Published: Thu, April 20, 2017
Sport | By Ellis Neal

Mock Draft Report 11

Mock Draft Report 11

Here's how we handicapped the top candidates to be the first quarterback off the board. They may not take one right away, but I would be shocked to see them pretty much ignore the position. For our purposes, let's take a look at who Gurzi put with the Chicago Bears. "Positive young man", Brown said Wednesday during the team's pre-draft news conference.

The Cleveland Browns now hold the first pick in this year's NFL Draft and many analysts and fans expect them to take defensive end Myles Garrett out of Texas A&M.

If the Bears do not draft a quarterback early in the first round, Pace could opt to trade up to get another first-round selection. There are still several teams between the Jets' sixth pick and the Eagles 14th though, and that's why the Birds should. "Other" comes in second, and includes players like Malik Hooker, Jamal Adams, and Mitchell Trubisky, among others.

However, as per Chat Sports reports, the three organizations most likely to acquire the 5-foot-11, 202-pound rusher are the Philadelphia Eagles who now hold the No. 14 overall draft pick, the Baltimore Ravens with No. 16, and the Washington Redskins at 17th position as they are the clubs in current need of a young weapon at running back position. Based on Elliott's 98.2% guarantee, that means the 4th overall pick will likely be guaranteed around $26,543,984. "If you get him in a two-tight end system, you've got a quarterback with a chance to get the ball out of his hand". He could play immediately opposite Olsen and be a future replacement for the three-time Pro Bowl selection.

Last season, the Browns used five different starting quarterbacks.

Given the premium status of cornerbacks in the National Football League it is a bit surprising that Maccagnan's career has not featured many premium picks on cornerbacks.

Mock draft season is undoubtedly here, with many new versions hitting the masses on a daily basis. The next pick is the Packers, and Green Bay select Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, the highest ranked safety and another hypothesized Eagles target.

So would Gruden take any of three receivers if they were on the board when the Lions pick? They earned picks back by trading Joe Mays, Tracy White, and Asante Samuel. It will be interesting to see how this shapes the philosophy of the organization, compared to something like Washington's selection of Robert Griffin III hamstringing the franchise. I don' know who the pick will be. Two more were second round picks, and another two were third round picks. It'd be surprising if he fell to the seventh round, and he could be a darkhorse top-100 pick. Sidney Jones has torn his achilles and fallen out of first round consideration. The only saving grace was that it cost only a second-round pick and three marginal players.

Howard is not your typical tight end. It's very easy to picture six or seven corners going off the board nearly in a row, and unless someone the Eagles love happens to slip through, having this happen in the seven picks before the Eagles take the stage in the second round, this could be disastrous and they must be ready to act to prevent it. How about the best at each position? "He's certainly one of the top five, six, seven players in this draft".

Neither would be surprised if the Panthers went with McCaffrey, who can play running back, slot receiver, wide receiver and return kicks.

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