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Avery Williamson: Poised for Success in Season 2

The 2014 season was a dismal one for the Tennessee Titans. Fans hoped a new coaching staff, change in defensive philosophy, and more disciplined approach would translate to more production on the field… it didn’t.There were few bright spots during a season that saw the team finish with a 2-14 record. One player that gave Titans fans hope for the future, on the defensive side...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Barlotta’s Draft Corner: 2015 NFL Mock Draft v.3

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers- Jameis Winston, QB, FSU – Jameis Winston is the safest pick for the Tampa Bay Bucs. They need a quarterback who is ready to run the pro-system; Jameis fits the bill. Winston to Mike Evans could become a great thing for the Tampa organization. 2. Tennessee Titans- Leonard Williams, DL, USC – As I have said before Leonard Williams is the best player in...
Via Total Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Williams goes to Jacksonville Jaguars in seven round mock draft

The Jacksonville Jaguars had a goal when free agency started of targeting five key players, of which they brought in three of them. The assumption is that Devin McCourty of New England and Randall Cobb of Green Bay were high on their wish list. Both decided to stay home for the 2015 season, which meant the Jaguars still had holes to fill… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Down and Distance Mock Draft 2.0: First Round

Mock draft season is in full swing with the combine finished and all the big moves in free agency winding down. Everyone and their brother turns into an analyst and throws their hat into the ring to see who’s more accurate come draft day. In that spirit, I present my second mock draft. 1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston – QB, Florida State 2.  Tennessee Titans: Leonard...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

What will the Jacksonville Jaguars do with their number three overall pick?

For the next 37 days, the Jacksonville Jaguars are going to be involved in rumors, speculation and just plain drama when it comes the third pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Does team general manager Dave Caldwell trade the pick? Does he take a premier pass rusher like Leonard Williams from USC or does he seek an edge plyer like Dante Fowler. Jr. Is there a surprise in the works, where...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft Version 6.0, Full Two Rounds

The NFL Draft is a little more than a month away and we are in the home stretch to watching our favorite teams either making our draft dreams come true by taking our favorite player …. or … shattering our dreams by reaching or makign that fateful surprise pick. In my Version 6.0 of the 2015 NFL Draft I bring you a full 2 rounds chalk of players rising and falling since my last...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five sleeper candidates in the first round of the NFL Draft for the Chicago Bears

With the Seventh Pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected Vic Beasley… Shane Ray…Marcus Mariota..Amari Cooper…Randy Gregory…Danny Shelton…you get the picture. As the NFL draft nears, the same names have been projected to the Bears, but it almost certainly won’t be one of those names that they end up taking… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Free Agency Mock Draft: Leonard Williams Slips To Nine

Tampa Bay Buccaneers1              Jameis Winston - QB   Florida StateThe Buccaneers have multiple holes on defense and their offensive line, with guys like Leonard Williams and Dante Fowler being possible selections here, but they do not seem to be happy with Mike Glennon at helm, so quarterback still makes the most sense. While they are far from becoming a playoff...
Via Football Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steel City Blitz Steelers Big Board

When trying to break down who the Steelers might realistically pick at the 22nd pick in the draft, it helps to rank the top 22 players that may be on their board. I’ll admit, I like any of these guys in the top 20 or so. After that I’m less excited. Hopefully we see a couple of running backs, some additional receivers, or some surprise reaches in the top 22 to push some higher...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Jaguars Options at 'Third Overall'

Defense, defense, defense. That is all the Jacksonville Jaguars should be thinking about when they are on the clock with the third overall pick. Fortunately for them, it’s looking more and more like they will have their pick of the top defenders in the class. However, the fact that the Tennessee Titans are banking on Zach Mettenberger as their franchise quarterback seems less and...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Jaguars' Options at Third Overall Pick

Defense, defense, defense. That is all that the Jacksonville Jaguars should be thinking about when they are on the clock with the third overall pick. Fortunately for them, it’s looking more and more like they will have their pick of the top defenders in the class. However, the fact that the Tennessee Titans are banking on Zach Mettenberger as their franchise quarterback seems less...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL “sources” are pretty sure they know what Tennessee Titans will do with No. 2 pick

The Tennessee Titans still have to meet with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. AROUND COVER32 NFL Mock Draft: Version 1.0 of how the first round will unfold QB Rankings: Ranking the starting signal callers from 1-32 based on star power Charles Robinson, who’s killed it with his free agency reporting, says his sources don’t think either of those guys will play in Tennessee...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Mock Draft 2015: Round one (version 1.0)

The NFL Draft is six weeks from tomorrow, commencing on April 30 in Chicago. So it’s time to start seriously thinking about what direction teams are going to go during the first round – finally. Now that free agency has come and gone (for the most part), it actually makes sense to start forecasting the draft. Team needs are much clearer now than they were prior to March 10, so...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY’s 2015 NFL Draft Coverage: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Interior Defensive Linemen

