ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay provided his latest mock draft following the Senior Bowl.
Keep in mind a lot can change after the NFL combine, other workouts and free agency. But here is how the AFC North fared:
Pick: No. 7
McShay's selection: Eric Berry, S, Tennessee
Analysis: Berry is regarded by most scouts as one of the top-five players in the draft. Yet based on the needs of other teams, McShay feels Berry could fall to Cleveland at No. 7. Browns safety Brodney Pool is a free agent next month and is unlikely to return. So there will be an opening to fill at safety either through the draft or free agency. But here is an interesting question: Would the Browns be better off taking the best safety in the draft, Berry, or the best cornerback, Florida's Joe Haden? According to McShay, the Browns will have their choice between the two.
Pick: No. 18
McShay's selection: Dan Williams, NT, Tennessee
Analysis: The Steelers taking Williams here would make sense. Pittsburgh usually drafts for needs a year or two down the road. Williams would not need to start right away if the Steelers put the franchise tag on Pro Bowl nose tackle Casey Hampton. While contributing next season, Williams could be groomed to play full time in 2011. A cornerback would be the ideal scenario for Pittsburgh. But outside of Haden, there does not appear to be an elite cornerback prospect to take high in this year's draft.
Pick: No. 21
McShay's selection: Jermaine Gresham, TE, Oklahoma
Analysis: There is an early consensus the Bengals will select a tight end in the first round. The primary reason is the team needs a lot of help for quarterback Carson Palmer, but this is not a top-heavy draft for wide receivers. So filling the spot at tight end is the next best option. Gresham has a lot of physical tools that could instantly help Cincinnati's offense. But teams will be thoroughly checking into Gresham's injury history during the combine.
Pick: No. 25
McShay's selection: Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Analysis: Wilson seems to be rising up draft boards. Haden is the clear-cut No. 1 corner in the draft. But scouts are still searching for the second-best player at a very important position. McShay believes it's Wilson, but I'm not 100 percent sold on the Ravens being a great fit in the first round. Baltimore really likes Lardarius Webb and paid a lot of money this past offseason to Domonique Foxworth. Wilson likely would be a first-round backup in 2010, unless Webb takes a long time to recover from knee surgery. The Ravens could probably get immediate help with this pick elsewhere.