The final eight picks are in for the “On the Beat” mock draft, where the experts who cover teams make the picks for their respective teams.
Archive for April, 2012
Could the St. Louis Rams trade Steven Jackson and look to draft Alabama’s Trent Richardson? Such a scenario would have massive fantasy implications.
Brian Billick explains why Robert Griffin III will be entering a better situation in Washington than Andrew Luck will in Indianapolis. Do Willie McGinest and Daryl Johnston agree? What say you?
Auburn and Alabama have one of the most storied rivalries in college football, but who has the edge when it spills over to the NFL? NFL.com’s Adam Rank has a look at some of the best players from Auburn and Alabama and you can be the judge.
Step aside, “The U.” Alabama is new premier NFL prospect factory. The national champion Crimson Tide is expected to have five players drafted in the first round Thursday night, which would be only the fifth time that has happened since the common draft began in 1967.
NFL Films’ Greg Cosell took a very different approach to his mock draft, choosing players based on film study and sense of team needs. The main objective of Cosell’s mock is to further discuss the top players by putting them in a draft format. One other caveat: A total disregard for documented off-field problems, character issues, anything that is not a function of on-field play.
Free-agent DT Aubrayo Franklin visited the Falcons on Monday, according to a league source.
On the new Cover Two Podcast, Jason Smith and Elliot Harrison break down Vikings smoke-screens, Ryan Tannehill, Trent Richardson, Michael Floyd, Brandon Weeden and a complete Top-10 mock.
The speculation has increased of late that Matt Kalil could fall past the Vikings at No. 3. But how far could he fall? According to SI.com’s Peter King, the Bills could be very much in play.
Miami Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland denied reports that owner Stephen Ross is the driving force behind the team’s interest in selecting Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
Alabama running back Trent Richardson hasn’t been the victim of another unnamed scout attack, in fact quite the opposite has occured. He’s been praised.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is the driving force behind the team’s interested in selecting Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill with the No. 8 overall pick in this week’s NFL draft, a league source told ProFootballTalk.com on Sunday.