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    2023 7-Round NFL Mock Draft: C.J. Stroud, Anthony Richardson, and Jalen Carter Find New Homes in Round 1

    Less than 50 days remain before the 2023 NFL Draft, and this mock is the latest projection of the entire 7-round slate. Does your team score with the best haul?

    We’re just a little over a month out from the 2023 NFL Draft. And as we approach, countless storylines are converging. In this 2023 NFL Mock Draft, we explore them all — the QB1 race between C.J. Stroud, Anthony Richardson, and Bryce Young, the Jalen Carter saga, and more.

    2023 NFL Mock Draft | Round 1

    1) Carolina Panthers (from CHI): C.J. Stroud, QB, Ohio State

    We’ve seen reports that the Panthers like all three of the top quarterbacks. But my favorite fit for Frank Reich’s offense is C.J. Stroud.

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    On top of his baseline talent, Stroud has the processing ability, anticipation, eye manipulation, and accuracy to progress quickly with Reich’s triangle reads, and he already has a sturdy offensive line in place.

    2) Houston Texans: Bryce Young, QB, Alabama

    We know Reich, Chris Ballard, and Nick Caserio have all generally preferred prototypical QBs in the past. But someone is going to break the cycle with Bryce Young. Young’s size is a question mark that can’t be avoided, but his creative instincts and composure under pressure help compensate. In a Shanahan-derived offense that rewards “point guard” style play, Young can be lethal.

    3) Arizona Cardinals: Will Anderson Jr., EDGE, Alabama

    There’s a stark contrast between the roster that Jonathan Gannon left behind in Philadelphia and the one he comes to as head coach with the Cardinals. Arizona needs more blue-chip talent — it’s as simple as that. And Will Anderson Jr. is one of a select few in that tier in the 2023 NFL Draft. He produces constant chaos on the edge.

    4) Indianapolis Colts: Anthony Richardson, QB, Florida

    Just as Carolina is my favorite fit for Stroud, the Colts are my favorite fit for Anthony Richardson. Richardson’s generational athletic talent needs a creative offensive mind to be truly maximized, and as Shane Steichen showed with Jalen Hurts, he can be that mind. Richardson may take his lumps early, but he has takeover potential.

    5) Seattle Seahawks: Tyree Wilson, EDGE, Texas Tech

    It’s not often that you see a 6’6 “, 271-pound, long-limbed defender play as a stand-up edge rusher, but that’s what you see from Tyree Wilson on his Texas Tech tape. He can build up from the outside or slide into the 4i spot. Wherever he plays at, his dominating power capacity presents a constant mismatch. That’s something Seattle can use.

    6) Detroit Lions: Will Levis, QB, Kentucky

    Jared Goff is the Lions’ starter for 2023, and he’ll be very good again under Ben Johnson. But soon, he’ll need an extension. Picking sixth, the Lions have a unique opportunity to add his successor in Will Levis and ease him in over time. In one or two years, Levis takes the reins as a much cheaper starter with much greater upside on a roster that’s ready to roll.

    7) Las Vegas Raiders: Paris Johnson Jr., OT, Ohio State

    All four quarterbacks are off the board in this 2023 NFL Mock Draft, which means the Raiders stay the course with Jimmy Garoppolo and look elsewhere. With needs at both guard and right tackle, Paris Johnson Jr. makes a lot of sense. He’s an elite athlete with overwhelming length and power, and he’s proven he can play on the left and right sides.

    8) Atlanta Falcons: Christian Gonzalez, CB, Oregon

    The value isn’t there at WR. Atlanta brought back Kaleb McGary. They seem to be confident in Desmond Ridder. So what do the Falcons do at eighth overall? After adding Jessie Bates III, I think you have to go all in on this secondary. Christian Gonzalez would be a suffocating add opposite A.J. Terrell, blanketing WRs with his size, speed, and smarts.

    9) Chicago Bears (from CAR): Lukas Van Ness, EDGE, Iowa

    There’s a reason you see Lukas Van Ness projected in Round 1, even when his pass-rushing arsenal is relatively raw. At 6’5 “, 272 pounds, with 34” arms and sub-4.6 speed, his athletic profile doesn’t come around often. He can generate dominating power off the edge, but he also has the leverage acquisition and hip flexibility to maximize his traits.

    10) Philadelphia Eagles: Myles Murphy, EDGE, Clemson

    Philadelphia brought back Brandon Graham opposite Josh Sweat, but he’s only on a one-year deal. There’s still a case for the Eagles to take an edge rusher early at 10, where the value lines up well. A popular fit has been Myles Murphy, a hyper-athletic, power-centric rusher who’d benefit from time as a rotational piece under more established players.

    11) Seattle Seahawks (from TEN): Jalen Carter, DT, Georgia

    Trade: Seahawks acquire pick No. 11, Titans acquire picks No. 20, No. 52, and a 2024 second-rounder.

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    No one knows what’s going to happen with Jalen Carter at this point. But if he falls far enough, a team like Seattle — an organization that has a strong culture, strong veteran leadership, and established coaching — could make a move for him. Seattle has the infrastructure to get him right, and he’d be dominant alongside Dre’Mont Jones inside.

