RealClearSports
Advertisement

Teams That Could Look to Trade

AP Photo

No team manipulates the NFL draft better than the Patriots. They usually wield so much power that coach Bill Belichick should sit on a throne, wearing a crown and holding a scepter. He controls not only New England’s destiny but that of so many other teams.

Whether it’s due to a plethora of picks, a cunning ability to outwit their rivals or just plain chutzpa, the Patriots always seem to mold the draft in their favor. It should be no different in this year’s draft, which kicks off at 8 p.m. Thursday with the first round.

Read Full Article »

Recommended

Uncertainty Likely to Prevail

April 26, 2011

The football world held its breath Monday night, trying to figure out what Judge Susan Nelson's ruling to lift the lockout imposed by National Football League owners means. It's possible, though not at all likely, that the... more »

Owners Are Wrong, But Don't Get It

April 27, 2011

Federal judge Susan Richard Nelson essentially said to the NFL owners in her ringing 89-page ruling: Cut your losses, fellas. You’re in the wrong. Understand the extraordinary privilege you have enjoyed all these years, and... more »

Lifting Lockout Causes Crazy Day

April 27, 2011

What transpired Tuesday was uglier than a dysfunctional two-minute drill. Even after Judge Susan Nelson granted a preliminary injunction to the Brady vs. NFL plaintiffs that would end the work stoppage, teams clearly had no... more »