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Entering Week 6, the Cowboys and Chiefs are in two different places defensively. Dallas is second in the NFL with 12 takeaways, six of which are Trevon Diggs interceptions. That unit is sixth in Football Outsiders defensive DVOA. Kansas City has forced just four turnovers and is last in Football Outsiders defensive DVOA. 

In this mock, both clubs go defense. The Cowboys get another natural playmaker for their secondary, the Chiefs add some juice to their outside pass rush.

Note: The draft order is based on SportsLine's current Super Bowl odds.

NFL Mock Draft
Round 1
Round 1 - Pick 1
Oregon • Soph • 6'5" / 258 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Thibodeaux has some roughness around the edges of his game, but his size, length, athleticism, and natural power are all of elite caliber.
Round 1 - Pick 2
Liberty • Jr • 6'1" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Willis is the ultimate project in a weak quarterback class. The Lions jump at the opportunity to draft him, keep him on the shelf for a season, then allow him to take over in 2023.
Round 1 - Pick 3
LSU • Jr • 6'1" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
Houston
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Texans would be in a prime trade-down position at No. 3, but they land the consensus top corner in the class in the long and athletic Stingley.
Round 1 - Pick 4
Alabama • Jr • 6'7" / 350 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
This is a relatively easy decision, and it'll give the Jets the largest offensive tackle combination in the NFL. Neal and Mekhi Becton are athletic marvels at their gargantuan size.
Round 1 - Pick 5
Notre Dame • Jr • 6'4" / 219 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Giants need more playmaking from their safety spot, and Hamilton will aid the linebacker group too. He's a special prospect.
Round 1 - Pick 6
Michigan • Sr • 6'6" / 265 lbs
Projected Team
Atlanta
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Hutchinson is the complete edge rusher the Falcons have needed for a very long time. Like, since John Abraham retired.
Round 1 - Pick 7
Clemson • Jr • 6'0" / 200 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Eagles have one lockdown corner in Darius Slay, who's been a downright stud this season, but he's getting up there in age. Booth has similar, wide-ranging ball skills.
Round 1 - Pick 8
Iowa • Jr • 6'3" / 290 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
A center in the top 10! Love it! Linderbaum is the best player on the No. 2 team in the country, and would be such a natural replacement for Jason Kelce in the middle of Philadelphia's offensive line.
Round 1 - Pick 9
Texas A&M • Jr • 6'4" / 325 lbs
Projected Team
Cincinnati
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Whether they view him as a tackle or guard, it doesn't matter. The Bengals should go with Green if he he falls into their lap in Round 1.
Round 1 - Pick 10
NC State • Soph • 6'4" / 320 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
With Green getting snagged right in front of them, the Giants stay in the trenches and pick Ekwonu, a bulldozing tackle prospect.
Round 1 - Pick 11
Florida • Jr • 6'2" / 196 lbs
Projected Team
Washington
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Elam has No. 1, press man cornerback abilities, and would bring more high-end talent to Washington's defensive backfield that needs it.
Round 1 - Pick 12
Nevada • Jr • 6'4" / 215 lbs
Projected Team
Pittsburgh
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Another easy one. Strong's in-the-pocket style will make for a seamless transition off Ben Roethlisberger in the coming years in Pittsburgh.
Round 1 - Pick 13
Alabama • Jr • 6'2" / 232 lbs
Projected Team
New England
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Instead of going receiver -- he likes to pick those later -- Belichick goes with a second-level defender from Alabama to add some youth to that group.
Round 1 - Pick 14
Washington • Soph • 5'11" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
Las Vegas
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Raiders have to acquire stingier outside corners, and McDuffie has the athletic chops to thrive in man or zone.
Round 1 - Pick 15
South Carolina • Sr • 6'4" / 260 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Eagles have to get younger along their defensive line, and Enagbare is a freaky, high-motor rusher with his best football in front of him.
