2022 NFL Mock Draft Version 1.0

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Welcome to our very first 2022 NFL mock draft! For our latest 2021 NFL mock go here. Team needs were sometimes, but mostly not taken into account here. Our projections for the 2021 Draft were rarely, but most often not taken into account. The order is of course based on how we feel the NFL will play itself out in 2021.

Here is the link to a list of 70 of the worst NFL Draft cliches, buzzwords and other pointless word salad.

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Big Ten, ACC “Challenged” Considerably on First March Madness Weekend

In 1999, ESPN created the Big Ten/ACC Challenge as a made for television “event,” with the purpose of trying to drum up interest in preconference college basketball. Generally, interest in college hoops at this time of the year, during the NCAA Tournament, is on par with the Super Bowl.

The rest of the year, it’s probably about as popular as Major League Soccer. However, the B1G/ACC Challenge is kind of a thing, sort of, as it matches up what are usually the two best leagues, annually, in the nation. This March Madness, however, has been real rough so far for both conferences.

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Purdue C Trevion Williams a Major Player to Watch this March Madness

Today saw Purdue Boilermakers center Trevion Williams become the first Big Ten player since at least the 2010-11 season to have at least 25 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and two blocked shots in the same game. It came in a 87-78 (OT) Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal loss to #9 Ohio State.

The #20 Boilermakers saw themselves down by 18 at halftime, but fought all the way back, on the strength of Williams’ 18 points, eight rebounds and three assists in the second half (9-14 FGs), to pull level at the end of regulation. While Purdue has seen their conference tournament run ended today, they will be a very dangerous team in the NCAA Tournament.

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Three Teams to Consider Betting on in the 2021 NCAA Tournament

The NCAA Tournament, March Madness, bracket busting bliss, will be upon us sooner rather than later. And as we approach another round of the most wonderful time of the year, it’s time to revisit some of the most important sports betting rules when it comes to wagering on the tourney.

You have the famous #12 over #5 that happens at least once every year. You got to pick the right #11 over #6 upset. One must remember that although double digit seeds often make it to the sweet sixteen, the Final Four is almost always #1 -#3 seeds. Then of course, you got Michigan State being money the first two weekends of the tourney, but always broke on the last weekend.

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Purdue Boilermakers in Mix for Top 16 NCAA Tournament Seed

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As the college basketball season has rolled on, this very young Purdue Boilermakers squad has continued to grow and develop. These Boilermakers boast a stellar freshmen class led by the very talented Jaden Ivey. Look for them to only get better down the stretch, and thus be riding some positive momentum into the Big Ten Tournament.

The baby Boilers are an interesting bet this March Madness as their seeding line could be interesting. You’ve got to do your homework ahead of your bracket betting next month, so that’s where Wazobet Bonus – Tips And Betting Platform reviews comes in. Don’t lay any NCAA Tournament bets, not even an office bracket pool, until you do you due diligence.

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Purdue Basketball Charter Flight Diverted Due to Mechanical Problems

The #24 ranked Purdue basketball team encountered some issues with their commute to College Park, to play the Maryland Terrapins. Last night, the team sent out a statement that said the Purdue basketball team “charter flight to Maryland was diverted to Indianapolis this evening, due to mechanical issues.”

“The team will change planes and depart at 9:30 p.m. ET, for Maryland from Indianapolis.” As you can see from the tweet below, the Boilermakers did eventually arrive in the DMV, and they are set to battle the Terps tonight.

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Purdue Boilermakers Might be Solid Longshot, Darkhorse Come March

In 2019, the Purdue Boilermakers finally overcame one of the worst knocks on the program- a team that always peaks in February. They made their first Elite Eight in almost two decades, and were just split seconds away from their first Final Four in three decades.

It was a vast improvement over the previous season, in which they essentially peaked in January, instead of February. Boilermakers fans are waiting for the team that really peaks when it counts though, in March. While next to no one is berting the farm on a Final Four appearance, yet, this squad will likely be playing their best ball when it counts the most.

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Purdue to Host NCAA Tournament as Indianapolis Plan Takes Shape

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The Final Four was always going to be in Indianapolis this season, or quasi-season, or pseudo-season, or whatever you want to call it. Made official now, but bantered about back as far as November, the entire 2021 NCAA Tournament will be right staged right in the backyard of Purdue, with some games being played on Keady Court in Mackey Arena.

It will be a very weird event to see all 67 March Madness games transpiring in just one state, for the first time in tourney history, but here we are.

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#23 Northwestern at Purdue (De Facto B1G West Title) Game Preview

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“And then you may ask yourself, well, how I did get here?” is arguably the most memorable line in the Talking Heads classic tune “Once in a Lifetime.”

Yes, how is it this early (W-L record wise, not calendar wise) and the Big Ten West division title could be decided on Saturday, and that decision will be reached by either Northwestern (3-0) or Purdue (2-0).

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Illini Football: “The Streak” Could Turn 24 vs Purdue on Halloween

For the first time since 1995, a 38-14 loss to Michigan, Illinois will open their home schedule against a Big Ten opponent. The Purdue Boilermakers, 4-8 last season, but surprise winners over Iowa last week despite being sans their best player and head coach, come to town on Halloween.

There is however one trick for the Boilermakers that could treat Illini fans- University of Illinois football has not lost a home opener in nearly a quarter of a century. Sure, this streak is composed of opponents which are overwhelmingly cupcake, as you have plenty of mid-majors, low-majors, some FCS and even I-AA as the streak stretches back to when FCS was known as IAA.

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Rondale Moore Opts Out, How He Can Improve His NFL Draft Stock

When Rondale Moore first arrived at Purdue he was the highest rated recruit that West Lafayette had seen in a very long time. All the true freshman wide receiver from New Albany, Indiana did in his very first collegiate game was break Purdue’s 46-year old record for most all-purpose yards in a contest with 313 yards.

In a 31-27 loss to Northwestern Moore rushed twice for 79 yards, including a 76-yard touchdown run, and caught 11 passes for 109 yards and a touchdown. He would only suit up for the gold and black just 17 more times. Today he announced that’s he opting out of the 2020 college football season, and he’ll focus on preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft.

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Matt Painter Says Purdue Must Win the B1G Tourney to Make NCAAs

For Purdue basketball coach Matt Painter and his team, the margin for error is razor thin right now. Just outside the NCAA Tournament bubble, the Boilermakers need to, at the very least, reach the Big Ten Tournament title game to get back in the big dance mix. The season is not lost as of yet.

With the Big Ten Tournament final taking place after nearly all of the bracket has been filled out, the schedule works out to their advantage. Ditto for the location, as no Big Ten team is closer to Indianapolis than Purdue. Mackey Arena to Bankers Life Fieldhouse is 72.7 miles, an hour and 12 minute drive according to Google Maps.

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