The Bengals and Chargers will have a lot of young players in the playoff spotlight at Paul Brown Stadium.
There’s no high-profile quarterback destined to go No. 1. There’s not even a running back or wide receiver worthy of the top overall pick. There’s just beef. And lots of it.
The team’s needs and its draft philosophy don’t match up well going into tonight’s first round of the NFL Draft, making a direct-hit prediction almost impossible. What to do?
Heading into the NFL Draft on Thursday, look for the Giants to fill many holes on defense in the seven rounds. That doesn’t mean, of course, that general manager Jerry Reese will use the 19th pick overall to take a defensive player.
While the BCS system is flawed, the title game features, without a doubt, the correct matchup.