#33 – Houston Texans – Louis Nix – DT – Notre Dame
Louis Nix is the best defender left on the board and is an ideal fit for the Houston Texans 3-4 defense. He will help them shut down the run.
#34 – Washington Redskins – Ryan Shazier – OLB – Ohio State
The new head coach of the Washington Redskins starts off very lucky when he lands speedy vacuum tackler Ryan Shazier with his first pick.
#35 – Cleveland Browns – Cyril Richardson – G – Baylor
The offensive overhaul continues. Manziel does his best when having good protection. Cyril Richardson will give the Cleveland Browns a presence at guard.
#36 – Oakland Raiders – Brett Hundley – QB – UCLA
They were bound to take a quarterback at some point and the Oakland Raiders should know all about Brett Hundley. Big, athletic and advanced in his mechanics, he has big upside.
#37 – Atlanta Falcons – Kony Ealy – DE – Missouri
Needing a pass rusher in the worst way, the Atlanta Falcons get lucky by land the deceptively dynamic Kony Ealy who is a good fit for their system.
#38 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Scott Crichton – DE – Oregon State
Lovie Smith is a defensive coach and like any of the type he needs pass rushers. Scott Crichton is a perfect fit for his Tampa 2 scheme and is a relentless worker who sets the tone.
#39 – Jacksonville Jaguars – Aaron Donald – DT – Pitt
Edge rushers are nice but a smart defensive coach understands interior pass rushers are even better. Aaron Donald is undersized by he plays like a cannon ball off the snap.
#40 – Minnesota Vikings – Zack Martin – G – Notre Dame
Adrian Peterson is still the focal point of the Minnesota Vikings offense, so they have to make sure he has good lane. Zack Martin is physical, smart and consistent.
#41 – Buffalo Bills – Jason Verrett – CB – TCU
Corner isn’t their biggest need but the Buffalo Bills can’t pass on Jason Verrett. He is an athletic, instinctive corner who plays good press coverage and can take away the ball.
#42 – Tennessee Titans – Brett Smith – QB – Wyoming
Jake Locker is put on notice. A late riser in the 2014 NFL mock draft, Brett Smith is a dedicated worker with a good frame, arm and highly underrated mobility.
#43 – New York Giants – Gabe Jackson – G – Mississippi State
Interior blocking became a major issue for the New York Giants and contributed to their running woes. Gabe Jackson plays nasty and has the power to fix that problem.
#44 – St. Louis Rams – Jordan Matthews – WR – Vanderbilt
With Tavon Austin providing the speed, the St. Louis Rams could use a possession guy. Jordan Matthews is big, intelligent and boasts excellent hands to bring in tough catches.
#45 – Detroit Lions – Odell Beckham Jr. – WR – LSU
Versatility is king in the pros and the Detroit Lions need somebody to take heat off Megatron. Odell Beckham Jr. can do that and also offer help in the return game.
#46 – Pittsburgh Steelers – Bradley Roby – CB – Ohio State
Having bolstered their offensive line, the Pittsburgh Steelers look to assist their pass coverage. Bradley Roby is a highly athletic corner who plays well in press.
#47 – Dallas Cowboys – Deone Buccannon – SS – Washington State
The defensive line got an upgrade for the Dallas Cowboys. Safety is next. Deone Buccannon is a fierce hitter with a long frame and good speed and instincts.
#48 – Baltimore Ravens – Antonio Richardson – OT – Tennessee
Joe Flacco needs better pass protection to get the Baltimore Ravens back to the playoffs. Antonio Richardson is a big, physical tackle from Tennessee who can stonewall pass rushers.
#49 – New York Jets – DeVante Parker – WR – Louisville
The offensive continues to get infused with weaponry. This time the New York Jets land DeVante Parker; a big and deceptively fast receiver out of Louisville with reliable hands.
#50 – Miami Dolphins – Xavier Su’a-Filo – G – UCLA
Ryan Tannehill gets more help up front. This time the Miami Dolphins look to the interior. Xavier Su’a-Filo is a quick, athletic guard with good technique who is rarely caught flat footed.
#51 – Chicago Bears – LaMarcus Joyner – S – Florida State
Playmakers make plays. Scouts won’t be able to ignore the fact LaMarcus Joyner is 5’8″. They also can’t ignore his bevy of impact plays such as sacks and interceptions for FloridaState. Neither will the Chicago Bears.
#52 – Arizona Cardinals – Ka’Deem Carey – RB – Arizona
Running back is a underrated need for the Arizona Cardinals with Rashard Mendenhall not earning his pay. Ka’Deem Carey is a workhorse who does everything well.
#53 – Green Bay Packers – Michael Sam – OLB – Missouri
Getting another linebacker who can disrupt protection would be very helpful for the Green Bay Packers. Michael Sam has the athleticism and production to provide it.
#54 – San Diego Chargers – La’el Collins – OT – LSU
Philip Rivers has made do very well with the protection he has but the San Diego Chargers could use more help. La’el Collins is a tackle at LSU and has the size and strength to move inside to guard.
#55 – Philadelphia Eagles – Davante Adams – WR – Fresno State
Wide receiver may not seem like a big but Chip Kelly is smart enough to know there can never be enough weapons for the Philadelphia Eagles. Davante Adams has all the traits of a starter from size to good speed.
#56 – Cincinnati Bengals – Kyle Fuller – CB – Virginia Tech
The secondary continues to get a makeover for the Cincinnati Bengals. Kyle Fuller is a big, physical corner who plays the run well and maintains the athleticism to stick in coverage.
#57 – Indianapolis Colts – Donte Moncrief – WR – Ole Miss
Things went awry for the Indianapolis Colts after Reggie Wayne went down. They could really use another target for Andrew Luck. Donte Moncrief is big, quick and makes the tough catches look easy.
#58 – New Orleans Saints – Loucheiz Purifoy – CB – Florida
Rob Ryan loves big, athletic corners and he won’t regret having Loucheiz Purifoy. The Florida product has elite speed and the ability to cover anybody.
#59 – San Francisco 49ers (from KC) – Paul Richardson – WR – Colorado
Adding to their skill positions on offense can’t hurt for the 49ers, and Paul Richardson is a very good player out of Colorado with the size and speed to make defenses pay.
#60 – San Francisco 49ers – Marcus Roberson – CB – Florida
He’s not the physical type, but if San Francisco needs somebody in coverage who is reliable, that is Florida cornerback Marcus Roberson.
#61 – Carolina Panthers – Tre Mason – RB – Auburn
DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart are facing age and injury issues. The Carolina Panther work best with a good run game. Tre Mason is a low-to-the-ground runner with good speed and power and for his size.
#62 – New England Patriots – Will Sutton – DT – Arizona State
Defensive tackle is an area the Patriots have to work on and they will be surprised to find Will Sutton still on the board. He is very quick and explosive with the ability to rush the passer or file down the line to stop the run.
#63 – Seattle Seahawks – Jarvis Landry – WR – LSU
Steady, dependable, and boasting good size and hands are what makes Jarvis Landry very appealing a receiver-needy team like the Seattle Seahawks.
#64 – Denver Broncos – E.J. Gaines – CB – Missouri
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is a free agent and Champ Bailey is too old. The Denver Broncos need help at corner. E.J. Gaines isn’t the biggest but he is good in coverage and boasts the athleticism and toughness to play the run.