Talent trumps everything.
Sure, some owners probably don’t love the presence of Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller’s name on the antitrust lawsuit against the NFL. But the owners aren’t the ones making the final decisions on draft day, and they understand how the labor game is played.
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock confirmed on PFT Live that Miller’s draft stock shouldn’t be hurt whatsoever by his involvement in the antitrust case. Miller should be a top-ten pick.
“Anybody I’ve talked to could care less,” Mayock said.