The NFL Scouting Combine has come and gone, and the 2013 NFL Draft looms ever nearer. We're in the home stretch of the draft process, with pro days presenting the final test for most prospects. As always, the combine answered some questions and asked a lot more, but for prognosticators, things are beginning to crystallize.
Now, that isn't to say that we know a whole lot more than we did a few months ago, but the margins of error have slimmed when it comes to projecting players' value. Most risers have risen; sliders have slid; diamonds in the rough have been dusted off.
The biggest mysteries left to scrutinize and pay attention to are team decisions. As free agency looms, decisions will be made that will make an enormous impact on draft projections and could shape the draft differently that it appears on the horizon from this moment.
Players' values, however, have been fairly solidified by this point, meaning it's a prime time to offer up another full seven-round mock draft, complete with compensatory picks and commentary on the first three rounds.
There has been talk that Eric Fisher could leapfrog Luke Joeckel to become the first overall pick, a notion that has surprising merit.
After all, Joeckel's combine was only average. He looked good in field work, but his bench press was par for the course, while his 40 time proved lacking for a tackle prized for his quickness. Fisher, meanwhile, impressed across the board, continuing his vault to the top.
In the wake of the Chief's (unwise) trade for Alex Smith, another wild card comes into play—a defensive lineman. Without a second round pick in the mix, the Chiefs' could go for Sharrif Floyd, another player benefiting from a monumental rise.
In the end, however, expect Joeckel to remain on top. He has faced steeper competition than Fisher, has proved his durability and consistency and seems the safest choice at this point.
This is perhaps the most difficult pick to project at this moment in the process. Geno Smith will be given serious consideration here. However, it appears as though Blaine Gabbert will be given one more chance to prove himself now that the team feels comfortable with Henne as a stopgap. That likely leaves the defensive line as the primary concern.
The Jaguars need help at both defensive end and defensive tackle. Jason Babin's signing alleviates the severity of need at end, as does Jeremy Mincey's solid work in 2012 and expectations for Andre Branch to make strides.
Defensive tackle play, on the other hand, has slipped the past two years. Sharrif Floyd is a logical option at No. 2, then, as he is a dominant interior pass-rusher who is also strong and quick against the run. Few teams should be more familiar with this Florida project come draft day.
Werner is a guy who might slide this April—not far, but it could happen. He is a high-motor pass-rusher who can stuff the run, but he isn't as athletic or fast as the new breed of NFL sack artists. He is a low-risk player but also offers lower upside than some of his peers.
The Raiders, like the Jaguars, need help across the entire defensive line. Considering Lotulelei's recent health issue and the relative depth of this defensive tackle class, Oakland might opt for Werner at No. 3.
With lazy (Tommy Kelly) and deteriorating (Richard Seymour) players currently on roster and Desmond Bryant's recent arrest (make special note of his Hall of Fame mugshot), the Raiders could do with a bit of reliability in a player.
With the Eagles' transitioning to a 3-4 this offseason, arguably the biggest area of need became the nose tackle. There is no starting-caliber player at this position on the roster, a problem that will need to be remedied for the new defense to be effective. With Cullen Jenkins' release, however, finding a new starting end will also be a priority.
Star Lotulelei would be a godsend for the Eagles, assuming his heart condition checks out. If there is cause for concern, the pick here could be Sheldon Richardson, who would team with Fletcher Cox to provide a formidable 3-4 bookend tandem.
Assuming he's healthy, though, Lotulelei is too good to pass up here. He has the strength and quickness to play either in the middle or on the end, leaving the Eagles options heading into the 2013 season.
The Lions are a tricky team for which to project. We know a few things about their draft strategy. They like to pick the best player available...except when they don't. They will draft a wide receiver or two every year. They don't pay much heed to character concerns, but in the wake of Titus Young's implosion, that may change.
The Lions have more needs than ever this year, with the offensive line, defensive line and secondary demanding the most attention. With Werner off the board and Damontre Moore sliding following the combine, this may be the year that the team finally addresses the secondary as something other than an afterthought.
Eric Fisher and Dion Jordan make a lot of sense here as well, but gut instinct says that Dee Milliner will be the pick. He is one of the top three players available and will be able to step in and start from day one.
A combine stud who could easily rise even higher in the draft, Dion Jordan is a dream come true for the Browns at No. 6.
The team's transition to a 3-4 defense had only one glaring hole—a rush-linebacker to pair with Jabaal Sheard. Jordan looked like a natural fit for the position at the combine, fluidly moving through drills and demonstrating his coverage ability.
The only question mark right now is the torn labrum Jordan was scheduled to have repaired last week, but based on his performance at the combine, the injury seems minor.
The Cardinals will be ecstatic if Fisher is still on the board here. Geno Smith could be the pick if he isn't, as could any number of hybrid linebackers who find themselves still on the board (Jordan, Moore, Ezekiel Ansah, Barkevious Mingo), but it's hard to picture the Cardinals passing on Fisher if he's available.
All of the question marks surrounding Fisher's lack of elite competition or his rawness at the position as a former tight end have been put to rest. He has been nearly flawless throughout the draft process thus far, and if he keeps it up, he's a guaranteed top-10 pick.
Buddy Nix has been vocal about his desire to find a franchise quarterback, so it's hard to imagine the team passing on Geno Smith if he's available.
Smith's stock has suffered due to a poor bowl game and general apathy for this year's quarterback class, but he looks to be a genuine starter after several quality workouts. Perhaps the Andrew Luck-Robert Griffin-Russell Wilson train that rolled through the NFL last season spoiled GMs, but the success of those three does not diminish Smith's elite abilities.
The team has to get a quarterback in this draft, and the odds-on favorite to be picked if Smith is off the board or the Bills pass on him is Ryan Nassib due to his connections to new head coach Doug Marrone. Bills fans should be hoping that's not how the draft plays out.
The Jets' offense is a mess, but there isn't a player worth taking here that could significantly improve it. Despite the defense's solid play last year, there are still areas that can be improved.
One such area that must be addressed is finding an outside pass-rusher. Calvin Pace was just cut, while Bryan Thomas is an aging free agent.
Ezekiel Ansah is a very raw prospect with only a few years of playing football under his belt, but he's pretty limitless in his potential. He's a hard worker with natural upside, making him a better option than the injury-risk Jarvis Jones, while his malleability as a relatively new player to the game ranks him higher than the athletic-but-underdeveloped Barkevious Mingo.
Arguably the biggest hole on the Titans' roster the past two years has been the interior of their offensive line. After passing on David DeCastro last year, not much has changed.
Chris Johnson again struggled for much of the year, before finding his groove at the end of the season. He lacks the explosiveness and speed to gain yards from dancing around in the backfield, meaning he needs blockers more than ever.
