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We are two weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated NFL Draft's in recent memory, but the off the field issues continue to rise.

This year we are faced with a quarterback class class unlike any we have seen in the last few years and unlike any we could see for a while after it.

Last year we saw Blake Bortles, Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater all drafted in the first round of the draft.

This year, the main race is between Florida State's Jameis Winston and Oregon's Marcus Mariota to go number one overall.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the first overall pick and everyone has their own theory on what we will see on draft day.

Whilst many feel that Winston to Tampa is as good as done and everyone is now trying to predict who will end up with Mariota.

But if the Buccaneers are planning on drafting Winston, he comes with more than his fair share of off the field drama.

That drama has only been increased today after the woman who accused Winston of raping her back in 2012 has now filed a civil lawsuit against him.

In the lawsuit filed in Ninth Judicial Circuit Court, the woman accuses Winston of sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

The woman's attorneys are demanding a jury trial and if ruled in her favour, she could receive damages in excess of $15,000.

The lawsuit has been filed just two weeks ahead of this year's NFL Draft and it is now anyone's guess how this could affect Winston's draft stock.

Trading around?

The number of theories surrounding teams trading up or down in this year's draft is incredible and if any of them come true, we should be due a sensational night on April 30th.

Last year the Cleveland Browns made the headlines when they traded up to draft Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall pick and they are once again in the mix of trade speculation.

Teams like the New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles and many more are considered serious contenders to be involved in a draft day trade.

Who knows what will happen when the NFL Draft arrives in its new destination of Chicago this year but it will certainly be a night to remember.

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