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12. 

Bengals

Defense: 4-3

 

*Jamarco Jones

OLT, Ohio ST

6-5, 310, #74

 

TE, ILB, DL(FA), OL, RB, DL, WR, DL, OL, DB, 

2017 Picks:

1 (9) John Ross, WR, Washington
2 (48) Joe Mixon, RB, Oklahoma
3 (73) Jordan Willis, DE, Kansas State
4 (116) Carl Lawson, DE, Auburn
4 (128) Josh Malone, WR, Tennessee
4 (138) Ryan Glasgow, DT, Michigan
5 (153) Jake Elliott, K, Memphis
5 (176) J.J. Dielman, OC, Utah
6 (193) Jordan Evans, LB, Oklahoma
6 (207) Brandon Wilson, RB, Houston
7 (251) Mason Schreck, TE, Buffalo

2016 Picks:

1 William Jackson III, CB, Houston

2 (55) Tyler Boyd, WR, Pittsburgh

3 (87) Nick Vigil, ILB, Utah State

4 (122) Andrew Billings, DT, Baylor

5 (161) Christian Westerman, OG, Arizona St

6 (199) Cody Core, WR, Ole Miss

7 (245) Clayton Fejedelem, S, Illinois

Key F.A. Signed:  
WR Brandon LaFell

RB Rex Burkhead

ORT Andre Smith

CB Dre Kirkpatrick

Key F.A.:  

 

Key F.A. Lost:

OG Kevin Zeitler
OLT Andrew Whitworth

DT Domata Peko

The Team: The lack of discipline has finally caught up with the Bengals. They need to draft character as well as talent. Getting a do it all leader for their secondary could finally allow them to dump Pacman.  

The Player: I think Jones is smoother moving backwards than Taylor Decker.  "I think he's playing well, but I think there's more in the tank, too," Meyer said. "My expectation of him is to be as good as there is. I think we're headed in that direction. He's played good, I just think he could be a great player." Great pop on short yardage. 

I like how he gets low and pops the DE up, and gets him high and off balance. "He is playing really well. He has been consistent. He missed a lot of camp and he lost a lot of weight but he is starting to get back to being himself right now," OSU OL coach Studrawa said. "The first four or five games, he has gotten his weight back, he has gotten his strength back. He works hard and his last two games have been really good. The amount of knockdowns he has had in the last few games has been really impressive." He kept getting better every week.

He glides past the QB so smoothly moving sideways and backwards when he is locked onto the speed rusher. "I am telling you right now, he is playing exceptional," Studrawa said. "He is at a high level, doesn’t make mistakes, organizes things up front for all those guys. He gives Bowen and Jordan comfort to compete, because they are never going to not know what’s going on." He is a beast in the run game. 

When he gets low and blocks down on the DT he can collapse him inside. "They definitely listen when you step up and show that you have that confidence. It’s just like a receiver telling the coach they want the ball. Run the ball behind us, we will get the job done," Jones said. "We are just out there doing our job to help this team win the best we can. In those situations, everybody wants to be relied on. It feels good knowing that the coaches have confidence in us." He looks like a the best OLT in this Draft to me.

The Reason: Best player available.

Second Choice: Derwin James DB

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13.

Redskins

Defense: 3-4

*Roquan Smith

LB Georgia

6-1, 225, #8

 

 

OWNER, OL, ILB, OLB, DB, WR, RB, DB, DE, LB, OL

2017 Picks:

1 (17) Jonathan Allen, DE Alabama
2 (49) Ryan Anderson, OLB Alabama
3 (81) Fabian Noreau, DB UCLA
4 (114) Samaje Perine, RB, Oklahoma
4 Montae Nicholson SS Michigan ST
5 (154) Jeremy Sprinkle, TE, Arkansas
6 (199) Chase Roullier, OL Wyoming
6 (209) Robert Davis WR Georgia S.
7 Josh Harvey-Clemons SS Louisville
7 (235) Josh Holsey, DB, Auburn

2016 Picks:

1 (22)  Josh Doctson, WR, TCU
2 (53) Su’a Cravens, S, USC
3 Kendall Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech
5 (152) Matt Ioannidis, NT, Temple
6 (187) Nate Sudfeld, QB, Indiana
7 (232) Steven Daniels, ILB, BC
7-242 Keith Marshall RB, Georgia

