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Ravens among nine teams starting rookie minicamps Friday
profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 29, 2013
The NFL’s version of freshman orientation commences Friday for nine clubs, each of whom will have its rookies in for minicamp practices at its facilities. The Ravens, Falcons, Jaguars, Dolphins, Vikings, Patriots, Steelers, Buccaneers and Redskins willUpvote Share Tweet
Draft review: Atlanta Falconsprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 29, 2013After analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Atlanta Falcons. What they needed: Defensive end, cornerback, linebacker, offensive tackle, guard. Who they got: Round 1: Desmond Tru…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Apr 29, 2013The NFL draft has come and gone. Overall, the NFC South teams did a good job of addressing their needs. But no team is perfect. Let’s take a look at one area for each team that still could use some work: Atlanta Falcons: They fortified the situation atUpvote Share Tweet
Which rookies will start immediately?ESPN.com Updated Apr 29, 2013As I look at what NFC South teams did in the NFL draft, I’m not seeing a lot of players that will make instant impacts. In fact, I’m seeing only four players that are likely to be starters on opening day. Let’s take a look: Atlanta Falcons: Go aheadUpvote Share Tweet
NFC South draft gradesApr 29Shaun O'Hara and Donovan McNabb evaluate how the NFC South did in the 2013 NFL Draft and hand out grades.
NFL Hot Read - Will Johnny Manziel succeed in the NFL?Apr 29Because of his skills and the evolution of the quarterback position, Johnny Manziel could be the most fascinating player in the 2014 NFL draft, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
Peter King: Inside the Rams' war room and more draft thoughtsApr 29ST. LOUIS -- When you spend a round in a team's war room, as I did Thursday night with the Rams, you understand why so many players, coaches, scouts and executives are magnetized to this game and cannot give it up.