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The Contested Catch "If It Were Me" Mock #NFLDraft!

I pretend to be all 32 #NFL GMs for 2 Rounds using my Big Board (🔗👇) & rough team needs.

LOTS of trades factored in. Summary of them in the thread below.

(again this is what I'd do- *not predictive*)

Summary of all trades in the Contested Catch "If It Were Me" Mock Draft!
1. CIN – Joe Burrow

Nothing to it other than need meets talent for the #Bengals.
2. MIA – Tua Tagovailoa

TRADE: #Dolphins move up 3 spots, take Tua + keep 1.18 and 1.26. That's a win.

#Redskins make a tough decision easier w/ nice haul in 2020 and 2021, picking up 3 total 2nds.
3. JAX – Chase Young
TRADE: #Jaguars get the 2nd best player in the #NFLDraft & can freely move Yannick Ngakuoe for a future pick in 2021.

#Lions ball out. Wait till you see this haul...
4. NYG – Isaiah Simmons

#Giants get the best player in the #NFLDraft.
5. WAS – Tristan Wirfs

#Redskins get what they need – the OT1 – plus three 2nds from #Miami in this trade back. More trades to come…
6. LAC – Jeff Okudah

#Chargers select best player available. Gratuitous but they don’t pass on chance to solidify the NFL’s best secondary & the top DEF. It gets better, too.
7. CAR – Javon Kinlaw

#Panthers grab a huge building block on the DL. Kinlaw is a stud & iDL1.
8. TB – Andrew Thomas

TRADE: #Buccaneers get protection for TB12 right away w/ NFL-ready OT2.

#Cardinals get a weapon (OJ Howard) & 14th overall.
9. DET – CJ Henderson

The beginning of the #Lions haul. CB2 off the board.
10. DEN – CeeDee Lamb

TRADE: #Broncos move up to land WR1 ahead of NYJ for modest cost.

#Browns begin their descent…
11. NYJ – Jerry Jeudy

#Jets QB Sam Darnold gets a WR1 & a good one at that. Not concerned about the "medical red flags" *cough* smokescreen *cough*
12. LV – Kristian Fulton

#Raiders address a top need w/ 2nd best player available. Fulton is underrated and my CB3.
13. NE – Jalen Hurts

TRADE: #49ers, wanting trade back, get a solid haul to fill out the middle rounds.

The #Patriots land their franchise QB to revolutionize their Offense. This would be scary.
14. ARI – Jedrick Wills

#Cardinals land my OT3 after trading back + add a new weapon for Kyler: OJ Howard. The best of both worlds.
15. PHI – Henry Ruggs

TRADE: Here come the #Eagles, creating 1 of the best fits in the #NFLDraft by picking WR3. Wentz will love this.

There go the #Browns, again trading back.
16. ATL – Xavier McKinney

#Falcons are outbid on trade up chances, end up staying put & they land The X Factor, S1 that helps their D as a whole.
17. DAL – AJ Epenesa

#Cowboys go best player available & address a need w/ my EDGE2. AJE is a stud.
18. MIA - Mekhi Becton

#Dolphins are ecstatic to get OT4 w/ huge ceiling at 18. Becton is raw but becomes Tua’s OT for the future.
19. LV – Jalen Reagor

#Raiders address another need w/ explosive big-play threat to ignite their Offense. Great 1st round for LV.
20. DET – Derrick Brown

The second piece of #Lions trade-back haul. Good value & iDL2 fills a need. And it's not done...
21. SF – Laviska Shenault

TRADE: I know. “The #Browns can’t keep trading back.” Well they do.

#49ers form one of the best fits in the #NFLDraft jumping ahead of #Vikings by selecting WR4 #TheShenaultimateWeapon.
22. MIN – Justin Jefferson

#Vikings land their Stefon Diggs replacement w/ the high floor WR6.
23. WAS – Cesar Ruiz

TRADE: How? Trent Williams is how. #Browns & Baker get their LT & another 2nd for 1.23 and a 3rd.

#Redskins land my top iOL to solidify TW-less OL for Haskins.
24. NO – Justin Herbert

The value is fine here for the #Saints to gamble on Herbert. Brees is in the twilight of his career & will be an amazing tutor for the raw QB4.
25. MIN – Jaylon Johnson

Another 1st round pick, another #Vikings need addressed. They land some much needed help in the secondary w/ a slight reach for CB4, JayJo.
26. MIA – Denzel Mims

#Dolphins reach for Tua’s WR1 after landing their OT to solidify offensive core. Big upside with Mims but there's some risk.
27. SEA – Curtis Weaver

#Seahawks get big help at EDGE w/ good value.
28. BAL – Patrick Queen

Perfect fit for the #Ravens to get my LB2 who can really cover w/ a 4.50 40 time.
29. TEN – Yetur Gross-Matos

YGM is a high upside pick at a need for the #Titans who aren’t far away from contending.
30.GB – Josh Jones

#Packers attempt to solidify their crumbling OL during the last years of Rodgers career.
31. IND – Jordan Love

TRADE: #49ers evacuate the 1st round.

