NFL Mock Draft 2011: Kiper, McShay and 10 Experts Battle

John LorgeSenior Writer IMarch 22, 2011

NFL Mock Draft 2011: Kiper, McShay and 10 Experts Battle

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    2011 NFL Mock Draft's are starting to really shape up now that the 40's have been run at the combine and the teams are starting to get to know the prospects well on a personal level.  While we still have a little more than a month to go until the 2011 NFL Draft in late April, some prospects have solidified their spots in the top 10, and the No. 1 overall pick is still up for grabs.

    For this mock draft I gathered the most recent mocks of nine other NFL draft experts.  They include ESPN's Mel Kiper and Todd McShay, CBS' Rob Rang and Chad Reuter, National Football Post's Wes Bunting, Sports Illustrated's Don Banks,'s Bucky Brooks and Pat Kirwan, and Pro Football Weekly's Nolan Nawrocki.

    All have their own unique takes on how the 2011 NFL Draft will pan out.  Keep in mind the very best mockers will only get around 30 percent of the picks right, and that's usually after the top pick has been decided previous to the draft.

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1. Carolina Panthers

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    The majority is quickly shifting towards Blaine Gabbert as the top overall pick.  He had a good-enough pro day and is considered the safer pick of the two.

    The Panthers have scheduled a visit and workout with Cam Newton, something they haven't done with Gabbert yet, and is the more attractive prospect.

    Some mockers feel the Panthers will draft the top player on the board, regardless of position.

    Lorge - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
    Kiper - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    McShay - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama
    Rang - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    Reuter - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    Bunting - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
    Banks - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    Brooks - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
    Kirwan - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
    Nawrocki - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama


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2. Denver Broncos

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    Denver needs help on the defensive line for sure. That being said, the team is taking a very hard look at Peterson, who is deserving of the pick, and there would be no better mentor for him than Champ Bailey.

    Lorge - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
    Kiper - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
    McShay - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
    Rang - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama
    Reuter - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
    Bunting - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
    Banks - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama
    Brooks - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama
    Kirwan - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama
    Nawrocki - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson


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3. Buffalo Bills

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    One of the top two QBs should still be on the board here, and whoever remains would be a great pick for Buffalo.  The Bills can start the season aiming for the playoffs with Ryan Fitzpatrick and once they're out of the hunt give the future of the franchise some run.

    Defense and OL are the biggest needs for the Bills, but Chan Gailey needs a versatile guy to run his system and he can't keep his job if he goes 0-16 hunting for Andrew Luck.

    Lorge - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    Kiper - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama
    McShay - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    Rang - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
    Reuter - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
    Bunting - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama
    Banks - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
    Brooks - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
    Kirwan - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
    Nawrocki - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M


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4. Cincinnati Bengals

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    Most think the Bengals, who could be without T.Ochocinco, will draft the talented A.J. Green here.  The need and talent fits, but it isn't the most typical Bengals pick.

    Cincy has never been scared off by red flags (Andre Smith, Pacman Jones, Carlos Dunlap, TO, Tank Johnson), and they seem to weigh a majority of their draft evaluations based on what players have done on the gridiron.  Nick Fairley screams Bengals.

    Lorge - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
    Kiper - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
    McShay - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
    Rang - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
    Reuter - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
    Bunting - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
    Banks - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
    Brooks - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
    Kirwan - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
    Nawrocki - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia


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5. Arizona Cardinals

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    One of the most consensus picks of the draft.  Half have the Cards going with a QB, which doesn't seem to be Larry Fitzgerald's top choice.  The other see the Cards taking the most talented player left on my board, Von Miller.

    Lorge - Von Miller, LB, Texas A&M
    Kiper - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
    McShay - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
    Rang - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
    Reuter - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
    Bunting - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
    Banks - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
    Brooks - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    Kirwan - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    Nawrocki - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri


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6. Cleveland Browns

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    If the Browns can get their hands on Green it seems like they will take him.  They could also grab Julio Jones if they like him more.

    Many mockers have the Browns passing on Patrick Peterson, but if he lasts till six, I think he comes off the board.  Peterson is a much better prospect than Joe Haden, who they got at seven last year.

