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2016 NFL Mock Draft 6.0

We are a little over two weeks out. Time to mock again!

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1. Tennessee Titans: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss

I get the logic of waiting until the second round to find a tackle. You should be able to do that, but I'm not comfortable with that this year. I think Tunsil is a once-every-ten-years type and I just don't think you can pass him up. You don't see this type of athletic ability from offensive lineman. Though they play different positions, I think there's a wide talent gap between Tunsil and Ramsey. That's not a knock on Ramsey, just an endorsement of Tunsil's abilities. Let's try to keep Marcus healthy this year.

2. Cleveland Browns: Jalen Ramsey, DB, Florida State

Maybe this is just me, but pairing Robert Griffin with a top rookie quarterback sounds like the makings of a disaster. I'm taking Ramsey here and giving Griffin a year to prove himself. If he flops, you likely get your shot at Deshaun Watson next year.

3. San Diego Chargers: Myles Jack, SS, UCLA

Jack recently said that the Chargers saw him as an Eric Weddle replacement. This isn't all that groundbreaking as many analysts prefer Jack in more of a strong safety role. I think he would be a home run pick with that plan.

4. Dallas Cowboys: Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State

The Cowboys could go a couple of different directions here, but Bosa's ability will be tough to pass up. I don't think he's a big time sack guy at the next level, but he's going to stuff the run with the best of them. He fits perfectly in the Cowboys' scheme.

5. Jacksonville Jaguars: Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson

Kind of a nightmare situation for the Jaguars here. Ramsey, Jack and Bosa all gone forces their hand with Lawson -- who is no slouch himself. The Jags continue to build through the defensive line.

6. Baltimore Ravens: DeForest Buckner, DL, Oregon

The Ravens need a tackle, but Buckner is too talent to pass on. Paired up with Timmy Jernigan and Brandon Williams, the Ravens would be dominant up front once again.

7. San Francisco: Jared Goff, QB, Cal

The first quarterback finally comes off the board. When Cleveland passed on both quarterbacks the 49ers were breathing easy, knowing they had a great shot at landing their guy. Goff is easily the most pro-ready passer in this class.

8. Philadelphia Eagles: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State

You're probably not going to convince me that the Eagles won't pick Elliott if he's here. He's perfect for incoming coach Doug Pederson's run friendly style.

9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville

Rankins is a short, squatty penetrator that has really risen through the process. Pairing him with Gerald McCoy would be a nasty combination.

10. New York Giants: Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame

Stanley is starting to lose some steam as we near draft day. There are legitimate concerns with his play strength and attitude towards the game. However, I don't think the Giants are in a place to pass him up.

11. Chicago Bears: Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State

This is an ideal spot for Wentz simply because he wouldn't be relied on from the start. I don't think Jay Cutler is an ideal groomer, but Wentz can at least sit and learn rather than struggle his rookie season.

12. New Orleans Saints: Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida

The Saints are trying to build their defense and need to find another corner or two. I think Hargreaves will be best in the slot, but the Saints will try him outside opposite of Delvin Breaux to start.

13. Miami Dolphins: William Jackson, CB, Houston

It wouldn't surprise me to see Jackson go ahead of Hargreaves, but he lands in a good spot with Miami. He'll take over for the departed Brent Grimes.

14. Oakland Raiders: Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State

The Raiders could use an upgrade at right tackle and Conklin fits that bill perfectly. They would probably like a corner here, but the board didn't quite fall their way.

15. Los Angeles Rams: Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis

I'm not buying all the Case Keenum love. If Lynch is here they need to pull the trigger.

16. Detroit Lions: Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State

The Lions could go a number of different ways here, but lets get the offensive line right first. Decker would step in a play right tackle from the start.

17. Atlanta Falcons: Cody Whitehair, OL, Kansas State

The Falcons need some interior help and Whitehair would offer the most immediate value. He played left tackle in college, but projects well at guard or center in the NFL.

18. Indianapolis Colts: Chris Jones, DL, Mississippi State

Jones can play virtually anywhere up front. He's an explosive player that can shoot gaps and stuff the run, which is exactly what the Colts need defensively.

19. Buffalo Bills: Connor Cook, QB, Michigan State

The Bills have been doing plenty of homework on the quarterback class this season. Tyrod Taylor did what he could last year, but he's a limited player going forward.

20. New York Jets: Noah Spence, EDGE, EKU

The Jets have virtually everything you could want in a defense, minus a true edge rusher. Spence would give them just that.

21. Washington Redskins: Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson

Washington has to address their secondary. They could go safety or corner here, but expect them to go secondary early and often during the draft.

