NFL Network's Mike Mayock opined last week that there is no cornerback worthy of a top-10 selection in the 2013 NFL Draft. At the same time, Mayock bumped Houston's D.J. Hayden ahead of Alabama's Dee Milliner on his cornerback list.
Is Milliner's stock slipping ever so slightly?
There is now some question as to whether Milliner will be ready for training camp, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
"We haven't been able to do the rehab like I want to because I've been going to different teams," Milliner acknowledged. "But once the draft is over, I'll be able to start to rehab it and try to get back on track."
There seems to be a wide range of opinions among NFL teams on Milliner's value. Various outlets have reported the Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons and New York Jets still have him rated as the clear No. 1 cornerback. Other teams believe there's little disparity between Milliner and the eighth-ranked cornerback on their board, according to Draftinsider.net.
It only takes one team convinced of Milliner's talent to make the cornerback a top-10 pick. The Cowboys selected cornerback Morris Claiborne at No. 6 overall last year knowing that wrist surgery would keep him out of offseason practices.
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