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  1. Brady Quinn finally gets a chance in Miami

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- The draft-day freefall in 2007 is well documented for quarterback Brady Quinn. But the subplot involving the Miami Dolphins is not well known. Seven years ago, Quinn was a highly-touted quarterback from Notre Dame expected to go in th...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  2. Dolphins pick Jarvis Landry in 2nd

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- The pick: Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU My take: The Dolphins made the first two draft-day trades of the Dennis Hickey era. Miami swapped second-round picks with the San Diego Chargers and picked up an additional fourth-round pick and also...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  3. Morning take: Happy draft day!

    James Walker

    Hdere are the most interesting Miami Dolphins stories on NFL draft Thursday from around the Web: Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald writes options are plentiful for new Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey. Morning take: We are still not sure ...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. Joe Philbin: Dion Jordan will be improved

    James Walker

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins created significant draft-day buzz one year ago when they traded up nine spots in the first round to select former Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan. Miami got the highest-rated player in the draft at No. 3 overall,...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  5. Why wait, Jets? Play Geno Smith now

    James Walker

    Don't waste any time, New York Jets. Start the Geno Smith era with Gang Green right now. Do not wait until 2014. Do not even wait until Week 8 of the 2013 regular season. For the long-term betterment of the Jets organization, Smith should be th...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  6. Doug Marrone era hinges on EJ Manuel

    James Walker

    Rookie head coach Doug Marrone has yet to coach in his first game with the Buffalo Bills. But just a few months into his regime, it's easy to pinpoint how to gauge his overall success or failure in the NFL. The Marrone era in Buffalo will be defin...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  7. Report: Tavon Austin No. 1 on Bills' board

    James Walker

    The plot thickens on draft day, and so does the smokescreen being released by NFL teams. Here is the latest example: Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin is the No. 1 player on the Buffalo Bills' draft b...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  8. Fantasy focus: Beware of AFC East QBs

    James Walker

    Fantasy football is gearing up around the country, and draftniks are studying up on all the latest information to build their championship-caliber teams. In the AFC East, I have one message for our community on draft day: Don't be a homer and sele...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  9. Poll Friday: Best first-round picks?

    James Walker

    Our latest SportsNation poll in the AFC East obviously focuses on the NFL draft. Day 1 is in the books, and we want your take. Which division team had the best first round? There were five picks total on Thursday night, and four picks were used on...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  10. Trent Richardson to Jets seems like a reach

    James Walker

    ESPNNewYork's Rich Cimini reports the Jets have contacted former Alabama running back Trent Richardson on Sunday, which has fueled speculation New York could pull off a draft-day trade. Here are some thoughts on the possibility of Richardson and t...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  11. Harbaugh still fuming over Bears deal

    James Walker

    If you thought the Baltimore Ravens have completely moved on from a botched draft-day trade involving the Chicago Bears, think again. In a radio interview Tuesday on the "Waddle and Silva Show" in Chicago, Ravens coach John Harbaugh ripped the Bea...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  12. Video: Cleveland's Colt McCoy

    James Walker

    The Cleveland Browns' second-year quarterback talks about his draft-day memories and the future of his team. McCoy also reflects on last season and his first NFL start against the Pittsburgh Steelers....

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  13. Morning take: It's draft day!

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories in the AFC North as we approach Thursday's NFL draft: The Baltimore Ravens will be drafting players they feel can help beat the Pittsburgh Steelers. Morning take: Baltimore has it right. The Ravens are a g...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  14. Draft room tale: Trading with the enemy

    James Walker

    Despite the recent Donovan McNabb deal from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Washington Redskins, it's usually uncommon to trade with a hated division rival, particularly on draft day. AP Photo/Matt HoustonA rare divisional trade between the B...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  15. Easy forecast: Browns won't trade for No. 1

    James Walker

    I'm not big on draft-day predictions. But I'm certain about this one: The Cleveland Browns will not trade with the St. Louis Rams for the No. 1 overall pick, presumably to take quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford HolmgrenIn other words, Brow...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  16. AFC North mailbag

    James Walker

    Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker Steve Turner from Cincinnati writes: What are the chances a draft day deal gets done for Chad Johnson involving some draft picks? If so, who? James Walker: Not likely, Steve. The Cincinnati Bengals made it clear ...

    Blog | April 24, 2009