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Brand new week, you guys.

A Refresher on Compensatory Picks… | ScoutTheDraft.COM
I’ve been getting questions about Compensatory picks; how they’re awarded, how the league determines who gets what, which rounds they’re awarded in, etc… So here’s a brief summary that I hope makes some sense: Every year 32 Compensatory Picks are handed out in the draft.

Prospect focus: Illinois receiver A.J. Jenkins | National Football Post
Illini star won't last for long in the NFL Draft. Blogs " Blog Archive Unheralded TE gets chance to shine at Cincy’s pro day "
There were three Cincinnati Bearcats at the recent NFL Scouting Combine, but when the school hosted its pro day on Friday an unheralded tight end with little playing experience might have raised the most eyebrows.

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Now that we've had a few days to fully digest the information overload that is the annual Scouting Combine, there are a few players who haven't received enough attention for strong efforts, according to my conversations with league personnel.

Deadline bearing down on Miami Dolphins to make tough decision on Paul Soliai - South Florida
Teams like Seattle, Denver, Indianapolis, Kansas City, St. Louis and San Diego are all searching for anchors like Soliai, who was named to the Pro Bowl in 2011.

NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
The reason Matt Flynn is a hot commodity as free agency approaches is simple. Commodities are limited, very limited.

Does The Combine Set Us Up To Be Disappointed? | ScoutTheDraft.COM
Those of you who know me and know a bit about my player evaluation criteria probably know that I don’t put a lot of stock in the combine or pro day workouts. Never have. My reasoning is simple…