22. Houston Texans: Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor

Coleman is possibly the most electric receiver in this class. Houston must add weapons outside of Hopkins for Brock going forward.

23. Minnesota Vikings: Laquon Treadwell, WR, Ole Miss

I have a hard time seeing Treadwell getting past this point in the draft. Treadwell would have a chance to be a true number one immediately here.

24. Cincinnati Bengals: Josh Doctson, WR, TCU

The Bengals lost almost everything they had behind A.J. Green this offseason, so I'm guessing it will be a pass catcher here. Don't rule out Will Fuller.

25. Pittsburgh Steelers: Vonn Bell, S, Ohio State

With the top three corners off the board, the Steelers opt for a safety here. Bell is unspectacular, but he gets the job done most of the time in coverage.

26. Seattle Seahawks: Jason Spriggs, OT, Indiana

If there's a weakness on this roster, it's up front. They'll have to find a way to protect Russell Wilson without Okung now and Spriggs offers great value here.

27. Green Bay Packers: Jarran Reed, NT, Alabama

This just seems like a Ted Thompson pick. They'll need to replace some bulk in the middle of that front seven after losing B.J. Raji.

28. Kansas City Chiefs: Vernon Butler, DL, Louisiana Tech

Butler is too talented to fall any further. He's a versatile guy that can play a few different roles on the interior.

29. Arizona Cardinals: Kevin Dodd, EDGE, Clemson

The Cardinals need young pass rushers, but the well isn't that deep this year. They'll need to grab Dodd here to ensure that they get one.

30. Carolina Panthers: Germain Ifedi, OL, Texas A&M

Ifedi projects as a right tackle or guard at the next level. The Panthers have to get better at tackle to further Cam Newton's career.

31. Denver Broncos: Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State

This is a fascinating spot because the Broncos could be in on a quarterback. I think they can wait until round two instead of forcing one here. Lee fills a big need as they've lost two starting linebackers this offseason.

Round Two

32. Cleveland Browns: Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame

33. Tennessee Titans: Kenny Clark, NT, UCLA

Secondary is an option here, but more value is being offered up front. This could easily be Andrew Billings too, but the Titans have been connected to Clark. He would slide in at nose tackle, bolstering a need up front.

34. Dallas Cowboys: Andrew Billings, DT, Baylor

35. San Diego Chargers: Ryan Kelly, C, Alabama

36. Baltimore Ravens: Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama

37. San Francisco 49ers: Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State

38. Jacksonville Jaguars: Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State

39. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Emmanuel Ogbah, EDGE, Oklahoma State

40. New York Giants: Robert Nkemdiche, DT, Ole Miss

41. Chicago Bears: Leonard Floyd, EDGE, Georgia

42. Miami Dolphins: Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama

43. Los Angeles Rams: Hunter Henry, TE, Arkansas

44. Oakland Raiders: Artie Burns, CB, Miami

45. Los Angeles Rams: Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame

46. Detroit Lions: Jon Bullard, DT, Florida

47. New Orleans Saints: Sterling Shepard, WR, Oklahoma

48. Indianapolis Colts: Vadal Alexander, OL, LSU

49. Buffalo Bills: S'ua Cravens, LB, USC

50. Atlanta Falcons: Keanu Neal, SS, Florida

51. New York Jets: Kenneth Dixon, RB, Louisiana Tech

52. Houston Texans: Josh Garnett, OG, Stanford

53. Washington Redskins: Karl Joseph, S, West Virginia

54. Minnesota Vikings: Jeremy Cash, SS, Duke

55. Cincinnati Bengals: A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama

56. Seattle Seahawks: Nick Martin, C, Notre Dame

57. Green Bay Packers: Deion Jones, LB, LSU

58: Pittsburgh Steelers: Shilique Calhoun

59. Kansas City Chiefs: Braxton Miller, WR, Ohio State

60. New England Patriots: Devon Cajuste, WR/TE, Stanford

61. New England Patriots: Darian Thompson, S, Boise State

62. Carolina Panthers: Tyler Boyd, WR, Pittsburgh

63. Denver Broncos: Dak Prescott, QB, Mississippi State

Round Three Bonus Titans' selection:

64. Tennessee Titans: Leonte Carroo, WR, Rutgers

Here is another player that the Titans are interested in. Carroo probably won't be picked until this range because of his size, but the guy can flat out play. He's built like a running back and can go get the football. Jon Robinson has preached on receivers being reliable before and it doesn't get much more reliable than Carroo. He posted just three drops in his college career. Carroo would likely push Harry Douglas for playing time and could replace Kendall Wright if he were to leave next season.