Washington Redskins puzzlingly select Spencer Long-shot no. 77

By all indications the Redskins are getting exactly who they wanted in the draft. After trading out of the 34th pick and drafting linebacker Trent Murphy with their newly acquired 47th pick, Morgan Moses would eventually fall to their 3rd round selection. As part of the aformentioned trade, another day-two pick was acquired, adding one more player to the Redskins overall draft class...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

What the Washington Redskins 77th overall pick and Robert Griffin III have in common might surprise you

The Redskins selected Spencer Long, offensive guard from Nebraska with the 77th pick overall. Long joins Morgan Moses as the latest rookie lineman drafted to help protect the Nation Capital’s greatest asset: Robert Griffin III. Long had a solid career playing for the Cornhuskers, garnering accolades such as Academic All American status and was the team captain in 2013. However...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting Notes: Prospects the Philadelphia Eagles have talked to, Part 10

Before we get you started with this week’s scouting notes, we wanted to pass along a funny tidbit from the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff Mclane that perfectly describes the smokescreen surrounding the draft season: Is the #Eagles draft board set? Howie Roseman: “Yeah, it’s been set.” Chip Kelly: “No, we still got a little bit of time.” — Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane)...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Potential 7th round gems for the Cowboys

Were this any other year, this article would be a bit late. A story about potential 7th round picks? Who wants that on the Monday after the draft? Traditionally, the NFL holds it’s amateur player draft on the last weekend in April. This year, due to a scheduling conflict at Radio City Music Hall involving The Rockettes, the draft is still two weeks away. Possessing 11 total picks...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Spencer Long set to visit Philadelphia Eagles

The NFL Draft is still a few weeks away so that gives teams some more time to workout many players. For the Philadelphia Eagles, it gives them a chance to improve their team after coming off of an NFC East crown and a 10-6 record. According to ESPN Insider Adam Caplan, Nebraska guard Spencer Long has a visit with the Philadelphia Eagles among other teams. Spencer Long/G/Nebraska...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles to host Nebraska offensive lineman for visit

According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, Nebraska guard Spencer Long will visit with the Philadelphia Eagles soon, among other teams: Spencer Long/G/Nebraska has visits with the #Dolphins, #Falcons, #Chargers, and #Eagles among the group of teams. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 16, 2014 Long isn’t a highly-touted prospect, and will likely be a day three selection. After walking on...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Mock Draft 2.0

Since Mock Draft 1.0, the Redskins added Safety Ryan Clark (a projected starter), Quarterback Colt McCoy (projected 2/3rd QB), and made an even bolder move signing Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson (who will most certainly be a starter). Despite those signings, the Redskins are still in need of major upgrades on Offensive Line and Inside Linebacker. They also need more depth at both both...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Seattle Seahawks Mock Draft

This is part one of my 32 part series where I will take a pick-by-pick approach for each team’s mock draft using fanspeak.com. I will be going in reverse order, so part one is Seattle.   Round 1 Pick 32: Jace Amaro TE Texas Tech- Seattle seems to have a need at a pass catching tight end, and Amaro fills that void over and over again. They brought Jermichael Finley in for a visit...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Post-Combine Big Ten NFL Draft Sleepers

The NFL Combine is over and we’re not about to recycle the same stats and analysis you can get at any number of other sites. Instead, Know It All Football is going to take a look at five former Big Ten players who are flying below the radar through the combine and as the NFL Draft approaches. These guys aren’t going to make any headlines on draft weekend, but they could all end...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft stock of the 6 Ohio St. Buckeyes participating in the combine

There are six Ohio St. Buckeyes participating at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Today was day one, THE Ohio St Buckeyes, along with the Wisconsin Badgers, have the most players from a Big Ten team at this year’s event. Here’s the Ohio St. Buckeyes competing at the combine, and where they grade out as of now. Obviously, that’s highly subject to change as the...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten NFL Scouting Combine Primer

The NFL Scouting Combine is only days away and 38 former Big Ten players will be working out in Indianapolis in an effort to prove themselves in front of NFL scouts and brass. We’ve put together a quick primer for Big Ten fans before the action gets going this weekend. Illinois Player(s): Jonathan Brown, OLB – Brown has the ability to play every linebacker spot in both a 3-4...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft stock of the 6 Ohio St Buckeyes participtating in the combine

There are six Ohio St Buckeyes participating at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine Feb. 22-25 – in Indianapolis. THE Ohio St Buckeyes, along with the Wisconsin Badgers, have the most players from a Big Ten team at this year’s event. Here’s the Ohio St Buckeyes competing at the combine, and where they grade out as of now. Obviously, that’s highly subject to change depending on...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Reloading the Musket: Part 5 - Offensive line at a crossroads

Braxston Cave.  Remember that name.Not because it screams "Offensive Lineman", which it does, but because he may just be the next big thing along the New England Patriots' offensive line - or maybe not, depending on who you talk to.  But one has to realize that there was a reason that coach Bill Belichick snatched the former Fighting Irish center of the waiver...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

5 intriguing mid-round draft prospects for the Giants

We’re still a long way from the 2014 NFL draft this May. However, with the Giants’ disappointing season coming to an end, it’s hard not to look ahead to what the future holds. The Giants’ have a lot of needs that must be addressed in the offseason and not all of that can be accomplished with their first-round pick. Here is a look at five draft prospects, expected to go in...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Bowl Game Previews - Outback, Capital One, and Gator Bowl

  (Apologies for delay in posting . Change over in the New Year messed things up. Happy New Year!)  OUTBACK BOWL (JR) Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU, #3, 5'11”, 193 One of the Tigers rumored to declare after the game, Beckham posted a crazy YPC (19.6) for the amount of catches he's had this season (57). Beckham excels in the physical portion of catching...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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