Momentum is growing for Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater to make a draft day drop. How far will he drop? NFL Draft oddsmakers say Bridgewater is not expected to be drafted ahead of Derek Carr, which would likely make him at least the third quarterback drafted.
That's quite the fall for Bridgewater, who still has fans at Arrowhead Pride. It's looking more and more like he's going to be there at No. 23.
Carr says he's heard from four or five teams who told him they are going to trade back into the first round to select him. The Chiefs have rumored interest in him, although it seems like a good bet that the quarterback talk is a smokescreen or a leverage play in the contract negotiations with Alex Smith.
My guess would be on someone trading up to No. 22 to get him, one spot ahead of the Chiefs. Andy Reid's quarterback history and the fact that Smith is under contract for just one more year (at the moment) could scare some team just enough to trade up in front of Kansas City. Or the Chiefs will just take Carr themselves. That's a possibility, too.
Via RJ Bell of Pregame.com, here are some other NFL Draft odds:
32% chance Teddy Bridgewater will NOT be drafted in the first round
35% chance AJ McCarron is NOT drafted in the first three rounds
54% chance Johnny Manziel drafted AFTER the fifth pick
55% chance Blake Bortles drafted AFTER the 8th pick
56% chance Justin Gilbert is drafted BEFORE Darqueze Dennard
57% chance Derek Carr drafted BEFORE Teddy Bridgewater
65% chance Johnny Manziel drafted BEFORE Blake Bortles
67% chance that 3 OR FEWER quarterbacks will be drafted in the first round
69% chance that 6 OR MORE offensive lineman will be drafted in the first round
73% Jadeveon Clowney will be the first pick
86% chance Michael Sam drafted AFTER the 125th pick
$100 wins $700 if a single running back is drafted in the first round