ESNY’s 2022 NFL Mock Draft: 2-Round Week Seven Edition

Jacksonville won a recreation! So Detroit is now on the clock…

Tab Bamford

The NFL period has commenced to type out which teams are terrible and which ones are legit championship contenders. Having said that, there are a large amount of teams in the center of the pack battling for their existing other folks are aware of their future as nicely.

We’re obtaining closer to the mid-position of the 2021 NFL period. So let us crank up an additional two-spherical appear ahead to the 2022 NFL Draft.

Spherical 1

1. Detroit Lions — Kayvon Thibodeaux, DE, Oregon

The Lions have ascended to the top rated decide in the draft by advantage of remaining the final winless staff in the NFL. Which, of study course, signifies they have loads of needs. Although you just can’t draft plan, you can draft talent. And Thibodeaux is the most disruptive defensive participant in the coming draft class.

2. Philadelphia Eagles (from MIA) — Kyle Hamilton, S, Notre Dame

Here’s the challenge for the New York Giants. The Eagles have 3 picks in the initial spherical they very own Miami’s decide and Indianapolis’ picks in the initial and 2nd rounds. And the Dolphins and Colts are negative. So the Eagles are heading to have the prospect to make a huge influence on their roster in the draft.

3. Jacksonville Jaguars — Evan Neal, OT, Alabama

They have to protect Trevor Lawrence. Neal is the most effective tackle in this draft class and would be an up grade to their offensive line straight away.

4. New York Giants — Aidan Hutchinson, DE, Michigan

The Giants could go a amount of instructions in this article, but we’re leaning on them getting a most likely elite edge rusher. Large Ten lovers may possibly check out Hutchinson and believe of the Watt brothers, or the Bosa brothers. He’s an absolute drive who would be an influence participant for the Giants.

5. New York Jets — Kenyon Environmentally friendly, OL, Texas A&M

The Jets are in a tough location in this article. Possibly also early for an additional offensive lineman, probably early for a linebacker, way also early for a tight end. Environmentally friendly is a fantastic lineman who would aid boost the inside of the Jets’ line safeguarding their franchise quarterback.

six. Houston Texans — Derek Stingley, Jr., CB, LSU

Houston’s obtained a lot more challenges than Sports activities Illustrated. But if they are sitting down exterior the top rated 5 picks, the most effective participant accessible could be Stingley. He’s an extremely gifted corner who would aid their defense in an AFC with loads of elite passers.

7. Washington Football Crew — Matt Corral, QB, Mississippi

Our initial quarterback will come off the board at seven, with Washington seeking to their future. WFT and Atlanta are the two teams most likely to be all around this neighborhood in the draft that could use a new sign caller. Corral is a very good participant to make all around.

eight. Atlanta Falcons — Malik Willis, QB, Liberty

The Falcons require to locate the eventual substitute for Matt Ryan and do that in this article. Why consider Willis, from Liberty, in the initial spherical? First, his talent warrants it. Next, the more yr of regulate allows them hold Ryan all around to instruct Willis for a yr (or two).

nine. Philadelphia Eagles (from IND) — DeMarvin Leal, DL, Texas A&M

Philly’s initial two picks handle their defensive struggles in our mock draft. If they include Hamilton and Leal to their defense, it vastly increases the entrance and back finishes of that aspect of the ball. Leal is a beast.

ten. Philadelphia Eagles — Darian Kinnard, OT, Kentucky

And, with their third decide in the top rated ten, the Eagles appear to aid their offensive line. They require a tackle and Kinnard is the future one on our checklist. He’s a good participant who would most likely get started from Activity 1 future period.

eleven. New York Jets (from SEA) — Christian Harris, LB, Alabama

The Jets’ 2nd decide, like their initial, could go a handful of instructions. We like Harris, the most effective inside linebacker in the coming draft, to aid guide their defense into the future generation. He’s a star in a solid defensive unit at Alabama.

twelve. New England Patriots — Chris Olave, WR, Ohio State

The Patriots require a corner or a receiver. We’re betting, based on how this mock is actively playing out, that the Patriots decide to consider one of the top rated route runners in the coming draft. Olave is a polished receiver who would be a good target for Mac Jones.

