McShay’s remaining NFL mock draft: The place do the first-round QBs land? Who will get a WR?
Lastly, the 2021 NFL draft is right here. After months of evaluating prospects and predicting what’s going to occur, we are able to now simply sit again and see the way it unfolds tonight. Properly, virtually.
First, earlier than the Jaguars are on the clock, I am projecting all 32 choices of the primary spherical one final time. Bear in mind, these predictions are primarily based on what I feel a crew will do, slightly than what I feel it ought to do.
There may be nonetheless a lot up for debate relating to how the draft will play out. However this a lot we all know for certain: The category is loaded with expertise, and quite a few potential stars are able to make an affect on an NFL roster. That begins with an thrilling quarterback group, headlined by 5 potential franchise starters. However the place will all the most effective prospects find yourself tonight, and which groups will draft new QBs with their first-round picks?
Right here is my remaining projection of the opening 32 picks, beginning with an apparent one. Catch all of the motion tonight, beginning at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, ESPN and the ESPN App, and comply with alongside stay with our NFL Draftcast.
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Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson
New coach City Meyer will get to make the best choose of the night time and begin his tenure in Jacksonville with a once-in-a-decade quarterback prospect driving his offense. Lawrence’s large arm, pocket mobility and fast launch completely match Meyer’s offensive scheme. Look ahead to the Jaguars to spend a piece of their 9 remaining picks — which embody 4 extra within the first 65 choices — on safety and pass-catchers for his or her new signal-caller.