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It’s the day of the 2022 NFL Draft, which means it’s time to chime in with one last mock draft for the year before the picks start going down for real. Sporting News’ final selection projections have more shakeups ahead of an unpredictable first round as the best fits for top prospects keep on changing.

With eight teams not picking in the first round, it also was important to keep looking beyond the first night and into Day 2 with what might happen for every team through Rounds 2 and 3.

Here’s a look at the latest updated way things might play out on April 28 and April 29, including a big change right off the top:

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NFL Mock Draft 2022

Round 1

1. Jacksonville Jaguars (3-14)

  • Travon Walker, DE/DT, Georgia (6-5, 272 pounds)

  • The Jaguars have been locked into taking the best defensive player available for a while and that won’t change as they go after the cornerstone for their new-look defense under coordinator Mike Caldwell. Expect them to complete the late pivot to this rising versatile hybrid stud. Walker can deliver in multiple spots for their front, from end to tackle to even outside linebacker at times, the reason he’s the choice over the more position-limited Aidan Hutchinson.

    2. Detroit Lions (3-13-1)

  • Aidan Hutchinson, EDGE, Michigan (6-6, 260 pounds)

  • The Lions also feel like they’re going for defensive impact and the decision for Brad Holmes, Dan Campbell and Aaron Glenn will be made easy should Hutchinson be still available after the Jaguars take Walker. Hutchinson is relentless and explosive and can be downright dominant, taking over games at times with his pass rush skills.

    3. Houston Texans (4-13)

  • Evan Neal, OT, Alabama (6-7, 337 pounds)

  • The Texans are holding on to Laremy Tunsil for left tackle but now they can look at Neal to dominate the right side and provide powerful bookends for Davis Mills or whoever is their starting quarterback in 2022. They have a big void at the other tackle and Neal can flip a massive weakness into a big strength. He gets the edge at the position barely over Ickey Ekwonu and Charles Cross.

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    4. New York Jets (4-13)

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux, EDGE, Oregon (6-4, 254 pounds)

  • The Jets should be thrilled if Thibodeaux slips here to become the explosive cornerstone pass-rusher for coach Robert Saleh, which will remind him of having Nick Bosa powering his defense in San Francisco. This makes great sense as the follow-up high first-rounder to quarterback Zach Wilson.

    5. New York Giants (4-13)

  • Ickey Ekwonu, OT/G, NC State (6-4, 310 pounds)

  • The Giants, as expected, removed the hefty contract of right tackle Nate Solder from the books and here’s their direct replacement for him opposite Andrew Thomas New GM Joe Schoen needs to upgrade the offensive line well for new coach Brian Daboll and started with adding center Jon Feliciano and right guard Matt Glowinski in free agency. Ekownu’s strong and powerful frame makes sense with Neal taken but one shouldn’t sleep on the Giants preferring Cross if they are thinking more left side.

    6. Carolina Panthers (5-12)

  • Malik Willis, QB, Liberty (6-0, 219 pounds)

  • The Panthers have been thinking offensive lineman for a while too but are getting to the point with the existing Sam Darnold mess and the failed Baker Mayfield dalliance that they can’t ignore a top QB when given this early high-first-round opportunity. Willis offers the most upside with his big arm and athleticism and the Panthers are in position to wait with Darnold serving as a bridge for Ben McAdoo and Matt Rhule.

    7. New York Giants (from Bears)

  • Sauce Gardner, CB, Cincinnati (6-2, 190 pounds)
  • The Giants need a young alpha playmaker on the back end of their defense and Schoen has given serious consideration to move the hefty contract of James Bradberry before or during the draft. Gardner can give them that kind of juice as he’s settled into to be a safer pick that Derek Stingley Jr. with more athletic upside and more reliable size.

    8. Atlanta Falcons (7-10)

  • Garrett Wilson, WR, Ohio State (5-11, 183 pounds)
  • The Falcons also will have quarterback in the back of their minds as well as best defensive player available, but it’s hard to pass up on Wilson to give bridge option Marcus Mariota a bona fide No. 1 with his smarts, route-running, quickness and hands given Calvin Ridley’s suspension and Russell Gage’s departure.

    9. Seattle Seahawks (from Broncos)

  • Charles Cross, OT, Mississippi State (6-5, 307 pounds)

  • The Seahawks also could be thinking quarterback with the pick they got from trading Russell Wilson, but they also could be looking at neither Pickett nor Willis being an option for them. That would lead them into tapping into Cross, a replacement for left tackle Duane Brown before a drop-off in outside pass protectors.

