Mel Kiper delivers his final NFL mock draft of the 2018 year before the first round begins. How do you think it will pan out?
Entering his 35th year covering the NFL draft with ESPN, Mel Kiper has been the pioneer among pundits alike. He paved the way for draft media and the extensive coverage we see today. Kiper is among the elite in this occupation and his discussion points and opinions are widely regarded.
It’s come that time where Kiper has released his final mock draft and here’s a look at the first round picks for all 32 teams.
- Cleveland Browns: Baker Mayfield QB, Oklahoma
- New York Giants: Saquon Barkley RB, Penn State
- New York Jets: Sam Darnold QB, USC
- Cleveland Browns: Bradley Chubb DE, NC State
- Denver Broncos: Josh Allen QB, Wyoming
- Indianapolis Colts: Roquan Smith ILB, Georgia
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Derwin James S, Florida State
- Chicago Bears: Quenton Nelson OG, Notre Dame
- San Francisco 49ers: Denzel Ward CB, Ohio State
- Oakland Raiders: Mike McGlinchey OT, Notre Dame
- Miami Dolphins: Tremaine Edmunds LB, Virginia Tech
- Buffalo Bills: Josh Rosen QB, UCLA
- Washington Redskins: Vita Vea DT, Washington
- Green Bay Packers: Minkah Fitzpatrick S, Alabama
- Arizona Cardinals: Lamar Jackson QB, Louisville
- Baltimore Ravens: Calvin Ridley WR, Alabama
- Los Angeles Chargers: Da’Ron Payne DL, Alabama
- Seattle Seahawks: Marcus Davenport DE, UTSA
- Dallas Cowboys: Courtland Sutton WR, SMU
- Detroit Lions: Taven Bryan DT, Florida
- Cincinnati Bengals: Frank Ragnow C, Arkansas
- Buffalo Bills: Jaire Alexander CB, Louisville
- New England Patriots: Kolton Miller OT, UCLA
- Carolina Panthers: D.J. Moore WR, Maryland
- Tennessee Titans: Harold Landry OLB, Boston College
- Atlanta Falcons: Will Hernandez OG, UTEP
- New Orleans Saints: Hayden Hurst TE, South Carolina
- Pittsburgh Steelers: Rashaan Evans ILB, Alabama
- Jacksonville Jaguars: Dallas Goedert TE, South Dakota State
- Minnesota Vikings: James Daniels C, Iowa
- New England Patriots: Josh Jackson CB, Iowa
- Philadelphia Eagles: Sony Michel RB, Georgia
The Baker Mayfield rumors are beginning to pick up steam. After Josh Allen’s resurfaced tweets, the former Heisman trophy winner could shock us all and become the No. 1 overall pick tonight. That would be a complete change of pace considering Sam Darnold has long been the lock this offseason.
Kiper did not feature any trades, meaning the Broncos get their quarterback with Allen and Josh Rosen falls to the Bills at 12. The early run on quarterbacks will inevitably happen, it’s just a matter of which teams in which order.
This is set to be one of the most unpredictable drafts in recent memory and tonight’s first round will be a must-watch spectacle for all football fans.