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NFL Draft Analysis

10 Best Value Picks
1. Washington Redskins
Brian Orakpo, #13
2. San Francisco 49’ers
Michael Crabtree, #10
3. Green Bay Packers
BJ Raji, #9
4. Arizona Cardinals
Chris Wells, #31
5. Seattle Seahawks
Aaron Curry, #4
6. Carolina Panthers
Everette Brown, #43
7. Cincinnati Bengals
Rey Maualuga, #38
8. Philadelphia Eagles
Jeremy Maclin, #19
9. New York Giants
William Beatty, #60
10. St. Louis Rams
James Laurinaitis, #35

10 Worst Value Picks
1. Oakland Raiders
Michael Mitchell, #47
2. Oakland Raiders
Darrius Heyward-Bey, #7
3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Josh Freeman, #17
4. Buffalo Bills
Eric Wood, #28
5. Denver Broncos
Richard Quinn, #64
6. Cleveland Browns
Alex Mack, #21
7. Miami Dolphins
Pat White, #44
8. Cleveland Browns
David Veikune, #52
9. Buffalo Bills
Andrew Levitre, #51
10. San Diego Chargers
Larry English, #16

Rating Scale
100 – 0 (excellent – poor) 
Key
Pick: Draft Pick
Proj: Projected Draft Pick
Rating: Draft Grade 

Round 1

#1. Detroit Lions

Pick: Matthew Stafford, QB, Georgia
Proj: Matthew Stafford 
Rating: 95
#2. St. Louis Rams
Pick: Jason Smith, OT, Baylor
Proj: Jason Smith
Rating: 95
#3. Kansas City Chiefs
Pick: Tyson Jackson, DE, LSU
Proj: Tyson Jackson
Rating: 92
#4. Seattle Seahawks
Pick: Aaron Curry, LB, Wake Forest
Proj: Aaron Curry
Rating: 98
#5. New York Jets 
Pick: Mark Sanchez, QB, USC
Proj: Brian Orakpo
Rating: 94
#6. Cincinnati Bengals
Pick: Andre Smith, OT, Alabama
Proj: Eugene Monroe
Rating: 94
#7. Oakland Raiders
Pick: Darrius Heyward-Bey, WR, Maryland
Proj: Andre Smith
Rating: 85
#8. Jacksonville Jaguars
Pick: Eugene Monroe, OT, Virginia
Proj: Michael Crabtree
Rating: 92 
#9. Green Bay Packers
Pick: BJ Raji, DT, Boston College
Proj: BJ Raji 
Rating: 96
#10. San Francisco 49’ers
Pick: Michael Crabtree, WR, Texas Tech
Proj: Jeremy Maclin 
Rating: 97
#11. Buffalo Bills
Pick: Aaron Maybin, DE, Penn State
Proj: Aaron Maybin
Rating: 93
#12. Denver Broncos
Pick: Knowshon Moreno, RB, Georgia
Proj: Robert Ayers 
Rating: 92
#13. Washington Redskins
Pick: Brian Orakpo, DE, Texas
Proj: Mark Sanchez 
Rating: 96
#14. New Orleans Saints
Pick: Malcolm Jenkins, CB, Ohio State
Proj: Malcolm Jenkins 
Rating: 91 
#15. Houston Texans
Pick: Brian Cushing, LB, USC
Proj: Brian Cushing 
Rating: 93
#16. San Diego Chargers
Pick: Larry English, LB, Northern Illinois
Proj: Michael Oher 
Rating: 88 
#17. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Pick: Josh Freeman, QB, Kansas State
Proj: Percy Harvin
Rating: 86 
#18. Denver Broncos
Pick: Robert Ayers, DE, Tennessee 
Proj: Chris Wells 
Rating: 90
#19. Philadelphia Eagles
Pick: Jeremy Maclin, WR, Missouri 
Proj: Clay Matthews 
Rating: 95 
#20. Detroit Lions
Pick: Brandon Pettigrew, TE, Oklahoma State
Proj: Everette Brown 
Rating: 91 
#21. Cleveland Browns
Pick: Alex Mack, C, California 
Proj: Brandon Pettigrew 
Rating: 88 
#22. Minnesota Vikings
Pick: Percy Harvin, WR, Florida 
Proj: Darrius Heyward-Bey
Rating: 92 
#23. Baltimore Ravens
Pick: Michael Oher, OT, Mississippi 
Proj: Rey Maualuga 
Rating: 91 
#24. Atlanta Falcons
Pick: Peria Jerry, DT, Mississippi 
Proj: Louis Delmas 
Rating: 91 
#25. Miami Dolphins
Pick: Vontae Davis, CB, Illinois
Proj: Hakeem Nicks 
Rating: 89 
#26. Green Bay Packers
Pick: Clay Matthews, LB, USC
Proj: Vontae Davis 
Rating: 92 

