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D-Unit
01-21-2011, 07:41 PM
I don't really like doing these. Hopefully, I don't get bashed too heavily.

Round 1

1. Carolina Panthers
AJ Green, WR, Georgia
Nick Fairley's hype train is certainly chuggin' with the most steam right now, but in the end, I think Carolina will draft AJ Green, an elite WR prospect who can further support the budding Jimmy Clausen, and avoid the character concerns that sure to show up in Fairley's evaluation.

2. Denver Broncos
Nick Fairley, DL, Auburn
While the Broncos have a new coaching staff, the 3-4 defense isn't totally going away. A 34 DE remains a huge need, and Fairley fits the bill. However, even if they do decide to transition back to the 43, Fairley would not become a wasted pick. Rather, he may become even more valuable. If he can avoid being a bust, then the sky is the limit for this kid.

3. Buffalo Bills
Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
The Bills are a different breed when it comes to drafting. They have their own mindset and don’t give a rats ass what anybody else thinks. …and that's why they still stink. Maybin is a bust, McKelvin is a #2 CB at best, Lynch is gone, Whitner and McCargo are how they spent their 2 1st rounders in '06, Roscoe Parrish, JP Losman, need I go on? But hey, I think a pick like this would finally start to get them in the right direction. I love Newton.

4. Cincinnati Bengals
Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
The Bengals will draft Peterson if this is the way the board falls. They could take a look at Bowers, but injuries at CB derailed their season. Combine that with the fact that Jonathan Joseph is a FA who will probably be let go… and the fact that they like drafting "name brand" players... this is the way I foresee things going.

5. Arizona Cardinals
Jake Locker, QB, Washington
There is projection in this pick that I fully admit to. While Gabbard may have all the hype right now, I think that his stock will drop once teams start giving his film a second look. Right now it's based off draft analysts who want to be the first to say, "I said it first!" in regards to Gabbard being talked about as the best QB prospect. Locker will get his supporters back after the Senior Bowl and post draft workouts.

6. Cleveland Browns
Da’Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
For Bowers to be here when many consider him a first overall pick candidate has to have the Browns thrilled. To finally have an elite OLB prospect for their 34… Oh wait… they're moving back to the 43… hahaha. Still Bowers can be a good pick for them if he can add some mass/power to be able to stuff the run, and hope that the added bulk doesn't reduce his pass rushing ability.

7. San Francisco 49ers
Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
As much as QB is such a huge need for them, I don't see them going with any of those in the draft. I suspect trade or FA, even if it's just a 1 year stop gap, as they wait for Andrew Luck in '12. Meanwhile, expect them to shore up other needs, starting with CB with a guy like Amukamara who is a physical corner that can stick to WRs. My only concern is that he doesn't create enough turnovers.

8. Tennessee Titans
Marcell Dareus, DE, Alabama
Tennessee is not a team that I foresee being willing to wait a year or two to develop a QB using their first round pick. Using a 2nd or 3rd round pick to develop a QB…fine. But there are too many question marks surrounding this year's QBs to pass on Dareus who is still on the board. Look at them to target a QB via trade or FA as a stop gap solution.

9. Dallas Cowboys
Von Miller, DE, Texas A&M
Miller is a tenacious linebacker with penetrating skills, sideline to sideline range and the ability to drop back in zone. New Dallas DC Rob Ryan will have the luxury to move him all around the field at will to disguise where the blitz will come from. Having players with similar skills to Ware and Spencer will only further confuse QBs on where the rush will come from. Miller has the versatility to play ILB or OLB in Ryan's scheme.

10. Washington Redskins
Cameron Jordan, DE, California
Already fluent in the tendencies of the 3-4 while playing at Cal, Jordan has the opportunity to expand his knowledge on a graduate level as he steps into the pros. He displays the ability to rush the passer and stuff the run from the 5 tech position, but if the Skins are looking for a space eater, they should look in another direction.

11. Houston Texans
Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
Wade Phillips' arrival in Houston means a shift to the 34 for the Texans. Mario Williams may be a miscast, but Quinn surely isn't. If Williams can make the transition smoothly, then the Texans may not have to stress out about their weak secondary afterall.

