Tom- Myles Garrett, DE Texas A&M: There is no question in my mind, Garrett is
by far the #1 player in this draft.
will instantly make every other player on their defensive line better.
Tom- Jonathan Allen, DT Alabama: I can’t see QB here as badly as they need
one. Shoring up defensive woes is
Adams-S-LSU: SF has drafted heavy on defensive line the past few years so I
think they avoid going there. QB they will look at in the later rounds or next
year in free agency (ie Cousins,) so I think they take the best player at a
position of need which is Adams.
3) Chicago Bears
Tom- Jamal Adams, S LSU: Another QB needy team, but
taking a center-fielder that has elite traits is hard to pass. Secondary was awful as well.
Hooker-S-Ohio St: The Bears defensive backfield is dreadful and Hooker is an
elite talent who can help them immediately.
Tom-Mitchell Trubisky, QB North Carolina: Tom Coughlin is in town and is not sold on
Bortles. Trubisky is raw but can develop
Fournette-RB-LSU: I am not as high on Fournette as some others are but this is
a logical landing spot for him. Jacksonville has a terrible QB and if you can’t
pass you best be able to run the ball.
Tom-Marcus Lattimore, CB Ohio State: After the release of
franchise corner McCourty, this is a very logical choice
Allen-DE-Alabama: He is the best player on the board at this time and the
Titans are giddy they get Allen at #5.
Tom-Solomon Thomas, DT/DE Stanford: With Richardson
having issues and Wilkerson one foot out the door, Thomas makes Jets decision
have a lot of young QB’s who they used high picks on currently on the roster so
I don’t think they go QB here plus next years QB class is better. OJ Howard is
a weapon for any young QB and he can replace the targets Brandon Marshall was
Tom-OJ Howard, TE Alabama: While they can go DE here, taking Howard
gives Rivers (and future QB) a phenomenal talent and Gates replacement
The Chargers would love a safety but with the top two off the board they look to improve the
secondary at CB by getting the best CB in this draft.
Tom–Leonard Fournette, RB LSU: Dallas disproved taking a
RB early is for fools. Fournette and
Newton will cause havoc for opposing run defenses for many years
this draft and the Panthers would be jumping for joy to get him at #8. They
might consider RB but with Thomas falling in their lap they can’t pass him up.
Tom–Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama: Foster is the best ILB in this
draft. In a division with Le’Veon Bell,
this is a huge get for Cincy
replace him at middle linebacker and they don’t get much better than Ruben
Foster. This kid is a do-it-all linebacker who will start day one.
10) Buffalo Bills
Tom–Malik Hooker, S Ohio State: While Buffalo can go WR here, they need a
play making guy in the secondary. Hooker
instantly upgrades the back end.
Watkins so they go to the same school they got Watkins out of to grab Mike
Williams. The Bills can run it and they have a QB in Tyrod who is decent
enough, they just need weapons for him to throw to.
Tom–John Ross, WR Washington: Ross blazed the combine with a record 4.22.
Brandon Cooks who?
and Conley is a CB who has all of the physical tools you want. He is a bit soft
in the tackling department but his cover skills are elite.
Tom–Gareon Conley, CB Ohio State: Rumors of Haden being traded/released still
in the air, Conley will make the transition less painful.
quarterback. The Browns have needed a quarterback for over a decade. The Browns
get their quarterback here and can bring him along slowly.
Tom–Corey Davis, WR Western Michigan: Larry Fitzgerald is almost finished with HOF
career, bring in someone with comparable metrics.
this team needs a QB of the future. When healthy this team is talented still;
time to think big-picture and go QB here.
Tom–Dalvin Cook, RB Florida State: Wentz needs less pressure and more weapons,
Cook will provide all that and then some.
Dynamic playmaking ability
Tom–Forrest Lamp, OG Western Kentucky: Joe Philbin is OL coach, Luck was destroyed
last season, he needs protection. Lamp
can even play LT.
could consider offensive line here but I think they take Barnett to get that
edge rusher they lack.
Tom–Hasson Reddick, OLB Temple: Reddick came on late and has impressive
numbers. Ravens find replacement for an
aging Suggs in near future.
Mike–Corey Davis-WR-Western Michigan: The Ravens need to replace Steve Smith
and you don’t want Mike Wallace as your #1 WR as that is a bad situation. Davis
gives Flacco another weapon in the passing game.
Tom-Christian McCafrey, RB Stanford: The least productive
position was RB for Skins. That changes
with McCafrey and his versatility.
year and put on a show at the combine. He can play OLB, MLB, or possibly DE.
