After falling completely out of the 2012 draft, Vontaze Burfict has emerged as one of the most feared middle linebackers in the NFL. He's coming off microfracture surgery, however, which could open the door for another talented but troubled linebacker to seize the spotlight.
The Miami Dolphins made the big splash in free agency with the signing of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and could see Georgia's Todd Gurley as the perfect draft day follow-up. Meanwhile if Philip Rivers is to remain in San Diego, protecting him with Wisconsin's record-breaking Melvin Gordon could be the key to success in the AFC West.
Whether Tennessee holds onto the No. 2 overall pick or trades it away to the highest bidder, Oregon's Marcus Mariota will follow Florida State's Jameis Winston as the second overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft.
The New York Jets add playmakers at quarterback and wide receiver in a just-updated two round mock draft that features plenty of surprises and potential plug-and-play starters for the Buffalo Bills and Seattle Seahawks.
Needing to add juice to a defense smarting with the losses of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland to retirement and cornerback Chris Culliver to free agency, the 49ers gamble on the Oakland native, who some feel is the draft's best corner and others see as a significant character risk.
NFLDraftScout.com is putting all 32 teams "on the clock," identifying team needs, best fit, experts picks and then putting readers on the clock: Who should the Cincinnati Bengals select 21st overall in the 2015 NFL Draft?