Lions draft Arkansas OL Frank Ragnow, complete offensive line rebuild

The Detroit Lions selected Arkansas offensive lineman Frank Ragnow with pick No. 20 in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday night. Frank Ragnow School: Arkansas Position:C/G Size: 6-foot-5, 312 lbs Ragnow should solidify and essentially complete Detroit's offensive line overhaul that Bob Quinn started when...

3 Best Case Scenarios for the Lions in the First Round

The Detroit Lions select 20th overall in the first round of tonight's NFL Draft, which means there are all kinds of potential scenarios that could play out. According to most current mock drafts, as many as five quarterbacks could be selected before the Lions...

Vikings’ First Round Primer: What to Watch For

Feb 28, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman speaks to the media during the 2018 NFL Combine at the Indianapolis Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
Just 12 more hours and the meaningless prognostication can end. It has been months and months of projecting and evaluating and profiling and wheeling and dealing and pretending but finally, day one of the draft is here. And we are no closer to answers as...

Brooks: Final Vikings 7-Round Mock Draft

With the NFL Draft finally on the horizon, NFL fans will finally find out which young college players will be donning their NFL team's colors in 2018.

Bears Biggest Draft Needs

The NFL draft is a magical time that can either fuel playoff runs with a strong crop or completely bury a team bust for bust. With not a single playoff appearance since 2010 but a greatly improved roster, the Chicago Bears sit in a dubious...

Vikings Draft Prospect: TE Hayden Hurst

Sep 23, 2017; Columbia, SC, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks tight end Hayden Hurst (81) runs for yards after catch during the second half at Williams-Brice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports
Name: Hayden Hurst Position: Tight End School: South Carolina Height: 6'3" Weight: 250 Stats: Size There are bigger tight ends out there, but Hurst has enough size to succeed in the league. At 6-foot-3, 250 pounds, he will generally be taller than most safeties he will line up with and faster...

Vikings’ 2018 Draft Strategy

With the 2018 NFL Draft now just three short days away, teams will soon assemble their new rookie class; the young players that many hope will be either the building blocks or the final pieces of a championship-contending team.

Bears Potential Late-Round Picks

Drafts are generally never won in the first round and Ryan Pace has made a name for himself in the sleeper game. While his first-round selections haven’t always panned out as he might have hoped (*cough* Kevin White *cough*), he has nailed Pro Bowl...

Vikings Draft Target: DE Justin Lawler

Sep 30, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Southern Methodist Mustangs defensive end Justin Lawler (99) reacts to a sack against the Connecticut Huskies at Gerald J. Ford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports
Name: Justin Lawler Position: Defensive End School: Southern Methodist Height: 6'4" Weight: 262 Stats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohZNJ5GMI80 Size Lawler has adequate height and weight for a 4-3 end, though he may lack the length to ever be a consistent pass rush threat. Scouts, coaches and teammates speak glowingly of his work ethic. As such,...

Full Press Vikings Mock Draft 5.0

Nov 24, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; UCF Knights kick returner Mike Hughes (19) runs back the kick 94 yards for the go ahead scorer against the South Florida Bulls during the second half at Spectrum Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
This is it, the fifth and final mock draft before the actual event. And with this one, I decided to try and put myself in the shoes of Rick Spielman and drafted based on what I think the Vikings will do, not what I...

Bears Unveil 2018 Schedule

Week 1: at Packers — Sept. 9 (SNF) Week 2: vs. Seahawks — Sept. 17 (MNF) Week 3: at Cardinals — Sept. 23 Week 4: vs. Buccaneers — Sept. 30 Week 5: BYE Week 6: at Dolphins — Oct. 14 Week 7: vs. Patriots — Oct. 21 Week 8: vs. Jets...

Detroit Lions 2018 Schedule Released

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After a day full of false rumors about potential matchups, the NFL has officially announced the 2018 schedule for the Detroit Lions. They have two primetime games, including Week 3 against the New England Patriots. Check out Detroit's complete schedule with game times below. Week 1:...

Vikings’ 2018 Schedule Released

Jan 14, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) runs for the end zone and scores the winning touchdown against the New Orleans Saints in the fourth quarter of the NFC Divisional Playoff football game at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
We already knew the Vikings would have one of the toughest schedules in the NFL in 2018, and we now have the exact details of who, when and where: Week 1: Sept. 9 vs. San Francisco 49ers, 1 p.m. (FOX) Week 2: Sept. 16 at Green Bay Packers,...

Vikings Draft Prospect: DT Harrison Phillips

Nov 10, 2017; Stanford, CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal defensive tackle Harrison Phillips (66) and linebacker Mike Tyler (33) celebrate during an NCAA football game against the Washington Huskies at Stanford Stadium. Stanford defeated Washington 30-22. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Name: Harrison Phillips Position: Defensive Tackle School: Stanford Height: 6'4" Weight: 307 Stats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1WZDDf3Kbs Size Quantitatively, Phillips has enough mass to hold up as an NFL nose. He is fairly long at 6-foot-4 with good arm length and is solidly built through the trunk. The only real concern with his size is...

Packers Seven Round Mock Draft: Major Holes Get Filled Early

The Packers head into next week's draft with plenty of needs to address. Luckily for them, they have 12 total picks to work with. Here's an idea of what the Packers might do next weekend.

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