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Old 03-01-2009   #1
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I've been working on this one since the combine ended. It's a full three rounds (any draft picks that have been traded since the combine will not be included).

I use my own draft board. I have over 300 prospects listed, but I have only ranked the top 120 so if someone sees a notable prospect that isn't listed in my mock but should probably be drafted in the first three rounds then please alert me.

Round 1
1.DET – Jason Smith – OT, Baylor
2.STL – Eugene Monroe – OT, Virginia
3.KC – Aaron Curry – OLB, Wake Forest
4.SEA – Michael Crabtree – WR, Texas Tech
5.CLE – Brian Orakpo – OLB, Texas
6.CIN – Andre Smith – OT, Alabama
7.OAK – B.J. Raji – DT, Boston College
8.JAC – Malcolm Jenkins – CB, Ohio St
9.GB – Everette Brown – OLB, Florida St
10.SF – Matthew Stafford – QB, Georgia
11.BUF – Brian Cushing – OLB, USC
12.DEN – Vontae Davis – CB, Illinois
13.WAS – Michael Oher – OT, Ole Miss
14.NO – Tyson Jackson – DE, LSU
15.HOU – Clay Matthews – OLB, USC
16.SD – Rey Maualuga – ILB, USC
17.NYJ – Mark Sanchez – QB, USC
18.CHI – Michael Johnson – DE, Georgia Tech
19.TB – Chris Wells – HB, Ohio St
20.DET (dal) – Brandon Pettigrew – TE, Oklahoma St
21.PHI – Jeremy Maclin – WR, Missouri
22.MIN – D.J. Moore – CB, Vanderbilt
23.NE – Aaron Maybin – OLB, Penn St
24.ATL – Peria Jerry – DT, Ole Miss
25.MIA – Sean Smith – FS, Utah
26.BAL – Darrius Heyward-Bey – WR, Maryland
27.IND – Hakeem Nicks – WR, North Carolina
28.PHI (car) – Knowshon Moreno – HB, Georgia
29.NYG – Larry English – DE, Northern Illinois
30.TEN – Alex Mack – C, California
31.ARI – William Beatty – OT, Connecticut
32.PIT – Duke Robinson – OG, Okalhoma

Round 2
33.DET - Josh Freeman – QB, Kansas St
34.KC – Eben Britton – OT, Arizona
35.STL – Alphonso Smith – CB, Wake Forest
36.CLE – Darius Butler – CB, Connecticut
37.SEA – Louis Delmas – FS, Western Michigan
38.CIN – Percy Harvin – WR, Florida
39.JAC – Max Unger – C, Oregon
40.OAK – LeSean McCoy – HB, Pittsburgh
41.GB – James Laurinaitis – ILB, Ohio St
42.BUF – Jamon Meredith – OT, South Carolina
43.SF – Clint Sintim – OLB, Virginia
44.MIA – Kenny Britt – WR, Rutgers
45.NYG – William Moore – SS, Missouri
46.HOU – Patrick Chung – SS, Oregon
47.NE – Robert Ayers – DE, Tennessee
48.DEN – Donald Brown – HB, Connecticut
49.CHI – Brian Robiskie – WR, Ohio St
50.TB – Paul Kruger – DE, Utah
51.DAL – Rashad Johnson – FS, Alabama
52.PHI – Phil Loadholt – OT, Oklahoma
53.NYJ – Connor Barwin – OLB, Cincinnati
54.MIN – Eric Wood – C, Louisville
55.ATL – Jared Cook – TE, South Carolina
56.MIA – Jarron Gilbert – DE, San Jose St
57.BAL – Mike Mickens – CB, Cincinnati
58.NE – Andy Levitre – OG, Oregon St
59.CAR – Evander Hood – DT, Missouri
60.NYG – Troy Krophog – OT, Tulane
61.IND – Victor Harris – CB, Virginia Tech
62.TEN – Lawrence Sidbury – DE, Richmond
63.ARI – Marcus Freeman – OLB, Ohio St
64.PIT – Coye Francies – CB, San Jose St

