2022 NFL Draft thread

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  1. Red Rover

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    Howell destroyed us. He’s good

    He’s like a running back once he starts running. Arm tackles don’t phase him at all
     
  2. Bankz

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    Howell is still QB1 for me...
     
  3. Jack Parkman

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  4. Shunface

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    Hopefully the Malik Willis qb1 train dead now.
    until the nfl figures out he’s only ever run 15 plays in the Phil longo offense and it’s all single read.

    Shit year for qb
     
  5. DetroitNole

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    Yea I'd stay away from this QB class
     
  6. MG2

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    David Ojabo is in the midst of one of the biggest rises for a draft year I can remember. He might end up in the mid-1st if he declares (and he probably has to at this point) in an awesome class of edge rushers.
     
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  8. Fran Tarkenton

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    So he doesnt like Will Anderson?

    Or has nfl draft twitter not ‘discovered’ him yet
     
  9. MG2

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    He's not eligible for this year's draft
     
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  10. Fran Tarkenton

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    Right, the 2022 draft. Read the tweet.
     
  11. Owsley

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    He’s not eligible until the 2023 draft?
     
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  12. Fran Tarkenton

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    I thought thats what he meant. Next years draft class. I dont think he was comp’ing Sophs to Freshman.
     
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  13. MG2

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    He's comparing the class that was drafted in 2021 (Lawrence, Wilson, Lance, Pitts, Chase, etc.) to the class that will be drafted next spring.
     
  14. Handcuffed

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    pretty interesting comment, especially given how many 1st rounders from last year haven't really done much plus the QBs who are all fairly middling (though still rookies, obviously).

    ignoring QBs, Pitts, Chase, JOK, Parsons, Stokes, and Slater all look really good. I imagine Surtain has, as well, though i've only seen highlights. Smith, Sewell, and Toney have flashed good things, too, and probably many others.

    I could see it.
     
  15. Jigga

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    Waddle has looked good even though we have no QB and use him incorrectly
     
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  16. Vito Corleone

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    This is stupid. Thibodeaux goes top 10 last year
     
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  17. steamengine

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    That’s saying something different, right?
     
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  18. tylerdolphin

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    Im not sure it's even a matter of them using him incorrectly at this point and it's just a matter of our OL being historically bad so they can't use him as a deep threat.
     
  19. Shinzonᴵᴵ

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    If 10 players from last year’s draft would go first overall in 2022 then that has to mean he’s saying that zero players from 2022 would break the top-10 in 2021. So Vito’s right, Kayvon would’ve easily gone top-10 last year making DJ’s whole tweet invalid. That’s even before the questions of did he mean top-10 best player available vs top-10 based on needs or position. Appreciate him trying to generate some draft talk in November. But wasn’t as interesting of a nug as DJ apparently thought.
     
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  20. steamengine

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    Technically they could be saying the top ten pickers this year value something different.

    Youre right
     
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    More of an indictment of this years QB class than anything.

    Lawrence
    Wilson
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    Mac

    would all go 1.
     
  22. ButchCassidy

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    Nobody is playing like Qb1 this year.

    or maybe they are, they’re just not leading their team
    To success.
     
  23. Handcuffed

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    i wonder if this is true. i imagine people still believe in Lawrence as a supreme prospect but the other four haven't blown the doors off of the league. I could see them being QB1 in the draft but not 100% certain if they'd be the #1 overall pick.
     
  24. dblplay1212

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    How many rookie QB's blow the doors off the league?
     
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    Tobias , do it for me
     
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    I haven't paid much attention, is Howell moving back up draft boards?
     
  27. DetroitNole

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    Not that I've seen. 2 mocks I saw today had him 28th and not in 1st rd
     
  28. Jack Parkman

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  29. MG2

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    I don't think he is yet. The fact no one has really replaced him as a clear QB1 means he's got a decent shot to jump back in with a decent finish, IMO.
     
  30. Owsley

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    McCreary too low
     
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  32. Ty for posting a link to a paywall article
     
  33. Bankz

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    With just two regular-season games left for most FBS teams, we're steamrolling towards the beginning stages of NFL draft season with my first mock draft. Postseason all-star game invitations have begun to surface, and conference championship teams are close to being finalized. The College Football Playoff race is still wide-open, and teams are fighting to strengthen their résumés in order to be one of the four hopefuls that will play for a national title.