    10. New York Jets (from Seahawks)

  • Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama (6-1, 179 pounds)
  • After investing highly in two tight ends and showing some interest in veteran wideouts in the open market, the Jets have been zoned into getting one more weapon to round out Zach Wilson’s arsenal in trying to getting a big healthy bump from the QB in Year 2. Williams’ outside big-play skills are the ideal complement to the games of Corey Davis and Elijah Moore.

    11. Washington Commanders (7-10)

  • Chris Olave, WR, Ohio State (6-0, 187 pounds)

  • Ron Rivera and Scott Turner have hinted at how much they love the Ohio State wideout options early in the draft and with Wilson gone they will be fine going with his equally dynamic teammate. Olave offers a great quickness, speed and burst to be a No. 1 and complement fellow former Buckeye Terry McLaurin well to boost new starting QB Carson Wentz.

    12. Minnesota Vikings (8-9)

  • Derek Stingley Jr., CB, LSU (6-1, 195 pounds)

  • The Vikings brought back fading Patrick Peterson because of hurting depth but they still need to address corner to get the ideal complement to well-rounded Cameron Dantzler. They would be thrilled, if they don’t trade down, to have Stingley still available with the Gardner rise. He can be what Peterson was earlier in his career coming out of LSU for the Cardinals as a natural highly competitive ballhawk with an excellent overall coverage profile.

    13. Houston Texans (from Browns)

  • Jermaine Johnson II, EDGE, Florida State (6-4, 254 pounds)
  • Defensive-minded coach Lovie Smith can turn Nick Caserio’s attention to revving up the pass rush away from Jonathan Bullard after addressing pass protection earlier. Johnson has gone from having great appeal as a freaky pass rusher to showing a complete game for the outside.

    14. Baltimore Ravens (8-9)

  • Jordan Davis, DT, Georgia (6-6, 340 pounds)
  • The Ravens are in a decent position to take the best defensive player available for their needs vs. an offensive lineman. Davis no doubt eats up space against the run but he’s also shown the athleticism to be disruptive as an interior pass rusher in the right scheme, which Baltimore has for him.

    15. Philadelphia Eagles (from Dolphins)

  • Drake London, WR, USC (6-4, 219 pounds)
  • The Eagles will find it hard to pass on London should he be available given his outside big-play skills and big fame. He would be great complement to last year’s first-rounder DeVonta Smith and help the Eagles move on from disappointing 2020 first-rounder Jalen Reagor.

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    16. New Orleans Saints (from Colts through Eagles)

  • Trevor Penning, OT, Northern Iowa (6-7, 325 pounds)
  • The Saints look like they’re fine bridging at quarterback for another season with the combination of Jameis Winston and Andy Dalton after losing out on Deshaun Watson but they do need to replace left tackle Terron Armstead opposite Ryan Ramczyk. Penning has similar smaller-school big body traits to Armstead with his blend of power and athleticism.

    17. Los Angeles Chargers (9-8)

  • Tyler Smith, G, Tulsa (6-5, 324 pounds)
  • With Davis off the board to potentially beef up their defensive line, the Chargers have an easy pivot to think about their interior offensive line, where right guard is a big weakness next to solid veterans Matt Feiler and Corey Linsley. They hit big-time on Rashawn Slater for starting left tackle and Smith, a late fast-rising powerful natural run blocker with great athletic upside, would be another smart choice.

    18. Philadelphia Eagles (from Saints)

  • Kyle Hamilton, S, Notre Dame (6-4, 220 pounds)
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    The Eagles should be thrilled to catch a falling Hamilton for their secondary after addressing wide receiver earlier with London. Hamilton flat-out makes impactful plays all over the field vs. the run and pass with a great ballhawking mentality. Marcus Epps has been just OK and Anthony Harris has faded fast.

    19. New Orleans Saints (from Eagles)

  • George Karlaftis, EDGE, Purdue (6-4, 256 pounds)

  • The Saints should welcome the development of landing this different kind of “Greek freak” after desperately missing the production Trey Hendrickson opposite Cameron Jordan and Karlaftis can be either a key situational asset or push Marcus Davenport back into that role.

