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2010 NFL Mock Draft 9.0: Final Trade Edition

Posted on: April 20, 2010 10:00 pm
Edited on: April 20, 2010 11:59 pm
1. St. Louis Rams: Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma
This pick has been obvious for weeks, and there has been no reason to believe anything different at this point.
Previous Pick: Sam Bradford

2. Detroit Lions: Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska
Jim Schwartz said a couple months ago that he was going to go with the best player available until his team is a contender. You can never have enough good players.
Previous Pick: Ndamukong Suh

3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma
The Buccaneers want one of the top defensive tackles in this draft, and Suh is already gone. That leaves Gerald McCoy as the obvious choice, and luckily for the Buccaneers they got probably the better of two, he is definitely the more athletic one.
Previous Pick: Gerald McCoy

4. Washington Redskins: Russell Okung, OT, Oklahoma State
With no picks in the first two rounds, the Redskins need to protect Donovan McNabb, and even though there has been reports that the Redskins will more likely take Trent Williams this week, but you can't trust anything that is said this week.
Previous Pick: Russell Okung

5. Philadelphia Eagles: Eric Berry, S, Tennesse
According to the subscriber at, there is deal with the Eagles and Chiefs being worked out where the Eagles get Eric Berry at the number 5 spot, and the Chiefs get the Eagles' first rounder, and second second, and both third rounders. If Nick wants to keep getting my money, he better be right.
Previous Pick: Terence Cody

6. Seattle Seahawks: Trent Williams, OT, Oklahoma
The Seahawks really need someone to replace Walter Jones, and there is noone better in the business of potential than this guy. Seahawks will love to get him.
Previous Pick: Trent Williams

7. Cleveland Browns: Joe Haden, CB, Florida
The Browns really want Sam Bradford, but the Rams will be asking too much. They could love Eric Berry also, but the Eagles offered more. They will settle with the best cornerback in the draft.
Previous Pick: Eric Berry

8. Oakland Raiders: Bruce Campbell, OT, Maryland
The Raiders need help on the offensive line, and Al Davis is a huge fan of the fast and strong guys. This guy is the best in both for offensive linemen.
Previous Pick: Bruce Campbell

9. New York Giants: Rolando McClain, LB, Alabama
The Giants like Rolando McClain, and they will give up their 1st and 4th rounder in the 2010 NFL Draft and a 5th rounder in the 2011 NFL Draft.
Previous Pick: Anthony Davis

10. Jacksonville Jaguars: Derrick Morgan, DE, Georgia Tech
The Jaguars made progress by signing Aaron Kampman, but he is already in his 30s. They need to draft someone to takeover for the disappointing Derrick Harvey and to eventually replace Aaron Kampman.
Previous Pick: Derrick Morgan

11. Denver Broncos: Maurkice Pouncey, OC/OG, Florida
The Broncos are changing their blocking style along the offensive line; looking for bigger offensive linemen. With the Broncos letting go Casey Weigmann, and Maurkice Pouncey rising up the draft board, he is a logical choice for them.
Previous Pick: Rolando McClain

12. Tennessee Titans: Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, South Florida
The Titans really need a defensive end, and the sixteenth pick is too early for Everson Griffen, so the Titans trade away their first, and fourth rounder in 2010; as well as a second rounder in 2011.
Previous Pick: Dan Williams

13. San Francisco 49ers: Earl Thomas, S, Texas
If you listen to San Francisco fans, there is no way they go cornerback, but they do need a safety. Earl Thomas would make perfect sense here.
Previous Pick: Joe Haden

14. Seattle Seahawks: Dez Bryant, WR, Oklahoma State
With Pete Carroll losing out on the best wide receiver in the 2010 free agency class in Brandon Marshall, the Seahawks decide to take the best wide receiver in the 2010 NFL Draft class.
Previous Pick: Dez Bryant

15. Buffalo Bills: Anthony Davis, OT, Rutgers
The Bills take their franchise left tackle to protect their new franchise quarterback that they get later on in the NFL Draft.
Previous Pick: Maurkice Pouncey

16. Minnesota Vikings: Jimmy Clausen, QB, Notre Dame
The Vikings trade way up to get their franchise quarterback in Jimmy Clausen as they make sure San Francisco and Arizona don't take him. The Dolphins however need extra motivation to take this trade, and the Vikings make it worth their while trading away their first, second, and fifth rounder in the 2010 NFL Draft; as well as Ryan Cook.
Previous Pick: Jason Pierre-Paul

