An NFL personnel director told ESPN's Ed Werder that the Cowboys' selection of Notre Dame OLB Jaylon Smith "could be [the] greatest [second-round] pick ever."
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones indicated that the team would not be placing Notre Dame OLB Jaylon Smith on injured reserve.
Cowboys selected Notre Dame OLB Jaylon Smith with the No. 34 overall pick in the 2016 draft.
NFL Network's Mike Mayock believes Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith (knee) may slip to late Rd. 3 or sometime in Rd. 4.
ESPN's Adam Schefter cites sources saying Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith will be drafted before the end of round three.
Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith and Clemson DE Shaq Lawson have signed deals as brand ambassadors for New Era.
An NFL scout says he has more issues with Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith (knee) than just his health and said the prospect is not on his draft board.
Ryan Boser observed the Vikings have selected a risk/reward flier on the third day in the last four drafts, typically involving a prospect with medical concerns.
An NFL scout told ESPN that Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith (knee) "would've been a top-three prospect" had he been healthy.
Walter Football's Charlie Campbell notes that the medical staffs of two NFL playoff teams from 2015 believe Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith will be healthy enough to play in 2017.
In a recent conference call, ESPN's Todd McShay indicated that he would not be surprised if Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith (knee) is available on Day 3 of the draft.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the NFL believes Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith (knee) will not play in 2016.
The Philadelphia Daily News' Les Bowen reports that Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith's medical recheck in Indianapolis "showed [a] drop-foot problem, caused by nerve damage, [which] hasn't improved since the [C]ombine."
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler believes "there is a good chance" that Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith will fall to Day 3.