2013 NFL Mock Draft: First Round Moves For Each Team That Make Most Difference

April 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Matt Kalil was the No. 4 overall pick of the NFL draft and a huge difference-maker for the Minnesota Vikings last year. 
The 2013 NFL draft is a chance for every team to land players who can make an immediate, positive impact. The first round, in particular, is when teams hope to land instant starters, though we know it doesn't always work out the way teams envision it will. 
That said, it's fun to see which players make the most sense on paper, which is what this mock draft will focus on. Certain selections will be highlighted with italics for more in-depth analysis. 
1. Kansas City Chiefs—OT Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M
The Chiefs have a loaded defense that will likely play much better under new management in 2013 than it did last season. With Alex Smith behind center, the offense should be an efficient machine too. The best thing this team can do to facilitate Smith's success is to draft an elite left tackle, and Joeckel ...

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