THE USB’s 2017 NFL Draft Guide

This is THE Ultimate Sports Blog’s NFL Draft Guide for 2017. It’s a pretty simple and easy guide to follow that I put together to help make the “non-hardcore” NFL Draft fans understand things a little better.

Which players should your favorite team be targeting at their draft position?

We got the answers.

What positions does your favorite team need to fill the most?

Covered.

And which players could end up a surprise pick for your favorite team on draft night?

Ask no further questions, because it’s all here.

 

THE USB’s 2017 NFL Draft Guide

 

1. Cleveland Browns

Biggest Team Needs: Quarterback, Edge Rusher, Safety, Cornerback

Players They Should Target: Myles Garrett (EDGE), Jamal Adams (S), Solomon Thomas (EDGE)

Potential Surprise Picks: Mitchell Trubisky (QB), DeShaun Watson (QB)


 

2. San Francisco 49ers

Biggest Team Needs: Quarterback, Cornerback, Edge Rusher, Wide Receiver

Players They Should Target: Myles Garrett (EDGE), Solomon Thomas (EDGE), Jamal Adams (S)

Potential Surprise Picks: Mitchell Trubisky (QB), DeShaun Watson (QB), Corey Davis (WR), Marshon Lattimore (CB)


 

3. Chicago Bears

Biggest Team Needs: Cornerback, Offensive Tackle, Wide Receiver, Safety

Players They Should Target: Jamal Adams (S), Marshon Lattimore (CB), Corey Davis (WR)

Potential Surprise Picks: Malik Hooker (S), O.J. Howard (TE), Forrest Lamp (OL)


 

4. Jacksonville Jaguars

Biggest Team Needs: Offensive Line, Quarterback, Tight End, Defensive Tackle

Players They Should Target: O.J. Howard (TE), Forrest Lamp (OL), Jonathan Allen (DT),

Potential Surprise Picks: Corey Davis (WR), Mitchell Trubisky (QB), David Njoku (TE), Reuben Foster (LB)


 

5. Tennessee Titans

Biggest Team Needs: Wide Receiver, Edge Rusher, Linebacker

Players They Should Target: Corey Davis (WR), Mike Williams (WR), Marshon Lattimore (CB), Jonathan Allen (DT)

Potential Surprise Picks: Derek Barnett (DE), Reuben Foster (LB), John Ross (WR)


 

6. New York Jets

Biggest Team Needs: Cornerback, Safety, Quarterback, Wide Receiver, Running Back

Players They Should Target: Marshon Lattimore (CB), Malik Hooker (S), Leonard Fournette (RB), Corey Davis (WR), Mike Williams (WR)

Potential Surprise Picks: John Ross (WR), Mitchell Trubisky (QB), DeShaun Watson (QB)


 

7. Los Angeles Chargers

Biggest Team Needs: Safety, Cornerback, Offensive Line, Defensive Tackle

Players They Should Target: Malik Hooker (S), Marshon Lattimore (CB), Jonathan Allen (DT), Forrest Lamp (OL)

Potential Surprise Picks: Garrett Boles (OL), Malik McDowell (DT), Tre’Davious White (CB)


 

8. Carolina Panthers

Biggest Team Needs: Edge Rusher, Wide Receiver, Offensive Line

Players They Should Target: Derek Barnett (DE), Corey Davis (WR), Mike Williams (WR), Forrest Lamp (OL)

Potential Surprise Picks: John Ross (WR), Garrett Boles (OL), Taco Charlton (DE)


 

9. Cincinnati Bengals

Biggest Team Needs: Edge Rusher, Offensive Line, Linebacker, Wide Receiver

Players They Should Target: Derek Barnett (DE), Forrest Lamp (OL), Reuben Foster (LB), Corey Davis (WR), Mike Williams (WR)

Potential Surprise Picks: Taco Charlton (DE), Garrett Boles (OL), John Ross (WR)


 

10. Buffalo Bills

Biggest Team Needs: Wide Receiver, Cornerback, Tight End, Offensive Tackle

Players They Should Target: Corey Davis (WR), Mike Williams (WR), O.J. Howard (TE), Garrett Boles (OT)

Potential Surprise Picks: John Ross (WR), Forrest Lamp (OG), Ryan Ramcyzk (OT), Tre’Davious White (CB)


 

11. New Orleans Saints

Biggest Team Needs: Edge Rusher, Linebacker, Cornerback

Players They Should Target: Derek Barnett (DE), Reuben Foster (LB), Taco Charlton (DE)

