2013 NFL Mock Draft
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Kansas City Chiefs:LukeJoeckel, OT, Texas A&M
The Chiefs just traded for QB Alex Smith. LT Brandon Albert was just franchised. However, thisdoes not rule out LT Luke Joeckel. Most NFL insiders believe he is still at the top of the Chiefsboard.
According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport,
they are still very interested in him. Theycould still draft Joeckel as a RT and replace Albert next year if he walks. The Kansas City Starbelieves Albert was retained as trade bait but it is highly unlikely someone will give up anumber 1 and sign him to a long term deal. The only team that would consider that is the Colts.Until we hear different Joeckel is still the favorite to go number one.
Jacksonville Jaguars: Dion Jordan, DE/OLB, Oregon
The Jaguars need a pass rush. New HC Gus Bradley learned to build a team on defensive speed
from Pete Carroll. Jordan was the most impressive DE/OLB at the combine. The 6’7” 255 lb.
rush linebacker was under used at Oregon, often dropping into coverage on tight ends or slotreceivers. We have a hard time believing Carroll was the only one calling for Bruce Irvin lastyear at #15 from his staff. Bradley is going to take the player that fits his defense and has themost potential to succeed. At this juncture Dion Jordan fits the mold.
Oakland Raiders: Sharrif Floyd , DT, Florida
The Raiders want to give QB Terrelle Pryor every chance to succeed and will not go QB. Theyhave only been expressing interest to get someone to trade up to 3 and take Smith. If the
Raider’s do not move they most likely will go defense and address the line. Richard Seymour is
owed 6.5 million this year and is cut bait. Tommie Kelly was terrible and Desmond Bryant justgot arrested. Upgrading to Floyd, who is the top DT, would fix the pass rush and allow the