Maurice Jones-Drew NFL mock draft 2.0: Justin Herbert to Cincy

As the league inches toward the 2020 NFL Draft, Maurice Jones-Drew updates his mock for the first round of the draft, which includes three trades.

Justin Herbert
Oregon · QB

School: Oregon | Year: Senior

An AFC North-style quarterback with a big frame and strong arm to lead the Bengals in bad weather late in the season.

Tua Tagovailoa
Alabama · QB

School: Alabama | Year: Junior

PROJECTED TRADE WITH REDSKINS. A West Coast-style QB, Tua has terrific arm strength, mobility (once that hip is 100 percent) and is a proven winner. A quarterback who plays big in big moments is exactly what this team needs.

Chase Young
Ohio State · DE

School: Ohio State | Year: Junior

PROJECTED TRADE WITH LIONS. The Giants trade up to add the best player in the draft to their defensive front.

Derrick Brown
Auburn · DT

School: Auburn | Year: Senior

PROJECTED TRADE WITH GIANTS. He's super disruptive, thanks to his strength, quick hands and explosiveness off the line. The Lions' interior immediately improves.

Joe Burrow

School: LSU | Year: Senior (RS)

Burrow fits perfectly into what the Dolphins want to do offensively with a quick release and uptapped potential.

Arizona Cardinals · LB

School: Clemson | Year: Junior (RS)

PROJECTED TRADE WITH CHARGERS. Simmons is the queen of the chess board. He won't come off the field and can play multiple positions.

Jeff Okudah
Ohio State · CB

School: Ohio State | Year: Junior

PROJECTED TRADE WITH PANTHERS. The Jags nab the best cover corner in the draft to replace Jalen Ramsey. He'll give receivers within the division fits with his great feet, patient play and ability to perform well in man or zone coverage.

Jedrick Wills
Alabama · T

School: Alabama | Year: Junior

Steps in as an immediate starter at right tackle. The Cardinals bring in more protection for Kyle Murray with a blocker who boasts strong hands and powerful punch.

Javon Kinlaw
South Carolina · DT

School: South Carolina | Year: Senior

PROJECTED TRADE WITH JAGUARS. Power. Power. Power. Kinlaw is strong at the point of attack with extreme upside.

Tristan Wirfs
Iowa · T

School: Iowa | Year: Junior

The Browns add the most athletic tackle in the draft and a versatile player who fits their outside-zone system.

Mekhi Becton
Louisville · T

School: Louisville | Year: Junior

Sam Darnold benefits most from this pick, as the Jets bring in a massive, strong offensive tackle who is a violent finisher.

Jerry Jeudy
Alabama · WR

School: Alabama | Year: Junior

The Alabama product is a polished route-runner who is smooth in and out of his breaks, filling a major void in Jon Gruden's offense.

Henry Ruggs III
Alabama · WR

School: Alabama | Year: Junior

After watching first-hand what Tyreek Hill did for the Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV, the Niners nab their own home-run hitter.

Andrew Thomas
Georgia · T

School: Georgia | Year: Junior

Thomas is a versatile tackle who will protect Tom Brady and fit the Bucs' downhill play-action passing game.

CeeDee Lamb
Oklahoma · WR

School: Oklahoma | Year: Junior

Lamb is an automatic threat with the ball in his hands and gives the Broncos a weapon opposite Courtland Sutton.

C.J. Henderson
Florida · CB

School: Florida | Year: Junior

The Falcons fill an immediate need at the cornerback position with an athletic freak.

K'Lavon Chaisson

School: LSU | Year: Sophomore (RS)

The Cowboys get an edge rusher similar to Robert Quinn, who just departed in free agency. Chaisson is a slender but explosive edge rusher who uses speed to bend the corner.


School: USC | Year: Junior

The Dolphins continue to upgrade their O-line with an athletic left tackle who can be groomed.

Patrick Queen

School: LSU | Year: Junior

He's a physical linebacker who hits with intent and will solidify the LB core for the Silver & Black.

Raekwon Davis
Alabama · DT

School: Alabama | Year: Senior

The Calais Campbell clone steps in to be a dominant force for Jacksonville's interior. His length makes him strong at the point of attack.

Kenneth Murray
Oklahoma · LB

School: Oklahoma | Year: Junior

He's a sideline-to-sideline linebacker whose speed makes this Eagles defense more athletic.

School: LSU | Year: Senior

The Vikings rebuild this defense starting with Fulton, an opportunistic corner who excels in press coverage.

Jalen Hurts
Oklahoma · QB

School: Oklahoma | Year: Senior

He's a proven winner (at Alabama and Oklahoma) and his athletic ability would allow the Patriots to create a more aggressive offense.

Trevon Diggs
Alabama · CB

School: Alabama | Year: Senior

Diggs allows the Saints to match up with the big receivers in the NFC South. Plus, his ball skills will generate valuable turnovers.

Yetur Gross-Matos
Penn State · EDGE

School: Penn State | Year: Junior

With Everson Griffen testing free agency, Gross-Matos would be a great, young piece to continue Minnesota's defensive prowess.

D'Andre Swift
Georgia · RB

School: Georgia | Year: Junior

He's an explosive runner with cat-like quickness and has hardly any miles on his tires. Look for him to pair well in the backfield with Jordan Howard.

Josh Jones
Houston · T

School: Houston | Year: Senior (RS)

The Seahawks must protect Russell Wilson at all costs, and Jones will help the offense immediately.

Terrell Lewis
Alabama · EDGE

School: Alabama | Year: Junior (RS)

Lewis fits well into the Ravens' defensive system as a long athlete who is stout against the run and has pass-rush ability. The Alabama ties to Baltimore continue on.

Jonathan Taylor
Wisconsin · RB

School: Wisconsin | Year: Junior

The Titans add another physical back with speed to spell Derrick Henry when he gets tired. This downhill duo will punish defenses late in games.

School: LSU | Year: Junior

The Packers finally get Aaron Rodgers a first-round receiving weapon. Jefferson is a very smooth receiver who can play outside, in the slot and isn't afraid to go across the middle.

School: TCU | Year: Junior (RS)

After the trade of DeForest Buckner, the Niners add a very athletic D-tackle who's quick off the snap with inside pass-rush ability.

School: LSU | Year: Junior

The most high-powered offense in the league lands a play-making running back who will impact this unit with and without the ball.

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