Rob Rang, senior draft analyst for NFLDraftScout.com, pens his annual diamonds in the rough for this year’s draft, providing a list of sleepers for each position.
It’s a must-read if you’re looking for information on possible late-round sleepers NFL teams might be looking for that could make an impact down the road. Think Justin Forsett and Ben Obomanu for Seahawks, both seventh round picks.
Players mentioned in Rang’s article include Idaho quarterback Nathan Enderle, Eastern Washington running back Taiwan Jones and USC cornerback Shareece Wright.
Pat Kirwan of the NFL Network takes a look at the trade and free agent market for quarterbacks, and believes Kevin Kolb.
ESPN’s Mike Sando takes a look at the best and worst free agency and trade moves in the NFC West in 2010, ranking Seattle’s trade for Chris Clemons as the team’s best move, and the trade for offensive tackle Stacy Andrews as the worst.
Pete Prisco of CBS Sports writes that Purdue defensive end Ryan Kerrigan has unfairly been tagged as high-motor, try-hard guy like Aaron Kampman and Kyle Vanden Bosch because of his complexion, and at 6-3, 287 pounds possesses the speed and athleticism to develop into an elite edge rusher.
Mike Silver of Yahoo Sports argues that the NFLPA asking rookies to skip the NFL draft is fair game if the league’s labor dispute continues.
Cincinnati receiver Chad Ochocinco will keep busy during the lockout by taking part in a four-day tryout with Kansas City’s Major League Soccer team.
The league will not review reseeding the playoffs, something that gained steam with the Seahawks becoming the first 7-9 team to make the playoffs last year.