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Sporting News - Rookie sleepers: Keep an eye on these late-round risers
First-round picks, naturally, are expected to contribute right away. But every season, there are many third-day selections who contribute as rookies, and out-perform higher picks.

BuffaloBillsDraft - Scouting the independent sleepers
In a day and age when college football is dominated by the constant threat of realignment, there is some sense of purity when it comes to the four remaining football independents.

Pro Football Talk - 32 draft picks remain unsigned
In past years, the process of signing draft picks didn’t heat up until after the Fourth of July. This year, more than 200 draft picks already have inked four-year deals.

Turf Show Times - Rams, Janoris Jenkins at odds over financial issues; How much is too much?
The St. Louis Rams offseason has been mostly a positive one, except for some needless freaking out over the L.A. issue. You knew there would eventually be a bump in the road, and that happened Thursday with Jason Cole's report that the team is at odds with second-round pick Janoris Jenkins over the matter of his financial adviser.

CBS Sports - 2013 NFL Draft: Baylor preview
Baylor football has been an up and down program over its history, but the Bears have enjoyed recent success with back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in two decades. And that success has translated to the next level as Baylor has produced the same number of draft picks over the past two years (9) as the previous decade from 2000-10.

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