    12) Houston Texans: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State

    In a WR class that lacks a bona fide top option, there’s bound to be a team or two that falls in love with Jaxon Smith-Njigba’s profile. He’s not the fastest or most explosive receiver, but he’s a true technician as a route runner with elite catching instincts and devastating short-area agility. He can be a chain-mover and a RAC threat for Young in Houston.

    13) New York Jets: Broderick Jones, OT, Georgia

    At some point, Aaron Rodgers will be the Jets’ quarterback. And at some point over the next couple of years, the Jets will likely search for his successor. Across that transition period, it would be wise to have a young, ascending left tackle in the wings. Broderick Jones is a bit raw with his hand usage, but his athleticism and strength are both high-level traits.

    14) New England Patriots: Jack Campbell, LB, Iowa

    I’m telling you right now: Jack Campbell is probably going to go higher than you expect. He’s 6’5 “, 249 pounds, with 4.65 speed, elite burst numbers, and a 6.74 three-cone. And he was an elite producer in college with impeccable character. The Patriots have been filling other needs in free agency. They’re willing to go against the grain, and Campbell feels like a player they’d go for.

    15) Green Bay Packers: Bryan Bresee, DT, Clemson

    The Packers’ value board is a bit thin here, but Bryan Bresee is a very compelling add midway through Round 1. Provided that his medicals check out for Green Bay, he has the explosiveness, violent hands, flexibility, and motor to be a major asset alongside Kenny Clark and Devonte Wyatt. That’s a front to be reckoned with in the NFC North.

    16) Washington Commanders: Devon Witherspoon, CB, Illinois

    Most of the Commanders’ top needs don’t align well at 16th overall, in terms of value. However, if a prospect like Devon Witherspoon falls, that’s an opportunity they can’t pass up. Witherspoon is an incredibly natural cover man with twitch and agility, but he’s also exceedingly physical, alignment-versatile, and a playmaker at the catch point.

    17) Pittsburgh Steelers: Darnell Wright, OT, Tennessee

    Nothing is guaranteed in the NFL draft, but Darnell Wright’s Combine performance all but confirmed that someone will consider him in Round 1. The Steelers are one team that could take him earlier than expected. They still have a glaring hole at right tackle, and Wright would be an upgrade with his size, stifling hand strength, powerful punches, and short-area mobility.

    18) Detroit Lions: Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU

    Quentin Johnston is that puzzle piece that won’t fit many sides of the board. But in the exact right spot, he can be a terrifying offensive threat. Detroit might just be the place for him. The Lions’ OC would know how to utilize Johnston’s RAC ability underneath, and with Jameson Williams and Amon-Ra St. Brown dictating coverage elsewhere, Johnston could pick apart defenses at all levels.

    19) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Peter Skoronski, OL, Northwestern

    The Buccaneers were busy this March, first trading Shaq Mason to the Texans, then releasing tackle Donovan Smith. As a result, Tampa Bay has needs at both tackle and guard, and Peter Skoronski can solve both if needed. Skoronski might project better inside with his lacking length, but he still has the athleticism, footwork, and strength to work outside.

    20) Tennessee Titans (from SEA): John Michael Schmitz, C, Minnesota

    After trading down with the Seahawks, the Titans take Minnesota center John Michael Schmitz to carry the torch after the release of veteran Ben Jones. This is a slight reach on my board, but Schmitz fills a major need for an offense that relies on the running game and requires minimal interior pressure for its quarterback to operate effectively.

    21) Los Angeles Chargers: Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas

    We’re reaching the point of the offseason where I’ve run out of ways to explain to you just how good Bijan Robinson is. But for the Chargers, in particular, his self-sufficiency as a runner is what will carry them. Even when things go wrong, he can create and come out ahead with his blend of vision, creative instincts, balance, and lateral agility.

    22) Baltimore Ravens: Adetomiwa Adebawore, DT, Northwestern

    A guy runs 4.49, jumps 37.5″ in the vertical and 10’5″ in the broad, at 6’2 “, 282 pounds with 34” arms? You’d best believe he has a shot to go Round 1. Adetomiwa Adebawore can better channel his traits at times, but his raw athleticism and power translate to unmatched upside at 3-tech. With Travis Jones and Justin Madubuike, he’d be a venerable force.

    23) Minnesota Vikings: Jordan Addison, WR, USC

    We’d known beforehand that wide receiver would be a need for the Vikings in the 2023 offseason, but the release of Adam Thielen confirmed it. The Vikings need a running mate alongside Justin Jefferson, and Jordan Addison can be that player. In spite of his lacking size and mass, he’s a sudden, agile route runner with superb instincts and RAC ability.

    24) Jacksonville Jaguars: Brian Branch, DB, Alabama

    Forget the 4.58 40-yard dash — Brian Branch can play. Non-elite long speed is one of the few complaints to write in his report. Even without it, Branch is still a spry short-area athlete with fluidity in the slot, relentless energy coming downhill, strong tackling ability, and the instincts to generate game-changing plays when the ball comes his way.

