The David Garrard era in Jacksonville is coming to an end. Jacksonville traded up to the tenth position to select Blaine Gabbert. He becomes the third quarterback selected in the first 10 picks. He’s a 6-foot-4, 235-pound experienced performer. Gabbert was expected to be one of the first five selections — and started to dip, [...]

Tyron Smith goes to the Cowboys to bolster the offensive line and keep Tony Romo upright. He’s got a ridiculous wingspan and can manhandle defensive lineman. Smith stands 6-foot-5 and weighs about 310 pounds, a first-team All-Pac 10 performer. Next up: Washington Will the Blaine Gabbert watch end?

With Blaine Gabbert still on the board, the Titans and new coach Mike Munchak select Jake Locker. It’s not a popular pick, by any means, and the criticism started immediately. I like Locker a lot. He works well on the run with good arm strength and toughness. The accuracy issue is certainly out there, and [...]