Three Rounder

Three Round Mock with inexplicable explanations & a couple of unlikely trades

1 - Carolina Blaine Gabbert QB Missouri Jimmy Clausen has been a complete failure in Carolina in terms of both passing & leadership. New coaching staff picks a QB who could develop into a franchise QB. Gabberts high wonderlic score (42) plus his athleticism & strong arm makes him the top pick 

2 - Denver Marcel Dareus DT Alabama Broncos pick up one of the very best players in this draft who can play any position on the D-line but will excel as a DT in a 4-3

3 - Buffalo Cam Newton QB Auburn Bills get their QB of the future. He is able to sit behind Fitzpatrick most of the season, learning behind a very smart QB & being taught by a very smart head coach. IMO Newton has the potential to be a top 5 QB but needs the time & guidance to develop.

4 - Cincinnati Julio Jones WR Alabama Bengals pick up excellent WR prospect after losing both Johnson & Owens (& I know that's speculation). Jones will immediately start & help whoever is behind Center.Jones is the pick because of his speed & physical play

5 - Arizona Tyron Smith LT USC Cardinals pass on remaining QBs & get the highest rated tackle in the draft

6 - Cleveland Nick Fairley DT Auburn Browns pick up disruptive player who will jam up the middle attack the QB

7 - San Francisco Patrick Peterson CB LSU 49ers grab arguably the most talented player in the draft. Shutdown corner who can also be a return man on kick-offs.

8 - Tennessee Da'Quan Bowers DE Clemson Titans grab the best 4-3 DE in the draft. Titans have higher needs but take BPA.

9 - Dallas Prince Amakumara CB Nebraska Cowboys grab an extremely talented shut down corner at their highest position of need.

10 - Washington A.J. Green WR Georgia  Redskins get incredible WR who will help who ever is QB in D.C. immediately & provide instant excitement & big play potential

11 - Houston Von Miller OLB Texas A & M Texans grab OLBer to help Wade Phillips transition to a 3-4

12 - Minnesota Ryan Mallet QB Arkansas Vikings need a QB & Mallet has been climbing back up draft boards after a successful combine. A little more mobile than expected & drug use rumors are either exaggerated or untrue.

13 - Detroit Anthony Castonzo LT Boston College Lions get future replacement for 34 year old Backus, Costanzo should be able to start immediately at either RT or LT

14 - St. Louis trades with New England & get N.E.s 17th pick in 1st & 10th in 3rd

        New England Robert Quinn OLB/DE  Patriots jump in front of Jacksonville to grab Quinn who will play as a rush OLBer in BBs 3-4 defense in order to put pressure on opposing QBs (Mark Sanchez in particular)

15 - Miami Mark Ingram RB Alabama RB that is coveted by Dolphin fans ends up in South Florida

16 - Jacksonville Cameron Jordan DE California Jaguars get high motor impact player at their biggest need.

17 - St. Louis Jonathan Baldwin WR Pitt. Rams are able to trade back & still land big, fast & elite WR prospect

18 - San Diego J.J. Watt DE Wisconsin Chargers pick DE who is a monster on the field & a leader in the locker room

19 - NYG Mike Pouncey C Giants get best interior lineman in draft, coaching cures concerns about switch to Center

20 - Tampa Bay Cameron Heyward DE Ohio State Bucs get a great player who will start & contribute immediately.

21 Kansas City Aldon Smith OLB Missouri Chiefs draft a perfect fit for their 3-4 at one of their biggest needs. Excellent prospect who will attack the QB on every play.

22 - Indianapolis Nate Solder LT Colorado Colts number one priority in this draft should be protecting number one player. Solder should be able to start immediately & help with protecting Manning.

23 - Philadelphia Gabe Carimi RT Best RT in draft protecting Vicks blindside

24 - New Orleans Stephen Paea DT Oregon St. High character, hard working penetrater who will fit into Gregg Williams system & is a  Gregg Williams type of player. Immediate starter who will be able to clog up the middle on runs & get at the QB on passing plays.

25 - Seattle Jake Locker QB Washington Highly talented hometown hero who Pete Carroll can coach out of his bad tendencies & turn into franchise QB

26 - Baltimore Adrian Clayborn DE Iowa Ravens pick up DE who can seal the edge or can pressure the QB

27 - Atlanta Leonard Hankerson WR Miami Big, fast, talented WR who can take some of the pressure off of Roddy White & give Matt Ryan another target

28 - New England Torrey Smith WR Maryland Patriots grab fast wide out with great hands & excellent attitude. High character & team player, a natural for Bill Belichek.

