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2015 NFL Mock Draft: Shane Ray to Giants in Week 14 power mock

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Good Morning Big Blue View, and welcome to this week's edition of the Power Mock!

Despite dropping a 7th straight game in embarrassing fashion, the Giants haven't moved in the aggregate power ranking from Real Clear Sports.

Update: Read our NFL Draft 2015 positional rankings.

Once again, a reminder: This is a mock draft based on power rankings, so the Giants are drafting a spot later than they would if the season ended today, and we're giving Buffalo the pick they traded to Cleveland for Sammy Watkins.

Finally, we were able to find a time when Jesse, Invictus, and myself were all relatively free, so we did a 3-way rotation on the mock draft to shake things up.

The Mock Draft

1) Oakland Raiders (LW: 2 - Leonard Williams)

Leonard Williams (DT, USC) - It's only fitting. Marcus Mariota doesn't make a whole lot of sense here as they have Derek Carr in place. Williams is the premier 3 or 5 technique in this draft. (Invictus)

2) Tennessee Titans (LW: 5 - Randy Gregory)

Randy Gregory (DE/OLB, Nebraska) - The Titans need playmakers on both sides of the ball. Gregory is already good, and has the upside to become great. They could also use an offensive play maker, but Gregory is the pick here. (Raptor)

3) Jacksonville Jaguars (LW: 1 - Brandon Scherff)

Amari Cooper (WR, Alabama)-

The Jaguars could go offensive line here, but the values not there. The Jaguars could conceivably part ways with Justin Blackmon after this season and though Allen Hurns and Allen Robinson have shown promise they don't have the ability of Cooper. (Jesse)

4) New York Jets (LW: 3 - Jameis Winston)

Marcus Mariota (QB, Oregon) - Maybe it was a good thing that the Jets lost to the Miami Dolphins. Rex Ryan will be gone and Geno Smith doesn't look like the answer. They can fix a lot of things with a franchise QB (Invictus)

5) Washington Redskins (LW: 6 - Shane Ray)

Andrus Peat (OT, Stanford) - Is Jay Gruden done with RG3? That remains to be seen, but any way that mess shakes out, they need an upgrade on their offensive line. (Raptor)

6) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (LW: 4 - Marcus Mariota)

Jameis Winston (QB, FSU)

The question here is whether or not Lovie Smith would be able to take Winston. Smith has been a guy when drafting has had a focus on high-character players which is not Winston, but if Smith can't find a good quarterback he won't have a job long. (Jesse)

7) Carolina Panthers (LW: 7 - Andrus Peat)

Brandon Scherff (OT, Iowa) - One of the big issues that the Panthers have faced is pressure on Cam Newton. I don't think Scherff is as good a run blocker as Collins, but he's got more upside as a pass protector. (Invictus)

8) New York Giants (LW: 8 - Amari Cooper)

Shane Ray (DE/OLB, Mizzou) - A 6-foot-3, 265-pound demon. The hope is that with a new, more aggressive defensive coordinator, the Giants can use Shane Ray's monstrous ability wisely. Former scout and current NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah recently asked 5 NFL executives for the best comparisons for Shane Ray.

The results? Von Miller, Demarcus Ware, Bruce Irvin, and Jerry Hughes. Is there any doubt that the Giants could use a force like that? (Consensus)

9) Chicago Bears (LW: 13 - Shawn Oakman)

Shaq Thompson (LB, Washington) - Is there any question the Bears need help on defense? They need players at every level. Thompson provides an immediate boost to their linebackers, and can take some of the load off their depleted secondary. (Raptor)

10) Minnesota Vikings (LW: 10 - Shaq Thompson)

Shawn Oakman (DE, Baylor)

