1. Houston Reggie Bush RB USC
Another Bush has landed in Texas. Heisman winner is worthy of going number 1.
2. New Orleans Mario Williams DE N.C. State
Top defensive end on the board. Must stop Pro Bowl QB’s Vick & Delhomme.
3. Tennessee Matt Leinart QB USC
O-Coordinator Norm Chow gets his prized pupil he helped win a Heisman.
4. N.Y. Jets D’Brickashaw Ferguson T Virginia
Probably the first to make the Pro Bowl of the 2006 class.
5. Green Bay A.J. Hawk LB Ohio State
Playmaker. The Packers don’t have many on defense right now.
6. San Francisco Vernon Davis TE Maryland
Niners QB Alex Smith needs a target over the middle.
7. Oakland Vince Young QB Texas
Young to Randy Moss….it could be scary.
8. Buffalo Broderick Bunkley DT Florida State
New coach Dick Jauron is a defensive guy.
9. Detroit Michael Huff CB Texas
Lions add the best defensive back in the draft.
10. Arizona Haloti Ngata DT Oregon
Cards gave up rushing 22 TD’s. Ngata plugs the hole.
11. St. Louis Jay Cutler QB Vanderbilt
Marc Bulger is injury prone. Cutler becomes the understudy.
12. Cleveland Ernie Sims LB Florida State
The Brownies need more help at the linebacker position besides Willie McGinest.
13. Baltimore Winston Justice T USC
Leaky line needs some help. Especially if Steve McNair comes to town.
14. Philadelphia Nick Mangold C Ohio State
NFL.com boys did remind us how bad the Eagles wanted LeCharles Bentley.
15. Denver (from Atlanta) Laurence Maroney RB Minnesota
Understands how to run behind the zone blocking scheme.
16. Miami Jimmy Williams CB Virginia Tech
Fins are lucky to get the draft’s second best corner this low.
17. Minnesota Chad Greenway LB Iowa
Vikes forget the slow 40 time and look at the production on tape.
18. Dallas Manny Lawson LB N.C. State
The next Carl Banks lines up on the outside with DeMarcus Ware on the other side.
19. San Diego Jonathan Joseph CB South Carolina
Chargers must improve on the NFL’s 28th ranked pass D.
20. Kansas City Ty Hill CB Clemson
KC’s pass D is worse than San Diego’s….30th!
21. New England Bobby Carpenter LB Ohio State
Belichick knows his father, Rob, from their N.Y. Giants days.
22. San Francisco Kamerion Wimbley FSU
They lost Julian Peterson so they need help on D.
23. Tampa Bay Eric Winston T Miami
Must stop division sackmasters Julius Peppers, Mario Williams, and John Abraham.
24. Cincinnati Marcedes Lewis TE UCLA
Carson Palmer needs a safety net over the middle.
25. NY Giants Santonio Holmes WR Ohio State
Amani Toomer is done, enter Holmes.
26. Chicago Donte Whitner S Ohio State
Lovie Smith can’t believe his luck…sings Manning as a FA, now gets a safety.
27. Carolina LenDale White RB USC
The next Stephen Davis. DeShaun Foster & White form a great duo.
28. Jacksonville Mathias Kiwanuka DE Boston College
Marcellus Wiley should be a backup, not a starter.
29. NY Jets DeAngleo Williams RB Memphis
Ferguson and Williams give the Jets an A+ draft.
30. Indianapolis Joseph Addai RB LSU
Best running back left and they have to replace Edgerrin James.
31. Seattle Davin Joseph G Oklahoma
They need to replace All Pro guard Steve Hutchinson
32. Pittsburgh Jason Allen S/CB Tennessee
Can fill needs in the defensive backfield.