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Giants RB coach: Andre Brown, David Wilson need a chance at rep…

Giants RB coach: Andre Brown, David Wilson need a chance at reps

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 24, 2013
We have more evidence making it quite clear running back Brandon Jacobs wants to return to the Giants, something the New York Post reported earlier in April. Giants running backs coach Jerald Ingram said Jacobs is “hoping and praying” to re-sign with
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  • Seahawks sign Jerrod Johnson

    Seahawks sign Jerrod Johnson

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24, 2013
    The Seahawks have signed quarterback Jerrod Johnson, the club’s website reported Wednesday. Johnson, 24, was with Pittsburgh last preseason. The Steelers released him on August 31. The former Texas A&M passer also had a stint with the Eagles in 2011. Jo
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  • Shanahan wants RG III to take his time

    Shanahan wants RG III to take his time

    Let's see. It's what? An even-numbered day? That must mean it's a day on which Washington Redskins people are saying responsible things about Robert Griffin III and his recovery from knee surgery. I'm pretty sure Dr. James Andrews said that "superh…
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  • E.J. Manuel says of Eagles: “They want me pretty bad”

    E.J. Manuel says of Eagles: “They want me pretty bad”

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24, 2013
    We’re well inside the grain-of-salt time before the NFL Draft kicks off tomorrow night. This might require more than a grain. Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel said earlier today he was feeling good about his chances, and when asked specifically abo
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  • Hot Button: Geno Smith and the Eagles

    Hot Button: Geno Smith and the Eagles

    ESPN.com Apr 24, 2013
    As you are well aware, with less than 30 hours left until the start of the NFL draft, Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay are working their tails off. Their latest "Hot Button" debate topic is which team is the best fit for quarterback Geno Smith, r…
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  • Are the Cowboys just bad at the draft?

    Are the Cowboys just bad at the draft?

    ESPN.com Apr 24, 2013
    Todd Archer ran some numbers, and his conclusion is that the Dallas Cowboys struggle with the draft. Here's some of his data: Since 2007, the Cowboys have drafted 47 players and only 18 remain. That’s not good. After a quick perusal of the NFC East, itâ
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  • Bill Parcells and 'The Irrelevant Giant'

    Bill Parcells and 'The Irrelevant Giant'

    ESPN.com Apr 24, 2013
    You're likely familiar with ESPN's excellent "30 for 30" documentary series, which includes the "Elway to Marino" film that debuted Tuesday night. But with the draft coming up later this week, I thought you guys -- New York Giants fa…
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  • Report: Redskins to re-sod playing surface

    Report: Redskins to re-sod playing surface

    ESPN.com Apr 24, 2013
    The Washington Redskins reportedly will put down a new playing surface in June and then plan to re-sod the middle of FedEx Field in November, ESPN 980 reported Tuesday.
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  • Breakfast links: One day more...

    Breakfast links: One day more...

    ESPN.com Apr 24, 2013
    That's right. Today is NFL Draft Eve, which means that if you go to bed when you're told to go and you've been a good little boy or girl this year, Draft Claus will come in the middle of the night and leave you a new offensive tackle or cornerback under…
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  • Eagles focus on four players, unless they trade down and focus …

    Eagles focus on four players, unless they trade down and focus on more

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24, 2013
    The best recent example of draft-week information overload came via reports (from the same reporter) that the Dolphins are both interested in trading up from No. 12 and down from No. 12. Sources close to me tell me that the Dolphins also are interested …
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  • Video - ESPN NY Draft Preview 02:27

    ESPN NY Draft Preview

    Apr 24
    ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss what needs the Giants and Jets must address and who they might select at the NFL draft.
  • Video - Inside the Cowboys 2013 NFL Draft war room 03:25

    Inside the Cowboys 2013 NFL Draft war room

    Apr 24
    Charley Casserly and Scott Pioli take you inside the Dallas Cowboys war room and discuss all the 2013 NFL Draft possibilities for "America's Team."
  • Video - What is the Dallas Cowboys' Plan B? 01:20

    What is the Dallas Cowboys' Plan B?

    Apr 24
    NFL reporter Randy Moss discusses what the Dallas Cowboys will do if their main targets are taken. In an attempt to fix their run game will they draft Alabama running back Eddie Lacy with the eighteenth overall pick?

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton: Thrill of skill positions will wait in draft

    Apr 24
    Tackles and guards will take precedence over skill positions early in the draft, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: My 2013 Mock Draft

    Apr 24
    I say it every year, but this time I really mean it: There'll be a mad dash to trade down from the top. There's no Andrew Luck superstar to froth over, but there's good depth from 10 to 50. Here's how Round 1 will play out. (Editor's Note: NFL Draft Liv…