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  • NFC South third round at a glance

    NFC South third round at a glance Updated Apr 26, 2013
    Unless there’s a trade, the NFC South is done with the third round of the draft. This will be a short summary since the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons didn’t have picks in the round. Let’s take a look at what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the
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  • Film of the NFC South chat

    Film of the NFC South chat Apr 26, 2013
    As we wait for the NFL draft to resume in a few hours, let’s take a quick team-by-team look at some of the highlights from Friday’s NFC South chat: ATLANTA FALCONS Zach (Starkville): What do you see as the Falcons biggest need now that the CB hole has
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  • First-round NFC South grades

    First-round NFC South grades Apr 26, 2013
    Now that I’ve had a little time to reflect, I’m going to give each NFC South team a grade for the first round of the draft. Atlanta Falcons: They addressed their biggest need by choosing cornerback Desmond Trufant. They traded up a bit to do it, but t
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Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losers

    Apr 26
    On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draft

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
  • Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…

    Apr 26
    ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…
  • Don Banks: With GM seats burning, Bills and Dolphins go bold; more Snaps

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we digest a less-than-riveting first round of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall ...