First Round Mock Draft (Because they are fun)

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Here you all go. Rip apart as you see fit.

1 - Bengals - QB - Joe Burrow - LSU

2 - Redskins - DE - Chase Young - Ohio St.

3 - Chargers - QB - Tua Tagovailoa - Alabama (TRADE W/ LIONS)
-Chargers have a good enough roster to make this move and want to build hype in LA.

4 - Giants - OT - Tristan Wirfs - Iowa

5 - Dolphins - QB - Justin Herbert - Oregon

6 - Lions - CB - Jeffrey Okudah - Ohio St. (TRADE W/ DOLPHINS)

7 - Jets - WR - CeeDee Lamb - Oklahoma (TRADE W/ PANTHERS)
-They believe the Cardinals interest in Lamb and want to prevent teams moving ahead of them at 11.

8 - Raiders - WR - Jerry Jeudy - Alabama (TRADE W/ CARDINALS)
-Lots of options for Cardinals and Raiders really like Jeudy. Won't cost much to move up w/ AZ.

9 - Jaguars - OT - Mekhi Becton - Louisville

10 - Browns - LB/S - Isaiah Simmons - Clemson

11 - Panthers - CB - CJ Henderson - Florida (TRADE W/ JETS)

12 - Cardinals - DT/DE - Derrick Brown - Auburn (TRADE W/ RAIDERS)
-They add a pick and get one of the players they like. Vance loves strong DEs who can control the LOS.

13 - 49ers - DE/DT - Javon Kinlaw - South Carolina

14 - Bucs - OT - Jedrick Wills - Alabama

15 - Broncos - OT - Andrew Thomas - Georgia

16 - Falcons - DE/LB - K'Lavon Chaisson - LSU

17 – Cowboys – CB - Jaylon Johnson – Utah

18 – Eagles – WR – Henry Ruggs - Alabama (TRADE W/ DOLPHINS)
-Eagles want to throw deep and Ruggs gives them a legitimate deep threat.

19 – Packers – WR – Justin Jefferson - (TRADE W/ RAIDERS)
-Packers make a move for a rare college WR who had exposure to a NFL scheme.

20 – Jaguars – DE – Yetur Gross-Matos – Penn St.

21 – Dolphins – OT – Josh Jones - Houston (TRADE W/ EAGLES)
-Dolphins keep adding picks to add depth to their roster.

22 – Vikings – CB - AJ Terrell - Clemson

23 – Chiefs – C – Cesar Ruiz – Michigan (TRADE W/ PATRIOTS)
-Chiefs value linemen, don't have a ton of needs, and Pats want to move back.

24 – Saints – LB – Patrick Queen - LSU

25 – Vikings – OT – Austin Jackson - USC

26 – Dolphins – S – Xavier McKinney - Alabama

27 – Seahawks – OT - Ezra Cleveland – Boise St

28 – Ravens – LB – Kenneth Murray - Oklahoma

29 – Titans – OT – Lucas Niang - TCU

30 – Raiders – DT - Ross Blacklock - TCU (TRADE W/ PACKERS)
-Add a pick that they gave up for Jeudy.

31 – 49ers - WR – Denzel Mims - Baylor

32 – Patriots - DE/OLB - AJ Epenesa - Iowa (TRADE W/ CHIEFS)
-I believe that the Pats are going to take the same approach the Dolphins did this year. Compete with a roster lacking talent and add picks potentially looking to move up next year.

Collection of info I have been able to collect. I hope it spurs some thoughts. Let me know if you have questions.
 
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I do think Grant Delpit goes in the first round somewhere but I can't see it yet.
 

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Detroit is in an excellent position IMO. They can create a competitive bidding situation with Dolphins vs Chargers, trade down slightly, and still get the player they want.

I would hate to pass on Simmons (don't think that will happen actually) but if he is gone and we trade down (for a 2nd round pick/or equivalent)...would love for these guys to still be there as you said:

Derrick Brown - Auburn
Javon Kinlaw - South Carolina
Jedrick Wills - Alabama
Andrew Thomas - Georgia
K'Lavon Chaisson - LSU
 

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I think you swap #9 and #10

but other than that, I think its well thought out
 

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Good work. These aren't easy but lots of fun. What extra pick(s) do you think Cards would get in the proposed trade?
 

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Here you all go. Rip apart as you see fit.

1 - Bengals - QB - Joe Burrow - LSU

2 - Redskins - DE - Chase Young - Ohio St.

3 - Chargers - QB - Tua Tagovailoa - Alabama (TRADE W/ LIONS)
-Chargers have a good enough roster to make this move and want to build hype in LA.

4 - Giants - OT - Tristan Wirfs - Iowa

5 - Dolphins - QB - Justin Herbert - Oregon

6 - Lions - CB - Jeffrey Okudah - Ohio St. (TRADE W/ DOLPHINS)

7 - Jets - WR - CeeDee Lamb - Oklahoma (TRADE W/ PANTHERS)
-They believe the Cardinals interest in Lamb and want to prevent teams moving ahead of them at 11.

8 - Raiders - WR - Jerry Jeudy - Alabama (TRADE W/ CARDINALS)
-Lots of options for Cardinals and Raiders really like Jeudy. Won't cost much to move up w/ AZ.

9 - Jaguars - OT - Mekhi Becton - Louisville

10 - Browns - LB/S - Isaiah Simmons - Clemson

11 - Panthers - CB - CJ Henderson - Florida (TRADE W/ JETS)

12 - Cardinals - DT/DE - Derrick Brown - Auburn (TRADE W/ RAIDERS)
-They add a pick and get one of the players they like. Vance loves strong DEs who can control the LOS.

13 - 49ers - DE/DT - Javon Kinlaw - South Carolina

14 - Bucs - OT - Jedrick Wills - Alabama

15 - Broncos - OT - Andrew Thomas - Georgia

16 - Falcons - DE/LB - K'Lavon Chaisson - LSU

17 – Cowboys – CB - Jaylon Johnson – Utah

18 – Dolphins – OT – Josh Jones - Houston

19 – Packers – WR – Justin Jefferson – LSU (TRADE W/ RAIDERS)
-Packers make a move for a rare college WR who had exposure to a NFL scheme.

20 – Jaguars – DE – Yetur Gross-Matos – Penn St.

21 – Eagles – WR – Brandon Aiyuk – Arizona St.

22 – Vikings – CB - AJ Terrell - Clemson

23 – Chiefs – C – Cesar Ruiz – Michigan (TRADE W/ PATRIOTS)
-Chiefs value linemen, don't have a ton of needs, and Pats want to move back.

24 – Saints – LB – Patrick Queen - LSU

25 – Vikings – OT – Austin Jackson - USC

26 – Dolphins – S – Xavier McKinney - Alabama

27 – Seahawks – OT - Ezra Cleveland – Boise St

28 – Ravens – LB – Kenneth Murray - Oklahoma

29 – Titans – OT – Lucas Niang - TCU

30 – Raiders – DT - Ross Blacklock - TCU (TRADE W/ PACKERS)
-Add a pick that they gave up for Jeudy.

31 – 49ers - WR – Denzel Mims - Baylor

32 – Patriots - DE/OLB - AJ Epenesa - Iowa (TRADE W/ CHIEFS)

Collection of info I have been able to collect. I hope it spurs some thoughts. Let me know if you have questions.
Somebody is getting a steal in Ruggs in the 2nd round :p
 

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So we pass on Simmons for Brown. That's a bold strategy Cotton


I was just thinking about that, and imagining the draft thread:

the tension as teams ahead of the Cards pick keep passing on Simmons...….

the joy as Simmons is there at #8...….

and then the WTF moment when a trade is announced.
 

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I was just thinking about that, and imagining the draft thread:

the tension as teams ahead of the Cards pick keep passing on Simmons...….

the joy as Simmons is there at #8...….

and then the WTF moment when a trade is announced.

Suggs part 2
 

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So we pass on the freakiest LB in the history of football to draft Derrick Brown huh

sounds about right
 

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If simmons is on the board they have to draft him.

He will be the identity of a defense for a decade.
 

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If simmons is on the board they have to draft him.

He will be the identity of a defense for a decade.

That is why he has no place on our Cardinal team. He is just too good. When did we ever have a LT, Reggie White, Joe Greene, or Dick Butkis type star on our defensive team?
 

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I was just thinking about that, and imagining the draft thread:

the tension as teams ahead of the Cards pick keep passing on Simmons...….

the joy as Simmons is there at #8...….

and then the WTF moment when a trade is announced.

Perfect scenario. You only left off one thing. They cut to commercial right after the Panthers choose. We are all typing like crazy congratulating each other right here, as they come back from commercial and Mel has already gone on and is talking about who the Jags might pick, as our trade info is scrolling at bottom of screen.
 

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That is why he has no place on our Cardinal team. He is just too good. When did we ever have a LT, Reggie White, Joe Greene, or Dick Butkis type star on our defensive team?
You mean 'your' Cardinal team, because on mine at least I had a EJ Junior, Freddie Joe Young, Karlos Dansby, Eric Swann, and even for a time Simeon Rice and Daryl Washington. What is frustrating is that we have tasted some success this recent decade for a change, so I am not going to stand by and smile going 'same ole' Cards... BTW, Chandler Jones says hello :)
 

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So what I’m getting is that Simmons better be a tier above Patrick Willis & Ray Lewis & shouldn’t get no excuses regardless of who the DC is.
 

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brandon aiyuk goes in the first and ruggs falls to the 2nd? that would be nuts, so it’s likely
 

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Here you all go. Rip apart as you see fit.

1 - Bengals - QB - Joe Burrow - LSU

2 - Redskins - DE - Chase Young - Ohio St.

3 - Chargers - QB - Tua Tagovailoa - Alabama (TRADE W/ LIONS)
-Chargers have a good enough roster to make this move and want to build hype in LA.

4 - Giants - OT - Tristan Wirfs - Iowa

5 - Dolphins - QB - Justin Herbert - Oregon

6 - Lions - CB - Jeffrey Okudah - Ohio St. (TRADE W/ DOLPHINS)

7 - Jets - WR - CeeDee Lamb - Oklahoma (TRADE W/ PANTHERS)
-They believe the Cardinals interest in Lamb and want to prevent teams moving ahead of them at 11.

8 - Raiders - WR - Jerry Jeudy - Alabama (TRADE W/ CARDINALS)
-Lots of options for Cardinals and Raiders really like Jeudy. Won't cost much to move up w/ AZ.

9 - Jaguars - OT - Mekhi Becton - Louisville

10 - Browns - LB/S - Isaiah Simmons - Clemson

11 - Panthers - CB - CJ Henderson - Florida (TRADE W/ JETS)

12 - Cardinals - DT/DE - Derrick Brown - Auburn (TRADE W/ RAIDERS)
-They add a pick and get one of the players they like. Vance loves strong DEs who can control the LOS.

13 - 49ers - DE/DT - Javon Kinlaw - South Carolina

14 - Bucs - OT - Jedrick Wills - Alabama

15 - Broncos - OT - Andrew Thomas - Georgia

16 - Falcons - DE/LB - K'Lavon Chaisson - LSU

17 – Cowboys – CB - Jaylon Johnson – Utah

18 – Dolphins – OT – Josh Jones - Houston

19 – Packers – WR – Justin Jefferson – LSU (TRADE W/ RAIDERS)
-Packers make a move for a rare college WR who had exposure to a NFL scheme.

20 – Jaguars – DE – Yetur Gross-Matos – Penn St.

21 – Eagles – WR – Brandon Aiyuk – Arizona St.

22 – Vikings – CB - AJ Terrell - Clemson

23 – Chiefs – C – Cesar Ruiz – Michigan (TRADE W/ PATRIOTS)
-Chiefs value linemen, don't have a ton of needs, and Pats want to move back.

24 – Saints – LB – Patrick Queen - LSU

25 – Vikings – OT – Austin Jackson - USC

26 – Dolphins – S – Xavier McKinney - Alabama

27 – Seahawks – OT - Ezra Cleveland – Boise St

28 – Ravens – LB – Kenneth Murray - Oklahoma

29 – Titans – OT – Lucas Niang - TCU

30 – Raiders – DT - Ross Blacklock - TCU (TRADE W/ PACKERS)
-Add a pick that they gave up for Jeudy.

31 – 49ers - WR – Denzel Mims - Baylor

32 – Patriots - DE/OLB - AJ Epenesa - Iowa (TRADE W/ CHIEFS)

Collection of info I have been able to collect. I hope it spurs some thoughts. Let me know if you have questions.
What do we get in return for trading down?
 

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I do not think think the Falcons are going to sit pretty at 16. I think they move up to 12. To pick who? I do not know but just call it a hunch.
 
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