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PFW Mock Draft Suggests Luck A Better Fit

Posted by Brian Tinsman on April 12, 2012 – 11:57 am

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[Editor’s Disclaimer: The thoughts and sentiments expressed in this post belong to the author(s) and are not intended to reflect those of the team.]

With exactly two weeks until the first round of the draft, the flow of conventional wisdom is beginning to change course.  With experts willing to consider every “long shot” and “outside opportunity” in the lead up to the draft, every dark horse will become a favorite, and vice versa.

At least that’s the feeling by some draft experts concerning the No. 1 overall pick.

Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck has been lauded as the best quarterback prospect since 1983, but is a step slower and a Heisman trophy short of Robert Griffin III.  Does that make enough difference to change the Colts’ mind with the No. 1 overall selection?  Probably not, but Pro Football Weekly’s Nolan Nawrocki thinks it might.

Like most draft experts, Nawrocki is an opinionated guy, and has a history of inflammatory takes on quarterbacks (remember the fraudulent Cam Newton?).  However, in the name of “best fit,” he makes a compelling case for why Luck may fall to No. 2 and everyone would end up happy: Read more »

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