Week 1: 2013 NFL Mock Draft

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Week 1: 2013 NFL Mock Draft
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Matt Barkley returned for his senior season at USC and is line to be the top overall pick in 2013

If we knew nothing about most NFL teams before Week 1, then we know slightly more than nothing about them after Week 1. With two weeks now (almost) in the books, it almost appears we know even less after teams like New England, Baltimore and Dallas lost.

These things are hard to predict. New York lost both of its openers before winning Super Bowls in the 2007 and 2011 seasons, and New England was blown out in Week 1 by the Bills before one of its Super Bowl-winning seasons. 

Here's what we do know: There are a handful of really good teams, a handful of really awful teams and everyone else. 

The NFC looks like the 49ers, Packers and everyone else, although the Cowboys and Bears look like they're right there in terms of being contenders with a few others nipping at their heels. 

On the other hand, the AFC appears to be a much top-heavier, as Baltimore, New England and Houston all look Super Bowl-ready, while most of the AFC looked pretty bad. 

Team positioning will change as will player rankings, but it's fun to be take a look, in real time, which directions teams and players are moving, as well as the evolving needs of teams as the season progresses. 

Buffalo, for instance, invested heavily in pass-rushers and got nothing from Mario Williams and Mark Anderson in Week 1, while the Patriots loaded up on young defensive talent and appear a team reborn upfront. Will those trends last and what do they mean for their respective teams? We'll see.

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