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NFL Mock Draft 2012: Morris Claiborne Projected To The Buccaneers, Again

The NFL Draft is getting here every so slowly. but the Mock Drafts are coming in faster than ever! The latest is from Walter Football, and they have a bit of a surprising pick for the Jaguars. But first, the Buccaneers and Morris Claiborne, which has now just become a necessity at this point.

All indications are that the Buccaneers will definitely consider a cornerback in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Aqib Talib could be going to jail, while Ronde Barber will probably retire this offseason. The corner position is a dire need for Tampa.

Next the Jaguars, who reach significantly for Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright.

The Jaguars drafted Tyson Alualu, a second-round prospect, at No. 10 overall two years ago. That was a bigger reach than this, so please don't think that this can't happen.

Finally the Dolphins, who take Quinton Coples from North Carolina, a pick that is starting to make a lot more sense.

Mocking Quinton Coples to the Dolphins didn't make much sense a month ago, but new head coach Joe Philbin announced that he wants to convert this defense to a 4-3. That's a very strange move, given that Miami's stop unit wasn't the problem last year. I already thought the Philbin hire was a curious one to begin with, given the horrible event that just occurred in his life; his illogical moves make my belief stronger.

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