That Mouton would have been available is speculation. I might agree with you that it was likely (and I asked A.J. about it Saturday). You can believe it is absolutely true, but I defy you to prove it … And, OK, OK, people. How many times have I pointed out that when Smith falls in love with a guy he goes and gets him? This is a pick he definitely staked his reputation on. We’ll see.
Despite the fact that the San Diego Chargers drafted two return men and a change-of-pace running back, the San Diego Union Tribune reports that coach Norv Turner said he wants to keep free-agent running back Darren Sproles.
This is a selection based on value, so value will be focused on in great detail. Be ready for me to toss random facts at you like “Of the 35 other players drafted in the same round as Shaun Phillips, only 14 are still in the NFL.”