NFL Mock Draft - 1st Round

As the season is winding down,'s NFL Expert Randy Taylor projects what the first round of April's NFL Draft could look like.

1 Detroit Lions
Brady Quinn QB Notre Dame Will give the fans hope.
2 Oakland Raiders
Joe Thomas OT Wisconsin Need OL help but may go best available. Too many holes.
3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
LaMarr Woodley LB Michigan Need impact defensive player.
4 Houston Texans
Calvin Johnson (jr) WR Georgia Tech Get as many weapons as possible.
5 Cleveland Browns
Ted Ginn JR. (jr) WR Ohio State He's a playmaker from down the road.
6 Arizona Cardinals
Paul Posluszny OLB Penn State A productive defender.
7 St. Louis Rams
Patrick Willis LB Mississippi This is an upgrade at the position and possibly a steal.
8 Washington Redskins
Gaines Adams DE Clemson Will add athleticism on the edge.
9 Green Bay Packers
Adrian Peterson (jr) RB Oklahoma Need to upgrade and prepare for the future.
10 San Francisco 49ers
Quentin Moses DE Georgia Need a young pass rusher.
11 Carolina Panthers
JaMarcus Russell(jr) QB LSU A big arm to replace the veteran and generate excitement.
12 Tennessee Titans
Dwayne Jarrett (jr) WR USC A big receiver that will help Vince be more productive.
13 Minnesota Vikings
Jeff Samardzija WR Notre Dame Give Jackson more weapons.
14 Miami Dolphins
Troy Smith QB Ohio State Need a shot in the arm on offense.
15 Buffalo Bills
Sidney Rice (RS SO) WR South Carolina Improve passing game to relieve pressure on the run and the QB.
16 Pittsburgh Steelers
Leon Hall CB Michigan Lets them continue to attack the line of scrimmage.
17 Kansas City Chiefs
Dwayne Bowe WR LSU A good size receiver for a position that's just adequate.
18 Atlanta Falcons
Victor Abiamiri DE Notre Dame Can't rely on Abraham and need to be more productive off the edge.
19 New England Patriots

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LaRon Landry S LSU Could use secondary help.
20 New York Jets
Quinn Pitcock DT Ohio State Improves the interior of their defense.
21 Jacksonville Jaguars
Levi Brown OT Penn State An upgrade and could be a fixture on the OL.
22 New York Giants
Marshawn Lynch RB California Need to replace Tiki.
23 Philadelphia Eagles
Michael Griffin S Texas Could be the ideal sidekick to Dawkins at safety.
24 Denver Broncos
Glenn Dorsey (jr) DT LSU Need more stout depth inside.
25 Cincinnati Bengals
Tom Zbikowski S Notre Dame This is a tough and reliable player. Is a fighter, legally!
26 Dallas Cowboys
Ryan Harris OG Notre Dame Can play more than one position.
27 New Orleans Saints
Marcus McCauley CB Fresno State Will bring youth to the group and add a foundation player.
28 New England Patriots
Jason Hill WR Washington State Should add a playmaker on the outside.
29 Indianapolis Colts
Rufus Alexander LB Oklahoma A linebacker that can run and tackle will help.
30 Baltimore Ravens
Kenny Irons RB Auburn Will improve the explosiveness at the position.
31 Chicago Bears
Marcus Thomas DT Florida You can never have enough talent up the middle.
32 San Diego Chargers
Justin Blalock OG Texas Adds a tough and versatile lineman to the mix.

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