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Pre-Senior Bowl Mock Draft

Jan 18, 2012 12:12 PM EST

I always like to do a mock before the Senior Bowl, the crown jewel of the workout/all-star circuit, and then do one the day after I leave Mobile. Every coach, scout, and agent is there and it’s the best time--better than the Combine--to get legitimate opinions on prospects, including many that aren’t in the game.

It’s still way too early for any hope of finality or accuracy; team draft boards are still in the formative stages, and many teams are still working on filling out their coaching staffs. This is an early guess as to what might play out.

As always, this represents what I think the given teams would do in the given situations. It does not necessarily reflect what I would do in the same situation.

Round 1

1. Indianapolis Colts: Andre Luck, QB, Stanford. No change necessary, you can carve this in marble and tattoo it on your face.

2. St. Louis Rams: Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor. RG3 will be the #2 pick, but it won’t be the Rams taking him. They will trade back and take Blackmon, Claiborne, or perhaps Michael Floyd, depending on how far back they drop.

3. Minnesota Vikings: Matt Kalil, T, USC. This pick is also for sale, though Rick Speilman would be wise to keep it and upgrade the OL.

4. Cleveland Browns: Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State. If they stay put this pick seems likely. The Browns are one of the more active traders on draft day and this year figures to be no exception.

5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU. Tampa Bay might lose both starting corners and plays in a division with Brees, Newton, and Ryan. You do the math…

6. Washington Ethnic Slurs: Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, Alabama. It would surprise nobody if the Ethnic Slurs moved up to get RG3, but failing that they could look to shore up the back end of the defense. The recent marijuana charge is no big deal.

7. Jacksonville Jaguars: Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame. Might be a reach, but he will rise during workout season and the Jaguars never shy away from doing their own thing. They have to get Gabbert more weapons.

8. Carolina Panthers: Michael Brockers, DT, LSU. Continuing the youth movement up front with the most dynamic line player in this draft.

9. Miami Dolphins: Luke Kuechly, LB, Boston College. Outstanding tackler that shores up the middle of the field defense. I’ve heard they are scouting the WR class extensively though.

10. Buffalo Bills: Quinton Coples, DE, North Carolina. Big-time boom/bust pass rusher for a team that desperately needs one.

11. Kansas City Chiefs: Riley Reiff, T, Iowa 12. Seattle Seahawks: Nick Perry, DE, USC 13. Arizona Cardinals: Jonathan Martin, T, Stanford 14. Dallas Cowboys: Janoris Jenkins, CB, North Alabama 15. Philadelphia Eagles: Courtney Upshaw, LB, Alabama 16. New York Jets: Alshon Jeffery, WR, South Carolina 17. Cincinnati Bengals (from OAK): Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama 18. San Diego Chargers: Melvin Ingram, DE/OLB, South Carolina 19. Chicago Bears: Dont’a Hightower, LB, Alabama 20. Tennessee Titans: Devon Still, DT, Penn State 21. Cincinnati Bengals: Mark Barron, S, Alabama 22. Cleveland Browns (from ATL): David Decastro, G, Stanford 23. Detroit Lions: Zach Brown, LB, North Carolina 24. Pittsburgh Steelers: Zebrie Sanders, T, Florida State 25. Denver Broncos: Alfonzo Dennard, CB, Nebraska 26. Houston Texans: Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor 27. New England Patriots (from NO): Jerel Worthy, DT, Michigan State 28. Green Bay Packers: Dontari Poe, NT, Memphis 29. New York Giants: Ronnell Lewis, LB, Oklahoma 30. Baltimore Ravens: Peter Konz, C, Wisconsin 31. San Francisco 49ers: Dwight Jones, WR, North Carolina 32. New England Patriots: Chase Minnifield, CB, Virginia

