2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

We are past the halfway point of the NFL season and we couldn’t go through the season without a Mock Draft. Without a further ado, let’s jump right into it.

1. Cincinnati Bengals – QB Joe Burrow, LSU

The Cincinnati Bengals are done with QB Andy Dalton and QB Ryan Finley doesn’t seem be the Quarterback of the future. The Bengals draft their franchise quarterback is LSU Joe Burrow. Burrow has rapidly improve as a quarterback and has been the best college football player this year.

2. Washington Redskins – OT Andrew Thomas, Georgia

Washington and OT Trent Williams seems to be on bad terms as he is likely out of the door this offseason. Washington will look to replace Williams here with the selection of Thomas who is the best offensive tackle in this draft and one of the best run protecter.

3. New York Giants – DE Chase Young, Ohio State

In Young, the New York Giants will get someone who can set the edge and get into the opposite backfield, cause havoc to the Quarterback.

4. Miami Dolphins – QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama

Ryan Fitzpatrick and Josh Rosen are not the answers at Quarterback that the Dolphins are looking for. Miami Owner, Stephen Ross, has been very vocal on how he feel about about Alabama’s Quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa. He believe that Tagovailoa is the Quarterback of the future for the Dolphins and he will get Tagovailoa at 4.

5. New York Jets – WR Jerry Jeudy, Alabama

Jeudy is one of the best route runner in the draft and very explosive in the open field. In Jeudy, the Jets will get a WR1 who comply Quarterback Sam Darnold and Jets WR, Robby Anderson.

6. Atlanta Falcons – CB Jeff Okuadh, Ohio State

At six, the Falcons get a psychical shutdown corner in Okaudh. Okaudh is very physical at the line of scrimmage and can run with the top receivers. Okaudh can play both man and zone and will be able to fit into the Falcons’ scheme.

7. Cleveland Browns – LB Isaiah Simmons, Clemson

Simmons is a every down linebacker who has the sped to make tackle sideline to sideline.

8. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – QB Justin Herbert, Oregon

Head coach Bruce Arians might not admit this, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are ready to move on from QB Jameis Winston. Herbert possesses prototypical quarterback size with a 6’6 frame with better-than-average athleticism and arm strength. In addition, he has protected the football well this season, throwing only two interceptions so far. Arians will plan around Herbert and knows a thing or two about developing quarterbacks.

9. Denver Broncos – DT Derrick Brown, Auburn

In Brown, the Broncos will get someone that is dominant against the run, Brown has become more disruptive against the pass, but his strength and athleticism should lead to more progress in that area going forward.

10. Arizona Cardinals- CB Kristian Fulton, LSU

No team has surrendered more passing touchdowns this season than Arizona, who has also allowed the second-most passing yards per game. With Patrick Peterson becoming a free agent in 2020, there’s no guarantee that he’s coming back. At ten, the Cardinals select Fulton from LSU. Fulton has the abilities to become a shut down corner and he will bring youth and depth to a Cardinals’ secondary featuring Byron Murphy and Budda Baker.

11. Detroit Lions – WR CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma

The Lions need help at the Wide-Receiver position and they will get it here with the selection of Oklahoma’s CeeDee Lamb. Lamb has the hands, route-running abilities and elusiveness and will help out Quarterback Matthew Stafford.

12. LA Chargers – OT Tristan Wirfs, Iowa

The Chargers need massive help on their O-line and they get it here in Wirfs. Wirfs is one of the best pass protecter and will come in and help protect QB Phillip Rivers.

13. Jacksonville Jaguars- WR Henry Ruggs III, Alabama

Ruggs is extremely fast and can take the top off any defense. Pairing him with DJ Chark in Jacksonville will get Chark more looks and get Quarterback Nick Foles a deep field threat.

14. Oakland Raiders (via Chi) – Edge AJ Epenesa, Iowa

The Raiders want to get sacks on opposing quarterbacks and they will select someone who can get pressure not only on the quarterback, but can also get in to the backfield tackle the runner for a loss.

15. Tennessee Titans- QB Jalen Hurts, Oklahoma

The Titans has clearly moved on from Quarterback Marcus Mariota and will be looking for their quarterback of the future. In this year draft, they select Oklahoma’s Jalen Hurts. Hurts has improve drastically since his freshman year at Alabama. He can throw accuracy and will also be a factor in the Titans’ running game.

16. Philadelphia Eagles- Safety Grant Delpit, LSU

The Eagles’ secondary has been taking hits left and right. With this selection, they grab LSU Safety, Grant Deplit. Deplit is a complete safety with plenty of range and will come in and contribute right away.

