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Lance Zierlein mock draft 4.0: Bills, Texans, Chiefs take QBs

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Myles Garrett - DE, Texas A&M

Garrett has the highest upside in the draft, but there's definitely a floor to keep in mind. Hard to see him not ending up as the first pick.

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Solomon Thomas - DE, Stanford

A non-stop motor and ability to play all over the defensive line makes Thomas a fit for the 49ers.

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Marshon Lattimore - CB, Ohio State

The Bears have a gaping hole at CB1; Lattimore should be able to fill that in short order.

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Leonard Fournette - RB, LSU

If the Jaguars can't win with their QB play, they can enforce their will on the ground.

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Jonathan Allen - DE, Alabama

Passing on a pass rusher with the talent of Allen could be difficult for the Titans.

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Jamal Adams - S, LSU

The Jets need a QB, but they also need a leader with the talent to play all over the field.

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Malik Hooker - S, Ohio State

With the instincts and ball skills to create turnovers, Hooker is a wise choice to strengthen the Chargers' back end.

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O.J. Howard - TE, Alabama

Greg Olsen is getting older and Howard would provide an in-line TE option who can operate as a run blocker.

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Taco Charlton - DE, Michigan

The Bengals would be betting on Charlton's upside, but he fits a huge need and the Bengals' profile for the position.

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Mitchell Trubisky - QB, North Carolina

There have been conflicting reports about whom the Bills are in love with at QB, but Trubisky fits Rick Dennison's offense.

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Reuben Foster - LB, Alabama

Fast and physical, Foster adds an alpha player on the defense who has a winning pedigree and a taste for punishment.

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Gareon Conley - CB, Ohio State

The Browns pass on a QB again to grab a press-man corner with a chance to step in right away and start.

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Corey Davis - WR, W. Michigan

This position isn't the strength it once was with Larry Fitzgerald nearing the end of his career. Davis gives the Cardinals a new top target of the future.

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Marlon Humphrey - CB, Alabama

A height-weight-speed prospect who is the best run defender at the corner spot in the draft. If Humphrey can improve in locating the deep ball, he could be a good one.

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Ryan Ramczyk - OT, Wisconsin

Ramczyk is the safest of the tackles and could step in as an immediate starter at right tackle or maybe even guard.

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Mike Williams - WR, Clemson

The Ravens are in need of a rusher and top receiver. Let's give them a physical ball-winner who could become a heavily targeted favorite for Joe Flacco.

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Dalvin Cook - RB, FSU

Washington might be targeting a playmaker and they obviously need a running back. While other RBs are getting more hype, Cook is an outstanding talent.

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John Ross - WR, Washington

Ross will be a homerun hitter for the offense who can stretch defenses.

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Derek Barnett - DE, Tennessee

One of the most consistently productive defenders in this draft helps fill a need for the Bucs.

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Christian McCaffrey - RB, Stanford

The fit is almost too perfect given John Elway's relationship with Ed McCaffrey. Christian helps the Broncos' running game, passing game and return game.

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Haason Reddick - LB, Temple

He might not make it all the way to Detroit, but if Reddick does, the Lions could run the card up.

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Malik McDowell - DT, Michigan St.

Extremely talented but also inconsistent, McDowell has all the traits but needs a better motor.

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Cam Robinson - OT, Alabama

The Giants might not be able to pass on a tackle early in this draft.

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Jarrad Davis - LB, Florida

Davis is a physical hitter and a very good athlete. Al Davis would approve of this one.

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Deshaun Watson - QB, Clemson

The Texans could be locking in on a strategy to get a quarterback. In this scenario, Watson offers up leadership and high character on and off the field for owner Bob McNair.

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Takkarist McKinley - LB, UCLA

McKinley could fall here if teams are concerned about his recovery from shoulder surgery. Explosive and relentless, he would be a great Seahawk.

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Patrick Mahomes - QB, Texas Tech

Many observers agree Mahomes is a perfect fit for Andy Reid and as Alex Smith's future replacement.

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Tre'Davious White - CB, LSU

White has some of the best footwork among cornerbacks in this draft and should be ready to step in right away.

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Kevin King - CB, Washington

King put together an outstanding combine. He has the size and speed that GM Ted Thompson covets at cornerback.

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David Njoku - TE, Miami

Njoku is extremely athletic and talented, but he's raw and in need of some seasoning. Still, he would be a great selection here.

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Forrest Lamp - OL, W. Kentucky

One of the safest draft picks in the first round, Lamp would fill a need and could step in immediately.

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Adoree' Jackson - CB, USC

Jackson gives the Saints a talented cover corner and a dangerous return man.

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