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Thanks to the wildest free agent and trade carousel I can ever remember, we now have more clarity as to what teams will likely do in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft in late April. 

The veteran quarterback market is nearly dried up -- outside of Jimmy Garoppolo and Baker Mayfield -- but there are still a few teams in need of young promising talent at that position. 

Because we're about a month away from the actual draft, I've included a trade in in this mock. The Chargers and Giants agree to a deal, one that I posited earlier this week in a separate article. Here are the details. 

Chargers get: No. 7 overall, 2023 sixth-round pick
Giants get: Los Angeles' 2022 first-round pick (No. 17 overall), 2023 first-round pick, 2023 fifth-round pick

For now, keep reading to see how the first 32 picks play out.

NFL Mock Draft
Round 1
Round 1 - Pick 1
Michigan • 6'7" / 260 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
3rd
POSITION RNK
2nd
The Jaguars are going Hutchinson at No. 1 after franchising Cam Robinson. The Michigan star is an instant-impact type who can thrive on three downs.
Round 1 - Pick 2
Liberty • 6'1" / 219 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
23rd
POSITION RNK
2nd
The Lions surprise the masses by picking a quarterback at No. 2. Willis can sit behind Jared Goff for a season then take over in 2023.
Round 1 - Pick 3
Georgia • 6'5" / 275 lbs
Projected Team
Houston
PROSPECT RNK
15th
POSITION RNK
1st
Walker is an all-upside selection for the rebuilding Texans.
Round 1 - Pick 4
Cincinnati • 6'3" / 200 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
9th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Robert Saleh gets his large, fluid, physical alpha cornerback in Gardner.
Round 1 - Pick 5
Alabama • 6'7" / 350 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
4th
POSITION RNK
1st
Neal is a mammoth human who carries 337 pounds as well as any human on this planet. He has All-Pro upside.
Round 1 - Pick 6
Mississippi State • 6'5" / 311 lbs
Projected Team
Carolina
PROSPECT RNK
7th
POSITION RNK
3rd
We aren't quite sure what the Panthers are going to do at quarterback, but the offensive line has to be better regardless.
  Mock Trade from New York Giants
Round 1 - Pick 7
NC State • 6'4" / 320 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Chargers
PROSPECT RNK
10th
POSITION RNK
4th
The Chargers can't wait and hope a stud tackle falls to them, so they get aggressive and land Ekwonu to play right tackle for Justin Herbert.
Round 1 - Pick 8
Notre Dame • 6'4" / 220 lbs
Projected Team
Atlanta
PROSPECT RNK
1st
POSITION RNK
1st
The Falcons are ecstatic to add a big, multi-dimensional playmaker to their defense.
Round 1 - Pick 9
Oregon • 6'4" / 254 lbs
Projected Team
Seattle
PROSPECT RNK
2nd
POSITION RNK
1st
The Seahawks can't pass on the uber-talented Thibodeaux as he nearly falls out of the top 10.
Round 1 - Pick 10
Ohio State • 6'0" / 192 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
8th
POSITION RNK
1st
Wilson is the springy, well-rounded wideout the Jets have to add for Zach Wilson's development.
Round 1 - Pick 11
Ohio State • 6'1" / 188 lbs
Projected Team
Washington
PROSPECT RNK
27th
POSITION RNK
5th
Olave's been on the draft radar for seemingly a decade, and he ran 4.39 at the combine. He's going early, and the Commanders have to give Carson Wentz more help.
Round 1 - Pick 12
Florida State • 6'5" / 262 lbs
Projected Team
Minnesota
PROSPECT RNK
29th
POSITION RNK
4th
Johnson has had a fine pre-draft process and was super-productive at Florida State in 2021. The Vikings give Danielle Hunter a running mate on the outside.
Round 1 - Pick 13
LSU • 6'1" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
Houston
PROSPECT RNK
5th
POSITION RNK
1st
Walker and Stingley equate to quite a first-round haul for the rebuilding Texans. Marquee talents at premier positions.
Round 1 - Pick 14
Georgia • 6'6" / 336 lbs
Projected Team
Baltimore
PROSPECT RNK
18th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Davis lands in a rightful place for him, Baltimore, whose defense is predicated on physically overwhelming its opponents.
Round 1 - Pick 15
