If you’ve ever taken kids on a trip to Disney World in the summer you have some idea what it is like at a Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement. Except, instead of photo ops with Mickey Mouse, you might get to snap a picture of one of the new Hall of Fame inductees, like I did with Ray Lewis.
Exactly five years after he played his last game and went out as a Super Bowl champion, former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
The 2012 NFL draft is three weeks away, and though most teams have solidified their draft boards barring a few tweaks after prospects visit, the "silly season" of draft rumors is really starting to heat up. Need an example? How about the rumblings that the Colts are undecided about the first pick? But hey, I love mock drafts as much as you do, so allow me to contribute to the silly season with my third mock draft of the offseason.
This year's NFL scouting combine begins Wednesday, unofficially marking the start of draft speculation season. Before the prospects are poked and prodded, though, staff writer Matt Vensel has taken his first crack at predicting the first round of April's NFL draft.