2014 NFL Mock Draft

Mock draft 1.0: Teddy Bridgewater to Texans

By Chase Goodbread |

College Football 24/7 writer

Published: March 13, 2014 at 02:23 p.m.

  1. Pick No.
    1
    QB
    Louisville
     
    Texans fans who are also Aggies fans will have their Told-You-So's at the ready.
  2. Pick No.
    2
    OT
    Auburn
     
    Rams could easily take Jake Matthews here, but Robinson is the more powerful player.
  3. Pick No.
    3
    DE
    South Carolina
     
    To be the best defensive end in Jaguars history, Clowney would need to deliver more than this guy.
  4. Pick No.
    4
    OLB
    Buffalo
     
    Mike Pettine picks up Mack's freakish athletic skills for the defense before turning to quarterback need.
  5. Pick No.
    5
    OT
    Texas A&M
     
    A quarterback prospect will be around later; a pass protector like Matthews won't.
  6. Pick No.
    6
    OLB
    UCLA
     
    Barr valuable in that he, like Mack, will be on the field in every situational package.
  7. Pick No.
    7
    WR
    Clemson
     
    Bucs thrilled to pair draft's most explosive offensive player with Vincent Jackson.
  8. Pick No.
    8
    QB
    Texas A&M
     
    Picture Johnny Football in purple.
  9. Pick No.
    9
    TE
    North Carolina
     
    Whether it's EJ Manuel or someone else, the Bills' quarterback could use a downfield tight end threat.
  10. Pick No.
    10
    WR
    Texas A&M
     
    Double team Megatron now.
  11. Pick No.
    11
    QB
    Central Florida
     
    Team decides it's ready for fresh start at QB.
  12. Pick No.
    12
    CB
    Oklahoma St.
     
    Best cover man in the draft a good value at No. 12. He also would fill a need.
  13. Pick No.
    13
    FS
    Alabama
     
    With Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson in the division, Rams pick up a center fielder to combat extended pass plays.
  14. Pick No.
    14
    DT
    Pittsburgh
     
    Hard to find upside for an interior pass rusher, and Donald has it.
  15. Pick No.
    15
    OT
    Michigan
     
    A super value pick for Pittsburgh, if Lewan isn't gone in the top 10.
  16. Pick No.
    16
    FS
    Louisville
     
    Pryor gives Dallas much-needed help at safety and will bring an enforcer's attitude.
  17. Pick No.
    17
    NT
    Florida St.
     
    With DL Arthur Jones moving on, this pick makes good sense for Baltimore.
  18. Pick No.
    18
    WR
    USC
     
    Weapons a must for Geno Smith's development; Eric Decker alone is not enough.
  19. Pick No.
    19
    OT
    Notre Dame
     
    Most versatility among this year's O-line prospects.
  20. Pick No.
    20
    CB
    Michigan St.
     
    He and Patrick Peterson would make a fine pair of cover men.
  21. Pick No.
    21
    ILB
    Alabama
     
    Packers fans will love Mosley's lunch pail work ethic and keen ability to defend the pass.
  22. Pick No.
    22
    CB
    TCU
     
    Look for Verrett to overcome the size disadvantage, even if he has to play nickel back to do it.
  23. Pick No.
    23
    WR
    LSU
     
    Poor man's Sammy Watkins, in the most complimentary sense.
  24. Pick No.
    24
    CB
    Ohio St.
     
    Outstanding combine helped solidify Roby as a first-round talent.
  25. Pick No.
    25
    OLB
    Ohio St.
     
    Buckeyes fall on back-to-back picks as Chargers get an athletic stopper to help the league's 13th-ranked third-down defense.
  26. Pick No.
    26
    QB
    Fresno St.
     
    Browns not waiting another 10 picks to address this need in second round.
  27. Pick No.
    27
    DE
    Auburn
     
    Ford would do well to remind older Saints fans of Pat Swilling.
  28. Pick No.
    28
    WR
    Oregon St.
     
    Will be asked to fill void left by release of Steve Smith.
  29. Pick No.
    29
    NT
    Notre Dame
     
    If he has half the career of Vince Wilfork, this pick is well spent.
  30. Pick No.
    30
    RB
    Ohio St.
     
    Why a running back for the NFL's No. 3 rushing offense? Just look at the tread on Frank Gore's tires.
  31. Pick No.
    31
    DT
    Minnesota
     
    Hageman was impressive at the Senior Bowl, and fills needs up front for Denver.
  32. Pick No.
    32
    Good fit for Seattle as a more athletic offensive line makes sense for Russell Wilson's ever-moving pocket.
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