24's Mock Draft, Big Board, Sleepers

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by 24, Feb 1, 2011.

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  1. 24

    24 Starter

    I'll have one more update right before the draft. Things have pretty much come together by now, but there might be some small changes depending on injury news, character issues, etc. No mock draft this time, I'll make one final one later.

    Big Board (3/20/11)

    1. A.J. Green
    2. Patrick Peterson
    3. Robert Quinn
    4. Prince Amukamara
    5. Julio Jones
    6. Nick Fairley
    7. Da'Quan Bowers
    8. Tyron Smith
    9. Marcel Dareus
    10. Aldon Smith
    11. Mark Ingram
    12. Cameron Jordan
    13. Nate Solder
    14. Muhammed Wilkerson
    15. Ben Ijalana
    16. Blaine Gabbert
    17. J.J. Watt
    18. Phil Taylor
    19. Stefen Wisniewski
    20. Cameron Heyward
    21. Von Miller
    22. Anthony Castonzo
    23. Jimmy Smith
    24. Danny Watkins
    25. Rahim Moore
    26. Kyle Rudolph
    27. Akeem Ayers
    28. Jabaal Sheard
    29. Christian Ponder
    30. Marvin Austin
    31. Brooks Reed
    32. Kendall Hunter

    Sleepers (3/20/11)

    Ahmad Black (S): Very instinctive, quick twitch athlete.
    Allen Bradford (RB): Great size/speed combination.
    Brandon Fusco (C): Natural bender.
    Brandon Hogan (CB): Plays angry, excels in man coverage.
    Cecil Shorts (WR): Possesses NFL athleticism.
    Danny Watkins (OG): Keep him at guard, great leverage.
    David Mims (OG): Great range, uses hands well.
    Davon House (CB): Recently timed at 4.32.
    Edmond Gates (WR): Great long speed, could fill Mike Wallace role.
    Greg McElroy (QB): Smart player, underrated accuracy.
    Greg Romeus (DE): Injury concerns dropped this potential first rounder.
    Jah Reid (RT): RT only, doesn't have feet for LT. Great size, power.
    Jerrell Powe (NT): Great anchor against the run, worth late round pick.
    Jordan Cameron (TE): Lacks experience, but combine numbers tell story.
    Nate Irving (MLB): Very physical, finds the ball with ease.
    Rob Housler (TE): Timed very well, could afford to bulk up. Good hands.
    Sam Acho (DE): Smart, performed better than expected in drills.
    Taiwan Jones (RB): Quick, great COD. Similar to Dexter McCluster.
    Terrence Tolliver (WR): Great size/speed, his flaws are fixable.
    Will Rackley (OG): Great anchor, violent blocker.

    Mock Draft (3/3/11)

    Carolina Da'Quan Bowers
    Denver Patrick Peterson
    Buffalo Cam Newton
    Cincinnati A.J. Green
    Arizona Robert Quinn
    Cleveland Nick Fairley
    San Francisco Prince Amukamara
    Tennessee Blaine Gabbert
    Dallas Marcel Dareus
    Washington Julio Jones
    Houston Von Miller
    Minnesota Cameron Jordan
    Detroit Tyron Smith
    St. Louis Corey Liuget
    Miami Mark Ingram
    Jacksonville Aldon Smith
    New England J.J. Watt
    San Diego Muhammed Wilkerson
    New York Giants Akeem Ayers
    Tampa Bay Ryan Kerrigan
    Kansas City Justin Houston
    Indianapolis Nate Solder
    Philadelphia Jimmy Smith
    New Orleans Stephen Paea
    Seattle Anthony Castonzo
    Baltimore Torrey Smith
    Atlanta Adrian Clayborn
    New England Ben Ijalana
    Chicago Derek Sherrod
    New York Jets Phil Taylor
    Pittsburgh Aaron Williams
    Green Bay Cameron Heyward

    Big Board (3/3/11)

    A.J. Green
    Patrick Peterson
    Robert Quinn
    Da'Quan Bowers
    Prince Amukamara
    Julio Jones
    Nick Fairley
    Marcel Dareus
    Tyron Smith
    Cameron Jordan
    Blaine Gabbert
    Ben Ijalana
    Aldon Smith
    Mark Ingram
    Jimmy Smith
    Nate Solder
    J.J. Watt
    Von Miller
    Cameron Heyward
    Corey Liuget
    Muhammed Wilkerson
    Akeem Ayers
    Stefen Wisniewski
    Anthony Castonzo
    Phil Taylor
    Adrian Clayborn
    Ryan Kerrigan
    Stephen Paea
    Rahim Moore
    Jonathan Baldwin
    Kyle Rudolph
    Christian Ponder

    Mock Draft (2/1/11)

    Carolina A.J. Green
    Denver Patrick Peterson
    Buffalo Nick Fairley
    Cincinnati Blaine Gabbert
    Arizona Robert Quinn
    Cleveland Da'Quan Bowers
    San Francisco Prince Amukamara
    Tennessee Marcel Dareus
    Dallas Cameron Jordan
    Washington Julio Jones
    Houston Von Miller
    Minnesota Cam Newton
    Detroit Mark Ingram
    St. Louis Stephen Paea
    Miami Ryan Mallett
    Jacksonville Brandon Harris
    New England J.J. Watt
    San Diego Cameron Heyward
    New York Giants Akeem Ayers
    Tampa Bay Aldon Smith
    Kansas City Jonathan Baldwin
    Indianapolis Tyron Smith
    Philadelphia Nate Solder
    New Orleans Ryan Kerrigan
    Seattle Jake Locker
    Baltimore Jimmy Smith
    Atlanta Adrian Clayborn
    New England Ben Ijalana
    Chicago Anthony Castonzo
    New York Jets Phil Taylor
    Green Bay Christian Ballard
    Pittsburgh Aaron Williams

