Wednesday, February 10, 2010
AFC West mock draft (take VI)
By Bill Williamson
This is our sixth week doing the AFC West mock draft project. However, after this week, we will go to a periodic schedule on this feature. It will be updated after major events, injuries, trades and signings that will affect draft boards. However, we will fill your draft appetite on a weekly basis with a weekly project that looks at different aspects of the draft. It will appear every Wednesday starting next week.
No. 5 Kansas City: OT Anthony Davis, Rutgers. It’s starting to look like Detroit could take Oklahoma State tackle Russell Okung at No.2. So, Kansas City may have to turn to Davis to address its big need at left tackle.
Last week: Okung.
No. 8 Oakland: LB Rolando McClain, Alabama. With Davis headed to Kansas City, Oakland could look to defense and immediately upgrade its linebacking crew.
Last week: Davis.
No. 10 or No. 11 Denver*: WR Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State. The game-breaker would be an instant contributor in Denver.
Last week: Bryant.
No. 28 San Diego: RB Jonathan Dwyer, Georgia Tech. With LaDainian Tomlinson likely on his way out, the Chargers need a new primary back. Dwyer would take pressure off the passing game.
Last week: Dwyer.
* There will be a coin flip at the NFL combine in late February between Jacksonville and Chicago for the No. 10 pick. The Broncos own Chicago’s first-round pick from the Jay Cutler trade.