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jCut
03-22-2011, 03:47 AM
Please criticize constructively. Enjoy!

1 CAR - QB Cam Newton, Auburn
2 DEN - DT Nick Fairley, Auburn
3 BUF - QB Blaine Gabbert, Missouri
4 CIN - CB Patrick Peterson, Louisiana State
5 ARZ - LB Von Miller, Texas A&M
6 CLE - DT Marcell Dareus, Alabama
7 SF - LB Robert Quinn, North Carolina
8 TEN - DT Corey Liuget, Illinois
9 DAL - CB Prince Amukamara, Nebraska
10 WAS - QB Jake Locker, Washington
11 HOU - WR A.J. Green, Georgia
12 MIN - DE Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson
13 DET - CB Jimmy Smith, Colorado
14 STL - WR Julio Jones, Alabama
15 MIA - QB Ryan Mallett, Arkansas
16 JAC - DE Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue
17 NE (f/OAK) - DE J.J. Watt, Wisconsin
18 SD - DE Cameron Jordan, California
19 NYG - OT Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin
20 TB - DE Aldon Smith, Missouri
21 KC - LB Brooks Reed, Arizona
22 IND - OT Tyron Smith, Southern California
23 PHI - OT Anthony Castonzo, Boston College
24 NO - OT Marcus Cannon, Texas Christian
25 SEA - QB Christian Ponder, Florida State
26 BAL - DE Cameron Heyward, Ohio State
27 ATL - WR Leonard Hankerson, Miami (FL)
28 NE - OG Mike Pouncey, Florida
29 CHI - RB Mark Ingram, Alabama
30 NYJ - DT Stephen Paea, Oregon State
31 PIT - CB Brandon Harris, Miami (FL)
32 GB - LB Justin Houston, Georgia

33 NE - LB Akeem Ayers, U.C.L.A.
34 BUF - OT Nate Solder, Colorado
35 CIN - DT Phil Taylor, Baylor
36 DEN - OT Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State
37 CLE - WR Torrey Smith, Maryland
38 ARZ - TE Kyle Rudolph, Notre Dame
39 TEN - OC Stefen Wisniewski, Penn State
40 DAL - DE Muhammad Wilkerson, Temple
41 WAS - DE Christian Ballard, Iowa
42 HOU - CB Curtis Brown, Texas
43 MIN - CB Aaron Williams, Texas
44 DET - LB Mason Foster, Washington
45 SF - QB Andy Dalton, Texas Christian
46 DEN (f/MIA) - DE Allen Bailey, Miami (FL)
47 STL - DT Marvin Austin, North Carolina
48 OAK - OT Ben Ijalana, Villanova
49 JAC - QB Colin Kaepernick, Nevada
50 SD - WR Titus Young, Boise State
51 TB - DE Adrian Clayborn, Iowa
52 NYG - RB Mikel Leshoure, Illinois
53 IND - FS Rahim Moore, U.C.L.A.
54 PHI - CB Davon House, New Mexico
55 KC - WR Jon Baldwin, Pittsburgh
56 NO - DT Drake Nevis, Louisiana State
57 SEA - CB Brandon Burton, Utah
58 BAL - WR Ed Gates, Abiliene Christian
59 ATL - DE Jabaal Sheard, Pittsburgh
60 NE - LB Sam Acho, Texas
61 SD (f/NYJ) - LB Dontay Moch, Nevada
62 CHI - OT Orlando Franklin, Miami (FL)
63 PIT - OG Danny Watkins, Baylor
64 GB - CB Johnny Patrick, Louisville