Fernando Velasco did manage to improve into a quality starting center. Steve Hutchison, however, only got older, not better. Mitch Petrus, Leroy Harris, and Deuce Lutui are all decent backups, Harris even serviceable as a starter, but none should be the best guard on roster.
Lucky for the Titans, Chance Warmack is the best guard prospect in a couple of decades and should make an immediate impact in both the run and pass games.
Lane Johnson was once considered a late-round pick. By the end of this past season, he was seen as a second- or third-round pick. Following a stellar senior bowl week, Johnson entered the combine as a first-round prospect, though the placement in that round was still up for debate.
All Johnson did at the combine was run an official 4.72 40-yard dash, throw up the bench 28 times and measure in with arms over 35 inches. That, of course, is all on top of his nearly flawless field work, demonstrating the superior athleticism he possesses.
Johnson now looks to be a top-15 pick. This is unfortunate news for Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Chicago fans, but great news for San Diego.
The Chargers had to be bummed after Jake Matthews and Taylor Lewan announced their intentions to return to school. That, coupled with Eric Fisher's monumental rise, seemed to spell doom for a team without a reliable offensive tackle on roster. Johnson is an answered prayer at 11.
Sheldon Richardson has a lot of buzz and could easily go higher, but if he doesn't go in the top four, it's likely he falls out of the top 10 due to team needs. The Dolphins wouldn't complain.
Randy Starks put in a solid year in 2012, but he's a free agent. The Dolphins need someone that can get after the quarterback, and in a hurry. Richardson would fit in nicely alongside nose tackle Paul Soliai as a pass-rushing defensive tackle.
With five picks in the first three rounds, the Dolphins can also afford to purely draft the best player if that is the strategy they choose to adopt. Richardson would be the pick in that scenario as well.
After trading away volatile Aqib Talib, the Bucs were in bad shape at cornerback. Following Eric Wright's suspension for using PEDs, they are actually in better shape.
Wright stunk this year, with the pedestrian E.J. Biggers performing just as well after replacing Talib. Wright's suspension voids the fully guaranteed money he was set to get in 2013 ($7.75 million), meaning the Bucs can cut ties with the under-performing corner without a second thought.
Part of their secondary problem can be addressed by using that money to bring in a mid-tier corner to compete for a starting job. Drafting a corner at No. 13 seems likely as well.
Jonathan Banks, Xavier Rhodes and Desmond Trufant could all be in play here, with the edge given to Trufant. Banks might have the best college report card so to speak, but his measurables at the combine were underwhelming. Rhodes has had injury problems in the past.
Trufant has been nothing but solid throughout his college career and has been enjoying a meteoric rise throughout the draft process thus far.
The Panthers ignored their defensive tackle problem last year, but it's tough to think they would do the same this year. That said, with Floyd, Lotulelei and Richardson off the board, they might look to add another dimension to their passing game in the first round.
Cordarrelle Patterson provides decent value here thanks to his tremendous upside. Pairing him with a young Cam Newton would go a long way in alleviating worries about post-Steve Smith life in Carolina and would provide a new dimension to an offense that was heavily game-planned for last year..
The Saints are switching to a 3-4, meaning the top-rated rush-linebackers on the roster are Martez Wilson and Junior Galette. Wilson might be due for a breakout year, but neither should be considered solid starters for the present. Another option must be found.
Damontre Moore might very well climb his way back up the draft board after an abysmal combine that saw him run a snail's pace 40-yard dash (4.95 officially) and only manage an embarrassing 12 reps in the bench press. To top that off, Moore looked to injure his hamstring during his second 40-yard dash attempt.
For now, he slips below fellow rush-backers Jordan and Ansah, but the Saints would likely be quite happy to snap him up here.
The Rams could opt for for safety, offensive line or receiving help here in the form of Kenny Vaccaro, Jonathan Cooper or Tyler Eifert, respectively. Jeff Fisher, with an extra first-round pick this year, will likely seize the opportunity to grab the sliding Jarvis Jones here, and rightly so.
The Rams have been happy to see Jo-Lonn Dunbar emerge as an impact player, but the team still needs another outside linebacker to pair with him. Rocky McIntosh and Mario Haggan are both free agents, but were due to be upgraded anyway.
Serious concerns about Jarvis Jones' spinal condition may cause teams to shy away, but he's a risk well worth taking at No. 16. The pass-rushing linebacker in the mold of Von Miller could be the final piece of the puzzle for an markedly improved St. Louis defense.
The Steelers need an overhaul. Too much money is invested in too few players, a small number of whom are worth it. With no offensive tackles worthy of a pick here, Pittsburgh's eyes likely turn to the defensive side of the ball.
Barkevious Mingo is a top-three athlete in this draft who lacks some polish due to his ability to rely on said athleticism throughout college. Pittsburgh would be happy to add him to the roster.
James Harrison has said he won't accept a pay cut to stay with the team, meaning he might be cut by the cash-strapped club this offseason. Mingo would be a worthy successor in Pittsburgh, and it might be the best place for him.
It wouldn't surprise if the defensive-minded Steelers coached Mingo into becoming one of the top pass-rushers in the league within a few years.
The Cowboys desperately need interior offensive line help. Some will point to the defensive side of the ball as an area of more desperate need, but the switch to a 4-3 scheme actually suits the current personnel fairly well. Another defensive end should be sought, but none available at No. 18 are worth the reach.
Jonathan Cooper is a freak on the line. His quickness as a 300-pound interior lineman is astonishing, while his 35 reps on the bench press at the combine demonstrate his strength.
Most scouts and analysts are confident in his ability to play center as well, a much-needed bit of flexibility for the Dallas line. Despite Phil Costa's re-signing, no position on the interior is locked down, meaning Cooper would likely find himself a starter from day one.
The Giants haven't drafted a linebacker in the first round since 1984. That said, the team just cut Michael Boley, while Chase Blackburn and Keith Rivers are both free agents. Mark Herzlich and Jacquian Williams are unproven commodities, while Mathias Kiwanuka will be running on fumes before long.
Manti Te'o is going to drop due to several factors, including the fake girlfriend scandal, a poor combine and questions about his coverage ability.
His play throughout college in general, and in 2012 in particular, will win him advocates in draft rooms, however, and the Giants are one of the teams that might take a chance on him in the middle of the first. His play style is similar to incumbent starter Blackburn's, but his upside and instincts are far superior.
Once more, offensive line help is needed in a big way in Chicago. Once more, it looks like that might not be the first need addressed in the draft by the Bears. Phil Emery's talk about how important and needed playmakers are seems to indicate that maybe a wide receiver or tight end could be the focus in the first round this year.
Tavon Austin would be an interesting option here, providing the Bears a dynamite slot receiver to pair with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffrey on the outside.