Potential Surprise Picks: Tre’Davious White (CB), Takk McKinley (OLB), Charles Harris (OLB)


 

12. Cleveland Browns

Biggest Team Needs: Quarterback, Safety, Cornerback, Wide Receiver

Players They Should Target: Mitchell Trubisky (QB), DeShaun Watson (QB), Tre’Davious White (CB), Mike Williams (WR), John Ross (WR), O.J. Howard (TE)

Potential Surprise Picks: Budda Baker (S), Marlon Humphrey (CB), David Njoku (TE)


 

13. Arizona Cardinals

Biggest Team Needs: Wide Receiver, Cornerback, Defensive Line, Offensive Line

Players They Should Target: Mike Williams (WR), Tre’Davious White (CB), John Ross (WR), Forrest Lamp (OG), Malik McDowell (DT)

Potential Surprise Picks: Marlon Humphrey (CB), Mitchell Trubisky (QB), DeShaun Watson (QB), Budda Baker (S)


 

14. Philadelphia Eagles

Biggest Team Needs: Cornerback, Edge Rusher, Defensive Tackle, Running Back

Players They Should Target: Tre’Davious White (CB), Taco Charlton (DE), Malik McDowell (DT), Leonard Fournette (RB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Dalvin Cook (RB), Christian McCaffery (RB), Takk McKinley (OLB), Marlon Humphrey (CB)


 

15. Indianapolis Colts

Biggest Team Needs: Edge Rusher, Linebacker, Defensive Tackle, Cornerback, Safety, Running Back

Players They Should Target: Taco Charlton (DE), Takk McKinley (OLB), Malik McDowell (DT), Leonard Fournette (RB), Dalvin Cook (RB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Marlon Humphrey (CB), Budda Baker (S), Haason Reddick (LB), Charles Harris (OLB)


 

16. Baltimore Ravens

Biggest Team Needs: Wide Receiver, Linebacker, Offensive Line

Players They Should Target: Mike Williams (WR), John Ross (WR), Haason Reddick (LB), Garrett Boles (OL), Takk McKinley (OLB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Ryan Ramcyzk (OL), Charles Harris (OLB), Malik McDowell (DT)


 

17. Washington Redskins

Biggest Team Needs: Defensive Line, Edge Rusher, Cornerback, Linebacker, Wide Receiver

Players They Should Target: Taco Charlton (DE), Takk McKinley (OLB), Charles Harris (OLB), Marlon Humphrey (CB), Haason Reddick (LB), John Ross (WR), Malik McDowell (DT)

Potential Surprise Picks: Gareon Conley (CB), Kevin King (CB), Caleb Brantley (DT), Budda Baker (S), DeShaun Watson (QB)


 

18. Tennessee Titans

Biggest Team Needs: Wide Receiver, Edge Rusher, Linebacker, Cornerback

Players They Should Target: John Ross (WR), Marlon Humphrey (CB), Haason Reddick (LB), Charles Harris (OLB), Takk McKinley (OLB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Gareon Conley (CB), Kevin King (CB), Zay Jones (WR)


 

19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Biggest Team Needs: Offensive Tackle, Safety, Defensive End, Running Back, Tight End

Players They Should Target: Ryan Ramczyk (OT), Budda Baker (S), Dalvin Cook (RB), Christian McCaffery (RB), David Njoku (TE)

Potential Surprise Picks: Evan Engram (TE), Obi Melifonwu (S), Jabrill Peppers (S), Tim Williams (EDGE), Cam Robinson (OT)


 

20. Denver Broncos

Biggest Team Needs: Offensive Tackle, Linebacker, Defensive Tackle, Tight End, Wide Receiver

Players They Should Target: Ryan Ramczyk (OT), Haason Reddick (LB), David Njoku (TE), Caleb Brantley (DT)

Potential Surprise Picks: Evan Engram (TE), Cam Robinson (OT), Zay Jones (WR)


 

21. Detroit Lions

Biggest Team Needs: Edge Rusher, Linebacker, Cornerback, Running Back

Players They Should Target: Charles Harris (OLB), Haason Reddick (LB), Marlon Humphrey (CB), Gareon Conley (CB), Dalvin Cook (RB), Christian McCaffery (RB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Kevin King (CB), Alvin Kamara (RB), Caleb Brantley (DT), Tim Williams (OLB)


 