65 CAR - WR Randall Cobb, Kentucky
66 CIN - OG Clint Boling, Georgia
67 DEN - LB Greg Jones, Michigan State
68 BUF - LB Chris Carter, Fresno State
69 ARZ - CB Jalil Brown, Colorado
70 CLE - CB Ras-I Dowling, Virginia
71 DAL - LB Martez Wilson, Illinois
72 NO (f/WAS) - LB Bruce Carter, North Carolina
73 HOU - DT Kenrick Ellis, Hampton
74 NE (f/MIN) - OT Marcus Gilbert, Florida
75 DET - OT James Carpenter, Alabama
76 SF - CB Chimdi Chekwa, Ohio State
77 TEN - QB Ricky Stanzi, Iowa
78 STL - RB Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State
79 MIA - RB Jordan Todman, Connecticut
80 JAC - SS Quinton Carter, Oklahoma
81 OAK - CB Chykie Brown, Texas
82 SD - WR Jerrel Jernigan, Troy
83 NYG - DT Jarvis Jenkins, Clemson
84 TB - LB Nate Irving, North Carolina State
85 PHI - RB Daniel Thomas, Kansas State
86 KC - OT Lee Ziemba, Auburn
87 IND - OC John Moffitt, Wisconsin
88 NO - DE Pernell McPhee, Mississippi State
89 SD (f/SEA) - LB Kelvin Sheppard, Louisiana State
90 BAL - CB Curtis Marsh, Utah State
91 ATL - TE Lance Kendricks, Wisconsin
92 NE - RB DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma
93 CHI - DT Jurrell Casey, Southern California
94 NYJ - LB Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma
95 PIT - LB Mark Herzlich, Boston College
96 GB - WR Denarius Moore, Tennessee

holt_bruce81
03-22-2011, 04:40 AM
I could live with that draft for the Rams.

Nice work man.

Matthew Jones
03-22-2011, 04:55 AM
I'd rather New England drafted Aldon Smith at #17 and then Wilkerson at #33, but nice job anyways. I would argue that the Patriots would take one of the other DEs over Watt though, whether it's Wilk, Jordan, or maybe Heyward. Watt doesn't seem like the stoutest player at the point of attack, a key skill for a New England right end.

D-Ware Nightmare
03-22-2011, 05:47 AM
dream draft for dallas, however i doubt martez wilson falls to the third. i could see carpenter or quinton carter being the 3rd rounder if wilson was gone.

TheMatriculator
03-22-2011, 06:36 AM
21 KC - LB Brooks Reed, Arizona

No. I think you are getting caught up in that "drafting team captains" thing from last year. They did draft a lot of team captains last year but remember they were trying to create a core of "the right kind of players" to change the attitude, the culture of the team. This was a team without much leadership from the player side. That core is now in place and Pioli can afford to back off on the team captain thing.

I'm not saying they wouldn't draft Brooks Reed, just not in the first round. We know Pioli will reach but not that far. Well, it's an interesting idea.

Poz51
03-22-2011, 07:06 AM
Please criticize constructively. Enjoy!

3 BUF - QB Blaine Gabbert, Missouri
4 CIN - CB Patrick Peterson, Louisiana State
6 CLE - DT Marcell Dareus, Alabama

34 BUF - OT Nate Solder, Colorado
36 DEN - OT Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State
38 ARZ - TE Kyle Rudolph, Notre Dame

68 BUF - LB Chris Carter, Fresno State
71 DAL - LB Martez Wilson, Illinois
89 SD (f/SEA) - LB Kelvin Sheppard, Louisiana State


The Bills are doing their due diligence on Newton and Gabbert so I could see Gabbert possibly being the pick if Newton is gone, although Newton seems to be the preferable pick right now. Dareus in particular and Peterson are very real possibilities IMO. IMO they go Dareus, but could easily grab Gabbert.

In the second I personally would prefer Sherrod, and his ability in the run game plus Nix loving players from the south east area of the country lead me to believe he would be the more likely pick. Rudolph would fill the gigantic hole at TE.

I love Carter as a prospect, although I think Wilson and Sheppard fill the void at ILB they have stated they want to fill, and I personally think from what they have said that ILB is a bigger need. Sticking with the south east theme I would think Sheppard, but Wilson's athleticism and size would certainly merit consideration.

Gabbert/Solder/Carter is a solid and realistic draft. Dareus/Sherrod/and Sheppard/Wilson would be even better IMO...

DiG
03-22-2011, 07:51 AM
Locker is an understandable pick ONLY if AJ Green is off the board! Ballard in the second is ok but Id love to see Wilkerson fall one more spot to us. Wouldnt be opposed to Ijalana there either.

