2013 NFL Mock Draft: Round 3

Last update: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Major changes in all 4 rounds.
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  1. Kansas City Chiefs: Datone Jones, DE, UCLA
    Glenn Dorsey will be a free agent in March and Tyson Jackson is due more than $14 million next year, so it appears as though their disappointing tenures in Kansas City are coming to an end.

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  2. Jacksonville Jaguars: Menelik Watson, OT, Florida State
    Cameron Bradfield was overmatched this year. The Jaguars need need to find an upgrade for their new quarterback.

  3. Detroit Lions: Jawan Jamison, RB, Rutgers
    The Lions talked about their lacking speed element at running back recently. They had it with Jahvid Best, but he may never play again.

  4. Oakland Raiders: Everett Dawkins, DT, Florida State
    Richard Seymour’s contract will be voided at the end of the season. Meanwhile, Tommy Kelly is a bum who doesn’t care about winning, as evidenced when he laughed after prolonging a San Diego drive with a pair of offside penalties. He’s a thug who has played so sluggishly this year in the rare instances when he wasn’t trying to injure the opposing quarterback, so there’s no chance he’s going to see a penny of his $6.5 million salary in 2013. He’s as good as gone, and 15-year-old head coach Dennis Allen lost all respect in the locker room for not cutting him after the opener.

    Pick change; previously Blidi Wreh-Wilson, CB



  5. Philadelphia Eagles: Robert Alford, CB, Southeastern Louisiana
    Brandon Boykin was a nice pick in the fourth round, but he won’t be enough if Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie leaves via free agency, as Philadelphia wants three high-level cornerbacks. Nnamdi Asomugha will be cut this spring. He was absolutely terrible.

    Pick change; previously Will Davis, CB

  6. Cleveland Browns: Jordan Reed, TE, Florida
    Ben Watson is a free agent, while Jordan Cameron, drafted by the old regime, hasn’t shown much yet. The Browns will likely search for a tight end upgrade this offseason.

    Pick change; previously Landry Jones, QB

  7. Arizona Cardinals: Corey Lemonier, DE/OLB, Auburn
    Corey Lemonier, who provides great value here in Round 3, could bolster an inconsistent pass rush and displace the injury-prone O’Brien Schofield.

    Pick change; previously Brennan Williams, DE/OLB

  8. Tennessee Titans: Bacarri Rambo, S, Georgia
    The Titans have major problems at safety. Jordan Babineaux is just a marginal talent, while Michael Griffin has inexplicably dropped off this year. At first, it was believed he was struggling because he was at strong safety instead of free safety, but he continued to play poorly despite moving back to his natural spot.

    Pick change; previously Tony Jefferson, S

  9. Buffalo Bills: Tank Carradine, DE, Florida State
    The Bills spent tons of money on Mario Williams and Mark Anderson this offseason, but while the former has picked up his play after the bye, the latter was dreadful whenever he’s been on the field. Buffalo needs to put as much pressure on the quarterback if it wants to unseat the Patriots in the division.

    Pick change; previously Corey Lemonier, DE/OLB

  10. New York Jets: D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama
    It’s unclear who the Jets’ starting quarterback will be next year, but whoever that will be needs a better right tackle than Austin Howard. Thanks in part to Howard, New York surrendered a ridiculous 11 sacks to the Chargers late in the season.

    Pick change; previously Joseph Randle, RB

  11. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Logan Ryan, CB, Rutgers
    The Buccaneers don’t ever shy away from doubling up on positions. They may do so at cornerback, as this was a huge area of need even before the Aqib Talib trade.

    Pick change; previously Nickell Robey, CB

  12. San Francisco 49ers: Robert Woods, WR, USC
    Mario Manningham could be released in the coming months. He’s owed close to $4 million in non-guaranteed money, and he’s coming off a torn ACL and PCL that he suffered in late December.



  13. New Orleans Saints: Jordan Poyer, CB, Oregon State
    The Saints obviously have to upgrade their secondary after sporting one of the worst pass defenses of all time in 2012.

    Pick change; previously Oday Aboushi, G/OT

  14. San Diego Chargers: Brennan Williams, OT, North Carolina
    Philip Rivers appears to be regressing, but it’s impossible to tell if that’s the case because he’s getting slaughtered behind a pathetic offensive line. San Diego cannot, under any circumstances, enter the 2013 season with Jared Gaither as its starting left tackle. He’s just way too injury-prone and unreliable.

    Pick change; previously Tyler Bray, QB

  15. Miami Dolphins: Stedman Bailey, WR, West Virginia
    Brian Hartline hasn’t done very much since posting 200-plus yards at Arizona, so it’s clear that he’s not a No. 1. The Dolphins need a top option for the inconsistent Ryan Tannehill.

    Pick change; previously John Simon, DE/OLB

  16. St. Louis Rams: David Quessenberry, G/C/OT, San Jose State
    Another upgrade for the Rams’ poor offensive line. They need to protect Sam Bradford. David Quessenberry can play virtually every position up front, so he’ll be very useful for his new team.

