2012 NFL Draft: Full 7-Round Mock Draft: (Revised 4-23)
Update time for the 2012 NFL Mock draft. There are some big risers and fallers in this draft and maybe even a few surprises. Inevitabely, things will change from time to time, so I will do my best to keep on coming with updated drafts. The first pick, the Indianapolis Colts, will probably be the only pick that will more than likely stay the same.
1. 1st-Round Selections
1. Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck: Quarterback: Stanford: Andrew Luck is one of the most sought after college quarterbacks in over a decade and there is no way the Colts let him out of their grips.
2. Washington Redskins (Via St. Louis Rams): Robert Griffin III: Quarterback: Baylor: Griffin has a chance at becoming a Cam Newton type impact player. No-Brainer for Washington here.
3. Minnesota Vikings: Matt Kalil: Tackle: USC: The Vikings have to make this their number one priority, no questions asked.
4. Cleveland Browns: Ryan Tannehill: Quarterback: Texas A&M: This may be a reach, but the Browns do not have much to lose by taking this high risk, even higher reward pick here.
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Morris Claiborne: Cornerback: LSU: The Buccaneers need help at almost every position and with Ronde Barber aging quickly and Aqib Talib losing his mind, Claiborne offers the best chance at rebuilding this defense.
6. St. Louis Rams: Justin Blackmon: Wide Receiver: Oklahoma State: I have a feeling they will trade back a little bit and snag Riley Reiff, but if not, they go Blackmon here.
7. Jacksonville Jaguars: Michael Floyd: Wide Receiver: Notre Dame: This could be a reach, but the Jaguars need a true no.1 receiver to help Blaine Gabbert.
8. Miami Dolphins: Trent Richardson: Running Back: Alabama: This may seem like an odd pick, but the Dolphins could use this back in a heartbeat.
9. Carolina Panthers: Fletcher Cox: Defensive Tackle: Mississippi St.: The Panthers defensive line has been dreadful, the need is real for this pick.
10. Buffalo Bills: Quinton Coples: Defensive End: North Carolina: The Bills did sign Mario Williams, but he cannot play both sides of the ball.
11. Kansas City Chiefs: Riley Reiff: Tackle: Iowa: The Chiefs offensive line in Kansas City was awful to say the least, Riley Reiff is a major upgrade here.
12. Seattle Seahawks: Courtney Upshaw: Defensive End: Alabama: This is going to knock your socks off, but Upshaw will be the defensive rookie of the year.
13. Arizona Cardinals: Cordy Glenn: Tackle/Guard: Georgia: The Cardinals will draft Glenn to play tackle, which may be his better suit in the NFL.
14. Dallas Cowboys: Dre Kirkpatrick: Cornerback: Alabama: I am not sold on Kirkpatrick, but the Cowboys have to answer their coverage problems.
15. Philadelphia Eagles: Luke Kuechly: Linebacker: Boston College: The Eagle linebackers are not good, plain and simple. The need someone who can make the tackles and uses proper form when making said tackle. Kuechly may go down as one of the greatest tacklers in the college game.
16. New York Jets: Kendall Wright: Wide Receiver: Baylor: Sanchez needs young receivers that want to play the game.
17. Cincinnati Bengals (Via Oakland Raiders): Stephon Gilmore: Cornerback: South Carolina: The Bengals have answered some of the problem via free-agency, but Terence Newman and Jason Allen are not the answer.
18. San Diego Chargers: Jonathan Martin: Tackle: Stanford: The Chargers will take and offensive lineman from Stanford, either Martin or David DeCastro.
19. Chicago Bears: David DeCastro: Guard: Stanford: The Bears would rather get a tackle here, but I think they will settle for DeCastro if he is here.
20. Tennessee Titans: Nick Perry: Defensive End: USC: The Titans need a pass rusher and could be in the market for Courtney Upshaw if he falls here.
21. Cincinnati Bengals: MArk Barron: Safety: Alabama: The Bengals need to find someone opposite Reggie Nelson, Barron is by far the best option here.
