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In NFL, this time before draft is 'silly season' of conjecture and hype
In NFL, this time before draft is 'silly season' of conjecture and hype

Football is a game of misdirection, bluffing and disguise. That goes double for the NFL draft, which takes place April 30 to May 2 in Chicago, the first time it has been held outside New York City since 1965. Much will change during the next month as teams continue to evaluate players and as information — and misinformation — spreads throughout the league. "It's the silly season," Philadelphia Eagles Coach Chip Kelly said at the NFL owners meetings this week. "The NFL draft hype is the craziest thing in the world. Guys are going to go up, guys are going to go down. [People said] Cam Newton couldn't play: 'There's no reason to draft him...

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