Best guess at Rd. 1 ... and beyond

And for another opinion, check out Mike Reiss' mock draft HERE.


1. Kansas City Chiefs

Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M

A reliable, polished blindside protector who has the ability to start for 10 years on the left side of the line.

2. Jacksonville Jaguars

Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan

Eugene Monroe is just 26, but he enters the final year of his contract in 2013 and Fisher is a building-block type tackle.

3. Oakland Raiders

Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida

The Raiders lost Desmond Bryant, Tommy Kelly and Richard Seymour this offseason. The addition of Floyd softens the blow.

4. Philadelphia Eagles

Dion Jordan, DE/OLB, Oregon

Chip Kelly reunites with a player he coached in college and adds the most versatile defensive player on the board.

5. Detroit Lions

Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma

The ceiling is high for Johnson, and the Lions are in desperate need of a left tackle to protect Matthew Stafford.

6. Cleveland Browns

Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia

Look for a trade-back scenario here, but Austin would give the Browns a much needed slot presence and wild card on offense.

7. Arizona Cardinals

Barkevious Mingo, DE/OLB, LSU

The Cardinals need an edge rusher to supplement the core of their front seven.

8. Buffalo Bills

Ryan Nassib, QB, Syracuse

Bills head coach Doug Marrone relied on Nassib in college; he'll do so again in the pros.

9. New York Jets

Ezekiel Ansah, DE/OLB, BYU

While my sense is the Jets are looking for ready-to-start prospects, Ansah's raw skills make him too good to pass up at No. 9.

10. Tennessee Titans

Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama

Head coach Mike Munchak was once a first-round guard for this franchise, as was offensive line coach Bruce Matthews.

11. San Diego Chargers

Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama

The cornerbacks left over from San Diego's 2012 roster combined for zero interceptions last season.

12. Miami Dolphins

Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame

There may be no better red zone target in this entire class.

13. New York Jets (from Buccaneers)

Jonathan Cooper, OG, North Carolina

The Jets right guard situation isn't pretty, as Vladimir Ducasse has struggled as a pro.

14. Carolina Panthers

Star Lotulelei, DL, Utah

A major value pick that also fits a glaring need for Carolina.

15. New Orleans Saints

Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia

Questions surround the long-term status of his neck, but Jones' production is impressive.

16. St. Louis Rams

Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas

Add this polished player to an already quality secondary and the Rams' defense could be improved after a solid 2012.

17. Pittsburgh Steelers

D.J. Hayden, CB, Houston

After enduring a health scare during his final season at Houston, Hayden has come a long way back to be one of the best cornerback prospects in this class.

18. Dallas Cowboys

D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama

This would be a home run for the tackle-needy Cowboys.

19. New York Giants

Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri

Another home run. Richardson has impressive first-step quickness and ability to disrupt the pocket.

20. Chicago Bears

Manti Te'o, ILB, Notre Dame

A leader on the field with uncommon instincts.

21. Cincinnati Bengals

Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia

Rey Maualuga was retained this offseason, but Ogletree is a superb talent whose stock has dropped due to off-field concerns.

22. St. Louis (from Washington)

Justin Pugh, OL, Syracuse

Rams head coach Jeff Fisher has never drafted a first-round offensive lineman. That could change in 2013.

23. Minnesota Vikings

Sylvester Williams, DT, North Carolina

The Vikings defensive line will enter a period of transition with top veterans coming off the books next offseason.

24. Indianapolis Colts

Datone Jones, DE, UCLA

GM Ryan Grigson recently identified the offensive and defensive lines as areas for his team to address.

25. Minnesota Vikings (from Seattle)

Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State

Another defensive lineman for the Vikings, and one who was once considered a potential top-10 pick.

26. Green Bay Packers

Matt Elam, S, Florida

Although undersized, Elam's versatility is notable.

27. Houston Texans

Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee

It doesn't take long when watching Patterson on film to see his potential.

28. Denver Broncos

Tank Carradine, DE, Florida State

The team needs to find a replacement for Elvis Dumervil.

29. New England Patriots

Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee

While I expect the team to work hard to trade back, Hunter's physical skill set is tempting at pick 29.

30. Atlanta Falcons

Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida St.

The Falcons need a corner to replace both Dunta Robinson and Brett Grimes, who missed the final 15 weeks of the 2012 season.

31. San Francisco 49ers

John Jenkins, DT, Georgia

The mountain of a man adds some needed depth to the 49ers' defensive line.

32. Baltimore Ravens

Eric Reid, S, LSU

A strong get at pick 32, Reid could prove to be the most complete safety in this draft in just a few years.


Second round (59th overall) New England Patriots

Darius Slay, CB, Mississippi State

If his recent surgery causes Slay to slip, the Patriots would be adding a high-quality player in the second round.

Third round (91st overall) New England Patriots

Zaviar Gooden, LB, Missouri

The Patriots address a need at coverage linebacker by taking the athletic product out of Missouri.

Seventh round (226th overall) New England Patriots

Malliciah Goodman, DE, Clemson

A potential developmental prospect to mix into the defensive line, and a player that can play on the edge.

Seventh round (235th overall) New England Patriots

Travis Bond, OG, North Carolina

The other guard out of North Carolina in this draft, Bond would give offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia a young lineman to groom.