However, Earl Bennett is solid, if unexceptional, in the slot, and the difference between him and Austin is a far smaller gap than the leagues between current tight end Kellen Davis and, well, any of the top eight or so tight ends in this draft class.
Davis can't catch a cold, much less a ball, and should not be allowed to play anymore. Eifert would make an immediate impact over the middle of the field.
The Bengals are in desperate need of safety help. Taylor Mays was benched in favor of Nate Clements, coming over from the cornerback position, and he's a free agent now. Reggie Nelson, meanwhile, can probably start for another year but doesn't provide much quality play either.
Kenny Vaccaro has firmly cemented himself as the top safety in the class at this point, and the Bengals would love for him to be available at No. 21. He can play either safety position and has few glaring weaknesses.
There are several teams ahead of the Bengals (Buccaneers, Rams, Cowboys) that will be interested in Vaccaro, but he may be passed over due to bigger needs on each of those respective teams.
The Rams don't necessarily need wide receivers with the urgency they have in the past few years. However, with Warmack, Cooper, Eifert and Vaccaro off the board here, Keenan Allen will likely provide the best value at No. 22.
Chris Givens showed flashes last year, while Brian Quick was always going to take a little while to develop. Still, with Danny Amendola reportedly heading to free agency, the Rams are going to need to keep adding receivers for Sam Bradford.
Once considered a top-10 pick, Keenan Allen's stock dipped a bit due to an unmemorable 2012 season at Cal, which itself was due in part to poor quarterback play. Allen is an excellent route-runner, however, and is perhaps the most NFL-ready receiver in the draft.
The Vikings have many needs despite surprising everyone by putting together a solid 2012 campaign, complete with a playoff berth. If Keenan Allen is still on the board here, he would likely be the pick thanks to the Vikings' lack of reliable receivers.
However, Tavon Austin doesn't make a lot of sense here as his style of play is very Percy Harvin-esque, while the next highest-rated receivers can likely be grabbed in the second round.
Johnathan Hankins provides the kind of value the Vikings are looking for at No. 23, and he meets a major need. Kevin Williams will need a successor sooner rather than later, while Letroy Guion is a solid rotational player but should not be starting.
Hankins fits comfortably into a class of defensive tackles who possess surprising quickness and athleticism for their size (Lotulelei, John Jenkins, Sylvester Williams, Jesse Williams).
Like the Vikings, the Colts are a team that performed at a high level despite having many holes on their roster. The offensive line and secondary are the two most notable areas of need, while a nose tackle is also still needed.
With the offensive linemen and nose tackles on the board falling more comfortably into second-round status, cornerback Xavier Rhodes could be their guy.
After trading for Vontae Davis last year, they found one dedicated starter for the next few years. With Jerraud Powers a free agent, Rhodes could provide insurance at the very least. Due to his size and physical style of play, however, quality minutes would likely come soon and often, with the possibility of those minutes even coming at safety.
Deciphering Pete Carroll and John Schneider's draft strategies may seem like a guessing game, but there's more logic there than upon first consideration. If nothing else proves this, the strength of their recent draft classes should.
The duo seem to prize, above all else, guys who can do something, anything, at a level higher than anyone else. Bruce Irvin seemed like a crazy first-round pick, but his unique ability to get to the passer was utilized nicely despite his lack of a well-rounded game.
This year's target of that mindset could be D.J. Fluker, a massive right tackle who mauls like no other lineman in college football. What Fluker lacks in quickness and footwork he makes up for in sheer strength and tenacity in the run game.
Consider what Marshawn Lynch could do running off-tackle behind Fluker rather than Breno Giacomini. You can bet Carroll and Schneider will be considering that.
The Packers' draft intentions are as shrouded in mystery this year as they usually are, and their needs are more difficult to assess than usual.
In the past, the secondary has been the most aggrieved spot on the roster. The cornerbacks finally came to life this year, however, with the improvement of Sam Shields and a solid rookie season from Casey Hayward.
As for the safety spots, it's true that Charles Woodson was just released, but the young players on roster (M.D. Jennings, Jerron McMillan) have pleasantly surprised early on in their careers. A first-round pick spent on another is unlikely.
Defensive ends will be on the Packers' radar, but they might opt to give Jerel Worthy more time to develop. The same is likely true of Nick Perry, who looked pretty good this season before suffering a season-ending injury. The offensive line will also be targeted, but only second round talent is still on the board at No. 26.
That leaves inside linebacker as a likely possibility. Desmond Bishop is a very good starter who lost 2012 to injury. Brad Jones was surprisingly effective in relief, but he's a free agent who deserves to be paid. A.J. Hawk shouldn't be starting.
Kevin Minter is an overlooked prospect who may end up being the best middle linebacker in this class. He isn't the fastest of the group, but he is relentless in his play and has nice instincts.
Everyone under the hot Houston sun knows the Texans need receiving help. Keshawn Martin and DeVier Posey performed better than expected in their rookie years, but neither are legitimate second options.
Tavon Austin is a natural playmaker who could immediately take over the slot position while Posey develops on the outside behind incumbent Kevin Walter.
There are more traditional outside receivers who the Texans could consider here, like DeAndre Hopkins or Terrence Williams, but both would require more time to develop than Austin. The Texans have projects on the roster. What they need is someone to step in right away and make big plays.
Despite the shoddy play of the secondary against the Ravens in the playoffs, the area of biggest need for the Broncos remains the defensive tackle position.
The Broncos' three best tackles in 2012 were Justin Bannan, Ty Warren, and Kevin Vickerson, none of whom should be starting. To top it off, all three are free agents this offseason, while last year's rookie Derek Wolfe seems to have permanently moved to the end.
The Broncos have several options here. Sylvester Williams is gathering steam, while John Jenkins will be popular in certain circles.
The likely consensus for best tackle on the board, though, will be Kawann Short. He's a strong, physical tackle who can be the big body to plug a hole in the run game while also possessing the explosion to get into the backfield and make plays.
The Patriots' secondary has been a sieve for a few years now. Devin McCourtey's move to strong safety seems to have shored up one of the deep spots, while Tavon Wilson showed signs of promise last year at free safety and may be given more responsibility in 2013.
The cornerback position is another story, however. Aqib Talib was invaluable to the Pats' defense after they traded for him midseason, but he's a free agent who will require a hefty paycheck to keep around. Kyle Arrington is also a free agent out of the nickel, while starter Alfonzo Dennard might be facing jail time.
Jonathan Banks is a long, rangy corner who started four years in the SEC. His measurables aren't stellar, which could cause him to slip a bit, but all to the Patriots' benefit. They'd love to snap up this starting-caliber corner who possesses the size and coverage skills to switch to safety as well, a trait that Belichick loves in his secondary players.
