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Old 04-28-2011, 05:59 PM   #11
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Chiefs' draft blueprint emphasizes leadership as well as talent

If there is an NFL record for acquiring the most leadership in the shortest time, it probably belongs to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Chargers look to hit big with five of first 89 picks in draft

General manager A.J. Smith has some work to do in the NFL Draft after his Chargers shockingly flamed out and missed the playoffs for the first time in five years. The pressure is on for Smith to hit a home run, or at the very least, a booming triple. He'll have five chances in the first 89 picks alone to find an impact player or two.

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Raiders optimistic about draft despite no first-round pick

From JaMarcus Russell to Darrius Heyward-Bey to Derrick Gibson, the Raiders have had a run of first-round picks who have provided little production for the team. They don't have to worry about that in 2011 ... the team doesn't have a pick.

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League-record 25 players to attend NFL draft at Radio City

A record 25 players are scheduled to attend the 2011 NFL Draft. The previous high was last year, when 17 prospects were on hand at Radio City for the celebration of the 75th NFL Draft, the first-ever in primetime.

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Dimitroff: Falcons 'need more explosiveness on both sides'

Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff is looking at more than just defensive ends as he considers his options for the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night.

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Cardinals mull over quarterback, other needs before draft

The Arizona Cardinals' smooth-operating offense has been ugly since Kurt Warner's retirement, and they're in need of a quarterback.

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Offensive-minded Payton, Saints likely to go defense in draft

Sean Payton's NFL success began with his ability to conceive of creative offensive schemes that pick defenses apart. The New Orleans Saints' head coach is less known for building defenses through the draft, though that could change over time.

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Buccaneers recognize pass-rush deficiency entering draft

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need a pass rusher. Statistics suggest it, NFL draft analysts believe it, and even Bucs general manager Mark Dominik concedes it.

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Seahawks target QB, look to fill other holes through draft

Matt Hasselbeck is a free agent, Charlie Whitehurst has just two career starts under his belt, and there are no other quarterbacks under contract on Seattle's roster. So the Seahawks are targeting a signal-caller, right?

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Redskins might not have enough draft picks to fill holes

The Washington Redskins have picks in the first and second rounds (Nos. 10 and 41 overall) of the NFL draft, then aren't scheduled to be on the board again until the 144th overall selection in Round 5. That could be a big problem.

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