There’s been plenty of talent that has been selected during the NFL draft, but what can often be swept under the rug is how those picks come to be. The Patriots original slate of draft picks has seen tons of movement.
One of the biggest offstage stories on the first night of the NFL draft involved local quarterback Carson Wentz. Carson Wentz took a Cowboys fans hat off at a fan event at the Draft. Wentz explained the event to Yahoo Sports, noting that there’s no love lost between the Eagles and Cowboys.
The Redskins first four picks of the 2017 Draft were met with nearly universal acclaim. That changed with the franchise's second fourth-round selection on Saturday when the team selected Michigan State safety Montae Nicholson. Looking at the NFL.com Draft Profile for the former Spartan, the results aren't pretty. From NFL.com: Nicholson has outstanding size and could test well at the combine and his pro day, but his tape is blah and no amount of workouts in shorts and t-shirts will change that. Nicholson's lack of playmaking production combined with his unsure tackling make him a traits-only prospect who could have a hard time sticking in the league unless he finds more confidence and aggression.