Key F.A. Signed:

QB Kirk Cousins

WR Terrelle Pryor

WR Brian Quick

TE Vernon Davis

DE Ziggy Hood

OL Vinston Painter

Key F.A.: 

Key F.A. Lost:

WR Pierre Garcon

WR DeSean Jackson

Ricky Jean Francois DL

DE Chris Baker

The Team: I cannot believe that they will will let Cooks go. It would be incomprehensibly incompetent if Cooks plays for any other team. They need a real leader in the center of the chaos of their organization. They also need a leader for the center of their defense.

The Player: Smith is an undersized LB who should go no where near the 1st Round. "Sometimes you thank God for unanswered prayers, right?" Kirby Smart said. "That’s the case in this situation. Where he’s become a really good player, and he’s developed a leadership pattern that really represents our university really well." However, he is so damn good. 

He takes some of the best angles to the ball carrier I have ever seen. "You could play right across the street right here, in a year or two," Dick Butkus told Smith, after he won the Butkus for being the best LB in college football." However, he is not nearly as good as moving backwards as forward.

He moves through traffic like a fish through water. He takes on blocks with speed and sheds guys 50 pounds heavier than he is fast. He has the speed and instincts to dominate the run game sideline to sideline. Plus, he is a beast blitzing up the gut. I just wish he was a little better in coverage. 

The Reason: They have a QB that they keep humiliating and daring to leave. Now, they have to do something to entice him to stay. If they let Cooks go then the crappy Owner should be excommunicated from the NFL. If they sign him, then they get as good defensive player as there is in this Draft.

Second Choice: Lamar Jackson QB

14.

Packers

Defense: 3-4

*Denzel Ward

CB Ohio State

5-10, 191, #12,

TE, CB, RB, CB, OLB, RB, ILB, DB, OL, DL

2017 Picks:

2 (33) Kevin King, CB Washington
2 (61) Josh Jones, DB NC State
3 Montravius Adams, DL Auburn
4 (108) Vince Biegel, OLB Wisconsin
4 (134) Jamaal Williams, RB, BYU
5-175 Deangelo Yancey WR Purdue
5 (182) Aaron Jones, RB, UTEP
6 (212) Kofi Amichia OL S. Florida
7 (238) Devonte Mays, RB Utah ST
7 (247) Malachi Dupre, WR, LSU

Key F.A. Signed:

TE Martellus Bennett

TE Lance Hendricks

RB Christine Michael

OLB Nick Perry

CB Devon House 

Key F.A.:

Key F.A. Lost:

RB Eddie Lacy

TE Jared Cook

ORG TJ Lang

OLB Julius Peppers

OLB Datone Jones

The Team: They still need a Corner for their secondary. Picking up Kevin King and Josh Jones was a great start to rebuilding their secondary, but they still need some help. 

The Player: I think he is the best CB in this Draft at moving backwards with his eyes on the QB.  "He’s second-strongest guy in the [CB] room," his DB coach Coombs said. "He doesn’t look like it, but you combine that speed and that strength. He can change directions and break on the ball. He was a great receiver in high school; he’s got great ball skills. I’m just excited to see him play. He’s real now." He is a bit underdeveloped, and has only been a starter for one season.

However, he was essentially a starter for a couple of years as their Nickel Corner. "The thing he’s got to do better in press coverage is just using his hands at the line of scrimmage, getting on-body coverage and staying tight. Being able to play extended series and being able to play with the game on the line in front of 110,000 people," Coombs said. "I don’t have any doubt he’s going to be able to do that. He ran down on kickoff team in big games in big situations and made dynamic plays. He’s had a phenomenal fall camp. I have every expectation he’s going to walk out on the field and he’s going to be an impact player." Best mover in the Draft.

The Reason: They wanted to overhaul their secondary last season, and this could the final piece. 

Second Choice: Mason Rudolph QB

15.

