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2015 NFL Mock Draft 4.0: Titans make the trade with the Chargers for Philip Rivers

Would the Chargers really give up Phillip Rivers for Marcus Mariota?

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1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State (Scouting report)

There seems to be some whispers floating around that Marcus Mariota still has a shot to go number one overall, but I'm not buying it.  Winston is the pick once again this week.

TRADE:  The Chargers send Phillip Rivers and pick 1.17 to the Titans for pick 1.2.

2. San Diego Chargers: Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon (Scouting report)

The hottest rumor this week involves the Chargers sending Phillip Rivers to Nashville for the second overall selection.  This deal has gained serious traction over the past month, with multiple media outlets validating the possiblity.  The only real concrete evidence that we have so far is that the Chargers have a private workout scheduled with Mariota next week.

It's the talk of Nashville right now and it's a very real possiblity.  Jimmy Morris broke down this exact deal yesterday.  I'm not sure if this deal gets done, but it seems like the Chargers and the Browns are the only two dancing partners that the Titans have to trade down with.

3. Jacksonville Jaguars: Dante Fowler Jr. (Scouting Report)

Everything seems to point to Fowler here.  Fowler stated this week that he would be stunned if Jacksonville passed on him.  It certainly makes sense from a scheme standpoint.  Fowler would slide into their LEO role.

4. Oakland Raiders: Leonard Williams, DL, USC (Scouting Report)

Leonard Williams is too good to pass up for Oakland.  Adding Williams to that defense will give the Raiders a great foundation for the next decade.

5. Washington Redskins: Vic Beasley, EDGE, Clemson (Scouting Report)

Washington replaces Brian Orakpo with Beasley here.  Beasley is the most explosive pass rusher in this class and should produce double digit sack totals right off of the bat.

6. New York Jets: Kevin White, WR, West Virginia (Scouting Report)

Brandon Marshall, Kevin White, Eric Decker?  No more excuses for Geno Smith.

7. Chicago Bears: Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State (Scouting Report)

The Bears secondary has been bad for a long time.  Time to revamp this unit.

8. Atlanta Falcons: Bud Dupree, EDGE, Kentucky

The Falcons get their pass rusher.  Dan Quinn will try to recreate Seattle's defense in Atlanta.  Dupree has one of the best first steps in this class, but will need to learn how to use his hands before he can be an edge presence.

9. New York Giants: Brandon Scherff, OG, Iowa (Scouting Report)

The Giants get stronger up front by adding Scherff, who will be kicked inside to the guard spot.

10. St. Louis Rams: La'el Collins, OT, LSU (Scouting Report)

The Rams offensive line picture is still murky, but it looks like they'll need to add at least one more tackle in the draft.  Collins paired with Greg Robinson would be a nasty combination for years to come.

TRADE: The Dolphins trade picks 1.14 and 3.14 to the Vikings for picks 1.11 and 5.11.

11. Miami Dolphins: Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama (Scouting Report)

The Dolphins were scared to lose out on the big three receivers, so they pull off a deal to grab Amari Cooper.  Ryan Tannehill now has three young, promising receivers.

12. Cleveland Browns: DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville (Scouting Report)

The Browns finally start investing in their receiving core.  Parker, Bowe and Hartline should be plenty for whoever ends up winning the quarterback job in Cleveland.

13. New Orleans Saints: Randy Gregory, EDGE, Nebraska (Scouting Report)

I think New Orleans is Gregory's floor.  They could use another pass rusher coming off of the edge and I think the upside is too much to pass on at 13.

14. Minnesota Vikings: Landon Collins, SS, Alabama

The Vikings turn their 5th round pick into another 3rd round pick and manage to fill a need with Landon Collins.  He will be an enforcer in Mike Zimmer's defensive scheme.

15. San Francisco 49ers: Marcus Peters, CB, Washington

The 49ers are headed in a new direction as a franchise and are in a tough spot.  They all of the sudden have multiple holes to fill within their defense.  Peters would be a great start.

16. Houston Texans: Cam Erving, C, Florida State

The Texans let longtime center Chris Myers walk this offseason.  Erving blossomed as a prospect he kicked inside, rocketing him to the mid first round.

17. Tennessee Titans: TJ Clemmings, OT, Pittsburgh (Scouting Report)

The board fell nicely for the Titans here after they traded out of the second pick and picked up Phillip Rivers.  Time to get him some protection.  Clemmings is a defensive end convert who has shown incredible growth over the past two seasons.

18. Kansas City Chiefs: Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford (Scouting Report)

Eric Fisher looks like he may not be able to handle things on the left side, so the Chiefs grab Peat here. They can kick Fisher back over to the right side and rely on the quicker Peat to handle the left.

19. Cleveland Browns: Danny Shelton, NT, Washington (Scouting Report)

The Browns have already sorted out their receiver issues, so now they turn to their defense.  Shelton is a massive tackle prospect that should bolster a lackluster run defense.

