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DI
01-18-2008, 01:56 PM
2008 NFL Mock Draft

Round 1

1. Miami Dolphins- Chris Long, DE, Virginia
2. St. Louis Rams- Glenn Dorsey, DT, LSU
3. Atlanta Falcons- Darren McFadden, RB, Arkansas
4. Oakland Raiders- Jake Long, OT, Michigan
5. Kansas City Chiefs- Ryan Clady, OT, Boise St.
6. New York Jets- Vernon Gholston, DE/OLB, Ohio St.
7. New England Patriots (via SF)- Mike Jenkins, CB, South Florida
8. Baltimore Ravens- Matt Ryan, QB, Boston College
9. Cincinnati Bengals- Sedrick Ellis, DT, USC
10. New Orleans Saints- Keith Rivers, OLB, USC
11. Buffalo Bills- Malcolm Kelly, WR, Oklahoma
12. Denver Broncos- Kenny Phillips, S, Miami (Fl)
13. Carolina Panthers- Jeff Otah, OT, Pittsburgh
14. Chicago Bears- Gosder Cherilus, OT, Boston College
15. Detroit Lions- Aqib Talib, CB, Kansas
16. Arizona Cardinals- Leodis McKelvin, CB, Troy
17. Minnesota Vikings- Calais Campbell, DE, Miami (Fl)
18. Houston Texans- Jonathan Stewart, RB, Oregon
19. Philadelphia Eagles- DeSean Jackson, WR, California
20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers- Brian Brohm, QB, Louisville
21. Washington Redskins- Limas Sweed, WR, Texas
22. Dallas Cowboys (via CLE)- Reggie Smith, CB/S, Oklahoma
23. Pittsburgh Steelers- Sam Baker, OT, USC
24. Seattle Seahawks- Rashard Mendenhall, RB, Illinois
25. Tennessee Titans- Kentwan Balmer, DT, North Carolina
26. New York Giants- Antoine Cason, CB, Arizona
27. Jacksonville Jaguars- Quentin Groves, DE, Auburn
28. San Diego Chargers- Dan Connor, ILB, Penn St.
29. Dallas Cowboys- Felix Jones, RB, Arkansas
30. San Francisco 49ers (via IND)- James Hardy, WR, Indiana
31. Green Bay Packers- Jack Ikegwuonu, CB, Wisconsin
32. New England Patriots- Pick Forfeited

Round 2

33. Miami Dolphins- Curtis Lofton, ILB, Oklahoma
34. St. Louis Rams- Chris Williams, OT, Vanderbilt
35. Atlanta Falcons- Andre Woodson, QB, Kentucky
36. Oakland Raiders- Pat Sims, DT, Auburn
37. Kansas City Chiefs- Early Doucet, WR, LSU
38. New York Jets- Roy Schuening, OG, Oregon St.
39. San Francisco 49ers- Dre Moore, NT, Maryland
40. Baltimore Ravens- Justin King, CB, Penn St.
41. Cincinnati Bengals- Tavares Gooden, OLB, Miami (Fl)
42. New Orleans Saints- Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, CB, Tennessee St.
43. Buffalo Bills- Patrick Lee, CB, Auburn
44. Denver Broncos- Philip Wheeler, OLB, Georgia Tech
45. Carolina Panthers- Philip Merling, DE, Clemson
46. Chicago Bears- Devin Thomas, WR, Michigan St.
47. Detroit Lions- Lawrence Jackson, DE, USC
48. Arizona Cardinals- Jamaal Charles, RB, Texas
49. Minnesota Vikings- Erin Henderson, OLB, Maryland
50. Atlanta Falcons (via HOU)- Carl Nicks, OT, Nebraska
51. Philadelphia Eagles- Ali Highsmith, OLB, LSU
52. Tampa Bay Buccaneers- Mario Manningham, WR, Michigan
53. Washington Redskins- Chris Ellis, DE, Virginia Tech
54. Cleveland Browns- Frank Okam, NT, Texas
55. Pittsburgh Steelers- DeMario Pressley, DE/DT, North Carolina St.
56. Seattle Seahawks- John Carlson, TE, Notre Dame
57. Tennessee Titans- Adarius Bowman, WR, Oklahoma St.
58. New York Giants- Jerod Mayo, MLB/OLB, Tennessee
59. Jacksonville Jaguars- Brandon Flowers, CB, Virginia Tech
60. Miami Dolphins (via SD)- Charles Godfrey, CB, Iowa
61. Dallas Cowboys- Earl Bennett, WR, Vanderbilt
62. Indianapolis Colts- Red Bryant, DT, Texas A & M
63. Green Bay Packers- Geno Hayes, OLB, Florida St.
64. New England Patriots- James Leman, ILB, Illinois

