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PHIL BARBER'S MOCK DRAFT
Barber's Mock: With the 7th overall pick, the Raiders select . . .
Press Democrat Raiders expert predicts Missouri WR Jeremy Maclin will be Oakland's choice

  • Missouri receiver Jeremy Maclin runs a football drill at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009. (MICHAEL CONROY / Associated Press)

1. Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford, QB, Georgia

If he wins one game in 2009, hell be a candidate for rookie of the year.

2. St. Louis Rams: Jason Smith, T, Baylor

Rams also signed C Jason Brown, but let Philly get to T Jason Peter first.

3. Kansas City Chiefs: Aaron Curry, OLB, Wake Forest

In his mock draft, JaMarcus Russell had Curry going anywhere but AFC West.

4. Seattle Seahawks: Mark Sanchez, QB, USC

It could be Seattle making this pick, or it could be a team trading up.

5. Cleveland Browns: Michael Crabtree, WR, Texas Tech

Raiders legal team immediately files piracy suit.

6. Cincinnati Bengals: Eugene Monroe, T, Virginia

Monroe celebrates joining Bengals by rushing out to commit misdemeanor.

7. RAIDERS: Jeremy Maclin, WR, Missouri

Al Davis figures Maclin can outdo Johnnie Lee Higgins 22 catches.

8. Jacksonville Jaguars: B.J. Raji, DT, Boston College

Raji insists B.J. has always stood for Boo-yah! Jacksonville!

9. Green Bay Packers: Tyson Jackson, DE, LSU

It just got a bit harder for Adrian Peterson to get around the corner.

10. 49ERS: Andre Smith, T, Alabama

He gets thumbs-up from two most important men in organization: Maiocco and Bill Walshs ghost.

11. Buffalo Bills: Brian Orakpo, DE, Oklahoma

Edge rusher will have solid role models in Terrell Owens, Marshawn Lynch.

12. Denver Broncos: Josh Freeman, QB, Kansas State

Coach Josh McDaniel immediately and clumsily pursues trade options.

13. Washington Redskins: Aaron Maybin, DE, Penn State

Stunting along D-line will be hard unless Albert Haynesworth removes wallet.

14. New Orleans Saints: Chris Wells, RB, Georgia

Beanie and Bushs exploits lead club owner Tom Benson to invent new dance.

15. Houston Texans: Brian Cushing, LB, USC

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