What is your team looking for in the 2008 NFL Draft?

What are the St. Louis Rams planning to do with the second overall pick in the NFL Draft, now that tackle Jake Long is off the board and headed to Miami? Find out below, as Scott Linehan -- and other coaches and personnel executives from around the league -- discuss their team's draft plans.

Bengals: Prepared for this moment
While discussing draft plans with Solomon Wilcots, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis talks about how Chad Johnson's possible holdout affects the team's plans this weekend.


Broncos: Having a game plan
Broncos coach Mike Shanahan talks about the different philsophies teams take with their draft preparation and on draft day.


Seahawks: More activity then usual
Seahawks president Tim Ruskell anticipates a lot of movement toward the end of the first round, particularly from teams looking to move up from the second round and into the first.


Raiders: Could be moving back
Coach Lane Kiffin explains that the Raiders could trade down for more picks to address the defensive line, but passing up a talent like Darren McFadden would be tough to do.


49ers: Best player available
The 49ers are looking for an inside linebacker, but they are not closing the door on drafting a quarterback at some point in the draft.


Rams: Excited about where they stand
Now that the hard work has been put in, Rams coach Scott Linehan says the team is thrilled with its "great choices" in the draft, starting with the second overall pick.


Bears: Never pass on a great player
Lovie Smith acknowledges that offense will be primary focus of the Bears' draft, but he says it will be difficult to pass on a great defensive player just to address an offensive need.


Cardinals: Drafting for depth
Last year, the Cardinals drafted tackle Levi Brown and needed him to start immediately. This year, coach Ken Whisenhunt says the team can focus on building depth.


Patriots: Narrowing the list
Coach Bill Belichick says his team has its eyes on a short list of players who might be available when the Patriots are on the clock with the seventh overall pick.


Browns: Playing the waiting game
He doesn't have a pick until the fourth round, but that doesn't mean Browns GM Phil Savage doesn't have his eyes on hidden gems on the second day of the draft ... and beyond.


Bills: In search of immediate help
Don't expect Buffalo to draft any long-range projects; coordinator of college scouting Doug Majeski says the Bills, with the 11th overall pick, need help now.


Cowboys: Looking to move up ... or down
Jerry Jones has a history of making trades on Draft Day, and this year probably won't be any different, says the Cowboys owner and GM, who has final say on all draft decisions.


Steelers: Not looking to move
Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert and coach Mike Tomlin talk about how they see the draft unfolding, and there's not a likely scenario that has them trading up.


Packers: Draft is "long-term investment"
Packers general manager Ted Thompson, who has built his team through the draft, believes in the philosophy of taking the best player available.


Falcons: Dimitroff takes the reins
New Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said this draft will be "system-specific" and "needs-based" as the team begins its rebuilding process.


Chiefs: Team has options
Coach Herm Edwards compares the draft to Christmas and says "you're going to have to wait like us until Saturday" to find out the Chiefs' pick at No. 5.


Lions: Partnership between president, GM
Team president Matt Millen and coach Rod Marinelli describe their relationship and explain what Detroit looks at when preparing for the NFL Draft.


Jets: Need over best player?
Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum acknowledges that you have to account for need when making a pick and you can't just choose the best player available.


This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.
Gamepass_vert_web_r

See all the Action

Replay every game all season.