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Geno Smith’s Guide on How NOT To Go Pro

Every April the NFL welcomes a new crop of rookies into the professional ranks via the NFL Draft. Teams map out their Draft plans, after accumulating every possible piece of data available on these prospects. They debate the value of each player, scrutinizing every little detail. Teams know they MUST select the right players, because…

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2013 NFL 1st Round Draft Pick Twitter Accounts

Another National Football League draft has occurred. The Kansas Ciy Chiefs left the draft with top selection Eric Fisher, while the Minnesota Vikings scored the biggest haul, grabbing three first round picks. The New York Jets picked up a couple of highly touted prospects, while the Buffalo Bills took the only quarterback in the first…

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2013 NFL Draftees and their Sports Agents

The 2013 NFL draft has come and gone. Eric Fisher was selected first overall by the Kansas City Chiefs out of Central Michigan, as the Chiefs hope to re-invigorate a devoted fanbase who watched the team fail miserably last season with a record of 2-14. Fisher is projected to make close to $22 million with…

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Quarterback Dominoes 2013 – Part II

Quarterback changes happen in the NFL every off-season, but how have teams gone about making a switch? After describing what makes a great quarterback last week, let’s connect the dots on changes made this off-season. Why was a change made and what ripple effect did it have? (Notice the number of trades due to the…

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“Must Follows” for 2013 NFL Draft Information

The NFL Draft has become the Super bowl of the off-season.  The NFL has taken what is essentially a human resources function, and turned it into a three-day event. The NFL Draft is: Sponsored by some of the most successful companies in the world Broadcast by two networks Watched by 25 million people last year. Unfortunately,…

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What is the “Sponsorship Snapshot?”

Navigate Research Launches Cost-Effective, Accurate Sponsorship Research Solution In the beginning of the year, us sports fans chuckled at Visa’s commercials as the chatty, five-year-old girl bombarded Ray Lewis with questions such as “What’s your favorite color?” and as unbeknownst to Coach Harbaugh an epic speech is given to the 49ers in their locker room…

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Manti Te’o Giving up Social Media? Is he Doing the Right Thing?

Is Stopping the Right Thing to do? No we haven’t lost our minds here at Sports Networker.  We want to dig deeper.  Do you give something up because it didn’t work out for you the way you envisioned it?  Okay not just work out, but really almost cost you your career. A few weeks ago one…

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Sports Technology: The Greatest Wi-Fi Network in Football

The San Francisco 49ers are in the process of building Santa Clara Stadium and it is expected to include many up-to-date and even advanced features, one of which will include the greatest stadium Wi-Fi network of all-time, revolutionizing sports technology. The stadium is set to open its doors for the start of the 2014 season…

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The Quiet Truth About NFL Free Agency

On March 12 the NFL will open the stage to its version of some high stakes bidding wars. The new 2013 League Year begins on March 12, and it marks the first day teams are free to begin signing free agents from other teams. Teams, players, agents, fans, and the media look forward to this…

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The Passing of the Torch: Marketing Joe Flacco as the New Face of the Ravens

Super Bowl MVP and $120 Million Dollar Man! When the final lights shut down (for the second time that evening) at the Superdome in New Orleans the Baltimore Ravens were crowned the Super Bowl Champions. And a curtain was closed on their team.  Their franchise player for over the past 15 years Ray Lewis had…

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Hines Ward Ready to “Become One” IRONMAN Triathlete

Yes, you read the title of this story correctly. Former Super Bowl MVP Hines Ward, one of the Pittsburgh Steelers greatest receivers of all-time, is ready to become a triathlete. In partnership with REFUEL | got chocolate milk?, Ward will undertake a training and recovery regimen with elite professional coaches and sports dietitians that will prepare him for…

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To Pick Vick?

This past Monday news broke that the Eagles had signed Michael Vick for 2013. First, this again proves that the NFL truly never does sleep. Team executives are working year-round, even though there are not any players on the field. Exaggerated Reporting While it was noteworthy that the Eagles had reached an agreement with Michael…

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