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NFL Mock Draft 2019: Edition 2 (Combine Edition)

Kyler Murray, No. 1 to Arizona
1. Arizona Cardinals 
Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma
New Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury once stated he would draft Kyler Murray No. 1 overall if he had the chance. Of course, Kingsbury and Arizona now have the chance and all the rumors coming out at the NFL Combine center around the Cardinals taking the reigning Heisman winner. Murray didn't take part in any drills while at Indianapolis, but he measured in at 5'10" and over 207 pounds, which was still enough to press onlooking scouts.
2. San Francisco 49ers
Nick Bosa, DL, Ohio State
If Murray does indeed go No. 1, San Francisco would jump on the chance to land Nick Bosa, who is widely viewed as the best prospect in the 2019 Draft at this point. Bosa took off much of this fall to focus on the Draft and it showed, impressing in drills and measurements. He would immediately add some serious bite to a Niners' pass rush that needed it in the second half of this past season.
3. New York Jets
Quinnen Williams, DL, Alabama
Williams was absolutely unstoppable at times this fall for the Crimson Tide, and a strong Combine only strengthened his chance to go in the Top 5 and possibly even be the top guy off the board. He posted a 4.83 40-time, showcasing an impressive amount of athleticism and quickness despite his mammoth size.
4. Oakland Raiders
Josh Allen, LB, Kentucky
Oakland's defense has been historically bad at times these last few years, and adding an imposing edge rusher is absolutely necessary with Khalil Mack long gone. Josh Allen is the best hybrid end/outside 'backer in this Draft class, and he boasts impressive versatility and range. Jon Gruden has to jump on the chance to add such a difference-maker at the four spot.
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jonah Williams, OT, Alabama
Selecting a franchise left tackle to keep Jameis Winston on his feet looks like a top priority for new head coach Bruce Arians and the Buccaneers. They certainly could be a team looking to trade down, considering this is a weak offensive line class, but if they stay firm at 5, Jonah Williams looks like the favorite. He was a three-year starter while at Alabama, and has proven himself as a top-flight pass blocker.
6. New York Giants
Dwayne Haskins Jr., QB, Ohio State
The Giants have withheld from selecting a quarterback in the first round for some time now, but they can't ignore the quarterback situation anymore. Eli Manning is clearly nearing the end of his time, but may still have one year left in the tank for New York to develop a signal-caller. With Murray gone, Haskins is head-and-shoulders above any other QB at this point, and seems like a good fit in Pat Shurmur's offense.
7. Jacksonville Jaguars
Ed Oliver, DL, Houston
With Nick Foles rumored to be signing with Jacksonville when free agency opens up, the Jaguars need at quarterback evaporates for the time being. Instead, they'll likely look go best player available at this slot, with Ed Oliver the front-runner. Oliver could play inside or outside on this D-Line, and he has just as much upside as many pass rusher in this Draft.
8. Detroit Lions
Devin White, LB, LSU
After running a blazing 40-yard dash at the Combine, Devin White has locked himself in as the top middle linebacker in this class. The former LSU Tiger can really do it all; he's an elite run stopper but also can go out and cover tight ends or receivers. He would be a huge upgrade for a Detroit Lions' linebacker corps that was among the worst in the NFL this season.
9. Buffalo Bills
D.K. Metcalf, WR, Ole Miss
D.K. Metcalf came away from Indianapolis as perhaps the biggest winner at any position. He really impressed on all the strength tests, and put in a 4.33 40. He looks like the pretty clear No. 1 receiver at this juncture, and Buffalo really needs receiving help. Metcalf is the type of deep threat that could really open up a Bills' offense that lacked big plays in 2018.
10. Denver Broncos
Drew Lock, QB, Missouri
Acquiring Joe Flacco early this off-season will almost certainly not solve Denver's long-running quarterback problems. They'd love if either Haskins or Murray were available at 10, but if they aren't, Drew Lock is the pick. GM John Elway has been enthralled with Lock for some time now, and his huge arm would be a major upgrade over the Case Keenum and Trevor Simians of the world.
