2024 NFL draft: Latest buzz, prospect rumors, mini-mocks

We're inside two weeks from Round 1 of the 2024 NFL draft. Draft boards are starting to firm up, team needs are becoming more clear and 257 prospects will hear their names called in Detroit over April 25-27. Along the way, intrigue around what every team is going to do on Day 1 is continuing to pick up.

We've heard a lot of buzz about early picks, standout players, potential trades and the quarterback market. So we asked NFL draft analysts Matt Miller, Jordan Reid and Field Yates to break down the latest intel from around the league.

Is Michigan quarterback J.J. McCarthy really in play at No. 2 overall? What should we expect on Day 2 trades? And which teams could use a true "best player available" approach in Round 1? We get into all that and then let Matt, Jordan and Field build perfect mini-mock drafts for three intriguing teams. Finally, our experts empty their scouting notebooks with what they're hearing, seeing and thinking.

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Latest on McCarthy | Possible Day 2 trades
Best player available | Mini-mocks for three teams
Everything else we're hearing this week

Are you buying or selling J.J. McCarthy being in play at No. 2 overall?