17. Oakland Raiders – WR Laviska Shenault Jr, Colorado

With the departure of Antonio Brown, the Raiders wouldn’t mind address one of their draft pick with the select of a wide-receiver. At 17, they select Colorado, Laviska Shenault Jr. Shenault stand 6’5 and has tremendous ability running after catch.

18. Indianapolis Colts- DT Javon Kinlaw, South Carolina

Colts has a need for defensive linemen and they will address it with the 18th overall pick with South Carolina’s Javon Kinlaw. Disruptive as an interior pass-rusher, Kinlaw has 5.5 sacks this season and displays plenty of power and quickness for his size.

19. Carolina Panthers- IOL Tyler Biadasz, Wisconsin

Current Panthers’ center, Matt Paradis, has not been very good at center. Biadasz is the top center prospect in this year’s class, and could slot right into that offensive line.

20. Jacksonville Jaguars (via LAR) – CB Paulson Adebo, Stanford

Losing a top corner like Jalen Ramsey could be very tough for a team and it won’t be easy trying to replace him. They still have AJ Boyue one side of the field, but they will need to find another replacement soon enough. At 20, they select Stanford’s Paulson Adebo. Adebo is ball hawk and known how to get to the football.

21. Dallas Cowboys- Edge Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State

The Cowboys face some questions this offseason in terms of their defensive line. Penn State Yetur Gross-Matos is very disruptive in the run game and would be a great addition to the Cowboys.

22. Miami Dolphins (via Pit) – OT Alex Leatherwood, Alabama

Dolphins select OT Alex Leatherwood who come in and try to replace Laremy Tunsil who was traded away to the Houston Texans.

23. Kansas City Chiefs- CB CJ Henderson, Florida

Cornerbacks Kendall Fuller, Bashaud Breeland, Morris Claiborne and Keith Reiser are all scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. At 24, the Chiefs select Florida’s CJ Henderson. Henderson has excellent length and speed and while he doesn’t have any picks this season, he has six total interceptions in his previous two seasons combined.

24. Minnesota Vikings – DT Marvin Wilson, Florida State

Vikings add help to their defensive line with the selection of Wilson who can attack the quarterback.

25. Buffalo Bills – WR Tee Higgins, Clemson

This past offseason, the Bills added Cole Beasley and John Brown, two wide-receivers under 6’0. In this year draft, the Bills draft Clemson Tee Higgins who stand 6’4 and can gives the Bills Josh Allen a deep threat.

26. Miami Dolphins (via Hou) – RB D’Andre Swift, Georgia

Losing running back Kenyan Drake sting as the Dolphins will look to address their running backs need in the draft. They will look no further than Georgia’s Runningback, D’Andre Swift, who is very versatile and elusive. Swift will significantly upgrade Miami’s current depth chart at the position.

27. New Orleans Saints- WR Jalen Reagor, TCU

The Saints are still looking for another wide-receiver to go with Michael Thomas and Reagor might be the answer. Reagor is very explosive and he could turn out to be a young version of Ted Ginn Jr. Sean Payton will know exactly what to do with Reagor.

28. Seattle Seahawks – Edge Julian Okwara, Notre Dame

The Seahawks have a few needs on defense, but pass rush seems to be their biggest. They will look to address the pass rush by selecting Edge rusher Julian Okwara. Okwara is very long and possessive everything you need in a pass rush.

29. Baltimore Ravens – LB Kenneth Murray, Oklahoma

With sideline-to-sideline speed, Murray is a three-down linebacker and tackling machine that will come in and help the Ravens right away.

30. Green Bay Packers – ILB Dylan Moses, Alabama

Despite the knee injury, the Packers take a chance of Moses here at 30. Moses has the ability to be disruptive in the run game as well as cover tight ends and running backs in the passing game.

31. New England Patriots – DT Raekwon Davis, Alabama

At 31, the Patriots have needs at different positions, but select DT Raekwon Davis. Davis has the power and length that you want in a defensive tackle, and he can fight and finish the play through contact.

32. San Francisco 49ers- WR Justin Jefferson, LSU

The 49ers need help at WR and they thought they got it when they acquired Emanuel Sanders from the Denver Broncos. After Sanders went down with a rib injury against the Seahawks, the 49ers wasn’t really able to muster up anything for the rest of the game. At 32, they select LSU Justin Jefferson. Jefferson stand at 6’3 has quickness and athleticism to make plays downfield. He will be a big target for Jimmy G come next season.

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