Dueling draft analysts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay have released their latest head-to-head mock draft at ESPN Insider.
The article is for Insider subscribers, but The Hauge has awarded me special dispensation to reveal their picks for the AFC East. Click on the link to check out the entire first round and to read their reasoning for each projection.
(An explanation: You might have noticed Clemson running back C.J. Spiller was listed in this blog as Kiper's pick for the Patriots at No. 22. This item was written Wednesday after seeing the original version of the head-to-head mock, which Kiper subsequently updated after speaking with more sources.)
No. 9 Buffalo Bills
No. 12 Miami Dolphins
Kiper's pick: Tennessee nose tackle Dan Williams
McShay's pick: Tennessee nose tackle Dan Williams
No. 22 New England Patriots
Kiper's pick: Michigan outside linebacker Brandon Graham
McShay's pick: Michigan outside linebacker Brandon Graham
No. 29 New York Jets