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NFL post-Combine Mock Draft: Version 4.0

First Round

1. ST. LOUIS RAMS

Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma

A lot can change between now and April 22, and a big part of me still thinks the Rams will work to acquire a veteran quarterback to start in 2010. Whether that ends up being one of the Eagles' three QBs, Jason Campbell or any of the Bills' signal callers -- we'll have to wait and see. If no significant moves are made to address the position in the coming weeks, Bradford's got to be the pick at No.1. Assuming he throws well and the shoulder grades out fine in his March 29 pro day workout, the Oklahoma gunslinger should be the guy. The Rams have passed on quarterbacks Jason Campbell (2005), Matt Ryan (2008), Joe Flacco (2008), Chad Henne (2008) and Mark Sanchez (2009) in recent drafts. The fans are growing a bit restless. Bradford makes a whole lot of sense.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska

Bradord's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 4 to Washington

2. DETROIT LIONS

Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska

Ranked last in the league against the pass and 25th against the rush, the Lions will be addressing defense in this draft. Jim Schwartz had Albert Haynesworth clogging the middle for him in Tennessee and knows the value of a stud DT anchoring the defensive line. Detroit's front office just needs to decide which Big 12 stud DT they'd rather have -- 2009's All-Everything Suh or Oklahoma's Gerald McCoy. Though several experts have McCoy listed higher on their boards -- I'm still "Stuck on Suh." At the Combine, Suh bench pressed 225 pounds 32 times and wowed scouts with his quickness. McCoy's the more engaging personality and may have the bigger "upside." In the end, I think Detroit goes with the 'Husker at 2 and Tampa Bay takes the Sooner at 2. Both will shine under young defensive head coaches in 2010. As for all the talk this week that Detroit's taking offensive tackle Russell Okung at 2, and neither of the defensive linemen? It's certainly possible, but I wouldn't read too much into the acquisition of DT Corey Williams.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma

Suh's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 1 to St. Louis

3. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma

The Bucs have been searching for a franchise defensive tackle since Warren Sapp left town in 2003. Roy Miller showed flashes in '09, but he's no Gerald McCoy. If anything, he'll work well alongside McCoy as DTs for years to come. McCoy would have been a top 5 pick last year had he entered the draft after his redshirt sophomore season. In 2009, he recorded 14.5 tackles for a loss despite a constant barrage of double teams. Raheem Morris got the heart and soul of his offense in quarterback Josh Freeman last year. He'll get the heart and soul of his defense in McCoy in 2010.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Russell Okung, OT, Oklahoma State

McCoy Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 2 to Detroit

4. WASHINGTON REDSKINS

Russell Okung, OT, Oklahoma State

The Redskins were eerily quiet at the start of the 2010 offseason, a drastic change for Washington fans. Then, in a flurry, new coach Mike Shanahan and new GM Bruce Allen went on a bit of a signing tear, picking up five free agents -- including running back Larry Johnson and quarterback Rex Grossman -- in a two-week span. Washington's five pickups are more than the rest of the NFC East's free-agent signings combined. Another noteworthy move: Shanahan and the new Washington's front-office brass supported incumbent starting quarterback Jason Campbell by placing a first-round tender on him. Whether he is the long-term answer or not, Campbell will likely be the quarterback in Washington in 2010. To keep him (or whomever the QB of the future ends up being) upright -- a premier left tackle is needed. Chris Samuels is gone and there's no answer currently on the roster. In Okung, a guy I had rated higher than no. 2 overall pick Jason Smith last year, Shanahan and Co. would get a franchise cornerstone who gave up just one sack in 336 pass attempts in 2009. Shanahan struck gold in Ryan Clady at eighth overall in Denver. He'll do the same with Okung at No. 4.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma

Okung's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 3 to Tampa Bay

5. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

Bryan Bulaga, OT, Iowa

The Chiefs have been one of the busiest teams of the 2010 offseason. Kansas City has retained six of their own free agents and has gone out and signed five unrestricted free agents, including Thomas Jones, a pair of veteran linemen in center Casey Wiegmann and guard Ryan Lilja. At No. 5 K.C. can go a variety of routes, but I can't see them passing up a blue-chip left tackle like Bulaga. Drafting Bulaga would allow Branden Albert to move to right tackle or back to guard, protect K.C.'s investment in Matt Cassel, and give the suddenly two-headed monster of Thomas Jones and Jamaal "Jazz" Charles some legitimate holes to run through.

