Mock Draft X: Sam Bradford, Ndamukong Suh Will Go No. 1 and 2 in New York City

Mock Draft X: Sam Bradford, Ndamukong Suh Will Go No. 1 and 2 in New York City Cue the Europe CD — after two and a half months of mock drafts, it’s time for the final countdown. Here is the NESN.com Mock Draft Version X.

1. St. Louis Rams
2009 record: 1-15
The pick: Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford
Previous mock draft picks: Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh
Analysis: We originally had Bradford going fourth to Washington, but he’s been at the top spot since Mock Draft Version III. Have fun rebuilding that organization, kid.

2. Detroit Lions
2009 record: 2-14
The pick: Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh
Previous mock draft picks: Oklahoma State left tackle Russell Okung, Oklahoma defensive tackle Gerald McCoy
Analysis: After each of Suh’s sacks, would it be weird if the Ford Field video boards played Geoffrey Arend’s line from Super Troopers when he says, “She could sue me. Sue me! Sue me!”

3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2009 record: 3-13
The pick: Oklahoma defensive tackle Gerald McCoy
Previous mock draft picks: Tennessee safety Eric Berry
Analysis: McCoy was the original pick here, and despite a quick moonlight with Berry, the Bucs will stick with the defensive tackle.

4. Washington Redskins
2009 record:
4-12
The pick: Oklahoma State tackle Russell Okung
Previous mock draft picks: Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford, Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen
Analysis: Mark it down. If the Lions take Okung, the Redskins will trade this pick to the team looking for Clausen.

5. Kansas City Chiefs

2009 record: 4-12
The pick: Iowa tackle Bryan Bulaga
Previous mock draft picks: Tennessee safety Eric Berry, Oklahoma State tackle Russell Okung
Analysis: Bulaga is the steady pick. There’s no way Scott Pioli takes a safety this high in the draft.

6. Seattle Seahawks
2009 record: 5-11
The pick: Tennessee safety Eric Berry
Previous mock draft picks: Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen
Analysis: Clausen would have made the most sense, but with money already tied up in Matt Hasselbeck and Charlie Whitehurst, it wouldn’t be practical to spend that kind of cheese on three quarterbacks. Berry still fills an immediate need for Seattle.

7. Cleveland Browns
2009 record:
5-11
The pick: Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen
Previous mock draft picks: Florida cornerback Joe Haden
Analysis: Despite a lot of reports indicating otherwise, it just wouldn’t make any sense for the Browns to pass on Clausen. Yeah, they could make a play for Colt McCoy in the second round or even trade up to get him in the first round, but if they miss, that puts them yet another year away from finding a franchise quarterback.

8. Oakland Raiders
2009 record: 5-11
The pick: Rutgers tackle Anthony Davis
Previous mock draft picks: Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant
Analysis: If the Raiders acquire Ben Roethlisberger to go alongside JaMarcus Russell, they’d have 500 pounds worth of quarterbacks. And that’s in listed weight. Realistically, they’d be moving upward of six bills.

9. Buffalo Bills
2009 record: 6-10
The pick: Oklahoma tackle Trent Williams
Previous mock draft picks: Rutgers tackle Anthony Davis, Maryland tackle Bruce Campbell
Analysis: Say “Trent in the trenches” 10 times fast. Hey, it’s our 10th mock draft. We’re running out of material faster than Dane Cook.

10. Jacksonville Jaguars
2009 record:
7-9
The pick: South Florida defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul
Previous mock draft picks: Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain, Georgia Tech defensive end Derrick Morgan
Analysis: Who else can’t wait to watch the Jags mess up this pick and take Tim Tebow? By the way, simply drafting Tebow won’t be enough to soothe the fans. If the Jags take him and begin losing, they’ll be pressured to play Tebow much earlier than he’ll be ready, and if he struggles, that’s the type of move that can set a franchise back by years and years.

