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Los Angeles Ram – Jared Goff – QB – Cal

The only reason any team jumps from 15 to number one overall in the draft is in the search for a quarterback. Goff meets every requirement, plus he gets to stay in his hometown of SoCal.

Cleveland Browns – Joey Bosa – OLB – Ohio State

Cleveland solved their immediate quarterback issue with the signing of Robert Griffin III, and Bosa has been a player that has had all eyes on him regardless of the fact that Laremy Tunsil is still on the board. So far, the team has met with Bosa at the combine as well as had a sit down interview.

San Diego Chargers – Laremy Tunsil – OT – Ole Miss

This pick is a true blessing for Mike McCoy and the Chargers who luck out with Tunsil falling right into their lap. Philip Rivers was sacked 40 times in 2015, hence the need for a new tackle regardless of the money currently invested into the position.

Dallas Cowboys – DeForest Buckner – DL – Oregon

Buckner has been highly regarded by the Cowboys and they could potentially use him in a variety of positions, even in base formation. So far, Dallas has met with him at the combine, held a workout at the facility, and has hosted a private interview.

Jacksonville Jaguars – Myles Jack – OLB – UCLA

Jack might just be the missing link to this Gus Bradley-driven defense. Dante Fowler Jr. will be returning from injury, and free agent safety Tashaun Gipson would assist the secondary, leaving linebacker the last position to not have been resolved.

Baltimore Ravens – Jalen Ramsey – DB – Florida State

The Ravens need secondary help badly, and they are in prime position to select the best defensive back in the draft. Not to mention that they have already spoken with the Florida State product at the combine as well as had an interview in Baltimore.

San Francisco 49ers – Laquon Treadwell – WR – Ole Miss

Chip Kelly is notorious for reaching for players that he believes will thrive in his system, and Treadwell fits Kelly’s description for what a wideout in his offense should be.

Philadelphia Eagles – Carson Wentz – QB – North Dakota State

Doug Pederson has been eyeing Wentz for a while now and due to the way the chips have fallen, the new head coach will get his wish and add another quarterback to the already ever-decent QB stable.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Vernon Hargreaves – CB – Florida

Hargreaves is a great defensive back that should greatly assist the anemic defense in Tampa, and another player who will luck out by staying within his home state.

New York Giants – Ronnie Stanley – OT – Notre Dame

Ereck Flowers performed okay during his first season, but with the loss of Geoff Schwartz and Will Beatty, another offensive lineman is in order; preferably one that could play at either the left or right tackle spot.

Chicago Bears – Jarran Reed – DT – Alabama

While Ezekiel Elliot would be a prized possession at #11, the team has yet to completely transform into a 3-4 defense and still requires the personnel to do so; add that to the loss of Jarvis Jenkins, and an overall elite defensive lineman is exactly what Chicago will need to survive the NFC North.

New Orleans Saints – Kevin Dodd – DE – Clemson

Jarran Reed was highly ranked on the Saints’ draft board, but they will be able to land their next best selection in Dodd. While New Orleans could use one of everything on defense, a stellar pass rusher off the edge could greatly increase the overall production of this defense come 2016.

Miami Dolphins – Eli Apple – CB – Ohio State

Brent Grimes aged heavily last season and he was still the most productive defensive back on the Dolphins roster. While Miami did receive Byron Maxwell in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles, no team can survive on a single cornerback alone; Apple – who has already held a private workout with the team – should compliment Maxwell nicely.

Oakland Raiders – Ezekiel Elliot – RB – Ohio State

Vernon Butler is a name that the Raiders will be high on during draft night, but having Elliot last this long is virtually a dream come true for GM Reggie McKenzie. The addition of Elliot to pair with Derek Carr and Amari Cooper would be nightmarish for the rest of the AFC West.

Tennessee Titans – Jack Conklin – OT – Michigan State

Again, another dream come true scenario for the Titans, as they would still be capable of patching up their offensive line that allowed Marcus Mariota to be sacked 38 times within 12 games last season. Jeremiah Poutasi would likely be kicked inside to guard as Conklin’s best play is expected to come at right tackle.

Detroit Lions – Vernon Butler – DT – Louisiana Tech

Butler is listed on almost every team’s visit list that is not inside the top 10. The Lions desperately need offensive line help, but all of their o-line pre-draft visits have been with players that are likely to be around in the second and third rounds.

