Sabo Says…

Here is a look at Jim Sabo's Mock First Round of this year's NFL Draft.

1. Rams – Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma – Spags would love to improve his defense with one of the two big DTs, but he also needs to fix his wretched QB situation. Bradford is the best of a poor lot.

2. Lions – Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska – It's a coin flip between Suh and Gerald McCoy. The Lions take Suh because of his superior strength.

3. Buccaneers – Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma – The Bucs are happy to select McCoy, who could very well be the best player in the draft.

4. Redskins – Jimmy Clausen, QB, Notre Dame – Shanahan will keep Jason Campbell around for a year while he builds for the future with Clausen, his QB.

5. Chiefs – Eric Berry, DB, Tennessee – The Chiefs have many needs, but Berry is an elite prospect. Berry could play corner or safety.

6. Seahawks – Russell Okung, OT, Oklahoma State – With Walter Jones about to retire the Seahawks grab the best left tackle. He will be a mainstay.

7. Browns – Joe Haden, CB, Florida – The Browns nab the best corner in the draft and he will help an inconsistent secondary.

8. Oakland – Bruce Campbell, OT, Maryland – Campbell was one of the stars of the Combine. He is truly a great athlete and Al Davis loves athletes.

9. Bills – Bryan Bulaga, OT, Iowa – The Bills need major help at OT and Bulaga is a tough guy who will fit in well.

10. Jaguars – Derrick Morgan, OLB, Georgia Tech – The Bills will be unveiling their new 3-4 defense and Morgan is the edge rusher they need.

11. Broncos (from Bears) – Dez Bryant, WR, Oklahoma State – They may need to replace Brandon Marshall. Bryant brings size and excellent hands.

12. Dolphins – Golden Tate, WR, Notre Dame – Tate has great run after the catch ability and the Fins desperately need an upgrade at WR.

13. 49ers – Anthony Davis, OT, Rutgers – Davis goes west to fill a void at right tackle for the Niners.

14. Seahawks (from Broncos) – Jason Pierre-Paul, OLB, South Florida – Pierre-Paul is very athletic with pass rush potential and the Seahawks must improve their pass rush.

15. GIANTS – Rolando McClain, LB, Alabama – He is a good athlete and he has leadership potential. McClain would be an instant starter at MLB.

16. Titans – Brandon Graham, LB, Michigan – The Titans need to replace Kyle Vanden Bosch's pass rush. Graham will also supply toughness.

17. 49ers (from Panthers) – C.J. Spiller, RB, ClemsonFrank Gore is a small back with mounting injuries. Spiller will be a dynamic force.

18. Steelers – Jared Odrick, DT, Penn State – The Steelers are showing age on their DL. Odrick is a perfect 3-4 DE.

19. Falcons – Jerry Hughes, LB, TCU – The Falcons could improve their pass rush and Hughes brings edge pressure.

20. Texans – Devin McCourty, CB, Rutgers – The Texans will try to replace Dunta Robinson. McCourty is a good first step.

21. Bengals – Taylor Mays, S, USC – Mays is big and fast and he will be an impact player at safety for the Bengals.

22. Patriots – Dan Williams, DT, Tennessee – The Pats took a hit on their D-Line when they lost Jarvis Green. Williams fits the 3-4 well.

23. Packers – Trent Williams, OT, Oklahoma – Green Bay's two OTs – Clifton and Tauscher – are aging and injured.

24. Eagles – Earl Thomas, S, Texas – The Eagles secondary has not been the same since Brian Dawkins left.

25. Ravens – Jermaine Gresham, TE, Oklahoma – Gresham is a dynamic receiver and the Ravens need more firepower for Flacco.

26. Cardinals – Sean Weatherspoon, LB, Missouri – The Cards need to fill the spot vacated by Karlos Dansby. Weatherspoon would be a value pick as well.

27. Cowboys – Mike Iupati, G, Idaho – The Cowboys are getting long in the tooth on their O-line. Iupati is their type of lineman.

28. Chargers – Ryan Matthews, RB, Fresno State – Matthews will help fill the gap created by the termination of LaDainian Tomlinson.

29. Jets – Sergio Kindle, OLB, Texas – Vernon Gholston is a bust. The Jets get it right this time with Kindle.

30. Vikings – Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State – CB is the Vikes' weakest unit; Wilson is one of the top corners in the draft.

31. Colts – Brian Price, DT, UCLA – The Colts need to get better inside at DT. Price should help their run defense.

32. Saints – Navorro Bowman, LB, Penn State – The loss of Scott Fujita opens a huge hole at strong side LB. Bowman would be a perfect fit.

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