22. Miami Dolphins

Biggest Team Needs: Linebacker, Edge Rusher, Offensive Guard, Cornerback

Players They Should Target: Haason Reddick (LB), Charles Harris (OLB), Gareon Conley (CB), Kevin King (CB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Tim Williams (OLB), T.J. Watt (OLB), Jourdan Lewis (CB)


 

23. New York Giants

Biggest Team Needs: Offensive Tackle, Running Back, Edge Rusher

Players They Should Target: Ryan Ramczyk (OT), Dalvin Cook (RB), Christian McCaffery (RB), Charles Harris (OLB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Cam Robinson (OT), Alvin Kamara (RB), Tim Williams (OLB), T.J. Watt (OLB)


 

24. Oakland Raiders

Biggest Team Needs: Defensive Tackle, Running Back, Cornerback, Linebacker

Players They Should Target: Dalvin Cook (RB), Christian McCaffery, RB), Gareon Conley (CB), Kevin King (CB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Caleb Brantley (DT), Alvin Kamara (RB), Jourdan Lewis (CB), Adoree’ Jackson (CB)


 

25. Houston Texans

Biggest Team Needs: Quarterback, Offensive Tackle, Linebacker, Safety, Cornerback

Players They Should Target: DeShaun Watson (QB), Patrick Mahomes (QB), Budda Baker (S), Gareon Conley (CB), Kevin King (CB)

Potential Surprise Picks: DeShone Kizer (QB), Cam Robinson (OT), Obi Melifonwu (S), Jabrill Peppers (S), Jourdan Lewis (CB)


 

26. Seattle Seahawks

Biggest Team Needs: Offensive Tackle, Linebacker, Cornerback, Defensive Tackle, Defensive End

Players They Should Target: Kevin King (CB), Caleb Brantley (DT), Jourdan Lewis (CB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Zay Jones (WR), Cam Robinson (OT), Adoree’ Jackson (CB), Budda Baker (S)


 

27. Kansas City Chiefs

Biggest Team Needs: Linebacker, Cornerback, Quarterback, Running Back

Players They Should Target: DeShaun Watson (QB), Patrick Mahomes (QB), Kevin King (CB), Christian McCaffery (RB), Jourdan Lewis (CB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Alvin Kamara (RB), DeShone Kizer (QB), Adoree’ Jackson (CB)


 

28. Dallas Cowboys

Biggest Team Needs: Edge Rusher, Cornerback, Defensive Tackle, Safety

Players They Should Target: Kevin King (CB), Jourdan Lewis (CB), Caleb Brantley (DT), Budda Baker (S)

Potential Surprise Picks: Tim Williams (OLB), T.J. Watt (OLB), Obi Melifonwu (S), Adoree’ Jackson (CB)


 

29. Green Bay Packers

Biggest Team Needs: Defensive End, Cornerback, Running Back, Defensive Tackle

Players They Should Target: Jourdan Lewis (CB), Christian McCaffery (RB), Alvin Kamara (RB), Caleb Brantley (DT)

Potential Surprise Picks: Adoree’ Jackson (CB), Jordan Willis (DE), Teez Tabor (CB)


 

30. Pittsburgh Steelers

Biggest Team Needs: Edge Rusher, Cornerback, Wide Receiver

Players They Should Target: Jourdan Lewis (CB), Zay Jones (WR), Tim Williams (OLB), T.J. Watt (OLB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Adoree’ Jackson (CB), Teez Tabor (CB), Jordan Willis (DE)


 

31. Atlanta Falcons

Biggest Team Needs: Offensive Guard, Defensive Tackle, Edge Rusher, Safety

Players They Should Target: Cam Robinson (OT), Caleb Brantley (DT), Tim Williams (OLB), Jabrill Peppers (S), Budda Baker (S)

Potential Surprise Picks: T.J. Watt (OLB), Obi Melifonwu (S), Marcus Maye (S)


 

32. New Orleans Saints

Biggest Team Needs: Edge Rusher, Linebacker, Cornerback

Players They Should Target: Jourdan Lewis (CB), Adoree’ Jackson (CB), Tim Williams (OLB), T.J. Watt (OLB)

Potential Surprise Picks: Teez Tabor (CB), Quincy Wilson (CB), Zach Cunningham (LB)

 

And that’s it for now! See you in a couple of weeks when the NFL DRAFT finally arrives and everyone loses their collective minds.

 

I CAN’T WAIT!!!!!

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