Daniel Jeremiah 2019 NFL mock draft 4.0: Redskins land Haskins

On the eve of the 2019 NFL Draft, here's my fourth and final look at how teams will pick when Round 1 begins on Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee.

This is my seventh year covering the draft for NFL Media and this is by far the most challenging first round I've tried to project. There's more misinformation and less solid info known about teams' interest in prospects than I can recall encountering in past years. I do expect we'll see a lot of movement on Thursday, especially in the back half of the opening round. Get your popcorn ready!

To see every draft pick each team holds in the 2019 NFL Draft, click here.

Pick
1
Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
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Kyler Murray
Kyler Murray
Arizona Cardinals · Junior (RS)

There's a lot of chatter about the Cardinals being undecided on what they'll do with the first pick. I'm sticking with Murray as their choice.

Pick
2
San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers
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Nick Bosa
Nick Bosa
San Francisco 49ers · Junior

The Niners can't go wrong with Bosa or Quinnen Williams here, but I think Bosa is a better fit.

Pick
3
New York Jets
New York Jets
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Quinnen Williams
Quinnen Williams
New York Jets · Sophomore (RS)

A lot of options for the Jets between Williams, Ed OliverJosh Allen or trading down. I think they'd prefer to trade down. In this case, they take the best player available.

Pick
4
Las Vegas Raiders
Las Vegas Raiders
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Ed Oliver
Ed Oliver
Buffalo Bills · Junior

It wouldn't shock me if Dwayne Haskins is the pick, but the Raiders are desperate for pass-rush help and Oliver can help them in that area.

Pick
5
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Devin White
Devin White
Tampa Bay Buccaneers · Junior

In this scenario, it'll be a tough call for the Bucs between White and Josh Allen. I'll give them White to replace Kwon Alexander.

Pick
6
New York Giants
New York Giants
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Josh Allen
Josh Allen
Jacksonville Jaguars · Senior

The Giants need a pass rusher and a quarterback. I'm hearing they'll look to get a pass rusher first, and they land one of the best available this year in Allen.

Pick
7
Jacksonville Jaguars
Jacksonville Jaguars
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T.J. Hockenson
T.J. Hockenson
Detroit Lions · Sophomore (RS)

This decision could come down to Hockenson vs. Jonah Williams or Jawaan Taylor. However, if you study the great teams Tom Coughlin's been a part of either as a head coach or member of Bill Parcells' staff, there's been a powerful inline tight end on the roster (I'm thinking of guys like Jeremy Shockey and Mark Bavaro). Hockenson will have an impact in the run and pass game.

Pick
8
Houston Texans
Houston Texans
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Andre Dillard
Andre Dillard
Philadelphia Eagles · Senior (RS)

PROJECTED TRADE WITH LIONS. There are a lot of rumblings about Detroit and Buffalo looking to trade down, and the Texans are desperate for tackle help. They could afford to part with one of their two second-round picks this year (they hold Picks 54 and 55) as well as a Day 2 pick next year to get up into this range.

Pick
9
Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills
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Jonah Williams
Jonah Williams
Cincinnati Bengals · Junior

Buffalo would love to trade down, but their offseason has been all about trying to support Josh Allen. Williams is a steady, solid player who will help keep the QB upright.

Pick
10
Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos
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Devin Bush
Devin Bush
Pittsburgh Steelers · Junior

The Broncos have done a lot of work on this year's QB class, but they ultimately address the defensive side of the ball in Round 1. Bush has a chance to be an elite player in this defense.

Pick
11
Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati Bengals
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Brian Burns
Brian Burns
Carolina Panthers · Junior

Burns is a polarizing player around the league, but no one doubts that he has the best get-off quickness in the draft. Cincinnati needs help on defense, and Burns fits the bill.

Pick
12
Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers
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Jawaan Taylor
Jawaan Taylor
Jacksonville Jaguars · Junior

If Andre Dillard were to fall, he'd come into play here. With him off the board, they still are able to address the offensive line. Taylor is a plug-and-play right tackle who will be an upgrade over Bryan Bulaga.

Pick
13
Miami Dolphins
Miami Dolphins
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Christian Wilkins
Christian Wilkins
Miami Dolphins · Senior

Dolphins D-line coach Marion Hobby coached Wilkins during his first two seasons at Clemson. He's one of the safer picks in the draft and fills a need.

Pick
14
Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons
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Cody Ford
Cody Ford
Buffalo Bills · Junior (RS)

The Falcons love Christian Wilkins, but with the Dolphins beating them to the punch, they look to get younger and more talented on the offensive line.

Pick
15
Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins
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Dwayne Haskins
Dwayne Haskins
Washington Redskins · Sophomore (RS)

There's a lot of chatter about the Redskins trying to move up for a quarterback. Some believe their target is Haskins, others believe it's Daniel Jones.

