April 21, 2011
The draft is inching closer and stocks are rising and falling. Aaron Aloysius and I decided to get together for a different take on a mock draft. To keep each other guessing, we took turns making the picks as we moved along. I took the odd numbers and Aaron picked for the even numbers. Needless to say, things got interesting!
1. Carolina Panthers Marcell Dareus – DT – Alabama
Spencer: I’m just not 100% convinced that the Panthers are, well, 100% convinced, that Newton is the guy for them. Rivera is a defensive minded head coach and missing on a #1 overall pick could set the franchise back even further. In this mock, they’re going the safe route. 2. Denver Broncos Patrick Peterson – CB – LSU
Aloysius: While the Broncos would have loved to get Dareus here, they’ll be very happy to get am excellent consolation consolation (read more…)