, they know most of all about employing a dog killing player.

Michael Vick has kept himself clean these past few years, but let’s not forget what he did.

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Deion Sanders Takes Community Rebuilding Prime Time


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NFL Network Analyst Deion Sanders has undergone a remarkable journey during his incredible life. He’s a great example of the American Horatio Alger success story. When he first thrust himself into the national consciousness, he embodied materialism. When his professional playing career started, the NFL Hall of Famer used to sign his name “Deion $anders.”

In 1994, he even recorded a rap album where the main track was entitled “Must be the Money.”

Twenty years later, “Neon Deion” or “Prime Time,” is now helping America’s downtrodden to find their socioeconomic footing. Last month, Deion Sanders hosted a screening of Opportunity LivesComeback series in Dallas. (where he won a Super Bowl with the Cowboys in 1995).

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VIDEO: Buffalo Bills CB bowls a strike without looking


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Buffalo Bills Cornerback Ron Brooks bowled a strike without even looking. It’s a very interesting and unorthodox form he’s got here. But hey, go with whatever works right? It’s kind of a long-snapping, “granny shot” in basketball hybrid thing going on.

In the video below you can also see the cool bowling shirts that Buffalo Bills Coach Rex Ryan got for his team. Because hey, who doesn’t love a good bowling shirt.

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NFL Draft 2015 – Winners and Losers


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There’s always going to be winners and losers at the NFL draft, and the same was this year too. After three days of round picking, it’s time to review who got what and whether the teams picked what they really needed. Surely the winners are those teams that went for players that fit best in their schemes, but also players whose character is best for the locker room atmosphere. Most of all, these players are required to show their best from Day 1 if they are going to justify the hype behind them, which makes drafting a risky business.

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Chris Christie ran up a $82,500 concession bill at NY Jets games


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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reportedly bought over $82, 594 worth of concessions at Met Life Stadium during the 2010 and 2011 NFL seasons. Yes back during Christie’s salad days of, oh, whom are kidding Chris Christie has never had any salad days.

He’s had plenty of cheeseburger, pizza and hot dog days though.

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Chip Kelly’s draft wasn’t zany, wild or kooky at all


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Heading into this year’s NFL draft, we all heard incessantly about how Philadelphia Eagles Coach Chip Kelly was the “wild card.” He was going to do something unpredictable and crazy. Kelly kookiness was in store as he pull some off nutty professor trade that would throw the whole thing off.

Well, it never happened. Chip Kelly, whether he truly is the Doc Brown of the NFL or not, wasn’t able to close a deal that allowed me to trade up and grab Marcus Mariota. In regards to Kelly being so unpredictable, well, I got his pick right in my NFL mock draft.

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QB Trevor Siemian: what he brings to Denver Broncos’ table


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Before he suffered his “lower body injury” in 2013, the newest member of the Denver Broncos, former Northwestern QB  Trevor Siemian ,was the best pure passer in the Big Ten. That’s not hyperbole. The Big Ten is a tailback driven league, and most of the QBs are dual threat, read-option guys. The state of the QB position is not what it once was, so it’s not a stretch to say that.

Siemian is the best straight up drop back passer the league has seen the passed couple of years (especially after Penn State signal caller Christian Hackenberg regressed so much last year).

Think back to the Trevor Siemian before his ankle/foot etc slowed him down, and his accuracy and efficiency declined.

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VIDEO: NFL Draft Town goers praise fake NFL prospects


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For the first time ever, the third day of the NFL Draft will be held outdoors. This also the first Draft with an accompanying fan festival, the likes of which we’ve only previously seen at Super Bowls. The NFL Draft Town festival attracted thousands of football fans, some of which are lacking in football acumen. As the Draft grows in popularity, more bandwagon fans jump on board.

So we had some fun at their expense. We created some fake prospect names from anagrams and composed some fictional profiles to go with those names. We tried to include as many Draft analyst cliches as possible.

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