Live 2012 NFL Draft Blog



My Thoughts on the 2012 NFL Draft – Live on Draft Day!

What is this? I’ll be posting my thoughts on the 2012 NFL Draft here. That will include everything from the actual picks, to the ESPN personalities, to the commercials, etc. Anything goes. I may even have some special guests. This page will be updated every five minutes or so, so I hope you join me for the 2012 NFL Draft!

By the way, I’ll be posting live 2012 NFL Draft Grades for individual picks. Overall 2012 NFL Draft Grades will be up on Monday morning. Follow me @walterfootball for updates.

Also, you can discuss the 2012 NFL Draft in the soon-to-be-posted Live In-Draft Thread on the forums, or post a comment below.

6:36: Here are 10 storylines I’m looking forward to in the 2012 NFL Draft:

1. Starting at the top, are we completely sure Andrew Luck will be the first pick? Sure, the Colts have announced it, but are we really sure? Think about this for a second – Robert Griffin has more than 144,000 Twitter followers. Luck, to my knowledge, isn’t even on Twitter. Colts’ owner Jim Irsay will want a quarterback to tweet with. For example, this is a common exchange he’ll have with Griffin:

@jimirsay: Hey @RGIII what are you doing right now!?!?!?

@RGIII: @jimirsay Eating cereal

@jimirsay: @RGIII What cereal are you eating huh HUH huh HUH!?!?!?!?

@RGIII: @jimirsay Fruit Loops

@jimirsay: @RGIII Fruit Loops is No. 5 on my cereal power rankings #CerealIsGood

@RGIII: @jimirsay ok

@jimirsay: Hey @RGIII I might sign Brett Favre lol!!!!!!!!!!1

@RGIII: @jimirsay That would be great. Would love to learn from him.

@jimirsay: @RGIII #MyQuarterbackDoesntUnderstandSarcasm #FML

@RGIII: @jimirsay What?

@jimirsay: Thinking about trading @RGIII for a 4th-round pick j/k!!!!!

@RGIII: @jimirsay Ugh.

On second thought, Griffin wouldn’t really work in Indianapolis.

2. If the Vikings are stupid enough to pick Morris Claiborne, I fully expect Rick Spielman to storm the ESPN set, pull some kielbasas out of his back pocket and ram them up Chris Berman’s backside while shouting, “Claiborne is a 100-percent USDA Man!” You heard it here first.

3. If the Vikings are smart and select Matt Kalil, I will write, “I absolutely nailed that Vikings pick!” Because, as Woody Paige wrote in the Denver Post, I am a self-proclaimed guru and a buffoon.

4. As I write every year, “I’m going to bash one of these first-round picks. That player will become a Pro Bowler in a few years.” To see which player I will bash, check out my Live 2012 NFL Draft Grades, which will be posted minutes after each selection.

5. And as I also write every year, “One team drafting in the top 12 will do something incredibly stupid.” Two years ago, it was Jacksonville with Tyson Alualu. Last April, the Vikings panicked and reached for Christian Ponder. Coincidentally, both teams are drafting in the top seven, and both are the favorites to do something stupid. Minnesota, as discussed, could make one of the dumbest draft moves of all time by taking Claiborne. Jacksonville, meanwhile, could reach for someone like Whitney Mercilus or Chandler Jones.

6. Speaking of Jones, forum member Black Adder said this upon seeing Mel Kiper’s final mock draft: “This stinks. If the Hawks take Chandler Jones at #12, I’m going to stick a fork in my nuts.”

Please, Seahawks, don’t pick Jones. I don’t want a forum member of mine to have a fork lodged into his scrotum.

7. Upon Janoris Jenkins being selected, one of his illegitimate sons will hug him and tell him that he’s going to the Wall to take the black. Janoris will tell his son that he’ll inform him about his mother the next time he sees him. Unfortunately, well, you know what’ll happen.

8. If Tim Fugger is selected and his mom is interviewed, will one of the ESPN analysts call her “Mother Fugger?”

9. Will Todd McShay and Mel Kiper get into a fight? I hope so. It’ll sound like this:

Mel Kiper: Stop stealing the spotlight from me, jerk!

Todd McShay: No!

Mel Kiper: You suck, you thought Brian Brohm would be better than Aaron Rodgers, and you called Robert Griffin a receiver last summer.

Todd McShay: Well, you said Jimmy Clausen would be the greatest thing ever since bronzer!

Mel Kiper: Ugh. Stop trying to take my job, douche!

Todd McShay: I’m not trying to take your job! I’m just trying to invite you to the tanning salon!

10. Will I survive the weekend? I’ve worked so much this past week. For instance, McShay said on ESPN that he’s had six 2012 NFL Mock Drafts this year. I’ve had 44!

