2017 NFL Mock Draft

Mock draft 1.0: Jets take Trubisky

By Maurice Jones-Drew |

NFL.com Analyst

Published: April 21, 2017 at 02:15 p.m.

  1. Pick No.
    1
    DE
    Texas A&M
    The Browns need talent on their roster. They must take the best play on the board.
  2. Pick No.
    2
    CB
    Ohio St.
    The Niners need playmakers on both sides of the ball. Why not grab the top cornerback in this draft class? Lattimore would fit well in the new Cover 3 system.
  3. Pick No.
    3
    S
    LSU
    Chicago needs a versatile, big playmaker in the secondary. They can get a guy who can do it all at No. 3.
  4. Pick No.
    4
    TE
    Alabama
    The Jags could use a dominant offensive weapon that can go over the middle. Howard will be a big target for Blake Bortles. If the Jags can't trade out, he's their guy.
  5. Pick No.
    5
    S
    Ohio St.
    The Titans need a game changer in the back end of their defense. Hook is a ballhawking safety who has a nose for the end zone.
  6. Pick No.
    6
    QB
    North Carolina
    Trubisky has flown up draft boards by what he's shown in workouts. He will sit and learn under McCown but could possibly beat him out in training camp.
  7. Pick No.
    7
    DE
    Stanford
    Thomas is a versatile defensive lineman who can rush the passer from anywhere.
  8. Pick No.
    8
    He's a power running back who matches well with a power run game. Fournette will take pressure off Cam Newton.
  9. Pick No.
    9
    LB
    Alabama
    The Bengals add an athletic linebacker with a championship pedigree and a guy who plays with an edge.
  10. Pick No.
    10
    WR
    Clemson
    Buffalo should thank the football gods for this. Williams is a much-needed weapon for the Bills and Tyrod Taylor.
  11. Pick No.
    11
    DE
    Tennessee
    The Saints will add a productive defensive end to a struggling defense. He will add immediate pressure playing opposite of Cam Jordan.
  12. Pick No.
    12
    DE
    Alabama
    Cleveland lands two of the top D-linemen in the draft because Greg Williams knows that you have to build from the D-line out.
  13. Pick No.
    13
    Arizona has had great production from LSU players on defense - Patrick Peterson and Tyrann Mathieu. He would be a great addition to a secondary that struggled last year.
  14. Pick No.
    14
    RB
    Stanford
    Philly's whole offseason is dedicated to helping Carson Wentz. They give him another toy to throw and hand the ball off to.
  15. Pick No.
    15
    The Colts' defense has been their Achilles heel. They add a raw, explosive and high-motor player who gets the QB.
  16. Pick No.
    16
    OLB
    Missouri
    The Ravens need to find a way to get back to being a dominant defense. This is a step in the right direction as Harris can get to the QB in many different ways.
  17. Pick No.
    17
    RB
    Florida St.
    The Redskins get a big-play, workhorse back who can be a weapon in the passing and running games.
  18. Pick No.
    18
    WR
    Western Michigan
    Marcus Mariota needs a WR1 and Davis' ability to go and get the ball, run every route and score with the ball in his hands will help immensely.
  19. Pick No.
    19
    S
    Michigan
    This pick brings versatility to Mike Smith's defense. He's a player who can play safety, nickel and linebacker depending on the situation.
  20. Pick No.
    20
    OT
    Wisconsin
    The Broncos need to fix their offensive line and help themselves by getting the best technician at the position.
  21. Pick No.
    21
    LB
    Florida
    Detroit gets their linebacker, who is an old-school, instinctive player who tries to separate the ball from the carrier every play.
  22. Pick No.
    22
    OG
    Western Kentucky
    The Dolphins get a big-time guard to help enhance what they did in the running game last year. Lamp also adds protection for Ryan Tannehill.
  23. Pick No.
    23
    OT
    Alabama
    The Giants need help on their offensive line and Robinson provides just that. He has long arms and strength, which should help protect Eli.
  24. Pick No.
    24
    LB
    Temple
    He's an athletic linebacker who can cover RBs and TEs, and he can be a force in the run game.
  25. Pick No.
    25
    QB
    Texas Tech
    Mahomes is a strong-armed QB who will come in and compete with Tom Savage. Mahomes is a player who can jump-start the Texans' offense.
  26. Pick No.
    26
    OT
    Utah
    This is a perfect fit for Tom Cable's zone scheme. Bolles is light but can move and seal the edge for Russell Wilson and the RBs.
  27. Pick No.
    27
    CB
    Ohio St.
    The Chiefs get a very instinctive corner who is used to playing opposite of a top corner.
  28. Pick No.
    28
    CB
    Washington
    King is a long, athletic corner who fits in the zone Cover 2 system. He can compete against the top WRs in the NFC East.
  29. Pick No.
    29
    OLB
    Wisconsin
    A long pass rusher is what the Packers need and they get it with the in-state kid.
  30. Pick No.
    30
    CB
    Alabama
    He is a Pittsburgh guy and is tough and physical at the line. He plays well in the zone and is physical in the run game.
  31. Pick No.
    31
    DE
    Michigan
    If the Falcons want to add pass rushers, this is your answer. Taco is a relentless pass rusher with well-defined tools to get to the QB.
  32. Pick No.
    32
    A special player on both sides of the ball, and I know Sean Payton can't wait to sue him in the passing game.
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