Atlanta Falcons – Shaq Lawson – DE – Clemson

Although it is mildly amusing to think that Atlanta would take back-to-back first round Clemson selections in the draft, pass rusher is a position that teams can never have enough of; and even though Vic Beasley played well during his rookie campaign, free agent addition and oppositely-lined, Derrick Shelby performs best as a run stuffer. Lawson has the makeup to be an every down edge rusher.

Indianapolis Colts – Leonard Floyd – OLB – Georgia

The Colts need pass rusher help just about as bad as they need offensive line help. Floyd is severely underweight for the position, but his inability to drop into coverage regularly and effectively could force him strictly into the 3-4 rush linebacker position. Thankfully, veterans Trent Cole and Robert Mathis will be there to help him beef up and hone his craft.

Buffalo Bills – Sheldon Rankins – DE – Louisville

Rankins’ NFL.com draft profile states that he “screams winning football player”, but he also screams ‘Rex Ryan-type player’. He is just a hair shorter than most teams would feel comfortable with, but his body and game are similar to that of Sheldon Richardson, therefor making him an ideal fit as a Ryan-preferred 3-4 defensive end.

New York Jets – Reggie Ragland – ILB – Alabama

Paxton Lynch could be available here, but Mike Maccagnan is a best-player-available type of general manager and would likely have Ragland ranked higher than any quarterback after Jared Goff and Carson Wentz are off the board. After the release of Demario Davis, the Jets are now in dire need for an inside linebacker, if not two.

Washington Redskins – A’Shawn Robinson – DL – Alabama

Clearly, the best player available at #21 and the highest ranked player that Washington has hosted as of late. The team lost Jason Hatcher as well as Terrence Knighton to free agency, so it would be wise to ensure the trenches with a player that can play both positions in an odd-front defense.

Houston Texans – Emmanuel Ogbah – DE – Oklahoma State

The Texans would be in prime position to select the top ranked tight end in Hunter Henry, but they have yet to interview the Arkansas-product. However, Houston has interviewed and met at the combine Ogbah, a player that could come in handy either as a defensive end or an outside ‘Predator’ linebacker.

Minnesota Vikings – Cody Whitehair – OG – Kansas State

Teddy Bridgewater either needs more weapons, more protection, or both if the Vikings would like to keep him around as their long-term, franchise quarterback. The free agent signing of former-49er Alex Boone solidifies one guard spot, and Whitehair could certainly lock down the other side come training camp.

Cincinnati Bengals – Corey Coleman – WR – Baylor

Mohammed Sanu and Marvin Jones left to sign with the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions, respectively. As talented as A.J. Green is, Andy Dalton will always need multiple weapons to succeed, and Coleman possesses the ability to complement Green very well.

Pittsburgh Steelers – Karl Joseph – S – West Virginia

This may appear as a bit of a reach, but if Joseph were just a few inches taller and did not suffer that knee injury back in week five of 2015, he would undoubtedly be the highest rated defensive back in the draft. He can play both safety positions and would be greatly assisting an NFL secondary that has been subpar for some time.

Seattle Seahawks – Le’Raven Clark – OG – Texas Tech

Seattle cannot afford to keep losing offensive lineman and rely so heavily off of Russell Wilson’s mobility. Clark, like his draft competitor, Germain Ifedi, could honestly learn either guard or tackle and perform decently well at said positions if called upon.

Green Bay Packers – Noah Spence – OLB – Eastern Kentucky

Both Clay Mathews and Julius Peppers are aging, and Spence has already had a private interview with the Packers. It is highly unlikely Peppers will repeat the success he had in 2015, which makes the need for a replacement pass rusher all the more pressing.

Kansas City Chiefs – Jaylon Smith – ILB – Notre Dame

Guard would have been a solid pick up here, but taking a linebacker in Smith makes for a terrific playmaker that could open up doors for exotic defensive packages and might potentially rival that of the division rival, Denver Broncos.

Arizona Cardinals – Robert Nkemdiche – DE – Ole Miss

As one of the few teams capable of handling problem players, Bruce Arians and the Cardinals would surely be playoff bound if they drafted Nkemdiche, a player that could compliment Calais Campbell well at 5-technique defensive end.

Carolina Panthers – Germain Ifedi – OT – Texas A&M

The Panthers were lucky in 2015 that only one team exposed how deficient their offensive line was, 2016 may not run the same course. So for insurance purposes, it would be wise to draft a player that can swap between tackle and guard given that both positions will have to be filled if Carolina wishes to return to the Super Bowl.

