Category Archive: NFL Draft

May 11

The Landry Hat: Best and Worst of The Dallas Cowboys 2014 Draft

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With the 2014 NFL Draft now officially over, there is no better time than while it is fresh in our memories to review the best and worst of the three day event from the perspective of the Dallas Cowboys organization. Two hundred and fifty-six men were chosen and many, many more will be invited to …

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May 08

Falcons upgrade offensive line with Jake Matthews

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The Falcons weren’t able to make the bold move they are accustomed to making. And they might be better off for not having to. The Falcons improved their offense with the sixth pick in the draft, taking Texas A&M tackle Jake Matthews. The Falcons got a boost when the Jaguars used the third pick on …

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May 08

Bills take a big risk for Watkins

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There soon will be a new owner in Buffalo.  G.M. Doug Whaley has opted to do what he has to do to impress the eventual boss. By giving up the No. 9 pick this year and a first-round pick and fourth-round pick in 2015, Whaley has sacrificed picks that there’s no guarantee he’ll be there …

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May 08

With the top pick, the Texans take Jadeveon Clowney

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With the top pick, the Texans take Jadeveon Clowney   Posted by Darin Gantt on May 8, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT AP When the phone didn’t ring, or at least didn’t offer the right information, the Texans made the only choice they could make.   And it shouldn’t have been a hard one.   With no one …

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May 07

Rumors & Rants: NFL Draft Rumors: Texans, Rams trying to trade down

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  The Houston Texans and St. Louis Rams possess the first two picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, and both teams are apparently trying to trade down from those spots. Mike Florio claims the Texans want to move back to a spot where they can still select Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack, while the Rams would …

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May 07

The Sports Bank.net: Phil Emery and the Chicago Bears should draft against the grain

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What would you do if you were Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery? Draft DT Aaron Donald out of Pittsburgh with the No. 14 overall pick in the first round? Others are predicting the Bears will go with Louisville SS Calvin Pryor. How about some love for Bama FS Ha Ha Clinton-Dix? http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?t=144926

May 04

Geeking Football: Five Hard Falling Players in the NFL Draft Process

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Over the course of the NFL Draft process, we see the rankings and Big Boards change often. From the time that players declare, to the combine, to pro days, up until draft night, players move about with the media buzz. Teddy Bridgewater and Anthony Barr are a couple of names that come to mind. Bridgewater …

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May 04

A Spring Wrap Up and More…

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It is springtime in the Northern Hemisphere, a time when young men’s fancies’ turn to thoughts of love and March Madness is in the air, not just in basketball venues, but also in the minds of owners, general managers, players and fans of professional baseball.   The baseball crowd in generally one of unbridled optimism, …

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May 03

1979 NFL Draft was a fork in the road for the 49ers

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When the 1979 NFL Draft started 35 years ago Saturday, the 49ers didn’t have a first-round pick. Even worse, it was the No. 1 overall selection. The previous March, the 49ers dealt second- and third-round picks in 1978, first-and fourth-round picks in 1979 and a second-round pick in 1980 for Bills running back O.J. Simpson. …

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Apr 29

Geeking Football: Updated NFL Mock Draft Three Rounds

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The NFL Draft is less than two weeks away! Geeking Football has updated its three round mock draft. A preview of some of the picks can be seen below. For the first time since Mock #4, the Dolphins get someone other than Zack Martin in the first round. With Martin off the board earlier, Moses …

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