- Round 1: OLB/DE Von Miller
- Round 2: QB Matt Schaub
- Round 3: WR/KR/PR Randall Cobb
- Round 4: CB Casey Hayward
- Round 5: SS T.J. Ward
- Round 6: OT Tyson Clabo
- Round 7: C Chris Meyers
- Round 8: RB Alfred Morris
- Round 9: OT Roger Saffold
- Round 10: TE Dennis Pitta
- Round 11: DE Brian Robison
- Round 12: TE Dustin Keller
- Round 13: WR Danario Alexander
- Round 14: RB Shane Vereen
- Round 15: WR Davone Bess
- Round 16: OLB Thomas Davis
- Round 17:
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- Round 20:
- Round 21:
- Round 22:
Round 1, Pick 13: Von Miller, Linebacker
Surveying what was left of the quarterbacks on the board, I didn’t see an impact player I wanted to take that high. Instead, I took a pass rusher in Von Miller, with 18.5 sacks and 6 forced fumbles, a disruptive force that teams must game plan to stop. Also a player that covers up for a secondary that isn’t as good as advertised.
Round 2, Pick 52: Matt Schaub, Quarterback
Let’s not kid ourselves, if you pass on a QB in this David Bowie-Labryinth-Style-Serpentine draft, you’ll end up riding off into the sunset with Colt McCoy as your gunslinger, firing off his pea-shooter of an arm. When I took a closer look at the remaining QBs, I think Joe Flacco had little to complain about feeling disrespected, since there were a handful of QBs who were more effective (during the regular season) than he, namely Matt Schaub.
Sure, his Droopy Dog facade doesn’t exactly inspire confidence, but he finished just outside of the top 10 in nearly every category, and finished seventh in completion %. Granted, he’s likely at his ceiling at this point, but that’s okay. I get a solid starter at QB with the 52nd pick, and still got my impact pass rusher in round one.
Round 3, Pick 84: Randall Cobb, Wide Receiver
Why Randall Cobb you ask? Simple. Same formula as my first pick on defense (Miller)…a dynamic playmaker. Cobb has quickly become a go-to favorite for Aaron Rodgers, is an electric return man, slot WR, and lines up in the backfield on occasion. He’s a Swiss Army wideout in the Hernandez mold, and his ceiling is sky high. Easy call for me at this point.
Round 4, Pick 108: Casey Hayward, Cornerback
Pleasantly surprised to find a top 5 CB still available in Casey Hayward. Arguably the best young CB in the league (with apologies to Richard Sherman), his arrow is pointing up, and a building block on my defense.
Round 5, Pick 149: T.J. Ward, Strong Safety
Round 6, Pick 173: Tyson Clabo, Offensive Tackle
Round 7, Pick 212: Chris Meyers, Center
Round 8, Pick 237: Alfred Morris, Running Back
Round 9, Pick 276: Roger Saffold, Offensive Tackle
Round 10, Pick 301: Dennis Pitta, Tight End
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