Trogdor
03-22-2011, 08:16 AM
dream draft for dallas, however i doubt martez wilson falls to the third. i could see carpenter or quinton carter being the 3rd rounder if wilson was gone.

Highly disagree. 'Dream' implies we actually cover an offensive line need in the first three rounds. Don't hate any of the picks but it isn't a dream draft.

J-Mike88
03-22-2011, 09:11 AM
32 GB - LB Justin Houston, Georgia
64 GB - CB Johnny Patrick, Louisville
96 GB - WR Denarius Moore, Tennessee
I'd be happy with that, but we need another OT... perhaps more than a CB with Tramon & Shields & Woodson.
I don't know much about Denarius Moore TBH. I don't trust the character of a lot of Tennessee Vols, and Ted Thompson drafts good people, especially at the WR position. I have to look into Moore's personal conduct.

jrdrylie
03-22-2011, 09:25 AM
I can see no scenario where the Bears draft Mark Ingram in round one. Stephen Paea, Brandon Harris, Akeem Ayers, Derek Sherrod, and probably 10 other guys would be better picks. The Bears need help all across the offensive line, defensive tackle, and corner as well as more depth (and possibly new starter) at OLB. Yet you have them taking a running back who won't even start? Matt Forte was really good last year, averaging 4.5 a carry. That would be such a waste of a pick.

Grizzlegom
03-22-2011, 09:43 AM
I'd be okay with that Phins draft. Wouldn't be super excited about it, but I could live with it.

vidae
03-22-2011, 09:48 AM
Way too early for Brooks Reed.

Chucky
03-22-2011, 09:49 AM
Unbelievable draft for the Bucs.

Good job

SilentJaguar
03-22-2011, 11:53 AM
Kerrigan when Jordan is still on the board is terrible.

Jakey
03-22-2011, 12:02 PM
Thats a damn good Steelers mock. Original too! +rep

marshallb
03-22-2011, 12:40 PM
Bowers is an amazing pick for the Vikes, and you could definitely have done much worse than Williams in the 2nd, but I would prefer to either go with a true S(many think Williams's best fit will be at S) in Rahim Moore, or build up the OL to open up holes for AP and protect whoever is behind center in someone like Ijalana.

SimonRath
03-22-2011, 01:01 PM
it seems like every falcons mock is a DE, TE, WR in the 1st 3 rounds haha and its usually the same players.

Pat Sims 90
03-22-2011, 01:19 PM
Unless the CBA is reached before the Draft and the Bengals get a FA QB to come in and compete for the starting job but if not then i figure the Bengals will take a QB in the 1st 3 rounds.

21ST
03-22-2011, 03:23 PM
AJ Green wont get past the redskins

wicket
03-22-2011, 04:16 PM
saints have no need for an offensive tackle at all, they have the LT of the future(charles brown) already under development and the RT of the future(strief) both already. Which makes the first rounder a real headscratcher.

the other picks arent bad picks but id go other ways.

Id pick:

1 Cam Heyward
2 Sam Acho
3a Bruce Carter (good job)
3b Jurrell Casey

Babylon
03-22-2011, 04:19 PM
Locker is an understandable pick ONLY if AJ Green is off the board! Ballard in the second is ok but Id love to see Wilkerson fall one more spot to us. Wouldnt be opposed to Ijalana there either.

We'll take Locker in Seattle if you guys dont want him. Personally i think it's easier to find receivers out there as opposed to franchise QBs

For the Seahawks i'm warming to Christian Ponder who is an underrated athlete with a ton of smarts and an adequate arm for the WCO.

BmoreBlackByrdz
03-22-2011, 04:19 PM
I like the Ravens mock, not the biggest fan of taking Heyward or any other 5 tech, because we are stacked on the d-line, but he is the best front7 player available so I could def. see the Ravens taking him.

I like Gates in the 2nd

As for the 3rd, I wouldn't mind us going corner, but part of me believes that the Ravens would take Mark Herzlich if he was available in the 3rd.

Seasonticketholder
03-22-2011, 05:20 PM
I honestly think you got the Saints first round pick confused with the Bears. The Saints do not take Cannon in that spot AT ALL! I would bet my house on it.

