NFL Draft 2016: Round 1 Mock Draft Projections Before Super Bowl Sunday

February 5, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2016 NFL draft, along with the preceding free-agency period, will dominate the conversation about pro football following Sunday's Super Bowl 50 showdown between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos.
Those two championships participants will determine the final first-round order of the draft, but with the vast majority of teams locked into place, it's reasonable to begin making inferences as to which prospects they might choose.
Below is a complete mock scenario for the first round, accompanied by analysis on the most notable hypothetical picks near the top. The New England Patriots forfeited their selection as part of Deflategate. 
Breakdown of Notable Picks No. 2. Cleveland Browns: Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State
Bleacher Report's Matt Miller reported from the Senior Bowl that the Browns prefer Wentz over Jared Goff as their quarterback of choice near the top of the draft.
Despite playing lesser competition, no one can argue with Wentz's trac...

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