    20. Pittsburgh Steelers (9-7-1)

  • Kenny Pickett, QB, Pittsburgh (6-3, 217 pounds)

  • The Steelers cannot mess around with Mason Rudolph or limited bridge option Mitchell Trubisky. They could think offensive line here, but with Pickett still available from having a big breakout season in the same city, he’s the ideal deep-ball accurate pocket passer for Matt Canada, also packed with athleticism and moxie for a transitional playoff team.

    21. New England Patriots (10-7)

  • Devin Lloyd, LB, Utah (6-3, 237 pounds)
  • Lloyd is slipping a bit because of his position and how his skill set relates to Georgia’s Nakobe Dean, also a strong second-half first-round prospect. Given their shaky interior situation without Dont’a Hightower and also moving on from Kyle Van Noy, the Patriots can plug Lloyd in to become an immediate impact playmaker and leader for Bill Belichick’s defense.

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    22. Green Bay Packers (from Raiders)

  • Treylon Burks, WR, Arkansas (6-2, 225 pounds)
  • The Packers can explore a speed demon such as Jahan Dotson to help replace Davante Adams and Marquez Valdes-Scantling, but ultimately, they can opt to go for an Adams-like frame to help Aaron Rodgers. There also were questions about Adams’ speed coming out and Burks makes up for that concern regarding him with strength, route-running and more than enough quickness.

    23. Arizona Cardinals (11-6)

  • Devonte Wyatt, DT/DE, Georgia (6-3, 304 pounds)

  • J.J. Watt just turned 33 and fellow 3-4 end Zach Allen has been a disappointment in the final year of his rookie contract. Wyatt’s versatile explosiveness would be ideal to be disruptive in Vance Joseph’s front.

    24. Dallas Cowboys (12-5)

  • Zion Johnson, G/OT, Boston College (6-3, 312 pounds)

  • The Cowboys need to add some strong, powerful run blocking to the mix after moving on from Connor Williams and Lae’l Collins. Johnson has the potential to play either left guard or right tackle to boost Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard.

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    25. Buffalo Bills (11-6)

  • Andrew Booth Jr., CB, Clemson (6-0, 194 pounds)

  • The Bills lost good No. 2 corner Levi Wallace in free agency and No. 1 Tre’Davious White will be coming off a torn ACL for his Age 27 season. With limited weaknesses as Super Bowl contenders, they should look for a direct replacement for Wallace outside. Booth’s size, strength and aggressiveness that add up to big plays on the ball make him a fine fallback should McDuffie go to the Patriots.

    26. Tennessee Titans (12-5)

  • Kenyon Green, G, Texas A&M (6-4, 323 pounds)
  • The Titans must develop some depth and starting potential around center Ben Jones and with Johnson and Smith off the board, Green is a great value pick given his strength and nastiness needed for their downhill running game.

    27. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13-4)

  • Tyler Linderbaum, C, Iowa (6-2, 296 pounds)
  • Aging Ryan Jensen is back for Tom Brady but the team also lost Ali Marpet to retirement and Alex Cappa for free agency at guard. Linderbaum can take over for Jensen if needed soon after initially upgrading their overall inside blocking at the latter position.

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    28. Green Bay Packers (13-4)

  • Boye Mafe, EDGE, Minnesota (6-3, 261 pounds)

  • The Packers need a versatile subpackage option behind Preston Smith and Rashan Gary. Mafe has been an astronomical riser because of recent showcases of his explosiveness and top-flight athleticism.

    29. Kansas City Chiefs (from 49ers through Dolphins)

  • Jahan Dotson, WR, Penn State (5-10, 178 pounds)

  • The Chiefs added JuJu Smith-Schuster and Valdes-Scantling after trading Tyreek Hill to the Dolphins but they also lost Byron Pringle and Demarcus Robinson in free agency and the jury’s out on Mecole Hardman beyond return duties. Dotson’s speed-quickness big-play skill set for either outside or inside is how they can tap best into what Hill gave them for Patrick Mahomes.

    30. Kansas City Chiefs (12-5)

  • Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia (5-11, 229 pounds)

  • The Chiefs could use some help in the middle between Nick Bolton and Willie Gay and very much like Lloyd in a smaller, more compact package, Dean is a rangy playmaker who does everything well required of the position, including fly over the field and inspire with his leadership.

    31. Cincinnati Bengals (10-7)

  • Trent McDuffie, CB, Washington (5-10, 193 pounds)
  • The Bengals brought back Eli Apple to keep with top veteran corner Chidobe Awuzie and slot man Mike Hilton, but the cerebral, nice-sized and ballhawking McDuffie would be a best player available upgrade.