    Lorge - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
    Kiper - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
    McShay - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
    Rang - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
    Reuter - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama
    Bunting - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
    Banks - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
    Brooks - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
    Kirwan - A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
    Nawrocki - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama


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7. San Francisco 49ers

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    If Patrick Peterson is still here, the Niners either have to take him or trade with someone who wants to.  Same goes for Von Miller.

    If both are gone, I think the next thought turns to QB.  Gabbert might not be there, and while many have been slamming Ryan Mallett, everyone doesn't feel the same on him.  An experienced and successful 6'7" SEC QB with a rare arm shouldn't leave the top 10.

    Lorge - Ryan Mallett, QB, Arkansas
    Kiper - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
    McShay - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
    Rang - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
    Reuter - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    Bunting - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
    Banks - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
    Brooks - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
    Kirwan - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
    Nawrocki - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU


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8. Tennessee Titans

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    If Nick Fairley slides all the way to eight, he would be a nice pickup for the Titans. He has some very similar traits to Albert Haynesworth.

    The word out of Tennessee is that Vince Young is still out, which means a new QB needs to come in.  The team is showing a lot of interest in Jake Locker. Most analysts say he won't make it into the second round, and maybe not out of the top 12.

    Lorge - Jake Locker, QB, Washington
    Kiper - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
    McShay - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
    Rang - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
    Reuter - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
    Bunting - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
    Banks - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
    Brooks - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
    Kirwan - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
    Nawrocki - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn


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9. Dallas Cowboys

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    Many have been putting Prince Amukamara on the Cowboys for months now, and while he could help the team, I'm not buying it.  Dallas has said they are confident in their corners and really their safeties are the problem.

    I see Dallas either going with a 3-4 DE like Dareus, Watt or Jordan.  OT is very realistic too with Marc Colombo on the ropes.

    Lorge - Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama
    Kiper - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
    McShay - Tyron Smith, OT, Southern California
    Rang - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
    Reuter - Tyron Smith, OT, Southern California
    Bunting - Tyron Smith, OT, Southern California
    Banks - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
    Brooks - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
    Kirwan - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
    Nawrocki - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin


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10. Washington Redskins

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    With multiple big needs on the roster, the Skins could be looking several directions.  Julio Jones adds up, as does a front-seven defender.

    The Skins are showing a lot of interest in Tyron Smith recently, and he fits their tackle mold (Trent Williams).  Going OL will allow Washington to do everything better on O.

    Lorge - Tyron Smith, OT, USC
    Kiper - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
    McShay - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
    Rang - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
    Reuter - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
    Bunting - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
    Banks - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
    Brooks - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
    Kirwan - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin
    Nawrocki - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska


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11. Houston Texans

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    All signs point to defense for Houston, although I wouldn't mind seeing an offense featuring Andre Johnson and Julio Jones.

    The Texans need a corner like Amukamara—even Jimmy Smith would be a fit.  Some feel Robert Quinn is the pick, but I get the impression teams are lower on him than mockers and Houston has some options off the edge already.

    Lorge - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
    Kiper - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin
    McShay - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
    Rang - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    Reuter - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
    Bunting - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
    Banks - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
    Brooks - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
    Kirwan - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    Nawrocki - Brandon Harris, CB, Miami


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12. Minnesota Vikings

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    The Vikings seem like prime candidates to trade up for a QB because that is really the only position keeping them out of the playoffs.

    Due to his knee injury it looks like former top prospect Bowers is sliding fast, though, and he would be a great pickup for Minnesota, un-cuffing them from the productive, but potentially expensive, Ray Edwards.

    OTs are also in play here, but I think that need has been over-hyped this offseason.

    Lorge - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
    Kiper - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
    McShay - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College
    Rang - Jake Locker, QB, Washington
    Reuter - Jake Locker, QB, Washington
    Bunting - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
    Banks - Jake Locker, QB, Washington
    Brooks - Da'Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
    Kirwan - Tyron Smith, OT, Southern California
    Nawrocki - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina


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13. Detroit Lions

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    The Lions are another team that could use an upgrade on the offensive line.  If defensive talent slides, I think they will go BPA, and if the D talent goes early, it should leave Detroit with their pick of the OTs.

    Amukamara would be ideal, but I think picking the top DE on the board with payoff the most for Detroit because of the attention Suh gets.

