ProFootballWeekly has its latest mock draft out and they’ve got a number one overall pick I have yet to see in any other mock.
I guess you can give Nolan Nawrocki credit for being different, but if the Carolina Panthers take A.J. Green first overall as he predicts, it’ll be the first time since the Jets made Keyshawn Johnson the number one pick in 1996 that a team took a receiver first overall.
After sending Green to Carolina and Von Miller to Denver with the second pick, he has Buffalo taking Cam Newton with the following comments.
Newton showed he could carry a team on his back and won championships at Blinn College and Auburn, enough for Bills GM Buddy Nix to overlook concerns about the Heisman Trophy winner’s character. Although Newton might not provide a long-term solution, he is the one quarterback in this year’s draft who can change the complexion of the Bills’ franchise immediately and give the 71-year-old Nix and 92-year-old owner Ralph Wilson the best chance to win now.
Personally I’d be surprised if Green goes first overall. In a draft so immensely talented with defensive players and Ron Rivera a defensive-minded guy through and through I
Tags: 2011 NFL draft, Cam Newton
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