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2010 NFL Draft - Mock Draft Jan. 30
Ndamukong Suh, Gerald McCoy, & Eric Berry
Ndamukong Suh, Gerald McCoy, & Eric Berry
CollegeFootballNews.com
Posted Jan 29, 2010


Which players are the best fits for each NFL team? What are the main needs that need to be filled? From a college perspective, here are the top 32 prospects, where they're likely to go, and what fits would work best for each first round spot in the initial 2010 CFN Mock Draft.

2010 NFL Draft

Mock Draft No. 1


By Pete Fiutak 

2010 NFL Draft Prospect Rankings
- Top 100 | QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | Cs | OTs | OGs 
- DEs | DTs | ILBs | OLBs | Ss | CBs | Ks & Ps 

The Senior Bowl evaluations haven't been totally absorbed and the Combine is still a month away, but that doesn't mean that teams aren't already putting together their initial thoughts on the first round and their needs. Here's what each NFL team needs and the players who would be the best fits in their respective spots. 

1. St. Louis Rams (1-15)

Biggest Needs: 1) QB, 2) DT, 3) WR
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Ndamukong Suh, DT Nebraska; Gerald McCoy, DT Oklahoma, Sam Bradford, QB Oklahoma
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: DT Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska

2. Detroit Lions (2-14)
Biggest Needs: 1) RB, 2) CB, 3) DT
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Gerald McCoy, DT Oklahoma; Eric Berry, S Tennessee, Jonathan Dwyer, RB Georgia Tech
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: DT Gerald McCoy, Oklahoma

3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-13)
Biggest Needs: 1) DE, 2) S, 3) DT
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Eric Berry, S Tennessee; Derrick Morgan, DE Georgia Tech; Joe Haden, CB Florida
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: S Eric Berry, Tennessee

4. Washington Redskins (4-12)
Biggest Needs: 1) RB, 2) QB, 3) OT
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Sam Bradford, QB Oklahoma; Russell Okung, OT Oklahoma State; Jonathan Dwyer, RB Georgia Tech
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: QB Sam Bradford, Oklahoma

5. Kansas City Chiefs (4-12)
Biggest Needs: 1) OT, 2) S, 3) LB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Russell Okung, OT Oklahoma State; Taylor Mays, SUSC; Trent Williams, OT Oklahoma
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: OT Russell Okung, Oklahoma State

6. Seattle Seahawks (5-11)
Biggest Needs: 1) RB, 2) OT, 3) DE
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Trent Williams, OT Oklahoma; Jonathan Dwyer, RB Georgia Tech; Anthony Davis, OT Rutgers
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: OT Anthony Davis, Rutgers

7. Cleveland Browns (5-11)
Biggest Needs: 1) QB, 2) WR, 3) S
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Dez Bryant, WR Oklahoma State; Taylor Mays, S USC; Derrick Morgan, DE Georgia Tech
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: WR Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State

8. Oakland Raiders (5-11)
Biggest Needs: 1) QB, 2) OT, 3) LB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Derrick Morgan, DE Georgia Tech; Trent Williams, OT Oklahoma; Jimmy Clausen, QB Notre Dame
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: QB Jimmy Clausen, Notre Dame

9. Buffalo Bills (6-10)
Biggest Needs: 1) QB, 2) DT, 3) OT
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Trent Williams, OT Oklahoma; Dan LeFevour, QB Central Michigan; Joe Haden, CB Florida
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: OT Trent Williams, Oklahoma

10. Jacksonville Jaguars (7-9)
Biggest Needs: 1) QB, 2) DE, 3) S
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Derrick Morgan, DE Georgia Tech; Joe Haden, CB Florida; Taylor Mays, S USC
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: DE Derrick Morgan, Georgia Tech

11. Denver Broncos (7-9)
Biggest Needs: 1) QB, 2) WR, 3) DE
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Joe Haden, CB Florida; Trent Williams, OT Oklahoma; Mike Iupati, G Idaho
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: DE Carlos Dunlap, Florida

12. Miami Dolphins (7-9)
Biggest Needs: 1) WR, 2) LB, 3) DT
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Rolando McClain, LB Alabama; Joe Haden, CB Florida; Brandon Spikes, LB Florida
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: ILB Rolando McClain, Alabama

13. San Francisco 49ers (8-8)
Biggest Needs: 1) CB, 2) OT, 3) LB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Joe Haden, CB Florida; Sergio Kindle, LB Penn State; Navorro Bowman, LB Penn State
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: CB Joe Haden, Florida
14. Seattle Seahawks (5-11)
Biggest Needs: 1) RB, 2) OT, 3) DE
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Jonathan Dwyer, RB Georgia Tech; C.J. Spiller, RB Clemson; Sergio Kindle, DE/LB Texas
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: RB C.J. Spiller, Clemson

