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My 2 round mock draft. Edition 1

Carolina (2-14) : Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn

The Panthers got screwed with Andrew Luck's decision to go back to school. But they have needs at almost every position on Defense. Fairley is an absolute monster who will be an immediate help.
Denver (4-12) : Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU

Champ Bailey likely won't be resigned, which will leave a huge whole at the DB position. Peterson is the best CB prospect since Darell Revis and will be a huge help to this secondary.
Buffalo (4-12) : Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson

The Bills could use a CB here but with Peterson off the board DE becomes the next big need. Bowers is an absolute beast who won't make it out of the top 5.
Cincinnati (4-12) : A.J. Green, WR, Georgia

With the two headcases gone, the Bengals would be left with Shipley as there #1. Green is the best WR prospect since Calvin Johnson and is instantly one of the best 20 receivers in the league.
Arizona (5-11) : Robert Quinn, DE/OLB, UNC

The Cardinals have three huge needs. OLB/DE, QB, CB. With no worthy QB or CB, expect the rush OLB to be the pick. Quinn is a great talent that was considered a top 5 pick before the year and I still think he is.
Cleveland (5-11) : Marcell Dareus, DE/DT, Alabama

The Browns would like to land A.J. Green but since he is off the board expect them to improve there DL. Dareus is the best remaining linemen so he should be the pick.
San Francisco (6-10) : Ryan Mallet, QB, Arkansas

New Regimes mean New QB's. Mallet is #1 on my big board so I will give him to SF.
Tennessee (6-10) : Cam Newton, QB, Auburn

With Vince Young gone, the Titans will be in need of a QB. Newton is #2 on my Big Board and is also very similar to Young except without the attitude.
Dallas (6-10) : Prince Amukamaura, CB, Nebraska

Jerry Jones gets his guy. Amukamaura would normally be the best corner in a class but due to Peterson he is #2. However, he is still an upgrade to Dallas's terrible secondary.
Washington (6-10) : Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri

Rex Grossman is not the answer. Expect them to draft a QB early in the draft (round 1 or 2). I think Gabbert has the tools to be a very good QB in this league. Locker is also a possibility here.
Houston (6-10) : Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M

With Wade Phillips being the new D coordinator a shift to the 3-4 is going to happen. The Texans are missing a 3-4 OLB and a NT. With no NT worth the pick here, Miller is the perfect fit for the new defense.
Minnesota (6-10) : Jake Locker, QB, Washington

Minnesota has said they want a new QB. I don't think Locker is ready for the NFL yet, but with a year of learning he could be good.
Detroit (6-10) : J.J Watt, DE, Wisconsin

The Lions could also go CB here but I think DE is a bigger need. Watt had a breakout year this year and should be a top 15 pick. Aldon Smith is also an option.
St. Louis (7-9) : Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State

Blackmon had one of the best statistical years I have seen in a while. He also is the weapon that will help push Sam Bradford over the top.
Miami (7-9) : Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama

The Dolphins need a QB or a RB in round 1. With all 4 1st round QB's off the board, I think Ingram will be the pick.
Jacksonville (8-8) : Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri

Smith battled injury for a while, but is an athletic freak who can get to the QB. This Jason Pierre Paul
New England - from Oakland (8-8) : Ryan Kerrigan, DE/OLB, Purdue

The rich get richer. The Pats don't have any "needs" really they have "wants". There biggest want is a DE or OLB. I think Jordan could also be the pick but I like Kerrigan better.
San Diego (9-7) : Cameron Jordan, DE, California

Jacques Cesaire is terrible. Cameron Jordan is at least twice as good as him and has the potential to be 10 times better.
New York Giants (10-6) : Akeem Ayers, OLB, UCLA

They could go Oline here but I don't see one they would like.
Tampa Bay (10-6) : Brandon Harris, CB, Miami

The Bucs need help across from Talib. Barber is old and slow and bad. Harris will be the #2 CB for the Bucs and will give them one of the best tandems in the league.
Seattle* (7-9) : Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa

The Seahawks need a QB more than anything but I don't think there is one here for them. Look for them to upgrade the defense.
Kansas City* (10-6) : Julio Jones, WR, Alabama

The Chiefs have nothing at #2 WR. Jones, if he works on his hands (cough..cough... Limas Sweed) will be a great WR in the NFL.
Indianapolis* (10-6) : Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State

The Colts need to help Manning. That means WR or OL. With Jones and Blackmon off the board look for them to take there favorite OT. I like Sherrod.
Philadelphia* (10-6) : Gabe Carimi, RT/G, Wisconsin

The Eagles like big linemen. Carimi is huge and powerful and will be an upgrade at G or RT.
Green Bay* (10-6) : Cameron Hayward, DE, Ohio State

The Packers could use a RB but the only first round prospect is gone so expect them to upgrade in the trenches.
New Orleans* (11-5) : Stephen Paea, DT, Oregon State

Paea is a top 15 talent that fall because of need. The Saints need a DT.
New York Jets* (11-5) : Allen Bailey, DE, Miami

The Jets need to rush the passer better. Bailey is a good DL that can rush the passer.
Baltimore* (11-5) : Janoris Jenkins, CB, Florida

Jenkins takes a huge drop and falls right into the Ravens lap. He is a good corner and fits the Ravens scheme.
Chicago* (11-5) : Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College

This pick will be an OL. Cutler gets sacked more than anybody in the league and needs to be helped stay upright.
Pittsburgh* (12-4) : Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida

I changed my mind in the last 48 hours. I think the Steelers could get a #2 CB in round 2 but not a starting RG. Therefore I think the Steelers will take Pouncey's twin for 2 reasons. 1. he is an upgrade at RG. 2. He is Mike's brother and they will resign cheaper
Atlanta* (13-3) : Kyle Rudolph, TE, Notre Dame

Gonzalez has said he will probably retire so the Falcons will need a TE. Rudolph reminds me of Gonzalez so it is a good pick.
New England* (14-2) :
Stefen Wisniewski, C/G, Penn State
The Patriots could use an upgrade along the interior line especially when Logan Mankins leaves.


