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PETER KING'S MOCK DRAFT
PETER KING
April 25, 2011
Owners and players are at loggerheads and the 2011 season is in peril—but the draft lives! And with the labor dispute putting free agency on hold, teams are looking more than ever to college talent to fill immediate needs, especially at the game's most important position: quarterback
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April 25, 2011

Peter King's Mock Draft

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Mike Pouncey, G-C, Florida

SHOULD PICK

J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin

Watt's a speedy, versatile defensive end who'd allow Vince Wilfork to move back inside where he belongs. Pouncey? He's a Day One starting guard, with the ability to someday replace Dan Koppen (32 in September) at center if need be. Either of these picks would make the Patriots better immediately. I give them Pouncey because of the interior-line urgency and the Urban Meyer/Bill Belichick connection.

18 CHARGERS

WILL PICK

Cameron Jordan, DE, Cal

SHOULD PICK

J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin

The Chargers are still looking for the kind of pass rusher they thought they were getting in 2009 with end Larry English (24 career games, five sacks). At 6'4" and 287 pounds, Jordan is flexible: He played all over the line at the Senior Bowl, and last season he had a combined 18 sacks and tackles for loss. The fact is, San Diego doesn't have a D-lineman whom opposing teams have to game-plan around. Jordan could be that guy.

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