Bleacher Report Mock 2009 NFL Draft: Picks 1-10


Published: March 16, 2009


... sooner. By the time the final picks are about to be announced, you are already looking at the next best thing coming out of the MAC.

But I am here to discuss some of the picks that I think will happen in this years draft.


1. Detroit Lions - Matthew Stafford, QB, Georgia - Despite every knock on poor Matty, this franchise is in dire need of an identity, oh and a quarterback. You can not count of the Jeff Garcia's of the world to always be around, but drafting a QB with the 1st overall pick is a chance sometimes. Stafford showed a lot more in his final bowl game that I think he did in years of starting for the Bulldogs. He has a rocket for an arm and Stafford to Johnson sounds like something a guy would trade for in Madden. He may not be the "safest" pick but you need him more than he needs you, Detroit.

2. St. Louis Rams - Jason Smith, OT, Baylor - Everyone outside of Waco, TX had a hard time hearing about this guy....

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