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2022 First Round NFL Mock Draft

Pat Mayo, Thor Nystrom and Ray Garvin go pick-by-pick in their mock draft of the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Pat Mayo, Thor Nystrom, and Ray Garvin go pick-by-pick in their 2022 First Round NFL Mock Draft.

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2022 First Round NFL Mock Draft

Full Breakdown Picks 1-10 | Picks 11-20 | Picks 21-32

RULES: No Trade allowed in this Mock

1) Jacksonville Jaguars — Aidan Hutchinson

2) Detroit Lions — Malik Willis

3) Houston Texans — Evan Neal

4) New York Jets — Kayvon Thibodeaux

5) New York Giants — Ikem Ekwonu

6) Carolina Panthers — Kenneth Pickett

7) New York Giants (from Chicago Bears) — Travon Walker

8) Atlanta Falcons — Garrett Wilson

9) Seattle Seahawks (from Denver Broncos) — Ahmad Gardner

10) New York Jets (from Seattle Seahawks) — Jameson Williams

11) Washington Commanders — Drake London

12) Minnesota Vikings — Kyle Hamilton

13) Houston Texans (from Cleveland Browns) — Jordan Davis

14) Baltimore Ravens — Zion Johnson

15) Philadelphia Eagles (from Miami Dolphins) — Jermaine Johnson II

16) New Orleans Saints (from Indianapolis Colts through Philadelphia Eagles) — Charles Cross

17) Los Angeles Chargers — Trevor Penning

18) Philadelphia Eagles (from New Orleans Saints) — Chris Olave

19) New Orleans Saints (from Philadelphia Eagles) — Matt Corral

20) Pittsburgh Steelers — Desmond Ridder

21) New England Patriots — Derek Stingley Jr.

22) Green Bay Packers (from Las Vegas Raiders) — Devin Lloyd

23) Arizona Cardinals — Trent McDuffie

24) Dallas Cowboys — Kenyon Green

25) Buffalo Bills — Andrew Booth Jr.

26) Tennessee Titans — Treylon Burks

27) Tampa Bay Buccaneers — George Karlaftis

28) Green Bay Packers — Christian Watson

29) Kansas City Chiefs (from San Francisco 49ers through Miami Dolphins) — Jahan Dotson

30) Kansas City Chiefs - Boye Mafe

31) Cincinnati Bengals — Tyler Linderbaum

32) Detroit Lions (from Los Angeles Rams) — Lewis Cine


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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2021 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and is a finalist for three FSWA Awards in 2022 (Best Podcast, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 24 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are second-most all-time.

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