12. Minnesota Vikings
Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
While I don't buy the early hype surrounding Gabbert, I do think he'll still be taken in the first half of round 1. I honestly think he's benefitting from the success of former spread offense QB, Sam Bradford. I would be wary though. While Gabbert may have the size and arm you look for, he doesn't have the accuracy or gaudy stats that backed up Bradford's success.

13. Detroit Lions
JJ Watt, DE, Wisconsin
I think that Watt made the right decision by coming out this year and that he will be rewarded early for doing so. The Lions are starting to get better, so they can start to be picky about how to use this first rounder. They can pass on Julio Jones and avoid reaches like LB and CB would be here. But DE is a position that could still be upgraded. Suh helped Avril and McBride's sack numbers last year, but you can expect a bigger impact from Watt.

14. St. Louis Rams
Aldon Smith, DE/OLB, Missouri
Steve Spagnulo is no longer a rookie coach for the St. Louis Rams, so he can't get by much longer for not producing a top attacking defense, for one of the main reasons which he got credited for in NY and ultimately got hired for. So I fully expect him to grab the best pass rushing specialist he can find. Kerrigan could get a look here, but I think the disappointment in Chris Long may sway him to look for a more athletic player.

15. Miami Dolphins
Anthony Costanzo, OT, Boston College
Being a Dallas fan, I know all about Parcells, Sparano, and Ireland. They want big, smart, talented kids…and if they come from a good coaching background and happen to have a name that has a ring of someone the rough necks of Jersey, then that player will get double the attention. This may not appear to be the biggest need, but when has that ever stopped this group of decision makers? If Carey returns healthy, expect a move back inside to Guard.

16. Jacksonville Jaguars
Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
Isn't it natural for the Jags to have a Jimmy Smith on the team? lol. I personally like Brandon Harris and Aaron Williams more, but I have a feeling scouts will disagree. Especially the Jags scouts who seem to operate on a mind of their own. Smith is a big corner, so when scouts see his measurables, they fall in love, but the dude doesn't play big or physical, so that's what shys me away. The Jags need help in their secondary, so good luck with this one.

17. New England Patriots (OAK)
Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
Kerrigan seems to fit the mold of what the Patriots like to do. An incredibly heady player who was highly productive in the college ranks, Kerrigan should provide Belichick some pressure on opposing QBs. Some folks love him as a Top 10 prospect *cough Scout. inc cough*. I don't buy their baloney, but Kerrigan shouldn't go much lower than this.

18. San Diego Chargers
Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
Clayborn had a disappointing statistical season and was often blamed for going invisible at times. I'm not shy about bashing players who go back to college and ruin their stock, so I fully fault Clayborn for falling this low. He started the season solidly in the Top 10, but has now seen guys like Fairley, Dareus and Jordan surpass him. The good thing for him though is that he gets situated with a team that is in need of competition at that position.

19. New York Giants
Cameron Heyward, DL, Ohio State
The Giants are defined by their defensive line. It's what won them their SB in '08. The pressure they put on Brady changed the entire dynamics of the game. Since then Strahan has retired, injuries have taken their toll and Chris Canty was a bust signing. Insert Heyward in the middle of that line and you're back on the right track. When motivated, he is a load to handle, but there is a lot to like as he is far from a finished product.

20. Tampa Bay Bucs
Brandon Harris, CB, Miami
Tampa is hoping that a quality DE is still on the board at this pick, but the pickin's are slim at this point. No sense in reaching, so the team finds a bargain here in Brandon Harris. Ronde Barber is no spring chicken and it's time to ease that concern before the panic button alarms.

21. Kansas City Chiefs
Tyron Smith, OL, USC
The Chiefs will gladly reap the benefits of finding Smith available here. He might take a year or two to grow into a fully blossomed Pro Bowler, but the makings are there for him to be as great as he wants to be. Keeping Cassell on his feet is imperative for this team to get where it wants to be.

22. Indianapolis Colts
Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
I hear Colts fans clamouring for Peyton to get some help. Well, help has arrived! For Ingram to still be available here is a God-send. Just hand that guy the rock and good things happen. The running game has been decimated by injury but the true reason for the downfall of the Colts has been the lack of an elite playmaker at the position since Edgerrin James left town. Peyton should now be able to get another ring before he calls it quits.