As further proof of how much I’ve put into this, here are some screenshots of my spreadsheet. I showed this to a hot female Giants fan last night, and she was very impressed:







I need a vacation.

6:41: My friend and Eagles’ fan Caveman just IMed me: “Beer for the draft. What should I go with?”

My answer: “So, if the Eagles’ top options are Cox and Gilmore, maybe you should go with beers that start with C and G, Corona and Guiness.”

He was happy about this response. However, if the Eagles don’t land either Cox or Gilmore, I’ll definitely get some angry texts later in the night.

6:43: Back in January, Trent Dilfer said that Nick Foles would be a top-15 pick. Fact.

6:45: “If these quarterbacks were in another draft, we’d be talking about them as first-round picks.” — Trent Dilfer. Yes, he included Foles. Ugh. I’d turn on the NFL Network, but I did that about 15 minutes ago, and Michael Irvin was yelling incoherently at a perplexed Marshall Faulk.

6:46: Oh, and if you’re wondering, that purple strip on my big board was the Vikings taking Morris Claiborne scenario. I’m hoping logic will prevail; otherwise, there’s no point to doing mock drafts outside of the entertainment value.

6:48: Great job by ESPN breaking up its NFL Draft analysis with dumb baseball highlights. Because one (April) game in 162 is so important.

6:52: Oh, by the way, I’m glad that this NFL Draft will supposedly be spoiler-free (we can only hope). I wrote last year:

All I can say is, thank God TV networks don’t hire Schefter to work their shows. Can you imagine a LOST episode interrupted by Schefter?

“I’ve heard from multiple sources that the Smoke Monster will in fact kill Mr. Eko in this episode.”

6:54: I don’t know about you, but making a mock draft this year was really frustrating. There were just too many pegs and not enough holes. At least two players considered in the top 12 are going to fall into the 20s.

6:55: Bears select Dont’a Hightower according to Todd McShay? Was that tanning salon buddy Alphonse’s choice? How the hell does Hightower fit in Lovie Smith’s defense?

6:58: Robert Griffin hitting on Suzy Kolber. Many want to compare Griffin to Cam Newton or Steve Young or John Elway. My player comp? Joe Namath.

7:00: One hour until the 2012 NFL Draft begins. I can’t wait to find out whom the Colts will pick.



7:05: CKane just posted the Roger Goodell “We Want Football” YouTube video. Here’s the transcript:

Roger Goodell walks on stage.

Drunk Crowd: BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

Roger Goodell: I hear you.

Drunk Crowd: BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

Roger Goodell: I hear you.

Drunk Crowd: BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

Roger Goodell: I hear you.

Drunk Crowd: BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

*** Roger Goodell stares awkwardly. ***

Drunk Crowd: WE WANT FOOTBALL!!!

Roger Goodell: I hear you.

Drunk Crowd: WE WANT FOOTBALL!!!

*** Roger Goodell stares awkwardly. ***

Drunk Crowd: WE WANT FOOTBALL!!!

Roger Goodell: I hear you.

Drunk Crowd: WE WANT FOOTBALL!!!

Roger Goodell: OK, guys…

Drunk Crowd: WE WANT FOOTBALL!!!

Roger Goodell: OK, guys…

Drunk Crowd: WE WANT FOOTBALL!!!

Roger Goodell: OK, guys…

7:09: I’ve always noticed this, but never mentioned anything about it on this site. Why is Roger Goodell’s face so red? I have plenty of theories, but my best one is that he owns the tanning salon that Todd McShay, Mike Shanahan and Alphonse go to. Hopefully McShay won’t do anything bad, or he’ll be suspended from the tanning salon.

7:11: Oh, and good riddance Pro Bowl. I’ve watched every single NFL regular-season and playoff game in the past four years. I’ve NEVER watched the Pro Bowl ever in my life.

7:12: BREAKING NEWS – The Browns have moved up from No. 4 to No. 3. Well done, Rick Spielman.

7:13: I’ll have a grade on the Trent Richardson to Cleveland pick once I know what the compensation is. Spielman deserves an Academy Award for duping Mike Holmgren into making this move.

7:15: The Browns have traded a fourth-, fifth- and seventh-round pick to move from No. 4 to No. 3. Not bad.

7:18: I posted my Trent Richardson thoughts in my 2012 NFL Draft Grades section.

7:19: I like the move for Minnesota, but now I’m not going to be able to make Matt Millen kielbasa jokes about Spielman. FML.

7:21: Forget the Trent Richardson trade, ESPN needs to show us baseball highlights!

7:24: Viking fan and forum member The Kaiser on this deal for Minnesota: “FREE PICKS IN THE DRAFT!!! WOOOOOO!!! SPIELMAN DID SOMETHING RIGHT FOR ONCE!!!”

