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Archive: April 5, 2009 - April 11, 2009

A Different Spin on Greatest "D" Pick

Long, a defensive tackle drafted out of Villanova, is the lowest drafted defensive player enshrined into the Hall of Fame in the past 27 years.

By Rob Rang | April 11, 2009; 5:26 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Art of Defense

Selected in the 22nd round, Art Donovan was a perfect fit for Baltimore

By Gene Wang | April 10, 2009; 1:10 PM ET | Comments (0)

Deacon Sacks Up

The toughest, meanest and greatest defensive draft pick remains David "Deacon" Jones.

By Emil Steiner | April 10, 2009; 11:43 AM ET | Comments (1)

The Eyes Have It

Singletary was the leader of the best defense in the history of the sport. His intensity beamed out of those piercing eyes right into the opponent's backfield, and our living rooms.

By Dan Levy | April 10, 2009; 10:44 AM ET | Comments (0)

It Has to Be Mean Joe

When you're the epicenter of football's greatest all-time defense, it makes sense that you're also football's greatest defensive draft pick.

By Doug Farrar | April 10, 2009; 9:32 AM ET | Comments (0)

No Name Nick

The title of best draft choice of all time goes to Miami Dolphin great, and all time over-achiever, Nick Buoniconti.

By Peter Schaffer | April 10, 2009; 9:15 AM ET | Comments (0)

Draft Picks' Green Jackets

From an event anticipation and excitement standpoint, the Lions War Room may as well be at Amen Corner.

By Dan Levy | April 8, 2009; 12:06 PM ET | Comments (0)

NFL Has Many

Traditions are an integral part of the NFL and one of the reasons the game is revered.

By Peter Schaffer | April 8, 2009; 10:17 AM ET | Comments (1)

Tailgating is Tops

The best football tradition? What could possibly be better than tailgating?

By Doug Farrar | April 8, 2009; 10:14 AM ET | Comments (0)

WR-Rich Draft Hurts Plaxico

Teams would be wise to look into adding Burress, as he is, quite simply, that damn good, but they won't...

By Rob Rang | April 6, 2009; 11:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

Burress Worth Chasing

There really is no downside in going after Burress. Coach Tom Coughlin owes a large debt of gratitude to him.

By Gene Wang | April 6, 2009; 2:55 PM ET | Comments (2)

Risk Doesn't Add Up

Someone's going to take a flyer on Plax whenever his legal problems are behind him, and I'm betting that it won't work out.

By Doug Farrar | April 6, 2009; 8:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Why Not, Redskins?

If somehow he can escape this with less than a year, wouldn't you take a look?

By David Aldridge | April 6, 2009; 8:28 AM ET | Comments (5)

Plax Under the Big Top

Look for him to sign with a team that needs to Or watch him sign in Dallas. Or Oakland.

By Dan Levy | April 6, 2009; 8:23 AM ET | Comments (0)

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