2015 NFL Mock Draft: Round 3

Last update: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.
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  1. Oakland Raiders: Gabe Wright, DT, Auburn
    The Raiders signed a bunch of short-term solutions for the defensive tackle position this past offseason, but they’ll have to find players to fill the void in the future.

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  2. Jacksonville Jaguars: Corey Robinson, OT, South Carolina
    The Jaguars have to make upgrades seemingly everywhere, including right tackle. They have to upgrade Blake Bortles’ blocking.

  3. Tennessee Titans: Wayne Lyons, CB, Stanford
    Blidi Wreh-Wilson has been dreadful as a replacement for Alterraun Verner. The Titans could use more secondary help.

  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Quandre Diggs, CB, Texas
    The Buccaneers spent a second-round pick on Johnthan Banks a couple of years ago, but he has been a major disappointment as a starting corner.



  5. Buffalo Bills: Arie Kouandjio, G, Albama
    Teams that go with quarterbacks early usually pick a player to complement that signal-caller afterward. The Bills could give their new quarterback better pass protection, especially on the interior.

  6. Washington Redskins: Steve Nelson, CB, Oregon State
    DeAngelo Hall, 31 in November, will be coming off a torn Achilles, and he has virtually no guaranteed money beyond 2014. David Amerson has been better this year, but he’s not a No. 1 corner.

    Pick change; previously Henry Anderson, DE/DT

  7. New York Jets: Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor
    The Jets may want to use a mid-round selection on a quarterback to possibly take over for Geno Smith if he continues to struggle.

  8. Houston Texans: Josh Harper, WR, Fresno State
    Andre Johnson won’t be around much longer, so the Texans may want to think about whom they’re going to start across from DeAndre Hopkins.

  9. Miami Dolphins: Tyeler Davison, DT, Fresno State
    Jared Odrick has played well thus far in 2014, so he could command a decent amount of money as an impending free agent this upcoming offseason. If he leaves, the Dolphins will be hurting at defensive tackle.

  10. Carolina Panthers: Kasen Williams, WR, Washington
    As mentioned, it’s a strong possibility that the Panthers double up on wideouts considering that they have nothing at the position.

    Pick change; previously Justin Hardy, WR

  11. Chicago Bears: Jordan Richards, S, Stanford
    All of the injuries the Bears sustained at the safety position last Monday was a reminder that the position could stand to be upgraded.

  12. New York Giants: Laken Tomlinson, G, Duke
    New York’s offensive line has gotten better in recent weeks, but the team is still in need of an upgrade up front.

    Pick change; previously Ameer Abdullah, RB



  13. St. Louis Rams: KeiVarae Russell, CB, Notre Dame
    The Rams could stand to upgrade their secondary so they have fewer blown coverages the next time they decide to blow a big lead.

    Pick change; previously Marcus Peters, CB

  14. Cleveland Browns: Danny Shelton, NT, Washington
    Ahtyba Rubin is an impending free agent this March. Here’s a replacement if the Browns can’t retain him.

  15. Pittsburgh Steelers: Trey Flowers, DE/OLB, Arkansas
    The Steelers hate drafting edge rushers early on because of scheme transition issues, but they really need to upgrade their pass rush.

    Pick change; previously Steve Nelson, CB

  16. Minnesota Vikings: Duke Johnson, RB, Miami
    Though unlikely, it’s possible that Adrian Peterson may never play for the Vikings again. It would be nice if Minnesota found an upgrade over Matt Asiata.

  17. Dallas Cowboys: Kurtis Drummond, S, Michigan State
    It’s pretty obvious that the Cowboys will be addressing the secondary this upcoming offseason, considering it surrendered the third-most passing yards in league history in 2013.

  18. Kansas City Chiefs: Charles Gaines, CB, Louisville
    The Chiefs could use some help in the secondary, as they need to improve what they have across from Sean Smith.

    Pick change; previously Ronnie Stanley, OT

  19. Atlanta Falcons: Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame
    The Jake Matthews pick has worked out thus far, but the Falcons could stand to add another offensive tackle because Sam Baker (and everyone else) is always hurt.

    Pick change; previously Ty Samarailo, OT

  20. Detroit Lions: Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska
    Reggie Bush has made several big plays as a member of the Lions, but he’s mostly been a disappointment. Here’s a potential replacement.

    Pick change; previously Kasen Williams, WR



  21. Indianapolis Colts: Karlos Williams, RB, Florida State
    I don’t know when the Colts are finally going to concede that Trent Richardson is a bust, but they may add a mid-round running back to eventually take his place.

    Pick change; previously Charles Gaines, CB

  22. Philadelphia Eagles: Hauoli Kikaha, DE/OLB, Washington
    Adding another pass-rusher to the defense wouldn’t hurt. I’m sure Chip Kelly would like another player he’s familiar with.

  23. New England Patriots: Leon Orr, DE/DT, Florida
    Bill Belichick loves his Florida players. He’s also a big fan of scheme-versatile prospects.

    Pick change; previously Karlos Williams, RB

  24. New Orleans Saints: Cedric Reed, DE/OLB, Texas
    The Saints got rid of Victor Butler, so they definitely need to work on finding an upgrade across from Junior Galette. Anyone who can tackle would fit in well.

    Pick change; previously Shaq Thompson, LB



  25. Baltimore Ravens: Austin Hill, WR, Arizona
    I could definitely see the Ravens doubling up on receivers in April. The position is pretty weak.

  26. San Francisco 49ers: Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Oklahoma
    If Michael Crabtree leaves via free agency, the 49ers will definitely have to do something about the receiver position.

  27. Arizona Cardinals: A.J. Johnson, ILB, Tennessee
    It’s a shame that Daryl Washington can’t stay out of trouble because he’s a very talented player. Here’s a potential replacement.

  28. Cincinnati Bengals: Obum Gwacham, DE, Oregon State
    The Bengals never properly replaced Michael Johnson, so perhaps they’ll do that next offseason.

  29. Green Bay Packers: Henry Anderson, DE/DT, Stanford
    One of the many reasons the Packers are struggling defensively is because their front has been a disappointment this season. Datone Jones hasn’t progressed at all.

    Pick change; previously Cedric Reed, DE/OLB

  30. San Diego Chargers: Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest
    Without many major needs, the Chargers can afford to make luxury picks, such as adding to their secondary depth.

    Pick change; previously Leon Orr, DE/DT

  31. Denver Broncos: Cody Riggs, CB, Notre Dame
    The Broncos just spent a first-round pick on a cornerback, but they’ll have to deal with Chris Harris’ impending free agency this March.

  32. Seattle Seahawks: Justin Hardy, WR, East Carolina
    The Seahawks can go best player available and add another weapon to Russell Wilson’s arsenal.

    NFL Picks will be posted all day Wednesday.

    Pick change; previously Trey Flowers, DE/OLB



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