Denver Broncos – Paxton Lynch – QB – Memphis

While anticlimactic and fitting, Lynch would be saving the rears of Denver’s brass after they failed to reach an agreement with Brock Osweiler. Everyone is aware of Mark Sanchez’s inability to perfect an entire season, and will need a quality backup likely sooner rather than later.

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Los Angeles Rams - Carson Wentz - QB - North Dakota State

The Rams have traded for the number one overall pick, so one would have to think that the team will go for a quarterback. I believe they will pick Wentz because he runs a pro-style offense. He is tall, very athletic, and built for this position, plus he can make NFL throws.

Cleveland Browns - Jared Goff - QB - Cal

Since the Los Angeles Rams took Wentz, the Browns should take the next best guy on the board. Goff has a good quality arm, can sling the deep ball with both velocity and accuracy, and has a clean release.

San Diego Chargers - Joey Bosa - OLB - Ohio State

The Chargers biggest need is at the defensive line, and Joey Bosa is the best player in that position this year. He has an NFL-ready frame, good muscular definition, and sound flexibility to go with a confident and competitive attitude.

Dallas Cowboys - Jalen Ramsey - DB - Florida State

The Cowboys let go of Morris Claiborne in free agency, so they will need a replacement for him and Ramsey is an ideal pick. He is a big press-cover corner and has a good, accurate blow with extended arms.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Vernon Hargreaves - CB - Florida

The Jaguars spent a lot of money getting key defensive players, but did not address the cornerback position. They will have to go younger and Hargreaves would be the next best available guy to them. He is a quick twitch athlete with explosion through his hips and feet. Instant click-and-close action to shoot forward and attack the throw.

Baltimore Ravens - Laremy Tunsil - OT - Ole Miss

The Ravens will need to bolster their offensive line and keep Joe Flacco upright. Tunsil is a stud and the best player in this position. He has the elite foot quickness of a high-end NFL tackle, and his base remains balanced and uncompromised throughout his reps. Excellent bend and overall flexibility in his lower body, and maintains good pad level throughout. He plays with textbook hand usage, and possesses a boxer's jab in his left hand with measured accuracy.

San Francisco 49ers - Ronnie Stanley - OT - Notre Dame

It looks like Kaepernick will stay with the 49ers for now, so they will have to build an offensive line around him. Stanley races out of the starting blocks and into pass sets as well as anyone in the country. He plays with quick hands and a well-timed punch, and never panics when he loses hand placement, simply resets them. He has been well-coached with great hand placement.

Philadelphia Eagles - Ezekiel Elliott - RB - Ohio State

The Eagles definitely need a running back to compliment Darren Sproles and Elliott would be perfect. He possesses an elite combination of vision and decisiveness, and is an instinctive, short strider with instant reaction time. He has a bona fide jump cut to elude penetration in the backfield with enough burst to elude chasers when he runs to the outside.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - DeForest Buckner - DE - Oregon

Buckner would make good sense for the Bucs since they are in need of an outside pass-rusher. He has an impressive NFL-ready physique as well as natural strength and power in his hands.

New York Giants - Myles Jack - LB - UCLA

The Giants did a very good job in free agency to beef up their defensive line; now they need to build that linebacker group. Jack is ultra-athletic and can get to the rock from any position on the field. He was a former running back and therefor possesses the speed to run down crossing routes and head off running backs exploding around the corner. He also has exceptional instincts with above average reaction off the snap.

Chicago Bears - Sheldon Rankins - DE - Louisville

The Bears lost their big guy up front, Jarvis Jenkins, to free agency, so look for them to fill that need in the draft. Rankins has a powerfully built lower half with good strength, and is also very flexible and athletic.

New Orleans Saints - Kevin Dodd - DE - Clemson

The Saints had ranked 32nd in defense last year, and part of that reason was because they failed to get to the quarterback at times. Kevin Dodd would be a good fit for New Orleans because he is a relentless competitor with an NFL-ready frame, refuses to give offensive lineman a play off, will not lay on blocks, and is able to improve his position after contact through footwork and strength.

Miami Dolphins - Eli Apple - CB - Ohio State

The Dolphins are in desperate need of a cornerback, given the team ranked 25th in defense last year, and Apple can be their savior. He has a good height, weight, and arm length combination, clean footwork in transition paired with a natural ability to mirror from press coverage, will not open hips early, and will rarely get turned around off line of scrimmage.

