On the Clock Podcast: Mocking 2017's first round

Why wait until April? Or until we hear who's declaring for the pros and who's going back to school, for that matter? This week's podcast simulates Round 1 of the 2017 draft and breaks down the prospects NFL teams have been watching all year.
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With the college football regular season in the books and the draft order beginning to take shape, Chris Burke, Eric Single and Bette Marston staged their first live 2017 mock draft on this week's episode of the On the Clock Podcast. Using a projected draft order based on the standings at the end of Week 12, we divvied up the teams between our three hosts and ran through each pick, breaking down what every franchise needs and sizing up the top prospects at each position.

Here's how the first round went down, with the host who made each pick in parentheses:

1. Browns (Chris): Myles Garrett, Edge, Texas A&M

2. 49ers (Eric): Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson

3. Jaguars (Bette): Jonathan Allen, DT, Alabama

4. Bears (Chris): DeShone Kizer, QB, Notre Dame

5. Jets (Eric): Jabrill Peppers, S, Michigan

6. Bengals (Bette): Tim Williams, LB, Alabama

7. Titans, via Rams (Chris): Mike Williams, WR, Clemson

8. Panthers (Eric): Dalvin Cook, RB, FSU

9. Cardinals (Bette): Corey Davis, WR, Western Michigan

10. Colts (Chris): Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

11. Packers (Eric): Quincey Wilson, CB, Florida

12. Saints (Bette): Derek Barnett, Edge, Tennessee

13. Browns, via Eagles (Chris): Mitch Trubisky, QB, Browns

14. Chargers (Eric): Juju Smith-Schuster, WR, USC

15. Titans (Chris): Jamal Adams, S, LSU

16. Ravens (Bette): Carl Lawson, DE, Auburn

17. Bills (Eric): Malik Hooker, S, Ohio State

18. Eagles, via Vikings (Chris): Leonard Fournette

19. Buccaneers (Bette): Sidney Jones, CB, Washington

20. Steelers (Eric): Desmond King, CB, Iowa

21. Texans (Bette): Malik McDowell, DE, Michigan State

22. Redskins (Chris): Montravius Adams, DT, Auburn

23. Dolphins (Eric): Teez Tabor, CB, Florida

24. Lions (Bette): Takkarist McKinley, Edge, UCLA

25. Broncos (Chris): Zach Cunningham, LB, Vanderbilt

26. Falcons (Eric): Charles Harris, Edge, Missouri

27. Chiefs (Bette): Cam Robinson, OT, Alabama

28. Giants (Chris): DeMarcus Walker, DE, Florida State

29. Seahawks (Eric): Dan Feeney, G, Indiana

30. Patriots (Bette): Marlon Humphrey, CB, Alabama

31. Raiders (Eric): Raekwon McMillan, LB, Ohio State

32. Cowboys (Chris): John Ross, WR, Washington

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