23. Philadelphia Eagles
Derek Sherrod, OT, Miss State
It must have been painful for Andy Reid to watch Vick get hit over and over again, more than it was for Vick himself. Reid, a guy who heavily invests in OL help, watched his QB get beat like a drum all throughout the year. With their first pick, they are bound to go in this direction in order to get their offense hummin' like they did on that one huge Monday night when Vick was getting protection.

24. New Orleans Saints
Rahim Moore, S, UCLA
While Moore's ballhawking numbers declined this past season, he built all the credit he needed last season. When New Orleans made their glamorous run to the SB, they did it with incredible play from their secondary in key moments. This past season, we saw a rapid decline in Darren Sharper's play and Roman Harper was a constant liability in coverage. Moore's value may not stack up with this draft position in regards to some other higher ranked prospects, but this year's safety class is weak, so his stock gets bumped a few spots up.

25. Seattle Seahawks
Stephen Paea, DT, Oregon State
Coach Carroll is no stranger when it comes to understanding the value of a Polynesian heart on the football field. He's also no stranger to guys in the Pac-10 who have been wreaking havoc against his Trojans. There may be other pressing needs, but the value here is tremendous and Paea has a lot of scouts impressed.

26. Baltimore Ravens
Aaron Williams, CB, Texas
Any rookie cornerback drafted here will have A LOT of pressure on their back to perform from Day 1 as the Ravens are desperately looking for help there. Williams is a smooth fluid corner who isn't afraid to come up and support the run. Something I was very impressed with. However, he… along with the entire Texas defense got lit up like a bright sky all season long, so his stock has taken a dip. I think ultimately that he'll be forgiven when teams look at what he did in 2010 with a much better supporting cast.

27. Atlanta Falcons
Torrey Smith, WR, Maryland
The Falcons were flying high heading into the playoffs until they got pummeled by the high octane offense of the Green Bay Packers. Finding ways to combat that, the Falcons could look to the high rising Torrey Smith, who's hype train would lead you to believe he'll be long gone before here. A comination of Torrey and Roddy will have the fans chanting TO-RO! TO-RO! lmao.

28. New England Patriots
Mike Pouncey, OL, Florida
The trick to beat the Patriots has always been to put pressure on Brady. That happened once again. It all starts with his protection on the line. When he gets that it doesn't matter who lines up at WR. Belichick loves drafting Florida players, so this fit is like hand in glove. The need for a replacement at Center is now.

29. Chicago Bears
Jonathan Baldwin, WR, Pittsburgh
2012 will be the 3rd year of Jay Cutler in Chicago and he has yet to have a #1 WR. Baldwin would provide Cutler with a big target to compliment the speed Knox and Hester. I really like Baldwin here because he knows how to play at a high level even in rough snowy conditions, which will be an added benefit playing at Soldier field.

30. Pittsburgh Steelers
Ben Ijalana, OG, Villanova
I know Nate Solder is on the board, but he's just way to finesse of a player for me to project for the Steelers. Now enter Ijalana. The small school product has big time game. He's as strong as an ox, but has nimble feet and good technique. He projects to guard, but also has the ability to play both tackle spots. The Steelers could benefit from that kind of versatility.

31. New York Jets
Allen Bailey, DL, Miami
Rex is a guy with major swagger and likes players who would represent him. At the U, they preach swagger as a football skill. Bailey is a freak of an athlete who's best days are ahead. The defensive coaching at Miami is lacking, but Rex can take care of that. If they want to match strength for strength with the big dogs of the AFC, then adding a weight room champ is a good start.

32. Green Bay Packers
Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
Talk to a medical professional. They'll tell you that 2 concussions in a row can kill you. Aaron Rodgers is not just lucky to be playing, but lucky to be alive. If Green Bay is smart, they'll protect their most important player. For Solder to still be available here is not very likely. No matter how much I dislike him as a prospect, his upside is what makes NFL scouts drool, so I expect him to go earlier.


Round 2


33. New England Patriots
Muhammad Wilkerson, DL, Temple
The Patriots have a way of shocking people with their picks and then when the player turns out better than anyone expects, everyone says… "That's why they're the Patriots."

