12. Buffalo Bills: Quarterback, Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)
He’s not the top quarterback in the class, but he’s a Heisman Trophy winner and let’s be honest; if he ever taunts Tom Brady by grabbing his crotch he’ll probably become an instant team legend.
13. Washington Redskins: Outside Linebacker, Harold Landry (Boston College)
This team might have some bigger needs than what Landry brings to the field, but what he brings is still more than worth waiting on some other positions for later.
Considering the struggles this offense is probably about to run in to, they could use another defender to fly around the field and harass the opposing quarterback.
14. Green Bay Packers: Wide Receiver, Calvin Ridley (Alabama)
As often happens in the middle part of the draft, there’s a very simple best player available type of theme happening.
Players like Fitzpatrick, James, Ward, and Landry are likely to be more desirable for the Packers. With those names off the board, bolstering the offense with another weapon for Aaron Rodgers seems like a good move.
15. Arizona Cardinals: Quarterback, Lamar Jackson (Louisville)
If the Cardinals are crazy enough to pay Sam Bradford what they are, they’re crazy enough to draft a quarterback on top of it.
Only this time, they get it right.
16. Baltimore Ravens: Offensive Tackle, Mike McGlinchey (Notre Dame)
Adding top-shelf talent to the offensive line is rarely a possibility at this point in the draft. However, here the Ravens are.
McGlinchey gives the team strong book-ends, helps protect Joe Flacco and provides enough of a frontline advantage to make their current running back group look better than they might be.
18. Seattle Seahawks: Cornerback, Josh Jackson (Iowa)
Losing Richard Sherman is going to hurt. If the Seahawks aren’t going to spin into the abyss of the NFC West they need to start rebuilding on defense.
Jackson won’t immediately make Seattle fans forget Sherman, and I’m sure he’s just fine with that.
19. Dallas Cowboys: Offensive Lineman, Billy Price (Ohio State)
Price’s injury certainly hurts his stock a bit. However, he was highly touted entering the combine and he still is coming out of it.
The fact he should be able to play his rookie year means he’s a great choice for a team looking to secure their offensive line and willing to take risks.
Jerry Jones is the right man to make this move.
20. Detroit Lions: Running Back, Derrius Guice (LSU)
Matthew Stafford and his offense could certainly use a running game to help them out.
Guice will immediately improve the run game in Detroit, and help the team catch up a bit to the Vikings.
21. Cincinnati Bengals: Offensive Tackle, Connor Williams (Texas)
If Andy Dalton is going to make this happen he’s going to need an improved offensive line and better running game.
Drafting Williams should help improve both.