Another reason to like Bulaga-to-Kansas City? GM Scott Pioli and Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz are close friends dating back to their time in the mid-'90s with Cleveland. With three of the top 53 picks, look for K.C. to address other needs in later rounds. Shockingly to some, both Jimmy Clausen and Tennessee All-Everything safety Eric Berry slip out of the top 5.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Bryan Bulaga, OT, Iowa

Bulaga's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 5 to Kansas City

6. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

Trent Williams, OT, Oklahoma

Despite taking just four snaps last season and not attempting a regular-season pass, the Seahawks gave up an awful lot to acquire 27-year-old Charlie Whitehurst from San Diego. Believe it or not, there was actually a bit of a bidding war with Arizona for the guy. Whether Jimmy Clausen's on the board or not, I think Pete Carroll and Co. address their dire offensive line needs here. Seattle's quarterbacks were sacked an embarrassing 44 times in 2009. In Williams, they get a premier prospect who can play left tackle or right tackle at a high level right away. By selecting Williams, Seattle can move Sean Locklear back to the right tackle spot where he's far more comfortable. Walter Jones was the cornerstone of the Seahawks offensive line for the past decade. Williams can carry that torch into the next one.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Anthony Davis, OT, Rutgers

Williams's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 17 to San Francisco

7. CLEVELAND BROWNS

Jimmy Clausen, QB, Notre Dame

"I wish I liked (Clausen) more," front office czar Mike Holmgren told the Cleveland Plain Dealer earlier this week. "You know how you have a type of player that you like? It's not scientific. People like him a lot. He'll go high. But it would be hard for me (to take him)." With comments like those, there's no way Cleveland would select Jimmy Clausen, then, right? Riiiight? What's Lady Gaga sing about? Oh, that's right -- the ol' poker face. Holmgren's known as a straight shooter, but why show your cards like this? Something's certainly fishy with comments like that so far in advance of April's draft.

Things would certainly get interesting if both Clausen and Tennessee safety Eric Berry slipped to No.7. But in the end, I just can't see Holmgren passing up on a quarterback talent like Clausen if he's sitting there on the board. Don't read too much into the recent Jake Delhomme or Seneca Wallace moves to Cleveland. Neither are likely the long term answer in Cleveland. Clausen would be. Coming from Charlie Weis's pro-style offense, he'd be ahead of the curve, and ready and able to learn the Browns offense right away. Is the Dawg Pound ready for another highly touted quarterback out of Notre Dame?

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Eric Berry, S/CB, Tennessee

Bradford's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 9 to Buffalo

8. OAKLAND RAIDERS

Eric Berry, S/CB, Tennessee

Oakland suffered through a 5-11 season in 2009, extending the Raiders' NFL record of consecutive seasons with 11 or more losses to seven. This offseason, Oakland added one major piece to the D, acquiring former Cleveland first-round pick Kamerion Wimbley in exchange for a third-round pick. Though there are definite needs across the Oakland offensive line, I can't see owner Al Davis passing on a physical freak of nature like Berry. What about Combine standout offensive lineman Bruce Campbell, you ask? A guy just about everyone and their mother has linked to Oakland? In a welcomed departure for Raiders fans, I think the team takes the better player instead of the "Underwear Olympics" gold medal winner. Pairing Berry with All-Everything corner Nnamdi Asomugha would almost instantly place Oakland's defensive backfield among the league's best.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Derrick Morgan, DE, Georgia Tech

Berry's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 7 to Cleveland

9. BUFFALO BILLS

Anthony Davis, OT, Rutgers

GM Buddy Nix and new coach Chan Gailey have more than a few holes to fill. They've got needs just about everywhere on the field. The offensive line is a disaster, Buffalo opted not to retain two of their top wide receivers this offseason and a pass rush was all but nonexistent in 2009. And oh yeah, they're moving from a 4-3 to a 3-4 and don't have a run-stuffing 3-4 clog for that scheme. So, where do they go? I think they address their most dire need -- offensive tackle -- and grab Davis. Criticized by some scouts for being inconsistent at times, the 6-foot-5, 323-pound masher dominated some of the Big East's most dominant pass rushers, including Pittsburgh's Greg Romeus and South Florida's George Selvie for three years. Ninth may be a bit early, but Nix and Gailey realize the importance of a reliable offensive line. Davis is a bit of a project but should be worth the investment.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma

