Jonathan Stewart

DEFENSE, DEFENSE: This draft crop is loaded on that side

DE-FENSE, DE-FENSE.

That's going to be the area of concentration in this draft, in the first round and through much of the proceedings in Philadelphia. Indeed, the first half-dozen or so selections could come from that side of the ball.

That's often the fallout when there are no slam-dunk quarterbacks available.

Here's how we see Thursday night's first round falling, minus any trades.

1. Cleveland

With the QB class so dicey, especially to start things, Cleveland goes for the potential of a dominant, long-term pass rusher. Some analysts wonder about his passion for football, but ...

MYLES GARRETT, DE, TEXAS A&M

2. San Francisco

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