They're drafting to fill a need.

You draft the best available player.

This trade helps both ballclubs.

This trade changes the balance of power in the eastern conference.

This is a blockbuster trade.

I'm surprised he fell this far.

He's a legitimate first round pick.

He's a steal in this round.

He was a workout wonder.

He's a projected second rounder.

His attitude is a question mark.

Who will be this year's Ryan Leaf?

He has the complete package.

He's got the skills.

He reminds me of a young John Elway.

He's a player from the John Elway mold.

Players like that don't come around very often.

He has unlimited potential.

He has a lot of upside potential.

The Broncos really covet this guy.  (Other than in the Ten Commandments, Draft Day is the only other time the word `covet' is used.)

He has all the tools.

He's a physical specimen.

He has all the makings of a great one.

He reminds me of another guy who wore number 23.

His presence bodes well for the future.

You'll be hearing a lot from him.

He's got a bright future in this league.

He's the epitome of a great student-athlete.  (`Epitome' is rarely used outside of this sports cliche.)

He brings a lot to the table.

He's a blue-chip prospect.

He decided to forego his senior season and enter the draft.  (Athletes never `skip' or `pass up' another year of eligibility.  No, they only `forego' it.)

His stock is rising.

He's a youngster who bears watching.

He's being groomed for a future starting job.

He needs to bulk-up in the off-season.

He's a work in progress.

He's a project.

He's going to set the world on fire.

He can play at the next level.

He can play on Sundays.

He's a franchise player.

The team is really high on him.

He can take this team to the Promised Land.

He's going to re-write the record books.

He's all world.

He's a future Hall-of-Famer.

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