2013 NFL Mock Draft: Pre-Combine Edition

It has been just over two weeks since our last mock draft, and there have been a number of developments that will impact the first round of the upcoming draft.

For prospects, the news leading up to this week's NFL Combine in Indianapolis has been mixed.

Georgia's inside linebacker Alec Ogletree, who I have had as an early first round pick for months (even passing Notre Dame's Manti Te'o as the top ILB in this year's draft) was picked up for a DUI in the last few days. Stupid decisions like that can hurt a player's draft stock more than a mediocre individual drill, and this isn't the first off-field issue for Ogletree; he missed the first four games of the 2012 season because of a team-imposed suspension after positive drug tests.

Another piece of news to keep an eye on is Alabama running back Eddie Lacy, who reportedly suffered a hamstring injury and will not work out the combine. This could impact his draft stock, but he still projects as one of the top running backs in this year's class.

In the NFL, some major names have started hitting free agency. Charles Woodson was let go by the Packers, just one of a growing group of impact players that team's could consider in addition to their picks in the upcoming Draft. Also, with the Philadelphia Eagles signing quarterback Dennis Dixon (who played for Chip Kelly at Oregon), there's a chance they trade last year's rookie starter, Nick Foles.

Before this week's combine takes place in Indianapolis, let's look ahead to the first round of the 2013 Draft.


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