The Scout’s Report

• MMQB’s Peter King said on B/R’s Simms & Lefkoe podcast that he doesn’t expect Dorsey to tip his hand before draft night. That meshes with what I’ve been hearing for weeks. Dorsey isn’t telling anyone—not the players, not their agents and not even his top lieutenants.

• Could Florida State safety Derwin James slide on draft day? Multiple league sources believe he could hear his name nfl jerseys wholesale called in the second half of the first round despite several calling him a true top-10 player in the class.

• Last year, the first offensive tackle was drafted at No. 20 overall when the Denver Broncos added Garett Bolles. This year, according to a handful of scouts and executives, the first offensive tackle might not be drafted until the 20s again. Three—Mike McGlinchey, Connor Williams and Kolton Miller—are expected to go in Round 1, but none are seen as top-15 players.

• The love for South Carolina tight end Hayden Hurst is real, according to one high-level executive I spoke to this week. Hurst, who played minor league baseball before joining the Gamecocks football team, is seen as a plug-and-play impact at the position and could be a major boost to a team in nfl jerseys china “win now” mode. B/R’s Dan Pompei has a great feature on Hurst that’s worth checking out.

• It’s hard to call any pick in this draft a lock, but word around the league is that the Atlanta Falcons love Florida defensive tackle Taven Bryan. More than any other Round 1 selection, this is the one I feel best about predicting.

• The 2017 draft saw three wide receivers taken in the top 10 picks, but that is not expected to be the case this time around. NFL decision-makers I nfl wholesale jerseys spoke to all expect three to be the most we’ll see drafted in the entire first round. Calvin Ridley and Courtland Sutton seem like locks, with either D.J. Moore or DJ Chark joining jerseys from china