2017 NFL Mock Draft: Round 4

Last update: Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Major changes.
Next update: Next week. Follow me @walterfootball for updates.

The order of this 2017 NFL Mock Draft is based on the 2017 NFL Draft Order.

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  1. Cleveland Browns: Jaleel Johnson, DT, Iowa
    Desmond Bryant, who was out for all of 2016, is entering his contract year. The Browns should look for a successor.

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  2. San Francisco 49ers: Daeshon Hall, DE, Texas A&M
    It wouldn’t be a bad idea for the 49ers to double up on edge rushers, considering how much of an issue they had getting to the quarterback last year.

    Pick change; previously Marcus Maye, S

  3. Jacksonville Jaguars: Brad Kaaya, QB, Miami
    Brad Kaaya’s stock has slipped, but he’s possibly a bargain in the fourth round. The Jaguars could consider taking him, as they can’t really bench Blake Bortles because they don’t have an alternative. Drafting a quarterback who actually cares about football would be nice.



  4. Chicago Bears: George Kittle, TE, Iowa
    The Bears could go for combine standout George Kittle, as their starting tight end, Zach Miller, is skilled, but often injured.

  5. Los Angeles Rams: Eric Wilson, LB, Cincinnati
    Alec Ogletree is entering his contract year, so the Rams could be looking for a mid-round linebacker to potentially take over.

    Pick change; previously Daeshon Hall, DE

  6. Los Angeles Chargers: Nazair Jones, DE/DT, North Carolina
    The Chargers could stand to add a defensive lineman to start with Corey Liuget and Brandon Mebane.



  7. Washington Redskins: Isaac Asiata, G, Utah
    Washington’s offensive line has played well this year, but the team has to find an upgrade over guard Shawn Lauvao. A mid-round selection can be used on one.

  8. Carolina Panthers: DeMarcus Walker, DE/DT, Florida State
    I had the Panthers taking Derek Barnett in the first round of a previous mock draft. They can still take a defensive end early.

    Pick change; previously Jalen Myrick, CB

  9. Cincinnati Bengals: Carl Lawson, DE/OLB, Auburn
    The Bengals don’t have much of an edge rush outside of Carlos Dunlap, as Michael Johnson proved to be a bust signing. The Bengals should address this at some point in the 2017 NFL Draft.

    Pick change; previously Cordrea Tankersley, CB



  10. Chicago Bears: Erik Magnuson, OT, Michigan
    The Bears have an excellent interior offensive line, but could stand to improve on the edges.

    Pick change; previously Adam Bisnowaty, OT

  11. Philadelphia Eagles: Elijah Qualls, DT, Washington
    Bennie Logan signed with the Chiefs, so the Eagles may be interested in a mid-round defensive tackle as a potential replacement.



  12. Arizona Cardinals: Brendan Langley, CB, Lamar
    The Cardinals could stand to add another cornerback, as they had issues all year across from Patrick Peterson.

  13. Minnesota Vikings: ArDarius Stewart, WR, Alabama
    Cordarrelle Patterson is gone, and I’m sure the Vikings wouldn’t mind having someone push Laquon Treadwell.

    Pick change; previously Carl Lawson, DE/OLB




  14. Indianapolis Colts: Anthony Walker, ILB, Northwestern
    Things are so bleak for the Colts at inside linebacker that they could spend multiple picks on the position.

  15. Baltimore Ravens: Jeremy McNichols, RB, Boise State
    The Ravens signed Danny Woodhead, but he won’t be enough, especially with Kenneth Dixon being suspended for the first four games.

  16. Washington Redskins: Shelton Gibson, WR, West Virginia
    DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon left via free agency. Terrelle Pryor signed, but the Redskins could stand to add another receiver.

  17. Tennessee Titans: Ryan Anderson, DE/OLB, Alabama
    A team can never have too many talented edge rushers, especially when battling an elite quarterback like Andrew Luck twice per year.

  18. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jalen Myrick, CB, Minnesota
    The Buccaneers tried to sign a cornerback this offseason, but weren’t successful. Perhaps they’ll go that direction in the 2017 NFL Draft.

