2014 NFL Draft: Mike Mayock reveals his top five prospects at each position

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

NFL.com analyst Mike Mayock met with the media Tuesday and discussed all things draft-related in the yearly brain-picking session with their best NFL Draft mind.

NFL.com analyst Mike Mayock holds a press conference each year to reveal his top five rankings for each position heading into the draft. That's how popular he is.

It's not just his analysis, which is always well-presented and interesting. It's his matter-of-fact bluntness, almost as if he's daring you to disagree with him.

We enjoy Mayock's take on things. You can check out his full list on the league's site, but we've pulled the top fives from the positions often discussed as possible targets for the Steelers with the No. 15 pick.

Wide receiver

1. Sammy Watkins, Clemson
2. Marqise Lee, USC
3. Mike Evans, Texas A&M
4. Kelvin Benjamin, Florida State
5. Jarvis Landry, LSU

Linebacker
1. Khalil Mack, Buffalo
2. C.J. Mosley, Alabama
3. Anthony Barr, UCLA
4. Chris Borland, Wisconsin
5. Ryan Shazier, Ohio State

Cornerback
1. Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State
2. Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State
3. Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech
4. Jason Verrett, TCU
5. Bradley Roby, Ohio State

Safety
1. Calvin Pryor, Louisville
2. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama
3. Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State
4. Jimmie Ward, Northern Illinois
5. Deone Bucannon, Washington State

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