2017 NFL Mock Draft Central

Mock Draft Round 1

1
Cleveland Browns
2
San Francisco 49ers
3
Chicago Bears
4
Jacksonville Jaguars
5
Tennessee Titans
6
New York Jets
7
Los Angeles Chargers
8
Carolina Panthers
9
Cincinnati Bengals
10
Buffalo Bills
11
New Orleans Saints
12
Cleveland Browns
13
Arizona Cardinals
14
Indianapolis Colts
15
Philadelphia Eagles
16
Baltimore Ravens
17
Washington Redskins
18
Tennessee Titans
19
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
20
Denver Broncos
21
Detroit Lions
22
Miami Dolphins
23
New York Giants
24
Oakland Raiders
25
Houston Texans
26
Seattle Seahawks
27
Kansas City Chiefs
28
Dallas Cowboys
29
Green Bay Packers
30
Pittsburgh Steelers
31
Atlanta Falcons
32
New England Patriots
  1. Daniel Jeremiah

    Full Analysis

    January 18, 2017

    1. Myles Garrett

      OLB

      Texas A&M

      The Browns are in desperate need of a quarterback, but I think Garrett will be too tempting to pass up. He has all-pro talent and will be a perfect fit in Cleveland's new defensive scheme.
    2. Mitch Trubisky

      QB

      North Carolina

      The 49ers need to address the quarterback position and Trubisky has a very intriguing skill set. Trading down would also make a lot of sense because of the lack of talent on this roster.
    3. Jonathan Allen

      DE

      Alabama

      The addition of Allen would give the Bears one of the best young defensive lines in the NFL. He can play multiple spots and is one of the most technically sound defensive linemen I've ever evaluated.
    4. Jamal Adams

      S

      LSU

      Adams is a tone-setter and would team up with Jalen Ramsey to give the Jaguars two superstars in the secondary. Jacksonville needs offensive line help, but Adams is too good to bypass.
    5. Marshon Lattimore

      CB

      Ohio St.

      The Titans could add Corey Davis -- the draft's best receiver -- in this spot, but Lattimore is a special talent and fills a need on the roster. He has incredible cover skills and will match up well with the elite wideouts in the AFC South.
    6. DeShone Kizer

      QB

      Notre Dame

      The Jets have a lot of quarterbacks on their roster but none as gifted as Kizer. He will need some time to develop, but he has the size, arm talent and athleticism to become a reliable starting quarterback.
    7. Malik Hooker

      S

      Ohio St.

      With the best ball skills of any safety I've ever evaluated, Hooker would benefit from the pass rush led by Joey Bosa. If Jason Verrett comes back healthy, this could quickly become one of the best secondaries in the NFL.
    8. Leonard Fournette

      RB

      LSU

      The Panthers need to take some pressure off of Cam Newton, and that's exactly what Fournette would do. He wasn't healthy during his final season at LSU, but his tape was still impressive. He is a true workhorse running back.
    9. Reuben Foster

      LB

      Alabama

      The Bengals need to add more playmakers to their defense and Foster is one of the most explosive linebackers to come out in the last few years. He has similar range to Patrick Willis when he was coming out of Ole Miss.
    10. Corey Davis

      WR

      Western Michigan

      Davis is a complete receiver who would be an excellent complement to Sammy Watkins. His combination of route running, ball skills and toughness is outstanding.
    11. Tre'Davious White

      CB

      LSU

      White is one of the most improved players in the country and played at a very high level in 2016. His ball skills and toughness would be a great addition to the Saints' defense.
    12. Dalvin Cook

      RB

      Florida St.

