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SI's Mock Draft: David Epstein

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Round 1 (12 overall)Clinton Portis, RB If healthy, Portis will finally take advantage of Al Saunders's offense in Washington.

Round 2 (13)Peyton Manning, QB The safest bet in the draft; Colts play softest slate of pass defenses in the NFL.

Round 3 (36)Roy Williams, WR He should face fewer double teams with the addition of Calvin Johnson.

Round 4 (37)Larry Fitzgerald, WR I'm counting on Matt Leinart to return Fitzgerald's stats to 2005 levels.

Round 5 (60)Andre Johnson, WR If QB Matt Schaub is even marginally competent, I've got a top wideout.

Round 6 (61)Tony Gonzalez, TE A top-three fantasy TE in seven of last eight years -- and talent at this position drops off quickly.

Round 7 (84)Patriots D As if they needed new additions Adalius Thomas, Tory James and Brandon Meriweather.

Round 8 (85)Warrick Dunn, RB Has had more than 1,000 combined rushing-receiving yards in all 10 of his NFL seasons.

Round 9 (108)Adam Vinatieri, K He's 100-plus points in the bag. Better to start a run on kickers than to end it.

Round 10 (109)Vernand Morency, RB Some has to tote the rock in Green Bay, and I'm guessing it will be him.

Round 11 (132)Brett Favre, QB Even a horrendous year for Favre will still mean 3,500 yards and 15 touchdowns.

Round 12 (133)Mike Furrey, WR Best hands I've seen this summer outside Spider-Man 3. Double Roy & Calvin, please.

Round 13 (156)Dwayne Bowe, WR Consistent TD catcher at LSU, and the Chiefs badly need another red-zone target.

Round 14 (157)Muhsin Muhammad, WR Still a dependable starter for the Bears; not bad for my sixth wideout.

Round 15 (180)Desmond Clark, TE Greg Olsen will cut into his numbers, but only if the rookie's blocking develops.

Round 16 (181)Mike Bell, RB He's behind Travis Henry, but he had eight TDs in 2006 while playing mostly as a backup.