The Falcons could go a number of ways here. Linebackers are needed, as are secondary players. However, after Ray Edwards' unceremonious midseason release and John Abraham's recent offseason goodbye, a defensive end has to take precedence.
Datone Jones is an impressive player. A 6'4", 283-pound lineman who ran an official 4.80 40-yard dash at the combine and put up the bench bar 29 times, Jones has the flexibility to play anywhere on the line.
His best fit projects as either a 4-3 or 3-4 defensive end, though he could play tackle in a 4-3 or even linebacker in a 3-4. The kind of instinct and athleticism that versatility requires is what makes Jones a special talent and a likely first-year starter for the Falcons' defense.
The first of the 49ers' many, many picks in this year's draft will likely look to the defensive side of the ball.
Despite having one of the best defenses in football, San Francisco also has some aging players and contract issues that demand attention. The front three all need successors to groom sooner rather than later, but the area of most immediate concern is probably at safety.
Dashon Goldson is a Pro Bowl-level free agent seeking a big contract who does not want to be franchised and reportedly won't be. Meanwhile, despite Donte Whitner's surprisingly effective play in 2012, he is past his prime and alternate plans will need to be made.
Matt Elam played fast and hard at Florida, exhibiting a style of play that would fit nicely within San Francisco's schemes. While built like a prototypical strong safety, he could probably also handle free safety duties if Goldson isn't back in 2013.
A few months ago, offensive line would have been the Ravens' biggest need in the draft. Following a playoff run that demonstrated fantastic line play, however, that is no longer the case.
Bryant McKinnie's postseason renaissance could mean that he will be back in 2013 to play left tackle, or at least give the Ravens some breathing room. Moving Oher back to the right side and allowing rookie Kelechi Osemele to slide into his more natural position at guard proved all the difference.
That leaves the Ravens the tough task of finding Ray Lewis' successor. Danelle Ellerbe was absolutely phenomenal throughout the season and playoffs in relief of Lewis and will likely be re-signed, but depth is needed either way.
Alec Ogletree was just arrested for the token DUI that some unfortunate prospect gets charged with every year right before the draft, and it could cause his stock to slide a bit. The Ravens have never shied away from drafting players with minor strikes against them, however, and Ogletree is simply too athletic and has too high a ceiling to fall very far.
33. Jacksonville Jaguars: Tank Carradine, DE, Florida St.
After nabbing Sharrif Floyd in the first, the Jaguars snag another riser from their own backyard, this one a defensive end. Carradine had an unfortunate injury in 2012, but his potential sells him.
34. San Francisco 49ers: Margus Hunt, DE, SMU
The 49ers were loaded with picks before they gladly accepted the Chiefs' second-round pick in exchange for Alex Smith. An already-loaded team with twelve draft picks can afford to draft raw prospects. As a 6'8", 277-pound freak athlete who put up 225 pounds 38 times, ran a 4.60 40-yard dash and broad-jumped over 10 feet, Hunt has untouchable upside.
35. Philadelphia Eagles: E.J. Manuel, QB, Florida St.
New coach Chip Kelly will be anxious to prove his schemes can succeed at an NFL level, but he doesn't have any quarterbacks on the roster who can prove a long-term starting option in his system. E.J. Manuel could be the guy for the new regime.
36. Detroit Lions: Alex Okafor, DE, Texas
With Kyle Vanden Bosch gone and Cliff Avril ever the question mark, the Lions will need some more young blood at defensive end. Alex Okafor is a high-character guy who provides excellent value atop the second round.
37. Cincinnati Bengals: Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama
Lacy is good enough to go in the first, and might, but the premium on running backs is still on the decline. The Bengals would be happy to scoop the power back up here with the first of their two second-round picks.
38. Arizona Cardinals: Matt Barkley, QB, USC
Every man, woman and child knows the Cardinals need some fresh quarterback blood on roster. Kevin Kolb is actually a decent NFL starter but can't stay healthy and isn't the long-term solution anyway. Barkley has seen his stock roller coaster its way through the season and draft process, but expect his name to ultimately be called before most of his peers.
39. Cleveland Browns: Forfeit (Josh Gordon Picked in Supplemental Draft)
This pick was surrendered to pick Josh Gordon in last year's supplemental draft. If his rookie year was any indication, it wasn't a bad decision.
40. New York Jets: Tyler Bray, QB, Tennessee
Bray has been overlooked from the outset, but while quarterbacks like Mike Glennon, Ryan Nassib and even Tyler Wilson are seeing their stocks come back down to earth, the big-armed Tennessee product has slowly been gathering steam. He makes a lot of sense for the Jets.
41. Tennessee Titans: Logan Ryan, CB, Rutgers
Jason McCourty was just extended before last season, but now Alterraun Verner is entering a contract year. Drafting a cornerback may help the team decide if they want to resign Verner to a big contract or not. Logan Ryan is an under-the-radar guy who will go higher than most people expect.
42. Buffalo Bills: DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Clemson
Regardless of which quarterback the Bills have starting in 2013, a quality wide receiver to pair with Stevie Johnson will be needed. With the announcement that neither Donald Jones nor David Nelson will be offered a contract, a player like DeAndre Hopkins will surely be on the Bills' radar in the second round.
43. Miami Dolphins: Terrence Williams, WR, Baylor
The Dolphins could go with Cordarrelle Patterson in the first, but the divide between the top five or six wide receivers is smaller this year than most. With two second-round picks, the Dolphins can afford to wait until No. 43 to grab Terrence Williams, a burner on the outside who provides them a legitimate number one receiver to develop.
44. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Arthur Brown, OLB, Kansas St.
Arthur Brown is a fast, explosive playmaker who should go higher than this. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need an outside linebacker. The pick could also be Khaseem Greene, coach Greg Schiano's former player at Rutgers. Brown is on the rise, however, and offers more scheme flexibility for a young defense.
45. Carolina Panthers: Sylvester Williams, DT, North Carolina
The Panthers have to be hoping that one of the top-tier defensive tackles (Floyd, Lotulelei, Richardson) falls to them in the first. Assuming that doesn't happen, the depth of the position means that a first-round talent like Sylvester Williams can be grabbed here and inserted into the starting lineup right away.
46. New Orleans: Forfeit (Bountygate)
The player suspensions may have been overturned, but not the draft-pick forfeit. Sorry, Saints.
47. San Diego Chargers: Robert Woods, WR, USC
After opting to let Vincent Jackson walk, the Chargers found they they missed him sorely. Floyd is an adequate, if pedestrian receiver.
Robert Meachem has to be thanking his lucky stars that some team actually paid him to play football. The team's best player turned out to be an injury-prone, mid-season signing (Danario Alexander). Help is needed.
Robert Woods will challenge Floyd for the No. 2 receiver and will provide insurance in the case of another Alexander injury.
