For this edition of the 2017 NFL mock draft, contributors Nick Binioris, Jason Pino and George Stanley have chipped in, serving as fellow general managers to add a different perspective. Nick’s picks will include (NB) at the end, Jason’s (JP), George’s (GS) and mine (JW).

1. Cleveland Browns – Myles Garrett (DE/Texas A&M)

Garrett to Cleveland is the worst-kept secret in football. The Browns love him, and they desperately need a pass rusher. With this draft class, they can afford to roll the dice and wait to take their quarterback. (JW)

2. San Francisco 49ers – Mitchell Trubisky (QB/North Carolina)

The 49ers are under tremendous pressure to give their once proud franchise and fanbase a team they can be proud of. It might be a slight reach here, but General Manager John Lynch gets his man and drafts Trubisky. Trubisky is a dual-threat quarterback, but one who understands the importance of keeping his eyes downfield. He has a compact throwing motion and is excellent at reading safeties and running through his progressions. (JP)

3. Chicago Bears – Jamal Adams (SS/LSU)

While the Bears secondary wasn’t terrible in 2016, they sure could use an infusion of talent at both cornerback and safety, but the value isn’t there for cornerback at No. 3. Adams is considered one of the safer prospects in the draft and should help the Bears improve on their league-low eight interceptions from last year. (NB)

4. Jacksonville Jaguars – Leonard Fournette (RB/LSU)

With Tom Coughlin coming in, you can look for the Jaguars to finally capitalize on all of those early draft picks. The Jaguars lack toughness and playmakers. Fournette has the size and speed to make it as an NFL running back. His acceleration and power will allow him to carry the pile and break off long runs. From a physical standpoint he is comparable to Adrian Peterson, however he lacks the ability to make players miss and create plays from nothing like the former Viking did.

Fournette should help relieve some of the pressure on quarterback Blake Bortles who is in a make-or-break season.

The Jaguars have plenty of other needs at offensive line and the defensive side of the ball. Fournette is too good of a prospect to pass up here. Coughlin always loves the power run game. (GS)

5. Tennessee Titans – Jonathan Allen (DE/DT/Alabama)

In my mocks, I have typically had the Titans going after someone in the secondary, but Allen has never been available for them. DaQuan Jones is in the final year of his contract in 2017 and Allen would form a fearsome combo alongside Jurrell Casey along the Titans defensive line. (JW)

6. New York Jets – DeShaun Watson (QB/Clemson)

The Jets have been in signal caller purgatory since Mark Sanchez, essentially remortgaging the game’s most important position for four years. Watson is unlike any quarterback prospect the Jets have drafted in recent years, he’s a national champion who came from a program that was built over time. He is a proven leader who can take charge of a locker room. He is a dual threat who is at his best off play action and if the Jets can support him with a productive ground game and take some pressure off him, he could excel. (JP)

7. Los Angeles Chargers – Malik Hooker (S/Ohio State)

The Bolts get their long-term replacement for recently departed franchise cornerstone Eric Weddle. Arguably the best coverage safety in the draft, Hooker was a consideration at No. 3 for the Bears and might have been the pick if not for his recent hernia and labrum surgeries. (NB)

8. Carolina Panthers – Marshon Lattimore (CB/Ohio State)

Lattimore certainly looks the part of a shutdown NFL corner. He has the length and quickness to keep up with speedy wide receivers. He will be able to stay hip-to-hip with receivers in man coverage, and his size will help with bigger-bodied receivers as well. The Panthers could certainly use another top-tier cornerback after losing Josh Norman. They surrendered 35 more yards per game in the air in 2016 than in the previous year where they went 15-1. Lattimore is tagged as a top cornerback in a deep class. He will need to bulk up a little to complete the NFL position but should be a successful pro. (GS)

9. Cincinnati Bengals – Solomon Thomas (DE/Stanford)

Thomas falls after the 49ers passed on him and Tennessee when with Allen, who is a better fit for their defense. In the pros, Thomas will line up at end, but he is very strong, playing many snaps as the nose tackle at Stanford and thriving despite weighing 275 pounds. For Bengals fans, he serves as the beacon of hope that they can finally get rid of Michael Johnson, who continues to be terrible but continues to start for Cincinnati. (JW)

