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NFL Mock Draft 2009, An Unexpected Twist: Part Two

NFL News And RumorsAnalyst IMarch 27, 2009

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 27:  Running back Knowshon Moreno #24 of the Georgia Bulldogs scoes a touchdown past linebacker Rashad Johnson #49 and defensive lineman Milton Talbert #90 of the Alabama Crimson Tide at Sanford Stadium on September 27, 2008 in Athens, Georgia. Alabama defeated Georgia 41-30.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

The draft is about a month away, and with free agency well under way, we are beginning to see a clearer picture of what each team still needs to make their 16-game trek a successful one. Heres my mock picks 11-20.

11- Buffalo Bills- Michael Oher, OT

After losing G Derrick Dockery in free agency Oher is a perfect candidate to slide in at LG next to Pro Bowler Jason Peters. He also provides insurance in case Peters contract does not formulate and he leaves. They could also go LB here.

12- Denver Broncos- Aaron Maybin, DE

By far the most active team in free agency, creating some high priced position battles between veterans. Grabbing Maybin would fill a desperate need of creating depth along the defensive line, and that has been an Achilles' heel of this defense.

They already revamped the secondary, and added depth in the LB corps, shoring up the DL is the next task for them.

13- Washington Redskins- Everette Brown, DE

With Maybin getting snagged ahead of them they go with Brown who would fill the void left by the release of Jason Taylor, and would pair with DE Andre Carter to form a formidable pass rushing duo.

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14- New Orlean Saints- Knowshon Moreno, RB

The Saints have revamped there secondary, and retained the majority of the pieces they wanted to, only losing FS Josh Bullocks to Chicago. With teams going to a two-RB system Pairing Moreno with Reggie Bush gives the Saints a perfect complement to the slippery, speedy, Reggie Bush.

15- Houston Texans- Jeremy Maclin, WR

This team is young and dynamic on the offensive side of the ball. Giving QB Matt Schaub a deep threat to complement All Pro Andre Johnson completes this offense.

16- San Diego Chargers- Tyson Jackson, DE

After losing starting DE Igor Olshansky, look for them to shore up the Defensive Line, Tyson Jackson is a perfect fit for the 3-4 defense.

17- New York Jets- Percy Harvin, WR

The Jets add a younger Laveranues Coles, they seem content with their QB situation, or I think they would have stepped up their efforts with getting Cutler.

18- Chicago Bears- Mark Sanchez, QB

A shocker, but is it really? The Bears need a QB, Kyle Orton is not a franchise QB, Sanchez could be the answer and is a good value here.

19- Tampa Bay Buccaneers- Vontae Davis, CB

After losing Phillip Buchanon in free agency, this seems like a logical fit, they like their offense, and could also use help at DL and LB.

20- Detroit Lions- Josh Freeman, QB

Getting Jason Smith was the first part, now he needs a QB to protect. Detroit isn't likely to begin winning overnight, Freeman could get some on the job training, or could even sit behind veteran Daunte Culpepper.

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