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Seahawks re-sign Randall, moving him to CB

SEATTLE — The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed Damarious Randall and plan to move him back to cornerback, the team announced Friday. The 28-year-old Randall played cornerback for his first three seasons with the Green Bay Packers, who drafted him 30th overall in 2015. He has also played safety and some nickelback. Most of Randall’s 35 […]

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Judge: Woman suing Watson must disclose name

Covered the Packers for ESPN Milwaukee Marquette University graduate HOUSTON — At an emergency hearing Friday morning, a Harris County judge ruled that one of the plaintiffs suing Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson must identify herself by refiling her lawsuit with her name attached. The original lawsuit, filed by Houston attorney Tony Buzbee, was filed on […]

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2021 NFL Draft: Prospect-pro comparisons for top pass rushers

In 1961, when I was working for the Dallas Cowboys, we asked 50 college coaches to describe the ideal traits they wanted to see in football players, and from those descriptions, we extracted the common traits that were associated with success at various positions. While every player is an individual, with their own particular strengths […]

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Source: Fields gets 2nd pro day; 49ers expected

Covered Rams for nine years for stlouisrams.com Previously covered University of Missouri football Member of Pro Football Writers of America SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Because of a scheduling conflict with another prominent pro day, San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan were unable to attend Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields’ first […]

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NFL draft tier rankings: McShay’s 107 highest-graded prospects

ESPN College Football and NFL Draft Analyst Joined ESPN in 2006 Played quarterback in high school and was a backup QB for the University of Richmond. Executives, coaches and scouts for all 32 NFL teams are closing in on their final boards ahead of the 2021 NFL draft. Likewise, I’m finishing up my tape evaluations […]

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2021 NFL Draft: Ranking each position group in this year's class

Mock drafts are great for projecting potential picks, and prospect rankings help illuminate which individual players are worthy of attention — but what about sizing up which position groups are loaded with talent and which groups are lacking? That’s what my ranking of the position groups in the 2021 NFL Draft is for. Before we […]