Clayton: Thoughts on Day 2
Even on the second day of the draft teams had trouble finding offensive lineman.

Pasquarelli: Character concerns
Kelly Butler and Will Poole were among the players who slipped due to off-field issues.

Mueller: Drafting changeInsider
Randy Mueller takes a quick look at the drafts of teams who hired new coaches during the offseason.

Eagles trade Welbourn after he blasts team
A day after trading up in the first round to select Arkansas' Shawn Andrews, the Eagles traded vet G John Welbourn.

Clayton: Lions excel on first day
The Lions were among the winners on the first day of the draft.

Pasquarelli: Wacky and unpredictable
Numerous trades, a run on wide receivers and a heavy emphasis on offensive players highlighted a wild first round.

Pasquarelli: Rising star
Philip Rivers' meteoric rise as a draft prospect culminated with him getting drafted fourth overall.

Roundtable: What they think?
Read what ESPN draft analysts had to say about some of this year's picks and moves.

Clayton: Down on trading down
It's hard to understand why the Cowboys traded back instead of taking one of the top RBs.

Clayton: Draft 1st ... and 10
Trades and the depth at wide receiver are a couple of the story lines heading into this weekend's draft.

Wojnarowski: Awaiting the twist of fate
Giants GM Ernie Accorsi, who missed out on John Elway, may finally be on the receiving end of a diva QB's desire to play elsewhere.

Pasquarelli: Late bloomer
CB Shawntae Spencer wasn't invited to the scouting combine, but could be a first-day draft pick.

Gallery Diary: The end is near
After months of speculation, Robert Gallery will finally learn on Saturday what uniform he'll wear next season.

Clayton: Driver's seat
Although San Diego picks first, the Raiders actually hold the key to the draft at No. 2.

Pasquarelli: The Name Game
There are several prospects with NFL family ties, but they know their abilities mean more than their names.'s mock draft
The experts at project the first 32 picks of the draft.

Sources: Clarett ruling expected before draft
An U.S. Supreme Court Justice is expected to rule before the draft on whether the stay issued by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals should be lifted.

Clayton: The blueprint
Heavy emphasis is placed on free agency, but winning teams are generally built through the draft.

Pasquarelli: Rich get richer
With Corey Dillon added to the backfield, the Patriots will use the upcoming draft to add depth on both sides of the ball.

Clayton: Easier said than done
There's always plenty of draft trade speculation, but usually very little movement in switching selections.

Clarett appeals to Supreme Court
Maurice Clarett's status for the NFL draft is now in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Draft dilemma: Chargers
Who should the Chargers take with the No. 1 pick? Given their various needs, they have several options.

Clayton: Passing on Manning?
The Chargers insist history won't influence their decision to draft Eli Manning or trade the top pick in the draft.

Pasquarelli: Waiting game
It can be tough to swallow, but teams know they might have to wait for first-round QBs to contribute.

Clayton: "Small" Ben
Ben Roethlisberger fears teams are shying away from him because he didn't play for one of the bigger programs.

Pasquarelli: Rating the QBs
Ole Miss standout Eli Manning is trying to follow in his brother's footsteps as the No. 1 overall pick.

Pasquarelli: Poole improves
Southern Cal CB Will Poole on Friday improved his performance and likely his draft status in a repeat audition for NFL scouts.

Clayton: Linebacker U
Jonathan Vilma and D.J. Williams played four years together at Miami and will both be first-round picks in the NFL draft.

Gallery Diary: Stuck in neutral
Robert Gallery has identified at least one annoying and seemingly inevitable aspect to traveling -- delays.

Pasquarelli: Second fiddle
Keary Colbert is just one of the many No. 2 college wideouts projected to have an impact in the NFL.

Pasquarelli: Rating the WRs
The draft is loaded at WR with Roy Williams and Larry Fitzgerald the two at the top.

Clayton: Need for speed
Speed is more important than ever for CBs, which is why DeAngelo Hall is such a hot prospect.

Pasquarelli: Rating the DBs
Sean Taylor, projected as a top 6 pick, is the most coveted DB and Hurricane available.

Pasquarelli: If at first ...
Several prospects are out to prove that not all solid NFL contributors are first-round draft picks.

Pasquarelli: Rocky road
The sudden deaths of his parents have become a driving force in Vince Wilfork's road to the NFL.

Pasquarelli: Rating the DEs
Former OSU standout Will Smith is one of a handful of defensive linemen expected to go in the first round.

Clayton: Uptight!
Franchises are starting to show concern over the thinning crop of tight end prospects.

Pasquarelli: Nasty boy
Jake Grove's strength and technique, in addition to his nasty streak, have made him the top center prospect.

Gallery Diary: Scam artists
Robert Gallery writes about signing autographs for fans only to find the items being sold on eBay.

Scouts, Inc.: Williams holds steadyInsider
WR Mike Williams wasn't great in Thursday's workout, but he did enough to solidify his status as a top-15 pick.

Pasquarelli: Wait and see
Teams are increasingly proving they don't have to use a first-round choice to land a productive tailback.

Giants seek trade with Chargers for No. 1 pick
The Giants, known to covet Ole Miss QB Eli Manning, have spoken with the Chargers about obtaining the No. 1 pick.

