Brady Quinn was passed on by Oakland - no surprise.
The Detroit Lions took a wide receiver with their first pick - been there, done that.
The Cleveland Browns had the option to take a Dublin Ohio native quarterback from quarterback U, who had played for one of the best friends of the head coach, and they are in desperate need of a QB. So, naturally, they would draft Brady Quinn.
The Browns drafted Joe Thomas, an offensive lineman, instead of the hometown hero, in a big upset.
Now the Bucs are on the clock, and they could take Quinn, despite their long-term relationship with Chris Simms and newly signed Jeff Garcia. Gruden has some ties to the Irish, and was in town last month to talk at the coaches clinic and work out Brady Quinn. He came away impressed, but can they really take a 3rd QB with that high of a pick?
The Bucs don't give into temptation, instead taking Gaines Adams, defensive end out of Clemson.
This puts Arizona on the clock, a team that just drafted a quarterback last year.
They will not draft Brady, but they could trade the pick.
However, my team (the Skins) is sitting right after Arizona, with the opportunity to make the move that would set them up on offense for a long, long time.
Of course, this also means that it is highly likely that my team will just plain piss me off, passing on the best QB to come out of college in the last 10 years to take some 20 year old defensive end.
My Redskins are on the clock, after the Cards took Levi Brown, OL from Penn State.
Brady is on the board, and he is the answer to all of our needs.
If they don't take him, I'll become a Bears fan.
Washington drafts LaRon Landry, safety out of LSU, thereby cutting the cord to my allegiances.
Heretofore I renounce my allegiance to the Washington Redskins, and declare that I shall now forever be known as a Bears fan (with the caveat that I might change that later in the day, depending upon where Brady actually goes...)
The Vikes pass on Brady as well, selecting the injury prone Adrian Peterson.
The plummet continues, as Atlanta is invested in Michael Vick.
It's looking more and more like Brady will be a Dolphin, playing under Cam Cameron. I hate this idea, as Cam Cameron is not a great head coach. At this point, I'm hoping that Brady falls to the Broncos, Giants, or Eagles so he can play for a good team.
The Dolphins pass on Quinn, taking Ted Ginn, Jr.
Now we are in a section where there are a bunch of teams that have solid QBs.
Where does this slide end?
Will I ever get to study today?
Has everyone in the NFL lost their damn mind?
49ers (#1 overall pick Alex Smith at QB) pass, no surprise.
At this point, getting into the middle of the 1st round, don't be surprised if a team like the Bears or Ravens decides to make a strong move to trade up and grab Quinn.
Quinn has been taken into the Commissioner's green room for now, away from the cameras, to wait out this weird turn of events. I'm so confused right now, I have no idea where Brady Quinn will end up going today.
At least I know he won't drop past Chicago.
Bills stick with J.P. Loseman, er, Losman, and take Marshawn Lynch.
Carolina trades their 14th pick to the New York Jets... intrigue, my friend.
Mangini is from the Parcells/Belichik family, but the rumor is that they are taking Leon Hall from Michigan.
We'll see what happens...
Jets take Derrell Revis, cornerback out of Pittsburgh (and not Leon Hall).
Pittsburgh takes Lawrence Timmons, a LB from Florida State.
Green Bay is looking for a successor to Brett Favre, but they played this game a couple years ago when they picked up a slipping Aaron Rodgers 24th overall.
Jacksonville is next on the clock after Green Bay, but they have Byron Leftwich and a solid backup in David Garrard. This is the weakest starting QB in this group, but still not a need for this team.
Then, Cincinnatti. Obviously, they aren't looking for a QB with Carson Palmer lighting it up for them.
Tennessee has Vince Young, their first rounder from last year, and the surprise success story in the NFL this year.
The Giants come after Tennessee, where they have quite a bit committed to the younger Manning, who hasn't really developed as they had hoped.
Then Denver (who has had a carousel of QBs lately) who are starting Jay Cutler, last year's top pick for them.
At this point, there is a distinct possibility that Brady Quinn goes 22nd overall to the Dallas Cowboys (I just threw up a little in my mouth).
Mortensen is reporting that the Browns are calling teams to try to trade back into the 1st round to pick up Quinn.
It's time to settle in for a long wait...
Brady won't be a teammate to his brother-in-law A.J. Hawk, as the Packers took Justin Harrell, a defensive tackle out of Tennessee.
The run of teams set at QB is coming to a close, as the next 3 picks are Jacksonville, Dallas, and Kansas City.
At this point, one of those teams has to take Brady Quinn.
The Cowboys, in particular, like to draft Domers. Romo is not the long term answer for the Cowboys, and Brady Quinn is exactly the kind of splash that Jerry Jones likes to make.
Still, I would have bet any amount of money that Brady would have been off the board by now.
We'll see how it goes.
Talk is heating up - the Cowboys are fielding calls from teams interested in trading up to get Brady Quinn.
They have 10 minutes on the clock - looks like Brady will go SOMEWHERE this pick.