Archive for April, 2012

Andrew Luck to run with Colts’ first team Day 1, OC says

After the Indianapolis Colts draft Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick on Thursday evening, offensive coordinator Bruce Arians fully expects the Stanford quarterback to run with the first team from Day 1.

“Ain’t no doubt,” Arians said.

A look at the four players the Cowboys are targeting for No. 14

We still have more than eight hours until the NFL Draft, and it can’t come fast enough. Seriously. All this buildup, say the names already. Can’t believe we have to wait until 8 p.m. Eastern to get this rolling. But still, while we’re just hanging out, might as well be productive. So, I’m based here in Dallas for NFL Network, and I’ve been at Valley Ranch with the Cowboys all week. And when we last heard from them, owner Jerry Jones sounded pretty open about whether he’d move up or down in the draft. He thought with the new rookie wage scale, there would be more movement than ever. “If we had a chance to gain on it and add […]

Irvin sees positives in Jenkins’ ‘instability’

NFL Network analyst and former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin took up the cause of cornerback Janoris Jenkins as a high pick in Thursday night’s NFL draft.

Under the Hood: David Letterman and the NFL’s top picks

Andrew Luck will make an appearance on the “Late Show with David Letterman” just before he is the first player selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft on Thursday night. In honor of Luck’s stop at the Ed Sullivan Theater, we dug up a few of the best moments from top picks appearing on the Late Show.

No Huddle: 2012 NFL Draft preview

Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, Marshall Faulk and Steve Mariucci preview the 2012 NFL Draft, as they debate Andrew Luck vs. RG3 and take a look at other top players in the draft.

2012 NFL Draft is a family affair

Several players in this year’s draft crop have family connections to the NFL, starting with Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck.

Robert Griffin III is a quote machine

Robert Griffin III fills up a notebook. But it doesn’t necessarily come naturally to the Baylor star. He works overtime to make a reporter’s job easy.

Bucky Brooks’ final draft big board

As teams around the league finalize their big boards, NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks reveals his final ranking of the top 50 prospects in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Dolphins unfazed by Tannehill hype

Maybe the Miami Dolphins will take Ryan Tannehill at No. 8 overall. Maybe they won’t. It seems fairly clear that they won’t trade up to get him, according to the Miami Herald.

Mike Mayock unveils his only mock draft

Here it is: Mike Mayock‘s one and only mock draft for 2012.

Browns could make aggressive move to get Weeden

NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora sees Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden being in play for the Browns either during Thursday’s first round or Friday’s second round.

So… hello. Ready to get this thing going?

Hello? Is this thing on? Cool. That means we’re live. So, hello. Welcome to The Rap Sheet, my new blog over here at NFL.com. Sure, you might recognize it from other places like here and here. And that’s kind of an indication for what it’ll be like. But not exactly. Here at my new place, we’ll spend less time with rapid-fire news and nonstop flow of information. I mean, there will be some of that (who doesn’t love breaking news), but we already have that covered at NFL.com. What you’ll read here on a daily basis is, well, everything. And anything. And a bunch of random stuff.  

Will Jets trade up to get Richardson?

There’s a rumor floating around that the New York Jets could trade up to a spot where the team could select Alabama running back Trent Richardson. This would be an incredibly bold, and costly (as far as draft picks are concerned), move for Gang Green

Will Luck wear No. 12 with Colts?

Andrew Luck will soon be wearing an Indianapolis Colts jersey. The digits on it, though, have not yet been determined, writes NFL.com and NFL Network reporter Albert Breer.

These busts won’t be in Canton

With the 2012 NFL Draft only a day away, NFL.com’s Adam Rank cautions teams not to be taken in by predraft publicity as he presents the six most overhyped draft picks in NFL history.

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