2009 Final Seven Round Mock Draft

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2009 Final Seven Round Mock Draft
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ROUND ONE:

1. Detroit: QB, Matthew Stafford, Georgia
The Lions need a new face to the franchise.  Stafford brings that and all the tools to start the rebuilding process.

2. St. Louis: LT, Jason Smith, Baylor
Smith is the best tackle in the draft, and with the loss of Pace, St. Louis is looking for an upgrade on the O-Line.

3. Kansas City: LB, Aaron Curry, Wake Forest
Bill Pioli comes in and gets the new face to his defense, something that has been lacking in KC for quite a while.

4. Seattle: WR, Michael Crabtree,Texas Tech
Despite the addition of T.J. Houshmanzadeh, Seattle’s WR corps is still weak and Crabtree is the best player in the draft.

5. Cleveland: OLB, Brian Orakpo, Texas
Cleveland was worst in the league at getting to the quarterback last year and Orakpo is the best pass rusher in the draft.

6. Cincinnati: LT, Andre Smith, Alabama
Despite the off the field incidents, Smith is an outstanding left tackle and, if he can watch his weight, could be a star.

7. Oakland: LT, Eugene Monroe, Virginia
Once thought of as a top two pick, Monroe has slid off boards just a bit, but the Raiders are desperate for a LT.

8. Jacksonville: DT, B.J. Raji, Boston College
I have not seen too many mock drafts with Raji going to the Jags, but with their aging DT’s it is not out of the question.

9. Green Bay: OLB, Aaron Maybin, Penn State
Maybin is shooting up draft boards, after his excellent Pro Day, and will be able to come in right away and help the 3-4.

10. San Francisco: OLB, Everette Brown, Florida State
This may be a bit of a reach, but San Francisco needs a pass rusher, as Manny Lawson is looking more and more like a bust.

11. Buffalo: DE, Robert Ayers, Tennessee
The addition of T.O. allows Buffalo to focus on the defensive line and with Aaron Schobel turns 32 this year, it s a no-brainer on Ayers.

12. Denver: DE, Tyson Jackson, LSU
The best 3-4 defensive end in the draft goes to the team that probably needs him the most. Denver looks to stop the run with Jackson's help

13. Washington: QB, Mark Sanchez, Southern Cal
Washington is not sold on Campbell, as seen by the Cutler rumors, and Sanchez is way too good of value to pass on here.

14. New Orleans: CB, Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio State
I believe Jenkins will be able to make the transition to free safety and will start there for the Saints.

15. Houston: LB, Brian Cushing, Southern Cal
Houston will go with their biggest need in Round 1 and that is, far and away, outside linebacker. Cushing starts from Day 1.

16. San Diego: RB, Chris Wells, Ohio State
LT will be on the wrong side of 30, when the year starts, and Wells and Sproles will be an amazing combination in the future.

17. New York Jets: WR, Jeremy Maclin, Missouri
New York desperately needs an upgrade at wideout, after the departure of Coles, and Maclin is a home run threat.

18. Denver: LB, Rey Maualuga, Southern Cal
Opting to stay with defense, the Broncos get my favorite defensive player and a leader on defense.

19. Tampa Bay: CB, Vontae Davis, Illinois
Ronde Barber will be 34 next year, and other than Aquib Talib, there are no starting corners on this roster.

20. Detroit: LT, Michael Oher, Ole Miss
Oher has slipped on many people’s boards and is a very quiet prospect, but the Lions grab him to protect Stafford.

21. Philadelphia: RB, Knowshon Moreno, Georgia
Brian Westbrook is getting up there in age and without a replacement on the roster, they get a steal in Moreno.

22. Minnesota: CB, Darius Butler, Connecticut
Minnesota has wide receiver needs but they opt to go with the defensive help in a division with now Matt Stafford, Aaron Rodgers, and Jay Cutler.

23. New England: LB, Larry English, Northern Illinois
Outside linebacker is the biggest concern for New England.  English is as versatile as anyone in the draft.

24. Atlanta: LB, Connor Barwin, Cincinnati
Barwin can play either the DE or LB position and will add depth to an aging defense and could start at outside linebacker.

25. Miami: WR, Darius Heyward-Bey,Maryland
Might not seem like this pick makes sense, but after Ginn and maybe Camarillo, the Dolphins have no receivers.

26. Baltimore: WR, Hakeem Nicks, North Carolina
He has his weight back down and should become a favorite target of Joe Flacco for years to come.

27. Indianapolis: DT, Peria Jerry, Ole Miss
Easily the Colts’ biggest need and the best defensive tackle left on the board, Perry is sure to start right away in Indy.

28. Buffalo: TE, Brandon Pettigrew, Oklahoma State
Pettigrew is the best all around tight end in the draft and adds another weapon on this now dangerous Bills offense.

29. New York Giants: LB, James Lauranitis, Ohio State
Antonio Pierce struggled last year and they do not have a replacement for him. Lauranitis might even battle for the starting nod.