Pick
16
Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers
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Montez Sweat
Montez Sweat
Washington Redskins · Senior

Sweat will be fascinating to follow on draft day. He's an elite talent, but some teams are concerned about his heart condition.

Pick
17
New York Giants
New York Giants
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Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
New York Giants · Junior (RS)

I can't rule out Drew Lock here, but Jones has long been associated with the Giants. They get their QB.

Pick
18
Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings
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Garrett Bradbury
Garrett Bradbury
Minnesota Vikings · Senior (RS)

The Vikings must address the O-line. Bradbury is one of the best center prospects of the last five years, and Pat Elflein would move to guard to clear a spot for him.

Pick
19
Tennessee Titans
Tennessee Titans
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Marquise Brown
Marquise Brown
Baltimore Ravens · Junior

I know some believe Tennessee will go with a D-lineman, but this is a huge year for Marcus Mariota. They give him some more help. However, there have been some rumblings that the Titans could be a surprise entrant into the QB market with Drew Lock as their target.

Pick
20
Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh Steelers
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Rock Ya-Sin
Rock Ya-Sin
Indianapolis Colts · Senior

The Steelers need to add playmakers in the secondary. Ya-Sin is probably the safest corner prospect in the draft.

Pick
21
Seattle Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks
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Rashan Gary
Rashan Gary
Green Bay Packers · Junior

There are a lot of teams interested to see where Gary ends up going. It wouldn't shock me if he went in the top six or if he were to fall toward the bottom of the first round. He goes to a team with a glaring need off the edge after trading Frank Clark to the Chiefs.

Pick
22
Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore Ravens
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Elgton Jenkins
Elgton Jenkins
Green Bay Packers · Senior (RS)

I believe the Ravens will try to trade back and recoup the 2019 second-round pick they gave up in the trade to land Lamar Jackson last year. It's easy to envision Baltimore continuing to reinforce the O-line with a player like Jenkins.

Pick
23
Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions
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Byron Murphy
Byron Murphy
Arizona Cardinals · Sophomore (RS)

PROJECTED TRADE WITH TEXANS. Detroit has spent a lot of time evaluating cornerbacks leading up to the draft. They land my top-rated CB after trading down.

Pick
24
Las Vegas Raiders
Las Vegas Raiders
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Josh Jacobs
Josh Jacobs
Las Vegas Raiders · Junior

Even before the news about Marshawn Lynch retiring (again), the Raiders had a need at the RB position. The question is, do they take Jacobs here or do they wait and find a back in the middle rounds, where there's still value?

Pick
25
Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles
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Clelin Ferrell
Clelin Ferrell
Las Vegas Raiders · Junior (RS)

I could see the Eagles trading back, but in this scenario, they take the best player available in the trenches and one of the cleaner players in the draft.

Pick
26
Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts
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Jeffery Simmons
Jeffery Simmons
Tennessee Titans · Junior

GM Chris Ballard is big on upside and the Colts have a patient plan that would allow them to wait for Simmons' eventual impact -- he suffered an ACL tear in February -- as a top-five talent in this draft.

Pick
27
Las Vegas Raiders
Las Vegas Raiders
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Darnell Savage
Darnell Savage
Green Bay Packers · Senior

There are a bunch of teams picking late in the first round that are looking at safeties, and I think Savage will find his home in this range.

Pick
28
Los Angeles Chargers
Los Angeles Chargers
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Joejuan Williams
Joejuan Williams
New England Patriots · Junior

It would surprise some people to see Williams go this early, but he's a great fit for coordinator Gus Bradley's scheme.

Pick
29
Seattle Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks
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Johnathan Abram
Johnathan Abram
Las Vegas Raiders · Senior

Seattle finds its next version of Kam Chancellor. I also wouldn't rule out Clemson DT Dexter Lawrence being picked here.

Pick
30
Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers
·
Drew Lock
Drew Lock
Denver Broncos · Senior

Lock is one of the most difficult players to project in this draft. I could see him going with the sixth pick or falling to the bottom of the first round. Whether it's the Packers or another team that trades up for him, I don't see Lock getting out of Round 1.

Pick
31
Los Angeles Rams
Los Angeles Rams
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Chris Lindstrom
Chris Lindstrom
Atlanta Falcons · Senior

The Rams need to get some reinforcements for the offensive line and Lindstrom is a perfect fit.

Pick
32
New England Patriots
New England Patriots
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Noah Fant
Noah Fant
Denver Broncos · Junior

I'll be surprised if Fant lasts this long, but I could see the Patriots targeting him in a trade-up if he were to slip in the draft.

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