The Packers cut A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones prior to the draft, with Ted Thompson gambling that he'd be able to find a rookie replacement. In nabbing Ryan in the fourth round, Thompson may have accomplished just that.
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 Green Bay Packers have nine picks for the second consecutive draft and general manager Ted Thompson historically takes advantage of every pick. NFLDraftScout.com eyes options for the Packers with all nine picks.
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.
If the reports are true and the Miami Dolphins and Philadelphia Eagles will indeed be adding defenders Ndamukong Suh and Byron Maxwell, respectively, the clubs could be free to spent just as lavishly on skill-position stars on draft day.