Williams's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 17 to San Francisco

10. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Rolando McClain, LB, Alabama

Jacksonville addressed their dire need for an elite pass rushing defensive end by acquiring Aaron Kampman earlier this month. If both Derrick Morgan and Jason Pierre-Paul are on the board, as is the case, here -- they'll be tempted to jump. But I think the Jags go for the best MLB in the draft and grab the heart and soul of the Alabama D in McClain. Jack del Rio can plug McClain, a guy Nick Saban referred to his on-the-field coach throughout Alabama's BCS championship season, at MLB right away and get immediate results. Instantly, he'll be the franchise's most productive linebacker and the core of the Jacksonville defense.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Jacksonville selecting Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, South Florida

McClain's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 15 to New York

11. DENVER BRONCOS

Dez Bryant, WR/KR, Oklahoma State

What's it say about Brandon Marshall's reputation around the league that Denver basically put a "for sale" sign around him and only one team -- Seattle -- has had him in for a visit? Whether Marshall is in a Broncos uniform or not in '10, wide receiver is an area of concern in Denver. Coach Josh McDaniels tends to use multiple receiver sets, but didn't have the talent at receiver to do it as often as he would have liked in 2009. By going out and signing Justin Bannan, Jarvis Green and Jamal Williams over the past few weeks, Denver already addressed their defensive line needs with veterans. Other draftniks have been awfully hard on Bryant the past few weeks, with some saying he's such a character question, that he's not worthy of a top 20 pick. Guess what? After he wows scouts at his workout, he'll have those very same draftniks salivating. The Broncos will pounce at the chance to grab a guy many have compared to another "headache" McDaniels got the most out of -- Randy Moss.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Dez Bryant, WR/KR, Oklahoma State

Bryant's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 11 to Denver

12. MIAMI DOLPHINS

Dan Williams, DT, Tennessee

Though he was re-signed earlier this month, 35-year-old NT Jason Ferguson is obviously not the long-term solution at defensive tackle for Miami. Williams is. The Dolphins slipped from 10th to 18th in defense in '09 and hired Mike Nolan as their new defensive coordinator. Williams follows in the great tradition of the Tennessee DTs before him (Albert Haynesworth, Justin Harrell, Aubreyo Franklin) and could be that anchor of the Miami D-line for years to come.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Dan Williams, DT, Tennessee

Williams' Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 12 to Miami

13. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Joe Haden, CB, Florida

The once-considered top-10 lock had an underwhelming Combine in February, but stole the show from teammates Tim Tebow, Carlos Dunlap and Brandon Spikes during Florida's March 17 pro day. The top rated cornerback on my board, Haden is drafted by the 49ers to address their needs at DB. Dre Bly, Walt Harris and Nate Clements all saw significant time at corner in 2009. They're all getting a little long in the tooth. Insert Haden here and hope for an offensive tackle to slip to no.17.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Bryan Bulaga, OT Iowa

Haden's Mock Draft 2.0 Placement: No. 7 to Cleveland

14. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

C.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson

With Seattle grabbing Trent Williams at No. 6 and Spiller at No. 14, the Seahawks offense would see overnight improvement. In Spiller, coach Pete Carroll would get a Reggie Bush clone but perhaps a player even better suited for the NFL. Spiller can be an every-down back, is a receiving threat out of the backfield and can return kicks and punts. Of his 50-plus touchdowns in college, 23 of them were for 50 yards or more. He's a game-breaker. When Carroll talks about a need for "firepower" in Seattle, it's hard not to imagine Spiller's face on a bulletin board with a heart around it. Williams and Spiller in the first round? If Carroll and new GM John Schneider can emerge from Day 1 with those two, there will be a lot of happy fans in the Pacific Northwest.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: C.J. Spiller, RB/KR, Clemson

Spiller's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No.14 to Seattle

15. NEW YORK GIANTS

Sean Weatherspoon, LB, Missouri

Who?! Take a deep breath, Giants fans. This would be a good selection. Weatherspoon is a 239-pound producer that has a high football IQ, runs a 4.6 40 and recorded over 400 tackles in his college career. He also squats 770 pounds and was one of the bigger personalities at both the Senior Bowl and the Combine. Likely capable of playing either inside or outside for the Giants, I can see him making an instant impact for defensive coordinator Perry Fewell. Some have Weatherspoon going late first round. Others have him going in the middle of the second round. No. 15 to New York seems right to me.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Rolando McClain, LB, Alabama

