Draft Q&A: Who rose, who fell and why?
Did the Raiders make the right choice with Jamarcus Russell? Our Scouts Inc. analysts answer that question and more.
- NEW YORK -- JaMarcus Russell or Calvin Johnson? Brady Quinn or Joe Thomas? Boost the offense or bolster the defense? Best athlete available or address a need? Trade up, trade down or stay put, close your eyes, throw a dart and pray? The weeks leading up to the NFL draft -- for 32 teams and hundreds of college football's top prospects -- are all about questions.
Saturday was about answers.
We asked Scouts Inc. analysts and ESPN Insiders Jeremy Green, Keith Kidd and Gary Horton to provide running analysis during the 2007 NFL draft. Following is an edited version of the most intriguing first-round developments and reactions from Saturday's ESPN.com Draftcast chat.
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2007 NFL DRAFTFrom Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay to Len Pasquarelli and John Clayton, ESPN.com has the 2007 NFL draft covered.
• Kiper: Draft grades
• Clayton: Day 2 observations
• Pasquarelli: Draft wrap
• Matt Mosley blog (Sun.)
• Raiders take Russell No. 1
• Browns move up for Quinn
• Complete draft coverage
• Clayton: Winners and losers
• Pasquarelli: Long first round
• Pasquarelli: Day 2 pass-rushers
• Clayton: Active trade market
• Kiper: Good, bad decisions
• Craziness in NY
• Analysis: 1st | 2nd | 3rd
• Trade tracker
• Draft Q&A
• Complete draft board
• Top-rated prospects
• Team needs: AFC | NFC
• Decision makers: AFC | NFC