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ESPN asks if Kirk Cousins will start more than RGIII in 2012

With their third pick in the fourth round, they drafted another quarterback Kirk Cousins. It's the first time since 1967 a team has drafted two quarterbacks in the first four rounds, because it makes little sense. Washington perhaps

The Washington Redskins used their first pick in the fourth round on QB Kirk Cousins.

The Redskins put some added pressure on the Heisman Trophy winner by selecting Michigan State's Kirk Cousins in the fourth round on Saturday. The talented Cousins won 27 games as a three-year starter and with the pick coach Mike Shanahan may have

Jared Crick, Nick Toon, Kirk Cousins among best fourth-round value picks (Shutdown Corner). New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese is fond of saying that beyond the third round is when personnel guys start really

Michigan State's Kirk Cousins was selected in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. Cousins has won 27 games as a 3-year.

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Carroll: Russell Wilson's skills prompt memories of Tarkenton

The Seahawks just selected Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson in the third round of the NFL Draft. The selection was made with the 12th pick in the round, No. 75 overall. Wilson is only 5 feet 11, but had very productive

Russell Wilson is a big fan of Drew Brees (6'0) and studies his game closely. Matt Waldman, a writer whose analysis I respect a great deal, broke down Wilson's game with more detail than anywhere else I saw this offseason,

AP Seahawks coach Pete Carroll knows some people think Russell Wilson is too short to play quarterback in the NFL. But Carroll knows something else: Wilson was a good enough player in college, first at North Carolina State and then at Wisconsin,

The Seattle Seahawks decided to add another quarterback to their roster by drafting Wisconsin's Russell Wilson with the 75th overall pick of the NFL draft on Friday night.

Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson, shown here with the ball and under pressure from Michigan State's Jerel Worthy (99), was drafted by Seattle on Friday. / Richard Mackson / US Presswire The Associated Press RENTON, WASH. — Finally, Pete Carroll

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San Francisco 49ers' Select LaMichael James in Second Round of 2012 NFL Draft …

The fifth round of the NFL Draft is underway as I type this article, so I won't give my thoughts on the draft as a whole just yet, but I did want to talk about the 49ers' second round draft pick, LaMichael James. As a fan of Stanford – and having dated

LaMichael James is a San Francisco 49er! Its an interesting place for many reasons, as he will now be coached by Jim Harbaugh, and still terrorize fans in Seattle. He should make an excellent compliment to Frank Gore.

For the second straight pick in the 2012 NFL Draft the San Francisco 49ers took an offensive play-maker off the board with the selection of running back LaMichael James from the University of Oregon. Now, with his Stanford ties many felt a player like

By AP View full sizeAP PhotoBoise State running back Doug Martin, right, was drafted ahead of Oregon Ducks running back LaMichael James. NEW YORK — The second round of the NFL draft begins Friday at 4 pm with St. Louis on the clock.

Oregon running back LaMichael James was one of the most productive backs in college football during his four seasons in the Pac-12. San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh had a sideline view for a lot of that

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2012 NFL Draft: Biggest winners from the final day of picks

The Washington Redskins mortgaged their future on QB Robert Griffin III, trading their 2012 first- and second-round picks and their first-round picks in 2013 and 2014 in order to draft the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner. So it came as a surprise to many

Contributor Network – 13 hours ago COMMENTARY | Taking Iowa's Riley Reiff with the 23rd pick of the 2012 NFL Draft on Thursday was the right choice, a wise investment for the Detroit Lions. After all, with the future of the franchise resting firmly on

The 2012 NFL Draft enters its second round on Friday night, and one of the team that traded out of the spotlight in Round 1 is going to figure heavily in Round 2. The St. Louis Rams have a league-high three picks in Round 2,

The Washington Redskins mortgaged their future on QB Robert Griffin III, trading their 2012 first- and second-round picks and their first-round picks in 2013 and 2014 in order to draft the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner. So it came as a surprise to many

Contributor Network – 10 minutes ago The 2012 NFL Draft is now in the history books and all the teams, including my favorite the Miami Dolphins, have made their selections. While entering the 2012 Draft with eight picks the Dolphins ended up with nine

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Ryan Broyles ready to catch on with Lions after knee injury

By Eric Lacy Wide receiver Ryan Broyles catch 45 touchdown passes while at Oklahoma. He was drafted in the second round by the Lions. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Allen Park— All the reporters gathered Saturday afternoon in the Lions' TV studio at the

Oklahoma's Ryan Broyles will join a seemingly crowded position group that also includes Calvin Johnson, Nate Burleson and 2011 second-round pick Titus Young. I got a number of immediate reactions along these lines of this one from @breynolds0324:

By Josh Slagter | jslagter@mlive.com • The Detroit Lions selected Ryan Broyles with the 54th overall pick Thursday night. The wide receiver tore his ACL during his final season at Oklahoma, leaving some to wonder how soon he'll be NFL ready.

By John Shinn The Norman Transcript NORMAN — Ryan Broyles hoped the torn ACL he suffered last November wasn't going to shackle his NFL draft stock. Many had told him four seasons of production wouldn't be removed by one injury. The worries ended

Oklahoma's Ryan Broyles will join a seemingly crowded position group that also includes Calvin Johnson, Nate Burleson and 2011 second-round pick Titus Young. I got a number of immediate reactions along these lines of this one from @breynolds0324:

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