Burrow was considered the likely No. 1 pick after the college football season, and nothing has changed. He won both the Heisman Trophy and national championship in 2019 and is the overwhelming favorite to be Cincinnati's choice. The Ohio native displayed drastic improvement in his senior season at LSU, completing nearly 76 percent of his passes and also showing above-average scrambling ability. The only major knock on Burrow is that he's old for a first-round prospect, set to turn 24 in December. Andy Dalton remains under contract, but the Bengals can cut or trade him without facing any cap penalty.
Young sat out combine tests, likely because the results could only hurt what is sky-high stock right now. Incredibly, Young recorded 16.5 sacks through his first 12 games this past season and has a chance to make a huge impact on a Washington defensive line that already has a lot of talent.
Darius Slay was traded, and while the Lions added Desmond Trufant, cornerback remains a major need. Okudah is the consensus top player at that position in the 2020 class. He is a shutdown corner with three picks in 13 games this season.
The Giants signed Cam Fleming for depth but still need offensive line help. Wirfs can step in immediately, coming out of Kirk Ferentz's offensive line factory at Iowa. He also led all offensive linemen with a 4.85 second 40 time at the combine.
Miami could trade up as high as No. 2 to take its quarterback of choice with a great arsenal of picks. While Tua Tagovailoa had a positive medical checkup this week, he remains a risk due to a long list of past injuries. Herbert is a great option, with optimal NFL size, and he completed nearly 67 percent of his passes this season. He also performed well at the combine, showing his athleticism with a solid 4.68 second 40-yard dash.
Tagovailoa was the consensus No. 1 overall draft choice entering the year, but ankle and hip injuries have given him the "injury-prone" label. The good news is that all of his medical reports regarding his recovery have been positive to this point, including a checkup last week. Before his season-ending injury, Tagovailoa completed more than 71 percent of his passes with 33 touchdowns in nine games, albeit with elite receiving weapons in Alabama. With Tyrod Taylor still on the team, the Chargers could buy some time before installing Tagovailoa.
Carolina has desperate needs at every level of the defense, including the defensive line. Brown has moved into top 10 draft consideration following an impressive year, recording 55 tackles and four sacks during the regular season.
Linebacker might not be at the top of the list among Arizona's needs, but the availability of Simmons would be too much to pass up. Simmons had a legendary combine performance, including a 4.39 second 40-yard dash and 132-inch broad jump. He's an extremely versatile defender who has potential at either linebacker or safety. The 6-foot-4 senior had 104 tackles and eight sacks in 15 games.
Cornerback is high on Jacksonville's priority list after trading Jalen Ramsey and A.J. Bouye. Henderson wasn't challenged much in the Florida secondary last year, but he had 33 tackles and 11 passes defensed in nine games.
Cleveland has a major hole to fill at left tackle, and this is a great year to have that need. Wills can fill the void at left tackle immediately, has plenty of size (6-foot-5, 320 pounds) and tested well at the combine.
The Jets have already seen major turnover on their offensive line this offseason and could make that area a strength by adding Becton. He needs some refinement, but he's a mammoth, listing at 6-foot-7, 364 pounds, with left tackle capability, and he ran a remarkable 5.10 second 40-yard dash at the combine.
The Raiders are in desperate need of weapons to help Derek Carr and Co., and the additions of Jason Witten and Nelson Agholor aren't enough. Lamb has been nothing but productive in college and just finished his best season, with 62 receptions for 1,327 yards and 14 touchdowns in 13 games.
The 49ers got solid rookie production out of Deebo Samuel last year but need another wideout after losing Emmanuel Sanders. Jeudy had 1,163 yards and 10 touchdowns this past season and ranks right alongside Julio Jones and Amari Cooper as among the most talented wideouts to come out of Alabama in recent memory. His 4.45 40-yard dash at the combine was a strong time.
As Tom Brady found out last season, life gets tougher when the offensive line can't hold up. The Bucs need help at right tackle, and Thomas is one of the best offensive linemen on the board. Standing at 6-foot-5, 320 pounds, he can be an immediate solution.
After losing Emmanuel Sanders last year, the Broncos could use a No. 2 wideout to complement Courtland Sutton. Ruggs hasn't been as productive as teammate Jerry Jeudy, but he still has superstar potential. He's the fastest wideout available as he showed at the combine, running a 4.27 second 40-yard dash. He had 746 yards and seven scores in 12 games last season.
Atlanta needs to beef up its pass rush and would have an elite interior, putting Kinlaw next to Grady Jarrett. Kinlaw has increased his stock, with 35 tackles and six sacks through 12 games this past season.