15. NY Giants (8-8)
Biggest Needs: 1) DT, 2) LB, 3) S
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Navorro Bowman, LB Penn State; Taylor Mays, S USC; Earl Thomas, S Texas
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: OLB Sergio Kindle, Texas

16. San Francisco 49ers (8-8)
Biggest Needs: 1) CB, 2) OT, 3) LB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Kyle Wilson, CB Boise State; Earl Thomas, S Texas; Navorro Bowman, LB Penn State
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: CB Kyle Wilson, Boise State

17. Tennessee Titans (8-8)
Biggest Needs: 1) WR, 2) DE, 3) LB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Jason Pierre-Paul, DE South Florida; Navorro Bowman, LB Penn State; Brandon Spikes, LB Florida
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: DE Jason Pierre-Paul, South Florida

18. Pittsburgh Steelers (9-7)
Biggest Needs: 1) DT, 2) OT, 3) CB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Mike Iupati, OG Idaho; Earl Thomas, S/CB Texas; Bryan Bulaga, OT Iowa;
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: CB Patrick Robinson, Florida State

19. Atlanta Falcons (9-7)
Biggest Needs: 1) CB, 2) DE, 3) OG
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Earl Thomas, S/CB Texas; Greg Hardy, DE Ole Miss; Mike Iupati, OG Idaho
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: S/CB Earl Thomas, Texas

20. Houston Texans (9-7)
Biggest Needs: 1) RB, 2) DT, 3) CB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Jonathan Dwyer, RB Georgia Tech; Dan Williams, DT Tennessee; Jahvid Best, RB California
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: RB Jonathan Dwyer, Georgia Tech

21. Cincinnati Bengals (10-6)
Biggest Needs: 1) WR, 2) OT, 3) LB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Navorro Bowman, LB Penn State; Ricky Sapp, LB/DE Clemson; Jerry Hughes, LB/DE TCU
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: OLB Navorro Bowman, Penn State

22. New England Patriots (10-6)
Biggest Needs: 1) LB, 2) WR, 3) CB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Ricky Sapp, LB/DE Clemson; Brandon Spikes, LB Florida; Golden Tate, WR Notre Dame
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: OLB Ricky Sapp, Clemson

23. Green Bay Packers (11-5)
Biggest Needs: 1) OT, 2) LB, 3) DB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Mike Iupati, OG Idaho; Jerry Hughes, DE/LB TCU; Taylor Mays, S USC
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: S Taylor Mays, USC

24. Philadelphia Eagles (11-5)
Biggest Needs: 1) DE, 2) S, 3) RB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Jerry Hughes, DE/LB TCU; Greg Hardy, DE Ole Miss; Jahvid Best, RB California
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: DE/OLB Jerry Hughes, TCU

25. Baltimore Ravens (9-7)
Biggest Needs: 1) WR, 2) CB, 3) S
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Golden Tate, WR Notre Dame; Jermaine Gresham, TE Oklahoma; Rob Gronkowski, TE Arizona
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: WR Golden Tate, Notre Dame

26. Arizona Cardinals (10-6)
Biggest Needs: 1) QB, 2. LB, 3) DT
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Dan Williams, DT Tennessee; Brian Price, DT UCLA; Arthur Jones, DT Syracuse
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: DT Brian Price, UCLA

27. Dallas Cowboys (11-5)
Biggest Needs: 1) OT, 2) S, 3) DE
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Bruce Campbell, OT Maryland; Bryan Bulaga, OT Iowa; Greg Hardy, DE Ole Miss
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: OT Bruce Campbell, Maryland

28. San Diego Chargers (11-5)
Biggest Needs: 1) RB, 2) DE, 3) DT
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Ryan Mathews, RB Fresno State; Jahvid Best, RB California; Greg Hardy, DE Ole Miss
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: RB Ryan Mathews, Fresno State

29. NY Jets (9-7)
Biggest Needs: 1) WR, 2) OT, 3) CB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Arrelious Benn, WR Illinois; Bryan Bulaga, OT Iowa; Everson Griffin, DE USC
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here:  WR Arrelious Benn, Illinois

30. Minnesota Vikings (12-4)
Biggest Needs: 1) QB, 2) CB, 3) S
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Chad Jones, S LSU; Donovan Warren, S Michigan; Brandon Spikes, LB Florida
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: OG Mike Iupati, Idaho

31. New Orleans Saints (13-3)
Biggest Needs: 1) LB, 2) DT, 3) S
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Brandon Spikes, LB Florida; Dan Williams, DT Tennessee; Arthur Jones, DT Syracuse
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: DT Dan Williams, Tennessee

32. Indianapolis Colts (14-2)
Biggest Needs: 1) OT, 2) DT, 3) QB
3 Players To Consider At This Spot: Arthur Jones, DT Syracuse; Jared Odrick, DT Penn State; Terrence Cody, DT Alabama
The Player That Will Likely Be Taken Here: DT Jared Odrick, Penn State