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Solder to Colts in AFC East reader mock

With the 22nd pick in the 2011 AFC East reader mock draft, the Indianapolis Colts select ... Nate Solder, tackle, Colorado.

In one of the emptiest ballot boxes we've had so far in our 32-part series, Solder edged out Mississippi State tackle Derek Sherrod. At least voters were adamant the Colts needed a tackle to help protect Peyton Manning.

Interestingly, the player who finished third was Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett.

Here's our imaginary round so far ...

  1. Carolina Panthers: Auburn quarterback Cam Newton

  2. Denver Broncos: Alabama defensive tackle Marcell Dareus

  3. Buffalo Bills: Texas A&M outside linebacker Von Miller

  4. Cincinnati Bengals: Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert

  5. Arizona Cardinals: Louisiana State cornerback Patrick Peterson

  6. Cleveland Browns: Georgia receiver A.J. Green

  7. San Francisco 49ers: Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara

  8. Tennessee Titans: Auburn defensive tackle Nick Fairley

  9. Dallas Cowboys: USC tackle Tyron Smith

  10. Washington Redskins: Alabama receiver Julio Jones

  11. Houston Texans: North Carolina defensive end Robert Quinn

  12. Minnesota Vikings: Clemson defensive end Da'Quan Bowers

  13. Detroit Lions: Boston College tackle Anthony Castonzo

  14. St. Louis Rams: Illinois defensive tackle Corey Liuget

  15. Miami Dolphins: Alabama running back Mark Ingram

  16. Jacksonville Jaguars: Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith

  17. New England Patriots: Wisconsin defensive end J.J. Watt

  18. San Diego Chargers: California defensive end Cameron Jordan

  19. New York Giants: Florida center Mike Pouncey

  20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Purdue defensive end Ryan Kerrigan

  21. Kansas City Chiefs: Wisconsin tackle Gabe Carimi

  22. Indianapolis Colts: Colorado tackle Nate Solder

We're down to the final 10 picks. The Philadelphia Eagles are on the clock with the 23rd selection.

Predict who the Eagles will pick in the comments section beneath this article or beneath the link on my Facebook page.