30. Tennessee: WR, Kenny Britt, Rutgers
It seems as though every year the Titans should take wide reciever and they don’t. Britt is a huge target with great hands.

31. Arizona: RB, Donald Brown, Connecticut
Arizona’s running game is struggling and Edge’s days are numbered. Brown and Tim Hightower should form a great duo.

32. Pittsburgh: LT, Ebon Britton, Arizona
Pittsburgh won the Super Bowl last year with an aging offensive line. Something needs to give and Britton is the answer.

ROUND TWO:

33. Detroit: FS, William Moore, Missouri
The Lions adressed the cornerback position in the offseason and they continue the overhaul by grabbing the best safety.

34. New England: RT, Phil Loadholdt, Oklahoma
Loadholdt will play right tackle in the NFL and that is exactly what the Patriots are tyring to improve in the draft.

35. St. Louis: WR, Percy Harvin, Florida
Harvin will drop in the draft because of field concerns, but St. Louis is desparate and grabs a great athlete.

36. Cleveland: WR, Brian Robiskie, Ohio State
The Browns will most likely be down Stallworth and Edwards next year and will need a go-to guy.

37. Seattle: LT, William Beatty, Connecticut
The Seahawks need to get much youger on the O-Line and will get Walter Jones’s replacement in Beatty.

38. Cincinnati: C, Alex Mack, California
The overhaul on the offensive line continues with the versatile Mack who should start at center from Day 1.

39. Jacksonville: CB, D.J. Moore, Vanderbilt
Experiments at cornerback have failed for the Jaguars and they desperately need to upgrade the position.

40. Oakland: FS, Louis Delmas, Western Michigan
Other than Michael Huff, the Raiders have no safety worth starting. Delmas had a poor combine but is a great talent.

41. Green Bay: DE, Jarron Gilbert, San Jose State
Gilbert will play defensive end in the 3-4. The Packers are looking for depth in Gilbert to go with Cullen Jenkins and Johnny Jolly.

42. Buffalo: LB, Clay Matthews, Southern Cal
Matthews plays Weak side LB and that is the position that Buffalo is looking to address in the draft to improve their defense.

43. San Francisco: QB, Josh Freeman, Kansas State
While San Francisco might not be looking to acquire Freeman, he is too good of value to pass on here.

44. Miami: CB, Alphonso Smith, Wake Forest
With the departure of Andre Goodman, cornerback is a need and Smith is the best one left in the draft.

45. New York Giants: TE, Jared Cook, South Carolina
Cook has been shooting up draft boards lately and the Giants could use some playmakers with Burress gone.

46. Houston: DT, Ziggy Hood, Missouri
Amobi Okoye took a step back but should be just fine for the future, but aside from him they need some serious help.

47. New England: TE, Shawn Nelson, Southern Miss
Nelson is extremely athletic and is great in the passing game and will give Tom Brady another weapon on offense.

48. Denver: C, Eric Wood, Louisville
After addressing defense with the first two picks, Tom Nalen’s replacement is picked and is great value at this point.

49. Chicago: WR, Mohamed Massaquoi, Georgia
Jay Cutler is going to need some more weapons on offense and Massaquoi is the best receiver left on the board.

50. Cleveland: RB, LeSean McCoy, Pittsburgh
Cleveland’s running game is very sub-par and Jamal Lewis’ tank is running on empty, so the Browns go and get McCoy.

51. Dallas: FS, Patrick Chung, Oregon
With the departure of Roy Williams, a safety must be added to the backfield and Chung is the best one on the board.

52. New York Jets: DE, Michael Johnson, Goergia Tech
Johnson is one the best athletes in the draft but is very inconsistent, but will be able to play multiple positions in the 3-4.

53. Philadelphia: DE, Lawrence Sidbury, Richmond
As a small school DE, Sidbury is very athletic and puts up great numbers. He will add depth to the defensive line.

54. Minnesota: C, Max Unger, Oregon
With Matt Birk leaving, a hole is left at the center position and Unger is able to play center and both guard positions.

55. Atlanta: NT, Ron Brace, Boston College
Brace has a lot of potential but has yet to put it all together.  Atlanta needs an upgrade at the true nose tackle.

56. Miami: LB, Clint Sintim, Virginia
Sintim is one of the few players in the draft with experience at the 3-4 position and an outstanding pass rusher.

57. Baltimore: DE, Roy Miller, Texas
A DT in college, Miller will move to the defensive end position and add another rotation player to Baltimore’s D-line.

58. New England: CB, Sean Smith, Utah
New England uses their last of three second round picks on depth at cornerback, hoping Smith can become a number one.

59. Carolina: DT, Sen’derrick Marks, Auburn
Marks is a very underrated tackle that provides a solid player and addresses a big need for the Panthers.

60. New York Giants: WR, Juaquin Igleasias, Oklahoma
With the departure of Burress, the position needs to be addressed and Iglesias is the best available on the board.

61. Indianapolis: LB, Kaluka Maiava, Southern Cal
A very fast, athletic linebacker that will fit perfect into the Colts’ defensive scheme.