48. St. Louis Rams: Larry Warford, OG, Kentucky
It may seem tough to believe that Jeff Fisher would spend two of his first three picks on offense and that no safety would be among those selections, but the Rams' defense was pretty solid last year.
The safety class is pretty deep, but the top-tier guards will likely all be off the board by the Rams' third-round pick. Larry Warford is simply too good to pass on for a team with one of the worst offensive lines last year.
49. Dallas Cowboys: Sam Montgomery, DE, LSU
Questions about Montgomery's ceiling and work ethic are everywhere, but he will still be a fairly high selection. He's a relentless pass-rusher, something the Cowboy's will need in transitioning to a 4-3 base, likely without the services of Anthony Spencer.
50. Pittsburgh Steelers: Bennie Logan, DT, LSU
Bennie Logan headed to LSU three years ago as a defensive end. Despite playing defensive tackle throughout college, he projects well as 3-4 end, and the Steelers are in need of an upgrade due to Ziggy Hood's inability to develop.
51. New York Giants: Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford
Ertz could go to many teams before this, but most of those teams have bigger needs as well. The Giants like to take the best player available, which Ertz arguably is here, and also will need a new starter if Martellus Bennett walks.
52. Chicago Bears: Kyle Long, OT/OG, Oregon
New offensive line coach Pat Meyer recently echoed the general sentiments that head coach Marc Trestman has propagated since landing with the Bears—specifically, that good coaching can fix the line.
J'Marcus Webb managed to improve as the year wore on, though he still projects better as a right tackle, while Gabe Carimi might be most useful long-term as a guard.
All of that to say, the Bears need flexibility. Uber-athletic Kyle Long provides that with his high ceiling and ability to play tackle or guard
53. Washington Redskins: Phillip Thomas, FS, Fresno St.
Phillip Thomas, the NCAA's interception leader in 2013, isn't a household name but will likely be picked before more recognizable players like Eric Reid and T.J. McDonald. Arguably the Redskins' biggest need is a safety, with both starting positions up for grabs. Thomas should be able to nab one of them.
54. Minnesota Vikings: Quinton Patton, WR, Louisiana Tech
Christian Ponder is going to need someone to throw to in order for the Vikings to glimpse his real potential. Patton is a small-school kid who could flourish with Minnesota. He runs nice routes, fights for the ball and possesses decent speed on the outside.
55. Cincinnati Bengals: Khaseem Greene, OLB, Rutgers
The Bengals' biggest priority after taking care of safety and running back is finding a reliable linebacker.
Vontaze Burfict is locked in as a starter next year, but with Rey Maualuga's Cincinnati future in question and Manny Lawson and Thomas Howard also unrestricted free agents, the time is ripe for some young blood. Khaseem Greene is great value at 55.
56. Miami Dolphins: David Amerson, CB, NC State
David Amerson looked to be a top-10 pick a year ago but now finds himself to be a borderline third-round pick. That's a mistake. Amerson ran a blistering 40 (4.38 unofficially) and proved he could flip his hips fluidly in field drills at the combine.
His weakness is in discipline, as he tends to overextend in an effort to make splash plays, but this can be fixed. He's too good for a team in dire need of a corner to pass on.
57. Green Bay Packers: Barrett Jones, OT/OG/C, Alabama
Much like division rival Chicago, the Packers need flexibility on their offensive line. Reportedly, Bryan Bulaga may be moving to left tackle, while Derek Sherrod hasn't managed to get healthy enough for his NFL career to really begin.
On top of that, the Packers need a new starter at center where neither Jeff Saturday nor Evan Dietrich-Smith was the answer last year. Barrett Jones can play all three positions across the line.
58. Seattle Seahawks: Jesse Williams, DT, Alabama
John Schneider and Pete Carroll like drafting physical specimens, be they speedsters, freak athletes or unbelievably buff running backs. They also need some new talent at defensive tackle. Jesse Williams meets both needs as a deceptively quick, massively-built human.
59. Houston Texans: John Jenkins, DT, Georgia
A new nose tackle has been needed in Houston for a few years now, but the stars have yet to align. This year, however, the sheer number of quality nose tackles available means the Texans might be able to grab one in the second round. John Jenkins, like Jesse Williams, is deceptively fast for his size, and also possesses surprising athleticism for the position.
60. Denver Broncos: Giovanni Bernard, RB, North Carolina
If Giovanni Bernard falls this far, the Broncos would be foolish not to grab him. He's been nothing but consistent in college, something the Broncos backfield seriously lacks. The more weapons Peyton Manning has and the more facets the Broncos' offense has, the better.
61. New England Patriots: Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee
The Patriots are a good team with a weak receiving corps. Welker is a great slot receiver in the Patriots' system but overestimates his own worth outside of it. Similarly, Edelman is unproven in a different offense, while Brandon Lloyd is past his prime.
Justin Hunter is a bit raw coming off a devastating 2011 injury, but should be able to develop nicely in New England as a 6'4" speedster on the outside.
62. Atlanta Falcons: Sio Moore, OLB, Connecticut
The Falcons could stand to improve their entire linebacking corps, and draft climber Sio Moore looks to be the best-rated linebacker available. He's fast and athletic and gets after the quarterback. Considering the Falcons' lack of defensive ends, especially after the Abraham release, Moore should be a useful addition.
63. San Francisco 49ers: Robert Alford, CB, Southeastern Louisiana
Carlos Rogers declined a bit this year, but really this pick is just about the pure number of picks the 49ers have. They could make some big moves with these picks on draft day, or they could stockpile talented players where a bit of depth is needed.
The 49ers don't have any holes, but Robert Alford provides good value at what is arguably the 49ers' weakest position.
64. Baltimore Ravens: D.J. Swearinger, FS, South Carolina
Ed Reed's immediate future is unknown, but a successor will be needed sooner or later. Swearinger is the hardest-hitting safety in this class, a trait that will appeal to the physical Ravens. He also possesses excellent ball skills.
65. Kansas City Chiefs: Jamar Taylor, CB, Boise St.
Javier Arenas played surprisingly well after Stanford Routt's release, but he is probably best-served as a nickel corner for the long-term. Depth is needed either way. Taylor is another rangy corner with speed who has been flying under the radar.
66. Jacksonville Jaguars: Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas
Tyler Wilson should go higher than this, but teams may be writing off this quarterback class to a degree. If he drops to the third, the Jaguars have to grab him.
67. Detroit Lions: Brennan Williams, OT, North Carolina
Riley Reiff could be moving to the inside of the line, while Jeff Backus is only getting older. A big-bodied tackle like Brennan Williams could be a nice developmental addition to the Lions' roster.
