NFL mock draft 2020: Dolphins pass on Tua Tagovailoa for another top QB; Cowboys, 49ers, Patriots add to defenses

Welcome to the week of the 2020 NFL Draft. Meaning there are two more alternatives to discover all of the potential picks and make projections for all 32 teams for after they go on the clock beginning Eight p.m. ET on Thursday night time.

After going all seven rounds after which factoring in possible trades for a two-round version, the newest, penultimate version of Sporting News’ mock draft for this 12 months goes again to a straight-up three rounds to pair prospects with golf equipment.

This is simply another manner it’d play out for the picks from No. 1 by means of No. 106 total between April 23 and 24:

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Top 100 gamers within the 2020 draft class

Joe Burrow
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NFL mock draft 2020: Spherical 1

1. Cincinnati Bengals (2-14)

Except another team will get aggressive and makes Cincinnati a suggestion it may well’t refuse, Burrow will be the franchise quarterback beneath offensive-minded coach Zac Taylor. At 6-3, 221 kilos, Burrow combines his psychological and bodily toughness within the pocket with a robust arm and an correct supply. Throughout his Heisman Trophy- and nationwide championship-winning run with the Tigers, his management abilities and athleticism flourished at an unprecedented school degree.

2. Washington Redskins (3-13)

  • Chase Younger, EDGE, Ohio State

Assuming the Redskins don’t get a can’t-refuse supply to trade again, they need to jump on the chance to get this cornerstone expertise for the team’s defensive rebuild beneath defensive-minded Ron Rivera. Younger (6-5, 264 kilos) is a game-changing disruptor who had 16.5 sacks in solely 12 games as a junior. He can produce at an all-around degree even larger than that of Nick Bosa, who went No. 2 from the Buckeyes to the 49ers and promptly dominated as SN’s Rookie of the 12 months.

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3. Detroit Lions (3-12-1)

  • Jeff Okudah, CB, Ohio State

The Lions moved Darius Slay in a trade with the Eagles and signed Desmond Trufant to change him, however they want to tackle the opposite outside corner spot. Okudah, an elite ball hawk at 6-1, 205 kilos, has the construct to deal with receivers of all sizes. He’s fluid and fast sufficient with nice recovery abilities in protection to develop right into a shutdown sort along with his strengths exhibiting up in press man.

4. New York Giants (4-12)

The Giants can suppose greatest defensive participant obtainable however in the end should not ignore ther big offensive line want early. Though he can start on the fitting side at first with Nate Solder nonetheless round, Wirfs has the athleticism at 6-5, 320 kilos to maintain down left sort out for a very long time. He combines his pass-blocking abilities with power and physicality within the operating game.

5. Miami Dolphins (5-11)

  • Justin Herbert, QB, Oregon

This mock follows by means of on the Dolphins’ rumored desire for him as their future franchise QB vs. Tua Tagovailoa. Herbert (6-6, 236 kilos) environment friendly and mentally powerful with underrated athleticism, which manifested down the stretch of his final season with the Geese. He wants a bit of assist along with his decision-making, however on the Senior Bowl, he proved how receptive he’s to coaching.

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6. Los Angeles Chargers (5-11)

  • Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Alabama

The Chargers are more versatile to be patient about Tagovailoa (6-0, 217) and never rush him into motion with Tyrod Taylor getting more confidence as a robust bridge QB for Anthony Lynn. When wholesome, Tagovailoa is an correct, mobile, deep-ball throwing QB with the upside of Russell Wilson, solely throwing along with his left arm.

7. Carolina Panthers (5-11)

  • Derrick Brown, DT, Auburn

The Panthers want a linchpin as they fight to get higher in opposition to the run and reconstruct their entrance seven. Brown has shined all through the draft course of as probably the most impactful inside defensive prospect. At 6-5, 326 kilos, he’s a fast disruptor who makes numerous performs within the backfield.

8. Arizona Cardinals (5-10-1)

  • Jedrick Wills, OT, Alabama

The Cardinals given they already addressed their want for a No. 1 vast receiver by trading for DeAndre Hopkins. They’ll decide for Wills at proper sort out after re-signing D.J. Humphries on the left side. The 6-4, 312-pound Wills is a robust, highly effective run-blocker who wants a bit of time to grow to be an elite pass-protector..

9. Jacksonville Jaguars (6-10)

  • Isaiah Simmons, LB, Clemson

The Jaguars did sign Joe Schobert for the center, however may use this distinctive outside linebacker/safety hybrid to make a ton of performs of their rebuilding defense. Simmons (6-3, 238 kilos) appeared to be everywhere in the discipline in any respect times in school with nice pace and vary. He will get in every single place in a rush, from dashing the passer to transferring laterally to get in ultimate protection positions.

10. Cleveland Browns (6-10)

  • Mekhi Becton, OT, Louisville

The Browns took care of proper sort out in free company with Jack Conklin signed to change Chris Hubbard. Right here they get a large improve from Greg Robinson on Baker Mayfield’s blindside. Becton (6-7, 369 kilos) has gotten more consideration for his sturdy and highly effective body, as he has proven he will also be easy in his actions. He’s keen to work laborious to turn out to be nearly as good in pass safety as he’s overwhelming blockers when setting the sting in opposition to the run.

