Cummings’ 3-round 2021 NFL Mock Draft

The NFL and NCAA have both kicked off their 2020 seasons. So let's take a new look at how the 2021 NFL Draft might unfold with this updated 3-round 2021 NFL Mock Draft.

Cummings’ 3-round 2021 NFL Mock Draft | Round 2

33) Jacksonville Jaguars: Elijah Molden, CB Washington

34) Washington Football Team: Kyle Pitts, TE Florida

35) Cincinnati Bengals: Jalen Mayfield, OT Michigan

His name may be too phonetically similar to a certain rival AFC North quarterback for comfort, but don’t worry, Jalen Mayfield is no double agent. He’ll do his job for the Bengals, just as he’s done so with the Michigan Wolverines.

Mayfield earned All-Big Ten honors in his first full season as a starter in 2019, and he’s not done trending up. Mayfield offers a solid combination of size, mobility, and power, and while he can continue to refine his hand technique, he should be an upgrade over what the Bengals currently field opposite Jonah Williams.

36) Carolina Panthers: Alijah Vera-Tucker, OG USC

37) Miami Dolphins: Tyler Linderbaum, C Iowa

38) New York Giants: Chris Rumph, EDGE Duke

39) Detroit Lions: Samuel Cosmi, OT Texas

40) New York Jets: Quincy Roche, EDGE Miami

41) Arizona Cardinals: Wyatt Davis, OG Ohio State

The offensive line revamp continues, as the Cardinals now select Ohio State offensive guard Wyatt Davis in the second round, after picking up Washington State offensive tackle Abraham Lucas in the first.

Both Justin Pugh and J.R. Sweezy underwhelmed in Week 1, and both guards are over 30 years old. At this juncture, Arizona has a chance to pick up a high-upside interior blocker who they can either ease in or start right away. You know how dynamic Kyler Murray is. Now imagine when he has more time in the pocket.

42) Las Vegas Raiders: Derion Kendrick, CB Clemson

43) Los Angeles Chargers: Tamorrion Terry, WR Florida State

44) Atlanta Falcons: Pat Freiermuth, TE Penn State

45) Miami Dolphins (via Texans): Ar’Darius Washington, S TCU

46) Chicago Bears: Najee Harris, RB Alabama

47) Denver Broncos: Christian Barmore, DT Alabama

48) Cleveland Browns: Carlos Basham, EDGE Wake Forest

Carlos Basham sometimes gets buried amidst the vast allotment of obscurity that the 2021 NFL Draft class has to offer, but he’s one of the most established talents in this class. A team could luck into drafting him as a potential starter in Round 2 or Round 3 next year.

Athletically, Basham is only average. But he’s a thickly-built edge defender who can win with his power, his motor, and his searing fast hands. Basham almost seems built for the Dawg Pound, and with Olivier Vernon starting to trend downward, there might be an opening for Basham to fill next year.

49) Los Angeles Rams: Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, LB Notre Dame

50) Green Bay Packers: Paulson Adebo, CB Stanford

51) Tennessee Titans: Darius Stills, DT West Virginia

52) Buffalo Bills: Tyson Campbell, CB Georgia

53) Seattle Seahawks: Dillon Radunz, OT North Dakota State

54) Indianapolis Colts: Chris Olave, WR Ohio State

55) Jacksonville Jaguars (via Vikings): Travis Etienne, RB Clemson

56) Philadelphia Eagles: Andre Cisco, S Syracuse

57) Pittsburgh Steelers: Kyle Trask, QB Florida

Kyle Trask wins the “QB4” battle in this 3-round 2021 NFL mock draft, but he benefits somewhat from the fact that he hasn’t had a chance to deflate his stock yet (Brock Purdy) and he hasn’t opted out of a season that would grant him needed development (Jamie Newman).

Instead, Trask awaits the SEC season. Trask distinguished himself with game-to-game consistency last year, and he has an intriguing pallet of tools — among them solid arm talent, mobility, and accuracy in the intermediate range. Trask has to improve his play-to-play consistency, but he could be a smart venture for the Steelers at this point.

58) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chazz Surratt, LB North Carolina

59) New England Patriots: Osa Odighizuwa, DT UCLA

60) Dallas Cowboys: Brevin Jordan, TE Miami

61) New Orleans Saints: Caden Sterns, S Texas

62) Baltimore Ravens: Shaka Toney, EDGE Penn State

63) San Francisco 49ers: Robert Rochell, CB Central Arkansas

This is pretty rich for an FCS cornerback, but Robert Rochell is built differently. He’s a transcendent athlete at the cornerback position. At 6-foot-1, 197, Rochell reportedly has a 4.38 40-yard dash time, a 41-inch vertical, a 140-inch broad jump, and a sub-4.00 short shuttle time. Rochell’s production backs up his athletic traits; he has 10 interceptions and 35 pass deflections to his name through three seasons.

Rochell’s a Senior Bowl participant this coming offseason, and he could potentially be invited to the NFL Combine. If he does, he’ll no doubt light up the charts and boost his stock tremendously. The 49ers need high-upside developmental talent at cornerback, and without a third-round pick, they might reach a bit to get it.

64) Kansas City Chiefs: Victor Dimukeje, EDGE Duke

Ian Cummings is a Draft Analyst for Pro Football Network. You can find his writing here and his voice and face on Pro Football Network Daily. Follow him on Twitter @ian_cummings_9.


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  1. Yeah once it said Lance over Lawrence i knew this mock was trash and another reason is that you have mimai chicago atlanta finishing with better ecords then the Broncos even though Denver has more talent then them teams. Plus Denver will make the playoffs this season will be a wildcard obviously because qe have The Chefs in the AFC West but no doubt the Broncos will be a top team in the NFL already had one if the top defenses and actually got better with getting chubb back and replacing Wolfe with Casey and Bouye will get back to his probowl form under fangio and im betting he had a better season then Harris will and did last season dude blew way to many coverages and nit that great in zone obviously and hes lost a step get callahan is like getting a free agent CB and another year of Drew Lock with a way better OC and QB coach and way more weapons and Gordon catching out the back field with Lindsay so broncos wont be picking that hogh they will be more in the 20s not early teens

  2. You wanna know my thoughts???? I think you’re an idiot. Trey Lance over Lawrence AND Fields??? LOL i just have to shake my head and laugh at that one.


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