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18 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Mel Kiper: Demarcus Lawrence, Jimmie Ward are good fits for the Dallas Cowboys

Although the defensive line is the Dallas Cowboys' biggest area of need entering next month's draft, ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper doesn't have the Cowboys selecting a defensive end or defensive tackle in the first two rounds.

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23 hrs ago | BearGoggleson

2014 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Northern Illinois S Jimmie Ward

Nov 20, 2013; Toledo, OH, USA; Northern Illinois Huskies safety Jimmie Ward warms up before the game against the Toledo Rockets at Glass Bowl.

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Yesterday | The Legal Record

Defense has the edge as Huskies end spring drills with scrimmage

Points were awarded for one-one-one drills, a field goal competition and third-down conversions in seven-on-seven situations before the offense and defense squared off in a non-tackling scrimmage.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Sycamore, NIU grad ready for time with Tennessee Titans

Jason Schepler talks with an attendee during the annual "X's and O's with the Pros Men's Football Clinic" on Friday at the Yordon Center at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

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Turf Show Times

Safety Issues

How long will the Rams wait to address the Free Safety position in the NFL Draft? Here are a few players who can be had after the first round.

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Buffalo Rumblings

NFL mock draft 2014: Mike Evans, Jimmie Ward to Buffalo Bills

The picks are in, and we've picked WR Mike Evans and S Jimmie Ward for the Buffalo Bills in the annual SB Nation NFL Writers Mock Draft.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Baltimore Beatdown

Mocking the Draft: Ravens take Calvin Pryor, Antonio Richardson

It's been a while since Mocking the Draft strayed from giving the Ravens an offensive tackle in the first round.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Hustle Belt

Northern Illinois' Defense Shines In Spring 'Huskie Bowl'

Saturday afternoon NIU held their annual spring game but made it a little more interesting.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Huskie Bowl notebook: New-look D-line gets good reviews

Defensive end Cameron Clinton-Earl is stopped from blocking quarterback Matt McIntosh's pass by offensive lineman Lincoln Howard during the Huskie Bowl at Huskie Stadium on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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TheLandryHat

The Cowboys Must Draft Jimmie Ward

Nov 20, 2013; Toledo, OH, USA; Northern Illinois Huskies safety Jimmie Ward warms up before the game against the Toledo Rockets at Glass Bowl.

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Hustle Belt

2014 NFL Draft: Jimmie Ward, Northern Illinois S, Scouting Profile

Jimmie Ward was the unsung hero of the Northern Illinois Huskies rise to national prominence, but come May, he could be the second MAC player taken in the first round.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Wolfe, other former Huskiesa NFLers return

DeKALB – When Garrett Wolfe was running the ball and setting records at Northern Illinois, the spot where the Chessick Center now sits was one big field.

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Rant Sports

2014 NFL Draft: Dallas Cowboys' 5 Dark Horse First-Round Targets

The Dallas Cowboys' roster was gutted a bit this offseason in an effort to comply with the NFL's salary cap.

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Hustle Belt

2014 NFL Draft: Keith Wenning, Ball State QB Scouting Report

Certainly, many could argue that the best quarterback in the league was Jordan Lynch from Northern Illinois.

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BleacherReport

Breaking Down Potential Baltimore Ravens Draft Pick, Safety Jimmie Ward

Mock drafts are polluting the airways, but as a Baltimore Ravens fan I want more in-depth analysis about each prospect and how they fit in specifically with this Baltimore team.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hustle Belt

2014 NFL Draft: Jordan Lynch, Niu QB Scouting Report

Jordan Lynch believes he's a quarterback at the next level. But what do teams at the next level think about Jordan Lynch being a quarterback? Former Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch earned a number of impressive titles during his time as a Husky: All-American, Heisman Trophy finalist, and NCAA record holder chief among them.

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Rant Sports

New England Patriots: 5 Dark Horse 1st-Round Targets at 2014 NFL Draft

The New England Patriots have been very active this offseason, signing such players as Darrelle Revis, Brandon Browner and Patrick Chung.

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Hustle Belt

2014 NFL Mock Draft Roundup: Is Khalil Mack Going To Slip?

We've got info on Khalil Mack and Jimmie Ward, but a few new names pop up in this weeks mock draft roundup.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Jordan Lynch excited about Bears' workout

Jordan Lynch will take part in the Bears' local pro day Friday, throwing for his favorite childhood team and talking with officials who have tracked his Heisman Trophy finalist career at Northern Illinois.

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CNN

Ranking the NFL draft's best safeties

Remember when the safety position used to be an afterthought? When it was primarily composed of guys running downhill and tackling like rabid hyenas, leaving the true coverage to the cornerbacks? Well, those days are clearly gone, as the NFL moves to more diverse defenses than ever before to counter offenses that run everything from three-tight end ... (more)

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