The NFL draft is only three weeks away… which is to say we’ve officially entered the pre-draft rumor mill phase, which is billowing smokescreens and wild speculation fueling the league’s version of silly season. Delightful. So following the Rams’ lead 鈥?GM Les Snead has already made five significant offseason trades after obtaining WR Brandin Cooks from the Patriots on Tuesday evening 鈥?our latest mock draft will delve deep into the trade market while adding grist for a mill now in overdrive.
(And in a year when so many highly capable quarterbacks are coming out, this could provide a reasonably realistic slice of what’s to come on April 26, when the draft room phones could be ringing even more than usual.)
But this won’t come cheaply given the price the Jets already paid (three second rounders) just to move up three pegs. Giants GM Dave Gettleman could reasonably expect Beane to fork over the 12th and 22nd picks of this draft and next year’s first rounder.
Authentic Mens William Karlsson Jersey Advice:聽Boise State’s Leighton Vander Esch or Alabama’s Rashaan Evans could be reasonable targets with the 28th overall pick. But if Pittsburgh’s search extends beyond the first round, players like South Carolina State’s Darius Leonard and Iowa’s Josey Jewell could also be solid fits in coordinator Keith Butler’s defense.raft
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3. It may seem odd for a team with Le’Veon Bell at running back to possibly be considering replacement options. But because Bell’s ongoing contract negotiations haven’t been smooth, his Cole Cassels Womens Jersey long-term future with the franchise remains in doubt. If Bell and GM Kevin Colbert can’t hammer out an extension, it seems highly unlikely Pittsburgh would franchise Bell for the third straight year in 2019.