QUIZ: Name every Michigan Wolverines player to be drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft

Since 1941, the University of Michigan seen 45 of its players get drafted into the NFL in the first round. How many can you name?CLUE: Year (pick# - TEAM)
August 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Top 10 takeaways from first round of 2017 NFL Draft

Here we are. The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has drawn to a conclusion. There were some major surprises along the way, especially at both quarterback and wide receiver. All said, six players at those two positions were selected within the first 12 picks.Among the most-active teams in the first round, both the Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49ers ended Thursday’s action...
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April 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Predicting the biggest busts at every position in the 2017 NFL Draft class

Despite weeks and months of NFL draft preparation, there will be players drafted who turn out to be busts.The draft is an inexact science, and the bust whammy does not favor any particular position.In five or so years from now, these players are the most likely candidates to make the 2017 draft’s All-Bust Team.(NFL.com and NFL Draft Scout were used for scouting information.) Quarterback...
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April 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Jabrill Peppers tests positive for diluted sample at combine

That sound you just heard was magnetic names being shuffled around draft boards across the country. The reason for this wrench that’s been thrown into draft plans is the news that Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample at the combine. A dilute sample is treated as a positive sample, according to Pro Football Talk. The cell phones of Jim Harbaugh and numerous...
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April 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers ‘love’ Jabril Peppers at No. 30 overall

The Pittsburgh Steelers have struggled to replace the physicality Troy Polamalu brought to their defense, and it sounds like they are hoping Jabrill Peppers can bring it back.NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala reports that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert “loves” Peppers at the 30th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Peppers, a former Michigan star who played multiple positions, was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Top five takeaways from Friday at the 2017 NFL Combine

Running backs, offensive linemen and special teams players hit the field Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium to get the on-field work at the 2017 NFL Combine kicked off.For the most part, the excitement factor was minimal until the running backs got their turn to shine. But one offensive lineman you may not have heard of is really starting to make some noise.Though the drills at the combine...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Jabrill Peppers Might be the Most Jacked NFL Prospect in the Country

Where exactly Michigan Swiss Army Knife Jabrill Peppers will go in the 2017 NFL Draft is up for debate, but there is no question about the man's physical stature. Peppers is listed on Michigan's website as 6-foot-1 and 205 pounds, but in person he's almost certainly closer to 215. His stomach boasts an 8-pack. His arms are roughly the size of Arizona. And watching Peppers as he prepares...
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February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Why the Dallas Cowboys should draft Jabrill Peppers

Following a bitter end to what many viewed as a championship season, the Dallas Cowboys now have their eyes on the 2017 draft, with plenty to address on the defensive side of the ball. Dallas ranked 26th against the past in 2016, exploiting its true identity in the divisional round of this year’s playoffs, ultimately costing the Cowboys in a heartbreaking loss to the Green Bay Packers...
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February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Jabrill Peppers not playing in Orange Bowl with hamstring injury

Michigan will be without standout safety Jabrill Peppers for its Orange Bowl matchup against Florida State, as Peppers is dealing with an apparent hamstring injury. Jabrill Peppers out tonight for #Michigan – sounds like a hamstring issue. Unfortunate way for his college career to end if he goes pro. — Dane Brugler (@dpbrugler) December 31, 2016 Peppers will be missed on both...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Jabrill Peppers scratched from Orange Bowl with hamstring injury

Many were surprised by sudden news announced just before the start of the Orange Bowl that Jabrill Peppers would not be playing in the game. Peppers suffered a hamstring injury in the week leading up to the game against Florida State. The Michigan junior linebacker was dressed in full uniform Friday and tried to give it a go during warmups but was seen grabbing at his leg. Michigan...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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