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2017 KTNV NFL Mock Draft: Who will your favorite team select?

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Apr 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-27 16:41:14-04

It's NFL Draft day and we've put together our own KTNV mock draft to predict who your favorite teams will select in tonight's first round. 

 

1. Cleveland -  Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M

Myles Garrett is the prototypical pass rusher teams dream about and the type of player even the Browns can't pass up. He projects as disruptive as Oakland's Mack, Denver's Miller, and Houston's Clowney. 

 

2. San Francisco - Jamal Adams, FS, LSU

Jamal Adams can be the leader on the back end of the defense and the Niners need solid leaders during this rebuilding process. 

 

3. Chicago - Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford

Thomas jumped up the boards during the draft process, which is always scary, but the Bears are desperate for talented players and any Chicago fan will tell you that for their team it always starts on defense. 

 

4. Jacksonville - Jonathan Allen, DT, Alabama

Jacksonville continues to build their team through the trenches.  Last year the team spent their first five draft picks on defense and this year will be more of the same. 

 

5. Cleveland trades with Tennessee (via Rams) - Mitchell Trubisky, QB, UNC

The Browns pass on Trubisky with their first pick but they move their plethora of picks to jump seven spots and take their QB of the future. Trubisky is unproven, but the Browns are banking on maxing out his potential.  

 

6. New York Jets - Malik Hooker, FS, OSU

The New York Jets have one of the best defensive lines in the NFL but they are hurting for playmakers in the secondary. Hooker immediately fills that need. 

 

7. Los Angeles Chargers - Marshon Lattimore, CB, OSU

Back-to-back Ohio State players? That's right, Lattimore provides the L.A. Chargers (that still sounds odd) with a lockdown corner to compliment their young pass rushers. 

 

8. Carolina - Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU

Leonard Fournette was arguably the most impressive college running back the past two seasons, but injury concerns worry some teams. Those same concerns caused Adrian Peterson to slip in the draft when he came out of Oklahoma... How did that workout? 

 

9. Cincinnati - Hasson Reddick, LB, BC

If this was the movie Draft Day Hasson Reddick would be chosen with the #1 overall pick. He has the all the attributes of Patrick Willis and Luke Kuechly, two All-Pro linebackers chosen around this spot in their respective drafts. 

 

10. Buffalo - Mike Williams, WR, Clemson

We all know that Buffalo has Sammy Watkins but he's not enough. Atlanta proved what happens when you can spread the Patriots out and make them guard multiple offensive weapons, so you can expect the Bills to add to their list of playmakers. 

 

11. New Orleans - Marlon Humphrey, CB, Alabama

Humphrey has been a man amongst boys since he stepped on the field as a freshman at Alabama, the Saints had the worst pass defense in the NFL last season, it's a match made in heaven. 

 

12. Tennessee trades with Cleveland (via Eagles) - O.J. Howard, TE, Alabama

The Titan trade back from the #5 spot, add the Brown's 2nd round pick and next year's first round pick and still pick up one of the best athletes in the draft. Howard was under utilized as a pass catcher at Alabama and QB Marcus Mariota will love to help him show those skills at the next level. 

 

13. Arizona - Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson

The Cardinals get a gem in Deshaun Watson. He will sit for a year or two behind Carson Palmer and learn the intricacies of the NFL. Watson will solidify the team for over a decade and possibly be considered the steal of the draft. 

 

14. Indianapolis - Jabrill Peppers, SS, Michigan

The Colts have hired respected scout Chris Ballard as General Manager and he's made a committed effort to fixing their defense. Peppers is the most versatile player in the draft and a true playmaker. He will remind many people of a former Colts safety, Bob Sanders. 

 

15. Philadelphia (via Vikings) - Christian McCaffery, RB, Stanford

I'll pause for Eagles fans to get their cheers out... 

Christian McCaffery is a top-5 talent but drops due to the lack of value of the running back position. Eagles HC Doug Pederson will use McCaffery similar to how he used Jamal Charles in Kansas City. 

 

16. Baltimore - Cam Robinson, OT, Alabama

The Ravens love drafting Alabama players and Cam Robinson has the ability to play either offensive tackle spot for the Ravens. 