62. Tennessee: CB, Jarius Byrd, Oregon
Nick Harper will be 35 and the Titans really need some help opposite of Cortland Finnegan.

63. Arizona:DE, Paul Kruger, Utah
The Cardinals need to address the position and Kruger gives them a good body in the 3-4 scheme.

64. Pittsburgh: CB, Sherrod Martin, Troy
With the loss of Bryant McFadden, depth at the position is needed and Martin is an excellent cornerback with good speed.

ROUND THREE:

65. Detroit: LB, Cody Brown, Connecticut
As it seems to be with the Lions, every pick is a good pick and Brown is good value here in the 3rd round.

66. St. Louis: LB, Darry Beckwith, LSU
St. Louis shores up their middle linebacker position with Beckwith who played in many big games as Tiger.

67. Kansas City, OG, Duke Robinson, Oklahoma
Adrian Jones needs to be replaced at the right guard position and Robinson is a huge body with good speed.

68. Seattle: CB, Donald Washington, Ohio State
Depth is a concern at the DB position for the Seahawks and Washington gives them a good dime back.

69. Dallas: WR, Derrick Williams, Penn State
The loss of Terrell Owens and Miles Austin is a concern, so the Cowboys take the next best available wideout.

70. Cincinnati: WR, Pat White, West Virginia
The loss of T.J. Houshmanzadeh is also a concern for the Bengals and Pat White is a playmaker that can be used many ways.

71. Oakland: OL, Andy Levitre, Oregon State
Offensive line depth is a problem for the Raiders and they finally address it here, picking up the versatile Levitre.

72. Jacksonville: LT, Jamon Meridith, South Carolina
Losing out on the “Big 3″ tackles, the Jaguars go and find their replacement for Khalif Barnes in Meredith.

73. Green Bay: TE, Cornelius Ingram, Florida
Donald Lee is not overly productive and the verdict is still out on Jermichael Finley and his maturity at the NFL level.

74. San Francisco: WR, Ramses Barden, Cal Poly
Josh Morgan is up and coming, but Issac Bruce is on his way out and free agent Brandon Jones hasn’t been great anywhere.

75. Buffalo: S, Rashad Johnson, Alabama
Aside from Dante Whitner, there are not many safeties on the Bills’ roster worthy of getting the starting nod.

76. New York Jets: RB, Andre Brown, NC State
Thomas Jones is bound to slow down one day and Leon Washington is more of a feature back than anything.

77. Houston: S, Darcel McBath, Texas Tech
Both starters are back from last year’s team but are hardly all-pros. An upgrade is needed.

78. San Diego: OL, T.J. Lang, Eastern Michigan
Lang will have the oppourtunity to start at either position on the right side of the line and has a good shot at starting.

79. Denver: CB, Bradley Fletcher, Iowa
Champ Bailey and Dre Bly are both up there in years and it’s time to start looking ahead to keep the defense solid.

80. Washington: DE, Kyle Moore, Southern Cal
Trying to fill the void of Jason Taylor, Moore will add good depth to the defensive line that needs playmakers.

81. Tampa Bay: DT, Fili Moala, Southern Cal
The Bucs are always getting better on defense and Moala is no exception as he should come in and start.

82. Detroit: TE, Chase Coffman, Missouri
Stafford gains another weapon in Coffman, who produced great numbers and is a great all-around tight end.

83. Green Bay: LT, Xavier Fulton, Illinois
With Mark Tausche most likely not coming back and Chad Clifton aging, Fulton has a chance to start in a few years.

84. Denver: DT, Terrance Taylor, Michigan
Taylor has the ability to play nose tackle as the Broncos’ overhaul of the defense continues in the draft.

85. Philadelphia: WR, Louis Murphy, Florida
DeSean Jackson has turned out to be a nice player but there is little depth at wide receiver on the roster.

86. Minnesota: WR, Deon Butler, Penn State
After failing to pick up Housh in free agency, WR is still a need for the Vikings and can get help with the speedster Butler.

87. Miami: OG, Kraig Ubrik, Wisconsin
Ubrik is a good value pick and the Dolphins could use more depth on their offensive line.

88. Baltimore: TE, Anthony Hill, NC State
Todd Heap is well past his prime and a replacement is neccesary as Joe Flacco gets another weapon.

89. New England: RB, Shonn Greene, Iowa
New England has had many average running backs over the last two years, but Greene could be a star in this system.

90. Atlanta: TE, James Casey, Rice
Casey is one of my favorite players in the draft as he can line up annywhere on the field and be a factor.

91. New York Giants: OG, Tyronne Green, Auburn
The Giants have a solid O-line but depth is still an issue and Green provides a big body that could compete one day.

92. Indianapolis: WR, Quinten Lawrence, McNeese State
The loss of Marvin Harrison has left a gap at the wide revceiver spot, and Lawrence will be able to compete for a #3 spot.

93. Carolina: CB, Keenan Lewis, Oregon State
The Panthers have solid starters but depth remains an issue, especially with the loss of Ken Lucas.

