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I've made it. My final mock draft of the 2024 NFL Draft cycle. After roughly 1.5 million mock drafts since September, I feel there's no other way for me to submit this mock than to do it with my hair on fire. And "chaos" will not do this mock draft justice. How about total disarray? Anarchy. There we go. That's better. 

We don't know how the receiver position will shake out and certainly have no clue where the quarterbacks will go, and which teams will be most aggressive to land what they hope will be their future franchise passer. 

Loads of trades in this final mock.

It's been fun running through these exercises every week, but I'd be lying if I wrote I wasn't amped to see actual selections being made very, very soon. 

For more draft coverage, you can hear in-depth analysis twice a week on "With the First Pick" -- our year-round NFL Draft podcast with NFL Draft analyst Ryan Wilson and former Vikings general manager Rick Spielman. You can find "With the First Pick" wherever you get your podcasts: Apple PodcastsSpotifyYouTube, etc.

NFL Mock Draft
Round 1
Round 1 - Pick 1
USC • 6'1" / 215 lbs
Projected Team
Chicago
PROSPECT RNK
1st
POSITION RNK
1st
PAYDS
3633
RUYDS
121
INTS
5
TDS
41
The Commanders aren't even meeting with Williams before the draft. He's going to be a Chicago Bear soon enough. And it's the correct decision.
Round 1 - Pick 2
LSU • 6'4" / 210 lbs
Projected Team
Washington
PROSPECT RNK
6th
POSITION RNK
3rd
PAYDS
3812
RUYDS
1134
INTS
4
TDS
50
For as much as I do think Drake Maye is in consideration here, the Commanders will ultimately decide on Daniels at No. 2.
Round 1 - Pick 3
North Carolina • 6'4" / 230 lbs
Projected Team
New England
PROSPECT RNK
5th
POSITION RNK
2nd
PAYDS
2991
RUYDS
202
INTS
4
TDS
25
Maye has enough upside for the Patriots to pick him here in hopes of a big leap in 2025.
Round 1 - Pick 4
Ohio State • 6'4" / 205 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
2nd
POSITION RNK
1st
REC
67
REYDS
1211
YDS/REC
18.1
TDS
15
When all is said and done, after all the draft-board maneuvering Cardinals GM Monti Ossenfort did last year, I think he'll just stay put and pick Marvin Harrison Jr.
Round 1 - Pick 5
Alabama • 6'6" / 360 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Chargers
PROSPECT RNK
19th
POSITION RNK
5th
After all the talk of a trade down, the Chargers ultimately stand pat and pick a powerful right tackle from Alabama, who's a plug-and-play type. Jim Harbaugh -- and Justin Herbert -- rejoice.
Round 1 - Pick 6
Washington • 6'3" / 215 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
9th
POSITION RNK
3rd
REC
92
REYDS
1640
YDS/REC
17.8
TDS
15
With Daniel Jones still making a pretty penny in New York, the Giants pass on the top quarterbacks in this class completely and are perfectly content landing Rome to play in the Big Apple.
  Mock Trade from Tennessee Titans
Round 1 - Pick 7
Michigan • 6'3" / 219 lbs
Projected Team
Minnesota
PROSPECT RNK
20th
POSITION RNK
4th
PAYDS
2991
RUYDS
202
INTS
4
TDS
25
The Vikings would've loved Drake Maye but are happy with McCarthy here, especially considering they don't have to move mountains to get him.
  Mock Trade from Atlanta Falcons
Round 1 - Pick 8
LSU • 6'0" / 200 lbs
Projected Team
Indianapolis
PROSPECT RNK
3rd
POSITION RNK
2nd
REC
89
REYDS
1569
YDS/REC
17.6
TDS
14
The Colts see Nabers slipping and make a move to get Anthony Richardson an electric weapon on the outside.
Round 1 - Pick 9
Texas • 6'0" / 306 lbs
Projected Team
Chicago
PROSPECT RNK
15th
POSITION RNK
1st