13. Miami Dolphins (from SF) — Jahan Dotson, WR, Penn State

Miami requires receivers nearly each yr, but they have a handful of coming off the textbooks right after this period and will require to replace them. Dotson is a stud the larger concern is who is throwing the ball to the receivers in Miami future yr. This is also early for a third quarterback in 2022, nonetheless.

fourteen. Pittsburgh Steelers — Tyler Linderbaum, iOL, Iowa

The Steelers require an heir to Ben Roethlisberger at some position, but safeguarding their quarterback is also vital. Linderbaum may possibly be the most effective all round offensive lineman in this draft and would be huge price for the Steelers in this article.

15. Minnesota Vikings — George Karlaftis, DE, Purdue

Minnesota will require a pass rusher and get a very good one in this article. Karlaftis absolutely dominated Iowa in Purdue’s upset final weekend and is as disruptive as any edge rusher in this class.

sixteen. Denver Broncos — Adam Anderson, EDGE, Georgia

Anderson would present an athletic compliment to Von Miller — or, most likely replace him — in Denver. He’s obtained a great motor and plays nicely from sideline to sideline.

seventeen. Carolina Panthers — Jordan Davis, DT, Georgia

Davis is an anchor in the center of the most effective defense in the country at Georgia. If Carolina would like to shut down opposing offenses, he’s the type of person to make a defense all around.

18. New York Giants (from CHI) — Jaxson Kirkland, OL, Washington

Listed here the Giants appear to handle the inside of their offensive line. Kirkland could move in at either guard position for the Giants future yr, retaining Daniel Jones (or, probably, somebody else) on their ft for a longer time.

19. Cleveland Browns — Drake Jackson, EDGE, USC

Jackson opposite Myles Garrett is a challenge for opposing offenses. The Browns are heading to be trapped in the identical division as Lamar Jackson for a while, so having athletic rushers is a huge require.

twenty. New Orleans Saints — Drake London, WR, USC

Michael Thomas is in all probability gone future yr, which signifies the Saints require a new No. 1 receiver. London may possibly be that person. USC receivers have historically performed nicely in the NFL and he would uphold that tradition in New Orleans.

21. Tennessee Titans — Zion Nelson, OT, Miami

Injuries are pilling up on the Titans’ offensive entrance and setting up to re-stock their line could become a precedence. Nelson is an athletic tackle who would be ready to get out in entrance of their aggressive run recreation.

22. Las Vegas Raiders — Kingsley Enagbare, EDGE, South Carolina

Vegas is heading to require a new head mentor, and that may possibly not be the only significant departure. So we’re heading with the most impactful talent in an place they could use some improvement. Enagbare would be the most effective EDGE they’ve drafted due to the fact Khalil Mack remaining Oakland (yup, he remaining Oakland).

23. Kansas City Chiefs — Kaiir Elam, CB, Florida

The Chiefs defense needs every thing. Move rushers, run stoppers and pass defenders. Elam could conveniently be gone a dozen picks right before the Chiefs are on the clock, but he’s however accessible in this mock. So we’re sending the most effective corner accessible to Kansas City to aid them quit the pass.

24. Cincinnati Bengals — Ahmad Gardner, CB, Cincinnati

The Bengals’ defense could use some aid on the back end. Gardner wouldn’t require to modify zip codes, but he’d definitely boost his living situation with a initial-spherical paycheck in his pocket. He’s an exceptional address corner.

twenty five. Los Angeles Chargers — Nick Bonnito, EDGE, Oklahoma

Putting Bonnito opposite Bosa would give the Chargers’ a defensive entrance that would continue to set strain on the other quarterbacks in their division — and we’re speaking especially about Patrick Mahomes.

26. Buffalo Charges — Isaiah Spiller, RB, Texas A&M

Buffalo needs a workhorse running back, and Spiller is the most effective in the coming draft class for our revenue. He would give them an additional weapon in an currently-potent offensive unit that has no challenge putting up details.

