The Lions are seriously pursuing options to trade up in Thursday’s NFL draft, and multiple team executives believe South Carolina cornerback Stephon Gilmore would be a prime target.
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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.
NFL Network draft guru Mike Mayock held a 97-minute pre-draft conference call with reporters from across the nation where he answered questions on the top two expected picks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III and shared his unique perspective.
Around the League’s Marc Sessler broke down some of the finer points of Mayock’s conference.
Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Alshon Jeffery, Antonio Allen, C.C. Whitlock, Gil Brandt, Jay Wooten, Melvin Ingram, Rokevious Watkins, South Carolina, Stephen Garcia, Stephon Gilmore, Travian Robertson
South Carolina has a stellar class, and could have three players — DE Melvin Ingram, WR Alshon Jeffery and CB Stephon Gilmore — selected in the first two rounds in April’s draft.