    Pick change; previously Bacarri Rambo, S

  17. Pittsburgh Steelers: Marquise Goodwin, WR/KR, Texas
    The Steelers never shy away from a play-maker if one provides good value. The butterfingered Mike Wallace could be gone this offseason. Marquise Goodwin has drawn comparisons to Wallace (in a good way), so he’d be a good replacement.

    Pick change; previously Markus Wheaton, WR

  18. Dallas Cowboys: Alvin Bailey, G, Arkansas
    The interior of Dallas’ offensive line is an abomination. The front office found two downgrades at guard last offseason. Hopefully it finds better players this time around.

  19. New York Giants: Khaseem Greene, LB, Rutgers
    The Giants have issues in the middle of their defense. The safety position is a problem, as is inside linebacker. Chase Blackburn shouldn’t be starting, while Keith Rivers, a free agent in March, can never get healthy. General manager Jerry Reese said that there needs to be better linebacker play next year.

  20. Miami Dolphins: Justin Pugh, G/OT, Syracuse
    Justin Pugh has dinosaur arms, so he might be forced into playing guard. That’s fine for the Dolphins because they need help at both right tackle (if Jake Long leaves) and right guard.

    Pick change; previously Chris Faulk, OT



  21. Minnesota Vikings: Tony Jefferson, S, Oklahoma
    As noted in my Minnesota Vikings NFL Offseason Needs, Harrison Smith deserves Rookie of the Year consideration, but he’s the only talented safety on Minnesota’s roster.

    Pick change; previously A.J. Klein, ILB

  22. Cincinnati Bengals: T.J. McDonald, S, USC
    The Bengals had a big need at safety, but they didn’t address the position until the fifth round this past April. They’ll put more effort into finding an upgrade the following offseason because they won’t survive with Reggie Nelson and the benched Taylor Mays (or cornerback Nate Clements, an impending free agent who was playing out of position) as their starters.

    Pick change; previously Robert Lester, S

  23. Washington Redskins: Leon McFadden, CB, San Diego State
    DeAngelo Hall, who has been inconsistent this year, is due $7.5 million in 2013, but none of it is guaranteed. Josh Wilson, meanwhile, will be entering his contract year. The Redskins will have to add some depth at cornerback.

    Pick change; previously Ryan Swope, CB

  24. Indianapolis Colts: John Simon, DE/OLB, Ohio State
    Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis won’t be around much longer. The Colts need to find new players who can rush the passer.

    Pick change; previously Chase Thomas, DE/OLB



  25. Seattle Seahawks: Gavin Escobar, TE, San Diego State
    Here’s some more help for Russell Wilson. Despite Zach Miller’s heroic conversion on third-and-long early against Washington, the Seahawks could look into bringing in a new tight end.

    Pick change; previously Tank Carradine, DE

  26. Green Bay Packers: Christine Michael, RB, Texas A&M
    James Starks has yet to prove that he can stay healthy, while Alex Green has shown nothing in several starts. Cedric Benson is obviously not a long-term answer, though I’ve been impressed with DuJuan Harris in his limited action. Still, the Packers may address the running back position early in the 2013 NFL Draft. They’ve been linked to Christine Michael per various sources.

    Pick change; previously Aaron Dobson, WR

  27. Houston Texans: Joseph Randle, RB, Oklahoma State
    This doesn’t fill any sort of current need, but Ben Tate will be a free agent after next season, so the Texans may want to trade him because they can’t exactly pay top dollar to two running backs.

    Pick change; previously Andre Ellington, RB

  28. Denver Broncos: Travis Frederick, G/C, Wisconsin
    The Broncos need an upgrade on the offensive line. Right guard Manuel Ramirez was not getting the job done for the suddenly injury-prone Chris Kuper, who has barely seen the field this year. Zane Beadles isn’t good on the other side either. Denver can easily find an upgrade this April.

  29. New England Patriots: Tyler Bray, QB, Tennessee
    The Patriots have used a third-round pick on a troubled but talented SEC quarterback before. There’s talk that Bill Belichick could trade Ryan Mallett to Michael Lombardi, so if that happens, New England may search for another project at the signal-caller position.

    Pick change; previously William Gholston, DE/DT

  30. Atlanta Falcons: Mike Gillislee, RB, Florida
    Despite how he performed against the Seahawks in the playoffs, Michael Turner is done. He’s looked like he’s been running in quicksand for most of this season, so he won’t be on the roster much longer.

    Pick change; previously Jordan Reed, TE

  31. Baltimore Ravens: Tyrann Mathieu, CB, LSU
    The Ravens suddenly have glaring issues at cornerback. Lardarius Webb tore an ACL for the second time in his career, while Cary Williams is a free agent. The Ravens have taken a chance on another troubled cornerback, so they’ll consider Tyrann Mathieu.

  32. San Francisco 49ers: Jonathan Cyprien, S, Florida International
    Despite making the Pro Bowl, Donte Whitner hasn’t been very good this year (he surrendered more touchdowns than any safety). Dashon Goldson, meanwhile, was slapped with a franchise tag this prior offseason. The 49ers will need a replacement if they can’t sign him to a long-term deal.

    Pick change; previously Shawn Williams, S



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