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SteelCityBlitz.com 2014 First Round Mock Draft (Picks 5-8)

Chris and I are back with selections 5-8 of the 2014 Mock First Round Draft. Chris has the odd numbers and I have the even. See Picks 1-4 5. Oakland Raiders – Derek Carr, QB, Fresno St. This time last year rumors were that the Raiders loved cornerback D.J. Hayden and were prepared to take him with the number 3 pick. This year I’m starting to hear they’re smitten over Derek...
Via Steel City Blitz
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Draft in Houston Sunday to Honor Local Lung Cancer Survivors

Former NFL LB Chris Draft in Houston Sunday to honor local lung cancer survivors Former NFL linebacker Chris Draft with his wife Keasha Lung cancer claims the lives of more than 159,000 people each year – that’s more than two times the number of fans expected to be at Reliant Stadium on Sunday, November 24th, for the Texans/Jaguars game. Yet, most people don’t realize that...
Via State of the Texans
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Draft Chris Thompson With the 154th Pick in the Fifth Round

The Redskins used the 154th in the 2013 NFL Draft to select Florida State runningback Chris Thompson. Thompson is 5-7, 192 lbs and rushed 91 times for 687 yards and 5 TD’s, had 45 receptions for 430 yards and a TD in his career at FSU. In early October of 2011, it looked as thoughRead More...
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Draft's Story Of Love, Loss, And Challenge

((HT: 11Alive.com))Full disclosure, the HQ has known and covered Chris Draft as a Falcon and an NFL'er for a while... stand-up guy, cool guy, great soundbite, 6th-rounder who has made a living hunting people down...A year-and-a-half ago, Chris' wife Keasha was diagnosed with lung cancer- and, no, she wasn't a smoker...They were married just after Thanksgiving and she...
Via Online Sports Guys
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

General News. Former NFL Linebacker Chris Draft Launches Keasha Rutledge Draft Memorial Scholarship with Clemson University

NFL linebacker Chris Draft and the late Keasha Rutledge Draft the co-founders of the Chris Draft Family Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering families through education and healthy living. Draft started his collegiate football career at Stanford University and entered into the NFL upon graduating.
Via clemsontigers.com
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Former NFL Player, Chris Draft Loses Wife To Cancer One Month After Wedding

Chris Draft was a solid linebacker for six NFL teams over 12 seasons, but all his strength couldn’t hold on to the love of his life. Draft’s wife, Keasha passed away from lung cancer last Tuesday, December 27th, one month to the day the two had their wedding. “My wife, (La)Keasha Monique Rutledge Draft passed away today at 12:04 pm. RIP Sweetie,” Draft said on his website...
Via MentalityMagazine.com
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Wife former NFL linebacker Chris Draft dies one month after wedding

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Via SportingNews.com
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Draft's wife dies month after wedding

The wife of former NFL linebacker Chris Draft died earlier this week at age 38 after battling lung cancer. With his bride-to-be severely weakened by the disease and using a wheelchair, the couple married in a private ceremony in Atlanta exactly one month prior to her death. Draft, who retired from the NFL in 2010, announced his wife's passing Tuesday on his foundation's...
Via Fox Sports
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Ex-Falcon Chris Draft is mourning the loss of his wife

Chris Draft Former Falcons linebacker Chris Draft is mourning the loss of his wife LaKeasha Monique Rutledge Draft, who passed away on Tuesday after a battle with cancer. Draft made this post on his website, “My wife, (La)Keasha Monique Rutledge Draft passed away today at 12:04 pm. RIP Sweetie.” Draft’s media manager, Sidmel Estes, confirmed the passing and stated that the...
Via ajc.com
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Former NFL Player Christ Draft Loses Wife Keasha Rutledge-Draft To Cancer 1 Month After Wedding

Former NFL LB Chris Draft (he previously played for the Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, St. Louis Rams, and Buffalo Bills.) Lost his wife Keasha Rutledge-Draft to cancer on Tuesday. One month after the two tied the knot. Watch this video from their wedding to see a representation of TRUE LOVE. Draft Wedding Trailer from KRJ PRODUCTIONS...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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