Very Final NFL Mock Draft

Round 1

  1. Browns Baker Mayfield QB Oklahoma

  2. Giants Saquon Barkley RB Penn State

  3. Jets Josh Rosen QB UCLA 

  4. Browns Bradley Chubb DE NC State

  5. Broncos (Trade) Broncos give the 5th pick, 6th round pick in ’19; Bills give the 12th pick, 21st pick, 32nd pick in round 3, 2019 second round pick. Bills select Sam Darnold QB USC

  6. Colts Roquan Smith LB Georgia

  7. Buccaneers Derwin James S FSU

  8. Bears Quenton Nelson OG Notre Dame

  9. 49ers Minkah Fitzpatrick DB Alabama

  10. Raiders (Trade) Raiders give the 10th pick; Packers give the 14th pick, 13th pick in round 2, 14th pick in the 7th round. Packers select Tremaine Edmunds LB Virginia Tech

  11. Dolphins Josh Allen QB Wyoming

  12. Bills Broncos select Denzel Ward CB

  13. Redskins Vita Vea DT Washington

  14. Packers Raiders select Marcus Davenport DE UTSA

  15. Cardinals Jaire Alexander CB Louisville 

  16. Ravens Lamar Jackson QB Louisville

  17. Chargers Da’Ron Payne DT Alabama

  18. Seahawks Mike McGlinchey OT Notre Dame

  19. Cowboys DJ Moore WR Maryland

  20. Lions Will Hernandez OG UTEP

  21. Bengals Frank Ragnow C Arkansas

  22. Bills Broncos Harold Landry EDGE Boston College 

  23. Patriots Justin Reid S Stanford

  24. Panthers Calvin Ridley WR Alabama

  25. Titans Mike Hughes CB UCF

  26. Falcons Taven Bryan DT Florida

  27. Saints (Trade) Saints give the 27th pick; Patriots give the 31st pick, 31st pick in round 3, 2019 5th round pick. Patriots select Rashaan Evans LB Alabama

  28. Steelers (Trade) Steelers give the 28th pick; Colts give the 4th pick in round 2, 4th pick in round 4, ’19 6th round pick. Colts select Derrius Guice RB LSU

  29. Jaguars Dallas Goedert TE South Dakota State

  30. Vikings Isaiah Wynn OG Georgia

  31. Patriots Saints via trade Leighton Vander Esch LB Boise State

  32. Eagles (Trade) Eagles give the 32nd pick; Raiders give the 9th pick in round 2, 11th pick in round 3. Raiders select James Daniels C Iowa​

Analysis

Browns- At number one they get their guy all along. Baker Mayfield is the future of their franchise and John Dorsey did a great job keeping the pick a secret. With the fourth pick they get the best player available and a player that will pair up perfectly with Myles Garrett. Bradley Chubb will make Greg Williams happy. They need to get a new tackle with Joe Thomas retiring so they draft Connor Williams who had one of the best Junior season's last year. They also get an outside linebacker who stays in Ohio with Jerome Baker. Baker will be a plug and play starter who will make an instant impact.

Giants- Giants get the best player available and a player that fills a hole. Saquon Barkley will be the number one back in the big apple and it's a shame that he doesn't get picked number one. He is a great prospect on the field and even better off the field. Dave Gettleman loves him some hog mollies and he gets a big one with Kolton Miller. Pat Shurmur gets a player to keep Eli clean and replace Ereck Flowers. The Giants also get a player to replace Jason Pierre-Paul with Kemoko Turay. Turay will fill a hole and do well for Big Blue. Josey Jewell is an old-school linebacker that can pair up with Alec Ogletree for a really young linebacking corp. I like this fit and The Giants get a steal.

Jets- When trading up for the third overall pick, the Jets wanted to get a player that would lead their franchise. I know they are happy to have a new future of their franchise and Rosen will sit behind McCown and Bridgewater. In the third round they grab a developmental receiver who has a ton of talent and once he learns the system he can be really good. Jeremy Bates can use James Washington in many ways and try to soak him in.

