NFL Draft Notes: Wednesday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Tuesday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors: Complete list of players who will be in attendance at this year’s NFL Draft. (NFLTR) Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is visiting with the Browns on Wednesday. (NFLTR) Alabama S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix has visited with the Falcons, Eagles, Ravens, Lions and Titans. (Aaron Wilson...
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Dee Ford and Jake Matthews on Texans Pre-Draft Visit List

Dee Ford The Houston Texans have added two new names to their Pre-Draft visits in offensive tackle Jake Matthews from Texas A&M and Auburn defensive end Dee Ford.  Reports are that Ford has already had his visit with the Texans which included a workout and marked the second time they have met with him. The 6-2 and 252 lbs. defensive end was a key piece for the Auburn defense...
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Auburn DE/OLB Dee Ford Visiting Falcons Tuesday

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Auburn DE/OLB Dee Ford is visiting the Falcons Tuesday. Ford has also met with the Patriots, Saints, Colts, Texans and Buccaneers. Ford is an explosive athlete who could find himself sneaking into the first round because of his pass-rushing ability. Atlanta’s first two picks are at No. 6 and No. 37, although GM Les Snead is not...
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2014 NFL Draft: A Linebacker for the Dolphins at No. 19?

The Dolphins and veteran linebacker D'Qwell Jackson met in Miami for about the time to drink a cup of coffee. The former Cleveland Browns linebacker left south Florida without a contract and signed with the Indianapolis Colts.For mos tof the offseason, the team, under the leadership of new general manager Dennis Hickey, has spent time re-signing team free agents and adding strength...
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A look at who Saints are taking with 27th pick in various mock drafts

Figuring out who will still be available at 27 is as big of a guessing game as the lottery, but that doesn’t stop everyone and their grandparents from posting a mock NFL draft on the internet. I am guilty of it too. Because the Saints pick so deep in the first round there isn’t much of a consensus specifically because availability changes so much with each mock. I did want to...
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Path to the Draft: Edge Rusher

Prior Installments: Safety Tight End If you have stuck with me through the last two installments, we took a look at a number of guys at each position that could be selected by the Cardinals sometime in the draft. This week we examine the outside pass rusher that many expect Arizona to take early. After an offensive heavy free agency, the Cardinals could very well go defensive heavy...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Most Underrated Prospects In The 2014 Draft

For every Anthony Bell, a top fve NFL Draft pick that was not only a shock to the fans but ot the NFL and its media, there are a dozen or so Tom Bradys. Not the player with the the takent, but the player who is drafted late in the game and come soff the bench to marvel and lead and most of all, win,The NFL Draft always provides us with washout player- the one who every wanted and...
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2014 FULL Seven Round NFL Mock Draft 4-17-14

Here is our seven round NFL mock draft. It’s not written by me, it’s authored by a website reader who wishes to remain anonymous. I will tell you he puts a whole lot of work into it. And of course because a seven round NFL mock draft is a ton of work. And this version is even improved and augmented, as there’s even a little bit of commentary sometimes. As always, here’s...
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Scouting Notes: Prospects the Philadelphia Eagles have talked to, Part 8

With the NFL draft 3 weeks away, the list of prospects that the Eagles have met with and/or shown interest in continues to grow as more reported visits leak via the media. To keep everything more organized, we’ve broken down the prospects by position: Defensive Backs S Deone Bucannon, Washington State (Senior Bowl & Private Workout) CB Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State (Combine...
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Falcons rumors: Atlanta will draft pass rusher in second round according to draft guru

It's no secret that the Atlanta Falcons need help on both the offensive and defensive lines despite the additions made in free agency. Next up the draft and the Falcons hold the sixth overall pick and have three selections in the first seventy picks in a draft that is according to the experts, the best for many years.Although mock drafts will change over the next few weeks, currently...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Picks 21-32

21. Green Bay Packers (8-7-1): Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State University The Packers are in tough situation because they need a lot of upgrades on the defensive side of the ball. The Packers are ranked 24th in pass defense and 25th in run defense.  With B.J Raji, an impending free agent and his price tag probably too high for the Packers to be able to resign him.  The Packers...
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2014 FULL Seven Round NFL Mock Draft 4-13-14

Here is our seven round NFL mock draft. It’s not written by me, it’s authored by a website reader who wishes to remain anonymous. I will tell you he puts a whole lot of work into it. And of course because a seven round NFL mock draft is a ton of work. And this version is even improved and augmented, as there’s even a little bit of commentary sometimes. As always, here’s...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys’ First Round Big Board

