The Linc - Is Character Overrated?

GAINESVILLE FL - NOVEMBER 13: Janoris Jenkins #1 of the Florida Gators gets the crowd up during a game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 13 2010 in Gainesville Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

NFL Moneyball: The Math Says To Draft Players With Criminal Records
It's our old friend Science, back to drop some NFL draft knowledge on us. Today's lesson: if you're looking to maximize the value of your draft position, you might be better off going with the guys with character issues.

Les Bowen: Eagles rethinking 'character'
IN THEIR draft evaluations, do the Eagles give too much weight to the havoc players raise off the field, and too little to the problems they cause opponents on the field?

Eagles wise to avoid taking QB in mid rounds
While the Eagles might need a quarterback of the future, don't expect them to find one in the middle of the draft. Good quarterbacks come from the first round, with an occasional Tom Brady late.

Anatomy of a draft day trade | National Football Post
An inside look at how NFL front offices negotiate their way up and down the draft board.

Sports by the Numbers: Predicting Winners and Losers | Knowledge@Wharton Today
Wharton statistics professor Abraham Wyner and a team of students recently set out to determine whether one can predict the performance of sports teams based on the amount of money they spend on their players.

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