After overcoming a 25-point deficit to win their fifth title, the Patriots will pick last in the NFL draft April 27 in Philadelphia. Last year, they were stripped of their first-round pick in the "
Cleveland had the worst record in the league at 1-15 and will pick first, followed by San Francisco, Chicago and Jacksonville. Among the possible top picks is
Between now and draft weekend, prospective rookies will be poked, prodded and peppered by NFL personnel. Some players will get extra scrutiny at the NFL combine in a month or on their pro days in March because of discipline issues or health concerns.
Some have already seen their stock slide based on poor decisions or plain bad luck, and others are steadily climbing all the mock drafts.
Two running backs who are projected high picks —
Smith was projected as a potential top-five pick before his injury, and instead went to the
McCaffrey, the 2015
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