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The 2022 NFL Draft is upon us. This offseason has already been wacky and wild, chock-full of blockbuster moves -- surprise trades, big-name holdouts, you name it. But who's to say the draft will be any quieter?

We've got plenty of drama unfolding in our latest first-round mock below, including a couple of surprise quarterback selections and seven -- count them, seven! -- different projected trades. Buckle up:

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NFL Mock Draft
Round 1
Round 1 - Pick 1
Michigan • 6'7" / 260 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
1st
POSITION RNK
1st
Protecting Trevor Lawrence is paramount, but Hutchinson is the surest thing in the top crop of impact pass-rushers. Maybe Trent Baalke values upside, but Jacksonville could really use an instant star off the edge, and Travon Walker is better suited for a role in the trenches, not standing up.
Round 1 - Pick 2
Georgia • 6'5" / 275 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
13th
POSITION RNK
1st
Dan Campbell likes them nasty, and Walker has the physical tools to be just that, giving Detroit a much-needed upgrade up front and off the edge.
Round 1 - Pick 3
Cincinnati • 6'3" / 200 lbs
Projected Team
Houston
PROSPECT RNK
3rd
POSITION RNK
1st
Kayvon Thibodeaux makes a lot of sense here, as does an offensive tackle, but Gardner is the lock-down stud of the corner class, and Houston has a dire need at the position, not to mention a defensive mind running the show in Lovie Smith.
Round 1 - Pick 4
Oregon • 6'4" / 254 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
6th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Don't rule out a tackle here; Joe Douglas loves investing up front. But they still need more juice off the edge, and Thibodeaux brings requisite size and skill (and then some). He'd be an instant fan favorite in New York.
  Mock Trade from New York Giants
Round 1 - Pick 5
Liberty • 6'1" / 219 lbs
Projected Team
Seattle
PROSPECT RNK
23rd
POSITION RNK
1st
And here we go. Seattle hasn't had to think about QB in this way for a long time, and Willis' tantalizing arm and legs could sell them on a quick pivot from one dual threat (Russell Wilson) to another. They've got the ammo to move up after parting with Russ.
Round 1 - Pick 6
NC State • 6'4" / 320 lbs
Projected Team
Carolina
PROSPECT RNK
10th
POSITION RNK
4th
With Seattle jumping up to secure the draft's high-upside QB, the Panthers stick to their board despite their own dire need for a signal-caller, securing a long-term left tackle for Sam Darnold and/or another addition (Baker Mayfield?) under center.
Round 1 - Pick 7
Alabama • 6'7" / 350 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
2nd
POSITION RNK
1st
"Sauce" Gardner would've been a major get here, but instead, New York wisely invests in the trenches, giving Daniel Jones (and a future/potential 2023 successor) a much-improved line.
Round 1 - Pick 8
Florida State • 6'5" / 262 lbs
Projected Team
Atlanta
PROSPECT RNK
19th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Atlanta isn't afraid to buck the consensus on draft day, and while Johnson isn't necessarily a popular top-10 pick, his combination of size, strength and ascending production could be too enticing to pass up for a club that's long lacked a pass rush.
  Mock Trade from Seattle Seahawks
Round 1 - Pick 9
LSU • 6'1" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
5th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Stingley brings durability concerns, but the Giants badly need talent at corner, with James Bradberry's future unclear. Missing out on "Sauce," they get the next best thing.
Round 1 - Pick 10
Ohio State • 6'0" / 192 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
7th
POSITION RNK
1st
With pass-rusher addressed Joe Douglas gets Zach Wilson much-needed pass-catching help -- a ready-made WR1 who can work opposite Corey Davis.
Round 1 - Pick 11
Notre Dame • 6'4" / 220 lbs
Projected Team
Washington
PROSPECT RNK
4th
POSITION RNK
1st
Ron Rivera might salivate over this one. Hamilton's range and versatility essentially help Washington satisfy two needs (LB, S) with one pick.
  Mock Trade from Minnesota Vikings
Round 1 - Pick 12
Mississippi State • 6'5" / 311 lbs
Projected Team
New Orleans
PROSPECT RNK
8th
POSITION RNK
2nd
After acquiring an extra first with the Eagles, the Saints have the ammo to make a bigger splash. A QB would be spicy (and understandable), but with Terron Armstead gone, their left-tackle need is just as prominent. Cross gives them a long-term No. 1.
Round 1 - Pick 13
USC • 6'4" / 213 lbs
Projected Team
Houston
PROSPECT RNK
12th
POSITION RNK
3rd
A pass-rusher would be more preferable, but with guys like Jermaine Johnson off the board, London stands out as a potential Mike Evans for Lovie Smith, who drafted the real Evans with the Buccaneers in 2014.
Round 1 - Pick 14
Georgia • 6'6" / 336 lbs
Projected Team
Baltimore
PROSPECT RNK
17th
POSITION RNK
2nd
An edge rusher or corner could be in play, but Davis offers power and pass-rushing potential for the interior, always a priority in Baltimore.
Round 1 - Pick 15
Washington • 5'11" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
22nd
POSITION RNK
4th
The Eagles have been burned by early-round Washington corners before, but McDuffie's toughness is worth the bet, especially with only Darius Slay proven in their secondary.
  Mock Trade from New Orleans Saints
Round 1 - Pick 16
Clemson • 6'0" / 194 lbs
Projected Team
Minnesota
PROSPECT RNK
16th
POSITION RNK
3rd
With the top three corners off the board, the Vikings roll with No. 4, securing a long-term partner/successor for Patrick Peterson as the new regime gets underway.
Round 1 - Pick 17
Utah • 6'3" / 235 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Chargers
PROSPECT RNK
20th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Linebacker isn't necessarily an urgent need, even with Kyzir White gone, but boy does Lloyd's athleticism give yet another boost to Brandon Staley's reloaded defense, now featuring Khalil Mack and J.C. Jackson.
