2016 NFL Mock Draft: Round 4

Last update: Thursday, March 3, 2016. Major changes. Round 5 added.
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  1. Cleveland Browns: Jordan Jenkins, DE/OLB, Georgia
    If the Browns don’t opt for Joey Bosa at No. 2 overall – it’ll be shocking if they take him over Carson Wentz – they’ll probably take an edge rusher on Day 2, as they definitely need to improve their pass rush.

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    Pick change; previously Alex McCalister, DE

  2. Tennessee Titans: Rashard Robinson, CB, LSU
    Here’s more much-needed help for Tennessee’s secondary. If the Titans had a slightly worse pick in the first round, they’d target Jalen Ramsey or Vernon Hargreaves.

  3. Dallas Cowboys: Javon Hargrave, DT, South Carolina State
    The Cowboys didn’t have the greatest depth at defensive tackle this past season, so perhaps this is one area they’ll fix.

    Pick change; previously Shawn Oakman, DE/DT

  4. San Diego Chargers: Miles Killebrew, S, Southern Utah
    The Chargers could easily take Jalen Ramsey with the third-overall pick. If they don’t, here’s another safety option to replace Eric Weddle.

    Pick change; previously Hassan Ridgeway, NT



  5. Jacksonville Jaguars: Devontae Booker, RB, Utah
    The Jaguars weren’t pleased with how Denard Robinson performed behind T.J. Yeldon. I could see them targeting a running back in the middle rounds.

  6. Baltimore Ravens: Chris Jones, DE/DT, Mississippi State
    Chris Canty was clearly in regression mode, as he turned 33 in November. Baltimore will be looking for a new defensive lineman to go along with Brandon Williams and Timmy Jernigan.

  7. San Francisco 49ers: Max Tuerk, C, USC
    The 49ers have absolutely nothing at center, as Marcus Martin is completely worthless. They have to target the center position during the offseason.

  8. Chicago Bears: Artie Burns, CB, Miami
    Tracy Porter played well at the beginning of the year, but then, reality set in, causing him to struggle. The Bears have to find help at corner.

    Pick change; previously Dominique Alexander, ILB



  9. Miami Dolphins: Sebastian Tretola, G, Arkansas
    The Dolphins are desperate at guard. Two upgrades are needed at the position to help Ryan Tannehill’s development.

  10. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jerell Adams, TE, South Carolina
    I could see the Buccaneers spending a mid-round pick on a tight end, given that Austin Seferian-Jenkins hasn’t been able to stay healthy.

    Pick change; previously KeiVarae Russell, CB

  11. New York Giants: Karl Joseph, S, West Virginia
    The Giants’ pass defense has been atrocious this season. Their safety play has been horrific. This position could be addressed even earlier.

    Pick change; previously Vonn Bell, S

  12. Los Angeles Rams: Kevon Seymour, CB, USC
    Janoris Jenkins is an impending free agent, so the Rams could explore the cornerback position early in the 2016 NFL Draft.



  13. Detroit Lions: Charles Tapper, DE, Oklahoma
    Here’s another defensive lineman for the Lions, as they’ll need someone to replace Jason Jones if he leaves via free agency.

    Pick change; previously Aziz Shittu, DE

  14. New Orleans Saints: Deiondre’ Hall, CB, Northern Iowa
    The Saints have to bolster their secondary. They need to do everything in their power to get Brandon Browner off the field. Knowing Browner, he’ll still be penalized on the sidelines.

    Pick change; previously Harlan Miller, CB

  15. Philadelphia Eagles: Tajae Sharpe, WR, UMass
    Jordan Matthews can’t stop dropping passes, while Nelson Agholor hasn’t done anything yet. The Eagles could add another receiver to the mix to help out their new quarterback.

  16. Oakland Raiders: James Cowser, DE/OLB, Southern Utah
    I mentioned in the first round that trusting Aldon Smith is too risky. Here’s an insurance policy.

    Pick change; previously Karl Joseph, S

  17. Atlanta Falcons: Brandon Allen, QB, Arkansas
    The Falcons should think about grooming a backup quarterback, as they don’t really have anything behind Matt Ryan.

  18. Indianapolis Colts: Jordan Howard, RB, Indiana
    Frank Gore doesn’t have much left in the tank, so the Colts will need to find someone who can take over in the near future.

  19. Buffalo Bills: Demarcus Robinson, WR, Florida
    The Bills have no downfield weapons outside of Sammy Watkins. Robert Woods is the No. 2 receiver, and he’s pretty much the definition of pedestrian, so a Round 2-4 selection could be used on a wideout.

    Pick change; previously Jerald Hawkins, OT

  20. New York Jets: Victor Ochi, DE/OLB, Stony Brook
    The Jets have needed help at outside linebacker for quite some time now. Finding a better pass rush would help take care of some of the issues in the secondary.

    Pick change; previously Jordan Jenkins, DE/OLB



  21. Houston Texans: Nick Vannett, TE, Ohio State
    Houston continues to bolster its anemic offense, as the tight end position will definitely need to be addressed.

  22. Washington Redskins: Jayron Kearse, S, Clemson
    Here’s another potential upgrade for Washington’s woeful secondary. A couple of early picks in the 2016 NFL Draft could certainly be used on defensive backs.

    Pick change; previously T.J. Green, S

  23. Minnesota Vikings: Willie Henry, DT, Michigan
    The Vikings could stand to benefit adding some depth to the interior of their defensive front.

  24. Cincinnati Bengals: Tyvis Powell, S, Ohio State
    As with the cornerback position, the Bengals have some free agents at safety who will be replaced if they’re not retained.

    Pick change; previously Deon Bush, S



  25. Pittsburgh Steelers: Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame
    This could be a steal or a whiff. Jaylon Smith is very talented, but he may never play in the NFL because of nerve damage in his knee. The Steelers could afford to wait on him until Lawrence Timmons plays out his time in Pittsburgh.

    Pick change; previously Kenyan Drake, RB

  26. Seattle Seahawks: James Bradberry, CB, Samford
    Seattle’s latest mid-round tall cornerback, James Bradberry could help an ailing secondary that couldn’t stop Cam Newton in the divisional round.

    Pick change; previously Joshua Garnett, G

  27. Green Bay Packers: Jerald Hawkins, OT, LSU
    The Packers have a solid first-string offensive line. The reason they struggled to block in 2015 was because they had zero depth to properly replace injured players. That needs to change.

    Pick change; previously Le’Raven Clark, OT

  28. Kansas City Chiefs: Joe Schobert, DE/OLB, Wisconsin
    Tamba Hali’s contract is expiring. If the Chiefs let him go, allowing Dee Ford to step in, depth will be needed at outside linebacker.

    Pick change; previously James Cowser, DE/OLB

  29. New England Patriots: Connor McGovern, G, Missouri
    The Patriots have to address their offensive line, as Tom Brady’s health will be in jeopardy if this liability isn’t fixed.

    Pick change; previously Landon Turner, G

  30. Arizona Cardinals: Willie Beavers, OT, Western Michigan
    Someone to push D.J. Humphries, perhaps? It’s still early, but Humphries hasn’t looked like he can play in the NFL at all.



  31. Carolina Panthers: Kenny Lawler, WR, California
    The Panthers could stand to add receiving depth, just in case they sustain injuries to the position again next year.

    Pick change; previously Charone Peake, WR

  32. Baltimore Ravens: Scooby Wright, LB, Arizona
    Daryl Smith’s play has dropped off recently, so it wouldn’t surprise me if the Ravens draft a successor at some point.

    Pick change; previously Kyle Murphy, OT



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