11. Denver Broncos (From Chicago Bears)
2009 record: 8-8
The pick: Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain
Previous mock draft picks: Tennessee defensive tackle Dan Williams, UCLA defensive tackle Brian Price, Georgia Tech defensive end Derrick Morgan
Analysis: It’s really difficult not giving them Dez Bryant, especially after the trades of Denver’s two disgruntled weapons in wideout Brandon Marshall and tight end Tony Scheffler. But Josh McDaniels knows what a franchise-caliber middle linebacker can do for a defense, and there will be plenty of receivers and tight ends available in the second and third rounds.

12. Miami Dolphins
2009 record: 7-9
The pick: Georgia Tech defensive end Derrick Morgan
Previous mock draft picks: Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain, Clemson outside linebacker Ricky Sapp
Analysis: The Dolphins need to pacify a few areas on defense, and nose tackle Jason Ferguson’s eight-game suspension has created an additional hole. Yet, Morgan is a more logical fit and fills a more immediate need.

13. San Francisco 49ers
2009 record: 8-8
The pick: Florida cornerback Joe Haden
Previous mock draft picks: Florida defensive end Carlos Dunlap, South Florida defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, Texas safety Earl Thomas
Analysis: There are only a handful of shutdown-type corners, and Haden could reach that point in the next few years.

14. Seattle Seahawks (From Denver Broncos)
2009 record: 5-11
The pick: Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant
Previous mock draft picks: USC defensive end Everson Griffen, Iowa tackle Bryan Bulaga
Analysis: Patriots fans might be rooting for the Seahawks to take Bryant. After all, that could lead to the eventual trade or release of Deion Branch.

15. New York Giants

2009 record: 8-8
The pick: Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon
Previous mock draft picks: Tennessee defensive tackle Dan Williams, Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain, UCLA defensive tackle Brian Price
Analysis: The photo on Weatherspoon’s Twitter page shows the dude bending steel, which basically makes him Superman. The Giants are getting a bargain at No. 15.

16. Tennessee Titans
2009 record: 8-8
The pick: USC defensive end Everson Griffen
Previous mock draft picks: South Florida defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, Georgia Tech defensive end Derrick Morgan, Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, Texas outside linebacker/defensive end Sergio Kindle
Analysis: Griffen’s career would greatly benefit from playing along the defensive line for head coach Jeff Fisher.

17. San Francisco 49ers (From Carolina Panthers)
2009 record: 8-8
The pick: Maryland tackle Bruce Campbell
Previous mock draft picks: Iowa tackle Bryan Bulaga, Oklahoma tackle Trent Williams
Analysis: The Niners would be well off taking a pair of offensive linemen with their two first-round picks. Don’t be overly shocked if that’s what happens.

18. Pittsburgh Steelers
2009 record: 9-7
The pick: Idaho guard Mike Iupati
Previous mock draft picks: Oklahoma tackle Trent Williams
Analysis: Iupati will either be blocking for Ben Roethlisberger or Jimmy Clausen. Either way, the Steelers will be stable at guard.

19. Atlanta Falcons
2009 record: 9-7
The pick:
Michigan defensive end/outside linebacker Brandon Graham
Previous mock draft picks: Clemson outside linebacker Ricky Sapp, Texas outside linebacker/defensive end Sergio Kindle, USC defensive end Everson Griffen
Analysis: Graham was a stud at Michigan, but he might snap like a cracker in the NFL.

20. Houston Texans
2009 record: 9-7
The pick: Boise State cornerback Kyle Wilson
Previous mock draft picks: Texas safety Earl Thomas
Analysis: We’ve been harping on the local connection with Thomas, and while the Texans need a safety, a cornerback would be more valuable for their secondary. Earlier this week, Wilson was compared to Darrelle Revis.

21. Cincinnati Bengals

2009 record: 10-6
The pick: Texas safety Earl Thomas
Previous mock draft picks: Idaho guard Mike Iupati, Florida offensive lineman Maurkice Pouncey, Oklahoma tight end Jermaine Gresham
Analysis:
The Bengals would gladly take Thomas, who could step in for the always unreliable Roy Williams.

