First Round Mock Draft for the NFL Draft 2021
Final Edition – Prior to NFL Draft 2021
‘From a Generational QB to Amen’
# / Team / Player / Pos / School
1 Jacksonville * Trevor Lawrence QB Clemson
HC Urban Meyer came out of retirement for a generational starting QB.
2 NY Jets * Zach Wilson QB Brigham Young
Jets moved starter QB Sam Darnold and turns the page with new leader Wilson.
3 San Fran (Hous-Miami) * Mac Jones QB Alabama
49ers traded the ranch for this pick that may define the club over next decade.
4 Atlanta * Kyle Pitts TE Florida
Falcons need playmakers and Pitts is a versatile rare receiver and difference maker.
5 Cincinnati * Penei Sewell OT Oregon
Bengals want this blue-chip tackle to protect Joe Burrow.
6 Miami (Philadelphia) * Ja’Marr Chase WR LSU
Dolphins need a true #1 receiver and this rookie starter has big play talent.
7 Detroit * Justin Fields QB Ohio St
Lions begin a new regime and getting a young QB is the next step.
8 Carolina * Jaylen Waddle WR Alabama
The Panthers need to give young passer Sam Darnald a new big play threat.
9 Denver * Trey Lance QB North Dakota St
Broncos looking to add high quality starter and Lance fits perfectly sitting behind young Drew Lock.
10 Dallas * Patrick Surtain CB Alabama
Cowboys have a lot of needs, yet Surtain is an early plug and play cover man.
11 NY Giants Rashawn Slater OT Northwestern
GMen select future Pro Bowler after debating a lineman, receiver or corner here.
12 Phil (San Fran-Miami) * Jaycee Horn CB South Carolina
Eagles need a cover man to couple with Darius Slay.
13 LA Chargers * Christian Darrisaw OT Virginia Tech
Chargers looking to protect blindside for talented Justin Herbert.
14 Minnesota DeVonta Smith WR Alabama
Vikings looking to add weapons in this class.
15 New England * Micah Parsons LB Penn State
Impact defender would excel in Belichick’s defense.
16 Arizona * Alijah Vera-Tucker OT Southern Cal
Cards looking to address offense early and this blocker carries a rookie starting grade.
17 Las Vegas * Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah LB Notre Dame
Raiders looking to add perimeter speed and JOK is a hybrid blue chip backer.
18 Miami Teven Jenkins OT Oklahoma St
Dolphins looking to protect Tua’s blindside and Jenkins is a beast and can start as a rookie here.
19 Washington Travis Etienne RB Clemson
WFT needs playmakers and Etienne feels home here.
20 Chicago * Caleb Farley CB Virginia Tech
Bears need cover men and Farley is a blue-chip prospect and early NFL starter.
21 Indianapolis Liam Eichenberg OT Notre Dame
Colts must replace LT Castanzo and Eichenberg forms Irish left side of line with Nelson.
22 Tennessee * Greg Newsome CB Northwestern
Titans’ coverage is weak and will undergo major changes.
23 NY Jets (Seattle) * Jaelan Phillips DE Miami
Jets looking to improve pass rush and Phillips brings the juice.
24 Pittsburgh Najee Harris RB Alabama
Steelers need a beast and Harris is the ideal fit in Steel City.
25 Jacksonville (Rams) * Gregory Rousseau DE Miami
Jaguars need an edge rusher to improve their rebuilt defense.
26 Cleveland Kwity Paye DE Michigan
Browns must provide more edge pressure opposite DE Garrett and Clowney might be one and done.
27 Baltimore Elijah Moore WR Mississippi
Ravens probably add a wideout early to open up this offense.
28 New Orleans * Eric Stokes CB Georgia
Saints looking to add a quality cover man early in the process.
29 Green Bay Kadarius Toney WR Florida
Packers better start building a stronger cast around Rodgers.
30 Buffalo * Joe Tryon LB Washington
Bills looking a land an edge playmaker and could pull the trigger in the first round.
31 Balt (Kansas City) * Zaven Collins LB Tulsa
Ravens need impact off the edge and Collins could be a rookie starter here.
32 Tampa Bay * Azeez Ojulari LB Georgia
Bucs loading cannon to repeat and another edge rusher would be a great addition.