It is finally time for my second mock draft. You can find my first mock draft here. The draft is one month away and there is a good grasp on where prospects stand with most pro days being completed. Let's get right into it.
1. The Indianapolis Colts select Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford
Yeah, this pick is obvious. Luck is the least talked about number one pick in years. There has been some talk that the Colts should take RG3 over Luck, but that's all it is. Talk.
2. The Washington Redskins select Robert Griffen III, QB, Baylor
They didn't trade three 1st rounders to the Rams to pick anyone else. Washington finally has a QB to build around.
3. The Minnesota Vikings select Matt Kalil, OT, USC
Barring any huge surprises, these first three picks can be taken to the bank.
The rest of the draft after the jump.
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4. The Cleveland Browns select Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama
The Browns need help at RB since Peyton Hillis left town. They could also really use a receiver here, so Justin Blackmon is a strong possibility. Another possible target could be Ryan Tannehill. The Browns completly struck out when it came to getting a QB for there team. They failed to trade up with the Rams when they had the upper hand. They failed to sign any QB in free agency and now they are poised to enter the season with Colt McCoy. They need a new QB and with Tannehill likely gone in the top 12, they may have to reach for him, but at the end of the day, Tannehill isn't worth a top five pick and the Browns know that.
5. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers select Morris Claiborne
6. The St. Louis Rams select Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma St.
Blackmon will be the pick if he is there. It's that simple. He isn't the complete package at WR, but he is the best in the draft and would instantly be the best WR on the Rams.
7. The Jacksonville Jaguars select Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame
The Jaguars have absolutely nothing on offense outside of Maurice Jones-Drew. NOTHING! I see them taking the best offensive player.
8. The Miami Dolphins select Ryan Tannehill, QB, Texas A&M
He shouldn't go in the first round, but neither should have Christin Ponder.
9. The Carolina Panthers select Dontari Poe, DT, Memphis
The Panthers need help at defensive tackle. Somebody will reach for Poe, who completely destroyed the combine.
10. The Buffalo Bills select Riley Reiff, OT, Iowa
The Bills' LT from last year, Demetrius Bell, is still out on the market. If they were going to resign him, I think they would of done that by now. Reiff is an upgrade over Bell.
11. The Kansas City Chiefs select David DeCastro, OG, Stanford
The Chiefs interior line needs an upgrade and DeCastro looks like he could be the best guard in the NFL in a few years.
12. The Seattle Seahawks select Quinton Coples, DE, North Carolina
The need and the value match up very well here.
13. The Arizona Cardinals select Melvin Ingram, DE/OLB, South Carolina
The Cardinals struggle in two key areas; protecting the QB and getting to the QB. Ingram will help solve one of those problems.
14. The Dallas Cowboys select Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, Alabama
They need a lot more than Brandon Carr to help their secondary.
15. The Philadelphia Eagles select Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi St.
I saw Luke Kuechly as their pick for a while, but they acquired DeMeco Ryans in a trade. They must improve their run defense and Cox is the best run stuffer on the board.
16. The New York Jets select Courtney Upshaw, DE/OLB, Alabama
They need a pass rusher that can get to the QB so they don't have to blitz every play.
17. The Cincinnati Bengals select Luke Kuechly, LB, Boston College
He is a great value here and defense wins in the AFC North. Ray Malaluga can move to SLB with Kuechly at MLB. The Bengals can have one of the best defenses in the league.
18. The San Diego Chargers select Cordy Glenn, OG, Georgia
There is a hole in the Chargers' line since Kris Dielman retired. Glenn can step right in and fill that hole.
19. The Chicago Bears select Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford
The Bears already added a weapon for Jay Cutler. Now it's time to protect him.
20. The Tennessee Titans select Michael Brockers, DT, LSU
Devon Still is another option here, but Brockers has such a high ceiling.
21. The Cincinnati Bengals select Doug Martin, RB, Boise St.
Their desperate need for a RB could cause them to make a reach pick.
22. The Cleveland Brown select Mohamed Sanu, WR, Rutgers
If you can't get a QB, you might as well add some weapons for when you finally get one. Sanu has overtaken Kendall Wright on my and many other's draft boards.
23. The Detroit Lions select Janoris Jenkins, CB, North Alabama
He is a fantastic talent, but he has major character concerns. The Lions have a bad secondary, it's tough to see them pass on a talent like Jenkins. Stephon Gilmore could come into play if the character questions are too much for the Lions.
24. The Pittsburgh Steelers select Dont'a Hightower, LB, Alabama
He is a great fit for the Steelers who just released long time MLB James Farrior.
25. The Denver Broncos select Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor
They just brought in the best QB of his generation. The least they can do is add another weapon for him.
26. The Houston Texans select Stephen Hill, WR, Georgia Tech
Andre Johnson is fantastic, but another weapon is needed. Hill is a very intriguing prospect. Will be a great deep threat for sure, but the other parts of his game are a question mark.
27. The New England Patriots select Devon Still, DT, Penn St.
Still is a terrific value here. He would help that defense tremendously.
28. The Green Bay Packers select Stephon Gilmore, CB, South Carolina
Gilmore would help improve the Packers' pass defense, which was dead last last season.
29. The Baltimore Ravens select Peter Konz, C/OG, Wisconsin
30. The San Francisco 49ers select Coby Fleener, TE, Stanford
Jim Harbaugh loves to use multiple TEs. Fleener can be the Aaron Hernadez of the offense with Veron Davis being the Rob Gronkowski.
31. The New England Patriots select Mark Barron, SS, Alabama
Barron is coming off a hernia surgery, but he is still the top safety in this years' draft.
Kareem McKenzie has struggled with injuries as of late and his level of play isn't where it once was. Adams can step in and be the new RT for the defending champions.