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Three-Round 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Bowl Season Edition

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Kicking Mock Draft Season into Full Gear

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Now that the NFL’s regular season has ended and we’re in the midst of bowl season, it’s time to kick NFL mock draft season into full gear. The first 20 slots in the draft order are set (with the exception of a coin-flip for slot No. 16 between the Dallas Cowboys and Baltimore Ravens), so it’s now somewhat appropriate for fans of every less-fortunate team to begin obsessing over what their teams’ greatest needs are and who will be available when they pick. With top prospects Teddy Bridgewater and Jadeveon Clowney both having declared for the draft on New Year’s Day, the debate has already begun as to who makes the most sense for the Houston Texans with pick No. 1.

In all honesty, the bowl season is probably the worst time to try to put together a mock draft. Most significantly there’s a lot of uncertainty over whether some underclassmen are going to declare early, and with today’s mass media, it’s impossible to know for sure until the player makes a formal announcement. For instance, Texas Tech’s Jace Amaro announced during the regular season that he would be returning to school for 2014, yet by the time the Red Raiders’ bowl game came around he changed his mind and decided to enter the draft.

In addition, we tend to put a huge amount of stock into bowl performances when in reality it’s pretty unfair to judge a player on just one game. And finally, it’s hard to know how teams plan to address their needs. Some areas that we see as prominent needs right now will be addressed by free agent signings or trades before the draft.

Before we get started, I’d like to point out my rationale in judging the status of underclassmen. With redshirt sophomores, I’m assuming that they won’t declare unless there is a widespread belief among evaluators that they will, as with Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel. For this reason, I didn’t include Auburn offensive tackle Greg Robinson, who I have rated fifth among tackles, because he’s at a position where redshirt sophomores rarely declare and he should be motivated to stay because he could easily be a top-five pick next year.

With juniors, I first assume that they’ll enter the draft unless there’s significant reason to believe that they will stay. This is why I’m not including Texas A&M right tackle Cedric Ogbuehi, who’s third in my tackle rankings, as he’s in a program where the left tackle position is a badge of honor (Jake Matthews stayed for his senior year to take it). Ogbuehi will likely want to provide concrete proof that he can play there even if it means bypassing a likely first-round selection.

With that said, here’s a three-round mock draft for your enjoyment.

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1. Houston Texans: Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville

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Pro Comparison: Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

Matt Schaub showed in 2013 that he’s past his prime, and while Case Keenum established himself as an NFL quarterback, he didn’t lead the Texans to any victories, so they can’t rely on him as their future. Bridgewater is a talented passer who’s very consistent, and he should thrive in Bill O’Brien’s pass-based attack.

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2. St. Louis Rams (via Washington): Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson

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Pro Comparison: Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys

The Rams will probably try to trade this pick if possible, but if they can’t find a partner, Sammy Watkins is the most logical pick. The Rams don’t have any receivers who have been great for multiple seasons, and Watkins would provide them with a very reliable option.

There’s been a prevailing belief among draftniks that the Rams should select tackle Jake Matthews. However, this doesn’t make sense to me as the Rams have Jake Long signed to a four-year, $34 million contract to play left tackle. On the right side, they have Joe Barksdale who was Oakland’s third-rounder in 2011. Barksdale completely shut down J.J. Watt in Week 6, holding him without a tackle for only the second time in his career. He’s a very effective pass blocker, and while his run blocking could use some work the Rams do not have an obvious need at tackle right now.

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3. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina

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Pro Comparison: Mario Williams, Buffalo Bills

The Jags are in a bit of a predicament with this pick as they really need a quarterback that’s ready to start immediately and there’s not really an obvious player that fits their needs. They might be wise to try to trade down from this high-pressure slot, but if they keep the pick they must take the best player available in Jadeveon Clowney.

As badly as they need a new quarterback, the addition of Clowney would be fantastic for a pass defense that tied for 25th in the league this year and has no star players. He’d immediately become the team’s best player, and they could still find a quarterback such as A.J. McCarron in round two.

