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Author: Jon Kuzma
1- Cleveland Browns (Myles Garrett) Easy choice for Hue Jackson. Take the best player in the draft and take a step closer to playing lock down defense.
2- San Francisco 49ers (Jonathan Allen) John Lynch understands the importance of defense and Allen was the best defender in all of college football last year.
3- Chicago Bears (Mike Williams) The Bears need a wide receiver so bad they will pass on good defensive front players to select the top wide receiver off the board.
4- Jacksonville Jaguars (Leonard Fournette) Jacksonville signed Chris Ivory to pair with T.J Yeldon. That didn’t pan out and now the Jaguars will look to hit a home run with Fournette.
5- Tennessee Titans (Corey Davis) Wide receiver is a big time need for the Titans and taking Davis will instantly give Mariota the best wide receiver group he has ever had.
6- New York Jets (Jamal Adams) The Jets were terrible in the secondary last year. Adams will help change the status quo in New York. The Jets should top the 8 team INT’s they had in 2016.
7- Los Angeles Chargers (Solomon Thomas) Joey Bosa had 10.5 sacks last year but no one else had over 5 sacks for the Chargers. Solomon Thomas and Bosa could change the landscape for San Diego.
8- Carolina Panthers (Dalvin Cook) The Panthers are at their best when they have a solid running game. Dalvin Cook will give the Panthers that immediately. A solid draft choice.
9- Cincinnati Bengals (Reuben Foster) The Bengals will get a huge boost to their linebacker group by drafting Alabama’s Reuben Foster. Foster will help Cincy get better against the run.
10- Buffalo Bills (Mitchell Trubisky) The Bills should draft Deshaun Watson but they will fall victim to the media’s consensus and draft Trubisky. Trubisky won’t sit behind Tyrod Taylor for very long either.
11- New Orleans Saints (O.J Howard) Two tight end sets with Howard and Fleener could give Brees an all out aerial assault in NOLA. The Saints could draft a receiver to replace Brandin Cooks later on.
12- Cleveland Browns (Derek Barnett) The 30th ranked pass rush got better by drafting Myles Garrett. Now they will draft Derek Barnett and make the position a strength in 2017.
13- Arizona Cardinals (Marshon Lattimore) Lattimore will give the Cardinals a key piece to their defensive puzzle. Lattimore can cover and the Cardinals struggled to do that in 2016.
14- Philadelphia Eagles (Christian McCaffrey) The Eagles are looking to get better at the running back position and McCaffrey could be just what the Eagle are looking for. Explosiveness to pair along with Carson Wentz.
15- Indianapolis Colts (Marion Humphrey) Humphrey will help the Colts get better against the pass. The Colts should improve on their 29th ranking when it comes to interceptions.
16- Baltimore Ravens (Taco Charlton) The Ravens were ranked 24th in the league with 31 sacks in 2016. Charlton will help chase down quarterbacks and the Ravens will get a little better.
17- Washington Redskins (Malik Hooker) Hooker will stop his slide which will happen due to his medical concerns. The Redskins will get better against the pass defensively with this draft pick.
18- Tennessee Titans (Adoree Jackson) The Titans will greatly improve by adding Jackson to their secondary, a unit that ranked 30th in 2016. Jackson would be the best move for this football team at the 18 spot.
19- Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Cam Robinson) Pairing Alabama’s star lineman (Robinson) with Jameis Winston will help keep the the young signal caller healthy. An ideal move for the Bucs.
20-Denver Broncos (Zach Cunningham) The Broncos could use a linebacker to help get back to the postseason. While this team is far away Cunningham is a step in the right direction.
21- Detroit Lions (Haason Reddick) The Lions want a cornerback but might not be able to find their guy at 21. With Deandre Levy leaving Detroit Reddick might be a great replacement.
22- Miami Dolphins (Jabrill Peppers) Drafting Jabrill Peppers would give the Dolphins two outstanding safeties with Reshad Jones and Peppers. That tandem should do well in the AFC East.
23- New York Giants (David Njoku) The Giants will improve their tight end situation by drafting Njoku. That should give Eli Manning a plethora of talent pass catching wise.
24- Oakland Raiders (Caleb Brantley) Brantley will give the Raiders a little nastiness upfront defensively. That should help this team build upon the success they had in 2016.
25- Houston Texans (Deshaun Watson) The best quarterback in the draft will get slighted by the media and drop all the way to the 25th pick. The Texans will be the big winners because of it.
26- Seattle Seahawks (John Ross) The Seahawks will keep John Ross in the state of Washington and they will get another speedster who can sync in with Russell Wilson.
27- Kansas City Chiefs (Pat Mahomes) The Alex Smith days need to come to an end in order for Andy Reid to continue to grow. Mahomes could be just the QB to help turn the page on the Smith era.
28- Dallas Cowboys (Gareon Conley) The Cowboys lost 2 cornerbacks to free agency and Conley will help Dallas get back on track in the secondary.
29- Green Bay Packers (T.J Watt) Julius Peppers skipped town but T.J Watt could help eliminate the impact of that loss. Watt will elevate the Packers defensive unit as a whole.
30- Pittsburgh Steeers (Garrett Bolles) The Steelers went defensive last year, this season in the first round they will go back to offense. Garrett Bolles should keep Roethlisberger safe for one more season.
31- Atlanta Falcons (Forrest Lamp) Alex Mack really helped the Falcons on the offensive front. Forrest Lamp could be the icing on the cake when it comes to protecting Matt Ryan.
32- New Orleans Saints (Obi Melifonwu) Melifonwu was a superstar at the NFL combine and he will help the Saints complete a good off-season. This is good value for the 32nd pick.
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