Ceedee Lamb
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11. New York Jets (7-9)

  • CeeDee Lamb, WR, Oklahoma

The Jets will take into consideration offensive sort out and cornerback with the developments in entrance of them, however they in the end can go on this route to round out Sam Darnold’s receiving corps with Breshad Perriman and Jamison Crowder. Lamb will be the Jets’ version of DeAndre Hopkins, an explosive field-stretcher and regular possession man outside. At 6-1, 198 kilos, Lamb wanted solely 58 receptions to post 1,208 yards and 14 TDs in 13 games final season.

12. Las Vegas Raiders (7-9)

The Raiders want a go-to man for their passing game outside after final 12 months’s Antonio Brown debacle and Tyrell Williams damage concern, for whoever finally ends up being their future at quarterback. Jeudy (6-1, 193 kilos) additionally matches the profile as a No. 1 receiver; he’s a basic intermediate to deep field-stretcher and easy drive-finisher within the pink zone.

13. San Francisco 49ers (from Colts)

  • Henry Ruggs III, WR, Alabama

The 49ers have George Kittle and Deebo Samuel as key non-traditional top targets, and so they get one right here for Jimmy Garoppolo to compensate for shedding Emmanuel Sanders. Ruggs (5-11, 188 kilos) matches the invoice as a field-stretcher who can also use his route-running abilities to win on shorter routes.

14. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-9)

  • Andrew Thomas, OT, Georgia

The Buccaneers are OK with left sort out Donovan Smith, left guard Ali Marpet, middle Ryan Jensen and proper guard Alex Cappa in entrance of Tom Brady, however they want higher safety on the fitting edge with Demar Doston being a free agent. Thomas matches nice dimension (6-5, 315 kilos) with good palms and footwork. Brady, Bruce Arians and Byron Leftwich additionally will love what Thomas can do to open holes for the operating game.

15. Denver Broncos (7-9)

  • Javon Kinlaw, DT, South Carolina

The Broncos can get well properly after Lamb, Jeudy and Ruggs are drafted in entrance of them by merely addressing a playmaking gap in Vic Fangio’s 3-Four entrance. Kinlaw (6-5, 324 kilos) is aware of how to use his dimension and arms to complement his energy and power on the level of attack.

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16. Atlanta Falcons (7-9)

  • C.J. Henderson, CB, Florida

The Falcons will prioritize defense early and cornerback has risen up their wants chart with long-time starter Desmond Trufant gone. Henderson (6-1, 204 kilos) performs greater than his dimension with nice athleticism and approach in his favor. He simply wants to get a bit of more bodily to be trusted in opposition to receivers who rely on body positioning to get open.

17. Dallas Cowboys (8-8)

  • Ok’Lavon Chaisson, EDGE, LSU

The Cowboys’ linebacking future is bright with Jaylon Smith and Leighton Vander Esch, however they will goal somebody as the brand new complementary pass rusher for DeMarcus Lawrence within the wake of shedding Robert Quinn in free company. Chaisson (6-3, 254 kilos) has an amazing title for an elite, lively defender who chases after QBs and RBs alike. He had 6.5 sacks and 60 tackles throughout LSU’s championship run, and like a number of teammates, his draft inventory shot up all through the season.

18. Miami Dolphins (from Steelers)

  • Xavier McKinney, S, Alabama

The Dolphins are set at corner with Xavien Howard and Byron Jones, however they’ve a significant secondary void at free safety after slicing Reshad Jones. McKinney (6-0, 201 kilos) is an entire safety who can get bodily in run help and likewise drop again and deal with intermediate protection. There’s nothing he cannot do, and he’s keen to do no matter requested of him for a defense, toggling seamlessly from further linebacker to short-area subpackage again.

19. Las Vegas Raiders (from Bears)

  • A.J. Terrell, CB, Clemson

The Raiders want to tackle their secondary protection and right here they add the former school teammate of Trayvon Mullen. Terrell (6-1, 195 kilos) is a flexible cowl man for his dimension who can work each outside and inside, in each man and zone schemes. He wants to study to win battles with higher approach and handwork.

20. Jacksonville Jaguars (from Rams)

  • Trevon Diggs, CB, Alabama

With the additional first-round decide they acquired by trading away Jalen Ramsey, the Jaguars want to take into consideration changing him and A.J. Bouye, who additionally was traded. Diggs provides good dimension (6-1, 205 kilos), energy and downfield pace. He shot up the board shortly throughout his big senior season (3 interceptions in 12 games).

Justin Jefferson
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21. Philadelphia Eagles (9-7)

  • Justin Jefferson, WR, LSU

The Eagles took care of cornerback in free company by trading for Darius Slay, to allow them to focus on vast receiver right here even with Ruggs off the board. Jefferson (6-1, 202 kilos), with huge manufacturing catching passes from Joe Burrow, emerged in LSU’s passing game as a fast, environment friendly route-runner with good palms. He additionally has underrated pace.

