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Counting Down to the 2010 NFL Draft

The NFL draft goes primetime.

The always media savy National Football League has watched their ratings do a steady climb over the years. They now apparently feel it is time to test the primetime waters. While other pro sports, like the NBA have already tried this with mixed results, the NFL saw something that made them feel that now is the time. Maybe the 39 million of us that watched in 2009 or the 66 percent increase in viewership from 2001 to 2009? The 1st round alone logged 6.3 million on ESPN and the NFL Network alone.

The 2010 NFL draft schedule is (all times EST):

  1. 1st Round Thursday April 22nd 7:30 PM
  2. 2nd and 3rd Rounds Friday April 23rd 6:30 PM
  3. 4th - 7th Rounds Saturday April 24th 10:00 AM

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Bengals mail Part 1: Is Domata Peko next?
CINCINNATI -- As you may have seen, there has been a little news on the Cincinnati Bengals front in the past 24 hours, as longtime defensive end Rober...
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Constant Compensation: How Do the Ravens Always Have So Many Draft Picks?
On Tuesday, Baltimore general manager Ozzie Newsome provided some strikingly honest thoughts about Pernell McPhee, the Ravens' half-lineman, half...
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Eagles determined to draft Mariota?
With the combine in the rear-view mirror, we have just about two months left until the NFL draft. Most signs continue to point toward the Tampa Bay Bu...
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New veterans guards hit market with Raiders ties
The Oakland Raiders are looking for a starting guard this offseason in light of Austin Howard's move to right tackle. Oakland general manager Reggie ...
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Three players the Pittsburgh Steelers could target after the first round of d...
The NFL scouting combine ended earlier this week, sending teams back to study game tape, especially on prospects they like who didn't test particularl...
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Tracking Packers in mock drafts
GREEN BAY, Wis. - On Thursday, ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd McShay posted his latest mock draft, and he had the Green Bay Packers taking Oklahoma State...
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Todd McShay mocks a (different) receiver to Rams
EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Now that the NFL scouting combine is over, it's a popular time of the year for analysts and pundits to release a fresh batch of moc...
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Rankings Dolphins' biggest offseason needs: No. 1
The Miami Dolphins are coming off back-to-back 8-8 seasons and enter a playoff-or-bust year in 2015. In order to accomplish that goal, they must fill ...
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Morning links: Top WRs in the draft
Good morning. In this ESPN Insider piece, NFL draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. ranks the top 40 wide receivers in this year's draft. Not surprisingly, Alaba...
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Bengals RBs 'left a lot of meat on the bone' in 2014
CINCINNATI -- Hue Jackson was encouraged by the work his running backs showcased near the end of the 2014 season, but the Cincinnati Bengals offensive...
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A Redskins-based analysis of Todd McShay's mock draft
Some thoughts and notes from Todd McShay's latest mock : He had the Washington Redskins selecting Randy Gregory with the fifth pick; I wrote about G...
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Todd McShay has Colts selecting an offensive lineman
ESPN NFL draft expert Todd McShay posted his third mock draft on Thursday. And for the second time in three mocks, McShay has the Colts selecting LSU ...
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Vikings' free-agent needs: Left guard
MINNEAPOLIS -- We're continuing our look at the Vikings' free agent needs today with our first trip to the offensive side of the ball. The Vikings' of...
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Mel Kiper Jr. offers nice wide receiver primer
For those with ESPN Insider access, draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. offers this guide to the wide receivers available in the draft. Kiper breaks down th...
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