Oakland Raiders - Leonard Floyd - OLB - Georgia

I can see the Raiders drafting another beast in Floyd to complement Khalil Mack, who would love to have a running mate that could the take the pressure off of him. Floyd can do that, and could create some havoc in the passing game himself. He has a unique combination of length and athleticism, and is extremely rangy with great chase speed from sideline to sideline. He also has a good change of direction for taller player.

Tennessee Titans - Taylor Decker - OT - Ohio State

Since the Titans lost the opportunity to draft Laremy Tunsil, look for them to draft Decker. He would be a good fit for the team because he is endowed with very good core strength and an ability to match power at the point of attack; a tough guy who scouts believe has the locker room presence and field demeanor to be an instant leader along an offensive line.

*trade* Indianapolis Colts - Jack Conklin - OT - Michigan State

The Colts need an offensive lineman to help Andrew Luck out. Conklin plays with good core strength and impressive power in his hands. When he latches into defenders framework, he makes it difficult for them to disengage. He works well with guards in combination blocks, and he even gave DeForest Buckner a hard time at the point of attack.

Atlanta Falcons - Darron Lee - OLB - Ohio State

After a 6-0 start to the 2015 season, the Falcons finished 8-8. Their pass rushers are getting older, so they will need a young, athletic pass rusher to get to the quarterback, and Lee is available. Lee is quick to diagnose plays and flow to the ball, has an unusual ability to find the most efficient routes to the ball, and has athleticism and flexibility to contort his body and succeed through difficult angles.

(via IND) Detroit Lions - Ryan Kelly - C - Alabama

The Lions need to fix up their offensive line so they can allow Stafford to get his throws to his play makers. Kelly is a heady player with tons of grit and fight. He shows the toughness to scrap it out against nose guards in an odd front, and is a smooth mover in space with knee bend and athletic hips.

Buffalo Bills - Noah Spence - DE - Eastern Kentucky

Everyone knows how Rex Ryan loves to pick defensive players in the first round, plus the Bills let Mario Williams go so they need a young rusher to compliment Jerry Hughes. Spence plays with a big motor and tremendous endurance. He had an eight-sack season as a sophomore at Ohio State, plays at same speed throughout the game, and has good upfield burst.

New York Jets - Reggie Ragland - ILB - Alabama

Drafting Lynch would be tempting for the Jets at #20 since he could be available. However, I think they will look at the second round for a quarterback, and focus on the linebacker group in the first. Ragland is an old-school, take-on middle linebacker that plays the game the way Nick Saban likes. He steps into the hole and will swap paint with lead blockers in order to constrict his gap. H is an instinctive linebacker who trusts his eyes and goes, although some scouts question his speed and think he can be inconsistent.

Washington Redskins - Jarren Reed - DT - Alabama

The Redskins lost Terrence Knighton to the New England Patriots. Reed is a well-built defensive lineman that can stop the run. He plays with leverage, bend, and core power. However, he is not a situational pass rusher.

Houston Texans - Laquon Treadwell - WR - Ole Miss

The Texans need to find a wide receiver to compliment Hopkins and take the pressure off of him. Treadwell is the best prospect at his position and I can see him falling to Houston. He is good on third downs and in the red zone. He has good overall height and weight, is a smart receiver with a competitive edge when the ball is in the air, and has a natural feel for the nuances of the position.

Minnesota Vikings - Will Fuller - WR - Notre Dame

Teddy Bridgewater needs a wide receiver that can stretch the field and Fuller is a big time, vertical guy. He has just over 27 percent of his catches go for 25-plus yards this year, uses short, controlled strides into his routes for maximum balance and suddenness underneath, and will change routes speed to rock corners to sleep before climbing past them.

Cincinnati Bengals - Corey Coleman - WR - Baylor

The Bengals had lost Marvin Jones in free agency to the Detroit Lions. I think Coleman should serve as a nice counter to A.J. Green. Coleman's speed should help open up the field and create extra space for Green and tight end Tyler Eifert.

Pittsburgh Steelers - William Jackson III - CB - Houston

The Steelers will look for a corner this year to help their beat-up secondary. Jackson fits the prototype of cornerbacks - long and athletic - the Steelers typically covet.

Seattle Seahawks - Artie Burns - CB - Miami

Seattle needs to build up their secondary. While Burns' tape is average and technique can be non­existent at times, many teams will often draft based on traits at the cornerback spot and assume that coaching will take care of the rest. He has length, speed, ball skills, and abundant potential.

