2015 NFL Mock Draft: Marcus Mariota Falls Out Of Top Five

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Jan 1, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) runs the ball during the first quarter of the 2015 Sugar Bowl against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

11. Minnesota Vikings

player. 60. The Vikings have a plethora of young talent with which to work, but Cordarrelle Patterson as the #1 WR option isn’t working out and Teddy Bridgewater needs someone to be just that. Cooper is one of the more pro-ready receivers you will see, and he could be an early candidate for rookie of the year in this situation.. Wide Receiver. Alabama. Amari Cooper. 11

12. Cleveland Browns

Brandon Scherff. 12. player. 53. The Browns nailed in this past year by drafting Joel Bitonio in the second round, and their offensive line rebuild is nearly complete. Scherff is a strong, athletic player who can play either tackle or guart and be an immediate starter for Cleveland.. Offensive Tackle. Iowa

13. New Orleans Saints

Linebacker. Clemson. Vic Beasley. 13. player. 15. The Saints looking at the best defender available here get a guy in Vic Beasley who is one of the fastest players off the ball you’ll see. He knows how to get to the quarterback, and having that will be a huge boost to a Saints defense that doesn’t really have that star pass rusher.

14. Miami Dolphins

14. player. 59. The Dolphins have some aging defensive tackles and Goldman is a big body who is one of the hottest names in NFL Draft circles right now. He would be a nice upgrade on the defensive interior for Miami with his size and quickness.. Defensive Tackle. Florida State. Eddie Goldman

15. San Francisco 49ers

42. The 49ers seem to be in the market for a big, possession receiver who can take over for Anquan Boldin once his time in the league is up, and Parker fits the bill. He’s got good size, the ability to beat you deep, and has the look of a future star in the league.. Wide Receiver. Louisville. DeVante Parker. 15. player

16. Houston Texans

Melvin Gordon. 16. player. 10. With their current QB situation, the Texans are going to have to run the ball a lot and a guy like Melvin Gordon can come in and pair with Arian Foster to give them an absolutely deadly combination at that position. Gordon has speed and a killer instinct, and with Foster’s injury history, this type of pick wouldn’t surprise me.. Running Back. Wisconsin

17. San Diego Chargers

13. The Chargers have to stop fiddling around with guys like Ryan Mathews, Branden Oliver, Donald Brown, and Ronnie Brown. They need just a stud back who can carry the load when they need to control some clock or Philip Rivers just isn’t getting it done. I love Gurley’s potential and think he might be the best back in this year’s draft.. Running Back. Georgia. Todd Gurley. 17. player

18. Kansas City Chiefs

West Virginia. Kevin White. 18. player. 124. The Chiefs’ wide receivers are terrible, so getting someone at this stage like Kevin White is a huge coup for them. He’s reminded me at times of Larry Fitzgerald with the way he runs after the catch and uses his body in the red zone.. Wide Receiver

19. Cleveland Browns (via Buffalo Bills)

Danny Shelton. 19. player. 53. The Browns were terrible at stopping the run in 2014, so getting a stud like Danny Shelton on the defensive interior is phenomenal for them at this point, especially having already bolstered the offensive line. Shelton was part of one of the best defensive front sevens in the nation this past year.. Defensive Tackle. Washington

20. Philadelphia Eagles

Trae Waynes. 20. player. 54. The Eagles need help at cornerback, plain and simple. They’ve been awful defending the pass especially from the cornerback position, so getting arguably the best corner in this draft here is solid for Philly.. Cornerback. Michigan State

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