Joe Belic’s Predictive Round 1 Mock Draft

Joe Belic offers his final RD 1 mock draft of 2021.

I thought I’d have some fun and join the draft day party with a first-round predictive mock.

Note: * indicates a trade

ROUND 1

  1. Jacksonville Jaguars: Trevor Lawrence (QB), Clemson
  2. New York Jets: Zach Wilson (QB), BYU
  3. San Francisco 49ers: Trey Lance (QB), NDSU
  4. Atlanta Falcons: Kyle Pitts (TE), Florida
  5. Cincinnati Bengals: Ja’Marr Chase (WR), LSU
  6. Miami Dolphins: Penei Sewell (OT), Miam
  7. * New England Patriots: Mac Jones (QB), Alabama
  8. * Chicago Bears: Justin Fields (QB), Ohio State
  9. * New Orleans Saints: Jaycee Horn (CB), South Carolina
  10. Dallas Cowboys: Patrick Surtain II (CB), Alabama
  11. New York Giants: DeVonta Smith (WR), Alabama
  12. Eagles: Jaylen Waddle (WR), Alabama
  13. Los Angeles Chargers: Rashawn Slater (OT), NU
  14. Minnesota Vikings: Alijah Vera-Tucker (IOL/OT), USC
  15. Detroit Lions (from Pats): Micah Parsons (LB), Penn State
  16. Arizona Cardinals: Kwity Paye (Edge), Michigan
  17. Las Vegas Raiders: Zaven Collins (LB), Penn State
  18. Miami Dolphins: Najee Harris (RB), Alabama
  19. Washington Football Team: Jamin Davis (LB), Kentucky
  20. Carolina Panthers (from Bears): Christian Darrisaw (OT), Virginia Tech
  21. Indianapolis Colts: Jaelan Phillips (Edge), Miami
  22. Tennessee Titans: Greg Newsome (CB), NU
  23. New York Jets: Teven Jenkins (IOL/OT), Oklahoma State
  24. Pittsburgh Steelers: Creed Humphrey (IOL), Oklahoma
  25. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah (LB/S), Notre Dame
  26. Cleveland Browns: Rashod Bateman (WR), Minnesota
  27. Baltimore Ravens: Alex Leatherwood (IOL/OT), Alabama
  28. Denver Broncos (from Saints): Asante Samuel Jr. (CB), Florida State
  29. Green Bay Packers: Elijah Moore (WR), Ole Miss
  30. Buffalo Bills: Javonte Williams (RB), North Carolina
  31. Baltimore Ravens: Trevon Moehrig (S), TCU
  32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Christian Barmore (IDL), Alabama