JagNation Mock Draft

The NFL Draft is just three weeks away and JagNation Editor Charlie Bernstein takes another shot at figuring this out. Welcome to the JagNation Mock Draft, Version 2.0.

St. Louis (1-15)- Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma- There's no reason to believe that the Rams are going to pass on yet another potential franchise quarterback after missing the boat on both Matt Ryan and Mark Sanchez in consecutive seasons. Bradford lit up his pro day, and he will be the first-overall pick in this draft.

Detroit (2-14)- Russell Okung, OT, Oklahoma State- The Lions spent $43 million in guaranteed money last season on Matt Stafford, and it would be irresponsible not to spend nearly the same on the offensive line to protect him. Although Ndamukong Suh may be a better football player, Okung represents a great need at a position of greater value.

Tampa Bay (3-13)- Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska- The best defensive tackle prospect in over a decade falls right into the laps of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa Bay takes the first step in rebuilding what was once a great defense.

Washington (4-12)- Trent Williams, OT, Oklahoma- Williams has been climbing up draft boards and there is some who believe he may be the best tackle in the draft. The Redskins aren't enamored with Jimmy Clausen, so they select Williams to replace Chris Samuels.

Kansas City (4-12)- Eric Berry, S, Tennessee- As bad as the Chiefs offensive line is, they simply can't pass on a talent like Eric Berry. Berry will improve their secondary greatly and make the 30th ranked defense from a season ago one step closer to respectability.

Seattle (5-11)- Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma- The Seahawks receive a great value at the sixth-overall pick as McCoy will allow the 24th ranked defense from last year to be much tougher in the middle.

Cleveland (5-11)-Joe Haden, CB, Florida- Joe Haden is far and away the best defensive back in this draft and his skill set is similar to Darrelle Revis'. Teaming him up with Eric Wright gives Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan more options with his pass rush.

Oakland (5-11)- Bruce Campbell, OT, Maryland- Is there any reason to believe that Al Davis won't take the workout warrior with a somewhat questionable body of work from Maryland?

Buffalo (6-10)- Jimmy Clausen, QB, Notre Dame- As tempting as it is to take an offensive tackle for the Bills, when you have Trent Edwards, Brian Brohm and Ryan Fitzpatrick as your quarterback depth, they simply can't pass on a guy who could be a franchise quarterback.

Jacksonville (7-9)- Rolando McClain, LB, Alabama- Rolando McClain has legendary football IQ, and he is a true playmaker as he was the best linebacker in college football a year ago. McClain will start from day one and he is a very low risk selection.

Denver - from Chicago (7-9)- Dan Williams, DT, Tennessee- Although the Broncos signed Jamal Williams in free agency, Dan Williams will be a great long-term type of fix in the middle of their defensive line next to last year's first-round pick, Robert Ayers.

Miami (7-9) - Dez Bryant, WR, Oklahoma State- The Dolphins need a legitimate receiver for Chad Henne to throw to and the best one in this draft happens to fall to them. Value meets need.

San Francisco (8-8) - Anthony Davis, OT, Rutgers- The 49ers are building a championship team the right way and spending a high first-round pick on a left tackle makes perfect sense.

Seattle - from Denver (8-8) - Brian Bulaga, OT, Iowa- The Seahawks are desperate for a replacement for Walter Jones, and they decide to go with the technically sound offensive tackle from Iowa.

New York Giants (8-8) - C.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson- The Giants simply can't pass on a play-maker of Spiller's caliber even though they appear to have some depth at the running back position.

Tennessee (8-8)- Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, USF- Pierre-Paul is one of the finest athletes in this draft and he reminds many of a former Jeff Fisher first-round draft pick in Jevon Kearse.

San Francisco - Earl Thomas, S, Texas- Thomas has been rising up draft boards and many feel that he can play both safety and corner. San Francisco is a great spot for the former Longhorn.

Pittsburgh (9-7) - Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State- Wilson would be the top corner in many drafts and the Steelers secondary was exposed early and often last season.

Atlanta (9-7)- Sean Weatherspoon, OLB, Missouri- Weatherspoon will be a day one starter for the Falcons as they can certainly use another playmaker on that defense.

Houston (9-7)- Devin McCourty, CB, Rutgers- The Texans can use more help in the secondary and with Earl Thomas already gone, Devin McCourty will go a long way in the quest to replace Dunta Robinson.

Cincinnati (10-6)- Jermaine Gresham, TE, Oklahoma- The Bengals need a tight end desperately and Gresham is the best tight end in the draft. Good character guy as well.

New England (10-6)- Brandon Graham, OLB, Michigan- As the Patriots try and rebuild what was once a championship caliber defense, the find Brandon Graham sitting in their laps.

Green Bay (11-5)- Maurkice Pouncey, C, Florida- The Packers don't have many needs on the offensive side of the football, but their line can use some rebuilding. Pouncey is the top center and quite possibly the top interior lineman in this draft.

Philadelphia (11-5)- Mike Iupati, OG, Idaho- Andy Reid loves to take big guys early and Iupati could sure up the interior of the Philadelphia line.

Baltimore (9-7)- Golden Tate, WR, Notre Dame- Tate's 4.36 40-yard dash shot him up on most draft boards and the Ravens are desperate for a wide receiver.

Arizona (10-6)- Charles Brown, OT, USC- The Cardinals are going to try and give Matt Leinart or Derek Anderson every chance to succeed and it starts with keeping the rush off them and Brown will serve as a protector.

Dallas (11-5) - Taylor Mays, S, USC- The best defense in the NFC gets much better as Taylor Mays will patrol the back end of the defense and he will be the best Cowboys safety since Darren Woodson.

San Diego (13-3) - Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State- Without Tomlinson, and Sproles reportedly on the trade block, it's no secret that the Chargers will be looking to pick a running back early and Matthews is rising up draft boards.

New York Jets (9-7) - Sergio Kindle, OLB, Texas- This is a make or break season for Vernon Gholston, and the selection of Kindle gives the Jets some insurance if this is indeed a "break" season for Gholston.

Minnesota (12-4) - Brian Price, DT, UCLA- On the surface, it would appear as if the Vikings are loaded at DT, but Pat Williams is 37 years old and Kevin Williams will be 30 before opening day. Price represents a good value at pick #30.

Indianapolis (14-2) - Jared Odrick, DT, Penn State- The Colts haven't had a legitimate defensive tackle in years and Odrick could strengthen their defense tremendously in the middle.

New Orleans (13-3) - Daryl Washington, LB, TCU- The Saints need another linebacker to team up with Jonathan Vilma and Washington is a guy with sideline-to-sideline abilities.

Charlie Bernstein is the Editor-in-Chief of JagNation.com, a member of the Pro Football Writers of America, and also the co-host of CB Sports Radio on ESPN 1420 in St. Augustine, FL. You can contact him at charlie@jagnation.com or follow him on twitter @nflcharlie


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