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The 2021 NFL Draft order for non-playoff teams has been set and it is clear who might be in the mix for a new quarterback. In the coming months, CBS Sports will explore potential trade opportunities but, for now, here is a mock draft with the official finalized draft order following Week 17.

Without further ado, let's kick this off! 

NFL Mock Draft
Round 1
Round 1 - Pick 1
Clemson • Jr • 6'6" / 220 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
1st
POSITION RNK
1st
We all need stability in our lives after the past year. Trevor Lawrence being taken No. 1 overall is the stability that we all need. Justin Fields played great last week but one performance does not outweigh a body of work.
Round 1 - Pick 2
Ohio State • Jr • 6'3" / 228 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
4th
POSITION RNK
2nd
I have been saying that Justin Fields and Zach Wilson are essentially neck and neck for the right to be the second quarterback taken. Fields is riding high after a stellar College Football Playoff performance but, by no means, has he solidified his position as the second taken. Some believe that New York could bypass taking a quarterback and trade the pick. I do not.
Round 1 - Pick 3
Oregon • Jr • 6'6" / 330 lbs
Projected Team
Miami
PROSPECT RNK
2nd
POSITION RNK
1st
Miami has two rookies playing tackle so, where does Penei Sewell fit into that mix? In my personal opinion, Sewell plays left tackle, Austin Jackson slides to right tackle and Robert Hunt moves inside. Hunt is better-suited playing on the interior offensive line. The Dolphins would be in a position to start four offensive linemen taken in the previous two drafts. It is a scary proposition initially but one that should pay off in the long run.
Round 1 - Pick 4
BYU • Jr • 6'3" / 210 lbs
Projected Team
Atlanta
PROSPECT RNK
6th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Matt Ryan can still be a good quarterback but there have been some consistency issues down the stretch of this season. The potential selection of Zach Wilson is one that could excite head coaching candidates.
Round 1 - Pick 5
Northwestern • Jr • 6'3" / 305 lbs
Projected Team
Cincinnati
PROSPECT RNK
16th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Presented with this board, Cincinnati would probably trade down and select the best available offensive lineman. There is value for teams that covet the lone remaining quarterback prospect, Trey Lance. Rashawn Slater is a good player but the Bengals would likely be more comfortable trading back, attaining some additional draft capital and still getting a quality player to protect Joe Burrow.
Round 1 - Pick 6
Alabama • Jr • 6'2" / 203 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
13th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Philadelphia could go linebacker, wide receiver, cornerback or offensive line. In this scenario, they take arguably the best cornerback prospect -- Patrick Surtain II.
Round 1 - Pick 7
LSU • Jr • 6'0" / 208 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
5th
POSITION RNK
1st
Detroit will have a new head coach and a new general manager. There are going to be some changes to the roster and that could include an overhaul at wide receiver. Ja'Marr Chase steps in to provide a vertical threat for Matthew Stafford.
Round 1 - Pick 8
Trey Lance QB
NFL Draft • Soph • 6'4" / 226 lbs
Projected Team
Carolina
PROSPECT RNK
12th
POSITION RNK
4th
Teddy Bridgewater did not deliver the most confidence-inspiring performance in Week 17. His floor is probably higher than Trey Lance but his ceiling is much, much lower. Carolina takes advantage of having offensive coordinator Joe Brady and commits to a young player.
Round 1 - Pick 9
Penn State • Jr • 6'3" / 244 lbs
Projected Team
Denver
PROSPECT RNK
4th
POSITION RNK
2nd
I still believe it is in Denver's best interest to trade Von Miller for draft capital this offseason but they already have Bradley Chubb and Malik Reed has provided some moments of hope. Micah Parsons would give the Broncos some elite play in the front seven.
Round 1 - Pick 10
Florida • Jr • 6'6" / 240 lbs
Projected Team
Dallas
PROSPECT RNK
10th
POSITION RNK
1st
Dak Prescott will likely return and the Cowboys commit to giving him all the weapons necessary to achieve success. Sure, the offensive line and defense need some work but focus on one side of the ball and fix the other later.
Round 1 - Pick 11
Alabama • Jr • 6'1" / 175 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
8th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Devonta Smith is an accomplished college wide receiver that will translate seamlessly to the NFL. I believe in Sterling Shepard when healthy but availability has been an issue. I also like Darius Slayton. They need more production out of others at the position regardless.
Round 1 - Pick 12
USC • Jr • 6'4" / 315 lbs
Projected Team
San Francisco
PROSPECT RNK
18th
POSITION RNK
4th
San Francisco adds Alijah Vera-Tucker to plug some leaks in their interior offensive line.
Round 1 - Pick 13
Virginia Tech • Jr • 6'5" / 314 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Chargers
PROSPECT RNK
19th
POSITION RNK
5th
Los Angeles has its quarterback of the future and now they have their left tackle of the future. Christian Darrisaw should achieve early success similar to Justin Herbert.
Round 1 - Pick 14
Miami (FL) • Soph • 6'7" / 265 lbs
Projected Team
Minnesota
PROSPECT RNK
14th
POSITION RNK
1st
Everson Griffen is gone. The Yannick Ngakoue experiment went awry. Minnesota adds some pass rushing juice off the edge in the form of Gregory Rousseau. He is a raw but really talented player that has been working on his craft since opting out prior to the college football season.
Round 1 - Pick 15
Alabama • Jr • 5'10" / 182 lbs
Projected Team
New England
PROSPECT RNK
9th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Jaylen Waddle gives New England some home-run hitting ability that they have been lacking. Who will be under center for New England?
Round 1 - Pick 16
Virginia Tech • Jr • 6'2" / 207 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
11th
POSITION RNK
1st
Arizona is fortunate to land Caleb Farley this late in the first round. Patrick Peterson and the team appear to be headed down a path of separation so Farley slides in to provide the NFC West franchise with a young combination.