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4. Cleveland Browns: Blake Bortles, QB, Central Florida

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Pro Comparison: Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers

This is a difficult pick to project as the Browns’ strategy will be determined in large part by who they decide to hire as their head coach. Their front-runner appears to be Josh McDaniels, who is rumored to want to acquire Ryan Mallett from the Patriots. If this happens quarterback is no longer a primary need, but until then Cleveland’s first priority should be a signal caller, especially with a roster that is largely free of other major needs.

Ideally Cleveland would be able to get a talented pro-ready quarterback, but there’s no one available here that really fits that profile. In addition, they need someone who can run McDaniels’ pass-heavy offense, and Johnny Manziel and Brett Hundley aren’t necessarily fits. Their best bet is to take Bortles and give him at least half a season to develop in their system while letting Brian Hoyer or another bridge quarterback develop in their system.

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5. Oakland Raiders: Brett Hundley, QB, UCLA

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Pro Comparison: Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts

Oakland has another situation that is murky until we know for sure that Dennis Allen will return as head coach. With the inconsistency that we saw from quarterbacks Terrelle Pryor and Matt McGloin this year, it might make sense for Oakland to find themselves a surefire franchise quarterback. They can get that with Brett Hundley, who is still raw and probably will need a “redshirt” year, but beyond that he has more potential than any quarterback in this draft class.

I wasn’t anticipating Hundley coming out as a redshirt sophomore, but all recent indications seem to signal that he will. If he ultimately decides to stay in school, though, Oakland should go in a different direction as the gamble associated with Johnny Manziel, A.J. McCarron, or Derek Carr is about equal to just continuing to roll with Pryor or McGloin.

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6. Atlanta Falcons: Jake Matthews, LT, Texas A&M

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Pro Comparison: Joe Staley, San Francisco 49ers

The offensive tackle position was a disaster for Atlanta in 2013 as struggling Sam Baker began the year at left tackle, got hurt, and was replaced by the equally shaky Lamar Holmes. While Atlanta has plenty of needs to address, they should start in the trenches by selecting Matthews.

Matthews only has one year of experience on the left side, and he’s not an elite athlete. However, he has exceptional strength and is the most consistent blocker of any lineman in this class. His presence would give Matt Ryan much more freedom to air it out than he had this season.

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7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri

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Pro Comparison: Justin Tuck, New York Giants

Though the size and athleticism has been there all along for the 6-foot-5, 275-pound Ealy to establish himself as a premium NFL prospect, he really came into his own in the second half of 2013. He’d be a perfect fit in Lovie Smith’s defense by playing the Julius Peppers role and providing an outside power rush while shifting to the interior on key passing downs. Coincidentally, Tampa is in need of a defensive end; Adrian Clayborn is a quality starter, but they have a hole at the other end. The Bucs have several nice role players in Daniel Te’o-Nesheim and William Gholston, but neither of them should be counted on as long-term starters.

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8. Minnesota Vikings: Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M

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Pro Comparison: Tyrod Taylor, Baltimore Ravens

Manziel really is not the ideal quarterback for the Vikings. Unfortunately, they have a bigger need for a quarterback than any other team in this draft, and they’ll have to settle for Johnny Football unless they’re able to trade up or can acquire another veteran QB. The positive in this situation is that with a new coaching staff Minnesota will have plenty of flexibility to build their offense around Manziel and try to play to his skills as much as possible.

Manziel has garnered plenty of comparisons to Russell Wilson recently, but I just don’t see it. While he does have great scrambling ability and improving throwing mechanics, Manziel does not come off as being nearly as good of a facilitator of an offense as Wilson. Contrary to his nickname, I don’t think Manziel has an elite football mind like Wilson or Drew Brees, and that may make it more difficult for him to compensate for his size disadvantage at the next level.

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9. Buffalo Bills: Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina

9. Buffalo Bills: Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina
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Pro Comparison: Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos

The Bills are in a rather unusual position here of not having any glaring needs. While they may need to replace safety Jairus Byrd if he departs in free agency, they’re pretty well set in every other area; it’s just a matter of continuing to develop their talent. They could stand to improve their pass offense, and taking North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron as a weapon for EJ Manuel would be a welcome addition.

