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Justin Rochat’s 2019 NFL Mock Draft v2.0

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Every Mock Draft Monday you can expect to see at least a two round mock draft from one, some, or all of the Whole Nine Sports crew. This week, the mock draft is brought to you by Justin Rochat, taking you through the first 64 picks of the 2019 NFL Draft.

1.1 Arizona Cardinals

The pick: Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma

All the talk since the combine has been how infatuated HC Kliff Kingsbury is with Kyler Murray. I’m not a big fan of his but this seems like a forgone conclusion.

1.2 San Francisco 49ers

The pick: Devin White, LB, LSU

This was a tricky situation to figure out. What will the Niners do? The obvious answer would be to trade back with a QB needy team, but The Giants reportedly aren’t interested in Haskins and they probably can stick at 6 and find a QB there or even at #17. They just traded for Dee Ford and have used their first picks recently all on the DL. Devin White could easily become the best overall player out of this draft.

1.3 New York Jets

The pick: Nick Bosa, EDGE, Ohio State

The Jets have been looking for a pass rusher for over 10 years and finally find one in Bosa. Jets fans should be happy with this pick, but still need to fill a bunch of holes with no picks in the second round…..but they do have two picks in the third round.

1.4 Oakland Raiders

The pick: Quinnen Williams, DL, Alabama

Aaron Donald has put the NFL on notice with how dominant he is at getting to the quarterback. He has made the interior pass rusher a premium position. Quinnen Williams has drawn some comparisons to Donald due to his phenomenal combine where he showed off his athleticism. The Raiders will run up their card to the podium with this pick.

1.5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The pick: Josh Allen, EDGE, Kentucky

Josh Allen is a top pass rusher in this draft and will help out the Bucs defense tremendously. They could’ve gone in a different direction (offense line) but they could address that in the later rounds, they couldn’t pass Allen up here.

1.6 New York Giants

The pick: Jonah Williams, OL, Alabama

The Giants pass up a quarterback here to grab one of the best overall offensive lineman in this draft. Jonah could play anywhere on the line for the Giants. I LOVE this pick for them.

1.7 Jacksonville Jaguars

The pick: DK Metcalf, WR, Ole Miss

Metcalf had an eye-opening combine, showing off his speed and physique, but also lacks in route running ability and needs to improve there. With Jags giving Foles a big money contract, they need to surround him with some weapons.

1.8 Detroit Lions

The pick: Cody Ford, OL, Oklahoma

Cody Ford fills a need at guard for the Detroit Lions and is a damn good football player. Matthew Stafford is an underappreciated QB that need some protection.

1.9 Buffalo Bills

The pick: Rashan Gary, DL, Michigan

Gary is an athletic freak that could be dominant with the right coaching and scheme. With all the negative talk that the Bills get they aren’t that far off and Gary could be a big part of their turnaround.

1.10 Denver Broncos

The pick: Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

Elway gets his guy and didn’t have to trade up to get him. Lock has a big arm and could flourish with the right coaching.  

1.11 Cincinnati Bengals 

The pick: Devin Bush, LB, Michigan

With Devin White already off the board Cincy fills their linebacker void with the next best ILB in Devin Bush who brings his athleticism with him to Ohio.

1.12 Green Bay Packers

The pick: Christian Wilkins, DL, Clemson

Green Bay made multiple signings to fill their edge rusher spots, so they add a big and versatile player to pair with Kenny Clark and Mike Daniels in the middle.

1.13 Miami Dolphins

The pick: Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Miami gets my #1 rated QB in this scenario. The Phins signed Fitzpatrick to a two year deal so there’s no rush for Haskins to play right away

1.14 Atlanta Falcons

The pick: Jawaan Taylor, OT, Florida

The Falcons recently released their starting tight tackle and find my top tackle still on the board. Jawaan is a big, nasty lineman that could play either tackle position.

1.15 Washington 

The pick: Andre Dillard, OT, Washington State

The Skins traded for their starting QB, Case Keenum, so now they need to find someone to block for him. Dilliard is the top Tackle left on my board so this wasn’t a difficult decision.

1.16 Carolina Panthers

The pick: Clelin Ferrell, EDGE, Clemson

I have a feeling Carolina would be happy and shocked that Ferrell is still available this far along in the draft. Some say he’s a top 10 talent and I would agree, but in this mock he slid to 16 where he replaces the future hall of fame edge rusher Julius Peppers.

1.17 New York Giants (CLE)

The pick: Dalton Risner, OL, Kansas State

The Giants double down on offensive lineman here and pickup another versatile player. Risner can play anywhere along the line and will do it at a high level. The Giants building their line before getting their QB…..and I’m sure Barkley wouldn’t mind either.

1.18 Minnesota Vikings

The pick: TJ Hockenson, TE, Iowa

Offensive Line is a big need, I know, but i couldn’t help myself with this pick. Hockenson is a great blocker so he will help in that area a ton, but he is also a solid pass catcher.

