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2018 AP mock draft: halfway there

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The NFL Draft begins this Thursday night, but on Monday, the Arrowhead Pride mock draft continues...

With the 12th pick of the 2018 Arrowhead Pride mock draft, Buffalo Bills GM tjsimmons selects...

UCLA QB Josh Rosen

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The Bills have had a gaping hole at quarterback since recent memory. Many Chiefs fans would consider Tyrod Taylor the answer for Buffalo given his success against the Chiefs, but it was clear the Buffalo front office thought otherwise with his trade to the Browns.

A splashier pick would have been Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield, but given the Bills’ lack of a QB room (Nathan Peterman, AJ McCarron), this regime would prefer the relative stability that a quarterback like Rosen brings to the table instead of the boom-or-bust fears with Mayfield.

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Do you agree with the Rosen pick?

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  • 71%
    Yes
    (187 votes)
  • 28%
    No
    (73 votes)
260 votes total Vote Now

With the 13th pick of the 2018 Arrowhead Pride mock draft, Washington Redskins GM Granttmnt selects...

Texas OT Connor Williams

When the Redskins decided to bring in Alex Smith and let Kirk Cousins walk, they were telling their fans that they wanted a quarterback that they could afford to put pieces around. While Washington may look at a running back or wide receiver here, it is likely that they may look for the best option to keep Alex Smith upright. Connor Williams fits this role and helps fill the void at offensive line that the team has had in years past.

Williams went seven straight games without allowing a sack at Texas. To me, in watching the film, he is a stronger run blocker than he is a pass blocker. While not exactly quick, he is very good at walling off linebackers in space and sealing edges. With some NFL offensive line coaching, Williams should improve his form, footwork and ability against pass rushers.

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Do you agree with the Williams pick?

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  • 58%
    Yes
    (125 votes)
  • 41%
    No
    (89 votes)
214 votes total Vote Now

With the 14th pick of the 2018 Arrowhead Pride mock draft, Green Bay Packers GM ChiefHawks selects...

Boston College OLB Harold Landry

Landry will fit in perfectly with Mike Pettine’s new 3-4 defense. He will give them a piece they can build the defense around for years to come and should provide a spark that the defense has been missing.

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Do you agree with the Landry pick?

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  • 65%
    Yes
    (118 votes)
  • 34%
    No
    (62 votes)
180 votes total Vote Now

With the 15th pick of the 2018 Arrowhead Pride mock draft, Arizona Cardinals GM KoolTA selects...

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson

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Surprised? Don’t be.

Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon are short-term solutions for a team that has seen a talent drain since it went to the NFC title game in the 2015 season. The Arizona Cardinals will possess a strong running game with the return of star running back David Johnson and they also have a fairly good secondary, led by second-year Safety Budda Baker. Although they are in a rebuilding year, especially on the offensive side of the ball, with the addition of Jackson, they may of have found their future franchise quarterback

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Do you agree with the Jackson pick?

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  • 76%
    Yes
    (174 votes)
  • 23%
    No
    (53 votes)
227 votes total Vote Now

With the 16th pick of the 2018 Arrowhead Pride mock draft, Baltimore Ravens GM zman84 selects...

Maryland WR DJ Moore

The Ravens ranked 29th in passing offense in 2017 and that needs to be improved. Ben Watson led the team in receptions and Mike Wallace led them in receiving yards and both are gone. The addition of Michael Crabtree takes care of one outside receiver. DJ Moore comes in and takes care of the other side on day one. OT Mike McGlinchey was close here, but I went with the playmaker.

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Do you agree with the Moore pick?

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  • 66%
    Yes
    (129 votes)
  • 33%
    No
    (66 votes)
195 votes total Vote Now

2018 AP mock draft results

  1. Browns - QB Sam Darnold (69 percent)
  2. Giants - DE Bradley Chubb (44 percent)
  3. Jets - QB Josh Allen (46 percent)
  4. Browns - RB Saquon Barkley (82 percent)
  5. Broncos - G Quenton Nelson (50 percent)
  6. Colts - LB Tremaine Edmunds (47 percent)
  7. Bucs - RB Derrius Guice (21 percent)
  8. Bears - DB Minkah Fitzpatrick (59 percent)
  9. 49ers - CB Denzel Ward (71 percent)
  10. Raiders - WR Calvin Ridley (70 percent)
  11. Dolphins - DT Vita Vea (77 percent)
  12. Bills - QB Josh Rosen
  13. Redskins - OT Connor Williams
  14. Packers - OLB Harold Landry
  15. Cardinals - QB Lamar Jackson
  16. Ravens - WR DJ Moore