Dallas has never met a pass rusher it didn't love and has already lost Robert Quinn from last season's squad. The team took a flier on Aldon Smith, and Chaisson can also fill part of the the void after recording 60 tackles and 6.5 sacks in 2019.
Miami should be in the business of taking the best player available with so many needs. Murray is a tackling machine and possible replacement, with 155 tackles in 2018 and 102 tackles in 14 games in 2019.
The Raiders signed former Rams linebacker Cory Littleton, but that might not be enough for a team whose linebacking corps was in shambles following the season. Queen's stock skyrocketed after a great 2019 season, with 85 tackles in 15 games for the Tigers.
Are the Jaguars completely sold on Gardner Minshew? With two first-round picks, they have an opportunity to find a signal-caller with even more upside. Love had a strong combine and has all the physical tools that teams look for in today's quarterbacks; however his regression last season, including 17 picks, is a major concern. He could challenge Minshew immediately or step in down the line.
No team in the NFL has a bigger need at wideout than Philadelphia, which moved on from Nelson Agholor and could also trade Alshon Jeffery. Jefferson is a polished route runner and ran a blazing 4.43 second 40 time at the combine. He's a strong prospect in a great wide receiver class, finishing last season with 111 catches for 1,540 yards and 18 touchdowns.
Minnesota moved on from longtime defensive end Everson Griffen and could look for a replacement in the draft. Gross-Matos has excellent size and speed and has been productive for the Nittany Lions over the last two seasons, recording eight sacks in 2018 and nine sacks through 11 games this past year.
New England's secondary remains intact, but it's also one of the oldest secondaries in the NFL. McKinney had 95 tackles and three picks this season as a true playmaker for the Crimson Tide.
The Saints have retained Janoris Jenkins but could use more cornerback depth after losing Eli Apple. The brother of Vikings wideout Stefon Diggs, Trevon remains a solid first-round prospect who could step in immediately at corner.
Minnesota is in the market for a wideout early after trading Stefon Diggs. Mims is an excellent red-zone threat with 28 touchdowns over the last three seasons and is a great physical specimen, standing at 6-foot-3 and running a sub-4.4 second 40-yard dash.
Miami gave big money to Ereck Flowers but needs to continue rebuilding its line. Jones has emerged as a strong early-round prospect who could fill in immediately.
Seattle lost multiple tackles from last year's roster, but this year's draft class is deep at the position. Jackson is an interesting project who could step in immediately.
Baltimore beefed up its pass rush by acquiring Calais Campbell and Derek Wolfe as well as placing the franchise tag on Matt Judon, but another high-upside pass rusher would still be a good fit. Epenesa was highly productive again last year, his junior season, with 49 tackles and 11.5 sacks through 13 games, although his combine performance was less than stellar.
The trade of Jurrell Casey creates a need for the Titans on the defensive line. Blacklock has shown nice upside despite a lack of big pass rush production in college and could play immediately.
The Packers still need to upgrade their receivers, with Davante Adams seemingly the only great target for Aaron Rodgers over the last two seasons. The 6-foot-4 Higgins averaged nearly 20 yards per reception for the second time in three years during 2019, and he had 26 touchdowns in his last two seasons.
Cornerback was one of San Francisco's few issues last season, with teams often picking on Ahkello Witherspoon. Terrell has been a regular starter at Clemson with a total of five interceptions over the last two seasons.
The Chiefs could still bring back Bashaud Breeland, but they've already lost Kendall Fuller from last year's squad. Fulton has been a lockdown cornerback at LSU and certainly has the upside to return great value immediately.
The pass rush is one of the few current strengths for the Bengals defense, but the team could opt to move on from veterans Carlos Dunlap and Geno Atkins soon. Baun saw regular work for an excellent Wisconsin defense over the last two seasons and finished this past season with 12.5 sacks.
The Colts desperately need more receiving talent, with T.Y. Hilton their only consistent option recently. Shenault didn't have a great combine while performing injured, but he's terrific with the ball in his hands with the potential for an impact similar to 2019 49ers rookie Deebo Samuel.
Detroit has a major need at guard, and Ruiz is a convenient fit. Ruiz is arguably the top interior lineman available in the draft and should be able to step in Week 1.
The Giants have been in a multi-year effort to revamp their offensive line, and addressing center could be the final step. Cushenberry is a potential plug-and-play starter and arguably the top center on the board this year.
The Chargers extended Austin Ekeler but could be looking for a second back to team up with him after Melvin Gordon's departure. Swift is an immediate solution as a versatile back with more than 1,300 yards from scrimmage in each of the last two seasons. He had a strong combine with a 4.48 second 40-yard dash.