Green Bay Packers - Andrew Billings - NT - Baylor

Since B.J. Raji decided to retire after the 2015 season, the Packers will need a defensive lineman. Billings is an upgrade because he has elite power with a weight­lifting background, generates booming power from hip explosion, and when his leverage is on point, he can be menacing.

Kansas City Chiefs - Shaq Lawson - OLB - Clemson

Justin Houston will miss a couple of games this year, so the Chiefs should look to find a fix in the draft. Lawson is not a classic edge rusher in terms of speed around the corner, but he is very physical, and plays with outstanding football awareness and instincts. Even if Justin Houston makes it back for this season, Lawson could be the future replacement for Tamba Hali.

Arizona Cardinals - T.J. Green - S - Clemson

The Cardinals will need a safety to compliment Tyrann Mathieu. Green is a former wide receiver turned safety; a speedster who had a few "walk down" tackles coming from way behind to make tackles on breakaways. He has exciting coverage range potential for defense that might ask more of him.

Carolina Panthers - Jason Spriggs - OT - Indiana

The Panthers need to find their tackle of the future, and Spriggs can come save the day. He has an athletic frame with long arms, comes out of his stance with tremendous quickness, has elite lateral movement, and can get in to extremely difficult backside cutoff blocks.

Denver Broncos - Paxton Lynch - QB - Memphis

The Broncos signed Mark Sanchez for now, but they will need to develop a quarterback for the future. He has a very tall, athletic body with the ability to scan over the top. He also has elite foot quickness for a tall quarterback, can maneuver quickly out of a busy pocket and away from trouble, but desires to keep passing option alive.

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Los Angeles Rams - Carson Wentz - QB - North Dakota State

The Rams and the New York Jets were reportedly in a dogfight for this pick until LA upped the ante with more second and third round draft picks. Some reporters have heard this pick is Jared Goff, and it makes sense with the California kid staying in state for the recently moved franchise. However, Benjamin Allbright, who broke every step of the Rams to LA move and is rumored to have Rams owner Kroenke as his source, says that the pick is Wentz. The Rams will get the huge, accurate, and pro ready FCS product to start their new chapter in Los Angeles.

*trade* San Francisco 49ers - Jared Goff - QB - Cal

The Browns are hoping for Carson Wentz to fall to them here. There have been various reports suggesting that the small handed Cali boy Jared Goff does not project well in the rough weather of the AFC North. With Wentz gone, the Browns trade down but stay in the top ten, and San Francisco gets their quarterback of the future.

San Diego Chargers - Laremy Tunsil - OT - Ole Miss

Whether it was Hairston or Dunlap at left tackle in 2015, Philip Rivers was running for his life. The Chargers offensive line woes have been going on for so long and have been ruining any potential the team has. Every time they sign someone in free agency to fix it, they either regress or pull something. The quarterback shuffle has allowed the best overall player to fall to #3 and San Diego GM Tom Telesco has to sprint to the podium for the chance to have a franchise cornerstone at the position.

Dallas Cowboys - Jalen Ramsey - DB - Florida State

Ramsey has been somewhat divisive among the scouting community with some seeing him as the best player in the draft, and others seeing him as more athleticism than substance and not having a natural position. All agree that he has the potential to be a game changer and Dallas will be happy with this pick as his diversity and range are just what the new NFL defender needs to be like.

Jacksonville Jaguars - DeForest Buckner - DE - Oregon

The Jaguars problem in 2015 was their pass defense, and that the offense’s goal was to make quarterback Blake Bortles look good more than win games, so they could have been looking at Ramsey here or maybe “linebacker” (safety…) Myles Jack, but I think they cannot resist matching up Dante Fowler Jr. and DeForest Buckner after seeing a nasty pass rush win a championship this year.

Baltimore Ravens - Joey Bosa - DE - Ohio State

Not much of a mystery here as John Harbaugh and Steve Biscotti have publicly declared that adding pass rush is the team’s number one priority going in to the offseason. Bosa has bounced around from potential top overall pick to overrated, low first rounder. I think he will fall somewhere in the middle and will provide some good all-around play to mix with his pass rushing prowess.

(via SF) Cleveland Browns - Leonard Floyd - OLB - Georgia

A dangerous pass rusher whose twitch reflexes and speed will give tackles fits at the next level. The only question is whether he is too small to be a three-down player.