    With the Senior Bowl, East-West Shrine Bowl and other all-star games set to kick off before the combine in March, there will be a lot of tweaks and changes over the course of the next five months before the 2022 draft takes place in Las Vegas (April 28-30).

    In the latest 2022 rankings from Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay, there have already been several risers and fallers since the season began. In my first mock draft of the cycle, there are many familiar names that match up with their new rankings, but there are also prospects you might not recognize -- yet. There will be lots of prospects who shuffle in and out, which is customary of the draft process. We still have a long way to go until we learn more about testing numbers and things beyond what shows up on tape.

    The first-round order I'm using below is determined by the ESPN Football Power Index (FPI) projections, which performs 10,000 simulations to predict the final standings. This order is based on how expects the season to finish, not how the current order looks now.

    Let's get into my early projections for Round 1, where the strength of the class on the offensive side is at offensive tackle and wide receiver, but on defense, it's the talent at edge rusher and cornerback. (Underclassmen are denoted with an asterisk.)

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    1. Detroit Lions (0-8-1)

    Kayvon Thibodeaux, DE, Oregon*

    In full rebuild mode, the Lions are at the stage in which the emphasis should be on stockpiling the most talent. With no clear QB1 candidate emerging during the college football season and with an out in current quarterback Jared Goff's contract after the 2022 season, first-year general manager Brad Holmes could take the Browns' approach from the 2017 draft (Myles Garrett) and pick the best overall prospect. Thibodeaux has lived up to the hype (six sacks in eight games) and positioned himself to be the No. 1 pick in April.

    Biggest needs: QB, EDGE, WR

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    2. Houston Texans (1-8)
    Aidan Hutchinson, EDGE, Michigan

    With nine picks in this draft, general manager Nick Caserio will have an opportunity to imprint his own identity on a roster that has been stripped down to the studs since he took over in January. Deshaun Watson still wants out, which means quarterback is a big need, but the Texans must continue to add talent to the entire roster. Their talent on the edge is scarce, particularly after releasing veteran Whitney Mercilus and trading away Charles Omenihu. Hutchinson (nine sacks, two forced fumbles) would be an upgrade at a premium position and instantly become their best pass-rusher.

    Biggest needs: QB, DL, WR

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    3. New York Jets (2-7)
    Derek Stingley Jr., CB, LSU*

    After aiming to rebuild the offense during the first draft with Robert Saleh as the coach, general manager Joe Douglas and the Jets could invest on the other side of the ball this offseason. Stingley, who hasn't played since having foot surgery in early October, had six interceptions as a true freshman in 2019. He has a skill set and ceiling that is reminiscent of former Ohio State corner Marshon Lattimore, who was drafted No. 11 overall by the Saints in 2017. Stingley would be a clear improvement over New York's current corners.

    Biggest needs: CB, EDGE, OL

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    4. Jacksonville Jaguars (2-7)
    Evan Neal, OT, Alabama*

    The offensive line could turn into a weakness for the Jags in a hurry, with left tackle Cam Robinson playing on the franchise tag this season and three more starters entering contract years in 2022. At 6-foot-7 and 350 pounds, Neal could step in at multiple spots, as he already has experience at both guard and tackle. He has starred at left tackle for the Crimson Tide this season.

    Biggest needs: CB, OL, WR

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    5. New York Giants (via 3-6 CHI)
    Ikem Ekwonu, OT, NC State*

    Left tackle Andrew Thomas, the No. 4 overall pick in 2020, has shown signs of improvement during his second season -- though he's now on injured reserve with a foot injury, and his replacement, Matt Peart, remains inconsistent. The 6-foot-4, 320-pound Ekwonu has been stellar at left tackle this season, but opinions vary on the position he'll play at the next level. He could be a top-tier starter at right tackle or guard.

    Biggest needs: EDGE, OL, LB

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    6. Philadelphia Eagles (via 3-7 MIA)
    Kyle Hamilton, S, Notre Dame*

    The last time the Eagles drafted a defensive back in Round 1? It was 2002, when they took cornerback Lito Sheppard at No. 26. They've also never drafted a safety in the first round. They could break that streak with the 6-foot-4, 220-pound Hamilton, a do-it-all player who had three interceptions before suffering a knee injury last month. Hamilton would be a huge boost to a Philadelphia secondary that is allowing quarterbacks to complete 74% of their passes this season, which ranks last in the league.

