“When it comes to Geno Smith, Cleveland may wind up being a wild card, maybe in a trade down, maybe at 6.” – Albert Breer https://twitter.com/AlbertBreer/stat...62004831637504
“There’s a building buzz that the Browns could be plotting to move from No. 6 to No. 3 to get quarterback Geno Smith before the Eagles take him at No. 4.” – Mike Florio http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...before-philly/
**The Browns selected Barkevious Mingo with the sixth overall pick. They did not draft Geno Smith; they did not draft a single QB with any of their picks.
“Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel will be the first name called next week. “ – Jason LaCanfora http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/story/2...ckles-are-gone
**Luke Joeckel was, in fact, the second named called.
“The No. 1 overall player on the Bills board? Tavon Austin.” – Ian Rappaport https://twitter.com/RapSheet/statuse...37942069010434
**Tavon Austin was on the board when it was time for the Bills to pick; they traded back into the 1st round, allowing the Rams to draft Austin instead.
“Jacksonville will be taking a quarterback sometime relatively high in this draft.” – Jason LaCanfora http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/blog/ja...-jags-at-no-33
“We’ve also heard the Bills fear that the Jaguars are interested in taking Nassib with the first pick of the second round, No. 33 overall.” – Mike Florio http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...e-ryan-nassib/
The Jaguars “are taking” Ryan Nassib if he’s available at the top of round two. – Ian Rappaport http://www.rotoworld.com/headlines/n...-headlines?r=1
“The thinking in league circles is that the Jaguars will be prepared to take one of two quarterbacks [at the top of round two], if they use that pick. The expected choices are Matt Barkley or Ryan Nassib.” – Mike Florio http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...-in-round-two/
**The Jaguars did not select a quarterback at any point during the draft.
“Stacey Dales believes via source Bears will take Manti Te'o at LB if he's available. Matches what I have been hearing.” – Ian Rappaport https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/327501637050585088
**The Bears selected Kyle Long at pick 20; Te’o was later drafted by the Chargers in the 2nd round.
"I know one thing for sure in talking to people around the league. The Buffalo Bills want Ryan Nassib. But they're very concerned the Jets will take him later in the first round.” – Sal Paolantonio http://www.rotoworld.com/headlines/n...-headlines?r=1
**Both the Bills and the Jets passed on Nassib multiple times, before he was drafted by the Giants in the 4th round.
“I have heard [the Bills] might like Matt Barkley more [than Nassib].” – Albert Breer http://www.nfl.com/draft/story/0ap10...rt-create-buzz
**The Bills drafted EJ Manuel after trading back in the 1st round, passing on both Barkley and Nassib.
"I think the Buffalo Bills at No. 8 could make Nassib the first quarterback chosen in this draft. ... I think that has a better chance of happening than not." – Chris Mortensen http://www.rotoworld.com/headlines/n...-headlines?r=1
**Ryan Nassib was drafted in the 4th round by the Giants.
“Geno Smith will be a top-five draft pick. There isn't any doubt about it.” – Jason LaCanfora http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/story/2...ed-in-top-five
**Geno Smith was drafted 39th overall.