20. Philadelphia Eagles: Arik Armstead, DL, Oregon

Yet another Oregon-Philadelphia connection, I know.  However, Fletcher Cox paired with Armstead along that defensive front would be nasty.

21. Cincinnati Bengals: Shane Ray, EDGE, Missouri (Scouting Report)

The Bengals don't have many holes to fill, but a pass rusher is certainly one of them.  Ray's fall ends in Cincinnati, who would love to pair him with Michael Johnson and Carlos Dunlap.

22. Pittsburgh Steelers: Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest

The Steelers start the retooling process once again.  This time they start by adding Kevin Johnson, giving them a piece to build around in their secondary.

23. Detroit Lions: Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami (Scouting Report)

The Lions grab themselves a right tackle here.  Flowers doesn't really know how to play the position yet, but has the tools to develop into a solid starter one day.

24. Arizona Cardinals: Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia (Scouting Report)

It doesn't look like the Adrian Peterson dream is happening for the Cardinals, so why not take a shot here?  The Cardinals have the roster to take on his health concerns and can afford to wait on him.

25. Carolina Panthers: D.J. Humphries, OT, Florida

The Panthers must add protection for Cam Newton if they ever want to get a playoff win.

26. Baltimore Ravens: Breshad Perriman, WR, UCF (Scouting Report)

Torrey Smith left for San Francisco, so they'll call on Perriman to step in and fill his role.  Perriman's hands are getting better, and he can flat fly.  Perfect fit for Joe Flacco's big arm.

27. Dallas Cowboys: Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin (Scouting Report)

I truly believe that Jerry Jones wants Todd Gurley will all of his might, but he will happily settle for Melvin Gordon after the Cardinals snagged him at 24.

28. Denver Broncos: Carl Davis, DL, Iowa (Scouting Report)

I like this fit quite a bit.  Davis is an outstanding player when he wants to be.  Wade Phillips' defense would be a good landing spot for him.

29. Indianapolis Colts: Cedric Ogbuehi, OT, Texas A&M

Apparently, Ogbuehi's injury is checking out good enough to be considered in the late first round.  He's risky, but if he is healthy he would provide Andrew Luck with an upgrade at right tackle.

30. Green Bay Packers: Byron Jones, CB, Conneticut

The Packers don't have a ton of needs, but corner is by far their biggest.  They add Jones here, who blew up the combine back in February.

31. New Orleans Saints (from Seattle): Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington

Thompson is a versatile piece that can play nearly anywhere within a defense.  NFL Network's Mike Mayock actually has him listed as a safety.

32. New England Patriots: Eddie Goldman, DT, Florida State

Vince Wilfork left a huge hole in the middle of that Super Bowl winning defense.  Goldman will step in and try to fill that role.  He has the size and run stuffing ability needed to play in Wilfork's vacant position.

Round 2

33. Tennessee Titans: Jaelen Strong, WR, Arizona State (Scouting Report)

34. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Preston Smith, DE, Mississippi State

35. Oakland Raiders: Devin Smith, WR, Ohio State

36. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State (Scouting Report)

37. New York Jets: Eli Harold, EDGE, Virginia (Scouting Report)

38. Washington Redskins: Ronald Darby, CB, Florida State

39. Chicago Bears: Erik Kendricks, ILB, UCLA

40. New York Giants: Malcom Brown, DT, Texas

41. St. Louis Rams: Eric Rowe, CB/S, Utah

42. Atlanta Falcons: Duke Johnson, RB, Miami (Scouting Report)

43. Cleveland Browns: Maxx Williams, TE, Minnesota (Scouting Report)

44. New Orleans Saints: Phillip Dorsett, WR, Miami

45. Minnesota Vikings: Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Missouri (Scouting Report)

46. San Francisco 49ers: Nelson Agholor, WR, USC

47. Miami Dolphins: Stephone Anthony, LB, Clemson

48. San Diego Chargers: Eric Fisher, OT, Oregon

49. Kansas City Chiefs: Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor

50. Buffalo Bills: Denzel Perryman, ILB, Miami (Scouting Report)

51. Houston Texans: Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska

52. Philadelphia Eagles: Sammie Coates, WR, Auburn

53. Cincinnati Bengals: Brett Hundley, QB, UCLA

54. Detroit Lions: Grady Jarrett, DT, Clemson

55. Arizona Cardinals: Owamagbe Odighizuwa, EDGE, UCLA

56. Pittsburgh Steelers: Nate Orchard, EDGE, Utah

57. Carolina Panthers: Justin Hardy, WR, ECU (Scouting Report)

58. Baltimore Ravens: Tevin Coleman, RB, Indiana (Scouting Report)

59. Denver Broncos: Laken Tomlinson, OG, Duke

60. Indianapolis Colts: Quentin Rollins, CB, Miami-Ohio

61. Seattle Seahawks: PJ Williams, CB, Florida State

62. New England Patriots: Devin Funchess, WR, Michigan (Scouting Report)