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NFL Draft 2017: Updated Order and 1st-Round Mock Draft Predictions

If your team didn't make the playoffs or just lost in the wild-card round, you're probably consuming mock drafts with regularity at this point. Let me provide you with one more to help soothe your blues, along with a closer look at the three most intriguing prospects in this draft.<p>2017 NFL Mock …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions and Rising Impact Prospects

The 2016 NFL draft is fast approaching, which means it's time to start cementing our analysis on where players will land.<p>Which, of course, is a futile exercise. The likelihood of anyone correctly projecting all 31 first-round picks is about zero. There are going to be trades, crazy picks and even …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Bold 1st-Round Projections for Top Prospects

One year ago, if someone had suggested a prediction as bold as two running backs coming off the board in the top 15, most people would have laughed the prognosticator out of town.<p>It happened, though, with Todd Gurley going 10th and Melvin Gordon going 15th.<p>Some bold predictions come out of left …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Projections for Top Prospects in 1st-Round Discussion

The first round of the 2016 NFL draft is starting to come into focus. Perhaps not the exact order in which players will come off the board, but at least the prospects involved in the discussion and what positions teams are likely to target with most of the free-agent frenzy complete.<p>Of course, …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: 1st-Round Projections for Prized Prospects

A little over a month out from the 2016 NFL draft, we're in the midst of college pro days; free agency deals, though they have slowed to a trickle, are still continuing to be announced.<p>So while mock drafts are still extremely variable at this point in the offseason, we at least have a sense of the …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: 7-Round Predictions with Compensatory Picks

The 2016 NFL draft is just over a month away, and with the dust settling on the free-agent market, the needs of every team have become even clearer.<p>The moves made over the last two weeks will certainly alter the projections for many teams in the early going, as mock draft scenarios take into …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Projections and Prospects Impacted by Free Agency

In most cases, NFL teams use free agency as a way to give themselves more options in the draft process.<p>It's a way to build complementary foundation blocks around the big-name prospects who form the backbone of any roster. Look at a team like the Houston Texans, who went out and got quarterback …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Projections for 1st-Round Prospects in Midst of Free Agency

The NFL draft is just over six weeks away, and the majority of the biggest names in free agency have settled on their new homes.<p>With teams filling needs and departures creating other holes, the NFL draft picture is starting to come into focus.<p>Here's an updated look at how the first round could play …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Full 1st-Round Predictions for Elite Prospects

The NFL Scouting Combine can cause some major shifts in draft projections, and this year's version was no exception.<p>A number of elite players have seen their stock fall after a disappointing week in Indianapolis, from Noah Spence's slow times and poor interviews, to Jaylon Smith and his poor …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions and Prospects to Watch

As the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine continues, teams are starting to reshape their draft boards as they see prospects up close and personal.<p>A number of players have altered their draft stock based on their combine performances, and the first round of the draft is evolving as a result.<p>Here's a look at …

NFL Draft 2016: 1st-Round Mock Draft and Early Team Buzz from Scouting Combine

Quarterbacks took center stage during Day 2 of the NFL Scouting Combine, and the topic of the day was hand size.<p>Hand size?<p>While many in the media were perplexed that such a seemingly small item could matter so greatly, Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson had no problems putting the matter into …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: 1st-Round Projections for Top Prospects Before Combine

The NFL Scouting Combine begins this week, kicking off in earnest one of the globe's biggest sporting events, and possibly the only one to capture the attention span of fans for such an extended time.<p>Said event is the path to the draft, where every prospect steps under the microscope for …

Mel Kiper NFL Mock Draft 2016: Notable Picks from ESPN Guru's 2nd Mock

ESPN Insider draft guru Mel Kiper released his second mock draft of the NFL offseason on Thursday, with a collection of changes from his first batch of projections.<p>Below, we'll take a look at his picks, as well as break down some of the more interesting projections from Kiper.<p>Selections<p>Mel Kiper …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Early Offseason Predictions for 1st-Round Prospects

Nearly a full week has passed since Super Bowl 50, and now, NFL draft season is in full swing for all 32 teams.<p>We're still a few weeks away from the NFL Scouting Combine, and teams are using this downtime to prep for the draft by reviewing evaluations filed by scouts during the season and going …