Cardinals

Defense: 3-4

*Lamar Jackson

QB, Louisville

6-3, 200, #8, 

CB, QB, 5-T(FA), ILB, DB(FA), LB, NT, OL, OLB, OL, DB,

2016 Picks:

1 (13) Haason Reddick, ILB, Temple
2 (36) Budda Baker, FS, Washington
3 (98) Chad Williams, WR, Grambling State
4 (115) Dorian Johnson, OL, Pitt
5 (157) Will Holden, OL, Vanderbilt
5 (179) T.J. Logan, RB, UNC
6 (208) Rudy Ford, DB, Auburn

2016 Picks:

1 Robert Nkemdiche, DT Ole Miss

3 (92) Brandon Williams, CB, A&M

4 (128) Evan Boehm, C, Missouri

5 (167) Marqui Christian, S, Midwest State

5 (170) Cole Toner, OT, Harvard

6 (205) Harlan Miller, CB, Southeastern Louisiana

Key F.A. Signed:

RB Andre Ellington

TE Jermaine Gresham

OLB Chandler Jones

OLB Jarvis Jones

Key F.A.:

 

Key F.A. Lost:

DE Calais Campbell

OLB Alex Okafor

SS Tony Jefferson

CB Marcus Cooper

The Team:  Sooner is better than later when taking a young QB, and start developing him behind Palmer. Getting Jackson a year or two in their system would be a great boon for a running QB like Jackson, who has to learn to trust his arm in the pocket more than his feet.  

The Player: Jackson is a great unique talent. "To me he’s like Michael Jordan. It’s the Jordan rules. Lamar is going to get his," Syracuse coach Dino Babers said. "You just have to make sure you don’t have two other running backs going for a hundred yards or a wide receiver goes for a hundred yards, because I just think that guy is so dynamic, he’s hard to stop by himself. They are not a one-man team, but you’d better try to stop everything else so you can have an opportunity to win against those guys, because Lamar is going to get his." He is the best running QB in this Draft.

I usually see that mostly as a negative. "At worst, (an NFL team says), 'Okay, if he can't get this done, if we put something in schematically that will fit him and it doesn’t work, look, this guy is a blur,'" UNC DC Chizik said. "He’s fast. He’s athletic. We’ve seen what he does to people in space making people miss. Guys look like they’re almost breaking their ankles trying to tackle this dude. There’s some place that he can play at the next level just because of his ability. But if he does become a difference maker at quarterback and, schematically they can make it fit, this guy can take a team a long way." He was the best player in college football over the past two seasons. 

But what makes him unique is what made Vick unique. "You’re a little misinformed because last year, he ran all over us, and he threw all over us," Babers said. "He got both parts in last year. And hopefully he doesn’t get both parts in this year to the degree he did last year. Because I think it was like a school record, and people were taking pictures out on the stadium and stuff after the game." While he is an elite runner with the ball in his hands, he is also a very skilled passer who can win a game with his arm. 

I think Darnold is the most clutch thrower in this Draft, but you cannot say that he is more clutch than Jackson. "For somebody to take him and draft him, they have to have a specific plan for this guy," Chizik said. "Sometimes, you have to take your offense and tweak it to really fit his skill set. I think somebody will probably be willing to do that." He can win a game with his feet and arm. 

The Reason: They need a reboot at QB. Palmer is done. And when you get endorsements like that, from opposing coaches, than you know you have something special.

Second Choice: Tarvarus McFadden CB

16.

Ravens

Defense: 3-4

*Courtland Sutton

WR SMU

6-4, 215, #16

 

WR, CB, OLB, DB, WR, QB, ILB, OL, DL, DB,  

2017 Picks:

1 Marlon Humphrey CB Alabama
2 (47) Tyus Bowser, OLB, Houston
3-74 Chris Wormley DL Michigan
3 (78) Tim Williams, OLB, Alabama
4 (122) Nico Siragusa, OL, San Diego State
5 Jermaine Eluemunor OG, A&M
6 Chuck Clark, DB, Virginia Tech

2016 Picks:

1 (6) Ronnie Stanley, OT, ND
2 Kamalei Correa, OLB, Boise ST
3 (70) Bronson Kaufusi, DE, BYU
4 (104) Tavon Young, CB, Temple
4 Chris Moore, WR, Cincinnati
4 (130) Alex Lewis, OT, Nebraska
4 (132) Willie Henry, DT, Michigan
4 (134) Kenneth Dixon, RB, Louisiana Tech
5 (146) Matt Judon, DE, Grand Valley State
6  Keenan Reynolds, WR, Navy
6 Maurice Canady, CB, Virginia