    Lorge - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    Kiper - Tyron Smith, OT, Southern California
    McShay - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
    Rang - Tyron Smith, OT, Southern California
    Reuter - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
    Bunting - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College
    Banks - Tyron Smith, OT, Southern California
    Brooks - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College
    Kirwan - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
    Nawrocki - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin


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14. St. Louis Rams

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    If you believe Julio Jones lasts till 14, then you believe that is where he comes off the board.  If someone moves on him earlier, then the Rams can continue upgrading their defense.

    Defensive tackles and ends both make sense.

    Lorge - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
    Kiper - Corey Liuget, DT, Illinois
    McShay - Corey Liuget, DT, Illinois
    Rang - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
    Reuter - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
    Bunting - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    Banks - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
    Brooks - Corey Liuget, DT, Illinois
    Kirwan - Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
    Nawrocki - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri


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15. Miami Dolphins

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    Call me crazy.  I know Mark Ingram fits the need for Miami, he's a big name and has earned a first-round grade.  He runs 10 yards faster than his peers and the next 30 yards much slower.

    The Dolphins had some serious problems with their interior offensive line this season, and there are other good backs in this draft to fill Miami's holes (that Pouncey will be creating).

    Also, I don't think Mike will last longer than his brother did.

    Lorge - Mike Pouncey, G/C, Florida
    Kiper - Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
    McShay - Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
    Rang - Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
    Reuter - Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
    Bunting - Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
    Banks - Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
    Brooks - Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
    Kirwan - Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
    Nawrocki - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn


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16. Jacksonville Jaguars

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    I was saddened to see Chad Reuter change his pick from Ryan Kerrigan to Aldon Smith because he is the one who opened my eyes to it.  The two prospects are both capable of producing sacks; one does it with his high motor and the other with pure pass rushing talent.  I will take the former.

    Lorge - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
    Kiper - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
    McShay - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
    Rang - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
    Reuter - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
    Bunting - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
    Banks - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    Brooks - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
    Kirwan - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
    Nawrocki - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa


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17. New England Patriots

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    If the Pats are targeting Watt here, I think it's a great pick.  He has the size to move around on the line and the ability to get his hands on a lot of balls when he can't actually pressure the QB.

    I do think this is the draft where the Pats will start to pre-build their offensive line, and Castonzo is the most well-rounded tackle prospect in the draft.

    Lorge - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College
    Kiper - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
    McShay - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin
    Rang - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin
    Reuter - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    Bunting - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin
    Banks - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin
    Brooks - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
    Kirwan - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College
    Nawrocki - Cameron Jordan, DE, California


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18. San Diego Chargers

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    The Chargers need playmakers.  I think this is a little too early for a receiver like Jon Baldwin (who SD might try to trade for in the late first), so the Chargers should look at upgrading their defense.

    If Robert Quinn is to last this long, he would be a great pick for SD because they are never afraid to gamble on a high-upside prospect.  Muhammad Wilkerson fits that mold too, and if a talented 5-tech is around, it will be hard for SD to pass.

    Lorge - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
    Kiper - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    McShay - Muhammad Wilkerson, DT, Temple
    Rang - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    Reuter - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin
    Bunting - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
    Banks - Cameron Heyward, DE, Ohio State
    Brooks - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin
    Kirwan - Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina
    Nawrocki - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue


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19. New York Giants

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    The Giants are one of the toughest teams to mock because they don't have any huge needs but they do have several spots than need depth or upgrades.

    If the Giants don't address the OL here, look for them to take a defender with size like Akeem Ayers, Martez Wilson or Jimmy Smith.

    Lorge - Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
    Kiper - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
    McShay - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
    Rang - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
    Reuter - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College
    Bunting - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
    Banks - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College
    Brooks - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
    Kirwan - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin
    Nawrocki - Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama


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20. Tampa Bay Bucs

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    Word is the Bucs are going DE.  The only question is how many will come off the board before 20?

    If they are left with only Justin Houston and Adrian Clayborn, they could wait for a value pick and take Akeem Ayers here.

    Lorge - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin
    Kiper - Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
    McShay - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    Rang - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
    Reuter - Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
    Bunting - Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
    Banks - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
    Brooks - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
    Kirwan - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
    Nawrocki - Tyron Smith, OT, Southern California


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21. Kansas City Chiefs

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    Nobody knows what KC will do.  They need help almost everywhere on defense, and they want to run the ball well, which means an elite offensive line.