The Vikings are interesting because over the past few seasons they have spent first round picks successfully on LB (Anthony Barr), QB Teddy Bridgewater, DT (Shariff Floyd), CB (Xavier Rhodes), WR (Coradelle Patterson), Harrison Smith,  and T (Matt Kalil). And all of these picks have looked great at times though Patterson and Kalil have struggled this year so it's tough to know where they should go. I'm adding a pass rusher here with upside because Brian Robison hasn't played great this year. But really, this is a very talented team and if Teddy Bridgewater develops into an above average quarterback this will be a dangerous team. (Jesse)

11) Atlanta Falcons (LW: 9 - Landon Collins)

Dante Fowler Jr (DE, Florida) - The Falcons are desperate for pass rushing help. Any pass rushing help. Fowler has one of the best motors of any of the pass rushers coming out and he'll help pace this Falcon attack. (Invictus)

12) New Orleans Saints (LW: 11 - Trae Waynes)

Landon Collins (S, Alabama) - They drafted Kenny Vacarro and signed Jairus Byrd, but like the rest of the NFC South, they need defensive help. Besides, Collins is a different kind of player from the other two. At 220 pounds, he is bigger than some linebackers, and can play a hybrid role or the Saints. (Raptor)

13) St. Louis Rams (LW: 12 - DaVante Parker)

Kevin White (WR, WVU)

What they really need is a quarterback but is there worth one drafting here at 13th overall (No). They go back to the WR well, which they have gone to too often, but their defense is fairly stacked and White offers a contrast to Tavon Austin/Stedman Bailey. (Jesse)

14) Cleveland Browns (LW: 16 - Malcolm Brown)

La'El Collins (OL, LSU) - Collins is exactly the type of nasty, powerful, run driver that the Browns could use. He's got sloppy technique, but more than makes up for it with his tenacity and knack for devastating blocks and finishing plays. (Invictus)

15) Houston Texans (LW: 14 - La'El Collins)

DaVante Parker (WR, Louisville) - Andre Johnson is still a good receiver, and Nuk Hopkins is emerging as a serious player. DaVante Parker has speed, length, hands, and route running, and would make for a dangerous trio for Ryan Mallett. (Raptor)

16) Pittsburgh Steelers (LW: 19 - Vic Beasley)

Trae Waynes (CB, Michigan St.)

The Steelers were hoping Landon Collins would fall to them so they could have Polamalu's eventual replacement, but they take Waynes here because Cortez Allen has been pretty awful this year and Ike Taylor isn't the player he used to be. This is an easy selection. (Jesse)

17) Buffalo Bills (LW: 15 - Benardrick McKinney)

Melvin Gordon (RB, Wisconsin) - CJ Spiller is consistently injured, and he could be gone in the offseason. Fred Jackson is getting older. Add Gordon, who profiles like Jamaal Charles, and this Buffalo attack could be the AFC East's deadliest. (Invictus)

18) San Francisco 49ers (LW: 21 - Cedric Ogbuehi)

Michael Bennett (DT, Ohio St.) - Justin Smith is going to retire eventually, and as talented as Aldon Smith is, he tends to disappear when Justin Smith isn't creating havoc on at the line of scrimmage. Bennett is a high-motor, disruptive player with a great build to play the 5-technique in San Francisco's defense. (Raptor)

19) Miami Dolphins (LW: 18 - Melvin Gordon)

Malcolm Brown (DT, Texas)

Jared Odrick could leave via free agency so the Dolphins add another big presence in the middle. (Jesse)

20) Kansas City (LW: 24 - TJ Clemmings)

TJ Clemmings (OT, Pittsburgh) - After losing Geoff Schwartz, Jon Asamoah, and Branden Albert, the Chiefs offensive line has surprisingly held up well. There are still spots to be upgraded however and Clemmings provides value at both right tackle and at guard. (Invictus)

21) Baltimore Ravens (LW: 22 - Jaelen Strong)

Vic Beasley (OLB, Clemson) - Terrell Suggs is very much on the wrong side of 30, and Elvis Dumerville is getting there as well. Courtney Upshaw has yet to really live up to his draft position. Beasley is a terror off the edge and has one of the best 1st steps in the draft. (Raptor)

