Three-round 2020 NFL mock draft 3.0: Broncos go D in Round 2

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Tua Tagovailoa at No. 2. It could happen!

The Washington Redskins face the same dilemma that the Arizona Cardinals encountered in 2019 with Josh Rosen and Kyler Murray: Do they trade the quarterback they drafted in the first round a year ago (Dwayne Haskins, in this case) and select a more talented player at the position?

In this mock, I say yes. New head coach Ron Rivera has to make the call that is best for his team's future. He can't worry about the resources used on players before he arrived.

Coaches are under pressure to provide winning results in a hurry. They do not have time to wait for a player they didn't draft to fulfill his promise. To paraphrase Bill Parcells, coaches are usually not too keen on having their cooking judged on groceries provided by the previous regime.

This mock also shows some different blood in Round 3 compared with my previous version, as the NFL Scouting Combine helped settle some tiebreakers between prospects battling for positioning in the back end of Day 2 (Rounds 2-3). As you can see, I have included a few first-round trades and projected compensatory picks for the third round (Picks 97-104) based on free agent departures last spring.

Round 2

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33

Denzel Mims - WR

School: Baylor | Year: Senior

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34

Cole Kmet - TE

School: Notre Dame | Year: Junior

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35

Damien Lewis - OG

School: LSU | Year: Senior

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36

Zack Baun - Edge

School: Wisconsin | Year: Senior (RS)

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37

Clyde Edwards-Helaire - RB

School: LSU | Year: Junior

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38

James Lynch - DL

School: Baylor | Year: Junior

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39

Grant Delpit - S

School: LSU | Year: Junior

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40

Justin Jefferson - WR

School: LSU | Year: Junior

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41

Brandon Aiyuk - WR

School: Arizona State | Year: Senior

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42

Noah Igbinoghene - CB

School: Auburn | Year: Junior

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43

Jordan Brooks - LB

School: Texas Tech | Year: Senior

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44

Laviska Shenault - WR

School: Colorado | Year: Junior

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45

J.K. Dobbins - RB

School: Ohio State | Year: Junior

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46

A.J. Epenesa - Edge

School: Iowa | Year: Junior

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47

Brycen Hopkins - TE

School: Purdue | Year: Senior (RS)

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48

Lloyd Cushenberry - C

School: LSU | Year: Junior (RS)

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49

Bradlee Anae - Edge

School: Utah | Year: Senior

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50

Jeremy Chinn - S

School: Southern Illinois | Year: Senior

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51

Marlon Davidson - DT

School: Auburn | Year: Senior

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52

Terrell Lewis - Edge

School: Alabama | Year: Junior (RS)

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53

Antoine Winfield Jr. - S

School: Minnesota | Year: Sophomore (RS)

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54

K.J. Hamler - WR

School: Penn State | Year: Sophomore (RS)

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55

Ezra Cleveland - OT

School: Boise State | Year: Junior (RS)

PROJECTED TRADE WITH FALCONS.

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56

Leki Fotu - DT

School: Utah | Year: Senior

PROJECTED TRADE WITH DOLPHINS.

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57

Troy Pride Jr. - CB

School: Notre Dame | Year: Senior

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58

Jalen Reagor - WR

School: TCU | Year: Junior

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59

Matt Peart - OT

School: Connecticut | Year: Senior (RS)

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60

Chase Claypool - WR

School: Notre Dame | Year: Senior

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61

Julian Okwara - Edge

School: Notre Dame | Year: Senior

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62

Adam Trautman - TE

School: Dayton | Year: Senior (RS)

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63

Jaylon Johnson - CB

School: Utah | Year: Junior

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64

Malik Harrison - LB

School: Ohio State | Year: Senior

Follow Chad Reuter on Twitter @chad_reuter.

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