Josh Gordon the big story in supplemental draft

  • Published: July 12, 2012 at 07:40 a.m.
  • Updated: July 12, 2012 at 08:03 a.m.

It's been an afterthought at times, but the supplemental draft has given players like Cris Carter, Bernie Kosar and Ahmad Brooks a start to their NFL careers. Tune in to NFL Network and check for all the latest news and analysis from today's draft. But first, Daniel Jeremiah offers a primer on all things supplemental.
Here's what else is on tap for Thursday:
• The Raiders honored the memory of Al Davis with an inspirational last-second win over the Texans: It was No. 8 on Elliot Harrison's list of the best games of 2011. Check back later Thursday to see Elliot's pick for No. 7.
• Tim Tebow was among the NFL's winners at Wednesday night's ESPY awards, and Tebow had an onstage message for his successor in Denver, Peyton Manning.
• The Patriots failed to make the playoffs after their last Super Bowl appearance. Will they suffer the same fate this year? Adam Rank offers six predictions for the AFC in 2012.

• Rich Eisen welcomes rookie QB Robert Griffin III to the show to discuss his contract and his adjustment to Mike Shanahan's offense. Later, Rich chats with "Family Guy" and "Ted" writer Alec Sulkin.
• In an age of astronomical passing stats, NFL Films guru Greg Cosell rates the NFL's top five wide receivers.
•'s Chad Reuter ranks the top college linebackers, inside and outside. Check back later Thursday as Chad examines the top cornerbacks.
• Five episodes of "NFL's Top 10" with countdowns featuring quarterbacks are up for vote by fans. Check out the options, select your favorite, then see if it airs July 14 on NFL Network.
• Happy birthday to Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy, who turns 24.
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