With the draft fast approaching, I thought it would be fun to involve the listeners and readers in a Mock Draft of their very own, so I conducted this draft on Twitter.
Here's the results as they're happening!
1) Carolina Panthers - DT Marcell Dareus, Alabama
@davekirst - "Best player available, fills a need #sorrybills #notcamnewton"
2) Denver Broncos - CB Patrick Peterson, LSU
@gregorybauch - "Dareus is off the board and Den has to go 'D'."
3) Buffalo Bills - QB Cam Newton, Auburn
@CaptPantalones - "Franchise qb with star potential."
4) Cincinnati Bengals - WR A.J. Green, Georgia
@Michael_Necci - "Best Player in the Draft."
5) Arizona Cardinals - OLB Von Miller, Texas A&M
@mkdavidsen - "Best pass rusher in the draft; also fills a need."
6) Cleveland Browns - WR Julio Jones, Alabama
@peteANDOLINA - "WR is needed."
7) San Francisco 49ers - CB Prince Amukamara, Nebraska
@A_Konopski2 - "24th in pass Def last year. Peterson off board"
8) Tennessee Titans - QB Blaine Gabbert, Missouri
@mjbachmann16 - "Fills desperate need for a franchise QB."
9) Dallas Cowboys - DE Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson
@psk_jim - "Making their defensive front one of the scariest in the NFL."
10) Washington Redskins - DE Robert Quinn, North Carolina
@brentolies - "Fills big hole on the line."
11) Houston Texans - DT Nick Fairley, Auburn
@misfitsfiend316 - "Need some beef up the middle of that D."
12) Minnesota Vikings - QB Jake Locker, Washington
@GamingIncCEO - "Perhaps a bit high, but a clear need area."
13) Detroit Lions - OT Tyron Smith, USC
@dyacinth - "Need to keep Stafford upright, best tackle on the board."
14) St. Louis Rams - DT Corey Liuget, Illinois
@UBStudent - "Spags loves penetrating DT's. Pair him next to aging Robbins, frees up Chris Long.
15) Miami Dolphins - OG/C Mike Pouncey
@jayinwny - "Perhaps a bit high, but a need."
16) Jacksonville Jaguars - CB Jimmy Smith, Colorado
@JeremyNPike - "Secondary one of the worst in NFL."
17) New England Patriots - DE J.J. Watt, Wisconsin
@bodotdot - "Lotta run to stop,this year."
18) San Diego Chargers - DE Cam Jordan, Cal
@Kevlaff16 - "Fills big need on DL"
19) New York Giants - OT Anthony Castonzo, Boston College
@TobyTryce - "Aging OL, can step right in and contribute."
20) Tampa Bay Buccaneers - DE Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue
@thejakeearl - "Helps a shaky pass rush."
21) Kansas City Chiefs - OT Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin
@Shaunta53 - "KC Tackles were abysmal last year."
22) Indianapolis Colts - OT Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State
@MockDraftClub - "Charlie Johnson should not be protecting Manning's blind side. Sherrod fits the Colts finesse, zone blocking mold for linemen."
23) Philadelphia Eagles - OT Nate Solder, Colorado
@BuffaloSports12 - "Insert Jason Peters sucks joke."
24) New Orleans Saints - DE Aldon Smith, Missouri
@GeoffTBlosat - "Steal this late and goes alongside Will Smith well."
25) Seattle Seahawks - QB Christian Ponder, Florida State
@danbienias - "Whitehurst was/is a joke"
26) Baltimore Ravens - CB Brandon Harris, Miami (FL)
@daryls61 - "Time to rebuild the secondary with another pick from the U."
27) Atlanta Falcons - WR Torrey Smith, Maryland
@chindogg - No reasoning
28) New England Patriots - HB Mark Ingram, Alabama
@bodotdot - "Law firm needs a partner."
29) Chicago Bears - OG Danny Watkins, Baylor
@pumpnugget24 - "Holes need to be opened for Forte."
30) New York Jets - DE Cameron Heyward, Ohio State
@scottbaum57 - "Someones gotta fill Gholston's shoes"