Here is the final mock draft with no projected trades involved. This is less about what teams SHOULD do and more about what these GM’s ARE LIKELY to do based on prior draft history. Hit up the comments section below and let me know what you think!

1). Cincinnati – Joe Burrow (QB – LSU)

2). Washington – Chase Young (EDGE – Ohio St)

3). Detroit – Derrick Brown (DT – Auburn)

4). NY GiantsIsaiah Simmons (LB – Clemson)

5). Miami – Justin Herbert (QB – Oregon)

There is too much noise about Miami favoring Herbert over Tua. Compound that with teams being unable to get medicals on Tua before the draft, and I can see Miami rolling with Herbert over Tua. 

6). LA ChargersTua Tagovailoa (QB – Alabama)

With Tyrod Taylor as the bridge QB, the Chargers don’t have as much of a concern over whether Tua will be ready for Week 1 or not. 

7). Carolina – Jeffrey Okudah (CB – Ohio St)

8). Arizona – Mekhi Becton (OL – Louisville)

9). Jacksonville – Javon Kinlaw (DT – South Carolina)

10). Cleveland – Jedrick Wills (OL – Alabama)

11). NY Jets – Tristan Wirfs (OL – Iowa)

WR Class has lots of talents on Day 2 and 3. OL group does not. NY does it’s best to keep Darnold upright. 

12). Las Vegas – Henry Ruggs III (WR – Alabama)

13). San Francisco (from Indianapolis) – CeeDee Lamb (WR – Oklahoma)

14). Tampa Bay – Andrew Thomas (OL – Georgia)

15). Denver – Jerry Jeudy (WR – Alabama)

16). Atlanta – K’Lavon Chaisson (EDGE – LSU)

17). Dallas – Xavier McKinney (DB – Alabama)

18). Miami (from Pittsburgh) – Joshua Jones (OL – Houston)

19). Las Vegas (from Chicago) – Kristian Fulton (CB – LSU)

20). Jacksonville (from LA Rams) – Denzel Mims (WR – Baylor)

21). Philadelphia – Jalen Reagor (WR – TCU)

22). Minnesota (from Buffalo) – CJ Henderson (CB – Florida)

23). New England – Austin Jackson (OL – USC)

This is a weird spot for the Pats. I think they really believe in Stidham. Not sure Jordan Love is the type of QB they’d go after either. 

24). New Orleans  – Justin Jefferson (WR – LSU)

25). Minnesota – Tee Higgins (WR – Clemson)

26). Miami (from Houston) – Jeff Gladney (CB – TCU)

27). Seattle – Yetur Gross-Matos (DE – Penn St)

28). Baltimore – Patrick Queen (LB – LSU)

29). Tennessee – Isaiah Wilson (OL – Georgia)

There’s smoke around this match and a hole on the Tennessee offensive line. A natural fit. 

30). Green Bay – Brandon Aiyuk (WR – Arizona St)

31). San Francisco – Cesar Ruiz (iOL – Michigan)

32). Kansas City – Ross Blacklock (DT – TCU)

One of my favorite landing spots for Blacklock. Chris Jones being on a franchise tag leaves this position fluid for the Chiefs. Blacklock was dominant throughout the 2019 season. 

  1. Water boy says:
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    As a pats fan I don’t hate that pick, now I’m hating the Harry pick in 2019 they could’ve had Justin Jefferson this year. I kind of want to see them get AJ Epenesa of Iowa or Austin Jackson or maybe they surprise everyone & get a QB

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      Reid says:
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      It’s an awkward spot to say the least.

      This should be a spot where you try and trade down, but who is somebody looking to move up for at 23?

      I don’t buy into New Orleans going after Love.

  2. Water boy says:
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    Hey again Reid I thought you’d like this; I did research on the 23rd pick since 2009. Very iffy . To answer your first Q about if they trade up who to target is like either Tua (id be happier if they don’t trade up & just get him at 23), Justin Herbert, there’s zero chance Bill trades up for a WR. Now that I’m looking at it more. Maybe the pats trade from 23 to go to 27-31 & maybe draft LB Patrick Queen, Kenneth murray, O line help, or center Ruiz. Or if they don’t like the players on the board the trade out of round 1 get 2 round 2 picks ; I wan cole khemet of Norte Dame on the pats.

    It’s though pats have so many needs; WR (Edelman is older, no doesett) , need a TE they can’t rely on Lacosse, etc going forward, QB, LB, DE. They are looking fine on RB they drafted Damien Harris last year. I still hope pats sign newton & there’s another rumor Chris hogan may return to the Pats

    History of # 23 picks

    2019 Texans: Tytus Howard, OT, Alabama state

    2018 Pats: Isaiah Wynn, OT, Georgia

    2017 Giants: Evan Engram, TE, ole miss

    2016 Vikings: Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi

    2015 broncos: Shane Ray, DE, Missouri

    2014 Chiefs: Dee Ford, DE, Auburn

    2013 Vikings: Shariff Floyd, DT, Florida

    2012 Lions: Riley Reiff, T, Iowa

    2011 Eagles: Danny Watkins, G, Baylor

    2010 Packers: Bryan Bulaga, T, Iowa

    2009: Ravens: Michael Oher, T, Mississippi

    ** FYI the idiots in Houston could’ve had josh Jacobs he went the immediate pick after

    ** 2018 pats could’ve had DJ Moore , Hayden burst, Calvin Ridley over Wynn

    ** 2017 I like the Engram pick however after Engram there was : Jabril Pwppers (pick 25), tre’davis white (pick 27) TJ watt (pick 30), rueban foster (pick 31)

    ** 2016 instead of Treadwell who’s went after, Artie burns (pick 25), sterling shepherd (pick 40), xavien Howard (pick 38), Jaylen smith (pick 34), hunter henry (pick 35)

    ** 2015 was Shane Ray, after that went : Shaq Thompson (pick 25), Perriman (pick 26), Eric Kendricks (pick 45)

    ** 2014 had Dee Ford going to KC, after that was Jason verrett (pick 25), Kyle van noy (pick 40),

    2013 was Floyd to Minnesota, after that was deandre Hopkins (pick 27) , Agle Ogletree (pick 30), Darius slay (pick 36), Ertz (pick 35)

    2012: was Riley Reiff to Detroit, after that: donta Hightower (pick 25), Whitney mercilis (pick 26), Harrison smith (pick 29), Derek Wolfe (pick 36), Alshon Jeffery (pick 45)

    2011:,Danny Watkins to Philly after that went : cam Jordan (pick 24), Jimmy Smith (pick 27), Mark Ingram (pic 28), mohamaned Wilkerson (pick 30), cam Heyward (pick 31),

    2010: Bulaga to the packers & after that went : dez bryant (pick 24), devin mccourty (pick 27), TJ Ward (pick 38)

    2009: Michael Oher to Baltimore, after that went : Vontae Davis (pick 25), clay Matthews (pick 26), Lenny Britt (pick 30), Hakeem nicks (pick 29)

    ** being a pats fan I feel this move in 2015 they selected Jordan Richards end of round 1 (pick 64). They could’ve drafted David Johnson there he went round 3 (pick 86)

    Take DJ out here’s who else the pats could’ve had, if they didn’t trade Jordan Richards: Tyler lockett (pick 69), Tevin Coleman (pick 73),

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