34. Buffalo Bills
Ryan Mallett, QB, Arkansas
The Bills drafted Cam Newton, but can't believe Mallett is available here. Selecting him here is a luxury that could create some serious competition at the position. Quite a way to make sure you get the most out of each prospect and avoid a big bust.

35. Cincinnati Bengals
Drake Nevis, DT, LSU
A lot of people like to put Nevis in Round 1, but I seem to find his value rather in the early part of Round 2.

36. Denver Broncos
Brandon Burton, CB, Utah
Broncos have a lot of needs in the Secondary to address. Burton is not a guy flying under the radar anymore.

37. Cleveland Browns
Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
Houston is the kind of hired Hit Man that the Browns need to combat the Steelers and Ravens in the Division.

38. Arizona Cardinals
Kyle Rudolph, TE, Notre Dame
Giving Locker a big sure-handed target would be a good way to ease his transition to the NFL.

39. Tennessee Titans
Akeem Ayers, LB, UCLA
Ayers is an overrated finesse player, but should find a nice niche in Tennessee.

40. Dallas Cowboys
Ras-I Dowling, CB, Virginia
Dowling will transition to Safety where Rob Ryan can utilize his good instincts against the pass and run.

41. Washington Redskins
Mikel Leshoure, RB, Illinois
Leshoure is the type of workhorse back that Shanahan can't ignore.

42. Houston Texans
Phil Taylor, NT, Baylor
Houston has no one on the roster that has the body type required of a 3-4 NT.

43. Detroit Lions
Bruce Carter, OLB, North Carolina
ACL injury has pushed him down, otherwise he would get 1st round consideration.

44. Minnesota Vikings
Corey Liuget, DL, Illinois
The Vikings have an aging interior DL. Liuget has great value at this pick.

45. San Francisco 49ers
Jeremy Beal, DE/OLB, Oklahoma
Beal is an insane workout warrior who brings an intense pass rush off the edges.

46. Denver Broncos (MIA)
Greg Jones, LB, Michigan State
Greg Jones reminds me of the old school Broncos Linebacker Ian Gold.

47. Oakland Raiders
Stefen Wisniewski, G/C, Penn State
The Raiders haven't been satisfied with the play of Samson Satele.

48. St. Louis Rams
Jerrel Jernigan, WR, Troy
Rams just broke a lot of hearts with this pick. Jernigan on turf is gonna be special.

49. Jacksonville Jaguars
Deandre McDaniel, S, Clemson
Can't fault them for attempting to fix the Secondary. McDaniel had a down Senior season, but I think he'll be a much better pro.

50. San Diego Chargers
Marcus Cannon, OL, TCU
AJ Smith is fond of big bodies along the offensive line. Marcus Cannon is all that and more. He is an instant upgrade over Clary.

51. Tampa Bay Bucs
Marvin Austin, DL, North Carolina
Tampa gave LeGarrette Blount a chance and he worked out. Now they have guts to do it again.

52. New York Giants
Demarcus Love, OT, Arkansas
The G-Men have to focus on improving their OL. Love is a guy that can play RT and both Guard positions.

53. Kansas City Chiefs
Rodney Hudson, OG, Florida State
Tyron Smith and Rodney Hudson provide the type of athletic lineman needed for today's NFL.

54. Indianapolis Colts
Christian Ballard, DL, Iowa
If Ballard pans out anything close to what some pundits call a possible first rounder, then the Colts will be happy.

55. Philadelphia Eagles
Mark Herzlich, OLB, Boston College
The Eagles need a LB that can lead that defense. Herzlich an inspiration on and off the field.

56. New Orleans Saints
Quan Sturdivant, LB, North Carolina
Sturdivant is a versatile LB who will give new life to the tired Saints defense.

57. Seattle Seahawks
Johnny Patrick, CB, Louisville
Patrick tipped his hands on a lot of passes this year. The Seahawks are in need of plenty more of that.

58. Baltimore Ravens
Leonard Hankerson, WR, Miami
TJ Housh was a flop signing and Derrick Mason was relied upon too much. Hankerson hails from the U… Baltimore's farm team.

