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  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Safeties

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Safeties

    Safeties were once an after thought on draft day. They were converted cornerbacks that could not make it on the outside. That has changed considerably. Now they are better athletes and generally are more versatile than they were in the past. This year’s safety class includes a couple cornerback...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Cornerbacks

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Cornerbacks

    Cornerbacks are one of the two or three most important positions in an NFL defense. Teams use three or four corners on most plays and will likely use five or six over significant stretches during the season. For that reason, there will be plenty of cornerbacks drafted in the first three rounds of...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Linebackers

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Linebackers

    The 2018 crop of linebackers is better than last year’s. There were three linebackers taken in the first round and eight in the first three rounds in 2017. This year, both totals should be topped. Here are the top five linebackers as well as an underrated, overrated and a sleeper prospect. #...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Edge defenders

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Edge defenders

    There are plenty of good edge defenders in this year’s draft class. They have gained importance as the game has become more pass oriented. Last year, the Cleveland Browns took a pass rushing defensive end with the No. 1 overall pick. It has been floated out there that they may do it again this year...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Defensive tackles

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Defensive tackles

    Defensive tackles can have a huge impact from play to play during a game. The Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings were among the best defenses with some of the best defensive tackles in the game. This year’s draft class has several defensive tackles that could have the some...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Offensive tackles

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Offensive tackles

    The Philadelphia Eagles wouldn’t have won the Super Bowl in February without the league’s best. Those five guys gave their quarterback, who was the backup until the last few weeks of the regular season, time to make plays. There is belief that picking toward the top of the first round should be...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Tight ends

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Tight ends

    Scouts seem to have gone up and down on tight ends for this draft class. There are times they believe one or two of a few different tight ends will go in the first round and, at other times, they aren’t mentioned at all. Here are the top five tight ends as well as an underrated, overrated and a...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Wide receivers

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Wide receivers

    This isn’t a good year to need a wide receiver, as evidenced by the contracts teams handed out to free agents. There was only one high-end prospect that made it to market and the rest were mediocre at best. The weak group extends to the draft as well. Only one is considered a lock to go in the first...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview; Running backs

    2018 NFL Draft preview; Running backs

    Running backs have seen their draft value fluctuate in recent seasons. Some players are viewed as top five talents (Ezekiel Elliott and Leonard Fournette) while some general managers believe no teams should take a running back until the middle rounds. One running back, Saquon Barkley, is expected to...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview; quarterbacks

    2018 NFL Draft preview; quarterbacks

    There is a lot of hype surrounding this year’s crop of quarterbacks. Most experts have the Cleveland Browns, New York Giants and New York Jets all taking a quarterback with the first, second and third picks, respectively. Beyond those teams, three other signal callers could be taken before the end...
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