2015 NFL Mock Draft: Post Free Agency Edition

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Jan 1, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide receiver Amari Cooper (9) scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Eli Apple (13) in the 2015 Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

11. Minnesota Vikings

60. Once again, my colleagues here say the Vikings need help on the offensive line, and Ereck Flowers has size, strength, agility, and toughness. All of the traits needed to play in the frozen North.. Offensive Tackle. Miami (Fla.). Ereck Flowers. 11. player

12. Cleveland Browns

player. 53. The Cleveland Browns need a nose tackle, and Danny Shelton, from the U of Washington is still on the board. Shelton looked good in the combine, and could anchor the Browns D-Line for the next decade. This kid loves football, and will spend the time to excel at the next level.. Defensive Tackle. Washington. Danny Shelton. 12

13. New Orleans Saints

Alabama. Amari Cooper. 13. player. 15. The free agency moves that the Saints made, brought Drew Brees’ longevity with the team into question. The Jimmy Graham deal wasn’t even ran by the franchise quarterback, so now for him to find any success in 2015, he will need someone to throw to. Some speculate that the future Hall of Famer may be on his way out of town but whoever is under center in the Super Dome will need a receiver.. Wide Receiver

14. Miami Dolphins

Denzel Perryman. 14. player. 59. The Dolphins need a middle linebacker to play the run, and although, Perryman is ranked at the bottom of the first round, he is from the “U”, and could make the transition pretty easily. With the signing of Ndamukong Suh, this would be a nice place to hide a rookie until he learns to play at this level.. Linebacker. Miami (Fla.)

15. San Francisco 49ers

Since the departure of Jim Harbaugh, the 49ers seem to be disoriented, and a little tough to figure out. They let running back anchor, Frank Gore get out of town, so we know for sure they need a running back. It may be a little early for a RB in this draft, but if they don’t get the Georgia star running back, the Dallas Cowboys will.. Running Back. Georgia. Todd Gurley. 15. player. 42

16. Houston Texans

player. 10. The Texans took care of their defensive line by getting Vince Wilfork from the Pats, but need to fill a hole left by the departure of Andre Johnson to the Colts. Kevin White, and Amari Cooper are gone, so the kid from Louisville could fill the space.. Wide Receiver. Louisville. DeVante Parker. 16

17. San Diego Chargers

T.J. Clemmings. 17. player. 13. T.J. Clemmings is a little raw, but plays the run well, and is coachable. At 6-4 and 309, he can supply some early run support for a team that want’s to run the ball. He will need some coaching before they turn him loose with protection for quarterback, Phillip Rivers.. Offensive Tackle. Pittsburgh

18. Kansas City Chiefs

Wide Receiver. Missouri. Dorial Green-Beckham. 18. player. 124. For a team that didn’t score from the wide receiver position during the 2014 season, a 6-5 235 pound target with 4.49 speed just might be what Alex Smith needs to stretch the field. Green-Beckham had some off the field issues that ran him out of Missouri, but he says that is behind him, and he is ready to play pro football. It’s a risk/reward deal for the Chiefs, but maybe he will prove to be worth the risk.

19. Cleveland Browns (via Buffalo Bills)

The Browns get a second bite of the apple here in the first round, so why not take a chance on a young receiver that may have a tremendous upside.. Wide Receiver. OSU. Devin Smith. 19. player. 53

20. Philadelphia Eagles

Cornerback. Michigan State. Trae Waynes. 20. player. 54. Head coach, Chip Kelly did almost a complete makeover during the first week of free agency, but they still need some help in the defensive backfield. The Michigan State Cornerback is still on the board, and with 4.31 speed in the 40, will make a nice deep cover corner when he learns the ropes at this level. Todd McShay says: Waynes is a technically sound cover corner with good instincts and football character. Plus, he plays hard and isn’t afraid to show up in run support.

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