Bob Glauber's mini-mock draft

South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney competes in South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney competes in a drill for NFL representatives at South Carolina's pro day in Columbia, S.C., Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Photo Credit: AP

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1. Texans: Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina. Top-rated prospect might not be a perfect fit in Houston's 3-4 defense, but if they can't swing a trade, it's tough not to take the best pass rusher in the draft.

2. Rams: Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn. The Rams need an eventual replacement for Jake Long, and Robinson is the most well-rounded offensive lineman in the draft.

3. Jaguars: Khalil Mack, LB, Buffalo. Plenty of needs for the Jaguars, including quarterback, so Johnny Manziel will be tempting. But if the Jags decide to go for a quarterback later, they get a terrific linebacker in Mack.

4. Browns: Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson. The Browns need a quarterback, but Watkins is the most dynamic receiver in a draft that's incredibly deep at the position.

5. Raiders: Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M. The Raiders are enamored with Johnny Football's playmaking ability.

6. Falcons: Jake Matthews, T, Texas A&M. The Falcons are interested in trading up for Clowney, but if they stay put, Matthews addresses a major need on the offensive line.

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7. Buccaneers: Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M. The Bucs might look for a QB, but Evans will be tough to resist. Great speed and an excellent pass-catcher.

8. Vikings: Blake Bortles, QB, Central Florida. After striking out with Christian Ponder, the Vikings will use another top 10 pick on Bortles, whose drop-back style fits in well with new head coach Mike Zimmer.

9. Bills: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S, Alabama. The Bills lost free safety Jairus Byrd as a free agent, so Clinton-Dix fills an immediate need.

10. Lions: Darqueze Dennard, CB, Michigan State. The Lions have a major need at corner, and Dennard is the best of this year's group.

 

Giants & Jets

12. Giants: Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina. The Giants might go offensive line here -- Zack Martin and Taylor Lewan are in the mix -- but it's tough to pass up on Ebron, who has tight end size and wide receiver speed.

18. Jets: Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville. The Jets have needs at receiver and corner, but have you seen the increased emphasis on safeties in today's NFL? Pryor is an immediate upgrade.

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