      The Browns could look at Deshaun Watson with this pick, but Cook would be tough to pass up. He would fit beautifully in Hue Jackson's offense.
    13. Sidney Jones

      CB

      Washington

      Jones is one of the most reliable players in the entire draft class. He doesn't get the same amount of attention as some other cornerbacks, but he is very highly regarded by NFL evaluators.
    14. Derek Barnett

      DE

      Tennessee

      The Colts are in desperate need of a young edge rusher. Barnett has some tightness but his production speaks for itself.
    15. Mike Williams

      WR

      Clemson

      Williams would instantly become their top weapon and give Carson Wentz some needed help. He could go much higher than 15, but if he's there, expect the Eagles to run the card up to the table.
    16. Quincy Wilson

      CB

      Florida

      Wilson is a very talented press cornerback with excellent ball skills. He would upgrade the Ravens' secondary, teaming with Jimmy Smith to give Baltimore two of the biggest corners in the league.
    17. Solomon Thomas

      DE

      Stanford

      Thomas is a very dynamic interior pass rusher who I'd love to see line up next to Ryan Kerrigan in this defense. His motor never stops, and his performance against North Carolina and QB Mitch Trubisky in the Sun Bowl wowed NFL scouts.
    18. David Njoku

      TE

      Miami

      The Titans need to give Marcus Mariota some more weapons; Njoku has the highest upside of any tight end in the draft. He would team up with Delanie Walker to terrorize opposing safeties and linebackers.
    19. Charles Harris

      DE

      Missouri

      The Bucs hit a home run with the selection of Noah Spence in the 2016 draft. Harris would give them another fastball coming off the edge, taking their defense to another level.
    20. Ryan Ramczyk

      T

      Wisconsin

      The Broncos need to overhaul their offensive line. Ramczyk, the best tackle in the draft, would be a good start. Western Kentucky's Forrest Lamp would also be a good option with this selection.
    21. Taco Charlton

      DE

      Michigan

      Charlton is a rangy athlete who fits the mold the Lions look for in their edge rushers. He makes plays on all three downs.
    22. T.J. Watt

      LB

      Wisconsin

      Watt isn't as freaky as his older brother, J.J., but he is a very good football player. He is ultra-versatile, athletic and instinctive.
    23. Gerald Everett

      TE

      South Alabama

      Get to know this name. Everett has a lot of similarities to Jordan Reed and he would crush it in the Giants' offensive system, surrounded by Odell Beckham Jr. and Sterling Shepard.
    24. Teez Tabor

      CB

      Florida

      The Raiders are set on the offensive side of the ball but they could use some more playmakers in the secondary. Tabor gives up some plays but he also gets his hands on a lot of footballs.
    25. Deshaun Watson

      QB

      Clemson

      The Brock Osweiler experiment hasn't worked. Watson could be long gone by this point in the draft, but if he's there, I'd expect the Texans to scoop him up.
    26. Garett Bolles

      OT

      Utah

      In 2016, the Seahawks used a top pick on an offensive lineman (OT Germain Ifedi), and I'd expect them to do the same thing in this year's draft. Bolles is a very athletic pass protector who shows some nastiness in the running game.
    27. Jarrad Davis

      LB

      Florida

      Derrick Johnson is 34 and coming off a torn Achilles. Davis is a very instinctive linebacker who has enough size to take on guards in the run game. He also has the speed to match up with tight ends and running backs in the passing game.
    28. Takkarist McKinley

      OLB

      UCLA

      The Cowboys need pass rushers; they can no longer rely on Randy Gregory. McKinley has double-digit sack potential.
    29. Alvin Kamara

      RB

      Tennessee

      Kamara is a name that's generating a lot of buzz in the scouting community. He's also a player who would fill a need for the Packers. He is a major mismatch for linebackers in the passing game.
    30. O.J. Howard

      TE

      Alabama

      Howard is a seam-stretching tight end and he's also very reliable as a blocker in the run game. He would be a nice fit in Todd Haley's offense.
    31. Gareon Conley

      CB

      Ohio St.

      Conley is a gifted athlete with excellent football awareness. The Falcons have quietly built a very good roster, which should allow them to take the best available player in this spot.
    32. Christian McCaffrey

      RB

      Stanford

      Some players are perfectly suited to play in the Patriots' offense. McCaffrey's versatility, toughness and intelligence is exactly what Bill Belichick covets in the draft.

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