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Clayton's mailbag: Lessons from 2011 draft

The 2011 draft provides guidance for this year's draft, John Clayton writes. For example, don't reach for a QB. Plus: the race for L.A., schedule imbalance and more.

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Much-needed reconciliation between Favre and Packers (1:04)

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Ex-NFL player finds home on NASCAR pit crew

Working as a NASCAR jack man is more than just a pit stop in the athletic career of Asa Watson, one of several former NFL players who took a left turn from the gridiron to the garage.

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McShay: Best fits for top DB prospects

Where will the top defensive back prospects in the draft fit best in the NFL? Todd McShay looks at Trae Waynes, Marcus Peters and the rest of the DBs projected to go in the first three rounds.

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Character concerns with Jameis Winston (3:20)


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Hakeem Nicks heading to Tennessee (2:45)



Prospect Collins failed drug tests at LSU
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Jalen Collins, the No. 5 CB and No. 38 overall draft prospect according to ESPN/Scouts Inc., had "multiple failed" drug tests while in college, per ESPN sources and an NFL Network report.

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John Clayton's NFL draft advice

Before Thursday's NFL draft, teams would be wise to heed the lessons of 2011: don't reach for a QB. Clayton's mailbag

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Mark your calendars for May 2

There's a lot more going on next Saturday than just Mayweather-Pacquiao.


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NFL Draft coming up this week

Here's a look at Todd McShay's top five running backs in the draft. Two are ranked in the top 25, and then there's a drop-off.

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A final Lambeau Leap for Favre

When the Packers finally retire Brett Favre's number, Gene Wojciechowski says it'll be a much-needed bear hug between the Packers and their once estranged former QB.


Breaking down positions by every trait

Within the realm of good QBs are those who excel at accuracy, clutch play, arm strength and mobility. Sure, we know Jameis Winston is probably going to go first in the draft, but is he the best at all facets of the position? No. (Insider)

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