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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 3, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA; Virginia Tech Hokies tight end Bucky Hodges (7) works out prior to the ACC Championship college football game at Camping World Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 3, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA; Virginia Tech Hokies tight end Bucky Hodges (7) works out prior to the ACC Championship college football game at Camping World Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports /

47. player. 15. . TE. Virginia Tech. Bucky Hodges

With their second pick of the round, due to the Sean Payton trade with the Colts, the Saints find another weapon for an aging Drew Brees to rely on. Hodges is a tight end ironically in the same mold as former Saint Jimmy Graham. He possesses elite athleticism and is a dominating presence in the receiving game. He is a dynamic piece that presents a difficult matchup for any defense. With Hodges added to an offense already including Brandin Cooks and Michael Thomas, the sky is the limit.

Miami. David Njoku . 48. player. 45. . TE

Jake Butt tearing his ACL leaves the Broncos with a tough decision, but knowing they can get a threat on offense now for their young quarterbacks is just as important. In comes David Njoku, Miami’s star tight end.

Listed at 6’4, Njoku caught eight touchdowns this season from Brad Kaaya. Denver’s four tight ends combined for zero touchdown receptions, even after they made a deadline trade for one. Njoku becomes the safety blanket Denver quarterbacks have missed since Julius Thomas.