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Te'o's 'girlfiend' may hurt draft stock

Whether she exists or not, Manti Te'o's girlfriend might cause a host of issues in advance of April's NFL draft. With the Heisman Trophy finalist expected to fly off the draft board as a top ten pick, NFL front offices across the league might reconsider and decide to steer clear of the talented but troubled middle linebacker.

The buzz and controversy surrounding Manti Te'o is simply unprecedented. Sure, we've seen sports stories take on a new meaning and captivate audiences throughout the world but nothing has the sensationalism and momentum that this fiasco does. The burning question for NFL fans is whether his draft stock will take a plunge or not. For New York Jets fans, Te'o's status will impact what the Jets...

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