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2016 NFL Mock Draft: The first ever live creation of a mock draft on air

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You've seen the end result of a mock draft but have you ever wondered how that person that made it came to those conclusions?

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3000 NFL Mock Draft is a podcast about the NFL draft, college football, and the NFL, but really it's about mock drafts and how people come to the conclusions that they do when creating such a thing. So it seemed like a good idea to actually just get on mic and do it: Create a first round mock of the 2016 NFL Draft with Rob Staton based on current draft order, now that we are about halfway through the season.

And it was actually really fun and informative. Sort of like an episode of Bill Nye but in audio form and about sports and less applicable to playing in front of a room of 30 middle school students.

I'll post the whole first round mock below, but I suggest listening to the episode to find out how we came to those conclusions, including how we decided on the Seahawks pick at 18 (currently). Also, we'd love it if you subscribed on iTunes and listened to the show every week!

1. Detroit Lions - Joey Bosa

2. Tennessee Titans - Robert Nkemdiche

3. Baltimore Ravens - Corey Coleman

4. Cleveland Browns - Paxton Lynch

5. San Diego Chargers - Jaylon Smith

6. San Francisco 49ers - Tre'Davious White

7. Jacksonville Jaguars - Laremy Tunsil

8. Chicago Bears - Laquon Treadwell

9. Dallas Cowboys - Cameron Sutton

10. Houston Texans - Shon Coleman

11. Kansas City Chiefs - Eli Apple

12. Miami Dolphins - Jaylon Ramsey

13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - De'Forest Buckner

14. Philadelphia Eagles - Jack Conklin

15. Washington Redskins - Michael Thomas

16. Buffalo Bills - Reggie Ragland

17. New Orleans Saints - Adolphus Washington

18. Seattle Seahawks - Taylor Decker

19. Pittsburgh Steelers - Kendall Fuller

20. St. Louis Rams - Tyler Boyd

21. Indianapolis Colts - Ronnie Stanley

22. New York Giants - Darron Lee

23. New York Jets - Myles Jack

24. Oakland Raiders - A'Shawn Robinson

25. Minnesota Vikings - Germain Ifedi

26. Atlanta Falcons - Joe Dahl

27. Arizona Cardinals - Ezekiel Elliot

28. Green Bay Packers - Jonathan Bullard

29. Cincinnati Bengals - Shaq Lawson

30. Carolina Panthers - Braxton Miller

31. Denver Broncos - Jared Goff

New England Patriots - Lost pick for deflating footballs illegally, as cheaters do.