Our all-fantasy crew will delve deeper into the fantasy outlook for the draftees
For the second time in two months, the Cleveland Browns made a trade with the Houston Texans that netted them assets in return. On Thursday, moments before using their second pick of the first round of the NFL Draft, the Browns dealt their No. 12 pick to the Texans for Houston's 25th overall pick and a 2018 first-round pick.
AVONDALE, La. – Jordan Spieth and Ryan Palmer can’t get enough of this team concept. First, they shot a 6-under 66 in alternate shot to share the lead at the Zurich Classic. And on Thursday night they headed to the New Orleans Saints’ facility to watch how the team prepares to make the 11th pick in the NFL Draft. “It’ll be really cool just kind of sitting in the back and watching that process take shape,” Spieth said. “I’ve always wondered what it’s like.” It’s Palmer’s second time in the Draft war room, after attending a few years ago with his caddie, James Edmondson. “They’re actually watching Shot Tracker more than anything,” Palmer said. “You’d be surprised. They’re watching what we’re doing
The fact that NFL draft analysts are almost universally praising Washington’s pick of Jonathan Allen midway through the first round Thursday night doesn’t mean Allen will be a success. But on a Friday in April, almost universal praise is probably better than the alternative. There might not be anyone more enthusiastic than Charley Casserly, who spent several hours with the hometown kid while preparing NFL draft preview content for CSN Mid-Atlantic. Casserly has now said in multiple places that Allen was a steal, someone with top-five talent and a work ethic to match who fell to Washington only because of his multiple shoulder surgeries. “This guy’s a heck of a player,” Casserly said on the Junkies