Round 3

65. Miami Dolphins- Shawn Crable, DE/OLB, Michigan
66. St. Louis Rams- Jason Jones, DE, Eastern Michigan
67. Atlanta Falcons- Patrick Chung, S, Oregon
68. New England Patriots (via OAK)- Chris Johnson, RB, East Carolina
69. Kansas City Chiefs- DeJuan Tribble, CB, Boston College
70. New York Jets- Tony Hills, OT, Texas
71. San Francisco 49ers- Tommy Blake, DE/OLB, TCU
72. Buffalo Bills (via BAL)- Martellus Bennett, TE, Texas A & M
73. Cincinnati Bengals- Fred Davis, TE, USC
74. New Orleans Saints- Marcus Harrison, DT, Arkansas
75. Buffalo Bills- Beau Bell, OLB, UNLV
76. Minnesota Vikings (via DEN)- Anthony Collins, OT, Kansas
77. Carolina Panthers- Thomas DeCoud, S, California
78. Chicago Bears- Joe Flacco, QB, Delaware
79. Detroit Lions- Jonathan Goff, MLB, Vanderbilt
80. Arizona Cardinals- Erza Butler, DE/OLB, Nevada
81. Minnesota Vikings- Adrian Arrington, WR, Michigan
82. Houston Texans- Heath Benedict, OT, Newberry
83. Philadelphia Eagles- Oniel Cousins, OT, UTEP
84. Tampa Bay Buccaneers- Tracy Porter, CB, Indiana
85. Cleveland Browns- Ray Rice, RB, Rutgers
86. Pittsburgh Steelers- DJ Hall, WR, Alabama
87. Seattle Seahawks- Branden Albert, OG, Virginia
88. Tennessee Titans- Trae Williams, CB, South Florida
89. New York Giants- DaJuan Morgan, S, North Carolina St.
90. Jacksvonille Jaguars- Owen Schmitt, FB, West Virginia
91. Chicago Bears (via SD)- James Davis, RB, Clemson
92. Dallas Cowboys- Craig Steltz, S, LSLU
93. Indianapolis Colts- Xavier Adibi, OLB, Virginia Tech
94. Green Bay Packers- Barry Richardson, OT, Clemson
95. New England Patriots- Donnie Avery, WR, Houston

Addict
01-18-2008, 01:57 PM
if the lions get Goff in round 3 I might cry






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ah who am I kidding, I would.

BeerBaron
01-18-2008, 02:04 PM
wow, not a bad bears draft. im not high on cherilius but with the other tackles gone....i suppose thats not too bad of pick. i suppose in that situation with the tackles gone, they could go stewart or mendenhal, then keep rounds 2 and 3 teh same, and with their 2nd 3rd rounder, they should find a tackle or safety there

BeerBaron
01-18-2008, 02:05 PM
and no colt brennan in the first 3 rounds. also interesting...

Bills2083
01-18-2008, 02:17 PM
perfect Bills draft

Jakey
01-18-2008, 02:23 PM
Average Steelers picks...i love Sam Baker in round 1 though!

T-RICH49
01-18-2008, 02:25 PM
give KC Trea Williams over Tribble in RD 3 otherwise good draft

Turtlepower
01-18-2008, 02:26 PM
For the Giants mock:

1) Antoine Cason is not a first rounder and would a serious waste. Patrick Lee or Dan Connor would be better value.

2) Jerod Mayo is a MLB and even though he probably could switch to OLB in the Pros, why draft him when someone like Geno Hayes is still on the board anf is better value.

3) Not the best, but at least a position of need.

tylerb929
01-18-2008, 03:14 PM
I like the Colts picks, best mock for them I've seen so far.

619
01-18-2008, 03:31 PM
No way the Raiders pass on Sedrick Ellis in that situation, OL is not a bigger need than DL right now. Our defense was horrendous against the run (31st) while OL was much improved in the ZBS. We can address that position later on in the first day.

Billingsley26
01-18-2008, 03:43 PM
Not crazy about the 1st round of the Bills mock, but I love the rest of it. I like the Patriots draft as well. I think J Leman could thrive in their defense. Great pick. Same with Donie Avery, who would esentially take over from Stallworth, if he leaves this year.

skinzzfan25
01-18-2008, 03:49 PM
I don't really like the Sweed pick. Before his injury I felt like he never really got good separation. And IMO not worth it to risk a 1st rounder on damaged goods.

2nd round, Ellis is a pretty good selection.

And since when do the skins not have a 3rd rounder?

iloxygenil
01-18-2008, 04:20 PM
Give Atlanta Fred Davis in round 3

and Pat Sims with our first 2nd round pick. Woodson isn't the answer with that stupid windup.

tjsunstein
01-18-2008, 04:36 PM
Not much to complain about here, only one thing.

Say we do take an OLB in Round 2. I think that Ted Thompson is going to look for a OLB/DE hybrid to open up the formations and options on defense as well as fill a need. That being said Shawn Crable would be a better option at that slot but again thats only my thought on the matter, I could be wrong but thats my personal take.

tjsunstein
01-18-2008, 04:37 PM
James Davis is also going back to school, so fix #91 overall.

Don Killuminati
01-18-2008, 06:44 PM
No way the Raiders pass on Sedrick Ellis in that situation, OL is not a bigger need than DL right now. Our defense was horrendous against the run (31st) while OL was much improved in the ZBS. We can address that position later on in the first day.
Ellis, then Sims. That'd be sweet.

IBleedGreen18
01-18-2008, 07:24 PM
Great Jets draft.