    Most recently they have scheduled a workout with Wilkerson, a small school prospect isn't a traditional Piloi move, but a DE is.

    Lorge - Muhammad Wilkerson, DT, Temple
    Kiper - Akeem Ayers, OLB, UCLA
    McShay - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin
    Rang - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College
    Reuter - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin
    Bunting - Phil Taylor, DT, Baylor
    Banks - Stephen Paea, DT, Oregon State
    Brooks - Tyron Smith, OT, Southern California
    Kirwan - Phil Taylor, DT, Baylor
    Nawrocki - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida


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22. Indianapolis Colts

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    Both CBS analysts recently changed their selections to OT Derek Sherrod, which seems like they may be on to something.  The questions about Nate Solder's ability to start from day one makes me think Indy will pass on him, but Sherrod seems more ready for action.

    I previously had Indy going with Stephen Paea, who would be a great fit in their scheme.

    Lorge - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State
    Kiper - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College
    McShay - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
    Rang - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State
    Reuter - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State
    Bunting - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin
    Banks - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
    Brooks - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin
    Kirwan - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
    Nawrocki - Anthony Castonzo, OT, Boston College


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23. Philadelphia Eagles

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    Gabe Carimi is an Andy Reid OT, and he is the top tackle on my board in the 2011 NFL Draft. 

    A hybrid secondary guy would help the Eagles, but I don't see them passing on Carimi. 

    The 23rd pick in the last two drafts has been OT as well in the form of Bryan Bulaga and Michael Oher.

    Lorge - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin
    Kiper - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin
    McShay - Akeem Ayers, OLB, UCLA
    Rang - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin
    Reuter - Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
    Bunting - Brandon Harris, CB, Miami
    Banks - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisconsin
    Brooks - Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
    Kirwan - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State
    Nawrocki - Aaron Williams, CB, Texas


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24. New Orleans Saints

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    The Saints' biggest needs are on the front seven.  The Saints love to bring their backers, which makes a versatile guy like Akeem Ayers an ideal pick to me.  Others see NO going with defensive ends whether that guy is a DE/DT tweener or your DE/OLB hybrid.

    Lorge - Akeem Ayers, LB, UCLA
    Kiper - Muhammad Wilkerson, DT, Temple
    McShay - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
    Rang - Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
    Reuter - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
    Bunting - Marvin Austin, DT, North Carolina
    Banks - Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
    Brooks - Akeem Ayers, OLB, UCLA
    Kirwan - Cameron Heyward, DE, Ohio State
    Nawrocki - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado


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25. Seattle Seahawks

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    A traditional pick you see mockers throwing out is Jake Locker to Seattle, but when you really think about it, that doesn't make sense for a team coming off of an NFC West crown.

    If there is a plug-and-play starter on the OL like Pouncey, it's a great pick. If not, I think Seattle will turn their attention to the defensive backfield.

    Lorge - Aaron Williams, CB, Texas
    Kiper - Jake Locker, QB, Washington
    McShay - Jake Locker, QB, Washington
    Rang - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
    Reuter - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
    Bunting - Ryan Mallett, QB, Arkansas
    Banks - Ryan Mallett, QB, Arkansas
    Brooks - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State
    Kirwan - Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
    Nawrocki - Corey Liuget, DT, Illinois


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26. Baltimore Ravens

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    It's another popular local boy pick, but Torrey Smith going to Baltimore doesn't seem ideal.  I understand the need for speed, though I don't see Ozzie Newsome reaching on a questionable receiver, especially when they just paid for a legit one.

    Ideally if Sherrod is off the board, Baltimore would trade down.

    Lorge - Stephen Paea, DT, Oregon State
    Kiper - Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
    McShay - Cameron Heyward, DE, Ohio State
    Rang - Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
    Reuter - Torrey Smith, WR, Maryland
    Bunting - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State
    Banks - Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
    Brooks - Torrey Smith, WR, Maryland
    Kirwan - Torrey Smith, WR, Maryland
    Nawrocki - Muhammad Wilkerson, DT, Temple


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27. Atlanta Falcons

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    Atlanta can be proud of how their defense played last season, but the one obvious place for improvement is in the sack department.  Justin Houston or Adrian Clayborn seem like the best bets, but I have Aldon Smith sliding here; admittedly I am low on him as a prospect. 

