Mock Draft 1.5

After forgetting to add some key players in my mock, and taking in the feedback, I wanted to edit the mock. Instead of V2, this is mock draft 1.5. Plenty of our there picks, so give me feedback, thanks

Indianapolis- Andrew Luck,QB, Stanford

- Lock.

Washington- Robert Griffin, QB, Baylor

- Lock.

Minnesota- Matt Kalil, OT, USC

- Should be a lock, but I wouldn't be shocked if someone wanted to move up for Blackmon or Claiborne. Protect Ponder should be MInnesota's goal, and this pick does that.

Cleveland- Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU

- With two more picks in the top 40, the Browns could add a WR later. I think this pick will come down to Richardson and Claiborne. Claiborne fits what Holmgren likes in defensive backs, so I lean toward him. The idea of he and Haden as your young star CB could entice him.

Tampa Bay- Quinton Couples, DE, North Carolina

- With Claiborne off the board, this pick makes alot of sense to me. The Bucs could use another pass rusher for the front four. Bowers seems more like a backup to me (and that whole knee situation scares me), so Couples opposite of Clayborn and now you have something there.

St. Louis- Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama

- Jeff Fisher loves running backs, and while he does have one, he's going to be 29 years old. Richardson could come in and be the perfect complement to Stephen Jackson. The Rams now have an additional second round pick, so they can find a couple in round 2, so the Rams could continue to supply Bradford with weapons, but run first might be the goal.

Jacksonville- Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State

- I REALLY wanted to put Rieff here and move Britton back to LG, but I think if Blackmon is here, he has to go to the Jags. With Blackmon, Robinson and Thomas in tow, Gabbert now has some weapons to throw to, so little excuse now. I also wouldn't be shocked if this is a move up spot for a team who wants Ryan Tannehill.

Miami- Riley Reiff, OT, Iowa

- Opposite of Jake Long, the Dolphins could use a offensive tackle on the right end. Reiff is very solid in the mold of pass hawkeye Bryan Bulaga. I think Reiff could come in and provide a solid player at the RT spot. If the Dolphins can secure a deal with Smith/Garrard/Flynn, this pick has to be Tannehill

Carolina- Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State

- The Panthers want a defensive tackle. With two great options on the board, this is a win-win. I like Cox slightly better then Michael Brockers, so I leaned him. With Cox in the middle, the Panthers could be a much better team moving forward.

Buffalo- Ryan Tannehill, QB, Texas A&M

- Here's the intrigue: The Bills did lock up Fitzpatrick, but with the rookie cap, if Buffalo hits on this pick, it's a steal for the Bills. Buffalo could use another pass rusher, but the idea of a QB they can groom could intrigue them to make this pick and keep him, or even move him after the fact.

Kansas City- Dontari Powe, NT, Memphis

- After locking down TWO great FA's in Hillis and Winston, the Chiefs could have taken Tannehill if he was there with no problem. After that not being an option, Powe is a lock here. A 3-4 D needs a NT and Powe fits that.

Seattle- Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, Alabama

- The Seahawks JUST let Marcus Trufant go and invested in the OL heavy last year. I do think the Seahawks could take Jonathan Martin or Michael Floyd, but if the Seahawks feel he's worth the investment, and his past checks out, he does fit a need.

Arizona- David DeCastro, G, Stanford

- Another one of these "makes sense" picks. The Cards could use some more protection up front for Kevin Kolb, and DeCastro fits the bill. Due do his position, he will fall somewhere in this area, and for the Cards, he could be a great asset for Kolb's development.

Dallas- Michael Brockers, DE/DT, LSU

- The Cowboys could use Mark Barron, but signing Pool and bringing back Sensabaugh stops that. Brockers falling here makes perfect sense for the Cowboys since they lack a true pass rusher on the line. Brockers could change that.

Philadelphia- Luke Kuechly, ILB, Boston College

- The Eagles could use another linebacker, but I wouldn't be shocked if they stuck to the idea of OL/DL early. Kuechly, who was left out of my original mock, fits here. He can be someone who can be the leader of the defense, and the Eagles have lacked that at the LB spot since Trotter left.

New York Jets- Courtney Upshaw, OLB, Alabama

- The Jets could use a pass rusher like Upshaw to help ignite the defense. Mark Barron could be another option, but I think the defense could use more of a front four fix rather then a safety. With the Jets looking at safties like Reggie Nelson, they could sign Nelson as a quick fix, then take Upshaw.