    25) New York Giants: Joe Tippmann, OL, Wisconsin

    New York could seek an upgrade at quite a few spots here, but their biggest need by far, at this point, rests on the interior offensive line. And with Daniel Jones under center, that’s not an area they should neglect.

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    Joe Tippmann has the dominating physical traits to be an asset at either guard or center, and he’d set the tone for a young, ascending offensive line.

    26) Dallas Cowboys: Josh Downs, WR, North Carolina

    The Dallas Cowboys are always good for a surprise in Round 1, but they’ve proven they know what they’re doing when it comes to early capital. That sensibility could lead them to select Josh Downs in the 2023 NFL Draft. With his explosive athleticism, route-running efficiency, and “go up and get it” mentality, he brings shades of Doug Baldwin.

    27) Buffalo Bills: Anton Harrison, OT, Oklahoma

    Anton Harrison will likely move to right tackle if he heads to Buffalo. But on my board, he’s a top-20 talent at a premier position. That’s not something the Bills should shrug at if he’s there. Harrison has great size and athleticism at 6’4 “, 315 pounds, with arms over 34”, and of the top tackles, he has the best active hand usage and technical synergy.

    28) Cincinnati Bengals: Deonte Banks, CB, Maryland

    Cincinnati is at a point of tepid stability with their CB group. Cam Taylor-Britt is an ascending player, and Chidobe Awuzie and Mike Hilton are solid. That said, Awuzie is a free agent in 2024, and Hilton might be gone soon after that. Much like the Bengals did with Daxton Hill, they can add Deonte Banks ahead of time and develop his elite size/speed profile behind the scenes.

    29) New Orleans Saints: Zach Harrison, EDGE, Ohio State

    At 6’5 1/2″ and 274 pounds, with arms over 36″ long, Zach Harrison is a Dennis Allen defensive lineman, through and through. At the tail end of Round 1 just a couple of years ago, New Orleans surprised many by taking Payton Turner. With Turner struggling to find consistency, Harrison could be another surprise — especially with his elite athleticism.

    30) Philadelphia Eagles: Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State

    The Eagles managed to bring back both James Bradberry and Darius Slay for the 2023 season. However, both players will be over 30 years old this year. The Eagles don’t need to add a CB early, but if a prospect like Joey Porter Jr. is there at 30th overall, you have to pounce on the value and get him in your secondary.

    31) Kansas City Chiefs: Dawand Jones, OT, Ohio State

    Acquiring Jawaan Taylor was big for the Chiefs, but there’s still a void on the right side that needs to be filled. Dawand Jones can fill it and then some. At 6’8 “, 374 pounds, with 36 3/8” arms, he’s truly one of the biggest humans alive. That size alone makes him a towering spectacle at right tackle, but he has underrated feet and hands as well.

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    32) Pittsburgh Steelers: Trenton Simpson, LB, Clemson

    The tape is up and down, but Trenton Simpson’s potential is undeniable. At 6’2 “, 235 pounds, with 4.43 speed and a 40.5” vertical, he brings a profile that the Steelers may be eager to develop.

    33) Houston Texans: Dalton Kincaid, TE, Utah

    The Texans luck into one of the steals of the draft in this 2023 NFL Mock, with Dalton Kincaid falling just outside of Round 1. Kincaid is a high-level TE prospect with fluid athleticism and rock-solid hands.

    34) Arizona Cardinals: Kelee Ringo, CB, Georgia

    In a surprise development, Kelee Ringo also fell just outside the Round 1 barrier. He’s a welcome addition for the Cardinals, who need a CB with his size and speed on the boundary.

    35) Indianapolis Colts: Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College

    Zay Flowers profiles as an exciting slot weapon for the Colts between Michael Pittman Jr. and Alec Pierce, emanating former Pro Bowler Santana Moss with his constant energy.

    36) Los Angeles Rams: Nolan Smith, EDGE, Georgia

    Nolan Smith isn’t yet the pass rusher to command early Round 1 billing, but his elite athleticism and bend serve as strong foundational blocks, and he’s excellent in run defense as well.

    37) Seattle Seahawks: Steve Avila, OL, TCU

    After signing versatile guard/center Evan Brown in free agency, the Seahawks bring in Steve Avila alongside him to complete the line. Avila’s reliability will be heavily valued in the NFL.

    38) Las Vegas Raiders: Cam Smith, CB, South Carolina

    The Raiders are essentially starting their CB room from scratch this offseason, so it makes sense to add a physical, athletic, and versatile prospect like South Carolina’s Cam Smith.

    39) Carolina Panthers: Cedric Tillman, WR, Tennessee

    Now that the Panthers have Stroud, they need to add weapons. Cedric Tillman gives off shades of a WR Reich drafted in Indianapolis: Michael Pittman Jr. He’s physical, streamlined, great at the catch point, and a nuanced route runner.

    40) New Orleans Saints: Jalin Hyatt, WR, Tennessee

    Jalin Hyatt could go Round 1, but he could also slip, as his profile is relatively incomplete outside of speed. That said, putting him alongside Chris Olave would be a dangerous combination.

