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Indianapolis Colts: Why drafting a safety is biggest need

Sure, there are a number of holes on the Indianapolis Colts roster, but most of those would be depth issues. Safety is the most prevalent hole that GM Ryan Grigson wants to fill. I can tell you that he definitely has faith in his 2013 fourth-round pick, Khaled Holmes, to man the center position. He also brought in Phil Costa to be a backup to Holmes, even though it’s not the greatest...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Louis Hollier Jr, WR, Northwestern State (LA)

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Louis Hollier Jr, WR, Northwestern State (LA)  How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Three Where did you choose and why? Northwestern State because I meet a few guys at this all star game I played in and they were all going and the coaching staff was a […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Louis Hollier Jr, WR, Northwestern...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyler Huber, WR, Wisconsin-Whitewater

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyler Huber, WR, Wisconsin-Whitewater How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? -I had a majority of D2, and D3 schools recruiting me along with a few D1 and FCS schools out of high school.  Southern Illinois, Minnesota, Minnesota Duluth are a few. Where did you choose and why? […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tyler...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tavarius Wilson, LB, North Alabama

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tavarius Wilson, LB, North Alabama How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Out of high school I had 2 offers, but after my sophomore year at Hinds cc I had close to 10 scholarship offers. Where did you choose and why? I chose to go to Hinds Community […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Tavarius Wilson, LB, North Alabama...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Mike McClure, LB, Coastal Carolina

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Mike McClure, LB, Coastal Carolina  How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Only 3 schools Charleston Southern, Citadel and Coastal Carolina  Where did you choose and why? Coastal because they showed the most interest and gave me the opportunity to play right away. What were your goals for […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Alex Johnson, DE/OLB, Old Dominion

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Alex Johnson, DE/OLB, Old Dominion  How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? There were no teams that recruited me out of Buckingham County High School. However, I was accepted in the Post Graduate Program at Fork Union Military Academy. While there, I was recruited by University of Kentucky, […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Andrew Peacock, WR, Appalachian State

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Andrew Peacock, WR, Appalachian State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? - I didn’t have many offers coming out of high school. App State and some D2 schools offered me and Duke recruited me but didn’t offer. So I’ve have been that guy with a chip on […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Andrew Peacock, WR,...
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Ivy-League version of Seattle Seahawks Kam Chancellor - Dartmouth, S, Garrett Waggoner does 66.5 inch jump

He wants his game to resemble Seattle Seahawks Kam Chancellor. Ivy-League standout from Dartmouth, safety, Garrett Waggoner is rising up draft boards. Invited to the Super Regional Combine he ran a 4.51 forty, at 6-foot-1 at 224 pounds. Watch him jump 66.5 inches and check out his NFL Draft Scouting report. Watch 66.5 inch jump and full scouting report
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Washington Redskins sign S Ryan Clark

The Redskins desperately needed safety help and secondary help in general. Brandon Meriweather was their best safety last year, but he’s a below average starter, while 2013 4th and 6th round picks Phillip Thomas and Bacarri Rambo didn’t show anything as rookies last season. Thomas missed the entire season with injury, while Rambo graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 79th ranked...
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Report: Tom Savage declines invitation to attend draft

Former Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback Tom Savage is arguably the fastest-rising prospect in the entire 2014 NFL Draft class. Over the last month, he’s emerged from a projected third-day selection (fourth to seventh round) to a potential late first round/early second round pick. On Thursday, it was announced that Savage had received an invitation to attend the draft (May 8-10)...
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Arian Foster comes through for fan

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster has been known to rub fans the wrong way but this time he cam through for a particular fan. About two weeks ago a fan tweeted out a picture that said it was her and the Texans running back. Foster soon responded to the girl to let him know it was not him, and the tweet went viral. Ran into @ArianFoster at Pub Fiction last night! So blessed...
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Robert Morris OLB AJ Holderman says Pittsburgh Steelers defense fits style best

AJ Holderman said that, the, Pittsburgh Steelers, defense is one that, may suit his style best. Holderman definitely is an option for Pittsburgh as a likely priority free agent after the conclusion of the NFL Draft. The small school prospect had a breakout season, in 2013. He finished fifth on the team in tackles with 51 and led Robert Morris in seven sacks and 14.5 tackle...
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Andre Roberts to return kicks for the Redskins?