68. Oakland Raiders: Blidi Wreh-Wilson, CB, Connecticut
A corner who could end up going higher come draft day, Blidi Wreh-Wilson would be a nice fit with the Raiders. His cover skills and smart play would likely earn him very early playing time, if not a starting role.
69. Philadelphia Eagles: Dallas Thomas, OG, Tennessee
If Dallas Thomas falls this far, the Eagles have to grab him. It's a bit of a mystery as to how Chip Kelly will utilize the offensive line and if scheme changes can remedy some of the issues the team saw last year. Thomas is a former tackle who provides good quickness and strength.
70. Cleveland Browns: Mike Glennon, QB, NC State
Brandon Weeden's rookie year wasn't as bad as some would have you believe, but he is almost 30 years old already. Someone will be needed to groom behind him. Mike Glennon is a big-armed prospect with a lot of kinks to work out of his game; the Browns can afford to wait on him.
71. Arizona Cardinals: Corey Lemonier, OLB, Auburn
The Cardinals just cannot seem to get their pass rush going. Corey Lemonier had nice measurables at the combine, while he also looked good when dropping into coverage in the field work. He could be a steal in the third.
72. Tennessee Titans: Jonathan Cyprien, SS, Florida International
A player who ended the season as a borderline draftable prospect, Jonathan Cyprien has parlayed some excellent all-star game performances and a solid combine into a shot at the first round. Odds are that excitement cools a bit, but the Titans would be glad to add a talented safety to their underwhelming depth chart.
73. Buffalo Bills: Jamie Collins, OLB, Southern Miss
A true workout warrior, Jamie Collins ran a 4.59-second unofficial 40, notched a vertical of 41.5 inches and almost out-jumped the broad jump parameters with a mark of 11'7". He posted those numbers while standing 6'3" and weighing 250 pounds. The Bills need a playmaking linebacker to jump-start their relatively pedestrian corps.
74. New York Jets: Da'Rick Rogers, WR, Tennessee Tech
Whether Sanchez or someone else is under center by the end of next season, weapons will be needed. Stephen Hill still needs time, while Santonio Holmes has never been very good. Da'Rick Rogers had some off-the-field while at Tennessee but could be worth the risk here. His natural talent is undeniable.
75. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Ryan Nassib, QB, Syracuse
The Buccaneers aren't committing to the streaky Josh Freeman, and with a quarterback competition hinted at, it wouldn't surprise to see the team scoop up Ryan Nassib in the third. Either Freeman gets it together, or Nassib gets coached for a year before being given a shot in 2014.
76. San Francisco 49ers: Ryan Swope, WR, Texas A&M
As stated, the theme of the 49ers' draft is that they have a lot of picks and few real needs. Arguably, wide receivers are another area of weakness, though not as great now that Kaepernick is behind center.
Still, Ryan Swope excelled at Texas A&M for the past two seasons and blew up the 40-yard dash at the combine (4.34 officially). He could prove to be a nice slot option.
77. New Orleans Saints: Eric Reid, FS, LSU
The Saints would rather find a strong safety to replace to awful Roman Harper. Reid could probably handle the duties for a year or two, though, and would be a nice long-term solution at free safety as well.
78. San Diego Chargers: Trevardo Williams, OLB, Connecticut
Williams is an undersized rush-linebacker at 6'1", but he is a freak athlete, fast and strong, with time to develop under the aging Shaun Phillips. Williams is a natural at getting after the quarterback but plays well in coverage as well.
79. Miami Dolphins: Menelik Watson, OT, Florida St.
Jake Long is looking less and less likely to be in Miami next year. The Dolphins will be familiar with Menelik Watson, an athletic, former basketball-playing right tackle who could allow Jonathan Martin to slide over to the left side. He is a little raw but has as much potential as any tackle in the draft.
80. St. Louis Rams: Bacarri Rambo, FS, Georgia
Jeff Fisher gets his safety here, and Bacarri Rambo is a doozy of a player. Injuries have slowed him a bit, but he has first-round talent as a hard-hitting, ball-hawking natural at the position. He could replace Craig Dahl immediately.
81. Pittsburgh Steelers: Marcus Lattimore, RB, South Carolina
The Steelers may opt to go with a running back with a less extensive injury history considering all of the hassle they have had with Mendenhall's health, but Lattimore is far and away the best back in this class when he's healthy. The Steelers might see him as a risk worth taking here.
82. Dallas Cowboys: Tony Jefferson, S, Oklahoma
Tony Jefferson can play either safety position. The Cowboys could use help at either as well, but primarily at strong safety. Dallas has had good luck with Sooners' players recently, so why not another?
83. New York Giants: Justin Pugh, OT/OG, Syracuse
The Giants need the most help at right tackle, but their entire offensive line is getting old. With no logical tackle worth taking here, Justin Pugh could be the guy. A college tackle who might be best-suited at guard in the NFL, Pugh could provide some flexibility and insurance for the present.
84. Miami Dolphins: Gavin Escobar, TE, San Diego St.
This seems like the year that the Dolphins will finally find an upgrade for Anthony Fasano. Ryan Tannehill needs a better security blanket while some receivers are groomed, and Gavin Escobar provides excellent value here.
85. Minnesota Vikings: Jon Bostic, ILB, Florida
Audie Cole has a chance to become a starting linebacker in the league, but it won't be next year. Until then, a new starter is needed. Bostic could be that guy, while also having the flexibility to move outside eventually if Audie Cole comes along.
86. Cincinnati Bengals: Travis Frederick, C/OG, Wisconsin
Frederick had a disappointing combine, running slow and displaying a lack of quickness in some of the field work, but his college production should make up for that. The Bengals drafted fellow Wisconsin Badger Kevin Zeitler last year, and he played phenomenally, so they know what kind of lineman come out of that program.
The team needs a center, but if Frederick ultimately needs to move back to guard, he would still help them out.
88. Indianapolis Colts: David Quessenberry, OG/C, San Jose St.
Winston Justice isn't the answer at right tackle, but he was a serviceable stopgap last year and could be in 2013, too. The interior of the line needs more attention. David Quessenberry played both tackle and guard in college, while also projecting as a solid center. He would provide the Colts the flexibility to put together the best line possible.
89. Seattle Seahawks: Markus Wheaton, WR, Oregon St.
The Seahawks love speed, and Markus Wheaton has that in spades. He ran a 4.34 unofficial 40-yard dash at the combine while, more importantly, putting together an excellent 2012 season on the field. He projects well as either an outsider burner or a speedy slot guy. Seattle could use both.
90. Green Bay Packers: Montee Ball, RB, Wisconsin
Montee Ball is as scrutinized as any running back in this class, but his college production is undeniable. His best chance at success is in a zone-blocking scheme, making him a natural fit with the home-state Packers.
