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Page 2's glossary of NFL draft jargon

Originally Published: April 28, 2011
By Patrick Hruby | Page 2

Bright lights. Big stage. Utter befuddlement. The NFL draft is easy to understand -- it's just like fantasy football, except not -- right up the point when the analysts begin to open their mouths.

How to make sense of the rapid-fire scouting jargon? The feverish football insider talk? How to distinguish a prospect who is "tight in the hips" from one who simply "carries his pads"?

(Equally important question: How to read the last sentence aloud without giggling ...

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