Thursday April 27th 2017

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5 perfect NFL draft endorsements that need to happen – SB Nation


SB Nation

5 perfect NFL draft endorsements that need to happen
SB Nation
“I'm NFL offensive lineman Forrest Lamp [football players crash into each other]. If there's one thing I've learned about football it's that the biggest danger is being in the dark [QB gets sacked]. Know how I stop that happening? Hard work, dedication

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:15 pm

4 things CEOs (and top NFL draft picks) do every day to stay successful – CNBC


CNBC

4 things CEOs (and top NFL draft picks) do every day to stay successful
CNBC
Life in the NFL, where the average career lasts just 3.3 years, isn't any less intense. Stress builds before guys are even in the league, throughout the combine and pro day workouts leading up to that life-changing moment when they hear their names

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:38 pm

Les Bowen’s 2017 NFL mock draft – Philly.com


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Les Bowen's 2017 NFL mock draft
Philly.com
Our four Eagles reporters – Zach Berman, Les Bowen, Paul Domowitch and Jeff McLane – predict which players will be chosen by which teams in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night in Philadelphia. Below is Les Bowen's prediction, and the links
NFL GMs predict Gareon Conley could be drafted in third roundNFL.com
2017 NFL Draft: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus PredictionsBleacher Report
Betting closes on first-ever NFL draft prop bets in NevadaESPN
CBSSports.com –FOXSports.com –Sports Illustrated –SB Nation
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:29 pm

La Canfora’s 2017 NFL Mock Draft: Browns, Texans trade up for answers at QB – CBSSports.com


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La Canfora's 2017 NFL Mock Draft: Browns, Texans trade up for answers at QB
CBSSports.com
I've put it off as long as possible. And chances are, as you are reading this, I am already begging one of my esteemed editors to make at least a change or two to it. But here is my mock draft — the first, last and only I will do this spring. More NFL

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:09 pm

11 NBA players we’d love to see in the NFL – FOXSports.com


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11 NBA players we'd love to see in the NFL
FOXSports.com
Since Thursday is the start of the 2017 NFL Draft, and because the NBA playoffs are in full swing, we got to thinking: Which professional basketball players could have had alternate lives as NFL stars? Some of the answers are obvious, while others

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:59 pm

Cloud 9: Why these NFL draft prospects fit – or don’t – the Lions – Detroit Free Press


Detroit Free Press

Cloud 9: Why these NFL draft prospects fit – or don't – the Lions
Detroit Free Press
Many of the top prospects in this year's NFL draft have medical concerns that could push them down (or off) teams' draft boards. That, plus a mediocre quarterback class that will get pushed up tonight, has created plenty of uncertainty in the first round.
Which NFL reporters do and do not tweet draft picks ahead of time?SB Nation

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:59 pm

2017 NFL Draft: What Might Happen in the First Round – New York Times


New York Times

2017 NFL Draft: What Might Happen in the First Round
New York Times
The winner of the Super Bowl in 2018, 2020 or even 2027 could be determined by the decisions of a bunch of executives in Philadelphia on Thursday night. Here is what we know about this year's N.F.L. draft. When is it? Round 1 is Thursday at 8 p.m
Mitch Trubisky is about to throw the 2017 NFL Draft into chaosFor The Win

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:53 pm

Nafta, Ann Coulter, NFL Draft: Your Thursday Briefing – New York Times


New York Times

Nafta, Ann Coulter, NFL Draft: Your Thursday Briefing
New York Times
A red-tailed hawk that was rescued recently after being injured by a methane flame in Lyndhurst, N.J. Wasteland there attracts 280 species of birds, but it has a permanent, near-invisible danger. Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times. (Want to

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:35 am

NFL seeks replay czar in wake of Dean Blandino exit – ESPN.com – ESPN


NFL seeks replay czar in wake of Dean Blandino exit – ESPN.com
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The NFL has posted a new executive-level position to oversee its replay program and potentially change who makes final decisions on game review, …

