Version 1.1 updated on 18th April (including the PHI-BUF trade for Jason Peters)
1. Detroit Lions – QB Matthew Stafford
The obvious pick if his agents says "Yes" to realistic account numbers. Why? Name a good one up in Detroit since Scott Mitchell aired it out to Hermann Moore and Brett Perriman. f
2. Denver Broncos – QB Mark Sanchez (Trade)
Update: We took some heat from Ickey (see below) for this pick but the Redskins are also in play and the Jets are also rumored to have interest in the surfer boy from Cal. So who gambles and moves as far up to secure his services for sure!!! Denver will…
This pick belonges to my beloved RAMS so what can I hope for: Trade out of this position! Fearless prediction has Denver trading its two number 1 picks for the 2nd overall pick in the 2009 draft. Denver fills the hole left due to the Jay Cutler trade and selects the next QB of its future. The Rams are able to add quality depth with the 12th and 18th overall picks and the deal will come through because the Rams will bite without an additional 3rd round pick from Denver.
Comment by Ickey:Dear Moose, I like your mock draft, BUT: The Broncos trading up to the number 2 spot is pure wishful thinking! If they want Sanchez, they’ll find plenty of teams drafting between, say, 5 and 8 and more than willing to trade down. Sanchez should still be available there, and they won’t have to pay him crazy money if they draft him there. What say you?
3. Kansas City Chiefs – LB Aaron Curry
In my opinion that’s simply the best player in the draft and the Chiefs will take him. LT is not a possibility with Brandon Albert in place so go for D and a rare athlete and good character guy.