NFL Draft Notes: Monday 5/5


Here’s a running list of reports from Monday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors:

  • The Ravens have reportedly have North Carolina TE Eric Ebron as their “number one target.” (NFLTR)
  • The Saints reportedly view Western Kentucky S Jonathan Dowling as a “perfect compliment” to Kenny Vaccaro. (Tony Pauline)
  • LSU’s Jeremy Hill and Towson’s Terrance West could be options for the Ravens in round four. (NFLTR)
  • LSU’s Jeremy Hill reportedly has interest from the Ravens, Titans and Falcons(NFLTR)
  • There’s reportedly a “real chance” Stanford LB Shayne Skov goes undrafted. (Tony Pauline)


  • Ravens assistant GM Eric DeCosta mentions that there are three elite prospects: Jadeveon Clowney, Khalil Mack and Greg Robinson. (Jim Corbett)
  • LSU WR Odell Beckham Jrwon’t make it” to the Jets at the No. 18 overall pick. (Rich Cimini)
  • Seven teams called Baylor CB Demetri Goodson on Monday including the Titans who reportedly expressed “strong interest.” (Brian T. Smith)


  • The 49ers and Jets are both “pondering” a potential trade up for a wide receiver. (NFLTR)
  • The Raiders have reportedly had three separate conversations with NFL teams about trading out of the No. 5 pick. (NFLTR)
  • Browns‘ owner Jimmy Haslem “loves” Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel. (NFLTR)
  • The Browns GM Ray Farmer “gushed” over WR Sammy Watkins, but Cleveland has reportedly spent “zero time” on him. (Ian Rapoport)
  • The Vikings have interest in Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald. (NFLTR)
  • LSU QB Zach Mettenberger could be on the 49ers‘ radar if he’s available on day three of the draft. (Matt Maiocco)
  • Fresno State CB L.J. Jones worked out for the Falcons. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Northern Colorado QB Seth Lobato worked out for the Colts. (Aaron Wilson)


  •’s Gil Brandt believes that Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack “gets picked ahead” of Jadeveon Clowney.
  • LSU WR Jarvis Landry said he felt most comfortable during his meetings with the Jets, Falcons and Colts. (Rand Getlin)
  • Patriots personnel director Nick Caserio said they will consider drafting a receiver at No. 29 overall, despite adding receives last year. (Jeff Howe)
  • Nebraska CB Stanley John-Baptiste could move into the first-round. (Mike Mayock)
  • Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage is the only quarterback to visit with the Bengals, although they either met with or worked out Logan Thomas (Virginia Tech), Zach Mettenberger (LSU) and A.J. McCarron (Alabama). (Albert Breer)
  • The Ravens met Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage during the pre-draft process, but has yet to visit or workout for the team. (Aaron Wilson)
  • The Browns could trade back with the Dolphins or other teams drafting in the 18-22 range of the first-round. (Armando Salguero)
  • Steelers GM Kevin Colbert said they will not trade up in the first-round, but could trade down. (Alan Robinson)
  • The Steelers could draft an outside linebacker in the first-round, despite drafting Jarvis Jones in 2013. (Ed Bouchette)
  • FSU LB Telvin Smith worked out for the Saints, Buccaneers, Panthers and Falcons. (Aaron Wilson)

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