NFL Draft 2015 – Needs of the Teams.

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The season ended only a month ago and we just witness the Scouting Combine drills where more than 300 candidates are on the fight for the spots available within the 32 NFL teams, the athletes show already their skills and abilities and the ball is now on the field of the GM’s and coaches the teams, they know already what they need and may know already what they want, but until April 30th, when everything starts we’ll know exactly if they are going to make the best decisions to get a competitive advantage for the next season, now let’s see the needs of each team for this year’s NFL Draft, in the order of selection.

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 2014 – 2015 Season Record (2–14) – Strength (.486)

Team Top Needs:

Offensive Line, Pass Rusher and Quarterback.

2. Tennessee Titans – 2–14 – .506

Team Top Needs:

Quarterback, Pass Rusher, CB

3. Jacksonville Jaguars 3–13 .514

Team Top Needs:

OT, CB, RB

4. Oakland Raiders 3–13 .570

Team Top Needs:

Pass rusher, CB, WR

5. Washington Redskins 4–12 .496

Team Top Needs:

Pass rusher, DB, OT

6. New York Jets 4–12 .543

Team Top Needs:

QB, CB, OT

7. Chicago Bears 5–11 .529

Team Top Needs:

Pass rusher, LB, DB

8. Atlanta Falcons 6–10 .482

Team Top Needs:

Pass rusher, TE, DB

9. New York Giants 6–10 .512

Team Top Needs:

Pass rusher, OL, ILB

10. St. Louis Rams 6–10 .531

Team Top Needs:

QB, CB, RB

11. Minnesota Vikings 7–9 .475

Team Top Needs:

OT, RB, CB

12. Cleveland Browns 7–9 .479

Team Top Needs:

WR, ILB, DL

13. New Orleans Saints 7–9 .486

Team Top Needs:

CB, pass rusher, QB

14. Miami Dolphins 8–8 .512

Team Top Needs:

LB, CB, OT

15. San Francisco 49ers 8–8 .527

Team Top Needs:

QB (backup), OL (pending free agent), DL

16. Houston Texans 9–7 .447

Team Top Needs:

QB, WR, OT

17. San Diego Chargers 9–7 .512

Team Top Needs:

CB (Brandon Flowers is on one-year deal), NT, OL

18. Kansas City Chiefs 9–7 .512

Team Top Needs:

WR, OT, CB

19. Cleveland Browns (from Buffalo) 9–7 .516

Team Top Needs:

WR, ILB, DL

20. Philadelphia Eagles 10–6 .490

Team Top Needs:

CB, S, OLB

21. Cincinnati Bengals 10–5–1 .498

Team Top Needs:

CB, S, PK

22. Pittsburgh Steelers 11–5 .451

Team Top Needs:

S, DL, CB

23. Detroit Lions 11–5 .471

Team Top Needs:

CB, DL (if Ndamukong Suh is not re-signed), PK

24. Arizona Cardinals 11–5 .523

Team Top Needs:

DL, OLB, ILB

25. Carolina Panthers 7–8–1 .490

Team Top Needs:

Pass rusher, OT, CB

26. Baltimore Ravens 10–6 .475

Team Top Needs:

Pass rusher, RB, OL

27. Dallas Cowboys 12–4 .445

Team Top Needs:

CB, DL, TE

28. Denver Broncos 12–4 .521

Team Top Needs:

DL, LB, TE/WR (both Julius Thomas and Demaryius Thomas are in option years)

29. Indianapolis Colts 11–5 .479

Team Top Needs:

OL, ILB, S

30. Green Bay Packers 12–4 .482

Team Top Needs:

ILB, DL, TE

31. Seattle Seahawks 12–4 .525

Team Top Needs:

TE, OL, DL

32. New England Patriots 12–4 .514

Team Top Needs:

WR, DL, RB (if they don’t re-sign Stevan Ridley)

By Andrew Smith

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