Three-Round NFL Mock Draft

NFL Mock Draft

The NFL Draft is less than two weeks and, thanks to COVID-19, there are no Pro Days to observe. While some players are performing their own isolated workouts, by and large, there will be no new information about these prospects between now and the NFL Draft. Based on everything the scouting community knows, let’s take a look at a three-round mock draft and see how the event could transpire. Note that this NFL mock draft does not include trades due to the obvious issues of trying to simultaneously think like the general manager of two separate organizations.

Three-Round NFL Mock Draft: If Only There Were Pro Days

First Round

1. Joe Burrow, QB – Bengals [NFL Draft Profile]

No need to overthink this. Joe Burrow is the best quarterback in the class and a worthy choice for the first-overall pick.

2. Chase Young, EDGE – Redskins [NFL Draft Profile]

If Tua Tagovailoa didn’t carry such a big medical risk, then perhaps the Redskins would take him here. However, considering his lengthy injury history, it’s probably best for Washington to take the best player on the board. That player is Chase Young, who has a genuine chance to develop into one of the pass all-around edge defenders in football.

3. Jeffrey Okudah, CB – Lions [NFL Draft Profile]

With Darius Slay out of town, the Detroit Lions need to improve their coverage unit. Getting the best cornerback in the class is a good place to start, and offseason additions like Duron Harmon and Jamie Collins should help bring this unit up to a league-average level.

4. Tristian Wirfs, OT – Giants [NFL Draft Profile]

Nate Solder is still in New York, but that shouldn’t stop the Giants from taking the best tackle on the board. For me, that’s Tristian Wirfs. While slightly undersized, Wirfs has the athleticism to play tackle at a high level and should be able to start right out of the gate. Even if he doesn’t work out at tackle, he should be able to move inside and be one of the best guards in football.

5. Tua Tagovailoa, QB – Dolphins [NFL Draft Profile]

The Miami Dolphins get their ever-elusive quarterback of the future. While the health concerns are very real with Tagovailoa, the Alabama product was one of the best in college football when on the field. He may not have a superstar ceiling, but he should be a solid starter for the majority of his career. For Miami, this is a no-brainer of a pick.

6. Justin Herbert, QB – Chargers [NFL Draft Profile]

Tyrod Taylor is a fine bridge quarterback, but he’s definitely not the long-term answer under center. Justin Herbert provides genuine hope for the future, while Taylor’s presence allows the Chargers to develop Herbert at their own rate. He’ll wind up in the starting lineup sooner or later, but there won’t be any pressure to put him under center before he’s ready.

7. Isaiah Simmons, Defense – Panthers [NFL Draft Profile]

Calling Isaiah Simmons a linebacker is insulting to everything he can do on the football field. Simmons is a genuine freak of nature, capable of playing safety, linebacker, and edge defender at a high level. A smart defensive coordinator could give him Defensive Player of the Year upside, and his presence will be a welcome addition to a team that just lost their defensive leader in Luke Kuechly

8. Andrew Thomas, OT – Cardinals [NFL Draft Profile]

What a difference a few years makes. The Cardinals appear to have their quarterback of the future in Kyler Murray, acquired a superstar in DeAndre Hopkinsand now solidify their offensive line with Andrew Thomas. Thomas is probably the most polished of the top four offensive tackles in the class and should be able to provide immediate support to Arizona’s subpar offensive line.

9. Jerry Jeudy, WR – Jaguars [NFL Draft Profile]

Gardner Minshew may or may not be the long-term answer under center, but the Jaguars need to do all they can to figure out if he really is “the guy”. Outside of D.J. Chark, Jacksonville doesn’t have a reliable weapon in the passing game. That all changes with Jeudy, who was one of the most reliable and dangerous receivers in all of college football. Chark and Jeudy have the potential to be one of the better receiving duos in the league and should make life easier for Minshew.

10. Jedrick Wills, OT – Browns [NFL Draft Profile]

The Cleveland Browns addressed part of their offensive line woes by signing Taylor Lewan, and they fix the other spot with the addition of Jedrick Wills. The Browns took an unexpected step back in 2019, but they should be much better in 2020. If Baker Mayfield can’t make it work with this offensive line, Odell BeckhamJarvis Landry, and Austin Hooper, then it might be time to look for a new answer under center.

