GGN Mock Draft, Version One

James Lang-US PRESSWIRE

Who will go where?

Warning: I have never done a complete first round mock draft before. For the most part, this is what I think could very well happen, not necessarily what I would do if I were the general manager of each of these teams.

There are some players, such as Damontre Moore and Cordarrelle Patterson, that I think will slip tremendously. Others, like Menelik Watson and Margus Hunt, will surprise people and jump up significantly. As you'll see, I've included a few trades as well that are definitely possible. I didn't include explanations in here, but I would be happy to explain my reasoning for specific picks if you ask. I can think of one reader that probably won't be happy with the Patriots' selection here. I suspect I'll get a few questions/outrage about Sharrif Floyd as well.

Let me know what you think in the comments below.

Order Team Selection
1 Kansas City Chiefs Luke Joeckel, OT
2 Jacksonville Jaguars Geno Smith, QB
3 Oakland Raiders Star Lotulelei, DT
4 Philadelphia Eagles Dion Jordan, OLB
5 Detroit Lions Ezekiel Ansah, DE
6 Cleveland Browns --> Miami Dolphins Eric Fisher, OT
7 Arizona Cardinals Lane Johnson, OT
8 Buffalo Bills Barkevious Mingo, OLB
9 New York Jets Sharrif Floyd, DT
10 Tennessee Titans Chance Warmack, OG
11 San Diego Chargers Jonathan Cooper, OG
12 Dolphins --> Browns Dee Milliner, CB
13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers --> Jets --> San Francisco 49ers Tavon Austin, WR
14 Carolina Panthers Sheldon Richardson, DT
15 New Orleans Saints Jarvis Jones, OLB
16 St. Louis Rams Tyler Eifert, TE
17 Pittsburgh Steelers Kenny Vaccaro, S
18 Dallas Cowboys Bjoern Werner, DE
19 New York Giants Margus Hunt, DE
20 Chicago Bears D.J. Fluker, OT
21 Cincinnati Bengals Arthur Brown, ILB
22 St. Louis Rams Menelik Watson, OT
23 Minnesota Vikings E.J. Manuel, QB
24 Indianapolis Colts Cordarrelle Patterson, WR
25 Minnesota Vikings Xavier Rhodes, CB
26 Green Bay Packers Eddie Lacy, RB
27 Houston Texans Alec Ogletree, ILB
28 Denver Broncos Tank Carradine, DE
29 New England Patriots Manti Te'o, ILB
30 Atlanta Falcons Zach Ertz, TE
31 49ers --> Jets Larry Warford, OG
32 Baltimore Ravens Kevin Minter, ILB

To explain a little behind the Jets' selections, here's what you should know: Floyd is the real deal and will solidify a great defensive line. I considered Warmack and Austin, but I decided that the team could satisfy their needs at a cheaper cost. I wanted to trade back as well and grab more picks, and I can see the 49ers trading up for Austin to make their team even more deadly (especially considering how many picks they have).

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