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2024 1st Round Tracker

# Player Player Notes 1 Chicago (from Carolina) QB Caleb Williams, USC Sometimes the draft gods smile on you; sometimes they don’t. The irony here is that in all likelihood the Bears would not be in this position today if they hadn’t traded up in the 2022 draft to take – and whiff on – Justin Fields. Instead,… Read More »

More thoughts on the draft

More thoughts on the draft … There are a couple of reports making the rounds this day regarding what’s going on at the top of the board. On the one hand, there is a report that Las Vegas has reached out to Washington about a possible trade for the #2 pick where the Raiders would presumably take LSU… Read More »

2024 NFL Draft Preview: Key Insights and Prospects to Watch

As the 2024 NFL Draft approaches, the excitement among NFL fans and analysts reaches a peak. This annual event is more than just a talent acquisition process; it’s the foundation upon which teams build their future success. Here’s a look at what to expect from the 2024 NFL Draft, including top prospects, team strategies, and how the draft… Read More »

Too much analysis leads to …

Too much analysis leads to paralysis … We have joked over the years that there almost always comes a moment in the draft process when one realizes that we have hit that phase when in fact too much analysis leads to paralysis and it really is time to just get on with the picks. In fact, we may… Read More »

Pats’ Wolf says team is ‘open for business’

Pats’ Wolf says team is ‘open for business’ … The draft world is abuzz here and here and here this afternoon after New England’s defacto GM Eliot Wolf said at his pre-draft presser earlier today that the Patriots are ‘open for business’ heading into next week’s draft and that they would be prepared to move up or down… Read More »

Giants Report: Thoughts on the 2024 Draft

Is the cold hard reality starting to settle in? … We’ve haven’t posted any Giants Reports for awhile and we really weren’t planning on doing much until at least after the draft; however, we’ve been getting so many emails in the past little while from Giants’ fans we felt it might be easiest to post our collective thoughts.… Read More »

Draft buzz: Wednesday the 17th post

Draft buzz: Wednesday the 17th … With the start of the 2024 draft now just over 8 days away and counting, there does seem to be a bit of an uptick in the noise around next week’s event. On the one hand, more than one team out there is watching and waiting for a decision from the league… Read More »

Draft buzz: Wednesday, April 17th

With the start of the 2024 draft now just over 8 days away and counting, there does seem to be a bit of an uptick in the noise around next week’s event. On the one hand, more than one team out there is watching and waiting for a decision from the league on any possible resolution of the… Read More »

Patriots host QB Penix

Patriots host QB Penix … With just a few days left for teams to bring in out-of-town prospects for pre-draft visits to their facilities, there was something of a noteworthy development in New England where the Patriots had Washington QB Michael Penix in for one of their allotted ’30’ visits. Its noteworthy because the Patriots have the 3rd… Read More »

College spring transfer portal open

College spring transfer portal open … Expect a little more craziness in the world of college football as the spring transfer portal opened this week. already two fairly prominent names have been added to the list of available college players including Penn State WR Keandre Lambert-Smith who at one time last year was being talked about as a… Read More »

Are Cards, Vikes playing a little chicken with 4th pick?

Are Cards, Vikes playing a little chicken with 4th pick? … We are just kind of spitballing here, but we are starting to get a sense that what happens with the 4th pick overall at this month’s draft could come down to whether Arizona or Minnesota blinks first. As noted earlier, people around the league are now pretty… Read More »

NFL announces 13 players to attend draft

NFL announces 13 players to attend draft … The NFL announced earlier today that 13 players including QBs Caleb Williams, Jayden Daniels and Drake Maye have confirmed that they will be attending this year’s draft in Detroit which will be getting umderway in just over 2 weeks as we speak. The 3 QBs, of course, are expected to… Read More »

Let me count the ways: 1-2-3-4

Let me count the ways: 1-2-3-4 … There are still 15 days to the draft, and the opening round seldom goes just by the number, but there really does appear to be a growing sense around the league that QBs could indeed go 1-2-3-4 with the first four picks for the first time in history when the clock… Read More »

