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Kiper: 2015 NFL Draft Grades

With the 2015 NFL draft in the books, Mel Kiper gives his grades all 32 draft classes. Seattle and Baltimore are among the teams with the best marks.

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Winston's contract says no baseball

According to Sports Illustrated's Peter King, the Bucs put a clause in the QB's contract prohibiting him from playing pro baseball during his deal. Winston has publicly said baseball "has always been my dream." (via MMQB)

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Best 1st round pick of the 2015 draft

Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay each think an AFC East team had the best pick of the opening round:

  • Kiper: WR DeVante Parker to Miami (No. 14)
  • McShay: DT Malcom Brown to New England (No. 32)

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Rookie Predictions: Tedy - 3 rushers w/ 10+ sacks Herm - Jameis throws 30 TD's Mel - Maxx Williams Off ROY Todd - Nelson Agholor Off ROY

Power running on the rise?

John Clayton notes five things we learned during the 2015 draft, including the push for more power-running offenses: "After seeing Marshawn Lynch in two Super Bowls, teams are appreciating the value of the power run." Draft trends

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Questionable Picks: Kiper - Vince Mayle to CLE McShay - Green-Beckham to TEN Herm - Phillip Dorsett to IND Bruschi - Garrett Grayson to NO


Rookies in the best position to succeed: •Kiper - Amari Cooper •McShay - Breshad Perriman •Herm - Todd Gurley •Bruschi - Leonard Williams

NFL teams can't wait any longer

Newly drafted QBs used to have a chance to settle in before starting, however that's changed over the last six seasons.


Florida State’s had 29 players drafted over the last 3 drafts. Most for a school in a 3-year span since Texas (31) from 1982-84. (via ELIAS)

Watch out, New England

The other 3 teams in the AFC East have made big moves this offseason in an attempt to break the Patriots' streak of 6 straight division titles.

Seahawks sign 34-year-old Army vet

Nate Boyer is a former Texas long snapper and U.S. Army veteran whom Seattle signed as an undrafted free agent on Saturday. ESPN's Terry Blount tells his story.


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