John Keim of ESPN.com believes Andre Roberts could return kicks and punts for Washington in 2014. While DeSean Jackson can help them on punt returns, that’s not a role you want him to do more than occasionally. They need him making plays at receiver more than anything and at his size, you want to limit the wear and tear on his body. Andre Roberts could potentially fill both roles...
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Jets told Chris Johnson that Michael Vick, Geno Smith will compete for starting quarterback job

Chris Johnson told reporters that the Jets told him that Geno Smith and Michael Vick will compete for the starting quarterback job in training camp. “They didn’t give me no indication,” Johnson said, via ESPNNewYork.com. “They said those two will battle it out in camp and may the best man win.” Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jets told...
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Mel Kiper Jr. has the Vikings drafting Blake Bortles

ESPN NFL Draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. has the Vikings taking Blake Bortles with the 8th overall pick in his latest mock draft. While some people believes Bortles will be the first overall pick, there’s a really good chance he slides down in the first round. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Mel Kiper Jr. has the Vikings drafting Blake Bortles appeared...
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Could Minnesota Vikings take a chance on Aldon Smith?

There is a lot of commotion about the future of Aldon Smith in not only San Francisco but in the NFL as a whole. After repeated off-field issues with the latest forcing National Homeland Security to become involved, there are a lot of rumblings about what Smith’s future looks like and not a lot of it is positive. First, the 49ers need to figure out what to do with his fifth year...
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Broncos may not pick up fifth year option for Von Miller

The 2011 NFL Draft class featured a lot of future stars and the time has now come where the teams that drafted those current stars must decide on picking up the fifth year options on those rookie contracts. While players like J.J. Watt, Patrick Peterson and Mo Wilkerson have all had their options picked up, others like Aldon Smith and Prince Amukamara are waiting for answers. We...
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New Orleans Saints sign CB Champ Bailey

The common narrative is that Champ Bailey is done, after he struggled through just 333 snaps (193 regular season, 140 post-season) last season thanks to injury and with him going into his age 36 season. However, he had a great 2012 season, at least in the regular season, when he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 10th ranked cornerback and he has such an impressive history that...
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Josh McCown is a beast in basketball (Must See)

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback Josh McCown is quite the basketball player. At a charity event this weekend Josh McCown tore up you need to see these videos. http://dailysnark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JoshMcCown3.gif http://dailysnark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JoshMcCown2.gif http://dailysnark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JoshMcCown1.gif Chicago are you...
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The hottest QB in the draft Tom Savage has declined offer to NFL Draft

Today Tom Savage the former Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback declined an invitation to the NFL draft in New York City next month. @JosinaAnderson: Confirming that QB Tom Savage has declined an invitation to attend the NFL Draft in NY. This doesn’t make sense especially for quarterback prospect who is been flying up boards supposedly. Many draft […] The post The hottest QB in...
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Report: Giants unsure if they’ll exercise Prince Amukamara’s option

According to Dan Graziano of ESPNNewYork.com,  the Giants haven’t decided whether or not they’re going to exercise the fifth-year option of cornerback Prince Amukamara. The New York Giants player to whom this applies is cornerback Prince Amukamara, who was selected with the No. 19 pick in that 2011 draft. To this point, the Giants have not made a decision about Amukamara’s...
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Browns worked out Johnny Manziel today; Has a pre-draft visit next week

With three weeks until the draft, and today the Cleveland Browns held a private workout for former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Football Manziel, Saturday morning in College Station, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. The team is not done reviewing Johnny football. A matter of fact next week Johnny Manziel will be in for […] The post Browns worked out Johnny Manziel...
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Cornerback Pierre Desir on Bears' radar

The Chicago Bears' search to find a tall cornerback to eventually replace veteran Charles Tillman led the team’s Director of College Scouting Marty Barrett to attend the private Pro Day last month of Lindenwood’s Pierre Desir, according to a source present at the workout. In his latest mock draft, ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. projects the 6-foot-1, 198 pound Desir...
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Suspension looms for Aldon Smith, no plans to cut him

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith's latest run-in with the law at Los Angeles Airport will likely cost him a suspension, although it may not matter if he's spending time in a jail cell. Aside from the likelihood of a suspension at the start of the season, the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting that the 49ers do not intend on cutting him. Smith is due...
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Eagles quarterback Nick Foles to serve as honorary captain for Soul game

When the Philadelphia Soul hosts the Jacksonville Sharks Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center, it will have a Pro Bowl quarterback lending moral support. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles will serve as the honorary captain for the Soul (1-3) when it hosts the Sharks (2-2) in the team’s home opener at 6 p.m. The Soul face the Sharks after collecting its first win of the season last...
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