Baltimore Sun NFL Mock Draft 3.0
Now that the bulk of the significant free agent signings have concluded, the remaining needs of NFL teams have crystallized heading into the NFL draft.
Here is The Sun's third mock draft of the offseason and the first from reporter Aaron Wilson. He projects the 32 first-round picks based on team needs and the talents of each prospect in what's shaping up as a deep draft class.
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1. HOUSTON TEXANS: Jadeveon Clowney DE, South Carolina( USA Today Sports / April 18, 2014 )
Instead of reaching for a quarterback, the Texans decide to get one later and land one of the top defensive prospects to enter the NFL in the past decade. Clowney has freakish athleticism and could form a dominant tandem with J.J. Watt. He should be sufficiently motivated to ease any remaining concerns about his work ethic and motor.