    41) Tennessee Titans: Trey Palmer, WR, Nebraska

    The Titans need to upgrade their receiving corps, and Trey Palmer helps immensely with that. He’s a 4.3 receiver with a solid frame, superb ball-tracking ability, and route-running upside.

    42) Cleveland Browns: Isaiah Foskey, EDGE, Notre Dame

    At 6’5″, 264 pounds, with 34″ arms and 4.58 speed, Isaiah Foskey is the explosive, powerful, and high-motor rusher the Browns desire across from Myles Garrett.

    43) New York Jets: Calijah Kancey, DT, Pittsburgh

    Calijah Kancey’s size will take him off some teams’ boards, but the Jets — who rostered Sheldon Rankins in 2022 — are a team that could value his dynamic athleticism, natural leverage, and violent disposition.

    44) Atlanta Falcons: Jonathan Mingo, WR, Ole Miss

    Some have called Jonathan Mingo “A.J. Brown lite,” and they’re not wrong. He’s an explosive RAC threat, but he also brings near-elite catching instincts and underrated spryness as a route runner.

    45) Green Bay Packers: Michael Mayer, TE, Notre Dame

    This is as far as Michael Mayer falls. He’s not an elite testing athlete, but his functional athleticism and foot speed are very good for his size, and he’s an ultra-reliable threat at the catch point.

    46) New England Patriots: Darnell Washington, TE, Georgia

    Yes, the Patriots signed Mike Gesicki. But both Gesicki and Hunter Henry will be free agents in 2024. Adding Darnell Washington — an elite blocker with athletic upside — is a Bill Belichick move.

    47) Washington Commanders: O’Cyrus Torrence, G, Florida

    O’Cyrus Torrence’s Combine shed light on his visibly non-elite athleticism, but he still has the size, power, and angle awareness to earn a starting opportunity with a team like Washington.

    48) Detroit Lions: Sydney Brown, S, Illinois

    Joining up with his college teammate Kerby Joseph, Sydney Brown gives the Lions an uber-physical presence in the box who can tackle, take on blocks, and make plays on the ball.

    49) Pittsburgh Steelers: Tyrique Stevenson, CB, Miami (FL)

    Tyrique Stevenson provides the Steelers with their desired mold of athleticism and length, and he can also play the slot in between Patrick Peterson and Ahkello Witherspoon (or Levi Wallace).

    50) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: BJ Ojulari, EDGE, LSU

    It feels like the Buccaneers have been searching for a pass-rushing catalyst on the edge for a while. They finally get that here with LSU’s BJ Ojulari, who brings burst, finesse, bend, and opportunistic hands.

    51) Miami Dolphins: Blake Freeland, OT, BYU

    Blake Freeland can improve his hand usage in pass protection, and his hip flexibility is a concern. But as his 37″ vertical indicates, he’s an explosive athlete and a people-mover in the ground game. He projects very well to right tackle.

    52) Tennessee Titans (from SEA): Zach Charbonnet, RB, UCLA

    With the pick acquired from Seattle, the Titans add Zach Charbonnet, who fits their physical offensive style and could eventually take the reins from Derrick Henry.

    53) Chicago Bears: Jahmyr Gibbs, RB, Alabama

    Jahmyr Gibbs isn’t just a running back for Chicago. He’s a weapon. They could use him in motion, split him out wide, or give him carries, and he’d eat alongside Justin Fields.

    54) Los Angeles Chargers: Marvin Mims, WR, Oklahoma

    Marvin Mims doesn’t always play to his 4.38 speed on tape, and he needs to keep refining his route running. But his dynamic ability and catching instincts give the Chargers a downfield element they’ve lacked.

    55) Detroit Lions: Tucker Kraft, TE, South Dakota State

    Now stocked with a dominant WR corps, the Lions add Tucker Kraft to serve as the physical RAC threat over the middle of the field. And as a bonus, he can block with the best.

    56) Jacksonville Jaguars: Keion White, DL, Georgia Tech

    In need of a more powerful EDGE rotation, the Jaguars take Keion White in Round 2 of this 2023 NFL Mock Draft. White is explosive and alignment-versatile — not dissimilar to Travon Walker in that aspect.

    57) New York Giants: DJ Turner, CB, Michigan

    Under Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll, the Giants visibly value athleticism and recovery speed in their cornerbacks. DJ Turner provides plenty of that, but he’s also a hyper-agile mover in tight spaces.

    58) Dallas Cowboys: Drew Sanders, LB, Arkansas

    The Cowboys brought back Leighton Vander Esch and have Micah Parsons as their chess piece. Drew Sanders would complete the puzzle for this LB group, providing both off-ball and pass-rushing utility.

    59) Buffalo Bills: Tank Bigsby, RB, Auburn

    In need of a quality runner, the Bills add Tank Bigsby. Bigsby’s explosive athleticism and vision are both strengths on tape, and the Auburn offense didn’t showcase the receiving ability he has.

