Draft buzz is a fickle thing in the days approaching the actual event, but now that we're less than 24 hours removed, things are starting to get interesting.
As NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport noted on Wednesday, there are pretty substantive talks between the Browns and Titans for the No. 2 overall pick. Rapoport has previously noted that the Browns have the best chance of any team to actually move up and grab the pick given their pairing of first-round picks (12 and 19) and the possibility that their No. 1 pick next year would still be in an enticing range.
Of course, there have been no formal offers made but that's only because no one would dream of sealing a deal until the Buccaneers have made the No. 1 pick.
What Browns general manager Ray Farmer and Titans general manager Ruston Webster were likely doing these past few days involved laying down some ground rules. For example, if Cleveland was only interested in throwing in this year's first rounders, don't bother calling us on Thursday and wasting our time.
Some more draft buzz:
He represents one of the biggest perceived fallers, though he is not alone. Now is when teams finalize the summation of their research and truly start etching their boards in stone.
"I don't think a lot of people expected me to still come and be here, and face this," he said. "But I'm a man and I'm not going to run from anything. I've been open with everybody with what happened and of course I'm very sorry that it did happen, but like I said all I can do is learn from my mistakes as a person just like everyone else and continue to grow, that's the most important thing."