Rams Looking to Trade Down on the Cheap
Last night on NFLN there was a lot of discussion about the Rams trading down, that they are willing to scrap the horribly-outdated top of the draft value chart and move down a half-dozen spots or so.
According to the PFT article linked below, 'primary' candidates would be the 'skins (not likely), the 'hawks', and the Browns. If the Rams are willing to trade with a division rival, I could see Seattle sending both #1s to the Rams for Bradford. The Rams would take Clausen at #6, then take DE Derrick Morgan or an OT at #14. If Cleveland wanted to move up, they would have to 'sell the farm', as Holmgren put it -- Their #7, their 2nd rounder, and all three of their 3rd rounders.
If somebody ends up moving to #1 to take Bradford, it could have implications for the 49ers. For one, Clausen would be more likely to go in the top 10, which means that its less likely the Top 4 OTs would be gone by #13:
1 - SEA - Bradford
2 - DET - Suh
3 - TB - MCCoy
4 - WAS - Williams
5 - KC - Berry
6 - STL - Clausen
7 - CLE - Haden or Thomas or Spiller
8 - OAK - Okung or Davis
9 - BUF - Bulaga or Davis or Okung or Spiller
10- JAX - Thomas or Haden or Morgan
11- DEN - Bryant OR McClain
12- MIA - Dan Williams or Pierre-Paul
**13- SF - Davis or Bulaga or Okung
I know I've mentioned this way too many times, but it looks more and more likely that Okung will slip a few spots, possibly to OAK at #8. According to the draft value chart, even money for the #7 is the #13 and our 2nd rounder...I'm just sayin'.