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Archive: May, 2010

How Cowboys simulated DeSean

Monday, May 3, 2010, 1:04 PM
Rounding up some links and news: * The names Jesse Holley and Manuel Johnson probably do not sound familiar to you. They are Dallas Cowboys receivers, who spent last season on the team's practice squad. Per the Cowboys' Web site, both were counted on to simulate DeSean Jackson for Dallas on the scout... Read more

Draft Diary: Mitchell's dream realized

Sunday, May 2, 2010, 10:36 AM
Carlton Mitchell watched as 19 wide receivers were selected before him in last weekend's NFL draft. At his mom's house in Tampa, Mitchell kept rotating between different locations, trying to be patient and remind himself that finding a team that was the right fit was more important than where he was... Read more

Reid's drafting, the Dallas trade and Portis

Saturday, May 1, 2010, 11:02 AM
Where does Andy Reid rank among league executives when it comes to the NFL draft? That's the question Nate Davis of USA Today tackled in a recent article. Davis ranked the top 20 league executives based on draft decision-making, with one stipulation - to be included, you had to be on the job for... Read more
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