"Mike (Portland, OR): Any ideas what Portland is up to this off-season? It seems unlikely we stay at 24... I expect us in the Top 10 or not in the 1st round at all.. Your thoughts? SportsNation Chad Ford: From what I've been told, Blazers will trade the pick to the highest bidder. They have plenty of young players and would like a little more cap flexibility." It looks like we may be leaning toward free agency. Or KP is secretly working on something special. Or Chad Ford has no idea what he's talking about.