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  1. Felix Jones vs. Rashard Mendenhall

    Calvin Watkins

    The sudden retirement of running back Rashard Mendenhall brings to mind what might have been with the Dallas Cowboys in the 2008 NFL draft. The Cowboys selected Felix Jones with the 22nd overall pick out of Arkansas. Jones was supposed to be a com...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  2. Morning Ram-blings: A 2008 re-draft

    Nick Wagoner

    ST. LOUIS --As has become custom in recent years, ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. revisited the draft of six years ago Thursday afternoon. Kiper has made it an annual tradition to wait until a draft class has six seasons of experience to get a fu...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  3. Sedrick Ellis, Chicago Bears agree to one-year deal

    The Chicago Bears reached agreement on a one-year deal with former New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  4. Sure, Felix Jones could make the Eagles

    Dan Graziano

    The Dallas Cowboys selected running back Felix Jones with the No. 22 overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft. The next two picks that day were running backs as well -- Rashard Mendenhall to the Steelers and Chris Johnson to the Titans. That year's second-...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  5. Dallas Cowboys franchise still haunted by 2008 NFL draft

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Dallas is still haunted by 2008 draft

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013
  6. Revisiting Jake Long-Matt Ryan debate

    James Walker

    It has been an ongoing debate in South Florida since the 2008 NFL draft. The Miami Dolphins and former president Bill Parcells held the No. 1 overall pick and took left tackle Jake Long over quarterback Matt Ryan, who went to the Atlanta Falcons a...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  7. William Hayes' return and Rams' pass rush

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams finished tied for the NFL lead in sacks with 52 last season. William Hayes collected seven of them while playing on a one-year deal worth $900,000. That was a bargain by NFL standards. 2008 NFL Draft Class Sack Leaders ...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  8. On Early Doucet's unusually long run

    Mike Sando

    Wide receiver Early Doucet might not feel like a success story following his release from the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday. Doucet struggled with drops and lost playing time last season, after all. Those were negatives, but the bigger picture loo...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  9. Rachal ready to take on his former team

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jason Campbell isn't the only Bears player with professional ties to the Bay Area. Starting left guard Chilo Rachal got taken by the 49ers in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft after an All-American college career at USC...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  10. Campbell: Player of week, and beyond

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams used 2008 second-round draft choices for Donnie Avery (St. Louis), John Carlson (Seattle) and Chilo Rachal (San Francisco). The division landed one other second-rounder that year: Calais Campbell, chosen 50th overall by Arizona. ...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  11. Gholston to the Rams? Nothing to lose

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams now have two of the first six players from the 2008 NFL draft class after adding Vernon Gholston in a move the team announced Wednesday. Only one of those players, No. 2 overall choice Chris Long, figures to stick around on the ...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  12. Chris Long's place among 2008 top picks

    Mike Sando

    Chris Long's new four-year extension with the St. Louis Rams puts him in strong company among top NFL draft choices from the 2008 class. Long joins New England's Jerod Mayo as players among the top 10 choices to re-sign with their drafting teams. ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  13. Cowboys' Brandon Carr

    Carr was a fifth round pick in the 2008 NFL draft. Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, one of the newest members of the Dallas Cowboys Brandon Carr stops by to chat about the NFL offseason. On March 14, Carr signed a 5-year, $50.1 million deal ...

    Chat | March 29, 2012
  14. Football journey: Ryan Wendell

    Mike Reiss

    AP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastRyan Wendell has seen his role increase with the Patriots. FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When Fresno State offensive lineman Ryan Wendell wasn't selected in the 2008 NFL Draft, he could have signed with a few different NFL te...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  15. Curry, Carlson and Seahawks' ticking clock

    Mike Sando

    Playing connect-the-dots with prominent Seattle draft choices predating the Seahawks' current leadership, which arrived in 2010: 2003 draft: First-round pick Marcus Trufant accepts a pay reduction. Fourth-rounder Seneca Wallace, the only other pl...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  16. Chris Long last 2008 first-rounder standing

    Mike Sando

    NFC West teams drafted four players in the first round of the 2008 NFL draft. The St. Louis Rams' Chris Long is the only one employed by an NFC West team. Kentwan Balmer, chosen 29th overall by the San Francisco 49ers that year, had been holdin...

    Blog | August 24, 2011