  Mock Trade from Philadelphia Eagles
Round 1 - Pick 18
Alabama • 6'1" / 179 lbs
Projected Team
Kansas City
PROSPECT RNK
11th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Hello, Tyreek Hill replacement. Kansas City makes a big leap, dealing with Andy Reid's old friends to secure maybe the top playmaker of this year's receiver class. They can afford to be patient with Williams' injury recovery, securing a fifth-year option and allowing him to grow with Patrick Mahomes.
Round 1 - Pick 19
Ohio State • 6'1" / 188 lbs
Projected Team
New Orleans
PROSPECT RNK
29th
POSITION RNK
5th
With a new tackle secured earlier in the first, the Saints shift gears to wide receiver, where Michael Thomas needs a running mate. Olave possesses the all-around skill set to be an instant target funnel for Jameis Winston.
Round 1 - Pick 20
Georgia • 6'3" / 304 lbs
Projected Team
Pittsburgh
PROSPECT RNK
28th
POSITION RNK
4th
Surprise! With all but one of the top QBs still on the board, Mike Tomlin and Co. stay patient, instead adding some serious muscle to the trenches of an already-stout defense. Cameron Heyward isn't getting any younger, and they like themselves a nasty D-line.
  Mock Trade from New England Patriots
Round 1 - Pick 21
Purdue • 6'4" / 275 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
26th
POSITION RNK
4th
Chandler Jones is gone, and J.J. Watt is old. While cornerback also deserves a big investment, Arizona moves up to secure the top remaining pass-rusher on the board, adding a plug-and-play starter at defensive end.
Round 1 - Pick 22
Northern Iowa • 6'7" / 332 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
35th
POSITION RNK
8th
Everyone wants a receiver for Green Bay here, but with two first-rounders, Brian Gutekunst bolsters the trenches first, securing a Day One replacement for former right tackle Billy Turner. Gotta keep Aaron Rodgers upright!
  Mock Trade from Arizona Cardinals
Round 1 - Pick 23
Georgia • 5'11" / 231 lbs
Projected Team
New England
PROSPECT RNK
14th
POSITION RNK
1st
After pulling off a Bill Belichick signature -- the trade down -- the Patriots hold off on addressing receiver and corner to get a new heart for their vaunted defense. Dean's potential as a tackling machine gives New England an immediate upgrade on the inside.
Round 1 - Pick 24
Iowa • 6'2" / 305 lbs
Projected Team
Dallas
PROSPECT RNK
9th
POSITION RNK
3rd
A trademark Cowboys selection, Linderbaum gives Dallas a short- and long-term building block for the O-line. Dak Prescott's health takes priority.
  Mock Trade from Buffalo Bills
Round 1 - Pick 25
Ole Miss • 6'2" / 205 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
33rd
POSITION RNK
3rd
Dan Campbell, you dog, you! After adding Travon Walker near the top of the draft to shore up the D-line, Detroit uses some of its extra ammo to move up from No. 32 and swipe maybe the most aggressive QB of the class ahead of the Titans, a dark-horse landing spot for signal-callers. Get ready for the camp battle with Jared Goff.
Round 1 - Pick 26
Texas A&M • 6'4" / 323 lbs
Projected Team
Tennessee
PROSPECT RNK
27th
POSITION RNK
6th
They have quite a few needs yet, but protecting Ryan Tannehill and paving the way for the Derrick Henry-led run game is key. Green has enough talent to start just about anywhere up front.
  Mock Trade from Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Round 1 - Pick 27
Arkansas • 6'2" / 225 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
15th
POSITION RNK
4th
Another Howie Roseman trade! That makes two first-round swaps just since their pre-draft deal with the Saints. This time, he moves up two spots to snag a running mate for DeVonta Smith, giving Nick Sirianni's run-heavy attack a potential Deebo Samuel.
Round 1 - Pick 28
Penn State • 5'11" / 182 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
42nd
POSITION RNK
7th
And there's Aaron Rodgers' receiver. Dotson does a lot of little things well, which makes him a logical target for a clockwork offense managed by A-Rod.
  Mock Trade from Philadelphia Eagles
Round 1 - Pick 29
Boston College • 6'3" / 316 lbs
Projected Team
Tampa Bay
PROSPECT RNK
32nd
POSITION RNK
7th
Tampa Bay slides back and still gets one of the top interior blockers of the class, shoring up Tom Brady's front for another run at a title.
Round 1 - Pick 30
Michigan • 6'0" / 192 lbs
Projected Team
Kansas City
PROSPECT RNK
18th
POSITION RNK
2nd
This draft is all about betting big on the long term for the Chiefs, and after adding Jameson Williams in their big trade up earlier, K.C. gets a ready-made Tyrann Mathieu replacement to pair with Justin Reid.
  Mock Trade from Cincinnati Bengals
Round 1 - Pick 31
Pittsburgh • 6'3" / 220 lbs
Projected Team
Atlanta
PROSPECT RNK
30th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Boom! Remember the old days, when they shook up the first round by moving up for Julio Jones? Here, they seize on the opportunity to stop Pickett's slide, trading back in to secure a fifth-year option for the potential next face of their franchise. Falcons ownership adored Matt Ryan for both his on- and off-field leadership, and Pickett has the character to earn their respect early on.
  Mock Trade from Detroit Lions
Round 1 - Pick 32
Georgia • 6'4" / 240 lbs
Projected Team
Buffalo
PROSPECT RNK
99th
POSITION RNK
12th
A corner or running back would be just as smart for Buffalo here, but Walker allows them not to lean too much on Tremaine Edmunds' continued development in the middle of Sean McDermott's playoff defense.