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Mickey Loomis says no Chris Ivory deal is imminent

Mickey Loomis says no Chris Ivory deal is imminent

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 23, 2013
The pre-draft press conferences held by NFL general managers are normally short on specifics, but Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis did own up to something on Tuesday afternoon. He admitted that the Saints have engaged in trade talk with the Jets abo…
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  • ‘Game of Thrones’ author tees off on his beloved Jets for Darre…

    ‘Game of Thrones’ author tees off on his beloved Jets for Darrelle Revis trade

    If you're a fan of "Game of Thrones," either the book or the HBO series, you know that it's a world where the foolhardy and incompetent meet ugly, cinematic ends. This is in stark (get it?) contrast to the NFL, where the foolhardy and incompet…
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  • Can the Jets trade Tim Tebow next?

    Can the Jets trade Tim Tebow next?

    ESPN.com Apr 23, 2013
    The New York Jets pulled off a blockbuster trade over the weekend by shipping star cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a first-round pick this year and a conditional third-rounder. Now that the Jets have some momentum, can they als…
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  • Dolphins’ new 2013 uniforms leaked

    Dolphins’ new 2013 uniforms leaked

    The Miami Dolphins have had bad luck keeping their new logo and uniforms a secret. First, the logo leaked via social media too early several weeks ago. On Tuesday, Miami’s new unis also were discovered too prematurely. Here is a link of how the Dolphins
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  • Report: Dolphins showing willingness to move up in first round

    Report: Dolphins showing willingness to move up in first round

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23, 2013
    The week before the draft generates a lot of talk, with one report sometimes appearing to contradict the one directly before it. Earlier Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN identified the Dolphins as one of the teams in the top 12 of the first round making c…
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  • AFC East chat and draft preview

    AFC East chat and draft preview

    ESPN.com Apr 23, 2013
    I'm not done chatting for the day just yet! The NFL draft is approximately 48 hours away. So let's talk about it. We will discuss all things relating to the Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots and New York Jets. The hot topic is the draf…
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  • AFC East mock draft analysis

    AFC East mock draft analysis

    ESPN.com Apr 23, 2013
    With five picks in the first round, it was a busy time for the AFC East in the 2013 blogger mock draft. Our annual projection of the NFL draft took place again this week with some surprise picks. Our division made a draft board and did our best to stick…
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  • Live: ESPN.com #bloggermock draft

    Live: ESPN.com #bloggermock draft

    ESPN.com Apr 23, 2013
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they play general manager for their divisions and execute a 2013 first-round mock draft. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at noon ET. You can also participate via Twitter using the hashtag #bloggermock. S…
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  • Kurt Warner can’t see how Ryan Nassib is a first-round pick

    Kurt Warner can’t see how Ryan Nassib is a first-round pick

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23, 2013
    A lot of mock drafts have former Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib going at No. 8 to the Bills. But one former NFL quarterback doesn’t think Nassib should go a lot later. At least 25 picks later. Kurt Warner was asked on NFL AM to explain why Nassib may
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  • Dueling reports about status of Branden Albert trade talks

    Dueling reports about status of Branden Albert trade talks

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23, 2013
    With a physical needing to happen before a trade involving Chiefs tackle Branden Albert can be completed and the Chiefs hoping for a second-round pick in return for the player, the next couple of days loom large for getting a deal done. The Dolphins hav…
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23, 2013
    Greg Cosell of NFL Films has the Bills taking LSU DE/LB Barkevious Mingo in his latest mock draft. Five potential first-round fits for the Dolphins. Patriots player personnel director Nick Caserio likes the secondary crop in this year’s draft. The Jetsâ
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  • Video - New York Hot Button: Should Jets Draft a QB? 01:54

    New York Hot Button: Should Jets Draft a QB?

    Apr 23
    This week's New York Hot Button asked the burning question: Should the Jets draft a quarterback in the first round? Rich Cimini weighs in on this query.
  • Video - Miami Dolphins want to trade for Branden Albert 02:48

    Miami Dolphins want to trade for Branden Albert

    Apr 23
    The Miami Dolphins draft needs will depend on whether they can work out a trade for veteran tackle Branden Albert. Can they pull it off? Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post has the latest.
  • Video - 30 for 30: Elway to Marino -Making of the Set 01:53

    30 for 30: Elway to Marino -Making of the Set

    Apr 23
    A behind the scenes look at the making of the Elway to Marino set from the 1983 NFL draft. 30 for 30 Elway to Marino premiers April 23rd 8pm ET on ESPN.
  • Video - Teams Looking To Trade Down In Draft 01:18

    Teams Looking To Trade Down In Draft

    Apr 23
    Adam Schefter discusses the possibility of heavy trade activity on the first day of the NFL draft.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Trying to get inside the mind of draft's quietest top-10 team;…

    Apr 23
    Is it just me? Are the Arizona Cardinals in the witness protection program for this draft? The Cards, with the seventh pick, seem positively under the radar like no other team in the top 10. I had the chance the other day to look into their feelings abo…
  • Don Banks: 2013 Wes Welker Watch List: Potential impact undrafted free age…

    Apr 23
    It has been called the year of the no-name draft in the NFL, and is said to be devoid of true star power after 2012's high-profile, quarterback-rich proceedings. Maybe. But it's all relative.
  • You Realize How Badly the T-Wolves Screwed Up the 2009 Draft, Right?

    Apr 23
    We interrupt Part 2 of the NBA Trade Value column to explain the travesty known as the 2009 NBA draft. That night, Minnesota drafted two of our top-30...
  • The 13th-annual ranking of the NBA's top-50 players, Part 2

    Apr 23
    Welcome back to Bill Simmons's annual ranking of the NBA's top 50 most valuable assets.