You better understand Bradlee Anae is the real deal. 75 for this pick and No. April 20, 2020. • 6'0" Are in love with descriptions in “absolutes.” There is a time and a place for absolutes, such as “Jerry Rice is the greatest. 2020 NFL Mock Draft Concepts. - Belbeck, Minnesota will look to add a receiver after trading Stefon Diggs to Buffalo but, with this year's No. When you sign the G.O.A.T., you protect the G.O.A.T. Becton - at 6-foot-7 and 364 pounds - may not appear to fit Kliff Kingsbury's fast-paced offense, but the towering tackle moves incredibly well for his size. 5, the Dolphins nab his protector at No. - Belbeck, Teams will try to avoid drafting for need, but a loaded class of offensive-line talent provides Cleveland with the perfect opportunity to match need and value. The Dolphins defense could be very good, very quickly. The Packers need to give Aaron Rodgers some better weapons to complement Davante Adams, and Shenault has a much higher ceiling than he's shown in the pre-draft process while hampered by an injury. Alabama If you identify a player you are interested in, read a few player profiles from different sites and look for patterns. / 201 lbs. A second and third round are added soon afterword, and some prospect rankings begin to emerge. It is only meant as a rudimentary guide to trade pick value. In this scenario, the Cowboys upgrade their secondary with Fulton. The first round comes and goes, and your team picks up a defensive end. • 6'3" Is there a large grouping of the next level of RB’s after the elite ones? Our 2020 NFL mock-draft update reflects consensus picks from the latest mock-draft boards of CBS Sports, and ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay. But they also need help at CB, and Henderson is terrific. Which quarterback could the Patriots target? Have to give the benefit of the doubt to Okudah and believe he can see through Slay’s “reaching out”. • 6'4" Before the first round kicks off tonight, Lance Zierlein provides his final predictions on the top 32 picks. / 221 lbs. For now, the Chargers seem like they can wait and get one of those two QB’s in this slot. On the eve of the 2020 NFL Draft, Daniel Jeremiah unveils his final mock of the year. - Wilkins, The Dolphins addressed the offense with their first two selections and turn their attention to defense with their third. - Alessandrini, The Jets taking Lamb kicks off a run on receivers from this incredibly deep class. The Raiders need to bring aboard a No. The Cowboys need to get cheaper at deeper instead of just having a grouping of a select group of very expensive players. With Tagovailoa off the board, the Dolphins could just take the next QB on their list here. The Browns add to a tremendous free agency haul by drafting the massive Becton to complement the recently signed Jack Conklin at the tackle spots. The first one is published even before the last draft and starts with just one round. After getting a reliable and versatile interior lineman in free agency, the Broncos double down and are ecstatic to still have a top tier LT on the board. Answer: Analyzing all of the NFL teams and making informed, thoughtful assessments of how they should draft is an exhaustive process. He has three trades in the top 10 alone, including one that should excite new Bucs QB Tom Brady. More. Henderson is a polished prospect that can start from day one. Turns out the Dolphins didn't have to "Tank for Tua" after all. First know the type of system that is going to be used for each part of the offense and defense, and know the desired type of players for those schemes. Before the season, the Alabama quarterback was projected to be the No. For now, the Lions pick the best corner in the draft to be a potential Darius Slay replacement. / 202 lbs. But after all the free agency activity settled many QB situations, it makes more sense to grab an elite left tackle and then plan on taking either Justin Herbert or Jordan Love with their second pick, perhaps after a trade up. There will be offers and plenty of discussion about teams wanting to move up to No. Burrow put together arguably the greatest season a quarterback has ever played in the NCAA. 2 rounds of snow expected in North Dakota this week BLAKE NICHOLSON Oct 19, 2020 10 hrs ago {{featured_button_text}} The first snowfall of the … - Wilkins, New Orleans jumped the Jaguars to nab Love, so Jacksonville will opt for arguably the top defensive prospect available once again. Get the latest news and information on your favorite prospects on (Photo: John David Mercer, USA TODAY Sports), (Photo: Jeremy Brevard, USA TODAY Sports). LSU 2 edge defender still on the board, that can wait until the team's second of two first-rounders. 1 receiver after the Antonio Brown addition crashed and burned, and the good news is they're perfectly positioned to get one here. After trading for Hopkins, the Cardinals had a number of high impact free agency signings, but did not address offensive tackle. Unfortunately, there is a lot of hedging of bets, and most mock drafts contain a mix of both. / 254 lbs. After trading away Jurrell Casey in a cost-cutting move, the Titans go out and fill that spot by taking Epenesa, who should be able to stand up to a role as a 3-4 end in the Titans defense. Fortunately, they have lots of draft capital and this is a great spot to get probably the third or fourth best CB in this draft. 3, so it's a huge win for Matt Patricia and Co. to move back three spots and still land the Ohio State star. Possessing a nice combination of aggressiveness, quickness and big plays upfield, Blacklock's overall makeup fits the type of player Mike Mayock and Jon Gruden covet. A mock draft is a prediction of the actual draft results. 