94. Tennessee: DT, Sammie Lee Hill, Stillman
The void left by Albert Haynesworth must be filled somehow, and the little-known Hill can make an impact.

95. Arizona: TE, Travis Beckum, Wisconsin
I am not sold on any of the current tight ends on Arizona’s roster right now, and Beckum has all the tools.

96. Pittsburgh: S, Chip Vaughn, Wake Forest
With the loss of Anthony Smith, the Steelers get back some depth by obtaining the bruiser Vaughn.

97. New England: DE, Alex Magee, Purdue
Magee adds good depth to the Patriots’ aging defensive line and will be a good rotational player.

98. Cincinnati: FB, Tony Fiammetta, Syracuse
The Bengals do not have a fullback on the roster and Fiammetta is capable of doing multiple things and will start in Cincy.

99. Chicago: S, Chris Clemons, Clemson
Clemons is a safety I really like and the Bears could use an upgrade as well as depth in the defensive backfield.

100. New York Giants: RB, Cedric Peerman, Virginia
Peerman is just like Derrick Ward and will help re-form the three headed monster with Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw.

ROUND FOUR:

101. Dallas: CB, Macho Harris, Virginia Tech
Dallas could use another cornerback after losing Anthony Henry this year in the trade with Detroit.

102. Kansas City: NT, Chris Baker, Hampton
The 3-4 defense needs a great nose tackle, and while the Chiefs have good defensive ends, they need a tackle to complete the line.

103. St. Louis: CB, Mike Mickens, Cincinnati
St. Louis has a great starter in Ron Bartell but depth is still needed and Mickens has had great production at Cincinnati.

104. Cleveland: CB, Coye Francis, San Jose St.
Cleveland gave up way too many yards through the air last year and it was mainly due to a lack of depth.

105. Seattle: RB, Rashard Jennings, Liberty
The Seahawks have not been stable at running back since Shaun Alexander left and Jennings is an intruiging prospect.

106. Cincinnati: DE, Mitch King, Iowa
The Bengals have gotten little production out of their defensive ends the last two years. Hopefully King can change that.

107. Jacksonville: WR, Brandon Gibson, Washington St.
Jacksonville is in need of a solid wide receiver and Gibson is a huge sleeper in this draft.

108. Miami: NT, Dorell Scott, Clemson
Jason Ferguson will be 35 next year and the Dolphins have no one currently to take his place or be in the rotation next year.

109. Green Bay: LB, Zach Follet, California
Follet will move inside in the 3-4 defense and will be a good rotational player for the Packers, as well as on special teams.

110. Buffalo: OG, Herman Johnson, LSU
Johnson is an absolute beast at 6′7″, 364 pounds and will provide good depth for a new Bills offensive line.

111. San Francisco: OT, Fenuki Tupou, Oregon
Marvel Smith has had a tough time staying healthy and Tupou will offer a good line player that can play either side.

112. Houston: CB, Kevin Barnes, Maryland
The Texans have always had decent prospects at CB, but no one has ever really panned out. Barnes will start in the dime spot.

113. San Diego: S, Michael Hamlin, Clemson
Eric Weddle has become a nice free safety in his first year, but there are question marks at the other safety spot.

114. Denver: LB, Brandon Williams, Texas Tech
Denver’s defense becomes much better with the 3-4 pass rusher Williams who will be in the rotation right away.

115. New York Jets: QB, Nate Davis, Ball State
Although Davis’ stock has dropped since his magical season, he still has a lot of upside if he can work on his mechanics.

116. New Orleans: LB, Marcus Freeman, Ohio State
New Orleans does not have much depth at linebacker and Freeman will have the chance to start outside next year.

117. Dallas: LB, Danell Ellerbe, Georgia
With Zach Thomas leaving and Keith Brooking well past his prime, depth at the position is neccesary for the Cowboys.

118. New Orleans: RB, Javon Ringer, Michigan St.
The loss of Duece McAllister leaves a “thunder” for Reggie Bush’s “lightning” and Ringer will provide this.

119. Chicago: C, Antoine Caldwell, Alabama
Caldwell brings versatility to the Bears and could eventually take over for Olin Kruetz in a few years.

120. Tampa Bay: DE, Phillip Hunt, Houston
Tampa Bay needs to revamp the defensive line as there is not much talent there past Gaines Adams.

121. Buffalo: OT, Trevor Canfield, Cincinnati
With the trading of Jason Peters going down, Buffalo needs to add more depth and does so here with Canfield.

122. Houston: OT, Cornelius Lewis, Tennessee State
The Texans do not have the best offensive line and, outside of Duane Brown, no one really stands out to me.

123. Baltimore: CB, Asher Allen, Georgia
Allen is a very underrated cornerback and provides great depth for an already solid but aging defensive backfield.

124. New England: LB, Jason Phillips, TCU
Phillips is a very underrated player and New England can never have enough good linebackers.

125. Atlanta: CB, Captain Munnerlyn , South Carolina
Atlanta’s cornerbacks are subject after the loss to Dominique Foxworth and Munnerlyn has an awesome name.