    Pick change; previously Carroll Phillips, DE/OLB

  19. Denver Broncos: K.D. Cannon, WR, Baylor
    As mentioned earlier, the Broncos will be searching for a third receiver to go along with Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas.

    Pick change; previously Jonnu Smith, TE



  20. Detroit Lions: Jonnu Smith, TE, Florida International
    Eric Ebron hasn’t lived up to his first-round billing, so it wouldn’t be a surprise if the Lions looked into adding a tight end.

    Pick change; previously Tanzel Smart, DT

  21. Minnesota Vikings: Adam Bisnowaty, OT, Pittsburgh
    The Vikings added Riley Reiff and Mike Remmers this offseason, but if they learned anything from 2016, it’s that offensive line depth is very important.

    Pick change; previously Amara Darboh, WR

  22. Oakland Raiders: Tanzel Smart, DT, Tulane
    The Raiders could – and probably should – obtain some defensive tackle help much earlier than this. Round 1 is definitely an option.

    Pick change; previously James Conner, RB



  23. Houston Texans: Eddie Jackson, S, Alabama
    The Texans lost Quintin Demps to the Bears, so they could be in the market for a safety early in the 2017 NFL Draft.

  24. New England Patriots: Montae Nicholson, S, Michigan State
    The Patriots have a liability in their secondary, as Patrick Chung struggled all year.

    Pick change; previously Fish Smithson, S

  25. Kansas City Chiefs: Damore’ea Stringefellow, WR, Ole Miss
    Jeremy Maclin likely won’t be around in Kansas City much longer because of his salary. The Chiefs could use a mid-round selection on a receiver.

  26. Dallas Cowboys: Amara Darboh, WR, Michigan
    The Cowboys desperately need to find a better No. 2 receiver than Terrance Williams. I’m not sure they agree, based on the contract they gave Williams, but they could still add a wideout.

    Pick change; previously Lorenzo Jerome, S

  27. Green Bay Packers: Jermaine Eluemunor, G, Texas A&M
    The Packers are going to have two guards – Don Barclay, Lane Taylor – hitting free agency next offseason. A mid-round pick could be used on help.

    Pick change; previously Howard Wilson, CB

  28. Pittsburgh Steelers: Elijah Hood, RB, North Carolina
    DeAngelo Williams won’t be around much longer, so the Steelers will need a viable backup running back just in case Le’Veon Bell gets suspended again.

  29. Atlanta Falcons: Alex Anzalone, LB, Florida
    Philip Wheeler has played far too many snaps for the Falcons this year, so they should make sure that doesn’t happen again.

  30. Indianapolis Colts: Vince Biegel, DE/OLB, Wisconsin
    It shouldn’t surprise anyone if the Colts use multiple selections on edge rushers to rectify their inability to get to the quarterback.

    Pick change; previously Samaje Perine, RB

  31. Cincinnati Bengals: Isaiah Ford, WR, Virginia Tech
    The Bengals suffered a big loss when Marvin Jones departed for Detroit last offseason. They’ll need to add more downfield weapons for Andy Dalton.

  32. Philadelphia Eagles: David Sharpe, G, Florida
    The Eagles could use some interior offensive line depth, especially with Brandon Brooks missing some action last year with anxiety issues.

  33. New York Giants: Garrett Sickels, DE, Penn State
    The Giants spent tons of money on their defensive line, but that doesn’t mean they won’t use an early draft choice on a lineman. Jerry Reese is never one to shy away from adding pass-rushers.



  34. Los Angeles Rams: Will Holden, OT, Vanderbilt
    The Rams signed Andrew Whitworth, but he’s obviously a short-term solution at left tackle because he’s 35.

  35. Cleveland Browns: Kendell Beckwith, ILB, LSU
    The Browns can pretty much address every position in this draft, save for a few, and it would make sense. They could use another inside linebacker.

  36. San Francisco 49ers: Davon Godchaux, DT, LSU
    With the 49ers moving to a 4-3, they’ll need to collect some pieces that happen to fit their defense.

  37. Indianapolis Colts: Taywan Taylor, WR, Western Kentucky
    Both Donte Moncrief and the newly signed Kamar Aiken will have expiring contracts next March, so the Colts could pursue a receiver in the middle rounds.

    Pick change; previously Vince Biegel, DE/OLB



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