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Jets trade fourth-rounder to Saints for RB Ivory

Jets trade fourth-rounder to Saints for RB Ivory

CNNSI.com profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 26, 2013
The New York Jets acquired running back Chris Ivory from the New Orleans Saints for a fourth-round draft pick on Friday night.
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  • NFC South third round at a glance

    NFC South third round at a glance

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    Unless there’s a trade, the NFC South is done with the third round of the draft. This will be a short summary since the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons didn’t have picks in the round. Let’s take a look at what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the
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  • Bucs load up defensive backfield

    Bucs load up defensive backfield

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    TAMPA, Fla. -- When your pass defense (almost all by itself) sinks an entire season, there’s only one thing to do. You go overboard to fix it. That’s the approach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers followed Friday night as they drafted Mississippi State cornerb
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  • Steve Gleason Announced The Saints' Third-Round Pick

    Steve Gleason Announced The Saints' Third-Round Pick

    deadspin.com Apr 26, 2013
    If you are somehow unfamiliar with Steve Gleason's story, go here and read everything. Fresh off his trip with Scott Fujita to Machu Picchu, the former New Orleans safety appeared in New York tonight to announce the Saints' third-round pick of Terron Ar…
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  • With Barkley and Nassib still on the board, Bucs take Glennon

    With Barkley and Nassib still on the board, Bucs take Glennon

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    Josh Freeman may need to start looking over his shoulder in Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers selected a quarterback in the third round of the 2013 NFL draft, taking North Carolina State’s Mike Glennon as potential competition for Freeman as the starting quarte
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  • NFC South second-round at a glance

    NFC South second-round at a glance

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    The NFC South second-round picks just wrapped up. I’ll do a quick analysis on each of the three (the New Orleans Saints didn’t have a pick in the road). And I’ll be back later with a column on what I think is the division’s best story of the night
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  • Bucs add Banks to loaded secondary

    Bucs add Banks to loaded secondary

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ secondary keeps getting better. With the Bucs’ first-round draft pick, they acquired cornerback Darrelle Revis in a trade with the Jets. And with the Bucs’ second-round pick on Friday night, they acquired cornerback Johntha
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  • The Second Round: Picks 43-47

    The Second Round: Picks 43-47

    yahoo.com Apr 26, 2013
    43. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Johnthan Banks, CB, Mississippi State -- Interesting player. The fact that Banks has played some free safety at a fairly high level makes him an interesting positional chip at the next level, especially with teams that like to …
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  • Panthers double up on defensive line with Kawann Short

    Panthers double up on defensive line with Kawann Short

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    New Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman is apparently serious about remaking his defensive line in the Giants mold. A day after using the 14th pick on Utah nose tackle Star Lotulelei, he used the 44th pick on Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short. Wh…
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  • Countdown Live: 2013 NFL draft, Rds. 2-3

    Countdown Live: 2013 NFL draft, Rds. 2-3

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts for Rounds 2 and 3 of the 2013 NFL draft. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 6 p.m. ET. See you there.
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  • Film of the NFC South chat

    Film of the NFC South chat

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    As we wait for the NFL draft to resume in a few hours, let’s take a quick team-by-team look at some of the highlights from Friday’s NFC South chat: ATLANTA FALCONS Zach (Starkville): What do you see as the Falcons biggest need now that the CB hole has
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  • First-round NFC South grades

    First-round NFC South grades

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    Now that I’ve had a little time to reflect, I’m going to give each NFC South team a grade for the first round of the draft. Atlanta Falcons: They addressed their biggest need by choosing cornerback Desmond Trufant. They traded up a bit to do it, but t
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  • Panthers GM fell head over heels for Lotulelei

    Panthers GM fell head over heels for Lotulelei

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    When Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman saw Star Lotulelei’s name on the board, it was love at first sight. “I mean, you know,” Gettleman said of the Utah defensive tackle. “It’s like when you guys met your wives, you knew, you knew.” So
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  • Saints need to figure out Vaccaro's role

    Saints need to figure out Vaccaro's role

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    With the New Orleans Saints’ selection of Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro, there’s a common assumption that either strong safety Roman Harper or free safety Malcolm Jenkins will be on the way out. But I’m not so sure that’s the case. I think the Saints
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  • Video - New Orleans Saints draft Terron Armstead No. 75 02:59

    New Orleans Saints draft Terron Armstead No. 75

    Apr 26
    Former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason uses a computer to help him announce offensive tackle Terron Armstead's selection as the No. 75 overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Mike Glennon drafted at No. 73 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers 00:44

    Mike Glennon drafted at No. 73 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Apr 26
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers pick N.C. State quarterback Mike Glennon No. 73 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft Johnthan banks No. 43 in 2013 NFL Draft 01:30

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft Johnthan banks No. 43 in 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 26
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers select cornerback Johnthan Banks out of Mississippi State with the 43rd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Carolina Panthers draft Kawann Short No. 44 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft 01:22

    Carolina Panthers draft Kawann Short No. 44 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 26
    The Carolina Panthers drafted Purdue DT Kawann Short with the No. 44 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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