Colts- I love what the Colts do in this situation. They get the best linebacker in the draft with Roquan Smith who will instantly provide some leadership for Indy. Later they trade up and get their running back of the future. Derrius Guice will pair up with Marlon Mack and quietly be a really good tandem of running backs. Frank Reich gets similar to what he had in Philladelphia. The Colts don't need a center but they can potentially switch Billy Price to guard. This pick will help the Colts establish some protection for Andrew Luck. Later in the second round, they Colts also get a nasty offensive tackle with Orlando Brown. No one is happier about this pick than Andrew Luck. This is a similar strategy to the Cowboys from a couple years back and this can be really good for Indy. Finally the Colts get a player who can stretch the field for them. DJ Chark gives some swagger to Indianapolis and they get a really good number two receiver for TY Hilton.

Bears- The Bears get the second best player in this draft. Quenton Nelson will keep Trubisky protected and open up holes for Jordan Howard and Tarik Cohen. I think this is a phenomenal pick and great value. In the second round they get a big time playmaker with Courtland Sutton. Sutton will provide a ton of height for the the Bears and they will have a sneaky good receiving corp.

Raiders- The Raiders apparently are trying to trade up for Bradley Chubb but I don't think they get the opportunity to draft him. They get the second best defensive end with Marcus Davenport and a guy who plays "nasty". After that the Raiders get my favorite center in this draft. James Daniels helps protect Derek Carr and will keep him clean. John Gruden has made it clear that the defense needs help and Josh Jackson will help them in the secondary. Jackson is a ball-hawk and a steal for where they get him. The Raiders get a slot corner to help lock up faster receivers. MJ Stewart is a nice player and will be solid pick up for the sliver and black.

Packers- The Packers are reportedly trying to trade up and I have them trading up to ten and grabbing Tremaine Edmunds. Edmunds is a highly sought-after prospect and can potentially learn from Clay Matthews who I compare him to.

Cardinals: I have the Cardinals taking Jaire Alexander to pair up with Patrick Peterson. Alexander has been gaining a ton of heat and he sounds like a lock to go in round 1. I like this fit and will provide Steve Wilks with a physical corner.

Chargers- The Chargers get a big time run-stuffer with Da'Ron Payne. It fills a whole and at the best time is the best player available. That D-Line will be CRAZY! Bosa, Ingram, and Payne. AFC West beware!

Cowboys- With the 19th pick, the Cowboys get a big time receiver for Dak Prescott and will be his number one target for the rest of his career. I think DJ Moore would be a phenomenal pick and the Boys get a big time play maker.

Bengals- Frank Ragnow has been gaining a ton of heat and he will help who ever plays quarterback for the Bengals. They get their guy and he will be the center for Cincinnati next season.

Panthers- The Panthers need to get a receiver and Calvin Ridley is looked at highly by the league. I think he will play a similar role to Ted Ginn did years ago and can potentially create a deadly one two punch with Devin Funchess.

Falcons- Atlanta goes big with Taven Bryan. He has a ton of potential and is extremely athletic for a defensive tackle. This is a good move for their interior line. He will be interior help for a really good outside including Vic Beasley and Takk McKinnley.

Steelers- After trading back with the Colts, the Steelers go best player available and grab Hayden Hurst. The Steelers can pair him up with Jesse James and have a solid TE corp. This pick helps Ben Roethlisberger a ton and they will find ways to get Hurst the ball.

Vikings- The Vikings get a very good pick in the late first round and Isaiah Wynn will help keep Kirk Cousins shiny clean. Wynn would create holes for Dalvin Cook. If the Vikings make this pick then I guarantee you Cook scores at least 10 touchdowns next season.

Chiefs- Kansas City has a bright new young quarterback in Patrick Mahomes. His arm is highly sought-after but the only way he can utilize the arm is if he's kept clean. Jamarco Jones is an underrated tackle and needs more attention. I think this is a perfect fit and I wouldn't be surprised if he ends up the best tackle in this class.

