2013 NFL Draft: Full 1st-Round Mock, Complete with Projected Trades

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2013 NFL Draft: Full 1st-Round Mock, Complete with Projected Trades
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In a year with so much parity in the NFL draft, the unpredictable has become borderline random.

Analysts and evaluators spend months—if not longer—doing preliminary research on an annual basis to try to predict what will go down each April, when every fan has reason for optimism regarding his or her team finding its next big star.

At their core, mock drafts should fall into one of two categories: what one thinks should happen on draft day and what one thinks will happen on draft day.

This one takes the form of the latter, attempting to sift through the smokescreens of GMs’ comments, assess team needs and match highly rated prospects (from several sources) to each draft position in the first round.

Eight trades—plus the St. Louis Rams’ and Washington Redskins’ pre-draft pact concerning Robert Griffin III—took place on Day 1 in 2012. I projected seven.

Will your team be the one to hurdle the draft order for its franchise cornerstone?

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