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    7-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: 3-Team Trade Unites Justin Fields With Mike McDaniel, Tua Tagovailoa With Sean Payton

    What could happen if the Chicago Bears take Caleb Williams first overall and shop Justin Fields? That's what this 7-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft explores.

    The fundamental purpose of a mock draft is to explore different possibilities. This 7-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft takes that directive to the max, integrating a three-team trade into a full 7-round slate of rookie selections.

    Who’s on the move, and who goes in Round 1 of the 2024 NFL Draft?

    3-Team Trade Kicks Off 2024 NFL Mock Draft

    The NFL has always been a league with a slim margin for error — least of all at the QB position. And as the game modernizes and parity takes over, that margin is getting narrower.

    In the past, limited but competent QBs could stick with teams for years on end as long as they were “good enough to win with.”

    In this age of innovation, adaptability, and increased risk, we may see more risks taken at the QB position. Teams will scratch and claw their way to earn an edge in any way possible, and they may be quicker to cut their losses if QBs are good enough but not great.

    We’ve seen teams move on from competent but physically limited QBs in favor of more talented ones before. The most prominent recent example is the Matthew Stafford-Jared Goff trade in March of 2021.

    Anyone who looks at Goff now and what he’s done with Ben Johnson in Detroit can’t say he’s not a good QB. And there’s an argument to make that the Lions have freed up Goff in ways that even Sean McVay did not.

    At the same time, however, the Rams needed a QB with more of something — be it arm talent, pocket poise, fearlessness testing tight windows — to get them over the hump. And so they were aggressive. They got Stafford. And they won the Super Bowl.

    So, with this 2024 NFL Mock Draft, we address this possibility. What if teams get aggressive this offseason? What tough decisions will be made? And what kind of trickle-down effect could it have?

    This 2024 NFL Mock Draft features a three-team trade involving the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, and Chicago Bears. The terms are below.

    • Broncos get: Tua Tagovailoa, No. 137 pick
    • Dolphins get: Justin Fields, No. 81 pick, Broncos 2025 second-round pick
    • Bears get: No. 182 pick, Dolphins 2025 third-round pick, Broncos 2025 sixth-round pick

    This trade is first made possible by the Bears’ decision to move on from Justin Fields, who has a costly fifth-year option deadline coming up. The Bears choose to reset the clock with a QB at No. 1 overall, making Fields available.

    Fields is still a flawed passer, but there’s no denying his potential in the right system. Fields is a quantifiably elite rushing threat at 6’3″, 228 pounds with 4.45 speed, and he ran for 1,143 yards in 2022.

    Fields’ pure physical talent is almost unmatched across the league and at the opposite end of the spectrum from Tua Tagovailoa. Tagovailoa wins with anticipation, accuracy, quick decisions, and sharp processing — but he’s a limited athlete with a limited arm.

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    Some of Tagovailoa’s limitations were exposed in the Dolphins’ 26-7 playoff loss to the Chiefs.

    And while Tagovailoa has been productive in McDaniel’s scheme, a decision has to be made: Is he worth an extension? Or will it be a move that stalls the Dolphins out?

    Fields and Tagoaviloa are both precarious passers with their contracts, but Fields’ rushing ability would enable McDaniel to do diabolical things with his run scheme. And if insulated well enough with his weapons, Fields could take the next step as a passer.

    Tagovailoa, meanwhile, would undoubtedly field interest were he to become available. And one team that could join the sweepstakes, even with their lack of capital, would be the Broncos.

    7-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: 3-Team Trade Unites Justin Fields With Mike McDaniel, Tua Tagovailoa With Sean Payton

    Tagovailoa, with his mental acuity, accuracy, and distribution ability over the middle of the field, would be a picture-perfect fit in Sean Payton’s scheme, and his contract situation could lighten his price.

    The Broncos would need to liquefy their cap situation somewhat, but Payton was part of a Saints regime with Mickey Loomis that excelled at such a thing.

    Does this happen? There’s a 99.99% chance it doesn’t. But this is a mock draft. The whole point is to explore different possibilities.

    How does this trade affect the 2024 NFL Draft board? How do the teams involved capitalize on their picks? And how do the other 29 teams fight to match the momentum swing?

    7-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft | Round 1

    1) Chicago Bears (From CAR): Caleb Williams, QB, USC

    As discussed earlier, the Chicago Bears are resetting the clock with a rookie QB contract in this 2024 NFL Mock Draft. Caleb Williams‘ creation capacity, both as a pocket maneuverer and a rocket-armed off-script deity, grants him near-unmatched upside. In one or two years, he could have the Bears legitimately contending.

    2) Washington Commanders: Drake Maye, QB, North Carolina

    The Washington Commanders’ rebuild under Adam Peters could hit all the right marks in team building, but if they don’t get a QB, it’s all moot. Luckily, Drake Maye is my 2024 NFL Draft QB1. He’s an elite physical talent who can create off-script but also knows how to use his leverage IQ, anticipation, and pocket navigation skills to elevate the scheme.

    3) New England Patriots: Jayden Daniels, QB, LSU

    The Patriots don’t just need a QB. In the AFC, they need an elite talent at QB. Jayden Daniels can be that player. He’s an extremely rare creator with his speed, explosiveness, escapability, and improvisational feel. And beyond his running ability, he’s a pinpoint deep passer with incredible touch, accuracy, and spatial reasoning skills.