With the addition of Ebron, the Bills could effectively replace Scott Chandler, who will be 29 years old next season and was ranked as the 53rd-best tight end in the NFL by Pro Football Focus, receiving a negative grade in every major category. While Ebron isn’t much of a blocker, he is a game breaking receiver who could act as one of Manuel’s primary targets.

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10. Detroit Lions: Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M

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Pro Comparison: Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints

The Lions continue the pattern of Texas A&M picks here by selecting receiver Mike Evans to shore up their passing game. While head coach Jim Schwartz’s firing conceivably could change their approach, the Lions have shown a definite preference for big targets in recent years, complementing 6-foot-5 Calvin Johnson with players like 6-foot-6 Kris Durham and 6-foot-7 Joseph Fauria. With the 6-foot-5, 225-pound Evans, the Lions add another highly-skilled big receiver to help take some of the load off of Johnson. Their passing game got exposed when Johnson was out of the lineup this year, but with Evans they’d have the ability to spread things around a little bit more.

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11. Tennessee Titans: C.J. Mosley, LB, Alabama

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Pro Comparison: Thomas Davis, Carolina Panthers

This is one more pick which still could be contingent on a coaching change. If Mike Munchak gets fired or leaves of his own volition to go to Penn State, the Titans’ philosophy could change. But as things stand now, they would be foolish to pass on C.J. Mosley if he’s available for them with pick No. 11.

The Titans currently have Moise Fokuo as their middle linebacker and Zach Brown as their primarily outside backer. While Mosley is thought of by most as a weakside linebacker in a 4-3 scheme, the Titans’ defense is unique in that the middle linebacker is prominently featured and stays on the field for the dime package. Mosley, with his superior pass coverage skills, could easily fill this role and give a huge boost to Tennessee’s pass and run defense.

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12. New York Giants: Khalil Mack, OLB/DE, Buffalo

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Pro Comparison: Mathias Kiwanuka, New York Giants

The Giants’ pass defense continued to regress in 2013, and they were hurt by a poor outside linebacking corps. Their three primary guys -- Spencer Paysinger, Keith Rivers, and Jacquian Williams -- each received negative pass rushing grades from Pro Football Focus, and Rivers also had a negative coverage grade. The Giants undoubtedly miss the impact of having Mathias Kiwanuka in his prime as their strongside linebacker, and Khalil Mack would help fill that void.

Mack is a viable option as a 4-3 outside linebacker due to his ability to drop back into coverage, and he is also very talented as both a run defender and pass rusher. He’s rushed from all areas of the field at Buffalo, and he could continue to thrive in a “Swiss army knife” role in New York.

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13. St. Louis Rams: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, FS, Alabama

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Pro Comparison: Ed Reed, New York Jets

With the multitude of draft picks they’ve been able to acquire over the past couple years following the Robert Griffin III trade, the Rams have been able to fill all the gaping holes in their roster. They’re now in position to make incremental upgrades over capable players, and that’s what they’ll do here by selecting Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.

While former undrafted free agent Rodney McLeod filled in capably as the Rams’ free safety in 2013 and progressed as the season went on, Clinton-Dix might be the best free safety to enter the league since Ed Reed and his playmaking ability and all-around durability would be a huge upgrade to the Rams’ defense.

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14. Chicago Bears: Louis Nix III, DT, Notre Dame

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Pro Comparison: Vince Wilfork, New England Patriots

The Chicago Bears had a very rough year with their defensive tackles, and even if they can bring back Henry Melton they still need to make an upgrade at the position. They need a more stout run defender, and Louis Nix would be a very good fit.

The team’s two primary one-technique tackles in 2013, Stephen Paea and Landon Cohen, each received negative grades against the run from Pro Football Focus. While there are some concerns about the health of his knees and his weight, Nix would surely shore up the Bears’ run defense and provide them with a quality run-stuffing nose tackle that they haven’t had since Anthony Adams.

