I realize O-line is among our biggest concerns, but beyond Russell Okung, it's hard for me to see an offensive lineman worthy of a top 15 pick, especially when we have so many other spots in our team worthy of upgrades. I really don't think Trent Williams is as good as people say he is.
1. CLE (1-9) - Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska. Suh is arguably the best player on the board, and Shaun Rogers is aging in Cleveland. To be honest, you can't blame it all on Quinn for Cleveland's offensive woes, especially when they got rid of both Winslow and Edwards. Their best offensive weapon is Cribbs, a KR/PR. I would expect them to trade down for better value and select an offensive player such as Dez Bryant or Spiller.
2. STL (1-9) - Jimmy Clausen, QB. Marc Bulger is not the answer and they need a franchise signal caller. Clausen is arguably the most pro ready QB available, and the Rams will take him.
3. TB(1-9) - Gerald McCoy, DT. An elite Defensive Tackle, he can penetrate at will. TB built its defense on an elite defensive interior during its Championship years, and McCoy has potential to be a defensive cornerstone.
4. Detroit (2-8) - Russell Okung, OT. Matthew Stafford has already suffered several injuries, and considering what Detroit has invested in him, they will need to invest in some serious protection. Okung is the cream of the O-line crop, and a candidate to protect Stafford's blind side.
5. Seattle (3-7) - Eric Berry, DB. Seattle has had among the slower safeties, and Eric Berry is also clearly the best player available. A frightening playmaker in Tennessee's secondary, Berry has potential to play any position in the secondary. A top flight running back or QB wouldn't be out of the question, but at #5, Berry is the pick.
6. Washington (3-7) - Jake Locker, QB. It seems the Jason Campbell experience is coming to an end along with the Jim Zorn era. In my mind, Campbell is far from the problem, but that's irrelevant. Locker is the most physically gifted QB, but still very raw.
7. Buffalo (3-7) - Sam Bradford, QB. Fitzpatrick is not the future. Edwards is not the future. Losman was not the future. Clearly, Buffalo is in need of a QB. Bradford doesn't have a cannon arm, which is probably a necessity to throw in Buffalo, but that won't stop the Bills. On the other hand, Bradford is smart, has a quick release, and is accurate. As long as he checks out medically, Bradford is likely a top 15 pick.
8. Oakland (3-7) - Carlos Dunlap, DE. A physical freak, Dunlap is 6'6" at 290 pounds and reportedly runs a sub 4.7. Al Davis loves workout warriors, and Dunlap is no different. Despite concerns about his productivity, Dunlap has recorded 6.5 sacks for year facing constant double teams, and has likely only scratched the surface of his potential. A QB is also a possibility (Jake Locker?)
9. Kansas City (3-7) - Dez Bryant, WR. KC is in search of some serious weapons, and Dez Bryant is the best offensive player available on the board. Dwayne Bowe is their only legit weapon and the Chiefs could desperately use some talent opposite Bowe. Although suspended for violations, it's clear that the NCAA was far too harsh on Bryant, and as long as he stays in shape, he's a lock for the 1st round.
10. Denver f/CHI (4-6) - Rolando McClain, LB. Mike Nolan has totally changed this defense into a decent unit, but it still lacks talent from the inside out. Having picked Patrick Willis in SF, Nolan knows the value of a stud inside LB. McDaniels is also certainly aware of a certain Jerod Mayo in NE. McClain possesses great size and speed and is a terrific all around player.
11. San Francisco (4-6) - Derrick Morgan, DE/OLB - He's a beast and arguably the best pass rusher available in this year's draft. He's got the strength, burst, and instincts to be a top-flight rusher, which is easily the defense's biggest need. He projects more as a 4-3 End at 6'4" 270 pounds, but is athletic enough to probably be a 3-4 linebacker. Even if he's fairly poor in coverage, if he can be a good pass rushers, nothing else really matters. Pass Rushing ability is that much more valuable.
12. New York Jets (4-6) - Brandon Graham, DE/OLB. Graham has been on a tear lately, and perhaps one of the few bright spots for the Michigan defense. With the success of Dumervil, Harrison, Mathis, and Freeney, height seems to be less of an issue with pass rushers. The Jets dont' have a ton of holes, but one of them is rushing the passer.
13. San Francisco f/CAR (4-6) - Joe Haden, CB. This really depends on what Haden runs, because speed is so important for cornerbacks, but Haden projects to be a no. 1 cornerback with the ability to provide run support. He's got fluid hips and tackling ability, and has only gotten better since last year.