2016 NFL Mock Draft: Round 5

Last update: Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Major changes.
Next update: Next week. Follow me @walterfootball for updates.

The order of this 2016 NFL Mock Draft based on the current NFL Draft Order.

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  1. Tennessee Titans: Kentrell Brothers, ILB, Missouri
    The Titans have a couple of impending free agents at inside linebacker, so depth will be needed behind the two starters.

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    Pick change; previously Dominique Alexander, ILB

  2. Cleveland Browns: Travis Feeney, ILB, Washington
    The Browns are another team that figures to add some depth at inside linebacker. Karlos Dansby’s loss will be felt.

    Pick change; previously Antonio Morrison, ILB

  3. San Francisco 49ers: Shawn Oakman, DE/DT, Baylor
    Chip Kelly values tall, lengthy players, so he might consider Shawn Oakman to be the best prospect of all time. OK, maybe not, but the 49ers haven’t addressed the defensive line yet.

    Pick change; previously Maurice Canady, CB

  4. Oakland Raiders: Devontae Booker, RB, Utah
    The Raiders have discussed bringing in someone else at running back, so expect them to use a mid-round pick on the position.

    Pick change; previously Aziz Shittu, DE



  5. Denver Broncos: Spencer Drango, OT, Baylor
    Russell Okung might be around for just one year, so the Broncos need a backup plan in case he continues to sustain injuries.

    Pick change; previously Parker Ehinger, OT

  6. San Francisco 49ers: Stephen Weatherly, DE/OLB, Vanderbilt
    San Francisco could be looking for pass-rushing depth, as Corey Lemonier hasn’t developed into the player the 49ers were hoping he’d become.

    Pick change; previously Shawn Oakman, DE/DT

  7. Jacksonville Jaguars: Parker Ehinger, OT, Cincinnati
    Kelvin Beachum was a nice signing, but if the Jaguars cut ties with Luke Joeckel, they’ll need depth at tackle.

    Pick change; previously Landon Turner, G

  8. Miami Dolphins: Nick Vannett, TE, Ohio State
    The Dolphins haven’t gotten much out of Jordan Cameron, so they’ll probably search for a tight end at some point in the 2016 NFL Draft.



  9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Hassan Ridgeway, NT, Texas
    The Buccaneers had numerous defensive tackles hitting free agency, so they could be looking for depth at the position in the middle rounds.

    Pick change; previously Eric Murray, CB

  10. New York Giants: Ronald Blair, DE, Appalachian State
    The Giants added Olivier Vernon and retained Jason Pierre-Paul, but a defensive end remains a possibility in the early or middle portions of the 2016 NFL Draft.

  11. Chicago Bears: Caleb Benenoch, OT, UCLA
    The Bears signed Bobby Massie, but that wasn’t a very good move. They’ll need another starter on the edge.

  12. Detroit Lions: John Theus, OT, Georgia
    The Lions have announced that Riley Reiff will return next year, but will he be around much longer than that? A long-term plan is needed.



  13. New Orleans Saints: Jay Lee, WR, Baylor
    The Saints have addressed their defense thus far. Their offense needs some help as well; a receiver will be targeted in the wake of Marques Colston’s release.

    Pick change; previously Rashard Higgins, WR

  14. Philadelphia Eagles: Keyarris Garrett, WR, Tulsa
    The Eagles signed Chris Givens this offseason, but they still obviously need help at receiver.

    Pick change; previously Joe Haeg, OT

  15. Oakland Raiders: Max Tuerk, C, USC
    Here’s some interior offensive line depth for the Raiders, who struggled when Rodney Hudson was injured.

    Pick change; previously Isaac Seumalo, C

  16. Indianapolis Colts: Victor Ochi, DE/OLB, Stony Brook
    The Colts have several aging pass-rushers, so they should think about bringing in some young blood at the position.

    Pick change; previously Alex Redmond, G

  17. Buffalo Bills: Harlan Miller, CB, SE Louisiana
    The Bills haven’t addressed their secondary yet. It’s not an area of need, but they could stand to add more depth.