22. Cleveland Browns (Via Atlanta Falcons): Stephen Hill: Wide Receiver: Georgia Tech: If the Browns elect to go with Tannehill earlier in the round, they will need to go out and grab someone for him to throw it too.
23. Detroit Lions: Mike Adams: Tackle: Ohio State: This is a bit of a reach and there is a chance Jonathan Martin or Cordy Glenn could fall here.
23. Cleveland Browns (Via Atlanta Falcons): Stephen Hill: Wide Receiver: Georgia Tech: If the Browns elect to go with Tannehill earlier in the round, they will need to go out and grab someone for him to throw it too.
24. Pittsburgh Steelers: Kevin Zeitler: Guard: Wisconsin: Zeitler has come on right before the draft and the Steelers need a whole new offensive line, so this should work out.
25. Denver Broncos: Michael Brockers: Defensive Tackle: LSU: I think Brockers falls a bit due to his lack of experience, but should fit well in Denver.
26. Houston Texans: Rueben Randle: Wide Receiver: LSU: Outside of Andre Johnson, the Texans really have no one else to catch the ball consistently. Randle would be an excellent no. 2 receiver in Houston.
28. Green Bay Packers: Whitney Mercilus: Linebacker: Illinois: The Packers need another pass rusher outside of Clay Matthews, Mercilus was the sack champion in 2011, match made in heaven?
29. Baltimore Ravens: Peter Konz: Center: Wisconsin: Matt Birk is aging fast, so finding his replacement is a major need.
30. San Francisco 49ers: Andre Branch: Defensive End: Clemson: The 49ers are thin at the position and this is the best value pick at this point.
31. New England Patriots: Chandler Jones: Defensive End: Syracuse: The Patriots are in major need of defensive line depth and pass rushers.
32. New York Giants: Coby Fleener: Tight End: Stanford: We all saw the tight end corps go down in the super bowl, so that makes it more obvious the Giants covet Fleener here.
2. 2nd-Round Selections
33. St. Louis Rams: Bobby Massie: Tackle: Ole Miss
34. Indianapolis Colts: Dontari Poe: Defensive Tackle: Memphis
35. Minnesota Vikings: Janoris Jenkins: Cornerback: North Alabama
36. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Shea McClellin: Linebacker: Boise State
37. Cleveland Browns: Kelechi Osemele: Tackle: Iowa State
38. Jacksonville Jaguars: Vinny Curry: Defensive End: Marshall
39. St. Louis Rams (Via Washington Redskins): Jerel Worthy: Defensive Tackle: Michigan State
40. Carolina Panthers: Josh Robinson: Cornerback: Central Florida
41. Buffalo Bills: Alshon Jeffery: Wide Receiver: South Carolina
42. Miami Dolphins: Brandon Weeden: Quarterback: Oklahoma State
43. Seattle Seahawks: Amini Silatolu: Guard: Midwestern State
44. Kansas City Chiefs: Devon Still: Defensive Tackle: Penn State
45. Dallas Cowboys: Harrison Smith: Safety: Notre Dame
46. Philadelphia Eagles: Jayron Hosley: Cornerback: Virginia Tech
47. New York Jets: Zach Brown: Linebacker: North Carolina
48. New England Patriots (Via Oakland Raiders): Alfonzo Dennard: Cornerback: Nebraska
49. San Diego Chargers: Lavonte David: Linebacker: Nebraska
50. Chicago Bears: Trumaine Johnson: Cornerback: Montana
51. Philadelphia Eagles: Kendall Reyes: Defensive Tackle: UConn
52. Tennessee Titans: Brandon Thompson: Defensive Tackle: Clemson
53. Cincinnati Bengals: Doug Martin: Running Back: Boise State
54. Detroit Lions: David Wilson: Running Back: Virginia Tech
55. Atlanta Falcons: Lamar Miller: Running Back: Miami
56. Pittsburgh Steelers: Dont'a Hightower: Linebacker: Alabama
57. Denver Broncos: Chris Givens: Wide Receiver: Wake Forest
58. Houston Texans: Brandon Brooks: Guard: Miami (OH)
New Orleans Saints Forfeit Pick (Bounty-Gate)
59. Green Bay Packers: George Iloka: Safety: Boise State
60. Baltimore Ravens: Jeff Allen: Tackle: Illinois
61. San Francisco 49ers: Mohamed Sanu: Wide Receiver: Rutgers
62. New England Patriots: Brandon Taylor: Safety: LSU
63. New York Giants: James Brown: Guard: Troy
3. 3rd-Round Selections
64. Indianapolis Colts: Jamell Fleming: Cornerback: Oklahoma
65. St. Louis Rams: Brandon Washington: Guard: Miami
66. Minnesota Vikings: Mike Martin: Defensive Tackle: Michigan
67. Cleveland Browns: Juron Criner: Wide Receiver: Arizona
68. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Markelle Martin: Safety: Oklahoma State
69. Washington Redskins: Ben Jones: Center: Georgia
70. Jacksonville Jaguars: Bobby Wagner: Linebacker: Utah State
71. Buffalo Bills: Mychal Kendricks: Linebacker: California
72. Miami Dolphins: A.J. Jenkins: Wide Receiver: Illinois
73. Miami Dolphins (Via Chicago Bears): Jared Crick: Defensive End: Nebraska
74. Kansas City Chiefs: Brandon Boykin: Cornerback: Georgia
75. Seattle Seahawks: Chris Polk: Running Back: Washington
76. Houston Texans (Via Philadelphia Eagles): Trenton Robinson: Safety: Michigan State
77. New York Jets: Bruce Irvin: Linebacker: West Virginia
Oakland Raiders: Forfeit Pick (Terrelle Pryor)
78. San Diego Chargers: Ronnell Lewis: Linebacker: Oklahoma
79. Chicago Bears: Brian Quick: Wide Receiver: Appalachian State
80. Arizona Cardinals: Kirk Cousins: Quarterback: Michigan State
81. Dallas Cowboys: Josh LeRibeus: Guard: SMU
82. Tennessee Titans: Rishard Matthews: Wide Receiver: Nevada
83. Cincinnati Bengals: Senio Kelemete: Guard: Washington
84. Atlanta Falcons: Mitchell Schwartz: Tackle: California
85. Detroit Lions: Brock Osweiler: Quarterback: Arizona State
86. Pittsburgh Steelers: Greg Childs: Wide Receiver: Arkansas
87. Denver Broncos: Russell Wilson: Quarterback: Wisconsin
88. Philadelphia Eagles (Via Houston Texans): Donald Stephenson: Tackle: Oklahoma
89. New Orleans Saints: Ryan Broyles: Wide Receiver: Oklahoma
90. Green Bay Packers: Casey Hayward: Cornerback: Vanderbilt
91. Baltimore Ravens: Lucas Nix: Guard: Pittsburgh
92. San Francisco 49ers: Marvin Jones: Wide Receiver: California
93. New England Patriots: Isaiah Pead: Running Back: Cincinnati
94. New York Giants: LaMichael James: Running Back: Oregon
*95. Oakland Raiders: Billy Winn: Defensive End: Boise State
4. 4th-Round Selections
96. St. Louis Rams: Trevin Wade: Cornerback: Arizona
97. Indianapolis Colts: Dwayne Allen: Tight End: Clemson
98. Minnesota Vikings: Ron Brooks: Cornerback: LSU
99. Houston Texans (Via Philadelphia Eagles): Nick Toon: Wide Receiver: Wisconsin
100. Cleveland Browns: Sean Spence: Linebacker: Miami
101. Jacksonville Jaguars: Alameda Ta'amu: Defensive Tackle: Washington
102. Washington Redskins: Josh Chapman: Defensive Tackle: Alabama
103. Miami Dolphins: Kheeston Randall: Defensive Tackle: Texas
104. Carolina Panthers: Chase Minniefield: Cornerback: Virginia
