The debate between Mitch Trubisky and Deshaun Watson is in full effect.
1. Cleveland Browns-Myles Garrett-Defensive End-Texas A&M
The Cleveland Browns could mess this up, but at some point common sense has to kick in.
2. San Francisco 49ers-Solomon Thomas-Defensive End-Stanford
There are several directions in which the 49ers could go here, but they need more play makers on their defensive line
3. Chicago Bears-Jamal Adams-Strong Safety-LSU
If the Chicago Bears are hopeful for a quick turnaround in 2017, they are going to have to go through the Green Bay Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers which means that they are going to have to beef up the secondary.
4. Jacksonville Jaguars-Leonard Fournette-Running Back-LSU
The Jaguars are in the business of improving the team around quarterback Blake Bortles which means that the running game is a top priority.
5. Tennessee Titans-Malik Hooker-Free Safety-Ohio State
The Titans are just one or two play makers away from being the team to beat in the AFC South. And the addition of Malik Hooker will get Tennessee closer to that goal.
6. New York Jets-Mitch Trubisky-Quarterback-North Carolina
The Jets could go quarterback here which would mean that they are giving up on quarterbacks Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenburg.
7. Los Angeles Chargers-Jabril Peppers-Strong Safety-Michigan
Jabril Peppers could be the ultimate wild card in the National Football League Draft as he could be selected anywhere from 5-25 in the first round.
8. Carolina Panthers-Dalvin Cook-Running Back-Florida State
When the Panthers were one of the top teams in the NFL in 2015, their bread and butter was the running game which they need to get back to.
9. Cincinnati Bengals-Derek Barnett-Defensive End-Tennessee
Under head coach Marvin Lewis, the Bengals have always had a litany of athletes on their defensive line which continues here with the addition of Derek Barnett.
10. Buffalo Bills-Marshon Lattimore-Cornerback-Ohio State
For the Buffalo Bills to assert themselves as a playoff team in 2017, they are going to have to go through the New England Patriots in the AFC East which means having as many athletes as possible in their secondary.
11. New Orleans Saints-Haason Reddick-Outside Linebacker-Temple
The Saints already have one of the top offenses in the National Football League, and now it is time to develop a complimentary defense.
12. Cleveland Browns-Deshaun Watson-Quarterback-Clemson
Just like if the Browns avoid taking Myles Garrett, they will regret not taking Deshaun Watson here because he is a winner.
13. Arizona Cardinals-Corey Davis-Wide Receiver-Western Michigan
After wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald had 1,023 receiving yards, J.J. Nelson was the next closest wide receiver on the Cardinals with just 568 yards which means that they need to get more players that can stretch the field.
14. Philadelphia Eagles-Christian McCaffrey-Running Back-Stanford
With running back Darren Sproles being 33-years of age, the Philadelphia Eagles need another versatile running back who can fill that void.
15. Indianapolis Colts-O.J. Howard-Tight End-Alabama
The Colts need to get more play makers around quarterback Andrew Luck and a tight end such as O.J. Howard who is theoretically a big wide receiver could help that process.
16. Baltimore Ravens-Jonathan Allen-Defensive Tackle-Alabama
If Jonathan Allen falls this far, he would come into the NFL with a chip on his shoulder, and he would join an organization that knows how to win.
17. Washington Redskins-Mike Williams-Wide Receiver-Clemson
After allowing wide receivers DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon to leave in the free agency, the Washington Redskins must do everything possible to keep quarterback Kirk Cousins happy.
18. Tennessee Titans-John Ross-Wide Receiver-Washington
As the Titans have one of the top rushing attacks in the NFL, they need a burner at the wide receiver position that can stretch the field on play action.
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers-Reuben Foster-Inside Linebacker-Alabama
If the Buccaneers are going to be a legitimate playoff contender in 2017, they are going to need more leaders on the defensive side of the football.
20. Denver Broncos-David Njoku-Tight End-Miami
As the Denver Broncos hardly got any production out of the tight end position in 2016, they need to improve there regardless of whether it will be Trevor Semian or Paxton Lynch under center this year.
21. Detroit Lions-Taco Charlton-Defensive End-Michigan
After the Detroit Lions only registered 26 sacks last season, they need all of the help that they can get on their defensive line.
22. Miami Dolphins-Charles Harris-Defensive End-Missouri
If the Miami Dolphins are serious about pushing the Patriots for supremacy in the AFC East, they need as many pass rushers as possible in order to slow down quarterback Tom Brady.