Round 2
New England - from Carolina (2-14) : Mikel Leshoure, RB, Illinois

The Pats made Ellis and Woodhead work but eventually they need a real RB. Leshoure is a beast and will be an upgrade there.
Buffalo (4-12) : Brandon Burton, CB, Utah

Burton is a steal at the top of round 2. He is also a huge need for the Bills.
Cincinnati (4-12) : Pat Devlin, QB, Deleware

Just in case Palmer sucks again. Devlin could use a year on the bench but could be good in time.
Denver (4-12) : Justin Houston, DE/OLB, Georgia

The Broncos need to upgrade there pass rush. Houston will help either on the DL or as a rush OLB.
Cleveland (5-11) : Jonathon Baldwin, WR, Pittsburgh

The Browns need to give Colt weapons if they think hes there future. Baldwin is a steal that is a great prospect who fell because his QB could not get him the ball.
Arizona (5-11) : Demarcus Love, OT, Arkansas

Love is a big mauler of an OT who is an upgrade over Brandon Kieth.
Tennessee (6-10) : Drake Nevis, DT, LSU

The Titans need to find Big Al's replacement. Nevis is a big DT who could be that guy.
Dallas (6-10) : Nate Solder, OT, Colorado

Solder will be an upgrade over Colombo.
Washington (6-10) : Torrey Smith, WR, Maryland

A bit early for him, but with Broyles declaring and the Redskins needing a playmaker, I think they pull the trigger.
Houston (6-10) : Aaron Williams, CB, Texas

Williams will allow Glover Quinn to move to the nickel.
Minnesota (6-10) : Jared Crick, DT, Nebraska

The Vikings need to replace Pat Williams.
Detroit (6-10) : Greg Jones, OLB, Michigan State

The Lions need a youth movement at LB. Jones is a great player who will be good in the NFL from day 1.
San Francisco (6-10) : Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado

The 49ers could use an upgrade at CB.
Denver - from Miami (7-9) : Rahim Morris, S, UCLA

The Broncos have needs just about everywhere on D so going D with their first 3 picks should happen.
St. Louis (7-9) :
Bruce Carter, OLB, North Carolina

The Rams need an upgrade at OLB.
Oakland (8-8) : Tyron Smith, OT, USC

A steal here this late in the 2nd round. Smith is Al Davis's type of guy. A combine machine.
Jacksonville (8-8) : DeAndre McDaniel, S, Clemson

The Jaguars need to upgrade the secondary.
San Diego (9-7) : Deunta Williams, FS, UNC

The Chargers could upgrade the secondary as well.
Tampa Bay (10-6) :
Jordan Todman, RB, Connecticut

The Bucs need some help at RB.
New York Giants (10-6) : Matt Reynolds, OT, BYU

The Giants are aging along the OL. Reynolds is a good blocker that could start at RT and eventually transition to LT.
Seattle* (7-9) : Rodney Hudson, G, Florida State

The Seahawks need help along the OL.
Indianapolis* (10-6) :
Muhammed Wilkerson, DE/DT, Temple

Wilkerson will help fill the middle of the Colts DL and when one of the DE's retires he might be able to switch there.
Philadelphia* (10-6) : Joseph Barksdale, OT, LSU

The Eagles need help along the line bad. Spending there first two picks is probable. Carimi and Barksdale both can play G or T so that will give them versatility.
Kansas City* (10-6) :
Jabaal Sheard, DE/OLB, Pittsburgh

The Chiefs could have a dominant defense if they added another pass rushing DE. Sheard would qualify as that.
Green Bay* (10-6) : Benjamin Ijalana, OT/G, Villanova

The Packers need an upgrade at RB but can look for one in Round 3 or 4. Ijalana is a warrior who can start inside and eventually move outside.
New York Jets* (11-5) : Jerrell Powe, NT, Ole Miss

A little high for Powe, but I think the Jets realized that Jenkins gets hurt every year.
Baltimore* (11-5) : Darius Morris, OT/G, Temple

The Ravens need to replace Gaither as he won't be back.
New Orleans* (11-5) : Mason Foster, OLB, Washington

This is New Orleans biggest need besides DT. With DT addressed, Foster will fill the need for an OLB.
Chicago* (11-5) : Marvin Austin, DT, UNC

Austin is the best 4-3 DT left and will help the bears on the inside.
Pittsburgh* (12-4) : Ras-I Dowling, CB, Virginia

This is really the dream scenario for the Steelers. Get a starting G in round 1 and a #2 CB in round 2. With the amount of good CB's in this draft and the lack of teams needing CB's one will fall to the Steelers in round 2 which is why I have them go Pouncey in round 1.
Atlanta* (13-3) :
Titus Young, WR, Boise State

The Falcons could use help at the #2 receiver.
New England* (14-2): Leonard Hankerson, WR, Miami

With all the picks the Pats have, they could use one on a WR. Tate is not good and Hankerson would be a great redzone weapon.




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