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Yahoo Sports: Headlinin': Pre-draft skeptics set their sights on Ryan Mallett

Making the morning rounds. • Random negativity, engage. It's time again, kids, for the annual pre-draft slide, in which nitpicking NFL draftniks collectively throw a first-round lock onto the pike despite a complete lack of new information since the end of the season. This year's first victim: Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett, who dropped from Mel Kiper Jr's all-knowing "Big Board" last week and is now "almost certain" to fall out of the first round – possibly all the way to the third – due to "baggage," per Fox Sports' Adam Caplan. Presumably, he's referring to Mallett's 2009 arrest for public intoxication, ...

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