Have you thought to yourself, there are so many NFL draft boards going around, why doesn't someone make a composite board using some of the more respected analysts' rankings? Well, Doug Kyed (@DougKyedNESN) did just that - http://nesn.com/2014/04/jadeveon-clowney-no-1-in-composite-top-32-2014-nfl-draft-expert-rankings/. Kyle Crabbs (@NFLDraftTracker) takes it even one step further in breaking down the composite rankings while making some excellent points about the mainstream media analysis - http://nfldrafttracker.blogspot.com/2014/04/draft-forecasting-vs-draft-evaluating.html.
Greg Gabriel (@greggabe) has an extensive insider perspective as to how NFL teams actually approach the draft. He gives an insightful take on his behind the scenes write up "Dispelling Fans' NFL Draft Misconceptions" - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2039140-dispelling-fans-biggest-misconceptions-of-the-nfl-draft and in "How NFL Teams Plan for the NFL Draft and Why It Works" - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2033079-how-nfl-teams-plan-for-the-nfl-draft-and-why-it-works. If nothing else, read it for the Devin Hester story.
Chase Stuart (@fbgchase) writes an intriguing piece on the complexities standing in the way of NFL teams being efficient at the draft. He also analyzes whether teams have been improving or not over the last many years. The results might surprise you - http://www.footballperspective.com/why-arent-teams-better-at-drafting-now/.
Dr. David Chao (@profootballdoc) writes from the perspective of a seasoned team physician. His column offers a unique medical take on the game we love. In his most recent post, he writes of the combine medical re-check - http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/Monday-Morning-MD-8287.html.
Robert Klemko (@RobertKlemko), of the Peter King created "MMQB", writes this powerful piece on former Jacksonville Jaguars LB Russell Allen who suffered a stroke while playing in last season's week 15 - http://mmqb.si.com/2014/04/22/russell-allen-jacksonville-jaguars-stroke/.