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25. BALTIMORE RAVENS

Team needs: Cornerback, defensive end, tight end, free safety (For more: AFC team draft needs)

On the beat: Mike Duffy, beat writer, Baltimoreravens.com

Analysis: "Even though he's got a big body, he's still pretty light on his feet and he's tough. That fits the Ravens' definition of a player."


26. ARIZONA CARDINALS

Team needs: Left tackle, inside linebacker, tight end, defensive tackle, wide receiver (For more: NFC team draft needs)

On the beat: Ron Wolfley, analyst, Cardinals radio network

Analysis: "He's very similar to LaMarr Woodley ... he's a guy that can get to the passer and can use that athleticism in space, drop off and play in a zone."


27. DALLAS COWBOYS

Team needs: Left tackle, free safety, inside linebacker, kicker, defensive end (For more: NFC team draft needs)

On the beat: Rob Phillips, beat writer, Dallascowboys.com

Analysis: "It could be a reach, and there are other players at this position available and the cowboys have other needs ... but his ability to play two different spots could replenish depth at two positions."


28. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

Team needs: Running back, right tackle, cornerback, safety, tight end (For more: AFC team draft needs)

On the beat: Kevin Acee, beat writer, San Diego Union-Tribune

Analysis: "If they need to bring him along slowly, they'd be able to and survive, but it's possible he could make that jump and be a starter in his rookie season, that's the need they have."


29. NEW YORK JETS

Team needs: Defensive end, outside linebacker, right tackle, wide receiver, safety (For more: AFC team draft needs)

On the beat: Dan Leberfeld, publisher, Jetsconfidential.com

Analysis: "They need to hit on it this time because last time they tried to do that they picked Vernon Gholston and so far he hasn't made much of an impact."


30. MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Team needs: Cornerback, defensive tackle, running back, middle linebacker, offensive tackle, center, guard (For more: NFC team draft needs)

On the beat: Judd Zulgad, beat writer, Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Analysis: "There's no immediate area of need, but depth at (this position) would help. He also can play special teams and for the last couple years, the Vikings have put a premium on guys that can play special teams."


31. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Team needs: Left tackle, cornerback, center, defensive tackle (For more: AFC team draft needs)

On the beat: Bucky Brooks, analyst, NFL.com

Analysis: "He comes equipped with good instincts and awareness. He's a tough player, has a knack for making plays on the ball and he's a very good fit for the Colts scheme."


32. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

Team needs: Running back, defensive end, outside linebacker, safety, defensive tackle (For more: NFC team draft needs)

On the beat: Mike Triplett, beat writer, New Orleans Times-Picayune

Analysis: "He's a special athlete, who gets to a lot of tackles. He seems like he'll make a lot of difference."

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