There’s been plenty of smoke surrounding the Arizona Cardinals and Kyler Murray since the beginning of draft season. However, we’ve yet to spot any fire and draft day is upon us.I can’t imagine the Cardinals will draft Murray if they can’t deal Josh Rosen. So this time around, we’re going to do something different. The Heisman trophy winner doesn’t kick things off.The NFL Draft has become a nice appetizer before our main course in September. A mock version of said draft is meant to educate, and even entertain. At very least, it helps you pass the time.What follows is an attempt at figuring out the best players available in this season’s draft class, and which teams they’d match up well with considering the current draft order. Here’s an updated version of my 2019 NFL Mock Draft:FIRST ROUND1. Arizona (3-13) — Nick Bosa, DE, Ohio St., Jr.If the Cardinals pass on Murray and can’t find a dance partner to trade with, the pick … [Read more...] about NFL Mock Draft 2019: First round predictions
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Nate Davis USA TODAY Published 9:57 AM EDT Apr 16, 2019 With the draft still more than a week away, the NFL is in the midst of full-blown liars' season, where smokescreens billow at full bloom and Pinocchio is considered an honest broker. With so much disinformation cruising the information superhighway, it's time to embrace the noise and delve into my favorite mock draft of the year — the annual trade edition. It isn't meant to propagate falsehoods but attempts to propose "food for thought" outcomes in a league where anything can (and often does) happen — just ask Khalil Mack or Odell Beckham Jr. ... or Baker Mayfield, whom almost no one projected No. 1 to Cleveland just a year ago. With that in mind, let's explore the possibility that Arizona stands pat under center and chooses Ohio State's Nick Bosa, who recently met with the team for two days according to reports, at No. 1 overall ... while immediately inciting chaos down the board. Lions … [Read more...] about NFL mock draft: Detroit Lions take a defender in first round
Less than two weeks to go before we unwrap the gift that is the NFL Draft.The League announced this week 23 players will be in attendance. A noticeable omission was former Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins. Rumors have the Heisman finalist falling on draft day. The list could be confirmation or the rumors could be perpetuating one of the many lies floating around the ether this time of year.Either way, I would be shocked if Haskins isn’t selected day one in Nashville.The NFL Draft has become a nice appetizer before our main course in September. A mock version of said draft is meant to educate, and even entertain. At very least, it helps you pass the time. What follows is an attempt at figuring out the best players available in this season’s draft class, and which teams they’d match up well with considering the current draft order.Here’s an updated version of my 2019 NFL Mock Draft:FIRST ROUND1. Arizona (3-13) — Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma, Jr.The … [Read more...] about NFL Mock Draft 2019: First round!
Dave Birkett Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EDT Mar 20, 2019 Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett peers into his crystal ball to predict who the Detroit Lions will select with the No. 8 pick in the 2019 NFL draft: 1-Arizona Cardinals: QB Kyler Murray, Oklahoma – A change up top as rumors continue to run rampant that the Cardinals will take Murray and deal last year’s first-round pick, Josh Rosen. [ Carlos: Why Lions should draft Kyler Murray in NFL draft ] 2-San Francisco 49ers: DE Nick Bosa, Ohio State – The 49ers traded for Dee Ford, but he’s essentially on a one-year deal. Bosa is too good to pass up at No. 2. 3-New York Jets: OLB Josh Allen, Kentucky – Anthony Barr bailed on the Jets to return to Minnesota, so New York turns to Allen to fill its pass-rush void. 4-Oakland Raiders: DE Montez Sweat, Mississippi State – Sweat was reportedly flagged for a heart condition at the combine, but the Raiders took Mo Hurst last season and … [Read more...] about Detroit Lions nab defensive star in NFL mock draft 2.0
The 2019 NFL Draft is set for April 25. Between now and then, teams will prepare to make their picks, and sportswriters will make their predictions through mock drafts. We analysed nine mock draft’s to get a sense of how the first round might play out. Between now and April 25, all 32 NFL teams will be hard at work studying tape, evaluating players, and working to make deals to move up or down in the 2019 NFL Draft. By examining the predictions of several experts from a variety of outlets, you can get a pretty good idea of how the NFL world feels the first 32 picks could potentially shake out. We analysed the mock drafts of nine different experts –Chad Reuter, NFL.com, Maurice Jones-Drew, NFL.com, Bucky Brooks, NFL.com, Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports, Will Brinson, CBSSports, Mel Kiper 1.0, ESPN, Todd McShay 2.0, ESPN, Walter Football, and John Clayton, WaPo – and attempted to find a consensus among them. Take a look below and see how the experts believe the first … [Read more...] about 2019 NFL MOCK DRAFT: What the experts are predicting for the first round