23. New York Giants-Malik McDowell-Defensive Tackle
After the Giants recently lost defensive tackle Jonathan Hankins in free agency to the Colts, this is a no-brainer selection here for general manager Jerry Reese.
24. Oakland Raiders-Marlon Humphrey-Cornerback-Alabama
After watching the Raiders secondary once quarterback Derek Carr got injured last year, they need all the help that they can get.
25. Houston Texans-Patrick Mahomes II-Quarterback-Texas Tech
The Texans thought that they were going to get quarterback Tony Romo which led them to trading quarterback Brock Osweiler to the Browns. But when Romo decided on retirement, it changed the thought process in Houston.
26. Seattle Seahawks-Ryan Ramczyk-Offensive Tackle-Wisconsin
As quarterback Russell Wilson was sacked 41 times last year, it is not a recipe for good things if the Seahawks want to be a legit title contender once again.
27. Kansas City Chiefs-Forrest Lamp-Guard-Western Kentucky
The Chiefs have several needs as they enter the NFL Draft, but Forrest Lamp is simply too good for them to pass up on.
28. Dallas Cowboys-Carl Lawson-Defensive End-Auburn
Ever since the Cowboys released defensive end DeMarcus Ware in 2014, they have lacked a quality edge rusher which has prevented them from being a legitimate Super Bowl contender.
29. Green Bay Packers-Tre’Davious White-Cornerback-LSU
After the Packers were lit up in the NFC Championship Game against the Atlanta Falcons, the secondary will be a top priority for them in the draft.
30. Pittsburgh Steelers-Zach Cunningham-Outside Linebacker-Vanderbilt
If you watched Zach Cunningham play in college, he is prototypical Steeler linebacker.
31. Atlanta Falcons-Garrett Bolles-Offensive Tackle-Utah
Whereas quarterback Matt Ryan was sacked 37 times last year, the Falcons are going to have to give him more protection if they want to get back to the Super Bowl.
32. New Orleans Saints-Kevin King-Cornerback-Washington
If the Saints fix their defense in this draft, they could be a playoff team this season.
1. Cleveland Browns Myles Garrett-Defensive End-Texas A&M
The Cleveland Browns have a ton of needs heading into the National Football League Draft, and a good place to start is to pick the best player that will be available.
2. San Francisco 49ers- Mitch Trubisky-Quarterback-North Carolina
The San Francisco 49ers are set to begin life with a new general manager in John Lynch, and a new head coach in Kyle Shanahan as it only makes sense for them to find a new franchise quarterback as well.
3. Chicago Bears-Jonathan Allen-Defensive Tackle-Alabama
In order for the Chicago Bears to once again be a player in the NFC North, they are going to have to get tougher in the trenches.
4. Jacksonville Jaguars-Dalvin Cook-Running Back-Florida State
In 2016, the Jacksonville Jaguars leading rusher was running back T.J. Yeldon with just 465 which is all that you’ll need to know why they must select a running back here.
5. Tennessee Titans-Solomon Thomas-Defensive End-Stanford
The Tennessee Titans are on the cusp of being the team to beat in the AFC South. And with Dick LeBeau as the Titans defensive coordinator, it’s time to stockpile up on versatile edge rushers.
6. New York Jets-Marshon Lattimore-Cornerback-Ohio State
There are numerous ways that the New York Jets can go with this selection. But with an aging Darrelle Revis at cornerback, the Jets must get younger in the secondary.
7. Los Angeles Chargers-Malik Hooker-Free Safety-Ohio State
2016 saw the Los Angeles Chargers go out of their way to lose games, and a turnaround begins with solidifying the secondary.
8. Carolina Panthers- Leonard Fourtnette-Running Back-LSU
The Carolina Panthers love to run the football which is something that they got away from last year. But it won’t take the Panthers that long to get back to what won them the NFC Championship in 2015.
9. Cincinnati Bengals-Mike Williams-Wide Receiver-Clemson
Injuries have taken away from the effectiveness of wide receiver A.J. Green, and it’s time for the Cincinnati Bengals to add some depth at the position.
10. Buffalo Bills-DeShone Kizer-Quarterback-Notre Dame
This selection will signal the end of Tyrod Taylor’s time with the Buffalo Bills.
11. New Orleans Saints-Zach Cunningham-Outside Linebacker-Vanderbilt
The NFC South is littered with quality quarterbacks, and if the New Orleans Saints are going to get to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, they are going to need more pass rushers.
