One game remains in the NFL season as the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers square off for the right to hoist the Lombardi Trophy. The outcome of that game will determine the final draft order of the first round.
In today’s thought exercise, we explore how a run on offensive linemen is good news for others at the position. Also, teams like Minnesota, Las Vegas and Denver could be interested in trading up in the first round to take a quarterback, but the first three teams in the draft order could realistically take quarterbacks. If that happens, how long will fans have to wait before the names of Bo Nix and J.J. McCarthy are called? One of those scenarios plays out in this week’s mock draft.
Without further ado, let’s kick this off!
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The 2024 NFL Draft will take place from April 25-27 in Detroit. More draft coverage can be found at CBSSports.com, including the weekly updated draft order and a regularly available look at the eligible prospects.