126. Oakland: WR, Johnny Knox, Abilene-Christian
Wide reciever has been a sore subject for the Raiders, but it won’t be as big a need if Javon Walker can come back healthy.

127. Indianapolis: RB, James Davis, Clemson
Davis reminds me a lot of Darren Sproles and if you ask the Colts, they think Sproles is pretty darn good.

128. Carolina: OL, Jonathon Luigs, Arkansas
Losing two backups in Geoff Hangartner and Frank Omiyale really hurt the depth of the offensive line.

129. New York Giants: S, Emmanuel Cook, South Carolina
Cook has all the skills to be a great safety in the league but did not perform outstanding at the combine.

130. Tennessee: LB, Tyrone McKenzie, South Florida
Tennessee has older but effiicient linebackers, but depth is an issue that the underrated McKenzie can fix.

131. Arizona: OG, Louis Vasquez, Texas Tech
The starting offensive unit is solid for the Cardinals, but depth is a concern as Vasquez is a steal here.

132. Pittsburgh: DE, Vance Walker, Georgia Tech
The starters are getting older and Walker is a big body that will free up a lot on the outside.

133. San Diego: DE, Matt Shaughnessy, Wisconsin
The loss of Igor Olshansky leaves a void at the defensive end position that Shaughnessy can fill.

134. San Diego: CB, Mark Parson, Ohio
Rumor of Antonio Cromartie leaving faded, but they still do not know what they have with him and their depth is average.

135. Tennessee: OT, Gerald Cadogan, Oklahoma
Outside of their outstanding starters, depth is a huge problem at the tackle position and will have to addressed in the draft.

136. Indianapolis: OT, Tony Kropog, Tulane
Indianapolis has decent starters at the tackle position but position changes have made the depth skeptical.

ROUND FIVE:

137. Seattle: S, David Bruton, Notre Dame
The Seahawks have reliable starters in Deon Grant and Brian Russell but can find an upgrade in Bruton.

138. Atlanta: S, Derek Pegues, Mississippi State
The loss of Lawyer Milloy has the safety position a big question mark for the Falcons.

139. Kansas City: WR, Aaron Kelly, Clemson
Kelly is one of my favorite prospects in the draft, and at 6′5″, he will be a Randy-Moss like target for Matt Cassell in the red zone.

140. Chicago: RB, Mike Goodson, Texas A&M
Matt Forte is an outstanding running back but the depth after his is average at best.

141. Philadelphia: LB, Nic Harris, Oklahoma
Harris showed a lot of promise coming into this year but did not perform as well. Still, he will be a boost for the Eagles.

142. Cincinnati: DT, Vance Walker, Georgia Tech
There is no sure-fire starter for the Bengals at this position, so Walker will get a chance to start and make the rotation.

143. Atlanta: DE, David Veikune, Hawaii
Veikune gives good depth for the Falcons but Jamaal Anderson has been less than stellar with just two sacks in two seasons.

144. Jacksonville: RB, Kory Sheets, Purdue
With the departure of Fred Taylor, Sheets is a good pick to back-up newly paid Maurice Jones-Drew.

145. Green Bay: OG, Ray Feinga, BYU
Ted Thompson usually takes a flyer on little-known offensive linemen in the middle rounds of drafts and will do so this year.

146. San Francisco: CB, Ladarius Webb, Nicholls State
Webb is a small school prospect but will see serious time next year if Shawntae Spencer does not come back well from his ACL injury.

147. Buffalo: S, Kevin Ellison, Southern Cal
Outside of Donte Whitner, the Bills are very thin at the safety position and Ellison has the potential to start.

148. San Diego: LB, Jonathon Casillias, Wisconsin
The loss of Shawne Merriman exposed the Chargers to some extent and getting depth here is important in the 3-4.

149. Denver: QB, Rhett Bomar, Sam Houston St.
While Kyle Orton will do the job for now, Romar gives good depth and a potential star with good arm strength.

150. Washington: OL, A.Q. Shipley, Penn State
Washington needs upgrades on the offensive line and Shipley is an outstanding center.

151. New York Giants: LB, Jason Williams, Western Illinois
Williams is the best player available at this point and provides more depth at the outside linebacker position.

152. Houston: DE, Victor Butler, Oregon St.
Butler will give the Texans depth at the other defensive end spot away from Mario Williams.

153. Philadelphia: LB, Corey Smith, Cincinnati
The Eagles have average starters outside and an upgrade will need to happen next year for this group of over-achievers.

154. Chicago: WR, Brandon Tate, North Carolina
The Bears are not one wide receiver away from having a decent group, so this position will be addressed more than once.

155. Tampa Bay: WR, Austin Collie, BYU
Joey Galloway and Ike Hilliard have been released and past Antonio Bryant, there are no real starters on the team.

156. Dallas: CB, Jerraud Powers, Auburn
Powers is the best player available for the Cowboys who can use more depth in the defensive backfield.

157. Philadelphia: S, C.J. Spillman, Marshall
The loss of Brian Dawkins is big for the Eagles and replacing him will be important. Spillman is very good in coverage.

