One Round Mock Draft

FINAL UPDATE - 1st Round WITH COMMENTS


By Matt Bitonti

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Fitzy's Mock

This Mock Will not project trades

last updated: 04/20/10

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01. St. Louis Rams - QB Sam Bradford, Oklahoma

There are far fewer quarterbacks than tackles in this draft; Bradford is the chalk pick.

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02. Detroit Lions - DT Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska

Suh can help the Lions entire squad: great defense leads to improved field position.

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03.Tampa Bay Buccaneers - DT Gerald McCoy, Oklahoma

McCoy has an explosive first step; he can pass-rush and make plays for the Bucs.

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04.Washington Redskins - OT Russell Okung, Oklahoma State

Okung has the look of an instant starter, the Redskins still have no left tackles.

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05. Kansas City Chiefs - DT Dan Williams, Tennessee

Chiefs have proven they will select a player they need higher than value.

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06. Seattle Seahawks - DB Eric Berry, Tennessee

Seahawks need a leader on defense and Berry could be a special defender.

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07. Cleveland Browns - DT Jared Odrick, Penn State

Browns have a dire need at 5-tech defensive end, Odrick stock is rising.

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08. Oakland Raiders - OT Trent Williams, Oklahoma

Al Davis gets his tackle help and a fast 40-yard dash in one pick.

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09. Buffalo Bills - OT Bryan Bulaga, Iowa

Bills need to rebuild the offensive front, Bulaga is an outstanding technician.

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10. Jacksonville Jaguars - RB C.J. Spiller, Clemson

Jaguars are going with a true best player available strategy. Spiller is a high impact pick.

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11. Denver Broncos - LB Rolando McClain, Alabama

The Broncos need someone to man the middle, McClain is a heady linebacker who leads.

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12. Miami Dolphins - DE Derrick Morgan, Georgia Tech

Dolphins require more pass rush, Morgan is big, strong and aggressive.

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13. San Francisco 49ers - CB Joe Haden, Florida

Head Coach Mike Singletary wants the defense to take the ball away more, Haden can make plays.

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14. Seattle Seahawks (VIA DEN) - OT Charles Brown, Southern California

Seahawks need a left tackle, new Head Coach Pete Carroll knows Brown is a sure thing.

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15. New York Giants - LB Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri

Giants like the swagger of "Spoon" and he projects well to 4-3 middle linebacker.

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16. Tennessee Titans - DE Jason Pierre-Paul, South Florida

Titans have a solid program for molding defensive line talent, JPP is raw but gifted.

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17. San Francisco (VIA CAR) - OG Mike Iupati, Idaho

49ers want to pound the football, Iupati is a mauler guard who could bump to right tackle.

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18. Pittsburgh Steelers - CB Earl Thomas, Texas

Steelers have a needs in their backfield, Thomas is a ball-hawk who can also work at safety.

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19. Atlanta Falcons - LB Sergio Kindle, Texas

Falcons need more pass rush, Kindle performed well in national championship game.

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20. Houston Texans - CB Kyle Wilson, Boise State

Wilson is an aggressive man-to-man corner who can run, jump, and tackle.

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21. Cincinnati Bengals - TE Jermaine Gresham, Oklahoma

Bengals might be putting up a smoke screen but they seem to be targeting Gresham.

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22. New England Patriots - DE Jerry Hughes, Texas Christian

Patriots can use the speedy Hughes several roles: rushing the passer and dropping into coverage.

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23. Green Bay Packers - CB Devin McCourty, Rutgers

Packers need to reload at the corners, McCourty ran well and can return on specials.

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24. Philadelphia Eagles - OL Maurkice Pouncey, Florida

Eagles have uncertainty at the center and guard positions, Pouncey helps protect new quarterback.

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25. Baltimore Ravens - DT Terrence Cody, Alabama

Ozzie Newsome needs to keep blockers off Ray Lewis; Cody is an obstacle inside.

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26. Arizona Cardinals - OT Anthony Davis, Rutgers

Cards have an excellent strength and conditioning program that can build on Davis.

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27. Dallas Cowboys - WR Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State

Cowboys aren't thrilled with Roy Williams and would love to steal Bryant this late in the round.

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28. San Diego Chargers - RB Ryan Mathews, Fresno State

All signs point to Mathews in San Diego, he's a great all-around back who can help right away.

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29. New York Jets - DE Brandon Graham, Michigan

Jets usually target a player and move up. Graham should be the pick one way or another.

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30. Minnesota Vikings - QB Jimmy Clausen, Notre Dame

Clausen could have a rough go of it on draft day. Vikings could stop the slide or trade down.

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31. Indianapolis Colts - OT Roger Saffold, Indiana

Colts offensive line let them down in the Super Bowl, Saffold can be a starter at left tackle.

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32. New Orleans Saints - DE Everson Griffen, Southern California

With Charles Grant gone, Saints can develop Griffen as a pass rusher in their 4-3 defense.

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10 next best players:

cusp of 1st round, (listed alphabetically by last name)

WR Arrelious Benn, Illinois

RB Jahvid Best, California

OT Bruce Campbell, Maryland

CB Kareem Jackson, Alabama

S Taylor Mays, Southern California

OLB Ricky Sapp, Clemson

WR Golden Tate, Notre Dame

QB Tim Tebow, Florida

WR Demaryius Thomas, Georgia Tech

WR Damian Williams, Southern California


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