NOTE: There will be no NNR show at 6PM Thursday but I will do a post draft show as soon as the Browns make their final 1st round pick. Join us on The Bill Smith Radio Show.
The only time you hear more lies than the days leading up to the draft is during a Presidential campaign. After studying the NFL draft since 1960, I guess I have seen and heard about all the rumors and stories many times. Here are my impressions of what is true and what is a smoke screen.
The Texans will trade out of the 1st pick.
Getting something close to the value for DE Jadeveon Clowney at the top spot will be very hard. Although they are clearly open for business, the asking price they want is a high 1st and 2nd this draft and the trading team’s number 1 in 2015. I doubt they will find someone to pay that price.
The Lions want to trade up to get WR Sammy Watkins.
The Lions would love to trade up to get Watkins but it will be costly. While several teams in the top 5 would love to trade down, … Read more at FryingPanSports