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Kiper: 2015 NFL Draft Grades

With the 2015 NFL draft in the books, Mel Kiper gives his grades all 32 draft classes. Seattle and Baltimore are among the teams with the best marks.

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PFF: Most likely first-round 2015 draft busts

Not every first-round pick from the 2015 NFL draft is going to turn into a star. Gordon McGuinness of Pro Football Focus identifies the 10 first-rounders most likely to turn into draft busts.

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The NFL Draft All-Value Team

Leonard Williams headlines the list of the wisest draft picks, writes Bill Barnwell of Grantland.com.

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PFF: 10 potential NFL draft busts

Not every first-round pick from the 2015 NFL draft is going to turn into a star. Gordon McGuinness of Pro Football Focus identifies the 10 first-rounders most likely to turn into draft busts.

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Texans lock up LB Whitney Mercilus

Houston and Mercilus agreed on a four-year deal Monday. The 2012 first-rounder logged 18 sacks in his first three years with the Texans.

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Whitworth wants respect from Bengals

Bengals OL Andrew Whitworth, entering the final year of his contract, on Cincy drafting 2 OLs: "It's pretty easy to prove my contributions to this franchise over the last 10 years and you've got a guy fighting for his life? ... I think I've earned more than that."

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Melvin Gordon top fantasy rookie

Despite being drafted after QBs Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota; RB Todd Gurley; and WRs Amari Cooper, Kevin White and DeVante Parker; Chargers RB Gordon is the guy to target, writes ESPN's Christopher Harris. Top rookies

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Mariota didn't hear Goodell's mistake

Marcus Mariota to Nashville radio show 3HL on NFL commish Roger Goodell mispronouncing his name on draft night: “He gave me a call ... He apologized, and I’m like, ‘I have no idea what you’re talking about.’ But he was really apologetic and I truly respect that."

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Field Yates @FieldYates

The Cowboys gave USC WR George Farmer $55,000 guaranteed. Big sum for an undrafted free agent.

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Contract note: Michigan QB-turned-WR Devin Gardner, undrafted free agent signing w/ Patriots, gets $15,000 guaranteed ($5k in signing bonus)

NFL Draft helps Tim Tebow's chances

The fact that the Eagles did not draft a QB in this year's draft likely means that Tebow will compete for a roster spot, writes ESPN's Phil Sheridan. Tebow or Matt Barkley?

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Belichick cut Patriots draft pick's dad

Bill Belichick and the Patriots used a sixth-round pick on Arkansas TE AJ Derby. Belichick already had a connection to the Derby family: he cut AJ's father John when Belichick was coaching the Browns.

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Do NFL teams investigate enough?

In regards to vetting potential players with sexual violence charges or accusations against women, ESPN's Jane McManus says teams have a blind spot: "After months of education on sexual assault and domestic violence, NFL teams still don't seem to be ready to sit down and talk to women." More can be done

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Bruce Miller charged with vandalism

The 49er was arrested March 5 on suspicion of spousal abuse. However, the Santa Clara DA's Office announced today "while original reports indicated that Miller may have pushed his girlfriend from his parked car, an investigation into the alleged assault was inconclusive," and that Miller "threw her phone against a wall." Full story

Hey Patriots' picks, no time for partying

Bill Belichick's message? "Welcome to the NFL. ... They'll get a big dose of New England Patriots football over the next whatever we've got, six weeks -- however long it is. We'll give them everything we can in heavy doses ... The strong will survive. The other ones will fall off. And we'll keep going." More, um, words of inspiration?

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The 2015 NFL rookie QB class

It's small in numbers, but there's plenty of fire power at the top with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota.

Mariota better value than Winston

Bill Barnwell analyzes the draft's best value picks, with a nod to Titans QB Marcus Mariota: "The best 'value' at quarterback from this year’s draft is probably Mariota, who might very well be as good of a prospect as Jameis Winston, if not better." NFL Draft All-Value Team

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Confidence rising for Jaguars?

Jacksonville, owners of the third overall pick, found themselves with a B+ in Mel Kiper's Draft Grades. And Vegas is more optimistic on the Jags, as well. They were the biggest risers in Westgate SuperBook's odds, now 100-1 to win it all. More draft grades (Insider)

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Collins meets with authorities

La'el Collins met with Baton Rouge police detectives for more than an hour today, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune. He is not a suspect in the murder investigation around a former girlfriend who was killed. Collins went undrafted in the NFL draft.

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Rivers trade-talk story doesn't add up

Philip Rivers wants you to believe he has no idea where the trade talk began. He wants you to believe he had no interest in being traded before the NFL draft. He wants you to believe that the speculation about his future was nothing more than media hype, and that his hands and conscience are clear. Jim Trotter isn't buying it

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Not again! Panthers pick has name issue

RB Cameron Artis-Payne, Carolina's 5th-round pick, had to change his nickname when he played with Cam Newton at Auburn, saying it "annoyed" everyone. Well, now he's back playing with Newton and he's hoping he can keep his life-long moniker this time: "I’m going to introduce myself as Cam and we’ll see where it goes from there."