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Ravens among nine teams starting rookie minicamps Friday

Ravens among nine teams starting rookie minicamps Friday

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 29, 2013
The NFL’s version of freshman orientation commences Friday for nine clubs, each of whom will have its rookies in for minicamp practices at its facilities. The Ravens, Falcons, Jaguars, Dolphins, Vikings, Patriots, Steelers, Buccaneers and Redskins will
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  • Panthers’ NFC South rivals stockpile defenders

    Panthers’ NFC South rivals stockpile defenders

    After watching his NFC South rivals lean heavily toward defensive players at the top of the draft, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he wasn?t surprised.Click to Continue »
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  • Bucs have high hopes for Deveron Carr

    Bucs have high hopes for Deveron Carr

    ESPN.com Apr 29, 2013
    Undrafted free agents usually are long shots to make an NFL regular-season roster. But you might want to keep an eye on Deveron Carr. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers sure are treating the Arizona State cornerback differently than the average undrafted free age…
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  • Do Bucs still have room for Ronde Barber?

    Do Bucs still have room for Ronde Barber?

    ESPN.com Apr 29, 2013
    During the NFL draft, Tampa Bay general manager Mark Dominik said the door was still open for veteran cornerback Ronde Barber to return for another season. But how wide is that door really open? As Barber has been pondering whether to retire or play ano…
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  • Draft review: Atlanta Falcons

    Draft review: Atlanta Falcons

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29, 2013
    After analyzing the draft needs of all 32 teams, PFT will review how well each team addressed those needs. Up next: The Atlanta Falcons. What they needed: Defensive end, cornerback, linebacker, offensive tackle, guard. Who they got: Round 1: Desmond Tru…
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  • Which rookies will start immediately?

    Which rookies will start immediately?

    ESPN.com Apr 29, 2013
    As I look at what NFC South teams did in the NFL draft, I’m not seeing a lot of players that will make instant impacts. In fact, I’m seeing only four players that are likely to be starters on opening day. Let’s take a look: Atlanta Falcons: Go ahead
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  • Add the 49ers to the list of teams passing on Tebow

    Add the 49ers to the list of teams passing on Tebow

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29, 2013
    Throw another log on the fire. Along with the Jets, the Buccaneers and the Eagles, it’s time to add to the list of teams that don’t want Tim Tebow today. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, “all indications are the 49ers have no desire to b
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  • Video - NFC South draft grades 02:11

    NFC South draft grades

    Apr 29
    Shaun O'Hara and Donovan McNabb evaluate how the NFC South did in the 2013 NFL Draft and hand out grades.
  • Video - Is Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman on the hot seat? 04:50

    Is Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman on the hot seat?

    Apr 29
    The "Path to the Draft" crew discuss if Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman is on the hot seat in Tampa after the organization used a third-round pick on quarterback Mike Glennon.

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  • NFL Hot Read - Will Johnny Manziel succeed in the NFL?

    Apr 29
    Because of his skills and the evolution of the quarterback position, Johnny Manziel could be the most fascinating player in the 2014 NFL draft, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
  • Peter King: Inside the Rams' war room and more draft thoughts

    Apr 29
    ST. LOUIS -- When you spend a round in a team's war room, as I did Thursday night with the Rams, you understand why so many players, coaches, scouts and executives are magnetized to this game and cannot give it up.