Rugby Heads 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Post NFL Combine Edition

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With the NFL Combine ending back on Tuesday, it’s time for a brand new mock draft. Enjoy!

Jadeveon Clowney is the clearly the most talented prospect this year.
Jadeveon Clowney is the clearly the most talented prospect this year.

1. Houston Texans (2-14) – Jadeveon Clowney, Defensive End, South Carolina: Nothing changes here. Clowney showed during the combine that he is the most talented player in this year’s draft. Houston has to draft Clowney with the No. 1 overall selection this year.

2. St. Louis Rams (7-9) via trade from Washington Redskins – Greg Robinson, Offensive Tackle, Auburn: Still no change. After Robinson’s performances during the combine, analysts were comparing the mauling tackle to Hall of Famer Larry Allen.

3. Jacksonville Jaguars (4-12) – Johnny Manziel, Quarterback, Texas A&M: This is where things change a little bit… The Jaguars need a flashy pick in order to keep this franchise in Jacksonville. Manziel may not be the best quarterback available, but he’s certainly the most flashy one.

4. Cleveland Browns (4-12) – Teddy Bridgewater, Quarterback, Louisville: The Browns are an offensive weapon or two from competing in the AFC North. Bridgewater can provide them with some stability at the quarterback position.

5. Oakland Raiders (4-12) – Sammy Watkins, Wide Receiver, Clemson:  After the combine, it’s clear that Watkins is the most dynamic offensive player in the draft and could be the perfect fit for Oakland. The more playmakers the Raiders can provide  for quarterback Terrelle Pryor the better.

6. Atlanta Falcons (4-12) – Khalil Mack, Outside Linebacker, Buffalo

7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-12) – Anthony Barr, Outside Linebacker, UCLA

8. Minnesota Vikings (5-10-1) – Blake Bortles, Quarterback, Central Florida

Watch for Will Sutton to creep into the first round.
Watch for Will Sutton to creep into the first round.

9. Buffalo Bills (6-10) – C.J. Mosley, Inside Linebacker, Alabama

10. Detroit Lions (7-9) – Mike Evans, Wide Receiver, Texas A&M

11. Tennessee Titans (7-9) – Jake Matthews, Offensive Tackle, Texas A&M

12. New York Giants (7-9) – Eric Ebron, Tight End, North Carolina

13. St. Louis Rams (7-9) – Marqise Lee, Wide Receiver, USC

14. Chicago Bears (8-8) – Timmy Jernigan, Defensive Tackle, Florida State

15. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-8) – Justin Gilbert, Cornerback, Oklahoma State

16. Baltimore Ravens (8-8) – Taylor Lewan, Offensive Tackle, Michigan

17. Dallas Cowboys (8-8) – Aaron Donald, Defensive Tackle, Pittsburgh

18. New York Jets (8-8) – Odell Beckham Jr., Wide Receiver, LSU

19. Miami Dolphins (8-8) – Cyrus Kouandjio, Offensive Tackle, Alabama

20. Arizona Cardinals (10-6) – Darqueze Denard, Cornerback, Michigan State

21. Green Bay Packers (8-7-1) – Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Safety, Alabama

22. Philadelphia Eagles (10-6) – Jason Verrett, Cornerback, TCU

23. Kansas City Chiefs (11-5) – Kelvin Benjamin, Wide Receiver, Florida State

24. Cincinnati Bengals (11-5) – Lamarcus Joyner, Cornerback, Florida State

25. San Diego Chargers (9-7) – Kony Early, Defensive End, Missouri 

26. Cleveland Browns via trade from Indianapolis Colts (4-12) – Allen Robinson, Wide Receiver, Penn State

27. New Orleans Saints (11-5) – Louis Nix III, Defensive End, Notre Dame

28. Carolina Panthers (12-4) – Zach Martin, Offensive Tackle, Notre Dame

29. New England Patriots (12-4) – Jace Amaro, Tight End, Texas Tech

30. San Francisco 49ers (12-4) – Brandin Cooks, Wide Receiver, Oregon State

31. Denver Broncos (13-3) – Will Sutton, Defensive Tackle, Arizona State

32. Seattle Seahawks (13-3) – David Yankey, Offensive Guard, Stanford

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DJ Eberle is easily the largest of the RWU Team; Offensive Tackle Large. In fact, this Albany native played OT for Western New England University until he graduated in 2014. Like Junoir Blaber, he's moonlights on His Dad played prop with Johnathan Wicklow Barberie and Matt McCarthy - who also in a moonlighter. DJ's cross to bear, however, is his love for the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres. There is hope, though, that his genetic inclination for Rugby, will cure him of that! Follow him on Twitter: @DJEberle66