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Know Thy Enemy - The 2018 NFC North’s Draft & Other Draft News

The NFC North, as a whole, had good drafts across the board. Here’s what our other SBNation siblings have to say about our enemies.

2018 NFL Draft
Detroit Lions drafted... ummm... some guy, who cares?
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2018 Detroit Lions undrafted free agent tracker: News, rumors, signings - Pride Of Detroit - The NFL Draft is over, but the Lions aren’t done adding players.

2018 NFL Draft grades: Mel Kiper Jr. gives Detroit Lions worst mark in NFC North - Pride Of Detroit - Mel Kiper is not a huge fan of Detroit’s haul.

2019 NFL Mock Draft: 5 players the Lions could take in next year’s draft - Pride Of Detroit - It’s never too early for another mock draft. (It’s totally too early.)

2018 NFL Draft grades round-up: Detroit Lions don’t move the needle much - Pride Of Detroit - Pretty much everyone just give the Lions a B.

2018 NFL Draft results: Meet the complete list of Detroit Lions draft picks - Pride Of Detroit - Here’s a look at all six players the Lions have selected in the 2018 draft class.


Smith: Packers, Patriots well-positioned for 2019 NFL draft – ProFootballTalk - The 2018 draft featured a flurry of trades, but we won't have any idea who got the better end of those deals for at least another year, when the 2019 draft picks that were traded over the weekend are used.

Packers Draft Picks 2018: Tracking Green Bay’s selections & trades in the 2018 NFL Draft - Acme Packing Company - Stay up to date here with all of the Packers’ picks throughout the weekend.

Packers 2018 Undrafted Free Agent Tracker: Reports, rumors, & signings - Acme Packing Company - Keep up with all of the UDFA craziness, which is just getting underway.


Your complete Minnesota Vikings 2018 Draft Class - Daily Norseman - The Vikings have added eight new players

Minnesota Vikings Undrafted Free Agency Tracker: News and Rumors - Daily Norseman - Is the next Adam Thielen waiting for the Vikings to grab him?


Noonan: NFL Draft ‘gurus’ are just modern-day con artists - Acme Packing Company - In a final thought after the conclusion of the 2018 draft, remember that nobody pulls the wool over your eyes better than full-time draft analysts.

Baer: The best highlights of Day 3 of the NFL draft belong to a 350-pound rugby player - Baer - “With the 233rd pick of the 2018 NFL draft, the Philadelphia Eagles select Jordan Mailata, tackle, Sydney, Australia.” With those words, the NFL now has another rugby player. And he’s a big one.

Evans: NFL Fantasy Rookie Rundown: Michel, Gallup could soon become starting staples - Yahoo Sports - After breaking down my top-five rookie fantasy impacts for the upcoming season, here are 13 guys who are very much in contention to unseat those ranked above to stake their weekly claim in owner starting lineups:

Mr. Irrelevant: SMU WR Trey Quinn is draft's final pick - - SMU WR Trey Quinn was the final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins.

2018 undrafted free-agent deals for all 32 NFL teams - - Now that the 2018 NFL Draft is in the books, teams are scrambling to sign the best undrafted rookie free agents. Here is a list of players who have signed or agreed to terms with teams.

Alper: Sunday morning one-liners – ProFootballTalk - The Bills don't want to draw any comparisons between DT Kyle Williams and third-round pick Harrison Phillips. TE Durham Smythe joined the Dolphins on Saturday. Braxton Berrios is the newest member of the Patriots receiving corps.

Florio: NFL, NCAA will again use undrafted underclassman as scare tactic – ProFootballTalk - Every years, college football players who are old enough to vote, smoke, serve in the military, and in many cases legally drink make the adult decision to stop playing football for free and to attempt to play football for money.

Jim Irsay: Faith in Andrew Luck’s return led Colts to turn down trade offers – ProFootballTalk - The Colts really, truly, honestly, "100 percent" believe Andrew Luck will play -- and play well -- this season. Jim Irsay intimated other teams called about trading for Luck, but the owner said the confidence the Colts have in the quarterback's future kept them from even listening.


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