Weatherspoon's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 31 to Indianapolis

16. TENNESSEE TITANS

Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, South Florida

Coordinator Chuck Cecil's defense struggled out of the gates in '09, but really came along down the stretch. Still, the pass rush wasn't what it used to be. Now, with losing Pro Bowl DE Kyle Vanden Bosch to Detroit in free agency, the defensive line becomes an even greater need. Insert Pierre-Paul. With just one year of D-I college ball (and just seven starts) under his belt, Pierre-Paul made a major splash on the scene in 2009. A 272-pound defensive end who clocked a 4.64 40 (and in a YouTube video captured at his bowl game, did 13 straight back flips), Pierre-Paul could be the pass rush demon this team so sorely needs.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Brian Price, DT, UCLA

Dunlap's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 17 to San Francisco

17. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Mike Iupati, OT/OG, Idaho

Look for the Niners to draft an offensive lineman with one of their two first round picks. Iupati's an intriguing prospect and certainly a possibility at No. 17. Though he played guard -- and not tackle -- at Idaho, scouts see him as more than capable of anchoring either the left or right side of the line at an OT spot. Mike Solari, an ex-Seahawks offensive line coach, joins the San Fran staff and can work with Iupati. Joe Staley's going to start at one tackle spot in San Francisco. I'm confident Iupati -- after a few months of on-the-job-training -- can man the other one. If not, he'll work the interior at guard. Either way, it's a can't lose for San Fran at no.17.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Trent Williams, OT, Oklahoma

Iupati's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 18 to Pittsburgh

18. PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Earl Thomas, CB/S, Texas

If Iupati's off the board at No.18 and Thomas somehow is still on it, Pittsburgh brass should take about three seconds before pulling the trigger and grabbing the Texas All-American defensive back. Thomas is a play-maker who dominated at the highest level of college football in 2009. The Steelers' defensive backs were woeful in 2009, never recovering from the loss of Bryant McFadden and Troy Polamalu's injuries. Through 12 weeks in '09, the Pittsburgh cornerbacks had zero interceptions. Thomas can pick up the slack. Plug him into Dick Lebeau's defense and watch the sparks fly. He and Polamalu together? Watch out.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Mike Iupati, OG, Idaho

Thomas's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 19 to Atlanta

19. ATLANTA FALCONS

Derrick Morgan, DE, Georgia Tech

With 2007 first-round pick Jamaal Anderson likely moving to defensive tackle, the Falcons could be looking to scoop up a top-flight pass rusher with the 19th overall pick. John Abraham isn't getting any younger, either. Insert Morgan, Morgan's the most accomplished 4-3 pass rushing defensive end on the board. Expected to play second fiddle to Jason Pierre-Paul at the Combine, Morgan went out and wowed scouts and personnel. He looked good at his pro day, as well. Signing Dunta Robinson in free agency helped fill a massive void at cornerback. Now, Atlanta GM Thomas Dimitroff can address the team's ailing pass rush with a local star.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Earl Thomas, CB/S, Texas

Morgan's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 8 to Oakland

20. HOUSTON TEXANS

Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State

Dunta Robinson's signing with Atlanta makes cornerback an immediate concern in Houston, but running back still remains a glaring need, as well. By not going after Thomas Jones, LaDanian Tomllinson, Chester Taylor or Larry Johnson in free agency -- running back remains a giant question mark on the Houston depth chart. Ryan Mathews is a guy who can step up and shine right away. Thehighest the Texans have selected a running back in the NFL draft has been in the third round: Vernand Morency (2005) and Steve Slaton (2008). Look for them to grab Mathews if he's on the board at 20. A fierce competitor, Mathews opted to run the 40 at his pro day despite terrific Combine times. He nailed it again recently with a 4.48, solidifying a spot in the first round, and more than likely -- the top 20. Houston will grab Mathews here, and then take a corner in Round 2.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State

