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NFL Mock Draft 2.0: Week 16 Brings Massive Trading

Nov 12, 2016; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies defensive lineman Myles Garrett (15) attempts to sack Mississippi Rebels quarterback Shea Patterson (20) during the second quarter at Kyle Field. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 12, 2016; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies defensive lineman Myles Garrett (15) attempts to sack Mississippi Rebels quarterback Shea Patterson (20) during the second quarter at Kyle Field. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports /
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Dec 28, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA; Miami Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya (15) attempts a pass against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the first half at Camping World Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 28, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA; Miami Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya (15) attempts a pass against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the first half at Camping World Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports /

Miami. Brad Kaaya. 43. player. 32. . QB

The Arizona Cardinals haven’t really done anything to develop someone who could eventually replace Carson Palmer at the quarterback position. With Bruce Arians as your head coach, what’s the harm in developing another young quarterback? It’s not for total lack of trying, but the Cardinals need to make the quarterback position a priority, at least in terms of getting someone to groom, and Kaaya could be the perfect option.

Many feel like Kaaya is making a bad decision leaving school early, and he may well be, but going to a situation like the one in Arizona is an ideal one for him. He would have the opportunity to sit and learn behind Palmer for however long, and eventually be a starting quarterback.

I like Kaaya’s upside at the next level, but he needs some time to develop his skills. This would be a good situation for him.

16. . CB. Ohio State. Marshon Lattimore. 44. player

I think that Marshon Lattimore could be a top-10 selection who slips quite a bit in this draft, and it all comes down to the impressive crop of cornerbacks this draft features. Ohio State can finally boast two top-50 corners in the draft, that’s unheard of, and both are ready to start from day one. Lattimore has potential, someone who can make plays from either the slot or the outside corner spot, and I am very impressed with his physical attributes.

No one should take away from his inexperience, as he realistically played in a special teams role as a redshirt freshman. He didn’t get real experience until this year, so it could either way be a mistake or a golden opportunity for him to prove his worth. No one is questioning Ronald Darby, he is probably the most talented defensive back they have, and it comes to him being a very man-on-man type of player.

The other corner, Stephon Gilmore, is probably having a very down year. Being able to find a competent replacement should outweigh them needing to get a quarterback or receiver. I know that whoever the Bills snag for their coaching search (my guess is on Anthony Lynn), they need to make good decisions with an already very talented team.