Washington • 5'11" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
20th
POSITION RNK
4th
McDuffie is the perfect fit in the Eagles' zone-heavy defense.
Round 1 - Pick 16
Utah • 6'3" / 235 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
17th
POSITION RNK
1st
Lloyd is the missile the Eagles need at the second level of the defense.
  Mock Trade from Los Angeles Chargers
Round 1 - Pick 17
USC • 6'4" / 213 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
12th
POSITION RNK
3rd
After the trade back, the Giants get Daniel Jones a big-bodied wideout who wins down the field and after the catch.
Round 1 - Pick 18
Arkansas • 6'2" / 225 lbs
Projected Team
New Orleans
PROSPECT RNK
14th
POSITION RNK
4th
Burks would give the Saints offense a dynamic YAC complement to Michael Thomas.
Round 1 - Pick 19
Purdue • 6'4" / 275 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
13th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Karlaftis is ready to go on the edge in Philadelphia's defense. Fun pairing with Haason Reddick.
Round 1 - Pick 20
Pittsburgh • 6'3" / 220 lbs
Projected Team
Pittsburgh
PROSPECT RNK
25th
POSITION RNK
3rd
The Steelers simply can't pass on Pickett here given the positional value. He'll be in a fun competition with Mitchell Trubisky and Mason Rudolph this summer.
Round 1 - Pick 21
Georgia • 5'11" / 231 lbs
Projected Team
New England
PROSPECT RNK
21st
POSITION RNK
2nd
Dean is the cerebral, athletic, coverage-based linebacker Belichick will love to add to his defense.
Round 1 - Pick 22
Penn State • 5'11" / 182 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
39th
POSITION RNK
6th
Dotson is the downfield speedster who runs sharp routes and can thrive with Aaron Rodgers.
Round 1 - Pick 23
Texas A&M • 6'4" / 323 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
30th
POSITION RNK
7th
The Cardinals have to make improvements up front. Green is legitimately versatile and was battle-tested in the SEC for years.
Round 1 - Pick 24
Iowa • 6'2" / 305 lbs
Projected Team
Dallas
PROSPECT RNK
6th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Linderbaum is one of the best center prospects we've seen in a long time. He falls a bit because of his shorter arms and the fact he was under 300 pounds at the combine.
Round 1 - Pick 25
Alabama • 6'1" / 179 lbs
Projected Team
Buffalo
PROSPECT RNK
11th
POSITION RNK
2nd
With the Jamison Crowder signing, the Bills can afford to wait for Williams to fully recover. Then Buffalo's offense will be loaded with receiving talent.
Round 1 - Pick 26
Northern Iowa • 6'7" / 332 lbs
Projected Team
Tennessee
PROSPECT RNK
24th
POSITION RNK
5th
Penning is the mauling type the Titans will love up front on their physical offense.
Round 1 - Pick 27
Georgia • 6'2" / 199 lbs
Projected Team
Tampa Bay
PROSPECT RNK
60th
POSITION RNK
6th
Cine is the assert-his-will safety the Buccaneers prefer, and they just lost Jordan Whitehead in free agency.
Round 1 - Pick 28
Tulsa • 6'6" / 332 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
47th
POSITION RNK
11th
With Smith, the Packers get a high-upside blocker who can be groomed under David Bakhtiari.
Round 1 - Pick 29
Florida • 6'1" / 191 lbs
Projected Team
Kansas City
PROSPECT RNK
42nd
POSITION RNK
9th
The Chiefs cornerback room is pretty barren right now beyond L'Jarius Snead. Elam has the length, speed, and SEC experience to be picked this high.
Round 1 - Pick 30
Minnesota • 6'4" / 261 lbs
Projected Team
Kansas City
PROSPECT RNK
37th
POSITION RNK
5th
Mafe is a rising prospect with an ascending skill set. His athletic profile screams first-round pick, and he uses his hands like a first-round pick too. The Chiefs add to the defense first, then plan to go receiver with one -- or both? -- of their second-round selections.
Round 1 - Pick 31
Clemson • 6'0" / 194 lbs
Projected Team
Cincinnati
PROSPECT RNK
35th
POSITION RNK
6th
Booth is a springy, ballhawking cornerback who can thrive in zone or man with the Bengals.
Round 1 - Pick 32
Michigan • 6'0" / 192 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
19th
POSITION RNK
2nd
The Lions get a playmaking cornerback/safety for their secondary. Big need, and Hill is one of the most athletic players in the entire draft.