Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: Adam Rank, Alabama, Auburn
Auburn and Alabama have one of the most storied rivalries in college football, but who has the edge when it spills over to the NFL? NFL.com’s Adam Rank has a look at some of the best players from Auburn and Alabama and you can be the judge.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Chandler Jones, Mike Mayock
With the 2012 NFL Draft just days away, NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock unveiled his top 100 prospect rankings and updated his position-by-position prospect rankings.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Alabama, Courtney Upshaw, Dont'a Hightower, Dre Kirkpatrick, Mark Barron, Trent Richardson
Step aside, “The U.” Alabama is new premier NFL prospect factory. The national champion Crimson Tide is expected to have five players drafted in the first round Thursday night, which would be only the fifth time that has happened since the common draft began in 1967.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: Greg Cosell, Andrew Luck, mock draft, Morris Claiborne, Stephon Gilmore
NFL Films’ Greg Cosell took a very different approach to his mock draft, choosing players based on film study and sense of team needs. The main objective of Cosell’s mock is to further discuss the top players by putting them in a draft format. One other caveat: A total disregard for documented off-field problems, character issues, anything that is not a function of on-field play.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Matt Kalil, Minnesota Vikings, Peter King
The speculation has increased of late that Matt Kalil could fall past the Vikings at No. 3. But how far could he fall? According to SI.com’s Peter King, the Bills could be very much in play.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Miami Dolphins, Ryan Tannehill
Miami Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland denied reports that owner Stephen Ross is the driving force behind the team’s interest in selecting Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: Michael Lombardi, 2012 NFL Draft, Andrew Luck, Chandler Jones, Minnesota Vikings, Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson
With the 2012 NFL Draft just a few days away, NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi reveals 10 premonitions about this three-day extravaganza. Here are the top five.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: Bucky Brooks, Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Michael Floyd, mock draft, Quinton Coples
The 2012 NFL Draft is just three days away and NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks dropped his latest, and final, mock draft before the first round commences on Thursday.
Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: Brandon Weeden, Justin Blackmon, Michael Lombardi
Brandon Weeden most likely prefers talking shop to discussing his age, so the Oklahoma State quarterback probably very much enjoyed his time at the chalkboard with NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi.
Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: Vontaze Burfict
Perhaps no prospect’s draft stock has plummeted more than that of Arizona State linebacker Vontaze Burfict. Despite all the negativity surrounding his game, Burfict remains confident that he can have an impact in the NFL.
Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: Michael Lombardi
‘Tis the season for mock drafts.
NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi presents his predictions for the top 20 selections in the 2012 NFL Draft.
Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: Adrian Peterson, Calvin Johnson, Julius Peppers, LaDainian Tomlinson
Who’s the best draft pick of this millennium? NFL.com analyst Elliot Harrison ponders just that as he lists the top 25 picks since 2000.
Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: NFL Network, NFL's Top 10, Ryan Leaf
NFL draft connoisseurs, mark your calendars or set that DVR. On Saturday night, NFL Network will air three consecutive draft-related episodes of “NFL’s Top 10″ starting at 8 p.m. ET.
Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: Green Bay Packers, Amini Silatolu, Andre Branch, Charles Davis, Charley Casserly, Doug Martin, Dre Kirkpatrick, Harrison Smith, Kevin Zeitler, Mike Mayock, Nick Collins, Peter Konz, Shea McClellin, Whitney Mercilus
According to the experts on NFL Network’s “Path to the Draft,” pass rush is the key area of need for the Green Bay Packers. But, will a quality player to fill that need still be available when the Packers pick at No. 28?
Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 | NFL.com staff | Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Andrew Luck, Brandon Weeden, New England Patriots, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Tannehill, Shea McClellin, Vinny Curry, Whitney Mercilus
Beyond the projected top two picks in the 2012 NFL Draft — Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III — and the exploding draft stock of Ryan Tannehill resides the next projected quarterback off the board, Brandon Weeden.