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2023 NFL Mock Draft: Packers land monster TE for Aaron Rodgers; Raiders add mammoth defensive lineman

Alabama

• Jr

• 6’0″

/ 194 lbs

Projected Team

Houston

PROSPECT RNK

2nd

POSITION RNK

1st

Young doesn’t have prototypical size, yet his film is loaded with strikes from the pocket and when things break down.

Alabama

• Jr

• 6’4″

/ 243 lbs

Projected Team

Chicago

PROSPECT RNK

1st

POSITION RNK

1st

The Bears get a ferocious, high-floor, high-ceiling outside rusher in Anderson.

Northwestern

• Jr

• 6’4″

/ 315 lbs

Projected Team

Pittsburgh

PROSPECT RNK

6th

POSITION RNK

1st

Skoronski has been a brick wall in pass protection at Northwestern. He’s exactly the type the Steelers need.

Ohio State

• Jr

• 6’3″

/ 218 lbs

Projected Team

Detroit

PROSPECT RNK

3rd

POSITION RNK

2nd

Stroud is the perfect heir apparent to Jared Goff in Detroit.

Kentucky

• Sr

• 6’3″

/ 232 lbs

Projected Team

Carolina

PROSPECT RNK

5th

POSITION RNK

3rd

Levis’ 2022 hasn’t gone as planned, but the traits pop off the film in every game.

Georgia

• Jr

• 6’3″

/ 300 lbs

Projected Team

Las Vegas

PROSPECT RNK

4th

POSITION RNK

1st

The Raiders defense needs talent infusion at just about every position. Carter is the best player available here.

TCU

• Jr

• 6’4″

/ 215 lbs

Projected Team

Indianapolis

PROSPECT RNK

28th

POSITION RNK

4th

Johnston is big, physical and fast. The Colts have a dire need at receiver.

Clemson

• Jr

• 6’5″

/ 275 lbs

Projected Team

Seattle

PROSPECT RNK

29th

POSITION RNK

4th

Murphy fits the Seahawks’ first-round profile. He’s a long, athletic freak.

South Carolina

• Jr

• 6’0″

/ 188 lbs

Projected Team

Washington

PROSPECT RNK

11th

POSITION RNK

2nd

Smith will bring more stability to the secondary in Washington with his length and ball skills.

Florida State

• Soph

• 6’4″

/ 248 lbs

Projected Team

Philadelphia

PROSPECT RNK

9th

POSITION RNK

2nd

Verse can add more power to his frame, but he already plays with awesome speed-to-power conversion and burst around the corner.

Notre Dame

• Jr

• 6’4″

/ 265 lbs

Projected Team

Jacksonville

PROSPECT RNK

8th

POSITION RNK

1st

Mayer can become a dynamic over-the-middle option for Trevor Lawrence.

Clemson

• Soph

• 6’5″

/ 305 lbs

Projected Team

Houston

PROSPECT RNK

31st

POSITION RNK

5th

The Texans are still in best-player-available mode here, so they jump at the opportunity to pick Bresee.

Texas Tech

• Sr

• 6’6″

/ 275 lbs

Projected Team

Atlanta

PROSPECT RNK

19th

POSITION RNK

3rd

The Falcons have to get better rushing the passer from the outside. Wilson has been a productive stud the past two seasons for the Red Raiders.

Penn State

• Soph

• 6’6″

/ 321 lbs

Projected Team

Arizona

PROSPECT RNK

7th

POSITION RNK

2nd

Fashanu is a freaky specimen with clean film at a premium position.

Georgia

• Soph

• 6’2″

/ 210 lbs

Projected Team

Detroit

PROSPECT RNK

10th

POSITION RNK

1st

The Lions still have plenty of work to do defensively, and Ringo has a first-round profile at outside corner.

Georgia

• Jr

• 6’7″

/ 270 lbs

Projected Team

Green Bay

PROSPECT RNK

81st

POSITION RNK

3rd

There’s not considerable first-round buzz for Washington now. Wait until the NFL Combine.

Ohio State

• Jr

• 6’6″

/ 310 lbs

Projected Team

N.Y. Jets

PROSPECT RNK

17th

POSITION RNK

3rd

The Jets plan for the future at left tackle with Johnson, who’s had a fine season for the Buckeyes in 2022.

Florida

• Soph

• 6’4″

/ 232 lbs

Projected Team

N.Y. Giants

PROSPECT RNK

23rd

POSITION RNK

4th

The Giants would love to add such a gifted athlete at quarterback like Richardson.

Georgia

• Soph

• 6’4″

/ 310 lbs

Projected Team

New England

PROSPECT RNK

30th

POSITION RNK

5th

The Patriots could use more stability at the tackle position. Jones is a SEC-tested star.

SMU

• Sr

• 6’2″

/ 203 lbs

Projected Team

Seattle

PROSPECT RNK

78th

POSITION RNK

9th

It wouldn’t be a first round without the Seahawks making a surprise pick. Rice is big, tall and exceptionally fast. Just what the Seahawks like.

North Carolina

• Jr

• 5’10”

/ 175 lbs

Projected Team

Tennessee

PROSPECT RNK

44th

POSITION RNK

6th

The Titans have to add more receiving help to this roster. It’s a must. Downs has played as expected this season. Dynamically.

Texas A&M

• Jr

• 6’2″

/ 205 lbs

The Chargers seem to have a quality defense on paper; the results just haven’t been there. Jones would add even more high-end talent to that secondary.

Baylor

• Jr

• 6’4″

/ 358 lbs

Projected Team

Cincinnati

PROSPECT RNK

20th

POSITION RNK

2nd

The Bengals are lacking depth on the defensive line. Ika is a nose tackle with legitimate pass-rush ability.

Alabama

• Jr

• 6’0″

/ 193 lbs

Projected Team

Tampa Bay

PROSPECT RNK

27th

POSITION RNK

3rd

The Buccaneers add a versatile playmaker to their young secondary.

LSU

• Jr

• 6’0″

/ 205 lbs

Projected Team

Dallas

PROSPECT RNK

14th

POSITION RNK

1st

This is late for Boutte, who some had as a top-10 pick after his dazzling 2021. The Cowboys diversify the receiver group.

Michigan

• Sr

• 6’3″

/ 337 lbs

Projected Team

Baltimore

PROSPECT RNK

64th

POSITION RNK

8th

Smith is a springy, wide-bodied inside rusher who feels like a Ravens-type trench player.

Army West Point

• Sr

• 6’7″

/ 260 lbs

Projected Team

Minnesota

PROSPECT RNK

39th

POSITION RNK

7th

The Vikings keep adding to their underrated pass-rush unit.

Oklahoma

• Jr

• 6’5″

/ 315 lbs

Projected Team

Denver

PROSPECT RNK

25th

POSITION RNK

2nd

The Broncos solidify the outside of their offensive front with the mountainous Harrison.

Kansas State

• Jr

• 6’4″

/ 255 lbs

Projected Team

Kansas City

PROSPECT RNK

41st

POSITION RNK

9th

The Chiefs went secondary-happy in the 2022 draft. It’s time to add more up front for Chris Jones.

Texas

• Jr

• 6’0″

/ 220 lbs

Projected Team

Philadelphia

PROSPECT RNK

13th

POSITION RNK

1st

How about Bijan Robinson to replace Miles Sanders in Philly? Fun, right?

Florida

• Jr

• 6’5″

/ 347 lbs

Projected Team

Buffalo

PROSPECT RNK

12th

POSITION RNK

1st

Torrence is the big-bodied, crushing blocker the Bills could use and will plug in at left guard for a long time.



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