November 11, 2017, 5:00 pm
NFL mock draft 2018: Predicting the top players in the 2018 NFL Draft (11/11/2017)
As the NFL clip period begins, any fans volition not yet (antonym) be sounding for approaching stars for the 2018 NFL Draft. So it's clip to interruption out an aboriginal NFL counterfeit bill of exchange, esp
As the NFL clip period begins, any fans volition not yet (antonym) be sounding for approaching stars for the 2018 NFL Draft. So it’s clip to interruption out an aboriginal NFL counterfeit bill of exchange, particularly with any so much as Sam Darnold and Saquon Barkley in action.
The top of this twelvemonth’s bill of exchange figures to be controlled by quarterbackmosts, with guys so much as Darnold and UCLA’s Josh Rosen. Penn State’s Saquon Barkley besides figures to go aboriginal on.
Below is SEC Country’s NFL counterfeit bill of exchange for the 2018 NFL Draft:
NFL counterfeit bill of exchange 2018
Cleveland Browns: Sam Darnold, USC QB: Darnold has hinted at acting, but if he comes out, the Browns should eventually pulling the gun trigger on a archetypal circular quarterbackmost.
San Francisco 49ers: Saquon Barkley, Penn State RB: After adding Jimmy Grappolo this week, the 49ers can add the champion participant in the bill of exchange. In this case, it’s Penn State moving backmost Saquon Barkley, who is besides the Heisman Trophy favorite.
New York Jets: Josh Rosen, UCLA QB: The Jets rich person shown any violative speech act this twelvemonth with Josh McCown at quarterbackmost. But Rosen is too talented to passing up.
Indianapolis Colts: Connor Williams, Texas OT: For the Colts it’s simple. They rich person to do a amended job of protective Andrew Luck. As agelong as Williams can act healthy, he’ll be a top bill of exchange choice.
New York Giants: Josh Allen, Wyoming QB: Offensive lineman could be the choice here. But bill of exchangeing Allen, a talented animal specimen, allows the Giants to beginning planning for life after Eli Manning.
Miami Dolphins Arden Key, LSU DE:While the Dolphins would love to get their hands on one of the top quarterbackmosts, they take the most talented defensive participant in the class in Key, who had 12 sacks last clip period.
Arizona Cardinals: Mike McGlinchey, Notre Dame OT: Like the Dolphins, Arizona would love to get a quarterbackmost. But they’ll gladly take one of the top violative linemen in all of college football.
Washington Redskins: Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama S: Fitzpatrick volition be compared to Florida State safety Derwin James. Right now, Fitzpatrick is having the amended clip period, and thus comes off the board archetypal. Tamap Bay Buccaneers: Bradley Chubb N.C. State DE: Tampa Bay has put together a nice team and has star potential at every level. But you can never rich person too many disruptive edge rushers, and Chubb fits that mold
Chicago Bears: Christian Kirk, Texas A&M WR: Kirk would be a perfect fit for the Bears, particularly given their lack of violative weapons. He is the champion wide receiver in this bill of exchange class.
Los Angeles Chargers: Trey Adams, Washington OT: The Chargers need to beginning protective Phillip Rivers. With an impressive young defense, this is an easy choice for the Chargers.
Detroit Lions: Derwin James, Florida State DB: The Lions could use a boost in their secondary. Like Fitzpatrick, James projects as a plug-and-play guy anywhere in a secondary.
Baltimore Ravens: Calvin Ridley: While Joe Flacco hasn’t been great this twelvemonth, he besides needs any weapons. Ridley would besides continue a trend of bill of exchangeing Alabama participants in the archetypal circular for the Ravens..
Oakland Raiders: Da’Ron Payne, Alabama DT: Payne is the latest monster to come out of Alabama. He’ll eat up space in the middle of Alabama’s defense, freeing things up for Khalil Mack on the outside.
Denver Broncos: Quenton Nelson, Notre Dame OG: The Broncos’ violative line was a mess last twelvemonth. Drafting Nelson volition help in the run game and keep either Paxton Lynch or Trevor Siemian off their backmost
Cincinnati Bengals Roquan Smith, Georgia LB: Linebackmoster has been any area of concern with the Bengals. So they bill of exchange the champion one in the class, as Smith has turned Georgia into one of the champion defensive participants in the country.
Green Bay Packers: .Sam Hubbard, Ohio State DE: Ohio State might rich person the most talented defensive front in the country, and Hubbard projects to be the archetypal Buckeye off the board. While Secondary could be a need, the Packers could always use another passing rusher.
Jacksonville Jaguars: Baker Mayfield, SMU, WR: Mayfield is the anti Blake Bortles, and why this might be a little high, he’s got the tools to be a solid NFL quarterbackmost, which Jacksonville desperately needs.
Buffalo Bills: Lamar Jackson, Louisville QB: Jackson has to take any steps forward, but his athletic gifts are just too much to keep out of the archetypal circular. Buffalo would be an excellent place for him, particularly since he can learn from Tyrod Taylor.
Tennessee Titans: Cameron Smith, USC LB: Defensive backmost could be an area of need, but the Titans besides need help at linebackmoster.
Cleveland Browns(Via Houston Texans), Courtland Sutton WR, SMU: The champion way to help a young receiver is to surcircular him with playmakers. Adding Sutton, a 6-foot-4 animal specieman, to David Njoku should help Darnold aboriginal on.
Carolina Panthers: James Washington, Oklahoma State WR: While violative line is an area of need, the Panthers need a wide receiver who can stretch the field, which Washington definitely can.
Los Angeles Rams: Iman Marshall, USC CB: The secondary is one of the few areas of weakness on the Rams. And he’ll get to act in Los Angeles to do so.
Dallas Cowboys: Harold Landry, Boston College DE: The Cowboys volition rich person to choose between adding more help in the secondary or getting more pressure. But Landry, who led the NCAA in sacks last twelvemonth, is too good to passing up at this point.
Atlanta Falcons: TyQuan Lewis, Ohio State DE/OLB: The Falcons need any help in terms of bringing pressure. Lewis would be a nice boost after the Falcons took Takk McKinley in the 2017 NFL Draft.
New Orleans Saints: Rashaan Evans, LB Alabama: The Saints defense has made huge strides this twelvemonth. Evans could help them get even amended, as he’s shown the ability to play all over the field.
Minnesota Vikings: Mason Rudolph, Texas LB: Between Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford, the Vikings need stability at the quarterbackmost position. Rudolph would help provide that.
Seattle Seahawks: Derrius Guice, LSU RB: The Seahawks rich person had a revolving door of moving backmosts since Marshawn Lynch’s dominance ended. Guice should rich person an excellent twelvemonth for the Tigers in 2017 and make it two twelvemonths in a row that an LSU moving backmost goes in the archetypal circular.
Buffalo Bills (via Kansas City): Christian Wilkins, Clemson DT: With Marcell Dareus now in Jacksonville, the Bills need another monster in the middle. And Wilkins fits that role.
Pittsburgh Steelers: Maurice Hurst, Michigan DT: Hurst is having a great twelvemonth for Michigan and couple help an not yet (antonym) impressive Pittsburgh defense get even amended.
Philadelphia Eagles: Tarvarus Mcfadden: The Eagles need help in the secondary, and McFadden would be a steal at this point in the bill of exchange. New England Patriots: Josh Sweat, FSU DE/OLB: The Patriots need a ton of help in the passing rusher. Sweat is an athletic marvel who could help right away.
*Order determined by NFL Super bowl odds as of 10/24
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