Contract status of the NFC North draft class/Update
With the first NFC North training camps set to open in less than a week, let's update the status of negotiations with draft picks. As of Thursday morning, 21 of 32 were under contract. [UPDATE at 11:45 a.m.: Minnesota has signed third-round cornerback Asher Allen, making that number 22 of 32.] We'll change up the chart format to reflect recent progress:
Status: All nine signed
Status: Four of 10 signed
Remaining: Tight end Brandon Pettigrew (No. 1b), safety Louis Delmas (No. 2), linebacker DeAndre Levy (No. 3a), receiver Derrick Williams (No. 3b), defensive tackle Sammie Lee Hill (No. 4), offensive lineman Lydon Murtha (No. 7a).