Mock draft 2.0 - Ravens still target WR Evans

Mock draft 2.0 - Ravens still target WR Evans
February 4, 2014, 11:00 am
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Texas A&M Aggies receiver Mike Evans (13) makes a catch in the first quarter against Alabama Crimson Tide cornerback John Fulton (10) at Kyle Field.

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The Super Bowl is over, as is Senior Bowl week. Teams are focusing even more on draft preparations, with the NFL combine starting later this month. Thought this was a good time for my second mock draft. I still have the Ravens taking Texas A & M wide receiver Mike Evans with the 16th pick. Here’s the entire first round.

1. Texans – Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville – Bill O’Brien needs a QB to groom.

2. Rams – Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina – They could also trade down.

3. Jaguars – Blake Bortles, QB, Central Florida – Their next try at a franchise QB.

4. Browns – Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A & M – The QB’s will go quickly in this draft.

5. Raiders – Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson – The top WR in the draft heads West.

6. Falcons – Greg Robinson, OT Auburn – They need physical linemen and he fits bill.

7. Buccaneers – Jake Matthews, OT, Texas A & M – Immediate reinforcement for line.

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8. Vikings – Derek Carr, QB, Fresno St. – Probably a reach, but they need a QB.

9. Bills – Khalil Mack, OLB, Buffalo - Another edge rusher to help Mario Williams.

10. Lions – Darqueze Dennard, CB, Michigan St. – A solid cover guy to help defense.

11. Titans – Taylor Lewan, OT, Michigan – Physical pass blocker to strengthen line.

12. Giants – C. J. Mosley, OLB, Alabama – A sure tackler, fits any defensive scheme.

13. Rams – Marqise Lee, WR, USC – Another playmaker for Sam Bradford.

14. Bears – Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida St. – Would help Julius Peppers on defense.

15. Steelers – Anthony Barr, OLB, UCLA – They would scoop him up if he fell this far.

16. Ravens – Mike Evans, WR, Texas A & M – This is a solid player at a need position.

17. Cowboys _ Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri – Would help DeMarcus Ware get to QB’s.

18. Jets – Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina – A middle of the field target for Geno Smith.

19. Dolphins – Zack Martin, OT, Notre Dame – They have to protect Ryan Tannehill.

20. Cardinals – Ra’Shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota – Physical lineman fits Cards’ style.

21. Packers – Louis Nix III, DT, Notre Dame - Green Bay strengthens middle defense.

22. Eagles – Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville – Secondary was an issue for Eagles in 2013.

23. Chiefs – Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S, Alabama - Eric Berry could mentor Clinton-Dix.

24. Bengals – Dee Ford, DE, OLB, Auburn – Strong Senior Bowl week helped Ford.

25. Chargers – Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma St. – Help to defend Broncos receivers.

26. Browns – Cyrus Kouandjio, OT, Alabama – Bodyguard for the QB they draft.

27. Saints – Odell Beckham, WR, LSU – A deep threat, also an outstanding return man.

28. Panthers – Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida St. – Cam Newton needs more weapons.

29. Patriots – Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech – They utilize TE’s better than anyone.

30. 49ers – Marcus Roberson, CB, Florida – CB Tarell Brown will be a free agent.

31. Broncos – Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio St. – You saw Super Bowl. They need CB help.

32. Seahawks – Xavier Su’a –Filo, G, UCLA – Pete Carroll knows Pac-12 players.

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