7:29: Keyshawn Johnson: “The Cleveland Browns will fight for the division.” Fight for last, am i rite?

7:35: Did I hear the crowd boo Morris Claiborne? Angry Viking fans, or people just frustrated that their mock draft will get debacled?

7:37: Why are people like Rueben Randle and Devon Still at the draft? There’s only a slim chance either will be selected in the first round.

7:39: For those of you who read my NFL Picks page, The Real John Moss just IMed me: “waltar are u watch the big game there is many basketball game tonight big money.”

It’s good to know that he wasn’t eaten by the monstrous women he partied with in the fall.

7:43: The buzz is now that the Vikings and Jaguars might make a trade so Jacksonville can take Justin Blackmon. So, I guess Minnesota getting a blue-chip prospect (and some protection for Christian Ponder) is out of the question.

7:46: While there are commercials going on, here are some legendary – wait for it – dary posts from the past few draft blogs:

1. Mike Tirico just said Brady Quinn is showing poise in the Green Room. What’s Quinn supposed to do, pull out a knife, start randomly stabbing people and paint his face blue? He’d slip to the second round if he did that. (2007 Post)

2. “He already resurgenst his career.” — Steve Young. Resurgenst? I’m telling you, one too many concussions. Maybe Young can have a concussionest and forgetest that he said that. (2007 Post)

3. Steve Young thinks Jon Kitna’s the best quarterback in the NFC North. Umm… Aaron Rodgers? Concussions + QB Depth Charts = Confusion. Poor Steve. (2008 Post)

4. “Austin Miles filled in nicely.” – Steve Young. Where’s that concussion medicine? (2010 Post)

5. With the No. 17 pick, the Detroit Lions select Gosder Cherilus, OT, Boston College. I don’t think Matt Millen has heard of Jeff Otah. He must be too busy blackmailing William Clay Ford. (2008 Post)

6. Apparently, the Seahawks just signed someone named “Wilson Tatufa.” This is being reported by Keyshawn Johnson. (2008 Post)

7. “That last isn’t last. If there were 50 teams, they’d be 50th.” — Steve Young. Someone quickly get Steve Young’s concussion medicine! (2008 Post)

8. “I’ve had a lot of crossroads in my career.” — Cam Newton. Umm, what? What career, your one year at Auburn in which you made $180,000? Yeah, life must be tough. (2012 Post)

9. Is Prince Amukamara’s mom holding a white frying pan in her hand? (2012 Post) 10. With the No. 54 pick, the Tennessee Titans select Jason Jones, DE, Michigan State.

Dear Vince Young,

We hate you. We will never give you a good receiver. We will surround you with crap like Justin McCareins and Eric Moulds. We want you to fail. We will salt your wounds and burn your lands. Death to the Philistines!

Sincerely,

Titans Front Office (2008 Post)

7:51: More Real John Moss:

Real John Moss: who r u gooing to chose in draft

Me: Matt Kalil

Real John Moss: hes big guy

Real John Moss: good looking guy

Real John Moss: very big yes

Real John Moss: handsome

How does Real John Moss know that Kalil is “very big yes?” Not that there’s anything wrong with knowing that.

7:53: By the way, the Browns still have 22, 37, 67, 100, 160, 204, 205, 245 and 247. Plenty of picks; four in the top 100. They can really improve their team tonight.

7:57: Loving these NFL Primetime tracks. Not going to lie – I wouldn’t mind having them in my iTunes playlist.

7:59: One last commercial break until the 2012 NFL Draft begins. Hopefully Irsay won’t spend all 10 minutes deciding on whether Luck can be a great tweeter or not.

8:01: To New York City. To New York City. To New York City. To New York City. To New York City. To New York City. To New York City. To New York City. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up. Toss it up.

What the hell is this music?



8:03: Roger Goodell getting booed. Nice.

8:04: “The 2012 NFL Draft is officially open!”

8:05: Andrew Luck is on the phone. Hmm…

Jim Irsay: Hey Andrew, I noticed you’re not on Twitter.

Andrew Luck: I don’t have Twitter, sir.

Jim Irsay: Andrew, I need to discuss important things on Twitter with you like what your favorite cereal is.

Andrew Luck: But don’t you want me to play football?

Jim Irsay: Who cares about football? Rank all your cereals now, sir!

With the No. 1 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Colts select Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford

8:07: Check out my grade for Luck in my 2012 NFL Draft Grades page.

8:09: “When we return?” Ugh. Oh, commercial-free for the rest of the hour? Sweet.