133 to hop the pack for the excellent Jefferson to complement T.Y. 1 receiver in the first round, the Dolphins add to an awful offensive line with the big-time tackle out of Houston. "With Jadeveon Clowney's future still up in the air," ESPN's Todd McShay wrote, "Seattle's edge is a dearth of playmakers.". and ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay. 1 target. theScore. - Belbeck, With Jordan Love still available this late in the first round, New Orleans moves up to land its quarterback of the future. • 6'4" Eli Apple was a nice signing, but wasn’t Darius Slay. - Alessandrini, We are probably on the back end of Aaron Rodgers' prime, so it's crucial that the Packers surround the star quarterback with as much talent as possible. The Dolphins added Kyle Van Noy in free agency, and here they get a similar type player who can get after the passer but also handle off-ball duties. • 6'1" It would make sense if the Giants decide to draft one of the top offensive tackles here, but they're in great need of help on defense, and Simmons is the most versatile defender in the draft. The Saints must improve their depth at corner, and doing so in the first round gives them a talented player at the position who could start long-term. Gross-Matos has the talent to be a force in the league. The Dolphins MUST add a big-time runner to help their offense. 4. Louisville Look at the entire RB class as a whole. Doug Marrone's squad is in desperate need of upgrades throughout the secondary, and McKinney profiles as an excellent fit next to former Alabama teammate Ronnie Harrison. 6-keys: media/spln/nfl/draft/free/stories, LSU To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. With his smooth route-running and faster-than-expected 40-yard-dash time, Jefferson is a lock to be selected in the first round. Even though LB is never a top focus for the franchise, they should jump at the chance to land one of the top linebackers in the class to address their biggest remaining need on defense. Bouye. 24. 6 to No. - Belbeck, Baltimore has to find a way to upgrade the skill-position talent around Lamar Jackson, and Higgins might just be the perfect fit. The Chargers appear to ready to roll with Tyrod Taylor in the short-term, but Herbert is a great option to bring in and develop into the team's new franchise QB to take over whenever ready. 1 pick in the draft, but a hip injury — and the emergence of LSU's Joe Burrow — derailed that. It was developed by Jimmy Johnson in the early 1990’s. San Francisco lost Emmanuel Sanders to New Orleans in free agency, so the selection of this highflier -- capable of scoring through the air, on the ground and in the kick return game -- makes a lot of sense. Reblog. Burner Robby Anderson is off to Carolina, so New York takes Jeudy, a tremendous blend of athlete and technician, who fires up Sam Darnold and the Jets' offense. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
. The 49ers traded away an excellent DT, but get a pick back and find an equally talented one, but that is cheaper and younger. Front offices put a lot of weight into the actions of those teams they will play twice a year. Thomas is a Day 1 starter at left tackle who solidifies the Browns' offense, both in the short term and as a cornerstone talent who can grow alongside Baker Mayfield for years to come. 1. This throws out all other variables such as team needs, supply and demand, etc. You should be able to identify the thoughtful, intelligent reporters from the goofballs. The Cardinals trade back before making their first pick and still get a talented player to plug in at right tackle in Jones, who shined throughout the predraft process. South Carolina 45 and 76) to get back into the first round for the versatile defensive back, and that leaves the 49ers with No. With Malcolm Butler on the wrong side of 30 and Logan Ryan expected to sign elsewhere as a free agent, the Titans secure a long-term cornerback in Gladney to start opposite Adoree' Jackson or play the nickel. Covering the entire league is a daunting task, so if you start by studying what the folks that cover your team day in and day out say, you are logically getting more focused opinion. They package their next two picks (No. 22, 89 and 132 to move up for a difference-maker at defensive tackle to play next to the newly-signed Michael Pierce. However, if Cam Newton signs with the Bolts in the coming weeks, they could easily use this pick on an offensive tackle. Look for writers that explain themselves logically and thoroughly. They answer it by trading from No. It's here. The Lions and Okudah are a perfect fit, but they are going to have to find out how much damage Slay has done in poisoning his opinion of the team and coaches. For instance, your team might be desperate for a RB. - Alessandrini, Terrell is one of the most versatile corners in the draft, slotting into a variety of coverages with ease. The Lions trade back with the Jaguars, pick up No. The LSU product isn't the most athletic cornerback, but he dominated the SEC's top receivers throughout the 2019 campaign. DraftBlaster 0 of 38. Frame up arguments that give the writer a position of complete infallibility. / 193 lbs. 2020 NFL Mock Draft 6.0: As the Combine rolls on, could Tua drop out of the Top 10? 1 option already on their roster in Courtland Sutton means they can wait until Day 2 for the position. ", Ruiz slips one spot in our mock draft, from 31st to 32nd -- but, hey, the first round's the first round, and landing, (Photo: Christopher Hanewinckel, USA TODAY Sports), (Photo: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports, USA TODAY Sports), (Photo: Jennifer Buchanan, USA TODAY Sports), (Photo: Jason Caldwell/Inside The Auburn Tigers, 247Sports), (Photo: Shotgun Spratling |, 247Sports), (Photo: Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire, Getty), (Photo: Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports), drafting Dwayne Haskins in the first round, tested positive for a diluted urine sample. Cincinnati finally gets its franchise quarterback. After an impressive combine performance silenced concerns about his long speed, one of very few questions about his game, the Vikings would be fortunate to land the LSU star this late in the first round. By understanding how your team uses and needs resources, you can be well prepared to enjoy the draft process. • 6'0"