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Monday, March 30, 2009
Black and Blue all over: It's draft season


Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

We're now T-minus one month to the 2009 draft and are entering a period in the NFL offseason when teams wrap up their scouting trips and hunker down to the basement to determine their final draft board. We'll have a trickle of free-agent news and other items of interest, but for the most part it will be all draft, all the time.

Many of the final pre-hunkering steps will happen early this week, most notably with Detroit's private workout of Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford on Tuesday followed on Wednesday by the Lions' attendance at the USC pro day to watch quarterback Mark Sanchez. We'll bring you as much information as we can about both events.

For now, let's catch up on a quiet weekend in the Black and Blue: