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1. Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford
Not only is Luck 6’4", 235 pounds, but he has a tremendously strong and accurate arm that is capable of making every throw a professional quarterback has to make.
His ability to call his own plays is unheard of in college and Luck put up one of the greatest collegiate careers without the aid of a strong receiver.
Considering Cam Newton and Andy Dalton went to Hawaii this year, there is no reason to doubt Luck’s chances of being a Pro Bowler in his rookie season.
2. St. Louis Rams: Matt Kalil, OT, USC
The Rams have to get better protection for Sam Bradford and Kalil is as good as it gets.
3. Minnesota Vikings: Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State
The Vikings have a glaring hole at the position and need to give second-year QB Christian Ponder help. Blackmon is the top playmaker available in the entire draft.
He is big, physical and has outstanding hands. While he may not have top-shelf overall speed, he more than makes up for it with his ability to outjump defenders and run them over.
If he lands on the Vikings, Blackmon will instantly become the top target, which means 80 catches is in the realm of possibility. If Blackmon ends up with 80 catches his rookie year, he’s going to be Pr- Bowl bound.
4. Cleveland Browns: Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor
I’m not sold on RGIII.
He had one heck of a junior season, no doubt about it.
But I still have concerns about his ability to throw for a high percentage downfield and when he’s flushed out of the pocket. He is certainly no lock to last in the league for five years, let alone make a Pro Bowl.