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Mel Kiper's final 2016 NFL Mock draft

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Cowboys' plans at No. 4 (1:36)

Mel Kiper Jr. thinks the Cowboys will select DE Joey Bosa or RB Ezekiel Elliott with the fourth overall pick in the draft. Mark May believes Dallas should select either Bosa or DE Shaq Lawson. (1:36)

Editor's Note: This was updated at 5 PM on Thursday with two picks adjusted.

Ah, sweet relief. Soon, I'll get to stop projecting picks, and teams will actually start making them. A couple of thoughts with the final mock draft of the season: One, I don't have a third quarterback in Round 1 after the first two are taken in the first two slots; two, I fully expect to see some movement. There are teams, such as the Titans, who have plenty of draft assets and could make a move.

A final reminder: This is not a reflection of where I have players ranked. My final Big Board is here. This is simply a projection of where I think guys can come off the board.

Enjoy the draft, everyone, and thanks for following along.


1. Los Angeles Rams*

Jared Goff, QB, California

He's the top available quarterback in the draft, and he goes to a franchise that needs to finally make it work at this position. I'll be shocked if the former Cal quarterback isn't the pick.

Watch Goff's highlights | *Acquired in trade with Titans

2. Philadelphia Eagles*

Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State

We haven't seen a quarterback from the FCS go this high, but Wentz has a skill set that many teams love, and Philly got into the right place to take him.

Watch Wentz's highlights | *Acquired in trade with Browns

3. San Diego Chargers

DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon

I initially had this as an O-line pick, but I think there's a good chance those who really want the Oregon D-lineman will win out.

Watch Buckner's highlights