Mock Draft: Who will go where?
Will the Lions dare pass up a potential franchise quarterback? Who'll make the move for
Wake Forest LB
The choice between Smith and fellow tackle
K.C. hopes it gets an offer to trade down with a team who wants QB
Originally, I had Sanchez here, but people I trust tell me it's down to Crabtree or Aaron Curry. The Seahawks' desire to get a field-stretching wideout to complement free-agent signee
Cincinnati can line up Raji (6-2, 337) alongside free-agent pickup
Oakland will be tempted by the quality tackles still available here, but when in doubt, longball-loving
Washington doesn't trust
Green Bay will jump on Crabtree if he falls, and
Originally, I had them taking Crabtree, but since he's off the board, tackle is a huge position of need for the 49ers, and they never would have dreamed Monroe would fall to them at 10.
A junior, he has the most upside of any pass rusher in the draft, but with this proviso: He's strictly a speed rusher and will need to put on weight to be a complete NFL player.
On his visit to Denver he impressed Broncos brass with his NFL-ready body (a rock-solid 6-3, 263) and experience. Must play with more intensity on every snap.
The Jags get to fill a need they would have filled at 8 and get an extra pick to boot.
Despite a major need at RB, New Orleans won't be taking popular mock-draft pick
The first to go among the three Trojans 'backers considered first-round material. Cushing's versatility -- he can play all three linebacking spots -- is the difference.
Tough call. San Diego has other needs and rates explosive UConn RB
When new coach
Denver continues to address its massive defensive needs with this middle-of-the-line slasher-and has three more picks between 48 and 84 to further restock.
Bucs don't love a soul in this draft, not even at the top. Since they don't have a QB of the future, Freeman is a sensible pick. Some scouts see
With my original SI pick Oher no longer available, the Lions pounce on Ayers, who is a perfectly suited end for new coach
There are more accomplished backs in the draft, but coach
Gritty blue-collar player is the perfect replacement for departed Pro Bowl center
One smart guy swears they're taking UConn CB
In the magazine mock, I had the Falcons keeping the pick and selecting Pettigrew. But Atlanta acquired future Hall of Fame tight end
Baltimore could take CB
I hear the Colts like him more than my original pick, North Carolina wide receiver
Atlanta wanted a tight end and a front-seven factor coming out of draft weekend. They get both.
Cleveland acquires this pick and a fourth-rounder from the WR-needy Giants in exchange for
Tennessee needs receivers but can fill that need later as good wideouts drop to the second round. Unger can be phased in to replace aging
Picking this workhorse ballcarrier and pass protector will allow Arizona to let the aging
Good, safe long-range pick that fills the hole created by