2017 NFL Mock Draft

Mock draft 5.0: Trades net Browns, Cards QBs

By Charley Casserly |

NFL Media analyst

Published: April 27, 2017 at 08:41 a.m.

  1. Pick No.
    1
    DE
    Texas A&M
    Excellent pass rusher. Mitchell Trubisky could still be in play.
  2. Pick No.
    2
    DE
    Stanford
    They couldn’t talk themselves into a quarterback.
  3. Pick No.
    3
    S
    LSU
    Adams is a big, physical, do-it-all player.
  4. Pick No.
    4
    QB
    North Carolina
    Projected trade to Browns
    (PROJECTED TRADE WITH JAGUARS) The Browns trade up to get their quarterback.
  5. Pick No.
    5
    WR
    Clemson
    Marcus Mariota gets a new weapon.
  6. Pick No.
    6
    LSU In my opinion, Fournette is the best player in the draft.
  7. Pick No.
    7
    DE
    Alabama
    The Chargers need an inside pass rusher.
  8. Pick No.
    8
    RB
    Stanford
    McCaffrey can fill many roles for the Panthers.
  9. Pick No.
    9
    LB
    Temple
    Reddick can fill two needs: LB and pass rusher.
  10. Pick No.
    10
    CB
    Ohio St.
    Major need but do they take a quarterback.
  11. Pick No.
    11
    CB
    Alabama
    If Lattimore is this close, will they try to trade up and get him?
  12. Pick No.
    12
    QB
    Clemson
    Projected trade to Jaguars
    (PROJECTED TRADE WITH BROWNS) The new regime is looking for their own quarterback?
  13. Pick No.
    13
    WR
    Western Michigan
    Larry Fitzgerald's replacement; Patrick Mahomes is a possibility here.
  14. Pick No.
    14
    WR
    Washington
    A speed WR for Carson Wentz, but does "Trader Howie" make a move for a CB instead?
  15. Pick No.
    15
    TE
    Alabama
    Passing up the best player on board is difficult.
  16. Pick No.
    16
    LB
    Alabama
    The slide stops here for Foster.
  17. Pick No.
    17
    S
    Ohio St.
    The Redskins lack a true free safety.
  18. Pick No.
    18
    DE
    Tennessee
    They get the pass rusher they have been seeking.
  19. Pick No.
    19
    RB
    Florida St.
    The Buccaneers have had success with FSU players.
  20. Pick No.
    20
    OT
    Wisconsin
    Left OT is a major need, but is Garett Bolles a better pick?
  21. Pick No.
    21
    OLB
    Missouri
    A bookend for Ziggy Ansah.
  22. Pick No.
    22
    OLB
    Wisconsin
    The Dolphins get a relentless outside linebacker and pass rusher.
  23. Pick No.
    23
    OT
    Utah
    Erik Flowers can go to right OT -- his natural positon.
  24. Pick No.
    24
    LB
    Florida
    Davis has good speed, range, and instincts.
  25. Pick No.
    25
    OT
    Alabama
    They need to solidify the right tackle position.
  26. Pick No.
    26
    Even with Richard Sherman they still need a cornerback. Offensive line could come later.
  27. Pick No.
    27
    LB
    Vanderbilt
    Cunningham is a fast and athletic player with instincts.
  28. Pick No.
    28
    CB
    Washington
    Free agency losses will dictate the Cowboys’ draft.
  29. Pick No.
    29
    Jackson upgrades a weak position.
  30. Pick No.
    30
    I love McKinley’s motor. This is a steal at this point.
  31. Pick No.
    31
    DE
    Michigan
    Charlton helps solidify the Falcons’ biggest need on defense.
  32. Pick No.
    32
    QB
    Texas Tech
    Projected trade to Cardinals
    (PROJECTED TRADE WITH SAINTS) Arizona gets Carson Palmer’s eventual replacement.
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