2014 NFL Mock Draft: Round 1 – Picks 17-32

Last update: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Major changes in all 3 rounds.
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  1. Miami Dolphins: Taylor Lewan, OT, Michigan
    Taylor Lewan’s play has dropped off, but he would still be a big upgrade for the Dolphins at left tackle. Considering everything that has happened this season with Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, Miami has to address the offensive line early and often.

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    Pick change; previously Louis Nix, DT

  2. Dallas Cowboys: Ra’Shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota
    I have no idea what the Cowboys were thinking when they passed on Sharrif Floyd at No. 18 overall. Moving down and then selecting a third-round center made it clearer than ever that they need a real general manager. In the meantime, Jerry Jones will continue to run the team into the ground.

    Perhaps Jones will suddenly realize that Dallas has a glaring need on the interior of its defensive front. Ra’Shede Hageman, who has been a monster this year, would be a nice fit as Monte Kiffin’s three-technique – just as Floyd would have been.

    Pick change; previously Timmy Jernigan, DT

  3. Chicago Bears: Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State
    Henry Melton, an impending free agent, tore his ACL earlier in the season. This could make it easier for the Bears to keep him, but they’ll need a replacement if he walks.

    Charlie Campbell recently reported that a scout believes Timmy Jernigan will be a late first-round pick.

    Pick change; previously Timmy Jernigan, DT

  4. Arizona Cardinals: Vic Beasley, DE/OLB, Clemson
    The Cardinals, who typically go with the top player on their board, will almost definitely be interested in someone like Vic Beasley, as they really need an upgrade at outside linebacker across from Sam Acho. Beasley is undersized, but he’s been a monster this year for Clemson.

    Pick change; previously Khalil Mack, DE/OLB



  5. New York Jets: Kyle Van Noy, DE/OLB, BYU
    New York will go with the top player on its board, and that could be Kyle Van Noy. The Jets have a nice interior pass rush with Sheldon Richardson and Muhammad Wilkerson. Drafting Van Noy would give them a great bookend on the exterior with Quinton Coples. New York’s pass rush could be the league’s best.

  6. Philadelphia Eagles: Jason Verrett, CB, TCU
    The Eagles need upgrades all over their defense. Help is definitely needed at cornerback. Cary Williams has been a huge disappointment, while Bradley Fletcher can’t seem to get healthy, which has been a problem for him his entire career.

    Pick change; previously Anthony Johnson, DT

  7. Detroit Lions: Marqise Lee, WR, USC
    I slotted a receiver to the Lions in my 2015 NFL Mock Draft, and I’m going to use the same reasoning here: We all saw what happens to Detroit’s offense when Calvin Johnson is unavailable. The Lions need an insurance policy of sorts. Besides, having a solid No. 2 across from Megatron would make the Lions’ scoring attack even more explosive.

    Pick change; previously Jordan Matthews, WR

  8. Cincinnati Bengals: Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon
    Defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has done a great job of getting the most out of Terence Newman and Pacman Jones, but the Bengals will have to get younger at cornerback sooner or later. Leon Hall’s second torn Achilles makes this an even more pressing need.

    Pick change; previously Bradley Roby, CB



  9. San Francisco 49ers: Aaron Colvin, CB, Oklahoma
    The 49ers need to fix their secondary. Their group of cornerbacks isn’t very strong, as Carlos Rogers has understandably declined at 32. He’s due $6.25 million next year, so San Francisco could cut ties with him.

  10. New England Patriots: Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina
    With Aaron Hernandez gone forever, the Patriots may want to bring in another talented tight end. Eric Ebron has been fantastic year and has passed Austin Seferian-Jenkins as the No. 2 tight end on the board.

    Pick change; previously Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE

  11. Carolina Panthers: Cyrus Kouandjio, OT, Alabama
    Jordan Gross is a free agent this season. He has said he’ll only play for Carolina, but he also discussed retirement. Even if he comes back, the Panthers will need to think about bringing in a long-term solution at left tackle.

    Pick change; previously Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB

  12. Cleveland Browns: A.J. Johnson, ILB, Tennessee
    The Browns have a great front seven, but the one liability in the group is Craig Robertson, who has been abused in coverage this season. A.J. Johnson is the best player available and happens to fill a big need.



  13. New Orleans Saints: Scott Crichton, DE/OLB, Oregon State
    The Saints had several holes to fill in the 2013 NFL Draft, so they weren’t able to obtain a pass-rusher until the sixth round with Rufus Johnson. They’ll probably need to do so earlier next April.

  14. Kansas City Chiefs: Antonio Richardson, OT, Tennessee
    The Chiefs just spent the No. 1 overall pick on the disappointing Eric Fisher, but they’ll need a bookend for him once Branden Albert moves on. If you don’t think Kansas City would draft two consecutive offensive tackles with its first-round picks, well, remember who’s making the decisions now.

  15. Denver Broncos: Gabe Jackson, G, Mississippi State
    What’s better than Peyton Manning and four awesome targets? Peyton Manning and four awesome targets with upgraded protection. Zane Beadles, the weak link on a solid Denver front, is an impending free agent.

    Pick change; previously Cyril Richardson, G/OT

  16. Seattle Seahawks: Cameron Erving, OT, Florida State
    The Seahawks’ biggest issue right now is pass protection, as we all saw a couple of Monday nights ago. They have so many injuries on the offensive line, but that was an area that had to be upgraded even before multiple blockers went down.

    Pick change; previously Cyrus Kouandjio, OT



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