Round 3
65.DET – Sen'Derrick Marks – DT, Auburn
66.STL – Pat White – ATH, West Virginia
67.KC – Herman Johnson – OG, LSU
68.SEA – Kraig Urbik – OG, Wisconsin
69.DAL – Jason Phillips – ILB, TCU
70.CIN – Rashad Jennings – HB, Liberty
71.OAK – Juanquin Iglesias – WR, Oklahoma
72.JAC – Fili Moala – DT, USC
73.GB – Chase Coffman – TE, Missouri
74.SF – Trevor Canfield – OG, Cincinnati
75.BUF – Shawn Nelson – TE, Southern Miss
76.NYJ – Emmanuel Cook – FS, South Carolina
77.HOU – Shonn Greene – HB, Iowa
78.SD – Captain Munnerlyn – CB, South Carolina
79.DEN – Jonathan Luigs – C, Arkansas
80.WAS – Derek Pegues – FS, Mississippi St
81.TB – Rhett Bomar – QB, Sam Houston St
82.DET – Jairus Byrd – CB, Oregon
83.PHI – Matt Shaughnessy – DE, Wisconsin
84.GB – Ron Brace – DT, Boston College
85.CHI – Gerald McRath – OLB, Southern Miss
86.MIN – Michael Hamlin – SS, Clemson
87.MIA – Darry Beckwith – ILB, LSU
88.BAL – James Casey – TE, Rice
89.NE – Domonique Johnson – CB, Jackson St
90.ATL – Tyrone McKenzie – OLB, South Florida
91.NYG – Andre Brown – HB, N.C. St
92.IND – Chris Baker – DT, Hampton
93.CAR – Nate Davis – QB, Ball St
94.TEN – DeAngelo Smith – CB, Cincinnati
95.ARI – Travis Beckum – TE, Wisconsin
96.PIT – Xavier Fulton – OT, Illinois

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I loooove Greene in the 3rd.

I dont have an issue with Wells to the bucs because its hard to see him fall any further, but with their urgent need for a WR with Hilliard and Galloway being released and clayton a FA next year, Maclin would be a good pick since he is available.

Also I think that DET will go QB since there is not a #1 consensus OT.

Other than that good work.
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I like the pick of Smith, but IMO the Lions will take Curry #1. Also, they have so many needs that I think it would be ridiculous for them to take a QB. I just don't see how they can justify taking a QB when he has nothing to work with. You gotta fix everything else before you worry about a QB. Besides neither Stafford or Sanchez is worth the #1 pick.

Also love the pick of Greene in the 3rd. Greene and Brown are my top 2 RB's for us to take in the draft and they both fall into our area of the 3rd round. Hopefully we can walk out of the 3rd with a backup RB.
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I loooove Greene in the 3rd.

I dont have an issue with Wells to the bucs because its hard to see him fall any further, but with their urgent need for a WR with Hilliard and Galloway being released and clayton a FA next year, Maclin would be a good pick since he is available.

Also I think that DET will go QB since there is not a #1 consensus OT.

Other than that good work.
For the Bucs, it came down to Wells and Maclin. Maclin made so much sense here but in the end, I just think that Wells is too talented for them to pass up. My thinking is that Wells and a WR (probably Harvin or Britt) in the top of the 2nd (Winslow trade) will be better than Maclin and a HB later. Even though I didn't change the picks from of the Winslow trade I decided to go that route.

I have Jason Smith as my #1 OT and I have for some time now. After reading about how well he did in the interviews at the combine, I really think the Lions will eventually look to him as the #1 pick.

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I like the pick of Smith, but IMO the Lions will take Curry #1. Also, they have so many needs that I think it would be ridiculous for them to take a QB. I just don't see how they can justify taking a QB when he has nothing to work with. You gotta fix everything else before you worry about a QB. Besides neither Stafford or Sanchez is worth the #1 pick.

Also love the pick of Greene in the 3rd. Greene and Brown are my top 2 RB's for us to take in the draft and they both fall into our area of the 3rd round. Hopefully we can walk out of the 3rd with a backup RB.
Well I have Stafford going #10 and Sanchez #17 so I don't think they are worth the #1.

As for the Freeman pick, new regimes usually want to bring in their own QB and Freeman has the tools. I think it would be a mistake to take him here, but Detroit isn't exactly known for drafting particularly well.
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I'm surprised you have us going Chung with Ayers still on the board. EDIT: Ooops. Nevermind. I had forgotten that Ayers isn't a rush specialist. My bad.

Of the teams I've done at least a little research on...

The Saints have issues on their defense but I don't think DE is their big need. They're looking at corner (especially if they don't sign Bartell) and outside linebacker.

That first pick you have for the Giants is a definite possibility but after that, I think you're off. They're looking at DE (which you covered) and OLB (I mean, they had Danny Clark starting last year) but they're also going to target a WR early. They're losing Toomer and who knows what's up with Burress. With their franchising of Jacobs, I don't think they're going with another tailback before the 4th or 5th.

I really wouldn't be surprised if they went Connor Barwin with their first pick and then the best WR with their second. With the way your mock was going, I would have expected them to go Robiskie.

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Also I understand the Andre Smith pick, but IDK why Cincy would take Harvin in the 2nd. He's never been suspended or been in trouble with the law to my knowledge.

LOL obviously I'm just kidding, but wouldn't it be just priceless if Cincy took Smith after his combine debacle. I don't think I could contain myself if they did.
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Well I have Stafford going #10 and Sanchez #17 so I don't think they are worth the #1.

