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cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Posted on: April 24, 2008 1:15 pm
Edited on: April 25, 2008 10:46 pm
Here's my second mock draft, feel free to comment:

  1. Miami: OT Jake Long, Michigan
  2. St. Louis: DE Chris Long, Virginia
  3. Atlanta: QB Matt Ryan, Boston College
  4. Oakland: DT Glen Dorsey, LSU
  5. Kansas City: Ryan Clady, Boise State
  6. New York Jets: RB Darren McFadden, Arkansas
  7. New England -- from San Francisco: OLB Keith Rivers, USC
  8. Baltimore: DE Vernon Gholston, Ohio State
  9. Cincinnati: DT Sedrick Ellis, USCOT 
  10. New Orleans: CB Leodis McKelvin, Troy
  11. Buffalo: WR Devin Thomas, Michigan State
  12. Denver: OT Chris Williams, Vanderbilt
  13. Carolina: DE Derrick Harvey, Florida
  14. Chicago: OT Branden Albert, Virginia
  15. Detroit: RB Rashard Mendenhall, Illinois
  16. Arizona: CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Tennessee State
  17. Kansas City (from Minnesota): OT Jeff Otah, Pittsburgh
  18. Houston: CB Mike Jenkins, South Florida
  19. Philadelphia: CB Aqib Talib, Kansas
  20. Tampa Bay: WR DeSean Jackson, California
  21. Washington: WR Limas Sweed, Texas
  22. Dallas -- from Cleveland: RB Felix Jones, Arkansas
  23. Pittsburgh: DE Calais Campbell, Miami
  24. Tennessee: WR James Hardy, Indiana
  25. Seattle: DT Kentwan Balmer, North Carolina
  26. Jacksonville: DE Lawrence Jackson USC
  27. San Diego: RB Jonathan Stewart, Oregon
  28. Dallas Cowboys: WR Malcolm Kelly, Oklahoma
  29. San Francisco -- from Indianapolis: OT Gosder Cherilus, Boston College
  30. Green Bay: CB Brandon Flowers, Virginia Tech
  31. New York Giants: S Kenny Phillips, Miami
I edited it at 2:45 pm after rethinking needs and priorities.

Trade Rumors:
  • Saints thinking of trading into top seven to get Sedrick Ellis or Glenn Dorsey.
  • Giants shopping Jeremy Shockey to move up in first round. Saints and Seahawks are interested in him.
  • Jason Taylor being shopped by the Dolphins for a first-round pick. However, he does not have the net-worth of Jared Allen, who was traded to the Vikings for a first-rounder and a pair of third-rounders. Don't expect more than that for Taylor if a deal goes through.
  • Expect a lot of moving down and waiving during and after the draft so that teams can save cap room for the new rookies. A good example is the Jets, who waived four players yesterday, including CB Manny Collins, to open up cap rooms.

Since: Feb 22, 2007
Posted on: May 23, 2008 4:45 am

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

you know your football...nice  draft, hope to talk to ya sometime

Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: April 25, 2008 8:45 pm

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Nice job...once again.

Take a look at my two round mock draft I just posted...5's are always welcome...

Since: Jan 4, 2008
Posted on: April 25, 2008 4:26 pm

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

By the by.... I heard that the Giants really like Brian Brohm at the bottom of the first round..... 

Since: Jan 4, 2008
Posted on: April 25, 2008 4:22 pm

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

You change your mock and still have the Jags picking a o-lineman?

Since: Feb 13, 2008
Posted on: April 25, 2008 2:26 pm

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Word out of Oakland is that Al Davis wants McFadden. Enough said.

Since: Feb 18, 2008
Posted on: April 25, 2008 11:57 am

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

your right Dave. Justin Fargas, Lamont Jordan and Dominic Rhodes are all capable backs. Why would they draft one? Howie Jr will be the  Raiders first pick. at least he should be.

Since: Nov 12, 2006
Posted on: April 25, 2008 11:23 am

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

85% of the Raider Nation would be livid if my beloved Raiders were to pick Darren McFadden.  We do not need a running back.  I have a hard time believing that they would choose McFadden over Chris Long.

Since: Mar 11, 2008
Posted on: April 25, 2008 11:17 am

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Great Draft Collegegrl!   Regarding the trade rumors;   As a life long Giants fan I would love to see them move up in the draft via a Shockey trade. I’ve never cared for Shockey but did respect his skills.   I believe that not only did Kevin Boss fill Shockey’s shoes while he was on the IR, but showed that he was a better all around TE and Team player.   Although Shockey’s intensity could inspire the Giants at times during the game, his attitude did just as much, if not more, to motivate the opposition.   As much as I would like to see the scenario play out, I simply do not see any team giving up a number 1 pick for Shockey.   If the Giants were able to move up, I assume it would change their pick of S Kenny Phillips. As Phillips is the highest projected S in your draft, do you thing they would go after a higher regarded CB if say they ended up with the Saints #10 pick? Who would you want to see them go after?

Since: Feb 13, 2008
Posted on: April 25, 2008 10:36 am

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

WS, if Long is taken #2 overall, I suspect that the Falcons will take Dorsey because their head coach is a former defensive coordinator. However, with the experience they have at Defensive End (and the Depth), they will not take Long, who will then slide past the Raiders, who are favoring McFadden according to some inside sources familiar with the situation in Oakland. The Chiefs, forced to decide, will either replace Jared Allen with Chris Long or go with a OT at #5 overall. However, I think it is likely that they will address the DE need first and then go with a Tackle in the first or second round of the draft. They also have a couple of new third-rounders from the Vikings, so they may take one there as well. They have a lot of depth in terms of draft picks, so they can address a lot of needs as well.

Since: Jan 26, 2008
Posted on: April 25, 2008 9:55 am

cg's 2008 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

I think Darren McFadden and Glenn Dorsey are the best talent in this year's NFL draft. I couldn't see Atlanta passing over Dorsey especially since Atlanta's new head coach is a defensive minded coach.

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