PLAYBOOK 2018 NFL Mock Draft
Marc Lawrence
Posted: 2018-04-25

Now that the draft combine and private player workouts have concluded, it's on to the 2018 NFL Draft.

In the last two years we have accurately named 48 of the 63 players selected in the first round in this NFL Mock Draft, with 11 players selected by their designated teams. Here is Playbook’s assessment on the 2018 NFL Draft based on player availability and team needs, all of course pending any trades

By other draft boards, Calvin Ridley and Derrious Guice look to be reaches. However, they are well thought out selections that should serve their teams well. Remember, we had DeShaun Watson as the No. 2 overall pick in the draft last season. Enjoy the draft.

1. Cleveland Browns - Primary needs: QB, CB, OT, S - Projected Selection: Sam Darnold, QB, USC  


2. New York Giants - Primary needs: QB, OL, RB, DE - Projected Selection: Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State


3. New York Jets - Primary needs: QB, DE, OG, OT - Projected Selection: Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA


4. Cleveland Browns - Primary needs: QB, CB, OL, DLs - Projected Selection: Bradley Chubb, DE, NC State


5. Denver Broncos - Primary needs: QB, CB, DE, OL- Projected Selection: Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming


6. Indianapolis Colts - Primary needs: DE, LB, OL, WR - Projected Selection: Quenton Nelson, OG, Notre Dame


7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Primary needs: RB, DB, DL, S - Projected Selection: Derwin James, S, Florida State


8. Chicago Bears - Primary needs: OL, DE, DL, CB - Projected Selection: Minkah Fitzpatrick, CB, Alabama


9. San Francisco 49ers - Primary needs: DE, OG, WR, CB - Projected Selection: Calvin Ridley, WR, Alabama


10. Oakland Raiders - Primary needs: CB, S, LB, OT - Projected Selection: Denzel Ward, CB, Ohio State


11. Miami Dolphins - Primary needs: DL, LB, TE, QB - Projected Selection: Vita Vea, DL, Washington


12. Buffalo Bills - Primary needs: QB, OL, WR, S - Projected Selection: Baker Mayfield, QB, Oklahoma


13. Washington Redskins - Primary needs: DL, LB, CB, QB - Projected Selection: Roquan Smith, LB, Georgia


14. Green Bay Packers - Primary needs: CB, OT, WR, LB - Projected Selection: Mike Hughes, CB, UCF


15. Arizona Cardinals - Primary needs: QB, OL, WR, S - Projected Selection: Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville


16. Baltimore Ravens - Primary needs: OL, QB, LB, WR - Projected Selection: Will Hernandez, G, UTEP


17. Los Angeles Chargers - Primary needs: OT, DL, QB, DB - Projected Selection: Mike McGlinchey, OT, Notre Dame


18. Seattle Seahawks - Primary needs: OL, DB, DL, TE - Projected Selection: Kolton Miller, OT UCLA  


19. Dallas Cowboys - Primary needs: WR, LB, OG, DL - Projected Selection: Tremaine Edmunds, OLB, Virginia Tech


20. Detroit Lions - Primary needs: DL, RB, OL, LB - Projected Selection: Derrious Guice, RB, LSU


21. Cincinnati Bengals - Primary needs: OL, DL, QB, LB - Projected Selection: Marcus Davenport, DE, UTSA


22. Buffalo Bills - Primary needs: QB, OL, WR, S - Projected Selection: Courtland Sutton, WR, SMU


23. New England Patriots - Primary needs: CB, LB, QB, OL - Projected Selection: Josh Jackson, CB, Iowa


24. Carolina Panthers - Primary needs: WR, DE, DB, OL- Projected Selection: Donte Jackson, CB, LSU


25. Tennessee Titans - Primary needs: DL, ILB, WR, OG - Projected Selection: Harrison Phillips, DT, Stanford


26. Atlanta Falcons - Primary needs: DT, WR, TE, DE - Projected Selection: Taven Bryan, DT, Florida


27. New Orleans Saints - Primary needs: TE, WR, OL, QB - Projected Selection: Jaire Alexander, CB, Louisville


28. Pittsburgh Steelers - Primary needs: LB, DB, RB, WR - Projected Selection: Leighton Vander Esch, LB, Boise State


29. Jacksonville Jaguars - Primary needs: OT, WR, LB, QB - Projected Selection: Harold Landry, LB, Boston College 


30. Minnesota Vikings - Primary needs: OL, DB, WR, TE - Projected Selection: James Daniels C/G, Iowa


31. New England Patriots - Primary needs: CB, QB, OL, WR - Projected Selection: D.J. Moore, WR, Maryland


32. Philadelphia Eagles - Primary needs: LB, TE, OL, WR - Projected Selection: Sony MIchel, RB, Georgia

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