91. Houston Texans: Terron Armstead, OT, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
The Texans could use help all across the offensive line but also have the luxury of being able to pick a developmental player.
Terron Armstead has the biggest buzz among offensive lineman thanks to his mind-blowing 40-yard dash time (4.65 unofficially) and raw athletic ability. The small-school player might not be ready to step in right away, but is a risk well worth taking.
92. Denver Broncos: Jelani Jenkins, ILB/OLB, Florida
The Broncos could use inside and outside linebacking help, and Jelani Jenkins could play either position after putting on weight before the combine. He also displayed surprising strength on the bench press (27 reps) and is one of the more athletic 'backers available.
93. New England Patriots: Brandon Williams, NT, Missouri Southern
The Patriots need some help on the interior of the defensive line to pair with Vince Wilfork. Brandon Williams could be the guy to help Wilfork now and eventually replace him at nose tackle.
94. Atlanta Falcons: Le'Veon Bell, RB, Michigan St.
Some might think this a little high for Bell. He had an All-American year at Michigan St., but his ability to produce at the NFL level as an over-sized back has been questioned.
He put many of those fears to rest at the combine by demonstrating his speed with an official 4.52 40-yard dash and his quick feet with a top three finish in the cone drill and a top 10 finish in the 20-yard shuffle. Atlanta needs a big back to pair with Jacquizz Rodgers.
95. San Francisco 49ers: Brandon Jenkins, OLB, Florida St.
Once more, the 49ers have the luxury of drafting a player with tons of upside. Brandon Jenkins has battled injuries throughout his collegiate career but has the talent to be a starting defensive end or rush linebacker. Jenkins will be a nice rotational player in the present and could take over for Ahmad Brooks in the future.
96. Baltimore Ravens: Steadman Bailey, WR, West Virginia
Despite dominating the playoffs, Anquan Boldin might be cut this offseason due to his big contract and declining play. Even if he isn't, someone will need to be groomed to replace him. Bailey isn't the flashiest player, but would be a nice complement to Torrey Smith in the Ravens' offense.
Projected Compensatory Picks
97. Houston Texans: Will Davis, CB, Utah St.
The Texans have already been talking with some cornerbacks this offseason, including Will Davis, and with good reason. Heading into 2013, Houston has only four cornerbacks on roster. Brandon Harris has shown improvement, but Roc Carmichael hasn't shown much of anything. Depth is needed, and Will Davis is a potential second-round talent who may slip.
98. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jordan Poyer, CB, Oregon St.
99. Kansas City Chiefs: William Gholston, DE, Michigan St.
100. Oakland Raiders: Sean Porter, OLB, Texas A&M
101. Philadelphia Eagles: Leon McFadden, CB, San Diego St.
102. Minnesota Vikings: T.J. MacDonald, S, USC
103. Arizona Cardinals: Kiko Alonso, ILB, Oregon
104. Cleveland Browns: Travis Kelce, TE, Cincinnati
105. Buffalo Bills: Chris Faulk, OT, LSU
106. New York Jets: Christine Michael, RB, Texas A&M
107. Tennessee Titans: Zac Dysert, QB, Miami (OH)
108. Carolina Panthers: Darius Slay, CB, Mississippi St.
109. New Orleans Saints: Oday Aboushi, OT, Virginia
110. San Diego Chargers: Joseph Randle, RB, Oklahoma St.
111. Miami Dolphins: Alvin Bailey, OG, Arkansas
112. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jordan Reed, TE, Florida
113. St. Louis Rams: Dion Sims, TE, Michigan St.
114. Dallas Cowboys: Jordan Hill, DT, Penn St.
115. Pittsburgh Steelers: Cobi Hamilton, WR, Arkansas
116. New York Giants: B.W. Webb, CB, William & Mary
117. Chicago Bears: Tyrann Mathieu, CB, LSU
118. Cincinnati Bengals: John Simon, DE, Ohio St.
119. Washington Redskins: Shayne Skov, ILB, Stanford
120. Minnesota Vikings: Terry Hawthorne, CB, Illinois
121. Indianapolis Colts: Cornelius Washington, OLB, Georgia
122. Green Bay Packers: Robert Lester, S, Alabama
123. Seattle Seahawks: Gerald Hodges, OLB, Penn St.
124. Houston Texans: Kevin Reddick, ILB, North Carolina
125. Denver Broncos: Shawn Williams, S, Georgia
126. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Devin Taylor, DE, South Carolina
127. Atlanta Falcons: Vance McDonald, TE, Rice
128. San Francisco 49ers: Aaron Dobson, WR, Marshall
129. Baltimore Ravens: Brian Schwenke, C, California
Projected Compensatory Picks
130. Kansas City Chiefs: Matt Scott, QB, Arizona
131. Tennessee Titans: LaVar Edwards, DE, LSU
132. Detroit Lions: Andre Ellington, RB, Clemson
133. Baltimore Ravens: Tharold Simon, CB, LSU
134. Green Bay Packers: Everett Dawkins, DT, Florida St.
135. Miami Dolphins: J.J. Wilcox, SS, Georgia Southern
136. Atlanta Falcons: Kenny Stills, WR, Oklahoma
137. Kansas City Chiefs: Nico Johnson, ILB, Alabama
138. Jacksonville Jaguars: Mike Gillislee, RB, Florida
139. Philadelphia Eagles: Michael Buchanan, OLB, Illinois
140. Detroit Lions: Earl Woolf, SS, NC State
141. Seattle Seahawks: Hugh Thornton, OG, Illinois
142. Cleveland Browns: Micah Hyde, CB, Iowa
143. Arizona Cardinals: Stepfan Taylor, RB, Stanford
144. New York Jets: Shamarko Thomas, SS, Syracuse
145. Tennessee Titans: Knile Davis, RB, Arkansas
146. Buffalo Bills: Quanterus Smith, DE, Western Kentucky
147. New Orleans Saints: Adrian Bushell, CB, Louisville
148. San Diego Chargers: Jordan Mills, OT, Louisiana Tech
149. Miami Dolphins: Reid Fragel, OT, Ohio St.
150. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Zeke Motta, FS, Notre Dame
