Team Needs

Bob Kravitz - Columnist, Indianapolis Star (Twitter: @bkravitz) Analysis: The thing that sets him apart is his ability to process things at the line of scrimmage.

Doc Walker - Broadcaster, Redskins Radio Network (Twitter: @RickDocWalker) Analysis: The thing that impressed me most is his ability to connect on the deep ball.

Jeremy Fowler - Writer, Pioneer Press (Twitter: @VikingsNow) Analysis: I think he's one of the few guys in this draft that can be a cornerstone perennial Pro Bowl selection at their position.

Charley Casserly - Analyst, NFL Network (Twitter: @CharleyCasserly) Analysis: Get the ball in his hands, and the guy will make plays.

Scott Reynolds - Writer, Pewter Report (Twitter: @PewterReport) Analysis: You can easily see how he can have a smooth transition in his first year and make an impact.

Tony Softli - Reporter, Rams Radio Network (Twitter: @SoftliSTL) Analysis: He's very explosive to collision and runs through defenders. He breaks arm tackles at will.

Tania Ganguli - Beat writer, Florida Times Union (Twitter: @taniaganguli) Analysis: He's got great finish. He's an effort guy who combines that with athleticism.

Ben Volin - Palm Beach Post (Twitter: @BenVolinPBP) Analysis: Quarterback is the tempting pick to make ... but they need a pass rusher much more than they need a quarterback.

Joe Person - Beat writer, Charlotte Observer (Twitter: @josephperson) Analysis: They spent a lot of time with (this player) much like they did last year with Cam Newton.

Chris Brown - Lead journalist, Buffalobills.com (Twitter: @ChrisBrownBills) Analysis: They have to get the blindside set up to protect Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Charles Davis - Analyst, NFL Network (Twitter: @CFD22) Analysis: He loves football and he likes knocking people down.

Danny O'Neil - Columnist, Seattle Times (Twitter: @dannyoneil) Analysis: This would be the second time that Pete Carroll has landed (this player) on his team.

Kent Somers - Beat writer, Arizona Republic (Twitter: @Kentsomers) Analysis: This is a real need for the Cardinals who haven't drafted (this position) in the last two years.

Charean Williams - Writer, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Twitter: @NFLCharean) Analysis: My sources tell me that they have really zeroed in on (this player) and really like what he brings to the table.

Jeff McClane - Beat reporter, Philadelphia Inquirer (Twitter: @Jeff_McClane) Analysis: He won't start, but he'll be part of that rotation and he should be able to contribute.

Rod Boone - Beat writer, Newsday (Twitter: @rodboone) Analysis: (This player) will make a great impact for the Jets, because he has that ability to come in and help their pass rush.

Solomon Wilcots - Analyst, NFL Network (Twitter: @SolomonsWisdom_) Analysis: He can give this team great depth and great talent in the secondary.

Michael Gehlken - Beat writer, UT San Diego (Twitter: @UTgehlken) Analysis: He knows how to get to the quarterback ... he knows what to do when he gets to the quarterback.

Tom Waddle - Analyst, NFL Network (Twitter: @WaddleandSilvy) Analysis: He's got all of the talent in the world to be a difference maker as a rookie in this league.

Jim Wyatt - Beat writer, The Tennessean (Twitter: @jwyattsports) Analysis: (This player) is the playmaker that they're looking for.

Joe Reedy - Beat writer, Cincinnati Enquirer (Twitter: @joereedy) Analysis: Having somebody that you can plug in at (this position) for the next five years would be a tremendous benefit.

Mary Kay Cabot - Beat writer, The Cleveland Plain Dealer (Twitter: @MaryKayCabot) Analysis: He's got great vision, great instincts, and he can really come in and transform this offense.

Anwar Richardson - Writer, MLive.com (Twitter: @AnwarRichardson) Analysis: He has the ability to fit in right away. The only question is if he can stay out of trouble.

Gerry Dulac - Beat writer, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Twitter: @gerrydulac) Analysis: There was some early concerns about his knee injury but they are apparently convinced he is OK.

Lindsay Jones - Beat writer, The Denver Post (Twitter: @PostBroncos) Analysis: This is a position that they desperately need to get younger and more talented.

Charley Casserly - Analyst, NFL Network (Twitter: @CharleyCasserly) Analysis: He's a big physical receiver, excellent hands and savvy in his routes.

Shalise Manza Young - Beat writer, Boston Globe (Twitter: @shalisemyoung) Analysis: The Patriots have struggled to cover tight ends in the last couple of years.

Bucky Brooks - Analyst, NFL.com (Twitter: @BuckyBrooks) Analysis: Could easily see him be a double-digit sack artist as a rookie, someone who really pushes for rookie of the year honors.

Gerry Sandusky - Sportscaster, Ravens Radio Network (Twitter: @GerrySandusky) Analysis: (This player) looks like an ideal fit in the interior of this Ravens' offensive line.

Matt Barrows - Writer, The Sacramento Bee (Twitter: @mattbarrows) Analysis: The 49ers certainly could use another guy stretching the field to loosen things up for Frank Gore in the running game.

Andy Hart - Editor, Pro Football Weekly (Twitter: @JumboHart) Analysis: (This player) can be used in a way like Willie McGinest was in the past.

Michael Lombardi - Analyst, NFL Network (Twitter: @michaelombardi) Analysis: He can win against man-to-man coverage, he's got great hands, and he's got the ability to run with the ball after the catch.

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