Team Pick Analysis

1. Detroit Lions

Matthew Stafford
QB, Georgia
The Lions need a building block at the most important position. They can get other help at No. 20.


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2. St. Louis Rams

Jason Smith
OT, Baylor
The Rams covet an offensive tackle, and Smith is excellent.


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3. Kansas City Chiefs

Brian Orakpo
DE/LB, Texas
Pass-rushing defensive end might project to OLB in a 3-4 scheme.


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4. Seattle Seahawks

Eugene Monroe
OT, Virginia
Monroe would be the heir to long-time mainstay Walter Jones at left tackle.


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5. Cleveland Browns

Aaron Curry
LB, Wake Forest
Curry may be the most complete linebacker in the draft.


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6. Cincinnati Bengals

Andre Smith
OT, Alabama
Carson Palmer must be protected. Smith must have a good pro day to remain in this spot.


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7. Oakland Raiders

Michael Crabtree
WR, Texas Tech
The Raiders love home-run hitters. If Crabtree's foot issue clears up, all systems are go.


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8. Jacksonville Jaguars

Chris Wells
RB, Ohio State
A big back to complement Maurice Jones-Drew.


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9. Green Bay Packers

Malcolm Jenkins
CB, Ohio State
This allows Charles Woodson to move to safety, though Jenkins can play safety, too.


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10. San Francisco 49ers

Michael Oher
OT, Mississippi
The Niners need help up front to run the ball.


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11. Buffalo Bills

Everette Brown
DE/LB, Florida State
Brown is a potential combo DE/OLB.


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12. Denver Broncos

B.J. Raji
DT, Boston College
With a new defense being installed, Raji could be the anchor on the line.


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13. Washington Redskins

Rey Maualuga
LB, USC
Biggest hitter in the draft. He could be a three-down linebacker.


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14. New Orleans Saints

Vontae Davis
CB, Illinois
The corner position needs to be fortified.


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15. Houston Texans

Mark Sanchez
QB, USC
A surprise for a team with Matt Schaub, but there is talk Sage Rosenfels could be on the move.


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16. San Diego Chargers

James Laurinaitis
LB, Ohio State
A complete linebacker, Laurinaitis can play inside or outside.


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17. New York Jets

Alphonso Smith
CB, Wake Forest
A playmaker to line up opposite Darrelle Revis.


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18. Chicago Bears

Jeremy Maclin
WR, Missouri
A flyer who could really help QB Kyle Orton.


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19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Aaron Maybin
DE/LB, Penn State
The Bucs are looking for a pass rusher off the edge. Maybin could play OLB in some sets.


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20. Detroit Lions

(from Dallas Cowboys)

Brian Cushing
LB, USC
All-around tough guy who can play OLB or ILB in 3-4 sets.


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21. Philadelphia Eagles


Knowshon Moreno
RB, Georgia
Moreno provides help for Brian Westbrook, and he has similar skills.


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22. Minnesota Vikings


D.J. Moore
CB, Vanderbilt
Moore might move up with big combine and pro day performances.


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23. New England Patriots


Eben Britton
OT, Arizona
The Patriots must protect Tom Brady.


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24. Atlanta Falcons


Brandon Pettigrew
TE, Oklahoma State
The most complete tight end in the draft provides more help for Matt Ryan.


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25. Miami Dolphins


Alex Mack
C, California
Intelligent and athletic.


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26. Baltimore Ravens


Darry Beckwith
LB, LSU
The Ravens have a lot of uncertainty right now in their LB corps. Beckwith is a natural ILB.


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27. Indianapolis Colts


Percy Harvin
WR, Florida
Harvin's a strong sprinter to ease the loss of Marvin Harrison.


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28. Philadelphia Eagles

(from Carolina Panthers)

Larry English
DE/LB, Northern Illinois
Versatile DE/OLB who can get to the QB.


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29. New York Giants

Darrius Heyward-Bey
WR, Maryland
Deep threats are always appreciated by run-first teams.


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30. Tennessee Titans

Kenny Britt
WR, Rutgers
Is this the year the Titans take a wide receiver?


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31. Arizona Cardinals

LeSean McCoy
RB, Pittsburgh
"Shady" could be the new "Edge."


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32. Pittsburgh Steelers

William Beatty
OT, Connecticut
Riser in the offseason to a team that would like to reduce the pressure on Ben Roethlisberger.


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