Tuck: 2013 NFL Mock Draft

My initial thoughts:

I’ve never seen so much debate on a draft board.  Guys can go top 5 in one mock, and outside the top 20 in another.

The Chiefs decision may hinge on whether or not they resign OT Branden Albert.

Health is a major concern for two of the best players in this draft.  Star Lotulelei and Jarvis Jones are almost impossible to project today.

I didn’t include a quarterback in the first round, but I’d expect all the teams picking in the late-20’s to get phone calls about moving down into the second round so that someone can move up to grab a quarterback or two.

And finally, a reminder that the draft is 7 rounds.  You don’t necessarily draft your biggest need in the first round, even though it looks to make sense in a mock draft.

2-27-13, Post Combine Mock Draft

1. Kansas City- DE Dion Jordan, Oregon

2. Jacksonville- LT Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M

3. Oakland- DT Sharrif Floyd, Florida

4. Philadelphia- CB Dee Milliner, Alabama

5. Detroit- DE Ezekial Ansah, BYU

6. Cleveland- DT Star Lotulelei, Utah

7. Arizona- LT Eric Fisher, Central Michigan

8. Buffalo- OLB Jarvis Jones, Georgia

9. New York Jets- OT Lane Johnson, Oklahoma

10. Tennesee- DE Bjoern Werner, FSU

11. San Diego- OG Chance Wormack, Alabama

12. Miami- CB Xavier Rhodes, FSU

13. Tampa Bay- TE Tyler Eiffert, Notre Dame

14. Carolina- DE Demontre Moore, Texas A&M

15. New Orleans- DT Sheldon Richardson, Missouri

16. St. Louis- WR Cordarelle Patterson, Tennessee

17. Pittsburgh- OLB Barkevious Mingo, LSU

18. Dallas- WR Tavon Austin, West Virginia

19. New York Giants- LB Manti Te’o, Notre Dame

20. Chicago- S Kenny Vaccaro, Texas

21. Cincinnati- RB Eddie Lacy, Alabama

22. St. Louis (from Washington)– DT Jessie Williams, Alabama

23. Minnesota- CB Desmond Trufant, Washington

24. Indianapolis- OG Jonathon Cooper, North Carolina

25. Seattle- DE Sam Montgomery, LSU

26. Green Bay- TE Zach Ertz, Stanford

27. Houston- CB Jonathon Banks, Mississippi State

28. Denver- LB Arthur Brown, Kansas State

29. New England- OT DJ Fluker, Alabama

30. Atlanta- DT Kawann Short, Purdue

31. San Francisco- DE Datone Jones, UCLA

32. Baltimore- S Matt Elam, Florida