1. Indianapolis Colts – QB Andrew Luck – Stanford
No change here, Irsay has made it known to the public that Andrew Luck will be the top selection this year.
2. Washington Redskins – QB Robert Griffin III – Baylor
Similar to the top pick, Washington has been in love with RG3 for months now. We all knew the top of round one would look this way.
3. Minnesota Vikings – LT Matt Kalil – USC
Sticking with the best offensive line prospect since our beloved Jake Long is Minnesota’s plan here.
4. Cleveland Browns – RB Trent Richardson – Alabama
Richardson is going to boost this offense’s rushing attack ten fold. Cleveland must make this happen regardless of their interest in Tannehill.
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – CB Morris Claiborne – LSU
With rumors swirling of Ronde Barber’s move to safety, Tampa can bolster the back end of their secondary with the top corner in the draft.
6. St. Louis Rams – WR Justin Blackmon – Oklahoma State
Like I said before, Sam Bradford needs weapons. Jeff Fisher is not dumb…
7. Jacksonville Jaguars – CB Stephon Gilmore – South Carolina
Jacksonville’s reported “love” for Stephon Gilmore is going to force the team to either trade back, possibly with Philadelphia or Dallas, or over draft the potential lock down corner.
8. Miami Dolphins – QB Ryan Tannehill – Texas A&M
Let me make this clear, as long as Ryan Tannehill is available at 8….Miami is selecting him.
9. Carolina Panthers – DT Fletcher Cox – Mississippi State
The rise of the Mississippi State product is going to land him in the top ten. Cox has the ability to come in and start right away.
10. Buffalo Bills – WR Michael Floyd – Notre Dame
Buffalo desperately needs a receiver to complement Steve Johnson, Floyd is their guy.
11. Kansas City Chiefs – OG David DeCastro – Stanford
No change here. KC needs to bolster their offensive line and create holes for their returning star running back, Jamaal Charles.
12. Seattle Seahawks – LB Luke Kuechly – Boston College
Losing David Hawthorne forces Seattle to look towards a replacement. Kuechly can be a Patrick Willis type player.
13. Arizona Cardinals – OT Riley Reiff – Iowa
Again, no change. Arizona needs a lot of help on the offensive line. The Iowa product will help protect Kevin Kolb.
14. Dallas Cowboys –SS Mark Barron – Alabama
Barron is possibly the best safety prospect in five to seven years. He has the ability to come in right away and become a star.
15. Philadelphia Eagles – DE Quinton Coples – UNC
Coples epic fall give Philly another shot at landing an elite pass rusher. They passed on Pierre- Paul and went with Graham. Coples has JPP type ability.
16. New York Jets – OLB Melvin Ingram– South Carolina
Giving Rex Ryan a versatile player such as Ingram should be illegal.
17. Cincinnati Bengals – CB Dre’ Kirkpatrick – Alabama
Even with the signing of Terrence Newman, Cincinnati needs someone to pair with Leon Hall. Kirkpatrick bring versatility, he is their guy.
18. San Diego Chargers – WR Stephen Hill – Georgia Tech
After losing WR Vincent Jackson, San Diego will need to bring in more weapons for Philip Rivers to work with. Hill will give Rivers a big speedy target.
19. Chicago Bears – DE Chandler Jones – Syracuse
Jones opposite Peppers? Come on man! Selecting Jones will allow Israel Idonjie to shift to defensive tackle where he is a more natural fit.
20. Tennessee Titans – WR Kendall Wright – Baylor
Tennessee could go with an offensive lineman here, but in order for Jake Locker to break out he needs weapons. Despite the combine numbers this former Baylor Bear posted, he is an explosive receiver and could turn into a Desean Jackson type of player.
21. Cincinnati Bengals – RB Doug Martin – Boise State
Cincy fills two large needs in the first round. Starting with a corner to pair with Leon Hall, and f inishing with probably the most complete running back in this years class. Martin will step right in and impress.
22. Cleveland Browns – QB Brandon Weeden – Oklahoma State
A little bit of a reach, but pairing Weeden with Richardson is going to boost Cleveland’s horrible offense.
23. Detroit Lions – OT Jonathan Martin – Stanford
Detroit needs offensive line help….badly. Martin is ready to step in right away and anchor the blind-side of QB Matthew Stafford.
24. Pittsburgh Steelers – OT Cordy Glenn – Georgia
Although Steel city could go with a pass rusher or a linebacker, Glenn fits the mold desired by Pittsburgh’s history of linemen. Glenn is a quick footed stone wall who can be played at right tackle or guard.
25. Denver Broncos – DL Michael Brockers – LSU
Pairing a young Von Miller and Michael Brockers will solidify Denver’s defensive line for the next ten years. With Brockers’ fall down draft boards, this is a great value pick.
26. Houston Texans – DT Dontari Poe – Memphis
Poe has gone from potential top ten pick, to a marginal first rounder. Houston gets out of the first round with an excellent addition to their strong defense.
27. New England Patriots – DE/OLB Shea Mclellin – Boise State
This kid has skyrocketed up draft boards. Hoodie will get a very versatile player here at 27 with Mclellin.
28. Green Bay Packers – OLB Nick Perry – USC
With Martin off the board at 28, the Pack opts to pair Nick Perry with Clay Matthews to create a deadly duo.
29. Baltimore Ravens – ILB Dont’a Hightower – Alabama
Wow. Hightower will be paired with one of the greatest of all time for a few years. This defense could be scary good with Hightower and Lewis next to each other. Good luck running against Baltimore…
30. San Francisco 49er’s – CB Janoris Jenkins – Northern Alabama
San Fran needs help at corner. The fiery style of Jim Harbaugh will contain this kid. Jenkins has issues with the law, Harbaugh will unleash his no tolerance law on this kid.
31. New England Patriots – SS Harrison Smith – Notre Dame
With a large need at safety, the Pat’s take Smith to fill the void. Smith is very athletic and has great coverage ability.
32. New York Giants – LB Mychal Kendricks – California
Even after trading for Keith Rivers, the G-men still need help at linebacker. Kendricks can step right in and take over in the Mike spot, but his versatility allows him to play all three spots in the Giants defensive scheme.