As 14 teams battle to reach Super Bowl LVI over the next month, 18 will be sitting at home, wondering what moves they can make so that next season will be different. Well, look no further than the 2022 NFL Draft.
It’s a time for bottom-dwellers to begin turning their franchises around and for average teams to take the next step. Not every pick works out, but the ones that do can set up organizations for long-term success.
We’re still more than three months away from the three-day palooza in Las Vegas, so a lot can (and will) change before then. However, the first 18 spots of the draft order are set, allowing hopeful fanbases to begin daydreaming about who their next potential star might be. In this edition, four quarterbacks are taken in the first round while CBS Sports’ No. 1 player falls out of the top 10, but you’ll have to keep reading to find out where all of the top prospects end up.
For a more extensive draft discussion beyond the mock drafts, check out the CBS Sports draft experts’ weekly show every Tuesday on YouTube!