#27. Indianapolis Colts
Pick: Donald Brown, RB, Connecticut 
Proj: Peria Jerry 
Rating: 90 
#28. Buffalo Bills
Pick: Eric Wood, C, Louisville
Proj: William Beatty 
Rating: 84 
#29. New York Giants
Pick: Hakeem Nicks, WR, North Carolina
Proj: Kenny Britt 
Rating: 89 
#30. Tennessee Titans
Pick: Kenny Britt, WR, Rutgers
Proj: James Laurinaitis
Rating: 88 
#31. Arizona Cardinals
Pick: Chris Wells, RB, Ohio State
Proj: Knowshon Moreno 
Rating: 93 
#32. Pittsburgh Steelers
Pick: Evander Hood, DT, Missouri 
Proj: Phil Loadholt 
Rating: 90

Round 2
#33. Detroit Lions
Pick: Louis Delmas, S, Western Michigan 
Proj: Jamon Meredith 
Rating: 89 
#34. New England Patriots
Pick: Patrick Chung, S, Oregon
Proj: Darius Butler 
Rating: 84 
#35. St. Louis Rams
Pick: James Laurinaitis, LB, Ohio State
Proj: Evander Hood 
Rating: 90 
#36. Cleveland Browns
Pick: Brian Robiskie, WR, Ohio State
Proj: Donald Brown 
Rating: 81 
#37. Denver Broncos
Pick: Alphonso Smith, CB, Wake Forest 
Proj: Josh Freeman 
Rating: 88 
#38. Cincinnati Bengals
Pick: Rey Maualuga, LB, USC
Proj: Larry English 
Rating: 92 
#39. Jacksonville Jaguars
Pick: Eben Britton, OT, Arizona 
Proj: Alphonso Smith
Rating: 90 
#40. New England Patriots
Pick: Ron Brace, DT, Boston College
Proj: Ron Brace
Rating: 89 
#41. New England Patriots
Pick: Darius Butler, CB, Connecticut
Proj: Clint Sintim 
Rating: 88 
#42. Buffalo Bills
Pick: Jairus Byrd, CB, Oregon
Proj: Alex Mack 
Rating: 82 
#43. Carolina Panthers
Pick: Everette Brown, DE, Florida State
Proj: Rashad Johnson 
Rating: 92 
#44. Miami Dolphins
Pick: Pat White, QB/WR, West Virginia
Proj: DJ Moore 
Rating: 80 
#45. New York Giants
Pick: Clint Sintim, LB, Virginia
Proj: Paul Kruger 
Rating: 88 
#46. Houston Texans
Pick: Connor Barwin, LB, Cincinnati 
Proj: Michael Johnson 
Rating: 87 
#47. Oakland Raiders
Pick: Michael Mitchell, S, Ohio 
Proj: Sebastian Vollmer
Rating: 60 
#48. Denver Broncos
Pick: Darcel McBath, S, Texas Tech
Proj: Fili Moala 
Rating: 84 
#49. Seattle Seahawks
Pick: Max Unger, C, Oregon
Proj: Connor Barwin 
Rating: 86 
#50. Cleveland Browns
Pick: Mohamed Massaquoi, WR, Georgia 
Proj: Max Unger 
Rating: 87 
#51. Buffalo Bills
Pick: Andrew Levitre, OG, Oregon State
Proj: Duke Robinson 
Rating: 79 
#52. Cleveland Browns 
Pick: David Veikune, DE, Hawaii 
Proj: Sean Smith 
Rating: 78 
#53. Philadelphia Eagles
Pick: LeSean McCoy, RB, Pittsburgh
Proj: LeSean McCoy
Rating: 89 
#54. Minnesota Vikings
Pick: Phil Loadholt, OT, Oklahoma
Proj: Eric Wood 
Rating: 88 
#55. Atlanta Falcons
Pick: William Moore, S, Missouri 
Proj: Sen’Derrick Marks 
Rating: 87 
#56. Indianapolis Colts
Pick: Fili Moala, DT, USC
Proj: Cornelius Ingram 
Rating: 84 
#57. Baltimore Ravens
Pick: Paul Kruger, LB, Utah
Proj: Pat White 
Rating: 88 
#58. New England Patriots
Pick: Sebastian Vollmer, OT, Houston 
Proj: Andre Brown 
Rating: 85 
#59. Carolina Panthers
Pick: Sherrod Martin, S, Troy 
Proj: Jared Cook 
Rating: 81 
#60. New York Giants
Pick: William Beatty, OT, Connecticut 
Proj: Jairus Byrd 
Rating: 89 
#61. Miami Dolphins
Pick: Sean Smith, CB, Utah
Proj: Mohamed Massaquoi 
Rating: 85 
#62. Tennessee Titans
Pick: Sen’Derrick Marks, DT, Auburn
Proj: Lawrence Sidbury 
Rating: 83 
#63. Arizona Cardinals
Pick: Cody Brown, LB, Connecticut 
Proj: Chase Coffman 
Rating: 82 
#64. Denver Broncos
Pick: Richard Quinn, TE, North Carolina 
Proj; William Moore 
Rating: 75