Thursday, June 30, 2022

2022 NFL Mock Draft: What the Panthers, Steelers and every other team ‘should do’ with their picks

This three-round mock is a prediction of what teams SHOULD do, not WILL do

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The 2022 NFL Draft is less than 24 hours away. Before revealing my final mock draft of how things will play out Thursday evening, we explore what I would do as GM of each team. 

As a general rule, trading up is not a strategy that I would be inclined to execute. There are also zero ramifications of making the wrong pick, which is totally different than the pressure some general managers will be feeling throughout the draft. Those emotions will impact decisions; it is human nature. 

Without further ado, let’s kick this thing off!

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Round 2 

No. 33 overall: Jaguars – Devin Lloyd, LB, Utah

No. 34 overall: Lions – Lewis Cine, S, Georgia

No. 35 overall: Jets – Quay Walker, LB, Georgia

No. 36 overall: Giants – Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia

No. 37 overall: Texans – Arnold Ebiketie, EDGE, Penn State

No. 38 overall: Jets – Breece Hall, RB, Iowa State

No. 39 overall: Bears – Christian Watson, WR, North Dakota State

No. 40 overall: Seahawks – Kenny Pickett, QB, Pittsburgh

No. 41 overall: Seahawks – Bernhard Raimann, OT, Central Michigan

No. 42 overall: Colts – Roger McCreary, CB, Auburn

No. 43 overall: Falcons – Matt Corral, QB, Ole Miss

No. 44 overall: Browns – Travis Jones, DT, UCONN

No. 45 overall: Ravens – Tyler Smith, OL, Tulsa

No. 46 overall: Vikings – Drake Jackson, EDGE, USC

No. 47 overall: Commanders – George Pickens, WR, Georgia

No. 48 overall: Bears – Darian Kinnard, OG, Kentucky

No. 49 overall: Saints – Jalen Pitre, S, Baylor

No. 50 overall: Chiefs – Demarvin Leal, DT, Texas A&M

No. 51 overall: Eagles – Leo Chenal, LB, Wisconsin

No. 52 overall: Steelers – Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota

No. 53 overall: Packers – David Ojabo, EDGE, Michigan

No. 54 overall: Patriots – Christian Harris, LB, Alabama

No. 55 overall: Cardinals – Ken Walker III, RB, Michigan State

No. 56 overall: Cowboys – Chad Muma, LB, Wyoming

No. 57 overall: Bills – Cole Strange, iOL, Chattanooga

No. 58 overall: Falcons – Jaquan Brisker, S, Penn State

No. 59 overall: Packers – Greg Dulcich, TE, UCLA

No. 60 overall: Buccaneers – Phidarian Mathis, DT, Alabama

No. 61 overall: 49ers – Skyy Moore, WR, Western Michigan

No. 62 overall: Chiefs – Perrion Winfrey, DT, Oklahoma

No. 63 overall: Bengals – Cam Taylor-Britt, CB, Nebraska

No. 64 overall: Broncos – Troy Andersen, LB, Montana State

Round 3

No. 65 overall: Jaguars – Trey McBride, TE, Colorado State

No. 66 overall: Lions – Jalen Tolbert, WR, South Alabama

No. 67 overall: Giants – Sam Howell, QB, North Carolina

No. 68 overall: Texans – Nick Cross, S, Maryland

No. 69 overall: Jets – Cam Jurgens, C, Nebraska

No. 70 overall: Jaguars – Jamaree Salyer, OG, Georgia

No. 71 overall: Bears – Dylan Parham, OG, Memphis

No. 72 overall: Seahawks – Tariq Woolen, CB, Texas-San Antonio

No. 73 overall: Colts – Khalil Shakir, WR, Boise State

No. 74 overall: Falcons – Cameron Thomas, EDGE, San Diego State

No. 75 overall: Broncos – Zyon McCollum, CB, Sam Houston State

No. 76 overall: Ravens – Channing Tindall, LB, Georgia

No. 77 overall: Vikings – Bryan Cook, S, Cincinnati

No. 78 overall: Browns – Joshua Paschal, EDGE, Kentucky

No. 79 overall: Chargers – Nik Bonitto, EDGE, Oklahoma

No. 80 overall: Texans – Isaiah Spiller, RB, Texas A&M

No. 81 overall: Giants – Sam Williams, EDGE, Ole Miss

No. 82 overall: Falcons – Jeremy Ruckert, TE, Ohio State

No. 83 overall: Eagles – John Metchie III, WR, Alabama

No. 84 overall: Steelers – Martin Emerson, CB, Mississippi State

No. 85 overall: Patriots – Joshua Ezeudu, OG, North Carolina

No. 86 overall: Raiders – Nicholas Petit-Frere, OT, Ohio State

No. 87 overall: Cardinals – Luke Fortner, C, Kentucky

No. 88 overall: Cowboys – Matthew Butler, DT, Tennessee

No. 89 overall: Bills – David Bell, WR, Purdue

No. 90 overall: Titans – Alec Pierce, WR, Cincinnati

No. 91 overall: Buccaneers – Cade Otton, TE, Washington

No. 92 overall: Packers – Kerby Joseph, S, Illinois

No. 93 overall: 49ers – Zach Tom, iOL, Wake Forest

No. 94 overall: Chiefs – Abraham Lucas, OT, Washington State

No. 95 overall: Bengals – Daniel Bellinger, TE, San Diego State

No. 96 overall: Broncos – Charlie Kolar, TE, Iowa State

No. 97 overall: Lions – Coby Bryant, CB, Cincinnati

No. 98 overall: Saints – Myjai Sanders, EDGE, Cincinnati

No. 99 overall: Browns – Wan’Dale Robinson, WR, Kentucky

No. 100 overall: Ravens – Dominique Robinson, EDGE, Miami (Ohio)

No. 101 overall: Eagles – Luke Goedeke, OL, Central Michigan

No. 102 overall: Dolphins – Max Mitchell, OT, Louisiana

No. 103 overall: Chiefs – DeAngelo Malone, EDGE, Western Kentucky

No. 104 overall: Rams – Sean Rhyan, OL, UCLA

No. 105 overall: 49ers – Joshua Williams, CB, Fayetteville State

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