1st Round Update

Round 1
1 St Louis Sam Bradford
QB Oklahoma When Shefter speaks, I listen
2 Detroit Ndamukong Suh DT Nebraska
The top player in the draft at the position of the Lions biggest need, Lions fans rejoice.
3 Tampa Bay
Gerald McCoy
DT Oklahoma Elite player at a major need position.
4 Washington Jimmy Clausen
QB Notre Dame
The new FO in Washington isn't likely to give Jason Campbell much of a leash, if they even bring him back.
5 Kansas City Rolando McClain
ILB Alabama
The Chiefs OL may have turned the corner late in the year allowing just 8 sacks in their last 6 games after giving up 37 in their first 10. This lets them address a hole on the D and worry about the OL later.
6 Seattle Russell Okung
OT Ok. State
The Seahawks set the table for their QB of the future to be picked later.
7 Cleveland Eric Berry
S Tennessee
Such horrid pass D is rare with a competent pass rush. The Browns need serious coverage help. Berry is one of the top 3-4 players in the draft. Getting him at 7 is a steal.
8 Oakland Jason Pierre-Paul
DE South Florida
He's probably going to put up the amazing combine numbers. I'll assume them like everyone else.
9 Buffalo Bruce Campbell
OT Maryland With the top QBs gone the Bills will add another piece to their young line. Hopefully giving their QB of the future to be named later, a solid foundation.
10 Jacksonville Joe Haden
CB Florida
A replacement for the aging Rashean "Mr. Handsy" Mathis.
11 Denver Dan Williams
NT Tennessee With the 3-4 in vogue teams are taking the key pieces earlier and earlier.
12 Miami Derrick Morgan
OLB
Georgia Tech
He's big for a 3-4 OLB, but has the athleticism.
13 San Fran C.J. Spiller RB/RET Clemson Niners get a massive boost in the return game (a major asset to a defense centered team that'll be playing the field position game) and add a compliment to Frank Gore as the league continues to move to favor 2 back systems.
14 Seattle Brandon Graham
DE Michigan
The Seahawks pass rush was one of the leagues' least effective. Graham should help that.
15 NY Giants Brian Price DT UCLA Perfect fit to shoot gaps in a 4-3
16 Tennessee Everson Griffen
DE USC The Titans pass rush was terrible, playing a large part in the teams horrific pass D last year.
17 San Fran Bryan Bulaga
OT Iowa Bulaga was finally back to his dominating form of 2008 in the Orange Bowl and will be well rewarded for it. He'll be more than competent at RT and able to slide to LT in a pinch.
18 Pittsburgh Earl Thomas
S
Texas Hampton's new contract makes a safety to play alongside Polamalu the clear target.
19 Atlanta Kyle Wilson
CB Boise St.
The Falcons struggled greatly against the pass. While the pass rush wasn't great, it was better than the overall pass D, implying coverage is more of a weakness.
20 Houston Taylor Mays S USC Bernard Pollard gave the Texans some passable safety play, but there's a reason he was cut and the John Busing/Brian Russell combo at the other safety spot is horrendous. Mays' stock is at it's nadir as teams have had nothing to do but watch tape. His stock will shoot back up when he looks amazing in shorts and a T-shirt.
21 Cincinnati Dez Bryant
WR
Ok St. With good workouts he's unlikely to fall this far, but a player who missed much of this past season needs to show a lot in workouts to maintain their stock.
22 New England Sergio Kindle OLB Texas The Pats are desperately in need of a pass rush.
23 Green Bay Anthony Davis
OT Rutgers Packers rejoice with one of the top 4 OTs falling.
24 Philadelphia Carlos Dunlap
DE Florida Eagles love to bring the heat, a top rusher to put opposite Trent Cole would certainly do it.
25 Baltimore Jermaine Gresham
TE Oklahoma Todd Heap has morphed into an athletic tackle and "The Franchise Player" isn't an answer at all.
26 Arizona Brandon Spikes
ILB Florida Karlos Dansby seems likely walk away which would be a hole that needs to be filled. A high flying pass attack needs a strong pass D to prevent teams from keeping pace or closing deficits.
27 Dallas Mike Iupati G Idaho The 'Boys need OL help badly. Iupati might not be a pro LT, but the only other 1st round OT option remaining, Charles Brown, is far too light for Dallas' taste.
28 San Diego Jonathan Dwyer RB Georgia Tech LDT basically told the Chargers to shove it, and Sproles' return is uncertain making RB a massive hole on the roster.
29 NY Jets Jared Odrick
DE Penn State
Odrick fills one of the Jets Ds few gaps
30 Minnesota Brandon Ghee
CB Wake Forest
Ghee is a favorite to come out high from the post-Haden CB pile-up. CB is a front line need for the Vikings.
31 Indianapolis Charles Brown
OT USC The Colts have given up just 10 sacks, but that's a near miracle given the flaws Charlie Johnson and Ryan Diem have in pass protection. Brown can upgrade 2-3 spots on the OL by flipping and sliding the current tackles around to positions that better fit their skills.
32 New Orleans Sean Weatherspoon OLB Missouri Both Saints OLBs are over 30, Weatherspoon should add some more attacking speed to that D.
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