Early 2021 Mock Draft II
David Reed https://twitter.com/Nfldraft_dwr
A friend of mine, Ben, who recently published his early 2021 mock, got the juices flowing for me to produce my first 2021 mock of this year! I cannot be out shined by him!
2020 has been a year to forget but, does not mean we can’t look forward to the 2021 draft. This years scouting will be harder than ever with kids opting out and only having last years tape only to go off of. Plus combine/pro day work. Its going to be fun to see how this changes from now until April.
Did you miss Ben’s first round mock? Find it here! https://www.dfscheatsheet.com/too-early-2021-nfl-draft/nfl/11/
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1. Jets: Trevor Lawrence – QB Clemson
Do the Jets move on from Sam Darnold? It’s hard to say at this point with the lack of help around him to succeed. Hopefully we will know the Jets plan closer to the draft. As of know we will give them the best prospect in the draft, as long as he doesn’t return for his senior season.
2. Jacksonville: Justin Fields – QB Ohio State
Don’t be shocked come April, we’re not talking about Fields being the #1 QB selected. Most who don’t follow the draft as deep will laugh but when it comes into question, just remember I mentioned this. (Not saying I fully believe, but saying I wouldn’t be shocked)
3. Washington: Penei Sewell – OT Oregon
The best prospect in this draft, maybe even over the two listed QBs already selected. Washington missed out on the two polarizing QB prospects, but could stick it out with Alex Smith or look to FA. They need a dominate LT since they lost Williams two years ago.
4. Cowboys: Patrick Surtain II – CB Alabama
5. Chargers: Christian Darrisaw – OT Virginia Tech
6. Dolphins: Micah Parson – LB Penn State
It was between Parson and Chase for me here. With it being such a deep WR class again, I opted for the Dolphins to wait to address that position and fill the need on defense first
7. Bengals: Greg Rousseau – Edge Miami
8. Giants: Ja’Marr Chase – WR LSU
Giants have a ton of needs but they lack a true #1 weapon for their young QB. Slayton is great as a #2. Bringing in Chase could be that legit weapon to pair with him taking Jones to the next level!
9. Panthers: Caleb Farley – CB Virginia Tech
10. Falcons: Keith Paye – Edge Michigan
11. Broncos: Samuel Cosmi – OT Texas
There is real talk Denver may move on from Lock already. And with a few big name QBs on the board, it’s a possibility. Something I will monitor and see where my pick here goes in the near future.
12. 49ers: Wyatt Davis: IOL – Ohio St.
Another team with talks they could move from their QB. They still have money invested in Jimmy G and think they will not move on from him yet. They will need to sure up the interior line for a healthy 2021 season and make yet another run.
13. Lions: Jaylen Waddle – WR Alabama
14. Vikings: Jay Tufele – DT USC
15. Patriots: Trey Lance – QB North Dakota State
16. Bears: Zach Wilson – QB BYU
17. Browns: Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah – LB Notre Dame
18. Titans: Joseph Ossai – Edge Texas
19. Eagles: Dylan Moses – LB Alabama
Eagles need a lot of help, one area in need is the LB position. Moses has the ability to play sideline to sideline. Something the Eagles desperately need.
20. Cardinals: Jaycee Horn – CB South Carolina
21. Jets: Devonta Smith – WR Alabama
22. Dolphins: Travis Etienne – RB Clemson
23. Colts: Jalen Mayfield – OT Michigan
24. Ravens: Trevor Moehrig – S TCU
25. Jacksonville: Kyle Pitts – TE Florida
26. Raiders: Creed Humphrey – IOL Oklahoma
27. Buccaneers: Alijah Vera-Tucker – IOL USC
28. Bills: Shaun Wade – CB Ohio State
29. Packers: Eric Stokes – CB Georgia
30. Chiefs: Rashad Bateman – WR Minnesota
31. Saints: Kyle Trask – QB Florida
32. Steelers: Dillon Radunz – OT North Dakota State
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