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2018 NFL mock draft: How the Browns and Jets could cause the 2 best quarterbacks to slide

Could Josh Rosen really drop out of the top 10 picks?<p>After months of buildup, it is finally the week of the 2018 NFL draft.<p>At this point, most teams have gone quiet as they make any final adjustments to their draft board. And believe it or not, teams are building their own mock drafts. You’ll never …

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CAPACCIO: LB and WR options for the Bills at No. 12 if they don't select QB

Ever since the Bills made a draft-night deal with the Kansas City Chiefs a year ago to move 17 spots down the board and pick up an extra first round …

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With the season on the line, it's now or never for the Heat to make a playoff push

Welcome to Bulletin Board Material, the Miami Herald’s weekday roundup covering everything in the South Florida sports scene. A lot to discuss. Let’s …

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If four quarterbacks go in top 10, Redskins defense will benefit

The Washington Redskins haven't finished in the top half of the league defensively in either yards or points allowed since 2011. There's a reason …

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Buffalo Bills 2018 NFL Draft Primer: Positional breakdown

(Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)<p>The 2018 NFL Draft is days away. It is nearly impossible to keep track of who is the best of the best at each …

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Chicago Bears 7-round Mock Draft 4.0

How could the Chicago Bears build their 2018 NFL Draft over all seven rounds?<p>As the days tick down until the NFL draft, we will use a couple …

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NFL Draft rumors 2018: Tracking the potential moves that could happen

The NFL Draft is this week, and the rumors are aplenty. We’re keeping track of them right here.<p>There’s never a lack of rumors when it comes to the NFL Draft, especially as it grows nearer. Despite mock draft after mock draft, it’s incredibly difficult to predict how the real thing will go, …

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Who should the Redskins draft?: Roquan Smith or Minkah Fitzpatrick

The NFL draft begins Thursday and the Redskins are in position to grab a Day 1-starter with the No. 13 pick. Four quarterbacks are expected to go early, which should push significant talent down to Washington and there should be top-end options at multiple positions of need. Over the last three …

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As draft nears, Ozzie Newsome and Ravens front office prepared to answer myriad questions

The Ravens have been mum about their draft plans. We'll start to get some answers Thursday.

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Colts draft: A closer look at where the roster is

Colts Insider Zak Keefer ranks the position groups in order of need

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NFC Draft Rumors: Seahawks, Eagles, Redskins, Packers

The <b>Seahawks</b> have proven to be the wild cards of the NFL Draft under general manager <b>John Schneider</b> and coach <b>Pete Carroll</b>. One of their constants, …

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The betting houses are bearish on the 2018 Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Monday, April 23, three days before the 2018 NFL draft.<p><b>Setting the odds on the Redskins’ top pick</b><p>We have just …

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2018 NFL Draft: Here's why these 27 prospects are locks to be taken in the first round

The first round of the draft will be heavy on quarterbacks and offensive linemen<p>The puzzle that is the 2018 NFL Draft is starting to come into better …

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Saints' top draft choice could be Hayden Hurst vs. Dallas Goedert

The New Orleans Saints will not target a specific position with their top draft choice this year. They rarely do, and that philosophy rarely has …

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Could Sam Darnold be USC's best NFL quarterback? Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart optimistic

Carson Palmer experiences a mix of emotions when he thinks of Sam Darnold.<p>Palmer, now retired after 15 NFL seasons, has traveled virtually every path that Darnold’s football journey could lead. When the draft begins Thursday night, Darnold could become the first USC quarterback selected first …

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Buffalo Bills draft capsule

12, 22 BUFFALO BILLS (9-8)<p>LAST SEASON: Front-office and major roster overhauls didn't deter Bills from exceeding extremely low expectations in making playoffs and ending 17-year postseason drought, longest in North America's four major professional sports. First-year coach Sean McDermott …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft: Trading up for a linebacker, predictions for every pick

The Steelers should think about making a move up if a key linebacker gets in range of their pick<p>The Steelers could definitely use help at inside …

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NFL Draft: Generational talent Saquon Barkley wins out in final NY Giants only mock

CLOSE<p>NorthJersey.com sports writers Art Stapleton, Steve Popper, Andy Vasquez discuss the NFL Draft and the decisions Giants and Jets have to …

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Optimal landing spots for some of the rookies for IDP purposes

At long last, the 2018 NFL Draft is nearly here. The landing spot for this years talented crop of rookies will alter the NFL as well as IDP fantasy …

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Washington Redskins Mock Draft: Vita Vea anchors defense, predictions for every pick

The Redskins also add a talented running back and offensive line help after taking the big man<p>The Redskins are in prime position at No. 13 to select …

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Ranking the Bears' draft needs, from No. 13 to No. 1

Ranking the Bears' draft needs, from No. 13 to No. 1<p>USA Today Sports Images<p>For all the positive vibes around Halas Hall during the dawn of the Matt …

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NFL draft preview: If all else fails in the quarterback quest, Bills need to pivot to linebacker

CLOSE<p>Sal Maiorana sounds off in :60 about how he would handle the NFL draft if he was the Buffalo Bills general manager.<p>Last week, the analytics site …

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Gauging NFL draft's top six picks: Barkley, Mayfield trending up

As we get closer to the first round of the NFL draft Thursday in Arlington, Texas, every football fan wants to know who their team will draft, …

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NFL Draft 2018

The prospects are reviewed and graded. The board is set. Now it’s time to start organizing all the work done through <b>Draftmas List</b> articles and the<b>AP</b> …

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Miami Dolphins draft capsule

11. MIAMI DOLPHINS (6-10)<p>LAST SEASON: Dolphins missed playoffs for eighth time in nine seasons, and backslid in Year 2 under coach Adam Gase, leaving …

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Oakland Raiders Mock Draft: Top defender likely at No. 10, predictions for every pick

The Raiders have a great chance to find a difference-maker on defense in this seven-round mock<p>The Raiders have 11 picks heading into the draft, and …

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Monday Cheese Curds: What positions are worth trading up for in the NFL Draft?

The Green Bay Packers currently sit with the 14th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft and 12 selections overall. That group of picks, if used shrewdly, could …

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Georgia football: What we learned from the 2018 G-Day Game

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: D'Andre Walker<p>G-Day, the Georgia football spring scrimmage, has passed. The black team, led by Justin Fields, defeated the …

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What are the Bills' NFL Draft priorities other than quarterback?

Yes, the Buffalo Bills are aware that everyone wants a quarterback, that everyone figures they have draft picks to use as chips to move up in Round 1.<p>…

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Might Roquan Smith, Denzel Ward, Minkah Fitzpatrick be at No. 10 for Raiders?

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- After finishing 6-10 last season and losing a coin flip with the San Francisco 49ers, the Oakland Raiders have the No. 10 pick in …

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