Hated to, but #Colts make Love a barely-1st rounder & get a developmental QB for the future, they hope, + a 5th year option.
32. KC – Grant Delpit

#Chiefs stay put & land good value w/ S2 to deploy like Mathieu, helping secondary & letting Honey Badger play more LB.
33. CIN – Ezra Cleveland

#Bengals get their QB & now his LT too. Great value here.
34. SF – Jordan Elliott

#49ers stop trading & plug the interior of their DL w/ iDL3 after trading DeForest Buckner.
35. JAX – Trevon Diggs

#Jaguars complete the 2nd half of their double-trade-up w/ DET, landing a new CB1 after getting EDGE1 in Young. I'd be happy.
36. ATL – AJ Terrell

TRADE: #Giants drop back, while #Falcons get a new CB1 to pair w/ McKinney, my S1 from the 1st round.
37. LAC – Kyle Dugger

#Chargers make another unfair DEF pick, landing Derwin James’ carbon copy in S3/LB Dugger. Best NFL Defense: secured.
38. CAR – Julian Okwara

#Panthers double dip at DL w/ developmental EDGE Okwara to put opposite 2019 1st Round EDGE Brian Burns.
39. WAS – Chase Claypool

#Redskins use the #Dolphins pick to address WR & TE simultaneously for QB Haskins w/ the huge speedster. OL + WR get big upgrades for this Offense.
40. SEA – Netane Muti

TRADE: #Seahawks get aggressive to take NeTank: freaky strong iOL2 to help Russ & the run.

#Texans get much needed picks to help fill plentiful holes on the roster, getting SEA's 2 late 2nds.
41. CLE – Jeremy Chinn

FINALLY. #Browns started w/ landing their LT w/ Trent Williams; next up they get a crazy athletic hybrid to help at S & coverage LB. Huge upside.
42. DET – K’Lavon Chaisson

#Lions complete their DEF makeover w/ the upside EDGE at strong value.

CJ Henderson
Derrick Brown
K’Lavon Chaisson

Enormous haul after the trade back.
43. CHI – K’Von Wallace

Welcome to the #NFLDraft, #Bears!

K’Von adds a twitched-up versatile slot CB / S hybrid who helps against the run, too. Really good player to help re-stock the secondary.
44. IND – Tee Higgins

Thought process here is simple: Their new QB Phillip Rivers did well w/ Mike Williams. #Colts draft MW 2.0 to help right away.
45. TB – Bryan Edwards

And the #Buccaneers don’t let Edwards slide. After addressing OT, the rich get richer w/ the big weapon to develop as TB’s WR3.
46. CLE – Kenneth Murray

#Browns stop Murray’s slide, stealing the best player available; defensive QB w/ 93rd %ile 40 = even more speed.
47. NYG – Matt Peart

#Giants finally pick after their 2nd round trade back & finally get an OT to protect Daniel Jones. Peart: huge, athletic, 99th %ile arms
48. NYJ – Austin Jackson

#Jets start w/ WR1, next get their OT1 for Darnold. Don’t love the value but Jackson has upside + athleticism.
49. PIT – Isaiah Wilson

Welcome to the #NFLDraft, #Steelers!

‘Lers land a mammoth to prepare for future OL losses. This pick can help keep their strength, well, strong.
50. CHI – Antoine Winfield Jr.

#Bears opt for more help in the secondary w/ speedy, rangy FS to complement their first pick, K’Von Wallace.
51. DAL – Tyler Biadasz

#Cowboys address their weakened OL after injuries + retirement hit hard; nab excellent run-blocker in Biadasz.
52. LAR – Zach Baun

Welcome to the #NFLDraft. #Rams!

LA gets younger on D, picking versatile LB / EDGE at good value.
53. PHI – Jonah Jackson

#Eagles continue to fortify OL for future w/ pass-blocking interior stud Jackson. Value wasn’t there to force CB.
54. BUF – Terrell Lewis

Welcome to the #NFLDraft, #Bills!

Lewis is a high upside homerun swing by BUF to fill out EDGE w/ youth. They're on the cusp of contending with this pick, especially if it hits.
55. BAL – Robert Hunt

#Ravens try to address the hole left by retiring GOAT Yanda. Hunt has OG/OT versatility & fits their style. Love this fit.
56.CLE – Marlon Davidson

#Browns at it again: Davidson is a versatile DL that provides multi-position depth on DL.

Trent Williams
Jeremy Chinn
Kenneth Murray
Marlon Davidson

4 trades back, starting at the 10th pick… WOW.
57. LAR – KJ Hamler

#Rams seek Brandin Cooks replacement w/ pick received via his trade. Hamler’s blazing fast & stretch field for Goff.
58. MIN – Ashtyn Davis

#Vikings steal a great value w/ my best player available & further help their secondary w/ a rangy playmaker.
59. HOU – Brandon Aiyuk

#Texans finally pick, drafting a much needed weapon for Deshaun at reasonable value.
60. BAL – Jonathan Taylor

C’mon, let me have a little fun!

This would be stupid good for the #Ravens run game. I’d prefer Swift objectively, but Taylor fits their style.
61. TEN – Neville Gallimore

#Titans nab iDL depth & pass-rush help on the inside to pair w/ Jeffrey Simmons. Future nightmare tandem on the DL take them one step closer to the SB.
62. GB – Michael Pittman Jr.

It was either Pittman or my TE2 Trautman for the #Packers here. Couldn’t pass up the value. More help on the way, Rodgers.
63. KC – D’Andre Swift

Just a lil more fun please 😅

I probably wouldn’t do this actually, & would prefer CB, but I don’t love Gladney here & Swift would be gross in KC. Just for fun, OK?
64. HOU – Justin Madubuike

#Texans end the 2nd, & my Mock Draft, w/ a great developmental iDL piece who can help fill the void left by DJ Reader’s departure.
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