105. Buffalo Bills: Ryan Lindley: Quarterback: San Diego State
106. Seattle Seahawks: Joe Adams: Wide Receiver: Arkansas
107. Kansas City Chiefs: Keenan Robinson: Linebacker: Texas
108. Denver Broncos (Via New York Jets): Ronald Leary: Guard: Memphis
109. Washington Redskins (Via Oakland Raiders): T.Y. Hilton: Wide Receiver: FIU
110. San Diego Chargers: Brandon Hardin: Safety: Oregon State
111. Chicago Bears: Marcus Forston: Defensive Tackle: Miami
112. Arizona Cardinals: Tyrone Crawford: Defensive End: Boise State
113. Dallas Cowboys: Derek Wolfe: Defensive Tackle: Cincinnati
114. Philadelphia Eagles: Dwight Bentley: Cornerback: LA-Lafayette
115. Tennessee Titans: Antonio Allen: Safety: South Carolina
116. Cincinnati Bengals: Michael Brewster: Center: Ohio State
117. Detroit Lions: James-Michael Johnson: Linebacker: Nevada
118. Cleveland Browns (Via Atlanta Falcons): Bernard Pierce: Running Back: Temple
119. Pittsburgh Steelers: Jaye Howard: Defensive Tackle: Florida
120. Denver Broncos:Robert Turbin: Running Back: Utah State
121. Houston Texans: Nigel Bradham: Linebacker: Florida State
122. New Orleans Saints: B.J. Coleman: Quarterback: Chattanooga
123. Green Bay Packers: Cyrus Gray: Running Back: Texas A&M
124. Buffalo Bills (Via Baltimore Ravens): Cam Johnson: Defensive End: Virginia
125. San Francisco 49ers: Malik Jackson: Defensive End: Tennessee
126. New England Patriots: Marvin McNutt: Wide Receiver: Iowa
127. New York Giants: Philip Blake: Center: Baylor
*128. Minnesota Vikings: Trevor Guyton: Defensive End: California
*129. Oakland Raiders: Omar Bolden: Cornerback: Arizona State
*130. Baltimore Ravens: Aaron Henry: Safety: Wisconsin
*131. New York Giants: Tommy Streeter: Wide Receiver: Miami
*132. Green Bay Packers: Zebrie Sanders: Tackle: Florida State
*133. Green Bay Packers: Brett Roy: Defensive Tackle: Nevada
*134. Minnesota Vikings: LaDarius Green: Tight End: LA-Lafayette
*135. Dallas Cowboys: Junior Hemingway: Wide Receiver: Michigan
5. 5th-Round Selections
136. Indianapolis Colts: Jack Crawford: Defensive End: Penn State
137. Denver Broncos (Via St. Louis Rams): Jarius Wright: Wide Receiver: Arkansas
138. Minnesota Vikings: Tank Carder: Linebacker: TCU
139. Cleveland Browns: Christian Thompson: Safety: South Carolina State
140. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Orson Charles: Tight End: Georgia
141. Washington Redskins: Audie Cole: Linebacker: North Carolina State
142. Jacksonville Jaguars: Leonard Johnson: Cornerback: Iowa State
143. Carolina Panthers: Hebron Fangupo: Defensive Tackle: BYU
144. Buffalo Bills: DeQuan Menzie: Cornerback: Alabama
145. Miami Dolphins: Justin Bethel: Safety: Presbyterian
146. Kansas City Chiefs: Duke Ihenacho: Safety: San Jose State
147. Buffalo Bills (Via Seattle Seahawks): Jake Bequette: Defensive End: Arkansas
148. Oakland Raiders: Josh Kaddu: Linebacker: Oregon
149. San Diego Chargers: Eric Page: Wide Receiver: Toledo
150. Chicago Bears: Brandon Mosley: Tackle: Auburn
151. Arizona Cardinals: Chris Greenwood: Cornerback: Albion
152. Dallas Cowboys: Jacquies Smith: Defensive End: Missouri
153. Philadelphia Eagles: Ronnie Hillman: Running Back: San Diego State
154. New York Jets: Chris Rainey: Running Back: Florida
