NFL Mock Draft, Team Needs 2020: Post-NFL Combine

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NFL Mock Draft, Team Needs 2020: Post-NFL Combine

2020 NFL Draft

NFL Mock Draft, Team Needs 2020: Post-NFL Combine

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21. Philadelphia Eagles

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Justin Jefferson, WR LSU

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; Alabama; S Xavier McKinney, Alabama

Biggest Team Need: Wide Receiver

Safety Xavier McKinney will be SO tempting here, but Jefferson turned himself into one of the stars of the combine. Few players helped themselves more – everyone, including Joe Burrow, can’t stop raving about him, and that 4.43 didn’t hurt.


22. Buffalo Bills

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Kenneth Murray, LB Oklahoma

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; Alabama; S Xavier McKinney, Alabama

Biggest Team Need: Wide Receiver

Josh Allen needs more weapons to work with, and there might be a thought about grabbing one of the top running backs here, but this is the right spot for a Murray or LSU’s Patrick Queen to go. An already great D would get an instant superstar.


23. New England Patriots

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Xavier McKinney, S Alabama

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; Alabama; S Xavier McKinney, Alabama

Biggest Team Need: Offensive Line

This is New England’s right player dropping at the right time. Grabbing Notre Dame TE Cole Kmet would make sense, but the O will get fixed later in the Draft and the offseason.


24. New Orleans Saints

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Brandon Aiyuk, WR Arizona State

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; RB Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin; S Grant Delpit, LSU

Biggest Team Need: Wide Receiver

If Drew Brees is coming back for one more ride, he’s going to need another weapon to work with. Michael Thomas can’t do everything, but there’s a chance the Saints will try to find more speed for the spot. Aiyuk is a good all-around No. 2 option for the offense, but he’s not a blazer.


25. Minnesota Vikings

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Kristian Fulton, CB LSU

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; RB Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin; S Grant Delpit, LSU

Biggest Team Need: Defensive Back

The 4.46 was more than good enough for a corner of his skill. The Vikings desperately need help in a secondary that needs a few options. Fulton is a No. 1 corner to build around.


26. Miami Dolphins (from Houston)

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Jonathan Taylor, RB Wisconsin

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; RB Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin; S Grant Delpit, LSU

Biggest Team Need: Defensive End

Assume the Dolphins will help out the their offensive line earlier, and expect them to grab their franchise quarterback to build around. Taylor’s talent, production and character are off the charts, and then he came to Indy and ripped off a 4.39.


27. Seattle Seahawks

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Patrick QUeen, LB LSU

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; S Grant Delpit, LSU; LB Patrick Queen, LSU

Biggest Team Need: Defensive Line

Finding a versatile guided missile like Queen here would be perfect for the Seahawks. There’s a shot he goes at least five spots earlier, and there’s a chance for Oklahoma’s Kenneth Murray to drop here. No matter what, a top defensive prospect – Gross-Matos would also be an ideal fit – is going off the board.


28. Baltimore Ravens

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Zach Baun, DE Wisconsin

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; S Grant Delpit, LSU

Biggest Team Need: Linebacker

The Steelers got themselves a devastating pass rusher from Wisconsin last year in TJ Watt. Baltimore could use one of those, too. He was already a fringe first rounder, and the 4.65 helped cement it.


29. Tennessee Titans

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: D’ANdre Swift, RB Georgia

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; S Grant Delpit, LSU

Biggest Team Need: Offensive Tackle

The Titans have their offensive style, and they’re going to keep hammering away with it. Derrick Henry is fantastic, but throw in Jonathan Taylor or Swift, and the offense will run, run, and keep on running.


30. Green Bay Packers

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Tee Higgins, WR Clemson

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; S Grant Delpit, LSU

Biggest Team Need: Wide Receiver

Colorado’s Laviska Shenault would fit in just fine, and Arizona State’s Brandon Aiyuk wouldn’t be a bad option if he can stay on the board. No matter what, Aaron Rodgers needs more playmakers for his final few years.


31. San Francisco 49ers

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Grant Delpit, S LSU

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State; S Grant Delpit, LSU

Biggest Team Need: Secondary

A dream of a leader and all-around talent at this spot, Delpit would be an instant fit to add just a bit more to an already amazing defense. The size, experience, and Day One starting ability are all there.


32. Kansas City Chiefs

Mock Draft Pick Will Be: Yetur Gross-Matos, DE Penn State

CFN Best Players Likely Available For This Spot: DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State

Biggest Team Need: Defensive Line

Oh great … the Chiefs get a top pass rusher to throw into the overall equation? The running backs will be there later – this is where the defending Super Bowl champs crank up the talent on the defensive front.

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