    Big Board (2/1/11)

    1. A.J. Green
    2. Patrick Peterson
    3. Robert Quinn
    4. Prince Amukamara
    5. Nick Fairley
    6. Da'Quan Bowers
    7. Marcel Dareus
    8. Tyron Smith
    9. Cameron Jordan
    10. Julio Jones
    11. Ben Ijalana
    12. Von Miller
    13. Mark Ingram
    14. Stephen Paea
    15. Nate Solder
    16. Cameron Heyward
    17. Aldon Smith
    18. J.J. Watt
    19. Jimmy Smith
    20. Rahim Moore
    21. Christian Ballard
    22. Blaine Gabbert
    23. Ryan Kerrigan
    24. Akeem Ayers
    25. Adrian Clayborn
    26. Brandon Harris
    27. Anthony Castonzo
    28. Phil Taylor
    29. Michael Pouncey
    30. Corey Liuget
    31. Jonathan Baldwin
    32. Kyle Rudolph

    Sleepers (2/1/11)

    Taiwan Jones
    Greg McElroy
    Nate Irving
    Ahmad Black
    Allen Bradford
    Terrence Tolliver
    Greg Romeus
    Sam Acho
    Jurrell Casey
    Kenrick Ellis
    Rob Housler
    Rashad Carmichael
    Courtney Smith
    Jerrell Powe
    Cecil Shorts
  2. HeadOnASwivel

    HeadOnASwivel Starter

    It's a mock so it's as good as anyone's. I would question a few of the picks however...

    I don't think Carolina takes Green number 1. Receiver is a huge need, but Fairley will be the pick.

    No way Cincy takes Gabbert, I'm still don't think he'll go in the top 10. Plus, they are sticking with Palmer.

    Detroit will not take another first round running back, just not happening.

    You have far too many QB's going in the first, I really believe that two may go in the first, probably one though. So many people are drinking the QB Kool-Aid, I just don't get it. GM's are much smarter than that nowadays, they are just not going to reach for these QB's... too many holes with all of them.

    Like Cecil Shorts as a sleeper, I was thinking we could nab him in the 5th ish round, maybe with a comp pick.
  3. Titanic_Sub

    Titanic_Sub Starter

    Palmer wants out of Cinci bad, I imagine that's why he has tem taking Gabbert.

    Detroit I could see taking a running back just because Best looks like he's going to never stay healthy, and will probably be used as a change of pace guy in the future, although they have bigger holes.

    I don't think he has too many QB's going in the first, a lot of teams need QB's and I think a lot of GM's feel that they are better off taking a risk on a QB in the first, because if it does pan out it's the cornerstone of the franchise.
  4. Alex1939

    Alex1939 Space Invaders Champion

    I would be shocked to see a WR go #1.
  5. The Playmaker

    The Playmaker pineapple pizza party

    Too many QB's, Lions don't go RB, yeah Ocho wanted out too but see what happened, and Panthers go Fairley.
  6. HeadOnASwivel

    HeadOnASwivel Starter

    I hear you, but remember that GM's are less inclined to reach for a player, especially this group of QB's, even if QB is a position of need. Lately, many teams have been drafting BPA in the first round, followed by need in subsequent rounds. I just don't believe there is any possibility that Detroit will spend, what, two first round picks on RB's in like four years? Kevin Smith should be healthy and Best will be as well. They should be drafting OT or defense.
  7. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO Tip Jar Donor

    I agree Detroit is just a player or two away from being a good team next season. No way they waste it on another running back, especially since many teams are getting it done with small name players.
  8. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

    The Lions have got to improve their O-line, LB group, and secondary.

    Possible draft picks:
    Patrick Peterson
    Prince Amukamara
    Von Miller
    Akeem Ayers
    Robert Quinn

    Most of those guys will be gone, so I'd bank on them taking Ayers.
  9. 24

    24 Starter

    While I agree Ingram isn't the best pick there, I remember reading somewhere that Mayhew was looking for someone to complement Best. Mayhew also believes in the BPA strategy, and whenever I had questions about who should go where, I usually went BPA. Hence, A.J. Green to Carolina. Plus, I spent more time on the Big Board and Sleepers. I spent maybe 5 minutes on that mock.
  10. PAtitansfan53

    PAtitansfan53 Kush & OJ

    I agree with Gabbert going too high to Cincy I can't see it with Marvin needing to win now.

    Lions will take a RB but I doubt it will be round 1. RB's are a dime a dozen with a short shelf life and can be had in any round like Starks (6th round) and Blount (UDFA).

    Honestly I wouldn't be mad if Fewell :brow: picked Gabbert as long as we have someone like McNabb to hold it down while he learns cause he is raw but he has everything you look for if he works at it. Otherwise I would like Flynn from GB and/or a mid round guy like Dalton my personal favorite.

    But would certainly not be mad with Dareus. He would be nice beside JJ while TB rotates in and out with Sen.
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