NFL Draft digest

Tracking the NFL Draft rumors

4/24/13 in NFL   |   Dan_B   |   1067 respect

The NFL Draft starts Thursday, so rumors are abound about who teams will draft, what players are rising and falling on draft boards and who will trade up and down. It's hard to keep track of all those rumors, so I've created a little digest of what has been written here on FanIQ about the rumors over the last 24 hours. If you've heard others, feel free to add below. 
Nov 17, 2012; College Park, MD, USA; Florida State Seminoles quarterback EJ Manuel (3) leads the offense against the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports
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4/25/13   |   Scott   |   54622 respect

As for my Rams, if they stay put at 16 then they'll probably get the best available player out of a group of players that include Kenny Vaccaro, Cordarelle Patterson, Chance Warmack or Jonathon Cooper.  However, now there are reports surfacing that if Tavon Austin drops out of the top 10, the Rams might be willing to move up a few picks to try and get him

4/25/13   |   Scott   |   54622 respect

Twitter is abuzz with numerous reports that Eric Fisher will be the #1 pick in this year's draft.  It also seems the Brandon Albert deal to the Dolphins is on hold for now pending what happens in the draft.

4/25/13   |   Dan_B   |   1067 respect

I'm also hearing the Chiefs know who they will take No. 1 overall, but if they get a trade they like, they will make the deal. I'm also hearing Branden Albert is likely going to Miami for the No. 54 selection.

4/25/13   |   Scott   |   54622 respect

Multiple insiders are reporting that the Rams are actively shopping their 2nd first round pick in an attempt to gather up a couple of more picks.  With this draft being deep but not as top heavy, there could be some very good value in the 2nd and 3rd rounds that Jeff Fisher and company can use to fill some much needed holes