27. Detroit Lions (from LAR) — Carson Robust, QB, Nevada

With Detroit’s 2nd decide in the initial spherical we’re heading quarterback. It’s obvious Jared Goff isn’t obtaining it performed, but we aren’t stating Robust is QB1 in Detroit 7 days 1 future yr. Choosing him in the initial spherical purchases the Lions an more yr of regulate.

28. Environmentally friendly Bay Packers — Garrett Wilson, WR, Ohio State

Aaron Rodgers and Devante Adams could the two be gone. Selecting a top rated-tier receiver to replace Adams will be a lot easier than replacing Rodgers under heart Wilson is an excellent choice for the Packers.

29. Dallas Cowboys — Ikem Ekwonu, OL, North Carolina State

The Cowboys have invested so seriously in their defense that it’s time to appear back at the offense and in which they’ll require to inevitably replace ageing players. The inside of their offensive line could be the initial position to appear, and Okwonu could be a good addition.

thirty. Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Devin Lloyd, LB, Utah

We have had Lloyd to Tampa in nearly each mock. He’s their type of linebacker, and will come at the proper time they’ll require the future generation leader on their defense at some position. This is a solid in shape.

31. Baltimore Ravens — Trent McDuffie, CB, Washington

If the Ravens are selecting at 31, Jackson may possibly have an MVP trophy at house and their lovers are thrilled. But there will be parts they’ll require to boost. We’re heading corner at this location because of the pass-content AFC necessitating depth at the position.

32. Arizona Cardinals — Brandon Joseph, S, Northwestern

Arizona is the remaining undefeated staff in the NFL for a purpose. They’re very good in all places. But we’re heading to appear at Joseph to be a leader in the secondary for the future ten years. He’s a growing star on a horrible Northwestern staff who would be a great addition for Arizona.

33. Detroit Lions — Treylon Burks, WR, Arkansas
34. Miami Dolphins — Andrew Booth, Jr, CB, Clemson
35. Jacksonville Jaguars — Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama
36. New York Giants — Sam Howell, QB, North Carolina
37. New York Jets — Jalen Wynermyer, TE, Texas A&M
38. Houston Texans — Myjai Sanders, DE, Cincinnati
39. Washington Football Crew — Dontay Demus, Jr, WR, Maryland
40. Atlanta Falcons — Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia
forty one. Philadelphia Eagles (from IND) — Roger McCreary, CB, Auburn
42. Philadelphia Eagles — John Metchie III, WR, Alabama
forty three. Seattle Seahawks — Derion Kendrick, CB, Georgia
44. New England Patriots — Sevyn Banks, CB, Ohio State
forty five. San Francisco 49ers — Brian Robinson, RB, Alabama
forty six. Pittsburgh Steelers — Desmond Ridder, QB, Cincinnati
forty seven. Minnesota Vikings — Jahleel Billingsley, TE, Alabama
48. Denver Broncos — Charles Cross, OT, Mississippi State
49. New York Jets (from Auto) — Daxton Hill, S, Michigan
50. Chicago Bears — Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota
fifty one. Cleveland Browns — Rasheed Walker, OT, Penn State
52. New Orleans Saints — Bernhard Raimann, OT, Central Michigan
fifty three. Atlanta Falcons (from Ten) — Josh Jobe, CB, Alabama
fifty four. Las Vegas Raiders Perrion Winfrey, DT, Oklahoma
55. Kansas City Chiefs — Andrew Stueber, OT, Michigan
56. Cincinnati Bengals — Trey McBride, TE, Colorado State
57. Los Angeles Chargers — Jordan Struggle, S, Alabama
58. Buffalo Charges — Brian Asamoah, S, Alabama
fifty nine. Los Angeles Rams — Breece Hall, RB, Iowa State
sixty. Environmentally friendly Bay Packers — Brandon Smith, LB, Penn State
61. Dallas Cowboys — DeMarvion Overshown, LB, Texas
sixty two. Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Kyren Williams, RB, Notre Dame
sixty three. Baltimore Ravens — Braxton Jones, OT, Southern Utah
64. Arizona Cardinals — Logan Hall, DL, Houston