Philadelphia Eagles - Ronnie Stanley - OT - Notre Dame

The Eagles are unable to move up to nab a franchise quarterback, so they will stick with best available here and draft Jason Peters eventual replacement.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Vernon Hargreaves III - CB - Florida

Tampa could go in a lot of directions here, but they have desperately needed cornerback help for a long time now. Gambles on Alterraun Verner and Darrelle Revis did not work out, and I am not sure if signing Grimes will solve their passing game woes. This is a bit of a reach, but Hargreaves should be able to step in and be a day one starter.

New York Giants - Ezekiel Elliot - RB - Ohio State

As a New York Jets fan, this pick scares the hell out of me. Elliot will hit the league like a storm, freeing up space for Odell Beckham Jr. and help take some pressure off of Eli Manning. He will become a star for the Giants, and one of their all-time great players.

Chicago Bears - A’Shawn Robinson - DT - Alabama

Robinson will step in and solidify Chicago’s switch to a 3-4 defense. Robinson is an absolute monster who will soak up attention at the middle of the line, shut down the running game, and get push up the middle in passing situations.

New Orleans Saints - Sheldon Rankins - DT - Louisville

Everyone and their mother has Rankins mocked to the Saints and I do not disagree. After a focus on linebackers last year, this pick, and the free agent pick up of Nick Fairley; it should be enough to start turning this Saints defense around.

Miami Dolphins - CB - Eli Apple - Ohio State

This pick initially looked like a linebacker, but with the signing of Mario Williams and the trade for Kiko Alonso, I think the Dolphins wait and instead look to replace Brent Grimes with the 6’1” Apple.

Oakland Raiders - Jarren Reed - DT - Alabama

The Raiders reach for a need here to help complete their renaissance. Reed is more of a run-stuffing specialist and is not much of a pass rusher. He could singlehandedly change Oakland’s run defense.

Tennessee Titans - Taylor Decker - OT - Ohio State

The Titans nabbed a bevy of picks, but will have to go from a franchise left tackle to a likely franchise right tackle. They will be plenty happy with this pick as Decker brings pedigree, a winning attitude, and blue chip talent to a roster that desperately needs it.

Detroit Lions - Shaq Lawson - DE - Clemson

The Lions have a lot of needs and they could have gone with Laquon Treadwell here to replace Calvin Johnson, but I think they go after the versatile Lawson. He would be an instant force for Detroit and can be placed anywhere on the line, shutting down the run game. He lacks the twitch and bend to be a premier pass rusher, but he is too good to be a three-down only defender anyway. Some scouts see him as Courtney Upshaw, but I think that Lawson’s lack of athleticism is overblown and more a product of him adjusting to be a starter on film.

Atlanta Falcons - Noah Spence - DE - Eastern Kentucky

The Falcons were last in the league in sacks and have shown that a drug history does not bother them with their selection of Vic Beasley last year. Spence and Beasley can form a nasty pass-rushing duo if they can keep their drug tests clean. Some see a lack of bend in Spence and does not like how he beat up on FCS competition, but he erased those concerns after dominating the Senior Bowl.

Indianapolis Colts - Jack Conklin - OT - Michigan State

Conklin is a nasty tackle that loves to get into space and has an elite punch. He slowed down DeForest Buckner and shut down Joey Bosa. He also presents some concerns as he is prone to getting smoked by speed rushers and does not consistently show up on film in the run game where you know he has the talent to be mauling in some match-ups. He could be a great player who brings some attitude to the Colts if he gets the right coaching.

Buffalo Bills - Paxton Lynch - QB - Memphis

With the top two quarterbacks gone, a team that refuses to believe in Tyrod Taylor nabs the projectable Lynch. He was a day two prospect going into the offseason, and it is hard to see how a good pro day changes all that, but Lynch is huge and has a big arm, perfect traits for Buffalo.

New York Jets - LaQuon Treadwell - WR - Ole Miss

Getting outbid for a quarterback by the Los Angeles Rams, and missing out on some of their offensive line and edge rusher needs puts the Jets in a very weird spot. That is fine with Executive of the Year, Mike Maccagnan, as he goes and gets Brandon Marshall another ‘Alshon Jeffrey’. Big, physical, and always open despite his lack of speed; Treadwell would be a perfect fit with whichever small armed veteran New York may employ to fill their quarterback gap temporarily. Marshall and Treadwell outside, Decker in the slot, and Forte in the check down role should make anybody look good under center.

Washington Redskins - Darron Lee - LB - Ohio State

Washington finally has a competent front office that is going to see Lee at #21 and jump on him regardless of need. He would become their day one starting linebacker, and is a great fit in the new pass happy NFL as he excels in man coverage. After seeing what Jordan Reed does to teams that do not have someone of Lee’s talents, the Redskins will value the versatile, but smallish linebacker.