    32. Detroit Lions (from Rams)

  • Desmond Ridder, QB, Cincinnati (6-3, 211 pounds)

  • The Lions have been thinking more about quarterback in the first round and Ridder being available here would be almost a no-brainer. Ridder’s experience, leadership, strong arm and sometimes dazzling athleticism provides the welcome makeup for their new franchise passer to replace Jared Goff.

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    Round 2

    33. Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Daxton Hill, S, Michigan (6-0, 191 pounds)
  • The Jaguars need to upgrade safety with Rayshawn Jenkins and Andrew Wingard making it a weak position. Hill’s speed, quickness, smarts and instincts are all welcome assets for a bona fide playmaker.

    34. Detroit Lions

  • David Ojabo, EDGE, Michigan (6-4, 250 pounds)
  • The Lions should strongly thinking about stashing Hutchinson’s high-upside teammate even if they land Hutchinson at No. 2 overall. They can afford to be patient with the explosive and relentless Ojabo returning from a ruptured Achilles’ suffered at Michigan’s pro day. He can start out as a rotational option behind Hutchinson and Charles Harris.

    35. New York Jets 

  • Jalen Pitre, S/CB, Baylor (5-11, 198 pounds)
  • Robert Saleh got used to Jimmie Ward being a versatile cover man for the 49ers and he can find his own version to help him in zone with great smarts and instincts and hold down the nickel well against run and pass.

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    36. New York Giants 

  • Jaquan Brisker, S, Penn State (6-1, 200 pounds)

  • Brisker is a well-rounded ace cover safety whom the Giants could use as Julian Love is a shaky option next to solid Xavier McKinney.

    37. Houston Texans

  • Kaiir Elam, CB, Florida (6-2, 191 pounds)
  • The Texans need help on the back end of their defense with some size, aggressiveness and physicality in coverage. Elam would fit the need nicely for Lovie Smith and is sometimes explosive in making plays on the ball.

    38. New York Jets (from Panthers)

  • Bernhard Raimann, OT, Central Michigan (6-6, 303 pounds)

  • They have addressed the offensive line well of late with left tackle Mekhi Becton and guards Alijah Vera-Tucker and Laken Tomlinson. Jets can tap into the Austrian import’s immense physical and athletic upside to take over at right tackle for disappointing free-agent addition George Fant.

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    39. Chicago Bears

  • Roger McCreary, CB, Auburn (5-11, 190 pounds)
  • The Bears were terrible at cornerback away from young rising star Jaylon Johnson and need to add a solid coverage option for new defensive-minded head coach Matt Eberflus. McCreary offers good size, physicality and fluidity.

    40. Seattle Seahawks (from Broncos)

  • Kyler Gordon, CB, Washington (5-11, 194 pounds)
  • Gordon doesn’t need to go far should this pick go down as his size, physicality and aggressiveness would be fits in what Pete Carroll wants in a corner.

    41. Seattle Seahawks

  • Lewis Cine, S, Georgia (6-1, 200 pounds)
  • Jamal Adams has been a letdown. The Seahawks shouldn’t mind going back-to-back for the secondary to get Cine’s intimidating hard-hitting and underrated play in coverage on the field for them next to Quandre Diggs.

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    42. Indianapolis Colts (from Commanders)

  • Christian Watson, WR, North Dakota State (6-4, 208 pounds)

  • The Colts need to help out Matt Ryan with additional weapons beyond Jonathan Taylor’s running. Watson has the size, speed and work ethic to be appealing as a potential co-No. 1 with Michael Pittman Jr.

    43. Atlanta Falcons

  • Christian Harris, LB, Alabama (6-0, 226 pounds)

  • Harris can help the Falcons quickly forget about what they lost in Foysade Oluokun with his own brand of speedy and rangy playmaking.

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    44. Cleveland Browns

  • Perrion Winfrey, DT, Oklahoma (6-4, 292 pounds)
  • The Browns are pretty weak inside next to Myles Garrett. They could use a powerful presence such as Winfrey, who also has a nice wingspan.

    45. Baltimore Ravens

  • Nicholas Petit-Frere, OT, Ohio State (6-5, 316 pounds)

  • The Ravens need some depth and versatility behind Ronnie Staley and newcomer Morgan Moses given the former’s injury history. Petit-Frere has experience starting well on either side and can be a strong athletic complement.