Imagine for a minute that you were given access to the Dallas Cowboys War Room and were allowed to take a peak at their draft board a few days or weeks prior to the NFL Draft. Could you imagine how much fun that would be? Unfortunately, that will never happen for any fans. But today, we are going to look at what I think their board looks like and who they may value the most in May’s...
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Atlanta Falcons: Three Options In The NFL Draft

The Atlanta Falcons are about a month away from making their first selection in the 2014 NFL Draft. A lot of things can change in the next month that could affect the decision Atlanta makes. Things can change, but will not change is the Falcon’s dire need for a pass rusher. Finding a guy that can collapse a pocket off the edge should and will be the Falcons number one priority...
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Atlanta Falcons | Three Draft Options

SportsBrothersReport appreciates Travis Jaudon for allowing us to post his work on our site.  Be sure to Follow Travis on Twitter, and check out more of his work on his blog: HERE. January 24, 2015: The day Bud Selig resigns as comish. #CountingTheDays #MLB— Travis Jaudon (@jaudonsports) April 9, 2014 The Atlanta Falcons are about a month away...
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Scouting Notes: Prospects the Philadelphia Eagles have talked to, Part 6

Welcome back to another round of scouting notes, where we take a look at potential prospects the Eagles could target in the upcoming draft. We’ve been mostly focusing on players the Eagles have met with in some capacity this offseason, but it’s also important to highlight players that have flown under the radar in terms of official contact from the team. In this week’s edition...
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Packers Mock Draft with a Twist – Pigskin Paul

Pigskin Paul – Draftnik I am not a big fan of Mock Drafts. I always feel like they are a lot more work than they are worth. With trades and so many front office changes every year the process of putting together an accurate sample Mock Draft seems not only daunting, but highly speculative. And since I do not have inside team contacts it stacks the odds even more against my being...
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Auburn Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

If the Auburn Tigers are to challenge Alabama agains or the SEC Title, and a potential berth in the National Title it needs to do a little housekeeping of its own. Players leaving for the NFL, working with new students and making sure there are enough playmarkers on offense and defense - all issues Guz Malzahn must face if the Tigers want to finish what they started in 2013.Information...
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Dee Ford says he can fit in a 3-4

For pass-rushing defensive ends who have thrived in a 4-3 system, graduation to the NFL could take out of play teams that run a 3-4 front. Auburn defensive end Dee Ford insists that shouldn’t happen for him. And he has reached the point where he’s not thrilled to talk about it. Asked to identify the question he’s sick of being asked during a Friday visit to Pro Football...
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Dee Ford Scouting Report

Dee Ford DE Auburn #30 Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 252 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: What you see is what you get with Ford. He’s a pure speed rusher and certainly capable of making an impact at the next level but he probably isn’t going to be a three-down...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Mack Wows, Ford Gets his Chance and Garoppolo Throws on March 4th Pro Days

The Pro Day circuit continues on, with the second day of scheduled Pro Days featuring a handful of big names. Khalil Mack made Buffalo a must-stop on the Pro Day schedule, and put on a 40-time show for scouts there. After not being able to test at the combine, Dee Ford did every drill at Auburn’s Pro Day and certainly didn’t disappoint. And while working out at Northwestern’s...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Still Seeking Pass Rush Boost

Chip Kelly admitted Wednesday that bolstering the Eagles pass rush remains a priority. Given so few remaining linebackers remain in free agency, Auburn's Dee Ford may be the team's best fit come draft day. (Image courtesy of Clearly continuing to build the defense has been a top priority for the Eagles this offseason, but one component still remains just out...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dee Ford drops by FOX Football Daily

Former Auburn defensive end Dee Ford joins us in-studio to explain which position he could play in the NFL.
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots talk special teams with projected first-round pick Dee Ford

Auburn defensive end Dee Ford will be a hot commodity in May. While he has met with the Patriots, the team talked special teams with the projected first-round pick.       
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New Orleans Saints | Best & Worst Case Scenario for Round 1 of the NFL Draft

The Saints made a big move in FA with the signing of safety Jarius Byrd but other than that hey have been fairly quite, leaving a handful of needs to fill (OLB, WR, CB, OT).  Come draft weekend look for New Orleans to continue to build on the defensive side of the ball in round 1 and add to the pieces they have in place. In 2013 I was very surprised when they opted not to add 3...
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