More than 6 million people watched 2012 NFL Scouting Combine

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It is extremely boring, there’s no doubt. It’s nothing more than watching guys in tights run sprints and do some measured jumps on a football field. It’s colloquially being referred to as the “Spandex Super Bowl.” Yet for the second consecutive year more than 6.5 million viewers tuned in to NFL Network’s exclusive coverage of the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine Presented by Under Armour (6.51 million in 2012, 6.55 million in 2011).

Those totals represent large jumps over 2010 (5.2 million viewers) and 2007 (3.7 million viewers), according to The Nielsen Company.

America must really crave football is they’re willing to watch this.

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What should the St. Louis Rams do with their draft picks?

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Yes, I know the Rams are going to trade this pick! I get that.  And it’s likely going to be to the Browns. Or the Redskins, or to whoever wants Robert Griffin 3 the most, but I don’t do trades in my mock. So let’s look at where they might go, if they don’t deal the pick.

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Firing of Polians Was Overdue: Recent Colts Draft History

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Then GM Bill Polian used his first pick in the 1998 draft to take Peyton Manning.  While Polian has had a few good picks since, it has been mostly downhill from there.

I think it is too soon to take a look at the 2010 and 2011 drafts so I will start our analysis with the 2009 draft.

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Oklahoma Sooners Ronnell Lewis Declaring Early for NFL Draft?

It’s way too early to start under-classmen declaring for the NFL Draft season, but hey when news breaks, news breaks.

This comes from our friends at Walter Football:

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