Commentary

NFL scouts offer first-round insight

Varying opinions, team needs, league-wide buzz make for some interesting picks

Updated: April 13, 2011, 1:46 PM ET
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.

Final draft boards are nearing completion both here at Scouts Inc. and across the NFL, with only last-minute medical concerns and character flags likely to change things significantly from here on out.

I reached out to a pair of current NFL scouts (one from the AFC, one from the NFC) and both were nice enough to give up some of their very limited free time early this week to join me in running through a mock first round, and there were definitely some interesting results.