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With the 2016 rookie class' first NFL regular season in the books, it's not too early to take a look at how the 2016 draft would play out if GMs had the benefit of the perspective gained from this season in a redo. Here's how I see things shaking out in a do-over.

2016 NFL Draft -- Round 1
Pk
Team
Player
Pos.
College
1
Rams
Jared Goff
QB
Cal
2
Eagles
Carson Wentz
QB
North Dakota State
3
Chargers
Joey Bosa
DE
Ohio State
4
Cowboys
Ezekiel Elliott
RB
Ohio State
5
Jaguars
Jalen Ramsey
CB
Florida State
6
Ravens
Ronnnie Stanley
OT
Notre Dame
7
49ers
DeForest Buckner
DE
Oregon
8
Titans
Jack Conklin
OT
Michigan State
9
Bears
Leonard Floyd
OLB
Georgia
10
Giants
Eli Apple
CB
Ohio State
11
Buccaneers
Vernon Hargreaves
CB
Florida
12
Saints
Sheldon Rankins
DT
Louisville
13
Dolphins
Laremy Tunsil
OT
Ole Miss
14
Raiders
Karl Joseph
S
West Virginia
15
Browns
Corey Coleman
WR
Baylor
16
Lions
Taylor Decker
OT
Ohio State
17
Falcons
Keanu Neal
S
Florida
18
Colts
Ryan Kelly
C
Alabama
19
Bills
Shaq Lawson
DE
Clemson
20
Jets
Darron Lee
OLB
Ohio State
21
Texans
Will Fuller
WR
Notre Dame
22
Redskins
Josh Doctson
WR
TCU
23
Vikings
Laquon Treadwell
WR
Ole Miss
24
Bengals
CB
Houston
25
Steelers
Artie Burns
CB
Miami
26
Broncos
Paxton Lynch
QB
Memphis
27
Packers
Kenny Clark
DT
UCLA
28
49ers
Joshua Garnett
OG
Duke
29
Cardinals
Robert Nkemdiche
DT
Ole Miss
30
Panthers
Vernon Butler
DT
Louisiana Tech
31
Seahawks
Germain Ifedi
OG
Texas A&M
» 2016 NFL Draft: All the picks

1. LOS ANGELES RAMS

Pick: Jared Goff

Do-over: Dak Prescott

Who knew that Prescott would play at a historic level as a rookie starter? If the Rams had known, they might've pulled the trigger on the ex-Mississippi State star with the first pick.

2. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Pick: Carson Wentz

Do-over: Same

Wentz is the big, athletic QB1 that Doug Pederson wants to build his team around.

3. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

Pick: Joey Bosa

Do-over: Same

Energetic pass rusher is a demon off the edge.

4. DALLAS COWBOYS

Pick: Ezekiel Elliott

Do-over: Same

The electric runner has eclipsed the 1,600-yard mark behind the Cowboys' monstrous offensive line.

5. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Pick: Jalen Ramsey

Do-over: Same

Despite the Jaguars' defensive struggles, Ramsey is a bright spot as a potential shutdown corner.

6. BALTIMORE RAVENS

Pick: Ronnie Stanley

Do-over: Laremy Tunsil

If not for the viral video that led to his draft-night slide, the ex-Ole Miss standout would've been the pick for the Ravens as the team's franchise tackle for the next decade.

7. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Pick: DeForest Buckner

Do-over: Jared Goff

The 49ers won't return to prominence until they find a franchise QB. Goff would've given Chip Kelly a young spread quarterback to insert into his system.

8. TENNESSEE TITANS

Pick: Jack Conklin

Do-over: Same

The rock-solid edge blocker has teamed with Taylor Lewan to give the Titans a formidable front line.

9. CHICAGO BEARS

Pick: Leonard Floyd

Do-over: Same

Speedy pass rusher has sufficiently filled the Bears' biggest need as an explosive edge rusher.

10. NEW YORK GIANTS

Pick: Eli Apple

Do-over: Ronnie Stanley

In hindsight, the Giants would love to find an upgrade at left tackle to solidify the protection around Eli Manning.

11. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Pick: Vernon Hargreaves

Do-over: Same

The talented cover corner has been a terrific fit in Mike Smith's zone-based defense.

12. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

Pick: Sheldon Rankins

Do-over: Same

It's not a coincidence that the Saints' D vastly improved with Rankins in the lineup. That alone would prompt Sean Payton to take the ex-Louisville standout in a re-do.

13. MIAMI DOLPHINS

Pick: Laremy Tunsil

Do-over: Eli Apple

Apple would've been a nice addition to a Dolphins defense that needs some young, athletic defenders on the island.

14. OAKLAND RAIDERS

Pick: Karl Joseph

Do-over: Same

Playmaking safety has shown promise playing alongside Reggie Nelson in the Raiders' defensive backfield.

15. CLEVELAND BROWNS

Pick: Corey Coleman

Do-over: Paxton Lynch

The Browns HAVE to take a quarterback in a draft do-over. Lynch would've given Hue Jackson a big, athletic passer to build around.

16. DETROIT LIONS

Pick: Taylor Decker

Do-over: Jordan Howard

Adding a bruising runner behind Matthew Stafford would give balance to the Lions' high-powered offense.

17. ATLANTA FALCONS

Pick: Keanu Neal

Do-over: Same

The Falcons needed a big hitter in the middle of the field to add some toughness to the defense. Neal has provided plenty of pop as the Falcons' designated enforcer.

18. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Pick: Ryan Kelly

Do-over: Noah Spence

Without a legitimate pass rusher off the edges, the Colts have no chance of fielding a championship-caliber defense. Spence would've given the Colts an electric pass rusher on the back side.

19. BUFFALO BILLS

Pick: Shaq Lawson

Do-over: DeForest Buckner

Buckner, a big-bodied defender with versatile skills, could fill multiple roles along the Bills' front line.

20. NEW YORK JETS

Pick: Darron Lee

Do-over: Deion Jones

Gang Green could use a young, athletic linebacker with a knack for finding the ball. Jones would shine as a designated playmaker behind the Jets' talented defensive line.

21. HOUSTON TEXANS

Pick: Will Fuller

Do-over: Same

Brock Osweiler's passing woes have limited Fuller's impact as a big-play receiver, but there's no denying his explosiveness and playmaking potential as a WR2.

22. WASHINGTON REDSKINS

Pick: Josh Doctson

Do-over: Michael Thomas

Nothing wrong with giving Kirk Cousins another pass-catcher with sticky hands and exceptional ball skills.

23. MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Pick: Laquon Treadwell

Do-over: Derrick Henry

Henry could've kept the Vikings' playoff hopes afloat when Adrian Peterson was sidelined with an injury. More importantly, he would've been a nice successor as a big-bodied RB1 with size, strength and speed.

24. CINCINNATI BENGALS

Pick: William Jackson III

Do-over: Tyreek Hill

The "do-it-all" playmaker would've added some juice to the Bengals' offense.

25. PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Pick: Artie Burns

Do-over: Same

The ex-Miami two-sport standout (track/football) has flashed terrific ball skills and instincts as a zone corner.

26. DENVER BRONCOS

Pick: Paxton Lynch

Do-over: Darron Lee

Adding another speedster to a defense that flies to the ball like a pack of wolves is always a good idea. Lee's potential as sideline-to-sideline playmaker would enhance the Broncos' stingy defense.

27. GREEN BAY PACKERS

Pick: Kenny Clark

Do-over: Adolphus Washington

Rugged interior defender with a power-based game would fit in nicely in Dom Capers' 3-4 defense.

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28. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Pick: Joshua Garnett

Do-over: Reggie Ragland

The 49ers' D never recovered from the loss of Patrick Willis in the middle. The 49ers would be wise to add a "thumper" like Ragland, who missed his rookie season with an injury, to the mix to shore up a porous unit.

29. ARIZONA CARDINALS

Pick: Robert Nkemdiche

Do-over: Yannick Ngakoue

A team can never have enough pass rushers with disruptive skills. The ex-Maryland standout already looks a future Pro Bowler at the position

30. CAROLINA PANTHERS

Pick: Vernon Butler

Do-over: Taylor Decker

Part of Cam Newton's struggles can be attributed to the lack of protection on the edges. Decker would've upgraded the Panthers' personnel on the edges.

31. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

Pick: Germain Ifedi

Do-over: Chris Jones

Pete Carroll would love to add another high-motor interior defender with size, strength and toughness in a redo.

Follow Bucky Brooks on Twitter @BuckyBrooks.

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