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Personally I would not like this one at all
by Frank Coyle, editor of the Draft Insider's Digest.
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February 23, 2005
FIRST ROUND MOCK DRAFT FOR THE NFL DRAFT 2005
1. San Francisco - *Aaron Rodgers - QB - California
49ers need a new direction on offense and should start with the key position.
2. Miami - Cedric Benson - RB - Texas
Dolphins never recovered from losing Ricky Williams.
3. Cleveland - *Alex Smith - QB - Utah
Browns are again looking like an expansion franchise.
4. Chicago - *Mike Williams - WR - Southern California
Bears looking for big time playmaker after struggling again on offense.
5. Tampa Bay - Carnell Williams - RB - Auburn
Bucs’ Jon Gruden loves this running back for his diversified offense.
6. Tennessee - Braylon Edwards - WR - Michigan
Titans would love to add a big time playmaker with possible major overhaul expected on their roster.
7. Oakland - Antrel Rolle - CB - Miami
Raiders looking for big time cover man with possible trade of Charles Woodson.
8. Arizona - Ronnie Brown - RB - Auburn
Cards want a young power tailback after seeing Emmitt retire this offseason.
9. Washington - Erasmus James - DE - Wisconsin
Redskins need to address their front four early this spring with pass rushers the key spot.
10. Detroit - David Pollack - DE - Georgia
Lions front four needs a big time edge pass rusher.
11. Dallas - Travis Johnson - DT - Florida State
Cowboys defense is looking for an inside force.
12. San Diego (from N.Y. Giants) - Alex Barron - OT - Florida State
Chargers offensive line looking for help on the outside.
13. Houston - *Heath Miller - TE - Virginia
Texans looking for a playmaker to stretch the field in the middle.
14. Carolina - *Adam Jones - CB - West Virginia
Panthers secondary got toasted often last season.
15. Kansas City - Marlin Jackson - CB - Michigan
Chiefs defense needs shutdown corner on the outside.
16. New Orleans - *Thomas Davis - S - Georgia
Saint defense needs tough playmaker and run support defender.
17. Cincinnati - Marcus Spears - DE - LSU
Bengals will look to address their front four early in this draft class.
18. Minnesota - *Justin Miller - CB - Clemson
Vikings secondary gets toasted weekly every week on schedule.
19. St. Louis - Carlos Rogers - CB - Auburn
Rams would love to land this tough cornerback.
20. Dallas (from Buffalo) - *Channing Crowder - LB - Florida
Parcells loves those big, physical linebackers.
21. Jacksonville - Dan Cody - DE - Oklahoma
Jaguars are looking for a young playmaker on the outside.
22. Baltimore - Mark Clayton - WR - Oklahoma
Ravens need a playmaker at receiver for their young offense.
23. Seattle - Derrick Johnson - LB - Texas
Seahawks must improve on defense to rank among the top clubs.
24. Green Bay - Kevin Burnett - LB - Tennessee
Packers are looking for more speed on defense.
25. Denver - Matt Roth - DE - Iowa
Rugged defender gives Broncos much needed upfront pass pressure.
26. New York Jets - Jammal Brown - OT - Oklahoma
Jets offensive line is an area looking to add a young tackle if FA losses occur.
27. Atlanta - Corey Webster - CB - LSU
Falcons defense may address the secondary again this spring.
28. San Diego - *Troy Williamson - WR - South Carolina
Chargers are looking for a fast playmaker at wide receiver.
29. Indianapolis - Eric Green - CB - Virginia Tech
Quick cover man would be fine compliment in Colts secondary.
30. Pittsburgh - Shaun Cody - DT - Southern California
Steelers defense must get more pass pressure from their front three.
31. Philadelphia - *Darryl Blackstock - LB - Virginia
Eagles defense is building a young dominant group.
32. New England - Demarcus Ware - LB - Troy State.
Patriots have 7 veteran linebackers over 30 by next season.
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