Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 4/25/13
Smoke is blowing up everyone’s butt on the morning of the 2013 NFL Draft. There are so many reports that this team wants this guy, or this team is definitely drafting this position. ESPN reports a QB for one team, while Yahoo!Sports says they are taking a pass rusher. Nobody has a clue. Pretty often, the #1 pick prediction is pretty much a consensus, but that isn’t the case this year, which is what is causing so much speculation and misdirection. Also, it appears as if this draft is incredibly weak, especially in comparison to last year. What really becomes interesting is the mid-to-late first rounder that EVERYONE suddenly covets. The past 24 hours there has been extreme interest in Florida State defensive end Bjoern Werner. It seemed a lot of interest increased when there were reports about the New York Giants drafting him #19 overall. After all, the Giants have done a pretty damn good job at evaluating pass-rushing talent for years. The German-born Bjoern is an interesting option. He is very athletic, large, and still relatively raw. He had 23¹/2 sacks and 35 tackles for a loss the past two years. The Detroit Lions had him in for [...]
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