158. Minnesota: OT, Jason Watkins, Florida State
Watkins will have a chance to start right away at right tackle for the Vikings who are currently weak the position.

159. Philadelphia: OT, Sebastian Vollmer, Houston
Jason Peters is a start, but with most needs already filled up at this point, another tackle only makes the line stronger.

160. St. Louis: LB, Ashlee Palmer, Mississippi State
The Rams go and address the outside linebacker position here and bring in a lot of potential with Palmer.

161. Miami: TE, Davon Drew, East Carolina
Anthony Fasano is good enough to get the job done but with David Martin as the only backup, Drew will be an upgrade.

162. Baltimore: LB, Scott McKillop, Pittsburgh
McKillop gives very good depth at the inside linebacker position, where the Ravens are getting very old.

163. Carolina: WR, Kevin Olgetree, Virginia
Mushim Muhammad did a nice job last year, but past Steve Smith and Dwayne Jarrett they have nothing.

164. New York Giants: DE, Orion Martin, Virginia Tech
Martin will give the best defensive line in football more depth and a speed rusher.

165. Indianapolis: WR, Tiquan Underwood, Rutgers
Indianpolis adds another wide receiver to the mix with Underwood, who is very versatile and can return kicks.

166. Dallas: DE, Pannel Egboh, Stanford
The Cowboys, with a ton of picks, are able to address all areas and pick up a solid defensive end in Egboh.

167. Arizona: DT, Terrance Knighton, Temple
Byran Robinson will be 35 next year and Gabe Watson and Alan Branch have not been overly impressive to date.

168. Pittsburgh: LB, Daniel Holtzclaw, Eastern Michigan
Larry Foote is getting older and while the LB’s are outstanding on this team, another one can’t hurt this strong defense.

169. Pittsburgh: WR, Mike Wallace, Mississippi
Pittsburgh has good starters and Limas Sweed has potential, but depth is still a problem.

170. New England: WR, Mike Thomas, Arizona State
The loss of Jabar Gaffney leaves a hole on the depth chart for the Patriots and Thomas is a playmaker.

171. San Francisco: TE, John Phillips, Virginia
Vernon Davis does not fit the convential tight end role and Phillips is an exceptional blocker.

172. Dallas: DE, Orien Martin Virginia Tech
Anthony Spencer and Greg Ellis have not produced much aside from DeMarcus Ware, and improvement and depth is neccesary.

173. Tennessee: C, Edwin Williams, Maryland
Kevin Mawae is another year older and his time in the NFL has to be coming to a close, and the Titans currently have no one else to take his place.

ROUND SIX:

174. Detroit: CB, Morgan Trent, Michigan
Detroit’s secondary, like most of their team units, struggled last year and Trent provides good depth with big game experience.

175. Kansas City: K, David Buehler, Southern Cal
Connor Barth led the way for the Chiefs as the kicker, but a replacement is needed and Buehler is by far the best kicker.

176. Atlanta: OG, Anthony Parker, Tennessee
Atlanta’s starters are excellent but depth is a concern and both guards are free agents after next year.

177. Cleveland: DE, Rickey Jean-Francois, LSU
Jean-Francois will provide good depth at the defensive end spot in the 3-4 for the Browns.

178. Seattle: LB, Deandre Levy, Wisconsin
Levy will have a chance to start right away for the Seahawks due to the departure of Julian Peterson.

179. Cincinnati: RB, Glen Coffee, Alabama
Chris Perry and Kenny Watson were less than stellar, and I would not rely on Cedric Benson to be the running back for a full season.

180. Jacksonville: OT, Joel Bell, Furman
Even with Meredith, depth is still an issue and Bell gives the Jaguars a good body to worth with in training camp.

181. Miami: DE, Will Johnson, Michigan
With the loss of Vonnie Holliday, Philip Merling becomes the starter and depth is needed on the defensive line.

182. Green Bay: RB, Ian Johnson, Boise State
Johnson’s production dropped off from last year, but he is still good enough to try to earn a roster spot on most NFL rosters.

183. Buffalo: FB, Quinn Johnson, LSU
Three Johnson’s go in a row here as the Bills pick up a much needed fullback in Quinn Johnson.

184. San Francsico: CB, Jason McCourty, Utah
Depth is still an issue as the 49er’s nab their second cornerback of the draft in McCourty.

185. Denver: TE, Bear Pascoe, Fresno State
With so many needs filled in this draft, the Broncos go for the best player available and that is Pascoe.

186. Washington: LB, Anthony Felder, California
After the Redskins cut Marcus Washington, there is now a void at strongside linebacker that needs to be addressed.

187. Green Bay: CB, Domonique Johnson, Jackson State
Johnson wasn’t outstanding in off-season drills but he has a nose for the football and plays great on-the-field football.

188. Houston: RB, Jeremiah Johnson, Oregon
Steve Slaton is proving to be an every down back, but after him Houston has little to show for their running backs.