Report: NFL details legal errors in Clarett ruling
Judge Shira Scheindlin made several errors in ruling in favor of Maurice Clarett, according to the NFL.

Pasquarelli: Clarett has successful workout
Maurice Clarett's workout was impressive enough that scouts project him as a solid first-day draft pick.

Pasquarelli: More than Maurice
Maurice Clarett has commanded the most attention, but 12-14 former Buckeyes could be selected in the draft.

Pasquarelli: Down but not out
OL Khiawatha Downey is battling multiple sclerosis -- and the misperception that he's not fit for the NFL.

Gallery Diary: Big man on campus
Robert Gallery writes about his visit to the ESPN headquarters and meeting fellow draft prospects.

Clayton: 1 ... or the other
The Chargers have less than a month to make a decision regarding the No. 1 pick -- one option being to trade it.

Feldman: Hard work
With his workout approaching, Mike Williams talks about his draft preparation and his decision to leave USC.

Scouts, Inc.: Waiting on WilliamsInsider
USC wide receiver Mike Williams has rescheduled his workout again; plus, the Wonderlic test scores are in.

Court to hear NFL's Clarett appeal before draft
A court will hear the NFL's appeal to overturn the Maurice Clarett decision before the NFL draft, which means the ruling could keep Clarett and wide receiver Mike Williams of USC out of the April 24 draft.

Scouts, Inc.: The decision makersInsider
Who's calling the shots in the front office? Our scouts look at the executive rosters and break it down.

Pasquarelli: Hall pleases crowd
DeAngelo Hall might have catapulted himself ahead of the other CB prospects with an impressive workout.

Chargers set up QB workouts
The Chargers have scheduled private workouts with the top three quarterbacks available in next month's NFL draft.

Gallery Diary: Coming attractions
Robert Gallery eagerly anticipates the release of Shrek 2 and an upcoming visit to the ESPN headquarters.

Gallery Diary: Pro Day
Part of Robert Gallery's Pro Day experience involved him having dinner with a high-profile NFL coach.

Pasquarelli: Rush to judgment
Fast 40 times have earned some NFL prospects more money, but are a subjective measure of one's ability.

Gallery Diary: Looking good
Robert Gallery is working out, rocking a new wardrobe and trying not to think about where he will end up.

Gallery Diary: Mission accomplished
Robert Gallery went to the combine in Indianapolis to impress and feels he accomplished that goal.

Scouts, Inc.: Combine winners & losersInsider
Scouts, Inc., takes a position-by-position run through the results of the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis.

Clayton: Combine complications
The uncertainty surrounding Maurice Clarett and other underclassmen has made scouting for the draft that much harder.

USC's Williams undecided on entering NFL draft
Mike Williams met Monday afternoon with Trojan head coach Pete Carroll to discuss whether Williams should return to college for his junior year or declare for the NFL, according to team officials. No decision was reached.

Clayton: Big hitter
Former Miami safety Sean Taylor might be the best player in the draft, but he won't go No. 1.

Pasquarelli: Tall task
With wide receivers getting bigger every year, defensive backs are at a distinct disadvantage.

Pasquarelli: Standing tall
Jonathan Vilma might be a little short by NFL linebacker standards, but the former Miami standout is a playmaker.

Signed and delivered: Clarett hires agent
Running back Maurice Clarett officially signed an agent on Saturday, completing one more step toward the NFL.

Clayton: Receiving their due
The addition of Mike Williams to a draft that includes players like Larry Fitzgerald would make the WR position even more loaded.

Pasquarelli: Family affair
Former Florida offensive lineman Max Starks is the son of Ross Browner, who played nine seasons in the NFL.

Pasquarelli: Arm strength
A QB who can run might be a bonus, but this year's draft class shows that throwing the ball is still what's important.

Mueller: Truth or dare
Maurice Clarett will get only one shot to make a strong first impression and can expect some pointed questions at this week's NFL Combine.

Pasquarelli: Friday combine notebook
Two years and a major knee injury after almost entering the NFL draft, Lee Evans has no regrets.

Henson holds promise; contract holds headaches
For teams interested in acquiring former Michigan QB Drew Henson, who hopes to be traded before having to re-enter the draft, here's some good news: The price tag for Henson doesn't include any picks in the 2004 lottery.

Pasquarelli: Center of attention
Centers don't often get taken in the first round, but Jake Grove's "nasty" play could push him into the top 32.

Clayton: Speaking engagement
Skill drills and 40 times are key, but interviewing has become a huge part of the NFL Scouting Combine.

Pasquarelli: Question and answer
NFL teams want to see him on the field, but getting Maurice Clarett in an interview room is just as important.

Pasquarelli: Thursday combine notebook
Iowa standout OT Robert Gallery turned heads and dropped jaws by simply walking around the combine.

Clarett not rushing into deal with agent
One area in which exiled Ohio State tailback Maurice Clarett can demonstrate stability to NFL teams is to settle on an agent, and that might occur this week at the combine.

Clayton: Weighty issue
Shawn Andrews is a first-round talent, but he has to answer questions about his weight.

Gallery Diary: Getting ready for Indy
Iowa draft prospect Robert Gallery writes about his preparation for the NFL Scouting Combine and draft.

PFW: Mock draft for 2004Insider
Pro Football Weekly's Nolan Nawrocki has an early forecast of the first round of April's NFL draft.