STARTER: Aaron Rodgers, California — Green Bay Packers
Rodgers is the easy choice here. Mariota over Luck due to availability, not ability. Yet.
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STARTER: Marshawn Lynch, California — Oakland Raiders
This trio can anything a team could ever want its running backs to do; block, catch, lineup wide, in the slot, run inside, run outside, power, speed…
Allen offers size at 6-foot-2 and 211 pounds, Baldwin is the route-ace with the versatility to line up anywhere and Cooks is the speed guy. Aaron Rodgers with these three plus Jackson off the bench? Shut up.
STARTER: Rob Gronkowski, Arizona — New England Patriots
Yeah, lotta Stanford, but Gronk is a matchup nightmare. Aaron Rodgers with Gronkowski? Shut up.
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Jake Fisher, Oregon — Cincinnati Bengals
Mitchell Schwartz, California — Kansas City Chiefs
Matt Kalil, USC — Carolina Panthers
Nate Solder, Colorado — New England Patriots
Andrus Peat, Stanford — New Orleans Saints
Smith had a bit of a down year in 2016 but in terms of skill is one of the top three tackles in the NFL. Bakhtiari might be the game's most underrated left tackle.
STARTER: Alex Mack, California — Atlanta Falcons
Ryan Kalil, USC — Carolina Panthers
Mack may be the best center in the league. Aaron Rodgers with… you get it.
DeCastro and Long is a solid tandem, though neither are All-Pro caliber like Mack and the two tackles and there's not much depth.[divider]
STARTER: Mason Crosby, California — Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers made this pick. Ask him.
Are you kidding? Have you seen that offense? There will be no punts. And Crosby is lucky Rodgers picked the Kicker, otherwise… no kicking, period. Shut up.
STARTER: Anthony Barr, UCLA — Minnesota Vikings
STARTER: Shaq Thompson, Washington — Carolina Panthers
STARTER: Vontaze Burfict, Arizona State — Cincinnati Bengals
STARTER: Mason Foster, Washington — Washington Redskins
Foster and Burfict are tackling machines, Thompson is as versatile as any pure linebacker in the NFL and Barr is the most accomplished of the group, yet perhaps the most underrated.[divider]
STARTER: Leonard Williams, USC — New York Jets
Williams play end in the Jets' 3-4 and is disruptive and productive. Casey is a stud for the TItans. Mebane is still very good at nose tackle for the Chargers. Lotulelei is a good spot-relief tackle and Shelton has a chance to be a starter on this team next year.
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Thomas has a good chance to be a starter here soon, but Jordan still is very good for the Saints and Griffen has been a consistent pass rusher his entire career. McKinley is versatile — he could play some OLB in our 3-4 here and has big-time speed to rush from the outside.
Not sure it gets much better than this. In a nickel situation Trufant comes in and moves to the inside.
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Patrick Chung, Oregon — New England Patriots
Two very good safeties here, though Ward is more of a hitter and run stuffer than a cover option. Baker is just a rookie but a natural free safety with cover skills. Eric Weddle went to Utah but not while the Utes were a Pac-12 program.[divider]
|QB||Aaron Rodgers||DE||Everson Griffen|
|RB||Marshawn Lynch||DT||Leonard Williams|
|LT||Tyron Smith||DE||Cameron Jordan|
|LG||David DeCastro||LB||Anthony Barr|
|C||Alex Mack||LB||Vontaze Burfict|
|RG||Kyle Long||LB||Mason Foster|
|RT||David Bakhtiari||LB||Shaq Thompson|
|TE||Rob Gronkowski||CB||Marcus Peters|
|WR||Keenan Allen||CB||Richard Sherman|
|WR||Doug Baldwin||S||Budda Baker|
|WR||Brandin Cooks||S||T.J. Ward|
|KR||Christian McCaffrey||PR||Christian McCaffrey|