Buccaneers101.com’s Mock Draft 6.0
1. Colts: Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford – The Colts have already informed Luck that they will take him with the No. 1 overall pick. Time for him to start working his tail off to get the Colts back to the playoffs.
2. Redskins: Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor – Daniel Snyder gave up three first rounders and a second rounder for the Heisman Trophy winner. Griffin is a special talent and the big-play QB Washington has been waiting for.
3. Vikings: Matt Kalil, OT, USC – The Vikings have to be joking with all the Morris Claiborne talk. Minnesota has a big need for a left tackle because they need to protect QB Christian Ponder, their first round selection last year. Kalil will be the pick for the Vikings on draft day.
4. Browns: Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama – The Browns could go quite a few different directions here, but it looks like they have their hearts set on Richardson. He will give them a big-time threat in the running game from day one.
5. Buccaneers: Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU – The Bucs have been shopping the troubled Aqib Talib because they know Claiborne is their guy if available. He is the consensus No. 1 corner in the draft and will give the Bucs a potential Darrelle Revis-type shutdown defender.
6. Rams: Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State – QB Sam Bradford finally gets a shiny new toy to play with. The Rams desperately need help at receiver and get the draft's best prospect to jumpstart the offense.
7. Jaguars: Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame - Like the Rams, Jacksonville also badly needs a playmaking wideout to help the development of QB Blaine Gabbert. No. 7 might be a tad early for Floyd, but he had a tremendous combine and the Jags could really use his talents.
8. Dolphins: Ryan Tannehill, QB, Texas A&M – Tannehill's stock has risen after an excellent showing at his pro day. Miami needs a franchise QB after failing to get Manning or Matt Flynn. If he is still on the board, the Dolphins will be quick with this pick.
9. Panthers: Flecther Cox, DT, Miss. State – It looks as though Cox has become the consensus No. 1 DT prospect of the draft and the Panthers just so happen to have a gigantic need for one. The 6-4, 298-pound Cox should give them an immediate return in his rookie season.
10. Bills: Riley Reiff, OT, Iowa - Buffalo's needs have changed now that they have DE Mario Williams and lost OT Demetress Bell. Reiff is a very solid prospect that has the ability to get even better at the next level.
11. Chiefs: David DeCastro, OG, Stanford – Now the Kansas City has signed Peyton Hillis to pair with Jamaal Charles, look for them to run the ball early and often. DeCastro is the best interior lineman in this draft and will open up holes for both backs to run through.
12. Seahawks: Melvin Ingram, DE, South Carolina – A nice combination of speed and size, Ingram looks to be the pick for Seattle. His knack for getting to the quarterback will help a Seahawks team that finished in the bottom ten in sacks last season.
13. Cardinals: Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford – The Cardinals need protect to their investment in QB Kevin Kolb. Martin could turn out to be a franchise left tackle. That is a chance that must be willing to take of they want to get back to the playoffs.
14. Cowboys: Mark Barron, SS, Alabama - Dallas' secondary has struggled for years now and they need help in the worst way. Barron is a big hitter and has the ability to fly all over the field. He will be an instant upgrade at the position for the Cowboys.
15. Eagles: Luke Kuechly, LB, Boston College – Philly needs help at the linebacker position and Kuechly is the best prospect at the position in the draft. His stock rose a lot after a great showing at the combine.
16. Jets: Whitney Mercilus, DE/OLB, Illinois - The Jets have to get back to rushing the passer well if they want to get back to the playoffs. Mercilus can play with his hand in the ground or standing up, which is just the type of player the Rex Ryan loves on defense.
17. Bengals: Stephen Gilmore, CB, South Carolina – After Claiborne, Gilmore is considered in the same class as Jenkins and Kirkpatrick. He can play the run and the pass well and should fix Cincinnati's need at CB.
18. Chargers: Courtney Upshaw, DE/OLB, Alabama – San Diego swung and missed with Larry English and is in dire need of a push rusher. Upshaw is a true edge rusher that should help the Chargers from day one.
19. Bears: Quinton Coples, DE, North Carolina - Coples is a prototypical 4-3 DE with great measurables. After striking out on landing Mario Williams, the Bears need to select a pass rusher to go with Julius Peppers and Coples is great value pick here.
20. Titans: Michael Brockers, DT, LSU – The versatile defensive lineman met with more teams than any other prospect this year. He should shine with the Titans alongside DE Kamerion Wimbley.
21. Bengals: Cordy Glenn, OG, Georgia – The Bengals struggled to run the football in 2011. Glenn is a massive figure (6'5", 345) that will help produce better results for the offense next season.
22. Browns: Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor – Colt McCoy has no chance to succeed with the cast of wideouts he currently has. Selecting Wright will give him solid playmaker for once in the passing game.
23. Lions: Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, Alabama – A true, physical talent, Kirkpatrick is a steal for the Lions this late in the first round. He has top 10 talent, but an offseason drug arrest knocked him down most team's draft boards. Their loss is Detroit's gain.
24. Steelers: Dont’a Hightower, ILB, Alabama – Pittsburgh’s defense started to show its age and the team cut ties with a few big name players recently. Hightower should be a welcome addition on that side of the ball.
25. Broncos: Dontari Poe, DT, Memphis - The massive Poe had an amazing combine, but then teams started to go back and look at the mediocre tape he produced in college. He has great upside though, and will help eat up blockers for Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil.
26. Texans: Nick Perry, DE/OLB, USC – Perry has the ability to play in multiple schemes and while he won't duplicate Williams' numbers, he will give the Texans another talented pass rusher off the edge.
27. Patriots: Janoris Jenkins, CB, North Alabama - It's hard to predict what New England will do, but one thing for sure is that they need help in the secondary – badly. Jenkins has tons of baggage. He is also extremely talented though and Belichick can get the most out of him.
28. Packers: Shea McClellin, OLB, Boise State - The Packers had one of the league's worst defenses last season and struggled to get to the quarterback. McClellin's stock has risen since his pro day and he will be a force opposite of Clay Matthews.
29. Ravens: Peter Konz, C, Wisconsin – A big, massive center that could replace Matt Birk when he decides to call it quits. Konz can also play guard if need be and should help by opening up more running lanes for Ray Rice.
30. 49ers: Stephen Hill, WR, Georgia Tech – Another guy with a great combine, Hill appears to have bumped himself into the first round. He will get the chance to learn from future Hall of Famer Randy Moss and could turn into their No. 1 WR after Moss is gone.
31. Patriots: Devon Still, DT/DE, Penn State – The big-bodied Still is a solid run stuff and can get after the quarterback as well. New England needs an injection of youth along its D-line and Still will help them at multiple positions.
32. Giants: Coby Fleener, TE, Stanford - Eli Manning loves throwing to his tight ends and New York is in need of one right now. Fleener is a big and fast target that should thrive with Manning slinging it his way.
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