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17. New England: Solder; 18. San Diego: Liuget; 19. N.Y. Giants: Amukamara; 20. Tampa Bay: Clayborn

Richard Seymour or Colorado offensive tackle Nate Solder?
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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13. Detroit: Fairley; 14. St. Louis: Quinn; 15. Miami: Pouncey; 16. Washington: Kerrigan

Hard to dispute the Lions pairing Auburn’s Nick Fairley with Ndamukong Suh at defensive tackle.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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9. Dallas: Smith; 10. Jacksonville: Gabbert; 11. Houston: Watt; 12. Minnesota: Ponder

The Cowboys get USC tackle Tyron Smith, raising my average to .333 through the first nine picks.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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7. 49ers: Smith; 8. Tennessee: Locker

Aldon Smith to the 49ers?
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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5. Arizona: Peterson; 6. Atlanta: Jones

The Falcons are apparently under the impression that Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones is the next Jerry Rice.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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1. Carolina: Newton; 2. Denver: Miller; 3. Buffalo: Dareus; 4. Cincinnati: Green

No surprises in the first three picks, unless you’re like me and had Dareus going no. 2 and Miller No. 3.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Raider rumor mill whirling

Profootballtalk.com checked in this morning with an item that Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the first quarterback on the Raiders’ draft board.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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NFL opens for business . . . sort of

Here’s a link to a release from the NFL detailing what players will be allowed to do awaiting a decision from the 8th Circuit Court of appeals.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Who would Raiders trade to get into Round 1?

Chances are the NFL will continue non-business as usual and there will be no trading of players for purposes of maneuvering in tonight’s first round of the NFL draft.
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Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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2011 mock draft

Here’s my crack at Thursday night’s first round of the NFL draft, suitable for mocking:
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Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
Under: Oakland Raiders | 148 Comments »