1. Mark Ingram, RB
2. Kenrick Ellis, NT
3a. Bruce Carter, LB
3b. Greg Romeus, DE

wicket
03-22-2011, 05:23 PM
I honestly think you got the Saints first round pick confused with the Bears. The Saints do not take Cannon in that spot AT ALL! I would bet my house on it.

1. Mark Ingram, RB
2. Kenrick Ellis, NT
3a. Bruce Carter, LB
3b. Greg Romeus, DE

quit pushing ingram, saints have no use for him

Seasonticketholder
03-22-2011, 05:35 PM
quit pushing ingram, saints have no use for him


Beyond that inside scoop, I know that the Saints go best player available. When you make a suggestion like Cameron Heyward (and I like Cam Heyward), you already know that he would not be considered the best player available over Mark Ingram. Let's keep it real! Now, either you believe that the Saints will suddenly abandon their BPA strategy or you are making the case that Heyward rates above Ingram. That's just not the case. And the Saints have shown time and time again that they will stay true to their board rather than take a need, which is why I HAVE CONTINUED TO MAKE A CASE for Ingram depending on how various mock drafts have fallen. Now, the best case scenario is that someone like Cameron Jordan or Ryan Kerrigan (who I was surprised my source did not mention) fell to us. But if it is between Ingram and a lot of those guys listed, Ingram will be the pick.

jCut
03-22-2011, 06:59 PM
Way too early for Brooks Reed.

I'm not sure I understand. He is one of the most explosive players off the snap in the entire draft. Combine that with his outstanding intangibles and I think you have a guaranteed top-25 pick. The Clay Matthews comparisons are valid.

jCut
03-22-2011, 07:07 PM
Unless the CBA is reached before the Draft and the Bengals get a FA QB to come in and compete for the starting job but if not then i figure the Bengals will take a QB in the 1st 3 rounds.

I just couldn't force it the way the mock came together. I was thinking maybe Kaepernick at the top of the second, but it just felt too early for him. Same with Dalton.

Seasonticketholder
03-22-2011, 09:02 PM
quit pushing ingram, saints have no use for him

http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-network-total-access/09000d5d81ee5cda/Saints-offseason-needs?module=HP_video I guess I am not the only crazy person.

prock
03-22-2011, 09:48 PM
Bowers is an amazing pick for the Vikes, and you could definitely have done much worse than Williams in the 2nd, but I would prefer to either go with a true S(many think Williams's best fit will be at S) in Rahim Moore, or build up the OL to open up holes for AP and protect whoever is behind center in someone like Ijalana.

Seconded...

Dam8610
03-22-2011, 10:00 PM
That is a highly appropriate title. Coming away with Smith, Moore, and Moffitt from the first two days would be all sorts of win for the Colts.

BaLLiN
03-22-2011, 10:04 PM
1. carimi
2. nevis
3. irving

our need for a RB is not even close to the need for a LB, and possibly losing Cofield leaves us with two DT's

jCut
03-22-2011, 11:41 PM
Bowers is an amazing pick for the Vikes, and you could definitely have done much worse than Williams in the 2nd, but I would prefer to either go with a true S(many think Williams's best fit will be at S) in Rahim Moore, or build up the OL to open up holes for AP and protect whoever is behind center in someone like Ijalana.

I definitely had Williams' versatility in mind with that selection.

drd23
03-22-2011, 11:46 PM
Not bad for the Ravens but could be better. Justin Houston is a better pick at 26 than Heyward.

58 is a bit early for Gates but he is exactly the type of WR we are looking for.

I like Marsh in the 3rd, he is a big, physical corner (compared to what we already have) and has a lot of upside.

jCut
03-22-2011, 11:59 PM
58 is a bit early for Gates but he is exactly the type of WR we are looking for.

I like Marsh in the 3rd, he is a big, physical corner (compared to what we already have) and has a lot of upside.

I was hoping I got the last two picks right. I figured most Ravens' fans wouldn't embrace two small school guys, but I felt the fits were right.