22. Minnesota Vikings (from Payments)

The Vikings want to rebuild corner after releasing Xavier Rhodes and never re-signing both Trae Waynes or Mackensie Alexander. Gladney (5-10, 191 kilos) is an effective MIke Zimmer defensive match due to his zone sensibility and inside-outside versatility. He’s scrappy and aggressive in making performs on the ball, with a knack of being honed in on receivers’ routes.

23. New England Patriots (12-4)

Invoice Belichick can faucet into the program of his buddy Kirk Ferentz to get well properly within the pass rush after shedding Kyle Van Noy and Jamie Collins in free company. Epenesa (6-5, 274 kilos) is a strong, explosive, big-bodied participant. He can push blockers out of the way in which to get to the QB, and he additionally stands sturdy in opposition to the run.

24. New Orleans Saints (13-3)

The Saints misplaced A.J. Klein in free company, making strongside linebacker a place of want. They’ll keep in-state for Queen (6-0, 229 kilos), who has nice vary when both working downhill in opposition to the run or transferring everywhere in the discipline in protection. He’s comparatively small however is the sort of linebacker who can have a significant impression from any alignment.

25. Minnesota Vikings (10-6)

The Vikings ought to consider using the decide they acquired from the Stefon Diggs trade to get his substitute reverse versatile No. 1 Adam Thielen. Higgins working the perimeter would an ideal complement. The Clemson product is a harmful, all-around playmaker who generally is a force within the pink zone. At 6-4, 216 kilos, he posted 59 receptions for 1,167 yards and 13 TDs in 15 games final season. He additionally rushed for a 36-yard score in opposition to LSU within the title game.

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26. Miami Dolphins (from Texans)

  • De’Andre Swift, RB, Georgia

The Dolphins can finish their first-round haul by including a operating again, as Jordan Howard is more of a power complement than a function choice. Swift (5-8, 212 kilos) is able to each getting the powerful yards inside and breaking free for big performs within the open discipline. He additionally flashed as a receiver for the Bulldogs and may excel within the display screen game.

27. Seattle Seahawks (11-5)

  • Yetur Gross-Matos, EDGE, Penn State

The Seahawks probably won’t re-sign Jadeveon Clowney, and Ezekiel Ansah stays a free agent, leaving a void for sturdy all-around edge defender. Gross-Matos (6-5, 266 kilos) is a well-built, explosive and versatile defender made to be disruptive in a Pete Carroll defense due to his dimension and engulf capacity.

28. Baltimore Ravens (14-2)

  • Kenneth Murray, ILB, Oklahoma

The Ravens did not tackle linebacker within the first wave of free company, and so they want more pace on the second degree to higher deal with the run and canopy short-to-intermediate routes. Murray (6-2, 241 kilos) is an lively, rangy playmaker who will be as efficient dropping again as he’s getting downhill in opposition to the run or blitzing.

29. Tennessee Titans (9-7)

  • Zach Baun, EDGE/OLB, Wisconsin

The Titans did sign former Falcon Vic Beasley to assist get well from transferring on from Cameron Wake however nonetheless needs to be trying for versatile pass-rush punch for Mike Vrabel to higher help Harold Landry. Baun (6-2, 238 kilos) is a brilliant, motivated participant who comes by means of with nice approach in opposition to the run. He additionally has began to get more consideration for his pass-rush repertoire and the athleticism that fuels it.

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30. Inexperienced Bay Packers (13-3)

The Packers misplaced proper sort out Bryan Bulaga in free company and Rick Wagner is a shaky substitute, whereas David Bakhtiari will likely be a 29-year-old free agent in 2021. Jones has terrific athleticism for his dimension (6-5, 319 kilos) and may help along with his toughness and relentless blocking. He’s a bit uncooked, nevertheless, as his handwork and footwork each may use refinement to maximize his pure abilities.

31. San Francisco 49ers (13-3)

With the 49ers selecting to go for their vast receiver in Ruggs early, they will use their second first-rounder on somebody who can assist change the manufacturing of DeForest Buckner on their inside defensive position. Blacklock (6-3, 290 kilos) has risen up boards as teams have realized he can convert his power into vitality whereas attempting to disrupt performs within the backfield.

32. Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)

  • Cesar Ruiz, G/C, Michigan

The Chiefs’ offensive line has a few weaknesses at left guard with Andrew Wylie and middle with Austin Reiter. So why not go after the clear-cut greatest inside prospect on this class? Ruiz (6-3, 307 kilos) has a uncommon mix of power and athleticism. He wants some work in pass-protection, however he can contribute straight away as a top run-blocker.

Jalen Reagor
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NFL mock draft 2020: Spherical 2

33. Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals franchise-tagged A.J. Inexperienced and now have the very productive Tyler Boyd to enhance Burrow. However given Boyd does his greatest work within the slot, it is smart to put another big playmaker outside who’s far more well-rounded than borderline first-round bust John Ross. Reagor is a productive, diminutive dasher who additionally gives some good run-after-catch abilities with quickness and toughness for his dimension (5-11, 206 kilos).