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15. Pittsburgh Steelers: Cameron Erving, OT, Florida State

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Pro Comparison: Jake Long, St. Louis Rams

Erving is guy who’s largely flown under the radar this year who I believe may have more upside than anyone in this draft class. While he’s only been playing left tackle for two years after being converted from defense and is still raw, he’s insanely athletic and can block guys downfield like no other tackle in the NFL today. If he can just shore up a few flaws in his pass blocking technique and improve his conditioning, Erving will be a top-of-the-line starting tackle for years to come.

This pick makes plenty of sense for the Steelers who went through a host of left tackles in 2013. While Kelvin Beachum inspired confidence in some with his pass blocking, the selection of Erving plugs up the hole for the foreseeable future.

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16. Baltimore Ravens: Marqise Lee, WR, USC

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Pro Comparison: Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins

The Ravens have plenty of potential needs this offseason with a substantial portion of their roster headed for free agency. With that said, the team made Joe Flacco the highest-paid player in NFL history this offseason and is counting on him for an average of almost 40 pass attempts per game. They need to give him a more reliable receiving corps as Marlon Brown and Jacoby Jones are basically replacement-level wideouts.

Lee would provide the Ravens with a dynamic wideout who could pair with Torrey Smith to create a legitimate passing attack. If not for injuries and shaky quarterback play during the first half of the season, Lee likely would have been a top ten pick so Baltimore is getting a real steal here.

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17. Dallas Cowboys: Anthony Barr, LB, UCLA

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Pro Comparison: Manny Lawson, Buffalo Bills

The Cowboys’ pass defense had a rough 2013, allowing the third-most passing yards in the league and finishing 25th in sacks. If they continue to run the same Hybrid Tampa 2 scheme Anthony Barr would be a great addition, but someone will likely trade up to get him before he falls to No. 17.

Barr could play the role that Anthony Spencer was supposed to play in Dallas and supplant rookie Kyle Wilber who had a rough season. Barr is still raw as a pass rusher but has the potential to develop into a great sack artist while also bringing a great presence in pass coverage and as a run defender.

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18. New York Jets: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, Washington

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Pro Comparison: Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys

In this hypothetical situation, the Jets are going to be furious that Barr comes off the board right before their pick. It’s a possibility that New York will try to trade up to grab an impact edge rusher like Barr or Mack with Calvin Pace a free agent and past his prime anyway.

With both of those players off the board, however, the Jets go for Seferian-Jenkins and give themselves a starting-quality tight end. While he has dropped down draft boards with his lack of production in 2013, I can’t believe that “ASJ” will stay a second-rounder throughout the draft process. I actually struggled to make a pro comparison to him because he’s such a unique player. Seferian-Jenkins is an elite receiver, yet is a better blocker than any of the great pass-catching tight ends in the NFL. If his team can get him involved he has definite game breaking ability.

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19. Miami Dolphins: Taylor Lewan, LT, Michigan

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Pro Comparison: Michael Roos, Tennessee Titans

The Dolphins badly need a fix for their offensive line situation after the Jonathan Martin controversy and the bad play of Tyson Clabo and Bryant McKinnie left the group in shambles. Lewan would be a quality fit for Miami as he possesses a lot of similar traits to Jake Long who held down the left tackle position for years until departing following last season.

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20. Arizona Cardinals: Trent Murphy, OLB/DE, Stanford

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Pro Comparison: Carlos Dunlap, Cincinnati Bengals

The Cardinals were pleasantly surprised by the performance of John Abraham, who came off the bench mid-season to deliver 11.5 sacks. However, the Cardinals can’t continue to gamble on the veteran rusher, who will be 36 next season, continuing to produce. Besides, they already had a subpar outside linebacking corps to begin with which included out-of-position players Lorenzo Alexander and Matt Shaughnessy.

To give themselves some quality edge-rushing depth, the Cardinals get Murphy who played in a very similar defensive scheme at Stanford and has good experience both rushing the passer and dropping back into coverage. While he’s not the most athletic player in the world, his size and strength will give the Cardinals a boost in a division which is full of elite pass rushers.