12. Cleveland Browns-Reuben Foster-Inside Linebacker-Alabama
Browns head coach Hue Jackson is looking to change the culture within his locker room. And what a better way to begin that process than by bringing in a player such as Reuben Foster who is a winner.
13. Arizona Cardinals-Ryan Ramczyk-Offensive Tackle-Wisconsin
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer was sacked 40 times last year. And if the Cardinals are going to entertain any chances of making the Super Bowl, they must protect Palmer.
14. Indianapolis Colts-Cam Robinson-Offensive Tackle-Alabama
For too long the Indianapolis Colts organization has asked quarterback Andrew Luck to do too much by himself. Luck is one of the better play makers in the NFL, but he needs protection in front of him.
15. Philadelphia Eagles-Teez Tabor-Cornerback-Florida
In a division with wide receivers such as Dez Bryant, Odell Beckham Jr., and DeSean Jackson, the Philadelphia Eagles need as many athletes as possible in their secondary.
16. Baltimore Ravens-Derek Barnett-Defensive End-Tennessee
When the Baltimore Ravens are at their best, they are rushing the passer.
17. Washington Redskins-Jamal Adams-Strong Safety-LSU
Last season the Washington Redskins were 25th in the NFL in pass defense as they need a play maker in their secondary.
18. Tennessee Titans-Jabril Peppers-Strong Safety-Michigan
Don’t expect the Titans to be pushed around defensively in 2017.
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers-O.J. Howard-Tight End-Alabama
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have their franchise quarterback as they are continuing the process of putting quality players around him at the skill positions.
20. Denver Broncos-Christian McCaffrey-Running Back-Stanford
For many years wide receiver Ed McCaffrey was one of the go-to guys for quarterback John Elway with the Denver Broncos. And with Elway now serving as the Broncos executive vice president of football operations, he’ll find another play maker from Stanford who’ll make a huge impact in Denver.
21. Detroit Lions-Taco Charlton-Defensive End-Michigan
Last year the Detroit Lions only managed to register 26 sacks, and if they’re going to overtake the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North, they must find a way to get to quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
22. Miami Dolphins-David Njoku-Tight End-Miami
David Njoku won’t spend that much money on moving expenses as he’ll just move to another locker room at Hard Rock Stadium.
23. New York Giants-Carl Lawson-Defensive End-Auburn
Just in case that the New York Giants don’t re-sign defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, they’ll get themselves some insurance.
24. Oakland Raiders-Marlon Humphrey-Cornerback-Alabama
The Oakland Raiders issues in their secondary were exposed when quarterback Derek Carr suffered a fractured fibula. And if the Raiders are going to be a legitimate Super Bowl contender, they must improve the secondary.
25. Houston Texans-Takkarist McKinley-Outside Linebacker-UCLA
If the Houston Texans can get themselves a quality veteran quarterback, they’ll have a championship caliber defense to pair him with.
26. Seattle Seahawks-Garrett Bolles-Offensive Tackle-Utah
The Seattle Seahawks don’t resemble the team that won the Super Bowl in 2013. And for the Seahawks to get back to being a championship team, they are going to have to run the football more effectively, while also protecting quarterback Russell Wilson which begins with better play on the offensive line.
27. Kansas City Chiefs-Corey Davis-Wide Receiver-Western Michigan
There is a huge drop off in the passing offense of the Kansas City Chiefs once you eliminate tight end Travis Kelce from the equation as they need some more production from the wide receiver position.
28. Dallas Cowboys-Charles Harris-Defensive End-Missouri
The Dallas Cowboys were 14th in the NFL last year in total defense, but through injuries and suspensions, they lacked a game changing edge rusher.
29. Green Bay Packers-Desmond King-Cornerback-Iowa
With the issues that the Green Bay Packers had in their secondary last season, they could use a tough minded player in the unit who can also contribute on special teams if asked to.
30. Pittsburgh Steelers-Tim Williams-Outside Linebacker-Alabama
Bud Dupree has begun to show flashes as a quality edge rusher for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but this team needs a versatile enforcer for the unit.
31. Atlanta Falcons-Evan engram-Tight End-Ole Miss
As good as the Atlanta Falcons offense is, they still need a tight end who can take some pressure off of wide receiver Julio Jones.
32. New England Patriots- Dan Feeney-Guard-Indiana
The rich get richer as the defending Super Bowl Champions will continue to add depth on the offensive line in front of quarterback Tom Brady.