2014 NFL Mock Draft

Mock draft 2.0: Jags fill QB need with Manziel

By Daniel Jeremiah |

NFL Media analyst

Published: Feb. 11, 2014 at 06:43 p.m.

  1. Pick No.
    1
    DE
    South Carolina
     
    Blake Bortles fits the Bill O'Brien quarterback profile but passing on Clowney will prove to be difficult.
  2. Pick No.
    2
    OT
    Auburn
     
    Robinson will provide a physical presence in the run game and he has the tools to be a dominant pass protector.
  3. Pick No.
    3
    QB
    Texas A&M
     
    The Jaguars could take a pass rusher or WR Sammy Watkins, but Manziel’s playmaking ability would provide a much-needed spark for their offense.
  4. Pick No.
    4
    QB
    Louisville
     
    The Browns have been searching for a franchise quarterback for more than a decade and Bridgewater’s combination of accuracy, poise and toughness is very appealing.
  5. Pick No.
    5
    QB
    Central Florida
     
    The Raiders could go in several different directions, but they need a long-term solution at quarterback.
  6. Pick No.
    6
    OLB
    Buffalo
     
    The Falcons’ pass rush needs to be upgraded, and Mack is the second-best edge rusher in the draft.
  7. Pick No.
    7
    OLB
    UCLA
     
    Barr could play linebacker in the Bucs’ base defense and put his hand on the ground in passing situations.
  8. Pick No.
    8
    ILB
    Alabama
     
    If the top three quarterbacks are off the board, Mosley would be a great fit in Mike Zimmer’s defense.
  9. Pick No.
    9
    WR
    Clemson
     
    In this scenario, the Bills couldn’t pass up the most dynamic offensive player in the draft.
  10. Pick No.
    10
    CB
    Oklahoma St.
     
    The Lions have some talented young cornerbacks, but Gilbert is on another level and he would match up well with the bigger wideouts in the NFC North.
  11. Pick No.
    11
    OT
    Texas A&M
    Matthews would be an upgrade over veteran right tackle David Stewart and he could eventually replace Michael Roos on the left side.
  12. Pick No.
    12
    OT
    Michigan
    The Giants could look at cornerback or wide receiver with this pick, but they have a long track record of selecting linemen in the first round.
  13. Pick No.
    13
    WR
    Texas A&M
    Adding Robinson and Evans would give the Rams a physical offense to pair with one of the best young defenses in the NFL.
  14. Pick No.
    14
    NT
    Florida St.
    The Bears have a desperate need at the safety position, but Jernigan is too good to pass up at this point in the draft.
  15. Pick No.
    15
    WR
    Florida St.
    Benjamin’s size and playmaking ability would be a perfect complement to Antonio Brown.
  16. Pick No.
    16
    FS
    Louisville
    The Cowboys have a need at safety and Pryor’s combination of range, ball skills and toughness would be tough to pass up.
  17. Pick No.
    17
    TE
    North Carolina
    Ebron would flourish in offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak’s system.
  18. Pick No.
    18
    WR
    USC
    The Jets need to surround Geno Smith with more firepower and Lee has been a big-play machine throughout his college career.
  19. Pick No.
    19
    OT
    Notre Dame
    Miami must address the offensive line during the offseason and Martin is one of the more consistent players in this draft class.
  20. Pick No.
    20
    OT
    Virginia
    Moses helped himself with a rock-solid performance at the Senior Bowl and he’s capable of playing either left or right tackle.
  21. Pick No.
    21
    FS
    Alabama
    The Packers are in a division with elite pass catchers and they need a rangy safety to plug into their defense.
  22. Pick No.
    22
    CB
    Michigan St.
    The Eagles need to upgrade their secondary and Dennard is a physical cornerback with outstanding ball skills.
  23. Pick No.
    23
    WR
    Oregon St.
    Cooks is a very explosive vertical threat and he’s also a polished route runner.
  24. Pick No.
    24
    DT
    Minnesota
    The Hageman Express is going to leave the station after he works out in Indianapolis.
  25. Pick No.
    25
    NT
    Notre Dame
    Nix has the tools to be a dominant three-down player in the Chargers’ defensive system.
  26. Pick No.
    26
    RB
    Ohio St.
    Hyde’s combination of power, speed and vision would fit nicely alongside the Browns’ other offensive weapons.
  27. Pick No.
    27
    DE
    Missouri
    Ealy has a huge upside as an edge rusher and he would fill a position of need for Rob Ryan’s defense.
  28. Pick No.
    28
    WR
    Fresno St.
    Cam Newton needs more weapons and Adams is a red-zone machine with double-digit touchdown potential.
  29. Pick No.
    29
    TE
    Texas Tech
    Amaro could put up monster numbers playing in this offense.
  30. Pick No.
    30
    CB
    Ohio St.
    Roby is an explosive, fluid athlete that would fit nicely in the 49ers’ secondary.
  31. Pick No.
    31
    WR
    LSU
    Landry won’t run a fast 40-time, but he’s a savvy route-runner with outstanding toughness and ball skills.
  32. Pick No.
    32
    DE
    Notre Dame
    The Seahawks have a very deep roster and that will allow them to take the best available player.
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