1. Cleveland – Sam Darnold, QB, USC
The Factory of Sadness chews up and spits out quarterbacks. Good luck, Sam.
2. N.Y. Giants – Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State
The Barkley-Odell Beckham Jr. combination ought to pump some life into Eli Manning.
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3. N.Y. Jets – Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA
The most ready-to-play passer goes to the team most ready to play a rookie quarterback.
4. Cleveland – Bradley Chubb, DE, N.C. State
He'd pair nicely with Myles Garrett. The Browns also could dangle this pick for a trade. Would S.F. bite?
5. Denver – Baker Mayfield, QB, Oklahoma
The Broncos need a confident quarterback. Mayfield has that quality … maybe too much of it.
6. Indianapolis – Quenton Nelson, G, Notre Dame
No. 1 on the Colts' to-do list: Keep Andrew Luck healthier than in his first three seasons.
7. Tampa Bay – Denzel Ward, CB, Ohio State
Cornerback was the safest pick in the first round last year. The Bucs take the best of the bunch.
8. Chicago – Roquan Smith, LB, Georgia
Vic Fangio had a couple of 6-foot-ish, 235-pound-ish linebackers in San Francisco who fared pretty well.
9. San Francisco – Tremaine Edmunds, LB, Virginia Tech
Without Reuben Foster, Edmunds plays middle linebacker. With Reuben Foster, he plays strong-side linebacker. Either way, he has great value. The team's last five top picks have all been defensive players.
10. Oakland – Marcus Davenport, DE, UT-San Antonio
What team will risk taking a pass rusher from the University of Texas-San Antonio? One that took a pass rusher from the University of Buffalo.
11. Miami – Derwin James, S, Florida State
Miami lands a Florida native who will add a jolt of electricity to its defense.
12. Buffalo – Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming
Allen has the arm strength needed to cut through Lake Erie winds. Can the Bills expect him to fall this far? If they get antsy, a trade with the 49ers is a possibility.
13. Washington – Vita Vea, DT, Washington
Washington's 32nd-ranked run defense had holes. At 347 pounds, Vea is an awfully big plug.
14. Green Bay – Rashaan Evans, LB, Alabama
The Packers need strength up the middle and Evans also is capable of bringing heat from the edge.
15. Arizona – Calvin Ridley, WR, Alabama
Larry Fitzgerald has a birthday in August. Be sure to wish him a happy 52nd!
16. Baltimore – Mike McGlinchey, T, Notre Dame
The Ravens found a good tackle at Notre Dame two years ago in Ronnie Stanley. They go back to the well this year.
17. L.A. Chargers – Minkah Fitzpatrick, FS, Alabama
With Tre Boston still a free agent, the team needs a solid center fielder in its defense.
18. Seattle – Isaiah Wynn, G, Georgia
The pick-starved Seahawks will try to trade down to get more selections. If not, then bolstering their O-line always is a good bet.
19. Dallas – Taven Bryan, DT, Florida
The Cowboys need to get stronger up the middle. Bryan is a nice blend of quickness and toughness.
20. Detroit – Da’Ron Payne, DT, Alabama
This draft is weak on interior defensive linemen. The Lions strike now because the pickings are slim later.
21. Cincinnati – James Daniels, C, Iowa
Daniels is considered the best center in the draft and also can play guard.
22. Buffalo – Leighton Vander Esch, LB, Boise State
The linebacker to whom Vander Esch is often compared: Brian Urlacher. If that rings true, the Bills get a steal.
23. New England – Kolton Miller, T, UCLA
The Roseville High School product winds up where another Tiger alumnus, Tedy Bruschi, made his mark. Like Buffalo, the Patriots have two first-round picks and might be eyeing quarterbacks, and thus, a trade.
24. Carolina – D.J. Moore, WR, Maryland
The Panthers' top receiver last season was a running back, Christian McCaffrey.
25. Tennessee – Harold Landry, OLB, Boston College
The Titans must sharpen their edges and find the top pass rusher available.
26. Atlanta – Maurice Hurst, DT, Michigan
The Falcons need to find a replacement for Dontari Poe, who left via free agency.
27. New Orleans – Dallas Goedert, TE, South Dakota State
The player with whom Goedert often is compared: Jimmy Graham.
28. Pittsburgh – Jaire Alexander, CB, Louisville
Steelers grab a ball-hawking cornerback in Alexander with their pick.
29. Jacksonville – Will Hernandez, G, UTEP
The Jaguars brought in Andrew Norwell to play left guard. Hernandez is a perfect fit on the right side for a team that loves smash-mouth football.
30. Minnesota – Connor Williams, G/T, Texas
Williams is one of the most talented linemen in the draft and can play either guard or tackle.
31. New England – Josh Jackson, CB, Iowa
The Patriots finished 30th last year in passing defense. At the same time, Jackson led the nation with eight interceptions.
32. Philadelphia – Derrius Guice, RB, LSU
The Eagles have the last pick but find the second-best runner in the draft.