Thursday, April 22, 2010
Reading the coverage: Winston's mock
By Paul Kuharsky
The best mock drafter in the biz, Rick Gosselin, offers his predictions.
Why the draft is a national obsession. It’s about hope, says Michael Rosenberg.
A very nice draft guide from Lance Zierlein.
Sigmund Bloom’s draft viewer’s guide.
I talked with Titans Radio about the draft for the rest of the division.
Rick Smith likes the new draft format, says John McClain.
Matt Schaub and the Texans are looking to raise awareness about concussions with kids, says McClain.
Richard Justice says the Texans need to finish the deal.
The Texans are after character, not characters, says McClain.
McClain’s final mock, with Ryan Mathews to the Texans.
Justice says there is a trade coming.
Eric Winston has a mock draft. Interesting commentary.
Zierlein also has Houston taking Mathews.
Says Bill Polian: "It's about the entire process, not just the first round. Our focus is actually greater on the lower rounds than it is the first.'' Mike Chappell’s story.
John Oehser sifts through Polian’s talk with the press, which includes this: “But my personal feeling is that contrary to perception this is not a terribly deep offensive line draft. The top guys will go off early, and then it thins out.”
Nuggets from Polian’s press session, from Chappell.
Indy Football Report’s final mock.
A round up of mock picks for the Colts.
A look at Rodger Saffold, from Terry Hutchens.
The Jaguars are keeping everyone guessing, says Vito Stellino.
Gene Smith approaches the draft the right way, says Gene Frenette.
Don’t expect a quarterback, says Stellino.
Mackey Weaver was promoted to senior vice president of marketing and sales as Tim Connolly moves to Green Bay.
The Jags dealt Quentin Groves to Oakland.
Vic Ketchman gives his best-case and worst-case scenarios.
A case study on bad draft strategy, from Jonathan Loesche.
The Titans will figure out how their philosophies fit and work in the new draft format, says Jim Wyatt.
Wyatt evaluates the Titans’ roster and needs.
Tony Brown got a three-year deal, reports Wyatt. Titans fans who constantly say they don’t re-sign anyone, please take note.
If they make a move for Albert Haynesworth, they should do it before No. 16, says Wyatt.
There will be more time to talk trade, write David Boclair.
Ross Tucker gives LenDale White a 20 percent chance of being traded.
Mike Reinfeldt doesn’t have any regrets about the Jared Cook pick, says Wyatt.
The defensive end pool is deep, says Joe Biddle.
Titans Radio’s two-hour draft preview.