    4) Arizona Cardinals: Marvin Harrison Jr., WR, Ohio State

    This 2024 NFL Mock Draft pick is simple. Coming off a run of QBs at the top, the Cardinals take the generational WR talent still on the board in Marvin Harrison Jr. Harrison wears every hat possible within a 6’4″, 205-pound frame. He’s an elite athlete, a searing route technician, a contested catch savant, and a versatile RAC threat on schemed touches.

    5) Los Angeles Chargers: Joe Alt, OT, Notre Dame

    You don’t always see the Chargers picking tackles early in 2024 NFL Mock Drafts, but Justin Herbert got injured in 2023, and right tackle Trey Pipkins leaves much to be desired. With Joe Alt‘s rare recovery athleticism, flexibility, length, and leverage acquisition skills, Herbert’s right side would be secure — and the run game would get a boost, too.

    6) New York Giants: Malik Nabers, WR, LSU

    Whoever the Giants trot out at QB in 2023, they’ll need a versatile WR1 who can be schemed easy completions and capitalize with RAC but also can create space downfield and convert on contested opportunities. Malik Nabers might be the best qualifier. He’s a true three-level threat with TNT in his toes and seething anger toward defenders.

    7) Tennessee Titans: Olumuyiwa Fashanu, OT, Penn State

    In most 2024 NFL Mock Drafts, if Joe Alt or Olu Fashanu is still available at the Titans’ pick, they’ll be the selection. Both are viable OT1 candidates, and both would lock down the left side for Will Levis. Fashanu, in particular, inspires awe with his balance, recovery athleticism, anchor strength, and synergetic technique at 6’6″, 320 pounds.

    8) Atlanta Falcons: J.J. McCarthy, QB, Michigan

    There are still questions surrounding J.J. McCarthy‘s evaluation, but he’s just 21 years old, with high-end arm talent and athleticism, and he’s flashed quality pocket management, anticipation, and DB manipulation before. Atlanta has the talent and supporting cast to properly insulate him and help him grow into the star QB he can become.

    9) Chicago Bears: Rome Odunze, WR, Washington

    The Bears have Williams. Williams loves to take chances downfield, both in-structure and out-of-structure. Who better to be at the receiving end of those throws than Rome Odunze — a 6’3″, 215-pound hyper-athletic and hyper-flexible route savant with veteran-level patience, body control, and timing at the catch point? Odunze and D.J. Moore, time to eat.

    10) New York Jets: Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU

    Adding more receiving talent is imperative for the Jets, both to maximize their fleeting window with Aaron Rodgers and prepare for an eventual QB succession. At 6’4″, 205 pounds, Brian Thomas Jr. has the versatility to play the slot or the boundary alongside Garrett Wilson, and he’s a true stack specialist with blazing speed and rare tracking ability.

    11) Minnesota Vikings: Jer’Zhan Newton, DT, Illinois

    The Vikings’ defense exceeded expectations under Brian Flores in 2023, but the unit desperately needs more interior disruption. That’s what Jer’Zhan Newton was born to bring. The 6’2″, 295-pound lineman terrorizes blockers in both phases with his burst, strength, football IQ, and violent hands, and his hyper-elite flexibility underpins his game.

    12) Denver Broncos: Terrion Arnold, CB, Alabama

    After aggressively seeking a QB, the Broncos need to focus on targeting weaknesses on the roster. By adding Terrion Arnold, they can turn CB from a concern to a major strength. Opposite Patrick Surtain II, Arnold has lockdown potential with his athleticism, fluidity, reaction quickness, instincts, and playmaking ability, and he’s a menace in support as well.

    13) Las Vegas Raiders: Taliese Fuaga, OT, Oregon State

    Better coaching helped bring about a newly established belief inside the Raiders’ locker room in 2023, which in turn elevated players and accelerated the team’s timeline. That said, some positions still require blue-chip infusions, one of which being tackle. Taliese Fuaga can help with his athleticism, hand force, leverage, strength, and mauling tenacity.

    14) New Orleans Saints: Dallas Turner, EDGE, Alabama

    Dennis Allen’s Saints defense needs to evolve with its personnel, and Dallas Turner can help hearken that change.

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    The 6’4″, 240-pound Turner is built to be a pure disruptive presence with his lightning-quick explosiveness, gravity-defying bend, and his awesome speed-to-power element — and he has the coverage athleticism to disguise looks.

    15) Indianapolis Colts: Brock Bowers, TE, Georgia

    This is the dream scenario for a Colts team looking to load up around Anthony Richardson in 2024. Brock Bowers can threaten vertically and up the seam in Shane Steichen’s offense with his speed, predatory catching instincts, and hand strength, but he’s also an all-encompassing RAC weapon who can be schemed touches in countless ways.

    16) Seattle Seahawks: Graham Barton, OG, Duke

    With potential needs at both guard spots and the center position, adding a highly-graded five-position candidate in Graham Barton makes a lot of sense for Seattle. At 6’5″, 312 pounds, Barton is unnaturally proficient at acquiring leverage and maintaining his pad level while using combative hands, and in the run game, his burst and power can overwhelm.

    17) Jacksonville Jaguars: Byron Murphy II, DT, Texas

    The Jaguars’ interior defensive line is essentially in “start from scratch” mode, and Byron Murphy II has the talent to be a central part of that process. At 6’1″, 308 pounds, he’s a twitched-up banshee on the attack with overwhelming torque and power capacity, and he also has the strength to hold strong in run defense — not dissimilar to Grady Jarrett.

