As the months roll on and the draft talk starts to dry up, our daily links will begin to feature general football-related links. If you have something good, toss it in the comments.
ESPN.com - Why was the more productive Ricky Elmore taken 155 picks later than teammate Brooks Reed?
Blogger Kevin Seifert breaks down why college production doesn't equate to higher draft positioning. While there are concerns about Reed's production, he bested Elmore in all the important NFL Combine tests. Don't think those are important? This sort of shows otherwise.
Carroll County Times - Ravens decided not to draft safety, linebacker
Baltimore general manager Ozzie Newsome said he would have taken UCLA safety Rahim Moore had he been available in the second round of the draft. Newsome said linebacker and safety in this year's draft were the weakest positions.
Pro Football Talk - Patriots followed prospects on Twitter prior to draft
Like you should expect anything else from the Patriots – not that they're probably unique in this instance.
Sports Radio Interviews - Cam Newton not satisfied with just being top overall pick
Said Newton: "One thing that sticks out in my mind is how can I become a defensive coordinator’s nightmare. I want to have an answer for everything they’re throwing at me — whether they’re blitzing or having to throw to a hot receiver, whether they’re sitting back in coverage and I have to be patient in the pocket, or whether a lane opens up and I tuck it and run."
ESPN.com - Runs on receivers: Eight wideouts to watch
NFC West teams touched off two runs on wide receivers in this year's draft.