11. Ceedee Lamb, WR – Jets [NFL Draft Profile]

Sam Darnold hasn’t had much help through his first two NFL seasons, and he just lost his best wide receiver to free agency. The Jets need to figure out if Darnold can be their guy, and that starts with getting him one of the most well-rounded receivers in college football. Ceedee Lamb can do a little bit of everything and should be a welcome addition to New York’s passing attack.

12. C.J. Henderson, CB – Raiders

The Las Vegas Raiders solidify their secondary by taking the best cornerback left on the board. While some question C.J. Henderson’s willingness to play the run, nobody can deny his ability in coverage. The Florida product has the ability to play both sides of the field and function in a wide variety of schemes. In a league where coverage has never been more important, Henderson could help bring the Raiders back into playoff contention.

13. Derrick Brown, IDL – 49ers

In this NFL mock draft, the 49ers use the pick acquired in the Arik Armstead trade to effectively draft his replacement. While Brown might not have the highest pass-rushing ceiling, the big-bodied interior defender is second to none in the run game. He has the size to take on double teams and is basically immovable in the trenches. He might not be quite as good as Armstead, but he can provide 80% of the production at a fraction of the cost.

14. Mekhi Beckton, OT – Buccaneers

When your quarterback is entering his age-43 season, you should do everything in your power to make sure he stays upright. Tom Brady has managed to hold off Father Time for this long, but Beckton should provide some additional security. The rawest of the top four tackle prospects, Beckton carries the highest ceiling and could develop into an All-Pro type of player if everything breaks right. Adding Beckton to an already-solid offensive line should give Brady all the time he needs to find Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, and company.

15. Henry Ruggs, WR – Broncos [NFL Draft Profile]

Courtland Sutton is a stud, but the Broncos need to find somebody that can line up opposite him. Drew Lock showed some promise during his rookie season and adding a dynamic playmaker like Henry Ruggs should only increase his odds of NFL success. Ruggs has unmatched speed combined with the potential to score every time he touches the ball. These two have the potential to form a top-five receiver duo in the NFL.

16. K’Lavon Chaisson, EDGE – Falcons [NFL Draft Profile]

The Falcons desperately need help on defense, especially when it comes to getting after the quarterback. Vic Beasley was an active liability for most of the past two seasons, and nobody was good enough to consistently keep him off the field. Chaisson is a fantastic athlete with incredible upside, although he’ll need to work on his consistency at the next level.

17. Javon Kinlaw, IDL – Cowboys [NFL Draft Profile]

The Cowboys don’t particularly need another interior lineman, but the talent is too good to pass up. Kinlaw is a solid run defender with some true promise as a pass rusher. Combining him with Demarcus Lawrence and Gerald McCoy should give Dallas one of the best defensive lines in the league. The Cowboys still need help in the secondary but might be able to mask their cornerback issues with a ferocious pass rush.

18. Xavier McKinney, S – Dolphins [NFL Draft Profile]

Brian Flores comes from the Bill Belichick coaching tree and is probably salivating at the idea of drafting someone as versatile as Xavier McKinney. The Alabama product has the skillset to play slot cornerback, box safety, and free safety in the NFL, and all at a high level. If everything breaks right, he could be what Minkah Fitzpatrick was supposed to be for the Dolphins.

19. Denzel Mims, WR – Raiders [NFL Draft Profile]

The Raiders have a great tight end in Darren Waller and an intriguing slot receiver in Hunter Renfrow. These are the building blocks for a good offense, but adding a guy like Denzel Mims takes the unit to another level. Mims has prototypical size and speed for the position and has the raw athleticism to develop into a star. Mims didn’t run a full route tree at Baylor, but that could have been due to their relatively stale offense.

20. Kristian Fulton, CB – Jaguars

In this NFL mock, the Jacksonville Jaguars use their first pick acquired in the Jalen Ramsey trade to draft his immediate successor. Kristian Fulton probably won’t ever play at the same level as 2017 Jalen Ramsey, but he should be an above-average starter capable of holding down his side of the field. The defensive rebuild has to start somewhere, and getting a talented defender like Fulton is a good place to start.

