2013 NFL Mock Draft: How Free Agency Has Affected Entire First Round

April 6, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The needs of a team can completely change throughout the course of the NFL's free agency period. Big signings are made that can single-handedly shore up an area of need.
With that in mind, several teams' needs have changed leading up to the draft on April 25. For example, don't expect the Kansas City Chiefs to draft a quarterback early after signing former San Francisco 49ers signal-caller Alex Smith. The Tennessee Titans likely won't take a guard at No. 10 overall after signing veteran Andy Levitre. The Miami Dolphins have less of a need at receiver and cornerback after inking Mike Wallace and Brent Grimes respectively.
Free agency isn't over yet, but we've already seen some big-time signings. Here's my latest 2013 NFL mock draft, with an emphasis on how free agency has changed the league's landscape.
1. Kansas City Chiefs: Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M
After signing Alex Smith, the Chiefs will most likely take an offensive tackle here. Adam...

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