    46. Minnesota Vikings

  • Skyy Moore, WR, Western Michigan (5-10, 195 pounds)

  • The Vikings need to add some more speed and slot versatility to complement Justin Jefferson and aging Adam Thielen for Kirk Cousins. This will help new coach Kevin O’Connell take the passing game to higher big-play level.

    47. Washington Commanders (from Colts)

  • Trey McBride, TE, Colorado State (6-4, 260 pounds)
  • The Commanders like converted Logan Thomas as a big target but he is coming off a torn ACL and at worst they need traditional blocking and receiving help at the position to give Scott Turner some 12-personnel flexibility and another Dallas Goedert-type playmaker for Carson Wentz to play well off McLaurin and from his mock, Olave.

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    48. Chicago Bears (from Chargers)

  • John Metchie III, WR, Alabama (5-11, 187 pounds)

  • The Bears need a field-stretcher opposite new No. 1 Darnell Mooney with Allen Robinson gone. Metchie would fit the bill as the ideal speedy No. 2 for Justin Fields playing off Mooney and tight end Cole Kmet.

    49. New Orleans Saints

  • Carson Strong, QB, Nevada (6-3, 220 pounds)
  • The Saints addressed offensive tackle in the first round and should stash a QB should the right value come along for their offense. Strong can give them an option to bring along behind or potentially compete with Winston while Dalton serves as the veteran backup.

    50. Kansas City Chiefs (from Dolphins)

  • Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota (6-8, 384 pounds)
  • The Chiefs franchise-tagged Orlando Brown Jr. but they need to develop some depth given some right tackle issues. The Australian Faalele is an intriguing development athlete who could be groomed to start on either side in time.

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    51. Philadelphia Eagles

  • Arnold Ebikete, EDGE, Penn State (6-2, 250 pounds)

  • The Eagles brought back disappointing first-round Derek Barnett but still need to address pass-rush depth with a good potential starting stash. Looking down the road in the Keystone State, they can’t ignore Ebikite’s athletic upside to be very productive at first situationally.

    52. Pittsburgh Steelers

  • Chad Muma, LB, Wyoming (6-3, 239 pounds)
  • The Steelers did get Myles Jack to help Devin Bush but both are coming off shaky seasons shoring up the middle. Muma would provide some good swing depth behind them before emerging as a key cover player in their front seven.

    53. Green Bay Packers (from Raiders)

  • Travis Jones, DT, Connecticut (6-4, 325 pounds)
  • The Packers would be fine bolstering nose tackle Kenny Clark in their three-man front, adding to their defensive haul in this mock with Mafe.

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    54. New England Patriots

  • Logan Hall, EDGE, Houston (6-6, 283 pounds)

  • Hall is the versatile pass rusher Bill Belichick likes with size, explosiveness and great moves for either the inside or outside. 

    55. Arizona Cardinals

  • Breece Hall, RB, Iowa State (5-11, 217 pounds)

  • The Cardinals can replace free agent departure Chase Edmonds with this complete big-play runner who can complement Kyler Murray well.

    56. Dallas Cowboys

  • DeMarvin Leal, DT/DE, Texas A&M (6-4, 283 pounds)

  • Leal’s versatility would be good for Dan Quinn as he can help Dallas be more disruptive overall inside.

    57. Buffalo Bills

  • Kenneth Walker III, RB, Michigan State (5-10, 210 pounds)

  • The Bills can’t sleep should Walker fall a little bit despite the fact he’s a complete back and they got a good finish with Devin Singletary last season. Walker can add a more consistent rushing element to their offense.

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    58. Atlanta Falcons (from Titans)

  • Nik Bonitto, EDGE, Oklahoma (6-3, 248 pounds)

  • The Falcons need to rev up their pass rush and Bonitto can definitely help them there but he also can be athletic asset dropping back into coverage.

    59. Green Bay Packers

  • Damone Clark, LB, LSU (6-2, 239 pounds)
  • The Packers have a weakness next to returning star De’Vondre Campbell at inside linebacker where Krys Barnes is a liability for Joe Barry’s front seven. Clark’s intriguing blend of strength and athleticism would be a great fit behind Kenny Clark.

