A very interesting report from Albert Breer suggests a team could trade up with the Oakland Raiders in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Albert Breer reported that some movers in the 2020 NFL Draft could be the Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions and Las Vegas Raiders. One of those teams makes a lot of sense for the Tennessee Titans needs.
Every (good) GM in the NFL should hear/read trade rumors and instantly think, “How can I make that work for me?”
Like I said earlier, it was Breer who brought up the most recent trade rumors saying:
"It’s no secret that the Lions are open for business with the third pick. And they’re not alone. Early word is this year’s draft is no different than most—with more teams near the top willing to move down than up. The Jaguars have also kicked around the idea of moving down. The Raiders, too, a team that could well be looking to replace the second-rounder they lost this year, with the last pieces in the Khalil Mack trade finally in play."
That is very interesting for a few reasons.
First, the Jacksonville Jaguars must be looking to move down because it means that they aren’t really in love with anyone in the 20-25 range and want to move out of it and add picks. That is good because it means that they essentially traded Jalen Ramsey for a pick that likely won’t net them anyone nearly as good as Ramsey.
Also, the Detroit rumors likely mean that there will be a run on QBs in the top-5, which isn’t surprising. However, a run on QBs early could mean that teams 50/50 on taking a QB high (Tampa Bay, L.A. Chargers, Carolina Panthers) could go BPA and then trade up with a team like the Tennessee Titans if they are still picking at 29.
If you have seen the headline of this article, then you know what is the most interesting piece of information here. That is that the Raiders are looking to move back to get back a 2nd round pick.
Let’s do the math.