11. Cincinnati Bengals
Montez Sweat, DE/LB, Mississippi State
Cincinnati is a fascinating team to watch at this point, as they could go any number of directions with the eleventh pick. While offensive line could be in play, as well as a QB to possibly replace Andy Dalton, I think they'll go defense here. Montez Sweat is another guy who wowed scouts at the Combine, and he would immediately help the Bengals' ailing pass rush.
12. Green Bay Packers
Rashan Gary, DL, Michigan
Green Bay was hopeful Muhammed Wilkerson would vastly improve their struggling D-Line this past fall but Wilkerson was knocked out just a few games into the year. Even if Wilkerson is retained, the Packers should look at a long-term solution here. Rashan Gary was never extremely productive while at Michigan, but he has all the tools to be a force off the edge for this Green Bay defense.
13. Miami Dolphins
Clelin Ferrell, DE, Clemson
With the top three quarterbacks off the board, Miami looks for other solutions to their quarterback problems and goes best player available here. Clelin Ferrell is the type of pass rusher that could go Top 5 even in a stacked defensive line class, and the Dolphins would be thrilled to get him at 13. He should be a fun new toy for first-year head coach Brian Flores, who was formerly DC in New England.
14. Atlanta Falcons
Christian Wilkins, DL, Clemson
Issues on the defensive line have plagued Atlanta for some time now, and they can't wait any longer to remedy their issues. They have a history of drafting Clemson D-Linemen, and they go back to the Tigers here by adding talented Christian Wilkins. Wilkins measures very well, and was highly productive over his four years in South Carolina.
15. Washington Redskins
Daniel Jones, QB, Duke
Even if Alex Smith didn't suffer a horrifying leg injury this fall, Washington really needed a long-term solution at the quarterback position. They look like they could trade up but if they stick in the middle of the first, Duke's Daniel Jones looks like the guy. Jones is not necessarily flashy, but he has the size and arm strength, and also learned under noted QB guru David Cutcliffe while at Duke.
16. Carolina Panthers
T.J. Hockenson, TE, Iowa
Talented tight end Greg Olsen suffered yet another injury this past December that ended his year early, the latest in a string of setbacks for the veteran. Carolina hopes Olsen can return 100 percent but its looking more and more like they should look elsewhere at the position. Hockenson was very productive at Iowa in 2018, and looks like a first-round pick. He gives Cam Newton another tool to work with in an offense lacking big play options.
17. Cleveland Browns
Jawaan Taylor, OT, Florida
Baker Mayfield was extremely impressive in his first season with the Browns, flashing the potential to lead Cleveland to new heights. Cleveland would do good to surround him with even more pieces, including a stronger O-Line to keep him up right. There were an abundance of options at this spot, but Jawaan Taylor is a guy with Top 10 talent. Taylor would also help their ground game; he was a beast in run blocking all fall while at Florida.
18. Minnesota Vikings
Cody Ford, OL, Oklahoma
Minnesota shouldn't even consider going anywhere else with this pick than offensive line. People are quick to blame Kirk Cousins for the missed postseason, but the porous O-Line was really the bigger problem. Cody Ford would be a fine direction to go here, as he excelled throughout his time in Norman, and has significant upside.
19. Tennessee Titans
A.J. Brown, WR, Ole Miss
While his Ole Miss teammate Metcalf may be getting all the attention right now, A.J. Brown was more productive with the Rebels, and less of a risk. He's got an ideal frame in today's NFL, wide wide, sticky hands. He would be a nice addition in this Tennessee offense next to rising Corey Davis, another former first-rounder.
20. Pittsburgh Steelers
Mack Wilson, LB, Alabama
Pittsburgh has not been able to fill the void left by Ryan Shazier, so linebacker must be a top priority entering this Draft. They'd ideally land Devin White, but I don't think there is any chance he sticks around into the mid-first. Settling for Mack Wilson is a fine consolation; he's the latest in the factory that is the Alabama inside linebacker position.