Key FA Signed:

NT Brandon Williams

OLB Carlos Dansby

CB Brandon Carr 

SS Tony Jefferson

Key F.A.:

Key F.A.Lost:

WR Steve Smith

WR Kamar Aiken

ORT Ricky Wagner

OG Jeremy Zuttah

FB Kyle Juszczyk

DE Guy Lawrence

OLB Elvis Dumervil 

The Team: They have never recovered from the loss of Steve Smith. They have not even tried. They have not drafted a WR in the past two Drafts, except a QB from Navy. No wonder Flacco keeps looking worse each year. He has no one to throw to.

The PlayerSutton has Demaryius Thomas like athleticism. "He doesn’t run any routes and he’s not polished," an exec said. "He makes plays but he looks lost in zone coverage. There just aren’t many big guys that move the way he moves. He’s a great kid, a little naïve, a real small-town type. If he can drop a little weight and learn to get through his mistakes, there’s something there." He also has great hands. 

He will also need to learn to run a real route tree like Thomas had to do coming out of Georgia Tech. "A lot of people look at me and think that I’m just a big receiver. They assume that I’ll be slow and that I’ll lack the ability to be shifty," Sutton said. "I’m surrounded by a lot of elusive receivers here at SMU. A lot of the guys in my position room are these short, shifty guys. I sit there and learn from how they make people miss. I try to incorporate those things into my game." He will be a Combine Wonder, and get over drafted.
There are not a lot of guys with his size, speed, and hands. "He's better than your boy Alshon was in college," another scout said. "Cleaner as a prospect, too." But he will take a while to develop.

His system didn't help in regards to the NFL. "[Sutton is] a big, physical kid with good fluidity, body control and hands," a scout said. "His top-end speed is the question, but he has a chance to be a No. 1 wide receiver." But once NFL coaches see his athleticism at the Combine?
They are going to freak out. "He's a lot more like [Laquon] Treadwell than a Mike Evans in terms of speed and how he separates," one scout said. "But he's also playing in an offense that's great for projecting receivers." But he is still more athlete than NFL WR.

The Reason: How can your QB help you win when you don't give him anyone to throw to.

Second Choice: James Washington WR

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17.

Chargers

Defense: 3-4

 

Connor Williams

OLT Texas

6-6, 320, #55

 

S (FA), OLT, DB, TE, WR, DE,  RB, QB,  OL, TE, OL. CB, 

2017 Picks:

1 (7) Mike Williams, WR, Clemson
2 (38) Forrest Lamp OL W. Kentucky
3 (71) Dan Feeney, OL, Indiana
4 (113) Rayshawn Jenkins, S, Miami
5 (151) Desmond King, DB, Iowa
6 (190) Sam Tevi, OT, Utah
7 (225) Isaac Rochell, DE, Notre Dame

2016 Picks:

1 (3) Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State
2 (35) Hunter Henry, TE, Arkansas
3 (66) Max Tuerk, C, USC
4 (102) Joshua Perry, ILB, Ohio State
5 (175) Jatavis Brown, ILB, Akron
6 (179) Drew Kaser, P, Texas A&M
6 (198) Derek Watt, FB, Wisconsin
7-224 Donavon Clark OG Michigan St

Key FA. Signed:

OLT Russell Okung 

OLB Melvin Ingram  (Tag)

SS Jahleel Addae

Key FA.:

 

Key FA. Lost:

OT King Dunlap

OT DJ Fluker

ILB Manti Te’o

The Team: If they don't take a QB here than they have to get a blocker for Rivers. The Chargers will be closing another chapter in their history very soon, and they have to start preparing for Rivers retirement. 

The Player: Williams is a top two or three OLs in this Draft. "He brings such an X-factor to the O-line because he’s so elite," Texas QB Sam Ehlinger said. "He also brings a nastiness that really helps our O-line excel as a unit." He plays mean on the field.