34. Indianapolis Colts (from Redskins)

  • Brandon Aiyuk, WR, Arizona State

With T.Y. Hilton and Zach Pascal trying like the starters for the outside, the Colts want to give Philip Rivers more dynamic playmaking inside. Aiyuk (6-0, 205 kilos) matches the profile of an impactful slot receiver with quickness made to make big performs after the catch and sufficient pace to get vertical down the center, too. 

35. Detroit Lions

  • Marlon Davidson, DT, Auburn

After touchdown Okudah for their secondary, the Lions ought to flip their defensive consideration to absolutely reconstructing Matt Patricia’s defensive entrance to higher help Trey Flowers. Davidson (6-3, 303 kilos) generally is a terror dashing the passer from each the inside line and the sting. He has a pleasant mix of energy, power and quickness to associate with sudden ending strikes.

36. New York Giants

The Giants signed James Bradberry in free company however may align a more snug complementary outside cowl man than final 12 months’s struggling first-rounder DeAndre Baker, Fulton (6-0, 197 kilos) has the scale, pace, smarts and sound protection abilities to have an extended, affluent profession, which is why he felt assured sufficient to pull out of the Senior Bowl.

37. Los Angeles Chargers

  • Ezra Cleveland, OT, Boise State

After addressing QB within the first round with Tagovailoa, the Chargers want to improve pass safety after trading Russell Okung and having struggling Sam Tevi on the fitting side. Cleveland (6-6, 311 kilos) has uncooked abilities that may shortly developed, along with his quickness and agility giving him nice upside. He’s fluid along with his palms and legs in pass-protection.

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38. Carolina Panthers

  • Antoine Winfield Jr., S, Minnesota

After getting Brown to anchor their defensive position within the first round, the Panthers can go to work on getting more dependable ground-covering playmakers for the secondary. Winfield (5-10, 203 kilos), the son of the former Vikings Professional Bowl cornerback, performs with smarts and toughness. He excels at diagnosing performs, realizing when to be aggressive in opposition to the run and how use his body in short-area protection.

39. Miami Dolphins

  • Laviska Shenault Jr., WR, Colorado

The Dolphins ought to get nice vast receiver worth trying for a wanted complement to DeVante Parker and Preston Williams. Shenault (6-1, 227 kilos) is a sure-handed discipline stretcher who has some good big-play aptitude after the catch

40. Houston Texans (from Cardinals)

  • Raekwon Davis, DT, Alabama

The Texans want some critical assist for their 3-Four nostril after shedding D.J. Reader in free company. Davis (6-6, 311 kilos) is a large, versatile participant made for a 3-Four scheme. He can line up at both finish or sort out to eat space in opposition to the run.

41. Cleveland Browns

The Browns are reshuffling at safety with veterans Karl Joseph and Andrew Sendejo, however they need to nonetheless for a very dynamic improve, particularly with a price decide like this. Delpit (6-2, 213 kilos) flies across the discipline, stopping the run like an additional linebacker and making big performs on the ball in downfield protection.

42. Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Terrell Lewis, EDGE, Alabama

The Jaguars traded Calais Campbell and should still transfer franchise-tagged Yannick Ngaukoe. Lewis (6-5, 262 kilos) carries the potential to get to the quarterback persistently with pure quickness and explosiveness.

43. Chicago Bears (from Rams)

The Bears want some assist reverse Kyle Fuller as a result of Buster Skrine is a slot cowl man and Artie Burns is a shaky flyer for the place. Johnson (6-0, 193 kilos) has some shutdown upside as an aggressive, bodily cowl man with the quickness to persist with receivers on the perimeter.

Jordan Love
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44. Indianapolis Colts

  • Jordan Love, QB, Utah State

After getting quick receiving assist for Philip Rivers with their first decide, the Colts land a quarterback to groom behind him.  Love (6-4, 224 kilos) matches his dimension with bodily abilities, together with a big arm, and his athleticism bodes properly if his accuracy, decision-making and footwork can turn out to be cleaner with good NFL coaching, which he can get with Frank Reich and NIck Sirianni.

45. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • J.Ok. Dobbins, RB, Ohio State

The Bucs want to get a more dynamic, well-rounded again than Ronald Jones III with whom to complement and enhance Tom Brady. Dobbins (5-9, 209 kilos) has nice quickness, agility and skill to learn blockers. He’s an adept receiver with explosive burst as soon as he sees a gap, hits it and will get into the open discipline.

46. Denver Broncos

The Broncos simply missed the elite vast receiver tier in Spherical 1 right here however can get well properly due to a deep class. Mims (6-3, 207 kilos) is a big, bodily goal who additionally is aware of how to use his body to his benefit. He’s greatest suited to be a vertical and red-zone risk on the outside, making him an amazing match with Courtland Sutton and Daesean Hamilton.

47. Atlanta Falcons

  • Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, LSU

The Falcons want to get some contemporary legs to complement Todd Gurley in passing conditions to give them once more what they as soon as had with Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman. Edwards-Helaire (5-7, 207 kilos) is a dynamic, versatile receiver out of the backfield and within the slot, making him a main asset for an NFL passing game. He is also extraordinarily fast when getting the ball within the open discipline.