10. Buffalo Bills – Mike Williams (WR/Clemson)

Tyrod Taylor has proven to be a capable quarterback, however, Sammy Watkins has proven to be a bit of an injury concern, and although he is the clear No. 1, he doesn’t have a presence in the middle of the field. The Bills add another weapon to their offense in Williams, who has the size to be a dominant wide receiver in the NFL. He lacks polish in his route running but has the ability to use his size and frame to win the jump ball. Would make a great compliment to Watkin’s track speed. (JP)

11. New Orleans Saints – Derek Barnett (DE/Tennessee)

The Saints defense seems to perennially need better players. Barnett isn’t a freak athlete but has three years of high-end production in the SEC, racking up 32 sacks and 52 tackles for losses. He plays both the run and pass well, an increasingly rare commodity in today’s NFL. Barnett would join Cameron Jordan, Nick Fairley and last year’s first rounder Sheldon Rankins to complete what should be a formidable front four. (NB)

12. Cleveland Browns – O.J. Howard (TE/Alabama)

Another year another pair of first round picks for Cleveland. I believe there is a change of culture happening for the Browns. A perfect fit for an up-and-coming team is a freak tight end. So when they do find their quarterback of the future, he has a big reliable body to throw to on the inside. Howard is 6’6″ with 4.51 40 speed. He wasn’t a big target in Alabama’s offense but his size, speed and catching ability should translate nicely to the NFL. After taking Garrett with the first pick to find a lacking defensive weapon, the Browns use their second first-round pick on an offensive playmaker. (GS)

13. Arizona Cardinals – Corey Davis (WR/Western Michigan)

Once a position of depth, wide receiver has suddenly become a position of need in the desert. Malcolm Floyd couldn’t stay sober and was cut late last year, John Brown’s career is in jeopardy, Larry Fitzgerald is long in the tooth. John Ross is the better overall receiver, but Davis fits what the Cardinals need, which is a big receiver who can be a target in the red zone. (JW)

14. Philadelphia Eagles – Marlon Humphrey (CB/Alabama)

The Eagles had one of the league’s most porous secondary units this past season. Although they get adequate play over the top from the safety position, Corner is a position of need. Humphrey could bring an attitude to the position that has been lacking, as he loves to push around receivers and intimidate on the press. He has above average athleticism to make up for mistakes. (JP)

15. Indianapolis Colts – Reuben Foster (ILB/Alabama)

One of new General Manager Chris Ballard’s first moves in power was cutting linebacker D’Qwell Jackson. Ballard comes to Indianapolis from Kansas City, where 2005 first round linebacker Derrick Johnson was a stable of their defense for over a decade. Ballard gets his Johnson in Foster. (NB)

16. Baltimore Ravens – Ryan Ramczyk (OT/Wisconsin)

The Ravens need a right tackle and Ramczyk profiles as a better prospect on the right side. In a tough year to find talent in the first round at tackle, Ramczyk fits perfectly with Baltimore. The Ravens pick has much to do with who is left on the board. With the loss of Ricky Wagner, the Ravens choose to shore up the offensive line. The cherry on top is he will be gone well before the Giants pick, so I wont have to listen to Nick Binioris for the rest of my life on how the Giants passed him up. (GS)

17. Washington Redskins – Quincy Wilson (CB/Florida)

Washington still hasn’t added another cornerback and given how bad Bashaud Breeland was in 2016, I can’t imagine they don’t target a cornerback early in the draft, especially after addressing their need for an inside linebacker by signing Zach Brown. (JW)

18. Tennessee Titans – John Ross (WR/Washington)

Ross is a playmaker and an absolute burner. He will provide world-class speed as a deep threat and the ability to break ankles in open field. He can play on the perimeter or in the slot and has above average skills as a kick returner. He will provide Marcus Mariota with a legitimate deep threat and really cause problems for defenses on run/play option type plays, having to choose between coming up to stop DeMarco Murray or sitting on the inside slant with Ross. (JP)

19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – David Njoku (TE/Miami FL)

The Bucs added deep threat Desean Jackson in free agency to line up opposite of All-Pro Mike Evans. Now they add a freakish tight end to potentially wreak havoc up the seam. Njoku’s questions stem from his ability to play in line and block competently, but his long wingspan, foot speed and after-the-catch ability is tantalizing. (NB)

20. Denver Broncos – Garrett Bolles (OT/Utah)

Denver, like Baltimore, needs help on the offensive line. The one commonality between the other guys on their line is 300 pounds. Bolles fits right into that identity. Bolles wins against defensive lineman with athleticism, strength and intensity. He is filled with potential and can already block the run, but he needs to improve his technique and balance but the potential is too much for the Broncos to pass up. Also another tack off Nicks draft board makes me happy. (GS)

