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The Star’s NFL mock draft 5.0

1 Houston Texans

DE Jadeveon Clowney, S. Carolina

Will take best player if they can’t trade down and take a QB.

2 St. Louis Rams

OT Jake Matthews, Texas A&M

Matthews has the bloodlines and talent to be a sure thing.

3 Jacksonville Jaguars

OLB Khalil Mack, Buffalo

Coach Gus Bradley will love this versatile pass rusher.

4 Cleveland Browns

QB Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

Gives Browns sorely-needed star power if they don’t wait on QB.

5 Oakland Raiders

WR Sammy Watkins, Clemson

Big-time playmaker can do it all and will help Raiders win now.

6 Atlanta Falcons

LT Greg Robinson, Auburn

Needs work in pass protection but is a mauler in the running game.

7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

WR Mike Evans, Texas A&M

Will team with Vincent Jackson to give Bucs a pair of big targets.

8 Minnesota Vikings

QB Blake Bortles, Central Fla.

Big prospect fits the QB profile new coordinator Norv Turner likes.

9 Buffalo Bills

TE Eric Ebron, North Carolina

Big-play tight end gives young QB E.J. Manuel another weapon.

10 Detroit Lions

WR Odell Beckham Jr., UCLA

Lions are serious about giving QB Matthew Stafford more weapons.

11 Tennessee Titans

LB Anthony Barr, UCLA

Titans add to pass rush with gifted-but-raw prospect.

12 New York Giants

LT Taylor Lewan, Michigan

Giants need help on O-line and Lewan is a great value here.

13 St. Louis Rams

CB Justin Gilbert, Okla. St.

Needs to be coached up but athleticism and ball skills are strong.

14 Chicago Bears

DT Aaron Donald, Pitt

A disruptive one-gap player who fits the scheme.

15 Pittsburgh Steelers

CB Darqueze Dennard, Mich. St.

Physical press-man corner fills a position of need.

16 Dallas Cowboys

OL Zack Martin, Notre Dame

There’s a need up front and Martin is rock-solid and versatile.

17 Baltimore Ravens

S Calvin Pryor, Louisville

Some question his range, but Ravens will bet on this hitter.

18 New York Jets

CB Bradley Roby, Ohio St.

Was inconsistent in ’13 but has athleticism to be top-fight corner.

19 Miami Dolphins

LB C.J. Mosley, Alabama

Every-down player who immediately boosts a weak group.

20 Arizona Cardinals

QB Derek Carr, Fresno State

Cards can start grooming Carson Palmer's replacement.

21 Green Bay Packers

S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama

Versatile skill set makes him a nice fit with Packers.

22 Philadelphia Eagles

WR Marqise Lee, USC

Chip Kelly won’t pass on this Pac-12 playmaker.

23 Kansas City Chiefs

TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington

Could form a devastating duo over the middle with Travis Kelce.

24 Cincinnati Bengals

LB Ryan Shazier, Ohio St.

Speed and athleticism makes him an intriguing fit.

25 San Diego Chargers

CB Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech

Chargers need help, and Fuller is a tough playmaker.

26 Cleveland Browns

OG Xavier Su’a-Filo, UCLA

Browns get a strong zone run blocker to take load off Manziel.

27 New Orleans Saints

WR Brandin Cooks, Ore. St.

Cooks can give QB Drew Brees another weapon in the slot.

28 Carolina Panthers

Kelvin Benjamin, Florida St.

Cam Newton needs weapons, and Benjamin fits the bill.

29 New England Patriots

TE Jace Amaro, Texas Tech

QB Tom Brady gets another athletic tight end to work the middle.

30 San Francisco 49ers

WR Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt

Jerry Rice’s cousin has good hands and a strong work ethic.

31 Denver Broncos

CB Jason Verrett, TCU

Is small but athletic and competitive and can help immediately.

32 Seattle Seahawks

DE Stephon Tuitt, Notre Dame

Seahawks add a big, versatile player to a strong front seven.

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