Monomach
03-23-2011, 12:54 AM
29 CHI - RB Mark Ingram, Alabama


whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do.

fed36
03-23-2011, 01:14 AM
I know the rational behind the skins taking locker at #10 - is how much Shanahan expressing interest in locker last year....but with the skins having so few picks this year - taking locker at #10 is something the skins cannot do - plus i do not believe he is worth a top ten pick. ESPECIALLY - when AJ Green is there - there is no way they pick locker over green. take green in the first and i don't mind the skins taking a qb in the second round (other skin fans do though). If locker does not go to the skins - he almost definitely will not get past seattle - and then the skins could draft ponder in the second. i would not mind that at all

StrikeAnywhere
03-23-2011, 01:26 AM
Clearly you and I have differing opinions as to which direction Denver needs to go in this draft. I don't understand Fairley over Dareus. Bailey is a solid pick, but at the same time I'm willing to roll with Ayers and get Rahim Moore to helpour secondary.

Its hard to argue taking a RT to protect Tebows blindside in the 2nd, but with so many holes still on D at that point i dont feel too good about it.

Jones in the 3rd makes me happy.

jCut
03-23-2011, 07:12 PM
whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do.

Most NFL teams prefer a committee of RBs and I thought the value was too good to pass up. Ingram would seem to be the perfect compliment to Forte.

Pat Sims 90
03-23-2011, 08:48 PM
I just couldn't force it the way the mock came together. I was thinking maybe Kaepernick at the top of the second, but it just felt too early for him. Same with Dalton.

I would say Dalton because from what i have read Jay Gruden loves Dalton and could easily be their 2nd round pick. Plus anybody is prolly better then Dan LeFevour at this point.

jCut
03-23-2011, 09:06 PM
Clearly you and I have differing opinions as to which direction Denver needs to go in this draft. I don't understand Fairley over Dareus. Bailey is a solid pick, but at the same time I'm willing to roll with Ayers and get Rahim Moore to helpour secondary.

Its hard to argue taking a RT to protect Tebows blindside in the 2nd, but with so many holes still on D at that point i dont feel too good about it.

Jones in the 3rd makes me happy.

Fairley outplayed Dareus last year and you could argue he was the most dominant defensive player in all of college football. After watching a good amount of both Alabama and Auburn games last year, I have formulated my opinion. I like Dareus, don't get me wrong.

Dumervil is coming off a major injury and Ayers hasn't proven a damn thing yet. I think it would be a mistake to assume that our pass-rush will be fine. We need a rotation to keep everybody fresh and competitive.

Sherrod is just too good to pass up. Need meets value. We have so many holes, it would be impossible to expect all of them to be filled in one draft.

StrikeAnywhere
03-24-2011, 10:37 AM
Fairley outplayed Dareus last year and you could argue he was the most dominant defensive player in all of college football. After watching a good amount of both Alabama and Auburn games last year, I have formulated my opinion.
Fair enough.


Dumervil is coming off a major injury and Ayers hasn't proven a damn thing yet.
A torn peck won't slow down Doom. It takes like 6 months before you can do some heavy lifting but I recovered from a similar injury doing all the rehab myself. He's got top therapists to work with, I have zero doubt about him being ready. Agreed on Ayers, but he wasn't playing at a position I think he's suited for. I'm not ready to write offyet another 1st rounder before seeing what he can do where he's supposed to be.


We have so many holes, it would be impossible to expect all of them to be filled in one draft.

100%agreed! To me though this is just such a deep defensive draft that it seems like we should take full advantage of that and fill the cupboards as much as possible. Our offense will survive with no rookie additions IMO.

Like I said, we clearly have different ideas, I doubt either of us will end up persuading the other hehe.

thebow305
03-25-2011, 07:53 PM
Looks like you may have forgotten Ryan Williams. It's ok, easy fix. Just give him to the Phins at 79 instead of Todman and we'll call it a day. :)

wicket
03-25-2011, 08:22 PM
http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-network-total-access/09000d5d81ee5cda/Saints-offseason-needs?module=HP_video I guess I am not the only crazy person.

apparently not, cuz ingram still is a terrible terrible fit

villagewarrior
03-27-2011, 03:32 AM
I don't think Brooks Reed has had the same meteoric rise that Matthews did, 21 would be too early I think. I wouldn't mind the Chiefs taking him, just not in the first.