Ken Zalis' Final Mock First-round NFL Draft

Posted on May 07, 2014 by Ken Zalis

On the eve of the 2014 NFL Draft, here is a look at which first-round selections I think teams will make. These are not the picks I would make if I were in each team's shoes, but a look into how the draft may unfold. For predicted trades, I've listed team names in bold.

1. Houston Texans: Jadeveon Clowney (DE, South Carolina)

2. St. Louis Rams (from Washington Redskins): Greg Robinson (OT, Auburn)

3. Jacksonville Jaguars: Sammy Watkins (WR, Clemson)

4. Detroit Lions (from Cleveland Browns -- trade): Mike Evans (WR, Texas A&M)

5. Oakland Raiders: Khalil Mack (OLB, Buffalo)

6. Atlanta Falcons: Taylor Lewan (OT, Michigan)

7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Johnny Manziel (QB, Texas A&M)

8. Minnesota Vikings: Aaron Donald (DT, Pittsburgh)

9. Buffalo Bills: Jake Matthews (OT, Texas A&M)

10. Cleveland Browns (from Detroit Lions -- trade): Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (FS, Alabama)

11. Tennessee Titans: Anthony Barr (OLB, UCLA)

12. New York Giants: Zack Martin (OT, Notre Dame)

13. St. Louis Rams: Calvin Pryor (FS, Louisville)

14. Chicago Bears: Kyle Fuller (CB, Virginia Tech)

15. Pittsburgh Steelers: Darqueze Dennard (CB, Michigan State)

16. Dallas Cowboys: Justin Gilbert (CB, Oklahoma State)

17. Philadelphia Eagles (from Baltimore Ravens -- trade): Odell Beckham Jr. (WR, LSU)

18. New York Jets: Brandin Cooks (WR, Oregon State)

19. Miami Dolphins: Ja'Wuan James (OT, Tennessee)

20. New England Patriots (from Arizona Cardinals -- trade): Eric Ebron (TE, North Carolina)

21. Green Bay Packers: C.J. Mosley (ILB, Alabama)

22. Baltimore Ravens (from Philadelphia Eagles -- trade): Morgan Moses (OT, Virginia)

23. Kansas City Chiefs: Marqise Lee (WR, Southern California)

24. Cincinnati Bengals: Jason Verrett (CB, TCU)

25. San Diego Chargers: Ryan Shazier (OLB, Ohio State)

26. Cleveland Browns (from Indianapolis Colts): Teddy Bridgewater (QB, Louisville)

27. New Orleans Saints: Marcus Martin (G/C, Southern California)

28. Carolina Panthers: Joel Bitonio (OT, Nevada)

29. Arizona Cardinals (from New England Patriots -- trade): Blake Bortles (QB, UCF)

30. San Francisco 49ers: Cody Latimer (WR, Indiana)

31. Denver Broncos: RaShede Hageman (DT, Minnesota)

32. Jacksonville Jaguars (from Seattle Seahawks -- trade): Derek Carr (QB, Fresno State)

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