Post Combine Mock Draft

Exactly what it says. 1 round goodness. Feedback appreciated.


Andrew Luck, QB

Rumors are that Peyton will be released. I think Luck is the better prospect, so he goes first.




Washington trades 2012 1st, 2nd, 5th, and 2013 1st to select Robert Griffin III, QB

Washington gives up a king's ransom, but it is worth it to select the face of the franchise.


Matt Kalil, OT

A franchise LT, one of the best I've seen since Jake Long, to protect their franchise QB.


Morris Claiborne, CB

They did not get RGIII, but they pick up one of the best CBs in CFB. A Patrick Peterson clone, he instantly forms one of the league's youngest dominant duo with Joe Haden.


Trent Richardson, RB

Mike Mayock said the last time he would bang the table to select an RB this high would be Adrian Peterson. He's banging on the table for Richardson.


Riley Reiff, OT

Despite having T-Rex arms, Reiff is a franchise RT. I think Saffold had a bad year, but ultimately still is the answer at LT. Adding Reiff would solidify the OT position and move Jason Smith over to G, which he may be more comfortable with.


Melvin Ingram, DE

Ingram's stock has been on a meteoric rise since the end of the year, and his insane combine has done nothing to slow it down. The Jaguars can use a boost to their passrush.


Quinton Coples, DE

Some may be turned off by his on-and-off motor, there's no denying the top ten talent.


Justin Blackmon, WR

WR isn't Carolina's biggest need at all, but adding a talent like Justin Blackmon next to Steve Smith can only add to the explosiveness of that offense under Cam Newton.


Dre Kirkpatrick, CB

I know that the Bills hardly need a CB, and a more pressing concern would be the pass rush, but I think Courtney Upshaw's stock has dropped to the point where it wouldn't be great value. Kirkpatrick had a solid combine, and his size/speed upside should intrigue the Bills, who are known to develop strong secondary players.


David DeCastro, OG

Nothing has changed in regards to this pick. He's still a monster who's stock is soaring.


Courtney Upshaw, DE

I think that Upshaw's best fit is at 4-3 DE. He's a powerful pass rusher that will immediately upgrade Seattle's arsenal.


Jonathon Martin, OT

The Cardinals need upgrades all across the line. Martin is still an excellent LT prospect that needs to get a bit stronger.


Dontari Poe, NT

Part of the Cowboys' problem is the ability to create interior pressure from the DL and collapse the pocket. Poe, the combine's biggest winner, would help do just that, either spelling Ratliff, or sending him over to DE.


Luke Kuechly, ILB

With rumors that Desean will eventually re-sign after being franchised, a WR doesn't make too much sense. Kuechly is the common salve to what ails the Eagles defense.


Michael Floyd, WR

The Jets have a myriad of issues to fix, including pass rusher, safety, and right tackle. I wouldn't consider WR a big one. This was basically a pure BPA selection. Plaxico doesn't look to be back, and they need a big play threat across from the mercurial Santonio Holmes.


Janoris Jenkins, CB

Some people think Jenkins injured his draft stock by being so honest at the Combine. I think it only helped, as he seemed genuinely remorseful. He looked fluid in drills and had an insane 1.47 10-yard split.


Cordy Glenn, OG

With Kris Dielman's sudden retirement, this becomes a no-brainer.


Devon Still, DT

Had a very solid combine, and only confirmed his ascending stock. The Bears are thin at DT, and won't hesitate beefing up their line with powerful penetrator that is versatile enough to play 1 or 3 technique.


Mark Barron, SS

The Titans will not waste an opportunity to fortify their safety corps with the most instinctual safety in the draft.


Lamar Miller, RB

The combine really confirmed what was known about Miller all along, that he's explosive as all hell. Add to the fact that one of their coaches said adding a RB was a "priority," this selection makes a ton of sense.


Kendall Wright, WR

I don't believe that 4.61 time for a second. Most scout times were in the low 4.4s to even the 4.3s. Wright will add explosiveness to the Cleveland offense.


Peter Konz, OC

Interior OL was an issue for the Lions, and the addition of Konz (who's poor combine won't hurt him) will add some juice to give Stafford extra protection.


Dont'a Hightower, ILB

Cemented his 1st round status by running a low 4.6. Doesn't have the sideline-to-sideline range to work in a 4-3, but you won't find a better hard-hitting, superior instinct 3-4 thumper in the draft.


Michael Brockers, DT

Brockers' subpar combine had him falling all the way to the Denver pick. He's raw, and his athleticism was obviously overrated. That being said, he's flashed Nick Fairley potential. At the end of the day, I still think Denver gets a steal.


Alshon Jeffery, WR

Yes, I know this may not be the preferred pick for many Texan fans. I think his stock takes a hit after his woeful combine no-show and reportedly bad interview. His game tape, however, is undeniable. I think he runs a 4.6 at his pro-day, and Houston takes him happily to pair across Andre Johnson.


Stephen Hill, WR

Raw and unrefined? Yes. But how many 6'4 220lbs WRs do you see running 4.3's? Tom Brady will get him in line, and he'll be the burner that NE lacked this past season.


Fletcher Cox, DE

He slimmed down to 298lbs and showed explosiveness with his 10 yard split. On top of that, his game tape shows impressive pass rushing ability. He'll fill in nicely as a GB DE.


Whitney Mercilus, OLB

It isn't like Baltimore really needs another pass rusher, but this was a pure BPA selection and after his strong combine, will probably climb on big boards quickly.


Chase Minnifield, CB

This is a worst-case scenario for the 49ers. They don't have very many glaring needs outside of WR. I considered Rueben Randle, but decided the value wasn't there. Minnifield hurt his stock by magically shrinking, but he was the BPA that intersected with need for the 49ers for me.




Seattle swaps 2012 2nd rounders and gives 2013 1st round pick to select Ryan Tannehill, QB

Seattle trades up at the end of the 1st round to jump potential suitors for Tannehill's services in the early 2nd round. They now have the face of their franchise.


Andre Branch, DE

A DE that's got size (6'5 260+), speed (4.6), no character concerns, and from the ACC? Makes sense, and we need to start thinking about RDE after Osi. Also considered David Wilson and Dwayne Allen.

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