The 2015 NFL Draft is approaching closer and closer as each day passes. Over the last couple weeks, I have discussed my top five prospects for most of the positions on the defensive side of the ball. Today, I finish up the defense by examining the interior defensive linemen in the draft. Here were my top five defensive linemen in last year’s draft. These big men are the pillars...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason’s 2015 NFL Mock Draft – Round 1

Tamp Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston, QB, FSU Winston is the best QB prospect in this draft and the Bucs need a franchise QB, so this isn’t a hard one to match up. Tennessee Titans: Leonard Williams, DT, USC Many have the #2 QB in this draft – Marcus Mariota – going in this spot, however, I don’t see logic behind the Titans... -- Click the title above to read the full article...
Via Blue Star Times
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2015 Mock Draft 2.0: Complete 7 Rounds

The first wave of NFL free agency has passed.  GM Ryan Pace has made a few intriguing moves thus far that has changed the complexion of the Chicago Bears draft board in some significant ways.  It also created some new scenarios based on what other teams have done, which could result in different players being available than originally anticipated a few weeks ago. So based on that...
Via Sports Mockery
15 days ago  |  Discuss

How The Bears Will Land The Best Player In The Draft

There is no question the Chicago Bears have to get their rebuild started off on the right foot.  That means having a good show in the NFL draft which must involve selecting the best player they can possibly land.  Some may be interested to know that recent rumor winds indicate they may very well have a shot at getting the best overall talent in the 2015 class despite holding the...
Via Sports Mockery
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL mock draft: Pass-rusher frenzy early

The NFL free agency period is underway, and the moves are coming fast and furious. It is a tremendous time to be a football fan, watching teams spend and acquire players at the speed of light. Soon, the major names will all be locked up and the attention will turn to the next big moment on the sports calendar. On April 30, fans will get revved up once more when the 2015 NFL Draft...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL mock draft: Pass-rusher frenzy early

The NFL free agency period is underway, and the moves are coming fast and furious. It is a tremendous time to be a football fan, watching teams spend and acquire players at the speed of light. Soon, the major names will all be locked up and the attention will turn to the next big moment on the sports calendar. On April 30, fans will get revved up once more when the 2015 NFL Draft...
Via This Given Sunday
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Mock Draft 1.0: Pre-Free Agency

The 2015 NFL free agency period kicks off on Tuesday, March 10 at 4:00 in the afternoon EDT. With that comes my first seven-round Tennessee Titans 2015 NFL mock draft. These picks will likely change after the Titans make some moves in free agency and fill some needs.For those that have followed me, when I assess the draft and free agency for the Titans, I go under the assumption...
Via Pro Football Spot
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2015 Big Board – March 6th, 2015

With the NFL Draft now under two months away, here is my first big board. Let’s get into it… 1. Leonard Williams, DT,USCWho?: Quite simply the best player in the entire draft, Leonard Williams has the size, athleticism and raw power you want from the leader of your defense. He has great technique and he’s going to be the anchor on a team’s defense for the next 10 years....
Via Turn On The Jets
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Full 3 Round 2015 NFL Mock Draft

Lupagus rips off a full 3 round mock draft just before free agency kicks off. In this most recent edition “Martha” we see a hanful of offensive lineman get their names called in round 1, along with a few blue-chippers sliding into round 2. As always we get some pretty entertaining comentary, but also the cold hard facts. View full 3 rounds. 3.  Jacksonville Jaguars – Leonard...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Williams: 'I should be the No. 1 overall pick'

Leonard Williams is much more than a long and proportioned frame. It's what the three-year starting defensive lineman can do with it that makes him special. As Williams gears up for USC's March 10 pro day, he is jockeying with other elite prospects to be the No.1 overall pick on April 30 at the NFL Draft. Standing on his time in the 40-yard dash (4.98) and other workouts from the...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Raiders should NOT draft Leonard Williams

With the draft less than two months away, prospect draft positioning is beginning to clear up. One player that captured attention is USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams, who projects as a Top 5 pick. RaiderNation and draft analysts alike are wishing that the Raiders call his name on April 30th. Their reasoning seems a bit flawed. Personally, I think the Raiders should avoid him...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Top 7 Wide Receiver Prospects

The NFL’s Scouting Combine has taught us that Jameis Winston is the real deal, Leonard Williams is a beast, Randy Gregory is a little lighter than most teams would like and there are at least six wide receivers who have a shot at hearing their name called in the first round of the NFL Draft.This is not an exaggeration, as players put on a clinic with size, speed and ability that...
Via Football Nation
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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