Steve Mariucci on What Connor Cook Brings to the Oakland Raiders

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What a tumultuous NFL Draft for Michigan State Quarterback Connor Cook.

Entering Thursday, many people thought he had a decent chance at becoming a first round pick. We covered the multiple destinations within round one where he could have conceivably landed. If he didn’t go round one, then we almost certainly thought he’d be selected in round two or three on Friday night. However, it didn’t happen as Connor Cook was to night two what Laremy Tunsil was to night one.

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Jaylon Smith: Dallas Cowboys Make Great Long Term Investment

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Former Notre Dame Linebacker Jaylon Smith will be taking a professional version of “a medical redshirt year.”

Smith will be out of football for 2016, as his recovers from nerve damage in his knee. Heading into the Fiesta Bowl, Smith was projected to be a sure fire top five pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Many draftniks had him the best overall defensive player on their big boards.

Some mock drafts had him going as high as #3, but the conversation drastically changed on New Year’s Day in Arizona. In the first half of the Fiesta Bowl he tore his medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligaments.

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2016 NFL Mock Draft 4-28-16 FINAL

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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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Rico Gathers: Baylor Hoops Star as Future as NFL Tight End

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With the 2016 NFL Draft starting up tomorrow all 32 teams are making their final preparations, hoping to find the right players to to propel them up the NFL power rankings next season. While most teams have their draft boards ready, they might have to make room for one more name as representatives from 24 teams have made a trip down to scout former Baylor basketball player Rico Gathers.
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Jared Goff, Not Carson Wentz, Going #1 overall to L.A. Rams

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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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Dallas Cowboys 2016 NFL Draft Mocksourcing

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Dallas Cowboys 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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Philadelphia Eagles 2016 NFL Draft Mocksourcing

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Philadelphia Eagles 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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Britt McHenry and the annual NFL Draft “April Surprise”

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The NFL Draft unites as a nation; a record 32 million tuned in for the 2014 edition. You know what else unites us- a story that comes from far out in left field and appeals to our most basic instincts. Speaking of clickbait, there might not be a better phrase to describe NFL mock drafts.

You can’t help it. You can’t stop it. You have to click and see what player the media outlet has projected to your team.

You know what else is major clickbait- attractive women behaving badly. A really scandalous story makes for “an internet sensation,” or “going viral.”

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Future NFL QB Paxton Lynch Has a Cool New Artist Rendering

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Former Memphis QB Paxton Lynch could go as high as #20 to the New York Jets in the NFL Draft Thursday night. He might also land with Kansas City or Denver in the first round. Carson Wentz and Jared Goff will be the first two quarterbacks taken. Quite possibly #1 and #2 overall.

Lynch will be the third.

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2016 NFL Draft: Cody Whitehair Leads Stellar Class of Guards

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Kansas State guard Cody Whitehair has become a popular name for the upcoming  NFL Draft. He will certainly improve any team’s NFL betting picks as he is a proven star at this position. The guard position has become especially important recently. This is due to the middle area of the offensive line dealing with a great deal of pressure that can be difficult to manage.

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2016 NFL Draft FULL LIST of Green Room Invites

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The 2016 NFL Draft will be soon be upon us- just two weeks and change now. For the second year in a row, my hometown becomes draft town, as Chicago will once again host the NFL’s selection party. Here’s who made the cut into this very select group of 25. Ohio State leads the way with five; tying the all time record.

Here’s a link to more on that. Also, here’s the link to our latest mock draft.

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2016 NFL Mock Draft 3-9-16

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Welcome to our first 2016 NFL mock draft update after the Scouting Combine and pre free agency. Well, NFL free agency might have officially begun by the time you’re reading this (Wednesday March 9th, 4 PM EST), but what follows will not take it into account. We will take NFL free agency into account in the next update.

We also did our annual stock reports in the wake of the combine. This is the link to who we’re buying (stock increased from combine). Here’s the link to who we’re selling (stock decreased from combine)

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