It's that time again! With me, Invictus, as your host this week, let's take a look at the aggregate rankings made by RealClearSports. As always, our BBV twist to these power rankings involves a 2015 mock draft because, well, we're kind of nuts. Remember that the draft order is the reverse order for the ranks, so the Raiders have the first pick because they are rated the worst team. Enjoy!
1) Oakland Raiders - Leonard Williams, DE/DT USC. The biggest thing the Raiders need from the draft is talent. Young talent. Williams is the most talented player in the 2014 NFL draft, so he can step in for Justin Tuck and at 3 technique.
2) Jacksonville Jaguars - Andrus Peat, OT Stanford. I had this pick for them last week and nothing they've shown me has changed. Joeckel doesn't seem like a franchise left tackle, so they try again and move Joke to the right side to form a strong tandem.
3) Tennessee Titans - Marcus Mariota, QB Oregon. Is Jake Locker the answer? A lot of people don't think so. They've got an elite offensive line in place. They need a few more WRs and a playmaker at QB. Mariota fits just that.
4) Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Cedric Ogbuehi, OT TAMU. The Bucs continue to rebuild their offensive front. Considered Jameis Winston here, but I think they might go with Mike Glennon for one more season.
5) Washington Redskins - Landon Collins, S Alabama. Better than Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Mark Barron. Huge hitter will secure the Redskins front with a talent they haven't seen since the late, great Sean Taylor.
6) St. Louis Rams - Jameis Winston, QB FSU. They. Need. A. Quarterback.
7) New York Jets - Amari Cooper, WR Alabama. A monstrous possession receiver that can act as both a safety blanket and gamebreaker. No doubt they could use some talent infusion on the offensive side.
8) Cleveland Browns - La'el Collins, OG/OT LSU. Mitchell Schwartz is not a right tackle. Collins is. A better OL can allow Johnny Manziel to do what he does best in the coming year.
9) Minnesota Vikings - Randy Gregory, DE Nebraska. Gregory is a very raw talent, but pair him with Anthony Barr from last year, and the Vikings can arm themselves with a destructive pass rush.
10) Buffalo Bills (traded pick to CLE) - Ty Montgomery, WR Stanford. A bit early for Montgomery but I think he could easily be a top ten guy by the end of the year. Imagine having Josh Gordon, Jordan Cameron, and now Montgomery.
11) Miami Dolphins - Trae Waynes, CB MSU. The Dolphins have Brent Grimes on one side, but need somebody to take over on the other.
13) Carolina Panthers - Brandon Scherff, OT Iowa. The Panthers need all the help they can get on that line if they want to keep Cam Newton pushing onwards.
14) New York Giants - Shawn Oakman, DE Baylor. A monstrous freak, the Giants continue to add to their defensive front. With Jason Pierre-Paul as a free agent and with possible losses of Cullen Jenkins, Mathias Kiwanuka, and/or Robert Ayers on the horizon, it's prime time for the Giants to re-stock at edge rusher.
15) Pittsburgh Steelers - Dante Fowler, OLB Florida. Another draft, another linebacker. The Steelers need someone opposite Jarvis Jones as Jason Worilds will be a free agent soon.
16) Atlanta Falcons - Markus Golden, DE Missouri. The run on edge rushers continues as the big issue with the Falcons includes their pass rush. Kroy Biermann and Osi Umenyiora are shells of themselves.
17) New England Patriots - A.J. Cann, OG South Carolina. Kind of an obvious pick here given the demolition of the Patriots offensive line over this season. Have to keep Brady upright.
18) Chicago Bears - Danny Shelton, DT Washington. Stephen Paea seems like a JAG and Jay Ratliff is in the twilight of his career.
19) Houston Texans - Brett Hundley, QB UCLA. See explanation for the St. Louis Rams.
20) Kansas City Chiefs - Sammie Coates, WR Auburn. A raw physical freak. Add him opposite Dwayne Bowe and let him dominate.
21) Dallas Cowboys - Bernardrick McKinney, ILB/OLB Mississippi St. Instinctual and a freak athlete, he'll take over as the SLB and possible ILB if the Cowboys decide they are tired of Sean Lee getting injured.
22) Indianapolis Colts - Shilique Calhoun, OLB MSU. The Colts are desperate for a pass rush. No idea how Robert Mathis will be coming off an Achilles and Bjoern Werner has been unimpressive.
23) Green Bay Packers - Arie Kouandijo, OG Alabama. The more OL for the Packers the better. Aaron Rodgers is getting beat up.
24) San Francisco 49ers P.J. Williams, CB FSU. The 49ers need better depth at corner, and Williams has the upside to be an elite starter.
25) Philadelphia Eagles Ifo-Ekpre Olomu, CB Oregon. Forget the Oregon connection. Ifo should've gone earlier because he's an elite technician despite his dimunitive size.
26) Detroit Lions - Jalen Collins, CB LSU. A mini-CB run here, who can doubt the need for one in Detroit?
27) Baltimore Ravens - Todd Gurley, RB UGA. A legitimate top 10 talent, but the fact that he falls to 27 is a testament to how important RBs are in this day and age.
28) San Diego Chargers - Melvin Gordon, RB Wisconsin. Ryan Matthews is injured too much and Donald Brown has been ineffective. Melvin Gordon is an elite agility back.
29) Arizona Cardinals - Shane Ray, OLB Missouri. Like many teams, the Cardinals need a pass rush. It's the last missing piece to a dominant defense.
30) Denver Broncos - Eric Kendricks, ILB UCLA. Made in the same vein as Danny Trevathan, Kendricks is slightly undersized but a speed demon.
31) Cincinnati Bengals - Alvin Dupree, DE Kentucky. The Bengals really don't have that many needs, however, DE could potentially be one of them. Margus Hunt and Carlos Dunlap have been very good, but they need a speed rusher.
32) Seattle Seahawks - Carl David, DT Iowa. Versatility and a relentless motor, Davis has been a disappointment this year but certainly has the raw tools to be a beast in the right system.