    18) Cincinnati Bengals: JC Latham, OT, Alabama

    There’s no misinterpretation in Cincinnati. The priority remains protecting Joe Burrow, and to do so, the Bengals can add one of the many high-level natural right tackles in the 2024 NFL Draft. At 18th overall in this 2024 NFL Mock Draft, JC Latham is an excellent value addition with his explosiveness, power, physicality, and synergetic sets at 6’6″, 360 pounds.

    19) Los Angeles Rams: Jared Verse, EDGE, Florida State

    Looking to compete for the rest of Matthew Stafford’s contract window, the Rams can add a day-one difference maker with Jared Verse. At 6’4″, 250 pounds, Jared Verse is an explosive nightmare off the snap, with rare lateral energy, and his speed-to-power can obliterate opponents. He’s also a top-flight run defender, and his flashes of counterwork are elite.

    20) Pittsburgh Steelers: Tyler Guyton, OT, Oklahoma

    Tyler Guyton still needs to improve his leverage and power drive as a run blocker, but the ceiling here is near-unmatched, and he’s already a high-quality pass protector with his spry lateral mobility, flexibility, balanced pass sets, and smothering length. His natural affinity for the right side would also enable Broderick Jones to shift to left tackle.

    21) Miami Dolphins: Jackson Powers-Johnson, OC, Oregon

    What do the Dolphins need from their center in 2024? They need a high-level athlete who can cover ground and climb levels. They need a strong blocker who can work across-face while keeping the line and drive finishing power. They’ll need an alert, well-leveraged, and combative pass protector. Jackson Powers-Johnson fits all those requirements.

    22) Philadelphia Eagles: Nate Wiggins, CB, Clemson

    The Eagles need youth at cornerback, first and foremost. But all NFL Draft prospects are young, relatively speaking. What Nate Wiggins brings that others don’t is an impressive speed-length combination, rare age-adjusted technical efficiency and route recognition skills, urgency in support, and high-level playmaking ability at the catch point.

    23) Houston Texans (From CLE): Kingsley Suamataia, OT, BYU

    The Texans may want to re-sign George Fant to serve as a spot-starter while Kingsley Suamataia continues to refine his technique. But at 6’6″, 315 pounds, Suamataia is a true one-of-one athlete at offensive tackle, with hyper-elite first-step explosiveness and relentless physicality. He also has experience at both the left and right sides.

    24) Dallas Cowboys: Amarius Mims, OT, Georgia

    The future is now for the Cowboys at tackle, with Tyron Smith in the twilight of his career. Georgia’s Amarius Mims has room to keep refining his technique, but at 6’7″, 340, he’s a rare size-adjusted athlete with impressive mobility in space, superlative strength and power, and a knack for driving defenders into the turf.

    25) Green Bay Packers: Cooper DeJean, DB, Iowa

    With potential needs at cornerback and safety, the Packers pick the one prospect who can feasibly projected as a high-level starter at both spots in this 2024 NFL Mock Draft. Cooper DeJean is a ball-hawk at CB with his gliding athleticism, range, route recognition, and playmaking chops, but he also has the versatility and support prowess to play in space.

    26) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Laiatu Latu, EDGE, UCLA

    Injuries might push Laiatu Latu down the board, but if he drops to the 26th overall pick, the Buccaneers should sprint to the podium.

    MORE: Top EDGEs in the 2024 NFL Draft

    Latu is an impact pass rusher on Day 1, with one of the deepest pass-rushing arsenals in recent memory. And at 6’5″, 265 pounds, he compounds his elite hand usage with similarly exhilarating bend capacity past the arc.

    27) Arizona Cardinals (From HOU): Kool-Aid McKinstry, CB, Alabama

    The Cardinals had a lot of rookie talent wrapped up at CB in 2023. Some could become starters, but that shouldn’t stop them from adding a CB1 candidate in Kool-Aid McKinstry. At 6’1″, 190 pounds, McKinstry has the size, length, and athleticism to hold his own against NFL athletes, and he’s a technician with swarming ball skills and physicality.

    28) Kansas City Chiefs: Keon Coleman, WR, Florida State

    The Chiefs always know how to play the board and get value in the NFL Draft, and in this 2024 NFL Mock Draft, Keon Coleman is the prize. The 6’4″, 215-pound WR brings the size, athleticism, and catch-point authority that the Chiefs need, but he’s also an underrated route runner with the flexibility, throttle control, and targeted physicality to thrive.

    29) Buffalo Bills: Chop Robinson, EDGE, Penn State

    In Chop Robinson, the Buffalo Bills get a defensive line presence who can bend the arc at lightning speed, levy insane amounts of speed-to-power at all alignments, and be a transformative force multiplier for an EDGE rotation that faces plenty of uncertainty in the coming months.

    30) Detroit Lions: T.J. Tampa, CB, Iowa State

    The Lions need a CB1, and T.J. Tampa checks a lot of boxes within that archetype. He’s a long 6’2″, 200-pound cover man with elite closing speed, effervescent twitch and foot speed, smooth fluidity, coverage variability, multi-phase physicality, and the ball skills you’d expect from a former WR.

    31) San Francisco 49ers: Jordan Morgan, OT, Arizona

    With long-term questions looming at both tackle spots, the 49ers would be well-served to invest in a high-upside tackle prospect like Jordan Morgan. At 6’5″, 325 pounds, Morgan is a high-energy athlete, a natural knee bender, a smooth recovery participant, and a quality space blocker with finishing ability. He can be Trent Williams’ successor or his counterpart.