Round 1 - Pick 17
Michigan • Sr • 6'4" / 272 lbs
Projected Team
Las Vegas
PROSPECT RNK
7th
POSITION RNK
1st
Maxx Crosby is the team's best pass rusher and that has been limited in 2020. Kwity Paye would at least give them more of a balanced threat and potentially a real game-wrecker.
Round 1 - Pick 18
Notre Dame • Jr • 6'1" / 215 lbs
Projected Team
Miami
PROSPECT RNK
28th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Miami gets more multiple with the addition of Jeremiah Owusu-Koromoah; a player listed as an off-ball linebacker that plays more like a safety. Brian Flores has earned respect across the country by exceeding expectations with a below average roster. The addition of some elite talent should only accelerate the franchise's development.
Round 1 - Pick 19
South Carolina • Jr • 6'1" / 205 lbs
Projected Team
Washington
PROSPECT RNK
43rd
POSITION RNK
4th
Washington has done a fantastic job building its defensive line and now they must assemble pieces to surround that unit. Jaycee Horn is a physical playmaker that could capitalize on opportunities created by that potent pass rush.
Round 1 - Pick 20
Ohio State • Soph • 6'4" / 313 lbs
Projected Team
Chicago
PROSPECT RNK
15th
POSITION RNK
2nd
At the expense of sounding like a broken record, I paired another offensive guard with Chicago. The Bears are likely to bring back Mitchell Trubisky and they need to add pieces around him to have success.
Round 1 - Pick 21
Ohio State • Jr • 6'1" / 188 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
67th
POSITION RNK
11th
It is not sexy but Chris Olave is consistent. He had a nasty route in the College Football Playoff against Clemson and Trevor Lawrence. I suspect Lawrence will want some weapons that he can trust as opposed to those that fail to stay on the field. Laviska Shenault Jr. had a really encouraging regular season finale against Indianapolis.
Round 1 - Pick 22
Texas • Jr • 6'4" / 253 lbs
Projected Team
Indianapolis
PROSPECT RNK
34th
POSITION RNK
4th
Joseph Ossai and the Colts are a great match. Chris Ballard has done an awesome job at adding long-term pieces while also bringing in the right players to fill short-term roles. Justin Houston has been one of those short-term players that eventually needs to be replaced.
Round 1 - Pick 23
Georgia • Fr • 6'3" / 240 lbs
Projected Team
Cleveland
PROSPECT RNK
97th
POSITION RNK
9th
Azeez Ojulari dominated Saturday's game against Cincinnati. It probably did not hurt that the Bearcats lost their starting left tackle to an ejection. Ojulari has a lot of zip around the edge and Cleveland needs a reliable figure opposite Myles Garrett.
Round 1 - Pick 24
Penn State • Soph • 6'5" / 253 lbs
Projected Team
Tennessee
PROSPECT RNK
75th
POSITION RNK
8th
Tennessee has had zero pass rush this season and that will ultimately lead to the team's demise. Derrick Henry will not be able to run over everyone. Jayson Oweh is a player with high-upside that should be no worse than what they had this season immediately.
Round 1 - Pick 25
Miami (FL) • Jr • 6'5" / 266 lbs
Projected Team
Tampa Bay
PROSPECT RNK
103rd
POSITION RNK
9th
The run on edge rushers continues in the latter half of the first round. Jaelan Phillips, formerly the No. 1 overall recruit out of high school, has started to show his capabilities this year and it is exciting. Tampa Bay has a lot of high-priced veterans and decisions will need to be made. One of those decisions could come at the expense of Jason Pierre-Paul or Shaq Barrett.
Round 1 - Pick 26
Oklahoma • Jr • 6'5" / 307 lbs
Projected Team
Baltimore
PROSPECT RNK
61st
POSITION RNK
13th
Baltimore's interior offensive line play has not been up to its usual standard. The addition of Creed Humphrey will help smooth over some of those concerns.
Round 1 - Pick 27
Florida • Sr • 6'0" / 193 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
119th
POSITION RNK
20th
The Jets added a rookie quarterback and need to surround him with competent players. Kadarius Toney is an electrifying player that has developed as a wide receiver in addition to his play as a returner.
Round 1 - Pick 28
Michigan • Jr • 6'5" / 320 lbs
Projected Team
Pittsburgh
PROSPECT RNK
29th
POSITION RNK
7th
It could be an offseason of transition for Pittsburgh and that should include the right tackle position. Jalen Mayfield is a massive upgrade for that offensive line unit.
Round 1 - Pick 29
Clemson • Jr • 6'0" / 190 lbs
Projected Team
New Orleans
PROSPECT RNK
33rd
POSITION RNK
3rd
New Orleans brings in Derion Kendrick to pair with Marshon Lattimore. The team does not have a lot of needs but the idea of adding a second shutdown corner is tantalizing.
Round 1 - Pick 30
Tulsa • Jr • 6'4" / 260 lbs
Projected Team
Buffalo
PROSPECT RNK
37th
POSITION RNK
5th
Buffalo adds another physical, versatile piece to its already gifted and young defense.
Round 1 - Pick 31
Missouri • Jr • 6'0" / 232 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
22nd
POSITION RNK
2nd
Green Bay gets younger on defense by adding Nick Bolton. The team allowed Blake Martinez to walk in the offseason and has lacked some of that clean up ability at the second level.
Round 1 - Pick 32
Ohio State • Soph • 6'5" / 310 lbs
Projected Team
Kansas City
PROSPECT RNK
72nd
POSITION RNK
15th
Kansas City adds some bonafide first round talent along the offensive line. Kansas City does not have many holes but I believe that is one group that could be substantially upgraded.