As for the Freeman pick, new regimes usually want to bring in their own QB and Freeman has the tools. I think it would be a mistake to take him here, but Detroit isn't exactly known for drafting particularly well.
Concerning a QB I was only talking about the #1 overall pick. I don't see them taking a QB in the 1st round. I could see them taking Freeman though in the 2nd.

That comment about a QB not going #1 was mainly directed at my man Super Mario.
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I'm surprised you have us going Chung with Ayers still on the board.

Of the teams I've done at least a little research on...

The Saints have issues on their defense but I don't think DE is their big need. They're looking at corner (especially if they don't sign Bartell) and outside linebacker.

That first pick you have for the Giants is a definite possibility but after that, I think you're off. They're looking at DE (which you covered) and OLB (I mean, they had Danny Clark starting last year) but they're also going to target a WR early. They're losing Toomer and who knows what's up with Burress. With their franchising of Jacobs, I don't think they're going with another tailback before the 4th or 5th.

I really wouldn't be surprised if they went Connor Barwin with their first pick and then the best WR with their second. With the way your mock was going, I would have expected them to go Robiskie.
Honestly, I cheated with our pick. I expected the Smith signing to happen so I passed on Ayers and went with Chung.

With the Saints it was either reach for D.J. Moore or take the best defensive player available. DE isn't their biggest need on defense, but they really only have three or four players on defense that aren't replaceable.

Robiskie was in play for the pick in the second round, and I think you make a good point. I probably should have gone with him there.
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Honestly, I cheated with our pick. I expected the Smith signing to happen so I passed on Ayers and went with Chung.
I edited my post.

I've had Ayers on my "to get" list so long and I hadn't updated that list since the Smith signing. I wasn't thinking.
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This is a good mock and I'm sure took some time ... thanks .
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I Like Rashad Johnson FS Bama over Pat Chung in this scenario. Other than that swap, I would be happy if things fell this way, even if Mathews is taken about 8-10 picks too high.
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I Like Rashad Johnson FS Bama over Pat Chung in this scenario. Other than that swap, I would be happy if things fell this way, even if Mathews is taken about 8-10 picks too high.
I like Rashad Johnson more than Chung as a player, but since we re-signed Eugene Wilson we need a SS not a FS.
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I might be the only one, but I REALLY want Aaron Maybin in the 1st now that we've addressed our LDE need with Antonio Smith. I like Maybin over Matthews and Cushing, but that's just me probably.
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I might be the only one, but I REALLY want Aaron Maybin in the 1st now that we've addressed our LDE need with Antonio Smith. I like Maybin over Matthews and Cushing, but that's just me probably.
Do you mean as a LB? I think Maybin is an inriguing prospect as a DE, but I think he would be a liability in coverage as a 4-3 LB.
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I might be the only one, but I REALLY want Aaron Maybin in the 1st now that we've addressed our LDE need with Antonio Smith. I like Maybin over Matthews and Cushing, but that's just me probably.
I have a real hard time projecting Maybin, not sure if he will be a RDE or OLB? same could be said for Mathews. Cushing has the tools to play inside or outside, not enamored with his mindset however advantage Mathews. in the end all three might just cancel each other out (Texans). I would prefer sticking with the game plan of addressing a pure pass rusher or cover cornerback rounds 1-2. no wang chung tonight, but I will take me some green
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Do you mean as a LB?
Yeah I think Maybin would be a good fit as a 4-3 OLB for the Texans, but that's just my opinion.
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Yeah I think Maybin would be a good fit as a 4-3 OLB for the Texans, but that's just my opinion.
I would be hesitant to use a 1st round pick on him to play 4-3 OLB. He played DE his entire college career and if he played 3-4 OLB he would still be a pass rusher. But he would no longer be a pass rusher as a 4-3 OLB he would just be a LB.

Since he has never played that position and has always been a pass rusher I would hesitate to draft him that way. He has never had coverage responsibilties and would have to learn. He would also have to change his defensive mentality as he would not be rushing the passer on every play.

He could be great with that change and he could also bust. As a 4-3 team I would rather we draft him as a DE.
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I Like Rashad Johnson FS Bama over Pat Chung in this scenario. Other than that swap, I would be happy if things fell this way, even if Mathews is taken about 8-10 picks too high.
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How scary is it that USC is about to put a whole unit into the top 15ish of the draft?!?

Denver passing REYREY for cushing? San Diego a happy panda. Merriman + Maualuga = Hell on Wheels flying around in defensive territory
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If Malaluga is there at 15, I say take him. That way we make him our MLB and move Demeco to the SLB.

For the second round I would rather take Conner Barwin he's jus so versatile we could move around alot on the field. I know we need a saftey but Sean Jones is still out there maybe we sign him...

Third round if we can get Shonn Greene then thats a steal if not I'd be happy with Michael Hamlin or Derek Pegues.
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