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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 10:52 pm

Bickley: NFL needs to lighten up on marijuana – AZCentral.com


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Bickley: NFL needs to lighten up on marijuana
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Shot Clock: azcentral sports' Jay Dieffenbach and Kent Somers have the latest on the Cardinals draft and the reinstatement of Daryl Washington. 1 of 37. CLOSE. Skip in Skip. x. Embed. x. Share. WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM …
Cardinals' Daryl Washington conditionally reinstated after three-year ban from NFLCBSSports.com
Daryl Washington Conditionally Reinstated by NFL, Plans to Play in 2017Bleacher Report
Out of football for three seasons, Daryl Washington reinstated by NFLSporting News
FOXSports.com –Raising Zona
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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 9:41 pm

American Football – BingNews

Xabi Alonso, Pirlo and football’s best ‘quarterbacks’

Due to their vision, passing ability and leadership qualities, these types of players have variously been likened to the the quarterback in American football. So, with the NFL Draft in mind, Goal has taken a look at some of football’s best ‘quarterbacks’.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:02 am

American football trio stay true to Jamaican roots

PANAMA CITY, Panama — Chris Goslin and Zyen Jones are not just buddies.The pair share many fundamental things, and so connected are the American footballers, that it would not be out of line if they are considered brothers. Firstly, both play for the US …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 6:32 am

Meet the London-born American football players included in this year’s NFL draft

The number of British-born players in the NFL will swell again when this week’s draft begins in Philadelphia on Thursday. Safety Obi Melifonwu is expected to be an early-round pick while offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor, a fellow Londoner, should be …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 8:21 am

Maximum Power Sled Sprinting for American Football

My boss, Joe DeFranco, has always voiced his opinion on how variations of heavy sled sprint training can result in greater sprint performances, specifically with American football clients. I started out as a high school football client at DeFranco’s …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 3:09 am

Ex-American Football star Aaron Hernandez left note to ‘gay lover’ before committing suicide in prison

It’s been claimed that American Football star Aaron Hernandez, who was found dead last week, murdered a former friend in a bid to keep his sexual orientation a secret. Hernandez, 27, was serving life without parole for the 2013 murder of semi-pro …

Posted on 24 April 2017 | 2:20 am

Jim and Jack Harbaugh explain American football to refugees in Italy

ROME — Michigan’s trip to Italy will be an educational one. And not just for the Wolverines. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and his father, Jack, took some time Sunday to explain the game of football — American style — to a few refugees who couldn’t quite …

Posted on 23 April 2017 | 12:19 pm

Eddie Macon, first African-American to play for the Bears, dies at 90

That infuriated Bears owner George Halas, and as a result the Bears for decades did nothing to honor their first African-American player. After quitting football in 1955 to become a longshoreman, Macon changed his mind and returned to the CFL in 1957 …

Posted on 22 April 2017 | 3:33 am

2017 Leaf Metal US Army All-American Football Offers Pre-College Autographs

Unless you follow high school football at the national level, the names in 2017 Leaf Metal US Army All-American Football may not be familiar. But that’s by design. It brings a level of prospecting to the sport that looks far into the future, something …

Posted on 20 April 2017 | 12:33 pm

Becca Longo is the first woman to earn an American football scholarship. Here’s why it matters.

“Do it for those who said you couldn’t.” (Photo from Instagram: @beccalongo5) When you think of American football teams, chances are the first thing that comes to mind are hulking men crashing into their opponents. Men’s leagues dominate the sport …

Posted on 15 April 2017 | 11:17 pm

American Football – Disgraced ex-NFL star acquitted of double murder

– Disgraced former American football star Aaron Hernandez, who is already serving a life sentence for murder, was cleared Friday of killing two other men in Boston in 2012. The 27-year-old was accused of killing Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in a …

Posted on 14 April 2017 | 2:45 pm