151. Carolina Panthers: Josh Evans, FS, Florida
152. St. Louis Rams: Akeem Spence, DT, Illinois
153. Pittsburgh Steelers: Brian Winters, OG, Kent St.
154. Dallas Cowboys: Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma
155. New York Giants: Marquise Goodwin, WR, Texas
156. Chicago Bears: Chase Thomas, OLB, Stanford
157. Washington Redskins: Josh Boyce, WR, TCU
158. Minnesota Vikings: Jawan Jamison, RB, Rutgers
159. Cincinnati Bengals: Marc Anthony, CB, California
160. San Francisco 49ers: Montori Hughes, NT, Tennessee-Martin
161. Seattle Seahawks: Nickell Robey, CB, USC
162. Green Bay Packers: Chris Gragg, TE, Arkansas
163. Houston Texans: Kenjon Barner, RB, Oregon
164. Denver Broncos: A.J. Klein, ILB, Iowa St.
165. Washington Redskins: Ricky Wagner, OT, Wisconsin
166. Atlanta Falcons: Josh Johnson, CB, Purdue
167. San Francisco 49ers: Sean Renfree, QB, Duke
168. Baltimore Ravens: Kwame Geathers, NT, Georgia
Projected Compensatory Picks
169. San Francisco 49ers: David Bakhtiari, OT/OG, Colorado
170. Baltimore Ravens: Luke Marquardt, OT, Azusa Pacific
171. Jacksonville Jaguars: Ace Sanders, WR/KR, South Carolina
172. Kansas City Chiefs: Omoregie Uzzi, OG, Georgia Tech
173. Detroit Lions: Denard Robinson, WR/KR, Michigan
174. Oakland Raiders: Johnathan Franklin, RB, UCLA
175. Cleveland Browns: Joe Kruger, DE, Utah
176. Arizona Cardinals: Joseph Fauria, TE, UCLA
177. Cleveland Browns: Chris Harper, WR, Kansas St.
178. Arizona Cardinals: David Bass, OLB, Missouri Western
179. Buffalo Bills: Melvin White, CB, Louisiana-Lafayette
180. New York Jets: Michael Mauti, ILB, Penn St.
181. San Diego Chargers: Duke Williams, SS, Nevada
182. San Francisco 49ers: Dustin Hopkins, K, Florida St.
183. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Josh Boyd, DT, Mississippi St.
184. Carolina Panthers: Lerentee McCray, OLB, Florida
185. New Orleans Saints: Malliciah Goodman, DE, Clemson
186. St. Louis Rams: Dennis Johnson, RB, Arkansas
187. Dallas Cowboys: Brandon Magee, CB, Miami
188. Pittsburgh Steelers: Marquess Wilson, WR, Washington St.
189. New York Giants: Zac Stacy, RB, Vanderbilt
190. Chicago Bears: Aaron Mellette, WR, Elon
191. Minnesota Vikings: Earl Watford, OG, James Madison
192. Cincinnati Bengals: Xavier Nixon, OT, Florida
193. Washington Redskins: Nick Kasa, TE, Colorado
194. Indianapolis Colts: Cierre Wood, RB, Notre Dame
195. Green Bay Packers: Braxston Cave, C, Notre Dame
196. Seattle Seahawks: Wes Horton, DE, USC
197. Houston Texans: Stansly Maponga, OLB, TCU
198. Philadelphia Eagles: DeVonte Holloman, OLB, South Carolina
199. Cincinnati Bengals: Chad Bumphis, WR, Mississippi St.
200. Atlanta Falcons: Chris Jones, DT, Bowling Green
201. San Francisco 49ers: Khaled Holmes, C, USC
202. Baltimore Ravens: Walter Stewart, OLB, Cincinnati
Projected Compensatory Picks
203. New York Giants: Conner Vernon, WR, Duke
204. Tennessee Titans: Rex Burkhead, RB, Nebraska
205. Houston Texans: Rashard Hall, FS, Clemson
206. Oakland Raiders: Blaize Foltz, OG, TCU
207. Oakland Raiders: Levine Toilolo, TE, Stanford
208. Baltimore Ravens: Johnny Adams, CB, Michigan St.
209. Kansas City Chiefs: Michael Ford, RB, LSU
210. Jacksonville Jaguars: Oscar Johnson, OT, Louisiana Tech
211. Oakland Raiders: Armonty Bryant, DE, East Central University
212. Philadelphia Eagles: Brad Wing, P, LSU
213. Detroit Lions: Caleb Sturgis, K, Florida
214. Philadelphia: Rodney Smith, WR, Florida St.
215. Minnesota Vikings: Kenny Tate, OLB, Maryland
216. Seattle Seahawks: Michael Williams, TE, Alabama
217. New York Jets: Mychal Rivera, TE, Tennessee
218. Tennessee Titans: William Campbell, DT, Michigan St.
219. Miami Dolphins: Meshak Williams, OLB, Kansas St.
220. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Rod Sweeting, CB, Georgia Tech
221. Oakland Raiders: Sanders Commings, CB, Georgia
222. Seattle Seahawks: Mark Jackson, OG, Glenville St.
223. San Diego Chargers: Tom Wort, ILB, Oklahoma
224. St. Louis Rams: Ray Ray Armstrong, SS, Faulkner University
225. Pittsburgh Steelers: Daimion Stafford, FS, Nebraska
226. Miami Dolphins: Kayvon Webster, CB, South Florida
227. New York Giants: Spencer Ware, RB, LSU
228. New England Patriots: Dexter McCoil, FS, Tulsa
229. San Francisco 49ers: Lucas Reed, TE, New Mexico
230. Washington Redskins: Tyrone Goard, WR, Eastern Kentucky
231. Minnesota Vikings: Jasper Collins, WR, Mount Union
232. Indianapolis Colts: Travis Howard, CB, Ohio St.
233. Seattle Seahawks: Ray Graham, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers
234. Green Bay Packers: Anthony McCloud, DT, Florida St.
235. Houston Texans: Mark Harrison, WR, Rutgers
236. Denver Broncos: Marcus Davis, WR, Virginia Tech
237. New England Patriots: Mario Benavides, C, Louisville
238. Atlanta Falcons: J.C. Tretter, OG, Cornell
239. San Francisco 49ers: Sam Barrington, ILB, South Florida
240. Baltimore Ravens: DeMontre Hurst, CB, Oklahoma
Projected Compensatory Picks
241. Philadelphia Eagles: Keith Pough, OLB, Howard
242. Cincinnati Bengals: Ty Powell, DE, Harding
243. Baltimore Ravens: Jeff Baca, OG, UCLA
244. Pittsburgh Steelers: Nigel Malone, CB, Kansas St.
245. Seattle Seahawks: Collin Klein, QB, Kansas St.
246. Seattle Seahawks: Greg Reid, CB, Valdosta St.
247. Atlanta Falcons: Corey Fuller, WR, Virginia Tech
248. Cincinnati Bengals: Montel Harris, RB, Temple
249. San Francisco 49ers: Alec Lemon, WR, Syracuse
250. Detroit Lions: Ryan Allen, P, Louisiana Tech
251. San Francisco 49ers: Prentiss Waggner, CB/S, Tennessee
252. Tennessee Titans: Tommy Bohanan, FB, Wake Forest
253. Atlanta Falcons: Manase Foketi, OT, West Texas A&M
254. Kansas City Chiefs: Zach Line, FB, SMU