Scouts reportedly ‘befuddled’ by A.J. McCarron’s claims

With the draft less than a week away, A.J. McCarron’s name is reportedly buzzing around the league. And that’s not a good thing. Profootballtalk.com reported that “multiple scouts are befuddled” by the former Alabama quarterback’s recent claims about his draft position. During a radio appearance last week, McCarron stated “pretty much everyone so far” —…

Bridgewater could collect $5 million for draft day slide

Teddy Bridgewater has gone from the consensus top overall pick in next month’s draft to a potential second day selection. Yet, thanks to some creative foresight, the former Louisville quarterback might reap the benefits of a draft day slide. According to ESPN.com’s Darren Rovell, Bridgewater has a $5 million loss-of-value insurance policy, money he will…

Bills GM on moving draft to May: It doesn’t help

Roger Goodell’s largely unpopular decision to move the draft to May this year has caused restlessness for football-starved fans. For NFL teams, it’s no picnic, either. On Friday — exactly one year since the 2013 draft, ironically enough — Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley intimated he’s not a fan of delaying the process. “I’d…

2013 NFL draft first round selections

It’s finally here. After months of mocks, weeks of speculation, and days of utter anxiety, the 2013 NFL draft has kicked off at Radio City Music Hall. Keep it posted here for a pick-by-pick breakdown of Thursday night’s first round, and remember to refresh for live updates. 1) Kansas City Chiefs — T Eric Fisher….