    Lorge - Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
    Kiper - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
    McShay - Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
    Rang - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
    Reuter - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
    Bunting - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
    Banks - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
    Brooks - Titus Young, WR, Boise State
    Kirwan - Brandon Harris, CB, Miami
    Nawrocki - Lance Kendricks, TE, Wisconsin


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28. New England Patriots

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    The top rumor is that NE is going to trade this pick to SD, who would take Jon Baldwin in my estimation.  If NE keeps the pick, some believe they will continue, or start the pre-build of their OL.  They also have picks in the second round, but one may already belong to Allen Bailey.

    Lorge - Stefen Wisniewski, G/C, Penn State
    Kiper - Leonard Hankerson, WR, Miami
    McShay - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
    Rang - Danny Watkins, OG, Baylor
    Reuter - Jabaal Sheard, DE, Pittsburgh
    Bunting - Danny Watkins, OG, Baylor
    Banks - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
    Brooks - Cameron Jordan, DE, California
    Kirwan - Muhammad Wilkerson, DT, Temple
    Nawrocki - Jake Locker, QB, Washington


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29. Chicago Bears

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    If you watched Chicago Bears football this year, you know their offensive line had serious trouble blocking anything at times.

    Either a tackle could slide or Chicago could pick up one of the fringe guys.  I have Nate Solder missing the first round completely, and he would fit here as Kiper suggests.

    With Tommy Harris gone, I like Corey Liuget to fill that hole; he has been skyrocketing since his bowl game.

    Lorge - Corey Liuget, DT, Illinois
    Kiper - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
    McShay - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State
    Rang - Corey Liuget, DT, Illinois
    Reuter - Corey Liuget, DT, Illinois
    Bunting - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
    Banks - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State
    Brooks - Muhammad Wilkerson, DT, Temple
    Kirwan - Aaron Williams, CB, Texas
    Nawrocki - Orlando Franklin, OG, Miami


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30. New York Jets

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    Not everyone needs a NT like Phil Taylor, but the Jets are one of those teams because it looks like Kris Jenkins is done.  While Pat Williams could be a one- or two-year filler, a guy like Taylor provides more disruption along the LOS.

    An edge rusher or OG would also be welcomed in NY.

    Lorge - Phil Taylor, DT, Baylor
    Kiper - Rahim Moore, S, UCLA
    McShay - Phil Taylor, DT, Baylor
    Rang - Phil Taylor, DT, Baylor
    Reuter - Muhammad Wilkerson, DT, Temple
    Bunting - Akeem Ayers, OLB, UCLA
    Banks - Phil Taylor, DT, Baylor
    Brooks - Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
    Kirwan - Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
    Nawrocki - Danny Watkins, OG, Baylor


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31. Pittsburgh Steelers

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    Pittsburgh needs to make sure they come out of this draft with two things: corners and offensive linemen.  Each can be found late in the first round.

    Lorge - Brandon Harris, CB, Miami
    Kiper - Danny Watkins, OG, Baylor
    McShay - Orlando Franklin, OG, Miami
    Rang - Brandon Harris, CB, Miami
    Reuter - Brandon Harris, CB, Miami
    Bunting - Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
    Banks - Aaron Williams, CB, Texas
    Brooks - Brandon Harris, CB, Miami
    Kirwan - Danny Watkins, OG, Baylor
    Nawrocki - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State


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32. Green Bay Packers

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    There has been a lot of talk about GB adding another edge rusher to take advantage of the attention Clay Matthews will get next season.  If Green Bay wants a versatile guy, they can move inside or outside. Martez Wilson or Akeem Ayers would be nice picks.

    If the Packers want a true pass rusher, they will look to the high-motored Brooks Reed or talented Justin Houston.

    Lorge - Brooks Reed, DE, Arizona
    Kiper - Brooks Reed, OLB, Arizona
    McShay - Brooks Reed, OLB, Arizona
    Rang - Muhammad Wilkerson, DT, Temple
    Reuter - Akeem Ayers, LB, UCLA
    Bunting - Benjamin Ijalana, OT, Villanova
    Banks - Muhammad Wilkerson, DT, Temple
    Brooks - Martez Wilson, ILB, Illinois
    Kirwan - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
    Nawrocki - Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia


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