    60) Cincinnati Bengals: Israel Abanikanda, RB, Pittsburgh

    Assuming the Bengals eventually cut Joe Mixon this offseason, Israel Abanikanda would be a quality replacement with his size, speed, and vision between the tackles at 5’11 “, 215.

    61) Chicago Bears: Mazi Smith, DT, Michigan

    Given that Van Ness is alignment-versatile, it makes sense for the Bears to add a versatile nose like Mazi Smith, who can line up at 0-tech or shade outside and provide value with his athleticism.

    62) Philadelphia Eagles: Keeanu Benton, DT, Wisconsin

    This is a favorite prospect/team match of mine, and especially after losing Javon Hargrave, the Eagles could use another dense, violent presence like Keeanu Benton.

    63) Kansas City Chiefs: A.T. Perry, WR, Wake Forest

    The Chiefs’ newfound affinity for size at WR could draw them to A.T. Perry — a 6’3 1/2 “, 200-pound acrobat with speed, burst, short-area quickness, and uncanny separation ability.

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    64) Chicago Bears: Felix Anudike-Uzomah, EDGE, Kansas State

    Felix Anudike-Uzomah is a value add at a premier position for Chicago, forming a disruptive tandem with Van Ness.

    65) Houston Texans: Derick Hall, EDGE, Auburn

    Derick Hall brings the Texans an excitingly unique speed-to-power profile off the edge.

    66) Arizona Cardinals: Luke Wypler, C, Ohio State

    A sturdy center prospect with good athleticism, Luke Wypler can succeed Rodney Hudson in Arizona.

    67) Denver Broncos: Will McDonald IV, EDGE, Iowa State

    Will McDonald IV has the burst, bend, reach, and pass-rushing skills to be a menace out wide for the Broncos.

    68) Denver Broncos: Antonio Johnson, DB, Texas A&M

    Built to be a box warrior with his length, tenacity, and burst, Antonio Johnson fits well with Justin Simmons overtop.

    69) Los Angeles Rams: Emmanuel Forbes, CB, Mississippi State

    Emmanuel Forbes‘ weight could push him down, but his burst, game IQ, and ball skills are undeniable.

    70) Las Vegas Raiders: Sam LaPorta, TE, Iowa

    Sam LaPorta quietly has the athleticism, route-running nuance, instincts, and RAC ability to be a strong starter.

    71) New Orleans Saints: Siaki Ika, DT, Baylor

    Siaki Ika gives the Saints a sturdy force to build around after losing Shy Tuttle to the Panthers.

    72) Tennessee Titans: Tuli Tuipulotu, DL, USC

    Tuli Tuipulotu fits the Titans’ alignment-diverse mold with his rare mass and energy off the line.

    73) Houston Texans: Jon Gaines II, OL, UCLA

    A Combine riser, Jon Gaines II has elite athleticism and natural leverage and could be a potential starter at center.

    74) New York Jets: Cody Mauch, OL, North Dakota State

    Cody Mauch can play tackle, but he fits well at guard for the Jets with his mobility and drive.

    75) Atlanta Falcons: Gervon Dexter, DT, Florida

    Gervon Dexter adds more raw power to a rotation with Grady Jarrett and David Onyemata.

    76) New England Patriots: Julius Brents, CB, Kansas State

    Julius Brents gives the Patriots the length and physicality they desperately need on the boundary.

    77) Los Angeles Rams: Daiyan Henley, LB, Washington State

    Daiyan Henley is an explosive, amped-up linebacker with natural coverage instincts and urgency downhill.

    78) Green Bay Packers: YaYa Diaby, EDGE, Louisville

    At 6’3 “, 263 pounds, with 34″ arms, 4.51 speed, and a 37” vertical, YaYa Diaby aligns with Green Bay’s preferences and has the tools to go higher than expected.

    79) Indianapolis Colts: Darius Rush, CB, South Carolina

    Length, long speed, and reaction quickness are strong points of Darius Rush’s profile, but he’s also exceedingly fluid.

    80) Pittsburgh Steelers: Jayden Reed, WR, Michigan State

    Alongside George Pickens and Diontae Johnson, Jayden Reed is an alignment-versatile technician with speed and sure hands.

    81) Detroit Lions: Jaylon Jones, CB, Texas A&M

    Even with Jeff Okudah, Cameron Sutton, and Emmanuel Moseley, adding a high-upside talent like Jaylon Jones is worthwhile at CB.

    82) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Clark Phillips III, CB, Utah

    The Buccaneers brought back Jamel Dean opposite Carlton Davis, and with Clark Phillips III, they’d have a spectacular trio.

    83) Seattle Seahawks: Tyler Scott, WR, Cincinnati

    Tyler Scott gives the Seahawks a unique speed element both vertically and underneath, something Geno Smith can maximize.

    84) Miami Dolphins: Zack Kuntz, TE, Old Dominion

    Zack Kuntz is an elite athlete at 6’7 “, 255 pounds, who’s incredibly smooth hauling in passes over the middle of the field.

