2022 7-Round NFL Mock Draft: Chiefs, Saints make franchise-altering trades in Round 1

In the final full 7-round 2022 NFL Mock Draft of the cycle, the Chiefs, Seahawks, and Saints all trade up for high-upside prospects.

2022 7-Round NFL Mock Draft | Round 3

65) Jacksonville Jaguars: Justyn Ross, WR, Clemson

A savvy size threat who already has good chemistry with his college QB Trevor Lawrence.

66) Detroit Lions: Phidarian Mathis, DT, Alabama

A glue guy who can mix and match with talents like Alim McNeill and Levi Onwuzurike.

67) New Orleans Saints (mock trade from NYG): Brian Robinson Jr., RB, Alabama

A big, physical runner who always presses forward and has underrated athleticism.

68) Houston Texans: Kingsley Enagbare, EDGE, South Carolina

A long-armed power rusher with good ankle flexion who reportedly has Round 2 grades.

69) New York Jets: David Bell, WR, Purdue

A high-level possession receiver who could be a perfect complement to Christian Watson.

70) Jacksonville Jaguars: Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota

A massive right tackle who gives Jacksonville valuable insurance for franchise tag recipient Cam Robinson.

71) Chicago Bears: Nicholas Petit-Frere, OT, Ohio State

A high-level athletic talent who needs refinement but can play left and right tackle.

72) Seattle Seahawks: Tariq Woolen, CB, UTSA

A raw but unprecedented physical talent with dominant speed and length.

73) Indianapolis Colts: John Metchie III, WR, Alabama

A technically proficient pass catcher who can win on the boundary or in the slot.

74) Atlanta Falcons: Isaiah Spiller, RB, Texas A&M

A big-bodied back with a great mix of physicality and short-area agility.

75) Arizona Cardinals (mock trade from DEN): Roger McCreary, CB, Auburn

Arizona sends pick No. 87 and a 2023 third-rounder for pick No. 75 from Denver.

The Cardinals trade up for a sticky cover man who plays bigger than his frame.

76) Baltimore Ravens: Cole Strange, OL, Chattanooga

An elite athlete with a steady resilience and the versatility to play guard or center.

77) Minnesota Vikings: Jalen Tolbert, WR, South Alabama

A natural separator with high-end catching instincts who could be maximized as a pro.

78) Cleveland Browns: Alex Wright, EDGE, UAB

A prospect who checks all the Browns’ boxes — young, well-built, and athletic.

79) Los Angeles Chargers: Jalyn Armour-Davis, CB, Alabama

A technically sound size-speed athlete who’s scratching the surface as a playmaker.

80) Houston Texans: Kerby Joseph, S, Illinois

An incredibly rangy playmaker with game-changing potential at free safety.

81) New York Giants: Greg Dulcich, TE, UCLA

A smooth TE with the athleticism to get up the seam and the length to extend for catches.

82) Atlanta Falcons: Tyquan Thornton, WR, Baylor

An elite speed threat with a long frame, great ball skills, and an attitude as a blocker.

83) Philadelphia Eagles: Bryan Cook, S, Cincinnati

A tenacious box safety who can tackle in space and make plays when passes come his way.

84) Pittsburgh Steelers: Matt Waletzko, OT, North Dakota

A rare athlete with a dominating wingspan, culminating in massive upside at tackle.

85) New England Patriots: Jamaree Salyer, G, Georgia

A long, compact, and physical blocker with a promising projection on the interior.

86) Las Vegas Raiders: Joshua Ezeudu, OL, North Carolina

An athletic and powerful lineman who has versatility between tackle and guard.

87) Denver Broncos: Braxton Jones, OT, Southern Utah

An FCS stalwart with dominant length and athleticism, as well as left-right versatility.

88) Dallas Cowboys: Ed Ingram, G, LSU

A violent hand-fighter on the interior who also gets out in space well.

89) Buffalo Bills: Christian Harris, LB, Alabama

A compact run-and-chase linebacker with elite speed and explosiveness.

90) Tennessee Titans: Carson Strong, QB, Nevada

A big-armed signal-caller who could be a low-risk, high-reward investment.

91) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jelani Woods, TE, Virginia

An uber-physical weapon in the middle of the field with an elite wingspan and good burst.

92) Green Bay Packers: Chris Paul, OT, Tulsa

A smart, experienced, and versatile lineman with the tools to stay at right tackle.

93) San Francisco 49ers: Erik Ezukanma, WR, Texas Tech

A high-level RAC threat at 6’2″, 209 pounds who’s also an alpha when the ball is in the air.

94) Kansas City Chiefs: Cameron Thomas, EDGE, San Diego State

A burly edge rusher with a hot motor, powerful hands, and passable athleticism.

95) Cincinnati Bengals: Luke Goedeke, G, Central Michigan

A constant finisher who translates well at guard with athleticism and upper body torque.

96) Denver Broncos: Myjai Sanders, EDGE, Cincinnati

An explosive, bendy edge rusher with a physical mentality and good speed to power.

97) Detroit Lions: Khalil Shakir, WR, Boise State

A fast, fleet-footed slot weapon who shares some similarities with Amon-Ra St. Brown.

98) New Orleans Saints: Zyon McCollum, CB, Sam Houston State

An elite athlete at 6’2″ with rare efficiency of motion and flashes of patience at the line.

99) Cleveland Browns: Matthew Butler, DT, Tennessee

An explosive, heavy-handed defensive tackle who can generate pressure as a pass rusher.

100) Baltimore Ravens: Brandon Smith, LB, Penn State

A truly elite athlete at 6’3 1/2″, 250 pounds, whose physical skill set invites versatility.

101) Chicago Bears (mock trade from PHI): Luke Fortner, C, Kentucky

A high-floor center with the leverage, play strength, and hands to lock down the interior.

102) Miami Dolphins: Cameron Jurgens, C, Nebraska

An easy mover with tenacious physicality, and a perfect fit for Miami’s wide-zone scheme.

103) Kansas City Chiefs: Thomas Booker, DT, Stanford

An alignment-versatile lineman with the explosiveness, twitch, and power to be great.

104) Los Angeles Rams: Nik Bonitto, EDGE, Oklahoma

An explosive, bendy edge rusher who lacks an imposing profile but has great upside.

105) San Francisco 49ers: Zachary Carter, DL, Florida

A powerful disruptor on the line, with versatility between the interior and EDGE.

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