There are some good Tackles in this year Draft. "As you can see, when we have Connor Williams, that makes a difference in the run game," UT HC Tom Herman said. "You’ve got a guy that was a 1st-team All-American, I believe last year, as a sophomore coming back on the left side of that line. That’s a big boost, a big shot in the arm." Williams might be the most athletic of all the Tackles in this Draft. 

I like the way Williams moves backwards the most of the top five. "One of the reasons I worked so hard to come back from my injury was to help the team reach its goal of playing in a bowl game, and I'm proud we were able to accomplish that," Williams said. "I look forward to the process and experiences ahead of me. But remain in such appreciation of how blessed I have been to truly know the 40 Acres. I know, understand, and believe the true meaning of 'Longhorn For Life.'" He does a great job keeping his hands up when he slides. 

The Reason: Chargers could take Rudolph here and let him sit on the bench behind Rivers for a year, and hope they can program the Spread-QB out of him. And if they are lucky they can afford to play Rivers for two more years, as they try to convert Jackson into a pocket passer. But knowing them they will screw it up. Worse ownership in the NFL.

Second Choice: Mason Rudolph QB

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18.

Seahawks

Defense: 4-3

Mike McGlinchey

OLT Fighting Irish

6-7, 310, #68

 

OLT, OG, ORT, RB, DT, OL, LB, WR, DB

2017 Picks:

2 Malik McDowell DT Michigan ST
2 (58) Ethan Pocic, OL LSU
3 (90) Shaquill Griffin DB UCF
3 (95) Delano Hill, FS Michigan
3 (102) Nazir Jones, DT UNC
3 (106) Amara Darboh WR Michigan
4-111 Tedric Thompson SS Colorado
6 (187) Mike Tyson, SS, Cincinnati
6 Justin Senior ORT Mississippi T
7 (226) David Moore WR, E. Central
7-249 Christopher Carson RB OK ST

Key F.A. Si:

RB Eddie Lacy

OG/OT Luke Joeckel

Key F.A.:

 

Key F.A. Lost:

Russell Okung OT 

J.R. Sweezy OG

Alvin Bailey OL

Brandon Mebane DT

Bruce Irvin LB 

The Team: I may be a day late and a dollar short, but when I think of Seattle I still think they need to help their O-line. And since this is the worst Mock Draft in the World, I don't give a crap.

The Player: McGlinchey is smooth mover moving backwards. Plus, he is elite blocking down on DTs, which is a sign to me that he can move inside to OG if needed. "He came in with very little knowledge of an offensive lineman. Even vocabulary, words of an offensive lineman, didn't resonate with him," ND HC Brian Kelly said. "He's still scratching the surface. I don't think there's much doubt he's going to be playing at another level. His athleticism, his length, his toughness, his IQ, how he carries himself. He's going to be a great pro." He has an excellent Kickslide. He still does get beat outside by speed occasionally, and will sometimes line up extra wide for a 9 or 11 tech. 

The Reason: He could be the final piece of their O-line puzzle that they have been trying to put together since the Super Bowl (Oh! Who won that Super Bowl;).

Second Choice: Derrius Guice RB

19.

Cowboys

Defense: 4-3

**Derwin James

SS FLA ST

6-3, 211, #3

4.49 (U), 11'3" Broad,

DE, CB, MLB, FS, CB, TE, SS, CB DLDL,  

2017 Picks:

1 (28) Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
2 (60) Chidobe Awuzie, CB, Colorado
3 (92) Jourdan Lewis, CB, Michigan
4 (133) Ryan Switzer, WR, North Carolina
6 Xavier Woods SS Louisiana Tech
6 (216) Marquez White, CB FLA ST
7 (228) Joey Ivie, DL, Florida
7 (239) Noah Brown WR Ohio State
7 (246) Jordan Carrell DL Colorado

2016 Picks:

1 (4) Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
2 (34) Jaylon Smith, ILB, Notre Dame
3 (67) Maliek Collins, DT, Nebraska
4 Charles Tapper, DE, Oklahoma
4 (135) Dak Prescott, QB, Miss ST
6 (189) Anthony Brown, CB, Purdue
6-212 Kavon Frazier S, C. Michigan
6 Darius Jackson, RB, E. Michigan
6 (217) Rico Gathers, TE, Baylor

Key F.A  Signed:  

WR Terrance Williams

RB Darren McFadden

OL Jonathon Cooper

CB Nolan Carroll

Key F.A :  

 

Key F.A. Lost:

QB Tony Romo 

RB Lance Dunbar

OT Doug Free

OG Ron Leary

CB Brandon Carr 

SS Barry Church

FS JJ Wilcox

The Team: They will look for weapons on offense for their QB, or a leader on defense.