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48. New York Jets

  • Jordan Elliott, DT, Missouri

The Jets go for greatest defensive worth right here regardless of this not being an enormous want due to drafting Quinnen Williams within the first round final 12 months. Elliott (6-4, 302 kilos) performs with power in opposition to the run however additionally has proved to have some pure inside pass-rushing abilities.

49. Pittsburgh Steelers

  • Jonathan Taylor, RB, Wisconsin

The Steelers are within the market for an improve within the backfield given James Conner’s sturdiness points and pending unrestricted free company in 2021. Taylor (5-10, 226 kilos) has nice imaginative and prescient and burst as a runner. He additionally does not get sufficient credit score for what he can do as a receiver, which was on show more throughout his final school season.

50. Chicago Bears

  • Cole Kmet, TE, Notre Dame

The Bears gave up on oft-injured free-agent disappointment Trey Burton and may’t rely on fading Jimmy Graham and at all times hurting Adam Shaheen to actually be big elements for Mitchell Trubisky or Nick Foles. Kmet (6-6, 262 kilos) remains to be creating as a run-blocker, however his dimension, pace, quickness and palms make him a top-flight receiver for the place. He can contribute big-time by 12 months 2.

51. Dallas Cowboys

  • Ok.J. Hamler, WR, Penn State

The Cowboys re-signed Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup’s star is on the rise, however they had been unable to preserve Randall Cobb within the slot. Hamler (5-9, 178 kilos) is a brilliant, easy route-runner with dependable palms and toughness in tight areas.

52. Los Angeles Rams

  • Michael Pittman Jr, WR, USC

The Rams can keep on the town to discover vast receiver assist after trading Brandin Cooks. Pittman (6-4, 223 kilos) is an attention-grabbing prospect for his dimension as a result of he’s more of a tricky technician and route runner than only a big body working to stretch the sphere. He would match properly with Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp.

Dre’Mont Jones, Malik Harrison
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53. Philadelphia Eagles

  • Malik Harrison, LB, Ohio State

The Eagles made big strikes up entrance (Javon Hargrave) and within the secondary (Darius Slay) however want to shore up their big defensive weak spot throughout the board on the second degree. Harrison’s greatest qualities at 6-3, 247 kilos lie in how he flies up discipline in opposition to the run and finishes so properly as a bodily tackler. He can develop and develop as a more viable cowl man.

54. Buffalo Payments

  • Curtis Weaver, EDGE, Boise State

The Payments want some youthful depth to assist them get to the quarterback with Shaq Lawson gone. Weaver (6-2, 265 kilos) is a high-energy pass rusher with some untapped upside as he makes the jump. 

55. Baltimore Ravens (from Patriots by means of Falcons)

  • Tyler Biadasz, G, Wisconsin

The Ravens, after touchdown their linebacker in Murray early, should tackle proper guard with Marshal Yanda deciding to retire. At 6-4, 314 kilos, Biadasz’s energy is changing his body into pure power for the downhill operating game.

56. Miami Dolphins (from Saints)

The Dolphins, on this mock, acquired their QB in Herbert, their function again in Swift and field-stretcher in Shenault. Now they want some additional upgraded blocking to assist their potential for a much-improved offense. Jackson is a powerful athlete for his dimension (6-5, 322 kilos), however he wants some refinement in his approach to match his fast ft.

57. Los Angeles Rams (from Texans)

  • Alton Robinson, EDGE, Syrcause

The Rams should additionally tackle their pass rush after shedding Dante Fowler Jr. in free company and parting methods with Clay Matthews. Robinson (6-3, 264 kilos) has pure pass-rushing abilities and will get by quite a bit with top-level energy and athleticism. Having him start situationally will assist him refine his strikes for better manufacturing.

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58. Minnesota Vikings

  • Noah Igbinoghene, CB, Auburn

The Vikings want to preserve overhauling their cornerback corps after taking Gladney within the first round. Igbinoghene (5-10, 198 kilos) stands out as a bodily cowl man for his dimension. He closes properly on receivers on the finish of their routes, which interprets to good ending burst in opposition to the run, too.

59. Seattle Seahawks

  • Neville Gallimore, DT, Oklahoma

Ought to the Seahawks get a flexible edge defender equivalent to Gross-Matos within the first round, the inside of their entrance will take precedence within the second round. Gallimore (6-2, 304 kilos) packs a relentless, highly effective punch for his dimension.

60. Baltimore Ravens

  • Kyle Dugger, S, Lenoir-Rhyne

The Ravens want to groom their next nice playmaker next to Earl Thomas. Dugger, along with his dimension (6-1, 217 kilos), pace, energy and explosiveness that wold have dominated in FBS, will be the whole bundle, able to beginning at both safety spot as a result of he brings it laborious in opposition to the run and has the palms and instincts to blossom as a protection participant.

