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Open Thread: 2013 NFL Scouting Combine – Day One

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
Gavin Escobar

Could the Patriots target another tight end in this draft?

NEPD Staff

The NFL Scouting Combine starts in earnest today for fans of the event, having the offensive linemen and tight ends going through their workouts and positional drills.

What are you looking for and what did you see?


Patriots 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Championship Weekend

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
Matt Elam Florida Safety

Will there be another Florida connection this year with strong safety Matt Elam? (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

As the Patriots ready themselves to take on the Baltimore Ravens this weekend in the AFC Championship game, here is a mid-week diversion to tide you over.

Here is my current projection on how the Patriots will tackle the 2013 NFL Draft.


2013 NFL Mock Draft: Underclassmen Make Big Splash

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Barkevious Mingo LSU

Barkevious Mingo is ready to do some work in the NFL.

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

2013 NFL Mock Draft: Updated January 14th, 2013

With the number of underclassmen declaring for the 2013 NFL Draft growing each day, how big of an impact do they have on this 2013 NFL Mock Draft?

Pretty darn big.


2013 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: Stanford vs. Wisconsin

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Stanford survived an early comeback from Wisconsin. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

This year’s Rose Bowl provided something for everyone: frequent scoring in the first half, a defensive struggle in the second half. Ultimately, Stanford emerged victorious, concluding the season at 12-2 via a 20-14 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers, who finished the season with an 8-5 record. The game was a mixed bag in regards to its top potential NFL Draft prospects; read on for more information regarding how the likes of Stepfan Taylor, Zach Ertz, Chase Thomas, Shayne Skov, Montee Ball, Ricky Wagner, and Travis Frederick performed last night.


2013 NFL Draft: Potential Patriots in the Rose Bowl

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Wisconsin left tackle Ricky Wagner will have his hands full against Stanford rush linebacker Chase Thomas. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

This year’s Rose Bowl between the Stanford Cardinal and the Wisconsin Badgers presents some interesting matchups involving NFL Draft prospects, most notably when Wisconsin has possession of the football. The Badgers will attempt to establish the ground game early, with running back Montee Ball operating behind offensive linemen Ricky Wagner and Travis Frederick. Stanford’s linebackers, Chase Thomas and Shayne Skov, also project as first or second-day picks.

Additionally, the Cardinal have some offensive talent of their own, most notably tight end Zach Ertz, a first or second-round pick, and running back Stepfan Taylor, a likely mid-round selection who may be able to sneak into the second day. Read on for more information regarding the Rose Bowl’s top prospects.


2013 NFL Mock Draft: James Christensen (12/10)

Sunday, December 9th, 2012
Ziggy Ansah NFL Mock Draft

Where does BYU defender Ziggy Ansah – the next Jason Pierre-Paul – fall in our latest 2013 NFL Mock Draft? (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

2013 NFL Mock Draft: Updated December 10, 2012

1. Kansas City Chiefs
Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia (SCOUTING REPORT)
The Chiefs need a new quarterback to start off their new era. While the current Chiefs staff is rumored to like Tyler Wilson, Geno Smith is our #1 prospect.

If the Chiefs want to target QB in the later part of round one via trade or on day two (Matt Barkley, Ryan Nassib, Mike Glennon, Zac Dysert), then left tackle Luke Joeckel from Texas A&M or a defensive player could be the pick.


2013 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: Big Ten Championship

Monday, December 3rd, 2012
Montee Ball Wisconsin

Is Montee Ball an NFL star in the making? (USA Today)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

With Ohio State and Penn State out of the picture due to NCAA sanctions, this game featured a Wisconsin team fighting for another Rose Bowl and a Nebraska team looking to make its first big mark on the Big Ten.

Unfortunately, this game turned into a laugher early as Wisconsin put on its best impression of the Oregon Ducks.

Here are how the top 2013 NFL Draft prospects performed in the B1G Championship.


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