Thursday, April 28, 2011
NFC East links: QB chatter in Dallas
By ESPN.com staff
The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel: "Why not start now in preparing for life without [Tony] Romo? Why not draft a quarterback in a later round, when the price is not so high and when he might have a shot at being the best of the crop, no matter who he is."
Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News says if he was calling the shots for the Cowboys, he wouldn't make a deal to put the team in position to draft Cam Newton or Blaine Gabbert.
New York Giants
Getting younger on the offensive line is something veteran guard Rich Seubert is used to hearing this time of year.
Former Florida offensive lineman Mike Pouncey is on the Giants' radar heading into the draft.
Les Bowen breaks down the Eagles' overall needs as the draft kicks off Thursday night.
Jonathan Tamari of the Philadelphia Inquirer: "Whatever the Eagles plan to do with the 23rd pick in Thursday's draft, recent history says it will be surprising and less conventional than simply waiting to choose from the remaining talent when their turn rolls around."
Coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday that he is open to trading down from his team's current No. 10 spot in the first round of the draft.
The Washington Post's Mike Wise says the Redskins should draft Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones or trade down.