 

17. Washington - Charles Harris, DE, Missouri

Washington is in an awkward spot because they don't have many needs but they also don't have many All-Pro players. A team can never go wrong selecting the best available player and in this case, it's Charles Harris. 

 

18. Tennessee - Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee 

The Titans nab an undersized defensive end in Derek Barnett and in turn get one of the bets pure pass rusher in this draft class. In the mold of Dwight Freeney and Brandon Graham, Barnett just knows how to get to the QB and he will fit right in on the Titans d-line. 

 

19. Tampa Bay - John Ross, WR, Washington

The Bucs could use defensive starters but drafting Jameis Winston playmakers will always be priority #1, so the Bucs get him the fastest man to ever run at the NFL combine. Ross' deep speed compliments the possession skills of Mike Evans. 

 

20. Denver - Garrett Bolles, OT, Utah

The Denver Broncos still need a quarterback, don't be surprised to see them reach out to Jay Cutler, so their priority is drafting someone to keep their future QB upright. Bolles is the best true left tackle in the draft and can help sure up an oft-injured Broncos offensive line. 

 

21. Detroit - Jarrad Davis, LB, Florida

The Detroit Lions will be fine offensively for as long as Matthew Stafford is allowed to wing the ball around the field. They opt to add a fast linebacker in Davis to their defense and try to limit other teams from scoring. 

 

22. Miami - Kevin King, CB, Washington 

Miami is a team that has many needs but no true glaring hole. Ryan Tannehill is still their QB of the future, for now, so they have to go for the best player available. King has been shooting up draft boards and the Dolphins need to gamble on a shutdown corner if they ever hope to compete in their division. 

 

23. New York Giants - David Njoku, TE, Miami

The New York Giants spent a ton of money on defense the past two offseasons, so naturally, they try to reinvigorate their offense in this draft. Njoku is a freak athlete and when paired with OBJ, Marshall, and Shepard will give defensive coordinators nightmares. 

 

24. Oakland - Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

The Oakland Raiders have never been scared to take a chance on a talented player after a few character concerns. Foster has made some mistakes during the draft process but Nick Saban vouches for him as a player and that's enough for most GMs. 

 

25. Houston - Patrick Mahomes II, QB, Texas Tech

The Houston Texans are in quarterback limbo. Their team is good enough at every other position to compete for a Super Bowl but they are missing a signal caller. They draft their QB of the future here and ride the arm of a veteran until he is ready. 

 

26. Seattle - Quincy Wilson, CB, Florida

The Seattle Seahawks spent most of the offseason discussing rumors of a Richard Sherman trade and often where there's smoke, there's fire. Wilson gives the Seahawks another big body defensive back to play alongside Sherman this season and become an eventual replacement for the All-Pro. 

 

27. Kansas City - Dalvin Cook, RB, FSU

Kansas City lost Jamal Charles this offseason, no problem. Dalvin Cook will instantly remind Chiefs fans of Charles and give Andy 

Reid the diverse running back that he needs for his offense to flourish. 

 

28. Dallas - T.J. Watt, LB, Wisconsin

This is a little high for T.J. Watt but the Cowboys need OLB pass rushers and the pedigree is apparent. 

 

29. Green Bay - Adoree Jackson, CB/KR, USC

Adoree Jackson would be worth a first round pick solely on his kickoff and punt return potential (ex. Devin Hester's impact on the Bears) but he also adds the skills of an elite level cornerback. It shouldn't surprise anyone if Jackson is the best defensive back from this draft after 5 seasons. 

 

30. Pittsburgh - Corey Davis, WR, Western Michigan

The Steelers had to deal with a lot of Ben Roethlisberger retirement talk. Don't let that scare you into thinking the team has to reach for a first round quarterback. 

 

31. Atlanta - Forrest Lamp, G/C, Western Kentucky 

The Atlanta Falcons are going to be better in 2017 because they are going to be healthier. They made their Super Bowl run with a few key starters on injured reserve, so this pick is more about adding depth. They do that by selecting the best available interior offensive lineman to boost their already dangerous running game. 

 

32. New Orleans (via New England) - Zach Cunningham, LB, Vanderbilt

The Saints need defense, defense, defense. They use this pick to add a tackling machine in Cunningham to the interior of their defense.