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Mock Draft 2015: Stampede Blue's Stephen Reed Gives Post-Super Bowl Mock Draft

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Stampede Blue's Stephen Reed provides his first two round mock draft of this off-season following Super Bowl XLIX.

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Round 1

  1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Marcus Mariota - QB - Oregon

    TB desperately needs a QB of the future and everything I've seen points to Mariota being their guy.

  2. Tennessee Titans: Jameis Winston - QB - Florida State

    Winston has everything you want in a QB from the neck down. It's from the neck up that will cause some hesitation.

  3. Jacksonville Jaguars: Leonard Williams - DE - USC

    Williams upgrades a lacking Jacksonville defensive line although does seem to have some trouble with snap anticipation.

  4. Oakland Raiders: Amari Cooper - WR - Alabama

    Oakland needs play makers all over and Cooper gives them arguably the best WR in the draft to pair with quality young QB Derek Carr.

  5. Washington: Randy Gregory - DE/OLB - Nebraska

    Gregory allows Washington to let Brian Orakpo walk without needing to worry about the pass rush position.

  6. New York Jets: Shane Ray - DE/OLB - Mizzou

    The Jets need to upgrade basically their entire team. It's too early to take a QB so it's likely best if they go pass rusher here.

  7. Chicago Bears: Landon Collins - SS - Alabama

    Chicago was surprisingly bad this season despite having one of the more talented offenses. Their defense, especially their secondary, needs more talent.

  8. Atlanta Falcons: Dante Fowler, Jr. - DE/OLB - Florida

    Like Chicago, Atlanta also had a surprisingly poor season despite having a talented offensive cast. With new Head Coach Dan Quinn, they'll likely start acquiring as many pass rushers as possible.

  9. New York Giants: Brandon Scherff - OT - Iowa

    The Giants get a blessing in this mock draft with Scherff falling to them. While he may not have the highest ceiling of the OT prospects, he's the most pro ready right now.

  10. St. Louis Rams: Marcus Peters - CB - Washington

    St. Louis has one of the more interesting spots in the draft. They need another quality CB opposite Janoris Jenkins and Jeff Fischer is known to take risks on highly talented but troubled players.

  11. Minnesota Vikings: Andrus Peat - OT - Stanford

    Peat has potentially the highest ceiling of any OT prospect in this draft. Minnesota snags him to shore up their OL and protect young QB Teddy Bridgewater.

  12. Cleveland Browns: DeVante Parker - WR - Louisville

    Parker is a perfect fit for Cleveland with Josh Gordon being suspended for all of next year. 

  13. New Orleans Saints: Alvin "Bud" Dupree - OLB - Kentucky

    New Orleans needs help all over the defense and Dupree gives them an instant upgrade at pass rusher.

  14. Miami Dolphins: Vic Beasley - OLB - Clemson

    Beasley gives the Miami defense a solid option at getting after the QB, an area they struggled with last season.

  15. San Francisco 49ers: Trae Waynes - CB - Michigan State

    The 49ers need an upgrade at CB and get arguably the best overall CB in the draft.

  16. Houston Texans: Kevin White - WR - West Virginia

    With Andre Johnson aging, Houston needs an heir apparent to step up opposite breakout WR Deandre Hopkins.

  17. San Diego Chargers: Danny Shelton - DT - Washington

    The Chargers need a quality DT to shore up the interior of their defensive line and grab arguably the best player at that position.

  18. Kansas City Chiefs: T.J. Clemmings - OT - Pittsburgh

    Kansas City desperately needs to upgrade their offensive line after it was decimated by free agency last season.

  19. Cleveland Browns (via Buffalo Bills): Jordan Phillips - DT - Oklahoma

    Cleveland grabs arguably the best pure NT in the draft to take over for injury plagued Phil Taylor.

  20. Philadelphia Eagles: Shaq Thompson - OLB - Washington

    Philadelphia swung and missed badly on DE Marcus Smith, a player much discussed on this site, and need someone who can get after the QB. Thompson also has the speed to play SS in a pinch.

  21. Cincinnati Bengals: Kevin Johnson - CB - Wake Forest

    The Bengals need an upgrade at CB to better match up against the Steelers.

  22. Pittsburgh Steelers: La'el Collins - OT - LSU

    Pittsburgh needs to upgrade their offensive line to give Big Ben more time.

  23. Detroit Lions: Eddie Goldman - DT - Florida State

    It's highly unlikely the Lions will have both Suh and Fairley back next season. Goldman can immediately come in and play.

  24. Arizona Cardinals: Eli Harold - OLB - Virginia

    Harold is an aggressive pass rusher who can immediately play and disrupt the QB.

  25. Carolina Panthers: Ereck Flowers - OT - Miami

    Carolina has to give Cam Newton more time. Flowers helps that process a bit more.

  26. Baltimore Ravens: Melvin Gordon - RB - Wisconsin

    Justin Forsett is not a long term option at RB for the Ravens. Melvin Gordon has the big game ability to step in and play right away for Baltimore.

