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Speedily, Texas receiver Goodwin cites other strengths

Speedily, Texas receiver Goodwin cites other strengths

startribune.com Updated Feb 25, 2013
Marquise Goodwin is a two-time NCAA long jump champion whose time in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine could elevate his draft stock.
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  • Vikings: The combine, draft and Percy Harvin

    Vikings: The combine, draft and Percy Harvin

    startribune.com Feb 25, 2013
    Which players stood out at the NFL Combine for the Minnesota Vikings? Will the Vikings look for a backup QB? CineSport's Noah Coslov & the Star Tribune's Dan Wiederer discuss this & Percy Harvin.
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  • Combine participation is just the beginning for Te'o in pre-dra…

    Combine participation is just the beginning for Te'o in pre-draft process

    startribune.com Feb 25, 2013
    The Notre Dame linebacker has become the most fascinating prospect in this year's draft thanks to the bizarre scandal that turned his life upside down. So what more are teams looking to learn before April?
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  • Advancing the WR conversation

    Advancing the WR conversation

    ESPN.com Feb 25, 2013
    At least two of our teams will have wide receivers on their priority list this offseason. The Minnesota Vikings need all the help they can get, while the Chicago Bears probably would benefit from a receiver with deep downfield speed. So what did we lear…
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  • Why did Adrian Peterson play in Pro Bowl?

    Why did Adrian Peterson play in Pro Bowl?

    ESPN.com Feb 25, 2013
    We noted earlier this month the painful injury Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson played with during his MVP season. A sports hernia developed in Week 10, forced him out of a Week 16 game against the Houston Texans and ultimately led to surgery.…
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  • With draft nearing, Tyrann Mathieu aiming to leave troubled pas…

    With draft nearing, Tyrann Mathieu aiming to leave troubled past behind

    startribune.com Feb 25, 2013
    Once a Heisman Trophy finalist, the former LSU defensive back was derailed by drug dependency and legal issues. Now he's hoping for a fresh start in the NFL.
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Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Slow 40 by Manti Te'o has a real impact

    Feb 25
    Manti Te'o's slow 40 time will hurt his draft stock more than the fake girlfriend episode, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King:Tom Brady, New England Patriots agree on three-year extension

    Feb 25
    Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.
  • Jim Trotter: Finding right O-linemen still vital, but what does that mean …

    Feb 25
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The deepest position in this year's draft is offensive line, where personnel people believe Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel could highlight a class in which at least six linemen are chosen on Day 1.
  • Peter King: Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combi…

    Feb 25
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is two months from tonight, and consider these questions the first ones on the test in this year's Draftology 101 class.