61. Tennessee Titans

Behind Malcolm Butler and Adoree’ Jackson, there’s a present void with Logan Ryan unsigned. Corridor, on monitor to absolutely get well from his ankle damage, is a promising, nice-sized corner (6-2, 202 kilos) made to be stable on the perimeter for a number of seasons. Within the quick time period, along with his short-area quickness, he can assist with inside protection.

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62. Inexperienced Bay Packers

  • Chase Claypool, WR, Notre Dame

The Packers are within the market for each vast receiver and tight finish assist, so it makes complete sense to seize this big-body hybrid. Claypool (6-4, 238 kilos) matches his dimension with nice pace and downfield burst. He isn’t probably the most technically sound route runner, however he usually wins with bodily domination.

63. Kansas City Chiefs (from 49ers)

Damien Williams turns into a free agent in 2021 and the Chiefs want a more dependable all-around again to complement him for Patrick Mahomes. Moss (5-9, 223 kilos) profiles as a compact NFL power again suited to get the powerful yards between the tackles and more yards after preliminary contact. He’s underrated along with his quickness when within the open discipline and his receiving abilities.

64. Seattle Seahawks (from Chiefs)

  • Isaiah Wilson, OT, Georgia

The Seahawks can do higher than former Jet Brandon Shell as their beginning proper sort out reverse Duane Brown to assist Russell Wilson and their operating backs. This Wilson (6-6, 350 kilos) is not probably the most nimble pass-protector, however his pure power as a blocker matches with their mentality

 

NFL mock draft 2020: Spherical 3

65. Cincinnati Bengals

  • Lloyd Cushenberry, G/C, LSU

The Bengals want to preserve upgrading their offensive line past the hopeful wholesome return of left sort out Jonah Williams. They’re weak at each left guard and middle. Cushenberry (6-3, 212 kilos) is a strong run-blocker who makes use of his palms and robust higher body properly. 

66. Washington Redskins

  • Hunter Bryant, TE, Washington

The Redskins want tight finish assist with the Vernon Davis-Jordan Reed mixture to assist their young quarterbacks. Bryant (6-2, 248 kilos) is a dynamic athlete who can get down the seam and trigger protection issues due to his good palms, toughness and quickness ending routes.

67. Detroit Lions

The Lions noticed Anae up shut on the Senior Bowl for a place that would tackle a number of times on this draft to help Flowers. Anae (6-3, 257 kilos) is a relentless pass-rusher who by no means offers up on a chance to get to the quarterback.

68. New York Jets (from Giants)

  • Jabari Zuniga, EDGE, Florida

After going vast receiver and defensive sort out earlier on this mock, the Jets can get another good defensive worth right here to higher get after the quarterback. Zuniga (6-3, 264 kilos) is a pure, explosive pass-rusher who flashes due to his athleticism.

69. Carolina Panthers

  • Damon Arnette, CB, Ohio State

The Panthers, after getting Brown and Winfield for different key elements of their defensive rebuild, land a robust potential substitute for Bradberry. What Arnette (6-0, 195 kilos) does not have in straight-line pace to stick with receivers on vertical routes, he makes up for with short-area quickness and toughness.

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70. Miami Dolphins

With their run of offense early, the Dolphins can flip their consideration to upgrading their defensive inside right here. Madubuike (6-3, 293 kilos) won’t be confused with the giants on the place, however he has an amazing mixture of power and quickness. He makes use of his decrease body to achieve leverage in opposition to the run.

71. Los Angeles Chargers

  • Cam Akers, RB, Florida State

The Chargers love Austin Ekeler however he wants help with out Melvin Gordon. Akers (5-10, 217 kilos) is a patient runner who follows his blocks properly and shoots by means of holes. He has an excellent mix of power and explosiveness. He’s keen to get bodily but additionally shows a second gear within the open discipline.

72. Arizona Cardinals

The Cardinals acquired DeAndre Hopkins into their receiving combine, however they will take it to another degree within the passing game with a field-stretching tight finish. Hopkins (6-4, 245 kilos) is an elite athlete who can get open operating each form of route and is a mismatch when working the deep center of the sphere.

73. Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Solomon Kindley, G, Georgia

The Jaguars may use a proper guard improve over A.J. Cann. Kindley (6-3, 337 kilos) blasted defensive linemen and paved the way in which properly for Georgia’s operating game. He has the talents to develop right into a nimble inside pass-blocker within the NFL.

74. Cleveland Browns

  • Tyler Johnson, WR, Minnesota

The Browns want somebody to higher complement Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry outside in three-wide units. Johnson (6-1, 206 kilos) is a bodily receiver who positions his body to impose his will on the top of routes. He fights laborious for the ball and appears the a part of a tricky possession and red-zone goal.

75. Indianapolis Colts

  • Jeremy Chinn, S, Southern Illinois

The Colts want to improve safety next to Malik Hooker with Clayton Geathers not returning. Chinn (6-3, 221 kilos) has been on the rise as a result of it has turn out to be evident his dimension, pace and athleticism translate to elite protection abilities for the place.

76. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • Robert Hunt, G/C, Louisiana

The Bucs, after getting a proper sort out and have again early, work on upgrading proper guard in entrance of Tom Brady. Hunt (6-5, 323 kilos) is a mighty run blocker with good athleticism.

77. Denver Broncos

  • Cameron Dantzler, CB, Missisippi State

The Broncos traded for Bouye however may use more cornerback assist for Vic Fangio after shedding Chris Harris Jr. in free company. Dantzler (6-2, 188 kilos) has good dimension and makes use of his palms and hips to be disruptive in opposition to receivers downfield.

78. Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons have 5 first-round picks beginning for now on their offensive line, however the obtrusive weak spot is at left guard with James Carpenter. Simpson (6-4, 321 kilos) stands out due to his sturdy, sturdy body, which makes him a pure asset as a power run-blocker. He will be efficient of their zone-blocking scheme.

79. New York Jets

  • Prince Tega Wanogho, OT, Auburn

The Jets get good worth and further athleticism in additional addressing sort out after signing George Fant. With a bit of more growth and laborious work, Wanogho (6-5, 308 kilos) has a excessive ceiling due to his uncommon bodily abilities.

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80. Las Vegas Raiders

  • Jalen Hurts, QB, Oklahoma

The Raiders, specifically Jon Gruden, have been enamored with the profitable make-up and pedigree of Hurts (6-1, 222 kilos) as a possible substitute for Derek Carr within the close to future. Hurts’ toughness and management intangibles are off the charts, and whereas ending his profession in Lincoln Riley’s offense, he improved as a runner and as a downfield passer.

81. Las Vegas Raiders (from Bears)

The Raiders nonetheless may find yourself transferring Gabe Jackson in the course of the draft and Richie Incognito goes into his age 37 season. Muti (6-3, 315 kilos) has the body, upper-body energy and power to smash NFL foes as an inside run blocker.

82. Dallas Cowboys

  • Troy Pleasure Jr., CB, Notre Dame

The Cowboys want to replenish pace and athleticism at corner after shedding Byron Jones in free company. Pleasure (5-11, 193 kilos) simply wants to turn out to be more refined and aggressive along with his protection abilities to get probably the most out of these agility traits.

83. Denver Broncos (from Steelers)

  • Jonah Jackson, G, Ohio State

The Broncos acquired Graham Glasgow however are transferring on from each Connor McGovern and Ron Leary inside. Jackson (6-3, 306 kilos is a novel prospect as a result of he’s a pure pass-protecting inside blocker. He has the body and energy to develop within the operating game.

84. Los Angeles Rams

  • Matt Peart, OT, Connecticut

The Rams want to line up a successor to Andrew Whitworth, 38. Peart (6-7, 318 kilos) has attracted more teams along with his wingspan and fluid athleticism. He wants to get stronger to increase the power features of his game.

85. Detroit Lions (from Eagles)

  • Josh Uche, EDGE, Michigan

The Lions may consider inside offensive line ought to the worth come up, however it’s laborious to pass up some additonal pass-rush assist behind Flowers. Like Anae, Patricia and the Lions coached Uche (6-1, 245 kilos on the North team on the Senior Bowl.  Whereas Anae could be prepared to see common snaps, Uche has the flexibility to play on both the first or second degree to get after the QB in some ways on passing downs.

86. Buffalo Payments

  • Jack Driscoll, OT, Auburn

The Payments want to start grooming a left sort out substitute for Dion Dawkins. Driscoll (6-5, 306 kilos) is standing out along with his smarts, athleticism and technical abilities to the purpose teams are OK with him needing to bulk up and get stronger to turn out to be a gentle outside force.

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87. New England Patriots

  • Jacob Eason, QB, Washington

The Patriots get their potential Tom Brady substitute and higher young various to Jarrett Stidham. Eason (6-6, 231 kilos) has a robust arm made to ship spectacular deep balls, which makes him an amazing match for a vertical passing game that performs off the power operating game with play-action pictures. 

88. New Orleans Saints

  • Jauan Jennings, WR, Tennessee 

The Saints acquired Emmanuel Sanders to assist stretch the sphere reverse Michael Thomas; now they will go for some Drew Brees assist in the Marques Colston vein. File Jennings beneath the “big slot” possession sort (6-3, 215 kilos). He can turn out to be a dependable third inside goal for a very long time.

89. Minnesota Vikings

  • Jonathan Greenard, EDGE, Florida

The Vikings want a robust rotational 4-Three finish after transferring on from Everson Griffen. Greenard (6-3, 263 kilos) is a brilliant defender who is aware of how to makes use of his athleticism to each get after the quarterback and work upfield shortly in opposition to the run. 

90. Houston Texans

  • Bryan Edwards, WR, South Carolina

The Texans acquired Cooks and Cobb to make up for trade of Hopkins, however they want to take into consideration the future, too, as each Will Fuller and Kenny Stills are free brokers in 2021. Edwards (6-3, 212 kilos) initiatives as a bodily possession receiver who can dominate the short-to-intermediate space.