8:11: Boom, boom, boom, boom. Yo quiero taco bello.
Boom, boom, boom, boom. Yo quiero taco meato.
Boom, boom, boom, boom. Yo quiero dolly Costa Rica.
Boom, boom, boom, boom. Taco I’m a eata.
Boom, boom, boom, boom. Yo quiero taco bello.
Boom, boom, boom, boom. Yo quero taco meato.


8:13: Have I mentioned how much Pitbull sucks?

With the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Redskins select Robert Griffin, QB, Baylor

8:15: Cleveland’s pick is in. I suppose they traded up for Ryan Tannehill.

8:19: I’ve decided that even though the Vikings traded down, they’ll still get a Matt Millen grade for Morris Claiborne.

With the No. 3 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Browns select Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama

8:20: As noted before, I have a grade for Richardson already listed.

8:24: Here we go. Minnesota’s pick is in. Will Spielman be smart or stupid? Matt Millen or Bill Belichick? Kielbasas or spygate videotapes?

8:26: The Buccaneers apparently just traded down from No. 7 to No. 5. Stupid trades and stupid GMs are ruining my mock! Ahhhhh!!!



With the No. 4 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Vikings select Matt Kalil, OT, USC

8:28: Smart, Belichick and spygate. Bravo, Spielman.

8:30: I’m so glad the NFL makes sense.

8:31: The crowd is groaning. Tell us what happened, ESPN! Ugh!

With the No. 5 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Jaguars select Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State

8:33: This is a really good pick, but Blackmon won’t be on my fantasy roster next year.

8:35: Cowboys move up to No. 6. Morris Claiborne?

8:37: This draft is really crazy with all of these trades. Thank you, new CBA.

With the No. 6 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Cowboys select Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU

8:41: Oh, I almost forgot. I totally nailed that Vikings pick!

8:42: My head is spinning with all of these trades. Craziest draft ever.

8:44: I guess this pick is Mark Barron. Pretty high for him. It’s worth noting that the Buccaneers didn’t meet with either Barron or Luke Kuechly.

With the No. 7 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Buccaneers select Mark Barron, SS, Alabama

With the No. 8 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Dolphins select Ryan Tannehill, QB, Texas A&M

8:50: It’s a good thing Mike Sherman didn’t pass on Tannehill. We all saw what happened when Charlie Weis eschewed Jimmy Clausen. Didn’t some idiot say Clausen should be No. 1 in 2010?

8:52: Tell Suzy you want to kiss her, Ryan! Tell her!

With the No. 9 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Panthers select Luke Kuechly, OLB

8:55: Damn it, I had Luke Kuechly in Wednesday’s update. Ugh!

With the No. 10 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Bills select Stephon Gilmore, CB

8:55: Damn it, I had Stephon Gilmore in Wednesday’s update. Ugh!

9:03: I’d be surprised with Dontari Poe.

9:04: Poe-tential BUAHAHA.

With the No. 11 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Chiefs select Dontari Poe, NT

9:05: I guess Scott Pioli is the new Al Davis. Height-weight-speed FTW!

9:06: Eagles move up! Fletcher Cox?

With the No. 12 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Eagles select Fletcher Cox, DT

9:13: Not that there’s anything wrong with hugging Roger Goodell for 10 minutes.

9:15: If the Cardinals take Michael Floyd, I think I would have gotten nine out of 13 picks correct in Tuesday’s version of my mock draft.

With the No. 13 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Cardinals select Michael Floyd, WR

9:19: Poor Rams. And poorer Sam Bradford. Who’s he going to throw to, Steve Smith? Injury-prone Danny Amendola? And if they take Michael Brockers, who’s going to block for Bradford?

9:22: The Rams should select David DeCastro if they care about Sam Bradford’s career and health.

With the No. 14 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Rams select Michael Brockers, DT

9:26: No Millen grades yet. I’m highly disappointed in myself.

9:28: E-mail from Cliff S: “Can i get a count on how many times this guy force feeds the word ‘kid’ into his commentary? I wanted to make a drinking game but Jesus Christ…. Also – where did his speech impetiment go?”

The same place where his Justin Blackmon to Cleveland pick went! Burn! Yeah, I know my final mock sucked too. Oh well.

9:30: It’s always a good idea to take a run-stuffer in the top half of the first round.

9:31: Chandler Jones for Seattle?



With the No. 15 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Seahawks select Bruce Irvin, DE/OLB

9:32: MILLEN GRADE TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9:37: Check out my 2012 NFL Draft Grades. I just gave the worst grade ever to Seattle.

9:39: A comment from Zach: “You know, on most occasions I have a problem with your Seahawks bashing Walt. But this is 1000% deserved. I need some ibuprofen.”

With the No. 16 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Jets select Quinton Coples, DE

9:42: Ugh, couldn’t the Jets have cooperated with mock drafts (and their fans’ wishes) and selected Melvin Ingram?