Safety is one of many defensive needs for the Panthers entering the draft. Delpit is among the elite safeties on the board, with 65 tackles and two picks in 14 games this past season.
Despite signing Jordan Howard, the Dolphins could use further running back depth. Taylor is a perfect candidate to be the top back, running for 2,000 yards in each of the last two seasons and tearing up the combine with a 4.39 second 40-yards dash.
After trading DeAndre Hopkins, the Texans have big shoes to fill at wideout. Aiyuk had 65 receptions for 1,192 yards and eight scores in his second season for the Sun Devils since transferring from junior college.
The Browns had issues at safety last year, and the additions of Karl Joseph and Andrew Sendejo don't adequately address the problem. The son of the former NFL cornerback, Winfield Jr. took a huge step forward last season with 83 tackles and seven picks.
Jacksonville's defensive line has seen serious turnover, and Yannick Ngakoue could be the next to go. Lewis had six sacks in 10 games last season. He's a project but has the physical tools.
Chicago's defensive line play fell off slightly last season, and it's an area the Bears could add to early in the draft. Lynch had a huge junior season at Baylor with 13.5 sacks in 14 games.
Indy allowed Eric Ebron to walk in free agency and will almost certainly make receivers a priority in the draft. Kmet shows huge upside as a pass catcher after finishing with 43 catches for 515 yards and six touchdowns in 10 games last season.
Ronald Jones showed some development in his sophomore season, but the Bucs could use another talent to challenge him. Dobbins was highly productive in three seasons at Ohio State and rushed for more than 2,000 yards last season.
The Broncos acquired Jurrell Casey but could still use more help on the defensive line. Madubuike is a load on the interior and recorded 5.5 sacks in each of the last two seasons.
Atlanta has one of the youngest cornerback back corps in the league as it stands now but could still add more talent to it. Johnson was a consistent contributor for Utah over the last two seasons and also recorded six interceptions over that time.
The Jets added Pierre Desir but still need additional cornerback depth. An experienced player at TCU, Gladney saw regular playing time in all four seasons and is a strong press corner prospect.
Pittsburgh continues to revamp its offensive line and could potentially look to upgrade at tackle or guard. Cleveland has a chance to be a plug-and-play lineman.
Chicago had multiple injuries along the offensive line last season and still needs a replacement for Kyle Long at guard. Hunt has ample size and even has potential to move to tackle down the line.
The Cowboys need more cornerback depth after losing Byron Jones in free agency. Arnette saw significant snaps for four seasons at Ohio State and could help the Cowboys immediately.
The Rams are young at safety, with 2019 second-round pick Taylor Rapp likely locked into one spot. Chinn made a great impression at the combine with a 4.45 second 40-yard dash and could make for a great long-term safety tandem next to Rapp.
Linebacker is arguably Philadelphia's biggest need in the draft after wide receiver. Brooks has been a tackling machine for most of his career at Texas Tech, with 360 career tackles, including 108 last year.
Buffalo got a great rookie season out of Devin Singletary but could potentially add a third down back to complement him. Edwards-Helaire is one of the most versatile backs in the draft, finishing last season with 55 receptions and more than 1,800 yards from scrimmage.
Baltimore has a strong cornerback set but could have room for one more developmental project. A converted wideout, Igbinoghene is slightly undersized at 5-foot-11 but has plenty of upside.
Wide receiver might be the strength of Miami's team, but the position could be tough to overlook in this year's draft with so much talent available. Reagor's production fell off last season due to poor quarterback play, but he really helped himself at the combine with a 4.47 second 40-yard dash and 42-inch vertical jump, second best in the wideout field. He had 72 catches for 1,061 yards and nine scores in 2018 before regressing last season.
Davidson got consistent playing time in four seasons at Auburn, capping off his career with 48 tackles and 6.5 sacks in 2019. Houston got little pass rush last year when J.J. Watt was injured and still needs to fill the void left after trading Jadeveon Clowney.
The losses of Trae Waynes and Xavier Rhodes make cornerback a high priority for Minnesota. Dantzler lacks top-end speed but shows nice upside as a man coverage corner.
Seattle got a great rookie season out of DK Metcalf, but its No. 3 wide receiver spot is still up for grabs. Hamler is undersized at 5-foot-9 but has a chance to be an excellent slot receiver. He had 56 catches for 904 yards and eight touchdowns last season for Penn State.
Baltimore has to replace the retired Marshal Yanda. Lewis is a running game mauler who should be able to start from Day 1, and Baltimore's offense would be the perfect fit.