Without any of the "Big 3" receivers available, the Bears go with the first defensive prospect, a serious upfield rusher, on the interior. Murphy has dynamic athleticism and refined skill.
Round 1 - Pick 10
Georgia • 6'4" / 240 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
14th
POSITION RNK
1st
REC
56
REYDS
714
YDS/REC
12.8
TDS
7
The Jets are as all in as one franchise can get, and Bowers should provide an instant spark in the middle of the field for Gang Green's passing offense.
  Mock Trade from Minnesota Vikings
Round 1 - Pick 11
Notre Dame • 6'8" / 322 lbs
Projected Team
Tennessee
PROSPECT RNK
7th
POSITION RNK
2nd
How about this slide down by GM Ran Carthon? Still gets Alt! In this move, Tennessee sends No. 7 and No. 38 to Minnesota for No. 11, No. 23 and No. 108.
  Mock Trade from Denver Broncos
Round 1 - Pick 12
Alabama • 6'0" / 199 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
13th
POSITION RNK
2nd
The Eagles desperately need youthful stability in the cornerback room, which is why they get aggressive to land the squeaky clean Arnold.
Round 1 - Pick 13
Oregon State • 6'6" / 324 lbs
Projected Team
Las Vegas
PROSPECT RNK
12th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Fuaga is an instant starter with All-Pro upside at right tackle because of his width, power, and pass-pro ability.
Round 1 - Pick 14
Penn State • 6'6" / 317 lbs
Projected Team
New Orleans
PROSPECT RNK
4th
POSITION RNK
1st
Fashanu is a young, highly productive left tackle with elite traits and balance in pass pro. Nice find here at No. 14 for the Saints.
  Mock Trade from Indianapolis Colts
Round 1 - Pick 15
Alabama • 6'3" / 247 lbs
Projected Team
Atlanta
PROSPECT RNK
10th
POSITION RNK
1st
Another team that trades down and still gets the edge rusher they probably wanted inside the Top 10. Perfect prospect-team pairing here. This move includes the Falcons obtaining No. 46 and No. 117 from Indianapolis.
  Mock Trade from Seattle Seahawks
Round 1 - Pick 16
Iowa • 6'0" / 198 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
25th
POSITION RNK
4th
Seahawks GM John Schneider and Packers GM Brian Gutekunst worked together in Kansas City in the 1990s and for years in Green Bay before ascending to their current roles, a history which helps this trade go down. Green Bay gets a versatile weapon in the secondary in DeJean.
Round 1 - Pick 17
Toledo • 6'0" / 196 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
8th
POSITION RNK
1st
Mitchell has the size, speed and collegiate production to be an instant impact type on the perimeter in Jacksonville.
Round 1 - Pick 18
Florida State • 6'4" / 260 lbs
Projected Team
Cincinnati
PROSPECT RNK
11th
POSITION RNK
2nd
The Bengals go edge rusher given the uncertainty of Trey Hendrickson's future. Yes, they have Myles Murphy waiting in the wings but keeping the edge-rusher room filled is always smart.
  Mock Trade from Los Angeles Rams
Round 1 - Pick 19
Texas • 6'1" / 172 lbs
Projected Team
Tennessee
PROSPECT RNK
31st
POSITION RNK
7th
REC
75
REYDS
1014
YDS/REC
13.5
TDS
6
Ran strikes again. After trading back from No. 7 to No. 11, he uses the picks added in that trade -- No. 23 and No. 108 -- to give Will Levis another weapon in the record-setting Worthy.
Round 1 - Pick 20
Georgia • 6'7" / 340 lbs
Projected Team
Pittsburgh
PROSPECT RNK
18th
POSITION RNK
4th
The Steelers recreate the Georgia offensive-tackle tandem of a few years ago with Broderick Jones and now the even larger, Mims.
  Mock Trade from Miami Dolphins
Round 1 - Pick 21
UCLA • 6'5" / 267 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
16th
POSITION RNK
3rd
