This Draft Is All About Mark Sanchez


Published: March 31, 2009


... additional picks. This also seems to be fanned by the hometown desire for the Raiders to drop into a spot where drafting Alex Mack makes more sense.

The focus of many Raiders blog sites and Raiders fans sites appear to be the Philadelphia Eagles, who happen to have two first round selections towards the back (No. 21 and No. 28).

However, there seems to be little desire on the part of Eagles, and any other teams in the NFL, to move towards the top of the draft.

Moving out of a top 10 draft slot is easier said then done in today's NFL. Most teams see the financial risk of signing a top 10 pick as greater then the reward.

The exception, however, may be when a "franchise quarterback" is available.

Conventional wisdom going into next month's draft appears to indicate that there are two quarterback prospects available that have the franchise tag on them.

Matthew Stafford and Mark Sanchez, in my estimations, are fairly evenly rated on ...

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