22) San Diego Chargers (LW: 17 - Kevin White)

Dorial Green-Beckham (WR, Oklahoma)

Green-Beckham might be the most talented WR in the whole class, but he will be labeled with the character concern because of some off the field incidents and he has had to sit out this entire year after transferring from Missouri so he will not have played football in over a year. But he's big, fast, strong. He has the kind of pure ability of guys like A.J. Green, Dez Bryant, etc. (Jesse)

23) Detroit Lions (LW: 20 - Danny Shelton)

Danny Shelton (DT, Washington) - They could be losing Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley, or both. Shelton is an awesome mover for a 340 pound behemoth. He could take over for Fairley and I don't think we'd see much of a drop off. (Invictus)

24) Cincinnati Bengals (LW: 23 - Alvin "Bud" Dupree)

Cody Prewitt (FS, Ole Miss) - The Bengals have some big, athletic safeties. However, they don't have a true free safety, or one as good as Prewitt. A good -- great -- safety can transform a defense. (Raptor)

25) Dallas Cowboys (LW: 28 - PJ Williams)

Eddie Goldman (DT, FSU)

The Cowboys defense is much improved but they are not stout up front. A powerful running game is masking some problems they have in the run game. Goldman is probably the best defensive tackle in college football and a good pick for the Cowboys has they continue to rebuild their defensive line. (Jesse)

26) Arizona Cardinals (LW: 29 - Nate Orchard)

Nate Orchard (DE/OLB, Utah) - Personal favorite of mine, I feel like Orchard will shoot up boards, especially after the combine. He has a devastating inside pass rush move with a great first step. Will totally upgrade Arizona's pass rush. (Invictus)

27) Indianapolis Colts (LW: 26 - Todd Gurley)

Benardrick McKinney (ILB, Mississippi St.) - The Colts have built one of the more dangerous teams in the league, but the middle of their defense is still struggling. McKinney is big and athletic, and playing in a Baltimore-style 3-4 defense could help maximize his talents and hide some of his deficiencies. (Raptor)

28) Seattle Seahawks (LW: 25 - Dante Fowler Jr.)

Devin Funchess (WR, Michigan)

The Seahawks lost Golden Tate and Percy Harvin and their passing offense has suffered. Funchess isn't in the same mold as those two guys, rather he's a big target. He's a Flex TE or big WR at 6'5 236 pounds. He gives the Seahawks a big presence in the red-zone and a receiving weapon they desperately need. (Jesse)

29) Philadelphia Eagles (LW: 27 - Cody Prewitt)

Eric Kendricks (ILB, UCLA) - He combines with his brother to form a devastating inside linebacker duo. I know they have Marcus Smith on the inside right now, but I still prefer him as an outside linebacker. Kendricks will move him there. (Invictus)

30) Denver Broncos (LW: 30 - Ty Sambrailo)

Cedric Ogbuehi (OL, TAMU) - Ogbuehi struggled enough at left tackle this year to get moved back to his more familiar right tackle position. However, the long-armed and athletic offensive lineman does have intriguing physical tools for NFL coaches to work with. (Raptor)

31) New England Patriots (LW: 32 - Devin Funchess)

PJ Williams (DB, FSU)

Darrelle Revis could be a free agent after this year and they could use some reinforcements. (Jesse)

32) Green Bay Packers (LW: 31 - A.J. Cann)

Tyrus Thompson (OT, Oklahoma) - Ending this draft with a massive player that has done a good job of moving his feet, Thompson is a very strong player and someone I could see as a less athletic Cordy Glenn. (Invictus)

There you have it, the latest edition of the BIg Blue View Power Mock.

Normally I'd be giving you a rundown of games to keep an eye on, but it's Championship Weekend. Pick a game and enjoy! Though, if you want to get a look at Shane Ray, the SEC Championship (4:00, CBS) should be a good one to watch.

As usual, let us know what you like, what you don't, and where we went wrong.