Dec 5, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Louisville Cardinals safety Calvin Pryor (25) prior to the game against the Louisville Cardinals at Nippert Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
The dust is finally starting to settle following the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. The air is clearing and it’s much easier to see whose stock is trending up and which teams are interested in particular players.
This week, I worked with Dan Dahlke as we put our heads together to analyze this information and create a post-combine, side-by-side mock draft. That’s right – two mock drafts in one.
The only thing better than a mock draft is two mock drafts.
Sometimes Dan and I agree on the picks, but most of the time we do not. That is the beauty of such a deep draft class. There are so many possible scenarios to consider.
Sure, we are primarily concerned with what the Green Bay Packers will do with their draft picks. However, every pick matters. Each team’s decisions will shape who is available when the Packers get to make their selections.
So, with that in mind, here is our post-combine analysis on how things could shake out in the first round of May’s 2014 NFL draft.