1. Indianapolis Colts: QB Andrew Luck, Stanford
About as safe of a number one pick as you can get.
2. Washington Redskins: QB Robert Griffin III, Baylor
Washington gave up a lot for this pick, it better be worth it.
3. Miami Dolphins: QB Ryan Tannehill, Texas A&M
Trade Alert! The Miami Dolphins trade the 8th overall pick, the 42nd (2nd round) and next years first round pick for the Vikings 3rd overall pick. The Dolphins are hoping they have their first quarterback of the future since Marino in Tannehill, and they give up a little bit for him, but not nearly what the Redskins gave up for RG3.
4. Cleveland Browns: OT Matt Kalil, USC
Cleveland missed out on RG3 and Tannehill. They have a glaring hole at right tackle and they can either put Kalil there or move Thomas over.
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: CB Morris Claiborne, LSU
6. St. Louis Rams: WR Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma St.
The get a few future first round picks, and they get their number one receiver.
7. Jacksonville Jaguars: DT Fletcher Cox, Mississippi St.
Best defensive tackle in this draft and will help out the defense tremendously.
8. Minnesota Vikings: WR Michael Floyd, Notre Dame
Minnesota trades to get a few picks, but lose out on Matt Kalil. They end up taking Floyd here to help out Ponder.
9. Cincinnati Bengals: RB Trent Richardson, Alabama
Trade Alert! The Cincinnati Bengals trade the 17th and 21st overall picks for the Carolina Panthers 9th and 40th (second round) overall picks. Cincinnati has an extremely young and explosive offense with Andy Dalton, AJ Green, and now Richardson.
10. Buffalo Bills: OT Riley Reiff, Iowa
Buffalo tries to improve their offensive line with drafting Reiff to give Fitzpatrick some more protection and to open up more running lanes.
11. Kansas City Chiefs: NT Dontari Poe, Memphis
Kansas city gets the best true nose tackle in this draft since any nose tackle that's worth anything that they have is on his final legs.
12. Seattle Seahawks: DE/OLB Melvin Ingram, South Carolina
Seattle only had one guy who could blitz the passer last year, so they bring in Ingram to bring pressure off the other side.
13. Arizona Cardinals: ILB Luke Kuechly, Boston College
Stewart Bradley isn't good enough to play, so the Cardinals draft the best linebacker in this draft and they hope he will be the leader of this defense,
14. Dallas Cowboys: OG David DeCastro, Stanford
Dallas has a terrible offensive line, Romo being an overrated quarterback isn't all his fault, it's partially the offensive line's. DeCastro should help that.
15. Philadelphia Eagles: DT Michael Brockers, LSU
Kuechly is off the board, so they should hold off on trying to upgrade the line backers for now, instead they should get someone who would stop opposing offensive linemen from getting to the line backers. I would caution this though, because Brockers has huge bust potential.
16. New York Jets: DE/OLB Quinton Coples, UNC
The Jets need another guy who can get to the quarterback, so they get a poor man's Julius Peppers. His work ethic is questionable at best right now, but Rex Ryan usually gets the most out of his defensive players. This is only if Coples can transition from a 43 defensive end to a 34 outside linebacker.
17. Carolina Panthers: CB Dre Kirkpatrick, Alabama
Carolina didn't really want anyone at the 9th pick with Claiborne gone, so they trade down. They still need a corner on the other side of Gamble.
18. San Diego Chargers: OG Cordy Glenn, Georgia
Glenn played guard most of his time at Georgia, and ended up playing tackle. San Diego gets him to play guard for Rivers, who is not the best scrambler in the world.
19. Chicago Bears: OT Jonathan Martin, Stanford
The bears need a left tackle to protect Cutler's blind side.
20. New England Patriots: DE/OLB Courtney Upshaw, Alabama
Trade Alert! The New England Patriots trade the 27th and 31st overall picks to the Tennessee Titans for the 20th and 52nd (2nd round) overall picks and a second round from next season. It's not that the Patriots wanted to trade up, it was more the Titans wanted to trade down. Upshaw fell a little bit in the draft and the Patriots get him to try and rush the passer.
21. Houston Texans: WR Kendall Wright, Baylor
Trade Alert! The Houston Texans trade the 26th overall pick and the 58th (2nd round) overall pick to the Carolina Panthers for the 21st overall pick and the 143rd (5th round) overall pick. Houston doesn't have a true number two receiver, they have a number one and slot. Drafting Wright could finally give them a complete offense.
22. Cleveland Browns: DE/OLB Whitney Mercilus, Illinois
Cleveland has a pretty decent defense, that doesn't cut it in the NFL. The NFL is a pass-happy league, so you need whatever you can to stop that when you're a defense. Cleveland take Mercilus to put pressure on the opposing quarterbacks.
23. Detroit Lions: CB Janoris Jenkins, Northern Alabama
The Lions really need an upgrade at left tackle, but see no one worth taking right now, so they upgrade their second biggest need at corner where Houston was the only decent corner they had last year.
Center is one of the toughest positions to play in the NFL. Being a center, you should be able to make a transition to a different position on the offensive line, which is what I see the Steelers doing by moving him to guard.
25. Denver Broncos: SS Mark Barron, Alabama
Barron fell quite a few spots here and with Dawkins gone, they need a replacement that can last for many years to come.
26. Carolina Panthers: DT Jerel Worthy, Michigan St.
The Panthers need a defensive tackle to help clog up the middle.
27. Tennessee Titans: DT Devin Still, Penn St.
The Titans will be fine at corner even with losing Finnegan with McCourty and Verner filling in the starting spots. The Titans defense was good last year, just the run part of it wasn't. The run part was very bad and they draft Devin Still to fill this need as he is a good run stopper.
28. Green Bay Packers: DE/OLB Shea McClellin, Boise St.
The Packers defense flat out sucked last year, they need another pass rusher.
29. Baltimore Ravens: ILB Dont'a Hightower, Alabama
Hightower goes to the Ravens and learns from Ray Lewis as Hightower becomes Lewis' replacement in a few years.
30. San Francisco 49ers: SS Harrison Smith, Notre Dame
The run defense was historically amazing last year for the 49ers. They draft Smith in hopes that he helps the pass defense.
31. Tennessee Titans: OLB Lavante David, Nebraska
The titans have two really good young linebackers in McCarthy and Ayers, they are just missing the final piece. The two guys battling for that spot right now are Witherspoon, whose past his prime, and McGrath, whose just not good enough.
32. New York Giants: TE Coby Fleener, Stanford
The Giants finally have a receiving tight end again.