Posts Tagged ‘2011 NFL Draft’

Wyche: Newton could be a Viking

In his latest chat, Steve Wyche tossed out the idea that the Vikings could think about trading up a few spots for Cam Newton if the Auburn QB slides at all.

Davis: Stop comparing Miller to Gholston

Texas A&M LB Von Miller is the top-ranked player at his position, and figures to be a top-10 pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. Mike Mayock has Miller listed as the No. 2 prospect in the draft. Our Charles Davis believes that Miller won’t get past the Cardinals at No. 5. And even then, he’s not sure that he gets past the Bills at No. 3.

Breer: Panthers should go defensive line

NFL Network’s Albert Breer joined NFL fans for a chat on Tuesday, just four weeks and two days before the draft. The big question, of course, is what do the Panthers do with the first overall selection?

Niners lead the league with 12 draft picks

Coach Jim Harbaugh‘s quest to rebuild the San Francisco 49ers in his image got a boost Friday with the announcement of compensatory picks for April’s NFL draft.

Jaguars should look at QB, not DE

Most mock drafts have the Jaguars looking for a defensive end in the upcoming draft. But with the Jaguars being in a make-or-break year, CBS Sports Pete Prisco suggest that the Jaguars should be looking at a quarterback with the No. 16 overall selection during his appearance on “Path to the Draft.”

Chargers targeting Purdue’s Kerrigan?

The Chargers had the top-ranked defense in 2010, but could the team be looking for some help on defense in the upcoming draft? The San Diego Union-Tribune‘s Kevin Acee joined “Path to the Draft” on Wednesday to talk about where the Chargers could be looking with the 18th pick in the draft.

Wilkerson draws attention to Temple’s pro day

Muhammad Wilkerson was the headliner among 16 players who worked out at Temple’s pro day on March 18.

Wyche mock: Panthers go QB, but not Newton’s Steve Wyche is projecting the Panthers going after a quarterback with the first overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. But surprise, it’s not QB Cam Newton, but rather Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert. Wyche believes that Gabbert’s stock will rise after his upcoming pro day on Thursday.

On the clock: Falcons

Falcons play-by-play man Wes Duram joined “Path to the Draft” to discuss what the team will do at No. 27 overall, and believes a defensive player is a strong posibility in the first round.

Locker finds validation that decision was right

The story surrounding Jake Locker hasn’t really changed much. After defying what was seen as conventional wisdom last year to forgo the NFL Draft and return to the University of Washington for his senior season — at a time when his draft stock was high enough that he was in the conversations as a potential top overall pick — many argued that decision was a mistake.

Patriots could be in the market for a game changer

The Patriots were on the clock on “Path to the Draft” on Monday. New England is in an enviable position in the 2011 NFL Draft, holding six picks in the first three rounds. But what do the Patriots do with those picks?

On the clock: Bears

With the No. 29 overall pick in the first round, Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Hayes believes an offensive lineman is a huge priority for the Bears with their first pick.

Baldinger mock top 10: Peterson is the pick

Well, I was up next to take a turn with Top 10 mock draft on “Path to the Draft” Thursday.

Panthers shouldn’t repeat past draft mistakes

Consider this an open plea to the Carolina Panthers: Don’t repeat the same mistake other teams have made by not taking the best player available with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft.

Are the Jets looking at a receiver in the draft?

Santonio Holmes told his Facebook friends that he wants to return to the Jets. Braylon Edwards wants to come back, too. A lot of it has to do with the pending labor agreement.

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