The biggest names in free agency have almost all found homes for the 2016 season, which puts the NFL draft picture into a clearer perspective.
Many teams have already filled needs, while others have created holes by failing to re-sign free agents.
With that in mind, here's a look at an updated mock draft based on free-agency moves and rumors swirling around the league.
|NFL Mock Draft|
|1||Tennessee Titans||Laremy Tunsil||OT||Ole Miss|
|2||Cleveland Browns||Jalen Ramsey||DB||Florida State|
|3||San Diego Chargers||Joey Bosa||LB||Ohio State|
|4||Dallas Cowboys||DeForest Buckner||DL||Oregon|
|5||Jacksonville Jaguars||Myles Jack||LB||UCLA|
|6||Baltimore Ravens||Vernon Hargreaves III||CB||Florida|
|7||San Francisco 49ers||Jared Goff||QB||California|
|8||Philadelphia Eagles||Ronnie Stanley||OT||Notre Dame|
|9||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Shaq Lawson||DE||Clemson|
|10||New York Giants||Josh Doctson||WR||TCU|
|11||Chicago Bears||Carson Wentz||QB||North Dakota State|
|12||New Orleans Saints||A'Shawn Robinson||DT||Alabama|
|13||Miami Dolphins||Ezekiel Elliott||RB||Ohio State|
|14||Oakland Raiders||Eli Apple||CB||Ohio State|
|15||Los Angeles Rams||Paxton Lynch||QB||Memphis|
|16||Detroit Lions||Sheldon Rankins||DT||Louisville|
|17||Atlanta Falcons||Darron Lee||LB||Ohio State|
|18||Indianapolis Colts||Taylor Decker||OT||Ohio State|
|19||Buffalo Bills||Kevin Dodd||DE||Clemson|
|20||New York Jets||Leonard Floyd||LB||Georgia|
|21||Washington Redskins||Vernon Butler||DT||Louisiana Tech|
|22||Houston Texans||Laquon Treadwell||WR||Ole Miss|
|23||Minnesota Vikings||Corey Coleman||WR||Baylor|
|24||Cincinnati Bengals||Michael Thomas||WR||Ohio State|
|25||Pittsburgh Steelers||Jack Conklin||OT||Michigan State|
|26||Seattle Seahawks||Cody Whitehair||OG||Kansas State|
|27||Green Bay Packers||Reggie Ragland||LB||Alabama|
|28||Kansas City Chiefs||Mackensie Alexander||CB||Clemson|
|29||Arizona Cardinals||Noah Spence||LB||Eastern Kentucky|
|30||Carolina Panthers||Jason Spriggs||OT||Indiana|
|31||Denver Broncos||Jaylon Smith||LB||Notre Dame|
11. Chicago Bears: Carson Wentz
Jay Cutler has had a tumultuous career in Chicago, and the Bears may be on the verge of cutting ties with their polarizing quarterback.
According to Spotrac, Cutler is under contract through 2020, but it would take a very small cap hit to cut him loose after the conclusion of the upcoming season.
Even without a replacement in place, the Bears would have to seriously consider moving on from Cutler given the significant cap space they would save.
By adding Carson Wentz in the first round, the Bears' decision to part with Cutler would be even easier to handle.
From Wentz's perspective, this would be one of the ideal landing spots. With limited experience against top competition he isn't ready for a starting role in 2016, but in Chicago he could redshirt a year before being handed the reins.
13. Miami Dolphins: Ezekiel Elliott
According to Bleacher Report's Jason Cole, the Dolphins are having internal discussions about targeting Ezekiel Elliott with the 13th pick:
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Cole noted that head coach Adam Gase is interested in adding a "cutback runner" to the Dolphins offense, and he may view Elliott as one of his only options after losing Lamar Miller and missing out on C.J. Anderson and Chris Johnson in free agency.
Elliott is a well-rounded back and more than just a cutback runner, but that is an element of the game at which he excels. His change-of-direction ability ranks among the best running backs in this class, and it would make sense for Gase to target him in the first round.
It's unfortunate that the Dolphins have reached this point due to their many other needs, but it appears as though they may be forced to target Elliott on draft day after whiffing on their main free-agent targets.
15. Los Angeles Rams: Paxton Lynch
How desperate are the Rams to start fresh with a new quarterback in Los Angeles? That's the question that will determine this selection.
Few draft experts have Paxton Lynch ranked as a viable top-15 selection. Rotoworld's Josh Norris, for example, has Lynch ranked 60th overall, making him a fringe 2nd-round prospect.
But we've seen many teams reach for quarterbacks in the middle of the first round since the rookie wage scale lessened the financial risk of such a gamble.
Another franchise might pass on Lynch in this scenario, but as the Rams head to a new city the decision process feels different. Can the Rams really expect to win over a new fanbase with Nick Foles or Case Keenum at quarterback?
Owners have been known to meddle with draft-day decisions when quarterbacks are involved, and this selection could end up being as much about Rams owner Stan Kroenke wanting to give the new fanbase hope as it is about making a good football decision.
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