|01-01-2008, 08:45 PM|
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GBN's mock draft from 1/1/08
Lots of the OT's going in the 1st. None to us. And they have Pittsburgh taking my 2nd round hopeful in Robinson.
2008 1st-ROUND PROJECTION
January 1, 2008
# Team Player POS School
1 Miami Glenn Dorsey DT LSU
2 St. Louis Jake Long OT Michigan
3F Oakland *Darren McFadden RB Arkansas
4F Atlanta Matt Ryan QB Boston College
5F Kansas City *Malcolm Jenkins CB Ohio State
6 New York Jets Chris Long DE Virginia
7 New England (from San Francisco) *Ryan Clady OT Boise State
8 Baltimore Brian Brohm QB Louisville
9 Cincinnati *James Laurinaitis LB Ohio State
10 New Orleans Sedric Ellis DT Southern California
11 Buffalo Mike Jenkins CB South Florida
12 Denver *Kenny Phillips FS Miami
13 Carolina *Vernon Gholston DE Ohio State
14 Chicago *Rashard Mendenhall RB Illinois
15 Detroit *Michael Oher OT Mississippi
16 Arizona *Derrick Harvey DE Florida
17 Minnesota Andre' Woodson QB Kentucky
18 Houston *Ray Rice RB Rutgers
19 Philadelphia Keith Rivers LB Southern California
20P Tampa Bay Dan Connor LB Penn State
21P Washington *Calais Campbell DE Miami
22P* Dallas (from Cleveland) Limas Sweed WR Texas
23P Seattle Sam Baker OT Southern California
24P Pittsburgh *Duke Robinson OG Oklahoma
25P Tennessee Kentwan Balmer DT North Carolina
26P New York Giants Aqib Talib DB Kansas
27P San Diego Jeff Otah OT Pittsburgh
28P Jacksonville Quentin Groves DE Auburn
29P Green Bay *Phil Loadholt OT Oklahoma
30P San Francisco (from Indianapolis) Adarius Bowman WR Okalhoma State
31P Dallas Tracy Porter CB Indiana
32P New England (pick forfeited)
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1. Miami Dolphins - Glenn Dorsey, DT, LSU
2. St. Louis Rams - Jake Long, OT, Michigan
3. Oakland Raiders - Darren McFadden, RB, Arkansas *
McFadden is a rare talent who has incredible potential as a pro. The Raiders ended up with a 1,000 yard runner in Justin Fargas (4.5 yards per carry) in 2007, but the addition of McFadden would be a huge upgrade for the Oakland offense. He could easily be a day one starter; he does all of the little things right, he blocks hard, he doesn't take plays off, and he has an explosiveness that the Raiders haven't seen since Bo Jackson.
4. Atlanta Falcons - Matt Ryan, QB, Boston College
5. Kansas City Chiefs - Chris Long, DE, Virginia
Note: the Chiefs will pick at either #4 or #5, Raiders at #3 or #4.
The Chiefs have a major need on the offensive line, but it would surprise me to see them stretch to take an OT in this spot.
Jared Allen is an impending unrestricted free agent. It's likely that the Chiefs will do what they can to keep him, but short of franchising him, it's going to be quite difficult to keep him from seeking top dollar on the open market.
Chris Long is a fascinating DE prospect, a run-stuffer who can also get into the backfield with amazing tenacity. The irony of him playing for the Chiefs (with his Hall of Fame father Howie Long having played for the rival Raiders) would be quite the sub-plot, but ultimately whoever gets Long will have a strong, dependable DE.