The Player: James is a do it all Safety. "If he plays like he did as a freshman, yes, he belongs on that list," a scout said. "Right now? No way in hell . He’s not doing anything. And yes, they’re playing him differently. They’re trying to create for him, playing him at outside ’backer. But he’s not the same." He can play Cover One and Cover Two like a Free Safety. 

"James is a chiseled 6-foot-3 and 215 pounds, with strength and explosiveness that set him apart even in one of the most talented locker rooms in the country," written in NFL.Com Labs. "He can bench press 450 pounds, and he's approached 600 on the squat rack. He's broad jumped 11 feet, 3 inches, which would have ranked him in the top five among more than 300 players at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. You want speed? He was clocked at 4.49 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the Nike Opening coming out of high school."

He can walk up into the box and stop the run like a Mike. And he can line up on the line like a Will or a Sam, and make plays at the line, or blitzing into the backfield. He was phenomenal in the Box. He is a great blitzer off the edge. Elite athlete who has grown into an oversized Strong Safety.

The Reason: This is a best player available pick. Plus, James was really more of an LB than a Safety last season. "He's pretty-looking. He's got one of those body types where you could play him at about seven different positions," a scout said. "He looks most like a strong safety, but he's got the frame to put weight on and be a linebacker. He could be a huge corner. He looks kind of like what Patrick Peterson was coming out. Just a great-looking frame." He could easily play LB in the NFL.

Second Choice: Calvin Ridley WR

20.

Lions

Defense: 4-3

**Clelin FerrellClelin Ferrell-

DE/OLB Clemson

6-5, 260, #99

DE/PR, LB, RB, TE, WR, DB, DL, OL, DL, SS, OL, WR

2017 Picks:

1 (21) Jarrad Davis LB Florida
2 (53) Jalen Tabor DB Florida
3 (96) Kenny Golladay WR N. Illinois
4 Jaylen Reeves-Maybin, LB, Tenn
4 (127) Michael Roberts, TE, Toledo
5 (165) Jamal Agnew, CB, San Diego
6 Jeremiah Ledbetter, DL, Arkansas
6 (215) Brad Kaaya, QB, Miami
7 Pat O’Connor, DL, E. Michigan

2016 Picks:

1 (16) Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State
2 A’Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama
3 Graham Glasgow OL Michigan
4 (111) Miles Killebrew SS, S.Utah
5 Joe Dahl, OL, Washington St
5 (169) Antwione Williams, LB, Georgia Southern
6 (191) Jake Rudock, QB, Michigan
6 (202) Anthony Zettel DL Penn ST
6 (210) Jimmy Landes, LS, Baylor
7 (236) Dwayne Washington, RB, Washington

Key F.A. Signed:

ORT Ricky Wagner

ORG TJ Lang

CB DJ Hayden

Key F.A.:

 

Key F.A. Lost:

WR Andre Roberts

OLT Riley Reiff

ORG Larry Warford

The Team: The Lions have been suffering in the passrush all season. They are just too dependent on the the inconsistent Ziggy Ansah. "There are only a few guys that have the kind of explosion, power, size, that he has," Caldwell said about Ziggy. "We don’t have a lot of guys on our team like that genetically built the way he’s constructed. He can create some problems." They need someone opposite him to put the defense back together again. 

The Player: Clelin can tackle the QB when he runs the option right into him. Great job using his hands and feet in balance to change direction in the rush to get to the QB. He needs to stay in school. He just doesn't have that knack for hitting the quarterback yet. Consistently gets into position to make a play, but misses too often. Nice job setting the edge with his long arms, and still make the tackle when the RB burst inside. Great run defender on the edge.

The Reason: They have to get a passrusher to put opposite Ansah.

