With the 2018 NFL Draft set to begin April 26th, it’s time for another NFL Mock Draft. Several rumors are swirling about the destinations for top prospects including Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Josh Allen, and Saquon Barkley. The Cleveland Browns have two top 5 picks, the Buffalo Bills have two first round picks, and the Houston Texans have none. Will there be movement across the draft board? Chat Sports draft analyst Tom Downey has his pre-Combine Mock Draft with plenty of storylines to analyze. Where will both Josh Rosen and Sam Darnold go? Will Saquon Barkley make it out of the top 5? Are the Oakland Raiders in need of a top-tier linebacker?
The first 8 teams in the 2018 NFL Draft are as follows: Cleveland Browns, New York Giants, Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Browns (via Houston Texans), Denver Broncos, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers*, and Oakland Raiders*.
Hosts Cam Rogers and Tom Downey take you through them all.
Here’s a look at Tom’s official picks (be sure to watch the video for full analysis):
#1 Cleveland Browns - Sam Darnold, USC
#2 New York Giants - Josh Rosen, UCLA
#3 Indianapolis Colts - Quenton Nelson, Notre Dame
#4 Cleveland Browns (via Texans) - Saquon Barkley, PSU
#5 Denver Broncos - Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma
#6 New York Jets - Josh Allen, Wyoming
#7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Bradley Chubb, NC State
#8 Chicago Bears - Calvin Ridley, Alabama
#9 San Francisco 49ers - Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama
#10 Oakland Raiders - Roquan Smith, Georgia