Risers and Sliders
It was a great weekend for a number of top NFL prospects at running back as several turned in great performances and elevated their draft stock. On the other hand a few cornerbacks and offensive tackles watched their draft grade slide.
Sources have said the men who run NFL war rooms on draft day are not happy about the time for picks in round one being reduced by one-third. Time was tight for teams when 15 minutes was allotted for each choice, as a variety of opinions were sought on the players available and trade offers were entertained before a final decision was reached. Some believe the shortened version of round one will lead to more surprise selections, less trades and a greater number of first-round flops.
To follow-up on our notes on quarterbacks invited to the Senior Bowl, sources have said Michigan's
Already thin of talent, the guard position for April's draft took a big hit when the top prospect went down with an injury.