Second Choice: Damien Williams RB

21.

Bills

Defense: 4-3

*Calvin Ridley-

WR Alabama

6-1, 190, #3

CB, ORT, WRLB, WR, OG, DB, WR, KR, CB. LB

2017 Picks:

1 (27) Tre’Davious White CB LSU
2 (37) Zay Jones WR East Carolina
2 (63) Dion Dawkins, ORT, Temple
5 (163) Matt Milano, LB, BC
5 (171) Nathan Peterman, QB, Pitt
6 (195) Tanner Vallejo, LB, Boise ST

2016 Picks:

1 (19) Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson
2 (41) Reggie Ragland LB, Alabama
3 (80) Adolphus Washington, DT, Ohio State
4 (139) Cardale Jones QB, Ohio SE
5 Jonathan Williams RB, Arkansas
6 (192) Kolby Listenbee, WR, TCU
6 (218) Kevon Seymour, CB, USC

Key F.A. Signed:

QB Tyrod Taylor

FB Mike Tolbert 

OL Jordan Mills

OLB Lorenzo Alexander

Micah Hyde FS

Jordan Poyer FS

Key F.A.:

Key F. A, Lost:

WR Robert Woods

CB Stephon Gilmore

SS Aaron Williams

The Team: They decided to trade away all their good WRs for some reason.

The Player: Ridley has the speed, and every team has the need for speed. "He's a hard guy to cover. We try to move him around a lot. It's our intention to get him the ball a lot because he's a good player," Saban said. "He's hard to cover. He's got great hands. He's a really good competitor, and plays with a lot of toughness. He can run with the ball after he catches it. It's our intention to get him the ball. Not that we don't have confidence in our other guys, but he's been very productive for us and had a great career here and also had a great season so far this year." He creates trouble for defenses all over the field in every way. 

The Reason: I find it is hard to play QB when you don't have anyone to throw to.

Second Choice: Billy Price OL

22.

Titans

*Derrius Guice

RB LSU

5-11, 212, (U) 4.51, #5

DB, 5-T, WR, TE, CB, RB, OL, DL, WR, DB, 

2017 Picks:

1 (5) Corey Davis WR, W. Michigan
1 (18) Adoree’ Jackson, CB, USC
3 Taywan Taylor WR, W. Kentucky
3 (100) Jonnu Smith, TE, FIU
5 (155) Jayon Brown, LB, UCLA
6 (217) Corey Levin OL Chattanooga
7 (227) Josh Carraway, LB TCU
7 (236) Brad Seaton, OT, Villanova
7 (241) Khalfani Muhammad, RB, California

2016 Picks:

1 (8)  Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan St

2 (33) Kevin Dodd, DE, Clemson

2 (43)  Austin Johnson, DT, Penn St

2 (45) Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama

3 (64) Kevin Byard, S, Middle Tennessee St

5 (140) Tajae Sharpe, WR, UMass

5 (157) LeShaun Sims, Southern Utah

6 (193) Sebastian Tretola, G, Arkansas

7 (222) Aaron Wallace, OLB, UCLA

7 (253) Kalan Reed, CB, S. Miss

Key F.A. Signed:

Ben Jones OC

DE Chris Baker

CB Logan Ryan

FS JJ Wilcox

Key F.A.:

 

Key F.A. Lost:

WR Kendall Wright

The Team: The Titans could use a weapon to take some heat off of Marietta. 

The Player: Guice is a beast RB. "Derrius and Arden are two ascending players," Orgeron said. "And if they do go out, they're going to make a difference on somebody else's team in the NFL, just like our guys that went out this year." He struggled with a knee injury in the first half of the season.

He has really struggled behind a crippling young O-line all season, which I think has to cost him in the Draft. "I think it’s his physicality," ND HC Brain Kelly said. "Great speed, but what really stood out to me was his ability to run over guys. Another line of great backs at LSU. And he’s feature, too. He’s going to get the ball. He’s going to get his carries. A guy you’re going to have to tackle and get down on the ground." He rarely got a seam to run through. and show his speed that he unleashed consistently in 2016. 

The Reason: If the Titans think his medicals check out? He could be the guy that takes their offense to a new level. 

Second Choice: Jaire Alexander CB