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NFL draft: Teams’ needs

Houston Texans

Pick: No. 1

2013 record: 2-14

They need: QB to take over for Schaub, DE, NT, OLB

They don’t need: WR, S, LT

Possible first pick: DE Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina, or QB Blake Bortles, Central Florida

St. Louis Rams

Picks: Nos. 2, 13

2013 record: 7-9

They need: OL, CB, S, WR, LB

They don’t need: DL, QB, RB

Possible first pick: They have two first-rounders and would love to trade down from No. 2 overall, final payoff from Redskins in Robert Griffin III deal, and keep stockpiling talent. But must find a buyer. OT Greg Robinson, Auburn, is most likely option if they stay put, a pick for need with OT Jake Long perhaps iffy for opener coming off knee surgery. WR Sammy Watkins, Clemson, also is an option for team that’s lacked No. 1 pass catcher for several seasons. With 13th spot, perhaps a wideout or defensive back.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Pick: No. 3

2013 record: 4-12

They need: Franchise QB, DE, WR, OL, CB

They don’t need: Any whiffs. Jaguars have 11 picks and plenty of holes to fill

Possible first pick: LB/DE Khalil Mack, Buffalo, or Watkins

Cleveland Browns

Picks: Nos. 4, 26

2013 record: 4-12

They need: Franchise QB – still

They don’t need: To overreach with No. 4 pick

Possible first pick: Watkins. Considered best of strong receiving class, Watkins, paired with Pro Bowler Josh Gordon, could give Cleveland one of league’s most lethal passing attacks. But do they have QB to get them ball?

Oakland Raiders

Pick: No: 5

2013 record: 4-12

They need: WR, pass rusher, OL

They don’t need: RB, S

Possible first pick: Clowney, Watkins, Mack, OT Jake Matthews

Atlanta Falcons

Pick: No. 6

2013 record: 4-12

They need: Strong pass rusher and impact offensive tackle. Other needs: RB, LB, TE, S

They don’t need: QB, WR (assuming Julio Jones has recovered from foot injury), CB, DT

Possible first pick: Matthews – if GM Thomas Dimitroff doesn’t trade up to select Clowney

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Pick: No. 7

2013 record: 4-12

They need: WR, OL, QB, RB

They don’t need: CB, DE, S

Possible first pick: WR Mike Evans, Texas A&M

Minnesota Vikings

Pick: No. 8

2013 record: 5-10-1

They need: QB, LB, CB, RB

They don’t need: OT, WR, TE, DE

Possible first pick: QBs Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville, or Bortles

Buffalo Bills

Pick: No. 9

2013 record: 6-10

They need: OT, TE – and don’t rule out another WR after selecting two in first three rounds last year

They don’t need: DL, G

Possible first pick: Matthews, OT Taylor Lewan, Michigan, TE Eric Ebron, North Carolina, Evans

Detroit Lions

Pick: No. 10

2013 record: 7-9

They need: CB, DE, LB, S, PK

They don’t need: QB, RB, DT

Possible first pick: CB Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State or CB Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State. Lions could use either because they don’t know if they can count on veteran Chris Houston bouncing back from injury-stunted season.

Tennessee Titans

Pick: No. 11

2013 record: 7-9

They need: Dynamic pass rusher to ease transition to hybrid 3-4. QB, ILB, OT, RB, CB, WR

They don’t need: PK. Even though they cut Rob Bironas, Titans have only six draft picks and can’t afford using a selection on kicker

Possible first pick: OLB Anthony Barr, UCLA, ILB C.J. Mosley, Alabama, FS Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama, Gilbert

New York Giants

Pick: No. 12

2013 record: 7-9

They need: DT, WR, TE, interior OL

They don’t need: QB, DB, P, PK, KR

Possible first pick: Never discount Giants going defense, especially if a pass rushers is available. Donald might be their dream choice.

Chicago Bears

Pick: No. 14

2013 record: 8-8

They need: Help on defensive line and in secondary, backup QB, backup RB

They don’t need: WR

Possible first pick: Gilbert; Clinton-Dix, Donald

Pittsburgh Steelers

Pick: No. 15

2013 record: 8-8

They need: Impact WR to take some pressure off Pro Bowler Antonio Brown; DT, CB, DE

They don’t need: QB, RB or OL

Possible first pick: Dennard

Dallas Cowboys

Pick: No. 16

2013 record: 8-8

They need: DL, OL, LB

They don’t need: QB, RB

Possible first pick: Donald

Baltimore Ravens

Pick: No. 17

2013 record: 8-8

They need: RT to take over for Oher, S, LB, CB, OL and RB depth

They don’t need: QB, WR, TE

Possible first pick: Lewan

New York Jets

Pick: No. 18

2013 record: 8-8

They need: WR, CB, TE, S, LB

They don’t need: DL, K, RB

Possible first pick: WRs Marqise Lee, Odell Beckham Jr., Brandin Cooks or Kelvin Benjamin. Depends on how board shakes out and if Jets trade up – they’ve got 12 picks. Despite Decker and Ford signings, Jets could aim for elite WR in Watkins or Evans if they move up. Otherwise, they’ll take hard look at talented group. Jets could also opt to find replacement for CB Antonio Cromartie if in position to snag Gilbert, Jason Verrett or Dennard.