59. Atlanta Falcons
Lance Kendricks, TE, Wisconsin
Kendricks would do well as Tony G's understudy and future replacement.

60. New England Patriots
Titus Young, WR, Boise State
The one thing NE missed when Moss left was their deep threat. Brandon Tate didn't deliver. Young is Super clutch.

61. Chicago Bears
Ryan Williams, RB, Virginia Tech
Williams has a rare combination of being a hard hitter and being a home run threat too.

62. Pittsburgh Steelers
Jerrell Powe, DT, Ole Miss
Wouldn't be a bad time to start looking at Casey Hampton's replacement.

63. San Diego Chargers (NYJ)
Deunta Williams, S, North Carolina
Eric Weddle is a FA and probably won't be back.

64. Green Bay Packers
Demarco Murray, RB, Oklahoma
Ryan Grant is a question mark and Brandon Jackson is back up fodder.

GB12
01-21-2011, 07:48 PM
2 Rounds and no Gabe Carimi? I like him more than Solder, though I'd take Justin Houston over both of them.

prock
01-21-2011, 07:50 PM
I would prefer an OL or DB in the second round, but this is a fine Vikings mock.

bored of education
01-21-2011, 07:56 PM
The Chiefs brass are looking for a more dynamic athletic line. Two years ago in the off season the starters lost about 150 lbs collectively during the conditioning part of TC. I just have a question, Hudson as the C or Asomoah as the C?

I see the direction you are going, and I can see where KC could do a draft like that. Would I like it? Probably not but I would understand it.

D-Unit
01-21-2011, 08:00 PM
2 Rounds and no Gabe Carimi? I like him more than Solder, though I'd take Justin Houston over both of them.
FML. My mistake. I like him as a potential first rounder.

D-Unit
01-21-2011, 08:04 PM
The Chiefs brass are looking for a more dynamic athletic line. Two years ago in the off season the starters lost about 150 lbs collectively during the conditioning part of TC. I just have a question, Hudson as the C or Asomoah as the C?

I see the direction you are going, and I can see where KC could do a draft like that. Would I like it? Probably not but I would understand it.
Are they really? I wasn't under the impression that they were down on Dorsey and Jackson. ...yet.

As for Hudson... Center. Asomoah, LG.

traced
01-21-2011, 08:07 PM
Pretty awful Bears mock... if we go the first two rounds without drafting o-line, I will blow my brains out.

Also, RB is really, really low on our list of needs. A #1 WR is a need, but I doubt we draft one in round one (especially Baldwin)... maybe Hankerson if he falls in the second.

OL/OL or OL/WR is ideal for us.

Chucky
01-21-2011, 08:19 PM
Brandon Harris is a solid pick given who's available. Marvin Austin is a pretty terrible pick. Bucs drafted McCoy and Price last year, Miller two years ago and are pretty high on Al Woods and Frank Okam as 4th and 5th DTs. I would prefer Demarcus Love at OG or Ryan Williams tbh.


Also the Bills taking Newton and Mallet is just stupid.

Caddy
01-21-2011, 08:36 PM
Yeah Brandon Harris would be abad pick in my opinion. Aqib has the #1 spot looked down and EJ Biggers looked great playing as the #2 this season. Not to mention Barber looks like he'll be back one more season and Myron Lewis looked very solid in his time as the nickel.

DT is a bad pick in the second round. Miller has NT locked down and McCoy and Price are the youth. Not to mention Al Woods and Frank Okam played great when they were given chances.

akvikefan89
01-21-2011, 08:39 PM
Good 1st pick for the Vikings, but would prefer a guy like Wisniewski in the second.

bored of education
01-21-2011, 08:50 PM
Are they really? I wasn't under the impression that they were down on Dorsey and Jackson. ...yet.

As for Hudson... Center. Asomoah, LG.

No i dont think they are down on Dorsey, he was a top 5- 3-4 DE, jackson looked great in SD in week one then tweaked in ACL and sucked since. But they do need another DE and a Nose. But i like the direction in the draft for the o line. it needs help. and they want the athletic types more than the mauling types

JustDezIT
01-21-2011, 08:52 PM
Nice Job, D !!

I would not be happy though if Jordan landed with Washington.


