Prisco's 2016 NFL Mock Draft 2.0: Speedy Darron Lee cracks top 10

Most NFL scouts, personnel directors and coaches at the scouting combine in Indianapolis had the same feeling about this year's draft: Few stars, but plenty of good defensive talent.

Quarterbacks are usually the benchmark for how we define drafts, and this year there should be at least three going in the first round. I still have Cal's Jared Goff going second to the Cleveland Browns , but North Dakota State's Carson Wentz impressed with his workout at the combine. Both should be off the board in the top 10.

Free agency begins in just over a week, so a lot can change in terms of needs for each team. That's what makes doing my second mock draft so difficult. Do we have a real gauge on where the holes for each team will be?

So don't print and keep this one. It's just the beginning, but it's still a fun exercise to do.

1. Tennessee Titans  

Laremy Tunsil , T, Mississippi: They had major line issues last year and left tackle Taylor Lewan took a step back in his play. Getting Tunsil, the best offensive tackle in this draft, would allow them to move Lewan to the right side. That’s a better spot for him.

2. Cleveland Browns 

Jared Goff , QB, California: I still think the Browns will go with the Pac-12 quarterback, even if Carson Wentz was impressive at the combine. Hue Jackson is a Pac-12 guy, so there is some familiarity there and he is more NFL-ready.

3. San Diego Chargers  

Jalen Ramsey , S, Florida State: With Eric Weddle leaving via free agency, they need a rangy player who can do the things he did. Ramsey offers scheme versatility, much like Weddle did. He can also play the corner, where the Chargers need help.

4. Dallas Cowboys  

Joey Bosa , DE, Ohio State: They have edge-rush issues with Greg Hardy set to be a free agent and Randy Gregory facing suspension. Bosa won’t be a great pass rusher, but he will be a 10-12 sack player every year.

5. Jacksonville Jaguars  

Myles Jack , MLB, UCLA: They lack speed on defense, and Jack is all about speed. I know they have Paul Posluzny in the middle, but they need a player who can stay on the field on third down and be able to cover. That’s Jack. He weighed 245 pounds at the combine, so there is no doubt he can play the middle.

6. Baltimore Ravens  

Ronnie Stanley , T. Notre Dame: They have issues at left tackle with Eugene Monroe facing the possibility of being released. They need a good pass protector, which is Stanley’s strong point. He isn’t great in the run game.

7. San Francisco 49ers  

Carson Wentz , QB, North Dakota State: They have to get a passer at some point, and this is a good spot to do so. His ability to move around and show mobility makes him a good fit on Chip Kelly’s scheme. He had a good combine, but there are still questions.

8. Miami Dolphins  

Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida: New defensive coordinator Vance Joseph was the secondary coach at Cincinnati the past two years and he had a smaller corner who was good in man coverage in Adam Jones . Hargreaves has those same types of skills.

9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers  

DeForest Buckner , DE-DT, Oregon: They need help up front in a big way and this is a kid scouts say could end up being the best of this group. He would likely play inside in their scheme next to Gerald McCoy , which would be a nice 1-2 punch.

10. New York Giants  

Darron Lee , LB, Ohio State: They lack speed at linebacker and this kid showed with his blazing 40 times at the combine that he can run. He’s much more than that, though. Think Lavonte David of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That’s who he plays like.

11. Chicago Bears  

Eli Apple , CB, Ohio State: Kyle Fuller is a good player at one corner, but they need more help at the other. Apple has a ton of talent, but some scouts are concerned about his easy-going approach. Does he love it? Bears coordinator Vic Fangio will make sure he does.

12. New Orleans Saints  

Noah Spence , DE, Eastern Kentucky: The Saints lacked a pass rush last year and need to get players to help Cameron Jordan . Spence might be the best player in this draft, a true edge rusher. He would be a perfect fit in the hybird scheme the Saints use. Think Von Miller .

13. Philadelphia Eagles  

Paxton Lynch , QB, Memphis: They are likely bringing back Sam Bradford , but don’t they need to get their quarterback of the future? Lynch is a strong-armed athletic passer who could sit for a year or two and learn.

14. Oakland Raiders  

Mackensie Alexander , CB, Clemson: Their cornerback situation wasn’t good last year. They have to improve the ability to play man coverage on the back end. This is a player who excels at it.

15. Los Angeles Rams  

Laquon Treadwell . WR, Mississippi: After seeing him at the combine and seeing his big frame, he looks a lot like Dez Bryant . He plays like him too. The Rams need a big-play receiver to help amp up a pass offense that isn’t very good.

16. Detroit Lions  

Shaq Lawson , DE, Clemson: He had an impressive combine workout, and he’s a speed rusher who would be a nice complement to Ziggy Ansah. They play Aaron Rodgers twice a year, so you can never have enough edge rushers.

17. Atlanta Falcons  

Reggie Ragland , LB, Alabama: They have to get better at linebacker, and they know it. This is a run-thumping linebacker who ran a 4.7 at the combine. But he plays faster than that. Paul Worrilow is a backup more than a starter, so something has to change.

18. Indianapolis Colts  

Cody Whitehair , G-C, Kansas State: He has great versatility, having played guard, tackle and center at Kansas State. They need help inside in a big way, and he is NFL ready. They have to protect against the push inside better for Andrew Luck .

19. Buffalo Bills  

Emmanuel Ogbah , DE, Oklahoma State: With Mario Williams likely out the door -- they are saying not yet, but it will happen -- they need to get another edge rusher. He had a good combine to back up his impressive on-field ability.

20. New York Jets  

Kamalei Correa, OLB-DE, Boise State: He’s a player who caught my eye on tape last week, and backed it up with an impressive combine. The Jets need edge rushers in their 3-4 scheme, something that has been lacking the past few years.

21. Washington Redskins  

Vernon Butler , DT, Louisiana Tech: He is a power player with quickness and speed. The Redskins might be losing several players up front, so it’s a need. Even if they don’t, you can never have enough inside guys who can get up the field.

22. Houston Texans  

Ezekiel Elliott , RB, Ohio State: I am keeping him in this spot, since there isn’t a quarterback worth taking here. They need a back with the Arian Foster situation in flux, and Elliott is the best of this class.

23. Minnesota Vikings  

Jack Conklin , T, Michigan State: Their line is a major issue at a lot of spots. Conklin is a former walk-on who has developed into a power player. He could play right tackle or inside at guard.

24. Cincinnati Bengals  

Josh Doctson , WR, TCU: They have both Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu as an unrestricted free agent, so they have to get a replacement if they lose one or both. You can’t have even more coverage going to A.J. Green . Doctson played fast in college, and then showed off at the combine.

25. Pittsburgh Steelers  

William Jackson, CB, Houston: They don’t usually pick corners in the first round -- and haven’t since 1997 -- but they need to this year. Jackson is a long corner at 6-1, but he also has great ball skills. I think he could move inside and be a great free safety.

26. Seattle Seahawks  

Taylor Decker , T, Ohio State: They have major issues up front and tackle Russell Okung and guard J.R. Sweezy are free agents. This is a player who could play left or right tackle and he’s one of those kids the scouts love. The scouts I talked with raved about his work ethic.

27. Green Bay Packers  

Jarran Reed , DT, Alabama: They could lose B.J. Raji in free agency after he played on a one-year deal last season. He played well, but could that mean he’s on his way out? They also need more bodies inside, even if he stays.

28. Kansas City Chiefs  

A’Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama: They will likely lose Jaye Howard and Mike DeVito to free agency, so Robinson could come in and be a nice replacement. He is a big, powerful man who looks like a 10-year veteran already. Scouts said he was as serious as any player at the combine.

29. Arizona Cardinals  

Kevin Dodd , DE, Clemson: The top priority this offseason is to add pass rushers. They have Marcus Golden and then a lot of uncertainty. If they can’t add one in free agency, and they will try, Dodd would make a lot of sense.

30. Carolina Panthers  

Jason Spriggs , T, Indiana: This former basketball player impressed on tape and then backed it up with an expected good workout at the combine. We all saw the Panthers tackles on Super Bowl Sunday look really bad, and this is a player who can upgrade from that quickly.

31. Denver Broncos  

Andrew Billings , DT, Baylor: They will likely lose Malik Jackson to free agency, so Billings would make a lot of sense. He is an athletic 310-pound player who would fit in Wade Phillips’ defense.

Darron Lee's stock is on the rise. (USATSI)
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