9:45: I want the Bengals to pick Dre Kirkpatrick for my mock, but they really need to select David DeCastro.

With the No. 17 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Bengals select Dre Kirkpatrick, CB

9:46: Yay, the Bengals selected someone who wasn’t the best player available but helped me get a pick right!

9:50: The Chargers select Melvin Ingram, according to Twitter. Can’t believe he made it past the Jets.

With the No. 18 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Chargers select Melvin Ingram, DE/OLB

9:54: I love the Melvin Ingram pick, but it’s never a good sign when an analyst says, “I don’t know where to play him on first and second down.”

9:56: Whitney Mercilus? Chandler Jones?

9:57: Or Shea McClellin, according to Adam Schefter.

With the No. 19 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Bears select Shea McClellin, DE

10:02: I just realized that due to a copy-paste error, I had the Jets taking Quinton Coples, Dre Kirkpatrick, Melvin Ingram and Shea McClellin. What a great draft!

10:03: Adam Schefter ruins the draft yet again by announcing that the Patriots will move up to No. 21 for Chandler Jones. Shame the Jets couldn’t get him too.

With the No. 20 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Titans select Kendall Wright, WR

10:08: The Browns are apparently going with Brandon Weeden at No. 22. That’s a borderline Millen pick. A 29-year-old quarterback in the first round? Horrible.

With the No. 21 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Patriots select Chandler Jones, DE/OLB

With the No. 22 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Browns select Brandon Weeden, QB

10:13: Mike Holmgren better stock the locker room with adult diapers.

10:15: The salute to the military is nice, but as I wrote last year, I suspect this is just a ploy by Roger Goodell to stop getting booed.

With the No. 23 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Lions select Riley Reiff, OT

With the No. 24 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Steelers select David DeCastro, G

With the No. 25 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Lions select Dont’a Hightower, ILB

10:24: So many consecutive picks. Trying to catch up on my grades.

10:28: Here’s where I thought Bruce Irvin would go once I found out that a helicopter flew him into a mystery team facility. Good thing for Houston that they’re not reaching.

With the No. 26 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Texans select Whitney Mercilus, DE/OLB

10:29: Another correct pick I had in a recent mock draft. FML.

10:30: So, the Texans added a pass-rusher… wait, hear a girly yelp coming from Jacksonville’s war room? That’s Blaine Gabbert, who is hiding under the table.

With the No. 27 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Bengals select Kevin Zeitler, G

10:35: I think the Bengals forgot that Cordy Glenn and Courtney Upshaw were still available.

With the No. 28 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Packers select Nick Perry, DE/OLB

10:43: The Vikings were linked to Harrison Smith and Alshon Jeffery, so I’ll assume this will be one of them.

With the No. 29 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Vikings select Harrison Smith, SS

10:48: Twitter is reporting that the 49ers are taking A.J. Jenkins. If so, I think there should be an investigation into whether someone laced Jim Harbaugh’s food with crack. Seriously? A.J. Jenkins?

With the No. 30 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the 49ers select A.J. Jenkins, WR

With the No. 31 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Buccaneers select Doug Martin, RB

10:55: I had the Buccaneers picking Doug Martin in the second round, so I’ll count this as a correct pick. Don’t think I can do that? Well, I don’t care! Buhahaha!

10:58: By the way, no Denver selection, so I can’t say that I totally nailed that pick, Woody. But maybe, just maybe, I mocked so many players to the Broncos because I knew they’d trade down and would have lots of options. So, Woody, I totally nailed that pick!

10:58: The first round went by way too quickly. I normally post more comments in between picks, but the selections were rolling in non-stop.

10:59: Just looked it up – the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft concluded at 11:46. This first round was crazy fast.

11:02: The Giants apparently wanted Doug Martin. Take the other Martin for my mock. Come on!

With the No. 32 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Giants select David Wilson, RB

11:05: So much for not going with a running back with Doug Martin off the board. Why not Jonathan Martin or Cordy Glenn?

11:10: I had seven picks correct. Ugh. If I would have gone with an earlier version (Luke Kuechly to the Panthers, Stephon Gilmore to the Bills, Michael Floyd to the Cardinals), I would have had a million picks correct. I blame the Roger Goodell for moving the NFL Draft to a Thursday. Booooooooooo, Roger, booooooooooo!!!

Or maybe I’m just a buffoon. Like Woody said. Nah. I’ll blame someone else.

11:13: ESPN with a billion commercials in a row. You can tell they expected this to go longer because they’re trying to fit all of their ads in.