Also, would have liked Jernigan in the 2nd. But I know we have other needs. That guy is just flat out sick.

TonyGfortheTD
01-21-2011, 08:54 PM
Are they really? I wasn't under the impression that they were down on Dorsey and Jackson. ...yet.

As for Hudson... Center. Asomoah, LG.

Asomoah would likely be the RG with Lilja sliding over to LG, if they decided to cut ties with Waters for whatever reason.

D-Unit
01-21-2011, 09:13 PM
Brandon Harris is a solid pick given who's available. Marvin Austin is a pretty terrible pick. Bucs drafted McCoy and Price last year, Miller two years ago and are pretty high on Al Woods and Frank Okam as 4th and 5th DTs. I would prefer Demarcus Love at OG or Ryan Williams tbh.


Also the Bills taking Newton and Mallet is just stupid.
You're right. I don't know what I was thinking with Austin going to Tampa. Forgot about their needs.

D-Unit
01-21-2011, 09:15 PM
Asomoah would likely be the RG with Lilja sliding over to LG, if they decided to cut ties with Waters for whatever reason.
Well, I guess I have to blame the ESPN Depth charts for putting Asomoah there at LG. Doesn't matter though. I had Hudson as the Chiefs Center.

TitanHope
01-21-2011, 09:35 PM
Good 1st RD pick. Robert Quinn would be excellent too. Many Titans posters are starting to turn away from wanting a QB, seeing as how Fisher could be gone next season. I'd prefer the new coach to choose his QB, not inherit one he may not have wanted.

Ayers in the 2nd is solid, but I think Wisniewski or Hudson may be better picks. Inside OL is a much bigger need than LB, and while Ayers is the better value, Wisniewski and Hudson would have good value as well.

Overall, good job!

TonyGfortheTD
01-21-2011, 09:58 PM
Well, I guess I have to blame the ESPN Depth charts for putting Asomoah there at LG. Doesn't matter though. I had Hudson as the Chiefs Center.

Not going to argue that. The Chiefs do need a center.

49erNation85
01-21-2011, 10:19 PM
interesting SF picks .Fills major needs and holes on defense .Still hoping we get a QB in rounds 3 or 4 if we go this route.

Nalej
01-21-2011, 11:06 PM
Loved the first three pats picks.
With OLB and DE picked, give us another interior lineman.
Mankin is no guarantee to return, Meal will probably retire and Connolly is s great rotational/spot starter/kick returned.
A RT too since M. Light's days are numbered and Vollmer is ready to take over on the left side

brat316
01-21-2011, 11:24 PM
Well first thing, Steelers didn't win superbowl.

Second did you make this draft so Cowboys would get Von Miller?

Other than that this does address the Steelers two needs, and Oline being the biggest.

I was thinking the same thing with the Panthers first pick, with a cap on rookie salaries, and a cheap owner this might happen.

Bills2083
01-22-2011, 12:09 AM
haha, you KNOW that the Bills wouldn't draft a QB in both rounds 1 and 2.
Our front office isn't that dumb... I hope.

D-Unit
01-22-2011, 12:12 AM
Well first thing, Steelers didn't win superbowl.

Second did you make this draft so Cowboys would get Von Miller?

Other than that this does address the Steelers two needs, and Oline being the biggest.

I was thinking the same thing with the Panthers first pick, with a cap on rookie salaries, and a cheap owner this might happen.
I'm curious.... who's gonna take Miller ahead of the Cowboys in YOUR opinion?

D-Unit
01-22-2011, 12:12 AM
haha, you KNOW that the Bills wouldn't draft a QB in both rounds 1 and 2.
Our front office isn't that dumb... I hope.
Let's just say... I realize it's outrageous, but I really wouldn't put it past them. lol.

thebow305
01-22-2011, 12:40 AM
Wow, this mock is not very good man. I'd seriously break something if the Phins took an OT at #15, especially Castonzo! And Ayers and Mallett falling to the 2nd? Seriously?