    60. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • Darian Kinnard, OT/G, Kentucky (6-5, 345 pounds)
  • Based on this mock, Buccaneers can start Linderbaum at left guard over Aaron Stinnie but need to also develop some inside-outside depth behind Shaq Mason, Donovan Smith and Tristan Wirfs. Kinnard also can be part of the post-Tom Brady roster planning.

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    61. San Francisco 49ers

  • Drake Jackson, EDGE, USC (6-3, 254 pounds)
  • The 49ers need some pass-rush versatility behind Nick Bosa. Jackson would be a good fit in their scheme with his agility.

    62. Kansas City Chiefs

  • Tariq Woolen, CB, Texas-San Antonio (6-4, 205 pounds)
  • After not bringing back Tyrann Mathieu and Charvarius Ward in free agency, the Chiefs need to be in the market for a versatile cover man rather early. Woolen stands out for his size in either man or zone looks.

    63. Cincinnati Bengals

  • Cameron Thomas, EDGE, San Diego State (6-4, 267 pounds)
  • The Bengals need some situational pass-rush help behind Trey Hendrickson and Sam Hubbard. Thomas continues to rise up boards as a well-rounded prospect.

    64. Denver Broncos (from Rams)

  • Phidarian Mathis, DT Alabama (6-4, 310 pounds)
  • The Broncos need to tap into some 3-4 defensive line help with Shelby Harris leaving as part of the Russell Wilson trade. Mathis isn’t limited to nose and can be a good complement to free-agent addition D.J. Jones. 

    Round 3

    65. Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Quay Walker, LB, Georgia (6-4, 241 pounds)
  • The Jaguars spent a ton on former Falcon Oluokun to shore up half of their inside linebacker corps and here’s chance to get explosive and active next to him, too.

    66. Detroit Lions

  • George Pickens, WR, Georgia (6-3, 200 pounds)
  • The Lions could also think more defense here but it’s also not bad to add an extra weapon. Pickens’ speed and physicality would fit well with D’Andre Swift, Amon-Ra St. Brown, D.J. Chark and T.J. Hockenson.

    67. New York Giants

  • Cade Otton, TE, Washington (6-5, 247 pounds)
  • The Giants have moved on from Evan Engram, Kyle Rudolph and Kaden Smith and signed journeyman Ricky Seals-Jones in free agency to give them a viable option. Otton can provide a dynamic, athletic pass-catcher for Daniel Jones while he rounds out his blocking.

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    68. Houston Texans

  • James Cook, RB, Georgia (5-11, 199 pounds)
  • The Texans cannot go into the season with Rex Burkhead as their lead back. Georgia has been a factory for top-flight backs and Cook may not be a natural workhorse like his older brother Dalvin, but he has share of explosive qualities.

    69. New York Jets

  • Kingsley Enagbare, EDGE, South Carolina (6-4, 258 pounds)
  • The Jets, however, already are going for ceiling over floor with Thibodeaux’s athleticism so they can further boost themselves in getting to the passer with this physical, intimidating force.

    70. Jacksonville Jaguars (from Panthers)

  • Jalen Tolbert, WR, South Alabama (6-1, 194 pounds)
  • The Jaguars signed Christian Kirk to a big deal but he’s more of a big playmaking No. 2 or slot and they need help on the outside for their new coaching staff. Tolbert has intriguing raw skills including size and speed to think he can develop into the ideal No. 2 with better hands and routes.

    71. Chicago Bears

  • Myjai Sanders, EDGE, Cincinnati (6-5, 228 pounds)
  • Sanders has become polarizing as a prospect because of his boom-or-bust freaky flashy pass-rush skills. The Bears need to tap into that kind of upside, however, in the wake of trading Khalil Mack.

    72. Seattle Seahawks

  • Sam Howell, QB, North Carolina (6-0, 218 pounds)
  • The Seahawks can think about Howell should they pass on quarterback in the first two rounds. They have taken a closer look at his undersized frame as a potential replacement for Wilson with his polished arm and athletic skill set.

    73. Indianapolis Colts (from Commanders)

  • Isaiah Likely, TE, Coastal Carolina (6-4, 245 pounds)
  • The Colts saw Jack Doyle retire and need a complement to Mo Alie-Cox in 12 personnel sets under Frank Reich. Likely has some explosive pass-catching qualities and is rounding out well with his blocking potential.

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    74. Atlanta Falcons

  • Sam Williams, EDGE, Ole Miss (6-4, 261 pounds)
  • The Falcons shouldn’t shy away from restocking their pass rush in this draft after landing Bonitto a little earlier in this mock. Williams has a wide array of quick moves and does a little bit of everything well.