    85) Los Angeles Chargers: Luke Musgrave, TE, Oregon State

    An explosive long-strider, Luke Musgrave has astronomical upside if he can shore up his catching technique.

    86) Baltimore Ravens: Xavier Hutchinson, WR, Iowa State

    With size, lateral agility, steady hands, and route-running ability, Xavier Hutchinson is about as safe as it gets for Baltimore.

    87) Minnesota Vikings: Zacch Pickens, DT, South Carolina

    Zacch Pickens is a forceful presence against the run and the pass with his explosiveness, prying strength, and torque.

    88) Jacksonville Jaguars: Bryce Ford-Wheaton, WR, West Virginia

    With 4.38 speed at 6’4 “, 221 pounds, Bryce Ford-Wheaton is the big-play specialist the Jaguars’ offense still needs.

    89) New York Giants: Noah Sewell, LB, Oregon

    His instincts can be sharper, but Noah Sewell’s size/speed combination is worth investing in.

    90) Dallas Cowboys: Kendre Miller, RB, TCU

    Staying in the state of Texas, Kendre Miller has the size to be a workhorse and the suddenness to be a playmaker.

    91) Buffalo Bills: Christopher Smith, S, Georgia

    Regardless of testing, Christopher Smith is a versatile, high-IQ defender who should have a role in the NFL.

    92) Cincinnati Bengals: JL Skinner, S, Boise State

    Alongside Daxton Hill, JL Skinner helps usher in a new era at safety for Cincinnati — with an emphasis on explosiveness and physicality.

    93) Carolina Panthers: Isaiah McGuire, EDGE, Missouri

    Isaiah McGuire has size-defying twitch and energy and can blast tackles back with power.

    94) Philadelphia Eagles: Sidy Sow, G, Eastern Michigan

    A top Combine performer, Sidy Sow has the athleticism and length the Eagles have been known to maximize.

    95) Kansas City Chiefs: Moro Ojomo, DT, Texas

    With heavy hands, burst, and an unfair mix of leverage and length, Moro Ojomo can be a wrecker on the interior.

    96) Arizona Cardinals: Rashee Rice, WR, SMU

    A foot injury clouds his stock, but Rashee Rice has the three-level upside to exceed his draft billing if things go right.

    97) Washington Commanders: Jaelyn Duncan, OT, Maryland

    Jaelyn Duncan makes sense as an eventual successor to Charles Leno at left tackle with his foot speed and recovery athleticism.

    98) Cleveland Browns: Tyjae Spears, RB, Tulane

    Tyjae Spears brings more danger to defenses who face the Browns, providing a lightning spark alongside Nick Chubb.

    99) San Francisco 49ers: Wanya Morris, OT, Oklahoma

    Losing Mike McGlinchey hurts, but Wanya Morris has the athleticism, length, and hip flexibility to be even better at his peak.

    100) Las Vegas Raiders: Karl Brooks, DT, Bowling Green

    An athletic defender with elite production and active hands, Karl Brooks gives the Raiders exactly what they need on the interior.

    101) San Francisco 49ers: Ivan Pace Jr., LB, Cincinnati

    The 49ers’ linebackers are known for flying downhill and imposing their physicality. That’s a reputation Ivan Pace Jr. won’t have any trouble upholding.

    102) San Francisco 49ers: Eli Ricks, CB, Alabama

    Eli Ricks rounds out Round 3, as the 49ers aren’t inclined to pass up on his pedigree and playmaking ability.

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    103) Chicago Bears
    Tyler Steen, OT, Alabama

    104) Houston Texans
    Devon Achane, RB, Texas A&M

    105) Arizona Cardinals
    Byron Young, DT, Alabama

    106) Indianapolis Colts
    Ricky Stromberg, C, Arkansas

    107) New England Patriots
    Colby Wooden, DL, Auburn

    108) Denver Broncos
    Michael Wilson, WR, Stanford

    109) Las Vegas Raiders
    Jartavius Martin, DB, Illinois

    110) Atlanta Falcons
    Nick Hampton, EDGE, Appalachian State

    111) Cleveland Browns
    Parker Washington, WR, Penn State

    112) New York Jets
    K.J. Henry, EDGE, Clemson

    113) Atlanta Falcons
    McClendon Curtis, G, Chattanooga

    114) Carolina Panthers
    Dorian Williams, LB, Tulane

    115) New Orleans Saints
    Jordan Battle, S, Alabama

    116) Green Bay Packers
    Matthew Bergeron, OT, Syracuse

    117) New England Patriots
    John Ojukwu, OT, Boise State

    118) Washington Commanders
    Henry To’oTo’o, LB, Alabama

    119) Minnesota Vikings
    Andre Carter II, EDGE, Army

    120) Pittsburgh Steelers
    DJ Johnson, EDGE, Oregon

    121) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Chase Brown, RB, Illinois

    122) Kansas City Chiefs
    Jay Ward, DB, LSU

    123) Seattle Seahawks
    Roschon Johnson, RB, Texas

    124) Baltimore Ravens
    Jakorian Bennett, CB, Maryland

    125) Los Angeles Chargers
    Yasir Abdullah, EDGE, Louisville

    126) Cleveland Browns
    Jaquelin Roy, DT, LSU

    127) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Anthony Bradford, G, LSU

