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Pride of Detroit 2007 NFL Mock Draft: Third Edition

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With the draft now less than two weeks away, we're getting down to the final stages of preparation before Oakland officially goes on the clock. That will bring a large number of mock drafts with last minute changes and also rapid rumors of who each team will actually select. That has especially been present in the last few days as rumors have been going wild in regards to which player will be taken with the #1 overall pick. The Raiders have been a big source of the rumors as it now seems they are swaying between JaMarcus Russell and Calvin Johnson.

That is exactly what I have done in my most recent mock draft as the top of the draft has greatly changed. In my second edition, I had the Raiders taking Calvin Johnson. However, after thinking long and hard about it, I have flip-flopped and now have Oakland drafting JaMarcus Russell again as I had them doing in my first edition.

Other major changes includes a trade with Detroit and Tampa Bay. Although it may not be with the Buccaneers, I foresee the Lions moving down with someone in the top 5. At this point though, it is unclear which team will be the partner in the trade, so I went with Tampa Bay as that is my front-runner as of right now.

Take a look at mock draft number three and leave any comments or thoughts of your own as far as which team will take which player.

Pride of Detroit 2007 NFL Mock Draft: Third Edition
Pick Team Player Pos. Ht. Wt. College
1 Oakland Raiders JaMarcus Russell QB 6-6 255 LSU
2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers** (From DET) Calvin Johnson WR 6-5 235 Georgia Tech
3 Cleveland Browns Brady Quinn QB 6-4 225 Notre Dame
4 Detroit Lions** (From TB) Gaines Adams DE 6-5 260 Clemson
5 Arizona Cardinals Joe Thomas OT 6-7 310 Wisconsin
6 Washington Redskins Jamaal Anderson DE 6-5 278 Arkansas
7 Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson RB 6-0 220 Oklahoma
8 Atlanta Falcons (From HOU) LaRon Landry S 6-2 205 LSU
9 Miami Dolphins Levi Brown OT 6-5 325 Penn State
10 Houston Texans (From ATL) Alan Branch DT 6-5 330 Michigan
11 San Francisco 49ers Patrick Willis MLB 6-1 235 Mississippi
12 Buffalo Bills Marshawn Lynch RB 5-10 223 California
13 St. Louis Rams Amobi Okoye DT 6-2 312 Louisville
14 Carolina Panthers Greg Olsen TE 6-5 255 Miami (Florida)
15 Pittsburgh Steelers Leon Hall CB 5-11 195 Michigan
16 Green Bay Packers Darrelle Revis CB 5-11 190 Pittsburgh
17 Jacksonville Jaguars Reggie Nelson S 6-0 195 Florida
18 Cincinnati Bengals Justin Harrell DT 6-4 305 Tennessee
19 Tennessee Titans Robert Meachem WR 6-2 210 Tennessee
20 New York Giants Dwayne Bowe WR 6-2 220 LSU
21 Denver Broncos Jarvis Moss DE 6-5 255 Florida
22 Dallas Cowboys Adam Carriker DE 6-6 290 Nebraska
23 Kansas City Chiefs Ted Ginn Jr. WR 5-11 185 Ohio State
24 New England Patriots (From SEA) Michael Griffin S 6-0 210 Texas
25 New York Jets Aaron Ross CB 6-0 190 Texas
26 Philadelphia Eagles Lawrence Timmons OLB 6-3 230 Florida State
27 New Orleans Saints Chris Houston CB 5-10 180 Arkansas
28 New England Patriots Paul Poluszny OLB 6-2 230 Penn State
29 Baltimore Ravens Justin Blalock OG 6-4 330 Texas
30 San Diego Chargers Dwayne Jarrett WR 6-5 210 Southern Cal
31 Chicago Bears Jon Beason OLB 6-0 230 Miami (Florida)
32 Indianapolis Colts Brandon Meriweather FS 6-0 192 Miami (Florida)
**Projected trade between Detroit and Tampa Bay