Brandt: It's all in the pre-draft game
Feigning interest in a prospect just to goose the trade market? Gil Brandt says it's par for the course this time of year. More ...
Or should he use the second pick in the 2013 NFL Draft to grab a rookie signal-caller in a draft seemingly devoid of a franchise option?
"I had high expectations, but I came out of there feeling even better," Bradley said Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting in Phoenix, according to The Florida Times-Union.
"I sat down with him and I just wanted to see how he would be once he entered our building," Bradley said. "Are people going to gravitate toward him? Is he going to be a leader? Is he going to be a guy everybody backs and will he allow that to happen? And I wanted to see his competitiveness. Is he going to come into the building and will it be a deal where it's his team and somebody will have to take it away from him?"
Brooks: Mock Draft 5.0
Bucky Brooks updates his first-round projection after the free agency frenzy. Lo and behold, there's a new name at No. 1. More ...
Of course, there's a distinct possibility both coaches are bluffing in the hopes of baiting a team to trade up, but at the very least, these latest comments from Bradley show that Smith is still an option.