2013 NFL Mock Draft from the SB Nation NFL Bloggers - First Round Recap

It's okay Luke. Kansas City's a nice city, at least. - Ronald Martinez

The SB Nation bloggers are conducting a two round mock draft. Having reached the end of the first round, here's a look back at the first 32 selections.

The 2013 NFL Mock Draft from the SB Nation bloggers has officially reached the end of the first round after yesterday's 32nd pick was posted. Here's a look back at the results, as well as my thoughts on picking for the Miami Dolphins in the 12 slot.

1

Chiefs

Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M

2

Jaguars

Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia

3

Raiders

Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida

4

Eagles

Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan

5

Lions

Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU

6

Browns

Dion Jordan, DE, Oregon

7

Cardinals

Barkevious Mingo, OLB, LSU

8

Bills

Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia

9

Jets

Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama

10

Titans

Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama

11

Chargers

Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah

12

Dolphins

Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington

13

Buccaneers

Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State

14

Panthers

Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma

15

Saints

Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia

16

Rams

Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia

17

Steelers

Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee

18

Cowboys

Jonathan Cooper, OG, North Carolina

19

Giants

Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri

20

Bears

Arthur Brown, LB, Kansas State

21

Bengals

Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas

22

Rams (from Redskins)

Jonathan Cyprien, S, Florida International

23

Vikings

Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State

24

Colts

Datone Jones, DE, UCLA

25

Vikings (from Seahwaks)

Johnathan Hankins, DT, Ohio State

26

Packers

Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame

27

Texans

DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Clemson

28

Broncos

D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama

29

Patriots

Keenan Allen, WR, California

30

Falcons

Tank Carradine, DE, Florida State

31

49ers

Jesse Williams, DT, Alabama

32

Ravens

Kevin Minter, LB, LSU

As we look back at the Dolphins' selection of cornerback Desmond Trufant, the first thing to remember is, I made this pick before the Brent Grimes signing. That may have changed my selection, but it also may not have. In this mock, with the Grimes signing, I probably would have selected Lane Johnson to fill the team's need at offensive tackle, but I still really like the idea of landing another cornerback and I think Trufant fills that role perfectly.

The Grimes signing also has me rethinking the idea of selecting Xavier Rhodes over Trufant, simply because Grimes adds a zone coverage corner. The team does not have a big bodied cornerback now, and Rhodes is a little bigger than Trufant, who could press a receiver on the line of scrimmage and be used to (try to) shut down a team's number one target.

As for why I did not select Johnson in the first place, since he was still on the board, I really did consider it. But, I think the team really likes the idea of Jonathan Martin playing left tackle, and I didn't want to pick a right tackle in the first round. If the Dolphins make that selection later this month, I would not fault them. The team has added weapons around second year quarterback Ryan Tannehill, but it won't do any good if he is on his back or running for his life every play. Protecting Tannehill is critical, so another first round pick on an offensive lineman could make sense.

Looking at some of the other picks, I think the St. Louis Rams had an amazing first round. Sure, they had two picks, giving them an advantage over most of the other teams, but the Rams selection of Tavon Austin and Jonathan Cyprien is killer. I was hoping Cyprien would fall to the second round, but the Rams grabbed him.

In the second round, I am looking at addressing some of the other needs for the team, as well as looking for value. High on my needs list right now are another wide receiver, a defensive end, offensive line, safety, and possibly another cornerback. There are a few players I thought would be selected in the first round, but are still sitting on the board right now. We'll see how the first few picks go as we kick off the second round.

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