    32) New York Giants (From BAL): Bo Nix, QB, Oregon

    Projected Trade: Giants receive No. 32 pick, Ravens receive No. 39 pick, No. 104 pick, 2025 third-round pick

    Complacency kills at QB, and Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll run the risk of facing that predicament with Daniel Jones. Thus, if Bo Nix falls this far, they could be aggressive and trade up for him. Nix has a solid baseline with his accuracy, ball handling, and distribution ability, and his high-energy athleticism and vast angle freedom greatly raise his ceiling.

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    33) Carolina Panthers: Ja’Lynn Polk, WR, Washington

    Bryce Young needs a QB-friendly WR, and the Panthers need a reliable WR who can be easily integrated into the offense with little delay. Ja’Lynn Polk is a match in both searches with his usage versatility, three-level utility, and sticky hands.

    34) New England Patriots: Troy Fautanu, OT, Washington

    Troy Fautanu has been projected to guard at times this cycle. But at 6’4″, 317 pounds, with over 34″ arms, there’s nothing stopping him from staying at tackle and being Jayden Daniels’ blindside blocker with his mobility, recovery capacity, and active hands.

    35) Arizona Cardinals: Jeremiah Trotter Jr., LB, Clemson

    At the end of the day, the Cardinals have enough needs — and enough picks — that they should play the value of the board and aim for difference-makers early. Jeremiah Trotter Jr. is a difference maker on early and later downs with his composite profile.

    36) Washington Commanders: Patrick Paul, OT, Houston

    Patrick Paul joins his brother Chris Paul on Washington’s offensive line in this 2024 NFL Mock Draft. Paul’s 36″ arms not only present an elite conduit for power but also make him nearly impossible to work around, and he could feasibly play left or right tackle.

    37) Los Angeles Chargers: Quinyon Mitchell, CB, Toledo

    At around 6’0″, 200 pounds, Quinyon Mitchell should be one of the most coveted CB prospects come April. He offers elite closing and recovery speed at his size to go along with sharp recognition skills — all of which he used to compile six picks and 45 PBUs in college.

    38) Tennessee Titans: Darius Robinson, EDGE, Missouri

    At 6’5″, 290 pounds, Darius Robinson has the tools to be a potential Denico Autry replacement. There’s work to do before he reaches Autry’s level, but Robinson is one of the few with that same burst, flexibility, power, and agility at his size.

    39) Baltimore Ravens (NYG): Xavier Worthy, WR, Texas

    There are near limitless possibilities that come with Xavier Worthy‘s skill set. Yes, he’s underweight. But he’s also a hyper-elite speed threat with masterful route manipulation skills, size-defying contact balance, and usage versatility across the formation.

    40) Washington Commanders: Tyler Nubin, S, Minnesota

    What Washington needs more than anything on defense is a stabilizing presence. Tyler Nubin can be that player on the back end with his football IQ, fluidity, and playmaking ability, and he has the versatility to come downhill in support.

    41) Green Bay Packers: Kamari Lassiter, CB, Georgia

    Assuming DeJean is more of a safety hybrid for Green Bay, it doesn’t hurt to stack picks at CB with Kamari Lassiter. At 6’0″, 185 pounds, Lassiter brings speed, fluidity, technical efficiency, excellence in run support, and underrated ball skills.

    42) Minnesota Vikings: Trey Benson, RB, Florida State

    If the Vikings retain Kirk Cousins, they’ll want to add a true volume running back to maximize the balance of the offense. Trey Benson is arguably RB1 with his size, speed, physicality, vision, and receiving ability.

    43) Atlanta Falcons: Devontez Walker, WR, North Carolina

    McCarthy has high risk propensity and isn’t scared of testing tight windows. Devontez Walker thrives in those situations with his elite catching instincts and hand-eye coordination, and he’s an explosive multi-phase weapon, too.

    44) Las Vegas Raiders: Michael Penix Jr., QB, Washington

    Michael Penix Jr.‘s medicals are the biggest wild card in his evaluation. He does still have room to grow as a passer, but in his current state, he’s already a potential NFL starter with elite drive velocity, good field vision, pocket feel, and competitive toughness.

    45) New Orleans Saints: Kiran Amegadjie, OT, Yale

    With questions at both tackle and guard on the Saints’ roster, there’s a lot of sense in adding a high-ceiling prospect with experience at both spots.

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    At 6’5″, 320 pounds, Kiran Amegadjie is an extremely explosive athlete with brawling strength and a mauler mentality.

    46) Indianapolis Colts: Troy Franklin, WR, Oregon

    Troy Franklin may need an acclimation period when adjusting to NFL physicality, but he’s an exceptional fit in Shane Steichen’s vertical scheme with his long-strider speed and zone awareness, and he can be a RAC target for Richardson.

    47) New York Giants: Adonai Mitchell, WR, Texas

    While Nabers draws attention as a three-level threat, the Giants could stretch defenses even thinner by adding Adonai Mitchell — a 6’4″, 195-pound X-receiver who can blend DBs with his route running skills and convert at the catch point.

    48) Jacksonville Jaguars: Ladd McConkey, WR, Georgia

    Ultimately, the priorities for Jacksonville should be adding a WR who can separate, catch the football consistently, and provide flexibility from a schematic standpoint. With his athletic and intangible tools, Ladd McConkey does all of these things.

    49) Cincinnati Bengals: T’Vondre Sweat, DT, Texas

    If T’Vondre Sweat is still here at the 49th pick, he’s an easy selection for the Bengals. D.J. Reader could be on the way out, and Sweat, at 6’4″, 345 pounds, is one of the best pure nose tackle prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft.