The Dolphins are fine moving back here, while the Cardinals, loaded with early draft capital pounce on the possibility of adding the polished Latu to the defense.
  Mock Trade from Philadelphia Eagles
Round 1 - Pick 22
Oregon • 6'2" / 217 lbs
Projected Team
Denver
PROSPECT RNK
38th
POSITION RNK
6th
PAYDS
4508
RUYDS
234
INTS
3
TDS
51
The Broncos work some magic -- trade back, get a second-round pick (No. 50) and a fifth-round selection (No. 161) from Philly, and still get their quarterback in the first round. Bravo.
  Mock Trade from Tennessee Titans
Round 1 - Pick 23
LSU • 6'4" / 205 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Rams
PROSPECT RNK
17th
POSITION RNK
4th
REC
68
REYDS
1177
YDS/REC
17.3
TDS
17
This pick changed hands about five times before the Rams actually made a selection with it, and how about another fun weapon for Matthew Stafford in this offense?!
Round 1 - Pick 24
Duke • 6'5" / 314 lbs
Projected Team
Dallas
PROSPECT RNK
35th
POSITION RNK
6th
The Cowboys begin to rebuild the offensive line with Barton, who can play left guard next to Tyler Smith who's likely going to move to left tackle in 2024.
  Mock Trade from Green Bay Packers
Round 1 - Pick 25
Alabama • 6'1" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
Seattle
PROSPECT RNK
29th
POSITION RNK
5th
The Seahawks slide back, earn a third-round pick (No. 91) and a 2025 third-round pick, and get a high-floor cornerback to pair with Devon Witherspoon and Tariq Woolen.
Round 1 - Pick 26
Washington • 6'4" / 317 lbs
Projected Team
Tampa Bay
PROSPECT RNK
23rd
POSITION RNK
1st
The Buccaneers could just an infusion of young talent with positional flexibility up front, and that's precisely what Fautanu would provide.
  Mock Trade from Arizona Cardinals
Round 1 - Pick 27
Oklahoma • 6'7" / 328 lbs
Projected Team
Miami
PROSPECT RNK
36th
POSITION RNK
7th
The Dolphins have seen the athletic Austin Jackson blossom under Mike McDaniel and view Guyton in a similar light, a big, long, physical specimen who needs proper coaching to reach his monstrous potential. GM Chris Grier secures a third-round pick (No. 90) from Arizona along with the rights to this pick. Solid.
Round 1 - Pick 28
Georgia • 6'0" / 185 lbs
REC
30
REYDS
478
YDS/REC
15.9
TDS
3
The Bills stay and get a well-rounded receiver to align anywhere in the formation for Josh Allen.
Round 1 - Pick 29
Penn State • 6'3" / 254 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
22nd
POSITION RNK
4th
The Lions would feel with D.J. Reader and Alim McNeill inside and Aidan Hutchinson opposite him, Robinson would see plenty of one-on-one matchups on the edge, where his speed, bend, and burst would really shine.
Round 1 - Pick 30
Western Michigan • 6'3" / 268 lbs
Projected Team
Baltimore
PROSPECT RNK
65th
POSITION RNK
6th
Late Round 1 surprise with Kneeland, a long, athletic specimen with plenty of untapped potential. Baltimore needs more pass-rush juice on the perimeter of its defensive line.
Round 1 - Pick 31
South Carolina • 6'3" / 227 lbs
Projected Team
San Francisco
PROSPECT RNK
39th
POSITION RNK
8th
REC
71
REYDS
1255
YDS/REC
17.7
TDS
7
Another big, physical YAC type from South Carolina for Kyle Shanahan to deploy all over the field.
  Mock Trade from Kansas City Chiefs
Round 1 - Pick 32
Texas • 6'4" / 196 lbs
Projected Team
New England
PROSPECT RNK
27th
POSITION RNK
6th
REC
55
REYDS
845
YDS/REC
15.4
TDS
11
The Chiefs love the depth at offensive tackle and receiver in this class and obtain No. 34 and a fifth-round pick (No. 137) in this move back. The Patriots leapfrog the Panthers at No. 33 to gain the smooth Mitchell.