Archive for April, 2011

Steelers Pluck Another Pass-Rush LB In Carter

The Pittsburgh Steelers had to be counting their blessings over having the opportunity of drafting Fresno State OLB Chris Carter in the fifth round with the 162 pick..

Carter is a disruptive force bringing the burst needed to get to the quarterback. In true Steelers fashion he’ll be able to learn from some of the best in the business with the likes of James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley already in house.

“It an honor,” said Carter talking shortly after being selected by Pittsburgh. “Never thought I would be Steeler; they never talked to me or worked me out.” So much attention is paid to team visits and private workouts, but in this case it was all about laying low and grabbing the guy you wanted. The Western Atlantic Conference (WAC) Defensive Player of

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Cortez Allen | Diamond In The Rough

The Pittsburgh Steelers had needs at defensive back and with the 128 pick of the 2011 NFL Draft they selected The Citadel’s Cortez Allen in the forth round.
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Lockout limbo: Anxious NFL rookies unable to get to work

There wasn't much time to celebrate during Christian Ponder's first day as a Minnesota Viking.

Lockout limbo: Anxious NFL rookies unable to get to work

There wasn't much time to celebrate during Christian Ponder's first day as a Minnesota Viking.

2011 NFL Draft | Round Two Impact & Analysis

Round By Round: Round 1 | Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7

33. New England Patriots (From Carolina): CB Ras-I Dowling, Virginia – Rated by some as the top senior cornerback heading into the 2010 season, Dowling’s stock was hurt by numerous injuries that curtailed his senior campaign. The Virginia product has the length, size and speed to contribute from day one. The press corner could form a dynamic duo with Devon McCourty for years to come.

34. Buffalo Bills: DB Aaron Williams, Texas – Another defensive back who easily could have gone in the first round, Williams can contribute against both the run and the pass. The only question is what position will he play long term – cornerback or safety? He’s our No. 1 free

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Eagles grab Oregon LB Matthews after fourth-round trade

The Philadelphia Eagles selected Oregon linebacker Casey Matthews in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Eagles grab Oregon LB Matthews after fourth-round trade

The Philadelphia Eagles selected Oregon linebacker Casey Matthews in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Sat-Ric Serritella Joins John Clayton on ESPN

NFL Draft Bible Founder Ric Serritella joins John Clayton live at 4:45 on ESPN Radio.

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Ponder aims to validate No. 12 pick, hopes to ’start right away’

Christian Ponder was booed by the hometown fans before he even received his jersey number with the Minnesota Vikings. Such is life at the most high-profile position in professional sports, and Ponder is confident he can turn those jeers into cheers before too long.

Ponder aims to validate No. 12 pick, hopes to ’start right away’

Christian Ponder was booed by the hometown fans before he even received his jersey number with the Minnesota Vikings. Such is life at the most high-profile position in professional sports, and Ponder is confident he can turn those jeers into cheers before too long.