Wilson is a mammoth at 6-foot-6, 350 pounds and could be an immediate replacement for Jack Conklin at right tackle. He fits Tennessee's power running game.
The Packers need more defensive line depth around star nose tackle Kenny Clark. Gallimore is a potential load in the middle but also has some pass rush skills, recording seven sacks over the last two seasons.
Chris Jones' status remains up in the air after the Chiefs placed the franchise tag on him, and they've lost Emmanuel Ogbah to free agency. Even with Breeland Speaks' return, another defensive lineman is a possibility, and Uche shows big upside after recording 14.5 sacks in 21 games over the last two seasons.
Seattle acquired Quandre Diggs last season but could continue adding depth to its secondary. Dugger might need time to catch up to the NFL speed but has clear upside for a late second-round price.
The Bengals could add competition at right guard. Muti has been terrific when on the field and had an impressive 44 bench press reps at the combine, but staying healthy has been an issue for him.
Washington found a potential star in Terry McLaurin last year but needs more help for Dwayne Haskins. Claypool is a physical freak with the college production to back it up, with 1,037 yards and 13 touchdowns last season.
The Lions already added former Patriot Danny Shelton at defensive tackle but need additional depth. Elliott has ample size to plug up the middle at 6-foot-4, 315 pounds.
Le'Veon Bell struggled in his first season with the Jets, so an heir apparent wouldn't be a bad idea. The versatile Akers had two 1,000 yard rushing seasons at Florida State and ran a solid 4.47 second 40 time at the combine. He could be a third down back in the short term.
Carolina needs to replace James Bradberry, and Pride has excellent physical tools. He helped himself with a 4.4 second 40 time at the combine and has plenty of playing experience at Notre Dame.
Miami has revamped its front seven but still needs more pass rushers. Weaver had 34 sacks in three seasons at Boise State and shows potential as a pass rushing specialist.
Mike Pouncey's football future could be up in the air after a season-ending neck injury, but Biadasz would be a capable backup plan. He has plug-and-play written all over him after a great career at Wisconsin.
Arizona still needs to add on the offensive line even after showing some improvement in that area last season. Peart is a massive tackle prospect at 6-foot-7 who could develop at right tackle behind veteran Marcus Gilbert.
The Jaguars added Joe Schobert at middle linebacker but could still use help on the strong side. Harrison was a tackling machine for the Buckeyes over the last two seasons, including 16.5 tackles for loss in his senior year.
Cleveland very well could be looking at multiple safeties in a deep draft class. Burgess has a strong combine after a great senior season with 81 tackles for the Utes.
Philip Rivers is set to hold down the fort for the Colts this year, but who knows what will happen in 2021? Hurts is gaining steam after his great career between Alabama and Oklahoma. He has elite mobility and more arm talent than he's given credit for, nearly completing 70 percent of his passes for the Sooners last season.
The Bucs did well to bring back most of their featured pass rushers from last year's squad, but it's still a concern beyond 2020. Okwara has good size and could be given time to develop after playing well over the last two seasons for the Fighting Irish.
Denver could use some help at right guard, and could still find an immediate starter on Day 2 of the draft. Lemieux is an athletic guard who could start right away.
The Falcons spent big money on Dante Fowler, but they might need even more ability to help their edge rush. Anae recorded 13 sacks last season and could be a nice pass-rushing specialist immediately.
Quinnen Williams continues to develop, and the Jets need to add more talent to their front seven. Greenard had 10 sacks last season and could be an interesting pass-rushing specialist.
The Raiders are seemingly set at quarterback with Derek Carr and Marcus Mariota, but Jon Gruden has never met a strong-armed quarterback he didn't like. Eason failed to put up big numbers in college between Georgia and Washington, but his prototypical NFL passer size and arm strength should make him an interesting developmental project.
The Raiders were aggressive in adding defensive linemen in last year's draft and should continue that strategy this year. Davis faded at Alabama after a great 2017 season but has the physical tools to be a load at the next level if he can put it all together.
Blake Jarwin is set to start at tight end for the Cowboys next season after they allowed Jason Witten to walk, but that shouldn't stop the team from adding another prospect. Trautman could struggle with the transition from Dayton, but he has interesting receiving ability.
Denver has revamped its secondary this offseason but could still use more cornerback depth. Robinson has ample size at 6-foot-1, and his strong combine could push him up to Day 2.
The Rams are hoping Leonard Floyd can help fill the void left by Cory Littleton, but they need additional linebacker talent. Phillips was a tackle machine on the Tigers defense with 87 tackles in 2018 and 113 tackles last season.
