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Peter King's Mock Draft
April 27, 2009
Crabtree is the perfect metaphor for this draft: brilliant upside, but with a lot of scouts' questions to clear up. Want a sure thing? Not this year.
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April 27, 2009

Peter King's Mock Draft

Crabtree is the perfect metaphor for this draft: brilliant upside, but with a lot of scouts' questions to clear up. Want a sure thing? Not this year.

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The Bill Parcells--Jeff Ireland combination confounds those who had Miami taking a wideout. The club still has selections at Nos. 44 and 56 to fill that need.

26 RAVENS
Rey Maualuga
Linebacker | USC

Baltimore could take CB Vontae Davis or a WR here—but not local favorite Darrius Heyward-Bey. The temptation of having Rey someday succeed Ray (Lewis) is too great.

27 COLTS
Hakeem Nicks
Wide receiver | North Carolina

I'd pick Vontae Davis and pair him long-term with Kelvin Hayden at CB, then get a wideout like Ohio State's Brian Hartline later in the draft to play the slot.

28 BILLS (from Eagles)
Eben Britton
Tackle | Arizona

Buffalo sent disgruntled LT Jason Peters to Philly for this pick. Britton isn't the athlete Peters is, but he's durable (37 college starts) and tough enough for the job.

29 BROWNS (from Giants)
Alphonso Smith
Cornerback | Wake Forest

Cleveland acquires this pick and a fourth-rounder from the WR-needy Giants in exchange for Braylon Edwards. Smith might be the best cover guy in the draft.

30 TITANS
Max Unger
Center | Oregon

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