    50) Philadelphia Eagles: Kamren Kinchens, S, Miami (FL)

    In need of dynamic ability and playmaking upside at safety, the Eagles add Kamren Kinchens in this 2024 NFL Mock Draft. Kinchens’ center-fielder range and ball skills serve as top selling points, but he’s also a competent support presence.

    51) Pittsburgh Steelers: Zach Frazier, OC, West Virginia

    There are few better picks for the Steelers in any 2024 NFL Mock Draft than this one. Zach Frazier is a high-IQ center prospect with great baseline athleticism, flexibility, strength, and hand usage, and he can be an impact starter early in his career.

    52) Los Angeles Rams: Ennis Rakestraw Jr., CB, Missouri

    Ennis Rakestraw Jr. could grow to become a CB1 for the Los Angeles Rams. At around 6’0″, 188 pounds, he’s a lean cover CB with great proportional length, explosiveness, and sinking capacity, and he can suffocate WRs in man with his technique and hands.

    53) Philadelphia Eagles: Chris Braswell, EDGE, Alabama

    There are questions regarding Chris Braswell‘s ultimate ceiling and whether his lack of bend will prevent him from becoming an impact player. But he’s undoubtedly a superlative athlete with bristling burst off the line, and his speed-to-power is formidable.

    54) Cleveland Browns: Leonard Taylor III, DT, Miami (FL)

    With their first pick, the Browns manage to grab a fringe first-round talent in Leonard Taylor III. Taylor is still young and trending up with his technique, but he brings an appealing brand of wiry strength and instant first-step burst on the interior.

    55) Miami Dolphins: Malachi Corley, WR, Western Kentucky

    Malachi Corley could be the perfect WR3 for Mike McDaniel. At 5’11”, 210 pounds, he’s an explosive, versatile, and relentless RAC weapon who wants all the smoke over the middle of the field, and he’d also improve the team’s WR blocking footprint.

    56) Dallas Cowboys: Kalen King, CB, Penn State

    Kalen King completes the Cowboys’ vision at CB for the foreseeable future. He’s not an elite size/speed specimen, but he is a very proficient CB in off-man and zone, with the foot speed, variability, tenacity, and route recognition skills to fulfill his assignments.

    57) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Sedrick Van Pran, OC, Georgia

    Sedrick Van Pran still needs to improve at sustaining proper pad level through reps and more consistently absorbing power. But if Tampa Bay’s goal is to add a high-upside center prospect on Day 2, Van Pran has the athletic tools to be an impact starter in time.

    58) Green Bay Packers: Jonathon Brooks, RB, Texas

    As long as he can get back to 100% and stay healthy, Jonathon Brooks can be a stellar replacement for Aaron Jones in Green Bay. At around 6’0″, 208 pounds, he’s a high-energy slasher with dynamic vertical and lateral mobility and value as a receiver.

    59) Houston Texans: Xavier Legette, WR, South Carolina

    Xavier Legette has intriguing upside as Houston’s WR3 alongside Nico Collins and Tank Dell. At 6’1″, 225 pounds, his frame naturally translates in a Shanahan-esque RAC role, but he’s also a competent separator with a sweeping wingspan, blazing speed, and strong hands.

    60) Kansas City Chiefs: Ruke Orhorhoro, DT, Clemson

    In need of more DT depth and long-term stability at the position, the Chiefs could target Ruke Orhorhoro. At 6’4″, 303 pounds, Orhorhoro is a sturdy and disruptive run defender who has alignment-versatile pass-rushing upside with his explosiveness and power.

    61) Buffalo Bills: Caelen Carson, CB, Wake Forest

    With uncertainty at CB in the long term, the Bills should pounce if a high-level man-oriented CB like Caelen Carson is available at a good value. Carson is one of the most proficient 2024 NFL Draft CBs on an island with his quickness, reaction speed, and stifling physicality.

    62) Detroit Lions: Jonah Elliss, EDGE, Utah

    Across from Aidan Hutchinson, Jonah Elliss could be the workmanlike finesse rusher the Lions need to complete their attack front. Elliss has high-end burst, lateral agility, and bend capacity and has the proportional length and active hands to capitalize on that.

    63) San Francisco 49ers: Bralen Trice, EDGE, Washington

    If the 49ers don’t re-sign Chase Young, they’ll need to invest at EDGE early in the 2024 NFL Draft. Bralen Trice‘s lack of bend could be an issue, but he’s a high-level power generator and explosive threat with a barrage of force-oriented moves at his disposal.

    64) Baltimore Ravens: Cooper Beebe, OG, Kansas State

    Cooper Beebe bears some similarity to the player he’d be replacing in this scenario, Kevin Zeitler. Like Zeitler, Beebe likely won’t test as an elite athlete, but he’s a powerful, high-IQ blocker at 6’4″, 335 pounds, with tremendous two-phase value.

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    65) Carolina Panthers: Kris Abrams-Draine, CB, Missouri

    Still less than four years into his CB career, Kris Abrams-Draine is a certified QB terrifier with his keen eyes, closing speed, and ball-hawking tendencies.

    66) Arizona Cardinals: McKinnley Jackson, DT, Texas A&M

    At 6’2″, 325 pounds, McKinnley Jackson is a suffocating nose tackle at 0-tech and 1-tech, who can also rush the passer with his burst, twitch, and violent hands.