21. Seattle Seahawks
Deionte Thompson, S, Alabama
The Seahawks aren't equipped to get together another "Legion of Boom" secondary, but they need to upgrade what was a thin group in 2018. They should continue the run on Alabama defenders with Deionte Thompson, who put together an All-American campaign. He is rangy, well-built and has a high football IQ, making this is a no-brainer.
22. Baltimore Ravens
Parris Campbell, WR, Ohio State
Lamar Jackson was an electrifying bolt to a mediocre Baltimore offense, but he'll still need help around from a patched-up group of offensive weapons. Parris Campbell put together a quality Combine, and looks like a late first-rounder at this point. He could do some real damage with Jackson's rocket arm.
23. Houston Texans
DeAndre Baker, CB, Georgia
I think this is an underrated group of defensive backs, with some lasting deeper in the first round then they deserve. DeAndre Baker is the cream of the crop, a guy with ample experience in the physical world of SEC football. He has quality size and superb coverage skills, and performed well at the Combine.
24. Oakland Raiders
Brian Burns, DE, Florida State
Jon Gruden continues to craft the defense to his liking by selecting Brian Burns with their second selection of the first round. Burns has excellent quickness and upper body strength, and has proven himself a superb edge rusher. He had 23 sacks over three seasons with Florida State, including ten in 2018.
25. Philadelphia Eagles
Josh Jacobs, RB, Alabama
Is there a chance Philadelphia could go after one of the biggest names in the free agent market, Le'Veon Bell? Perhaps, but they need to figure out their running back situation either way. Jay Ajayi and Darren Sproles could both be gone with contracts expiring. Josh Jacobs does so many things well, and is a smooth pass-catcher in the open field.
26. Indianapolis Colts
Jachai Polite, DL, Florida
The Colts were one of the bigger surprises of the 2018 season, thanks in large part to a much-improved defense top to bottom. With that being said, they could get even better and younger up front, and this Draft has no shortage of options. Jachai Polite measured very well at the Combine and is the type of powerful linemen that should excel at the next level.
27. Oakland Raiders
Marquise Brown, WR, Oklahoma
With the pick they acquired in the Amari Cooper deal, Oakland hopes for a new No. 1 guy in their offense. Marquise Brown didn't run at the Combine due to foot problems, but his college tape should show you all you need to know. He has electrifying speed and explosiveness, equipped to do plenty of damage with Derek Carr.
28. Los Angeles Chargers
Andre Dillard, OT, Washington State
Phillip Rivers may be 37 years old, but he still looks like he has a lot left in the tank, particularly if he is protected adequately. There is a lot of options here on the offensive line, but Andre Dillard might have the most potential. He measured very well at the Combine and has the type of frame that will fit right in at the next level.
29. Kansas City Chiefs
Greedy Williams, CB, LSU
Once one of the strengths of this Kansas City team, Kansas City's secondary lacked playmakers a season ago and will have to be remedied. They would absolutely love if Williams drops all the way down near the bottom of the first round. The uber-athletic corner has size, strength and ball skills, and has a higher ceiling than most of the other corners in this Draft class.
30. Green Bay Packers
Noah Fant, TE, Iowa
Jimmy Graham just is not the type of player he once was, and the Packers could use some more weapons to open up this offense. Noah Fant becomes the second Iowa tight end taken in Round 1; he isn't as dangerous in the red zone as Hockenson, but is a better athlete who can really space the field for this GB offense.
31. Los Angeles Rams
Jeffery Simmons, DL, Mississippi State
The Rams got quality production from their defensive line and pass rush this past season, but it didn't come cheap. Ndamukong Suh simply is not worth a 20 million dollar price tag, and Los Angeles could add a cheaper, younger option here in Jeffery Simmons. Simmons may have off-the-field concerns, but there is no denying the astounding talent he possesses.
32. New England Patriots
Kelvin Harmon, WR, NC State
Even though he didn't have a great Combine, Kelvin Harmon remains one of the top receivers in this Draft. Harmon ran slow compared to some of the other bigger names, but his strength centers around his size and ability to catch in traffic. This would greatly help a New England offense that lacks any true playmaker at receiver beyond Julian Edelman.

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