With 12 days until the start of the draft there are hundreds of mock drafts popping up all over the place. They’re spreading faster than paparazzi on the tail of Britney on a weekend bender.
Look long enough and you can find the Bears selecting just about any player you want in the first round with the 14th pick.
Chad Henne? I found it.
DeSean Jackson? I’m not kidding.
Look long enough and you’ll find about anything. I’ve poured through so many, I can’t remember where and how, just some of the who’s.
The Dallas Morning News’ Rick Gosselin is widely regarded as one of the kings of the inexact science. His projection of the top 100 players every April is generally as good as or better than anything else you can get your hands on. That will not come out until April 25, the day before the draft.
The first of three mocks by Gosselin came out Friday and he projected the Bears to choose Pittsburgh offensive tackle Jeff Otah at 14, passing on Illinois running back Rashard Mendenhall (No. 15, Detroit) and Vanderbilt offensive tackle Chris Williams (19, Philadelphia).
To satisfy your wildest mock draft needs, here are links to some data bases dedicated to the guessing game. Go crazy.
Some Redskins fans claim to keep the largest data base and have broken it down with everyone’s projection of Washington’s pick.
Walter Football has a chart of 175 mock drafts.
The Football Experts have a long list of their own.
Bengals Zone provides a striped version (no, I’m not talking prison stripes) of what the Skins fans have collected.