29 - Chicago Derek Sherrod LT Mississippi St. Bears need to be able to protect Cutler better, Sherrod should be able to step in & start immediately

30 - NYJ - Justin Houston OLB Georgia Jets get a pass rushing OLBer to be able to put more pressure on opposing QBs, especially Tom Brady

31- Pittsburgh - Jimmy Smith CB Colorado Shut down corner who can start immediately & improve the Steelers secondary

32 - Green Bay Ryan Kerrigan OLB Purdue Very smart & versatile player, relentless pass rusher who will also force fumbles & can help out in run defense

Round Two

1 - New England Rodney Hudson G/C FSU

2 - Buffalo - Allen Bailey DE Miami

3 - Cincinnati Mikel Leshoure RB Illinois

4 - Denver - Brandon Harris CB Miami

5 - Cleveland - Marvin Austin DT UNC

6 - Arizona trades with Cincinnati for Carson Palmer & Cincinnatis 3rd rd. pick

Cincinnati - Martez Wilson ILB Illinois

7 - Tennessee Muhamed Wilkerson DT Temple

8 - Dallas Marcus Cannon G TCU

9 - Washington Christian Ponder QB FSU

10 - Houston Phil Taylor NT Baylor

11- Minnesota Christian Ballard DT Iowa

12 - Detroit Akeem Ayers LB UCLA

13 - San Francisco Sam Acho OLB Texas

14 - Denver -Stefen Wisniewski G/C PSU

15 -St. Louis Corey Liuget DT Illinois

16 - Oakland Aaron Williams CB Texas

17 - Jacksonville Rahim Moore FS UCLA

18 - San Diego Brooks Reed OLB Arizona

19 - Tampa Bay Benjamin Ijaleana RT Villanova

20 - NYG Bruce Carter ILB UNC

21- Indianapolis Drake Nevis LSU

22 - Philadelphia Curtis Brown CB Texas

23 - Kansas City Quan Sturdivant ILB UNC

24 - New Orleans DeAndre McDaniel SS Clemson

25 - Seattle Ras-I Dowling UVA

26 - Baltimore Titus Young WR Boise St.

27 - Atlanta Danny Watkins G/T Baylor

28 - New England Ryan Williams RB Va. Tech

29 - Chicago Jurrel Casey DT USC

30 San Diego Randall Cobb WR Kentucky

31 Pittsburgh Orlando Franklin G/T Miami

32 Green Bay Daniel Thomas RB Kansas St.

Round Three

1 - Carolina Jarvis Jenkins DT Clemson

2 - Arizona Dontay Moch OLB Nevada

3 - Denver Lance Kendrick TE Tennessee

4 - Buffalo James Carpenter T Alabama

5 - Arizona Quinton Carter FS Oklahoma

6 - Cleveland Greg Jones ILB Michigan St.

7 - Dallas Jaicquan Jarret FS Temple

8 - New Orleans D.J. Williams TE Arkansas

9 - Houston - Brandon Burton CB Utah

10 - St. Louis Nate Irving ILB NC St.

11 - Detroit Chris Culliver CB South Carolina

12 - San Francisco Will Hill FS Florida

13 - Tennessee John Moffit G Wisconsin

14 - St. Louis Greg Jones ILB Michigan St.

15 - Miami Clint Boling G Georgia

16 - Jacksonville Colin Kaepernick QB Nevada

17 - Oakland Kenrick Ellis NT Hampton

18 - San Diego Colin McCarthy ILB Miami

19 - NYG Davon House CB New Mexico St.

20 - Tampa Bay Kelvin Sheppard ILB LSU

21 - Philadelphia Mason Foster OLB Washington

22 - Kansas City Jerrel Powe NT Mississippi

23 - Indianapolis Greg Little WR UNC

24 - New OrleansDaRel Scott RB Maryland

25 - San Diego Chris Hairston RT Clemson

26 - Baltimore Rashad Carmichael CB Va. Tech

27 - Atlanta Robert Sands SS West Va.

28 - New EnglandMarcus Gilbert T Florida

29 - Chicago Kristopher ODowd C USC

30 - NYJ Johnny Patrick CB Louisville

31 - Pittsburgh James Brewer RT Indiana

32 - Green Bay -Lee Ziemba RT Auburn

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