    67) Washington Commanders: Adisa Isaac, EDGE, Penn State

    The cupboard is bare at EDGE in Washington, but Adisa Isaac can remedy that problem with his burst, agility, power capacity, budding hand usage, and urgent pursuit.

    68) New England Patriots: Jalen McMillan, WR, Washington

    Jalen McMillan might not be a flashy “swing for the fences” pick, but he has the speed, route-running nuance, and coordination to be a very good NFL WR.

    69) Los Angeles Chargers: Ja’Tavion Sanders, TE, Texas

    If the Chargers let Gerald Everett go, Ja’Tavion Sanders can replace and exceed him as a dynamic seam threat, big-slot weapon, and RAC generator.

    70) New York Giants: Blake Fisher, OT, Notre Dame

    Blake Fisher is still developing technically, but he improved his balance and synergy in 2023 and has the upside to be a starter at RT.

    71) Arizona Cardinals: Brandon Dorlus, EDGE, Oregon

    Jonathan Gannon’s scheme is all about versatility, and Brandon Dorlus — a 6’3″, 280-pound EDGE with both stand-up and 3-tech capabilities — embodies that quality.

    72) New York Jets: Roger Rosengarten, OT, Washington

    Though Roger Rosengarten can get stronger, he can be an early starter at RT, with the high-end explosiveness and recovery capacity to grow.

    73) Detroit Lions: Michael Hall Jr., DT, Ohio State

    Beside Alim McNeill, Michael Hall Jr. has the explosiveness, agility, natural leverage, and torquing capacity to be a game-changer in Detroit.

    74) Atlanta Falcons: Javon Bullard, DB, Georgia

    Javon Bullard can blanket WRs in the slot with his chippy physicality and foot speed or rotate back to safety and manipulate looks for QBs.

    75) Chicago Bears: Beau Brade, S, Maryland

    Beau Brade is an exceedingly versatile DB whose flexibility, physicality, and dual-sided support and coverage skills would be welcome alongside Jaquan Brisker.

    76) Seattle Seahawks: Kris Jenkins, DT, Michigan

    At 6’3″, 305 pounds, Kris Jenkins is a sound run defender on Day 1, with the athleticism and power to grow as a pass rusher.

    77) Las Vegas Raiders: Braden Fiske, DT, Florida State

    Despite being undersized and not overly flexible, Braden Fiske’s burst, strength, and relentless motor will help him make an impact.

    78) Seattle Seahawks: Edgerrin Cooper, LB, Texas A&M

    In Edgerrin Cooper, the Seahawks get an explosive 6’3″, 230-pound LB who flows downhill with rare confidence and pace and also has coverage upside.

    79) Jacksonville Jaguars: Dominick Puni, OG, Kansas

    Dominick Puni played tackle at Kansas, but his frame, power drive, lateral mobility, and physical edge translate especially well at guard.

    80) Cincinnati Bengals: Johnny Wilson, WR, Florida State

    If the Bengals need a big WR to replace Tee Higgins, there’s no one bigger than Johnny Wilson — a surprising nimble separator at 6’7″ with a dominating wingspan.

    81) Miami Dolphins (From DEN): Mike Sainristil, CB, Michigan

    This might be one of the best fits in this mock.

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    Mike Sainristil helps stabilize Miami’s ailing CB group from the slot while giving Vic Fangio a blitz and support demon.

    82) Indianapolis Colts: Bucky Irving, RB, Oregon

    The Colts thrived when they had an RB to take pressure off Jonathan Taylor in 2023. Bucky Irving not only does that but serves as a dynamic weapon on his own.

    83) Los Angeles Rams: Cedric Gray, LB, North Carolina

    Cedric Gray can be an upgrade over Christian Rozeboom with his instinctive navigation skills in congestion, his aggression, and his smooth athleticism in coverage.

    84) Pittsburgh Steelers: Jacob Cowing, WR, Arizona

    Keeping an eye to the future at WR, the Steelers add an energized separator and target funnel in Jacob Cowing, who can make the QB’s job easier.

    85) Cleveland Browns: Jamari Thrash, WR, Louisville

    Opposite Amari Cooper, Jamari Thrash improves Cleveland’s multiplicity with his route-running ability, RAC skills, and usage freedom.

    86) Houston Texans: Max Melton, CB, Rutgers

    Once Steven Nelson moves on, Max Melton can take the reins as a man-oriented CB with great speed, quickness, physicality, and ball skills.

    87) Dallas Cowboys: James Williams, S/LB, Miami (FL)

    At 6’5″, 215 pounds, with searing explosiveness, relentless physicality, coverage chops, and versatility, James Williams can play Dallas’ Jayron Kearse role.

    88) Green Bay Packers: Jaylan Ford, LB, Texas

    If the Packers move on from De’Vondre Campbell, Jaylan Ford is an ideal replacement with two-phase utility and good athleticism at 6’3″, 245 pounds.

    89) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Cole Bishop, S, Utah

    Underneath Antoine Winfield Jr., Cole Bishop is a superb attacking strong safety who also has functional coverage ability at the intermediate level.

    90) Arizona Cardinals: Delmar Glaze, OT, Maryland

    At 6’5″, 328 pounds, Delmar Glaze is a stellar pass protector with good lateral mobility and hand usage, and he has unrealized upside on run downs.

    91) Kansas City Chiefs: Payton Wilson, LB, NC State

    If he can stay healthy, Payton Wilson has the size, range, instincts, and combative mentality to be one of the best linebackers from this class.

