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2015 NFL Mock Draft: Mel Kiper 2.0

Will the Eagles do whatever it takes?

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ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. released a new 2015 NFL mock draft on Wednesday. This is Kiper's second mock for the upcoming draft. Here's a look at Version 1.0, where he had the Eagles taking a cornerback. This time around McShay has the Eagles taking... the same player. That's not fun. But like Todd McShay, Kiper also wonders if the Eagles will stay put at pick No. 20, via ESPN In$ider:

"Marcus Peters
COLLEGE: Washington
Class: Jr
HT: 5-11
WT: 193

Analysis: I can't leave all the Eagles fans tweeting at me and asking the big question hanging, so I'll say this: Of course I can fathom a scenario where they move up (or at least look to) and target the QB who made it tough for Chip Kelly to leave for a good NFL job when he did. But I can't project a trade here, and just as many close Eagles observers know that help at cornerback is badly needed. Peters doesn't come without question marks -- he was dismissed from the team at Washington this past season -- but if it's purely a question of talent, he's a potential steal at this point in the first round. He has loads of natural talent, and playmaker instincts to go with very good ball skills, and he makes any secondary better if he's playing up to his potential."

It's already been discussed why Peters both does and doesn't make sense for the Eagles. On one hand, he's a talented cornerback and the Eagles desperately need an upgrade in that area. On the other hand, he just doesn't seem to be a fit for Chip Kelly's culture. As Kiper even acknowledges, there are significant character concerns with Peters.

Update: Check out our 2015 NFL Draft preview.

As for Mariota, Kiper has him falling down to the New York Jets at pick No. 6 overall. Last month Kiper had Mariota going at No. 2, so he's dropped a few spots. Kiper is on record saying that Mariota isn't ready to play in the NFL yet, except for the Birds.

Here's Kiper's full 2.0 mock. You have to sign up for In$ider to read the explanations for all picks.

Pick Team Player
1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State
2 Tennessee Titans Leonard Williams, DE, USC
3 Jacksonville Jaguars Shane Ray, DE, Missouri
4 Oakland Raiders Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
5 Washington Redskins Randy Gregory, DE, Nebraska
6 New York Jets Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon
7 Chicago Bears Danny Shelton, DT, Washington
8 Atlanta Falcons Arik Armstead, DE, Oregon
9 New York Giants Brandon Scherff, OT, Iowa
10 St. Louis Rams Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
11 Minnesota Vikings Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
12 Cleveland Browns Devante Parker, WR, Louisville
13 New Orleans Saints Dante Fowler Jr., DE, Florida
14 Miami Dolphins Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
15 San Francisco 49ers Breshard Perriman, WR, UCF
16 Houston Texans Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami (FL)
17 San Diego Chargers Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin
18 Kansas City Chiefs Devin Smith, WR, Ohio State
19 Cleveland Browns (via Buffalo) Eddie Goldman, DT, Florida State
20 Philadelphia Eagles Marcus Peters, CB, Washington
21 Cincinnati Bengals Vic Beasley, DE, Clemson
22 Pittsburgh Steelers Landon Collins, S, Alabama
23 Detroit Lions Malcom Brown, DT, Texas
24 Arizona Cardinals Jalen Collins, CB, LSU
25 Carolina Panthers T.J. Clemmings, OT, Pittsburgh
26 Baltimore Ravens Maxx Williams, TE, Minnesota
27 Dallas Cowboys Carl Davis, DT, Iowa
28 Denver Broncos Denzel Perryman, ILB, Miami (FL)
29 Indianapolis Colts La'El Collins, OT, LSU
30 Green Bay Packers Jordan Phillips, DT, Oklahoma
31 Seattle Seahawks Phillip Dorsett, WR, Miami (FL)
32 New England Patriots Devin Funchess, WR, Michigan

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