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Chris Brown's 2010 Mock Draft

Below is my fifth annual mock draft on As I state every year I don't claim to know any more than the collection of other media types who put a mock draft together. This is just how I think things could pan out in round one. My intent here, as always, is to be informative and entertaining. As we all know anyone who puts a mock draft together would be fortunate to nail a third of the actual selections.

Team Top 3 Needs Possible Selections
1. St. Louis QB, DT, WR

Top choice:QB Sam Bradford - Oklahoma
DT Ndamukong Suh

Simply put the Rams need an offensive leader and face for the franchise.

2. Detroit DT, OT, LB Top choice: *DT Ndamukong Suh - Nebraska
OT Russell Okung
After upgrading their offensive line with the trade for G Rob Sims, the Lions can focus on their defensive interior.
3. Tampa Bay DT, WR, CB Top choice: DT Gerald McCoy - Oklahoma
CB Joe Haden
The Bucs could not get a better fit for their defense than the penetrating McCoy.
4. Washington OT, DE, S Top choice: OT Trent Williams - Oklahoma
OT Russell Okung
After landing McNabb, the Redskins get him some blind side protection.
5. Kansas City*  OT, S, NT Top choice: *OT Russell Okung - Oklahoma St.
OT Bryan Bulaga
The Chiefs further fortify their front line to provide Matt Cassel with more time in the pocket.
6. Seattle* OT, RB, DE

Top choice:RB C.J. Spiller - Clemson
OT Bryan Bulaga

Pete Carroll sees Adrian Peterson type impact in Spiller.
7. Cleveland S, DE, QB

Top choice:QB Jimmy Clausen - Notre Dame
S Eric Berry

Mike Holmgren cannot turn down a shot at a potential franchise quarterback.
8. Oakland DE, OT, LB Top choice: DE Derrick Morgan - Georgia Tech
DE Jason Pierre-Paul
Al Davis grabs the most NFL ready pass rusher in the draft class.
9. Buffalo OT, QB, NT Top choice: *OT Bryan Bulaga - Iowa
NT Dan Williams - Tennessee
Bulaga is technically sound and ready to play left tackle from day one.
10. Jacksonville DE, CB, LB Top choice: CB Joe Haden - Florida
LB Rolando McClain
The Jaguars add a much needed starter for the perimeter of their defense.
11. Denver LB, S, WR Top choice: LB Rolando McClain - Alabama
WR Dez Bryant
The Broncos need a thumper like McClain to help improve their porous run defense.
12. Miami NT, DE, S Top choice:* NT Dan Williams - Tennessee
WR Dez Bryant
With Jason Ferguson long in the tooth and to serve a suspension, Williams makes too much sense.
13. San Francisco S, G, DE Top choice: *S Eric Berry - Tennessee
G Mike Iupati
The 49ers add a playmaker in centerfield.
14. Seattle OT, DE Top choice:OT Anthony Davis - Rutgers
DE Jason Pierre-Paul
The Seahawks land the heir apparent to Walter Jones.
15. NY Giants* LB, G/C, CB

Top choice:G Mike Iupati - Idaho
CB Kyle Wilson

The Giants need to rebuild an aging offensive line.
16. Tennessee LB, G/C, DE Top choice:DE Jason Pierre-Paul - South Florida
LB Sean Weathersppon
Jeff Fisher sees too many athletic similarities between Jevon Kearse and Pierre-Paul.
17. San Francisco G, DE Top choice:C/G Maurkice Pouncey - Florida
DE Jared Odrick

The 49ers add the best pivot man in the draft class.

18. Pittsburgh G/C, WR, DL

Top choice:WR Dez Bryant - Oklahoma St.
DE Jared Odrick

Bryant's playmaking skills will be all the more coveted after the Santonio Holmes trade.
19. Atlanta CB, DT, S Top choice:CB Kyle Wilson - Boise St.
LB Sean Weatherspoon
The Falcons moved Chris Houston via trade and need a young CB that's starting caliber.
20. Houston CB, S, LB Top choice: *S Earl Thomas - Texas
CB Kareem Jackson 
Texans take local product to up team's takeaway total.
21. Cincinnati DT, TE, DE Top choice:TE Jermaine Gresham
An offensive threat that could pull attention from FA signee Antonio Bryant and Ocho Cinco.
22. New England OLB, ILB, WR Top choice: OLB Brandon Graham
WR DeMaryius Thomas
Graham's pass rushing prowess will be a welcome addition to the Patriots' scheme.
23. Green Bay OT, RB, S Top choice: OT Charles Brown - USC
OT Bruce Campbell
With a pair of aging tackles, a youth movement is necessary to upgrade protection for Aaron Rodgers. 
24. Philadelphia LB, S, CB Top choice: CB Kareem Jackson - Alabama
LB Sean Weatherspoon
With Sheldon Brown traded and disappointment in the team's secondary play, the Eagles bring in the hard-nosed Jackson.
25. Baltimore* CB, DE, TE

Top choice:DE Jared Odrick - Penn State
CB Devin McCourty

Ravens bolster defensive line after free agent departures.
26. Arizona OT, LB, WR Top choice:OT Bruce Campbell - Maryland
LB Sean Weatherspoon
Cardinals will need improved protection minus the retired Kurt Warner.
27. Dallas OT, G, S

Top choice:OT/G Rodger Saffold - Indiana
G Vladimir Ducasse

The Cowboys strengthen their line with a late rising prospect.
28. San Diego RB, NT, OL Top choice:RB Ryan Mathews - Fresno St.
DT Brian Price 
GM A.J. Smith gets a tough-minded rusher for his offensive backfield.
29. New York Jets NT, DE, OLB Top choice: *DT Brian Price - UCLA
LB Sergio Kindle
With NT Kris Jenkins coming off an ACL injury, there are no guarantees.
30. Minnesota CB, LB, RB Top choice: LB Sean Weatherspoon - Missouri
CB Devin McCourty
The Vikings need an influx of starting caliber talent at linebacker. 
31. Indianapolis DT, OL, CB Top choice: G Vladimir Ducasse - UMASS
CB Patrick Robinson
Ducasse offers guard help immediately and possible tackle help down the line.
32. New Orleans* LB, S, RB

Top choice:DE/LB Sergio Kindle - Texas
S Taylor Mays

Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams would have multiple uses for a pass rusher like Kindle.

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