Round 2
  1. Browns Connor Williams OL Texas 

  2. Giants Kolton Miller T UCLA

  3. Browns Lorenzo Carter EDGE Georgia

  4. Colts Steelers via trade Hayden Hurst TE South Carolina

  5. Colts Billy Price OL Ohio State

  6. Buccaneers Sony Michel RB Georgia 

  7. Bears Courtland Sutton WR SMU

  8. Broncos Ronald Jones RB USC

  9. Raiders Eagles via trade Uchenna Nwosu LB USC

  10. Dolphins Christian Kirk WR Texas A&M

  11. Patriots Mason Rudolph QB Oklahoma State

  12. Redskins Isaiah Oliver CB Colorado

  13. Packers Raiders via trade Josh Jackson CB Iowa

  14. Bengals Jessie Bates S Wake Forest

  15. Cardinals Kyle Lauletta QB Richmond

  16. Chargers Malik Jefferson LB Texas

  17. Colts Orlando Brown OT Oklahoma

  18. Cowboys Deshon Elliot S Texas

  19. Lions Nick Chubb RB Georgia

  20. Ravens Donte Jackson CB LSU

  21. Bills Anthony Miller WR Memphis

  22. Chiefs Jamarco Jones OT Ohio State

  23. Panthers Rashaad Penny RB SDSU

  24. Bills Austin Corbett G Nevada

  25. Titans Darrius Leonard LB South Carolina State

  26. Falcons Mike Gesicki TE Penn State

  27. 49ers Josh Sweat EDGE FSU

  28. Steelers Matthew Thomas ILB Florida State

  29. Jaguars Fred Warner LB BYU

  30. Vikings Mark Andrews TE Oklahoma

  31. Patriots Sam Hubbard DE Ohio State

  32. Browns Brian O’Neill OT Pittsburgh​

Round 3
  1. Bills Arden Key EDGE LSU

  2. Giants Kemoko Turay EDGE Rutgers

  3. Colts DJ Chark WR LSU

  4. Texans Jerome Baker OLB Ohio State

  5. Giants Josey Jewell LB Iowa

  6. 49ers Alex Cappa OT Humboldt State

  7. Broncos Mike White QB Western Kentucky

  8. Jets James Washington WR Oklahoma State

  9. Dolphins Maurice Hurst DT Michigan

  10. 49ers Michael Gallup WR Colorado State

  11. Raiders Eagles via trade MJ Stewart CB UNC

  12. Packers Duke Dawson CB Florida

  13. Bengals Luke Falk QB Washington State

  14. Chiefs Ogbonnia Okoronkwo EDGE Oklahoma

  15. Cardinals Daesean Hamilton WR Penn State

  16. Texans Ronnie Harrison S Alabama

  17. Cowboys Micah Kiser LB Virginia

  18. Lions Marcus Allen S Penn State

  19. Ravens Kerryon Johnson RB Auburn

  20. Chargers Tyler Crosby OL Oregon

  21. Panthers Genard Avery LB Memphis

  22. Chiefs Rasheem Green DE USC

  23. Rams Jack Cichy LB Wisconsin

  24. Panthers Royce Freeman RB Oregon

  25. Titans Equanimeous St. Brown WR Notre Dame

  26. Falcons Kurt Benkert QB Virginia

  27. Saints Geron Christian OL Louisville

  28. Steelers Parry Nickerson CB Tulane

  29. Jaguars Deon Cain WR Clemson

  30. Vikings Martinas Rankin OL Mississippi State

  31. Patriots Saints via trade Kyzir White S West Virginia

  32. Bills Broncos via trade Godwin Igwebuike S Northwestern

  33. Cardinals Christian Sam LB Arizona State

  34. Texans Shaquem Griffin LB UCF

  35. Broncos Chris Herndon TE Miami

  36. Bengals Jordan Lasley WR UCLA

Broncos- After the trade back, the Broncos get a player they were thinking about taking at five. It is an absolute steal and he can join Chris Harris and Bradley Roby in the "no fly zone". At the 22nd pick they get an other speed rusher to pair up with Von Miller and reek havoc in the AFC West. Harold Landry is one of the best pass rushers in the draft and they get great value in round one. In the second round they get a running back that will provide a ton of swagger to the Broncos roster. Last year they signed Jamaal Charles and with the Ronald Jones pick they get Jamaal Charles 2.0. In the 3rd round I wanted to give the Broncos a nice backup quarterback with Mike White. White can be really good if he sits for a little bit and will have that opportunity in Denver. The Broncos also get a tight end to help out Case Keenum. Chris Herndon is a strong combination of power and athleticism and will be a sneaky pick up for the Denver Broncos.

