Apr 25, 2009 16
Here are some quick thoughts so far on the NFL Draft. I’ll be producing a full Post-Draft Stock Watch on Monday, and that will cover all players who’ve seen their stock rise or fall from the draft. Then, late in the week, we’ll bust out our annual Post-Draft Rookie Report. In between, I have the first expert draft of the year on Wednesday, and I’ll be blogging while that’s going on.
Here are some random thoughts:
We all knew the Eagles were going to take a back, and they did well in LeSean McCoy. He’s probably best used in a complementary role, but that’s fine here for the short-term. He’s a good receiver, is laterally explosive, and has a nose for the goal. He’ll get a chance over the next 1-2 years to prove he can be a lead back. And finally, it looks like Andy Reid will actually play a rookie runner.
The Browns added another receiver, and an intriguing one in Mohamed Massaquoi. He’s not a burner, but he could be a solid #2 in the NFL – and he’s a high character guy, so he’s needed in Cleveland.
By the way, some questioned why we had Brian Robiskie so [...]