Mock Draft: Clark Judge By Clark Judge SportsLine.com Senior Writer [FONT=Arial, Helvetica] [/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica] Clark Judge predicts the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft, which will be held in New York City on April 29 and 30. (Updated on April 7, 2006) [/FONT] 2006 NFL Mock Draft 1. Houston Texans Reggie Bush, RB, USC: Texans make commitment to David Carr, take best player in draft. 2. New Orleans Saints D'Brickashaw Ferguson, T, Virginia: Looking to trade out with someone in search of a quarterback. 3. Tennessee Titans Matt Leinart, QB, USC: Norm Chow just got lucky, reunites with his favorite quarterback. 4. N.Y. Jets Mario Williams, DE, N.C. State: Will consider a quarterback here, but looking to replace John Abraham, too. 5. Green Bay Packers A.J. Hawk, LB, Ohio State: Can't believe he lasted this long; could be best player in draft. 6. San Francisco 49ers Michael Huff, DB, Texas: Can play cornerback or safety; 49ers need defensive help everywhere. 7. Oakland Raiders Vince Young, QB, Texas: Raiders hoping he's here; if so, he doesn't get past them. 8. Buffalo Bills Winston Justice, T, USC: A makeup pick for Mike Williams; Bills need help up front. 9. Detroit Lions Ernie Sims, LB, Florida State: Lions almost took Demarcus Ware last year; Sims' stock soaring since combine. 10. Arizona Cardinals Vernon Davis, TE, Maryland: Denny Green can't pass up offense; could be premier player. 11. St. Louis Rams Tye Hill, CB, Clemson: He's small but might be best pure cover corner in draft. 12. Cleveland Browns Haloti Ngata, DT, Oregon: At his age, Ted Washington won't last long; here's a perfect understudy. 13. Baltimore Ravens Jimmy Williams, DB, Va. Tech: Can play corner or safety, and Ravens need help at both positions. 14. Philadelphia Eagles Broderick Bunkley, DT, Florida State: Andy Reid can never have enough defensive linemen. 15. Denver Broncos (from Atlanta) Chad Jackson, WR, Florida: It's a reach, but Broncos must start addressing life after Rod Smith. 16. Miami Dolphins Marcus McNeill, T, Auburn: Now that Dolphins have franchise quarterback, they need to protect him. 17. Minnesota Vikings Jay Cutler, QB, Vanderbilt: Vikes hoped he would last; now they have their QB of the future. 18. Dallas Cowboys Donte Whitner, S, Ohio State: Fits a need; Cowboys in search of young partner for Roy Williams. 19. San Diego Chargers Eric Winston, T, Miami: Roman Oben might be finished; Chargers need to protect Philip Rivers. 20. Kansas City Chiefs Kamerion Wimbley, DE, Florida State: Never enough defense or pass rushers in Kansas City. 21. New England Patriots Laurence Maroney, RB, Minnesota: It's time to start thinking of life after Corey Dillon. 22. Denver Broncos (from Washington) Mathias Kiwanuka, DE, Boston College: Lost Trevor Pryce in free agency; can always use help on outside. 23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Antonio Cromartie, CB, Florida State: Injury makes him a risk, but he can sit and learn for a season. 24. Cincinnati Bengals Marcedes Lewis, TE, UCLA: Great athlete becomes another target for Carson Palmer. 25. N.Y. Giants Bobby Carpenter, LB, Ohio State: G-Men learned hard way you never have enough linebackers. 26. Chicago Bears Jonathan Joseph, CB, South Carolina: Bears looking for someone to complement Nathan Vasher. 27. Carolina Panthers LenDale White, RB, USC: Panthers lost Stephen Davis and unsure if DeShaun Foster can stay healthy. 28. Jacksonville Jaguars DeMeco Ryans, LB, Alabama: TE a possibility, too, but need to replace Akin Ayodele. 29. N.Y. Jets (from Denver) Nick Mangold, C, Ohio State: Lost Kevin Mawae; must start rebuilding offense line. 30. Indianapolis Colts DeAngelo Williams, RB, Memphis: Looking to replace Edgerrin James; UCLA's Maurice Drew a possibility. 31. Seattle Seahawks Jason Allen, DB, Tennessee: Seahawks made huge strides with defense; keep adding to it. 32. Pittsburgh Steelers Santonio Holmes, WR, Ohio State: Short at this position; looking to give Hines Ward help.