Cincinnati- Mark Barron, S, Alabama

- The Bengals have some projects at both safety spots, but Barron is the best of the bunch, and with two first round picks, the Bengals could just make it all easier and take him to replace Reggie Nelson, who's a free agent.

San Diego- Nick Perry, OLB, USC

- A Cali kid who also fits a need. Opposite of Shaun Phillips, the Chargers could use someone who can get to the QB and Perry has the ability to do that.

Chicago- Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford

- The Bears gave Cutler a weapon in Brandon Marshall, so why not protect him? The Bears have so many pieces to the line, but no stability. If Martin can lock in a spot on the line, he could provide a pecking order to the rest of the positions.

Tennessee- Devon Still, DT, Penn State

- The Titans could use some help at DE, but the Titans could use a DT after Jason Jones left for Seattle. Devon Still was a leader at Penn State, and he can get to the QB, which is something the Titans need since the Titans were one of the bottom teams in terms of sacks.

Cincinnati- Cordy Glenn, OG, Georgia

- The Bengals can use another player on the offensive line, since they play PIT and BAL twice a year. Glenn has some potential as a guard, and a right tackle. That should be enough for them to pick him.

Cleveland- Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame

- The Browns could use another weapon after Greg Little, and Floyd fits the bill. McCoy could use someone who can create space with good hands, and as a ND fan, Floyd fits the bill. I think he has upside as a #2 WR.

Detroit- Janoris Jenkins, CB, North Alabama

- With Backus back for another season, I think DET considers OT in round 2 or 3. The Lions' DB were awful last season, and Jenkins provides alot of value here. With Eric Wright gone, Jenkins could come in and take his spot. Don't forget, while Jenkins has issues, he did lock Julio Jones and AJ Green at FLA.

Pittsburgh- Mike Adams, OT, Ohio State

- The Steelers could use offensive line help after Starks got hurt. With that in mind, Mike Adams, while a slight reach, makes sense here. With smart drafting over the past 2-3 years, the Steelers are old, but lack many spots of need.

Denver- Whitney Mercilus, DE, Illinois

- This pick can go so many ways, but I'm going to lean the front four. With Miller used more as a OLB in a 4-3 set, putting Mercilus at DE opposite over Dumervil make so much sense. The Giants also showed, you can never have too many pass rushers.

Houston- Stephon Gilmore, CB, South Carolina

- The Texans could use more DB help. Gilmore is a slight reach here, and the Texans fans do feel they can use another WR opposite of Johnson, but there's so many WR in round 2 and 3, that you might as well get the other needs before taking a WR.

New England- Vinny Curry, OLB, Marshall

After Cunningham's up and down season, the Pats could easily use another pass rusher, and Curry fits the bill. Curry is someone who can create from a OLB and DE position and the Pats love versatility.

Green Bay- Peter Konz, C, Wisconsin

- The Packers just lost Scott Wells to FA, so it makes sense to replace him right away. Konz is a hometown kid who can start right away for the Packers.

Baltimore- Harrison Smith, S, Notre Dame

- The Ravens got some average backup S and Ed Reed is getting up in age. The Ravens could use Smith as a backup in the next couple years, then push him in the rotation as Reed's career wins down.

San Francisco- Kelechi Osemele, G/OT, Iowa State

- The 49ers brought back almost everyone on defense, so it's time to fix the offense. With the additions of Moss and Manningham, you don't need another WR, so to the line. Osemele could play both RG and RT, so he provides someone who can thrive as a offensive linemen who can play spot time at both spots.

New England- Stephen Hill, WR, Georgia Tech

- I know Wright is on the board, but he's 5-10, and the Pats could look for someone with size they can groom. Hill ran very well at the combine, and thanks to DeMaryius Thomas, someone will take a chance on him. With Welker, Woodhead, and now Brandon Lloyd, Hill could be groomed.

New York Giants- Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor

- The Giants don't NEED Wright right now, but he can be someone who can be used. Manningham is gone, Hixon is coming off another torn ACL, and Barden is average. The Giants could take a guy like Wright (who in real life, probably won't be there) and bring him in as a slot guy who can also return punts.

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