Mathews' Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 44 to New England

21. CINCINNATI BENGALS

Taylor Mays, S, USC

Another former Trojan to the Bengals? Yes, sir. Adding to a list that already includes Carson Palmer, Keith Rivers, Frostee Rucker and Rey Maualuga, Cincy will go with another Trojan in Mays. Mays would be a tremendous addition to the Cincinnati defensive backfield. A three-time All American and a four-year starter at USC, Mays punishes receivers across the middle and has top-flight pro safety speed. Most pundits have him going much later than 21, but I can't see Cincy passing on him if the draft plays out this way.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Taylor Mays, S, USC

Mays' Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 21 to Cincinnati

22. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

Brandon Graham, DE/LB, Michigan

Thus far this offseason, the Patriots have re-signed Pro Bowl nose tackle Vince Wilfork, 10-sack linebacker Tully Banta-Cain and top corner Leigh Bodden. Now, they need to add some more youth along the front seven. Insert Brandon Graham, the do-everything defensive end/outside linebacker prospect out of Michigan. The Senior Bowl MVP pulled his hamstring at February's Combine and has been out of action for weeks. He'll work out for scouts and solidify his first round draft status on April 8. Projected to star in a 3-4 defense at the OLB, he'll make a perfect fit in New England. Nothing flashy, solid, and reliable. Right up coach Bill Belichick's alley.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Brandon Graham, DE/OLB, Michigan to New England

Graham's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 22 to New England

23. GREEN BAY PACKERS

Bruce Campbell, OT, Maryland

As this year's sparkling Combine "workout warrior," he carries a few red flags. A) He's started only 17 collegiate games. B) He never was voted to an All-ACC team. Not a first, second, or third team nod. C) His technique and film work leave a lot to be desired. That said, if he's sitting there at No. 23, Ted Thompson's going to have to pounce. At 6-foot-6 and capable of running a 4.78 40 and bench pressing 225 pounds 34 times -- the upside is insane. it's worth the risk.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Bruce Campbell, OT, Maryland

Campbell's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 23 to Green Bay

24. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Maurkice Pouncey, C/G, Florida

When center Jamaal Jackson tore his ACL late in the season, guard Nick Cole struggled mightily to replace him. Guard Shaun Andrews was released. There are giant needs at offensive line in Philly. Pouncey, an All-American with experience at both the guard and center spots in college, would provide immediate depth and long-term stability inside. He's been graded as the top interior lineman prospect in this draft -- ahead of even Iupati -- by some. A potential 10-year starter in Philly, the Eagles' brass will be mighty happy to see him still on the board at 24.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Maurkice Pouncey, C/G, Florida

Pouncey's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 24 to Philadelphia

25. BALTIMORE RAVENS

Carlos Dunlap, DE, Florida

Though the Ravens addressed their much needed holes at wide receiver in acquiring both Donte Stallworth and Anquan Boldin, they lost two starting DEs -- Dwan Edwards and Justin Bannan -- in free agency. Dunlap's stock has taken a hit because of character questions stemming from a DUI arrest days prior to the 2009 SEC championship game. If he slips to 25, look for GM Ozzie Newsome to scoop him up. The MVP of the 2008 season's BCS championship game is a 6-foot-6 ,270-pound sack machine. Ray Lewis will take him under his wing and make sure he gets his act together in Baltimore.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Golden Tate, WR, Notre Dame

Dunlap's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 16 to Tennessee

26. ARIZONA CARDINALS

Sergio Kindle, DE/OLB, Texas

Karlos Dansby's gone in 'Zona. So is safety Antrel Rolle. The Cardinals will be looking to address defense in the draft. At 6-foot-3, 255 pounds, Kindle has the size and speed to make an impact right away in the desert. Kindle, who ran a 4.71 40, made an unheard of 57 plays behind the line of scrimmage while at Texas. The Cardinals can certainly use that kind of defensive production.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Sergio Kindle, DE/OLB, Texas

Kindle's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 26 to Arizona

27. DALLAS COWBOYS

Charles Brown, OT, USC

I've said this before, but I'm fairly sure Flozell Adams' and Mark Colombo's jock straps are still lying around midfield at the Metrodome from the clinic Jared Allen and Ray Edwards put on the veteran tackles in the playoffs. Neither is getting any younger, either. And though OT Doug Free played well for the Cowboys down the stretch, depth at offensive tackle is a major concern. A former tight end who made the move to left tackle in college, the 6-foot-5, 290 pound Brown is one of the more athletic offensive linemen in the draft. Look for Jerry Jones to scoop him up if he's still on the board.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Charles Brown, OT, USC

