The attention will be heaped upon EJ Manuel and the rest of the "skill position" talents the Bills added via the draft but it could be a playmaker on the other side of the ball who makes the greatest immediate impact.
Now that the Cardinals have Carson Palmer under center, the team will look to protect their new investment come the 2013 NFL Draft. In his Cardinals draft spotlight, Jeff Reynolds has Arizona targeting Eric Fisher, and Larry Warford to bolster the line, while looking down the road at Mike Glennon as the team's quarterback of the future.
An estimated 60 NFL representatives attended the USC Pro Day, including key decision-makers from the Jaguars, Rams and Bears. Other teams thought likely to be interested in the Pro Day, on the other hand, were lightly represented.
While all eyes will be on senior quarterback Matt Barkley, NFLDraftScout.com currently views seven Trojans as potential selections in the 2013 draft, not the least of whom are potential first-round receiver Robert Woods and center Khaled Holmes, who wasn't able to participate at the combine due to a strained pectoral.
The NFL officially recognized a record 73 underclassmen as having been granted special eligibility into the 2013 draft. The list includes Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel, NFLDraftScout.com's top-rated prospect, and a few surprises.
While the NFL has yet to announce the final tally, the deadline for underclassmen to declare themselves eligible for the 2013 draft was yesterday, January 15. And, with 25 of NFLDraftScout.com's top 50 prospects (including No 1 overall) forgoing eligibility, what is clear is that underclassmen will once again dominate the league's April selection show.