    128) New York Giants
    Jammie Robinson, DB, Florida State

    129) Dallas Cowboys
    Kei’Trel Clark, CB, Louisville

    130) Buffalo Bills
    Habakkuk Baldonado, EDGE, Pittsburgh

    131) Cincinnati Bengals
    Luke Schoonmaker, TE, Michigan

    132) Carolina Panthers
    Demario Douglas, WR, Liberty

    133) Chicago Bears
    Puka Nacua, WR, BYU

    134) Kansas City Chiefs
    Eric Gray, RB, Oklahoma

    135) New England Patriots
    Nick Herbig, LB, Wisconsin

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    136) Chicago Bears
    Braeden Daniels, OL, Utah

    137) Buffalo Bills
    Kayshon Boutte, WR, LSU

    138) Indianapolis Colts
    Warren McClendon, OT, Georgia

    139) Denver Broncos
    Jalen Redmond, DT, Oklahoma

    140) Cleveland Browns
    Anfernee Orji, LB, Vanderbilt

    141) Las Vegas Raiders
    Hendon Hooker, QB, Tennessee

    142) Cleveland Browns
    Alex Austin, CB, Oregon State

    143) New York Jets
    Jason Brownlee, WR, Southern Miss

    144) Las Vegas Raiders
    Byron Young, EDGE, Tennessee

    145) Carolina Panthers
    Carrington Valentine, CB, Kentucky

    146) New Orleans Saints
    Charlie Jones, WR, Purdue

    147) Tennessee Titans
    Isaiah Land, EDGE, Florida A&M

    148) Chicago Bears
    Kyu Blu Kelly, CB, Stanford

    149) Green Bay Packers
    Dontayvion Wicks, WR, Virginia

    150) Washington Commanders
    Viliami Fehoko, EDGE, San Jose State

    151) Seattle Seahawks
    SirVocea Dennis, LB, Pittsburgh

    152) Detroit Lions
    Mike Morris, DL, Michigan

    153) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Tank Dell, WR, Houston

    154) Seattle Seahawks
    Cory Trice, CB, Purdue

    155) San Francisco 49ers
    Ikenna Enechukwu, DL, Rice

    156) Los Angeles Chargers
    Jalen Moreno-Cropper, WR, Fresno State

    157) Baltimore Ravens
    Atonio Mafi, G, UCLA

    158) Minnesota Vikings
    Terell Smith, CB, Minnesota

    159) Atlanta Falcons
    Sean Tucker, RB, Syracuse

    160) New York Giants
    Jarrett Patterson, OL, Notre Dame

    161) Dallas Cowboys
    Will Mallory, TE, Miami (FL)

    162) Indianapolis Colts
    Kenny McIntosh, RB, Georgia

    163) Cincinnati Bengals
    Dylan Horton, EDGE, TCU

    164) San Francisco 49ers
    Daniel Scott, S, California

    165) New Orleans Saints
    Davis Allen, TE, Clemson

    166) Kansas City Chiefs
    Brenton Cox Jr., EDGE, Florida

    167) Los Angeles Chargers
    Carter Warren, OT, Pittsburgh

    168) Arizona Cardinals
    Nick Saldiveri, OL, Old Dominion

    169) Indianapolis Colts
    Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson, CB, TCU

    170) Green Bay Packers
    Gervarrius Owens, S, Houston

    171) Los Angeles Rams
    Olusegun Oluwatimi, C, Michigan

    172) New York Giants
    Keaton Mitchell, RB, East Carolina

    173) San Francisco 49ers
    Zach Evans, RB, Ole Miss

    174) Las Vegas Raiders
    Emil Ekiyor Jr., OL, Alabama

    175) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    DeWayne McBride, RB, UAB

    176) Dallas Cowboys
    Dante Stills, DT, West Virginia

    177) Los Angeles Rams
    Jerrick Reed II, DB, New Mexico

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    178) Kansas City Chiefs
    Cameron Latu, TE, Alabama

    179) Houston Texans
    Owen Pappoe, LB, Auburn

    180) Arizona Cardinals
    Arquon Bush, CB, Cincinnati

    181) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Jovaughn Gwyn, G, South Carolina

    182) Los Angeles Rams
    Evan Hull, RB, Northwestern

    183) Detroit Lions
    Nesta Jade Silvera, DT, Arizona State

    184) New England Patriots
    Trey Dean III, S, Florida

    185) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Brevin Allen, DL, Campbell

    186) Tennessee Titans
    Kobie Turner, DT, Wake Forest

    187) New England Patriots
    Mitchell Tinsley, WR, Penn State

    188) Houston Texans
    C.J. Johnson, WR, East Carolina

    189) Los Angeles Rams
    Chad Ryland, K, Maryland

    190) Cleveland Browns
    Clayton Tune, QB, Houston

    191) Los Angeles Rams
    Matt Landers, WR, Arkansas

    192) New England Patriots
    Juice Scruggs, OL, Penn State

    193) Washington Commanders
    Brenton Strange, TE, Penn State

    194) Detroit Lions
    Mohamoud Diabate, LB, Utah

    195) Denver Broncos
    Tanner McKee, QB, Stanford

    196) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Ronnie Hickman, S, Ohio State