Houston Texans - Corey Coleman - WR - Baylor

The Texans take the Texas native with the big time speed to pair with Deandre Hopkins, and leave Brock Osweiler a happy man.

Minnesota Vikings - Josh Doctson - WR - TCU

The Vikings are happy to see Doctson here as he matches Teddy Bridgewater’s skillset much more comfortably than the big arm needing Corey Coleman. Doctson does not wow anyone with his athletic gifts; he just produces steadily, like his new quarterback.

Cincinnati Bengals - Myles Jack - OLB - UCLA

Jack was a consensus top 10 pick, and probably top three on some team’s boards before his medical re-check. What was initially thought of as a minor injury has revealed itself to be a “ticking time-bomb” according to anonymous executives via Philadelphia Eagles reporter Les Bowen. Still, talent like his will be too hard to pass up at the end of the first round, and he could have an instant impact in helping Cincinnati combat the division rival Pittsburgh Steelers.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Mackensie Alexander - CB - Clemson

It is no secret that the Steelers are desperate to get a corner early in the draft. Alexander may not have prototypical size, but his man-coverage skills and confidence will fit right in the Steel City.

Seattle Seahawks - Ryan Kelly - C - Alabama

I initially had Whitehair here, but Kelly is flying up team’s big boards as more and more teams put on his tape and see a potential franchise center.

Green Bay Packers - Robert Nkemdiche - DT - Ole Miss

Nkemdiche’s fall stops here as Green Bay figures they can get top 15 pick talent and keep him out of trouble in the small town environment.

Kansas City Chiefs - Vernon Butler - DT - Louisiana Tech

Butler would allow the Chiefs to move on from Mike DeVito, and pair a monster with versatility up and down the line with Dontari Poe. This is a best-player-available pick from the Chiefs and will solidify their defensive identity for the future.

Arizona Cardinals - Cody Whitehair - G - Kansas State

The Cardinals get a solid franchise guard who will solidify the position instead of reaching for need. These are the kinds of smart decisions that they have been making for years and have left their roster filled with talent.

Carolina Panthers - Emmanuel Ogbah - DE - Oklahoma State

Raw but talented, Ogbah will be a future star for the up and coming franchise. He offers three years of college production, which shows that he can produce even when he is a known threat.

Denver Broncos - Jason Spriggs - OT - Indiana

Spriggs is another raw player who will take some developing time, but there is no denying the fact that he has only given up two sacks in over 400 snaps.

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Los Angeles Rams - Jared Goff - QB - Cal