The Redskins need help on defense making stops in key moments and Reddick will
improve that unit.
Tom–Taco Charlton, DE Michigan: Taco is a raw but he has
major upside. Big need filled by Titans.
first pick now they look to improve the return game and give Mariotta a deep threat.
Ross can fly and will open up the rest of the field for their other WR’s.
Tom–Malik McDowell, DT Michigan State: McDowell has
skyrocketed up draft boards with his workouts and tape from last year. Bucs get a versatile DL.
With Doug Martin’s status up in the air Cook will step in and be a day one
Tom–Garrett Bolles, OT Utah: The Russell Okung experiene
was a disaster. Bolles provides blind side protection for future Qbs.
whoever their starting QB is a chance in hell to survive. I like Ramczyk as the
best tackle on the board and I think Denver will be happy to have him.
Tom–Jabirl Peppers, CB/S Michigan: Peppers is a player
nobody knows what to expect. Lions use
him at safety and helps their back end of the defense.
Peppers is too good to pass up here and there will be a quality LB on the board
in Round 2 for them to grab. Lions keep their fans happy by keeping the
Michigan product in state.
22) Miami Dolphins
Tom–Takkarist McKinley, DE UCLA: With a relentless motor and a need to keep getting better, a
motivated McKinley is exaclty what the Dolphins need for the future at the DE
order) G, LB, DE, CB/S. Defensive End is the most pressing needs for this team.
The four names that will pop off the board are Charles Harris Taco Charlton,
Jordan Willis, and Takkarist McKinley. I think Miami can add a starting guard
in rounds 2 or 3 or later but I am not sure they can find a day one impact
defensive end after round 1 so we go with Taco Charlton.
Tom–Jarrad Davis, ILB Florida: Davis is the final piece
to give the Giants an elite tackler and defense.
roster that put the fear into any defensive coordinator. McCaffrey can do it
all and would be a perfect fit for the Giants offense.
Tom–Kevin King, CB Washington: King is now the best
Washington CB with Sidney Jones hurt.
Great length and coverage skills.
Davis is a guy who can play OLB or MLB and do it all. Very smart player who
will come in and make an impact instantly.
25) Houston Texans
Tom–Marlon Humphrey, CB Alabama: the loss of AJ Bouye
and Jonathan Joseph getting older, Texans need to go younger. Especially in a
division with Luck.
doesn’t have a QB. Mahomes will have a chance to come in and start from day 1
which is something I am not sure Watson or Turbisky will have.
Tom–Ryan Ramczyk, OT Wisconson: Russell Wilson took a
beating last year, Ramczyk will help him stay upright.
heaven. The Seahawks offensive line has been poor the past couple years and it
has hampered their running game and gotten Russel Wilson hit a lot. Lamp can
play all 5 positions on the o-line and will help out wherever is needed.
27) Kansas City Chiefs
Tom–Mike Williams, WR Clemson: Williams could go higher,
but Chiefs get another good WR to pair with last year’s playmaker Tyreek Hill.
with off the field issues its KC and Andy Reid. Jamal Charles is gone and KC
has just so-so guys behind him. Mixon is an every down workhorse.
28) Dallas Cowboys
Tom–Charles Harris, OLB/DE Missouri: Cowboys finally get
some defensive help. Harris versatility
give Dallas options on where to play him.
Harris gives the Cowboys another guy who can bring heat vs opposing QB’s. CB is
a bigger need but the best player on the board is Harris.
Tom–Quincy Wilson, CB Florida: Packers missed cornerback
help in the NFC title game. Wilson helps
like King a little more than guys like Jackson, Wilson, and Tabor. King to GB
is a nice scheme fit as well.
Tom–TJ Watt, OLB Wisconsin: Steelers need LB depth, the younger brother
of JJ is very good and will be perfect in Pittsburgh
already talking retirement. Kizer is a Big Ben clone in some ways and
Pittsburgh taking him here gives them the luxury to bring their next QB along
Tom–Tre’davious White, CB LSU: Falcons blew a 25 point lead, which mean they
were torched in the air. White will help
shore up that problem in the secondary.
perfect spot. He can play tackle or guard and he will make the Falcons
offensive line even better.
Tom–Deshaun Watson, QB Clemson: No better QB to learn
from for a year or 2 in Drew Brees.
Watson has a winning pedigree.
Njoku the TE out of Miami here as he has the potential be a superstar TE for
many years, but he has to go in a different direction as he needs to
improve that defense. Jordan Willis is one of the safest draft picks in this
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