Editor's note: This is Ken Murray's first 2009 mock draft. Check back each week for Murray's updated first-round picks.
Pick, Team, Player, School, Comment
1. Lions, OT Jason Smith, Baylor
Lions can't afford a QB holdout.
2. Rams LB, Aaron Curry, Wake Forest
Considered 'safest pick' on board.
3. Chiefs OT, Eugene Monroe, Virginia
Absent Curry, they'll protect Matt Cassel.F
4. Seahawks, QB Matthew Stafford, Georgia
Matt Hasselbeck is winding down.
5. Browns, WR Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech
They're desperate at receiver.
6. Bengals, DE Brian Orakpo, Texas
Forever in search of a pass rusher.
7. Raiders, WR Jeremy Maclin, Missouri
Equally desperate at the position.
8. Jaguars, DT B.J. Raji, Boston College
No more shots in the dark.
9. Packers DE, Tyson Jackson, LSU
Perfect match for new 3-4 scheme.
10. 49ers, QB Mark Sanchez, USC
Another QB to grow with.
11. Bills, OLB Aaron Maybin, Penn State
Pass rush has been woeful.
12. Broncos, OLB Brian Cushing, USC
Mike Nolan rebuilds the defense.
13. Redskins, OT Andre Smith, Alabama
Need meets dropping talent.
14. Saints, CB Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio State
Probably will play safety.
15. Texans, OLB Clay Matthews, USC
Like father, like son, they hope.
16. Chargers, RB Chris Wells, Ohio State
New threat in the backfield.
17. Jets, TE Brandon Pettigrew, Oklahoma State
Top blocking, receiving TE in draft.
18. Broncos, DE Robert Ayers, Tennessee
Ranked 29th on defense in 2008.
19. Buccaneers, QB Josh Freeman, Kansas State
Still trying to solve the QB problem.
20. Lions, DE Everett Brown, Florida State
Another building block.
21. Eagles, WR Percy Harvin, Florida
He can play RB, too.
22. Vikings, WR Hakeem Nicks, North Carolina
In need of a playmaker.
23. Patriots, ILB Rey Maualuga, USC
Tightening up the middle.
24. Falcons, ILB James Laurinaitis, Ohio State
Replacing Keith Brooking.
25. Dolphins DT, Peria Jerry, Mississippi
26. Ravens, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, Maryland
Home-run threat they've needed.
27. Colts, DT Evander Hood, Missouri
Reinforcing the middle.
28. Eagles, OT Eben Britton, Arizona
May trade into top 5 for elite tackle.
29. Giants, WR Kenny Britt, Rutgers
He's big and he's fast.
30. Titans, CB Vontae Davis, Illinois
May be top cover corner in draft.
31. Cardinals, RB Knowshon Moreno, Georgia
A coup if he lasts this long.
32. Steelers, CB Darius Butler, UConn
Picks and comments by Ken Murray.