Brown's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 27 to Dallas

28. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

Jahvid Best, RB, California

Growing up in Southern California, Ryan Mathews wore the No. 21 in high school because of LaDanian Tomlinson. He would be the perfect guy to fill in for LT. Alas, he'll be gone by No. 28. Instead, San Diego will grab another California product in Best. The Cal junior ran a 4.35 40 at the Combine and bench pressed 225 pounds an impressive 18 times. He opted not to run at Cal's recent pro day. There's been skepticism about Best's lingering health issues, but he appears to be hungry, healthy and ready to prove critics wrong. He makes sense for San Diego.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Terrence Cody, DT, Alabama

Best's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 38 to Cleveland

29. NEW YORK JETS

Terrence Cody, DT, Alabama

No one is a bigger fan of Cody as an NFL prospect than me. I've had him going as high as No. 9 to Buffalo. I truly think he'll be a star at the next level. New York seems like the perfect fit for the big guy and if he's still on the board, I see the Jets grabbing him. Kris Jenkins is coming off an injury, isn't getting any younger and Rex Ryan's 3-4 scheme suits Cody perfectly. Mount Cody weighed in at Alabama 's recent pro day at a respectable 348 pounds, 22 less than he did at the Senior Bowl. He's a run-stuffing DT that demands attention from multiple interior offensive linemen. Forget the silly shirtless photos on the Internet and focus on his skills. Because those -- far more than the pictures -- are what's really nasty.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Devin McCourty, CB, Rutgers

Cody's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 28 to San Diego

30. MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State

With Cedric Griffin on the mend, Antoine Winfield battling injuries and not much depth on the roster -- look for Minnesota to grab a top flight cornerback if there's one left on the board. Amazingly, Wilson could still be there. He is a consensus top 3 cornerback in this draft. The 5-for-10 Jersey native is a physical corner who can also provide big time value in the return game. Wilson opted not to run at the Combine, but will be doing so at his pro day in Boise on March 26. Expect his stock to get even hotter after an impressive workout.

Mock Draft 3.0 Pick: Jared Odrick, DE/DT, Penn State

Wilson's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 20 to Houston

31. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Brian Price, DT, UCLA

As well as DTs Antonio Johnson and Daniel Muir performed in this past season, neither is the dynamic talent inside that Price is. Ideally fit for coordinator Larry Coyer's 4-3 scheme, Price is a 6-foot-3, 300-pound former Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year. Price turns just 21 in April, but has some big game experience under his belt. In an upset win at Tennessee, the junior had five tackles and two sacks. Against Arizona State, he had six tackles and two sacks, as well. A menace inside, he'd force opposing offensive lines to divert at least some attention from ends Robert Mathis and Dwight Freeney.

Mock Draft 3.0: Sean Weatherspoon, LB, Missouri

Price's Mock Draft 3.0 Placement: No. 35 to Tampa Bay

32. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

Everson Griffen, OLB/DE, USC

When New Orleans recently opted to not retain longtime veteran Charles Grant, defensive line became a draft day need for New Orleans. Griffen, one of the few players in the draft who played both the DE and OLB position in college, had eight sacks, 9.5 tackles for a loss and 45 tackles in his one year as a starter in 2009. Clemson pass rush specialist Ricky Sapp, or either of the top two remaining defensive tackles on the board -- UCLA's Brian Price or Penn State's Jared Odrick -- could be possible options, too.

Mock Draft 3.0: Everson Griffen, OLB/DE, USC

Griffen's Mock Draft 2.0 Placement: No. 32 to New Orleans

Second Round

33. St. Louis Rams Jared Odrick, DT, Penn State

34. Detroit Lions--Roger Saffold, OT/OG, Indiana

35. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Demayrius Thomas, WR, Georgia Tech

36. Kansas City Chiefs -- Daryl Washington, LB, TCU

37. Washington Redskins -- Jermaine Cunningham, DE, Florida

38. Cleveland Browns -- Devin McCourty, CB, Rutgers

39. Oakland Raiders -- Jared Veldheer, OT, Hillsdale

40. San Diego Chargers -- Cam Thomas, DT, North Carolina

41. Buffalo Bills -- Golden Tate, WR, Notre Dame

42. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Vladimir Ducasse, OT/OG, Massachusetts