155. Tennessee Titans: Evan Rodriguez: Fullback: Temple
156. Cincinnati Bengals: Dwight Jones: Wide Receiver: North Carolina
157. Atlanta Falcons: Shaun Prater: Cornerback: Iowa
158. Detroit Lions: Asa Jackson: Cornerback: Cal Poly
159 Pittsburgh Steelers: Tony Bergstrom: Tackle: Utah
160. Cleveland Browns (Via Denver Broncos): Tom Compton: Tackle: South Dakota
161. Houston Texans: Nick Foles: Quarterback: Arizona
162. New Orleans Saints: Tim Fugger: Defensive End: Vanderbilt
163. Green Bay Packers: Austin Davis: Quarterback: Southern Miss
164. Baltimore Ravens: Keith Tandy: Cornerback: West Virginia
165. San Francisco 49ers: D.J. Campbell: Safety: California
166. Cincinnati Bengals (Via New England Patriots): Eddie Pleasant: Safety: Oregon
167. Cincinnati Bengals (Via New York Giants): Kellen Moore: Quarterback: Boise State
*168. Oakland Raiders: Matt Reynolds: Tackle: BYU
*169. Baltimore Ravens: Jeff Fuller: Wide Receiver: Texas A&M
*170. Indianapolis Colts: Nate Potter: Tackle: Boise State
6. 6th-Round Selections
171. St. Louis Rams: Tavon Wilson: Safety: Illinois
172. Philadelphia Eagles (Via Indianapolis Colts): Najee Goode: Linebacker: West Virginia
173. Washington Redskins(Via Minnesota Vikings): Kelcie McCray: Safety: Arkansas State
174. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Matt McCants: Tackle: UAB
175. Minnesota Vikings (Via Cleveland Browns): Sean Richardson: Safety: Vanderbilt
176. Jacksonville Jaguars: Vick Ballard: Running Back: Mississippi State
177. Arizona Cardinals (Via Washington Redskins): Josh Bush: Safety: Wake Forest
178. Buffalo Bills: Taylor Thompson: Tight End: SMU
179. New Orleans Saints (Via Miami Dolphins): Michael Egnew: Tight End: Missouri
180. Carolina Panthers: Olivier Vernon: Defensive End: Miami
181. Seattle Seahawks: Kourtnei Brown: Defensive End: Clemson
182. Kansas City Chiefs: DeVier Posey: Wide Receiver: Ohio State
183. San Diego Chargers: David Molk: Center: Michigan
184. Chicago Bears: Chandler Harnish: Quarterback: Northern Illinois
185. Arizona Cardinals: Matt Daniels: Safety: Duke
186. Dallas Cowboys: Brad Smelley: Fullback: Alabama
187. New York Jets (Via Indianapolis Colts): DeAngelo Tyson: Defensive Tackle: Georgia
188. Denver Broncos (Via New York Jets): Markus Kuhn: Defensive Tackle: NC State
189. Oakland Raiders: Quinten Saulsberry: Center: Mississippi State
190. Tennessee Titans: Frank Alexander: Defensive End: Oklahoma
191. Cincinnati Bengals: Demario Davis: Linebacker: Arkansas State
Detroit Lions: Forfeit Pick
192. Atlanta Falcons: Edwin Baker: Running Back: Michigan State
193. Pittsburgh Steelers: Tauren Poole: Running Back: Tennessee
194. Philadelphia Eagles(Via Denver Broncos): Aaron Corp: Quarterback: Richmond
195. Houston Texans: Ryan Steed: Cornerback: Furman
196. Miami Dolphins (Via New Orleans Saints): Terrance Ganaway: Running Back: Baylor
197. Green Bay Packers: Devon Wylie: Wide Receiver: Fresno State
198. Baltimore Ravens: Kyle Wilber: Linebacker: Wake Forest
199. San Francisco 49ers: Deangelo Patterson: Tight End: LSU
200. Philadelphia Eagles (Via New England Patriots): Janzen Jackson: Safety: McNeese State
201. New York Giants: Dan Herron: Running Back: Ohio State
*202. New York Jets: Mike Harris: Cornerback: Florida State
