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NFL Media draft expert Mike Mayock, a former star defensive back from Boston College, breaks down draft-eligible players, looking at whose stock might be rising or falling throughout the season.


May

A rundown of NFL Media draft analyst Mike Mayock's top 100 prospects heading into the 2014 NFL Draft . 1. Khalil Mack , LB, Buffalo 2. Jadeveon Clowney , DE, South Carolina 3. Greg Robinson , OT, Auburn 4. Sammy Watkins , WR, Clemson 5. Jake... more

» Mayock's rankings: Pre-combine | Post-combine | Post-pro days | Pre-draft Mike Mayock's fifth edition of his position-by-position prospect rankings for the 2014 NFL Draft : Quarterback 1. Johnny Manziel , Texas A&M 2. Blake Bortles ,... more

April

» Mayock's pre-combine rankings | Post-combine rankings | Post-pro days rankings Mike Mayock's fourth edition of his position-by-position prospect rankings for the 2014 NFL Draft : Quarterback 1. Johnny Manziel , Texas A&M 2. Blake... more

March

» Mayock's pre-combine rankings | Post-combine rankings With the pro-day circuit nearing completion , Mike Mayock unveils the third edition of his position-by-position draft prospect rankings for the 2014 NFL Draft . Quarterback 1. Johnny... more

» Mayock's pre-combine rankings With the NFL Scouting Combine in the rearview mirror, Mike Mayock unveils the second edition of his position-by-position draft prospect rankings for the 2014 NFL Draft . Quarterback 1. Teddy Bridgewater ,... more

February

With the NFL Scouting Combine beginning on Feb. 22, Mike Mayock unveils the first of his position-by-position rankings for the 2014 NFL Draft . Quarterback 1. Teddy Bridgewater , Louisville 2. Johnny Manziel , Texas A&M 3. Blake Bortles ,... more

April

A rundown of NFL.com draft analyst Mike Mayock's top 100 prospects heading into next week's 2013 NFL Draft. 1. Eric Fisher , OT, Central Michigan 2. Sharrif Floyd , DT, Florida 3. Luke Joeckel , OT, Texas A&M 4. Chance Warmack , OG, Alabama... more

» Mayock's rankings: Pre-combine | Post-combine | Changes at QB, CB | Fisher rises Mike Mayock unveils the fifth edition of his position-by-position draft prospect rankings for the 2013 NFL Draft , which elevates D.J. Hayden to the the draft's top... more

» Mayock's rankings: Pre-combine | Post-combine | Dramatic changes at QB, CB Mike Mayock unveils the fourth edition of his position-by-position draft prospect rankings for the 2013 NFL Draft , which features big changes along the lines.... more

March

» Mayock's rankings: Pre-combine | Post-combine Mike Mayock unveils the third edition of his position-by-position draft prospect rankings for the 2013 NFL Draft, which features a dramatic changes at quarterback and cornerback. Quarterback 1. Geno... more

» Mayock's pre-combine rankings With the NFL Scouting Combine in the rearview mirror, Mike Mayock unveils the second edition of his position-by-position draft prospect rankings for the 2013 NFL Draft. Quarterback 1. Geno Smith , West Virginia... more

February

With the NFL Scouting Combine beginning on Feb. 23, Mike Mayock unveils the first of his position-by-position rankings for the 2013 NFL Draft. Quarterback 1. Geno Smith, West Virginia 2. Matt Barkley, USC 3. Mike Glennon, NC State 4. Ryan Nassib,... more

August

NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock has been traveling around the country over the past month to take in training camp practices, not only to watch the progress of rookies that he evaluated for the 2012 NFL Draft but also to prepare for his work on Thursday... more

April

What's left of Mike Mayock's top 100 players after the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft ? Here are the best players available entering Day 2: Brooks: Second-round mock draft With Round 1 now in the rearview, Bucky Brooks takes a stab at predicting... more

? Mayock's position-by-position rankings With the 2012 NFL Draft nearly here, Mike Mayock has unveiled his top 100 prospect rankings. 1. Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford 2. Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor 3. Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama 4.... more

? Mayock's position-by-position rankings With the 2012 NFL Draft nearly here, Mike Mayock has unveiled his top 100 prospect rankings. 1. Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford 2. Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor 3. Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama 4.... more

March

Mayock's top 100 prospect rankings With the highly anticipated 2012 NFL Draft nearly here, Mike Mayock updates his position-by-position prospect rankings. Changes are noted below each position, with the player's former ranking in parentheses.... more

The NFL Scouting Combine has been completed and prospects are attempting to impress teams at their respective pro days. Mike Mayock updates his position-by-position rankings for the 2012 NFL Draft . Changes from his pre-combine rankings are noted below... more

February

With the NFL Scouting Combine beginning on February 22, Mike Mayock updates his position-by-position rankings for the 2012 NFL Draft. Changes from last month's initial rankings are noted below each position. Quarterback Smith: Your team's QB or RG3?... more

January

The 2012 NFL Draft may be three months away, but the evaluation process is already in full swing. NFL draft guru Mike Mayock provides his early prospect rankings at each position. These rankings will be regularly updated in the coming months, but here is... more

July

Charles Davis and I shared duties on "NFL Draft Review" on NFL Network, so I wanted to make sure I gave you my thoughts on the rest of the teams I didn't cover on the show. Carolina Panthers It will be interesting, given the shortened... more

Charles Davis and I shared duties on "NFL Draft Review" on NFL Network, so I wanted to make sure I gave you my thoughts on the rest of the teams I didn't cover on the show. Seattle Seahawks The Seahawks are interesting. They finished 7-9... more

Charles Davis and I shared duties on "NFL Draft Review" on NFL Network, so I wanted to make sure I gave you my thoughts on the rest of the teams I didn't cover on the show. Philadelphia Eagles "What I really like about the kid is his... more