    Biggest needs: DB, EDGE, LB

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    7. New York Giants (3-6)
    George Karlaftis, EDGE, Purdue*

    The Giants have gotten 5.5 sacks from rookie second-round pick Azeez Ojulari, but they still need to stockpile young edge rushers to improve their defense. Karlaftis is a versatile and heavy-handed defensive lineman who could contribute early in the NFL. Karlaftis has only 2.5 sacks this season, but he is always around the quarterback. With two top-seven picks, this means the Giants get starters along the offensive and defensive lines.

    Biggest needs: EDGE, OL, LB

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    8. Washington Football Team (3-6)
    Matt Corral, QB, Ole Miss*

    This is not as strong of a quarterback class as we've seen in the past few years, and Corral has been one of the few who has remained consistent throughout the season. Still in search of a franchise quarterback after Dwayne Haskins didn't work out in Round 1 in 2019, Washington could get its pick of the signal-callers in this class. Corral has blossomed in his third season in coach Lane Kiffin's offense. He's an electric thrower with a quick release, and he has unlocked the next stage of his development. After throwing 11 interceptions in two games combined last season (LSU and Arkansas), he has only thrown two this season. As an improved decision-maker, Corral has positioned himself to be atop the quarterback rankings.

    Biggest needs: QB, OL, DB

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    DeMarvin Leal, DL, Texas A&M*

    The Falcons lack foundational pieces on defense, outside of tackle Grady Jarrett and cornerback A.J. Terrell, and they have needs in the trenches on both sides of the ball. Leal is a consistent pressure generator; just check out his tape against Ole Miss on Saturday, when he had seven total tackles, two tackles for loss, a sack and a forced fumble. That's just a snapshot of his next-level projection. Although he likely won't be a defender who gets double-digit sacks in a season, his versatility, strength and ability to disrupt dropbacks are areas that Atlanta lacks upfront.

    Biggest needs: EDGE, OT, S

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    10. New York Jets (via 3-6 SEA)
    David Ojabo, EDGE, Michigan*

    Ojabo is the defensive prospect who has helped himself most this season, as he has 10 sacks and four forced fumbles in 10 games. It's just a one-year sample for the third-year sophomore, but he has starred on the other side of Aidan Hutchinson. Ojabo, a former high school teammate of 2021 first-rounder Odafe Oweh, is the exact type of prospect the Jets should covet to place alongside a healthy Carl Lawson in 2022. The Jets can fill both of their biggest need positions -- corner and edge -- with their two top-10 picks.

    Biggest needs: CB, EDGE, OL

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    11. Philadelphia Eagles (4-6)
    Kaiir Elam, CB, Florida*

    After taking safety Kyle Hamilton with their first Round 1 pick, the Eagles could continue to remake their secondary here. Thanks to extra picks from the Dolphins and 49ers, they have a chance to take the top safety and corner in this class. Elam, who has six career interceptions, would give Philadelphia an option to pair alongside Darius Slay in 2022.

    Biggest needs: DB, EDGE, LB

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    12. Carolina Panthers (5-5)
    Kenny Pickett, QB, Pitt

    The experiment with Cam Newton on a one-year deal could change the Panthers' quarterback outlook, but it doesn't appear as if Sam Darnold is the answer, even though the team picked up his option for next season. Pickett could be a match here, as he has history with Carolina coach Matt Rhule. He was once a Temple commit (2016) while Rhule was leading the program. While constructing the roster, Rhule has shown special attention to players he has coached. Pickett, a fifth-year senior, has made an astronomical rise after he received a midround grade from NFL scouts at the end of last season. A calm distributor -- he has thrown 32 touchdown passes and just four picks this season -- he might not be as physically gifted as some of his counterparts, but his accuracy, decision-making and intangibles could force a team to fall in love with him.