189. San Diego: LB, Jasper Brinkley, South Carolina
Brinkley is great value here and will join the rotation of solid linebackers in San Diego.

190. Tampa Bay: QB, Mike Reilly, Central Washington
Reilly has great size at 6′3″ and will join a long list of Bucs quarterbacks trying to vie for the starting gig.

191. Chicago: OL, Cecil Newman, Tennessee St.
Orlando Pace is getting up there in years and a replacement will ultimately be needed, something the Bears do not have currently.

192. Detroit: DT, Myron Pryor, Kentucky
Detroit signed Grady Jackson this off-season but work is still needed to be done on the defensive line.

193. New York Jets: LB, Worrell Williams, California
Williams is very good value here and will work the inside linebacker position in Rex Ryan’s 3-4 scheme.

194. Philadelphia: CB, Joe Burnett, Central Florida
Philadelphia has been rumored to have Lito Sheppard on the trading block, so a cornerback here makes sense.

195. Philadelphia: WR, Sammie Straughter, Oregon State
Butler will help in the wide recevier department, but Straughter is a much bigger target for Donovan McNabb and co.

196. St. Louis: QB, Graham Harrell, Texas Tech
While some believe Harrell was fully a product of his offense, I believe there is a lot of talent there and this pick is a steal.

197. Dallas: OL, Jon Cooper, Oklahoma
The Cowboys finally address the offensive line which is solid up front but could use more depth like all teams in the league.

198. Baltimore: RB, Arian Foster, Tennessee
Leron McCaain was a great find and Willis McGahee should recover from his scary injury, but Foster adds good depth.

199. New England: QB, Brian Hoyer, Michigan State
With the loss of Matt Cassell, Hoyer can be brought in to battle for a spot on team as Tom Brady’s backup.

200. New York Giants: CB, Clover Quin, New Mexico
New York does not have many needs, but adding depth to the defensive backfield is never a bad thing.

201. Indianapolis: C, Keith Gray, Connecticut
Jeff Saturday will not last forever and finding a replacement for him is vital, and Gray is a sleeper to do the trick.

202. Carolina: DE, Nader Abdallah, Ohio State
With not many draft needs, the Panthers nab a very athletic defensive end in Abdallah.

203. Tennessee: RB, Antone Smith, Florida State
Smith is a good little running back that will provide depth to a good Titans running game. Smith has outstanding speed.

204. Arizona: WR, Quan Cosby, Texas
If Anquan Boldin ends up getting traded, finding a replacement for him will bump everyone up on the depth chart, leaving room for Cosby.

205. Pittsburgh: OT, Bobby Lepori, Fresno State
Simply good to get depth on the aging and average Pittsburgh offensive line.

206. Tennessee: OG, Andy Kemp, Wisconsin
Wisconsin offensive linemen usually pan out to be pretty good players, and Kemp will not be an exception to that rule.

207. New England: FB, Brannan Southerland, Georgia
Bill Belichek loves his fullbacks and I can see him doing some fun things with Southerland who can do it all.

208. Dallas: DT, Daryl Richard, Georgia Tech
With so many needs filled, Dallas goes with Richard to shore up the defensive line more.

209. Cincinnati: CB, Cary Harris, Southern Cal
Harris will provide good depth for the Bengals who now have legal troubles at this position in Leon Hall.

ROUND SEVEN:

210. Dallas: WR, Brooks Foster, North Carolina
Miles Austin was lost as well as T.O., so having numbers here will be important at the wide receiver position.

211. St. Louis: OG, Robert Brewster,Ball State
St. Louis could always use more depth on the offensive line, and Brewster is the best available.

212. Kansas City: CB, Ryan Palmer, Texas
Palmer is a solid cornerback and adds depth to the aging Kansas City backfield.

213. Seattle: LB, Morrty Ivy, West Virginia
Lofa Tutupu is an oustanding linebacker but there is not much behind him depth-wise.

214. Miami: OG, Jamie Thomas, Maryland
Thomas is a big body that might be able to make the team on an aging Kansas City offensive line.

215. Cincinnati: DT, Tez Doolittle, Auburn
Bodies on the defensive line never hurt, and adding Doolittle will be good for training camp.

216. Oakland: OG, Greg Isdaner, Wake Forest
Isdaner provides good depth on the offensive line and could battle to see time in his first year.

217. Tampa Bay: S, Otis Wiley, Michigan State
I really like what I see from Wiley and he offers a good body for the Tampa 2.

218. Green Bay: DT, Ra’Shon Harris, Oregon
It is important to have a lot of bodies on the defensive line in the 3-4, and Harris may be able to break the rotation.

219. San Francisco: DT, Demonte Bolden, Tennessee
San Francisco has aging DT’s and Bolden gives the Niners a good body for training camp.

220. Buffalo: CB, Ryan Mouton, Hawaii
Mouton is a good player that will join a very young defensive backfield for the Bills.

221. Minnesota: QB, David Johnson, Tulsa
Sage Rosenfels was brought in this year but it might spell doom for Tavaris Jackson or Gus Frerotte next year.

