NFL Mock Draft 2012: Special Trade Edition 2.0

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Apr 28, 2011; New York, NY, USA; A general view during the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE

After the special mock drafts of the past few weeks where we have had a look at the possible effects of teams trading up for Robert Griffin III. Well today we arrive at the conclusion of that — the unveiling of the team I have as the favorite to trade for the #2 overall pick.

And the winner is…


It’s starting to look like the Browns have moved on and with the declaration that it will cost two first-round picks to obtain the #2 pick, all bets are off. The Redskins are certainly in play and have shown they are very eager to get their hands on RG3. I just think the Dolphins will want it more.

With that said, welcome to the second of my special edition trade mocks. With this mock, you will see a number of possible trade scenarios played out. First and foremost on everyone’s mind is the fate of the #2 overall pick but that will not be the only trade come draft day so let’s see what else might be in store.

As per a regular mock draft, pages 1 and 2 contain the picks themselves. In this special edition mock draft, there is a page 3 that describes the individual trades and gives a short explanation for each.

1. Indianapolis Colts
. Andrew Luck
. Quarterback, Stanford

2. Miami Dolphins (from St. Louis Rams)
. Robert Griffin III
. Quarterback, Baylor

3. Minnesota Vikings
. Matt Kalil
. Offensive Tackle, USC

4. Jacksonville Jaguars (from Cleveland Browns)
. Justin Blackmon
. Wide Receiver, Oklahoma State

5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
. Morris Claiborne
. Cornerback, LSU

6. Cincinnati Bengals (from Washington)
. Trent Richardson
. Running Back, Alabama

7. Buffalo Bills (from Cleveland via Jacksonville)
. Melvin Ingram
. Defensive End, South Carolina

8. St Louis Rams (from Miami)
. Jonathan Martin
. Offensive Tackle, Stanford

9. Carolina Panthers
. Quentin Coples
. Defensive End, North Carolina

10. Chicago Bears (from Cleveland via Buffalo)
. Michael Floyd
. Wide Receiver, Notre Dame

11. Detroit Lions (from Kansas City)
. Dre Kirkpatrick
. Cornerback, Alabama

12. Seattle Seahawks
. Ryan Tannehill
. Quarterback, Texas A&M

13. Arizona Cardinals
. David DeCastro
. Offensive Guard, Stanford

14. Dallas Cowboys
. Mark Barron
. Safety, Alabama

15. San Diego Chargers (from Philadelphia)
. Cordy Glenn
. Offensive Tackle/Guard, Georgia

16. New York Jets
. Courtney Upshaw
. Outside Linebacker, Alabama

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