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Three potential draft picks for all 32 NFL teams

Ezekiel Elliott and Carson Wentz will be on the radar of plenty of teams in the 2016 NFL draft. Getty Images, Icon Sportswire

As the NFL draft approaches, Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl of Scouts Inc. take a look at which prospects make sense for each team on Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 of the draft. (Even if a team does not have a pick on a given day -- example: the Patriots on Day 1 -- our experts will still recommend a player, as trades can always change the draft order.)

Important note: This is not a mock draft. Muench and Weidl are not predicting where players will land. Rather, they're identifying a few prospects who fill needs and/or fit what each team likes to do schematically.

Click the links after each team to view the full posts.

Atlanta Falcons: The Falcons could target an outside linebacker who can cover as early as Day 1. They gave up a league-worst 213 completions to RBs and TEs last season. Read moreInsider

Arizona Cardinals: Center is Arizona's most pressing need, but No. 29 is too early to take Alabama's Ryan Kelly. The Cardinals should look along the defensive line instead. Read moreInsider

Baltimore Ravens: Baltimore needs to continue to infuse talent and depth along the offensive line, especially after losing versatile guard Kelechi Osemele in free agency. Read moreInsider

Buffalo Bills: Buffalo runs a run-heavy offense by today's standards, but GM Doug Whaley should look to improve a passing game that finished 28th in the league last season. Read moreInsider

Carolina Panthers: The Panthers should keep an eye on a long-armed offensive lineman with a ton of upside and the versatility to play multiple positions. Read moreInsider

Chicago Bears: The Bears have used three Day 2 picks on the defensive line in the past two drafts, and they should continue that trend this year. Read moreInsider

Cincinnati Bengals: After losing Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones in free agency, the Bengals need another weapon on the outside to complement A.J. Green. Read moreInsider

Cleveland Browns: With 24 different starting quarterbacks since the Browns' rebirth in 1999, the franchise is desperate to find some stability at the position. Read moreInsider

Dallas Cowboys: The move that makes the most sense for the Cowboys in Round 1 is to secure their future at quarterback, the most important position in sports. Read moreInsider

Denver Broncos: After Peyton Manning retired and Brock Osweiler left in free agency, the Broncos have a big need at QB, which they could target at the end of Round 1. Read moreInsider

Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford has been sacked 89 times the last two seasons (fourth most in the NFL), so the Lions need to continue to add talent up front, particularly at right tackle. Read moreInsider

Green Bay Packers: The Packers' run defense ranked 21st overall last year, so a space-eating defensive tackle would make sense in the first round. Read moreInsider

Houston Texans: The Texans are set at No. 1 WR after DeAndre Hopkins' breakout season, but Brock Osweiler could use a shifty slot guy. Read moreInsider

Indianapolis Colts: The Colts might be reluctant and/or have a difficult time moving up to snag one of the draft's top three OT prospects, but the move should be made. Read moreInsider

Jacksonville Jaguars: A Jacksonville squad that ranked 31st in scoring defense and 29th in passing defense last year should be looking to add some speed to its LB corps. Read moreInsider

Kansas City Chiefs: After cornerback Sean Smith left to go to the rival Raiders in free agency, the Chiefs need another long, rangy CB to play in their heavy press-man scheme. Read moreInsider

Los Angeles Rams: The Rams are one of many teams in the Jared Goff waiting game, but if three teams pass on the Cal QB, there's a legitimate chance he slides to No. 15. Read moreInsider

Miami Dolphins: The Dolphins have spent the offseason bringing in new pieces to their defense, but one position that still needs to be addressed is linebacker. Read moreInsider

Minnesota Vikings: Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater could really benefit from a receiver who has the ability to win in contested situations. Read moreInsider

New England Patriots: The Patriots found out the hard way last year that they need more depth along the offensive line. They'd be wise to target an offensive tackle on Day 2 of the draft. Read moreInsider

New Orleans Saints: New Orleans finished 31st against the run in 2015, and John Jenkins hasn't been the answer at NT. The Saints should go after this draft's best interior run-stuffer. Read moreInsider

New York Giants: The Giants haven't drafted a linebacker in the first round since Carl Banks in 1984. No time like the present to break that streak, as they need a playmaker at the second level. Read moreInsider

New York Jets: The Jets should be in the market for an O-lineman capable of pushing Breno Giacomini at right tackle and potentially replacing D'Brickashaw Ferguson. Read moreInsider

Oakland Raiders: The Raiders could propel their front seven into elite company by selecting one of this draft's most disruptive interior DTs to join forces with Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin. Read moreInsider

Pittsburgh Steelers: Pittsburgh was more opportunistic in the secondary last season, but it needs to continue to upgrade the defensive backfield. Read moreInsider

Philadelphia Eagles: Philadelphia is looking to get more physical in the run game, and there's a good chance the draft's top running back will be there when the Eagles pick at No. 8 overall. Read moreInsider

San Diego Chargers: The Chargers have a need at both cornerback and safety, and there's a chance they could get the most versatile defensive back in this draft with the No. 3 pick. Read moreInsider

San Francisco 49ers: Depending on whether San Francisco ends up trading QB Colin Kaepernick, the 49ers' draft focus should shift to strengthening the defense. Read moreInsider

Seattle Seahawks: The Seahawks need to replace Bruce Irvin with an outside linebacker who can cover, set the edge versus the run and get after the passer. Read moreInsider

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Continuing to add versatile offensive lineman up front would benefit second-year QB Jameis Winston and RB Doug Martin. Read moreInsider

Tennessee Titans: The Titans have to protect the QB better after allowing a league-high 54 sacks last year. The good news? They'll get to pick their OT of choice with the No. 1 pick. Read moreInsider

Washington Redskins: This team needs to infuse youth and talent along the D-line, and it could get the DT with the highest ceiling with pick No. 21. Read moreInsider