    92) Green Bay Packers: LaDarius Henderson, OT, Michigan

    LaDarius Henderson can play tackle or guard, and his elite length-explosiveness combination gives him great potential at each spot.

    93) Detroit Lions: Christian Haynes, OG, UConn

    If the Lions see one of their guards leave in free agency, Christian Haynes has the power and tone-setting physicality to fill the void.

    94) San Francisco 49ers: Trevin Wallace, LB, Kentucky

    Likely to be a riser late in the process, the 6’3″, 240-pound Trevin Wallace has elite explosiveness and tackles like an apex predator at the line.

    95) Baltimore Ravens: Will Shipley, RB, Clemson

    Will Shipley‘s combination of vision, hip fluidity, creative instincts, and receiving versatility could be maximized in Baltimore’s scheme.

    96) Washington Commanders: Ben Sinnott, TE, Kansas State

    If the Commanders eventually hire Ben Johnson, Ben Sinnott’s stock explodes as a hyper-versatile TE with route-running chops and strong hands.

    Round 4

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    97) Carolina Panthers
    Javon Solomon, EDGE, Troy

    98) Washington Commanders
    Ricky Pearsall, WR, Florida

    99) New England Patriots
    Willie Drew, CB, Virginia State

    100) Arizona Cardinals
    Mekhi Wingo, DT, LSU

    101) Los Angeles Chargers
    Justin Eboigbe, DT, Alabama

    102) Tennessee Titans
    Malik Washington, WR, Virginia

    103) Baltimore Ravens (From NYG)
    D.J. James, CB, Auburn

    104) Minnesota Vikings
    Cedric Johnson, EDGE, Ole Miss

    105) Atlanta Falcons
    Jaden Hicks, S, Washington State

    106) Chicago Bears
    Tahj Washington, WR, USC

    107) New York Jets
    Malik Mustapha, S, Wake Forest

    108) Las Vegas Raiders
    Jermaine Burton, WR, Alabama

    109) New York Jets
    Sataoa Laumea, OL, Utah

    110) Atlanta Falcons
    Roman Wilson, WR, Michigan

    111) Cincinnati Bengals
    Jaylen Wright, RB, Tennessee

    112) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Tanor Bortolini, OC, Wisconsin

    113) Indianapolis Colts
    Khyree Jackson, CB, Oregon

    114) Seattle Seahawks
    Johnny Dixon, CB, Penn State

    115) Pittsburgh Steelers
    Michael Pratt, QB, Tulane

    116) Pittsburgh Steelers
    M.J. Devonshire, CB, Pittsburgh

    117) Denver Broncos
    Maason Smith, DT, LSU

    118) Chicago Bears
    Braiden McGregor, EDGE, Michigan

    119) Houston Texans
    Tyler Davis, DT, Clemson

    120) San Francisco 49ers
    Calen Bullock, S, USC

    121) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Braelon Allen, RB, Wisconsin

    122) Green Bay Packers
    Javon Foster, OT, Missouri

    123) Houston Texans
    Cade Stover, TE, Ohio State

    124) Kansas City Chiefs
    Luke McCaffrey, WR, Rice

    125) Buffalo Bills
    Brenden Rice, WR, USC

    126) Minnesota Vikings
    Josh Newton, CB, TCU

    127) San Francisco 49ers
    Blake Corum, RB, Michigan

    128) Baltimore Ravens
    Junior Colson, LB, Michigan

    Round 5

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    129) Cleveland Browns
    Ty’Ron Hopper, LB, Missouri

    130) New England Patriots
    Jamree Kromah, DL, James Madison

    131) Arizona Cardinals
    Matt Goncalves, OL, Pittsburgh

    132) Washington Commanders
    Quincy Riley, CB, Louisville

    133) Los Angeles Chargers
    Andrew Raym, OC, Oklahoma

    134) New York Giants
    Thomas Harper, DB, Notre Dame

    135) Carolina Panthers
    Audric Estime, RB, Notre Dame

    136) Atlanta Falcons
    Anthony Goodlow, EDGE, Oklahoma State

    137) Denver Broncos (From MIA)
    Brandon Coleman, OL, TCU

    138) Denver Broncos
    Dayton Wade, WR, Ole Miss

    139) Tennessee Titans
    Chau Smith-Wade, CB, Washington State

    140) Denver Broncos
    Jared Wiley, TE, TCU

    141) Las Vegas Raiders
    Isaiah Adams, OG, Illinois

    142) Cincinnati Bengals
    Daequan Hardy, CB, Penn State

    143) New Orleans Saints
    Trey Taylor, S, Air Force

    144) Indianapolis Colts
    Jordan Jefferson, DT, LSU

    145) Seattle Seahawks
    Christian Mahogany, OG, Boston College

    146) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Joshua Cephus, WR, UTSA

    147) Los Angeles Rams
    Travis Glover, OT, Georgia State

    148) Los Angeles Rams
    Jaheim Bell, TE, Florida State

    149) Cleveland Browns
    Isaiah Davis, RB, South Dakota State

    150) Minnesota Vikings
    Javion Cohen, OG, Miami (FL)

