I think the real battle is for #5. As far as I'm concerned 1-4 should be pretty set at KB, Funchess, Brown, Ginn in that order. #5 is being fought over by Cotchery, Bersin and Byrd. I'm sure Cotchery is getting his veteran priority consideration, but he should be no higher than #5 in my opinion.
I'm thinking they have a random article generator. Some program that just spits out groupthink key phrases that internet searches turns up, and florio just hires the "writers" to "publish" the content and they just grabbed the same product and put their names on it at the same time. Would explain the garbage they write.
The best part of this (just the story, not the appeal) is that snarky ass florio owes Smith an apology. I don't always agree with Smith or particularly like him, but I sure as hell like and trust him more than florio.
edit: Just revisted to see if there would be an amendment to the article giving Smith credit and noticed it wasn't florio that wrote the article, it was that michael david smith guy. Still, florio's responsible for his site's content so I stand by my statements :) edit2: oh, and there was no credit or apology made. shocker.