Charles Davis and I shared duties on "NFL Draft Review" on NFL Network, so I wanted to make sure I gave you my thoughts on the rest of the teams I didn't cover on the show. Green Bay Packers "Cobb doesn't do any one thing great, but he does... more

Charles Davis and I shared duties on "NFL Draft Review" on NFL Network, so I wanted to make sure I gave you my thoughts on the rest of the teams I didn't cover on the show. Houston Texans "They have to get more pressure on the quarterback,... more

Charles Davis and I shared duties on "NFL Draft Review" on NFL Network, so I wanted to make sure I gave you my thoughts on the rest of the teams I didn't cover on the show. Pittsburgh Steelers "They have to get younger and more athletic... more

Charles Davis and I shared duties on "NFL Draft Review" on NFL Network, so I wanted to make sure I gave you my thoughts on the rest of the teams I didn't cover on the show. San Diego Chargers The Chargers went 9-7 with no playoffs last... more

Charles Davis and I shared duties on "NFL Draft Review" on NFL Network, so I wanted to make sure I gave you my thoughts on the rest of the teams I didn't cover on the show. New York Jets "Wilkerson was either a highlight reel on tape or you... more

April

I'm not convinced the Carolina Panthers will take a quarterback at No. 1, and I think that's the prevailing attitude. But I'm still fairly skeptical about that. I feel very strongly that Carolina would love to get out of the first pick, leverage it, let... more

Let's start out by making one thing clear: This is not a mock draft. This is a list of the best 32 players in the 2011 NFL Draft. The list includes two new players from the last edition . You'll see that 19 of my 32 players are defensive players, 14 of... more

March

Let's get one thing clear. This is not a mock draft. This is a list of the best 32 players in the 2011 NFL Draft. You're going to see that 20 of my 32 players are defensive players, 14 defensive linemen. That's not going to happen in the first round.... more

January

With the combine complete, here is my latest look at the top five prospects by position (underclassmen are indicated by a *). Quarterback: *1. Blaine Gabbert, Missouri 2. Jake Locker, Washington *3. Cam Newton, Auburn *4. Ryan Mallett,... more

April

As I go through how to put together my mock draft this year, which I will reveal on NFL Network 's pre-draft show on Thursday (1 p.m. ET), the puzzle I have is pinpointing what the Detroit Lions will do with the No. 2 overall pick. There's no doubt in... more

» Mayock's top 20 prospects | Mayock's blog * Underclassmen Offense Quarterbacks Rk Player School 1 Sam Bradford* Oklahoma 2 Jimmy Clausen* Notre Dame 3 Tim Tebow Florida 4 Colt McCoy Texas 5 John Skelton Fordham... more

» Mayock's positional rankings With just about every pro day done and the NFL draft only two weeks away, here is a look at the latest top 20 list: 1. Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma McCoy is incredibly disruptive for opponents' passing games. 2.... more

March

» Mayock's positional rankings With several pro days down and many more yet to go, here is a look at the latest top 20 list. 1. Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma McCoy is incredibly disruptive for opponents' passing games. 2. Ndamukong Suh, DT,... more

» Mayock's top 20 prospects | Mayock's blog * Underclassmen Offense Quarterbacks Rk Player School 1 Sam Bradford* Oklahoma 2 Jimmy Clausen* Notre Dame 3 Colt McCoy Texas 4 Tim Tebow Florida T-5 Dan LeFevour Central... more

Ben Liebenberg / NFL.com Oklahoma's Trent Williams had a great combine workout and is now listed as the third-best offensive tackle prospect. » Photos: Top draft prospects * Underclassmen Offense Quarterbacks Rk Player... more

February

Editors note: On Tuesday, two days before the start of the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock spent time with beat reporters from around the country answering questions about the teams they cover. Below is some of... more

July

Here's a look at the top 20 college football draft prospects. » Mayock's top five at each position Ben Liebenberg / NFL.com Eugene Monroe has climbed his way to No. 1 on Mike Mayock's list of the top 20 college football draft prospects.... more

April

Ben Liebenberg / NFL.com Mark Sanchez has moved ahead of Matthew Stafford in Mike Mayock's list of the best QB prospects. With 46 underclassmen having been granted special eligibility, here's a breakdown of the top five college football... more

April

  Pick Player Position School Height Weight 1. Miami Dolphins Jake Long Offensive tackle Michigan 6-7 315 2. St. Louis Rams Chris Long Defensive end Virginia 6-4 275 3. Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan Quarterback Boston College 6-5 224 4. Oakland Raiders... more

Team Pick Analysis 1. Miami Dolphins Chris Long DE, Virginia The Miami Dolphins select Chris Long. The deal here is he's 272 pounds, he's a freakish athlete with a great motor. He gives them immediate production and scheme versatility.... more

Offense Defense Mayock's top 5 QBs: Rank Player College 1. Matt Ryan Boston College 2. Joe Flacco Delaware 3. Chad Henne Michigan 4. Brian Brohm Louisville 5. John David Booty USC   Mayock's top 5 DEs: Rank Player... more

December

The senior offensive line class is a study in contrasts. The interior offensive linemen are unusually weak, while the tackle position offers quality and depth along with some interesting wild cards. 1. Jake Long, Michigan (6-foot-7, 305 pounds): Has... more

Over the last five years there have been an average of 4.6 wide receivers taken in the first round, 13 in what used to be the first day (Rounds 1-3) and 33 overall. There were six receivers taken in the first round last year, four of whom were juniors. As... more

My top 5 senior QBs include three potential first-round picks, an intriguing wild card and a I-AA star with considerable upside. A synopsis of each QB follows: Mayock's full rankings Find out who Mike Mayock's top five NFL draft prospects are at... more

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