The Star’s NFL mock draft 3.0
|By Terez A. Paylor, The Kansas City Star|
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Mack can rush the passer and holds his own in coverage. With his plus intangibles, he's one of the safest picks in the draft -- something that can't be said for any of the quarterbacks.
Watkins is a proven playmaker and vertical threat who will help their
Robinson has some work to do in pass protection -- he wasn't asked to do it a ton in
His rare size and ball skills will be tough to pass on.
He'll solidify the edges and help keep
Ebron add some juice to
Donald fills a major need and is quick and disruptive. If the
A press-man corner who fits
A playmaker who packs a wallop and fills a need. Donald is also in play if he falls.
Brings athleticism, ball skills and some sorely-needed youth to the position in
A natural centerfield-type would complement
A clean prospect with tons of versatility who also fills a major need for the
Is fast, rangy and can infuse some youth at the position. If one of the top three quarterbacks fall here, the
Is the best player on the board, plus he's versatile and smart. The
Cooks does his best work out of the slot and can stretch the field, two things that will make him a valuable asset to
Now, to be fair, I'm not sure
A tight end, pass rusher, offensive lineman and cornerback are all in play here, and so is a safety if Pryor or Clinton-Dix somehow fall this far. This isn't a bad position to be in, at all -- no matter how the board plays out, chances are the
Was inconsistent in 2013 but has the athleticism to be a star. The
Gregarious big man can anchor the
A fast-riser who can help protect quarterback
He may be small at 5-feet-9, but he's fast, tough and instinctive. A receiver wouldn't be a bad bet, either.
Moses can step right in and help solidify the right tackle position. The
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