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ST. LOUIS — The Rams are going to try to beef up their offensive line, looking to replace departed OT Orlando Pace, along with getting a linebacker or a receiver with their second pick. The Rams are looking at OT Jason Smith right now, possibly even OT Eugene Monroe, but for right now, it looks like the tackle from Baylor will be the pick.
Things have been overly crazy today with information overload that entails a lot of deciphering and massaging.
The Lions are closing in on their first overall selection in this weekend’s draft, be it QB Matthew Stafford, OT Jason Smith or LB Aaron Curry. But while the team isn’t indicating which way it may or may not be leaning, fans gathered for the team’s new logo unveiling voiced their choice for the No.1 overall pick and it was overwhelmingly in favor of the linebacker out of Wake Forest.
The Detroit Lions, the holders of next weekend’s No. 1 draft pick, gave the agents for Wake Forest LB Aaron Curry — Andy Ross and Michael Sullivan — no indication of their plans during a meeting Saturday.
The Rams reportedly are closing in an offensive tackle with the No. 2 overall pick in next week’s NFL draft. But could another team with the same need possibly swing a trade?
The Lions haven’t publicaly settled on a No. 1 pick yet, still choosing between QB Matthew Stafford, LT Jason Smith and LB Aaron Curry. Coach Jim Schwartz told the Detroit Free Press that the Lions will start settling on their draft board this week.
Nine top prospects will attend Day 1 of the 2009 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 25, the league announced Monday.
With the sixth overall pick in April’s NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals will have plenty of options to fill a roster that could use an impact player on either side of the ball.
Representatives from 15 NFL teams attended Baylor Pro Day on Tuesday. The main attraction was offensive tackle Jason Smith, who’s projected to be a top-10 draft pick next month.
Offensive tackle Jason Smith will keep all of his combine numbers and will not run workout drills at Baylor’s March 3 Pro Day. He is willing to run any position drills for scouts.
Baylor offensive tackle Jason Smith goes by the nickname “J. Smooth” for a reason — his lively press conference was possibly the most entertaining of the day at the combine.