Even the possible addition of Jeff Okudah in the first round might not be enough to complete Detroit's secondary depth. Hall's stock could be hurt after missing time with an ankle injury last year, but he has the ability to play immediately in the NFL if he can bounce back.
Counting on veterans Jerry Hughes and Mario Addison on the edge, the Bills could use some youth. Zuniga missed time with an ankle injury last year, but he shows more than enough upside to be a Day 2 pick.
Fromm's stats at Georgia were somewhat disappointing, especially last year, but he's acclaimed for his leadership and intangibles. He was a winner at Georgia, with 78/18 TD/INT for his career, though Fromm completed only 61 percent of his passes last year and lacks mobility. It's a buy-low opportunity for the Pats, and Fromm could challenge presumptive starter Jarrett Stidham.
Defensive line depth and additional youth are big needs for the Saints. Strowbridge didn't put up big sack numbers at UNC, but he has the athleticism to fit into any defensive line role.
Minnesota is thin at safety behind Harrison Smith and Anthony Harris. Davis was an excellent playmaker at Cal and has excellent physical ability, also running track in college.
Houston's secondary got burned too often last season. Holmes has proved to be a playmaker in college with eight picks in three seasons but is slightly undersized at 5-foot-10.
The Raiders are set at guard with Richie Incognito and Gabe Jackson, but the former is on the downside of his career at age 36. Kindley is a mammoth with a similar profile to Incognito at 6-foot-3, 337 pounds.
Baltimore got nice rookie performance out of Marquise Brown when he was healthy but needs more wideout depth. Edwards has good size at 6-foot-3 and was a consistent performer in four seasons for the Gamecocks.
Moss had a forgettable combine, but the powerful runner could be a nice complement to Derrick Henry. He has a similarly powerful running style, albeit much shorter in stature at 5-foot-9, and he had three straight 1,000 yard rushing seasons for the Utes.
The Packers seem high on 2019 draft pick Jace Sternberger but could add another option after moving on from Jimmy Graham. Hopkins had a huge senior season for the Boilermakers with 830 yards and seven touchdowns.
Gay's college career ended on a sour note due to off-field issues, but he had a terrific combine and is a former top recruit. The physical tools should play at the next level, and Denver needs help at inside linebacker.
The Chiefs lost run-stopping specialist Reggie Ragland, but Dye could be an immediate fit to fill in. He had 391 career tackles in four seasons at Oregon and is a solid Day 2 option.
The Browns are lacking wide receiver depth behind Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry but have plenty of options in this draft. Davis has huge upside at 6-foot-3 and is coming off a great junior year with 1,241 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Tight end was a big problem for the Patriots last season following Rob Gronkowski's retirement. "Albert O" is a receiver-only tight end prospect who had significant issues staying healthy during his college career, but he could be an immediate contributor as a receiver.
The Giants are still doing their best to replace Odell Beckham Jr., and Duvernay shows really interesting playmaking upside. He stands at only 5-foot-10 but ran a sub-4.4 second 40 time at the combine and had a huge senior season with 106 catches for 1,386 yards. The Giants have seemed partial to the slot receiver profile with Sterling Shepard and Golden Tate, and Duvernay also fits that mold.
The Patriots seemingly find ways to replace their best pass rushers, with Kyle Van Noy being the latest talent to go elsewhere. Gipson had a good senior season at Tulsa with eight sacks in 12 games and shows big upside as a development prospect.
Defensive end is a top priority for the Seahawks, especially if they're unable to re-sign Jadeveon Clowney. Taylor recorded a total of 16.5 sacks over the last two seasons for the Vols and is a strong fit as a 4-3 defensive end.
Pittsburgh has a great reputation drafting wide receivers and would have a fun project on its hands with Bowden. He served as Kentucky's quarterback for much of last season and could be the next Antwaan Randle El as a return specialist, gadget player, and slot receiver for the Steelers.
With Jalen Mills moving to safety, the Eagles should have an easier time replacing Malcolm Jenkins but they still need depth. Wallace showed as a strong tackler and playmaker at Clemson.
While the Rams brought back veteran left tackle Andrew Whitworth, it would be smart of the team to think about the future as he approaches age 40. Wanogho is a perfect development prospect and has plenty of college experience at left tackle.
Minnesota signed Michael Pierce to a lucrative deal to play nose tackle, and Fotu would make for an intimidating line playing next to him. He's likely to be a run stuffer in the NFL but has a relatively high floor.
Baltimore is young on the interior of its offensive line, and Bredeson would add another interesting young contributor. He played for John Harbaugh's brother, Jim, at Michigan and has the experience to step in immediately at guard or simply add solid depth in 2020.
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