11:14: Got a text from Emilysh, the Giants fan/hot girl I mentioned earlier: “I don’t know if Wilson was worth picking that high. We could use a running back but maybe it would have been better to draft to strengthen other positions then try to pick an RB later when there’s a player that offers more value for where he’s picked.”

There are few things better than hot girls who know their football.

11:15: Thanks for reading all of my nonsensical thoughts throughout this crazy night. Or the thoughts I tried to post amid the fastest first round ever.

All of my 2012 NFL Draft Grades are posted for each pick if you haven’t seen them. I’ll have individual grades for all the picks in the other six rounds Friday and Saturday.

Also, I’ll have a Re-Mock of the second and third rounds posted on the site tomorrow morning.





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2017 NFL Week 2 Recap - Sept. 19
2017 NFL Week 3 Recap - Sept. 26
2017 NFL Week 4 Recap - Oct. 2
2017 NFL Week 5 Recap - Oct. 9
2017 NFL Week 6 Recap - Oct. 16
2017 NFL Week 7 Recap - Oct. 23
2017 NFL Week 8 Recap - Oct. 30
2017 NFL Week 9 Recap - Nov. 6
2017 NFL Week 10 Recap - Nov. 13
2017 NFL Week 11 Recap - Nov. 20
2017 NFL Week 12 Recap - Nov. 27
2017 NFL Week 13 Recap - Dec. 4
2017 NFL Week 14 Recap - Dec. 11
2017 NFL Week 15 Recap - Dec. 18
2017 NFL Week 16 Recap - Dec. 25
2017 NFL Week 17 Recap - Jan. 1
2017 NFL Week 18 Recap - Jan. 8
2017 NFL Week 19 Recap - Jan. 15
2017 NFL Week 20 Recap - Jan. 22
Super Bowl LII Recap - Feb. 5


2017: Live 2017 NFL Draft Blog - April 30
2017 NFL Week 1 Recap - Sept. 12
2017 NFL Week 2 Recap - Sept. 19
2017 NFL Week 3 Recap - Sept. 26
2017 NFL Week 4 Recap - Oct. 2
2017 NFL Week 5 Recap - Oct. 9
2017 NFL Week 6 Recap - Oct. 16
2017 NFL Week 7 Recap - Oct. 23
2017 NFL Week 8 Recap - Oct. 30
2017 NFL Week 9 Recap - Nov. 6
2017 NFL Week 10 Recap - Nov. 13
2017 NFL Week 11 Recap - Nov. 20
2017 NFL Week 12 Recap - Nov. 27
2017 NFL Week 13 Recap - Dec. 4
2017 NFL Week 14 Recap - Dec. 11
2017 NFL Week 15 Recap - Dec. 18
2017 NFL Week 16 Recap - Dec. 25
2017 NFL Week 17 Recap - Jan. 1
2017 NFL Week 18 Recap - Jan. 8
2017 NFL Week 19 Recap - Jan. 15
2017 NFL Week 20 Recap - Jan. 22
Super Bowl LII Recap - Feb. 5


2016: Live 2016 NFL Draft Blog - April 30
2016 NFL Week 1 Recap - Sept. 12
2016 NFL Week 2 Recap - Sept. 19
2016 NFL Week 3 Recap - Sept. 26
2016 NFL Week 4 Recap - Oct. 3
2016 NFL Week 5 Recap - Oct. 10
2016 NFL Week 6 Recap - Oct. 17
2016 NFL Week 7 Recap - Oct. 24
2016 NFL Week 8 Recap - Oct. 31
2016 NFL Week 9 Recap - Nov. 7
2016 NFL Week 10 Recap - Nov. 14
2016 NFL Week 11 Recap - Nov. 21
2016 NFL Week 12 Recap - Nov. 28
2016 NFL Week 13 Recap - Dec. 5
2016 NFL Week 14 Recap - Dec. 12
2016 NFL Week 15 Recap - Dec. 19
2016 NFL Week 16 Recap - Dec. 26
2016 NFL Week 17 Recap - Jan. 2
2016 NFL Week 18 Recap - Jan. 9
2016 NFL Week 19 Recap - Jan. 16
2016 NFL Week 20 Recap - Jan. 23
2016 NFL Week 21 Recap - Feb. 6