Buccaneers- The Buccaneers are rumored to really like Derwin James. I think this is a really good pick for them because they get a super athletic leader and a player that can play all over the field. In round two they get a player in the position of need. Sony Michel is a versatile back who can provide some stability for Jameis Winston. 

49ers- With good news about Reuben Foster, the 49ers don't have an urgent need at linebacker. I say they go best player available and draft Minkah Fitzpatrick. The 49ers can use him all over the field and get a player with a ton of juice in that defense. The 49ers are a huge fan of Josh Sweat, they can use him at the "LEO" position. The 49ers will put him in the situation to have double digit sack years. Alex Cappa is a mean offensive tackle and he is straight NASTY. He is a smaller school prospect but the 49ers can have him sit behind Joe Staley and learned. The 49ers get a guy similar to Pierre Garçon with Michael Gallup, he can learn from him and be a potential X receiver for the future.

Dolphins- Originally I didn't want to give Miami a new quarterback but Allen fell to them. Allen will wait a season or two before playing but he's a solid fit in Miami.

Bills- The Bills are coveting a quarterback and with Sam Darnold slipping they need to take advantage. He will have the keys to the offense and be a dynamic player for them.

RedskinsThe Redskins get a defensive tackle in back to back years and Vita Vea will help Jonathan Allen shut down the run game. Vea will be drafted high and be a solid player for the Redskins.

Ravens- Ozzie Newsome wants to end his career with a boom and I don't know if there is any more of a boom prospect then Lamar Jackson. Jackson is the future of the Ravens and ends Newsome's career with a splash.

Seahawks- While Russell Wilson is great, he can't be running all over the place every year. The Seahawks get a really good offensive tackle to help protect Russell and that can start right away.

Lions- The Lions get a really good offensive lineman with really bad intentions. Will Hernandez will help create holes for LeGarrette Blount and keep Matthew Stafford clean. This addition fills one of the biggest holes for the Lions.

Patriots- The Patriots love smart players and there isn't a smarter player then Justin Reid in this draft. He's a plug and play starter and will be a beast in the NFL. Rashaan Evans seems like a prototypical Patriot. I like the fit and he can rock the middle of the defense!

Titans- The Titans get a really good player at pick 25. Mike Hughes will pair up with Adoree Jackson and have a really good young defensive backfield. Hughes can also gives a threat in the return game as well. The Titans now have two really bright defensive backs.

Saints- After trading back, the Saints grab a really good line backer with Leighton Vander Esch. Esch should secure the line backer spot for New Orleans and will be a rock for the front-seven.

Jaguars- The Jaguars get a playmaker and an extremely impressive tight end corp. Dallas Goedert is the best tight end in this draft, and will be really good in Duval county.

Eagles- The Eagles get a young Michael Kendricks. Nwosu can play all over the place and will be a good value for Philadelphia.

Rams- The Rams are in urgent need of an inside linebacker and they get a sleeper with Jack Cichy. The Rams don't pick until round three and will be in a good situation no matter what.

Texans- Jerome Baker is an outstanding football and it's great value to get him the third round. Baker will be used all over the place and have a big impact overtime. I don't think they'll plug him in right away but eventually he will make an impact.

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