Filling 3 major needs with very good players.

jdb1972
01-18-2008, 07:49 PM
Decent Panthers draft. I doubt they go DE in round 2, but there didn't seem to be any good DTs there. Maybe WR (Manningham reach a bit? Dunno). It's not impossible they go DE, though it would probably have to be someone of great value (i.e., better than Charles Johnson and Stanley McClover).

johbur
01-18-2008, 08:35 PM
Nice overall three rounder.

Round 1
16. Arizona Cardinals- Leodis McKelvin, CB, Troy, solid pick for the Cards at a need position.
31. Green Bay Packers- Jack Ikegwuonu, CB, Wisconsin, Would be a solid pick at this point, but I'm worried about his character issues and subpar 2007. Likely to be gone by this point if he times well.
32. New England Patriots- Pick Forfeited for cheating

Round 2


48. Arizona Cardinals- Jamaal Charles, RB, Texas, very nice second rounder. He'd be Edge's back-up for a couple of years before taking over as the starter.
63. Green Bay Packers- Geno Hayes, OLB, Florida St., I didn't see a lot of this kid, but he's listed at under 220 pounds and running a 4.70. That's UDFA material if true, even if he's a gamer. I'd like a SLB, but one that's faster and preferably bigger, but at least faster and has good cover skills.

Round 3

80. Arizona Cardinals- Erza Butler, DE/OLB, Nevada, Nice choice would make for a very solid Day 1 for AZ.

94. Green Bay Packers- Barry Richardson, OT, Clemson, I'm woried about the Looks like Tarzan plays like Jane comment. He reportedly is athletic and good in space, which is good for the ZBS. TT has not drafted an O-lineman heavier than 310, so I doubt Barry would be a Packer as his size makes running the ZBS a liability if he's not in impeccable shape. O-line a good thought, though I prefer a fast C/G to back up the starters in the middle.

Yung Flippa
01-18-2008, 09:46 PM
Okay Ravens 1st Round. In round 2, I'd rather have Erin Henderson or Lawerence Jackson, I just don't think Justin King is worth that high of a pick.
Good 1st Round for the Texans, give them Tracy Porter in Round 3.

TitanHope
01-18-2008, 11:17 PM
2) Jerod Mayo is a MLB and even though he probably could switch to OLB in the Pros, why draft him when someone like Geno Hayes is still on the board anf is better value.

Jerod Mayo is a SLB in the NFL. I can only see him as a MIKE in a Cover 2, and probably as a ILB in a 3-4. But in a straight up 4-3, his best bet is at SLB. Nevertheless, one of the most versatile LB's in the Draft. But I guarantee that he'll say in his interviews that he prefers to play OLB.

As for the Titans...

1st RD: Kentwan Balmer is not the type of DT we need. I think Pat Sims or Dre Moore fit our scheme better. I like not going WR with Jackson, Kelly, and Sweed off the board.

2nd RD: Adarius Bowman is beautiful. Earl Bennett and Adrian Arrington are good options as well.

3rd RD: Trae Williams is good, but I'd be worried about missing out on Jermichael Finley or Martin Rucker in the 4th RD. Also, depending on if Jacob Bell leaves via FA and Benji Olsen possibly retiring, Barry Richardson may be a good pick. Mike Munchak can work wonders with OL, so maybe the value would be tough to pass up? I don't know if Richardson has experience at Guard, but playing on the Titans OL may ignite a nasty streak in him. I'd prefer to wait on a corner, and try to land Zack Bowman or Dwight Lowery in the 4th.

Matthew Jones
01-18-2008, 11:22 PM
best. patriots. draft. ever.

MNRunLeft
01-18-2008, 11:49 PM
As a Vikings fan I can't complain about the picks.
Campbell has monster potential and fills a need.
Henderson doesn't really fill a need, but he's got good value in the round 2 and could potentially take over for Ben Leber in a year.
I'd probably go Thomas DeCoud with the 1st 3rd round pick considering Smith could be on his way out and Doss and Tank are both FA's.
Arrington would be a steal in the 3rd and could really help the passing game.

The Legend
01-19-2008, 12:27 AM
Jack Ikegwuonu = Great Pick
Geno Hayes = I think a bit early for him, hou i like his talent
Barry Richardson = bad fit in packers zone blocking system

thebow305
01-19-2008, 12:44 AM
Decent Miami draft. I don't know how well Lofton would fit into our 3-4 so I would much rather go Justin King, Dre Moore, Chris Williams, or Pat Sims there instead.

ErikG803
01-20-2008, 01:52 PM
Best mock draft I've seen in the way of the Seahawks, hopefully it turns out like that. :)

bearsfan_51
01-20-2008, 02:47 PM
Gosder Cherlius won't be a top 15 pick, period. Give me Brohm or Woodson.

oldLibid21
01-20-2008, 02:55 PM
Why would the Falcons draft a safety in the third round?

Vikes99ej
01-20-2008, 03:15 PM
I love the three other picks, but why Erin Henderson?

GB12
01-20-2008, 03:21 PM
I love the three other picks, but why Erin Henderson?
So he can be with his borther.