    151) Miami Dolphins
    DeWayne Carter, DT, Duke

    152) Kansas City Chiefs
    Walter Rouse, OT, Oklahoma

    153) Buffalo Bills
    Sione Vaki, S/RB, Utah

    154) Philadelphia Eagles
    Josiah Ezirim, OL, Eastern Kentucky

    155) Arizona Cardinals
    MarShawn Lloyd, RB, USC

    156) Minnesota Vikings
    Jha’Quan Jackson, WR, Tulane

    157) Buffalo Bills
    Jowon Briggs, DT, Cincinnati

    158) Detroit Lions
    Ethan Driskell, OL, Marshall

    159) Carolina Panthers
    KT Leveston, OL, Kansas State

    160) Baltimore Ravens
    Anim Dankwah, OT, Howard

    Round 6

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    161) Minnesota Vikings
    Keith Randolph Jr., DT, Illinois

    162) Carolina Panthers
    Eyabi Okie-Anoma, EDGE, Charlotte

    163) Washington Commanders
    Dylan Laube, RB, New Hampshire

    164) New England Patriots
    Aaron Casey, LB, Indiana

    165) Los Angeles Chargers
    Jalyx Hunt, EDGE, Houston Christian

    166) Tennessee Titans
    Nelson Ceaser, EDGE, Houston

    167) New York Giants
    Sundiata Anderson, EDGE, Grambling State

    168) Miami Dolphins
    Willis Patrick, OG, TCU

    169) New York Jets
    Marcus Harris, DL, Auburn

    170) Arizona Cardinals
    Isaiah Williams, WR, Illinois

    171) Philadelphia Eagles
    Je’Quan Burton, WR, Florida Atlantic

    172) New England Patriots
    Mohamed Kamara, EDGE, Colorado State

    173) Los Angeles Rams
    Jase McClellan, RB, Alabama

    174) New Orleans Saints
    Spencer Rattler, QB, South Carolina

    175) Indianapolis Colts
    Jay Stanley, S, Southern Miss

    176) Seattle Seahawks
    Dallin Holker, TE, Colorado State

    177) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Evan Anderson, DT, Florida Atlantic

    178) Cincinnati Bengals
    Brevyn Spann-Ford, TE, Minnesota

    179) Pittsburgh Steelers
    Judge Culpepper, DT, Toledo

    180) Buffalo Bills
    Ray Davis, RB, Kentucky

    181) Atlanta Falcons
    Beaux Limmer, OL, Arkansas

    182) Chicago Bears (From MIA)
    Matthew Lee, OC, Miami (FL)

    183) New Orleans Saints
    Theo Johnson, TE, Penn State

    184) Buffalo Bills
    Ainias Smith, WR, Texas A&M

    185) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Cam Hart, CB, Notre Dame

    186) Green Bay Packers
    Mike Novitsky, OC, Kansas

    187) Cleveland Browns
    Mike Edwards, OT, Campbell

    188) Las Vegas Raiders
    Elijah Jones, CB, Boston College

    189) Buffalo Bills
    Nick Gargiulo, OC, South Carolina

    190) Detroit Lions
    Eric Watts, EDGE, UConn

    191) Denver Broncos
    Austin Booker, EDGE, Kansas

    192) Cleveland Browns
    Layden Robinson, OG, Texas A&M

    Round 7

    7-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: 3-Team Trade Unites Justin Fields With Mike McDaniel, Tua Tagovailoa With Sean Payton

    193) Tennessee Titans
    Justin Rogers, DT, Auburn

    194) Washington Commanders
    Myles Cole, EDGE, Texas Tech

    195) Las Vegas Raiders
    Tommy Eichenberg, LB, Ohio State

    196) Houston Texans
    Tykee Smith, DB, Georgia

    197) Los Angeles Chargers
    Javon Baker, WR, UCF

    198) Arizona Cardinals
    Dadrian Taylor-Demerson, DB, Texas Tech

    199) Tennessee Titans
    Kimani Vidal, RB, Troy

    200) Baltimore Ravens
    Zion Tupuola-Fetui, EDGE, Washington

    201) Las Vegas Raiders
    Michael Wiley, RB, Arizona

    202) Minnesota Vikings
    Jontrey Hunter, LB, Georgia State

    203) New England Patriots
    Jordan Whittington, WR, Texas

    204) New Orleans Saints
    Jelani Baker, WR, Limestone

    205) Dallas Cowboys
    Tyrice Knight, LB, UTEP

    206) Indianapolis Colts
    Jason Bean, QB, Kansas

    207) Seattle Seahawks
    Brennan Jackson, EDGE, Washington State

    208) Jacksonville Jaguars
    Jaylen Harrell, EDGE, Michigan

    209) Cincinnati Bengals
    Curtis Jacobs, LB, Penn State

    210) Houston Texans
    Zak Zinter, OG, Michigan

    211) San Francisco 49ers
    Jarius Monroe, CB, Tulane

    212) Pittsburgh Steelers
    Jaylon Carlies, S, Missouri

    213) Miami Dolphins
    Khalid Duke, EDGE, Kansas State

    214) Tennessee Titans
    Dylan McMahon, OL, NC State

    215) Cleveland Browns
    Jalen Coker, WR, Holy Cross

    216) Dallas Cowboys
    Emani Bailey, RB, TCU

    217) Green Bay Packers
    Dillon Johnson, RB, Washington

    218) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Bub Means, WR, Pittsburgh

    219) Houston Texans
    Jawhar Jordan, RB, Louisville

    220) Kansas City Chiefs
    Blake Watson, RB, Memphis

    221) Buffalo Bills
    Donovan Jennings, OL, South Florida

    222) Detroit Lions
    Tyrone Howell, WR, UL Monroe

    223) San Francisco 49ers
    Gabe Hall, DT, Baylor

    224) Baltimore Ravens
    James Ester, DL, Northern Illinois

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