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21. San Diego Chargers: Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State

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Pro Comparison: Rashean Mathis, Detroit Lions

As a whole, the Chargers’ cornerback group has been arguably the worst in the entire league this season. To help rectify things, I have them taking Justin Gilbert at pick No. 21.

While I personally have Gilbert as my third-ranked corner, he best fits San Diego’s aggressive 3-4 scheme which calls for bigger corners. Gilbert needs to improve in press coverage and as a run defender, but with his size and athleticism he definitely has the potential to be a difference-making corner at the next level.

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22. New Orleans Saints: Vic Beasley, OLB/DE, Clemson

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Pro Comparison: Junior Galette, New Orleans Saints

Though the Saints have gotten surprisingly good results from their new attacking 3-4 defense this year, it would still be a good idea for them to upgrade to more 3-4-friendly personnel. Vic Beasley would be a good selection here as he would allow Parys Haralson to return to a run-defending specialist role and would mirror Junior Galette with a pass-rushing presence on the right side.

Beasley’s a bit small for a normal defensive end role in the NFL, but he should be fine as a 3-4 outside linebacker. While he needs to upgrade his run defense, he has plenty of pass-rushing potential and should be able to contribute right away.

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23. Kansas City Chiefs: Ra’Shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota

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Pro Comparison: Kendall Langford, St. Louis Rams

In contrast to most, I see Hageman as more of a 3-technique tackle, but he’d also be a good fit as a 5-tech in the Chiefs’ 3-4 defense which has lacked an interior pass rush this year and could see Tyson Jackson leave as a free agent. While Hageman hasn’t been spectacular as a pass rusher thus far, he has plenty of potential to be a good all-around defensive tackle and would be an upgrade to Kansas City’s defensive front.

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24. San Francisco 49ers: Allen Robinson, WR, Penn State

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Pro Comparison: Eric Decker, Denver Broncos

The 49ers let their receiver depth run thin this season, and with Mario Manningham likely done in San Francisco, the team needs to make an addition to ensure that they have a sufficient passing attack in 2014. Robinson is a good option for the 49ers as he can provide insurance for Michael Crabtree and Anquan Boldin at the outside spots but also has good experience playing in the slot for the Nittany Lions. His size and physicality will be a plus in an NFC West which features some of the biggest and most physical cornerbacks in the NFL.

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25. Green Bay Packers: Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech

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Pro Comparison: Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns

With Jermichael Finley’s career likely over, the Packers need to address the tight end position, and Amaro will be a good fit for the Packers’ passing-based offense. There are concerns about Amaro’s ability to block as he is more or less a glorified slot receiver at Texas Tech, but it shouldn’t be as much of an issue in Green Bay. Amaro is a very talented receiver, and while I personally am concerned about Amaro being game-planned for and shut down by NFL defenses on a regular basis, his size, speed, and athletic ability make him impossible to pass up here.

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26. Cincinnati Bengals: Jason Verrett, CB, TCU

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Pro Comparison: Brent Grimes, Miami Dolphins

The Bengals need to address their cornerback situation as their two main corners, Terence Newman and Pacman Jones, are over 30 years old, and former first-rounder Dre Kirkpatrick has had a terrible year. TCU’s Jason Verrett is my top-ranked corner for his outstanding coverage ability, and he would help bring relief for a situation which is getting increasingly more dire. Unlike Kirkpatrick, Verrett is outstanding in press coverage -- which the Bengals use frequently -- and despite his smaller frame he would be a great fit.

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27. Philadelphia Eagles: Calvin Pryor, FS, Louisville

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Pro Comparison: Dashon Goldson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Eagles have arguably been the NFL’s most improved team during 2013, and after beginning the year seemingly in need of multiple upgrades, they now have very few areas of need. Their safeties have been very poor this year, however, and Pryor would be a huge upgrade to the Eagles’ defense.

Pryor has got to be the hardest hitter in this year’s draft class, and he’ll provide an aggressiveness to the Eagles’ defensive backfield which is not there right now.

