NFL Draft Rumors: Updating the Teams Looking to Move on the Board

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NFL Draft Rumors: Updating the Teams Looking to Move on the Board
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The 2012 NFL draft is just days away as the festivities begin Thursday April 26th at 8 a.m. Eastern Time, and the NFL rumors are swirling around about what teams are looking to move up the NFL draft board.

Recent NFL draft history shows that teams get desperate, overhype players and take high risks to reap rewards.

For example, the Denver Broncos took a gamble on trading away three draft picks to take Tim Tebow in the first round back in the 2009 NFL Draft. 

In comparison, the Atlanta Falcons moved up 21 spots in the 2011 NFL draft to take wide receiver Julio Jones with the sixth overall pick.

Fast forward to today. In the 2012 NFL draft, there are impact players at every position and even more desperate teams that need major upgrades on offense and defense.

Here are the recent trend of teams that are considering trades to move up the draft board.

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