2015: Live 2015 NFL Draft Blog - April 30
2015 NFL Week 1 Recap - Sept. 12
2015 NFL Week 2 Recap - Sept. 17
2015 NFL Week 3 Recap - Sept. 24
2015 NFL Week 4 Recap - Oct. 1
2015 NFL Week 5 Recap - Oct. 8
2015 NFL Week 6 Recap - Oct. 15
2015 NFL Week 7 Recap - Oct. 22
2015 NFL Week 8 Recap - Oct. 29
2015 NFL Week 9 Recap - Nov. 5
2015 NFL Week 10 Recap - Nov. 12
2015 NFL Week 11 Recap - Nov. 19
2015 NFL Week 12 Recap - Nov. 26
2015 NFL Week 13 Recap - Dec. 4
2015 NFL Week 14 Recap - Dec. 11
2015 NFL Week 15 Recap - Dec. 18
2015 NFL Week 16 Recap - Dec. 25
2015 NFL Week 17 Recap - Jan. 4
2015 NFL Week 18 Recap - Jan. 11
2015 NFL Week 19 Recap - Jan. 18
2015 NFL Week 20 Recap - Jan. 25
Super Bowl 50 Recap - Feb. 8


2014: Live 2014 NFL Draft Blog - May 8
2014 NFL Week 1 Recap - Sept. 5
2014 NFL Week 2 Recap - Sept. 12
2014 NFL Week 3 Recap - Sept. 19
2014 NFL Week 4 Recap - Sept. 26
2014 NFL Week 5 Recap - Oct. 3
2014 NFL Week 6 Recap - Oct. 10
2014 NFL Week 7 Recap - Oct. 17
2014 NFL Week 8 Recap - Oct. 24
2014 NFL Week 9 Recap - Oct. 31
2014 NFL Week 10 Recap - Nov. 6
2014 NFL Week 11 Recap - Nov. 13
2014 NFL Week 12 Recap - Nov. 20
2014 NFL Week 13 Recap - Nov. 27
2014 NFL Week 14 Recap - Dec. 5
2014 NFL Week 15 Recap - Dec. 12
2014 NFL Week 16 Recap - Dec. 19
2014 NFL Week 17 Recap - Dec. 29
2014 NFL Week 18 Recap - Jan. 4
2014 NFL Week 19 Recap - Jan. 11
2014 NFL Week 20 Recap - Jan. 18
Super Bowl XLIX Live Blog - Feb. 1
Super Bowl XLIX Recap - Feb. 2


2013: Live 2013 NFL Draft Blog - April 26
2013 NFL Week 1 Recap - Sept. 10
2013 NFL Week 2 Recap - Sept. 17
2013 NFL Week 3 Recap - Sept. 24
2013 NFL Week 4 Recap - Oct. 1
2013 NFL Week 5 Recap - Oct. 8
2013 NFL Week 6 Recap - Oct. 15
2013 NFL Week 7 Recap - Oct. 22
2013 NFL Week 8 Recap - Oct. 29
2013 NFL Week 9 Recap - Nov. 4
2013 NFL Week 10 Recap - Nov. 11
2013 NFL Week 11 Recap - Nov. 18
2013 NFL Week 12 Recap - Nov. 25
2013 NFL Week 13 Recap - Dec. 2
2013 NFL Week 14 Recap - Dec. 9
2013 NFL Week 15 Recap - Dec. 16
2013 NFL Week 16 Recap - Dec. 23
2013 NFL Week 17 Recap - Dec. 30
2013 NFL Week 18 Recap - Jan. 6
2013 NFL Week 19 Recap - Jan. 13
2013 NFL Week 20 Recap - Jan. 20
Super Bowl XLVIII Recap - Feb. 3
Super Bowl XLVIII Live Blog - Feb. 2


2012: Live 2012 NFL Draft Blog - April 26
2012 NFL Week 1 Recap - Sept. 10
2012 NFL Week 2 Recap - Sept. 17
2012 NFL Week 3 Recap - Sept. 24
2012 NFL Week 4 Recap - Oct. 1
2012 NFL Week 5 Recap - Oct. 8
2012 NFL Week 6 Recap - Oct. 15
2012 NFL Week 7 Recap - Oct. 22
2012 NFL Week 8 Recap - Oct. 29
2012 NFL Week 9 Recap - Nov. 5
2012 NFL Week 10 Recap - Nov. 12
2012 NFL Week 11 Recap - Nov. 19
2012 NFL Week 12 Recap - Nov. 26
2012 NFL Week 13 Recap - Dec. 3
2012 NFL Week 14 Recap - Dec. 10
2012 NFL Week 15 Recap - Dec. 17
2012 NFL Week 16 Recap - Dec. 24
2012 NFL Week 17 Recap - Dec. 31
2012 NFL Week 18 Recap - Jan. 7
2012 NFL Week 19 Recap - Jan. 14
2012 NFL Week 20 Recap - Jan. 21
Super Bowl XLVII Recap - Feb. 4
Super Bowl XLVII Live Blog - Feb. 4


