Todd McShay's three-round 'Grade: A' mock draft

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For an updated 'Grade A' mock from Mel Kiper, click here.

Mel has been doing this so-called "Grade: A" Mock Draft for a few years, so it was only a matter of time before I got roped in. The concept is simple: I play general manager for every team. This isn't me projecting picks; this is me making them, for three full rounds, based on what's best for each team at that slot.

Please read the ground rules:

1. At each slot, I make a pick in the best interest of only the team with the pick. I won't pass on a player at No. 4 just because I like the team better at No. 5.

2. No trades unless they're already done. I try to address team needs, but like the draft, value can supersede need.

3. Again: I'm not projecting. It's more a look at where I see value up and down the board.

There's a team-by-team look below, as well as a pick-by-pick version so you can see how the order of the picks progressed and get an idea of who was off the board when each team selected.

Picks in order, Rounds 1-3

Tennessee Titans

Round 1 (1): Laremy Tunsil, OT, Mississippi
Round 2 (33): Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Round 3 (64): Christian Westerman, G, Arizona State

Analysis: When you draft a player like Marcus Mariota with the No. 2 pick last year, you need to do everything in your power to give him help as he develops. To that end, Tunsil would provide the second-year QB with a building-block left tackle who thrives in pass protection. Tunsil and Westerman also would help jump-start the Titans' new-look running game with DeMarco Murray at the helm. Apple's length and range in coverage would be an asset to a defense that finished 29th overall in yards per pass attempt in 2015 (7.87).