1.19 Tennessee Titans

The pick: Montez Sweat, EDGE, Mississippi State

Sweat fills in for Brian Orakpo in a defense that has a great deal of potential. He brings speed and competitive nature to Tennessee.

1.20 Pittsburgh Steelers

The pick: Marquise “Hollywood” Brown, WR, Oklahoma

With the AB trade Steelers need to pair Ju-Ju with someone that could take the double team away from him and Brown will certainly get defenses attention.

1.21 Seattle Seahawks

The pick: Ed Oliver, DL, Houston

Oliver falls down the board with some questions about is character off the field. Nice value pick for the Seahawks.

1.22 Baltimore Ravens

The pick: Josh Jacobs, RB, Alabama

Imagine the running game with this dude paired with Lamar? Deadly.

1.23 Houston Texans

The pick: Yodny Cajuste, OT, West Virginia

Cajuste fills a nice spot for Houston at the tackle position to keep Watson clean.

1.24 Oakland Raiders (CHI)

The pick: Greedy Williams, CB, LSU

The first CB finally comes off the board and it’s a good one. Greedy brings his ball hawk mentality to Oakland.

1.25 Philadelphia Eagles

The pick: Byron Murphy, CB, Washington

Murphy is a phenomenal football player that will improve the Eagles secondary greatly and will be paired with returning Corner Ronald Darby.

1.26 Indianapolis Colts

The pick: N’Keal Harry, WR, Arizona State

Harry is a big receiver that will help Luck in the redzone and could be a go to target for him.

1.27 Oakland Raiders (DAL)

The pick: Noah Fant, TE, Iowa

My number two tight end comes off the board to help out Derek Carr and AB.

1.28 Los Angeles Chargers

The pick: Taylor Rapp, S, Washington

Rapp has great sideline to sideline range that he uses well. He won’t miss a tackle and will be a big contributor in the Bolts’ defense.

1.29 Kansas City Chiefs

The pick: Brian Burns, EDGE, Florida State

Burns is a terrific pass rusher, if he fills his frame up nicely he can definitely be a force for the Chiefs

1.30 Green Bay Packers (NO)

The pick: Nasir Adderley, S, Delaware

Adderley has risen up draft boards since his phenomenal Senior Bowl week and has become my #2 rated safety behind Rapp. Packers fill a big hole in their defense.

1.31 Los Angeles Rams

The pick: Garrett Bradbury, IOL, NC State

Bradbury is the top center whose stock rose gradually since the Senior Bowl and recently the combine. He also fills a void as they cut Sullivan their starting center.

1.32 New England Patriots

The pick: Irv Smith Jr., TE, Alabama

With Rob Gronkowski possibly retiring the Pats pick up a talented pass catcher at TE who could also help out with his blocking.

Second Round

2.33 ARI – Greg Little, OT, Ole Miss

2.34 IND – AJ Brown, WR, Ole Miss

2.35 OAK – David Montgomery, RB, Iowa State

2.36 SF – Hakeem Butler, WR, Iowa State

2.37 NYG – Jachai Polite, EDGE, Florida

2.38 JAX – JJ Arcega-Whiteside, WR, Stanford

2.39 TB – Trayvon Mullen, CB, Clemson

2.40 BUF – DeAndre Baker, CB, Georgia

2.41 DEN – Elgton Jenkins, IOL, Mississippi State

2.42 CIN – Rock Ya-Sin, CB, Temple

2.43 DET – Johnathan Abram, S, Mississippi State

2.44 GB – Parris Campbell, WR, Ohio State

2.45 ATL – JoeJuan Williams, CB, Vanderbilt

2.46 WAS – Andy Isabella, WR, Massachusetts

2.47 CAR – Bobby Evans, OL, Oklahoma

2.48 MIA – David Edwards, OT, Wisconsin

2.49 CLE – Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, DB, Florida

2.50 MIN – Nate Herbig, IOL, Stanford

2.51 TEN – Kelvin Harmon, WR, NC State

2.52 PIT – Amani Oruwariye, CB, Penn State

2.53 PHI – Damien Harris, RB, Alabama

2.54 HOU – Michael Deiter, IOL, Wisconsin

2.55 HOU – Julian Love, CB, Notre Dame

2.56 NE – Jeffery Simmons, DL, Mississippi State

2.57 PHI – Dexter Lawrence, DL, Clemson

2.58 DAL – Deionte Thompson, S, Alabama

2.59 IND – Jaylon Ferguson, EDGE, Louisiana Tech

2.60 LAC – Max Scharping, OT, Northern Illinois

2.61 KC – Erik McCoy, IOL, Texas A&M

2.62 NO – Ross Pierschbacher, IOL, Alabama

2.63 KC – Sean Bunting, CB, Central Michigan

2.64 NE – Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina

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