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Newsday's mock drafts vs. how the first round played out

Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks

Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks watches on as Bryn Renner of the North Carolina Tar Heels follows behind during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on Aug. 29, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Credit: Getty Images / Streeter Lecka)

It's always tough to project how the first round of the NFL Draft will shake out. This year was no different.

Newsday NFL columnist Bob Glauber and Newsday.com NFL draft analyst Nick Klopsis submitted their final mock drafts before the first round began Thursday night. Here's how their picks compared to how the first round actually went.

Pick Glauber Klopsis Actual pick
1. Texans Jadeveon Clowney, DE Jadeveon Clowney, DE Jadeveon Clowney, DE
2. Rams Greg Robinson, T Greg Robinson, T Greg Robinson, T
3. Jaguars Johnny Manziel, QB Khalil Mack, OLB Blake Bortles, QB
4. Browns Khalil Mack, OLB Johnny Manziel, QB (pick traded to Bills) Sammy Watkins, WR
5. Raiders Sammy Watkins, WR Sammy Watkins, WR Khalil Mack, OLB
6. Falcons Jake Matthews, T Jake Matthews, T Jake Matthews, T
7. Bucs Mike Evans, WR Mike Evans, WR Mike Evans, WR
8. Vikings Blake Bortles, QB Blake Bortles, QB (pick traded to Browns) Justin GIlbert, CB
9. Bills Eric Ebron, TE Taylor Lewan, T (pick traded to Vikings) Anthony Barr, OLB
10. Lions Darqueze Dennard, CB Odell Beckham Jr., WR Eric Ebron, TE
11. Titans Anthony Barr, OLB Anthony Barr, OLB Taylor Lewan, T
12. Giants Zack Martin, T/G Eric Ebron, TE Odell Beckham Jr., WR
13. Rams Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, FS Ha Ha Clinton Dix-FS Aaron Donald, DT
14. Bears Aaron Donald, DT Aaron Donald,DT Kyle Fuller, CB
15. Steelers Justin Gilbert, CB Darqueze Dennard, CB Ryan Shazier, LB
16. Cowboys Calvin Pryor, FS Calvin Pryor, FS Zack Martin, T/G
17. Ravens C.J. Mosley, ILB Zack Martin, T/G C.J. Mosley, ILB
18. Jets Odell Beckham Jr., WR Justin Gilbert, CB Calvin Pryor, FS
19. Dolphins Taylor Lewan, T C.J. Mosley, ILB Ja'Wuan James, T
20. Cardinals Derek Carr, QB Teddy Bridgewater, QB (pick traded to Saints) Brandin Cooks, WR
21. Packers Ryan Shazier, LB Jimmie Ward, FS/SS Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, FS
22. Eagles Kyle Fuller, CB Kyle Fuller, CB (pick traded to Browns) Johnny Manziel, QB
23. Chiefs Brandin Cooks, WR Brandin Cooks WR Dee Ford, DE
24. Bengals Dee Ford, DE Dee Ford, DE Darqueze Dennard, CB
25. Chargers Louis Nix, DT Louis Nix, DT Jason Verrett, CB
26. Browns Teddy Bridgewater, QB Marqise Lee, WR (pick traded to Eagles) Marcus Smith, DE/OLB
27. Saints Marcus Martin, C Ryan Shazier, LB (pick traded to Cardinals) Deonne Bucannon, SS
28. Panthers Kelvin Benjamin, WR Davante Adams, WR Kelvin Benjamin, WR
29. Patriots Jace Amaro, TE Jace Amaro, TE Dom Easley, DY
30. 49ers Marqise Lee, WR Bradley Roby, CB Jimmie Ward, FS/SS
31. Broncos Kony Ealy, DE Jason Verrett, CB Bradley Roby, CB
32. Seahawks Morgan Moses, T Xavier Su'a-Filo, G

(pick traded to Vikings) Teddy Bridgewater, QB

  TOTAL CORRECT: 6 TOTAL CORRECT: 4

 

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