2018 NFL Mock: 10 Days to the Draft


The 2018 NFL Draft is in 10 days. This used to be our Tremendous Early 2018 Mock Draft; we made a few adjustments in August. Our mid-season Mock Draft used to be in October. We additionally had an finish-of-season Mock Draft in January. Henry McKenna wrote Mock Draft five.zero ahead of loose company. Mock Draft 6.zero used to be after loose company. Reminder: We will be able to most effective brag approximately our 2017 Mock Draft accuracy for any other month.

1. Cleveland – Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming. No amendment.

2. NY Giants – Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State. No amendment.

three. NY Jets – Sam Darnold, QB, USC. No amendment. I do consider, if Darnold is going 1st, the Jets will draft Josh Rosen right here. Handiest method the Jets take Baker Mayfield (you already know my feelings) if is Darnold/Rosen pass 1-2.

four. Cleveland – Quenton Nelson, G, Notre Dame. Fashionable sentiment on social media is the Browns move safety right here; why now not proceed construction the offense with the most productive lineman on this draft?

five. Denver – Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA. The Broncos and John Elway in up to date weeks have despatched indicators that they aren’t taking a QB right here. If Rosen is at the board, I don’t see how Elway passes.

6. Indianapolis – Bradley Chubb, LB/DE, NC State. Have favored Chubb due to the fact that August, once we had him going at 23. He’ll immediately be their best possible cross-rusher, in advance of Margus Hunt, Barkevious Mingo and Jabaal Sheard.

7. Tampa Bay – Derwin James, DB, FSU. Used to be harm in 2016 and the Seminoles have been bad in 2017, so he’s been a bit of off the Most sensible 10 radar.

eight. Chicago – Tremaine Edmunds, LB, Virginia Tech. Turns 20 on Would possibly 2. Ceiling is that he becomes the following in an extended line of significant LBs in Chicago – Butkus, Singletary, Urlacher … Edmunds?

nine. San Francisco – Roquan Smith, LB, Georgia. In all probability an overreaction to the Reuben Foster problems, however Smith is a plug-and-play pick out. SF badly must strengthen the secondary in spite of the addition of Richard Sherman.

10. Oakland – Mike McGlinchey, OT, Notre Dame. I’ve been in all places the board on McGlinchey in the previous couple of mock drafts, however the recent is that Gruden needs to improve the road to offer protection to Derek Carr.

eleven. Miami – Baker Mayfield, QB, Okahoma. No amendment. Now not a slide, now not disrespectful, but when the Giants don’t draft a QB, and the Broncos move on him, selections 6-10 all have already got younger superstar QBs. If now not Miami, Arizona makes a ton of feel. This spot provides him a a lot better probability at good fortune than with groups within the Most sensible five.

12. Buffalo – Vita Vea, DT, Washington. In Carolina, the Panthers amassed gamers within the trenches. I be expecting Brandon Beane/Sean McDermott to do the similar and construct the Expenses inside of-out.

thirteen. Washington – Denzel Ward, CB, Ohio State. Scuttlebutt is that Ward may just move as top at fifth. Redskins have wishes at WR, DL (ultimate in run safety) but in addition discovering a alternative for Kendall Fuller.

14. Inexperienced Bay – Josh Jackson, CB, Iowa. The Packers want secondary lend a hand so badly they brought Davon Space and Tramon Williams, however misplaced CB Damarious Randall, who used to be their 2015 1st spherical pick out.

15. Arizona – Minkah Fitzpatrick, DB, Alabama. He’d be their sixth DB drafted within the remaining 3 years. There’s a playmaking void left through Honey Badger.

sixteen. Baltimore – Da’Ron Payne, DT, Alabama. In a convention with Le’Veon Bell, Leonard Fournette, and Kareem Hunt, the Ravens will have to repair a as soon as-proud run protection. However they’ll take an extended, lengthy take a look at Lamar Jackson.

17. LA Chargers – Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville. Been pronouncing this for a pair weeks on twitter. If Jackson doesn’t move right here, it’s almost certainly the Bengals or Expenses. LA’s backup QB is easily-traveled – and that’s now not a just right factor – Geno Smith.

18. Seattle – Will Hernandez, G, UTEP. Too top? Offensive line used to be the highest precedence this offseason, with DJ Fluker being brought and Seattle including a brand new offensive line teach in Mike Solari.

19. Dallas – Harold Landry, Side, Boston School. I’ll almost certainly transfer this again to WR subsequent week, however keep in mind that, in up to date years the Cowboys haven’t performed the most obvious.

20 Detroit – Marcus Davenport, Facet, UTSA. No amendment.

21 Cincinnati – James Daniels, C, Iowa. The Bengals want to get again to the fundamentals, like profitable the road of scrimmage. I’ve Billy Worth of Ohio State narrowly in advance of Daniels, however phrase is the Bengals choose Daniels.

22 Buffalo – Isaiah Wynn, G, Georgia. With the retirement of Richie Incognito this month, it’s transparent there’s an offensive line want. And as discussed in advance, this regime likes the trenches.

23 New England – Kolton Miller, OL, UCLA. Pick out they gain from the Rams is going to the offensive line in a peace providing of varieties from Belichick to disgruntled Brady.

24 Carolina – Christian Kirk, WR, Texas A&M. No amendment.

25 Tennessee – Derrius Guice, RB, LSU. So Bishop Sankey used to be a bust, and DeMarco Murray is long past. They struggled to stay alongside of the Patriots within the playoffs, and if one thing occurs to Derrick Henry, the offense is in reality in hassle. Guice assists in keeping the two-again device in play.

26 Atlanta – Taven Bryan, DE, Florida. No amendment.

27. New Orleans – Calvin Ridley, WR, Alabama. Little bit of a curve ball from Sean Payton, who provides some other offensive weapon to an already loaded staff.

28. Pittsburgh – Ronnie Harrison, S, Alabama. No amendment.

29. Jacksonville – Connor Williams, OT, Texas. This can be a futures pick out, to enhance the offensive line. There isn’t a valid want that totally will have to be met, aside from receiver.

30. Minnesota – Jaire Alexander, CB, Louisville. Most certainly an overreaction from the final time I noticed the Vikings and their secondary getting shredded via Nick Foles.

31. New England – Hayden Hurst, TE, South Carolina. No amendment.

32. Philadelphia – Dallas Goedert, TE, South Dakota State. There’s a necessity at nook after the arrest and dismissal of Daryl Worley. However they’ve drafted 5 DBs within the remaining drafts.

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