QBs Maye, Penix gaining traction??? …

QBs Maye, Penix gaining traction??? …While the majority of NFL observers still believe that Washington will select LSU QB Jayden Daniels with the second pick overall at this month’s draft, there is a growing sense that it may not be quite a done deal, especially if the Commanders consider Daniels, the reigning Heisman Trophy holder, to be too… Read More »

Bears shift focus to 2nd #1 pick

Bears shifting focus to 2nd #1 pick … With most NFL teams now back in their respective war rooms plotting their strategy for the 2024 draft, now barely over three weeks away, there isn’t a whole lot of buzz these days. The one thing that does seem to be becoming abundantly clear is that Chicago is going to… Read More »

No Foolin’! We are in the homestretch

No Foolin’! We are in the homestretch … Its April 1st which means its also April Fool’s Day; it also means we are finally in draft month with the draft set to start in barely 25 days. And with the pro days, with the exception of a few stragglers, now in the books, NFL personnel execs and scouts… Read More »

movin’ on up; Part Deux

Movin’ on up; Part Deux … We are in the process of putting the final touches on our Big Board and hope to have something posted in the next few days. And in the process, a couple of noteworthy trends seem to have emerged. First, the players who appear to have been ranked in the top 10-12 positions… Read More »

UBC OL impress at Canadian pro day

UBC OL impress at Canadian pro day … A total of 16 NFL teams sent teams to Vancouver for today’s pro day workout at UBC featuring All-Canadian OT Theo Benedet and Giovanni Manu. And both impressed by all accounts. Benedet, the only two-time offensive lineman of the year in Canadian college football history, measured in at 6-7, 295… Read More »

Detils of Chiefs-Titans trade for CB Sneed finally confirmed

Details of Chiefs-Titans trade for CB Sneed finally confirmed … It took a little longer than normal but the trade in which Kansas City traded franchised CB l’Jarius Sneed to Tennessee for a 3rd round pick in 2025 has been ratified. To complete the deal, the teams will swap 7th round picks this year with the Chiefs getting… Read More »

Movin’ on up

Movin’ on up … or at least trying! … For awhile now, the buzz around the NFL has been that Minnesota was poised to try and move up into the top 3-4 picks in this year’s draft in order to grab one of the top QBs that will be available on April 25th. Of course, that buzz reached… Read More »

Terps wrap pro day week

Terps wrap pro day week … The final full week on the annual pro day schedule wraps up later today with workouts at Maryland and Central Florida. There is also a rare pro day at a Canadian university as UBC will hold a workout later today featuring offensive linemen Theo Benedet and Giovanni Manu. The 6-8 Benedet, in… Read More »

Duke OL Barton runs well at pro day

Duke OL Barton runs well at pro day … Duke C Graham Barton was already one of the hottest prospects in the 2024 draft with some legit first-round aspirations and he punctuated that with an outstanding 40 clocking at the Blue Devils’ pro day earlier today. Barton, who did not run at the combine where he weighed 313… Read More »

QBs Maye, Penix hilite second to last full day on pro day sched

QBs Maye, Penix hilite second to last full day on pro day sked … Today is the second to last full day on this year’s pro day schedule, but it is a key one nonetheless with two of this year’s top 6 QBs – Drake Maye of North Carolina and Washington’s Michael Penix – slated to go through… Read More »

LSU pro day updates; Part Deux

LSU pro day updates; Part Deux … Interesting that neither of LSU top ten prospects Jayden Daniels nor Malik Nabers opted to get measured at the combine. Today, Nabers measured in at 6-3.5, 210, which is a little on the light side, but hardly a deal breaker. Nabers, meanwhile, came in at 6-0, 200. Nabers then went on… Read More »

QB workouts hilite final full week on ro day sched

QB workouts hilite final full week on pro day sched … Just following up on the last story below on the public comments by head coaches Dan Quinn of  Washington and New England’s Jerod Mayo on their respective team’s interest in taking a QB with the their first pick at next month’s draft. We kind of know where… Read More »