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DraftWatch2011: McShay's updated mock

2/10/2011

The end of the college all-star game season brings Todd McShay's latest mock draft. It's available to Insider subscribers in full, but I'm authorized by the highest power imaginable to bring you his NFC North selections. The comments below are mine.

12. Minnesota Vikings

Player: North Carolina defensive end Robert Quinn

Seifert comment: Quinn is an elite talent that missed 2010 because of suspension. The Vikings need a quarterback to develop, but McShay went with Quinn's talent over the potential of Washington quarterback Jake Locker. I'm not sure I would do the same.

13. Detroit Lions

Player: Colorado offensive tackle Nate Solder

Seifert comment: Another value pick and someone who could eventually take over for left tackle Jeff Backus. I'm fine with an offensive tackle here if none of the linebackers or cornerbacks still available are worthy of the No. 13 pick.

29. Chicago Bears

Player: Illinois defensive tackle Corey Liuget

Seifert comment: The Bears need help at offensive line more than any other position, but there's nothing wrong with adding some youth to their defensive interior.

32. Green Bay Packers

Player: Temple defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson

Seifert comment: The possible departure of free agent Cullen Jenkins would give the Packers a need at defensive end, and Wilkerson is apparently a good fit for the 3-4. Of course, the Packers are also getting back 2010 second-round pick Mike Neal, who was injured for most of last season.