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Final First Round Mock Draft with Trades

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Streeter Lecka

Round 1

1. Atlanta Falcons (from Houston)

Jadeveon Clowney - DE - South Carolina

Everyone and their mother knows Houston wants to move down in the draft. Why? Nobody is really sure. However, Atlanta absolutely covets Clowney and likely will only need to give up an extra second and a 2015 first to get him.

2. Buffalo Bills (from St. Louis)

Greg Robinson - OT - Auburn

St. Louis is shopping this pick like crazy and Buffalo is rumored to be big on Greg Robinson. There's likely no way for him to be there at 9 so it'd be in their best interest to make the move, likely giving up a similar price as Atlanta did.

3. Jacksonville Jaguars

Johnny Manziel - QB - Texas A&M

It's known by anyone who actually reads my comments to these mocks that I believe Manziel shouldn't be taken this high and likely won't be a great NFL quarterback. However, for a franchise looking to make more national headlines, the Jaguars couldn't ask for a better player in a position of dire need.

4. Detroit Lions (from Cleveland)

Sammy Watkins - WR - Clemson

Detroit is rumored to be completely enamored by Watkins so much so that at one point during the pre-draft process, they spoke with him every day for some time. If Watkins falls to 4, and Manziel is gone, I expect Cleveland to move out of this pick to help fill out their roster. It will likely cost an additional second and fourth round pick.

5. Oakland Raiders

Mike Evans - WR - Texas A&M

Oakland is hot and heavy for Evans and he fills a huge need for the Raiders.

6. Houston Texans (from Atlanta)

Khalil Mack - OLB - Buffalo

Houston gets the best of both worlds by getting a player they may have taken at 1 here at 6.

7. New York Giants (from Tampa Bay)

Jake Matthews - OT - Texas A&M

The Giants have a glaring hole in trying to protect Eli Manning. Matthews likely wouldn't fall to 12 so a move up is necessary.

8. Minnesota Vikings

Blake Bortles - QB - Central Florida

Minnesota is rumored to have Bortles as their highest rated quarterback so taking him here would be a coup for a team who has been trying to fill the quarterback void since Brett Favre, but does he even really count?

9. St. Louis Rams (from Buffalo)

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix - S - Alabama

St. Louis lost out on both Watkins and Evans by moving down but the top rated safety would be a great consolation prize and was likely their target all along.

10. Cleveland Browns (from Detroit)

C.J. Mosley - ILB - Alabama

The Browns have a glaring need at inside linebacker and Mosley is the cream of the crop of this class. His injury issues are concerning but he's still a great player.

11. San Francisco 49ers (from Tennessee)

Odell Beckham, Jr. - WR - LSU

The 49ers have too many picks and would be happy to unload a few to move up and get Beckham. Tennessee would be fine moving back due to the depth of the corner position in this draft and could use all the extra picks to bolster a talent deficient roster.

12. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (from New York Giants)

Aaron Donald - DT - Pittsburgh

Donald is the jewel in Lovie Smith's eye in this draft. He's a great under tackle and would fill the "Sapp" role in Lovie's defense for years to come.

13. Miami Dolphins (from St. Louis)

Zach Martin - OL - Notre Dame

St. Louis again drops back to accumulate extra picks. Miami makes this move to get the versatile offensive lineman the covet who won't be around at 19.

14. Chicago Bears

Calvin Pryor - S - Louisville

Chicago would be tickled pink if this happens. Pryor fills arguably their biggest need.

15. Pittsburgh Steelers

Justin Gilbert - CB - Oklahoma State

Pittsburgh too would be very excited if the draft fell this way and it allowed them to get arguably the top corner in the draft.

16. Dallas Cowboys

Anthony Barr - OLB - UCLA

Sadly, Johnny Manziel does not fall to the Cowboys in this mock. However, Barr would be a great rush linebacker for the Cowboys to build around in the future.

17. Baltimore Ravens

Kony Ealy - DE - Mizzou

You kind of expect Ozzie to make a move here but Ealy is just too good and versatile to pass up. He's a perfect fit for the Baltimore defense.

18. Denver Broncos (from New York Jets)

Ryan Shazier - OLB - Ohio State

Denver is reportedly targeting Shazier and since most of the top wide receivers are gone, the Jets feel they can move back and get comparable talent.

19. St. Louis Rams (from Miami)

Taylor Lewan - OT - Michigan

While Fischer has never taken an offensive lineman in the first round, Lewan may just be too valuable at 19 to pass up. He'd quickly solve any issues at tackle for the Rams.

20. New England Patriots (from Arizona)

Eric Ebron - TE - North Carolina

New England feels it necessary to jump ahead of Green Bay to grab Ebron. Arizona feels they can get an equally valuable defensive prospects at the end of round one.

21. Green Bay Packers

Louis Nix III - NT - Notre Dame

It's never a "sexy" pick to take a nose tackle but Nix can hold down the middle of the defensive line better than anyone else in this draft and will likely replace B.J. Raji after this season.

22. Philadelphia Eagles

Kyle Fuller - CB - Virginia Tech

The Eagles, and my wife, will be ecstatic with this pick. The secondary has been terrible and Fuller immediately gives them a quality corner that can step in and play right away.

23. Kansas City Chiefs

Brandin Cooks - WR - Oregon State

Cooks is a late riser but has all the tools to be a great wide receiver in the NFL. The Chiefs desperately need a player opposite Dwayne Bowe who can contribute.

24. Cincinnati Bengals

Jason Verrett - CB - Texas Christian

Verrett fills an enormous need in the Bengals defense. He can play right away and his abilities will transition well to their scheme.

25. Houston Texans (from San Diego)

Derek Carr - QB - Fresno State

Kind of a nightmare scenario for Colts fans, as they got both Mack and Carr in this draft. San Diego feels they can get the same value at the beginning of the second round as they could with this pick. Houston needs a quarterback and likely will need to jump in front of Cleveland to get Carr, plus drafting him in the first round gives them the fifth year option on his rookie contract. That's huge.

26. Cleveland Browns

Teddy Bridgewater - QB - Louisville

All the terrible Teddy rumors may have just been sent out by the Browns to get him to fall to them at 26. He was the highest rated quarterback by a consulting firm hired by the Browns. He'd be a great addition to the Cleveland offense.

27. New Orleans Saints

Marcus Martin - OC - USC

Martin may be the biggest surprise pick of the first round. He got a late invite to the draft, which means some team has likely given him a promise to be taken with their top pick. New Orleans seems like the logical choice.

28. Carolina Panthers

Marqise Lee - WR - USC

Anyone have Lee as the second Trojan drafted after Martin more than a week ago? Yah, me neither. However, Lee is a great weapon to grow with Cam Newton. If he came out last season, he would've been a top 15 pick.

29. Arizona Cardinals (from New England)

Darqueze Dennard - CB - Michigan State

Dennard is a solid corner who can play a variety of coverages. It's interesting that he's fallen down many draft boards though but he still has first round talent.

30. Tennessee Titans (from San Francisco)

Bradley Roby - CB - Ohio State

Roby would be a perfect find for the Titans at the end of the first. He's not much different than Gilbert and if he returns to his old form, he could be a steal.

31. New York Jets (from Denver)

Cody Latimer - WR - Indiana

Latimer would be an ideal fit for the Jets and give Geno Smith a legitimate weapon on the outside.

32. Seattle Seahawks

Joel Bitonio - OT - Nevada

A versatile offensive lineman than has time to grow into his role in the offensive line. Realistically, Seattle would likely trade back with a team possibly trying to get a quarterback or another top player for the fifth year option on their contract.