222. New Orleans: LB, Frantz Joseph, Florida Atlantic
Jon Vilma has been a nice addition to the team but they do not have a lot of depth behind him.

223. Houston: DT, Corey Irvin, Clemson
More depth on the defensive line helps the Texans with thier second defensive tackle of the draft.

224. San Diego: FB, Brock Bolen, Louisville
Bolen will try to give the Chargers a pure run blocking fullback like they had in prior years with Lorenzo Neal.

225. Denver: CB, Ellis Lankster, West Virginia
Also holders of ten draft picks, Lankster is the best player available at this point.

226. Pittsburgh: OG, Rich Ohrnberger
Penn State Simply put, the Steelers have addressed all their needs and Ohrnberger is the best guard left.

227. Dallas: RB, Gartrell Johnson, Colorado State
Johnson is a sleeper pick but is on the rise in many mocks and gives depth to a Dallas team with plenty of running backs.

228. New York Jets: TE, Cameron Morrah, California
The Jets like Dustin Keller but could use some better depth behind him and Morrah is very good value.

229. Chicago: DE, Rulon Davis, California
Chicago’s defensive line has been good but is getting older and Davis will provide depth like most 7th round picks.

230. Philadelphia: LB, Antonio Appleby, Virginia
At the 10th draft pick for the Eagles, best player available seems like a good way to go.

231. Minnesota: WR, Marko Mitchell, Nevada
Two wide receivers in the draft will be important for Minnesota as they try to drastically improve the position.

232. Jacksonville: S, Steven Hodge, TCU
Jacksonville gets the best player available and still gets a nice player in Hodge who has great physical tools.

233. Tampa Bay: WR, Jamarko Simmons, Western Michigan
The Bucs continue to build on their depth and Simmons is a real sleeper in this year’s draft.

234. New England: CB, Bruce Johnson, Miami
New England finally ends their run of draft picks and they take project in Johnson.

235. Denver: RB, Javarris Williams, Tennessee State
Denver loves their running backs and, although they have brought in free agents, none of them are anything special.

236. New York Giants: LB, Stryker Sulak, Missouri
Also on their 10th draft pick, the best player available is Stryker Sulak so the Giants take a flyer on him.

237. Indianapolis: P, Kevin Huber, Cincinnati
With Hunter Smith not being re-signed, the Colts need a decent punter and Smith is by far the best one in the draft.

238. Miami: CB, Gregory Toler, St. Paul’s
A little known prospect with excellent speed and great jump on the ball, but lacks a little in size.

239. Tennessee: LB, Josh Mauga, Nevada
More depth to a position that the Titans are looking to gain in for the future.

240. Arizona: OT, Augustus Parrish, Kent State
Arizona gets good depth with Parrish and a massive body to work with.

241. Pittsburgh: DE, Josh Gaines, Penn State
The Steelers probably will not go with another defensive end, but I like what I see with Gaines.

242. Tennessee: S, Jake Ingram, Hawaii
Ingram is the best player left in the draft and Tennessee has addressed all of their needs.

243. Washington: CB, Woodny Turenne, Louisville
Washington has addressed many needs in the darft, and Turenne is the best available player at this point.

244. San Francisco: RB, Tyrell Sutton, Northwestern
Sutton had a great year and while he does not possess the numbers of a stud running back, he is a very hard worker.

245. Seattle: RB, Devin Moore, Wyoming
The Seahawks address the running back position with another depth guy and a sleeper in the draft.

246. Chicago: LB, Anthony Heygood, Purdue
Heygood provides a solid body for the linebacker corps and could get some good work in on special teams.

247. Seattle: DT, Clinton McDonald, Memphis
They gave Colin Cole big money, showing that this is obviously an area of concern for them.

248. Seattle: QB, Stephen McGee, Texas A&M
Matt Hasselback will not go forever and you have to worry about depth at the position. McGee is a nice project.

249. Cincinnati: WR, Taurus Johnson, Central Florida
Cincinnati comes back with another wide receiver to add depth and a speedster.

250. Jacksonville: DE, Neefy Moffet, Florida State
Jacksonville’s defensive line is pretty young but could still use some improvement overall.

251. Chicago: CB, Lydell Saergant, Penn State
Chicago’s cornerbacks are solid but could always use good depth, and Saergant produced well at Penn State.

252. Cincinnati: QB, Drew Willy, Buffalo
Carson Palmer should be good to go and Rex Grossman gives them depth, but there’s not much after that.

253. Jacksonville: WR, Maurice Covington, Virginia
Wide receiver depth is huge and Covington is a very underrated prospect that can contribute to this team.

254. Arizona: P, Jacob Richardson, Miami (OH)
Ben Graham is an OK punter, but compeititon is always good for punters.

255. Detroit: RB, Marlon Lucky, Nebraska
Kevin Smith was excellent last year, but long term I don’t like anyone else on that roster for the Lions.

256. Kansas City: FB, Jason Cook, Mississippi
Cook will come in and compete for a starting spot, but it not likely to make the final roster.

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