21. Justin Jefferson, WR – Eagles [NFL Draft Profile]

Carson Wentz needs some help, and Justin Jefferson is a perfect fit for Philadelphia’s offense and Wentz’ preferred style of play. A larger receiver, Jefferson can immediately start in the slot while using his large catch radius, ball skills, and reliable hands to serve as Wentz’ security blanket. Between Jefferson, Zach Ertz, and Dallas Goedert, this offense should have all the tools it needs to return to Super Bowl contention.

22. Jalen Reagor, WR – Vikings [NFL Draft Profile]

With Stefon Diggs out of town, the Minnesota Vikings need to find another receiver to start opposite Adam Theilen. Fortunately, this is a deep receiver class and the Vikings are able to get a genuine stud with the 22nd overall pick. Jalen Reagor is one of the most explosive, well-rounded receivers in this class and should play a considerable role in the offense from Day 1. While Reagor didn’t have the best numbers during his senior year, that blame can be entirely placed on his atrocious quarterback situation. This guy is an absolute stud.

23. Grant Delpit, S – Patriots [NFL Draft Profile]

Safety isn’t an immediate need for the Patriots, but Bill Belichick typically addresses his needs before they become readily apparent. Devin McCourty and Patrick Chung are both on the wrong side of 30, and Belichick loves having athletic safeties that can do multiple things. Delpit thrives all over the field and should be a fixture in New England’s secondary for years to come.

24. Kenneth Murray, LB – Saints

The New Orleans Saints continue to bolster their defense with the selection of linebacker Kenneth Murray. Murray is a fantastic all-around linebacker that can win in coverage, against the run, and as a pass rusher. The Saints have come this close to winning their second title on multiple occasions, and Drew Brees isn’t getting any younger. Murray might be the missing piece to finally put this unit over the top.

25. Jeff Gladney, CB – Vikings [NFL Draft Profile]

The Vikings desperately need some help in their secondary, and they address that need with the best cornerback left on the board. Gladney carries a decent amount of risk, as he’s smaller than your typical press cornerback and might struggle against NFL size. However, his technique is second to none and he could be a lockdown cornerback if he shows he can handle the added NFL muscle.

26. Josh Jones, OT – Dolphins [NFL Draft Profile]

The Dolphins grabbed their quarterback of the future early in this NFL mock draft, and now they get their blindside protector. Josh Jones is a raw prospect, but his ceiling is as good as anyone in this class. If Brian Flores and company can coach away his flaws and refine his technique, then he should start for the next decade.

27. Isaiah Wilson, OT – Seahawks

Isaiah Wilson lacks the superstar ceiling of the previous five tackles, but he should be a considerable upgrade for Seattle’s offensive line. Russell Wilson has dealt with subpar offensive lines for the vast majority of his career, and the Seahawks have ignored the position for far too long. Wilson’s improvisational style of play will always lead to an above-average sack rate, but Isaiah Wilson should let plays develop and make life easier for everyone on the offense.

28. Patrick Queen, LB – Ravens [NFL Draft Profile]

The Ravens spent the offseason bolstering their front seven, and continue that quest with the selection of Patrick Queen. Baltimore already has one of the most complete rosters in the league, and Queen could be the missing piece to deliver Baltimore’s first championship since 2012.

29. Yetur Gross-Matos, EDGE – Titans [NFL Draft Profile]

The Tennessee Titans already have a stud edge rusher in Harold Landry, and now they get a fantastic partner in Yetur Gross-Matos. With these two up front, Tennessee should have no trouble getting after the quarterback in 2020. Assuming health, this roster is poised to make another run at Super Bowl glory.

30. Laviska Shenault, WR – Packers [NFL Draft Profile]

Davante Adams is a stud, but the Packers don’t have a reliable guy to start opposite him. That all changes in this NFL mock draft with the selection of the elusive Laviska Shenault. Made in the mold of Deebo Samuel, Shenault can attack defenses in a wide variety of ways and should be an immediate upgrade to Allen Lazard and Devin Funchess.

31. Ezra Cleveland, OT – 49ers

The 49ers don’t have an immediate need on the offensive line, but Joe Staley isn’t getting any younger. Ezra Cleveland could use some time to develop, and sitting behind an All-Pro talent like Staley could be the best thing for his career. He has all the tools to be the left tackle of the future and is polished enough to start if injuries strike either tackle position.