    75. Denver Broncos

  • JoJo Domann, LB, Nebraska (6-1, 228 pounds)
  • The Broncos signed former Eagle Alex Singleton to replace Alexander Johnson for now next to re-signed Josey Jewell but Domann is a worthy upgrade to target with his special coverage skills.

    76. Baltimore Ravens

  • Channing Tindall, LB, Georgia (6-2, 230 pounds)
  • The Ravens are anchored by Patrick Queen on the second level but Josh Bynes is a limited playmaker inside. Tindall is a perfect fit for their scheme with his speed and range.

    77. Minnesota Vikings

  • Jeremy Ruckert, TE, Ohio State (6-6, 252 pounds)

  • The Vikings lost Tyler Conklin in free agency and with Ruckert, they can get some of receiving pop back to better complement returning Irv Smith Jr. in 12 personnel.

    78. Cleveland Browns

  • Greg Dulcich, TE, UCLA (6-4, 243 pounds)

  • The Browns cut Austin Hooper and still have some wide receiver questions inside after trading for Amari Cooper. Dulcich can be a dynamic hybrid target for Deshaun Watson.

    79. Los Angeles Chargers

  • Derion Kendrick, CB, Georgia (5-11, 194 pounds)
  • The Chargers landed J.C. Jackson in free agency and Kendrick can further boost their coverage as a rangy complement.

    80. Houston Texans (from New Orleans Saints)

  • Sean Rhyan, OT/G, UCLA (6-5, 321 pounds)

  • The Texans addressed right tackle with Neal early here to complement Laremy Tunsil but also could use some upgrades inside. Rhyan can provide that with his strong run blocking.

    81. New York Giants (from Miami Dolphins)

  • Leo Chenal, LB, Wisconsin (6-3, 250 pounds)
  • The Giants need to inject youthful playmaking juice into the second level and Chenal is an active upfield player against the run and in the pass rush who can grow quickly as a cover man.

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    82. Atlanta Falcons (from Indianapolis Colts)

  • Calvin Austin III, WR, Memphis (5-8, 170 pounds)

  • The Falcons grabbed a wideout in this mock in Wilson but they shouldn’t mind going for two to push the passing game into a high gear again with Mariota. Austin can be an excellent undersized quick complement for Wilson in the open field.

    83. Philadelphia Eagles

  • Isaiah Spiller, RB, Texas A&M (6-0, 217 pounds)

  • The Eagles have been lukewarm on Miles Sanders with their new coaching staff so they can displace him like they did Hurts with Pickett. Spiller is a physical back who can complement Boston Scott and Kenneth Gainwell well.

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    84. Pittsburgh Steelers

  • David Bell, WR, Purdue (6-0, 212 pounds)

  • The Steelers lost big slot JuJu Smith-Schuster in free agency and can replace him well with Bell, who offers strength, physicality and some big-play ability.

    85. New England Patriots

  • Cole Strange, G, Chattanooga (6-5, 307 pounds)
  • The Patriots moved on from Ted Karras and Shaq Mason and Strange is their kind of interior prospect who can start in due time.

    86. Las Vegas Raiders 

  • Dylan Parham, G, Memphis (6-2, 315 pounds)

  • The Raiders need some powerful run blocking and Parham can deliver just that. He also offers rare agility for the position.

    87. Arizona Cardinals

  • Marcus Jones, CB/S, Houston (5-8, 174 pounds)
  • The Cardinals need some secondary depth and versatility for nickel back and safety. Jones has some Tyrann Mathieu-attributes in coverage.

    88. Dallas Cowboys

  • Nick Cross, S, Maryland (6-0, 212 pounds)
  • The Cowboys got a nice season from Jayron Kearse but Donovan Wilson is a liability next to him. Cross can be an absolute upfield thumper against the run with keen blitzing efficiency.

    89. Buffalo Bills

  • Khalil Shakir, WR, Boise State (6-0, 190 pounds)
  • The Bills are set with Stefon Diggs, Gabriel Davis and Jamison Crowder for their 11 personnel, but they need to replenish some depth and Shakir can develop quickly as a potential slot replacement for Crowder in 2023.

