If the Oakland Raiders miss out on one of the top three quarterback prospects with the No. 5 overall pick, the silver lining could be an elite prospect like Auburn left tackle Greg Robinson falling into their lap.
Former UConn standout Sio Moore could prove to be the big play specialist that Oakland has been searching for at linebacker. The third-round pick is one of several standouts in what might be the draft class that helps rebuild the Raiders' mystique.
Could a provision in the collective bargaining agreement which gives clubs the option of adding a fifth year to rookie deals spark draft-day trades and push the value of quarterbacks? Some in the league think so.
With three of the teams thought likely to be considering a QB early in the NFL Draft adding veterans recently, could Geno Smith, Matt Barkley and the rest of the 2013 crop of passers slip out of the first round entirely?
Record-breaking Eastern Washington wide receiver Brandon Kaufman has signed with an agent (thus giving up his collegiate eligibility) and is hoping to join former teammates Taiwan Jones and Matt Johnson in the NFL.