  27. Dallas Cowboys: P.J. Williams - CB - Florida State

    The Cowboys secondary is a joke. Williams gives them an instant upgrade at CB.

  28. Denver Broncos: Devin Funchess - WR/TE - Michigan

    With either Julius or Demaryius Thomas likely the leave, Funchess can step in for either player and be a big time weapon for Peyton Manning.

  29. Indianapolis ColtsEric Kendricks - ILB - UCLA

    The Colts have had many issues at the LB position, most notably ILB. None of the ILBs on the Colts roster are "complete" ILBs. D'Qwell Jackson is very limited in coverage but played better as the year progressed. Jerrell Freeman had a tough year with injuries and decreased production. The backup ILBs haven't shown as much promise as most would like or are in significant legal trouble.

    Kendricks, this year's Butkus Award winner as the nation's top collegiate linebacker, is an instinctive ILB who is arguably the best read and react ILB in this draft. He's smaller than the prototypical ILB in a 3-4 but makes up for it with speed and tenacity, showing a relentless spirit in attacking the football. Kendricks possesses the speed and ability to rush the passer when asked. He is very athletic and matches up well in coverage but needs to work on his technique. 

    Other options the Colts could likely look at in this position is NTs Jordan Phillips (if he falls) or Malcolm Brown, DEs Nate Orchard or Arik Armstead, OLBs Eli Harold or Owamagbe Odighizuwa, CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu or OT Cameron Erving. Needless to say, defense should likely be the initial focus for the Colts since the unit as a whole is aging, underwhelming, and/or overpaid. An influx of young talent is necessary for sustained success.

  30. Green Bay Packers: Malcolm Brown - DT - Texas

    Green Bay needs a top tier DT to help keep offensive linemen off of Clay Matthews if they end up moving him to ILB permanently.

  31. Seattle Seahawks: Jaelen Strong - WR - Arizona State

    We all saw what Russell Wilson did with Chris Matthews as his primary WR in the Super Bowl, right? Strong is a significantly better, faster version of Matthews without being limited to only "go" routes and jump balls.

  32. New England Patriots: Dorial Green-Beckham - WR - Oklahoma

    Bill Belichick has had a great deal of success with troubled WRs. Green-Beckham could be Tom Brady's next Randy Moss-esque WR.


    Round 2
  33. Tennessee: Ifo Ekpre-Olomu - CB - Oregon

  34. Tampa Bay: Cameron Erving - OT - Florida State

  35. Oakland: Owamagbe Odighizuwa - OLB - UCLA

  36. Jacksonville: Quenten Rollins - CB - Miami (OH)

  37. New York Jets: Brent Hundley - QB - UCLA

  38. Washington: Ty Sambrailo - OT - Colorado State

  39. Chicago: Nate Orchard - DE - Utah

  40. New York Giants: Benardrick McKinney - ILB - Mississippi State

  41. St. Louis: Todd Gurley - RB - Georgia

  42. Atlanta: Maxx Williams - TE - Minnesota

  43. Cleveland: Denzel Peryyman - ILB - Miami

  44. New Orleans: Michael Bennett - DT - Ohio State

  45. Minnesota: Arik Armstead - DT - Oregon

  46. San Francisco: Sammie Coates - WR - Auburn

  47. Miami: Jeremiah Poutasi - OT - Utah

  48. San Diego: Paul Dawson - OLB - TCU

  49. Kansas City: Nelson Agholor - WR - Southern California

  50. Buffalo: Ameer Abdullah - RB - Nebraska

  51. Houston: Cedric Ogbuehi - OT - Texas A&M

  52. Philadelphia: Cody Prewitt - FS - Ole Miss

  53. Cincinnati: Anthony Harris - SS - Virginia

  54. Detroit: D'joun Smith - CB - Florida Atlantic

  55. Arizona: Tevin Coleman - RB - Indiana

  56. Pittsburgh: Hauoli Kikaha - OLB - Washington

  57. Carolina: Josh HArper - WR - Fresno State

  58. Baltimore: Devin Smith - WR - Ohio State

  59. Denver: Danielle Hunter - DE - LSU

  60. Dallas: Mario Edwards, Jr. - DE - Florida State

  61. Indianapolis: A.J. Cann - OG - South Carolina

    As we all know, the RG position is possibly the weakest on the Colts roster and desperately needs to be improved. The team obviously can't rely on Donald Thomas to stay healthy as he's now missed both of his first two seasons with season ending injuries happening early in the year. The other options on the roster are clearly not sufficient. One thing that is certain is Andrew Luck needs better protection up the middle.

    Cann is my top rated OG prospect at this point and could step in immediately. He is athletic and powerful. Cann is best suited for a power running scheme, like the one Grigson and Pagano talk about all too often, and can rock defenders if he gets the chance. He's also adept in pass blocking as he's able to pick up blitzes as well as recognize stunts or twists. 

  62. Green Bay: Nick O'Leary - TE - Florida State

  63. Seattle: Jay Ajayi - RB - Boise State

  64. New England: Tre' Jackson - OG - Florida State
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