    Biggest needs: OL, QB, WR

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    13. Las Vegas Raiders (5-4)
    Chris Olave, WR, Ohio State

    In previous years, these have been general manager Mike Mayock's requirements for first-round picks: being a senior, having production and playing at a blue-blood program. After the release of 2020 first-round pick Henry Ruggs, the Raiders quickly scrambled to sign veteran DeSean Jackson. Olave, who has 11 touchdown catches this season, is a natural fit as a replacement for an organization that values speed. Olave could be a downfield threat to help Derek Carr.

    Biggest needs: WR, IDL, CB

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    14. Denver Broncos (5-5)
    Malik Willis, QB, Liberty*

    The Broncos are in dire need of a signal-caller, as neither Teddy Bridgewater nor Drew Lock have shown enough to be the quarterback of the future. The term "boom or bust" will be attached to Willis' name frequently throughout the draft process, but the Broncos must address the one position that is holding its roster back from being a consistent AFC contender. Built like a tank in a 6-foot-1 frame, Willis has plenty of arm strength. He oozes athletic traits that evaluators love to see at the position. While the Auburn transfer has the ability to become an NFL starter, his consistency this season has been a rollercoaster experience, as he has thrown three picks in three different games. If placed within the right infrastructure -- and given patience -- he could become worthy of this draft slot.

    Biggest needs: QB, EDGE, LB

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    15. Philadelphia Eagles (via 5-5 IND)
    Tyler Linderbaum, IOL, Iowa*

    With one more first-round pick in this draft -- this selection is based on Carson Wentz playing 75% of the Colts' offensive snaps, and he's at 99.3% -- the Eagles could fortify the offensive line. Linderbaum could be the heir apparent to oft-injured guard Brandon Brooks or veteran center Jason Kelce. They used a second-round pick in April on Landon Dickerson, who also has experience at center, but they still need a young influx of depth in the interior offensive line.

    Biggest needs: DB, EDGE, LB

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    16. Cincinnati Bengals (5-4)
    Ahmad Gardner, CB, Cincinnati*

    Gardner hasn't surrendered a touchdown over the entirety of his three-year career with the Bearcats, and with this pick he could stay near his college. At 6-foot-3, 200 pounds, he's a lanky press-coverage corner who has the length to consistently cloud throwing windows and make it hard for receivers at the line. The Bengals' defense has been better this season, but they still rank 24th in passing yards allowed per game (260.3).

    Biggest needs: CB, OT, TE

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    Projected 2022 NFL draft order: Lions and Texans are in contention for No. 1 overall pick
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    17. Miami Dolphins (via 4-5 SF)
    Charles Cross, OT, Mississippi State

    The Dolphins drafted Austin Jackson at No. 18 overall in the 2020 draft with the hopes that he'd be their long-term left tackle, but the experiment hasn't worked. Aafter getting moved to guard, there's still a massive hole on the outside. Miami's offensive line ranks last in the league in pass block win rate. Cross, who is technically sound and consistent, could be a plug-and-play option.

    Biggest needs: OL, LB, EDGE

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    18. Minnesota Vikings (4-5)
    Andrew Booth Jr., CB, Clemson*

    With Patrick Peterson and Bashaud Breeland on expiring contracts, and 2020 third-rounder Cameron Dantzler still developing, Minnesota's long-term outlook at cornerback looks bleak. In past early-round selections at the position, the Vikings front office has shown to value versatile cornerbacks who are also consistent run defenders. Booth is one of the best in this class at both of those, and so he'd check the boxes that the regime has coveted.

    Biggest needs: CB, EDGE, IOL

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    19. Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3-1)
    Kenyon Green, OL, Texas A&M*

    This Steelers pick will likely be a common landing spot for quarterbacks in other mock drafts, but I believe the team will look to acquire a veteran instead of a rookie. From the exchange of sideline smirks between Mike Tomlin and Aaron Rodgers, reports of not wanting to start over with a rookie and a roster that is built to contend for a playoff spot, Pittsburgh could instead go after Rodgers, Russell Wilson or an alternate option if Ben Roethlisberger retires. And with expected holes along the interior offensive line in 2022, Green could be a strong option. He has been a stalwart for the Aggies this season, playing more than 85 snaps apiece at left tackle, left guard, right guard and right tackle.

