South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is the favorite to be selected No. 1 overall in the draft Thursday. / Getty Images
Jadeveon Clowney, OLB, S. Carolina
Houston opts for most talented player in this draft.
Greg Robinson, T, Auburn
St. Louis would prefer to trade back and gain extra picks.
Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson
QB Johnny Manziel or T Jake Matthews also possible.
Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M
Cleveland might want to trade back and get QB later in round.
Khalil Mack, OLB, Buffalo
GM Reggie McKenzie could be thinking QB if Manziel’s on board, or T Jake Matthews. Probably prefers a trade down.
Jake Matthews, T, Texas A&M
Also need defensive help, might trade up for Clowney.
Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M
Other possibilities are QB if Manziel still on board, or T.
Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State
QB Blake Bortles or ILB C.J. Mosley also make sense here.
Taylor Lewan, T, Michigan
Also might take TE Eric Ebron if they don’t trade out.
10. LIONS, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
Need DBs badly, also might take CB such as Justin Gilbert.
Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech
A wild-card team, could go for QB Manziel or Bortles.
Aaron Donald, DT, Pittsburgh
GM Jerry Reese puts premium on D-linemen, though Notre Dame OL Zack Martin and Ebron possibilities also.
Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU
Rams could trade out with team that covets Ebron or Martin.
Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville
Bears badly need safety though also might covet DT Donald.
C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama
Also will look hard at CB such as Darqueze Dennard.
Anthony Barr, DE/OLB UCLA
Also would have to think about OL Martin but more likely would go with outside pass rusher if they don’t trade out.
Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina
CB like Dennard possible, or S if Clinton-Dix or Pryor on board.
Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State
Need playmaking on offense but also could go with OL Martin or a CB such as Dennard or Ohio State’s Bradley Roby.
Zack Martin , T/G, Notre Dame
Desperate for OL help, might have to trade up for him.
Blake Bortles, QB, Central Florida
Luxury pick for future, might go with QB Derek Carr also.
Ryan Shazier, ILB, Ohio State
Packers need dynamic every-down player for heart of ‘D’.
Darqueze Dennard, CB, Michigan State
Also could go for USC WR Marqise Lee, or a DL such as Florida State’s Timmy Jernigan or Notre Dame’s Stephon Tuitt.
Marqise Lee, WR, USC
GM John Dorsey needs receiving weapons for Alex Smith.
Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State
If they go CB also might take TCU’s Jason Verrett.
Jason Verrett, CB, TCU
If run on CBs starts earlier, Chargers might have to look to DL.
Cyrus Kouandjio, T/G, Alabama
If they don’t take Manziel at No. 4 overall, they might take QB Bortles or Carr.
Dee Ford, OLB, Auburn
Might prefer ILB or CB if any of top group make it through.
Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt
Other WR possibilities are Cody Latimer and Davante Adams.
29. NEW ENGLAND
Stephon Tuitt, DE, Notre Dame
Might go for another prototypical 3-4 DE, Ra’Shede Hageman.
Cody Latimer, WR, Indiana
San Francisco needs a speed receiving threat and a 3-4 DL.
Ra’Shede Hageman, DE, Minnesota
Also could be looking for OL help such as Xavier Su’a-Filo.
Davante Adams, WR, Fresno State
Defending champs also might opt for TE or pass rusher.