NFL Draft 2013 Predictions: Top Players Who Will Slide on Draft Day

April 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Every year, one player expected to be taken early in the NFL draft ends up sliding down boards as teams continue to pass on him. There is a good chance that will happen again this time around.
This drop is even worse when the player is in attendance and the agony has to be shown on national television.
Of course, being a part of this situation does not always lead to a poor career. Aaron Rodgers fell from the potential first pick to No. 24 overall, and now he is one of the top quarterbacks in the league.
These players might end up with solid careers, but they will have to wait a while before hearing their name called in the draft.
Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia 
Since the end of the college football season, Geno Smith has been projected as a top-five pick. As the top quarterback in the draft, this is a reasonable assumption in most years.
However, the biggest problem in this draft is a lack of need. While there are still many teams who coul...

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