Miami Dolphins

Pick: No. 19

2013 record: 8-8

They need: New GM Dennis Hickey will be in market for help at RT, G, LB, TE, WR, RB

They don’t need: QB, DE, DT

Possible first pick: Mosley

Arizona Cardinals

Pick: No. 20

2013 record: 10-6

They need: S, OLB, RT, ILB, QB to someday replace Carson Palmer

They don’t need: CB, RB, PK, P

Possible first pick: While there is much speculation Arizona will go for QB, more likely scenario has it going after a safety, outside linebacker or offensive tackle. How about S Calvin Pryor, Louisville, or OLB Ryan Shazier, Ohio State?

Green Bay Packers

Pick: No. 21

2013 record: 8-7-1

They need: S, LB, TE, DT, WR, OL

They don’t need: QB, RB

Possible first pick: Pryor. Packers got burned deep over middle too many times. Could also use a safety to lay out running backs, too.

Philadelphia Eagles

Pick: No. 22

2013 record: 10-6

They need: WR to replace Jackson, DB, LB, OL, DL

They don’t need: QB, RB, TE

Possible first pick: WRs Lee, Beckham Jr., Cooks, Benjamin; CB Bradley Roby, Ohio State

Kansas City Chiefs

Pick: No. 23

2013 record: 11-5

They need: WR, FS, OL, DE, LB, TE, QB

They don’t need: RB, CB, SS, K, P

Possible first pick: Chiefs would love to see Louisville’s Pryor drop to No. 23. Unless that happens, look for them to draft best available WR to take pressure off Dwayne Bowe. Oregon State’s Cooks fits mold of fast, versatile playmakers coach Andy Reid prefers in his West Coast offense. Chiefs only have one pick in first 86, so they must make it count.

Cincinnati Bengals

Pick: No. 24

2013 record: 11-5

They need: DL, CB, LB, OL

They don’t need: QB, RB, WR

Possible first pick: One of top CBs: – Dennard or Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech; DL Kony Ealy, Missouri

San Diego Chargers

Pick: No. 25

2013 record: 9-7

They need: CB, WR, NT, pass rusher, interior OL depth

They don’t need: QB, RB, PK, P, TE

Possible first pick: NT Louis Nix, Notre Dame

New Orleans Saints

Pick: No. 27

2013 record: 11-5

They need: CB, WR, LB

They don’t need: QB, RB, DT

Possible first pick: Lee, Cooks, DE Dee Ford, Auburn

Carolina Panthers

Pick: No. 28

2013 record: 12-4

They need: LT to take over for Gross, WR, CB and S

They don’t need: QB, RB, front seven on defense

Possible first pick: OT Morgan Moses, Virginia

New England Patriots

Pick: No. 29

2013 record: 12-4

They need: RB, TE, DE, LB

They don’t need: QB, OL, DB

Possible first pick: Ford

San Francisco 49ers

Pick: No. 30

2013 record: 12-4

They need: CBs after Tarell Brown and Carlos Rogers signed with Oakland. WRs, LBs – All-Pro NaVorro Bowman is recovering major knee injury.

They don’t need: DL

Possible first pick: Dennard

Denver Broncos

Pick: No. 31

2013 record: 12-4

They need: LB, especially MLB so they don’t have to move Danny Trevathan inside. G, CB, WR

They don’t need: QB, DE, DT

Possible first pick: OG Xavier Su’a-Filo, UCLA

Seattle Seahawks

Pick: No. 32

2013 record: 13-3

They need: OL, specifically at guard, big WR, DL depth

They don’t need: QB, RB, CB

Possible first pick: Su’a-Filo

Washington Redskins

Pick: No. 34

2013 record: 3-13

They don’t need: WR, QB, RB

Possible first pick: OT Cyrus Kouandjio, Alabama

Indianapolis Colts

Pick: No. 59

2013 record: 11-5

They need: C, OG, WR, S

They don’t need: QB, RB

Possible first pick: Hard to tell because the Colts won’t pick until No. 59. Perhaps center Weston Richburg, Colorado State

– Associated Press

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