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Pre-Free Agency Mock Draft

2021 Early Mock Draft – Round 1

By: Fernando Jeronimo / Dave Heilman / Keith Sheeran / Andrew Felton


The 1st round results are in / cdn.vox-cdn.com


The 2020 NFL season is now in the rear-view mirror after the Tom Brady led Tampa Bay Buccaneers took down the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV. Now, it’s time to turn our attention to the upcoming rookie draft. This year’s class is full of talent, especially at the wide receiver position, so it will be interesting to see where a lot of these guys end up on draft night.


With the help of the Pro Football Network simulator, I put together my round 1 mock draft. Let’s take a look at where I think the big names in this year’s draft will end up.


Round 1

1. Jacksonville Jaguars

Team Needs: Quarterback, Offensive Tackle, Cornerback, Tight End


Fernando: Trevor Lawrence - QB

Dave: Trevor Lawrence - QB

Keith: Trevor Lawrence - QB

Andrew: Trevor Lawrence - QB

 

2. New York Jets

Team Needs: Quarterback, Wide Receiver, EDGE, Cornerback


Fernando: Justin Fields - QB

Dave: Zach Wilson - QB

Keith: Justin Fields - QB

Andrew: Justin Fields - QB

 

3. Miami Dolphins

Team Needs: Wide Receiver, Linebacker, Offensive Tackle, Defensive Tackle


Fernando: Ja’Marr Chase - WR

Dave: Ja’Marr Chase - WR

Keith: Ja’Marr Chase - WR

Andrew: Ja’Marr Chase - WR

 

4. Atlanta Falcons

Team Needs: Quarterback, Linebacker, EDGE, Cornerback


Fernando: Zach Wilson - QB

Dave: Justin Fields - QB

Keith: Zach Wilson - QB

Andrew: Najee Harris - QB

 

5. Cincinnati Bengals

Team Needs: Offensive Tackle, EDGE, Cornerback, Tight End


Fernando: Penei Sewell - OT

Dave: Penei Sewell - OT

Keith: Penei Sewell - OT

Andrew: Penei Sewell - OT

 

6. Philadelphia Eagles

Team Needs: Wide Receiver, Cornerback, Linebacker, Quarterback


Fernando: DeVonta Smith - WR

Dave: DeVonta Smith - WR

Keith: DeVonta Smith - WR

Andrew: Devonta Smith - WR

 

7. Detroit Lions

Team Needs: Wide Receiver, Linebacker, Cornerback, Defensive Tackle


Fernando: Micah Parsons - LB

Dave: Micah Parsons - LB

Keith: Jaylen Waddle - WR

Andrew: Micah Parsons - LB

 

8. Carolina Panthers

Team Needs: Linebacker, Quarterback, Cornerback, Offensive Tackle


Fernando: Trey Lance - QB

Dave: Trey Lance - QB

Keith: Micah Parsons - LB

Andrew: Zach Wilson - QB

 

9. Denver Broncos

Team Needs: EDGE, Cornerback, Quarterback, Defensive Tackle


Fernando: Gregory Rousseau - EDGE

Dave: Patrick Surtain II - CB

Keith: Patrick Surtain II - CB

Andrew: Caleb Farley - CB

 

10. Dallas Cowboys

Team Needs: Cornerback, Linebacker, Offensive Tackle, Defensive Tackle


Fernando: Patrick Surtain II - CB

Dave: Kwity Paye - EDGE

Keith: Christian Barmore - DT

Andrew: Patrick Surtain II - CB

 

11. New York Giants

Team Needs: EDGE, Tight End, Wide Receiver, Cornerback


Fernando: Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah - LB

Dave: Gregory Rousseau - EDGE

Keith: Kyle Pitts - TE

Andrew: Jaylen Waddle - WR

 

12. San Francisco 49ers

Team Needs: Cornerback, Quarterback, Offensive Tackle, Safety


Fernando: Jaycee Horn - CB

Dave: Caleb Farley - CB

Keith: Trey Lance - QB

Andrew: Trey Lance - QB

 

13. Los Angeles Chargers

Team Needs: Offensive Tackle, EDGE, Tight End, Cornerback


Fernando: Rashawn Slater - OT

Dave: Rashawn Slater - OT

Keith: Christian Darrisaw - OT

Andrew: Rashawn Slater - OT