2015 NFL Mock Draft: Round 3

Last update: Monday, April 27, 2015. Round 7 added.
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*** This mock draft will be updated at least once per week (Tuesday afternoons and other times for important events.). Check out old versions of this 2015 NFL Mock Draft in the archived mock draft section. Follow @walterfootball for updates. ***

  1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jeremiah Poutasi, G/OT, Utah
    The Buccaneers spent their second-round pick on an offensive tackle in this mock draft, but they also need help at the guard position.

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  2. Tennessee Titans: Daryl Williams, OT, Oklahoma
    It’s customary for teams to match their new quarterback with another upgrade on offense, whether that’s a receiver or a blocker. The Titans need the latter, as Michael Roos’ retirement has creating a big hole at right tackle.

    Pick change; previously Steve Nelson, CB

  3. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jaquiski Tartt, S, Samford
    The Jaguars should look at the secondary again, as all they did at the safety position this offseason was sign Sergio Brown.

  4. Oakland Raiders: Arie Kouandjio, G, Alabama
    The Raiders also have to improve the offensive line, as another guard is needed to go along with Gabe Jackson.



  5. Washington Redskins: Steve Nelson, CB, Oregon State
    The Redskins obviously need to make multiple upgrades to their woeful secondary. Help is needed at both corner and safety, so Washington can take the best player available at either position.

    Pick change; previously Rashad Greene, WR

  6. New York Jets: Brett Hundley, QB, UCLA
    The Jets have a new front office, so they may want to bring in their own quarterback. Having Brett Hundley sit for a year or two would make sense.

  7. Chicago Bears: James Sample, S, Louisville
    This pick should surprise no one, as the Bears need secondary help at both cornerback and safety. Chicago signed Antrel Rolle this offseason, but he’s just a short-term solution at the safety position. Here’s someone who might be able to start there in the future.

  8. St. Louis Rams: A.J. Cann, G, South Carolina
    As mentioned in the first round, the Rams need help at both tackle and guard. These positions could both be addressed in the first few frames.

  9. Atlanta Falcons: David Johnson, RB, Northern Iowa
    The Falcons lost multiple running backs this offseason, but this was already a position of need. The front office will want to find someone to pair with Devonta Freeman.

  10. New York Giants: Nate Orchard, DE/OLB, Utah
    General manager Jerry Reese is looking for pass-rushers. He tried to sign Brandon Graham a month ago, so he may take a defensive end in the first couple of rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft.

  11. New Orleans Saints: Clive Walford, TE, Miami
    The Saints traded away Jimmy Graham this offseason, so they’ll obviously be in the market for a replacement. Drafting a tight end out of Miami worked once before, so why not try it again?

  12. Minnesota Vikings: Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State
    It appears as though Adrian Peterson won’t be back in Minnesota next year, so the Vikings may want to grab a second-day running back to pair with Jerick McKinnon.



  13. Cleveland Browns: Preston Smith, DE, Mississippi State
    Barkevious Mingo does a lot of things well, but he’s not great in terms of rushing the passer. The Browns need to think about getting another player who can get to the quarterback.

  14. New Orleans Saints: Xavier Cooper, DE/DT, Washington State
    There has been talk that the Saints could trade Cameron Jordan. The stud defensive lineman is entering his contract season, and he and the team are reportedly far apart in terms of financial figures.

  15. San Francisco 49ers: Rashad Greene, WR, Florida State The 49ers are really hurting for receiving help. Michael Crabtree, a huge disappointment this past year, has officially moved on. Anquan Boldin played well, but he can’t possibly perform at a high level much longer. Stevie Johnson proved to be a bust.

    Pick change; previously Lynden Trail, DE/DT

  16. Kansas City Chiefs: Justin Hardy, WR, East Carolina
    It’s amazing that the Chiefs went the entire year without having any of their receivers score a single touchdown. Alex Smith was partly to blame, but the receiving corps was just abysmal.



  17. Buffalo Bills: Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor
    The Bills signed Matt Cassel for the short term, but they obviously still need to find a quarterback of the future.

  18. Houston Texans: Tre McBride, WR, William & Mary
    The Texans lost Andre Johnson to the Colts, so they’ll need a No. 2 wideout across from DeAndre Hopkins.

