This offseason is alive with rumors of potential movement high in the draft, and it’s no coincidence. Trades in the first round no longer come with the outrageous financial risks of yesterday.
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No one is quite sure what the Cleveland Browns are going to do with the No. 4 overall pick at the NFL draft next week, but one thing is certain, if the team isn’t in love with Ryan Tannehill they shouldn’t be considering Justin Blackmon, says NFL Network’s Mike Mayock.
With the 76th NFL draft in the books, it gives us one more chance to argue which schools are true “football factories.”
Day 1 of the NFL draft obviously brings much anticipation — and anxiety — centering around who is going where in tonight’s first round.
While several mock drafts have the Bills taking Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller with the third overall pick, NFL.com senior columnist Vic Carucci isn’t sold on the idea.
There’s a lot that NFL Network’s Mike Mayock likes about Missouri’s Blaine Gabbert, his No. 1 quarterback in the draft — and the only one among his top five that won’t be giving a full workout at the NFL Scouting Combine.
NFL.com analyst Gil Brandt views Auburn QB Cam Newton as a better pro prospect than rookie Tim Tebow, a first-round pick by the Broncos.
Hall-of-Fame running back Barry Sanders was selected as one of the top 10 all-time draft picks. Watch the video as Sanders explains what made Patriots QB Tom Brady — a sixth-round selection in 2000 — such a great draft pick.
What difference does a year make? For NFL fans that rely on Comcast for their local TV viewing, the answer is major.
The Detroit Lions are actively shopping the second overall pick in April’s draft, according to a league source, and would be very comfortable trading down, looking to stockpile three or four assets.
Wisconsin DE/LB O’Brien Schofield tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during an Under Armour Senior Bowl practice Monday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
Falcons second-round draft pick William Moore signed a four-year contract Thursday, according to a source familiar with the situation. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
The Lions, Buccaneers and Jets should beware. Those teams drafted quarterbacks in the first round last weekend but could fall victim to just following the crowd, according to Texas Tech coach Mike Leach.
The NFL confirmed reports that the league is considering the idea of starting the 2010 draft in prime time on a Thursday night and making it a three-day event but added that no decision has been made.