*trade* San Francisco 49ers - Carson Wentz - QB - North Dakota State

San Diego Chargers - Laremy Tunsil - OT - Ole Miss

Dallas Cowboys - Ezekiel Elliot - RB - Ohio State

Jacksonville Jaguars - Jalen Ramsey - DB - Florida State

Baltimore Ravens - Joey Bosa - OLB - Ohio State

(via SF) Cleveland Browns - DeForest Buckner - DE - Oregon

Philadelphia Eagles - Ronnie Stanley - OT - Notre Dame

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Myles Jack - LB - UCLA

New York Giants - Shaq Lawson - DE - Clemson

Chicago Bears - Jack Conklin - OT - Michigan State

New Orleans Saints - Vernon Hargreaves - CB - Florida

Miami Dolphins - Laquon Treadwell - WR - Ole Miss

Oakland Raiders - Taylor Decker - OT - Ohio State

Tennessee Titans - Sheldon Rankins - DE - Louisville

Detroit Lions - Kevin Dodd - DE - Clemson

Atlanta Falcons - Darron Lee - LB - Ohio State

Indianapolis Colts - A'Shawn Robinson - DT - Alabama

Buffalo Bills - Leonard Floyd - OLB - Georgia

New York Jets - Jason Spriggs - OT - Indiana

Washington Redskins - Jarran Reed - DT - Alabama

Houston Texans - Corey Coleman - WR - Baylor

Minnesota Vikings - Reggie Ragland - LB - Alabama

Cincinnati Bengals - William Jackson III - CB - Houston

Pittsburgh Steelers - Noah Spence - OLB - Eastern Kentucky

Seattle Seahawks - Eli Apple - CB - Ohio State

Green Bay Packers - Josh Doctson - WR - TCU

Kansas City Chiefs - Paxton Lynch - QB - Memphis

Arizona Cardinals - Robert Nkemdiche - DE - Ole Miss

Carolina Panthers - Michael Thomas - WR - Ohio State

Denver Broncos - Derrick Henry - RB - Alabama

Alberto Torres: @altorres87

Los Angeles Rams - Jared Goff - QB - Cal

Cleveland Browns - Carson Wentz - QB - North Dakota State

San Diego Chargers - Laremy Tunsil - OT - Ole Miss

Dallas Cowboys - Jalen Ramsey - DB - Florida State

Jacksonville Jaguars - Joey Bosa - OLB - Ohio State

Baltimore Ravens - Myles Jack - LB - UCLA

San Francisco 49ers - DeForest Buckner - DE - Oregon

Philadelphia Eagles – Ezekiel Elliot - RB - Ohio State

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Vernon Hargreaves - CB - Florida

New York Giants – Ronnie Stanley - OT - Notre Dame

Chicago Bears - Kevin Dodd - DE - Clemson

New Orleans Saints - A'Shawn Robinson - DT - Alabama

Miami Dolphins - Eli Apple - CB - Ohio State

Oakland Raiders - Sheldon Rankins - DE - Louisville

Tennessee Titans - Josh Doctson - WR - TCU

Detroit Lions – Jack Conklin – OT - Michigan State

Atlanta Falcons – Emmanuel Ogbah - DE - Oklahoma State

Indianapolis Colts - Taylor Decker - OT - Ohio State

Buffalo Bills - Reggie Ragland - LB - Alabama

New York Jets - Paxton Lynch - QB - Memphis

Washington Redskins – Andrew Billings - NT - Baylor

Houston Texans - Laquon Treadwell - WR - Ole Miss

Minnesota Vikings - Corey Coleman - WR - Baylor

Cincinnati Bengals – Will Fuller - WR - Notre Dame

Pittsburgh Steelers – Mackensie Alexander - CB - Clemson

Seattle Seahawks - Leonard Floyd - OLB - Georgia

Green Bay Packers – Jarran Reed - DL - Alabama

Kansas City Chiefs – Noah Spence - OLB - Eastern Kentucky

Arizona Cardinals – Darron Lee - LB - Ohio State

Carolina Panthers - Jason Spriggs - OT - Indiana

Denver Broncos – Vernon Butler - DT - Louisiana Tech

Khaleel Greenidge: @SpyroKush

Los Angeles Rams - Jared Goff - QB - Cal

Cleveland Browns - Carson Wentz - QB - North Dakota State

San Diego Chargers - Jalen Ramsey - DB - Florida State

Dallas Cowboys - Joey Bosa - DE - Ohio State

Jacksonville Jaguars - Jack Myles - OLB - UCLA

Baltimore Ravens - Laremy Tunsil - OT - Ole Miss

San Francisco 49ers - DeForest Buckner - DE - Oregon

Philadelphia Eagles - Ronnie Stanley - OT - Notre Dame

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Vernon Hargreaves - CB - Florida

New York Giants - Ezekiel Elliott - RB - Ohio State

Chicago Bears - Noah Spence - OLB - Eastern Kentucky

New Orleans Saints - Michael Thomas III - WR - Ohio State

Miami Dolphins - Williams Jackson - CB - Houston

Oakland Raiders - Shaq Lawson - DE - Clemson

Tennessee Titans - Leonard Floyd - OLB - Georgia

Detroit Lions - Sheldon Rankins - DT - Louisville

Atlanta Falcons - Darron Lee - LB - Ohio State

Indianapolis Colts - Jaylon Smith - LB - Notre Dame

Buffalo Bills - Corey Coleman - WR - Baylor

New York Jets - Paxton Lynch - QB - Memphis

Washington Redskins - Mackensie Alexander - CB - Clemson

Houston Texans - Will Fuller - WR - Notre Dame

Minnesota Vikings - Josh Doctson - WR - TCU

Cincinnati Bengals - Paxton Lynch - QB - Memphis

Pittsburgh Steelers - Eli Apple - CB - Ohio State

Seattle Seahawks - Taylor Decker - OT - Ohio State

Green Bay Packers - Andrew Billings - DT - Baylor

Kansas City Chiefs - Jarron Reed - DL - Alabama

Arizona Cardinals - Keanu Neal - SS - Florida

Carolina Panthers - Kevin Dodd - DE - Clemson

Denver Broncos - Connor Cook - QB - Michigan State


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