  19. San Diego Chargers: Markus Golden, DE/OLB, Missouri
    The Chargers will be looking for an edge rusher at some point in the 2015 NFL Draft. Dwight Freeney is gone, while Melvin Ingram has had problems staying on the field.

  20. Philadelphia Eagles: Adrian Amos, S, Penn State
    The Eagles have shown a ton of interest in Adrian Amos, who would help fill a huge need in their secondary. Amos is perfect for Philadelphia’s defensive scheme.

    Pick change; previously Daryl Williams, OT



  21. Cincinnati Bengals: Kwon Alexander, LB, LSU
    With Vontaze Burfict coming off an injury and other linebackers heading into contract seasons, the Bengals could address the position early in the 2015 NFL Draft.

    Pick change; previously Cedric Ogbuehi, OT

  22. Arizona Cardinals: D’Joun Smith, CB, Florida Atlantic
    The Cardinals lost Antonio Cromartie this offseason, so they’ll be looking to upgrade the cornerback position early during the draft.

  23. Pittsburgh Steelers: Dezmin Lewis, WR, Central Arkansas
    The Steelers have shown interest in many receivers during the pre-draft process. Perhaps they’ll take one in the first half of the 2015 NFL Draft. They could use a third wideout to go along with Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant.

  24. Detroit Lions: Donovan Smith, OT, Penn State
    The Lions were really hurting on the offensive line this past season, which would explain why their offense sputtered so much. They have to upgrade multiple positions, including right tackle.



  25. Carolina Panthers: Tre Jackson, G, Florida State
    Here’s another offensive line upgrade for the Panthers, who will have to make several adjustments up front in order to protect Cam Newton. Tre’ Jackson is a steal here.

  26. Baltimore Ravens: Devin Funchess, TE, Michigan
    The Ravens already lost Owen Daniels this offseason, and no one is sure if Dennis Pitta will be able to play this year, so the front office could be targeting a tight end early in the 2015 NFL Draft.

  27. Dallas Cowboys: Mike Davis, RB, South Carolina
    DeMarco Murray was too expensive to keep, so the plan was for Joseph Randle to become the new starting running back. The problem is that Randle was recently arrested for drug possession and domestic violence, so he could be suspended. If so, Dallas may spend a second-day selection on a back.

  28. Denver Broncos: Paul Dawson, LB, TCU
    The linebacker position was already an issue for the Broncos prior to this offseason, but now they are moving to a 3-4 scheme. They need help there, so they could spend an early selection on the position.

  29. Indianapolis Colts: Hroniss Grasu, C, Oregon
    Here’s another upgrade for Indianapolis’ offensive. As mentioned earlier, the team’s greatest weakness right now is the blocking in front of Andrew Luck.

  30. Green Bay Packers: Jacoby Glenn, CB, Central Florida
    The Packers lost both Tramon Williams and Davon House this offseason, so they’ll need to replenish depth at cornerback.

  31. Seattle Seahawks: Grady Jarrett, DT, Clemson
    The Seahawks were really missing Brandon Mebane. They need some help at defensive tackle, even once Mebane returns from his hamstring injury next year.

  32. New England Patriots: Michael Bennett, DT, Ohio State
    Once again, it must be noted that the Patriots have a number of players at the defensive tackle position heading into their contract years by the 2016 season, so this is a selection for the future.

  33. New England Patriots: Dres Anderson, WR, Utah
    The Patriots look to be targeting a receiver early in the 2015 NFL Draft. Perhaps they’ll take a shot on Dres Anderson, who would be a second-round prospect if he hadn’t gotten hurt last year.

  34. Kansas City Chiefs: Ibraheim Campbell, S, Northwestern
    It’s unfortunate what happened to Eric Berry, who will hopefully have a swift recovery from cancer. In the meantime, the Chiefs will have to find a new safety.

  35. Cincinnati Bengals: Frank Clark, DE, Michigan
    Cincinnati re-signed Michael Johnson this offseason, but the agreement can be just a short-term deal if Johnson doesn’t get his act together. The Bengals have to make sure their pass rush is bolstered.



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