32. Trevon Diggs, CB – Chiefs [NFL Draft Profile]

Kansas City’s defense played better than the sum of their parts in 2019, and they can’t bank on that happening again in 2020. Trevon Diggs would be arguably the best cornerback on the roster and should line up against the best receivers on the opposing offense. With limited cap space, it’s hard to imagine any other way for the Chiefs to improve their secondary, so they attack the position in this NFL Mock Draft.

NFL Mock Draft – Second Round

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33. Zach Baun, EDGE – Bengals
34. Jordan Love, QB – Colts
35. A.J. Epenesa, EDGE – Lions
36. Neville Gallimore, IDL – Giants
37. Cesar Ruiz, IOL – Chargers
38. Noah Igbinoghene, CB – Panthers
39. D’Andre Swift, RB – Dolphins
40. Terrell Lewis, EDGE – Texans
41. Antoine Winfield, S – Browns
42. Ross Blacklock, IDL – Jaguars
43. Austin Jackson, OT – Bears
44. Tee Higgins, WR – Colts
45. Jonathan Taylor, RB – Buccaneers
46. A.J. Terrell, CB – Broncos
47. Marlon Davidson, IDL – Falcons
48. Lucas Niang, OT – Jets
49. Justin Madubuike, IDL – Steelers
50. Jacob Eason, QB – Bears
51. Ashtyn Davis, S – Cowboys
52. Willie Gay, LB – Rams
53. Kyle Dugger, S – Eagles
54. J.K. Dobbins, RB – Bills
55. Michael Pittman Jr., WR – Ravens
56. Lloyd Cushenberry, IOL – Dolphins
57. Jaylon Johnson, CB – Rams
58. K.J. Hamler, WR – Vikings
59. Jonah Jackson, IOL – Seahawks
60. Matt Hennessy, IOL – Ravens
61. Raekwon Davis, IDL – Titans
62. Adam Trautman, TE – Packers
63. Netane Muti, IOL – Chiefs
64. Davin Hamilton, IDL – Seahawks

NFL Mock Draft – Third Round

65. Brandon Aiyuk, WR – Bengals
66. Robert Hunt, IOL – Redskins
67. Jeremy Chinn, S – Lions
68. Curtis Weaver, EDGE – Jets
69. Damon Arnette, CB – Panthers
70. Chase Claypool, WR – Dolphins
71. Cameron Dantzler, CB – Chargers
72. Donovan Peoples-Jones, WR – Cardinals
73. Julian Okwara, EDGE – Jaguars
74. Malik Harrison, LB – Browns
75. Joshua Uche, EDGE – Colts
76. Jalen Hurts, QB – Buccaneers
77. Prince Tega Wanogho, OT – Broncos
78. Cole Kmet, TE – Falcons
79. Bryce Hall, CB – Jets
80. Jordyn Brooks, LB – Raiders
81. Terrell Burgess, S – Raiders
82. Troy Pride Jr., CB – Cowboys
83. Jonathan Greenard, EDGE – Broncos
84. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB – Rams
85. Jordan Elliott, IDL – Lions
86. Cam Akers, RB – Bills
87. Brycen Hopkins, TE – Patriots
88. Darnay Holmes, CB – Saints
89. Darrell Taylor, EDGE – Vikings
90. Matthew Peart, OT – Texans
91. Rashard Lawrence, IDL – Raiders
92. Ben Bartch, OT – Ravens
93. Saahdiq Charles, OT – Titans
94. Akeem Davis-Gaither, LB – Packers
95. Damien Lewis, IOL – Broncos
96. Eno Benjamin, RB – Chiefs
97. Van Jefferson, WR – Browns
98. Bryan Edwards, WR – Patriots
99. Logan Wilson, LB – Giants
100. Jake Fromm, QB – Patriots
101. Khalid Kareem, EDGE – Seahawks
102. Troy Dye, LB – Steelers
103. Amik Robertson, CB – Eagles
104. Alohi Gilman, S – Rams
105. Nick Harris, IOL – Vikings
106. K.J. Hill, WR – Ravens

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