October 23, 2014

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Scott Petrak’s mock NFL draft

Scott Petrak’s mock draft Top 10
1
Kansas City
Luke Joeckel
OT
Texas A&M
The cleanest left tackle in the draft.

2
Jacksonville

Eric Fisher
OT
Central Michigan
Two picks, two left tackles.

3
Oakland

Sharrif Floyd
DT
Florida
Raiders go for the best interior defensive lineman, rather than the third left tackle.

4
Philadelphia

Dion Jordan
LB
Oregon
Chip Kelly chooses a familiar face, and the top pure outside linebacker.

5
Detroit

Ezekiel Ansah
DE
BYU
Potential is through the roof.

6
San Diego (projected trade with Cleveland)

Lane Johnson
OT
Oklahoma
Browns more than happy to trade down, add third- and sixth-round picks.

7
Arizona

Barkevious Mingo
LB
LSU
Cards wanted Johnson, but settle for best pass rusher left.

8
Buffalo

Ryan Nassib
QB
Syracuse
Bills can’t afford to wait until the second round to get the quarterback they covet.

9
New York Jets

Dee Milliner
CB
Alabama
Jets don’t wait long to grab Darrelle Revis’ replacement.

10
Tennessee

Chance Warmack
OG
Alabama
Might be No. 1 player in entire draft.

11
Cleveland (projected trade with San Diego)

Jarvis Jones
LB
Georgia
28 sacks in last two years fits profile of what the Browns want.

12
Miami

Xavier Rhodes
CB
Florida State
Great size and fits a need.

13
New York Jets

Geno Smith
QB
West Virginia
Rex Ryan’s future is placed in Smith’s hands.

14
Carolina

Sheldon Richardson
DT
Missouri
Panthers add a presence in the middle.

15
New Orleans

Sylvester Williams
NT
North Carolina
Rob Ryan gets the nose tackle to drive his 3-4 defense.

16
St. Louis

Tavon Austin
WR
West Virginia
Most exciting player in the draft is a steal here.

17
Pittsburgh

Kenny Vaccaro
S
Texas
Jones would’ve been the pick if the Browns hadn’t grabbed him.

18
Dallas

Star Lotulelei
DT
Utah
Huge help as the Cowboys shift to a 4-3 scheme.

19
New York Giants

Tank Carradine
DE
Florida State
Solid franchise takes the best player available, never forgets the front four.

20
Chicago

Alec Ogletree
LB
Georgia
Steps into Brian Urlacher’s old spot.

21
Cincinnati

Jonathan Cooper
OG
North Carolina
Easily best player still on the board.

22
St Louis

Eric Reid
S
LSU
Rams address a need in the secondary.

23
Minnesota

Justin Hunter
WR
Tennessee
Vikes need someone to complement Adrian Peterson.

24
Indianapolis

D.J. Fluker
OT
Alabama
Colts need to protect Andrew Luck.

25
Minnesota

Kevin Minter
LB
LSU
Manti Te’o could easily go here.

26
Green Bay

Tyler Eifert
TE
Notre Dame
Another target for Aaron Rodgers.

27
Houston

Cordarrelle Patterson
WR
Tennessee
A big-play threat to team with Andre Johnson.

28
Denver

Bjoern Werner
DE
Florida State
You can never have enough pass rushers.

29
New England

D.J. Hayden
CB
Houston
Secondary needs a fix.

30
Atlanta

Desmond Trufant
CB
Washington
Help at a position of need.

31
San Francisco

Jonathan Cyprien
S
Florida International
49ers are a logical trade partner for someone looking to move back into the first round.

32
Baltimore

DeAndre Hopkins
WR
Clemson
Another guy for Joe Flacco to throw to deep.