*203. New York Jets: Bryan Anger: Punter: California
*204. Cleveland Browns: Drew Butler: Punter: Georgia
*205. Cleveland Browns: Tydreke Powell: Defensive Tackle: North Carolina
*206. Indianapolis Colts: Danny Coale: Wide Receiver: Virginia Tech
*207. Carolina Panthers: Vontaze Burfict: Linebacker: Arizona State
7. 7th-Round Selections
208: Indianapolis Colts: Davin Meggett: Running Back: Maryland
209. St. Louis Rams: Jerry Franklin: Linebacker: Arkansas
210. Minnesota Vikings: Michael Smith: Running Back: Utah State
211. Cleveland Browns: Akiem Hicks: Defensive Tackle: Regina
212. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Shawn Loiseau: Linebacker: Merrimack
213: Washington Redskins: Daryl Richardson: Running Back: Abilene Christian
214. Indianapolis Colts (Via New York Jets): Joe Looney: Guard: Wake Forest
215. Miami Dolphins: Coryell Judie: Cornerback: Texas A&M
216. Carolina Panthers: Johnny Thomas: Safety: Oklahoma State
217. Buffalo Bills: Rhett Ellison: Tight End: USC
218: Kansas City Chiefs: Jeff Adams: Tackle: Columbia
219. Detroit Lions (Via Seattle Seahawks): Tim Benford: Wide Receiver: Tennessee Tech
220. Chicago Bears: Chase Ford: Tight End: Miami
221. Arizona Cardinals: Garth Gerhart: Center: Arizona State
222. Dallas Cowboys: G.J. Kinne: Quarterback: Tulsa
223. Minnesota Vikings (Via Philadelphia Eagles): Desmond Wynn: Guard: Rutgers
224. Green Bay Packers (Via New York Jets): Quinton Richardson: Safety: Washington
225. Seattle Seahawks (Via Oakland Raiders): Coty Sensabaugh: Cornerback: Clemson
226. San Diego Chargers: Shawn Powell: Punter: Florida State
227. Tennessee Titans: Donnie Fletcher: Cornerback: Boston College
228. Jacksonville Jaguars (Via Cincinnati Bengals): Charles Mitchell: Safety: Mississippi State
229. Atlanta Falcons: Noah Keller: Linebacker: Ohio
230. Detroit Lions: Blair Walsh: Kicker: Georgia
231. Pittsburgh Steelers: Case Keenum: Quarterback: Houston
232. New York Jets (Via Denver Broncos): Chris Galippo: Linebacker: USC
233. Houston Texans: Brandon Bolden: Running Back: Ole Miss
234. New Orleans Saints: Andrew Datko: Tackle: Florida State
235. Green Bay Packers: Adam Gettis: Guard: Iowa
236. Baltimore Ravens: Carson Wiggs: Kicker: Purdue
237. San Francisco 49ers: Jonathan Massaquoi: Linebacker: Troy
238. Kansas City Chiefs (Via New England Patriots): Scott Solomon: Defensive End: Rice
239. New York Giants: Philip Thomas: Safety: Syracuse
*240. Pittsburgh Steelers: Matthew Masifilo: Defensive Tackle: Stanford
*241. Green Bay Packers: James Hanna: Tight End: Oklahoma
*242. New York Jets: Lamar Holmes: Tackle: Southern Miss
*243. Green Bay Packers: D.J. Holt: Linebacker: California
*244. New York Jets: Julian Talley: Wide Receiver: UMass
*245. Cleveland Browns: Randy Bullock: Kicker: Texas A&M
*246. Pittsburgh Steelers: Bradie Ewing: Fullback: Wisconsin
*247. Cleveland Browns: Dustin Waldron: Tackle: Portland State
*248. Pittsburgh Steelers: Dennis Kelly: Tackle: Purdue
*249. Atlanta Falcons: Brandon Carswell: Wide Receiver: USC
*250. San Diego Chargers: Josh Norman: Cornerback: Coastal Carolina
*251. Buffalo Bills: Levy Adcock: Tackle: Oklahoma State
*252. St. Louis Rams: Darron Thomas: Quarterback: Oregon
*253. Indianapolis Colts: Micah Pellerin: Cornerback: Hampton