Bald_81
01-22-2011, 02:05 AM
I'm guessing you forgot about Julio Jones considering he isn't taken anywhere in this mock...

fenikz
01-22-2011, 02:17 AM
I'm simply just not a fan of the Cardinals taking a QB, basically the opposite of Whis would do, I guess I could see him liking Locker if he had amazing work outs but currently I have him as a late 2nd round pick. Passing on Amukamara would basically be like passing on AD again picking need over a once in a decade prospect, don't see it happening. Whis doesn't use TE for much more than blocking but Rudolph is great value in the 2nd and it would be hard to pass on him with the way the board fell.

CB & 3-4 OLB are our biggest needs outside of QB, and the 2 positions I feel we fill early on draft day

vidae
01-22-2011, 03:18 AM
For KC:

I don't mind Hudson there as long as you're thinking he'll play C, but the Smith pick is a headscratcher. OT was not a need last year and it still isn't a need. Richardson is young and raw but he is developing and Albert is manning the left.

Houston would be a much better pick there. With the exception of Tamba, we struggled to get to the QB on defense. We need a front seven defender (NT, OLB) in the worst way.

703SKINS202
01-22-2011, 03:43 AM
Good mock for the Skins, I would be happy with Jordan and Leshoure is an intriguing pick in the 2nd.

Like someone said though where is Julio Jones? Also, did you forget about Moch or does he not crack the first 2 rounds for you?

farfromforgotten
01-22-2011, 08:10 AM
I'm guessing you forgot about Julio Jones considering he isn't taken anywhere in this mock...

I think he has him falling to the 49ers in the 3rd round. lol.

Good first 2 rounds for San Francisco.

toddmlazarchick
01-22-2011, 10:05 AM
I can't believe you are near remotely serious about Newton and Mallett...

But I do love you guys reaching for Miller at 9 and ignoring the OL in both rounds...those are the Cowboys I know and love :)

JaxJag_1
01-22-2011, 10:16 AM
DeAndre McDaniel will not be a Gene Smith pick. If Gene takes him, I promise you all that I'l do a marathon by walking on my hands.

OSUGiants17
01-22-2011, 10:53 AM
I love me some Cam Heyward to the Giants, and we address the need on the O-Line. Sexxxxxy Giants draft

jCut
01-22-2011, 11:42 AM
I could live with that Denver draft.

D-Unit
01-22-2011, 12:23 PM
I'm guessing you forgot about Julio Jones considering he isn't taken anywhere in this mock...

I forgot him too!!! Gah

Xiomera
01-22-2011, 01:10 PM
I don't like the pick of Watt at 13.

If you say we'll take a DE out of value, he's not the one I'd prefer.

cjrugger
01-22-2011, 01:26 PM
Good mock for the Skins, I would be happy with Jordan and Leshoure is an intriguing pick in the 2nd.

Like someone said though where is Julio Jones? Also, did you forget about Moch or does he not crack the first 2 rounds for you?

I like Jordan, disagree on LeShoure. No way Shanny uses a high 2nd rd pick on a rb, he got good production out of Torain and Keiland, even behind that awful O-line. Give us Wisnewski there and I would be very happy

Smooth Criminal
01-22-2011, 01:42 PM
I like the ideas you had for the Steelers, but with Pouncey off the board Id rather see them lok to the other side of the line, and go after Phil Taylor. Hampton and Hoke are the only two NTs we ever have and both are very old. Adding Taylor in the first would give the DL two good young talents in Taylor and Hood, providing depth behind a strong line of Keisel, Hampton, and Smith.

After that, I'd be looking to upgrade the RG spot still, and bring in a CB in the 2nd.

redbills
01-22-2011, 01:46 PM
I don't really like doing these. Hopefully, I don't get bashed too heavily.

3. Buffalo Bills
Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
The Bills are a different breed when it comes to drafting. They have their own mindset and don’t give a rats ass what anybody else thinks. …and that's why they still stink. Maybin is a bust, McKelvin is a #2 CB at best, Lynch is gone, Whitner and McCargo are how they spent their 2 1st rounders in '06, Roscoe Parrish, JP Losman, need I go on? But hey, I think a pick like this would finally start to get them in the right direction. I love Newton.

34. Buffalo Bills
Ryan Mallett, QB, Arkansas
The Bills drafted Cam Newton, but can't believe Mallett is available here. Selecting him here is a luxury that could create some serious competition at the position. Quite a way to make sure you get the most out of each prospect and avoid a big bust.


