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Dallas Cowboys select Wisconsin C Travis Frederick with the 31s…

Dallas Cowboys select Wisconsin C Travis Frederick with the 31st overall pick

yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 25, 2013
Dallas Cowboys select Wisconsin C Travis Frederick with the 31st overall pick The Dallas Cowboys have selected Wisconsin C Travis Frederick with the 31st overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. Pros: Like most Wisconsin linemen, brings a great overall under…
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  • Giants go against type, take OL Pugh

    Giants go against type, take OL Pugh

    NEW YORK -- The New York Giants don't generally like to draft offensive linemen in the first round. But they and their Syracuse-alum coach, Tom Coughlin, sometimes have a thing for Syracuse players. The latter overcame the former Thursday night as the G…
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  • 49ers trade up to 18th spot to grab Eric Reid

    49ers trade up to 18th spot to grab Eric Reid

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    The 49ers entered the draft with 13 selections and they used some of them to swing a trade with the Cowboys for the 18th pick in the first round. They used the pick to shore up the safety spot, grabbing Eric Reid from LSU to join a group that lost Dasho…
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  • Lane Johnson has played Jason Pierre-Paul

    Lane Johnson has played Jason Pierre-Paul

    NEW YORK -- One of Lane Johnson's most challenging assignments during his rookie season as a Philadelphia Eagles tackle will be to block New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. But it won't be the first time he's been on the same field as the B…
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  • Countdown Live: 2013 NFL draft, Round 1

    Countdown Live: 2013 NFL draft, Round 1

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts for the first round of the 2013 NFL draft. We'll be analyzing every pick from 1 to 32. We'll get started an hour early at 7 p.m. ET, so submit your questions and comments and we'll see you there.
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  • First-round preview: New York Giants

    First-round preview: New York Giants

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    Where they're picking: 19 Conventional wisdom tells us the New York Giants are a "best-player available" team that uses the draft not to address specific areas of immediate need but rather to augment and maintain a deep roster from year to yea…
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  • Browns could be trying to get Geno Smith before Philly

    Browns could be trying to get Geno Smith before Philly

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    At a time when many believe the Browns would like to jump the draft-pick line in front of the Eagles to get a pass rusher, some think that the Browns could be targeting a pass thrower. There’s a building buzz that the Browns could be plotting to move fr
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  • First-round preview: Dallas Cowboys

    First-round preview: Dallas Cowboys

    Where they're picking: No. 18 Conventional wisdom tells us the top six offensive linemen will be gone by 18, depriving the Cowboys of the chance to address their most significant short-term and long-term need. The mock drafts in which this happens have …
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  • Report:  Rams trying to sell No. 22 pick

    Report: Rams trying to sell No. 22 pick

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Rams currently hold the Redskins’ first-round pick in the 2013 draft, thanks to the RGIII trade. The Rams may not actually be using that pick. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the selection “clearly is for sale.” That Rams, who also have the 1
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  • First-round preview: Philadelphia Eagles

    First-round preview: Philadelphia Eagles

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    Where they're picking: No. 4 Conventional wisdom tells us the Eagles will pick a large person -- a tackle of some sort, either offensive or defensive. In recent mock drafts that have Luke Joeckel and Eric Fisher gone in the first three picks, many have …
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  • Stephen Jones’s comments highlight talk of Lattimore in Dallas

    Stephen Jones’s comments highlight talk of Lattimore in Dallas

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    Cowboys Executive V.P. Stephen Jones said Dallas “absolutely” needs a running back because DeMarco Murray frequently gets hurt and last year’s backup, Felix Jones, is a free agent who likely won’t return. So who would that running back be? As PFTâ
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  • Breakfast links: Yes, Today's the day

    Breakfast links: Yes, Today's the day

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    Draft day, people. The day on which you'll finally get to start finding out which members of the least exciting NFL draft class in recent memory will be disappointing you and your team come September. Can you feel the excitement? Well, can you at least …
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  • Chris Canty advises Ravens Super Bowl hangover “is real”

    Chris Canty advises Ravens Super Bowl hangover “is real”

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    After winning Super Bowl XLVI, the New York Giants were unable to return to the postseason last year after posting a 9-7 record in 2012. Defensive end Chris Canty earned a Super Bowl ring with the Giants two season ago and saw the team fail to live up t…
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  • Video - Giants Select Justin Pugh 00:44

    Giants Select Justin Pugh

    Apr 25
    Bill Polian breaks down the Giants' selection of Justin Pugh.
  • Video - New York Giants take Justin Pugh in 2013 NFL Draft 02:22

    New York Giants take Justin Pugh in 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 25
    The New York Giants select Syracuse offensive tackle Justin Pugh with the No. 19 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Eagles Select Lane Johnson 00:57

    Eagles Select Lane Johnson

    Apr 25
    Todd McShay breaks down the Eagles' selection of Lane Johnson.
  • Video - Lane Johnson looking forward to playing for Eagles 00:38

    Lane Johnson looking forward to playing for Eagles

    Apr 25
    Offensive tackle Lane Johnson tells Deion Sanders he's looking forward to protecting quarterback Michael Vick shortly after being drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losers

    Apr 25
    Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL draft - Kansas City Chiefs make right move in picking Eric Fisher…

    Apr 25
    Chiefs value upside of Eric Fisher over big-school experience of Luke Joeckel.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0

    Apr 25
    Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: