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 Super Bowl champion New England Patriots pick with the 32nd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft?
On Monday, the NFL awarded 13 teams a total of 32 compensatory picks for the 2015 NFL Draft. With four picks apiece, Kansas City, Seattle and Denver were the big winners, though the Super Bowl defending champion New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals also have reason to feel fortunate.
This article is one of a 32-part series in which the goal is to identify one relatively unheralded player selected in the 2014 NFL Draft who appears to be an especially good schematic fit with his new NFL team.
The Pac-12 characterizes itself as the conference of champions and the 2015 NFL draft could certainly add to the league's reputation if four of its players wind up among the top seven picks as this very early first round mock draft projects.
A total of 68 selections were made during the 2nd and 3rd rounds of the 2014 NFL draft and there were plenty of head-scratchers among them. What were the most shocking developments? The Patriots taking investing a second round pick in a QB makes the list... but just barely.