2014 NFL Mock Draft Version 2.0 – Post Free Agency Edition

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Jan 1, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Central Florida Knights quarterback Blake Bortles runs into the end zone for a fourth quarter touchdown against the Baylor Bears during the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium. Central Florida defeated Baylor 52-42. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

1. Houston Texans
Blake Bortles
Quarterback, UCF

Previously: Blake Bortles (Quarterback, UCF)


The Houston Texans have a new head coach and no legitimate option under center. The first pick of the 2014 NFL Draft allows them to choose their quarterback of the future. Teddy Bridgewater is the best quarterback of this class, but Blake Bortles is an accurate passer and has room to improve and become a complete signal caller.


I agree with Giorgos that Teddy Bridgewater is the best overall quarterback in the 2014 QB class, but Bortles combines prototype size (6’5, 232 pounds) with a precise arm and the ability to extend plays outside the pocket. Texans coach Bill O’Brien will look to build the offense around him with Matt Schaub shipped to Oakland.