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28. Cleveland Browns (via Indianapolis): Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt

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Pro Comparison: Robert Meachem, New Orleans Saints

Cleveland’s chief mission in turning themselves into a playoff team is upgrading their passing attack, and after grabbing their quarterback of the future with their first pick they must add a receiver with their second. Matthews is a big but very quick target who can pair with Josh Gordon to form a very formidable receiving tandem. Since he comes from an elite academic institution, the Browns can rest secure in the fact that he’ll have good on-field awareness and won’t waste his talent and athleticism as other Browns receivers have tended to do since the rebirth of the franchise.

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29. Carolina Panthers: Cyrus Kouandjio, OT, Alabama

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Pro Comparison: Branden Albert, Kansas City Chiefs

The Panthers really need to address their offensive tackle situation as 33-year-old left tackle Jordan Gross is a free agent and considering retirement while right tackle Byron Bell has had a pretty bad year. I’m kind of nervous about projecting Kouandjio here as I actually have him behind Tennessee’s Antonio Richardson on my board, and I think that Kouandjio could fall due to his bad bowl performance. However, he has a whole lot of untapped potential and won’t even turn 21 until July. If he enters the draft I think it will be hard for Carolina to resist taking Kouandjio. Hopefully for his sake the Panthers can bring back Gross for one more season which will allow him to develop on the right side and then hopefully take over at left tackle in 2015.

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30. New England Patriots: E.J. Gaines, CB, Missouri

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Pro Comparison: Desmond Trufant, CB, Atlanta Falcons

If the Patriots ultimately end up in this position, they should do what they do best and trade out of the first round. They seriously need to restock their passing offense, and Oregon State’s Brandin Cooks, who is basically redundant with Danny Amendola and Julian Edelman, is the top receiver left on my board.

With Aqib Talib likely departing in free agency, I have the Patriots adding to their pass defense with E.J. Gaines. While he isn’t a first-rounder on most draft boards, Gaines did all he could to improve his draft stock while shutting down Texas A&M’s Mike Evans and making plays in the SEC Championship Game. His equal effectiveness in coverage and as a run defender make him an attractive option for New England.

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31. Denver Broncos: Kyle Van Noy, LB, BYU

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Pro Comparison: Bruce Irvin, Seattle Seahawks

The Broncos could use some depth in their linebacking corps as Von Miller’s on-again, off-again presence in the lineup this year has required changes in philosophy with them not having a legitimate pass-rushing linebacker all the time. By selecting Van Noy, the Broncos get a legitimate linebacker who has great athleticism and is able in coverage yet has some really good potential as a pass-rusher too.

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32. Seattle Seahawks: Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State

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Pro Comparison: Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers

If the Seahawks indeed go on to win the Super Bowl they’ll have the last pick of the first round, but that should be no biggie for the Seahawks as they have no pressing needs. The only position where they could really stand to upgrade is tight end, but with no first-round-worthy tight ends left on the board here I have them taking Brandin Cooks, who was college football’s most electrifying receiver in 2013.

While Seattle certainly isn’t weak in the receiving department, the addition of a big-time receiver will be good for a group which doesn’t really have a true star. Cooks can excel as both an outside receiver and slot guy, and the thought of having both him and Percy Harvin on the field at the same time should be nightmarish for NFC West defensive coordinators.

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Round 2

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2.1. Houston Texans: Jeremiah Attaochu, OLB/DE, Georgia Tech

2.2. Washington Redskins: Stephon Tuitt, DT, Notre Dame

2.3. Cleveland Browns: Shayne Skov, LB, Stanford

2.4. Oakland Raiders: Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU

2.5. Atlanta Falcons: Michael Sam, DE, Missouri

2.6. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Darqueze Dennard, CB, Michigan State