    90. Tennessee Titans

  • Matt Corral, QB, Ole Miss (6-0, 200 pounds)
  • With Strong and Howell going ahead of him because of team scheme and size preferences, Corral slips here to the Titans’ stable as a high upside QB behind Ryan Tannehill who can get healthy and put together his arm and athleticism to potentially start in a year or two.

    91. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • Jalen Wydermyer, TE, Texas A&M (6-3, 255 pounds)

  • The Buccaneers aren’t sure about Rob Gronkowski’s future with the team and need some depth anyway with O.J. Howard leaving in free agency.

    92. Green Bay Packers

  • Charlie Kolar, TE, Iowa State (6-6, 252 pounds)
  • The Packers brought back Robert Tonyan but they need to create better downfield receiving opportunities in 12 personnel for Rodgers and Kolar has intriguing wideout hybrid skills.

    93. San Francisco 49ers

  • Cam Taylor-Britt, CB, Nebraska (5-11, 196 pounds)
  • The 49ers did spent to get Charvarius Ward but use more playmaking pop in subpackages and Taylor-Britt is one aggressive cover man.

    94. Kansas City Chiefs

  • Matthew Butler, DT, Tennessee (6-4, 297 pounds)
  • The Chiefs need to beef up their defensive front minus Jarran Reed and Steve Spagnuolo can use Bulter in a variety of effective rotational roles because of his smarts and versatility.

    95. Cincinnati Bengals

  • John Ridgeway, DT, Arkansas (6-5, 321 pounds)
  • The Bengals also need to replenish their interior rotation with multiple bodies and Ridgeway is a classic run stuffer.

    96. Denver Broncos (from Rams)

  • Brian Robinson, RB, Alabama (6-2, 225 pounds)
  • The Broncos need to get a complementary power back to replace Melvin Gordon with Javonte Williams. Robinson is a bruiser and strong finisher, built out of a familiar Crimson Tide mold.

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    97. Detroit Lions (compensatory)

  • Mykael Wright, CB, Oregon (5-10, 173 pounds)
  • The Lions need more versatile and reliable players in coverage to use in a variety of roles and Wright is a solid solution.

    98. New Orleans Saints (compensatory)

  • Brian Asamoah, LB, Oklahoma (6-0, 226 pounds)

  • The Saints need to think about reinforcing their second level with youth and Asamoah’s speed and quickness will allow him to flash before rounding out his physicality for an every-down option.

    99. Cleveland Browns (compensatory)

  •  Wan’Dale Robinson, WR, Kentucky (5-8, 178 pounds)

  • After taking Dulcich to create some mismatches, the Browns should also think about giving Watson a bona fide big playmaker, either in Robinson stretching the field or getting downfield quickly after the catch. He can be the solid replacement for Jarivs Landry.

    100. Baltimore Ravens (compensatory)

  • Coby Bryant, CB, Cincinnati (6-1, 193 pounds)

  • The Ravens can wait to address their need at corner with good depth in the draft. Bryant, named after the NBA legend, complemented Gardner well with smart, strong coverage.

    101. Philadelphia Eagles (from Saints, compensatory)

  • Max Mitchell, OT, Louisiana (6-6, 307 pounds)
  • The Eagles get land an offensive tackle with some raw talent and nice athletic upside who can be a good stash behind Andre Dillard and Lane Johnson.

    102. Miami Dolphins (from 49ers, compensatory)

  • Jamaree Salyer, OT, Georgia (6-4, 325 pounds)

  • The Dolphins got busy in free agency in landing Terron Armstead and Connor Williams but shouldn’t be done thinking of ways to keep upgrading up front for Mike McDaniel. Salyer has the skill set to displace Austin Jackson on the right side.

    103. Kansas City Chiefs (compensatory)

  • M.J. Emerson, CB, Ole Miss (6-2, 201 pounds)
  • While Jones can help the Chiefs inside with slot coverage as a nickel player, Emerson is a big corner they can develop well for the outside behind L’Jarius Sneed and Rashad Fenton.

    104. Los Angeles Rams (compensatory)

  • Josh Jobe, CB, Alabama (5-11, 182 pounds)
  • The Rams have become thin at corner opposite Jalen Ramsey with Josh Hill and Darious Williams leaving in free agency the past two seasons and Jobe is a nice way to address that.

    105. San Francisco 49ers 

  • Bryan Cook, S, Cincinnati (6-1, 206 pounds)

  • Cook has a nice blend of smarts and physicality to develop into a replacement for Jaquiski Tartt, who is signed for only one more season at age 30.


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