Last minute NFL Draft trade rumors.

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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

My All Under Rated 2014 NFL Draft team-Defense

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NOTE: Tonight on NNR we talk NFL Draft about my All Under Rated teams. At 6:30 David Kay NBA writer of walterfootball.com joins us to talk playoffs. Join us after Mr. Moohead at 5 PM on .

Most of these players are 4th round or later. These are players that look to me to be able to contribute to an NFL team and become starters sooner rather than later. The All Under Rated 2014 NFL Draft team-Offense was posted yesterday. Since I am a 4-3 guy we will use that as the basis for this list.

DE – Larry Webster DE Bloomsburg Webster is a small school guy that can play in the NFL. He caught the eye of scouts at the East West game. He is a hand in the dirt guy without the hips to play LB. He rushes the passer and is solid against the run but will be a 6th round pick.

Zach Thompson DE Wake Forest Zach is another guy that will play in the 4-3 but not in a 3-4. He can rush the passer and is stout against the run. He will be a late round or priority free agent (PFA) Read more at FryingPanSports