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Final 2016 NFL Mock Draft

by Josh Norris
Updated On: October 4, 2018, 4:04 pm ET

Personally, I think it is amazing two quarterbacks in this class will be the first and second selections. Just think how different the way last year’s (superior) quarterbacks were discussed in comparison to this one. Many evaluators poked holes in Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota’s games, and there was complete uncertainty until draft day if they would be the top two selections, namely with the Titans at No. 2. Fast forward to this year. From a big media perspective, these quarterbacks can seemingly do no wrong.


Goff and Wentz's evaluations have been elevated despite coming from far more uncertain collegiate situations and programs.


But that is just my opinion.


I did not include trades, but some projections are based on team - prospect connections I feel strongly about and would make more sense with a trade up or back.


And yes, attempted to break groupthink.


1. Los Angeles Rams - Cal QB Jared Goff


2. Philadelphia Eagles - North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz


3. San Diego Chargers - Notre Dame T Ronnie Stanley


4. Dallas Cowboys - FSU DB Jalen Ramsey


5. Jacksonville Jaguars - Georgia LB/EDGE Leonard Floyd


6. Baltimore Ravens - Ole Miss T Laremy Tunsil


7.  San Francisco 49ers - Oregon DL DeForest Buckner


8. Cleveland Browns - Michigan State OL Jack Conklin


9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Louisville DL Sheldon Rankins


10. New York Giants - Ohio State EDGE Joey Bosa


11. Chicago Bears - Florida CB Vernon Hargreaves III


12. New Orleans Saints - UCLA LB Myles Jack


13. Miami Dolphins - Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott


14. Oakland Raiders - Houston CB William Jackson III


15. Tennessee Titans - Ohio State T Taylor Decker


16. Detroit Lions - Alabama C Ryan Kelly


17. Atlanta Falcons - Florida S Keanu Neal


18. Indianapolis Colts - Clemson EDGE Shaq Lawson


19. Buffalo Bills - Ole Miss DL Robert Nkemdiche


20. New York Jets  - TCU WR Josh Doctson


21. Washington Redskins - Alabama DL Jarran Reed


22. Houston Texans - Notre Dame WR Will Fuller


23. Minnesota Vikings - Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell


24. Cincinnati Bengals - Baylor WR Corey Coleman


25. Pittsburgh Steelers - West Virginia S Karl Joseph


26. Seattle Seahawks - Florida DL Jonathan Bullard


27. Green Bay Packers - Alabama LB Reggie Ragland


28. Kansas City Chiefs - USC LB/S Su’a Cravens


29. Arizona Cardinals - Clemson CB T.J. Green


30. Carolina Panthers - Clemson EDGE Kevin Dodd


31. Denver Broncos - Ohio State LB Darron Lee

Josh Norris
Josh Norris is an NFL Draft Analyst for Rotoworld and contributed to the Rams scouting department during training camp of 2010 and the 2011 NFL Draft. He can be found on Twitter .