2.7. Jacksonville Jaguars: Derek Carr, QB, Fresno State

2.8. Minnesota Vikings: Ego Ferguson, DT, LSU

2.9. Buffalo Bills: Zack Martin, G/T, Notre Dame

2.10. Tennessee Titans: Scott Crichton, DE, Oregon State

2.11. New York Giants: Antonio Richardson, OT, Tennessee

2.12. St. Louis Rams: Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech

2.13. Detroit Lions: Ryan Shazier, OLB, Ohio State

2.14. Pittsburgh Steelers: Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida State

2.15. Dallas Cowboys: Cyril Richardson, OG, Baylor

2.16. Baltimore Ravens: La’el Collins, OT, LSU

2.17. New York Jets: Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU

2.18. Miami Dolphins: Gabe Jackson, OG, Mississippi State

2.19. Chicago Bears: Loucheiz Purifoy, CB, Florida

2.20. Arizona Cardinals: David Yankey, OG, Stanford

2.21 San Diego Chargers: Dee Ford, OLB/DE, Auburn

2.22 New Orleans Saints: Brandon Coleman, WR, Rutgers

2.23. San Francisco 49ers (via Kansas City): Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State

2.24. San Francisco 49ers: Kelcy Quarles, DT, South Carolina

2.25. Green Bay Packers: Yawin Smallwood, LB, Connecticut

2.26. Cincinnati Bengals: DaQuan Jones, DT, Penn State

2.27. Philadelphia Eagles: Dion Bailey, SS, USC

2.28. Indianapolis Colts: Craig Loston, SS, LSU

2.29. Carolina Panthers: Donte Moncrief, WR, Ole Miss

2.30. New England Patriots: Paul Richardson, WR, Colorado

2.31. Denver Broncos: Kareem Martin, DE, North Carolina

2.32. Seattle Seahawks: Richard Rodgers, TE, California

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Round 3

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3.1. Houston Texans: Ka’Deem Carey, RB, Arizona

3.2. Washington Redskins: Jordan Zumwalt, LB, UCLA

3.3. Oakland Raiders: Bishop Sankey, RB, Washington

3.4. Atlanta Falcons: Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State

3.5. New York Jets (via Tampa Bay): Benardrick McKinney, LB, Mississippi State

3.6. Jacksonville Jaguars: Marion Grice, RB, Arizona State

3.7. Cleveland Browns: David Fluellen, RB, Toledo

3.8. Minnesota Vikings: Demarcus Lawrence, DE, Boise State

3.9. Buffalo Bills: Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin

3.10. New York Giants: C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa

3.11. St. Louis Rams: A.J. McCarron, QB, Alabama

3.12. Detroit Lions: Rashaad Reynolds, CB, Oregon State

3.13. San Francisco 49ers (via Tennessee): George Uko, DT, USC

3.14. Baltimore Ravens: Anthony Steen, OG, Alabama

3.15. Dallas Cowboys: David Fales, QB, San Jose State

3.16. New York Jets: Jackson Jeffcoat, OLB/DE, Texas

3.17. Miami Dolphins: Ahmad Dixon, SS, Baylor

3.18. Chicago Bears: Marcel Jensen, TE, Fresno State

3.19. Cleveland Browns (via Pittsburgh): Quandre Diggs, CB, Texas

3.20. Arizona Cardinals: Zach Mettenberger, QB, LSU

3.21. San Diego Chargers: Will Sutton, DT, Arizona State

3.22. New Orleans Saints: James Hurst, OT, North Carolina

3.23. Kansas City Chiefs: Josh Huff, WR, Oregon

3.24. San Francisco 49ers: Anthony Johnson, DT, LSU

3.25. Green Bay Packers: Deone Bucannon, S, Washington State

3.26. Cincinnati Bengals: Lamin Barrow, LB, LSU

3.27. Philadelphia Eagles: Aaron Donald, DT, Pittsburgh

3.28. Indianapolis Colts: Jake Murphy, TE, Utah

3.29. Carolina Panthers: Denzel Perryman, LB, Miami

3.30. New England Patriots: JuWuan James, OT, Tennessee

3.31. Denver Broncos: AJ Johnson, LB, Tennessee

3.32. Minnesota Vikings (via Seattle): Carlos Hyde, RB, Ohio State