    Pick change; previously D.J. White, CB

  18. New York Jets: Ben Braunecker, TE, Harvard
    The Jets need a tight end and could easily obtain one several rounds earlier than this. Better late than never though.

    Pick change; previously Thomas Duarte, TE

  19. Washington Redskins: DeAndre Houston-Carson, S, William & Mary
    Here’s another potential upgrade for Washington’s woeful secondary. A couple of early or mid-round picks in the 2016 NFL Draft could certainly be used on defensive backs.

    Pick change; previously Hassan Ridgeway, NT



  20. Houston Texans: Kenyan Drake, RB, Alabama
    The Texans signed Lamar Miller, but are still in the market for another running back in the middle rounds.

    Pick change; previously Daniel Lasco, RB

  21. Minnesota Vikings: Tyler Johnstone, OT, Oregon
    The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that one of Matt Kalil or Phil Loadholt will be cut this offseason. T.J. Clemmings will slide in as a starter, meaning depth will be needed.

  22. Cincinnati Bengals: K.J. Dillon, S, West Virginia
    As with the cornerback position, the Bengals have some free agents at safety who will be replaced if they’re not retained. Reggie Nelson is still out there.



  23. Kansas City Chiefs: Demarcus Robinson, WR, Florida
    The Chiefs need a capable receiver besides Jeremy Maclin. When Maclin left the game against the Chargers, the offense looked pretty lost for a while.

  24. Green Bay Packers: Jonathan Williams, RB, Arkansas
    The Packers managed to re-sign James Starks, but running back remains a need because of Eddie Lacy’s weight problems.

    Pick change; previously Travis Feeney, ILB

  25. Philadelphia Eagles: Fahn Cooper, OT, Ole Miss
    Jason Peters won’t be around much longer, so the Eagles will need a long-term plan at right tackle once Lane Johnson slides into the blind side.

    Pick change; previously Joe Haeg, OT

  26. Kansas City Chiefs: D.J. White, CB, Georgia Tech
    The Chiefs haven’t addressed their secondary yet. It’s not an area of need, but they could stand to add more depth.

    Pick change; previously Briean Boddy-Calhoun, CB

  27. Houston Texans: Thomas Duarte, TE, UCLA
    Houston continues to bolster its anemic offense, as the tight end position will definitely need to be addressed.

    Pick change; previously Tyler Higbee, TE

  28. Arizona Cardinals: Matt Ioannidis, DE/DT, Temple
    Calais Campbell has been a great player for the Cardinals, but he turns 30 in September. Arizona may be searching for a successor this April.

    Pick change; previously Adam Gotsis, DE/DT



  29. Carolina Panthers: Landon Turner, G, North Carolina
    The Panthers could stand to upgrade the depth on the interior of their offensive line.

    Pick change; previously Connor Wujciak, DT

  30. Detroit Lions: Elijah Shumate, S, Notre Dame
    The Lions lost some of their safeties to free agency, so this is a position they may look to address in the middle rounds.

    Pick change; previously DeAndre Houston-Carson, S

  31. Arizona Cardinals: Cole Toner, OT, Harvard
    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.

  32. Seattle Seahawks: Tyler Higbee, TE, Western Kentucky
    Jimmy Graham may not play in 2016, as a torn patellar tendon is very difficult to come back from. Here’s some insurance.

    Pick change; previously Bryce Williams, TE

  33. Cleveland Browns: Jack Allen, C, Michigan State
    The Browns allowed Alex Mack to walk, so they’ll need some depth behind Cameron Erving, who will presumably slide into center.

    Pick change; previously Austin Blythe, C

  34. Cleveland Browns: Bralon Addison, WR, Oregon
    Here’s another receiver to add to a lackluster group of wideouts.

    Pick change; previously Keyarris Garrett, WR

  35. San Francisco 49ers: De’Runnya Wilson, WR, Mississippi State
    A triple dip at receiver is possible, as the 49ers don’t have anything at receiver.

  36. San Diego Chargers: Kelvin Taylor, RB, Florida
    The Chargers lost Donald Brown, but probably had to find an insurance policy for Melvin Gordon anyway.

    Pick change; previously Deon Bush, S



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