AFC East: Benjamin Ijalana

Get your mocks off: Pre-combine roundup

February, 21, 2011
2/21/11
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The NFL scouting combine opens Thursday in Indianapolis. It's one of the pivotal offseason events and certainly will shuffle draft boards within every personnel department.

Let's take another pre-combine glance at some of the latest AFC East mock drafts.

In this edition, we have ESPN's Mel Kiper and Todd McShay, the National Football Post's Wes Bunting, Nolan Nawrocki of Pro Football Weekly, CBSSports.com analysts Rob Rang and Chad Reuter and an intriguing computer simulation from Draft Tek.

No. 3 Buffalo Bills
  • Kiper's pick: Cam Newton, Auburn quarterback
  • McShay's pick: Von Miller, Texas A&M outside linebacker
  • Bunting's pick: Cam Newton, Auburn quarterback
  • Nawrocki's pick: Patrick Peterson, Louisiana State cornerback
  • Rang's pick: Marcell Dareus, Alabama defensive lineman
  • Reuter's pick: Patrick Peterson, Louisiana State cornerback
  • Draft Tek's pick: Robert Quinn, North Carolina outside linebacker
No. 15 Miami Dolphins
  • Kiper's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • McShay's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Bunting's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Nawrocki's pick: Ryan Mallett, Arkansas quarterback
  • Rang's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Reuter's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Draft Tek's pick: Cam Newton, Auburn quarterback
No. 17 New England Patriots (from Oakland Raiders)
  • Kiper's pick: Cameron Jordan, California defensive end
  • McShay's pick: Cameron Jordan, California defensive end
  • Bunting's pick: Prince Amukamara, Nebraska cornerback
  • Nawrocki's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Rang's pick: Aldon Smith, Missouri outside linebacker
  • Reuter's pick: J.J. Watt, Wisconsin defensive end
  • Draft Tek's pick: Cameron Heyward, Ohio State defensive end
No. 28 New England Patriots
  • Kiper's pick: Torrey Smith, Maryland receiver
  • McShay's pick: Dan Watkins, Baylor guard
  • Bunting's pick: Benjamin Ijalana, Villanova tackle
  • Nawrocki's pick: Clint Boling, Georgia guard
  • Rang's pick: Mikel Leshoure, Illinois running back
  • Reuter's pick: Dan Watkins, Baylor guard
  • Draft Tek's pick: Mikel Leshoure, Illinois running back
No. 30 New York Jets
  • Kiper's pick: Rahim Moore, UCLA safety
  • McShay's pick: Phil Taylor, Baylor defensive tackle
  • Bunting's pick: Dan Watkins, Baylor guard
  • Nawrocki's pick: Akeem Ayers, UCLA outside linebacker
  • Rang's pick: Phil Taylor, Baylor defensive tackle
  • Reuter's pick: Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue defensive end
  • Draft Tek's pick: Phil Taylor, Baylor defensive tackle

As exciting as a box of mocks

February, 8, 2011
2/08/11
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Here are the latest AFC East draft projections from ESPN analysts Mel Kiper Insider and Todd McShay, Insider Sports Illustrated's Don Banks, the National Football Post's Wes Bunting, Nolan Nawrocki of Pro Football Weekly, CBSSports.com analysts Rob Rang and Chad Reuter and FoxSports.com's Peter Schrager.

Mocks from Nawrocki, Rang, Reuter and Schrager have been updated since the Super Bowl.

