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2016 NFL mock draft: Jarran Reed to Buffalo Bills

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This is a mock draft that I wrote, that you may or may not find more interesting than all of the other mock drafts

'Tis the season, right? It's the weekend before the 2016 NFL Draft, and I was in the mood to do one, so I decided to chase that feeling. The result: this 2016 NFL mock draft, which I promise will be the first and only one that I subject you to this year. I wrote it. It's definitely wrong, so just know that I already know that.

1. Los Angeles Rams: Jared Goff, QB, California

Adam Schefter called Goff the "presumed No. 1 pick" this week; who am I to assume otherwise?

2. Philadelphia Eagles: Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State

We at least know who the top two picks are going to be.

3. San Diego Chargers: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Mississippi

Take the guy that gives Philip Rivers the best chance at making the Chargers competitive in their San Diego finale.

4. Dallas Cowboys: Jalen Ramsey, S, Florida State

There's no way Jerry Jones passes on a talent like Ramsey for... well, anyone else available in this scenario.

5. Jacksonville Jaguars: Myles Jack, LB, UCLA

The knee is the big story, but Jack is still a Top 5 talent in this class, and a great fit in Jacksonville.

6. Baltimore Ravens: Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State

Count me among those not overly smitten with Bosa, but he'd make a lot of sense in Baltimore.

7. San Francisco 49ers: DeForest Buckner, DL, Oregon

This pick makes sense well before the "Chip Kelly loves Oregon" schtick comes into play.

8. Cleveland Browns: Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame

Cleveland is building for the long haul, and Stanley's going to play in the league for a long time.

9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: William Jackson III, CB, Houston

Corners with size, speed, and ball skills are always off the board sooner than anticipated.

10. New York Giants: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State

The Giants have bigger needs, but Elliott gives them a shot at fielding the NFL's best offense.

11. Chicago Bears: Leonard Floyd, LB, Georgia

Chicago's front-seven makeover continues with the ultra-athletic Floyd, who has a very high ceiling.

12. New Orleans Saints: Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville

Paired with free agent signee Nick Fairley, Rankins gives the Saints a shot at fielding a highly disruptive front.

13. Miami Dolphins: Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida

Hargreaves' elite quicks will be an asset against pass-happy division foes New England and New York.

14. Oakland Raiders: Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State

Conklin would be the final piece on a highly skilled, young Raiders offense.

15. Tennessee Titans: Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State

The Titans are building around Marcus Mariota; Decker completes their set of bookend tackles.

16. Detroit Lions: Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama

Ragland has the makeup of a field general, and the Lions are just one team in need of one of those.

17. Atlanta Falcons: Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State

Atlanta needs playmakers; Lee has that ability, and fits Dan Quinn's defense snugly.

18. Indianapolis Colts: Noah Spence, DE, Eastern Kentucky

Spence juices up a Colts pass rush that only features 30-somethings Robert Mathis and Trent Cole.

19. Buffalo Bills: Jarran Reed, DL, Alabama

Rock-solid prospect with positional versatility restores the viability of Buffalo's defensive line rotation.

20. New York Jets: Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State

Another long, fast, play-making cornerback going earlier than expected to a team that needs help here.

21. Washington Redskins: Ryan Kelly, C, Alabama

The Redskins have a lot of promise on offense; stabilizing the pivot furthers that cause.

22. Houston Texans: Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor

This pick shows up in just about every mock draft for good reason: it's a perfect fit.

23. Minnesota Vikings: Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi

Treadwell is a receiver built to succeed in a division like the NFC North.

24. Cincinnati Bengals: Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame

Cincinnati needs a talent infusion behind A.J. Green, and Fuller's speed is a great complement.

25. Pittsburgh Steelers: Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson

The Steelers need to do whatever they can to shore up their porous pass defense.

26. Seattle Seahawks: Le'Raven Clark, OT, Texas Tech

The Seahawks need to do whatever they can to shore up their porous offensive line.

27. Green Bay Packers: Andrew Billings, DL, Baylor

Billings is a great scheme fit, and slides right into the lineup to replace the retired B.J. Raji.

28. Kansas City Chiefs: Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson

This is excellent value; Lawson adds pass-rush punch and profiles as the eventual replacement for Tamba Hali.

29. Arizona Cardinals: Chris Jones, DL, Mississippi State

Arizona thrives on a disruptive front seven, and Jones' upside is considerable.

30. Carolina Panthers: Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Oklahoma State

Ogbah has a lot of talent, and can be eased into the lineup behind the re-signed Charles Johnson.

31. Denver Broncos: Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis

Denver really, really, really needs help at quarterback. A lot of it.