Round 2

33. Indianapolis Colts: Cordy Glenn, G, Georgia 34. St. Louis Rams: Lamar Miller, RB, Miami FL 35. Minnesota Vikings: Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State 36. Cleveland Browns: Dwayne Allen, TE, Clemson 37. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Kelechi Osemele, T/G, Iowa State 38. Washington Ethnic Slurs: Mohammed Sanu, WR, Rutgers 39. Jacksonville Jaguars: Colby Fleener, TE, Stanford 40. Carolina Panthers: Leonard Johnson, CB, Iowa State 41. Miami Dolphins: Ryan Tannehill, QB, Texas A&M 42. Buffalo Bills: Casey Hayward, CB, Vanderbilt 43. Kansas City Chiefs: Michael Brewster, C, Ohio State 44. Seattle Seahawks: Brandon Weeden, QB, Oklahoma State 45. Philadelphia Eagles (from ARI): Mike Adams, T, Ohio State 46. Dallas Cowboys: Bruce Irvin, DE/OLB, West Virginia 47. Philadelphia Eagles: Vontaze Burfict, LB, Arizona State 48. New York Jets: Chris Polk, RB, Washington 49. New England Patriots (from OAK): Vinny Curry, DE, Marshall 50. San Diego Chargers: Brian Quick, WR, Appalachain State 51. Chicago Bears: Robert Turbin, RB, Utah State 52. Tennessee Titans: Keenan Robinson, LB, Texas 53. Cincinnati Bengals: Markelle Martin, S, Oklahoma State 54. Atlanta Falcons: Whitney Mercilus, DE, Illinois 55. Detroit Lions: Ryan Miller, G/T, Colorado 56. Pittsburgh Steelers: Doug Martin, RB, Boise State 57. Denver Broncos: Shawn Prater, CB, Iowa 58. Houston Texans: Lucas Nix, G, Pittsburgh 59. New Orleans Saints: AJ Jenkins, WR, Illinois 60. Green Bay Packers: Jared Crick, DE, Nebraska 61. New York Giants: James Michael Johnson, LB, Nevada 62. Baltimore Ravens: Sean Spence, LB, Miami FL 63. San Francisco 49ers: Billy Winn, DE, Boise State 64. New England Patriots: Brandon Thompson, DT, Clemson

Round 3

65. Indianapolis Colts: Bernard Pierce, RB, Temple 66. St. Louis Rams: Jamell Fleming, CB, Oklahoma 67. Minnesota Vikings: Amini Silatolu, G, Midwestern State 68. Cleveland Browns: Terence Ganaway, RB Baylor 69. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Travis Lewis LB, Oklahoma 70. Washington Ethnic Slurs: Levy Adcock, T, Oklahoma State 71. Jacksonville Jaguars: David Molk, C, Michigan 72. Chicago Bears (from CAR): Jordan White, WR, Western Michigan 73. Miami Dolphins: Brandon Taylor, S, LSU 74. Buffalo Bills: Orson Charles, TE, Georgia 75. Kansas City Chiefs: Ryan Broyles, WR, Oklahoma 76. Seattle Seahawks: Joe Adams, WR/RS, Arkansas 77. Arizona Cardinals: Devier Posey, WR, Ohio State 78. Dallas Cowboys: George Iloka, S, Boise State 79. Philadelphia Eagles: Ladarius Green, TE, Louisiana Lafayette 80. New York Jets: Matt McCants, T, UAB 81. Oakland Raiders: Used to take Terrelle Pryor 82. San Diego Chargers: Ben Jones, C, Georgia 83. Chicago Bears: Brandon Boykin, CB, Georgia 84. Tennessee Titans: Jermaine Kearse, WR, Washington 85. Cincinnati Bengals: Eric Page, WR, Toledo 86. Atlanta Falcons: David Wilson, RB, Virginia Tech 87. Detroit Lions: Trenton Robinson, S, Michigan State 88. Pittsburgh Steelers: Olivier Vernon, DE, Miami FL 89. Denver Broncos: Trevor Guyton, DE, California 90. Houston Texans: Harrison Smith, S, Notre Dame 91. New Orleans Saints: Dequan Menzie, CB, Alabama 92. Green Bay Packers: Audie Cole, LB, North Carolina State 93. New York Giants: Brock Osweiler, QB, Arizona State 94. Baltimore Ravens: Sergio Kelemente, G, Washington 95. San Francisco 49ers: Stephon Gilmore, DB, South Carolina 96. New England Patriots: Marvin McNutt, WR, Iowa

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