91. Las Vegas Raiders (from Seahawks through Texans)

  • Darrell Taylor, EDGE, Tennessee

The Raiders may use to get more energetic youth behind second-year gamers Clelin Ferrell and Maxx Crosby. Taylor (6-4, 267 kilos) is a novel prospect as a result of he’s a pure power pass-rusher. Some improvement along with his strikes, mobility and instincts could make him a well-rounded contributor.

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92. Baltimore Ravens

After addressing inside linebacker and safety, the Ravens may benefit from boosting their pass rush past franchse-tagged Matthew Judon. Khareem (6-4, 268 kilos) is a flexible, highly effective choice.

93. Tennessee Titans

  • Ben Bartch, OT, St. John’s (Minnesota)

The Titans have some confidence in Dennis Kelly to replce Conklin at proper sort out to preserve their run-blocking sturdy, however it does not harm to have a growth choice with more upside. Bartch (6-6, 309 kilos) stood out on the Mix along with his pure smarts and athleticism. He has proven more power and refined approach to increase his inventory.

94. Inexperienced Bay Packers

The Packers want some second-level playmaking assist after shedding Blake Martinez in free company. Dye (6-3, 231 kilos) is a bit of undersized however he’s a wise, instinctive and lively defender.

95. Denver Broncos (from 49ers)

  • Akeem Davis-Gaither, LB, Appalachian State

The Broncos, with a boatload of picks, have the posh of trying for defensive upgrades in every single place. Todd Davis is 27 and is a restricted playmaker who turns into a free agent in 2021. Davis-Gaither (6-1, 224 kilos) could also be a bit undersized however he flies across the discipline with good pass-rush and protection abilities.

96. Kansas City Chiefs

  • Lamar Jackson, CB, Nebraska

The Chiefs want some cornerback assist after shedding Kendall Fuller in free company. Jackson (6-2, 208 kilos) has good dimension with favorable zone and bodily talent units.

97. Cleveland Browns (from Texans) (compensatory)

The Browns want an choice between Denzel Ward and Grasping Williams. Holmes’ greatest traits are his toughness and quickness for his dimension (5-10, 195 kilos). He can have an extended, stable profession as a nickel corner in opposition to slot receivers on short-to-intermediate routes.

98. New England Patriots (compensatory)

There’s not a lot separation within the first tier of tight ends on this class, so the Patriots ought to have the opportunity to get good worth to assist change Rob Gronkowski, whether or not it is Kmet, Hunter Bryant, Brycen Hopkins or this Bryant. This Bryant (6-5, 243) has pure athleticism and intelligence built for New England’s passing game and has the toughness and willingness to develop right into a plus run blocker.

99. New York Giants (compensatory)

  • Anfernee Jennings, EDGE/OLB, Alabama

The Giants may use a flexible participant for their entrance seven and Jennings would fite properly of their 3-Four scheme to wreak havoc from a vareity of angles. Though Jennings does have good edge-rushing abilities at 6-2, 256 kilos, he additionally has some potential as a run-stopping outside linebacker.

100. New England Patriots (compensatory)

  • Ok.J. Hill, WR, Ohio State

The Patriots get their form of receiver to preserve bettering their talent choices for their young franchise QB, who on this case is Eason..Hill (6-0, 196 kilos) is an effective route-runner with dependable palms, a technically sound receiver greatest suited to play from the slot when a scheme can provide him some space inside.

101. Seattle Seahawks (compensatory)

  • John Hightower, WR, Boise State

The Seahawks want another big-play risk to assist Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf given Phillip Dorsett does not match that profile anymore. Hightower is a basic size-speed prospect (6-1, 189 kilos) with pure field-stretching abilities. 

102. Pittsburgh Steelers (compensatory)

  • Davon Hamilton, DT, Ohio State

The Steelers want to tackle their 3-Four entrance after shedding Javon Hargave in free company. Hamilton (6-4, 320 kilos) has the identical baseline run stuffing with some potential pass-rush pop.

103. Philadelphia Eagles (compensatory)

  • Michael Ojemudia, CB, Iowa

The Eagles look quite a bit higher instantly at cornerback with Slay, however they want depth with some free-agent points coming soon. Ojemudia (6-1, 200 kilos) has good developmental qualities associated to his spectacular dimension.

104. Los Angeles Rams (compensatory)

  • Jordyn Brooks, LB, Texas Tech

The Rams tackle another want after shedding Cory Littleton in free company. Brooks (6-0, 240 kilos) has an excellent mix of athleticism and physicality for the second degree. It is laborious to suppose he can change Littleton’s ace protection straight away, however his smarts and pace counsel he can enhance quickly in that space.

105. Minnesota Vikings (compensatory)

  • Nick Harris, G, Washington

The Vikings want to suppose upgrading guard to preserve their run blocking sturdy. Harris (6-1, 302 kilos) is a relentless, athletic technician who will get probably the most out of each snap.

106. Baltimore Ravens (compensatory)

  • Rashard Lawrence, DT, LSU

The Ravens want to replenish depth after shedding Michael Pierce in free company. Lawrence (6-3, 208 kilos) is a particularly powerful, high-effort participant made to assist their defense.

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