Round 1 - Pick 16
Washington • Jr • 6'7" / 310 lbs
Projected Team
Carolina
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Kirkland is one of the most agile pass protectors in the 2022 class, and the Panthers have to find the future of their franchise at that position.
Round 1 - Pick 17
Georgia • Sr • 6'0" / 190 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Jets have to add more talent to their cornerback room, even if they hit on Day 3 pick Michael Carter. Kendrick has a serious pedigree having excelled at Clemson and now Georgia.
Round 1 - Pick 18
Fresno State • Sr • 6'1" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
Denver
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Haener is flying up draft boards after a blisteringly hot start in 2021, and the Broncos could be in the market for a future franchise quarterback.
Round 1 - Pick 19
Ohio State • Jr • 6'0" / 192 lbs
Projected Team
Minnesota
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
More weapons for Kirk Cousins. Wilson is a sudden, big-play waiting to happen and will formulate a tremendous duo in Minnesota with Justin Jefferson for years to come.
Round 1 - Pick 20
Ohio State • Jr • 6'5" / 315 lbs
Projected Team
Miami
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Petit-Frere was a monster recruit at Ohio State and has played like it the past two seasons. Miami's offensive line reconstruction continues.
Round 1 - Pick 21
USC • Jr • 6'5" / 210 lbs
Projected Team
New Orleans
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
London feels like the big slot Sean Payton would love to have in his offense -- remember Marques Colston was featured there for years during Drew Brees' prime.
Round 1 - Pick 22
Cincinnati • Jr • 6'2" / 188 lbs
Projected Team
Tennessee
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Titans need more man-coverage specialists in their secondary, and Gardner certainly thrives in that area.
Round 1 - Pick 23
Georgia • Soph • 6'6" / 330 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Chargers
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Davis is the logical eventual replacement for Linval Joseph in the trenches for the Chargers.
Round 1 - Pick 24
Arkansas • Soph • 5'10" / 200 lbs
Projected Team
Dallas
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Catalon is extraordinarily dynamic and has been a huge-play creator at Arkansas. The Cowboys secondary has been considerably better this season than last, but it's a unit that could use more safety talent.
Round 1 - Pick 25
Arkansas • Jr • 6'3" / 225 lbs
Projected Team
Cleveland
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Browns have to make adding youth and top-tier talent to the receiver group a priority this offseason. Burks is a towering specimen who plays to every inch of his frame down the field and is a deceptively fast after the catch.
Round 1 - Pick 26
Purdue • Jr • 6'4" / 275 lbs
Projected Team
Baltimore
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Karlaftis is the oversized defensive lineman the Ravens love. He can win up and down the line on three downs.
Round 1 - Pick 27
Georgia • Sr • 6'5" / 230 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Chandler Jones and J.J. Watt have been quite the tandem in 2021, but they're not exactly in the prime of their careers. Anderson needs to get stronger and add weight but has All-Pro upside.
Round 1 - Pick 28
Texas A&M • Jr • 6'5" / 255 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Packers get Aaron Rodgers a serious receiving weapon at the tight end position with Wydermyer.
Round 1 - Pick 29
Cincinnati • Sr • 6'5" / 255 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Lions got their quarterback of the future at No. 2, and pick an edge rusher with massive potential in a long-limbed Sanders.
Round 1 - Pick 30
Florida State • Sr • 6'5" / 260 lbs
Projected Team
Kansas City
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
The Chiefs have plenty of needs in their defensive backfield and along their defensive line. Here, they decide on the springy, bendy rusher.
Round 1 - Pick 31
Michigan • Jr • 6'0" / 192 lbs
Projected Team
Buffalo
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Hill is a phenomenal athlete who can play safety or cornerback and will be a serious playmaker in Buffalo's defense.
Round 1 - Pick 32
Houston • Jr • 6'6" / 275 lbs
Projected Team
Tampa Bay
PROSPECT RNK
POSITION RNK
Hall is yet another defensive lineman with the length, size, and surprising twitch to be a menace at every position up front.