17. San Francisco 49ers: Mike Iupati, OT/OG, Idaho
With the defensive backfield settled for right now, the 49ers look to find a tackle to work on the left side, with Joe Staley holding down the right side. The 49ers look at the Branden Albert experiment, and unlike many of national media who do not follow the Chiefs sees the experiment is working quite well, and decide to give it a try with another offensive lineman who can play plenty of different positions in trenches on the offensive side. 
Previous Pick: Earl Thomas

18. Pittsburgh Steelers: Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
The Steelers could use some help on the offensive line, but there stills seems to be a belief that the problem is Big Ben holding onto the football too long, and the organization seems to be fine with that. The Steelers will go defense, and improve their defensive backfield with Kyle Wilson.
Previous Pick: Kyle Wilson

19. Atlanta Falcons: Sergio Kindle, LB, Texas
Under Mike Smith, the Falcons have just finished their best two year stretch in team history. If they want to continue their new found streak of winning seasons they need to find someone to replace John Abraham, or at least reduce pressure off of him. Put this guy on the same side with Abraham and let the left tackle choose his poison.
Previous Pick: Sergio Kindle

20. Houston Texans: Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Steve Slaton is a very talented change of pace runningback, but they need a pounding feature back who will be able to start for them, and Ryan Mathews is the best that fits with the Texans are looking for.
Previous Pick: Ryan Mathews

21. Cincinnati Bengals: Jermaine Gresham, TE, Oklahoma
The Bengals are almost set on offense, all they need to really finish their offense is a tightend, and their is no better in this draft class than Jermaine Gresham.
Previous Pick: Jermaine Gresham

22. Dallas Cowboys: Charles Brown, OT, Southern California
The Cowboys are getting old along the offensive line, and could use some younger players to develop and slowly take over along the offensive line. The Cowboys could stay where they are at the twenty-seventh pick, but they might lose out on the chance to take this left tackle to who making a last second climb from the second round to the first round. However, the Cowboys had to give up their first, and third rounder in 2010; as well as their fifth rounder in 2011.
Previous Pick: Jared Odrick

23. Green Bay Packers: C.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson
The Packers do have Ryan Grant, but they get a speed back to pair with their hard hitter. This is more of a pick of the best player available, and a bit of a need.
Previous Pick: C.J. Spiller

24. Kansas City Chiefs: Terence Cody, NT, Alabama
Do not be surprise for the Chiefs to also draft Torell Troup in the third round if he is there to add to a future rotation. For right Scott Pioli takes his prototype nose tackle.
Prevous Pick: Sean Weatherspoon

25. Baltimore Ravens: Sean Weatherspoon, LB, Missouri
Ray Lewis is not going to be around forever, and with noone on roster to replace him, they take this guy to eventually replace him sometime in the near future. Until than, he will learn a lot how to be a leader from the greatest defensive leader of the early part of the century in Ray Lewis.
Previous Pick: Carlos Dunlap

26. Arizona Cardinals: Brandon Graham, LB, Michigan
The Cardinals could use some pass rushers for the future, and he is one of the best left.
Previous Pick: Brandon Graham

27. New England Patriots: Jared Odrick, DE, Penn State
The Patriots would have taken him at their orginial first round pick; so nothing has changed except for Bill Belichick now has a couple more picks to play with in the next two drafts.
Previous Pick: Mike Iupati

28. San Diego Chargers: Dan Williams, NT, Tennessee
The Chargers could use a runningback really bad, but that position is becoming a "dime in a dozen". Nose tackle is a whole lot harder to fill, and the Chargers could really use one after losing Jamaal Williams to the Denver Broncos.
Previous Pick: Jahvid Best

29. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Demaryius Thomas, WR, Georgia Tech
The Jets could use a couple of extra draft picks, and with the Buccaneers in desperate need of a wide receiver, they give up their second second, third, and first seventh rounder in 2010.
Previous Pick: Jerry Hughes

30. Miami Dolphins: Jerry Hughes, LB, Texas Christian
The Dolphins need pass rushing linebackers with the lost of Joey Porter, and Jason Taylor. Jerry Hughes is the best left.
Previous Pick: Jimmy Clausen

31. Indianapolis Colts: Devin McCourty, CB, Rutgers
The Colts could use some extra help at the cornerback postion, and the McCourty has the speed to play on the Colts' defense.
Previous Pick: Devin McCourty

32. New Orleans Saints: Taylor Mays, S, Southern California
The Saints need someone to replace Darren Sharper. This is the most athletic safety left.
Previous Pick: Taylor Mays
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