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2018 NFL Draft notebook: FOX joins the fray, QB comparison, more

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Let’s check in on some interesting NFL Draft tidbits

NCAA Football: Notre Dame at Southern California Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL Combine is coming up soon, and there is plenty of interesting information to be gathered about the 2018 NFL Draft, including an intriguing statistical breakdown of the top quarterback prospects in the draft class.

Some big draft watching news — the draft will also televised on FOX. This news would be a little more exciting to me if Fox was planning it's own televised event, but they will probably be simulcasting NFL Network's coverage.

NumberFire breaks down which quarterback is the most statistically superior in this interesting article. The article includes Josh Allen, Baker Mayfield, Lamar Jackson, Josh Rosen, Sam Darnold, and Mason Rudolph. Great breakdown with statistical comparisons for each quarterback.

Daniel Jeremiah polled five executives on who the combine break-out star will be.

Draft analyst Tony Pauline has a slew of interesting draft notes. The one that might be the most interest to Giants fans is:

It should come as no surprise that most teams grade Mike McGlinchey of Notre Dame as the only left tackle worthy of a first-round selection. Even less of a surprise is that teams stamp Orlando Brown of Oklahoma solely as a right tackle prospect and grade him as a late first-rounder. This is an opinion we agree with and will expound on next week.

The big surprise surrounds Connor Williams of Texas.

Several teams believe Williams is overrated and won’t be able to handle the left tackle spot at the next level. Some teams presently have Williams on their guard board.

It appears more and more that the immediate OL help at tackle might not come from this year's draft class.

LSU CB Donte Jackson thinks he can break John Ross's 40-yard dash record.