Charley Casserly mock draft 1.0: Colts snag Saquon Barkley

With the NFL Scouting Combine (March 2-5 on NFL Network) just around the corner, here's my first mock of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Darnold is the best QB in the draft.

The Giants land the most pro-ready QB in the draft.

Andrew Luck gets a dominant runner.

A versatile talent who can play CB or S.

Davenport is an excellent pass rusher; best as a 3-4 OLB.

Will Mayfield have the best NFL career of any QB in this class?

Improving the pass rush is a major need for Tampa Bay.

The Bears get Mitchell Trubisky a weapon with this pick.

With Bradley Chubb off the board, the 49ers fill their next biggest need on defense.

Edmunds is the best all-around LB in the draft.

Smith's an excellent athlete who excels in coverage.

The Bengals land the best player in the draft. They bypass a bigger need at OT to get Nelson.

With Vea and Jonathan Allen, the D-line all of a sudden becomes a strength of the team.

Hughes is a versatile CB who can play both off and press coverage.

Allen will be the fourth QB off the board. Arizona would do cartwheels if he were still available here. Someone will probably trade up to get him, and maybe Arizona will be the team to do it.

This gives the Ravens a bookend OT with Ronnie Stanley.

A DT is also a possibility here.

With questions about whether Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril will be with the Seahawks next season, a pass rusher will be needed.

Bryan has excellent upfield quickness. He fits Rod Marinelli's scheme.

Strong player vs. the run, and he has some pass-rush potential.

The first priority for Buffalo should be to trade up to get a QB. If that doesn't work out, then Price can replace Eric Wood at center.

The Bills get a bookend CB to pair with Tre'Davious White.

Trumaine Johnson is due to become a free agent, and CB is already a weakness for the Rams.

The Panthers need a speedy WR. Kirk fits the bill.

Help is needed on the interior of the Titans' O-line.

He played left tackle in college but fits best as a guard at the next level.

Landry racked up 16.5 sacks in 2016 before an injury-plagued senior season.

I am not optimistic the Steelers will get a long-term deal done with Le'Veon Bell, which is why Guice makes sense here.

TE and WR are also a possibility here.

Solidifies the safety position opposite Harrison Smith.

Phillips is a run-stopper. He fills a need for New England.

Philly has worked to improve the CB position, but the Eagles still need help there.

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