2018 NFL Mock Draft 5.0: Run on QBs forces Bills to trade up

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Georgia. Roquan Smith. 10. player. 28. . Linebacker

This just makes too much sense. Oakland should be soley focused on improving their defense at every level. This pick could be Vita Vea or Denzel Ward, but Smith offers the best of both worlds.

He can stuff the run and go sideline-to-sideline in a flash. Smith is also a reliable cover linebacker and simply put, he makes plays. Slotting him in the middle of the new-look Raiders defense would greatly benefit an Oakland defense that only has Karl Joseph and Khalil Mack, who need some major help. (Stephen)

Previous Pick: Vita Vea

Derrius Guice. 11. player. 59. . Running Back. LSU


I think the Dolphins are in total rebuild mold even though they don’t want to admit it. They are looking to build a fast-paced offense that can bail out their pedestrian defense.

Guice and Kenyan Drake would form a great 1-2 punch at back. Drake broke down at points during the season, so adding a back like Guice would soften his workload.

I like the Frank Gore signing, but let’s be honest…

The guy is ancient and Guice has way more pop than Gore has had in the last five years. (Justin)

Previous Pick: Denzel Ward

Cornerback. Ohio State. Denzel Ward. 12. player. 45. <em>(TRADE)</em> <p><strong>Bills receive: </strong>No. 5 overall pick.</p> <p><strong>Broncos receive:</strong> No. 12, 65 overall picks and 2019 1st round pick.</p>

The Broncos can trade back because they signed Case Keenum. Solving the quarterback position was the primary goal this offseason and they accomplished it in free agency.

Once they traded away Aqib Talib, they created a hole in their solid defense. Selecting Denzel Ward would allow Bradley Roby to transition to an outside corner and let Ward work in the slot.

He offers the Broncos great value and allows them to pick up extra picks in the process.

Previous Pick: Stay at No. 5 (Saquon Barkley)