2014 NFL Mock Draft

Mock draft 3.0: QBs have slight drop

By Daniel Jeremiah |

NFL Media analyst

Published: Feb. 27, 2014 at 12:31 p.m.

  1. Pick No.
    1
    DE
    South Carolina
     
    Clowney's lack of production this season is a concern, but his combination of size and explosiveness will be too tough to pass up.
  2. Pick No.
    2
    OT
    Auburn
     
    Robinson will immediately upgrade the Rams' rushing attack and he has all of the tools to develop into an elite pass protector.
  3. Pick No.
    3
    OLB
    Buffalo
     
    The Jaguars pass on a quarterback here and elect to nab the best available pass rusher.
  4. Pick No.
    4
    WR
    Clemson
     
    The Browns hold off on a quarterback and select the top playmaker in the draft.
  5. Pick No.
    5
    QB
    Texas A&M
     
    Manziel will undergo a lot of media scrutiny, but there are a lot of teams very excited about his pro potential.
  6. Pick No.
    6
    OT
    Texas A&M
     
    The Falcons need to get much better up front and Matthews is a polished pass protector.
  7. Pick No.
    7
    QB
    Central Florida
     
    Mike Glennon played above expectations during his rookie campaign, but I'm not convinced he's the long-term solution at the position.
  8. Pick No.
    8
    QB
    Louisville
     
    The Vikings need to upgrade the quarterback position and Bridgewater is capable of playing Day 1.
  9. Pick No.
    9
    WR
    Texas A&M
     
    Evans put on a show in Indianapolis and his blend of size/speed would fit nicely in Doug Marrone's offense.
  10. Pick No.
    10
    CB
    Oklahoma St.
     
    Gilbert's combine performance created a buzz in scouting circles and likely cemented his status as the top cover man in the draft.
  11. Pick No.
    11
    OLB
    UCLA
     
    Barr would be a nice fit in Ray Horton's defense.
  12. Pick No.
    12
    OT
    Michigan
     
    Lewan is consistent on tape and he put together an outstanding combine workout.
  13. Pick No.
    13
    FS
    Louisville
     
    Pryor is a very physical run defender and he has the athleticism to range off the hash and make a play on the ball.
  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
    ILB
    Alabama
     
    The Steelers defense needs help up the middle and Mosley is a ready-made pro.
  16. Pick No.
    16
    DT
    Pittsburgh
     
    Donald is gaining steam after a dominant season, Senior Bowl and NFL Scouting Combine.
  17. Pick No.
    17
    TE
    North Carolina
     
    Ebron would flourish in Gary Kubiak's system.
  18. Pick No.
    18
    WR
    Oregon St.
     
    The Jets need offensive playmakers and Cooks is an explosive weapon with outstanding college production.
  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
    CB
    Ohio St.
     
    Roby had a few rough outings this year, but his 2012 tape is outstanding and he had an impressive workout at the combine.
  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.
     
    Dennard had an average combine workout, but he's very consistent on tape.
  23. Pick No.
    23
    WR
    LSU
     
    Beckham is very explosive and he's also one of the best returners in the draft.
  24. Pick No.
    24
    DE
    Auburn
     
    The Bengals defense is loaded, but you can never have enough pass rushers.
  25. Pick No.
    25
    CB
    TCU
     
    Verrett had an outstanding combine performance, and he has the ability to play both outside and in the slot.
  26. Pick No.
    26
    QB
    Fresno St.
     
    Carr has a very strong arm and his intangibles are off the charts.
  27. Pick No.
    27
    OT
    Virginia
     
    Moses didn't test very well at the combine, but his tape is solid and he has the size/skill set to develop into an upper echelon right tackle.
  28. Pick No.
    28
    WR
    USC
     
    Lee was measured smaller and timed slower than evaluators hoped. However, his tape is too good to ignore.
  29. Pick No.
    29
    DT
    Minnesota
     
    Hagemen was expected to put on a show at the combine and he didn't disappoint.
  30. Pick No.
    30
    NT
    Notre Dame
     
    The 49ers need to add more depth along the defensive line and Nix has the ability to develop into a three-down player.
  31. Pick No.
    31
    DE
    Missouri
     
    Ealy ran slower than expected but he plays much faster on tape and his versatility is very appealing.
  32. Pick No.
    32
    WR
    Florida St.
     
    Benjamin would be an outstanding red-zone target for Russell Wilson.
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