Saturday’s NFL Draft Buzz

 

Family members of LeSean McCoy made it known this week that he would declare for the NFL draft. On Friday he had an emotional meeting with the coaching staff and now he won’t make a decision until next week. Guaranteed dollars is the big thing in the NFL. There is a major difference between a late first rounder and early second round pick. The last pick in the first round in the 2008 draft was Kenny Phillips. His signing bonus was about

Penn State’s Derek Williams jumps up to #7

 

2009 NFL Draft Rankings: WIDE RECEIVERS 1. Michael Crabtree- Texas Tech, Eligible Soph- Crabtree has all of the skills necessary to be a top 5 pick. The only thing holding him back is that he plays at Texas Tech. Some are going to attribute his accomplishments to the offense he plays in but let me assure you that this guy is the real deal. 2. Darrius Heyward-Bey- Maryland, Jr- I am a huge believer in Darrius. He is a phenomenal athlete and he has solid size. If he played with a better quarterback I have no doubts that he would be tied with Crabtree right now. Even playing for Maryland I still think he should be an early to mid 1st rounder 3. Jeremy Maclin- Missouri, Eligible Soph- Maclin has had a great season and I would be surprised if he didn‚Äôt leave for the draft this season. He hasRead More »

2009 NFL Draft Rankings: WR

 

9/12/08 1st Rankings 1)Michael Crabtree- Texas Tech, Eligible Soph- (6-3 214lbs) Crabtree has all of the skills necessary to be a top 5 pick. The only thing holding him back is that he plays at Texas Tech. Some are going to attribute his accomplishments to the offense he plays in but let me assure you that this guy is the real deal. 2)Darrius Heyward-Bey- Maryland, Jr-(6-3 206lbs) I am a huge believer in Darrius. He is a phenomenal athlete and he has solid size. If he played with a good quarterback I have no doubts that he would be tied with Crabtree right now. Even playing for Maryland I still think he should be an early to mid 1st rounder. 3)Michael Jones- Arizona State, Sr- (6-4 203lbs)One of Jones‚Äô problems last year was his inconsistency. He has been great thus far this season but we will have to keep aRead More »