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  1. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    25 Apr '13 05:51
    "2013 NFL Draft"

    http://www.nfl.com/draft/2013

    (Only a Matter Of a Few Months Until Pre-Season Begins)
  2. 25 Apr '13 12:15
    Similar to last year, I think you'll see a lot of trades throughout the first round. Pundits are saying there is talent all over this draft class but nothing top-heavy like an Andrew Luck or RGIII. I expect a lot of teams trading up/down to attempt to get their guys.

    I entered a NFL draft pool last year with points being awarded for predicting whether a team picks a player on off or def (+1), position (+3), and the exact player (+6) or if the team trades (+5). I put every team as trade other than the top two and won $100 in a field of about 40.

    My hope is that the Buffalo Bills draft either Geno Smith or Tavon Austin from West Virginia, and in a perfect world, both.
  3. Subscriber shortcircuit
    The Energizer
    25 Apr '13 14:06
    Originally posted by Zamboner
    Similar to last year, I think you'll see a lot of trades throughout the first round. Pundits are saying there is talent all over this draft class but nothing top-heavy like an Andrew Luck or RGIII. I expect a lot of teams trading up/down to attempt to get their guys.

    I entered a NFL draft pool last year with points being awarded for predicting whethe ...[text shortened]... Bills draft either Geno Smith or Tavon Austin from West Virginia, and in a perfect world, both.
    If Buffalo got both of them, they would still stink.
    No worries though, they will not get both.

    I have a hunch Geno Smith is headed for the Big Apple.

    We'll see.
  4. 25 Apr '13 14:26
    Originally posted by shortcircuit
    If Buffalo got both of them, they would still stink.
    No worries though, they will not get both.

    I have a hunch Geno Smith is headed for the Big Apple.

    We'll see.
    Ha! You're right of course. They would still stink

    I assume you mean the Jets not the Giants? I can see that happening. If the Bills go with Austin at 8 and wait for Nassib in the 2nd round or trade up to get him at the end of first. Ah, who knows anyway!
  5. Subscriber shortcircuit
    The Energizer
    25 Apr '13 14:52
    Originally posted by Zamboner
    Ha! You're right of course. They would still stink

    I assume you mean the Jets not the Giants? I can see that happening. If the Bills go with Austin at 8 and wait for Nassib in the 2nd round or trade up to get him at the end of first. Ah, who knows anyway!
    Yes, the Jets. The Giants are far too shrewd.

    I could actually see Geno Smith falling into the second round if the Jets don't take him
    in the first.
  6. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    25 Apr '13 18:09 / 1 edit
    "Latest Jets Mock Draft News"

    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nfl-draft-updated-york-jets-mock-draft-184700230--nfl.html
  7. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    26 Apr '13 01:04 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Zamboner
    Similar to last year, I think you'll see a lot of trades throughout the first round. Pundits are saying there is talent all over this draft class but nothing top-heavy like an Andrew Luck or RGIII. I expect a lot of teams trading up/down to attempt to get their guys.

    I entered a NFL draft pool last year with points being awarded for predicting whethe ...[text shortened]... Bills draft either Geno Smith or Tavon Austin from West Virginia, and in a perfect world, both.
    Bills are on the clock; no "skill positions" selected by the first 7 teams. Miami traded up to pick Oregon linebacker Dion Jordan 3rd - anybody have the skinny on him?

    EDIT: Bills trade away the #8 pick to the Rams.
  8. Standard member sumydid
    Aficionado of Prawns
    26 Apr '13 03:51
    Originally posted by no1marauder
    Bills are on the clock; no "skill positions" selected by the first 7 teams. Miami traded up to pick Oregon linebacker Dion Jordan 3rd - anybody have the skinny on him?

    EDIT: Bills trade away the #8 pick to the Rams.
    Falcons trade up, taking the 22nd pick from the Rams, and select Trufant--a quality CB. Smart move.
  9. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    26 Apr '13 07:17
    "2013 NFL Draft" (Day One: Winners & Losers/Movers & Shakers)

    http://www.nfl.com/draft/2013

    Note: One of the most interesting First Day TV Coverages I've seen.
  10. 26 Apr '13 13:05
    Originally posted by no1marauder
    Bills are on the clock; no "skill positions" selected by the first 7 teams. Miami traded up to pick Oregon linebacker Dion Jordan 3rd - anybody have the skinny on him?

    EDIT: Bills trade away the #8 pick to the Rams.
    In the end, I'm just happy they ended up with a QB.
  11. 26 Apr '13 13:22
    Also, Barkevious Mingo is now officially the best name in sports.
  12. 26 Apr '13 18:35 / 1 edit
    - WAY more OT picks in the first than I remember ever happening. Must have been a very strong OT college class this year.

    - The Chiefs solidify their commitment to Alex Smith by picking an OT 1st overall. Hell, they needed one anyway so I guess that was predictable.

    - LOL @the Bills for picking EJ Manuel in the mid-1st round.

    - Big surprise to me that Geno Smith wasn't picked in the 1st at all.

    - My team (49ers) trade up to pick Eric Reid at #18. Most analysts like the pick, many 49ers fans like him but thought they took him too high. Rumor has it the Giants wanted Reid as well @19 so the Niners traded up to make sure they could get him.
  13. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    27 Apr '13 07:47
    "2013 NFL Draft" (Winners & Losers from Day Two)

    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000164388/article/winners-and-losers-from-day-2-of-the-nfl-draft
  14. Subscriber shortcircuit
    The Energizer
    27 Apr '13 18:05
    Originally posted by shortcircuit
    Yes, the Jets. The Giants are far too shrewd.

    I could actually see Geno Smith falling into the second round if the Jets don't take him
    in the first.
    Correct on both counts. He went to the Jets in the second round!!
  15. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    28 Apr '13 07:12 / 1 edit
    "Unexpected (and Expected) on Day 3 of 2013 NFL Draft"

    http://blogs.nfl.com/2013/04/27/unexpected-and-expected-day-3-of-the-2013-nfl-draft/
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