    Biggest needs: QB, OT, CB

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    20. Cleveland Browns (5-5)
    Garrett Wilson, WR, Ohio State*

    Odell Beckham Jr. is gone, and the Browns have several important decisions to make in the receiver room this offseason, which means they could look to the position with their pick. Wilson, who reminds me of Stefon Diggs, is my WR1 in this class. He has strong hands, shows off unique body control and is a creative route runner with a high-level understanding of how to get open. With general manager Andrew Berry showing that he values age -- Wilson will be 21 when he's drafted -- and production, Wilson checks many of the boxes Cleveland looks for in prospects.

    Biggest needs: IDL, WR, EDGE

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    21. New Orleans Saints (5-4)
    Jahan Dotson, WR, Penn State

    With Jameis Winston tearing his ACL in Week 8, quarterback could be an option, but the absence of Michael Thomas has brought the teams lack of talent at wide receiver to the forefront. A strong argument can be made that Dotson has the best hands and widest catch radius -- even though he's only 5-foot-11 -- of any receiver in this class. His route running and strong hands would be a welcomed addition in Sean Payton's offense. He has caught 80 passes for 993 yards and nine touchdowns this season.

    Biggest needs: CB, S, QB

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    22. Los Angeles Chargers (5-4)
    Jordan Davis, IDL, Georgia

    The Chargers' run defense is still one of the worst in the league -- it ranks 32nd in yards per carry allowed (4.8) and rushing first downs allowed (85). And with Linval Joseph set to become a free agent, the team could look for a younger option. The 6-foot-6, 340-pound Davis is an anchor in the middle who could completely change a defense. He has the potential to have a Vita Vea type of effect on a defense, as his presence allows other defenders to roam and make plays.

    Biggest needs: IDL, EDGE, OT

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    23. New England Patriots (6-4)
    Devin Lloyd, LB, Utah*

    After the trade of Stephon Gilmore, cornerback and linebacker are likely the two biggest holes for New England entering the 2022 offseason. Lloyd is a versatile second-level defender who could provide value in multiple areas, and the Patriots don't have high-end options after Dont'a Hightower. Lloyd, who has 85 tackles, six sacks and three interceptions this season, could excel in a multiple-front defense that involves interchanging parts, and he'll pick up pressures as a blitzing pass-rusher as well.

    Biggest needs: CB, LB, WR

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    24. Kansas City Chiefs (6-4)
    Drake London, WR, USC*

    After attempting to sign JuJu Smith-Schuster in the offseason and adding Josh Gordon to the roster in September, it's clear that the Chiefs want to add a specific type of receiver to play alongside Tyreek Hill and Mecole Hardman, one with size and the physicality to do the dirty work. At 6-foot-5, 210 pounds, London fits that profile. He can win easily at the catch point, is a versatile route runner and isn't shy as a run blocker. Before breaking his ankle last month, London had 88 catches for 1,084 yards and seven touchdowns.

    Biggest needs: WR, EDGE, DB

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    25. Baltimore Ravens (6-3)
    Trevor Penning, OT, Northern Iowa*

    Following the offseason trade of Orlando Brown Jr. and the season-ending ankle injury to Ronnie Stanley, the Ravens have attempted to patch work their offensive tackle spots. They need depth along their offensive line. The 6-foot-7 Penning, a smashmouth blocker who plays through the whistle, fits the reputation of what Baltimore wants to do on offense.

    Biggest needs: IDL, S, OT

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    26. Detroit Lions (via 7-3 LAR)
    Treylon Burks, WR, Arkansas*

    The Lions got a star edge rusher with their first pick, and now they can get a starter on the other side of the ball. They are in desperate need of playmakers on the perimeter, and Burks can step in and play a vital role for a roster starved of talent. Burks has 51 catches for 796 yards and eight touchdowns this season, and he has done most of his damage out of the slot. At 6-foot-3, however, he could also play outside.

    Biggest needs: QB, EDGE, WR

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    27. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-3)
    Roger McCreary, CB, Auburn

    After being plagued with injuries to multiple starters this season, the Bucs depth in the secondary has been exploited. McCreary, a physical man-coverage corner, has put together a stellar senior campaign. He has a playing style similar to Bears 2020 second-round pick Jaylon Johnson, who likely would've been a Day 1 selection if not for multiple shoulder surgeries. McCreary must improve his tackling in run support, but he has all of the tools to be an early starter on the perimeter.