21. Detroit Lions – Zach Cunningham (LB/Vanderbilt)

Tahir Whitehead’s severely regressed last year and he enters the final year of his deal this season. Cunningham would allow the Lions to replace Whitehead instead of extending him. (JW)

22. Miami Dolphins – Forrest Lamp (G/Western Kentucky)

The Dolphins need some help with their interior line when it comes to pass protection, and Lamp is one of the best from a technical standpoint. He possesses excellent feet and has above average hand-fighting skills. He is a cerebral player who entices pass rushers to stay one step ahead. (JP)

23. New York Giants – Dalvin Cook (RB/Florida State)

Scouts are torn on Cook. His game film shows arguably the best all-around running back in the draft but underwhelmed in terms of athleticism in the pre-draft process. He also has some character red flags and fumbling issues. He’s a polarizing prospect but his addition could really transform the Giants offense into a balanced attack. (NB)

24. Oakland Raiders – Caleb Brantley (DT/Florida)

Brantley may not seem the right size for a defensive tackle but his build makes up for that. He stands 6’2″, but at 314 pounds, he is solid. He’s mobile and when he can’t go around, he goes through or over. Brantley shows force from the middle, which is an area that Oakland is lacking. He is low and flexible enough to get to his target. If he can add explosiveness in the Raiders 3-4 scheme, the combination of Khalil Mack, Bruce Irvin and Brantley could spell trouble for opposing offensive lines. (GS)

25. Houston Texans – Pat Mahomes (QB/Texas Tech)

Tony Romo retired and the poor Texans, who pretty much put all of their eggs in his basket, are stuck again with an unsettled situation at quarerback. I think DeShone Kizer is the better overall prospect, but Mahomes is a better fit for Houston. (JW)

26. Seattle Seahawks – Adoree’ Jackson (CB/USC)

Jackson has all the makings of a Legion of Boom defender. Adoree is a sure tackler, and has a knack for making a play on the ball. He was an All-American in track at USC and has exceptional return skills. He played all over the field at USC. He is best in the slot, which is where the Legion could use some help. (JP)

27. Kansas City Chiefs – DeShone Kizer (QB/Notre Dame)

The Chiefs have given current quarterback Alex Smith five endorsements since the end of the season that he will be the starting quarterback in 2017. So if we know anything about sports talk, we know they’re likely looking for Smith’s eventual replacement. Kizer comes with plenty of question marks but has the size and physical tools to be a player. Kizer has claimed he learned how to quarterback watching Donovan McNabb. Andy Reid, of course, drafted McNabb out of Syracuse and developed him into a high-quality signal caller with whom he had a lot of success with. (NB)

28. Dallas Cowboys – Jabrill Peppers (SS/Michigan)

After losing their starting strong safety and both of their starting corners, expect the Cowboys to address their secondary and pass rush in the draft. Dallas needs some playmakers on the defensive side of the ball. No defensive player has more of an upside than Peppers. The biggest concern with drafting him is he doesn’t have a true position. Before drafting him, the Cowboys must address what Peppers is and if they think he’d be a fit in their defense. Considering his versatility, he really is a fit for any defense. (GS)

29. Green Bay Packers – Tre’Davious White (CB/LSU)

Davon House, Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins are penciled in as the starters for Green Bay, which spells disaster if they play anything like they did in 2016. (JW)

30. Pittsburgh Steelers – Jarrad Davis (LB/Florida)

A once proud defense could now use some help in a few places. The Steelers select Davis here at the tail end of the first round. Davis is a punishing tackler who runs through targets. His aggressiveness has been seen as a weakness by some, however, he is a sure tackler who finishes to the ground. (JP)

31. Atlanta Falcons – Taco Charlton (DE/Michigan)

The Falcons could have used a little more pass rush juice down the stretch of Super Bowl LI. Vic Beasley led the NFL in sacks but it’s deceiving as he tends to rack them up against lesser competition and can disappear at times. Charlton fits the bill as a bigger defensive end that Dan Quinn prefers. (NB)

32. New Orleans Saints – Gareon Conley (CB/Ohio State)

The Saints need help on defense. They are pretty terrible. However, with the trade of Brandin Cooks, you never know what the Saints are up to. Stuck in year to year mediocrity because the defense can’t stop anyone this moves makes sense. Conley had a strong performance at the combine which made his stock rise. After the rumors of Malcolm Butler being traded to the Saints they get their cornerback with the last pick of the first round. (GS)

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