Don't stay **** about the McLovin pick, he was a top 10 player going into the draft. The others yea. Parrish was not a 1st round pick.
hahahaha, 2 QBs. really you really think they can take 2 QBs with their 1st 2 picks? COME ON MAN!

Bengals78
01-22-2011, 01:56 PM
I...loathe this draft.
We do not need Peterson.
What makes you think Joseph is leaving? The fact Brown has always been willing to pay his own players?

Nevis is absolutely NOT what we need at DT. We have a smaller pass rushing DT already in Atkins.

Babylon
01-22-2011, 02:45 PM
Seattle

Not sure i'd take Paea in the first although he must be tough if he's polynesian right?:-D

New England

I think Kerrigan and Pouncey would be huge upgrades over what they have now. Kerrigan seems like the Mike Vrabel type that they've lacked since he's left.

coordinator0
01-22-2011, 03:11 PM
Alright picks for the Ravens. Williams is kind of meh, the front seven really was more of a problem than the defensive backs but we have yet to see what kind of philosophy Pagano will bring to the table. If he is more aggressive then we will definitely need to get a corner on the team that can match up with opposing #1 receivers.

Hankerson is meh as well, and Titus Young would be a far better fit for what we need at receiver. Don't let the Miami thing fool you, the Ravens have drafted 5 guys from there and they include Gooden, Reed, Duane Starks, Richard Mercier, and Ray Lewis. Two of those guy are HoFers, but the rest don't really have a good track record with Baltimore.

CJSchneider
01-22-2011, 04:29 PM
Rahim Moore over Stephen Paea --- I'm not happy.

vidae
01-22-2011, 04:54 PM
Give the Chiefs Jones in round one and then it is quite sexy!

Matthew Jones
01-22-2011, 04:56 PM
Titus Young is a reach, but the first three picks seemed pretty solid. I'm not too familiar with Wilkerson yet, but a five-technique is needed. Because of how risky it is for a player to move from 4-3 end to 3-4 linebacker, the Patriots haven't spent too many high picks on those kind of guys. Kerrigan would be a great pick, but I think it might be more likely that they draft someone like Cameron Heyward there at #17 and then draft a guy like Justin Houston at the top of the second.

T-RICH49
01-22-2011, 05:32 PM
I guess you wanted to completly ignore KC's real needs in OLB and WR

txparkes49x
01-22-2011, 05:35 PM
Im a big fan of the 49ers picks. Amukamara is physical and id rather have create a few TOs and allow few TDs then alot of both. If they go 4th and out everytime then great lol. and Beal is a solid pick im also a huge fan of him too.

Go_Eagles77
01-22-2011, 06:28 PM
Sherrod is a solid pick in round 1, RT has moved up to my #1 need for the eagles, but I'd prefer Carimi. I do like the Herzlich pick as well, though I'm weary about not taking a CB in the top 2 rounds.

Hermstheman83
01-22-2011, 10:10 PM
For KC:

I don't mind Hudson there as long as you're thinking he'll play C, but the Smith pick is a headscratcher. OT was not a need last year and it still isn't a need. Richardson is young and raw but he is developing and Albert is manning the left.

Houston would be a much better pick there. With the exception of Tamba, we struggled to get to the QB on defense. We need a front seven defender (NT, OLB) in the worst way.

I don't quite understand that, we were 12th in the NFL on getting to the quarterback, I typically don't disagree with you though vidae. I would like to see us Address the Nose tackle early, say in the second(Powe?).
Other than that, it was nice to see some variety in the drafts. Good job man.

diabsoule
01-22-2011, 11:20 PM
Not a fan at all of Rahim Moore in the first. Stephen Paea is a far greater value and need than Moore.

I could live with Sturdivant but a more natural OLB like Greg Jones would fit our scheme better.

proshoota25
01-23-2011, 01:41 AM
interesting patriots draft. much different from the norm. Like ROP said, I am not familiar with wilkerson, but he did put up gaudy stats from a position of need. First three picks are great, but I would hope we would go OT or RB with that final pick in the 2nd round.