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Day 2 of 2018 NFL Draft features run on DBs

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The NFL Draft is an opportunity for some teams to change the direction of their franchise with one superstar selection. Other teams who don’t need a savior can stay among the upper echelon by simply adding depth to a position that is already a strength. Other teams that are a few pieces away from contending can use the draft to give an entire position group a makeover.

On Day 2 of the 2018 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers used their second-round pick on Iowa cornerback Josh Jackson; that came after the Packers used their first-round pick on Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander.

For a team that finished 31st in the league last season in Passer Rating allowed, 29th in passing touchdowns allowed and 23rd in passing yards allowed on its way to missing the playoffs, placing an emphasis on improving the secondary was a must. Continue reading

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Former NFL safety trying to make it in WWE

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If you’re a fan of both pro football and pro wrestling, there’s no better show to watch right now than “Breaking Ground” on the WWE Network. It is basically Vince McMahon’s version of the hit HBO show “Hard Knocks” — but instead of following NFL hopefuls during training camp, it follows WWE hopefuls who are learning the craft in the WWE’s own minor-league promotion called NXT.

In the first episode of “Breaking Ground,” the first wrestler we’re introduced to is Sabby Piscitelli, a.k.a. “Tino Sabbatelli” in the wrestling world, a 32-year-old who played defensive back for five seasons in the NFL with the Buccaneers, Browns and Chiefs. Continue reading

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