22. New England Patriots
2009 record: 10-6
The pick: Texas outside linebacker/defensive end Sergio Kindle
Previous mock draft picks: Florida middle linebacker Brandon Spikes, Oklahoma tight end Jermaine Gresham, Florida defensive end Carlos Dunlap
Analysis: Kindle is our best-case scenario for the Patriots among the tier of players who will be available in this general area of the draft. He’d even be worth trading up for if they think he won’t last.

23. Green Bay Packers

2009 record: 11-5
The pick: USC tackle Charles Brown
Previous mock draft picks: USC defensive end Everson Griffen, Penn State outside linebacker Navorro Bowman, Michigan defensive end/outside linebacker Brandon Graham
Analysis: Aaron Rodgers was sacked 50 times last season. The Packers should do something about that.

24. Philadelphia Eagles
2009 record: 11-5
The pick: Tennessee defensive tackle Dan Williams
Previous mock draft picks: USC safety Taylor Mays, Clemson running back C.J. Spiller, California running back Jahvid Best, UCLA defensive tackle Brian Price
Analysis: Think everyone in Philly is laughing over that report about Donovan McNabb wanting a reunion with Terrell Owens in Washington?

25. Baltimore Ravens
2009 record: 9-7
The pick: Oklahoma State tight end Jermaine Gresham
Previous mock draft picks: Notre Dame wide receiver Golden Tate, USC safety Taylor Mays, Illinois wide receiver Arrelious Benn, Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant, Penn State defensive lineman Jared Odrick
Analysis: Joe Flacco won’t have any excuses if the Ravens line him up with Anquan Boldin, Donte Stallworth and Gresham in the same offseason.

26. Arizona Cardinals
2009 record:
10-6
The pick:
TCU outside linebacker Jerry Hughes
Previous mock draft picks: Maryland tackle Bruce Campbell, Florida middle linebacker Brandon Spikes, USC defensive end Everson Griffen, Texas outside linebacker/defensive end Sergio Kindle
Analysis: Hughes would give that defense a little spunk after some key offseason losses.

27. Dallas Cowboys
2009 record: 11-5
The pick: Florida offensive lineman Maurkice Pouncey
Previous mock draft picks: Maryland tackle Bruce Campbell, Penn State outside linebacker Navorro Bowman, Rutgers tackle Anthony Davis, Oklahoma tackle Trent Williams, USC tackle Charles Brown
Analysis: Pouncey is a versatile lineman who could play center and both guard positions, and he could help the Cowboys shuffle around some of their misplaced O-linemen.

28. San Diego Chargers
2009 record: 13-3
The pick: Clemson running back C.J. Spiller
Previous mock draft picks: Fresno State running back Ryan Mathews
Analysis: Spiller could very well be off the board by this point, and if that’s the case, Mathews would be a great consolation prize.

29. New York Jets
2009 record: 9-7
The pick: Penn State defensive lineman Jared Odrick
Previous mock draft picks: Wide receiver Brandon LaFell, Boise State cornerback Kyle Wilson, Alabama cornerback Kareem Jackson, USC safety Taylor Mays
Analysis: It sounds like the Jets are ready to part ways with Shaun Ellis. If that’s the case, Odrick might be a fine replacement.

30. Minnesota Vikings
2009 record: 12-4
The pick: Texas quarterback Colt McCoy
Previous mock draft picks: Boise State cornerback Kyle Wilson
Analysis: With Wilson off the board, it’s time to go back to our original Vikings selection. McCoy could be the organization’s quarterback of the future, whether or not Brett Favre returns.

31. Indianapolis Colts
2009 record: 14-2
The pick: Indiana tackle Rodger Saffold
Previous mock draft picks: Idaho guard Mike Iupati, USC tackle Charles Brown
Analysis: After all the whining and moaning about his offensive line, it would be great to see Bill Polian ignore that position in the first round. 

32. New Orleans Saints
2009 record: 13-3
The pick: UCLA defensive tackle Brian Price
Previous mock draft picks: Penn State defensive tackle Jared Odrick, Tennessee defensive tackle Dan Williams, Florida defensive end Carlos Dunlap
Analysis: It might be tempting to go after Taylor Mays, but Price is more of a sure thing and could help add some really valuable depth to the Saints’ defensive line.

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