    Biggest needs: CB, IDL, WR

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    28. Dallas Cowboys (7-2)
    Jaquan Brisker, S, Penn State

    After handing out multiple one-year deals at the safety spot during the offseason, the Cowboys lack a young long-term option. Brisker is an active and loose-moving safety with experience at multiple spots. He has five interceptions and 12 pass breakups over three seasons at Penn State. Dallas' defense has improved this season, but it needs to look to the future to continue the overhaul of the back end. Taking Brisker near the end of Round 1 would be a low-cost option to help.

    Biggest needs: DL, CB, S

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    29. Green Bay Packers (8-2)
    Kingsley "JJ" Enagbare, EDGE, South Carolina

    With Za'Darius and Preston Smith both entering the final year of their contracts in 2022, the Packers could get ahead of a potential need a year in advance. Enagbare has posted the third-best defensive pressure rate in the country (18.3%) and has shown off an improved catalog of pass-rush moves. He could be an ideal target for Green Bay

    Biggest needs: WR, EDGE, IDL

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    30. Buffalo Bills (6-3)
    Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama*

    Williams, an Ohio State transfer, has starred in his lone season in Tuscaloosa. At a slender 6-foot-2, 189 pounds, he is a seasoned route runner who can attack the deeper portions of the field. He has averaged 20.2 yards on his 51 catches this season, adding 10 touchdowns. With Emmanuel Sanders on a one-year deal, adding Williams with Stefon Diggs, Gabriel Davis and Cole Beasley will continue the Bills' explosiveness on the perimeter.

    Biggest needs: IOL, IDL, WR

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    31. Arizona Cardinals (8-2)
    Trent McDuffie, CB, Washington*

    Byron Murphy and Marco Wilson are promising pieces in the Cardinals secondary, but they need an outside corner who could take over for veteran Robert Alford. As Arizona did with Murphy in Round 2 in 2019, it could go back to the Washington well with the selection of McDuffie. He has experience in both man and zone coverage and is a consistent tackler in run support. He has also played snaps in the slot, which adds to his value.

    Biggest needs: CB, DL, IOL

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    32. Tennessee Titans (8-2)
    Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia*

    Dean, who plays with infectious energy levels and physicality, is the leader of the vaunted Georgia defense that has surrendered an FBS-leading 7.6 points per game. He has had a standout junior season, racking up 51 tackles, 4.5 sacks and two interceptions. While his size won't clear the thresholds for some teams -- he's 6-foot, 225 pounds -- he's the exact type of versatile option the Titans need in the middle of their defense.

    Biggest needs: EDGE, LB, TE
     
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  34. Jake Scott

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    I'm fine with this as long as the rest of our picks are also on defense, specifically edge players.
     
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  35. Tangman

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    I think it's somewhat likely that he only plays one more game
     
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  37. bro

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    Jurkovec is going to be a back up in the NFL for a decade
     
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  38. Bankz

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    Willis, Ridder to high. Would have Strong and Howell above them both.
     
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  39. LuPoor

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    Very ugly and retrograde opinions about the viability of black QBs, smh
     
  40. Bankz

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    I had Fields as QB1. Fuck off
     
  41. Gritty Badger

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    Who is the 11th best WR in this class? Asking for a friend
     
  42. Bankz

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    This is cute. Let's check back in a couple of years.
     
  43. Eathan Edwards

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    Also a little tough to get a full evaluation on Corral this year - dude has basically been playing on crutches since he got hurt in the Tennessee game.
     
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  44. Gritty Badger

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    honest question

    do you watch NFL games across the league?
     
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  45. Bankz

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    no
     
  46. tylerdolphin

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    Any time you post a scalding take like that, you gotta hit or you're gonna hear it.
     
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  47. Bankz

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    I don't think my takes are scalding. I think people don't believe in the advanced analytics I use and put stock into and thus the conflict. With that said, taking a victory lap 10 games into a season seems a bit premature.
     
  48. Gritty Badger

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    or you could just watch the tape and see the separation and body control and production in real time but do you
     
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  49. tylerdolphin

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    I think Devonta Smith at WR11 is the definition of a scalding take considering he went top 10 in the draft among all prospects.