2011: Live 2011 NFL Draft Blog - April 28
2011 NFL Week 1 Recap - Sept. 12
2011 NFL Week 2 Recap - Sept. 19
2011 NFL Week 3 Recap - Sept. 26
2011 NFL Week 4 Recap - Oct. 3
2011 NFL Week 5 Recap - Oct. 10
2011 NFL Week 6 Recap - Oct. 17
2011 NFL Week 7 Recap - Oct. 24
2011 NFL Week 8 Recap - Oct. 31
2011 NFL Week 9 Recap - Nov. 7
2011 NFL Week 10 Recap - Nov. 14
2011 NFL Week 11 Recap - Nov. 21
2011 NFL Week 12 Recap - Nov. 28
2011 NFL Week 13 Recap - Dec. 5
2011 NFL Week 14 Recap - Dec. 12
2011 NFL Week 15 Recap - Dec. 19
2011 NFL Week 16 Recap - Dec. 26
2011 NFL Week 17 Recap - Jan. 2
2011 NFL Week 18 Recap - Jan. 9
2011 NFL Week 19 Recap - Jan. 16
2011 NFL Week 20 Recap - Jan. 23
Super Bowl XLVI Live Blog - Feb. 6


2010: Live 2010 NFL Draft Blog - April 22
2010 Hall of Fame Game Live Blog - Aug. 8
2010 NFL Kickoff Live Blog - Sept. 9
2010 NFL Week 1 Review - Sept. 13
2010 NFL Week 2 Review - Sept. 20
2010 NFL Week 3 Review - Sept. 27
2010 NFL Week 4 Review - Oct. 4
2010 NFL Week 5 Review - Oct. 11
2010 NFL Week 6 Review - Oct. 18
2010 NFL Week 7 Review - Oct. 25
2010 NFL Week 8 Review - Nov. 1
2010 NFL Week 9 Review - Nov. 8
2010 NFL Week 10 Review - Nov. 15
2010 NFL Week 11 Review - Nov. 22
2010 NFL Week 12 Review - Nov. 29
2010 NFL Week 13 Review - Dec. 6
2010 NFL Week 14 Review - Dec. 13
2010 NFL Week 15 Review - Dec. 20
2010 NFL Week 16 Review - Dec. 27
2010 NFL Week 17 Review - Jan. 3
2010 NFL Week 18 Review - Jan. 10
2010 NFL Week 19 Review - Jan. 17
2010 NFL Week 19 Review - Jan. 24
Super Bowl XLV Live Blog - Feb. 6


2009: Live 2009 NFL Draft Blog - April 25
2009 Hall of Fame Game Live Blog - Aug. 10
2009 NFL Kickoff Live Blog - Sept. 10
2009 NFL Week 1 Review - Sept. 14
2009 NFL Week 2 Review - Sept. 21
2009 NFL Week 3 Review - Sept. 28
2009 NFL Week 4 Review - Oct. 5
2009 NFL Week 5 Review - Oct. 12
2009 NFL Week 6 Review - Oct. 19
2009 NFL Week 7 Review - Oct. 26
2009 NFL Week 8 Review - Nov. 2
2009 NFL Week 9 Review - Nov. 9
2009 NFL Week 10 Review - Nov. 16
2009 NFL Week 11 Review - Nov. 23
2009 NFL Week 12 Review - Nov. 30
2009 NFL Week 13 Review - Dec. 6
2009 NFL Week 14 Review - Dec. 13
2009 NFL Week 15 Review - Dec. 20
2009 NFL Week 16 Review - Dec. 27
2009 NFL Week 17 Review - Jan. 4
2009 NFL Week 18 Review - Jan. 11
2009 NFL Week 19 Review - Jan. 18
2009 NFL Week 20 Review - Jan. 25
Super Bowl XLIV Live Blog - Feb. 7


2008: Live 2008 NFL Draft Blog - April 26
2008 NFL Kickoff Blog - Sept. 4
NFL Week 1 Review - Sept. 8
NFL Week 2 Review - Sept. 15
NFL Week 3 Review - Sept. 22
NFL Week 4 Review - Sept. 29
NFL Week 5 Review - Oct. 6
NFL Week 6 Review - Oct. 13
NFL Week 7 Review - Oct. 20
NFL Week 8 Review - Oct. 27
NFL Week 9 Review - Nov. 3
NFL Week 10 Review - Nov. 10
NFL Week 11 Review - Nov. 17
NFL Week 12 Review - Nov. 24
NFL Week 13 Review - Dec. 1
NFL Week 14 Review - Dec. 8
NFL Week 15 Review - Dec. 15
NFL Week 16 Review - Dec. 22
NFL Week 17 Review - Dec. 29
NFL Wild Card Playoffs Review - Jan. 4
NFL Divisional Playoffs Review - Jan. 11
NFL Championship Sunday Review - Jan. 19
Super Bowl XLIII Live Blog