    197) Miami Dolphins
    Earl Bostick Jr., OL, Kansas

    198) Seattle Seahawks
    Jerrod Clark, DT, Coastal Carolina

    199) Baltimore Ravens
    Jaren Hall, QB, BYU

    200) Los Angeles Chargers
    Devonnsha Maxwell, DT, Chattanooga

    201) Houston Texans
    PJ Mustipher, DT, Penn State

    202) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Myles Brooks, CB, Louisiana Tech

    203) Houston Texans
    Drake Thomas, LB, NC State

    204) Las Vegas Raiders
    DeMarvion Overshown, LB, Texas

    205) Buffalo Bills
    Desjuan Johnson, DL, Toledo

    206) Cincinnati Bengals
    Michael Jefferson, WR, Louisiana

    207) New York Jets
    Max Duggan, QB, TCU

    208) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Blake Whiteheart, TE, Wake Forest

    209) New York Giants
    Andrei Iosivas, WR, Princeton

    210) New England Patriots
    Payne Durham, TE, Purdue

    211) Minnesota Vikings
    Deneric Prince, RB, Tulsa

    212) Dallas Cowboys
    Thomas Incoom, EDGE, Central Michigan

    213) Arizona Cardinals
    Jadon Haselwood, WR, Arkansas

    214) Las Vegas Raiders
    Elijah Higgins, WR, Stanford

    215) Washington Commanders
    Deuce Vaughn, RB, Kansas State

    216) San Francisco 49ers
    Tavius Robinson, EDGE, Ole Miss

    217) Kansas City Chiefs
    Riley Moss, CB, Iowa

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    218) Chicago Bears
    Jason Taylor II, S, Oklahoma

    219) Philadelphia Eagles
    Rakim Jarrett, WR, Maryland

    220) Las Vegas Raiders
    Spencer Anderson, OL, Maryland

    221) Indianapolis Colts
    Ali Gaye, EDGE, LSU

    222) San Francisco 49ers
    Malik Knowles, WR, Kansas State

    223) Los Angeles Rams
    Jake Haener, QB, Fresno State

    224) Atlanta Falcons
    Ronnie Bell, WR, Michigan

    225) Atlanta Falcons
    Bennett Williams, DB, Oregon

    226) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Ochaun Mathis, DL, Nebraska

    227) New Orleans Saints
    Jaxson Kirkland, G, Washington

    228) Tennessee Titans
    Kadeem Telfort, OT, UAB

    229) Cleveland Browns
    Tre Tucker, WR, Cincinnati

    230) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Tyson Bagent, QB, Shepherd

    231) Las Vegas Raiders
    Garrett Williams, CB, Syracuse

    232) Green Bay Packers
    Mekhi Garner, CB, LSU

    233) Washington Commanders
    Derius Davis, WR, TCU

    234) Pittsburgh Steelers
    Brodric Martin, DT, Western Kentucky

    235) Los Angeles Rams
    Keondre Coburn, DT, Texas

    236) Indianapolis Colts
    Jared Wayne, WR, Pittsburgh

    237) Seattle Seahawks
    Dorian Thompson-Robinson, QB, UCLA

    238) Miami Dolphins
    Starling Thomas V, CB, UAB

    239) Los Angeles Chargers
    Nic Jones, CB, Ball State

    240) New York Giants
    Terry Hampton, DT, Arkansas

    241) Pittsburgh Steelers
    Antoine Green, WR, North Carolina

    242) Green Bay Packers
    Griffin Hebert, TE, Louisiana Tech

    243) New York Giants
    Lonnie Phelps, EDGE, Kansas

    244) Dallas Cowboys
    Brandon Joseph, S, Notre Dame

    245) New England Patriots
    Aidan O’Connell, QB, Purdue

    246) Cincinnati Bengals
    Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu, OL, Oregon

    247) San Francisco 49ers
    Jordan McFadden, OL, Clemson

    248) Philadelphia Eagles
    Demarcco Hellams, S, Alabama

    249) Kansas City Chiefs
    Justin Shorter, WR, Florida

    250) Kansas City Chiefs
    Demontrey Jacobs, OT, USF

    251) Los Angeles Rams
    Caleb Murphy, EDGE, Ferris State

    252) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Ben Sims, TE, Baylor

    253) San Francisco 49ers
    Ji’Ayir Brown, S, Penn State

    254) New York Giants
    Devon Matthews, DB, Indiana

    255) San Francisco 49ers
    Jake Moody, K, Michigan

    256) Green Bay Packers
    Robert Beal, EDGE, Georgia

    257) New Orleans Saints
    Travis Dye, RB, USC

    258) Chicago Bears
    Travis Vokolek, TE, Nebraska

    259) Houston Texans
    Cameron Mitchell, CB, Northwestern

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