Bad Lip Reading Celebrates End of 2015-16 NFL Season with Hilarious Part 2

A few days after the folks at Bad Lip Reading released the first part of their annual NFL video(s) , they have now put the finishing touches on the 2015 season by releasing part two.<p>And it was worth the wait.<p>The Bad Lip Reading videos have become to the NFL what "One Shining Moment" has been to the …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Complete 1st-Round Predictions Before NFL Honors

The NFL sets aside the time to honor the best the league has to offer Saturday before the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers hit the Super Bowl on Sunday.<p>While an incredible showcase, the majority of the league remains elbow-deep in the fresh draft process, trying to find the next set of players …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions for Nation's Top Prospects Ahead of Super Bowl

The Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers is the final step before there is nothing but the path to the 2016 NFL draft left on the calendar.<p>Among many things, the Super Bowl is a case study on incredible front-office wizardry when it comes to dealing with declining legendary …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Updated Predictions on Road to Super Bowl 50

The nucleus of the Super Bowl 50 matchup between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers comes from the draft.<p>Sure, Denver added big names such as Peyton Manning and Carolina got Charles Tillman via free agency, but for the most part it's smart decisions on draft day that have both teams playing …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions for Landing Spots of Top Prospects

All eyes are on the top NFL draft prospects at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama this week.<p>As scouts, coaches and general managers get a close look at the prospects, a number of players are solidifying their spots on draft boards, or potentially elevating their stock.<p>It's still early in draft …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Updated Order and Predictions for 1st-Round Prospects

The first major stop on the path to the 2016 NFL draft is the Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama, where college football's most experienced players currently lay it all on the line for scouts and NFL teams.<p>With just the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers still alive, the majority of the …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Predictions for Top Prospects' Landing Spots

For a brief moment, it looked like Carolina Panthers wide receiver Corey “Philly” Brown was going to be caught. Being trailed close by a defender after catching a pass in the first quarter of Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the Arizona Cardinals, the undrafted wide receiver shed the wimpy …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Updated Projections, Post-Conference Championships

There's only one NFL game left this season, so 30 teams are now focused on the draft. With the Senior Bowl week kicking off, where more than 100 of the top seniors in the country will face one another on the same field, there's never been a better time to dive into the offseason's largest event.<p>To …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Post-Conference Championship 1st-Round Predictions

The Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will meet in the 2016 Super Bowl, the perfect pairing for those who believe smart drafting is the key to success.<p>Peyton Manning and Cam Newton show different ways to hit the franchise-quarterback need out of the park. A risk on a rusher like Von Miller makes …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Ideal Landing Spots for Top College Prospects

When you start to look at the projected draft boards for the upcoming NFL draft—look out, it is closer than you might think—you start to see a trend when it comes to the collegiate experiences most of the players had.<p>Schools like Ohio State, Alabama and Notre Dame are poised to dominate the early …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Updated Projections Following AFC, NFC Championships

With the conference championship games over and only the Super Bowl left, NFL draft talk continues to heat up. There's no clear-cut No. 1 choice, although Ole Miss Rebels offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil makes sense for the Tennessee Titans at No. 1 overall if they want to protect franchise …

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Latest Prospect Predictions Before AFC, NFC Championships

With college football at its end and basketball yet to hit its postseason fervor, all eyes will be on the NFL playoffs this weekend. Two entertaining matchups—both on the field and off—provide even more intrigue for what were already going to be two of the most watched events this weekend.<p>But while …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Breaking Down Early Forecast for Entire 1st Round

It's a new day, so that means it's time for a new NFL mock draft. There will be plenty of movement and shifting of picks between now and the first round on April 28, but it's always fun to speculate which top prospect your team will land.<p>Many experts believe the top pick is going to come down to …

NFL Draft 2016: Updated Mock Draft Ahead of Conference Championships

As much as everyone wants to see Tom Brady square off with Peyton Manning one more time and whether it's Cam Newton or Carson Palmer who seizes glory for the first time, it's really about the 2016 NFL draft now.<p>The majority of the league's franchises don't have a mind for any of the above because …

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Projections for Top Prospects Before Championship Weekend

The final four teams are in place for the NFL's conference championship weekend, which means the 28 other teams in the league can focus their full attention on the offseason. The 2016 NFL draft starts on April 28, and the Tennessee Titans are already on the clock.<p>Titans Should Move the No. 1 …