43. Miami Dolphins -- Brandon LaFell, WR, LSU

44. New England Patriots -- Jermaine Gresham, TE, Oklahoma

45. Denver Broncos -- John Jerry, OG, Ole Miss

46. New York Giants -- Corey Wooton, DE/DT, Northwestern

47. New England Patriots -- Jerry Hughes, DE/OLB, TCU

48. Carolina Panthers -- Ricky Sapp, DE/OLB, Clemson

49. San Francisco 49ers -- Dexter McCluster, RB/WR, Ole Miss

50. Kansas City Chiefs -- Rob Gronkowski, TE, Arizona

51. Houston Texans -- Kareem Jackson, CB, Alabama

52. Pittsburgh Steelers -- Patrick Robinson, CB, Florida State

53. New England Patriots -- Damian Williams, WR, USC

54. Cincinnati Bengals -- Aaron Hernandez, TE, Florida

55. Philadelphia Eagles -- Nate Allen, S, South Florida

56. Green Bay Packers -- Dominique Franks, CB, Oklahoma

57. Baltimore Ravens -- Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, CB, Indiana University (Pennsylvania)

58. Arizona Cardinals -- Koa Misi, OLB, Utah

59. Dallas Cowboys -- Reshad Jones, S, Georgia

60. Seattle Seahawks -- Tim Tebow, QB, Florida

61. New York Jets -- Morgan Burnett, S, Georgia Tech

62. Minnesota Vikings -- Toby Gerhart, RB, Stanford

63. Indianapolis Colts -- Jerome Murphy, CB, South Florida

64. New Orleans Saints -- LaMarr Houston, DT, Texas

Third Round

65. St. Louis Rams -- Carlton Mitchell, WR, South Florida

66. Detroit Lions -- Jonathan Dwyer, RB, Georgia Tech

67. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- C.J. Wilson, DE, East Carolina

68. Kansas City Chiefs -- Alex Carrington, DE, Arkansas State

69. Oakland Raiders -- Colt McCoy, QB, Texas

70. Philadelphia Eagles -- Anthony Dixon, RB, Mississippi State

71. Cleveland Browns -- Navarro Bowman, LB, Penn State

72. Buffalo Bills -- Geno Atkins, DT, Georgia

73. Miami Dolphins -- Major Wright, S, Florida

74. Jacksonville Jaguars -- Brandon Spikes, LB, Florida

75. Chicago Bears -- Arrelious Benn, WR, Illinois

76. New York Giants -- Chad Jones, S, LSU

77. Tennessee Titans -- Mike Johnson, OG, Alabama

78. Carolina Panthers -- Linval Joseph, DT, East Carolina

79. San Francisco 49ers -- Tony Pike, QB, Cincinnati

80. Denver Broncos -- Marshall Newhouse, OG, TCU

81. Houston Texans -- Chris Cook, CB, Virginia

82. Pittsburgh Steelers -- Jon Asamoah, OG, Illinois

83. Atlanta Falcons -- Willie Young, DE, North Carolina State

84. Cincinnati Bengals -- Mitch Petrus, OG, Arkansas

85. Oakland Raiders -- D'Anthony "Boo" Smith, DT, Louisiana Tech

86. Green Bay Packers -- Joe McKnight, RB, USC

87. Philadelphia Eagles -- Amari Spievy, CB, Iowa

88. Baltimore Ravens -- Dorin Dickerson, TE, Pittsburgh

89. Arizona Cardinals -- Dan LeFevour, QB, Central Michigan

90. Dallas Cowboys -- Brandon Ghee, CB, Wake Forest

91. San Diego Chargers -- Jason Worilds, DE/OLB, Virginia Tech

92. Cleveland Browns -- Montario Hardesty, RB, Tennessee

93. Minnesota Vikings -- Perrish Cox, CB/KR, Oklahoma State

94. Indianapolis Colts -- Jordan Shipley, WR, Texas

95. New Orleans Saints -- LeGarrette Blount, RB, Oregon

96. Cincinnati Bengals -- Eric Norwood, LB, South Carolina

97. Tennessee Titans -- Mardy Gilyard, WR, Cincinnati

98. Atlanta Falcons -- A.J. Jefferson, CB, Fresno State