We are still a couple of months away from the actual NFL draft but with the NFL Combine coming up I figured it would be fun to do a mock before we see all the official player measurables and times come in.
1. Houston - Johnny Manziel. The Texans have to draft a QB and what better way to bring back some fans then by drafting Johnny Football. He may not be tall but as Russell Wilson proved a couple of weeks ago his skills are enough to lead a team to the Super Bowl.
2. St. Louis - Jadeveon Clowney. Yes I know the Rams have two studs at defensive end already but Clowney is too much of a talent to pass up.
3. Jacksonville - Blake Bortles. The Jags will get either one of Johnny Football or Bortles. Bortles is the guy for now.
4. Cleveland - Teddy Bridgewater. It wouldn't shock me to see the Browns trade up to get one of either Bortles or Johnny Football but if they don't I got them going Teddy here.
5. Oakland - Jake Matthews. The Raiders could also trade up to get a potential franchise QB but instead take a potential All-Pro left tackle in Matthews.
6. Atlanta - Anthony Barr. The Falcons need elite talent who can rush the QB. Barr fits the bill perfectly.
7. Tampa Bay - Sammy Watkins. It will be too tempting for the Buccaneers to pass on a game changing wideout.
8. Minnesota - Derek Carr. He's a project but his upside is tremendous.
9. Buffalo - Khalil Mack. The Buffalo U product won't have to travel far.
10. Detroit - Mike Evans. Detroit loves receivers in the first round.
11. Tennessee - Craig Robinson. I'm not sure why teams are so fascinated with this left tackle but he's projected to go top 10 on a lot of boards.
12. New York Giants - Zach Martin. The Giants need help up front. Martin can play either tackle or guard.
13. St. Louis - Taylor Lewan. The Rams decide to protect Sam Bradford with this roid head.
14. Chicago - Haha Clinton-Dix. The Bears need help in the secondary. Someone like Clinton-Dix who can actually tackle should help.
15. Pittsburgh - Timmy Jernigan. I think Jernigan has All-Pro potential at DT.
16. Dallas - Louis Nix. The Cowboys needs a run stuffer who can take on two linemen. Irish Chocolate can do both.
17. Baltimore - Marqise Lee. Flacco needs more weapons to throw to and Lee is good enough to start right away.
18. New York Jets - Eric Ebron. Scouts love this North Carolina tight end and I know he is good but I think this will be the first reach pick in the draft.
19. Miami - CJ Mosley. Inside linebackers tend to be hit or miss in the first round. Dolphins hope Mosley fills a need.
20. Arizona - Aaron Donald. A little undersized Donald has the motor to succeed in the NFL at defensive tackle.
21. Green Bay - Justin Gilbert. The first corner to come off the board.
22. Philadelphia - Darqueze Dennard. The Eagles need help in the secondary. This Michigan State product brings swagger to the back end.
23. Kansas City - Kony Ealy. The Chiefs could use another pass-rusher and the Mizzou product has an ability to put pressure on the QB.
24. Cincinnati - Ra'Shede Hageman. The Bengals can team up Hageman with Geno Atkins to make a lethal combo inside.
25. San Diego - Jason Verrett. Chargers defense needs corners bad and Verrett is the best leftover.
26. Cleveland - Cyrus Kouandijo. The Browns will be looking to protect Bridgewater or whomever they trade up and get.
27. New Orleans - Stephon Tuitt. The Saints are looking for players who can make their secondary look better. Well a pass rusher can help alleviate some of the pressure on the secondary by getting to the QB.
28. Carolina - David Yankey. Cam Newton needs better protection. Yankey can play either tackle or guard.
29. New England - Jace Amaro. Patriots need help at tight end and Amaro is the best one available.
30. San Francisco - Odell Beckham. 49ers are looking for long term answers at wide out.
31. Denver - Dee Ford. We all saw how poorly the Broncos did getting to the QB in the SuperBowl.
32. Seattle - Antonio Richardson. This Vols left tackle will help protect RussellMania.