2011 NFL Mock Draft: Will Julio Jones, A.J. Green Switch Places?

The 2011 NFL Mock Draft season has officially gotten under way—we now have our annual counterfactual report about two players’ draft stocks. Last year there was Gerald McCoy and Ndamukong Suh, not to mention Jimmy Clausen and Sam Bradford; this year Turf Show TImes notices some talk about Julio Jones and A.J. Green, with apparently one scout apparently preferring the “more physical” Jones against the “more athletic” Green. Well, if you say so.

As Clausen and Bradford demonstrated for us St. Louis Rams fans in 2010, I don’t put a lot of stock in this late-stage revisioning. Jones could yet blow Green out of the water at the NFL Combine, but until then he’s in the Rams’ territory and Green remains the possible number-one pick.

TST also brings up the continued possibility that the Rams might trade down if both receivers are gone by the middle of the first round, so as to take Jonathan Baldwin or Leonard Hankerson. Number-14 isn’t an especially valuable spot, but if the Rams can get something extra out of it and still give Bradford a new weapon to develop it’ll be a worthwhile move.

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