2013 NFL Mock Draft: Chiefs opt for Eric Fisher in final prediction

Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

After months of preparation, the 2013 NFL Draft is here. Time for one last attempt at a mock draft.

Update: And we're live! Check out all the first-round picks here.

The 2013 NFL Draft is brutal. We've been putting weekly mocks together since December, and I can't recall the last time there was so much uncertainty in a draft. We don't publish mock drafts simply to make differences and hook you back every week. We base our mocks on what makes sense at the time and try to fit in the current buzz as much as possible.

My final 2013 mock draft is no different. The hope is this is accurate. It won't be – not by a long shot.

There are going to be a lot of trades in the first round. I didn't do any trades. Some of these picks will be right (hopefully). Some will be wrong, and some of those we probably had right in January. Such is the conflict of writing about the NFL Draft and nothing else.

Make sure you check out Matthew Fairburn's mock draft here. If you have some time, listen to me on the great Solid Verbal podcast right here. Make sure to post your own mock draft in the comments. Join us right here throughout the first round for coverage of every pick and angle.

Now, here is my final 2013 mock draft.

# Round 1 - Team Player Pos. School
1 Kansas City Chiefs Eric Fisher OT
Central Michigan
2 Jacksonville Jaguars Luke Joeckel OT
Texas A&M
3 Oakland Raiders Sharrif Floyd DT
Florida
4 Philadelphia Eagles Lane Johnson
OT
Oklahoma
5 Detroit Lions Ezekiel Ansah
DE
BYU
6 Cleveland Browns Barkevious Mingo
OLB
LSU
7 Arizona Cardinals D.J. Fluker OT
Alabama
8 Buffalo Bills Matt Barkley QB
Southern California
9 New York Jets Tavon Austin
WR
West Virginia
10 Tennessee Titans Chance Warmack G
Alabama
11 San Diego Chargers Jonathan Cooper G
North Carolina
12 Miami Dolphins Dee Milliner
CB
Alabama
13 New York Jets (from TB) Dion Jordan
OLB
Oregon
14 Carolina Panthers Star Lotulelei DT
Utah
15 New Orleans Saints Jarvis Jones OLB
Georgia
16 St. Louis Rams Kenny Vaccaro S
Texas
17 Pittsburgh Steelers Tyler Eifert TE
Notre Dame
18 Dallas Cowboys Sheldon Richardson DT
Missouri
19 New York Giants Tank Carradine DE
Florida State
20 Chicago Bears Arthur Brown MLB
Kansas State
21 Cincinnati Bengals Eric Reid S
LSU
22 St. Louis Rams (from WAS) Cordarrelle Patterson
WR
Tennessee
23 Minnesota Vikings Manti Te'o MLB
Notre Dame
24 Indianapolis Colts Xavier Rhodes CB
Florida State
25 Minnesota Vikings (from SEA) DeAndre Hopkins WR
Clemson
26 Green Bay Packers Eddie Lacy RB
Alabama
27 Houston Texans Robert Woods
WR
Southern California
28 Denver Broncos Datone Jones DE
UCLA
29 New England Patriots D.J. Hayden
CB
Houston
30 Atlanta Falcons Darius Slay
CB
Mississippi State
31 San Francisco 49ers Desmond Trufant
CB
Washington
32 Baltimore Ravens Jonathan Cyprien S
Florida International

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