Star Lotulelei could rise to the top of the board when the 2013 NFL Draft begins.
NEPD Staff Writer: Dan Hope
The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine is less than a week away, and as a result, pre-draft chatter and speculation continues to increase.
Although the board can still be adjusted by players’ Combine and pro day performances, and teams’ draft strategies will be defined by free agency in March, NFL executives and scouts — and the media who cover the NFL draft — are watching more and more draft prospect tape to solidify their evaluations of the draft’s top prospects.
Before this weekend’s festivities kick off at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, I have updated my projections through the first three rounds of this year’s draft — including some major changes at the top of the board.