DRAFT DADDY FIRST ROUND MOCK DRAFT WITH COMMENTS
01. St. Louis Rams - DT Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska
With 21 career sacks, Suh could be a pass rusher at end as well as tackle.
02. Detroit Lions - DT Gerald McCoy, Oklahoma
Lions defense needs help inside, will be able to get it with either top tackle.
03.Tampa Bay Buccaneers - DB Eric Berry, Tennessee
Bucs can use a real playmaker like Berry but he needs to measure tall at Indy.
04.Washington Redskins - OT Russell Okung, Oklahoma State
Skins have offensive needs, Okung is a smooth blocker who will contribute early.
05. Kansas City Chiefs - ILB Rolando McClain, Alabama
Chiefs will look to trade down but their defense could use the leadership of McClain.
06. Seattle Seahawks - QB Sam Bradford, Oklahoma
The Seahawks will need a new signal caller, Bradford's pro day will be key to his value.
07. Cleveland Browns - CB Joe Haden, Florida
Haden is the premium cornerback in this draft and the Browns need coverage.
08. Oakland Raiders - OT Anthony Davis, Rutgers
Al Davis needs a left tackle and picking "A. Davis" appeals to ego.
09. Buffalo Bills - OT Bryan Bulaga, Iowa
The Bills have issues at both tackle spots, Bulaga has rare feet for a big man.
10.° Jacksonville Jaguars - QB Jimmy Clausen, Notre Dame
The Jaguars need a change at quarterback, Clausen has talent and confidence.
11.° Denver Broncos - NT Terrence Cody, Alabama
Denver is trying to be more powerful, Cody is the rare premium run-stuffer.
12. Miami Dolphins - DE/OLB Brandon Graham, Michigan
The Dolphins need pass rush, Graham has top-end speed and an arsenal of moves.
13. San Francisco 49ers - RB C.J. Spiller, Clemson
The Niners can use a game-breaker at running back and returner, Spiller does it all.
14. Seattle Seahawks (VIA DEN) - DE Jason Pierre-Paul, South Florida
The Seahawks want to pressure the passer, JPP could be scary off the edge.
15. New York Giants - DE Derrick Morgan, Georgia Tech
Morgan has been a top prospect for years, the Giants need another rusher.
16.° Tennessee Titans - CB Kyle Wilson, Boise State
The Titans have needs in their defensive backfield, Wilson is aggressive and quick.
17.° San Francisco (VIA DEN) - OL Maurkice Pouncey, Florida
Pouncey could prove at the combine that he has the athleticism to play center, guard and tackle.
18. Pittsburgh Steelers - NT Dan Williams, Tennessee
Williams is high-motor and blue-collar, qualities the Steelers want for their defense.
19.° Atlanta Falcons - LB Sergio Kindle, Texas
The Falcons need to upgrade the OLB position, Kindle had a big national championship game.
20.° Houston Texans - DB Taylor Mays, Southern Cal
Mays had a nice interception in Senior Bowl; should also impress at the combine.
21. Cincinnati Bengals - WR Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State
Carson Palmer needs more targets, Bryant will have to run well at Indy to go higher.
22. New England Patriots - DE Carlos Dunlap, Florida
Dunlap has issues off the field, but offers rare physical attributes.
23. Green Bay Packers - DE/OLB Jerry Hughes, Texas Christian
Hughes has tremendous production and should showcase his track speed in Indy.
24. Philadelphia Eagles - DE/OLB Ricky Sapp, Clemson
The Eagles want to increase their edge rush, Sapp could also stand up and play backer like Orakpo.
25. Baltimore Ravens - WR Arrelious Benn, Illinois
All signs point to the Ravens taking a receiver, Benn has play-making ability and #1 potential.
26. Arizona Cardinals - OL Mike Iupati, Idaho
The Cards need linemen, Iupati has the physical upside to play tackle.
27. Dallas Cowboys - OL Trent Williams, Oklahoma
The Boys have needs at several line spots, Williams can play all 5 positions.
28. San Diego Chargers - CB Patrick Robinson, Florida State
The Chargers will have to reload at the corner, Robinson has the speed to play man-to-man.
29. New York Jets - WR Damian Williams, Southern Cal
Williams worked with Mark Sanchez for 2 seasons at USC, they already have chemistry.
30. Minnesota Vikings - DB Earl Thomas, Texas
Thomas can ballhawk at free safety and corner, Vikings can use him at either spot.
31. Indianapolis Colts - DE Everson Griffen, Southern Cal
The Colts don't have options if Freeney gets hurt, Griffen could go higher but it's a deep crop.
32. New Orleans Saints - LB Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri
The Saints continue to build their defense with an up-tempo leader in Spoon.
next best players on the cusp of the 1st round:
(listed alphabetically by last name)
OT Bruce Campbell, Maryland
TE Jermaine Gresham, Oklahoma
WR Brandon LaFell, Louisiana State
RB Ryan Mathews, Fresno State
DT Jared Odrick Penn State
DT Brian Price, UCLA
WR Golden Tate, Notre Dame