No. 3 Buffalo Bills
  • Kiper's pick: Marcell Dareus, Alabama defensive lineman
  • McShay's pick: Blaine Gabbert, Missouri quarterback
  • Banks' pick: Blaine Gabbert, Missouri quarterback
  • Bunting's pick: Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson defensive end
  • Nawrocki's pick: Patrick Peterson, Louisiana State cornerback
  • Rang's pick: Marcell Dareus, Alabama defensive lineman
  • Reuter's pick: Blaine Gabbert, Missouri quarterback
  • Schrager's pick: Marcell Dareus, Alabama defensive lineman
No. 15 Miami Dolphins
  • Kiper's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • McShay's pick: Mike Pouncey, Florida center
  • Banks' pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Bunting's pick: Aldon Smith, Missouri outside linebacker
  • Nawrocki's pick: Ryan Mallett, Arkansas quarterback
  • Rang's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Reuter's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Schrager's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
No. 17 New England Patriots (from Oakland Raiders)
  • Kiper's pick: J.J. Watt, Wisconsin defensive end
  • McShay's pick: Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue defensive end
  • Banks' pick: J.J. Watt, Wisconsin defensive end
  • Bunting's pick: J.J. Watt, Wisconsin defensive end
  • Nawrocki's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Rang's pick: Aldon Smith, Missouri outside linebacker
  • Reuter's pick: Aldon Smith, Missouri outside linebacker
  • Schrager's pick: Cameron Jordan, California pass-rusher
No. 28 New England Patriots
  • Kiper's pick: Mikel Leshoure, Illinois running back
  • McShay's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Banks' pick: Justin Houston, Georgia outside linebacker
  • Bunting's pick: Benjamin Ijalana, Villanova tackle
  • Nawrocki's pick: Clint Boling, Georgia guard
  • Rang's pick: Mikel Leshoure, Illinois running back
  • Reuter's pick: Cameron Heyward, Ohio State defensive end
  • Schrager's pick: Anthony Castonzo, Boston College tackle
No. 30 New York Jets
  • Kiper's pick: Muhammad Wilkerson, Temple defensive end
  • McShay's pick: Phil Taylor, Baylor defensive tackle
  • Banks' pick: Corey Liuget, Illinois defensive tackle
  • Bunting's pick: Phil Taylor, Baylor defensive tackle
  • Nawrocki's pick: Akeem Ayers, UCLA outside linebacker
  • Rang's pick: Phil Taylor, Baylor defensive tackle
  • Reuter's pick: Torrey Smith, Maryland receiver
  • Schrager's pick: Phil Taylor, Baylor defensive tackle

Time for an AFC East mockwave

February, 1, 2011
2/01/11
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If you're the type who views the Super Bowl as a necessary speed bump between the Senior Bowl and the NFL scouting combine, then this post is for you.

Draft season will begin in earnest a few days from now. To get you prepared, let's take a look at mock drafts from some of the experts.

These are the latest projections from ESPN's Mel Kiper and Todd McShay, the National Football Post's Wes Bunting, CBSSports.com's Rob Rang and Chad Reuter and FoxSports.com's Peter Schrager.

No. 3 Buffalo Bills
  • Kiper's pick: Marcell Dareus, Alabama defensive lineman
  • McShay's pick: Blaine Gabbert, Missouri quarterback
  • Bunting's pick: Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson defensive end
  • Rang's pick: Marcell Dareus, Alabama defensive lineman
  • Reuter's pick: Marcell Dareus, Alabama defensive lineman
  • Schrager's pick: Marcell Dareus, Alabama defensive lineman
No. 15 Miami Dolphins
  • Kiper's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • McShay's pick: Mike Pouncey, Florida center
  • Bunting's pick: Aldon Smith, Missouri outside linebacker
  • Rang's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Reuter's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Schrager's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
No. 17 New England Patriots (from Oakland Raiders)
  • Kiper's pick: J.J. Watt, Wisconsin defensive end
  • McShay's pick: Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue defensive end
  • Bunting's pick: J.J. Watt, Wisconsin defensive end
  • Rang's pick: J.J. Watt, Wisconsin defensive end
  • Reuter's pick: Aldon Smith, Missouri outside linebacker
  • Schrager's pick: Cameron Jordan, California pass-rusher
No. 28 New England Patriots
  • Kiper's pick: Mikel Leshoure, Illinois running back
  • McShay's pick: Mark Ingram, Alabama running back
  • Bunting's pick: Benjamin Ijalana, Villanova tackle
  • Rang's pick: Mikel Leshoure, Illinois running back
  • Reuter's pick: Cameron Heyward, Ohio State defensive end
  • Schrager's pick: Anthony Castonzo, Boston College tackle
No. 30 New York Jets

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